Piyush Mishra

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Is AI a Threat to Christianity?

Are you there, God? It’s I, robot.<p>In his relatively short tenure, Pope Francis has been hard at work welcoming spiritual seekers into the Catholic Church. He’s refused to judge LGBT people, sought to integrate divorced couples, and extended priests’ ability to forgive abortion. But Francis’s wide …

Artificial Intelligence

The Most Detailed View of Black Holes in the Universe Will Blow Your Mind

Stare into the abyss, my friends. The image above features the highest concentration of black holes humans have ever seen. So dense are the merciless …

Universe

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

The Secret to Keeping Your Goals When You Have Zero Willpower

Don't worry, this is not another New Year's resolutions how-to article. This is a beautiful challenge to be accepted, a desperate call to action, and …

33 science fiction and fantasy books that everyone will be talking about in 2017

Better make some space on your shelves<p>We’ve already taken a look at what novels are hitting bookshelves this month, but 2017 promises to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy literature as a whole. There’s going to be some great reads from debut authors, while some of the best names in the …

Building the future one atom at a time

<b>Physicists at the University of St Andrews have begun using a unique machine to create materials that are completely unknown in nature.</b><p>The device, the only one if its kind in the UK, is the centrepiece of a new centre for designer quantum materials.<p>It will help create the next generation of …

Indian firm makes carbon capture breakthrough

A breakthrough in the race to make useful products out of planet-heating CO2 emissions has been made in southern India.<p>A plant at the industrial port of Tuticorin is capturing CO2 from its own coal-powered boiler and using it to make baking soda.<p>Crucially, the technology is running without subsidy, …

Here's the New Dark Matter-Free Theory of Gravity

Erik Verlinde has picked a fight with Einstein -- and could win.<p>The existence of dark matter is generally accepted by the sort of scientists who care …

Dark Matter

Here's What Happened When I Did 100,000 Pushups and 50,000 Sit-Ups

Granted, it took a year to do them all, but that was the plan.<p>Successful people have a few major things in common. One, they withstand temptation. Two, they delay gratification. And three, they overcome their fears to do what they need to do -- consistently doing, over and over again, the things …

pushups

Learning to code isn't just for full-time developers; it can boost anyone's productivity at work — here's how

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock We've spent a lot of time telling you about the career-related benefits of learning Python, one of the web's most versatile …

5 Scientific Myths You Probably Believe About The Universe

The Universe is a vast, mysterious place, encompassing everything we’ve ever known, observed or could ever hope to come into contact with. For millennia, a look up at the sky — our window into the cosmos beyond our world — was met with wonder, awe, and a fascination with the unknown. Thanks to all …

Merciful chrome extension replaces photos of Trump with kittens

While you certainly won't be able to avoid Donald Trump for the next four years, it's possible you'll be able to replace his face with something …

Man who ate potatoes for a year reports dramatic weight loss

A man who set out to eat nothing but potatoes for an entire year has said that in addition to shaving off more than 100 pounds, he’s come off antidepressants and his cholesterol levels have lowered. Andrew Taylor, of Melbourne, Australia, said that while he was criticized for his diet at first, it …

The Hottest Patent Field for Google and Apple May Surprise You

One way to look at a company’s innovation efforts is by looking at its intellectual property. If a firm is frequently filing for patents in a given …

New Software Can Turn Your Picture Into a Full 3D Avatar

The tech uses a combination of computer vision and machine learning to turn a picture of your face into a virtual representation.<p>If you've ever struggled with designing the perfect avatar, one company may be able to help. Startup Loom.ai has created a technology that produces an entire avatar from …

The 20 best books of the year, according to readers

No one knows good books better than the people who read them.<p>Book recommendation sharing website Goodreads just released its 2016 Goodreads Choice …

Here are some tricks your mind is playing on you that you won’t even believe are happening

In addition to being at the top of the food chain, humans think they are above tricks of the mind. Sorry to break it to you, but you are not. While …

8 Long Books That Are Worth Your Time

Commence sustained silent reading.<p>Long reads can sometimes be intimidating. But don't worry, you'll devour these epically long books in no time.

By 2030, this is what computers will be able to do

<i>Developments in computing are driving the transformation of entire systems of production, management, and governance. In this interview Justine</i> …

Earth - The Earth does not just spin: it also shakes and wobbles

The Earth beneath our feet seems reassuringly solid and unchanging most of the time. But this is an illusion, born of our limited perspective.<p>Our planet rotates on its axis once every 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds. It also orbits the Sun, while our Solar System dashes around the centre of the …

The Best Books of 2016

Other than action figures, mugs of tea (Earl Grey, hot), and glorious unicorn lamps, the sight most prevalent in our<p>officesrocket ship here at …

10 Modern Day Wonders Of The Green Energy World

Whoever said you couldn't paint a mural on a wind turbine?<p>Nowadays, incredible design isn’t about the most striking architecture or unusual materials.<p>…

Renewable Energy

Neural networks breakthrough sees computer start to think like a human for the first time

Finnish computer scientists have found a way to train neural networks to think more like the human brain.<p>Computer scientists in Finland have made a …

9 Things That Are Holding You Back From Success

Success isn't what we have; it's what we are.<p>We all know success takes hard work and perseverance. But there's another factor that's often overlooked: mental and emotional strength. Like most positive traits, it comes more easily to some than to others, but anyone can work to develop it.<p>To develop …

Self-improvement

Scientists Think the Speed of Light Has Slowed, and They're Trying to Prove It

A controversial theory that would overturn Einstein’s theory of general relativity could soon be tested.<p>In 1905, a 26-year-old Albert Einstein changed physics forever when he outlined his theory of special relativity. This theory outlined the relationship between space and time and is founded on …

What Is The Difference Between Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are two very hot buzzwords right now, and often seem to be used interchangeably.<p>They are not quite the same thing, but the perception that they are can sometimes lead to some confusion. So I thought it would be worth writing a piece to explain …

Artificial Intelligence

Remarkable theory says there's no gravity, no dark matter, and Einstein was wrong

Gravity is something all of us are familiar with from our first childhood experiences. You drop something - it falls. And the way physicists have …

How Do Scientists Measure the Speed of Light?

<i>How do scientists measure the speed of light?</i><p><b>Jack Fraser:</b><p>We don't.<p>No, seriously, we don't measure the speed of light (which <i>always</i> refers to the speed</i> …