Philip Reuchlin

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Google's Latest Self-Learning AI Is Like an "Alien Civilisation Inventing Its Own Mathematics"

Okay, that's pretty awesome.<p>An AI that vanquished humanity at perhaps the most complex traditional game on Earth was inconceivably smart. But not …

Artificial Intelligence

This 11-Minute Yoga-Inspired Workout Will Blast Your Core Into Serious Shape

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

The interspecies internet? An idea in progress

Apes, dolphins and elephants are animals with remarkable communication skills. Could the internet be expanded to include sentient species like them? …

Communication Skills

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Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

Mobile Photography

A Curious Plan to Save the Environment With the Blockchain

Magic internet money—also known as cryptocurrency—is at an all-time high. The experts who watch this stuff predict that one bitcoin (the most famous …

8 Stretches That Will Help You Touch Your Toes

Flexibility is one of those things that many people talk about dreamily. Like, being flexible would be nice, but sigh, it’s just a pipe dream. Except …

40 Hours in The Life of a Colombian Green Bean Buyer

Sourcing green coffee is not a Condé Nast experience.<i>“At the crack of dawn, I put on my boots and head out to the fields with a local farmer. I spend</i> …

Scientists made a detailed “roadmap” for meeting the Paris climate goals. It’s eye-opening.

Back in 2015, the world’s governments met in Paris and agreed to keep global warming below 2°C, to avoid the worst risks of a hotter planet. See here for background on why, but that’s the goal. For context, the planet’s warmed ~1°C since the 19th century.<p>One problem with framing the goal this way, …

Fossil Fuels

Which iPhone or Android Yoga App Is Best for Me?

Whether you’re seeking a traditional studio experience or the tree pose of the future, there’s an Android or iPhone yoga app for you. A review of ‘Gaia,’ ‘Yogi’s Anonymous,’ ‘Down Dog’ and ‘Yoga Studio’<p>ALTHOUGH I MAY not be able to touch my toes (still), I’m devoted enough to my yoga practice that …

Yoga

Very Soon, We’ll Have Blown The World’s Entire Carbon Budget [Updated]

By one calculation, we have a little more than a year left to do something drastic with our carbon emissions before we lock in a future of drastic climate change.<p>As of now–by one calculation–the world has one year to stop pumping CO2 into the atmosphere if we want to stop climate change at 1.5 …

An obscure E.U. regulation may have saved lives in the Berlin Christmas market attack

The truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin last week may have been cut short when the truck automatically deployed its brakes, the result of European Union regulations that require automatic braking systems on large trucks.<p>The new detail, revealed jointly by Germany’s Süddeutsche Zeitung …

Management theory is becoming a compendium of dead ideas

NEXT year marks the 500th anniversary of the event which, more than any other, gave birth to the modern world: Martin Luther promulgated his 95 …

Should You Invest In Graphene Stocks?

So you want to know how to invest in graphene stocks? Well, I've got good news and bad news for you.<p>The good news: There are a small handful of companies exploring graphene technologies today, and some of them are publicly traded such that you can invest in them. But there's bad news, too: Most …

Deforestation Rates Skyrocket In Brazil As Country Struggles To Save The Amazon

The Amazon rainforest is an important fixture in the fight against climate change.<p>Deforestation rates in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil have soared, with an area roughly three times the size of Rhode Island illegally chopped down, an annual satellite survey by the country’s government …

Ruling Over Our Dominion

In 2012, a man named Russ George, working with the Haida people of British Columbia, tried an experiment. From the back of a rusty fishing vessel he spread 120 tons of iron-rich dust on the surface of the North Pacific Ocean. The result was a bloom of plankton, visible by satellite—and a …

The $5 PoisonTap quickly, completely hijacks even a locked computer’s internet

After I learned of this clever exploit from Samy Kamkar, my poor 2012 MacBook Air looks more vulnerable than venerable: Asleep on the table, its USB ports exposed, it could be hijacked in seconds by a malicious Raspberry Pi Zero called PoisonTap. No need for passwords, zero-days or million-dollar …

Raspberry Pi

The Brydge 9.7 iPad Keyboard Is Why I Won't Be Buying A New MacBook Pro

My laptop is a 2011 MacBook Pro. It’s become rather sluggish for no discernible reason and it takes an age to boot up despite my efforts at housekeeping. The battery gives me about 90 minutes of power, if I’m lucky. I had thought about updating it but when I saw the latest MacBook Pro with its …

What Tesla’s new Gigafactory means for electric vehicles

Tesla‘s new Gigafactory opened at the end of July in Nevada, with much excitement from both the media and the general public. Only 14 percent of the massive structure has been built, with the rest of the $5 billion project to be concluded by 2020. According to Tesla, battery cell production will …

Electric Vehicles

A startup’s constellation of tiny satellites is now photographing a third of earth’s landmass every day

Are you ready for the coming era of global transparency?<p>After two years in operation, the satellite-imaging startup Planet tells Quartz that it is now photographing more than 50 million square kilometers of the earth every single day. That’s about a tenth of the world’s surface area, or more than a …

Human Rights

How to Get The Best Sound Quality From Your Laptop

Whether you’re gaming, watching movies, or streaming Spotify, there are likely to be times when your laptop’s default sound setup doesn’t quite hit …

Audiophile

The Fatal Flaw That Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Shared

Microsoft entered the 21st century as <i>the</i> dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a computing device. Sixteen years later, that dominance is looking threadbare. The reason is failed leadership, and Apple – currently the dominant tech firm for the mobile era – is at risk of making …

Business Strategy

Sony's Insane Pocket Camera Gets Even Crazier

For years Sony’s RX100 line has been the camera to beat if you’re looking for an impressively capable pocket-sized shooter packing a one-inch sensor. …

Cameras

Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

Middle East2 hours agoWhere Syria’s Government Sends Conquered Terrorists Middle East2 hours agoPlaying US sanctions: China walks a fine line in …

These Products Will Help You Get More Shit Done

There’s so much to do, and so little time. There are also countless apps out there that try to help you get more done in a given day. Some of those …

Productivity

When your boss is an algorithm | Financial Times

The small London side street reverberates with the growl of motorbikes and the shriek of horns. A young man yells hoarsely into a megaphone: “They’re …

20th Century

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We’ve wiped out 10% of Earth’s wilderness in the last two decades

With each passing year, the world has fewer and fewer pristine natural spots, as cities, roads, farms, mines, logging, and other industrial activities have pushed into nearly every corner of the planet.<p>A new study in <i>Current Biology</i> reports that Earth has lost 10 percent of its wilderness since the …

Forests

Banker Who’d Revolutionize Money Says It Can Be Done From Within

Frank Breitenbach would like to pull apart the global financial system, while he’s still in it.<p>And then put it back together again, only this time …

Tesla Autopilot Drives Owner to Hospital During Pulmonary Embolism

Slate tells the harrowing story of Joshua Neally, a 37-year-old attorney in Springfield, Missouri who claims that his Tesla Model X’s autopilot …

Forgotten Cold War Waste Will Re-emerge With Global Warming

Before this century’s end, toxins, radioactive material will come back to haunt us<p>In 1951, the United States government made a pact with the Danish government to begin building camps and testing sites throughout Greenland to protect themselves from arctic Soviet attacks.<p>Camp Century, built 125 …