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How to Succeed in Advertising (and Transform the Internet While You’re At It)

<i>In celebration of</i> New York <i>Magazine’s 50th anniversary, this series, which will continue through October 2018, tells the stories behind key moments</i> …

We Are Reaching the Biological Limits of Humanity. Now What?

The 20th century was a period of unprecedented biological growth for our species. The average human lifespan increased from 31 years in 1900 to 66 …

Anthropology

10 Must Listen Podcasts on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)

Share28<p>Tweet<p>Share311<p>+1<p>Shares 339<p>Artificial Intelligence and machine learning is progressing rapidly, with key advancements ranging from virtual …

Artificial Intelligence

How to download music from YouTube and transfer it to your Android device

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way this is a great option but it’s far from ideal. For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

Android News

The 10 Steamiest Shows You Probably Don’t Know About

There’s a lot of talk about how we’re in the age of peak TV, but no one ever mentions the steamy side of things. Sure, there’s more television than …

These Are the Top Six Books That Will Make You More Creative

If you read <i>What are the four principles that will lead you to breakthrough creativity?</i> and want more information, look no further.<p>Six of the best …

Everything, even a rock, has some degree of consciousness

Philip Goff, associate professor in philosophy at Central European University in Budapest, argues that the idea of panpsychism ("mind is everywhere") …

Here's Elon Musk's Secret for Learning Anything Faster

Yes, Musk is brilliant, but he's also learned how to learn efficiently. So can you.<p>Elon Musk has one of the most incredible minds around. How did he get so smart? Of course, he was probably born gifted, and according to those who know him, he definitely reads a ton, but Musk's brilliance isn't all …

The Mystery of S., the Man with an Impossible Memory

On an April afternoon in 1929, a timid-looking man with a broad face appeared at Moscow’s Academy of Communist Education and asked to see a memory specialist. The man, who would become known in the psychological literature as S., had been sent by his boss, a section editor at a Moscow newspaper …

How self-employment affects the brain | Daniel Glaser

When you are in charge of what’s happening, movement is more graceful. But the gig economy does not allow such autonomy<p>The current debate about the rights of the self-employed raises the question of how much control we have over our work. Is an Uber driver really their own boss if they are …

Discover The Mercury Model – A Cognitive Model for the 21st Century - Watkins

<b>Helyn Connerr</b> explains <i>The Mercury Model,</i> a cognitive model for the 21st century that both identifies and describes our natural mental dynamics. It …

Bose's best headphones are even better wireless

When it comes to headphones, it can sometimes be easy to forget about Bose. The company doesn't debut new models as frequently as the competition, choosing instead to focus on quality, comfort and its highly touted noise-canceling tech. Bose's previous noise-canceling model, the QC25, has been …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. The NSA has closed down its mass surveillance program.</b> After Edward Snowden's revelations about US government spying, laws were passed to curtail the spy agency's powers.<p><b>2. Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and more are launching a new organization to invest in renewable technologies,</b> …

Cards Against Humanity

Internet of Things App Developers' Update, 2015

• A third of all Internet of Things (IoT) developers are primarily focusing on Big Data and analytics projects today.<br>• 42% of IoT developers are currently writing software that uses sensors.<br>• 23% of IoT developers are currently working with or incorporating in-memory databases into their development …

Internet of Things

4 Powerful Cognitive Biases That Could Transform Your Marketing

Use these tips to take advantage of people's biases to make more sales.<p>One of the most influential forces in marketing is the power of <i>psychology.</i><p>In recent years, neuroscience has changed the way in which we view marketing, approach customers, and run our businesses. A deeper understanding of the …

Fingerprints from 5.6 million people were stolen in huge U.S. data breach

More than a quarter of the victims in a cyberattack on the federal government — which lost data belonging to 21 million people — also had their …

The company selling a $10,000 smartphone mulls fancy wearables too

Luxury brand Vertu is known for selling phones with price tags that make an iPhone 6S look like a bargain. Now, it's mulling over creation of a wearable product that you also likely won't be able to afford.<p>The British phone manufacturer, once a part of phone giant Nokia, hinted that it was looking …

Wearable Tech

The Allure of an Ad-Free Internet

Software promises a better experience for readers, but at what cost?<p>Well, that happened fast. After 36 hours as the No. 1 paid app in the App store, the programmer Marco Arment is pulling his ad-blocker, Peace, from the market.<p>“Even though I’m ‘winning,’ I’ve enjoyed none of it,” Arment wrote in a …

Digital Advertising

Your identity is sold for $1 in the Dark Web

Stolen data is a hot commodity in the Internet underground -- but how much it goes for might be a surprise.<p>Data breaches are becoming a weekly part of the news cycle, and so common that the idea of our data being lost by companies which collect it, while still distressing, is not as much of a …

NASA designed app aims to shorten commercial flight times

It seems as though NASA's focus as of late has been solely geared towards Mars and the efforts to get there. However the space agency recently made an announcement that hits a little closer to home. NASA has developed software to help reduce fuel consumption, carbon emissions and even cut travel …

A new multibillion-dollar market for Microsoft Windows is about to go crazy

It's like Windows XP deja vu all over again, but this time, the beloved operating system is Windows Server 2003, which runs on computer servers and was first rolled out 12 years ago.<p>Microsoft is ending technical support for WS2003 on July 14, and computer makers like HP and Dell are licking their …

Windows Server

7 Web Design Trends to Watch for in 2015

As technology changes, so do user habits, and as user habits change, so does web design. Curious what web design trends we’ll see in 2015? We see …

Web Design

50 must see TED Talks about creativity and design – Learn

<i>If you’re looking for ideas about design or seeking a creative muse, TED talks can be a worthwhile watch to stir your curiosity.</i><p>From the latest web …

Creativity

10 Web design trends you can expect to see in 2015

Every year, Web design grows and so many awesome things are being published daily. I can only imagine that the best is yet to come in 2015, including many of the trends we predicted for 2014.<p>While many of those ideas and trends will still be around in 2015 (and probably 2016), it’s time to see what …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

OverDrive Review: A Free E-Book Lending Service That Requires Some Patience

Why pay for e-books when you can get them from free?<p>When you think of public libraries, what comes to mind? Maybe memories of the days you used to go there as a kid, or perhaps images of stacks and stacks of musty old books. Whatever the picture might be, I’m guessing that you don’t see the age-old …

A 23-year-old VC on young people being smarter

It’s been seven years since Mark Zuckerberg infamously (and supposedly) said, “Young people are just smarter.”<p>Zuckerberg turned 30 this year so, to me, he’s old. I’m 23 – just about the age Zuckerberg was when he said that.<p>To be fair, I have not reached the prestige, success or fame Zuckerberg had …

The Top LinkedIn Tricks for Outfoxing your Competition

Most professionals I run into consider LinkedIn to be a place to connect with other humans, not companies. But, as my friend Mitt used to say: corporations are people, too.<p>Go to the Interests tab, click on Companies, and you’ll see a list of companies you’re already following. If you want to add …

Apple enters top 5 PC vendors worldwide by shipments, takes third domestically

New IDC numbers released today reveal that Apple has jumped into the top five PC vendors worldwide by shipment this quarter, with Mac shipments coming in at 4.9 million units for 6.3% market share. That’s a year-over-year growth of just under 9%. Lenovo and HP held the top two slots with 20% and …