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10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Artificial Intelligence

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<b>Thermodynamics</b> is a branch of physics which deals with the energy and work of a system. It was born in the 19th century as scientists were first …


Happy Pi Day! This image is a visualization of the first 1,000 digits of Pi, shown as links between successive digits. For example, the "14" in "3.14..." is drawn as a link from segment 1 to segment 4. The concentric circles placed outside the links indicate the number of transitions between digits; the big purple splotch at the top is known as the Feynman Point, where six 9's appear in succession. Whether you prefer mathematical or lemon meringue, today's the day to enjoy your pi(e). 🎨: Martin Krzywinski

Wild Stories of Partying with Warhol and Bowie in the 70s

Painter Duncan Hannah relives New York's most debauched decade and shares exclusive behind-the-scenes photos with VICE.<p>When Duncan Hannah arrived in New York in 1971, he could have walked out of the pages of Oscar Wilde’s <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray.</i> With big eyes and high cheekbones, Hannah’s …

Andy Warhol

A $1.6 billion Spotify lawsuit is based on a law made for player pianos

The hidden costs of streaming music<p>Spotify is finally gearing up to go public, and the company’s February 28th filing with the SEC offers a detailed look at its finances. More than a decade after Spotify’s launch in 2006, the world’s leading music streaming service is still struggling to turn a …

Music Industry

Danny Trejo On Acting, Addiction And Playing 'The Mean Chicano Dude'

Actor Danny Trejo came of age in the California prison system, doing time in a juvenile detention center as well as in San Quentin, Folsom and Soledad, on charges relating to drugs. He says that background prepared him well for acting.<p>"Standing on the yard in San Quentin, knowing that there's a …


The Most Emotional Moments from the National School Walkout

This morning, one month after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students across the country walked out of their schools to raise awareness about school safety and the impact of gun violence. The National School Walkout took place at 10:00 A.M. local time and most lasted 17 …

New York City

'The hardest member of Radiohead? Ed's probably tasty' – Jonny Greenwood answers readers' questions

Fresh from an Oscar nomination for Phantom Thread and with Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here in cinemas, the film composer and Radiohead guitarist discusses his two-pronged career<p>Jonny Greenwood’s place in the music firmament is well established after three decades as lead guitarist of …

Jonny Greenwood

'Mind over matter': Stephen Hawking – obituary by Roger Penrose

Theoretical physicist who made revolutionary contributions to our understanding of the nature of the universe<p>Stephen Hawking dies aged 76<p>The image of Stephen Hawking – who has died aged 76 – in his motorised wheelchair, with head contorted slightly to one side and hands crossed over to work the …


We did the math to see if it's worth buying a Powerball or Mega Millions lottery ticket

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's drawing is up to $420 million as of 10:30 a.m. ET Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Mega Millions jackpot for Friday's drawing is up to $318 million.<p>Those are pretty huge chunks of money. However, taking a closer look at the underlying math of the lottery shows that it's …


Quantum Physicists Double the "Bandwidth" of the Universe

New research suggests a single quantum particle can be used for simultaneous two-way communication

Quantum Mechanics

Brand Identity for Stockholm 2026 Olympic Games

Hannah Decker published a super cool brand identity project on her Behance profile. It's actually not a new post, it's from last year, but for some …

Graphic Design

How a woman from the 1800s became the first computer programmer

In her recently released book <i>Broad Band,</i> Claire L. Evans wants readers to learn about women who have been forgotten in tech history. Ada Lovelace may not be a household name like Steve Jobs but she is possibly the first computer programmer. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>How A Woman From</i> …


Why the Tiny Weight of Empty Space Is Such a Huge Mystery

The amount of energy infusing empty space is too small to explain without a multiverse. But physicists have at least one avenue left to explore.<p>The …


Disturbing before-and-after images show what the San Francisco Bay Area could look like in 2100

As if there weren't enough reasons to leave the San Francisco Bay Area, parts of it are sinking into the Pacific Ocean, new research has found.<p>While scientists have long understood that the sea level is rising around the Bay Area, a new paper in the journal Science Advances says the land itself is …

Sea Level

Raspicast – Chromecast for Raspberry Pi

This is cool! I just came across this tutorial for how to cast videos, pics and more, from your android phone to the Raspberry Pi and onto your TV or …

How to set up a Postgres database on a Raspberry Pi

Databases are a great way to add data persistence to your project or application. You can write data in one session and it'll be there the next time …


How Do Mirrors Actually Work? This Video Explains Their Flipping Magic

Okay, we're impressed.<p>Mirror image is a tricky thing, but it's pretty clear when you look at words in a reflection, that mirrors flip things …



A Star Passing The Black Hole at The Centre of Our Galaxy Is About to Test Einstein's Theory

Astronomers have been waiting for years to watch this happen.<p>In a few months, astronomers are going to be pointing their telescopes to Sagittarius …

Black Holes

Google wants to teach more people AI and machine learning with a free online course

A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources<p>Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to make those fields more accessible to more people with its new Learn with Google AI website.<p>Google …

Machine Learning

My journey from Marine to actor | Adam Driver

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Arming teachers in schools is a great idea, President Trump, and because I'm looking forward to it I've worked out all the practicalities for you

This week the President of the United States proposed that we arm American teachers to keep our schools safe. Forgive me if I’m a tad bit slow, but …

Donald Trump

This Is the Law That Could Take Down Trump

Bribery statutes apply to public officials. And Trump became one, says one federal prosecutor, when he became the GOP nominee. Dum-da-dum-dum.<p>It’s …

Donald Trump

20 Mind-Boggling Facts About Quantum Computing Everyone Should Read

The dream of “quantum computing” – harnessing the power of quantum-level mechanics in order to create computers far faster and more powerful than any available today – came a step closer to reality recently.<p>Microsoft and Google both have just announced that they are expecting to reach key …

Quantum Computing

Contain yourself – literally. You can't avoid Docker, K8s for long

<b>Comment</b> Death reports of containerization biz somewhat exaggeratedDo you remember those guys that invented virtualization, founded a company, got …


How does SpaceX get these amazing camera shots?


15 Iconic Furniture Designs Every Highsnobiety Reader Should Know

The designs and ideas of the Modernist era went on to shape the face of furniture design as we know it, and many of those pieces are now certified …