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Intel's newest prototype makes today's VR headsets seem old fashioned (Tomorrow Daily 410 show notes)

Project Alloy isn't tethered to a PC, doesn't require external sensors and won't need controllers...but we might be waiting a while to see a commercial product hit retail shelves.

Virtual Reality

7 Great Web Design Tools That Are More Than Worth Your Time

Web design walks a thin line between art and craft. While the aesthetic side of a website is important to maintaining your artistic integrity, …

Specific brain training exercise can reduce dementia risk

While many companies have long promised that their brain-training products can sharpen aging minds, only one type of computerized brain training so …

10 Success lessons from Jack Dorsey – “Founder of Twitter and Square” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share26<p>+11<p>Shares 64<p>You may know him as the serial entrepreneur founder of both Twitter and Square. But did you know Dorsey’s also a …

How VR could have you walking in circles in future without knowing it

VR’s promise of boundless virtual worlds to explore is, in practice, rather more tethered to reality, given physical limits on play spaces — meaning you can only walk so far in the corresponding virtual world before you’re out of sensor range and/or about to bump into a (real) wall. So how to …

Virtual Reality

Facebook's changing its algorithms. You'll never guess what happens next

Facebook is changing the way the News Feed works and you will be shocked by what it has done. Or, maybe not.<p>The social network is changing its …

Free Polygon Backgrounds and Textures

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Polygon backgrounds are pretty famous among web designers. Most of the polygon environments are …

What IBM's Massive Turnaround Failure Should Teach You | Inc.com

A few weeks ago I said startups need discipline in finance, operations, and organization. I suggested these disciplines are so important that when big companies stop practicing them, they get in trouble.<p>Companies like IBM. We are going to talk about this company as an object lesson in management …

Cognitive Computing

This Startup Wants to Bring Microsoft Windows to Virtual Reality

You’ve never experienced Windows until you’ve strapped on a virtual reality headset, opened Excel in a virtual world, and watch as charts and tables …

Virtual Reality

Want to Change Your Personality? Here's How, According to Science

Research shows you really can become more disciplined, more outgoing, and more open.<p>Do you want to change your personality? If you're like most people, the answer is yes. Psychologists talk about five key personality traits: extraversion (enjoying being with others); conscientiousness; openness; …

Goal Setting

Engineers just created a programmable quantum computer

Computer scientists have created a small programmable quantum computer that can run a number of quantum algorithms.<p>Quantum computers have the …

Quantum Computing

A new reason we haven’t found alien life in the universe

Italian physicist Enrico Fermi once famously exclaimed “Where is everybody?” We have been trying to answer his paradox — we exist, so aliens should exist, too — ever since. According to one new solution, we have not seen or heard from any galactic neighbors because we are still waiting for them to …

Princeton University

Economist says uploaded brains will take over all jobs within 100 years

Robin Hanson predicts in "The Age of Em" that we'll develop cheap technology for emulating brains on computers in the next 100 years.<p>He expects emulations, or ems, to be like human brains but able to run 1,000 times faster and be copied. He predicts they will quickly put every human out of work and …

Singularity

Viv aims to out-Siri Siri in its first public demo

Say hello to the next-generation AI assistant from the creators of Siri. Viv is self-teaching, folds into other apps and crosses platforms. But we haven't heard its voice yet.<p>When it comes to artificial intelligence and digital assistants, Dag Kittlaus brings a lot of gravitas to the table: he …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Very Useful User Experience Tools For Every Designer

UX designer is responsible for improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction between the user and the product. …

You Must See This Tiny Apartment's Micro Interior Design

Mood lighting, cinema, and gym facilities included.<p>Like many large cities, Hong Kong is a pricey place to live. Because of that, it's no surprise residents looking for property in the expensive urban center of the seven million-person city try to squeeze as much as they can into sometimes …

Machine Learning Could Be Google's Secret Cloud Weapon

Now that Google has infused the brand of artificial intelligence known as machine learning into everything from search to speech recognition, it’s making the technology it views as tech’s next big wave available for other companies to use.<p>The search and advertising giant today announced an early …

Machine Learning

Young Entrepreneurs: All Small Towns Have Multimillion-Dollar Opportunities | Inc.com

<b>This is a guest post from Jason Duff, founder and CEO of COMSTOR Outdoor.</b><p>Overpriced real estate. Insane work hours. Fierce competition against other smart people. Against huge odds, smart young people flock to Silicon Valley and other hubs to find the next billion-dollar unicorn.<p>I'm 34 years old, …

Business Strategy

IBM cloud launches Swift runtime, open-source AWS Lambda competitor, GitHub Enterprise, VMware support

IBM today announced new services available from its public cloud, thanks to deeper partnerships with Apple, GitHub, and VMware. IBM is also launching a new cloud service called Bluemix OpenWhisk that represents an answer to Lambda event-driven computing service from public cloud market leader …

12 Steps to a Faster Web App

Web apps are now more interactive than ever. Getting that last drop of performance can do a great deal to improve your end-users' experience. Read …

'AI can solve world's biggest problems' - Google Brain engineer

Artificial intelligence will eventually solve some of the world's biggest problems -- but it'll take some smart humans to get it there.<p>Quoc Le, a software engineer at Google Brain, is one such human.<p>Google Brain focuses on "deep learning," a part of artificial intelligence. Think of it as a …

Artificial Intelligence

Gravitiational Waves Give Us A New Way To Look At The Universe

Imagine that instead of the Sun, Moon, planets and stars in the sky, all you had ever seen was clouds. Not the puffy white ones silhouetted against a blue sky, but the thick gray, expansive stratus clouds that are the hallmarks of a dreary winter. But unlike the winter clouds that last for weeks or …

Universe

Why Neutrino Detectors Look So Damn Cool

Brilliant arrays of golden photomultiplier tubes amount to astrophysical ghost detectors.<p>Neutrino detectors don't even look real—or they at least don't look like utilitarian instruments for doing fundamental physics research. They look like elegant sci-fi art installations that one might expect to …

Physics

Combining these 2 theories could give us an actual 'theory of everything’

In the last few decades, researchers have pursued the problem in two separate programs — string theory and loop quantum gravity — that are widely considered incompatible by their practitioners.<p>But now some scientists argue that joining forces is the way forward.<p>Among the attempts to unify quantum …

Quantum Mechanics

What The Lowe’s Robot Will Do For You–And The Future Of Retail

The humble hardware store is getting a lot more high-tech.<p>One of the most well-known employees at the Orchard Supply Hardware store in downtown San Jose, California, is a 5-foot-tall autonomous robot. OSHbot, as he’s called, just recently celebrated his one-year anniversary at the store, which is …

Robotics

Physicists Say They’ve Finally Confirmed The Existence of a 'Four Neutron-No Proton' Particle

But it's theoretically impossible.<p>Physicists have found the most convincing signs of a tetraneutron - a four neutron-no proton particle - to date, …

Physics

A world leading scientist on the search for extraterrestrials pointed out a flaw in Stephen Hawking's fear of finding intelligent aliens

This silence has influenced a new group of experts over recent years which says it's time to stop listening and start talking — by deliberately transmitting messages into space for anyone who might be searching for them. They call the project Active SETI.<p>Many intellectual leaders of our age, …

Paranormal

Goldman Sachs nails why banks are so excited about the technology behind bitcoin

It uses complex cryptography and a wide network of records — known as a "distributed ledger" — to eliminate the need for a central bank or middle man to regulate transactions.<p>Banks have been swarming around the technology, with 42 investment banks signing up to an industry-wide group looking at how …

Blockchain