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Teach kids creativity. Ultimately, machines will be better at coding

If you want to bring up a kid to be a successful investor or entrepreneur, the current education system says they should be studying STEM subjects, …

Chinese police foil drone-flying phone smugglers at Hong Kong border

Dozens of high-tech phone smugglers have been apprehended by Chinese police, who twigged to the scheme to send refurbished iPhones into the country from Hong Kong via drone — but not the way you might think.<p>China’s Legal Daily reported the news (and Reuters noted shortly after) following a police …

How to Enable the Optimal Audio Codec for Your Bluetooth Headphones in macOS

How good your digital music sounds often comes down to which file format it's encoded in. Be that as it may, every Mac audio setup is only as strong as it's weakest link, and if your Bluetooth connection isn't up to scratch, even the best BT headphones will fail to deliver a decent wireless …

What Mark Zuckerberg didn’t tell Congress: You’re risking more than your data on Facebook

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress about the social media giant’s recent privacy violations. On day two of answering …

Social Media

Facebook says, Ignore that guy, we're all grown up now

Several former Facebook executives have criticized the giant they helped create. Now Facebook is responding to one of them, saying the company has changed since the executive worked there.<p>Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook vice president and current CEO of venture capital firm Social Capital, …

There's a 'fatal' flaw in cryptocurrencies which means they can never be real currencies

LONDON — Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ether will never become true currencies because of a series of "fatal" flaws, a senior economist at the Swiss banking giant UBS says.<p>At a roundtable discussion attended by Business Insider on Thursday, Paul Donovan, the global chief economist at UBS's …

A Silicon Valley startup is quietly taking over U.S. classrooms

Silicon Valley is determined to improve education by infusing it with technology. Its latest example is Kiddom, whose personalized learning software …

Health Care

Do You Need a Formal Degree, or Will a MOOC Do?

We all know that in the modern economy, we can’t just stop learning. But how to keep educating ourselves is a complicated question. Is it a worthwhile investment to get a formal degree, like an MBA or PhD? Should you take a more targeted approach, with a short-term executive education program? Or …

Here's what quantum computing is and why it matters

Researchers for IBM, Google, Intel, and others are in a fantastic scientific arms race to build a commercially viable quantum computer. They already exist in laboratories, and we’re only a few years away from the beginning of what may turn out to be an entire shift in how we think about computing.<p>A …

YouTube Lets Brands Make Thousands of Videos From One Ad

YouTube plans to introduce a slew of products Monday that attempt to help with ad targeting, measuring success and making hundreds or thousands of …

DIY: Hops Dryer

Brewing with homegrown hops is as satisfying as cooking with food from your own garden. But while zucchini and tomatoes can go straight from harvest …

Sips and Trips: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Travel<p>Get a taste for all that Albuquerque has to offer.<p>From coffee to cocktails, Albuquerque’s sipping scene is infused with local ingredients and inspiration ranging from its radiant sunsets to its ancient cultures. Known for art, mountain sports, hot air balloons, and Breaking Bad, the Duke City …

3 Mistakes You're Making in Telling Your Story--and What to Do About Them

When it comes to telling a powerful story that sells, you need to tap into how your listeners' brains are already working.<p>Storytelling is a powerful communication tool. It's a way to build a memorable brand, create customer engagement, sell products and raise growth capital. Companies from Nike and …

Self-esteem

How Fatherly turned a tiny website into a budding business that reaches 300 million people

Launched in 2015, its website didn't even meet comScore's minimum audience tracking threshold this time last year. As of May 2017, Fatherly.com had reached 391,000 unique visitors.<p>That's not nothing, but it's rather measly in the digital publisher world where sites grumble about needing 10 million …

Beauty and the Beast

Alexa to Bezos: "Buying Whole Foods"

Amazon, that colossus of e-commerce, is becoming more like mega-store Walmart every day, even as Walmart tries valiantly to become more sophisticated in the ways of online sales. The electron becomes the brick, or vice versa. But with Friday’s announcement that it was buying Whole Foods, Amazon has …

The time has come to remove Facebook from your life

Delete your Facebook account. No, but really.<p>This is not the exhortation of an internet troll, but rather the earnest advice of someone who has …

The Dementor Imperial Stout Recipe

Geoff Coleman’s dark and ominous Russian imperial stout fills your senses with huge notes of coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, and rich roasted malts. …

10 Mistakes Newbies Make with Paid Facebook Ads

According to research compiled by Hubspot, Facebook ad revenue grew from just under $2 billion in 2010 to $12.5 billion, with ads on the popular social platform accounting for “more than 9% of total digital ad spending and 18.4% of global mobile digital advertising.”<p>The platform’s success is due, …

Facebook Ads

Adidas uses robots to bring shoe production back to Germany

Years ago, clothing manufacturers started moving production to developing nations where the labor costs were cheap and employees were plentiful. Proponents of globalization said that jobs going to poorer regions was a great thing, but sportswear firms paying workers pennies to make $100 shirts …

How to Drink All Night Without Getting Drunk

Jim Koch knows beer. He also knows a beer trick that may change your life.<p>"That guy from the TV commercials!" That's what they call him, either because they don't know his name, or are by now too drunk to remember it. As the co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, he has appeared in …

Etching Permanent Volume Markings on a Kettle

It's easy and safe — use a 9V battery, vinegar, and salt to permanently etch markings on metal.<p>As a homebrewer I often need to measure my kettle volumes at various stages during the brew day — to figure out my brewing efficiency, or monitor evaporation rates, or compare boil volumes to what my …

Raspberry Pi (for temp control, automation, Digital Kegerator & more)

Raspberry Pi Model B+ Basic Starter Kit from Vilros. Includes Raspberry Pi Model B+, Enclosure and Wireless Wi-Fi Adapter.<p>This can be used to put …

Raspberry Pi

Build a Keggle: Projects - Brew Your Own

If you’ve been thinking of making the step up to 10-gallon (38-L) batches, you probably experienced sticker shock after shopping for high-volume brew …

A Balancing Act: How to Balance Your Home Draft System

Most of us don’t realize how heavy a garage door is until we have to deal with one whose spring has broken, professional installers excepted. When …

Sea Level

Scientists make crucial discovery about beer and magnets

Many good beers have been lost due to excessive foam. Sometimes your buddy just messed up the pour, but other times your brew rebels the second you …

Carbonation Options for Your Home Brewed Beer

5 comments<p>This week I take a look at different ways to carbonate your home brewed beer. Carbonation is an important feature of beer – it adds …

Growing Hops in the Garden: How to Grow Beer Hops

70 comments<p>With the ongoing hops shortage, home brewers are turning in record numbers to growing hops for beer at home. Growing hops is an fun way to …

Using Fresh Wet Hops in Home Brewed Beer

Wet hops are hops that are freshly harvested and have not yet been dried or processed. These can be used for home brewing beer, but you need to make …

Beer