Henrik Bache

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16 Ghost Towns That Are Coming Back to Life As 'Scattered' Hotels

While exploring the countrysides of Italy, Cyprus and even China, I’ve stumbled on dozens of abandoned villages seemingly left behind by …

A new start-up creates exhilarating road trip itineraries for travellers in New Zealand

If the idea of taking a road trip around stunning New Zealand appeals to you, a new start-up is creating an itinerary of exciting road trip tours for travellers. Roady is a travel company founded by friends Cameron Kennedy and Roscoe Price Moor, and the seeds were sown in 2010 when they enjoyed a …

Utility Helps Wean Vermonters From the Electric Grid

WALTHAM, Vt. — In a new low-income development that replaced a trailer park here, rooftop solar panels sparkle in the sun while backup batteries quietly hum away in utility closets.<p>About an hour away, in Rutland, homes and businesses along a once-distressed corridor are installing the latest in …

Table Tennis

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer science degree from a top university can help graduates land their dream job at companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.<p>But which computer science courses are the best ones to try and to get onto if you want to impress employers?<p>Using the QS World University Rankings 2017, we took a …

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Artificial Intelligence

Tour The Best Luxury Wilderness Lodges In New Zealand

New Zealand’s varied landscapes and unspoiled wilderness made it the perfect setting for JRR Tolkien’s Middle-earth in the The Hobbit and The Lord of …

New Zealand

11 books President Obama thinks everyone should read

Barack Obama is a major bookworm.<p>In his book "Dreams from My Father," he reflected on his lifelong love of literature: "When I wasn't working, the weekends would usually find me alone in an empty apartment, making do with the company of books."<p>Recently, the outgoing US president sat down with New …

AMD, Dell EMC, Google, HPE, IBM, Mellanox, Micron, Nvidia, Xilinx launch OpenCAPI Consortium

AMD, Dell EMC, Google, HPE, IBM, Mellanox, Micron, Nvidia, and Xilinx today are jointly announcing the launch of the nonprofit OpenCAPI Consortium, a new industry group that will promote new specifications for servers and other data center hardware. The group says that gear complying with the specs …

Dell EMC

Traveling the galaxy: What will it take for humans to colonize the Milky Way?

If we don’t create sustainability on our own world, there is no Planet B<p><i>This article was originally published by Scientific American.</i><p>The idea that humans will eventually travel to and inhabit other parts of our galaxy was well expressed by the early Russian rocket scientist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, …

AI’s Road to the Mainstream: 20 Years of Machine Learning

When I enrolled in Computer Science in 1995, Data Science didn’t exist yet, but a lot of the algorithms we are still using already did. And this is …

Machine Learning

Microsoft Launches Online Data Science Degree Program

Microsoft is addressing the shortage of workers with data science skills with a new professional degree program offered online. The company said the …

Business Technology

Weather company Earth Networks sees utilities as a new path to profit

Since 1993, Earth Networks has mainly sold weather data to the scientifically inclined. Co-founders Bob Marshall and Christopher Sloop traversed the country setting up more than 10,000 weather stations in ­individual neighborhoods and built a comfortable business selling the aggregated data to …

Electrical Grid

Why the Tesla and electric car boom could be good news for the grid

Earlier this year, breathtaking numbers of pre-orders for the Tesla Model 3 not only shocked the auto industry, but also suggested that a transition of the U.S. and world auto fleet toward electric vehicles could happen faster than expected.<p>There are still only a little more than 400,000 electric …

Electric Vehicles

Bill Gates says these are the two books we should all read to understand AI

The tech world’s book-nerd-in-chief wants you to add two books to your list of summer science reads. To get up to speed on artificial intelligence, Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates recommends Nick Bostrom’s <i>Superintelligence</i> and Pedro Domingos’s <i>The Master Algorithm</i>.<p>Gates never …

Machine Learning

This New Office Will Have Hundreds Of Spaces For Bikes–But None For Gas Cars

Sorry, car commuters. You’ll have to find parking on the street.<p>When a new high-rise is built in downtown Oslo, Norway, one of the first things visitors will notice is the bikes: A massive ramp leads cyclists directly into the building, and the plate-glass windows in the lobby show off bike …

Solar Thermal

Smart energy could save £8bn a year, say advisers

<b>The UK could save up to £8bn a year by using electricity better, the government's infrastructure advisers say.</b><p>The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) envisages a smart energy revolution with more cables linking the National Grid to mainland Europe.<p>NIC also says the UK needs to store much more …

Newcastle University

The Future Is Here: U.S. Energy Storage Triples in 2015

The energy storage business has long been a flicker in the imagination of energy innovators. With cost effective energy storage, a customer could go off the grid, remote locations could reduce reliance on generators, and we could even operate the grid more efficiently.<p>A recent report from GTM …

Tesla

Study shows US could convert its economy to renewable energy without battery breakthrough

A new study from NOAA shows that, by building new high-tech transmission lines, the US could slash energy sector global warming emissions by 80 percent within 15 years, while keeping consumer costs low and meeting increased demand.<p>Alexander MacDonald, a co-author of the study and the recently …

Maybe the Republican Establishment Can’t Have It All

Given their failure to take down Donald Trump, is it time for GOP elites to let go of some cherished inward-facing policy priorities?<p>­­Maybe you remember Aesop’s fable of the boy and the nuts?<p>A boy put his hand into a jar of filberts and grasped as many as his fist could possibly hold. But when he …

World's Best Boutique Hotels 2015

Le Sirenuse is another winner that used to be a family home—and that family still runs the place. The former villa overlooking the Amalfi Coast has …

15 secret features hidden in your iPhone

Your iPhone has a lot of hidden features you may not know about, like a hidden map of everywhere you've been and the ability to let you control your screen by tilting your head.<p>We've rounded together 15 hidden features that will help make you an iPhone power user.

A Harvard psychologist says these simple body-language tweaks can instantly boost your confidence

In her new book, "Presence," Cuddy further explores the benefits of mimicking the body language of powerful people. She argues that power-posing can be more effective than traditional confidence-boosting exercises, like telling yourself how great you are.<p>She describes power poses as expansive and …

This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes you need a pick-me-up.<p>Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've …

Books

20 of the best hotels in Italy

And there are no places in Italy like these amazing hotels, named the best by our Condé Nast Traveler readers.<p>From the ivy-covered Hotel Raphaël to the Grand Hotel Majestic on Lake Maggiore, here are the best hotels in Italy.

High-skilled visa applications hit record high

There's no shortage of talented foreigners vying to stay in the U.S.<p>But it's getting tougher to "win" a work visa each year.<p>This year, 233,000 foreigners applied for the H-1B, the most common visa for high-skilled foreign workers. That's up significantly from 2014 (172,500 applications) and nearly …

Immigration

2 Nights in Montreal

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Montréal

Why “American Sniper” Chris Kyle’s defenders are so misguided

Reflexive rallying behind the Clint Eastwood film and its hero speaks to the darker nature of American patriotism<p>That’s an important distinction because, as <i>American Sniper</i> continues t obreak box office records, many of its fans are having trouble separating the flesh-and-blood human being from his …

Top 10 restaurants in Singapore

Singapore is famous for its street food but the fine dining scene is just as exciting, with a host of top chefs running creative new restaurants. Aun Koh, founder of the Singapore food blog Chubby Hubby picks his favourites<p>Go back a few decades in Singapore’s culinary history and the only …