Stephen Margheim

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How We’ll Put a Carbon Nanotube Computer in Your Hand

<b>The silicon semiconductor industry</b> has chugged along for more than 50 years. Like a steamroller, it has trundled over bumps and holes, while defying …

Physicists Have Mixed Matter And Light at Room Temperature For The First Time

Whoa.<p>In a lovely demonstration of light's quantum effects, physicists in the UK have just mixed a molecule with light at room temperature for the …

Apple’s ‘Differential Privacy’ Is About Collecting Your Data—But Not ​Your Data

Apple, like practically every mega-corporation, wants to know as much as possible about its customers. But it's also marketed itself as Silicon …

What’s Next for Artificial Intelligence

The best minds in the business—Yann LeCun of Facebook, Luke Nosek of the Founders Fund, Nick Bostrom of Oxford University and Andrew Ng of Baidu—on what life will look like in the age of the machines<p>HOW DO YOU TEACH A MACHINE?<p>Yann LeCun, director of artificial-intelligence research at Facebook, on …

Artificial Intelligence

Dynamic content without JavaScript

What if I tell you that you can fetch/create dynamic content coming from a server in your browser (like AJAX does) without any line of JavaScript? …

Elon Musk reveals new details about his mission to Mars

Ever since Elon Musk founded a start-up space company 14 years ago, the goal has always been the same: Establishing a colony on Mars. Now he’s …

Physicists Just Quantum Entangled 10 Photon Pairs And Set a New World Record

Nailed it!<p>Once derided by Einstein himself as "spooky action at a distance", quantum entanglement is a strange phenomenon where two quantum particles …

Professional Error Handling With Python

In this tutorial you'll learn how to handle error conditions in Python from a whole system point of view. Error handling is a critical aspect of …

Google just made a leap for quantum computing

Many approaches are being tried in the race to develop a working quantum computer, but Google this week reported using a combination of techniques …

Six physics equations that changed the course of history | Cosmos

<b>Physics equations are forms of magic.</b> They allow us to explain the past, such as why Halley’s comet visits every 76 years, and predict the future – …

The Shocking Secret About Static Types

The popularity of TypeScript has really exploded recently. I like TypeScript, and I like static types. I don’t use TypeScript, but as type systems …

Why does E=mc^2?

Einstein’s most famous equation didn’t have to be this way, but it is, all the same.<p><i>“Science is global. Einstein’s equation, E=mc^2, has to reach</i> …

The Mathematics of Design

It is common for people to group themselves into two categories; those who are good at art or design, and those who are good at math or science. The …

Mathematics

Molten Leading in CSS

Dave and I started the latest ShopTalk Show with an audio clip from Tim Brown responding to some of our previous chatter regarding vertical rhythm …

Typography

The simple math that helped mathematicians solve a vexing problem in the kids’ card game “Set”

When I was introduced to the game Set, with its 81 cards bearing colored shapes, it seemed so simple to understand that a child could win it. And yet it was not easy to win.<p>At the heart of the game is a decades-old puzzle that mathematicians were similarly befuddled by—until last month, when a new …

Mathematics

How I implemented CSS Modules to Ruby on Rails, easily.

Front-end has grown up. It is not easy to maintain front-end projects as we were doing in 2000’s. There are so many technologies, so many techniques …

Quick Tip: 4 Really Useful, Re-Useable Code Snippets from Codepen

CSS3, the latest CSS standard, has advanced the technology considerably, providing front-end developers with a variety of innovative techniques to …

Suspended – Medium

Why I’m Not Using Your Date-picker

Your poison of choice for building web UIs may vary, but one thing you can always depend on there being, is an ecosystem of feature-rich select …

Scientists Use the Stars to Date a 2500-Year-Old Poem

Software and poetry combine to reproduce the sky as thousands of years ago.<p>Scientists at the University of Texas in Arlington have used details from an ancient poem and sophisticated astronomical software to pinpoint the approximate date it was written.<p>In 570 BC, the legendary Greek poet Sappho …

Literature

The theory of relativity

The greatest name in physics since Isaac Newton devised two theories of relativity, the special theory and the general theory, Albert Einstein was …

Vue.js lead: Our JavaScript framework is faster than React

To take on Facebook's vaunted React JavaScript library, the Vue.js front-end framework has been upgraded with a virtual DOM layer improving speed and …

Less React, more JS

<i>Note: I don’t have anything against React. This article is about exploring ideas of decoupling, regardless of the library or framework.</i><p>The rise of …

Team Achieves Real-Time Single Molecule Electronic DNA Sequencing

<b>New York, NY (Scicasts)</b> — Researchers from Columbia University, with colleagues at Genia Technologies (Roche), Harvard University and the National …

Genetics

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Quantum computing with single photons getting closer to reality

(Phys.org)—One promising approach for scalable quantum computing is to use an all-optical architecture, in which the qubits are represented by …

Quantum Computing

Sorting and Searching in Python

If you were given a piece of paper with a list of 1,000 names, and you were asked to find some name, but this list was not in any order (e.g. …

Comprehensions in Python the Jedi way

by Bjørn Friese<p>Beautiful is better than ugly. Explicit is better than implicit.<p>-- The Zen of Python<p>I frequently deal with collections of things in …

New NPM will simplify React JavaScript development

The Enclave NPM module currently under development will offer smoother project setup in Facebook's React JavaScript UI library.<p>Enclave provides an …