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Deep Listening

Near the holiest site of one of the world’s oldest religions, a small group of scientists, scholars, writers and religious leaders gathered to …

Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s – and what you can do about it<p>Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question “What do you do?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new …

Sleep

The Seven Deadly Sins

YouTube

Logitech’s Circle 2 is a modular home surveillance tool with Alexa and HomeKit support

I recently sat down with Logitech to talk about the wired and wireless versions of the Circle 2: a modular home surveillance camera with four different mounts that change where and how you’d use the camera.<p>The modular approach stems from four different mounts: the first is a glass window mount, so …

Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy on the Unknown, the Horizons of the Knowable, and Why the Cross-Pollination of Disciplines is the Seedbed of Truth

“What we cannot know creates the space for myth, for stories, for imagination, as much as for science… Stories are crucial in providing the material for what one day might be known. Without stories, we wouldn’t have any science at all.”<p>In a recent MoMA talk about the lacuna between truth and …

Equations

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick takes leave of absence

Amidst a tough time for Uber, CEO Travis Kalanick’s parents were in a tragic boating accident last month that took the life of his mother. Now to grieve and clear his head before enacting changes at Uber, Travis has told his team he’ll be taking a leave of absence of unspecified length. You can …

The entangled fabric of space

We live in the information revolution. We translate everything into vast sequences of ones and zeroes. From our personal email to our work documents, …

The German computer scientist says artificial intelligence will surpass humans’ in 2050, enabling robots to have fun, fall in love – and colonise the galaxy<p>In a soft-furnished studio space behind a warehouse in west Berlin, a group of international scientists are debating our robot future. An …

Artificial Intelligence

Read The Daily Blog Of Greece's 'Erratic Marxist' Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis, a self-described "erratic Marxist," is the new finance minister of Greece under the just-elected Syriza-led government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. In the coming weeks, Varoufakis will be the point man in negotiations between Greece and the rest of the European Union …

Did The SEC Just Kill Early Stage Venture Capital?

On March 25, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission finally announced rules for several aspects of the 2012 America JOBS Act, which legalized “crowd funding” as we know it. The announcement by the SEC has the potential to unleash large amounts of new capital into American startups. It could …

Venture Capital

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Good morning. There's a ton going on today!<p>Here are the five things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. It's all about Japan:</b> The Bank of Japan has shocked global markets by boosting its aggressive stimulus program in an effort to keep the country's economic revival on …

30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years

Today marks the day that I turn 30. Well, in a few hours actually. Some days I feel like I’ve learned and seen a lot. Others, it feels like I’m just …

Happiness

What to Think About During Exercise

A reader wrote to me and said he gets bored during running, which makes him want to just stop running.<p>And so he asked for suggestions for what to …

Savant, the Apple of home automation providers, launches a cheaper option

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Savant<p>Savant, a home automation company for the high end customer, has decided to come down-market a bit with a …

New wireless tech may radically transform mobile video streaming | Kurzweil

pCell users will all have 100 percent unshared access to high-speed mobile communications (credit: Artemis Networks)<p>Entrepreneur Steve Perlman has …

Telecoms

How to manage multiple iOS devices within a single household

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Recent research shows us that as high as 40 percent of iPhone owners keep their older phones around as a spare and an …

Meet A Man Who Has Slept Only 4.5 Hours A Day For 2 Years

"The biggest benefit is that I have about two months of extra time each year. Time is the most valuable resource in our lives," Dubovoy told Business Insider.<p>Most people follow a monophasic sleep schedule, which involves seven to eight hours of continuous sleep every night. But Dubovoy, now 22, …

45 large U.S. cities ranked by percentage of bicycle commuting

How does your city rank (if on the list)?<p>This slide is from a presentation by John MacArthur at the Oregon Transportation Research and Education …

"Productivity" Tricks for the Neurotic, Manic-Depressive, and Crazy (Like Me)

I originally wrote this post months ago, but I’ve been too self-conscious to publish it until now. This quote convinced me to put on my big girl …

Imagine the proceeds of economic output as a pie, crudely divided between the wages earned by workers and the returns accrued to the owners of capital, whether as profits, rents or interest income. Until the early 1980s the relative sizes of those slices were so stable that their constancy became an economic rule of thumb. But Labour's share of national income has fallen http://econ.st/16Q8L0H

Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed

Well I’m in the working world again. I’ve found myself a well-paying gig in the engineering industry, and life finally feels like it’s returning to …

Unlock Your Bike With Your Phone, With This Smartphone-Controlled U-Lock

With Bitlock, it’s now easier to share or rent your bike to anyone, and you’ll never lose your keys again.<p>Here is a basic fact of modern life: You’re more likely to lose your keys than a smartphone, which would be like losing a limb to a growing portion of the population. That’s one reason that …

The Nobel Laureates on equity bubbles

Print this page<p>The award of the Nobel Prize last week to three academics who have specialized in the empirical modelling of asset prices has focused …

Mygola could (at last) be the startup to make your travel planning dreams come true

We wait all year to take a vacation and jet off someplace exotic for a week or two of glorious relaxation and adventure.<p>Unfortunately, the process of planning a trip sucks.<p>Travel startup Mygola has raised $1.5 million for its platform that CEO Anshuman Bapna said is the “world’s best travel …

Existential Bummer

Existentialism

Personal Capital: The Investor’s Version of Mint?

In the quest to become wealthy on a finite income, your savings rate dominates all other factors. Because of that, this blog tends to fixate on …

How Mr. Money Mustache Retired At Age 30 And How You Can Too

His name is Pete. He lives in Longmont, Colorado. And, eight years ago, he and his wife retired at age 30.<p>He now blogs about finance and lifestyle at Mr. Money Mustache for 400,000 unique visitors a month. Because he’s anonymous, he says that his blog is now popular enough — garnering 37 million …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …