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Want To Stay Relevant? Never Stop Learning

Continuous learning has become a mantra for everyone from college newbies to seasoned C-suite veterans. Trouble is, most of us are bad at learning. Supremely bad.<p>That’s the conclusion of Bradley R. Staats, an operations professor whose research examines how individuals, teams, and organizations can …

Self-Preservation

How I improve my writing without actually writing anything

To get better at anything you need deliberate practice and discipline. Without consistency no skill can be sustained or attained.You must be …

Creativity

How to Double Your Writing Output in One Month

There are so many reasons we don’t write.<p>Some personal. Some real. Others completely fabricated.<p>We get coaching. Then we don’t listen.<p>Because life …

Writing

AI didn’t decode the cryptic Voynich manuscript — it just added to the mystery

Claims about AI ‘cracking’ the 600-year-old code were just wishful thinking<p>If you were compiling a list of the world’s 100 oddest objects — just the weirdest stuff that human civilization has excreted over the millennia — then you’d have to leave room somewhere for the Voynich manuscript. It’s 600 …

Will a Chat Bot Be Your Next Learning Coach?

Eighty percent of major companies expect to be using artificial intelligence by 2020, but their training departments are likely to be the last places …

Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster won't hit Earth anytime soon

Even though it doesn't obey any earthly speed limit and has a space-suited mannequin for a driver, Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster won't drive up his …

Tesla

How to Develop Story Ideas Into Amazing Stories

I often hear practicing writers ask, “What if I can’t think of anything to write about?” Sometimes they even have notebooks full of observations, but …

Are We Closer to Finding a Fifth Dimension?

The discovery of gravitational waves toppled what we thought we knew about dimensions.<p>In Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>, the …

What I Learned from Watching My iPad’s Slow Death

My old iPad just turned five, and it’s starting to die. If it could wonder about such things, it might question this prognosis. Its memory, after all, still retrieves information as quickly as it ever did. Its face hasn’t aged a day, projecting as vividly as it did in 2012, when Apple called it …

iPad Mini

Polar Bears Really Are Starving Because of Global Warming, Study Shows

New science sheds more light on recent controversy over how much the large carnivores are being impacted by melting sea ice.<p>Millions have seen the heart-wrenching video of a polar bear clinging to life, its white hair limply covering its thin, bony frame. Shot by Paul Nicklen and Cristina …

This Superconducting Switch Could Be The Missing Piece For a Human-Like AI Brain

Computers that think like us.<p>A new superconducting switch could soon enable computers to make decisions very similarly to the way we do, essentially …

Global quantum internet dawns, thanks to China's Micius satellite

Thanks to the internet, a wealth of information is at our fingertips – although the flipside is that sensitive data is often vulnerable to …

Two planets in unusual star system are very likely habitable, scientists say

Scientists have identified two planets circling round a dim dwarf star as especially likely candidates to have habitable conditions, with probable water and a source of heat, attributes thought necessary for life beyond Earth.<p>Since their discovery last year, the seven planets and their star, called …

Universe

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says artificial intelligence is like fire

• Google CEO Pichai says that AI is like fire: while it is useful, we must use caution.<br>• He envisions that AI will play a big role in important advancements like finding a cure for cancer.<br>• The full interview airs on MSNBC on January 26.<p>In an interview with <i>Recode</i> and MSNBC, Pichai described artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Android Users: To Avoid Malware, Try the F-Droid App Store

In the early days of Android, co-founder Andy Rubin set the stage for the fledgling mobile operating system. Android’s mission was to create smarter …

Google Play

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

The Fall of Travis Kalanick Was a Lot Weirder and Darker Than You Thought

Silicon Valley CEOs are supposed to be sacrosanct. So how did it all go wrong at Uber?<p>A year ago, before the investor lawsuits and the federal …

Sexual Harassment

Darth Vader Comic Explains How Rey Gained Force Abilities

Haters of the new Star Wars movies often argue that Rey’s powerful Force abilities came out of nowhere, and <i>The Last Jedi</i> revealed that to literally …

Darth Vader

Machine Learning 101

What investors need to know about machine learning, and why we’re really on the cusp of a breakthrough.<p>Excitement around artificial intelligence and …

AI learns how to fool text-to-speech. That’s bad news for voice assistants

A pair of computer scientists at the University of California, Berkeley developed an AI-based attack that targets speech-to-text systems. With their method, no matter what an audio file sounds like, the text output will be whatever the attacker wants it to be.<p>This one is pretty cool, but it’s also …

Explaining Meltdown with parallel worlds, libraries, and a bank heist

A cool and helpful Meltdown analogy<p>Security vulnerabilities are always tricky to explain. People are supposed to be scared of them, because their data could be compromised, but the very nature of security problems means they involve obscure technical details that we usually don’t have to think …

15 Motivational Tips to Help You Achieve Your Writing Resolutions in 2018

[Can you impress us in 1500 words or less? Enter the Short Short Story Competition today! Deadline January 15, 2018]<b>New Year’s resolutions can be</b> …

Why Do Developers Find It Hard To Learn Machine Learning?

Machine learning (ML) is touted as the most critical skill of current times. Artificial intelligence (AI), an application of ML, is becoming pervasive. From autonomous vehicles to self-tuned databases, AI and ML are found everywhere. Industry analysts often refer to AI-driven automation as the job …

Machine Learning

I’m not surprised sales of literary fiction are in decline – too many authors fail to engage their readers with any sort of story<br>• Tim Lott is an author and journalist

Creative Writing

Korean War, a ‘Forgotten’ Conflict That Shaped the Modern World

The Korean War has been called “the Forgotten War” in the United States, where coverage of the 1950s conflict was censored and its memory decades later is often overshadowed by World War II and the Vietnam War.<p>But the three-year conflict in Korea, which pitted communist and capitalist forces …

North Korea

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

Samsung's vision for the future of retail is a store that doesn't try to sell you anything — take a look inside

Samsung 837 has been called a store that doesn't sell anything, but that's not quite true.<p>It's true that the New York City store's employees won't push guests to buy any Samsung products, and the space has only a small amount of inventory on site, but the store is selling something else: the idea …

The world's biggest YouTube stars are seeing a massive slowdown

The internet is a fickle mistress.<p>Popular YouTube stars like PewDiePie and Zoella are seeing a huge slowdown in their online subscriber growth, signalling that even the top earners will need to look beyond video to maintain their popularity and income.<p>Business Insider analysed statistics from …

What If Parents Loved Strangers’ Children As Much As Their Own?

Last December, the author and philosopher Sam Harris invited Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology at Yale, to appear on his podcast, “Waking Up.” It was Bloom’s third stint as a guest, and, as before, the two men devoted a significant portion of their conversation to the subject of empathy. Bloom …

Is It OK To Be Attracted To Kylo Ren? 'The Last Jedi' Leaves Fans Feeling Conflicted

One of the most significant audience takeaways from <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is the glow-up of Kylo Ren. The villain formerly known as Ben Solo …

Kylo Ren