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The Five Keys to Crypto Evolution

So the doomsayers were right all along. Crypto was nothing but a bubble and it finally burst.<p>Good.<p>Maybe you’re surprised to hear that coming from me, …

The Complete Beginner's Guide To Big Data Everyone Can Understand

Big Data is a term that has been around for some time now but there is still confusion about what it actually is. The concept is continuing to evolve and to be reconsidered, as it remains the driving force behind many ongoing waves of digital transformation, including artificial intelligence, data …

Big Data

The Advantages of Autistic Employees

A consulting firm recruits people on the spectrum for their focus and problem-solving skills, but some adjustments are required.<p>Fourteen of the employees at EY, the consulting firm formerly known as Ernst & Young, probably wouldn’t have made it past a standard job interview.<p>“They don’t look at you …

Employment

Boston. Racism. Image. Reality: The Spotlight Team takes on our hardest question

Google the phrase “Most racist city,” and Boston pops up more than any other place, time and time again.<p>It may be easy to write that off as a …

The Conflict in Jerusalem Is Distinctly Modern. Here’s the History.

In December 1917 — 100 years ago this month — the British general Edmund Allenby seized control of Jerusalem from its Ottoman Turkish defenders. Dismounting his horse, he entered the Old City on foot, through Jaffa Gate, out of respect for its holy status.<p>In the century since, Jerusalem has been …

Bitcoin Resources

Getting Started:<p>Explain Bitcoin Like I'm Five<br>• Bitcoin Explained (illustrated guide in simple terms)<br>• The Bitcoin Whitepaper written by Satoshi …

Bitcoin

The Price of Bitcoin: Erroneous Beliefs<p>The price of Bitcoin is silly, and it probably will get a lot sillier. I want to set out my views on Bitcoin’s …

Bitcoin Storms Wall Street

Bitcoin traders have no time to pop the champagne anymore.<p>The crypto-rocket shot past $11,000 last week just hours after eclipsing $10,000, which …

What Marvel Has That Everyone Else Wants

A billionaire industrialist, a Norse god, an irradiated scientist, a war hero, an archer, and a super-spy walk into a room. In the hallway outside …

How Hiroshima rose from the ashes

A remarkable series of events is ensuring that Hiroshima will go down in history for far more inspirational reasons than the A-bomb.<p>On a torrid August day in Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park, lotus flowers were blooming in the pond surrounding the Peace Bell. A party of elementary school children in …

Japan

DC vs. Marvel: Why the Rivalry Is Bigger than 'Justice League'

The companies' friendly rivalry has turned a bit sour as star comics writer Brian Michael Bendis defects and Warners insiders fret about its A-list …

In the shadow of Red October

By Steve Rosenberg<br>Moscow correspondent<p>A century ago, the Bolsheviks seized power in Russia and created the world’s first Marxist state.<p>The dramatic events of 1917 still reverberate.<p>But what legacy of the revolution can be seen in four cities in Vladimir Putin's Russia?<p>The portrait with the …

Russia

Bitcoin's Coming Split: What You Need to Know

<b>(Important update</b>: The leaders of the SegWit2X faction announced on Wednesday, November 8 they would suspend their plan to split bitcoin in …

The Great College Loan Swindle

On a wind-swept, frigid night in February 2009, a 37-year-old schoolteacher named Scott Nailor parked his rusted ’92 Toyota Tercel in the parking lot …

Birth of a White Supremacist

Mike Enoch’s transformation from leftist contrarian to nationalist shock jock.<p>This summer, after a loose coalition of white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and Confederate apologists announced that they would hold a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, promotional flyers began to circulate on the Internet. …

Rights & Freedoms

The Soviet Military Program that Secretly Mapped the Entire World

The U.S.S.R. covertly mapped American and European cities—down to the heights of houses and types of businesses.<p>During the Cold War, the Soviet military undertook a secret mapping program that’s only recently come to light in the West. Military cartographers created hundreds of thousands of maps …

Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For

In rural Mecosta County, Mich., sits a near-windowless facility with a footprint about the size of Buckingham Palace. It’s just one of<p>Nestlé’s …

Water

Inside The FBI's Half-Secret Relationship With Hollywood

Government documents reveal the relationship between the FBI and filmmakers.<p><b>When director Henry-Alex Rubin</b> requested the FBI’s help with his 2012 cyber drama <i>Disconnect</i>, he wanted notes on the screenplay’s accuracy. But he suspected they wanted something more.<p>“They understand that perception is …

Should Women Make Their Own Pop Music Canon?

This summer, I did something I highly recommend. I listened to 150 albums by women in a row. Then I listened to 72 more. (I’m still going.) I did it because I had begun to notice a narrowness in my sonic universe. Just about everywhere I went, it was raining men.<p>The other day, I spent 75 minutes at …

Artificial Intelligence - Broken Down and Explained

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Machine Learning

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Quantum Computers Explained – Limits of Human Technology

Quantum Computing

IBM just beat Google to a brand new type of computing

Though the cloud service is geared mostly toward scientists and students, anyone interested in this strange new computer will be able to give it a try, Jerry Chow, one of the scientists leading the project, tells Business Insider.<p>A quantum computer is different from today's digital computer.<p>A …

Quantum Computing

Has the age of quantum computing arrived?

It’s a mind-bending concept with the potential to change the world, and Canadian tech company D-Wave claims to have cracked the code<p>Ever since Charles Babbage’s conceptual, unrealised Analytical Engine in the 1830s, computer science has been trying very hard to race ahead of its time. Particularly …

Quantum Computing

The Tricky Encryption That Could Stump Quantum Computers

On August 11, the National Security Agency updated an obscure page on its website with an announcement that it plans to shift the encryption of …

The Race to Sell True Quantum Computers Begins Before They Really Exist

Within the next five years, Google will produce a viable quantum computer. That's the stake the company has just planted. In the pages of <i>Nature</i> late …

Quantum Computing Is Coming for Your Data

<b>The news that disturbed my digital life</b> came two years ago in a snail mail letter strewn with phrases like “malicious cyber intrusion” and “identity …

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