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This site estimates how likely you are to lose your job to robots

As artificial intelligence and robotics continue to pick up steam, thousands of jobs we could once take for granted are at risk of being automated, threatening to leave a bevy of diligent workers on the dole. But there might be a tool you can consult to take the necessary measures before your time …

Robots

Jeremy Burge

Every phone sold today includes an emoji keyboard, which makes it more universal than any other keyboard layout in history.<p>Behind the scenes of this simple-looking set of smileys is an array of meetings involving Apple, Google, Microsoft and other major tech companies. Why did we end up with so …

iOS

This artist prints unique gold sculptures of the websites we all use

Jip de Beer has an interesting take on the structure of the internet pages we all know. Where we only see a flat surface on our screens, de Beer has been researching the three dimensional depth of homepages.<p>De Beer is a young artist who’s about to graduate from the Frank Mohr Institute in …

Sculpture

Wordlift is helping robots understand what online articles are really about

<i>Every year sees the birth of tens of thousands of new startups. This means it’s getting harder and harder to get some attention as a fledgling company. There simply aren’t enough journalists to give startup the attention they might deserve.</i><p><i>TNW started out as a prime source for news about startups</i> …

Startups

How Shoto takes the hassle out of tracking pictures taken at your wedding

I’m getting married later this year. While I’ve paid for a professional photographer to document the day, I’m conscious that my friends and family will be there, taking their own photographs with their cell phones and cameras.<p>Cell phone cameras have improved significantly over the past few years, …

Weddings

Learn how to get any business purring with Salesforce certification training for under $60

Nothing you do in business ends up meaning more than establishing solid, respected relationships with your customers. That can be tougher than it sounds when you take into account all the time, effort and careful execution it takes to cultivate those relationships. By learning how to use the …

Salesforce

Two dudes start 'Uber for limos' to offer free rides to nearby strangers

Stretch is not your ordinary ride-sharing service. It is a bit like Uber – except that it offers rides in limousines entirely free of charge.<p>But here’s the catch: Unlike Uber, Stretch has only one car available and it could be literally anywhere in the United States at this moment.<p>The unusual app …

Uber

pipes.digital is an intriguing early-stage alternative to Yahoo! Pipes

A lot of people swore by Yahoo! Pipes.<p>The site was a side-project that was never part of Yahoo’s core business, but had die-hard fans nonetheless. The service allowed people to combine data from sources, easily applying filters and manipulations through a visual programming language, almost like …

Programming Languages

How to Convert YouTube Videos to MP3

That YouTube video that you love is downloading pretty slowly; however, it’s not the video you want, no! You are in love with the tune. How the artist hits the high notes just melts your heart. And truly you have to get the feeling sometime. Which way do you go? An MP3 is often a cool option. But …

Humanities

Stop dragging kids away from their screens

Every parent thinks it’s healthy for their kids to play outside. I want it for my kids, my parents wanted it for me, and my grandparents wanted the same for my parents. Right now, it’s a hot topic among parents that mobile phones are turning kids into zombies who tune out and do nothing else but …

Parenting

Did outsourcing cause the British Airways IT meltdown?

It’s been a rough few days for British Airways. On Saturday, the iconic British flag carrier experienced a serious IT meltdown, which resulted in planes being unable to take off, and passengers unable to check into their flights.<p>This global outage is bad news for British Airways. The airline is …

Airlines

Pipes

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This site helps you donate money to charities every time Donald Trump tweets

Donald Trump’s Twitter feed isn’t good for much, except perhaps as a psychological case study of what happens when you mix hubris, insanity, and unfathomable power, and drip-feed it to the world 140 characters at a time.<p>One person trying to make the most of this undrained swamp is Allyson Kapin, …

Donald Trump

Zoolz Dual Cloud 1TB Storage: Lifetime Subscription

<b>Zoolz Dual Cloud 500GB Archive Storage</b><p>Store the Data You Don't Need Immediately In a Secure, Encrypted Location<p>By Zoolz | in Apps + Software<p>description<br>• specs<br>• license<p>Cloud storage is an incredibly valuable thing, and Cloud solutions don't get much better than Zoolz. With this lifetime of 500GB of Cold …

Someone made a fidget spinner simulation so you can waste your day away

Forget about dishing out 10 bucks for a fidget spinner at your local convenience store: Someone has built a virtual simulator you can spin all you want entirely free of charge.<p>Developed by designer and developer Mike Bodge, FFFFidget is a web-based interactive simulation that lets you toy around …

Fidget Spinner

Economists have figured out how to extract the most profit from ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malware that impairs the functionality of a computer (for example, by encrypting files on the hard drive), and then demands the victim pay a ransom in order to return their system to normal.<p>It’s frighteningly common. The term ‘Ransomware’ first entered the Oxford English …

Oxford Dictionary

New exoskeleton stops elderly from falling over

Researchers at Scuola Sant’Anna in Italy and EPFL in Switzerland have developed a very unique type of exoskeleton: Instead of granting the user Iron Man-like super strength, their exoskeleton stops elderly people from falling over. This might sound like a somewhat trivial super power to grant, but …

Robotics

When Artificial Intelligence and Social Media Marketing Collide

Both artificial intelligence and social media marketing are getting a lot of attention nowadays because of their huge benefits and growth potential. They are benefiting both businesses and normal people in various ways. The investment has already been growing in the artificial intelligence, and the …

Social Media Marketing

An ode to the old Nokia 3310's indestructibility

Last week, the brand new Nokia 3310 went on sale in the UK. It’s the long-awaited remake of the iconic handset that occupied our pockets (and our hearts) way back in 2000.<p>People have fond memories of the original 3310. Perhaps it’s because for millennials, it was the first cell phone they ever …

Nokia 3310

Fan saves baby from ball at a football game

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Soccer

This website displays the ever-fluctuating value of Bitcoin in real-time

The value of Bitcoin has been soaring uncontrollably over the last few months, especially during last week. But given the notorious volatility of cryptocurrencies, this glorious run might be close to an end any moment now – and this handy tool lets you spot this in real-time.<p>Designed by developer …

Cryptocurrency

Snapchat now asks you to turn on location services to use basic filters

Snapchat has finally come up with a feature we dearly hope Facebook will not be cloning.<p>The company is now asking users to enable location services when using its basic filters. The change, which was initially spotted by a heap of irked Redditors, purportedly came with the latest iteration of the …

Apps

This handy tool makes discovering beautiful Google fonts simple

An often overlooked Google product is Google Fonts. Not only do these look great and speed up the Internet, but they’re also completely free. The only downside is picking one to use in your next project.<p>Better Google Font Finder, by San Francisco-based product designer Mattthew, aims to make that …

Typography

How a Virtual Education is Creating New Opportunities For K-12 Students

According to recent reports, the majority of K-12 schools in the US are unable to offer the quality course programs required for students to acquire essential computing skills. The schools are lacking either the funds to provide the courses or good faculty to teach computational skills.<p>The Virtual …

Education

A small bash script to fetch and display lyrics for Spotify

3 Tools to Keep Your Content Strategy Going Strong

Branded content has become a part of everyday life. Nowadays, it’s is perhaps the most favored way for businesses to express their unique stories to the world. It seems like it has become blatantly clear the old ways of promotion, such as radio spots and billboards, aren’t having the same effect …

Digital Marketing

7 science-backed formulas to increase productivity today

Every one of us makes hundreds, if not thousands of small to big decisions on a daily basis. The way to have a higher quality of life is to make higher quality decisions everyday.<p>This could be deciding who we spend our time with, what we spend our time doing, or how we approach the projects we’re …

Time Management

Electronic Entertainment: Which Types of Entertainment Platforms Rock Today

If you want to have some good time with pals, family, or say colleagues you can always look for the best entertainment platforms to go with. A dance on a roof top bar isn’t bad; some good food with friends is also cool. A get together party back at home is fine, but my, there are simple more …

Livestreaming

The difference between investing and speculating

With Bitcoin cracking $2,500 per coin recently, it seems everyone has an opinion on what the future of the cryptocurrency is and whether it is a worthwhile investment. The hard truth though is that no one with an opinion on bitcoin is making an informed decision. Rather they are all speculating, …

Real Estate