Tim Roberts

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Google Launches Free Course on Deep Learning: The Science of Teaching Computers How to Teach Themselves

Last Friday, we mentioned how Google's artificial intelligence software DeepMind has the ability to teach itself many things. It can teach itself how …

McKinsey's State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017

• Tech giants including Baidu and Google spent between $20B to $30B on AI in 2016, with 90% of this spent on R&D and deployment, and 10% on AI acquisitions.<br>• Artificial Intelligence (AI) investment has turned into a race for patents and intellectual property (IP) among the world’s leading tech …

Machine Learning

Consciousness Is a Byproduct of Entropy According to New Research

It’s the second law of thermodynamics, one of the essential rules of the physical universe, everything is infused with a particle of chaos, and that …

25 Alan Watts Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

Our dogs could have been deceiving us this whole time just to get what they want, study reveals

For decades, science and animal behaviourists have been trying to get inside the heads of our adorable dogs to decipher what exactly they are …

Brain activity can continue for 10 minutes after death - new study

The human brain can continue functioning for more than 10 minutes after the body has died, scientists have discovered.<p>Intensive care doctors reported observing the same kind of brain waves in a patient whose pulse had stopped and whose pupils were unreactive as occurs during deep sleep in healthy …

The Brain

5 Ways to Slow Down and Be Happy

When we are in hurry and try to get things done quickly, we realize that there is hardly any joy in what we do. It becomes only a means to an end …

5 must have tools to work smart, and not just hard

In today’s world, hard work itself is not enough to get things done. You need to combine hard work with smart work to become more productive.<p>Looking …

Project Management

I Went To An Energy Gym And Didn't Realise How Much My Brain Needed A Workout

I realised near the end of 2016 that although I spend quite a lot of time going to the gym to work on my body, I very rarely think about working on …

Buddhism is not a Religion. It's Something Much More. Here's Why

Buddhism is considered a religion, but for me it isn’t.<p>To be honest, I used to see it as just another religion, before I actually started delving …

A Psychologist Reveals 5 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Strengthen Your Mind

Do you practice mindfulness? Ever wondered how you’re actually improving mind?<p>The truth is, it can take weeks or months before you experience any of …

Web Development Top 10 for the Past Year (v.2017)

<b>For the past year</b>, we’ve ranked nearly 13,500 Web Development articles to pick the Top 10 stories (0.074% chance) that can help you prepare your web …

National Parks

The Dalai Lama: This is What's Fueling Our Anxiety

It’s strange to see such anger and discontent in the more developed nations of the world. Living conditions have never been better, yet people in …

20 Of The Best Time Tracking Tools To Increase Your Productivity

Time is money, an old saying, has been widely used in most cultures and languages for ages. Today, in a world of business and a crazy pace, time is more valuable than ever.<p>The rhythm of our century puts us in a place where we have no choice but to start planning and tracking our time. It becomes …

Project Management

Huge Xbox Live Sale Begins This Week, Includes 350-Plus Offers

Like it did last year, Microsoft will hold a "Countdown" sale on Xbox Live for 2016. According to Microsoft, this year's sale is the biggest in the history of the Xbox Store, featuring discounts on a variety of Xbox One and Xbox 360 games.<p>It begins on December 22 and offers 19 days of deals, ending …

The 15 Best Video Games of 2016

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32 Mindblowing Documentaries On Netflix To Binge-Watch On Your Day Off

Just in time for the holidays.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

5 Planners That Will Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet | Inc.com

As we approach the new year, many entrepreneurs are reflecting on the last 12 months and looking for ways to more efficiently reach their goals in 2017. There are plenty of apps that will help you increase your productivity, but there's just something about good old-fashioned pen and paper that …

Productivity

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

Risky behavior declines with age, and gray matter may explain why

Older folks tend not to engage as much in risky behavior as teenagers and young adults do. You might call that wisdom or learned experience. But this also may be a result of older brains having less gray matter in a certain spot, according to a new study.<p>Researchers found that adults who were less …

The One-Minute Life Hacks That Will Transform Your Life

This is a guest post by Danish Wadhwa, a strategic thinker and an IT Pro, with more than 6 years of expertise in the digital marketing industry. …

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

Yes, you can get your Zen on while getting miles in. Here are nine tips for making your next run extra-serene.<p>I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the …

10 plant based meals that actually look totally delicious *and* filling

No matter why you’re choosing to add more fruits and veggies to your diet, it can be pretty difficult to find recipes that are both delicious, and …

Food

Crispy smashed potatoes with garlic, thyme, and lemon

Cook potatoes in a pot of boiling salted water until they are tender enough to smash, about 30 minutes.<p>Transfer the potatoes to a colander and rinse …

Recipes

Deliciously Ella's creamy mango and banana overnight oats

Blitzing mango and banana with ground flaxseed and a splash of almond milk is a delicious way to incorporate fruit into an oaty breakfast<p><b>SERVES</b><br>2<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b> <b><br>For the mango puree:</b><br>1 mango<br>2 ripe bananas<br>1 tbsp ground flaxseed<br>a splash of almond milk (enough to make it blend)<p><b>For the oat mix:</b><br>1 ripe banana<br>⅔ …

Breakfast

It Took 1700 Hours to Map a Fly’s Brain

Mapping a fruit fly’s neuronal network for the first time was an incredibly labor intensive task, but the result was a major step forward for neuroscience.<p>A team of researchers from Tokai University in Japan recently produced the first 3D model of a fruit fly's neuronal network. The team's work is …

You Will Be Amazed To Know How Meditation Affects Mind And Body

What comes to your mind when I say the word “<b>Meditation</b>“?<p>Boring? Useless? Right? In this fast running world, where everyone is in a hurry, who has …

15 More Chrome Extensions That Will Increase Your Productivity as a Web Designer

With thousands of extensions and apps to help you become your most productive self, it’s no wonder Google Chrome is well loved in the web design …

Hilarious "McMansion Hell" Website Tears the Architectural Style Apart With Callouts & Pictures

...while explaining design in layman's terms<p>On one end of the architectural spectrum, you've got the self-important avant garde starchitects who …

Architecture