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HoloLens Update for Remote AR App Offers a Peek at the Future of Remote Collaboration in AR

On Wednesday, Scope AR, makers of Remote AR, the augmented reality video conference calling and remote assistance solution, announced that the app is …

Augmented Reality

Your guide to tax brackets in 2018

The IRS recently announced the federal tax brackets for 2018, and while the seven marginal tax rates are the same, the income thresholds have increased slightly to keep up with inflation. While there's a chance that these tax brackets may change if the GOP tax reform efforts are successful, here's …

Retirement

If You Aspire to Be a Great Leader, Be Present

Some years ago, we worked with a director of a multinational pharma company who’d been receiving poor grades for engagement and leadership effectiveness. Although he tried to change, nothing seemed to work. As his frustration grew, he started tracking the time he spent with each of his direct …

Leadership

Amazon Prime Video HDR10+ content arrives tomorrow

Amazon Prime Video will start offering HDR10+ content tomorrow, making it available to anyone who has a television that supports the standard. This …

Amazon

Billions of video site visitors unwittingly mine cryptocurrency as they watch – report

Popular sites Openload, Streamango, Rapidvideo and OnlineVideoConverter allegedly force users to mine tokens for cryptocurrency Monero<p>Almost one billion visitors a month to four popular video sites are being unwittingly forced to mine cryptocurrency, according to a report on the practice of so …

Cryptocurrency

The missing Alzheimer's pill

When it comes to some of the biggest diseases America faces in the future, our drug system is set up to fail. What needs to happen?<p>If there’s a dream of what a new drug is supposed to do, it might look something like Kalydeco. In 2012, the new light-blue pill from Vertex Pharmaceuticals rocked the …

Alzheimer's Disease

Follow a Photoshoot From Conception to Finished Image

We're lucky to live in an age when learning photography is easier than ever, but normally, educational content tends to focus on specific techniques …

Photography

10 Natural Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol Levels

Cholesterol is made in your liver and has many important functions. For example, it helps keep the walls of your cells flexible and is needed to make …

Nutrition

This Auto Bracketing Technique Delivers Perfectly Exposed Photos Every Time (VIDEO)

One way to make sure you nail a perfectly exposed image under difficult lighting conditions is to bracket shots by making what you think is a …

Tutorials

Bitcoin's Wild Ride: Cramer's Top Takeaways

Did you miss "Mad Money" on <i>CNBC</i>? If so, here are some of Jim Cramer's top takeaways:<p>Bulls make money, bears make money, but pigs get slaughtered, …

Stocks

Google leads in the race to dominate artificial intelligence

COMMANDING the plot lines of Hollywood films, covers of magazines and reams of newsprint, the contest between artificial intelligence (AI) and …

Artificial Intelligence

There Have Been 4 Economic Mini-Cycles Since 2009, And The Stock Market Has Been Significantly Influenced By Each One

Our current business cycle has consisted of four mini-cycles.<p>The stock market has had a positive correlation with the mini-cycles.<p>Knowing whether a …

Economy

Alzheimer's Symptoms Worsened by Canola Oil—And it Could Cause Onset of Dementia, Scientists Warn

Cooking with canola oil is extremely common, but a new study might make you think before subbing it in for the ever-popular olive. Researchers from …

Dementia

Tencent says there only 300,000 AI engineers worldwide, but millions are needed

A new report from the Chinese tech giant attempts to put a number on the AI talent shortfall<p>It’s well-established that talent is in short supply in the AI industry, but a new report from Chinese tech giant Tencent underscores how great the need might be. According to the study, compiled by the …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

Bitcoin

We are on the path to reversing the damage caused by Alzheimer's

A Better Shot<p>For more than three decades, experts have understood that a gene variant called ApoE4 can greatly increase the risks of the degenerative …

Dementia

Are You a Divergent Thinker? Take This Simple Paper Clip Test to Find Out

A study from 2011 by Sir Ken Robinson is still useful today for anyone who wants to think outside of the box.<p>I love the word <i>metacognition</i>. It means to <i>think about thinking</i>, and it's a favorite topic of mine because it can really help motivate us, find success, or advance a cause. It's not …

Creativity

How Omega-3 Fish Oil Affects Your Brain and Mental Health

Fish oil is a popular over-the-counter supplement extracted from fatty fish like sardines, anchovies, mackerel and salmon.<p>Fish oil primarily contains …

Vitamins

My $200,000 bitcoin odyssey

This was not what I expected to be doing with my October. But there I was, on a flight to Hong Kong, hoping I would be able to retrieve $200,000 worth of bitcoin from a broken laptop.<p>Four years ago, I was living in Hong Kong when a fellow journalist named Mike* and I decided to invest in bitcoin. I …

Bitcoin

Want to Boost Memory by 20 Percent? Science Says Do This 1 Simple Activity

Time outside changes how active specific parts of the brain are, offering clearer, freer thought.<p>If you like to spend your break time with a quick jaunt around the corner to buy a coffee, nobody's judging. But according to science, you might be better off if you took time out of your day to get on …

The Brain

9 Technology Mega Trends That Will Change The World In 2018

Some tech trends fizzle out and die a quiet death, while others are so significant that they transform our world and how we live in it. Here are the top nine tech mega-trends that I believe will define 2018 and beyond.<p><b>Trend 1: The increasing datafication of our lives</b><p>From chatting to friends in a …

Internet of Things

A Neuroscientist’s Diary of a Concussion

One evening in April, driving home from a university function, I was stopped in freeway traffic caused by roadworks somewhere up ahead when I felt a massive jolt. The back of my head hit the headrest, then my head lurched forward and I felt something hit the inside of my forehead with a squishy …

The Brain

We talked to an economist who predicted the Great Recession about the next financial crisis

• <b>Jim Rickards has seen first hand the bailout of hedge funds and has testified before congress about the 2008 financial crisis.</b>• <b><br>He says another recession could hit before the Federal Reserve is done unwinding the processes put in places to save us from the crisis a decade ago.</b>• <b><br>Rickards expects gold to</b> …

Economy

After asking nearly 200 self-made millionaires, I can tell you there are 3 primary ways they got rich

• <b>Thomas Corley studied rich people for five years, including a group of 177 self-made millionaires.</b>• <b><br>He found there are three types of self-made millionaires: savers, executives, and entrepreneurs.</b>• <b><br>The hardest way to build wealth is through entrepreneurship.</b><p>In my five-year Rich Habits Study, I …

Wealth

Amazon is flooding the zone with new cloud A.I. tools that translate, transcribe, and track people

Amazon's market-leading cloud business is launching a bunch of artificial intelligence tools.<p>On Wednesday at the Amazon Web Services re:Invent …

Amazon Web Services

Introducing Amazon Translate – Real-time Language Translation | Amazon Web Services

With the advent of the internet, the world has become a much smaller place. Loads of information can be stored and transmitted between cultures and …

Cloud Computing

The 10 companies that pay AI engineers the most

US companies have invested $1.35B in AI talent, according to new data from Paysa. Here's where AI professionals can make the most money.<p>US companies …

Big Data

The Rise of the Machines

AMONG THE MANY EMERGING TRENDS IN THE technology sector, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) is likely to be one of the most significant over the coming years. AI refers to the ability of machines to perform tasks that would typically be associated with human cognition such as responding to …

Intelligence

Amazon AWS DeepLens camera brings local deep learning to the smart home

Amazon made a rather surprising announcement today, revealing a product that seems to go toe-to-toe in many ways with Google Clips. Say hello to the …

Deep Learning

AWS catches up to competition with AI services for video and text understanding

Amazon Web Services launched a slew of machine learning-based services today that are aimed at making it easier for customers to embed intelligent capabilities in their applications. One new service offers video analysis, while a trio of language understanding APIs offer automatic transcription, …

Machine Learning