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“I Was Devastated”: Tim Berners-Lee, the Man Who Created the World Wide Web, Has Some Regrets

Berners-Lee has seen his creation debased by everything from fake news to mass surveillance. But he’s got a plan to fix it.<p>“For people who want to make sure the Web serves humanity, we have to concern ourselves with what people are building on <i>top</i> of it,” Tim Berners-Lee told me one morning in …

Technology Fridays: MLDB is the Database Every Data Scientist Dreams Of

Machine learning solutions in the real world are rarely just a matter of building and testing models. Managing and automating the lifecycle of …

How to Download Absolutely Everything You Can Find on the Web

The internet is always there, vast and accessible, from wherever you happen to be—until it isn’t. Maybe you’ve got a long flight ahead of you and …

How the brilliance of blockchain overshadows Bitcoin

With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

Online Life

5 expert tips for stunning detail in landscape photos

How do you make a mountain appear as large to the viewer as it does to you? How do you get rid of noise in your nightscape images? How can you get …

Landscape Photography

The 6 Best Free Online Artificial Intelligence Courses For 2018

A basic grounding in the principles and practices around artificial intelligence (AI), automation and cognitive systems is something which is likely to become increasingly valuable, regardless of your field of business, expertise or profession.<p>Fortunately, today you don’t have to take years out of …

Machine Learning

7 clever ways to use that USB drive again

Thumb drives used to be so cool. They came in every shape and material, from little plastic rectangles to rubber wristbands, novelty animals, and pens sporting a built-in USB-drive. We used to marvel at the data they contained, easily dragged and dropped into a special icon. They were simple and …

Portable

Five Things Painters Do That Photographers Should Be Doing Too

The best creatives take inspiration from areas other than the discipline they are working in, and photographers should be no different. Have you ever …

Is your software racist?

There's a fly in the ointment of 'smart government': The emerging problem of biased algorithms. Politicians are struggling to catch up.<p>Late last year, a St. Louis tech executive named Emre Şarbak noticed something strange about Google Translate. He was translating phrases from Turkish -- a language …

5 free software programs that work just as well as the paid versions

As the saying goes, the best things in life are free: love, friends, and great software that works almost as well as a paid product. If you’re like me, you have probably shopped around for certain apps or programs, and then you balked at the price tag. “Is this really worth $200?” you ask …

The eight-day guide to a better digital life

Your apps, search engines and social networks know hidden things about you that even your closest friends might not. To find out just how much, Sophia Smith Galer tries a programme called the Data Detox.<p>I was dubious at first when I read about the Data Detox. It sounds like a guide to logging off, …

Social Media

The Delights of Parsing the Beatles' Most Nonsensical Song

Released 50 years ago, “I Am the Walrus” is endlessly analyzable, and yet somehow analysis-proof.<p><i>“It seems very pretty,” she said when she had finished it, “but it’s rather hard to understand!” (You see she didn’t like to confess, even to herself, that she couldn’t make it out at all.) “Somehow it</i> …

Literature

How to keep your cell phone apps from eating up all your data

Our love affair with data is growing stronger. So strong, in fact, that many people burn through the data in their cell phone plan, then wonder where their data went.<p>Understanding how much data your favorite apps use, and how to track and adjust that usage, can help you avoid costly overage or …

Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography

It's no wonder that landscape photography is so popular...For starters, it's an accessible given that we're surrounded by landscapes big and small …

Landscape Photography

How to tell if Wi-Fi Assist is actually using too much iPhone data

There’s a feature on iPhones called Wi-Fi Assist that is a common source of confusion for a lot of users. Wi-Fi Assist helps your iPhone switch to cellular data with your carrier when your local Wi-Fi is too weak to offer fast enough loading speeds.<p>That sounds risky especially if you have a limited …

Cathy O'Neil, author of 'Weapons of Math Destruction,' on the dark side of big data

Cathy O'Neil calls herself a data skeptic. A former hedge fund analyst with a PhD in mathematics from Harvard University, the Occupy Wall Street activist left finance after witnessing the damage wrought by faulty math in the wake of the housing crash.<p>In her latest book, "Weapons of Math …

Education

Amazon Music Unlimited lands in the UK, Germany, and Austria

One month after it launched in the US, Amazon has expanded its Music Unlimited on-demand streaming service to the UK, Germany, and Austria.<p>Amazon Music Unlimited is already live in the UK, and is expected to launch in Germany and Austria later today.<p>For Prime users, the service costs £7.99 / €7.99 …

This indoor/outdoor HD home security camera is on sale at its lowest price ever

The only thing better than a high-quality indoor/outdoor home security camera is a high-quality indoor/outdoor home security camera that’s on sale at …

The Difference Between Two-Factor and Two-Step Authentication

You know you should use two-factor authentication everywhere you can, but there’s also “two-step” authentication, which may come off like the same …

Information Systems

Reports Of A Cybersecurity Market Slowdown Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

There have been some reports of a cybersecurity market slowdown. But a statistical look at the industry suggests it is surging.<p>The worldwide cybersecurity industry is defined by market sizing estimates that range from $75 billion in 2015 to $170 billion by 2020. Or to put it another way, …

How To Get More Battery Life From iPhone 6S, Galaxy S6 And Other New Apple And Android Smartphones

If you have recently unwrapped an iPhone 6S or Android smartphone, you probably have spent the past couple of days discovering what you can do with …

Here’s How to Hide Photos on Your iPhone

You’re grabbing lunch with your coworker/work wife when you hand over your phone to show her your Europe vacation photos. She’s getting scroll happy on your phone and goes right past the point where the vacation ends and right smack into your series of kind of embarrassing selfies you took in the …