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Google's new browser experiment lets you learn about basic AI

Just how does machine learning work? You’ve probably read a primer or two on the subject, but often the best way to understand a thing is to try it out for yourself. With that in mind, check out this little in-browser experiment from Google named Teachable Machine. It’s a perfect two-minute summary …

Kids can learn to code Xbox and PC games at Microsoft stores

There are a ton of initiatives to help kids (and adults) learn to code these days. Google has lessons for teens to code animates scenes starring Wonder Woman, Apple has the kid-friendly Swift Playgrounds and a partnership with Tynker, and even Facebook has a program that suggests learning gadgets …

10 ridiculously smart questions you should ask in a job interview

In a crowded job market, the last thing you want in a job interview to be is forgettable.<p>Yet people do it every day with this one mistake: not asking …

Employment

You’re more likely to hear from tech employers if you have one of these 10 things on your resume

Studies have shown that recruiters only spend six seconds reading your resume, so it’s important to highlight the words that will get their attention.<p>A recent Indeed survey found that when sorting through resumes<b>, tech companies are much more likely to respond to candidates that mention certain</b> …

Patook wants to be Tinder for platonic friendships

Technology isn’t necessarily the best solution for forging new real life connections, whatever the collective marketing spiel of the web’s social giants likes to claim.<p>An especially tricky type of human connection for an app to ‘fix’ is making new friends, as friendships are often forged in the …

The 100 Greatest Movies of the Nineties

From serial killers to slackers, 'Fight Club' to 'Pulp Fiction' – the best comedies, dramas, thrillers and killer horror flicks of the 1990s<p>100<p>By , , …

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Best air-purifying houseplants, according to NASA

NASA recommends one air-purifying plant for every 100 square feet of space<p>While architects are raving about the benefits of plant-covered facades, you don’t need to entirely mask your building with greenery in order to get the same benefits. Starting in the 1980s, NASA scientists began to study the …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

The mystery of India’s deadly exam scam

It began with a test-fixing scandal so massive that it led to 2,000 arrests, including top politicians, academics and doctors. Then suspects started turning up dead. What is the truth behind the Vyapam scam that has gripped India?<p>On the night of 7 January 2012, a stationmaster at a provincial …

Stronger than steel and stretchier than elastic, synthetic silk could transform clothing

US startup Bolt Threads reckons it has one-upped spiders to unlock the incredible potential of synthetic silk.<p>DUBLIN -- If Bolt Threads has its way, the clothes of the future could be made from synthetic fibres similar to the web fired from Spider-Man's wrists. How's that for wearable …

Your Smartphone Will Power Stephen Hawking's Massive Extraterrestrial Search

A $100 million alien life form search backed by famed scientist Professor Stephen Hawking and web billionaire Yuri Milner simply would not work without the public’s computer processing power – and you have the opportunity to participate with your PC, Mac, tablet or even your phone.<p>Leaders of the …

Universe