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DailyDirt: Help For The Mathophobic

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Plenty of students in school don't like math. There's not much room to argue for points when grade school arithmetic is either wrong or right. With a better understanding of how our brains work, we might be able to devise some ways to make math more pleasant for everyone. At...
DailyDirt: Help For The Mathophobic

Killer robots? Cambridge brains to assess AI risk

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Sure, fears of human-zapping robots might be a "flakey concern," but that doesn't mean technology is short on existential risks. The University of Cambridge is out to find the truth. [Read more]...
Killer robots? Cambridge brains to assess AI risk

How The Flood Of Digital Photos Adds Significance To The Ones We Print

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In the age of digital cameras on a billion smartphones, the world is collectively creating a staggering number of photographs. You probably have a few hundred shots in your pocket right now, and that doesn't count the thousands you've backed somewhere else, nor the ones available from the cloud. On...
How The Flood Of Digital Photos Adds Significance To The Ones We Print
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The End Of The Smartphone Era Is Coming (MSFT, GOOG, AAPL)

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You've heard that Google is working on computerized glasses. They're called Google Glass, and developers can already buy them. It turns out Microsoft is working on something similar. It filed some patents on the project and Unwired View dug them up. There's a big difference between what Microsoft is working on and...
The End Of The Smartphone Era Is Coming (MSFT, GOOG, AAPL)

Can Knotch turn the social network into a marketer's dream?

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Since the dawn of social network time, marketers have been racking their brains to figure out how to harness and use the opinions that people freely publish on their social media pages. The yet-to-launch startup Knotch thinks it may have the answer: Create a social network solely based on...
Can Knotch turn the social network into a marketer's dream?

£1.5bn UBS fraud case witness sets up football betting website

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John Hughes, brains behind the Bets of Mates, told court he knew of unauthorised trades by jailed City trader Kweku AdoboliA former colleague of Kweku Adoboli, the City trader jailed for seven years for gambling away £1.5bn of Swiss bank UBS's money, has set up an online betting company.John Hughes,...
£1.5bn UBS fraud case witness sets up football betting website

The Onion's Pitch-Perfect Parody of Social Media 'Gurus'

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"Using your brains to think of an idea and your skills to implement it? That's the old model." The Onion is not the first to take a dim view of social-media marketing, but it is the funniest. In the latest installment of the satirical newspaper's TED-esque 'Onion Talks' series, a...
The Onion's Pitch-Perfect Parody of Social Media 'Gurus'

Here's What Futurist Ray Kurzweil Thinks Life Will Be Like In The Next 20 Years

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With companies like Google creating self-driving cars and augmented-reality glasses, futurist Ray Kurzweil's predictions are starting to sound much more realistic.  Kurzweil, cofounder of Singularity University, became famous for creating the first text-to-speech software. Forbes called him "the ultimate thinking machine." With technology advancing at increasingly rapid rate, and researchers...
Here's What Futurist Ray Kurzweil Thinks Life Will Be Like In The Next 20 Years
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