Neural networks are demonstrating profound leaps in their abilities when they're tasked with open exploration instead of a narrowly focused goal.
Like the big banks, big tech uses its lobbying muscle to avoid regulation, and thinks it should play by different rules. And like the banks, it could be about to wreak financial havoc on us all. By Rana Foroohar
‘In every major economic downturn in US history, the ‘villains’ have been the ‘....
After we compiled our list of startup failure post-mortems, one of the most frequent requests we gotwas to use these posts to figure out the main reasons startups failed.
Startups, corporations, investors, economic development folks, academics, and journalists all wanted some insight into the....
Katarzyna Pruszkiewicz spent six months running fake social media accounts at self-described ‘ePR firm’ in Wrocław
It is as common an occurrence on Polish Twitter as you are likely to get: a pair of conservative activists pouring scorn on the country’s divided liberal opposition.
“I burst out....
Now it’s war: Gen Z has finally snapped over climate change and financial inequality.
Physicists have found a new way to conceive of time as an emergent dimension, a kind of hologram springing from the universe’s spatial correlations.
The synchronized brain waves of non-REM sleep may play a key role in preventing toxins from accumulating in a person's brain.
Not long ago, blockchain technology was touted as a way to track tuna, bypass banks, and preserve property records. Reality has proved a much tougher challenge.
Ben Horowitz, the co-founder of the venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, has a new book coming out this coming Monday titled “What You Do is Who You Are,” that takes a look at how to create “culture” at a company.
It’s a word that’s thrown around a lot but that’s very hard to grasp, let alone....
How to stay safe online and prevent phishing with FIDO2, WebAuthn and security keys. This RSS feed only shows excerpts. Please visit the website for the original article as intended: Getting started with security keys
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg began his speech last week by attempting to place free expression in the historical American context, and only then turned to discuss free expression in the context of Facebook, where he proposed something much more modern:People having the power to express....
China’s use of technology for social control of its citizens is extensive – but it could affect users elsewhere too, says security analyst Samantha Hoffman
Samantha Hoffman is an analyst of Chinese security issues at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (Aspi). She recently published a....
Product builders should aim for lovable, not just viable. Jiaona Zhang (product leader at Dropbox, Airbnb, WeWork and lecturer at Stanford) shares her tactics for building MLPs that win users' hearts.
Are the wealthy addicted to money, competition, or just feeling important? Yes.
What’s not entirely clear is why.
Yes, people gain back time (and sanity) by avoiding rush hour commutes. They avoid the distractions of the office.....
The plan was to drink until the pain over. But what’s worse, the pain or the hangover? —Kanye West, “Dark Fantasy”
Caltech physicist Sean Carroll explains dimensions in ways that even a 5-year-old can understand.
The US, UK and Australia are taking on Facebook in a bid to undermine the only method that protects our personal information
• Edward Snowden is a US surveillance whistleblower
In every country of the world, the security of computers keeps the lights on, the shelves stocked, the dams closed, and....