In the summer of 1943, when Adolf Hitler's armies marched unchecked across Europe, Reinhold Niebuhr, a pastor in a remote New England village decided to write a prayer ... James Comey wrote his college thesis on religion and politics, embracing Reinhold Niebuhr’s argument that “the Christian must enter the political realm in some way” in order to pursue justice, which keeps “the strong from consuming the weak.”
Over 17 years and five flights, Gennady Padalka has accumulated more time in orbit than any person, ever.
We’ve collected some of our favorite moments and milestones—just a few of the ways you’ve pushed software forward.
After a decade in the NBA's minor league, Andre Ingram finally got his shot — and he made it count. By the game's end, the rookie with the gray-speckled hair had earned a chorus of "MVP" chants.
A study finds that hackathon sponsors take advantage of free labor to create "fictional expectations of innovation that benefits all."
Convolutions are an important tool in modern deep neural networks (DNNs). This post is going to discuss some common types of convolutions, specifically regular and depthwise separable convolutions ...
A recent paper suggested a new mathematical point of view on version control. I first found out about it from pijul, a new version control system (VCS) that is loosely inspired by that paper ...
Artificial intelligence researchers develop new method to let neural networks continue to learn, even after initial training.
I think I am at least somewhat more productive than average, and people sometimes ask me for productivity tips. So I decided to just write them all down in one place ...
Boeing and Rolls-Royce are investing in the UK company developing a revolutionary propulsion system.
We propose a framework for extreme learned image compression based on Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs), obtaining visually pleasing images at significantly lower bitrates than previous methods.
A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.
In a few weeks we will release the first public technology preview of EdgeDB—a new open-source object-relational database ...
People often tell me they want to start a startup, but they don’t know what to build. “I’m not a person with ideas”, they’ll say. Stop that narrative. You are whatever you tell yourself you are.
Hunter S. Thompson's letter to his friend, Hume Logan, on finding your purpose and living a meaningful life. The most profound advice I've ever come across.
Following a successful January test launch of their Electron booster with 3D printed components, US private space firm Rocket Lab plans to go ahead with its first fully commercial mission later this month.
Designed by artists Allan and Gloria Graham as a passive-solar, straw-bale construction, it nestles into a hillside overlooking Rowe Mesa and the Santa Fe Trail in New Mexico.