The tools can test your vocabulary while waiting for a reply on IM or for an email to send.
The problem of "hippos" in the workplace - and why it is important that their decisions can be openly questioned.
Civility is missing in today's political discourse.
Artificial intelligence is making the limits of human knowledge painfully obvious.
Did you know John Oliver and Cookie Monster co-anchor a nightly news broadcast ...
Even more hilarious than the original
Research suggests that people with a pessimistic outlook can be more productive, make fewer mistakes, and have better communication skills. (Grumble while you work?)
Some rich and famous entrepreneurs have some pretty weird hobbies.
I found this guy via an answer on Quora. This is his blog archive. The site is somewhat self promotional, but may still contain useful info.
We're excited to open-source Litho, and we hope to enable Android developers everywhere to develop more efficient UIs while writing simpler code.
Alternate title: How to interview a company
How Shian-Jiann Lin's atmospheric grids could unify weather forecasts and climate models
What an AI cannot create, it does not understand.
Twenty years ago, a marginalized Yann LeCun couldn't get his ideas heard. Now he's running the Facebook team working to create machines that think like you.
Each scientist has his or her own way of distilling its importance. We asked four of them—astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, geobiologist Hope Jahren, bioengineer Manu Prakash, and theoretical physicist Freeman Dyson—how they cultivate and explain that essential trait.
Fusion 360 is Autodesk’s flagship product for 3D CAD in the market. But where is it going? Let’s find out.
Looking for an easy way to find 3D printable terrain models? Go no further than TouchTerrain. Probably would have made your life easier
New method could save thousands of lives a year
Material scientists have predicted and built two new magnetic materials, atom-by-atom, using high-throughput computational models. The success marks a new era for the large-scale design of new magnetic materials.
Somewhat self promotional for Textio, but potentially interesting nonetheless ...
The company has built an impressive high-tech operation but is spending heavily to lure customers who are always a bad experience away from bailing.
A new survey attempts to quantify the unhappiness of programmers.
For decades, neuroscientists believed that short-term memories were transferred from the hippocampus to the prefrontal cortex over time.
Why startup founders should take a second look at “meh” markets.
Today’s featured author is a programmer, a consultant, an author and a publisher who coauthored The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master.
Machines still have a long way to go before they learn like humans do – and that’s a potential danger to privacy, safety, and more.
Deep neural networks are easily fooled: High confidence predictions for unrecognizable images
The tech giant is quietly testing "Google Hire."
A new report, titled “From Metal to Minds: Economic Restructuring in the Rust Belt” by Richey Piiparinen, Jim Russell & Charlie Post is the...
It was gripping and powerful, it made me laugh, it made me cry, and you'll never believe the stunning twist at the finale!