What the heck is machine learning, and why is it everywhere these days?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, ignoring every big tech advance in the past decade, you’ve probably heard of machine learning. Whether it’s better fraud detection and prevention, the handy online recommendations made by Netflix and Amazon, revolutionary facial recognition technology, or futuristic self-driving cars, machine learning is powering the current artificial intelligence revolution. But what […]


These 19th-century astronomical drawings show the beauty of cosmos

Jupiter, 1880. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Saturn, 1874. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Solar eclipse of July 29, 1878. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Mars, 1877. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Moon, 1875. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Aurora Borealis, 1872. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Group of sun spots. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Orion Nebula, 1975. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot We live in a golden age of […]

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These noise-cancelling headphones from Bose, Sennheiser, and Sony are up to $100 off for Amazon Prime Day

Whether it’s to drown out a noisy commute, noisy roommates, noisy neighbors, or all of the above – noise-cancelling headphones are big right now. However, headphones with noise-cancelling technology tend to be a little more expensive, especially when coupled with Bluetooth. Luckily, three pairs of noise-cancelling headphones are on sale for Amazon Prime Day, for […]

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These ‘tentacular’ jellyfish lamps bring the deep sea to the surface

ghArt has always found inspiration in nature, from prehistoric cave paintings to dynamic modern architecture. In the tradition of bio-inspiration, a German designer named Max Jürgensen has created a stunning lamp that mimics the appearance and fluid movement of a jellyfish. The Jellyfish Motion Lights are part lamp, part installation, and completely captivating. “I’ve always […]

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These are the books that early Facebook investor Marc Andreessen thinks everyone should read right now

Silicon Valley investor and once-prolific tweeter Marc Andreessen is back on Twitter with a new avatar – it’s a bald Charlie Brown clutching a book – and a summer reading list. Andreessen, cofounder of buzzy venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, abruptly left Twitter in the fall of 2016, deleting all his tweets after writing, “Taking […]