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  • Can We Make a Musical Turing Test?
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    Can We Make a Musical Turing Test?

    As artificial intelligence advances, we’re encountering the same old questions. How much of what we consider to be fundamentally human can be reduced to an algorithm? Can we create something sufficiently advanced that people can no longer distinguish between the two? This, after all, is the idea behind the Turing Test, which has yet to… More

  • An Innovator’s City Guide to Tallinn, Estonia
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    An Innovator’s City Guide to Tallinn, Estonia

    Tallinn is the capital of Estonia, a country that has emerged over the last 20 years as one of the most advanced digital societies in the world. The birthplace of Skype, it has earned the nickname e-Estonia because of its vibrant tech ecosystem. When visiting Tallinn, make sure you visit the e-Estonia showroom and peek… More

  • How to work from home and get stuff done
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    How to work from home and get stuff done

    ADVERTISEMENT So, you’ve been given the chance to work away from the office and get your work done in the comfort of your own home – hurrah! You’ll get so much more done, right? Well, perhaps not. While you may not have to get up early and start your daily commute at 6 am, or… More

  • Everything you wanted to know about St. Patrick’s day
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    Everything you wanted to know about St. Patrick’s day

    ADVERTISEMENT When you think of Ireland, you probably think of Guinness, the color green, rainbows, the Shamrock, leprechauns, and the good ol’ pot ‘o gold at the end of the rainbow. While those who don’t live in Ireland rarely associate with their customs and culture, there is one part of the Irish tradition that has… More

  • The six new skills employers will be on the look out for
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    The six new skills employers will be on the look out for

    ADVERTISEMENT Scoring that new job you want is getting harder and harder. Whatever position you’re going for, there always seems to be a million and one other candidates up against you, and they always seem to have an advantage over you. It can be frustrating not to get accepted for a job, and the more… More

  • The six new skills employers will be on the look out for
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    The six new skills employers will be on the look out for

    ADVERTISEMENT Scoring that new job you want is getting harder and harder. Whatever position you’re going for, there always seems to be a million and one other candidates up against you, and they always seem to have an advantage over you. It can be frustrating not to get accepted for a job, and the more… More

  • The Alt Rocket Tech That May One Day Take Humans to Mars
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    The Alt Rocket Tech That May One Day Take Humans to Mars

    On Feb. 6, SpaceX made history when it launched its Falcon Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida. It now reigns as the biggest and most powerful rocket in the world. Elon Musk, the messianic CEO of the billion-dollar space startup, plans to build an even bigger rocket that he promises will eventually take people… More

  • The invention of zero
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    The invention of zero

    ADVERTISEMENT We use numbers in our lives more than we ever consciously think. Our phones, laptops, and watches would be nothing without numbers, and we wouldn’t be able to pay for anything or be able to use the internet. But there is one number that stands above them all: zero. Used in everything from binary… More

  • The Startup That Has to Kill You to Preserve Your Brain—Here’s the Science Behind the Buzz
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    The Startup That Has to Kill You to Preserve Your Brain—Here’s the Science Behind the Buzz

    Here’s something you don’t hear every day: for $10,000, an MIT-backed startup will preserve your brain right down to the synapse level. Within this century, the company pitched, future neuroscientists will extract the information preserved in those synapses, stick them into a supercomputer, reboot your memories, and “archive your mind.” There’s more: the technology only… More

  • Why meditation makes you happy, according to science
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    Why meditation makes you happy, according to science

    ADVERTISEMENT Hands up who feels pretty stressed out right now? Yep, we don’t blame you – and that’s because life is stressful (#SorryNotSorry). After all, it’s impossible to live a stress-free life! However, while some people let their stress get the better of them, affect their health and make them extremely unhappy, there are others… More

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