Meet Mycroft: Open Source Artificial Intelligence Powered by Snappy | Ubuntu Insights

Amir Hameedinspiration, Science, Technology Leave a Comment

This is a guest post by the Mycroft team as part of “the startup stories”, a series of blog posts about how and why innovative companies are using Ubuntu technology.   If you work in technology you’ve probably had this dream.  You wake up and your whole house is a computer, a starship in cyberspace that […] Source: Meet Mycroft: Open …

Lexus just unveiled what it calls a real, working hoverboard

Amir HameedNews, Science Leave a Comment

Lexus posted a video on Tuesday for a vehicle we’ve all dreamed about but never thought possible: a real hoverboard.The video is short, and doesn’t show the user actually riding it, but we do see the hoverboard, called SLIDE, hovering above the ground just before a skateboarder ditches his traditional board and hops on. Source: Lexus just unveiled what it …

World’s largest laser compresses diamond to pressures of 50 million Earth atmospheres (Science Alert)

Amir HameedScience, Technology Leave a Comment

BEC CREW SATURDAY, 23 AUGUST 2014 Share on emailShare on print Physicists in the US have compressed a synthetic diamond to pressures of 50 million Earth atmospheres to recreate conditions in the cores of giant planets. Image: National Ignition Facility Snyder & Associates has compassionately represented accident victims for more than 35 years, recovering over a billion dollars on behalf …

Are Crows Smarter Than Children? – News Watch

Amir HameedScience Leave a Comment

In a battle of wits, could a bird outsmart a kindergartner? Don’t be too quick to say no: One clever young bird solved a problem that has stumped 5-year-old children, according to a new study. The bird—a New Caledonian crow named Kitty—figured out that dropping rocks in one water-filled tube was the key to raising the water level in another, …

Tips to Be A More Attractive Guy – Business Insider

Amir HameedScience Leave a Comment

Every man wants to know what will make him irresistible to women — especially when it comes to things he can change and control. How much time should he spend at the gym? What colors look best? Should he shave? We turned to science for answers. via Tips to Be A More Attractive Guy – Business Insider.