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Imagine being on a train, going to a destination that you know you will reach. You know it will happen. You cannot get off at a station before you reach the end of the line.But you also know that when you get there, you will not be prepared. You will not know your way around. You simply won’t have the ...

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How VPN Can Get You A Healthy State Of Mind

Image Source: ShutterStock From a luxury available to a select few to the basic need of almost everyone, the internet has indeed grown by leaps and bounds. Besides making information widely available, the internet has opened new channels of communications between individuals, separated by thousands of miles. The exchange of information, sharing of emotion, exchanging ideas, and innovations in almost ...

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Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Use AI To Track Down Terrorists On Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Facebook is in the process of developing AI software that will allow quicker identification of terrorists, suicide risks and bullying online. The algorithm, which was announced in a 5000-word letter from the social network founder, is going to take “many years” to develop as software engineers teach it how to flag content. Bloomberg via Getty ...

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AI Will Save Us (Or At Least Correct Our Mistakes)

Are we sleepwalking into an AI-controlled dystopian nightmare? Once the preserve of science fiction paperbacks, the idea that artificial intelligence poses a true existential threat has grown in popularity. Tech royalty like Elon Musk or Stephen Hawking warn us of impending doom whilst new think tanks seem to spring up on a daily basis, looking to try and ‘steer’ AI ...

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Polluting Cars Will Be Taxed To Enter Central London From October

Drivers of older, more polluting cars will be charged an extra levy for entering central London from 23 October, the Mayor of London has announced. Sadiq Khan said the £10 ‘Toxicity Charge’ would apply in the congestion charging zone typically to petrol and diesel cars registered before 2005. “It’s staggering that we live in a city where the air is so ...

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What Does Autonomous Mean For People Who Enjoy Driving?

There will be nearly 10m cars on roads with at least one self-driving feature by 2020, suggest Business Insider. Look just 15 years into the future, and Boston Consulting Group estimates that over 12 million fully self-driving vehicles will be sold each year by 2035. Yet amid this industry-wide push, there’s a risk that we could lose sight of how ...

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Google And Bing Launch Major Crackdown On Pirate Websites And Illegal Streaming

The days of simply Googling for an illegal stream of a football match or film will soon become near impossible as Google and Bing have announced a major partnership to crackdown on pirate websites. The two search giants have signed up to a voluntary code of practice which aims at protecting users by preventing them from visiting illegal content providers. ...

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Ever Wondered Why You Are Left Or Right Handed? It Is Nothing To Do With Your Brain

No matter how many times we have experienced it, it is still pretty impressive that one of our hands is capable of writing Shakespeare, while the other hand can barely work out how to pick up a pen. As a marker of difference throughout our lives, we’ve all wondered why we end up being right or left-handed, without seemingly having ...

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Watch SpaceX's Rocket Perform An Absolutely Flawless Landing

SpaceX has made what can only be described as a triumphant return after its Falcon 9 rocket made a flawless touchdown at NASA’s historic Kennedy Space Center. Elon Musk was on hand to oversee the second launch of 2017 for SpaceX and what will now be the eighth time that the company has launched a rocket and then successfully landed it. ...

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Human Hibernation Could Halt The Spread Of Cancer Making It Easier To Fight

A leading scientist has suggested that placing humans into a state of hibernation could be a powerful new tool for fighting cancer, in particular terminal cancers. JohnnyGreig via Getty Images Professor Marco Durante, from the Trento Institute in Italy, has suggested that if humans could be successfully placed into a hibernation state then it would stop the cancer in its ...

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