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What are the odds?

A recently published paper suggests that according to our current understanding of science, the existence of humans is improbable.

The paper published by Cai et al builds upon previous work determining the likelihood of intelligent life emerging in our galaxy. Yet, it’s the first study to consider something previous papers…

Fact or fiction?

UFOs have been around for thousands of years, but their explanations are always changing. Taken at face value, Unidentified Flying Object just means something that flies about which we can’t make any concrete statement on what it is.

In prehistoric times, a UFO would probably be explained as a bird…

Better crippled in body than corrupt in mind

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I’ve been there. A few years ago I was halfway through university, and I had a lot of time on my hands. I was an OK student, I’d do 90% of my studying during exam season — meaning I would loiter around most of the time.

I was left to…

Death by chocolate takes on a whole new meaning

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The Nazis are infamous for their murderous schemes and willingness to use any means necessary during World War II. In 1943, the war had turned sour for them. …

Small lessons, big wins.

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Common sense dictates that when you set off on a journey, you seek the advice of someone who has been on the same path before , hopefully many times before. …

Make a list. Work the list

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Being a developer is hard — especially while you’re finding your flow in the early stages of your career. I’m still going through it. Being productive? That’s even harder.

As a dev, you have to put up with long meetings that eat up time you could spend on writing code…

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In 90s, NASA was thinking big — not Apollo programme big, but big nonetheless. By then, the now legendary space shuttle was coming to be around two decades old, had served reliably on 34 missions and was a marvel of 20th Century engineering. …

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AccuracyDepth-Aware video frame INterpolation, or DAIN, is a new neural network model. The brainchild of researchers from four institutions including Google, DAIN is a look through the window of what the future holds for machine vision and AI made entertainment.

What Does DAIN Do?

In short, DAIN makes videos smoother.

A video is basically…

How to write a lot in a tiny amount of time

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‘They say Rome wasn’t built in a day, but I wasn’t on that particular job ‘ — Brian Clough

Have you ever read an article giving good, actionable advice on how to write beautiful written content? This article is the evil twin of that. The aim here is to help…

It’s Not Only AI You Should Be Excited/Worried About.

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As humans, a lot of our work now leverages brain power. The 19th century consolidated the way of life ushered in from the industrial revolution, and it has been a resounding success in terms of getting work out of our hands and into our heads. So much so that 80.7%…

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