What Should We Expect From AI?

Fear mongering about killer robots and the recent deaths connected with Uber and Tesla autonomous vehicles have rekindled concerns about artificial intelligence in the machines around us. We are well beyond answering Alan Turing’s question, “can machines think?” There is now good reason to ask how we should think of AI, and what we should

11 Companies That Offer Awesome Internships

If you’re a student, you probably don’t need us to tell you that summer break is almost here—you’ve been counting down the days. While summer is a great time to recharge after a demanding school year (you’ve earned it!), that break also gives you ample time to work on your professional skills and beef up

Kaspersky to US: Check Our Source Code

Cybersecurity expert Eugene Kaspersky has volunteered to turn over his company’s software source code to allay fears about possible ties with the Russian government, The Australian reported last week. Kaspersky made the offer public at CeBIT Australia. Some U.S. officials have expressed concerns that Kaspersky Lab might have a close working relationship with the Russian government. Kaspersky

Most Companies Have No Idea Where They Are Going

Dell recently collaborated with the Institute for the Future — an interesting think tank largely driven by futurists, which focuses on helping firms ride future waves rather than being killed by them — on a survey that creates a frightening view of 2030. It could be far closer to Terminator than the utopia we once hoped for. I think more

New Xbox Controller Could Open Whole New World to Gamers With Disabilities

Microsoft on Thursday introduced its new Xbox Adaptive Controller, designed specifically for gamers with disabilities. The new hardware can be used for game play with an Xbox One console or Windows 10 PC, and it offers Bluetooth plug-and-play compatibility. It supports Xbox Wireless Controller features such as button remapping, and it connects to external buttons,

24 Keto Fat Bombs that Will Satisfy Your Hunger

It’s funny that many of us spent years avoiding fat at all costs when, these days, we’re understanding more all the time about the benefits of a high-fat, low-carb diet, also known as the keto diet. In this low-carb diet, 70 percent to 80 percent of your daily calories come from fat, 15 percent to 20

How to live like a local in Lima

Six years ago, Lonely Planet Local Agnes Rivera traveled south along the Pacific Coast and landed in Lima, Peru. Quickly charmed by the capital city’s malecón, a coastal pathway that dips in and out of vastly diverse districts, her interest has remained piqued by the juxtaposition of Lima: at once the metropolitan center of Peru and the melting

Pets: are you aware of the risks to human health?

There is no doubt America is a nation of animal lovers. In 2012, more than 62% of American households included at least one pet. But while most of us are aware of the numerous benefits of pet ownership, are you aware of its risks to human health? Though pets can offer a wide range of

Two days in Odesa, Ukraine’s Black Sea coast boom town

You might think it’s tough to compete with the ancient sights and urban culture of Kyiv, or to rival Lviv’s Mitteleuropa charm, but Odesa – Ukraine’s third-largest city and cosmopolitan Black Sea port – is catching up. Its string of beaches make the country’s number-one summer destination, while the burgeoning foodie scene offers an intriguing