May 272016
 

Amazon has put Alexa, the voice-powered AI software found in the Echo, Dot and Tap, right inside the browser with the launch of Echosim.io. After logging in with an Amazon account, anyone can start asking Alexa questions by clicking and holding on the mic button.

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May 272016
 


The longstanding joke about fusion—that it’s the energy source of the future, and always will be—may be the field’s biggest problem. The quest to bottle the power of the sun has led to countless starry-eyed predictions of an imminent clean energy revolution.

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May 272016
 

He lives near San Francisco, makes more than $50,000 per year, and is voting for the billionaire to fight against political correctness. For several days, I’ve been corresponding with a 22-year-old Donald Trump supporter.

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May 262016
 


Back in the late-housing-bubble period, in 2007, Countrywide Home Loans, which was then the largest mortgage provider in the country, rolled out a new lending program. The bank called it the “high-speed swim lane,” or H.S.S.L., or, even more to the point, “hustle.

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