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This 1976 Apple computer still works and it could sell for at least $300,000 — take a look

In 1976, Apple co-founders Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs sold their first pre-assembled computer, called the Apple-1. It cost them $250 to build and retailed for $666.66. (“As a mathematician I like repeating digits and that was what I thought it should be,” Wozniak told Bloomberg in 2014.) The dream team only built 200 Apple-1s. Tuesday, a fully functioning Apple-1 computer went up ... Read More »

Robots in finance could wipe out some of its highest-paying jobs

Robots have replaced thousands of routine jobs on Wall Street. Now, they’re coming for higher-ups. That’s the contention of Marcos Lopez de Prado, a Cornell University professor and the former head of machine learning at AQR Capital Management LLC, who testified in Washington on Friday about the impact of artificial intelligence on capital markets and jobs. The use of algorithms in electronic markets has ... Read More »

Hero Corp could buy 10-15% stake in Max Financial Services Ltd

NEW DELHI: Sunil Kant Munjal’s Hero Corp is set to buy a significant minority stake from Analjit Singh in Max Financial Services LtdNSE -1.35 %, said two people familiar with the development. The listed Max Financial houses Max Life Insurance, the largest non-bank private life insurer in the country. Singh, who has pledged more than 90% of the promoter stake in Max Financial, ... Read More »

This Concept Gadget Could Make Recycling Infinitely Easier

Cohda’s Recycling Identification Device could make the process of recycling far more intuitive. COHDA BY TOBIAS CARROLL / SEPTEMBER 8, 2019 12:45 PM Relative to decades past, recycling is on the rise. As innovations build on one another, more local governments are implementing recycling programs — and more people are getting into the habit of separating their trash from materials that can ... Read More »

It Could Take More Than a Century to Close the Computer Science Gap: Broadsheet

EVERYONE’S TALKING • One hell of a gap. A new study from Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, a research lab in Seattle, finds that when it comes to closing the gender gap in computer science, we may be even further away than we thought. To gauge the state of the gap, the researchers concentrated on the number of computer science research papers ... Read More »

This town is running an experiment that could help bring internet to millions of people

Thomas Hedger BLANK SPACES This town is running an experiment that could help bring internet to millions of people By Mike Murphy in Sault Ste. Marie, MichiganNovember 20, 2018 “You see that hill over there beyond the tree line? That’s Canada.” Pointing northwest, Steve Mason leads me and Cory Heigl, his boss at Packerland Communications, a local internet provider in ... Read More »

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition could be one of the most impressive remasters ever

I like to think the sign of a good remaster is whether it looks the way you remember a game looking in your memories, whether it maintains the spirit of the original. By that definition, Age of Empires: Definitive Edition is one of the best remasters I’ve ever played. Here’s a game that’s over 20 years old, and when I loaded up this week’s ... Read More »

EDI Software and Other Solutions Your Business Could Be Using

We live very much in the modern, digital age and that means that you and your business should be doing enough to stay relevant. Naturally for any business it is important that if you do invest in any technological aspect, you’ll have to ensure that you are going to get a solid return on your investment. In order to best ... Read More »

Ombudsman could investigate Victorian education department boss

Victoria’s education boss could be investigated by the Ombudsman over explosive claims she tried to pressure a youth justice executive not to give damaging court evidence against the Andrews government. Fairfax Media can reveal that a parliamentary committee will refer the allegations involving education department secretary Gill Callister​ to the state watchdog, paving the way for a potential probe into one ... Read More »

Greater access to higher education could have reversed EU referendum result

Greater access to Higher Education could have reversed the result of the 2016 EU referendum, according to new research from the University of Leicester. The paper, published in the journal World Development, suggests that access to Higher Education was the ‘predominant factor’ dividing those who voted Remain and those who voted Leave. The research also suggests that greater access to higher ... Read More »