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A Quick Introduction to AI

This column is authored by Srikanth Devarajan, Technical Director, NTT DATA IncThe post A Quick Introduction to AI appeared first on iamwire.

Artificial Intelligence

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

Tutorials

Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

5 Exercises To Help You See

Guest Post by Lauri Novak.<p>We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The …

How to learn a language in super-fast time

Last week, the war of words between the EU and Britain over Brexit took an unexpected turn – when Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president, elected to deliver his in French instead of English.<p>Addressing a conference in Italy, Junker claimed that “slowly but surely English is losing …

Language Learning

Best courses to learn Javascript in 2017

Javascript it by far the most popular programming language out there. We can build static websites, web applications, native mobile applications, …

Road trip guide: Driving the Pacific Coast Highway

What to know before you hit the road.<p>With nearly 650 miles of coastal views, it’s no wonder that State Route 1 — more commonly known as the Pacific …

California

Check out the diverse pleasures of L.A.'s Chinatown, Jake

May. 7, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>L.A. County<p><b>Why:</b> L.A.’s Chinatown has a past. Transplanted from its original venue 80 years ago, the neighborhood northeast of downtown retains an authentic vibe, in a region otherwise threatened with mass gentrification. It is famously notorious in the classic Jack Nicholson …

California

Malcolm Gladwell Says This Is the 1 Stunning Thing People Get Wrong in Trying to Be a Success | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Wouldn't it be terrible if you've been reading the wrong self-help books and following the wrong business gurus?<p>They sound like they know what they're talking about, don't they? But what if it's …

Self-improvement

Try this powerful psychology trick to break yourself from negative thought cycles

Do you criticize yourself? Do you ever think you’re not good enough? Most people self-talk, however when that self-talk becomes negative, it can …

How to Change Your Life in 5 Seconds. Yes, 5 Seconds | Inc.com

In 2008, author, entrepreneur, and award-winning television commentator Mel Robbins was out of work and out of money and running out of options.<p>Her husband, Chris, had invested in a restaurant that was struggling and the family was facing bankruptcy. Simple, everyday decisions like getting out of …

Self-improvement

How to Take More Risks in Street Photography

Dear friend,<p>I think the reason why street photography is fun is because it is risky.<p>1. Shoot what you’re afraid of<p>I know whenever I see a good …

How London startup Thread uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help men buy clothes

His site uses online stylists, as well as artificial inteligence (AI) and machine learning, to create a personalised way to shop.<p>But that can cause problems when he visits standard clothes shops.<p>"We went to Liberty for a bit and I went to the men's section," O'Neill said in an interview at Thread's …

The 8 Coolest TED Talks on Psychology | Inc.com

Humans, we all know, are strange, irrational, beautiful creatures who often act in weird and wonderful ways. That makes us hard to deal with sometimes, but it also makes us totally fascinating.<p>All our quirks are fuel for psychologists, who spend their professional lives trying to dig into our …

Self-improvement

11 Things You Need to Give Up If You Want to Be Happy and Successful

This post is by Elle Kaplan, Founder & CEO, LEXionThe post 11 Things You Need to Give Up If You Want to Be Happy and Successful appeared first on …

Self-improvement

Y'know CSS was to kill off HTML table layout? Well, second time's a charm: Meet CSS Grid

Browser makers unite to make web design great againWith the release of Safari 10.1 this week, four major browsers in the space of a month have …

CSS

The Problem With To-Do Lists and What To Try Instead | Inc.com

People like creating to-do lists. It makes them feel productive and useful, as each completed task gets a well-deserved check mark beside it.<p>In theory, all the tasks on a daily list get completed. Then, you can sit back on your couch and congratulate yourself for finishing a hard day's work.<p>But in …

Time Management

Why Great Leaders (Like Richard Branson) Inspire Instead of Motivate | Inc.com

People often use the terms "inspire" and "motivate" interchangeably. Conceptually they may seem related, but in fact they are worlds apart.<p>"Inspire" translates to <b>"in spirit."</b> Inspiration comes from within.<p>The root word of "Motivate" is <b>"motive,"</b> which is an external force that causes us to take …

Motivation

13 Best Productivity Books To Take You From Slacker To Master

You have dreams. Maybe you’ve turned them into concrete goals. Maybe you’ve even broken those goals down into actionable steps. You do your best to …

Dispelling the Myths Around Depth of Field and Crop Factor

There is a lot of misunderstanding and confusion on the subjects of depth of field, the difference between full-frame and crop sensors, and the ‘crop …

30 web design tools to speed up your workflow in 2018

The right web design tools can streamline your workflow, helping you work smarter – rather than harder – and more efficiently. After all, you want to …

How To Write Clean Organized Code

If there’s one thing you should get into the habit of when you're learning how to code, it’s writing clean and organized code. If you plan on ever …

3 software development trends you don’t want to miss

The world of software development is a fast paced and ever changing landscape.<p>Developers want to work on exciting things. New tools, languages, frameworks and innovations are constantly emerging and revolutionizing the industry.<p>So, are you taking advantage of these software development trends that …

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

Artificial Intelligence

How Mindfulness Makes Us Happier & Better Able to Meet Life’s Challenges: Two Animated Primers Explain

The West has very rich contemplative tradition. Monastics of the early Christian church practiced forms of meditation that have been adopted by many …

Mindfulness

Five Ideas From Buddhism That Everyone Should Know About

Buddhism is variously described as a spiritual tradition, a religion and a philosophy.<p>Now I can't possibly do justice to the ancient wisdom of …

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we embark on life’s journey, we tend to taken away from this sense of self thanks …

Productivity Power Tools for Visual Studio 2017

As we are getting set up to launch Visual Studio 2017 tomorrow, we wanted to let you know that we have released the Productivity Power Tools for …

Top 20 Most Popular Programming Languages in 2017

The software engineering craft has been steadily growing in popularity for the past couple of decades. The innovations in technological startups and …

Programming