Albert Chan

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How Your Brain Recognizes All Those Faces

Each time you scroll through Facebook, you’re exposed to dozens of faces—some familiar, some not. Yet with barely a glance, your brain assesses the …

The Brain

How my work in AI put my dad out of a job

Back in 2007, when London was booming as the financial capital of the world, a new field called <i>“algorithmic trading”</i> was emerging. In essence, it is about leveraging Artificial Intelligence to place bets on financials markets faster than any human can. Like most PhD students doing AI, I was working …

Artificial Intelligence

The importance of photography in personal branding

The color is another important element representing your personal brand. Since it has the power to stir up emotions, color can send a powerful message and stick in people’s memory. A study carried out by the University of Loyola found that color can increase brand recognition by 80 percent. A bit …

Personal Branding

My giant JavaScript Basics course is now live on YouTube. And it’s 100% free.

My JavaScript Basics course is now live on freeCodeCamp’s YouTube channel.<p>The great thing about this course is that it also aligns with the Basic …

The 13 best US stocks you can buy right now, according to Credit Suisse

The Swiss bank asked every analyst to pick up to three stock picks based on a six- to 12-month time horizon, and ended up with 142 names. Of those 142 names, 13 were listed on the US focus list.<p>The US focus list is a compilation of the analysts' "highest conviction catalyst driven ideas."<p>"The list …

Credit Suisse

This Silicon Valley Actor Made One of the Strangest and Most Beautiful Films of the Summer

Matt Ross steps behind the camera to helm the hilarious and poignant Captain Fantastic.<p>This year is shaping up to be one of the best movie years in quite some time, with smart, idiosyncratic offerings like <i>Swiss Army Man</i>, <i>The Lobster</i>, and <i>Green Room</i> making a strong argument that, in this great age of …

Hong Kong democracy campaigners demand return to British rule as first step to independence from China

Billy Chiu first gained public attention in Hong Kong when he waved the British colonial flag at protests three years ago.<p>On Sunday the activist goes one step further in his crusade against the city’s Chinese rulers, when he establishes a political party to campaign for a return to British …

The 9 best logo redesigns so far this year, according to designers

1/<p>US Soccer Federation, by Nike<p>US Soccer Federation<p>The US Soccer Federation enlisted its sponsor Nike to redesign the crest — which had previously …

Graphic Design

Apple: It's Not What Management Says, It's What They Do

So, Tim Cook came on Jim Cramer’s “Mad Money” show early this week and tried to walk back the China bombshell and talk up the Indian opportunity for Apple. He talked a good game but the questions still remain. Actually this past Tuesday, the shares popped in an otherwise dismal market environment …

Photos Immortalize Hong Kong’s Bright Neon Signs Before They All Disappear

Neon signs, with their vibrant and inviting colors, were once ubiquitous across the urban environment. The softly-glowing hues are quickly becoming a thing of the past however, as brighter and less-expensive LED technology is now the norm for signage. Recognizing that neon's existence is fleeting, …

Hong Kong

"The Temptation Game": Film Review

One of the most spectacular and riveting theatrical and film experiences of the 20th century was Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf," later directed for the screen by Mike Nichols starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.<p>In the 21st century people are living longer than ever before …

Researchers at MIT are using Legos to build interactive transportation maps

The roads, sidewalks, bus stations, and buildings are all made out of Lego blocks. Wee Lego figures represent pedestrians. Laid over it all is a computer-generated projection of the actual neighborhood, filling in the details of current green space and traffic in Dudley Square.<p>The project is a …

Lego

How A Color Designer Creates The Perfect Backdrop For Famous Art

At major museums around the world, the color experts at Farrow & Ball train their discerning eye on the walls behind the artwork.<p>White walls may reign supreme at art galleries, but at major art museums, colored walls are standard practice. And while you might be hard-pressed to remember what color …

Dresses Made of Words

Norway-based ad agency Kitchen certainly knows how to make us do a double-take! Using that old adage – “sex sells” – they dress up beautiful blond women in transparent gowns, made of nothing but words in different typefaces. Created for fashion magazine Alt for Damene, the dresses' message is …

Typography

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