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If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

5 psychological tricks to make people buy your stuff

Over the years, psychologists and marketers alike have conducted extensive research to figure out what it is that makes us tick. Why do we do what we do? What influences our decisions? What causes us to change?<p>After all, by understanding the motivations behind a purchaser’s decision, it becomes …

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

Blockchain Powered AI Doctors to Revolutionize Medicine

Doc.ai is hoping to revolutionize the medical industry by bringing AI doctors to all through their smartphones. Using Blockchain technology, the …

Artificial Intelligence

Want To Be A Great Storyteller? First, Break These Habits

The story you decide to tell matters just as much as how you decide to tell it.<p>You’ve heard dozens of times that you’re more likely to engage your audience when you tell a story in your presentation. A story that’s powerful and relevant can galvanize people and inspire action. But even otherwise …

Creative Writing

11 Industries Being Disrupted By AI

In the world of technology, the mantra "innovate or die" is truer for organizations than ever, and artificial intelligence (AI) is redefining …

Attackers can fool AI programs. Here’s how developers can fight back

Artificial intelligence isn’t all that different from natural intelligence. No matter how smart you are, you can be fooled. If the tricksters are …

Jeff Bezos Absolutely Killed It With this Brilliant Customer Support Hack

A customer support executive learns the hard way that it's a hugely dumb idea to shovel BS on the big guy.<p>I don't know about you, but I dread calling customer service, regardless of the company I'm calling.<p>Most of the time, I end up on hold for what seems like forever, listening to music that's …

Jeff Bezos

The Most Important Tech Trends Of 2018, According To Top VCs

From saving energy to helping humans help machines, this year’s investments will try to help startups make more progress in areas that already matter.<p>As venture capital investing goes, so go startups and the technologies that those young companies develop. And so asking VCs about the investment …

Human Geography

4 Types of Machine Intelligence You Should Know

Cognitive computing, AI, machine learning, and deep learning are often used to describe the same thing, when they actually differ. We explain what …

Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos

Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos theory discovered that the “butterfly effect” makes long-term prediction impossible. Even the smallest …

Democratizing Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning

Years ago, when I was taking my first steps in computer programming, coding was for geeks and computer programs had limited use. Development tools …

14 Ways To Explore the Future of Technology At #SMWNYC

From data and creativity and paid media models to the future of brands and publishing, our curated tracks are designed to provide you with a deeper …

Ethics key to AI development, says Lords committee

Ethics should be put at the centre of artificial intelligence (AI) adoption to ensure it’s developed “for the common good and benefit of humanity”, …

The 6 Best Free Online Artificial Intelligence Courses For 2018

A basic grounding in the principles and practices around artificial intelligence (AI), automation and cognitive systems is something which is likely to become increasingly valuable, regardless of your field of business, expertise or profession.<p>Fortunately, today you don’t have to take years out of …

Machine Learning

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. Some familiar …

Google AI experiment has you talking to books

Google Research is giving us a (fun) glimpse of how far natural language processing in artificial intelligence has come. Mountain View's research division has rolled out a couple of what it calls Semantic Experiences, which are websites with interesting activities that demonstrate AIs' ability to …

Artificial Intelligence

Why AutoML Is Set To Become The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

When businesses identify a problem that can be solved through machine learning, they brief the data scientists and analysts to create a predictive analytics solution. In many cases, the turnaround time for delivering a solution is pretty long.<p>Even for experienced data scientists, evolving machine …

Machine Learning

Have we got Open Banking marketplaces back to front?

Open Banking has been the topic du jour for some time and one aspect that comes up again and again i...

New App Lets You Bid on Unsold Airline Seats at the Last Minute

A new startup is here to reward spontaneous travelers who like to plan trips on a whim, as well as procrastinators who tend to purchase their airline …

Why we need the data ethics canvas

Data is emerging as a vital and virtual form of infrastructure that we rely on. This creates the opportunity to build better societies but also the …

Artificial Intelligence

Wells' OCC tipoff, crime-fighting AI and HSBC's mortgage play: Top stories of the week

Wells Fargo gets tipped off by OCC on investigation; HSBC is wading back into U.S. mortgage waters; a bank uses artificial intelligence to combat …

Schools Are Spending Millions on High-Tech Surveillance of Kids

Advanced surveillance technologies once reserved for international airports and high-security prisons are coming to schools across America. From New …

Surveillance

Insurance shoppers gain new service channel with artificial intelligence chatbot

Major auto insurance provider Progressive may be best known for Flo, its iconic spokesperson. The company wanted to take advantage of customers’ …

An AI just beat top lawyers at their own game

The nation's top lawyers recently battled artificial intelligence in a competition to interpret contracts — and they lost.<p>A new study, conducted by …

This app is the secret to never forgetting your passwords again

Making “password” your password just won’t cut it. You need strong combinations of numbers, letters, and weird characters to stay safe online. But …

Agricultural Giants Teach Computers to Farm

On Midwestern fields and in research greenhouses, agricultural giants like Monsanto Co. and BASF SA are teaching machines how to farm.<p>The companies are expanding early-stage investments in artificial intelligence, joining other industries in betting that research and decision-making can be …

What to Ask Graphic Design Clients

At the start of a project, it is important to know what to ask graphic design clients to gather as much information as possible. This will often …

Graphic Design

Understanding How Machines Learn, Through Prototyping

by Big Tomorrow | January 23, 2017 | More Articles<p><b>Machine Learning </b><i>— This is the second article in a larger series exploring the intersection of</i> …

Machine Learning

Apple is fixing App Store reviews at last

As it prepares to roll out iOS version 10.3, Apple is making some clever fixes to its App Store for mobile devices.<p>First up, it’ll begin allowing developers to publicly respond to reviews, so they can address issues and questions raised by users right on their app listings pages. Android folks have …