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Want Smarter Apps? Microsoft Has a Toolkit for That

Deep learning, which is basically a new-fangled name for what used to be called artificial intelligence, is a hot topic.<p>And as of Monday morning, …

Artificial Intelligence

An introduction to Machine Learning

Machine Learning

These 6 technologies will define 2016

For the past century, the price and performance of computing has been on an exponential curve. And as futurist Ray Kurzweil observed, once any technology becomes an information technology, its development follows the same curve, so we are seeing exponential advances in technologies such as sensors, …

Artificial Intelligence

Writing modern C++ servers using Wangle.

Firstly, thanks for all the feedback from my first post — Starting a tech startup with C++.<p><b>TL;DR</b> I show how to build a modern C++ high-performance, …

Ubiquitous Computing

Creating a WebGL Game with Unity 5 and JavaScript

<i>This article was peer reviewed by Nilson Jacques Collins, Marc Towler and Matt Burnett. Thanks to all of SitePoint’s peer reviewers for making</i> …

Learning How To Code Neural Networks – Learning New Stuff – Medium

This is the second post in a series of me trying to learn something new over a short period of time. The first time consisted of learning how to do …

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Here’s what the world will be like in 2045, according to DARPA’s top scientists

Predicting the future is fraught with challenges, but when it comes to technological advances and forward thinking, experts working at the Pentagon's research agency may be the best people to ask.<p>Launched in 1958, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is behind some of the biggest …

Singularity

What is Hadoop - An Easy Explanation For Absolutely Anyone

<i>Originally posted here by Bernard Marr</i>.<p>When you learn about Big Data you will sooner or later come across this odd sounding word: Hadoop - but what …

Jobspotting launches a new analytics dashboard for recruiters

Jobspotting launched in January this year with the aim of taking on the Monsters of the online recruitment world (if you see what I did there), taking a data-focused approach to matching candidates with vacancies.<p>Now it’s launched a product to help employers discover more about the competitive …

The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>President Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” If you’re starting a business, you should have a business plan regardless of whether you’re …

Small Business

How The Internet Of Things Is Changing Work

Here’s how technologists think the world of IoT will change the workplace–and how it’s already changing how we do business today.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is an exciting concept, a future where “billions of things are talking to each other,” as technology consulting company SAP describes it. …

Internet of Things

NASA confirms that the ‘impossible’ EmDrive thruster really works, after new tests

Engineer Roger Shawyer’s controversial EmDrive thruster jets back into relevancy this week, as a team of researchers at NASA’s Eagleworks …

Physics

The future is the Internet of Things—deal with it | Ars Technica

IoT is about to explode, perhaps literally, if privacy and security issues aren't fixed.<p>Welcome to Ars UNITE, our week-long virtual conference on the …

Internet of Things

Business Models, Information Technology, and the Company of the Future - MIT Technology Review

Information technology has, of course, played a major role in reshaping business models over the past 20 years.<p>The basic social conventions of the …

Innovation

China 'to start work on super, super-collider by 2020'

The facility, designed to smash subatomic particles together at enormous speed, will reportedly be at least twice the size of the Swiss-based CERN, where the Higgs boson was discovered.<p>Scientists believe the particle is one of the fundamental building blocks of the universe.<p>The final concept design …

Physics

The Secrets Of Uber’s Mysterious Surge Pricing Algorithm, Revealed

Is the way Uber changes its prices fair? And, maybe more importantly, does it actually work? Researchers just reverse engineered the app to find the answers.<p>Most people who use Uber know they may pay more for a ride on a rainy winter evening than on a sunny summer’s day. Uber’s use of dynamic surge …

Berlin-based refugees create map of resources for newcomers

For the millions of refugees arriving in Europe, it can be difficult to adjust to new surroundings.<p>A group of refugees in Berlin have banded together to map key resources across the city, including counseling, healthcare, German language lessons, accommodation, legal assistance, police and public …

Astronomers say they’ve made a key discovery that could predict our planet’s demise

Astronomers have made the first direct discovery of a white dwarf star being orbited by a disintegrating minor planet that will ultimately collide into it. The observation, made by the Kepler space telescope, offers a glimpse into what could happen to the Earth in a few billion years as the Sun, …

Universe

Found! First Earth-Size Planet That Could Support Life

For the first time, scientists have discovered an Earth-size alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star, an "Earth cousin" that just might …

9 stupid mistakes entrepreneurs make, according to a guy who started 20 businesses and failed at 17 of them

<b>A) IGNORING THE "SIX MONTH RULE"</b><p>I was on the board of a business where we all got the financials for that month and realized that the company had six months of cash in the bank.<p>I called the CEO. He said, "no problem. We have six months. I'll raise money a long time before then and we have some big …

Entrepreneurship

How the Higgs boson is born and how it dies: the most precise picture so far

The ATLAS and CMS collaborations, at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, have combined their data to produce our most precise view to date of the Higgs boson<p>Another of those “freak” research publications, which so befuddle the makers of university league tables, is on the way¹. Having made the best …

Physics

Higgs Boson: CERN Scientists Reveal New Details Of The Omnipresent 'God Particle'

The Higgs boson, which is responsible for imparting mass to all other particles, was, for the longest time, a piece that remained missing from the …

2 Accelerators Find Particles That May Break Known Laws of Physics

At the smallest scales, everything in the universe can be broken down into fundamental morsels called particles. The Standard Model of particle …

Physics

8 Ways You Can See Einstein's Theory of Relativity in Real Life

Photo Credit: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty<p>Slide 1 of 15<p>Profound implications<p>Relativity is one of the most famous scientific theories of the 20th …

If we live in one of multiple universes, here's how we could find out

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical physics.<p>But the idea that we live in a "multiverse" made up of an infinite number of parallel universes has long been considered a scientific possibility — …

Quantum Mechanics

The 'Sharpest Picture Yet' of the Higgs Boson

Two experiments at the Large Hadron Collider combine forces to give new precision to the elusive particle's properties.<p>Over three years ago, researchers announced the discovery of the Higgs boson (or a "particle consistent with the Higgs boson," depending on how careful you're being). It was a …

Physics

The 'god particle' gets clear: New results from Large Hadron Collider reveal more about elusive Higgs Boson particles

• <b>Results show how particle is generated and decays</b>• <b><br>Also reveals how it interacts with other particles</b><p>Scientists whose capture of the 'God particle' hit …

Couples in lasting relationships share one important trait

But now we know something else: sharing giggles with a romantic partner keeps the lovey-dovey feelings going, according to a study published in the journal Personal Relationships.<p>Laura Kurtz, a social psychologist from the University of North Carolina, has long been fascinated by the idea of shared …

North Carolina