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Differences Between AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning | Times Square Chronicles

Differences Between AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning<p>Thanks to the advent of some pretty amazing technology, our devices are starting to get a …

Machine Learning

15 Best Documentary Series On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: July 24th</b><p>There’s nothing better than finding a good documentary on Netflix, but sometimes you’re craving a little more depth than the average two-hour film can give. Enter the documentary series, a slightly lesser known category that will help entertain and educate you through the day …

Documentaries

North Korea's missile took a bizarre path through space, and here's why it deeply worries weapons experts

Early Wednesday morning, North Korea test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile to a record-breaking speed and altitude for the isolated nation.<p>North Korea's new show of force follows an ICBM test launch in July and a powerful thermonuclear test blast in September.<p>Officials in the US, …

Brexit: Britain to be kicked out of Europol against its will

Britain will no longer be a member of the European police agency Europol after it leaves the European Union, the European Commission’s chief …

Great Britain

Confidence grows that extreme weather pattern will soon envelop Northern Hemisphere

The stage is set for a dramatic change in the weather pattern across the Northern Hemisphere during the next seven to 10 days.<p>That change will likely …

Matt Lauer’s History at ‘Today’: Two Decades of Highs and Lows

Matt Lauer, who was fired by NBC on Wednesday over a sexual harassment allegation, was one of the network’s most high-profile journalists and the face of one of its most valuable programs, “Today,” since the mid-1990s.<p>Mr. Lauer spent 21 years at “Today,” the longest tenure for the show, and was …

At UN, Ambassador Haley warns against war in which North Korean regime 'will be utterly destroyed'

World<p>The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations warned Wednesday that the North Korean regime "will be utterly destroyed" if a war breaks out, a day after that country launched an intercontinental ballistic missile in a new provocative test.<p>"We have never sought war with North Korea, and still today …

How Breathing Calms Your Brain, And Other Science-Based Benefits Of Controlled Breathing

The science of breathing stands on quite ancient foundations. Centuries of wisdom instructs us to pay closer attention to our breathing, the most basic of things we do each day. And yet, maybe because breathing is so basic, it’s also easy to ignore. A brief review of the latest science on breathing …

Immune System

what the silence of politicians on chechnya's 'gay camps' says about lgbtq oppression

Following reports of gay men being rounded up into torture camps in Chechnya, there has been a deafening silence from politicians. i-D considers the consequences of their silence, speaking with protesters at the Queer Solidarity demonstration outside...<p>Like countless others who were born in the …

Protest Signs Remade as Light Boxes Illuminate the Civil Rights Struggle

Artist Sam Durant finds the poetry in protest language and renders it in neon.<p>When highly charged language is isolated and removed from its original context, does it have the same meaning? Hung high above Paula Cooper Gallery in New York and appropriated from a 1963 Civil Rights era protest sign …

Death toll from Aleppo bus convoy bomb attack at least 126 - Observatory

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The death toll from a bomb attack on a crowded bus convoy outside Aleppo has reached at least 126 in the deadliest such incident in Syria in almost a year, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Sunday.<p>A damaged bus is seen after an explosion yesterday …

Joe Biden Calls on Trump Admin to Condemn LGBTQ Crisis in Chechnya

OUT Politics and Policy<p>Joe Biden is "disgusted and appalled" by reports of authorities in Chechnya torturing and killing men who are believed to be gay or bisexual.<p>On Friday, the former Vice President responded to growing concerns among international governments and human rights groups who have …

Joe Biden

Power and Punishment: Two New Books About Race and Crime

<b>LOCKING UP OUR OWN</b> <b><br>Crime and Punishment in Black America</b><br>By James Forman Jr.<br>Illustrated 306 pp. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $27.<p><b>A COLONY IN A NATION</b><br>By Chris Hayes<br>256 pp. W. W. Norton & Company. $26.95.<p>For advocates and officials working to end the era of mass incarceration and the use of excessive force …

GOP Congressmen Face Angry Constituents After Targeting Planned Parenthood

Town halls draw crowds concerned about health care.<p>TROY, N.Y.― Rep. John Faso, a moderate Republican from upstate New York, must have known his constituents were going to confront him <b></b>over his support for the health care repeal bill, which would have defunded Planned Parenthood. He held just one …

Why You Shouldn’t Want To Always Be Happy

In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the …

10 Habits for a Long-Lasting Relationship

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

10 Amazing Benefits of Mindfulness Backed by Science

Mindfulness, the practice of staying aware and in sync with yourself and your surroundings often characterized by sitting in total silence with legs …

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness to Fix Your Brain, Decrease Stress and Improve Performance

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of …

3 tips from the expert who teaches mindfulness at Google, Microsoft, Sony, and Nike

Reflexively, I pick it up and check my personal email. I see this month's electric bill and my latest credit card bill. <i>Didn't I just pay those?</i> I wonder.<p>Against my better judgment, I open both emails, and the prospect of more money going out as opposed to in causes a good deal of anxiety to rise …

A Radical New View of Mindfulness

A controversial article published this week in <b>Psychological Inquiry</b> by <b>Eric Garland, Barbara Fredrickson, Philippe Goldin and Norman Farb</b> claims to be offering a solution to what the authors maintain is a vacuum in the study of mindfulness. Their contribution, the <b>Mindfulness-to-Meaning Theory</b> …

77 Books That Changed My Life and 3 Recommendations to Read More Books

The one constant thing in our life is change. We cannot avoid it and the more we resist change the tougher our life becomes.<p>Trust me, I know this …

Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

<b>The Definition Of Heutagogy & Self-Determined Learning</b><p>by <b>Stewart Hase</b> and <b>Chris Kenyon</b><p><i>Ed note: This is part 1 in a series on self-determined learning</i> …

US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism …

North Korea seeks joint probe with US on Sony hack

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1132000/1132959_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1537628998_61d3612f1c0f5ca53a019b69502a5b97<p><b>North Korea has offered to hold a joint inquiry with the United States into a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, strongly denying US claims that it is</b> …

North Korea

U.N. Security Council Votes To Discuss North Korean Human Rights, Overriding Chinese Objection

The United Nations Security Council voted Monday to formally discuss North Korea's human rights situation, despite objections from Russia and Pyongyang's close ally, China.<p>Eleven nations on the 15-member council voted in favor of the proposal, with only two — Chad and Nigeria — abstaining. Russia …

North Korea

Leader of protests against Pakistani cleric fights on despite Taliban threat

Jibran Nasir says he is not backing away from campaign against Abdul Aziz, extremist leader of the Red Mosque in Islamabad<p>The leader of protesters demanding the arrest of an infamous Pakistani cleric who refused to condemn last week’s massacre of more than 130 schoolboys has vowed to continue his …

UN Security Council takes up N. Korea's human rights

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council took up the issue of North Korea's bleak human rights situation for the first time Monday, a …

Record 17,000 join 'Pinstripe Nazi' anti-Islam march in Germany

A record 17,000 people have joined the latest in a string of demonstrations against Islam in Dresden, eastern Germany, celebrating the rise of their far-right populist movement by singing Christmas carols.<p>The march on Monday night was organised by Patriotic Europeans Against Islamisation of the …