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Margaret Atwood on Magic, Technology, and Changing the World

Margaret Atwood talks to Paul Holdengraber and it is wonderful.<p><i>Margaret Atwood on changing the world…</i> <br>A large small group of people. I think a small …

Google's amazing AI experiments let you play with neural networks

Google is known for its funky experiments with web technology — just take a look at its Chrome Experiments page, where the company has accumulated over a thousand creative web apps using its web technology.<p>A lot of Google’s products today use machine learning to better serve its users.<p>For example, …

What is an API? In English, please.

Before I learned software development, API sounded like a kind of beer.<p>Today I use the term so often that I have in fact recently tried to order an …

Microservices

Google refreshes its cloud storage, slashes prices to a new low

The tech giant revamps its cloud storage offerings, introducing a cold storage tier to challenge Amazon Glacier.<p>Google has refreshed its cloud …

The Secret to Achieving Your Dreams No One Tells You About

A Stanford student announced that she had to drop out of the Happiness class. “When I asked her why, instructor Carole Pertofsky shared with me, she …

How to be happier and have fewer regrets: Stop buying stuff and start doing things

<b>(Reuters/Jim Urquhart)</b><p>Salon speaks to the psychologist co-author of “Brain Briefs” about the human brain, nostalgia and experience<p>Scott Timberg<p>October 18, 2016 10:58pm (UTC)<p>For three years now, cognitive psychologist Art Markman has been broadcasting a show on the human mind, “Two Guys on Your …

From the Smiths to Green Day, map explains the detailed history of alternative music - Alternative Press

[<i>Photo credit: Dorothy</i>]<p>Every music genre can attempt to be traced back to its starting point, and designers at Dorothy released an intricate map that …

The Rise of Deep Learning

Deep learning is becoming increasingly used throughout the world of technology, and there are now endless blogs, books, courses and other resources …

Market Model for Incubators and Accelerators

by Darren Oemcke, Geoff Thomas and Ron van Buuren<p>This continues our previous article on segmenting accelerators and incubators, by looking at …

Get children coding with Technology Will Save Us kits

Sure, your wristband counts steps. But in kids' hands, the same device could be a dance game, a bike light or the glowing chest-piece of an Iron Man …

Look at what Google and Amazon are doing with databases: That's your future

It may seem unlikely that ordinary firms will ever be able to emulate the resource-rich web giants when it comes to data architectures. But that …

The Mathematics of Machine Learning

Euclid, Greek mathematician, 3rd century BC, as imagined by Raphael<p><i>This curated column is by Wale Akinfaderin, PhD Candidate in Physics</i><p>In the last …

'Racist' Gandhi statue banished from Ghana university campus

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi will be removed from a university campus in Ghana after professors launched a petition claiming the revered Indian independence leader and thinker was racist.<p>The statue of Gandhi was unveiled in June at the University of Ghana campus in Accra by Pranab Mukherjee, the …

Google’s Cloud Machine Learning service is now in public beta

Google announced a number of updates to its cloud computing services at a small event in San Francisco this morning. These updates touch Google’s machine learning services, as well as its database and analytics services, and include an update to how it supports its users.<p>The company’s focus today, …

Digital Transformation Index

For businesses to play a part in the next industrial revolution, they must transform digitally. How are businesses reacting to this revolution and …

Innovation

Data Science and Big Data: Two very Different Beasts

<b>By Sean McClure</b> (ThoughtWorks).<p>It is difficult to overstate the importance of data in today’s economy. The tools we use and actions we take consume …

12 Great Data Science Articles by Bill Vorhies

Bill Vorhies is Editorial Director for DataScienceCentral, and President and Chief Data Scientist at Data-Magnum, providing predictive analytics and …

Is The Data Scientist Era Coming To An End?

Wringing value from big data is becoming easier, thanks to much-improved software toolkits that could potentially ease the pent-up demand for hard-core data scientists.<p>In our data-driven world, that progress couldn’t come fast enough. A quick search for data scientist jobs on LinkedIn nets more …

Prediction in the Age of Big Data: The Science Behind Recommendation Systems

Recommendation systems have become a primary way to discover relevant information from vast amounts of data. Netflix uses algorithms to make movie …

The AI Revolution: Why You Need to Learn About Deep Learning

We’re taking a break today from the election and corporate scandals to do something that most leaders–in fact, most people–generally, don’t do often …

Linear Algebra and Its Applications (9780321385178) :: Homework Help and Answers

Math<p>Pre-algebra Algebra Geometry Integrated math Algebra 2 Trigonometry Precalculus Calculus Statistics Probability College algebra Discrete math …

Elon Musk Blows Off Steam With SpaceX Conspiracy Theory Tweet

When SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket blew up last month, destroying Facebook’s satellite, it sparked a flurry of speculation over what could have caused it. …

Deep Learning Libraries by Language

The Boys in the Band review – Mark Gatiss and fine cast elevate dated gay drama

<b>Park, London</b><br>Radical half a century ago, Mart Crowley’s portrait of Manhattan’s gay scene can seem hackneyed and bleak, but a strong ensemble make a reasonable case for it<p>Mart Crowley’s 1968 play about a group of gay men throwing a party is always fascinating as a social document even when it’s less …

Facebook launches Marketplace, a friendlier Craigslist

450 million people already visit “buy and sell” Groups on Facebook each month, and now the company is launching a whole tab in its app dedicated to peer-to-peer shopping.<p>Facebook Marketplace lets you browse a relevancy-sorted feed of things to buy from people who live nearby, and quickly list your …

6 Technology Trends That Will Transform Every Job

<i>This column is by Leading Business and Data Expert, Bernard Marr</i><p>New technologies aren’t just the latest gadgets for the tech geeks to drool over; …

New Libraries Written Entirely in Google’s Go Language Now Available

Google’s Go programming language was developed back in 2009 that’s free, open source and readily available for anyone to use. And now, there are even …