Bas Jurriëns

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The best places to surf, stay and eat on Portugal's coast

Veerle Helsen spent six months touring the coasts of north-west Spain and Portugal in her campervan and with a surfboard. Her book Surf & Stay documents the trip in photos: the places to stay, eat at and visit, as well as the beaches. In this extract we’ve focused on the Portuguese coast, picking …

European Travel

30 of Vietnam's most beautiful places

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thanks in part to its serpentine shape and lengthy coastline, Vietnam is home to wildly diverse landscapes.<p>Traveling around the Southeast Asian country, you'll be surrounded by photogenic scenery -- from lush rice terraces in northern Sapa to the white sandy beaches of Phu Quoc.<p>Vietnam's …

Vietnam

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 crisis, but the industry's influence on the …

Financial Services

Forrest Walker – This American Photographer Inspires Us With A Unique Vision For Street Photography

One of the best street photographer interview recent times. Forrest shoots the real flavor of street photography in a unique style and it’s …

Learn to Make Boring Night Photos Look Spectacular with This 5-Minute Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

Dramatic photographic opportunities abound once the sun drops below the horizon and a whole realm of colors, lights, and moods begin to appear. If …

Fighting financial fraud at Danske Bank with artificial intelligence

Danske Bank, the leader in mobile payments in Denmark, is innovating with AI. Danske Bank’s existing fraud detection engine is being enhanced with deep learning algorithms that can analyze potentially tens of thousands of latent features. Danske Bank’s current system is largely based on handcrafted …

FaceApp apologizes for building a racist AI

If only all algorithmic bias were as easy to spot as this: FaceApp, a photo-editing app that uses a neural network for editing selfies in a photorealistic way, has apologized for building a racist algorithm.<p>The app lets users upload a selfie or a photo of a face, and offers a series of filters that …

Cruising in Vietnam Without the Crowds: A Savvy Traveler’s Guide

Exalted as one of Vietnam’s unmissable sights, Ha Long Bay swarms with tourists boats. But the nearby Bai Tu Long National Park offers the same indelible scenery without the scene<p>THE ROCKY ISLETS resolved through the haze at the bow, and the captain slowed the boat so we could take it all in. Some …

Vietnam

New research finds companies exposed to huge penalties by failing to focus on compliance

Compliance is under-valued by chief executives of some of the world’s biggest companies, leaving the businesses open to hacking attacks, legal risks and huge financial penalties.<p>Research by risk consultancy Control Risks has found that a quarter of large companies spend less than $25 a year per …

Cyber-attacks

People are scared of artificial intelligence for all the wrong reasons

People in Britain are more scared of the artificial intelligence embedded in household devices and self-driving cars than in systems used for predictive policing or diagnosing diseases. That’s according to a survey commissioned by the Royal Society, which is billed as the first in-depth look at how …

Machine Learning

Self-taught artificial intelligence beats doctors at predicting heart attacks

Doctors have lots of tools for predicting a patient’s health. But—as even they will tell you—they’re no match for the complexity of the human body. …

Artificial Intelligence

Eleven bikepacking essential items - MBR

Want to escape from the world on your mountain bike? Then you'll be needing these...<p>There is no feeling in the world like leaving on a bikepacking …

The 10 most scenic hiking trails in the world

From the epic Pacific Crest Trail to Nepal's breathtakingly-beautiful Annapurna Circuit, our local experts share the best hiking trails to pack your bags for.

Trump's Treasury Sec: AI won't supplant US jobs for another 50 to 100 years

The Obama administration said AI could threaten anywhere from 9 percent to 47 percent of jobs over the next decade or two, but Steve Mnuchin said …

Five vinyl soundsystems bringing slow listening to London

<b>Rediscovering the art of slow listening at London’s new vinyl-orientated spaces.</b><p>As any DJ who still plays vinyl will tell you, even the best clubs …

Lumos Helmet named Design of the Year

The annual Beazley’s Designs of the Year award by the <b>London Design Museum</b> is a prestigious exhibition featuring 70 designs nominated by industry …

Pilot captures amazing photos of storms from his cockpit

I sometimes think how awesome it must be for pilots if they love photography. And an Ecuador-based pilot and photographer Santiago Borja Lopez proves …

I want this credit card-sized dumbphone more than I want the Galaxy S8

Somebody hold me because my obsession with credit card-sized gadgets is getting just a little out of control.<p>Days after discovering the Kado Wallet …

Free Eric Kim Lightroom Presets 2017

With “Eric Kim Monochrome 1600” preset on Ricoh GR IIDear friends,As a gift, download <b>Eric Kim Lightroom Presets 2017</b> (my newest free collection of …

Street Photography

Mastering Filters Series - 15-Stop Solid Neutral Density Filter

We continue our mastering filters series with an in-depth look at the 15-stop solid ND filter, a top choice for photographers that want to have …

Landscape Photography

How To Edit Color Film Negatives in Photoshop

Scanning colour negative is without a doubt the most irritating part of my workflow.<p>Since I started to shoot film, it has been the source of great …

25 secret European villages everyone should visit in their lifetime

A few winters ago, my family and I checked into a restored 17th-century estate in the tiny town of Lower Monferrato, in Piedmont, Italy. Our bay window looked out onto rolling hills covered in grapevines and, far, far in the landscape, the snow-topped Alps. No cars passed the cypress-dotted …

European Travel

20 of the best men's watches under £200

remembering radical chinese photographer ren hang

Censored in his homeland and celebrated around the world, Ren has passed away at just 29 years old. Using little more than naked bodies and a 35mm film camera, the self-taught provocateur captured the pure magic of desire.<p>We're incredibly saddened by the news that one the world's most radical …

City watchdog investigating HSBC over potential financial crime, bank reveals

Evidence uncovered last year triggered FCA action as bank announces a 62% decrease in profits<p>The City regulator is investigating HSBC over potential breaches of money laundering rules after concerns raised last year by the anti-crime monitor installed in Britain’s biggest bank.<p>The bank did not …

Investing

If I Only Had a Brain: How AI ‘Thinks’

AI can beat humans in chess, Go, poker and Jeopardy. But what about emotional intelligence or street smarts?<p>Artificial intelligence has gotten pretty …

Abus Nutfix security for wheels & seatposts now available

We’ve seen several different solutions to try to create theft-resistant and even tamper-proof bolts to secure the most often stolen parts of a city …

Tiny floating orbs let you sleep in the treetops

Treecations start at $175 per night<p>If you’re sick and tired of being boxed in by a 325-square-foot hotel room, look no further than these handcrafted spherical treehouses available for nightly rental on British Columbia’s Vancouver Island.<p>Called Free Spirit Spheres, the adults-only treehouse resort …

The self-contained mobile prefab Coodo lets you live anywhere in the world

What if you could make your home anywhere in the world without sacrificing creature comforts? Meet Coodo, an eco-friendly mobile home that promises …

Prefab Homes