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Artificial intelligence is learning to see in the dark

Cameras—especially phone cameras—are terrible at taking pictures in the dark. The tiny image sensors in most modern cameras can only absorb a small amount of light, which often results in dark, grainy images.<p>To try to solve this problem without inventing a new image sensor, researchers at Intel and …

Artificial Intelligence

How GDPR Will Impact the AI Industry

In what can be described as a kind of arms race, tech companies have been amassing large volumes of user data to hone the artificial intelligence algorithms that power their applications and platforms. Thus far, they've mostly been able to evade accountability when their practices have pushed them …

Artificial Intelligence

Atom Tickets raises $60M Series C for its movie booking app

Atom Tickets, an app that combines online movie ticket booking with social features, said today that it has raised a $60 million Series C led by Fidelity Investments, with participation from returning investors Lionsgate, Disney and Twentieth Century Fox Film. All three studios contributed to Atom …

11 most read Deep Learning Articles from Analytics Vidhya in 2017

Introduction<p>This is that time of year, when you reflect on the year gone by. 2017 has been a year of growth for us at Analytics Vidhya. By any means …

30 seconds of code

Curated collection of useful JavaScript snippets that you can understand in 30 seconds or less.<p>UseCtrl+Forcommand+Fto search for a …

JavaScript

Elon Musk says backflipping robot is ‘nothing’ compared to bots so advanced humans will struggle to see them

Elon Musk has issued a new warning about advanced machines.<p>The Tesla founder, who has been highly critical of artificial intelligence developers over …

‘Arrow of time’ reversed in quantum experiment

In quantum systems, heat can flow “backward,” from cold to hot.

Quantum encryption is now fast enough for voice calls

Quantum encryption is theoretically a dream for security, as you can't even inspect the data without altering it. However, it's currently several times slower than the conventional kind, which makes it impractical for voice calls or streaming video. Science may have come to the rescue, though: …

5 Of The Sectors Blockchain Is Currently Disrupting | Inc.com

Blockchain has been everywhere lately - and it's so much more than a few bitcoins.<p>It seems that everywhere you turn in the tech industry, someone is talking about the promise of blockchain technology and how it's going to change the world. Well, I'm here to tell you this: It's changing the world …

Blockchain

Stunning AI Breakthrough Takes Us One Step Closer to the Singularity

Remember AlphaGo, the first artificial intelligence to defeat a grandmaster at Go? Well, the program just got a major upgrade, and it can now teach …

Your company will use blockchain in less than 10 years — here’s how

Almost a decade ago, Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, silently disrupted trust-providing organizations, like banks, with an eight-page long research paper describing how money can be decentralized (through Bitcoin). At the time, not many people understood the potential that those eight …

Blockchain

NASA's new ion thruster breaks records, could take humans to Mars

Ionic Propulsion from NASA<p>NASA’s new X3 thruster, which is being developed by researchers at the University of Michigan in collaboration with the …

This AI blockchain could be the most disruptive tech of the year

AI ICO<p>The idea of an Initial Coin Offering has entered the public parlance as part of the rise of cryptocurrency. Now, an ambitious artificial …

Machine learning comes to your browser via JavaScript

There’s now a JavaScript library for executing neural networks inside a webpage, using the hardware-accelerated graphics API available in modern web …

Bitcoin Cash Just Mined its First Block, Making Blockchain Split Official

An effort to create an alternative version of the bitcoin blockchain is officially moving ahead.<p>After running into roadblocks this morning, miners …

Google Launches Free Course on Deep Learning: The Science of Teaching Computers How to Teach Themselves

Last Friday, we mentioned how Google's artificial intelligence software DeepMind has the ability to teach itself many things. It can teach itself how …

Facebook Shut Down An Artificial Intelligence Program That Developed Its Own Language

Facebook might have accidentally gotten a little closer to answering Phillip K. Dick’s 1968 question of whether androids dream of electric sheep. The social media giant just shut down an artificial intelligence program after it developed its own language and researchers were left trying to figure …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Apps

Wanna Help Self-Driving Cars? Turn on Your Phone's Camera

If you drive for a living, you’re likely worried about what self-driving technology will do to your livelihood, and for good reason. But if you’re a …

Apple acquires German company specializing in AR and eye tracking

Eye tracking is integral to augmented reality applications<p>Apple today confirmed its acquisition of a German computer vision company called SensoMotoric Instruments, according to a report from <i>Axios</i>. The company, founded in 1991 and based in Teltow near Berlin, develops eye-tracking tech to be used …

THE $10 BILLION CLUB: Meet the 7 most valuable startups in the US

But when too many startups became unicorns, a new class of startups emerged: "decacorns," companies valued at over $10 billion.<p>These are the Ubers and Airbnbs of the world, the startups that steadfastly remain private companies as they seek more millions in funding at higher and higher …

AI-Powered App Helps You Colorize Black & White Photos in Seconds

This is amazing. The researchers at UC Berkeley who came up with the automatic colorizer algorithm we first shared back in March, 2016 have released …

Deep Learning in Minutes with this Pre-configured Python VM Image

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>Adam Geitgey writes about machine learning, deep learning, image and speech recognition, and related topics on his blog. …

Use of Tor and e-mail crypto could increase chances that NSA keeps your data - Ars Technica OpenForum

Ars Tribunus Militum<p>Registered: Jan 22, 2011<p>Posts: 1846<p>PietjePuk75 wrote:<p>Bob.Brown wrote:<p>I'm using a 2,048 bit key. If you're generating a new key …

IT security

14 executives share the daily habits that keep them on top

But another ingredient typically goes into the mix: discipline. Take it from these executives who share the daily habits that propelled them to the top and help them stay there.<p>1. Keep a gratitude book<p>"Having a gratitude diary of things in your life you are grateful reminds you and focuses you on …

Microsoft Bought This Startup to Make Scheduling Meetings Simpler

Another day, another artificial intelligence software acquisition. This time, it’s Microsoft (msft) doing the buying.<p>The subject of the software …

One of the oldest rules about passwords is totally wrong

Your school or workplace may require you to change your password every couple of months or so to keep your account safe. It’s a widely implemented security recommendation.<p>Except it’s totally wrong.<p>The Federal Trade Commission’s chief technologist, Lorrie Cranor, busted that myth earlier this week …

Information Systems

Physicists Prove It’s Possible To Survive Falling Into A Black Hole

Black holes are the great unknown of physics, and deeply scary things. But the theoretical physics around them has increasingly trended towards black holes not being so bad. In fact, some think we might be on one now and not even have noticed, and sentient life might be circling one now. And now …

The most spectacular meteor shower of the year is going to be extra special tonight — here's how to watch

As our planet spins through the tail of the Swift-Tuttle comet, tiny grain-of-rice-size bits of debris smack into our atmosphere and burn up, sizzling through the sky like shooting stars.<p>The meteor shower runs from July 17 until August 24 this year and will reach its peak in the evening hours of …