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Can big data and AI fix our criminal-justice crisis?

America, land of the free. Yeah, right. Tell that to the nearly 7 million people incarcerated in the US prison system. The United States holds the dubious distinction of having the highest per capita incarceration rate of any nation on the planet -- 716 inmates for every 100,000 population. We lock …

Law Enforcement

10 Open-Source JavaScript Data Chart Libraries Worth Considering

The beauty of modern web design can be found in the widespread advancement of visual and dynamic effects. CSS3 has taken the design world to another …

A Gentle Introduction to Neural Networks (with Python)

A gentle introduction to neural networks, and making your own with Python.<p>This session is deliberately designed to be accessible to everyone, …

Deep Learning

Introduction

Instead of the programs I had hoped for, there came only a shuddering blackness and ineffable loneliness; and I saw at last a fearful truth which no …

7 amazing human-powered gadgets

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Electricity runs the world we live in -- but we often overlook the fact that our own bodies generate quite a bit of energy just by doing what we do. This has led engineers and designers to create a wide array of human-powered gadgets that are as creative as they are fascinating. Many …

Is a High CAPE Cause for Alarm? Part 1: CAPE's Relationship to Stock Returns

Market predictors have taken many forms over the years, but no formula or person has ever gotten it completely right. The market is unpredictable. That’s just the way it is. But that hasn’t stopped people from trying, and it doesn’t necessarily mean we should ignore them all.<p>In the mid-1990s, Yale …

How to successfully localize your app for other countries

For many app marketers, localizing an app to fit new markets simply means translating it into different languages. Entrepreneurs then sit, and wait, hoping this will instantly turn their app into an overnight success. But in order for an app to successfully penetrate a foreign market, there’s a …

Top 5 JavaScript tools you shouldn’t be without

JavaScript has emerged in the past couple years as the de facto expression of next generation web technologies, and a critical component of HTML5 …

Fuhu Just Went Insane And Announced Some TV-Sized Tablets

When Fuhu announced the 20- and 24-inch Big Tabs, we all kind of chuckled and gave them a pass. Surely kids would like huge tablets, right? I think …

Gear & Gadgets