Cari Jimenez

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Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

Artificial Intelligence Is Cracking Open the Vatican's Secret Archives

A new project untangles the handwritten texts in one of the world’s largest historical collections.<p>The Vatican Secret Archives is one of the grandest historical collections in the world. It’s also one of the most useless.<p>The grandeur is obvious. Located within the Vatican’s walls, next door to the …

27 Incredible Examples Of AI And Machine Learning In Practice

There are so many amazing ways artificial intelligence and machine learning are used behind the scenes to impact our everyday lives and inform business decisions and optimize operations for some of the world’s leading companies. Here are 27 amazing practical examples of AI and machine</b> …

Machine Learning

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

University of Pennsylvania

Apple Patent Reveals New AR Headset Details, and It Looks Incredible

Tim Cook's vision of an augmented future is coming to life.<p>Apple’s augmented reality vision is coming into focus. On Thursday, the United States …

Google Cofounder Sergey Brin Warns of AI's Dark Side

Artificial intelligence is a recurring theme in recent remarks by top executives at Alphabet. The company’s latest Founders’ Letter, penned by Sergey …

Gmail’s biggest redesign is now live

Snoozing, nudging, hover actions, and a new sidebar — it’s a mobile app on the web!<p>The world’s most popular email service is getting a big overhaul today. Google is making official the changes we saw leaked earlier this month, with email snoozing, nudging, and confidential mode making their debut …

There's a new kind of computer coming — and the mouse, keyboard, and touchscreen won't be enough to use it

Each new era of computing has brought with it a big change to how we interact with our devices. PCs ditched the punch card and gave us the mouse and keyboard. Smartphones got rid of the mouse and physical keyboard in favor of multitouch screens.<p>Get ready for touchscreens to fall out of favor soon …

Artificial intelligence will change our world

Johannesburg - Medicine will look and be practised differently in the future.<p>Already, digital health and, in particular, artificial intelligence are …

This app could be the key to speaking a second language

The world is getting smaller thanks to technology, media, more convenient travel, and — let's be honest — Netflix. It's becoming more valuable than …

Language

People will soon be doing graffiti in augmented reality, and no one knows how to police it

In the 20th century, only the brave would make bold political or social statements in public places. Whether sprayed with an aersol can, wheatpasted with a bucket and a broom, or stencilled with a piece of cardboard, graffiti became the ultimate form of artistic anarchy. Despite being illegal, the …

14 science fiction, fantasy, and horror books to read this August

Space opera, vikings, and epic fantasies<p>Summer is in full swing, which means that there’s plenty of time to grab a book and head outdoors to enjoy the sun and warm weather — at least here in Vermont, where the outdoor temperatures haven’t quite topped 90 degrees yet.<p>I helped cover San Diego …

Omega Ophthalmics is an eye implant platform with the power of continuous AR

Google and other tech companies have come up with glasses and contact lenses for the purposes of AR, but Omega Ophthalmics is taking a much more invasive approach by using surgically implanted lenses to create a space for augmented reality inside the eye.<p>It sounds wild, but lens implants aren’t a …

YouTube is launching a new format that will let you shoot VR footage in 2-D

You can view it on an ordinary screen or in a VR headset.<p>YouTube is releasing a new video format called VR180 so creators can have an easier time creating video for virtual reality. It’s part of YouTube’s ongoing bid to make itself the leading depository for VR footage.<p>VR footage is typically …

What’s actually scary about Westworld, according to an AI expert

Artificial intelligence is getting more powerful, and it's about to be everywhere

There wasn’t any one big product announcement at Google I/O keynote on Wednesday,the annual event when thousands of programmers meet to learn about Google’s software platforms. Instead, it was a steady trickle of incremental improvements across Google’s product portfolio. And almost all of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Become a Google Drive power user with these 20 tips and tricks

Boost your productivity<p>When Google Docs first appeared more than a decade ago, the idea of software running in a browser was still a strange and unusual one. Since then, the rebranded Google Drive has gone from strength to strength, with millions now relying on the free word processing, …

Inside Google's AI Rewrite: Building Machine Learning into Everything

PCMag spent a day at Google's Silicon Valley headquarters exploring how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are finding their way into …

How artificial intelligence will transform IT operations and devops

To state that DevOps and IT operations teams will face new challenges in the coming years sounds a bit redundant, as their core responsibility is to solve problems and overcome challenges.<p>However, with the dramatic pace in which the current landscape of processes, technologies, and tools are …

Snap Unveils New Camera Ads Trying to Stay Ahead of Facebook

On Cinco de Mayo, millions of Snapchat users willingly turned their selfies into an ad for Taco Bell. The app’s augmented-reality camera filter, …

Microsoft is bringing mixed reality to the classroom with View Mixed Reality

Microsoft believes that mixed reality isn’t a gimmick, or white elephant technology, but rather something that will have a transformative impact on the classroom.<p>Today, at its Microsoft Education event in New York, it announced View Mixed Reality. This new feature allows an individual to …

I just tried Microsoft's new VR system, and it's like stepping into Windows

At about noon on Thursday, I lowered a headset over my eyes and, for the first time in my life, stepped into Microsoft Windows.<p>I was invited to …

The best virtual reality apps of 2018

If there’s anything we’ve learned from Hollywood movies, it’s that there’s only a matter of time before the machines inevitably become sentient, take …

Virtual Reality

Don't Use the Force, Luke—Use the Targeting Computer

Machines can now see into the future, and we ignore them at our peril.<p>Remember when Luke’s running the trench in the Death Star, and he’s about to fire his fateful shot, and at the last minute he decides to turn off the targeting computer and use the Force instead? We romanticize that moment—not …

Instagram Stories thrives in social media's copycat culture

<i>"Good artists copy. Great artists steal." - Alfred Ng*</i><p>Instagram said Thursday that more than 200 million people are using Instagram Stories every day, surpassing the 158 million daily active users for Snapchat. That's despite the Facebook-owned Instagram shamelessly copying every aspect of Snapchat.<p>…

Social Media

Google used your pictionary sketches to teach its AI to draw

Google has been working on a wide range of AI-based projects lately – earlier this week, it showed off one that can identify what you’re trying to draw and surface clean clipart that resembles your doodle.<p>Its latest experiment is called Sketch-RNN, and it’s a neural network system that has learned …

'60 Minutes' Looks at How Silicon Valley Hacks Our Brains

Smartphone apps are designed with compulsive use in mind.<p>On the April 9 edition of <i>60 Minutes</i>, Anderson Cooper sat down with former Google product …

The bot invasion is on, powered by $24B in funding

While the manufacturing sector is increasingly using physical robots to improve industrial processes, the market for virtual bots or “chatbots” is also gaining serious traction in the space where humans and computers interact.<p>Bots are essentially software technologies that automate tasks and enable …