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5 Key Artificial Intelligence Predictions For 2018: How Machine Learning Will Change Everything

During 2017 it was hard to escape predictions that artificial intelligence is about to change the world. In 2018, this is unlikely to change. However, an increased focus on repeatable and quantifiable results is likely to ground some of the “big picture” thinking in reality.<p>Don’t get me wrong - in …

Artificial Intelligence

The Latest: Massive California wildfire half contained

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California wildfire (all times local):<p>6:45 p.m.<p>Officials say firefighters in Southern California have reached the …

Climate Change Is Already Wreaking Havoc on Our Weather, Scientists Find

The Arctic is melting with no turning back. Climate change increased rainfall during Hurricane Harvey by at least 15%. And several extreme weather …

Climate Change

We are sleepwalking toward war with North Korea

The risk of nuclear war is real. And it’s growing.<p>The reality of war with North Korea is almost too terrifying to imagine.<p>Experts say the North’s artillery could kill tens of thousands of civilians in Seoul, South Korea’s densely populated capital, within the first <i>hours</i> of a conflict. A protracted …

North Korea

Russia Calls On US To Withdraw Nuclear Weapons From European Territory

The Russian foreign ministry Monday called on the U.S. to withdraw its nuclear weapons from European territory, Sputnik News reported.<p>This follows a …

‘He Would Probably Be a Dictator by Now’

Two charter leaders of the #NeverTrump movement assess Year One.<p><i>Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>Last year, Eliot Cohen rallied dozens of fellow veterans of Republican administrations, people like him who had served in the upper reaches of the …

Political Science

Switzerland just opened the world's steepest funicular railway

The tiny village of Stoos, Switzerland just opened the world’s steepest funicular on Sunday. The new transit line will cover 1,720 meters from a …

Trains

The 10 Cities Everybody Will Be Traveling to Next Year, According to Airbnb

Airbnb uses data to predict the next travel hot spots, helping you beat the crowds to unspoiled gems.<p>The trick to becoming a truly great traveler is getting ahead of the trends. Booking a trip to this year's hottest destination (or worse, last year's) will often mean steep prices, long lines, and …

Travel

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Florence

There are more Renaissance artworks than people in this famous Italian city—and you’ll want to see them all. But these underrated Florentine …

Italy