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Google, Spotify, & Pandora bet a computer could generate a better playlist than you can

Google, Pandora, and Spotify haven’t exactly advertised it, but they are all working on using a type of artificial intelligence called “deep learning” to make a better music playlist for you.<p>All three have recently hired deep learning experts. This branch of A.I. involves training systems called …

Coming Soon: Autocomplete For Programmers

DARPA wants to find a way to avoid writing the same code over and over.<p>Technology often seems to anticipate our needs: your phone offers to complete your words before you've finished typing it, for example, or Google tries to figure out what you want to search for after just a word or two. It's …

Algorithms

Beautiful Polar Photos Tell a Haunting Story About Climate Change

When Camille Seaman started photographing icebergs and other arctic wonders, she wasn’t thinking about climate change. She simply found the frozen …

Hadoop gets native R programming for big data analysis

Sensing a growing interest in big data-style analysis, software provider Revolution Analytics has updated its flagship package of R statistical …

5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

This week’s startups strive for a fun way to get from trip planning to sharing, making it seemingly effortless for travelers to send a postcard, pay …

The Google engineer teaching happiness in three steps

Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan claims he has the secret to a contented, stress-free life. David G Allan tried out his happiness advice and looked at the science – does it work?<p>Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and …

SXSW

7 Trips To Take If You Want To Enjoy Traveling Slowly

Yes, high-tech hotel rooms can be fun but they can also be distracting from the real reason we often travel: To connect with our new surroundings and the local culture and to take time to savor the moment.<p>There are numerous ways to slow down while you travel -- leave the phone behind or visit some …

Cool Research Projects That Could Change the Future

Advertisement<p>It’s 2210 A.D.<p>There is no scarcity of food because energy is plentiful. There is no disease because humanity is pushing the right …

What is Android Development ?

It is a software development process due to which new applications can be created for the Android operating system. Applications are developed mainly …

Air Jordan’s Future is Golden

Photos of gold Air Jordan Futures zipped around the internet back in September, and then everything just sort of went silent on them. Not that people …

Even you can build your own social wearable

It's easier than you think to create your own wearable gadget -- assuming you're handy with a needle and thread. At Engadget Expand this weekend, Kate Hartman, an associate professor at OCAD (Ontario College of Art and Design) University led workshops focused on building social wearables. …

LOOK: 8 Pinay celebs in running to be 'Sexiest Vegetarian'

Eight Filipino celebrities are in the running for the Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity contest, held annually by People for the Ethical Treatment of …

Organic Farmers Object To California Pest-Management Plan

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — With organic food growers reporting double-digit growth in US sales each year, producers are challenging a proposed …

7 Essential Career Tasks You Should Do Every Month

Just like you’re supposed to periodically clean out your refrigerator or wipe down your mirrors, there are certain essential tasks you should perform …

Computer Scientists Ask Supreme Court to Rule APIs Can't be Copyrighted

San Francisco, CA - infoZine - Signatories to the brief include five Turing Award winners, four National Medal of Technology winners, and numerous …

Intellectual Property

Super hub for renewable energy planned - US news - Environment - Green Machines | NBC News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — By any yardstick, it's an ambitious project: allow energy to flow more freely across the nation's three massive power grids, breaking down significant barriers to ramping up alternative energy in the United States.<p>A proposed "Tres Amigas Super Station" in Clovis, N.M., would do …

21 Ways To Flatten Your Belly

Your ultimate guide to a slimmer midsection.<p><i>This article was written and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>A toned, flat tummy is a goal many of us strive to achieve, but endless crunches and ditching all your favorite foods isn't the right way to do it. Fortunately, a flat belly can be …

Nutrition

Possible solution: Climate-smart agriculture viable for food security

<b>RAWALPINDI: New agricultural methods need to be adopted to meet the climate change challenges.</b><p>These views were shared with <i>The Express Tribune</i> by …