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How Big Data And Analytics Are Changing Hotels And The Hospitality Industry

The hotel and hospitality sector caters to millions of travellers every day, and each one of them checks in with their own set of expectations. Meeting those expectations is the key to getting people to return, and increasingly hotel and leisure operators are turning to advanced analytics solutions …

Hospitality

How an algorithm helped global tennis match-fixing investigation

Buzzfeed’s John Templon has just unveiled 15 months of hard investigative work conducted with the BBC that reveals possible match-fixing at the top echelons of men’s tennis, facilitated by a few handy algorithms.<p>Using data from the Association of Tennis Professionals along with Grand Slam matches …

Google just released powerful new artificial intelligence software — and it's open source

On Monday, the tech giant released TensorFlow, a new AI system that's used in everything from recognizing speech on a noisy sidewalk to finding photos of your pet dog Fluffy.<p>And in a rare move for Google, it's making its software open source, meaning anyone can access and edit the code.<p>The software …

Artificial Intelligence

The Future Of Bitcoin Isn’t Bitcoin–It’s Bigger Than That

The shared ledger technology, or blockchain, introduced in Bitcoin could upend the financial industry. And startups are getting in line.<p>Earlier this year, Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne bought a $500,000 bond issued by the online retailer.<p>But it wasn’t the size of the bond that drew attention. It …

Blockchain

The one thing every programmer should do to succeed in the tech industry, according to an ex-Microsoft engineer

Borozdin had one piece of advice for aspiring engineers and developers.<p>"I would advise folks in software to do one thing, and that's write," he told Business Insider. "Learn how to write ... It's actually useful. You need to know how to express yourself. And it's really tough for a lot of engineers …

Tech Industry

Microsoft Just Did A Super Smart Thing With Its Cloud

We previously reported that Microsoft was rumored to put arch-rival operating system, Linux, on its cloud. Today Microsoft made it official, reports Network World.<p>This is a major about-face for Microsoft. A decade ago, Steve Ballmer called Linux "a cancer" thanks to its open source license. …

Linux

Faster deep learning with GPUs and Theano

Domino recently added support for GPU instances. To celebrate this release, I will show you how to:<p>Configure the Python library Theano to use the GPU …

Deep Learning

HTC Unveils Four New Desire Smartphones

HTC has announced four new HTC Desire smartphones, including the HTC Desire 520, Desire 526, Desire 626, and Desire 626s. All four phones will be LTE-capable, contain Quad-core Snapdragon processors, and have a variety of displays.<p>The Desire 520 has a 4.5-inch FWVGA (854×480) display, and comes …

Mobile