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ARM's latest CPUs are ready for an AI-powered future

ARM processor technology already powers many of the devices you use every day, and now the company is showing off its plans for the future with DynamIQ. Aimed squarely at pushing the artificial intelligence and machine learning systems we're expecting to see in cars, phones, gaming consoles and …

Deep Learning the Stock Market

<i>Update 25.1.17 — Took me a while but</i> <i>here is an ipython notebook</i> <i>with a rough implementation</i><p>In the past few months I’ve been fascinated with “Deep …

Deep Learning

How does public key cryptography work - Gary explains

In my previous article/video how does encryption work? I wrote about the principles of encryption starting with the Caesar cipher and following the development of cryptography through to the modern day with systems like DES and AES. All these systems of encryption have one thing in common, you need …

Information Systems

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'Trump's approach is bunk': science, lies and the US presidential election

The two major candidates running for the presidency of the USA couldn’t be more different in their approach to science – and the stakes go way beyond mere science policy<p>With about two months remaining until the US Presidential Elections, and much at stake for Americans and the rest of the world, …

22 maps that explain America

At Business Insider, we love maps. There is no better way to convey data about people and places than with a map.<p>To that end, we've put together 22 maps that explain various economic, social, demographic, and linguistic aspects of the United States of America. Check them out.<p><i>Rob Wile contributed to</i> …

Demographics

Nvidia offers up AI supercomputer for non-profit research

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang apparently hand-delivered a DGX-1 to OpenAI researchers last week in San Francisco, Calif.<p>Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang …

How Do Data Breaches Happen? This Microsoft Interactive Infographic Shows You

For the past few years, Column Five Media has supported numerous teams at Microsoft on multiple campaigns, including the viral <i>Child of the ‘90s</i> spot …

Infographics

Make Simple Running Robots Using “Whegs”

“Whegs,” or “wheeled legs,” are a unique and fun way to bring mobility to your robotic creations and any sort of vehicle/critter you want to add high mobility to. Watching the videos of the completed walkers here (these are not really robots), you can see how this leg design creates a very robust …

Robotics

Tiny Climbing "Spider" Bots Help Solve an Airship's Biggest Problem

They're keeping the hole thing under control.<p>If you're flying an airship, your first priority should be to fill it with a gas that is not incredibly flammable, for obvious reasons. Your next priority should be to keep it free of holes, also for obvious reasons. But traditionally, that second part …

Bots

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Solar: Efficiency is Irrelevant. Cost is King

You’ve seen many headlines touting “record new solar panel efficiency.”We get excited seeing those, too. But they don’t matter.Alright, that was …

Solar Power

Data Mining Reveals the Six Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling - MIT Technology Review

Back in 1995, Kurt Vonnegut gave a lecture in which he described his theory about the shapes of stories. In the process, he plotted several examples …

Democratize big data: How to bring order and accessibility to the data lake

Hadoop emerges as the corporate standard for big data management, but success depends on governance, cataloging, and accessibility. Here's a look at …

Big Data

Seeing the Truly Invisible with DIY Shortwave UV Imaging

We’ve all seen how to peel IR filters off digital cameras so they can see a little better in the dark, but there’s so much more to this next project …

Imaging

How Functional Programming Will (Finally) Do Away With the GoF Patterns

A recent article about various ways to implement structural pattern matching in Java has triggered my …

Microprocessor Systems Require End-to-end Security

Much has been written, said and tweeted about the Meltdown and Spectre security flaws in the month since they were unveiled, but the reality is that …

Internet of Things

New processing chip makes computations up to 18x faster

The chip, announced late last month, is called Swarm. It was developed by researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence …

Convolutional Neural Network Explained

What’s a Convolutional Neural Network?<p>The popular name for Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) these days is “Deep Learning” (DL) or Deep Neural …

This week’s top stories: HTC ‘Sailfish’ Nexus specs, OnePlus 3, Google Prompt two-factor, Sony’s Xperia X & more

<b>In this week’s top stories:</b> Specs for the rumored HTC ‘Sailfish’ Nexus device leak, more on the OnePlus 3, Google’s new Prompt two-factor feature, we review Sony’s Xperia X, and much more.<p><b>Android |</b><p>We kick things off with the latest Android stories, which make up the majority of this week’s top …

Android News

Former NASA chief unveils $100 million neural chip maker KnuEdge

It’s not all that easy to call KnuEdge a startup. Created a decade ago by Daniel Goldin, the former head of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, KnuEdge is only now coming out of stealth mode. It has already raised $100 million in funding to build a “neural chip” that Goldin says will …

NASA

Bill Gates says these are the two books we should all read to understand AI

The tech world’s book-nerd-in-chief wants you to add two books to your list of summer science reads. To get up to speed on artificial intelligence, Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates recommends Nick Bostrom’s <i>Superintelligence</i> and Pedro Domingos’s <i>The Master Algorithm</i>.<p>Gates never …

Singularity

Google built a processor just for AI

Google is no stranger to building hardware for its data centers, but it's now going so far as to design its own processors. The internet giant has revealed the Tensor Processing Unit, a custom chip built expressly for machine learning. As Google doesn't need high precision for artificial …

Artificial intelligence now fits inside a USB stick

Movidius chips have been showing up in quite a few products recently. It's the company that helps DJI's latest drone avoid obstacles, and FLIR's new thermal camera automatically spot people trapped in a fire, all through deep learning via neural networks. It also signed a deal with Google to …

​Hands on with Microsoft's IoT starter kits: Connecting the world to Azure

Microsoft puts its brand on non-Windows IoT hardware, ready for Azure.<p>It's all very well having a set of tools that can be used to build a back end …

Play With the Inner Workings of a Neural Network on This Neat Website

Neural networks are a fundamental part of Artificial Intelligence: Software systems that train themselves to make sense of the human world. But if …

Machine Learning

The hacker who built his own self-driving car is ushering in the age of cheap AI

Silicon Valley was taken aback when Bloomberg profiled a 26-year-old named George Hotz in December who said he had single-handedly built a self-driving car in his garage. It was true that Hotz was an accomplished hacker, being the first person to jailbreak an iPhone. But could a solo effort …

General Motors

'C' lands on FPGAs to make embedded multicore computing a reality

Through intense innovation and development, the primary face of embedded computing has changed constantly throughout the decades, but it’s only …

Computer Science