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Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts

If you’re not using deep learning already, you should be. That was the message from legendary Google engineer Jeff Dean at the end of his keynote earlier this year at a conference on web search and data mining. Dean was referring to the rapid increase in machine learning algorithms’ accuracy, …

How a White House women’s office strategy went viral

As a national political reporter, I’m not really in the business of writing “how to” guides. But when it came to a story about how women have learned to navigate challenging terrain at the White House, that’s exactly what happened.<p>A few months ago, my colleagues and I sat around discussing how we …

The White House

Can we stop talking about our bushes now? Feminists are needed elsewhere

How political are your pubes? It’s not a question most of us spend much time worrying about, yet when you’re a woman, how you choose to cultivate your lady garden sprouts up as a topic with tedious regularity. In its latest incarnation, the arbiters at Tatler magazine have declared the “freedom …

Feminism

You, Too, Can Learn Proper Napkin Etiquette At The Plaza's Finishing School

The Plaza's program covers everything from dining to wedding etiquette.<p>It took a professional historian to make sure the English nobility drama “Downton Abbey” was well-mannered enough. Thanks to the work of Alastair Bruce, characters on the show properly stood, sat, ate, drank and wore evening …

Downton Abbey

Where Has Chocolate Butter Been All Our Lives?!

Butter is already the perfect addition to toast, popcorn, and pretty much everything else. But now imagine this: butter that's also chocolate. It's …

Women Are Boycotting Ivanka Trump's Clothing Brand To Protest Her Dad's Comments

"No Ivanka clothing? No problem."<p>Coulter told <i>The Guardian</i> that she had experienced sexual harassment in the workplace herself, and knows how humiliating it is.<p>"And when I heard Donald Trump talking on that tape, I recognized in his words the same feeling that I had that day – of being nothing more …

Imagine getting all the way to your Olympic race and realizing you don’t have a hair tie

It is the stuff of nightmares. According to The Wall Street Journal, US middle distance runner Emma Coburn was ready to compete in the Olympic final of the women’s steeplechase on Monday (Aug. 16)—the race she’s been preparing her entire career for—when she came to a horrific realization: <i>She didn’t</i> …

Hair

4 Signs of Porn Addiction

Watching porn can be a healthy way to explore your desires and even a fun activity to enjoy with your partner. But some couples find that porn gets in the way of their relationships. One study published in the journal <i>Sex Roles</i> found that women who said that their boyfriends' porn use was a problem …

11 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a LinkedIn Invitation

Why you shouldn't accept every invitation to connect on LinkedIn--and how to decide which ones you should.<p>Should I accept?<p>That's the question many people ask every day when using LinkedIn, the world's largest professional social network. I used LinkedIn extensively when starting my business, and it …

Rio 2016: Andy Murray beats Juan Martin del Potro to defend Olympic crown

Andy Murray was attempting to become the first tennis player to defend an Olympic gold medal. Juan Martin del Potro stood in his way, but Murray …

The Latest: Cuba's surprise beach volleyball run ends

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):<p>1:25 p.m.<p>Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Konstantin …

Athletics

Andy Murray slaps down John Inverdale's claim he was first with two tennis golds

Andy Murray has put John Inverdale in his place for saying the Scot was the first person to win two Olympic golds for tennis, as the BBC presenter made the latest in a string of on-air gaffes.<p>Inverdale, interviewing Murray after he defeated Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro to claim his second …

Tennis