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The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI - MIT Technology Review

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by …

Fueling the Gold Rush: The Greatest Public Datasets for AI

It has never been easier to build AI or machine learning-based systems than it is today. The ubiquity of cutting edge open-source tools such as …

Machine Learning

This tiny device can record everything you say and transcribe it for you

The tiny device has one function: to help you keep track of your ideas, to-do lists, and notes while you're on the go.<p>Senstone records voice memos, uploads them to an app, and transcribes them for you. The device is launching on Kickstarter Tuesday with the goal of raising $50,000, but I got an …

A neuroscientist explains why working out in the morning is best for your brain

The author of "Healthy brain, Happy Life" and professor at the Center for Neural Science at New York University, Dr. Wendy Suzuki, explains the best way to exercise in order to improve brain function.<p><i>Special thanks to Michael Bultman and CrossFit NYC.</i><p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Will We Really Be Living on the Moon Within the Next Decade?

Most people would probably say yes, it’s quite possible there will be humans residing on the moon within the next ten years, and it will be …

Get ready for the cyber war in 2017: know your enemy - Information Age

Ransomworm is the suspected next evolutionary state of ransomware moving into 2017. It will move from ‘a company’s one-time issue to a network …

Stacking up the cloud vendors: AWS vs. Microsoft Azure, IBM, Google, Oracle

It's not easy tracking the girth of public cloud providers amid run rates, as-a-service sales projections, and a lack of transparency. Here's how AWS …

Passion. Curiosity. Purpose. | Presented by Booz Allen and Kaggle

The Data Science Bowl<p>Spot Nuclei. Speed Cures.<p>The 2018 Data Science Bowl offers our most ambitious mission yet: Create an algorithm to automate …

Rajat Monga at AI Frontiers: Deep Learning with TensorFlow

In this talk at AI Frontiers Conference, Rajat Monga shares about TensorFlow that has enabled cutting-edge machine learning research at the top AI labs in the world. At the same time it has made the technology accessible to a large audience leading to some amazing uses. TensorFlow is used for …

How To Write Your Very First Powerful Artificial Intelligence /s

Such clever, many intelligent, very human.<p>I know, you’re insanely busy so let’s keep this tutorial short and neat.<p>What the hell is machine …

A VP at a tech recruiting firm shares the top 3 skills employers will be looking for in 2017

Tech and IT professionals must stay up to date with the evolving skill sets of their specializations in order to net the jobs with the highest salaries.<p>While tech professionals work to enhance their skill sets in the ever-changing industry of technology, companies are having a harder time finding …

Why Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google all desperately need you to know that the robots are coming

Instead, the biggest companies in tech, especially Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon, spent their 2016 hyping up something a little more abstract: their ongoing quests to build a so-called "general artificial intelligence," and all the extra smarts they're adding to the product while they're …

The Best Black Friday Deals of 2016

Steals and deals from Amazon, Target, Walmart and 13 other retailers.<p>The big retailers launch holiday sales the day after Halloween, and the flow of …

6 Enterprise IoT Platforms To Consider For Your Digital Transformation Strategy

Internet of Things plays a key role in enterprise digital transformation. With the right level of integration, IoT acts as a crucial bridge between the physical assets and the IT infrastructure. Enterprise IoT improves the efficiency of supply chain management and material resource planning. …

Internet of Things

New era of 'cut and paste' humans close as man injected with genetically-edited blood

A world where DNA can be rewritten to fix deadly diseases has moved a step closer after scientists announced they had genetically-edited the cells of a human for the first time using a groundbreaking technique.<p>A man in China was injected with modified immune cells which had been engineered to fight …

Building Better Board Games with Clojure and Gorilla REPL

A while back, my six-year-old daughter and I were on one of our regular daddy-daughter date nights when we decided to create a board game. We sat at …

Google just made a very smart hire in its quest to topple Amazon in the cloud

Cloud Foundry is an increasingly popular technology in programmer circles, providing developers with a set of tools that help them deliver code at the same breakneck pace and tremendous scale as Google or Facebook. As CEO of the non-profit foundation that oversees the project, Ramji is a very …

The Non-Technical Guide to Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

I have a challenge for you.<p>In a few seconds, I want you to <b>stop reading this article, and follow the instructions below.</b><p>Here you go:<p>I hope my point is …

Artificial Intelligence

GE Deepens Silicon Valley Push With $915 Million Cloud Deal

General Electric Co. agreed to buy ServiceMax, a cloud-based software company, for $915 million to expand its digital operations and enhance …

Here's why a Google Ventures investor believes talking to computers all the time is the future of tech

That's according to GV's M.G. Siegler. Siegler — a general partner at Alphabet's early-stage venture arm, GV (formerly Google Ventures) — who says the use of artificial intelligence-powered devices like Amazon Echo and Google Assistant are a sign of where things are headed in the tech …

MIT Ranks the World's 13 Smartest Artificial Intelligence Companies

From chatbots to robots, these global leaders combine brains with business sense.<p>Editors at the <i>MIT Technology Review</i> recently weighed in with their annual review of the world's 50 Smartest Companies. This list celebrates the most effective pairing of innovation and business across the globe. For …

MIT invention makes ocean water drinkable with a little help from the sun

Luckily, some of the brightest minds in the world are on the case. USAID recently announced the winners of the Desal Prize, part of a competition to see who could create an affordable desalination solution for developing countries. The idea was to create a system that could remove salt from water …

8 Harsh Truths That Will Immediately Make You More Successful

Success isn't always easy--but learning these lessons now will propel you to the top.<p>Ask any successful entrepreneur how they got to the top, and they'll tell you they had to face plenty of harsh truths and realities to get there.<p>This isn't meant to be intimidating; it's empowering! Plenty of …

How Machine Learning Fueled Nvidia Stock's 15% Jump

Nvidia used to be a little company making graphics chips for PCs, but it’s well on the way to transforming into one of the leading computing …

Good News, Older Moms! Having a Baby After 35 Might Make You Smarter

One study says having babies later in life just might boost a mama's brain power.<p>Can having a baby later in life make you smarter? Um...possibly. At least according to one recent study of more than 800 women, which revealed that those of us who got pregnant after age 35 had better memories and …

Parenting

Interactive: How global bonds are the bedrock of a diversified portfolio

Global diversification—the idea of spreading your risks and returns across domestic and international markets—is a basic principle of investing. But while many investors have signed on to the idea of diversifying their stocks, their bond portfolios are often highly concentrated in the U.S.1<p>What you …

Google Maps could be $5 billion business by 2020

Pilar Olivares/Reuters<p>Maps is on track to become a major source of ad revenue for Google.<p>That's according to analysts from Baird Equity Research, who claim that Maps is one of the company's "most valuable assets," one that could deliver $5 billion in incremental revenue by 2020.<p>Google doesn't break …

This CV landed me interviews at Google and more than 20 top startups

During my senior year of college, I decided that I wasn't going to become another boomerang kid that moved back home, jobless and with no plan for …

Employment

This is how the 'Internet of Things' is changing the business model of the world's biggest technology companies

There will be roughly 24 billion IoT devices connected to the internet by 2020, according to a BI Intelligence report, which says that businesses will be the top adopters of these new technologies. That's up from 10 billion in 2015.<p>For the world's largest technology and equipment companies, that …