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Top 10 Best Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning Tools Today

<b>Top 10 Best Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning Tools For You</b><p>Artificial Intelligence is profoundly changing the way we consider technology. …

Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 6

(This article was first published on <b> R – Giga thoughts …</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<i>“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is</i> …

Distributed architecture concepts I learned while building a large payments system

I joined Uber two years ago as a mobile software engineer with some backend experience. I ended up building the payments functionality in the app - …

Databases

12 Books That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

T<p><b>he actual sound of an “lol” is dead silence or a small puff of air through the nostrils</b>. In the 12 years I’ve been sending texts I know this to be …

The Fight Over Teacher Salaries: A Look At The Numbers

The teachers strike in West Virginia may have ended last week when Gov. Jim Justice signed a law giving educators a 5 percent pay increase, but the fight in other states is just warming up.<p>"You can make anywhere from $5,000 to $20,000 more by driving 15 minutes across the state line," said Dale …

Education

Introducing pydbgen: A random dataframe/database table generator

Introducing pydbgen which is a lightweight, pure-python library to generate random useful entries (e.g. name, address, credit card number, date, …

Researchers figured out how to generate power from falling raindrops — which could solve the biggest problem with solar energy

One of the biggest problems plaguing the widespread adoption of solar power is, quite simply, rainy weather.<p>Solar panels are designed to convert sunlight into electricity. But when it's cloudy or rainy, they're rendered useless. There are batteries, like the Tesla Powerwall, designed to store …

Single Page Apps with Vue.js and Flask: RESTful API with Flask

RESTful API with Flask<p>Welcome to the fourth post on using Vue.js and Flask for full-stack web development. The focus of this post will be on building …

How Not to Become a Victim of the Peter Principle: 3 Warning Signs

Still stuck in the "king" role rather than that of the (hopefully rich) leader of growth? Look out.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Laurence J. Peter had perhaps one of the most succinct and insightful observations in the world: People rise to their level of …

Leadership

The Best Employees And Leaders Possess This Incredible Skill

This weekend, I attended a twelve-year-olds’ soccer game. For simplicity sake, the blue team was playing the red team. The red team was clearly the better skilled team. Each time the blue team lost the ball or conceded a goal, the coach would yell at the referee.<p><i>“That was a foul!”</i><p><i>“He was …

Employment

Google's machine learning software has learned to replicate itself

Google’s AutoML<p>Back in May, Google revealed its AutoML project; artificial intelligence (AI) designed to help them create other AIs. Now, Google has …

Artificial Intelligence

The Amazing Ways Google Uses Deep Learning AI

Deep learning is the area of artificial intelligence where the real magic is happening right now. Traditionally computers, while being very fast, have not been very smart – they have no ability to learn from their mistakes and have to be given precise instructions in order to carry out any …

Artificial Intelligence

Fines for being hacked: If a breach is down to bad security it could cost you millions

Electricity, transport, water, energy, transport, and healthcare providers could be fined millions under proposals for boosting cybersecurity and …

Cybersecurity

KGI: iPhone 8 will launch with iPhone 7s, limited to three colors and short supply

KGI Securities is out with a new report offering fresh predictions for the upcoming iPhone launch expected as soon as next month. KGI expects Apple will announce all three new iPhones (4.7-inch LCD, 5.5-inch LCD, 5.8-inch OLED) in September and launch at the same time after previously believing the …

Elon Musk is right. Driverless cars will arrive by 2021

Writing about AI is either an act of sharing hope or one of spreading dismay. People either get excited about the imminent arrival of driverless cars, or become terrified that the machines are inching ever nearer to put us all in danger.<p>No matter how you feel, autonomous vehicles are probably …

Scientists successfully infiltrate computer using malware coded into DNA

‘We wanted to understand what new computer security risks are possible’<p>In what reads like science fiction becoming reality, researchers at the University of Washington have been able to successfully infect a computer with malware coded into a strand of DNA. In order to see if a computer could be …

Facebook acquires a German computer vision startup

Facebook's latest startup acquisition is German computer vision company Fayteq, a company that develops plugins for editing applications like Adobe After Effects that let you add or remove objects from existing video. After the purchase, Fayteq added a note on its website notifying customers that …

Google Camera with HDR+ unofficially ported to Snapdragon 820, 821, and 835 devices

The Google Pixel's camera is one of the best smartphone cameras on the market, partially thanks to Google's proprietary HDR+ image processing. Put …

Vizio TVs add the Google Play video app

Vizio has been adding streaming apps to its smart TVs these past few weeks, including Netflix and Amazon Video. The latest addition to its streaming apps collection? Google Play Movies & TV. The company is making the app available on its high-end VIA+ and D-series Smart TVs, giving you a way to buy …

'Pokémon GO' Debuts New Raid Bosses That May Expand Outward After Yokohama

<i>Pokémon GO</i> may not be holding any global special events right now, but they are making their way around the world for specific events in different locations. Last month it was Chicaog, last week it was Europe, this week it’s Yokohama in Japan where the players there are seeing rare spawns like an …

Google's next-gen D8 dex compiler is now in preview, improves compilation times and file sizes

If you've ever watched HBO's Silicon Valley, you'll know that making files as small as possible without quality degradation is a big deal these days. …

Microsoft to power Baidu’s self-driving project outside of China

Microsoft has agreed to power Baidu’s open source self-driving project outside of China, adding its Azure cloud infrastructure to the growing list of resources connected to the project.<p>Baidu announced its intention to open source the project, named Apollo, in April. It has since signed up leading …

Baidu

Galaxy Note 8 Leak Reveals Samsung's Massive Smartphone

Despite several massive leaks, the Galaxy Note 8 recently showed it still has the potential to surprise us. But crucially Samsung is also doing the basics well…<p>With the launch date closing in, the Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950) has shown up in Geekbench and the popular benchmarking software shows users …

Phones

Google's latest acquisition could reduce your trips to the clinic

GeekWire reports that Google has acquired Senosis, a Seattle-based startup that’s been making mobile apps to identify and monitor health conditions without the need for additional hardware.<p>Fronted by Shwetak Patel, a computer science and electrical engineering professor at the University of …

China cracks down on big tech

Beijing regulators are cracking down on global tech companies trying to penetrate the lucrative Chinese consumer data and communications market. Why …

The 25 fastest gaming laptops ranked

<b>Editor's note:</b> Going forward, the most recent updated version of our best gaming laptops list can be found here.<p>Gaming on a laptop is no longer the frustrating compromise it once was. Slimmer designs paired with more powerful processors and graphics cards have brought gaming laptops closer than …

Computer Hardware

Elon Musk: AI ‘vastly more risky than North Korea’

Tesla head warns of dangers of AI and pushes for regulation as OpenAI he backed beats best human players in online DotA 2 championship<p>Elon Musk has warned again about the dangers of artificial intelligence, saying that it poses “vastly more risk” than the apparent nuclear capabilities of North …

Artificial Intelligence

OpenAI bot crushes top players at Dota 2 tournament

The OpenAI team, supported by tech maven Elon Musk, showcased an AI bot at a tournament in Seattle that decisively beat several of the world’s best …

Google Pixel to receive Android O update next week

August is going to be a great month for Android enthusiasts. Two Android flagships are coming, including the Nokia 8 and the Galaxy Note 8, and …

iPhone Earbuds That Let You Charge Your Phone While Listening To Music Or Talking

Apple’s decision to ditch the headphone jack with the release of the iPhone 7 was a bold move. Apple claimed its main reason for dropping the jack was to make the iPhone 7 water resistant. However, another reason for giving the jack the chop was possibly Apple’s wish for more people to buy its …