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Report Finds Surprisingly High Rate of Slavery in Developed Countries

UNITED NATIONS — Yeonmi Park calls herself a former slave from North Korea. She had never seen a world map. She nearly starved. After she underwent appendix surgery without anesthesia at age 13, Ms. Park recalled, she saw human bodies piled outside the hospital, their eyes eaten by rats.<p>Convinced …

North Korea

Mondly uses speech recognition to fast-track your language learning

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access for only $39.99.<p>Learning a new language can seem pretty daunting when your inch-thick textbook arrives in the mail. Thankfully, there is a smarter way to learn. Mondly is a highly-rated app that helps you master grammar and pick up vocabulary through fun mini-games. …

Coding Neural Network — Regularization

Coding Neural Network — Regularization<p>Bias-Variance Trade-off<p>Generalization (test) error is the most important metric in Machine/Deep Learning. It …

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Paul Manafort faces new claim of bank fraud while trying to renegotiate his bail agreement

Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump who is facing money laundering charges in the Russia investigation, is now in deeper trouble with special counsel Robert Mueller.<p>Manafort and his attorneys are trying to renegotiate the terms of his bail, but that effort appears …

Paul Manafort

Blue-collar America has lost control

Enemy of working man is not Donald Trump, it is the professional aristocracy<p>Sat, Feb 17, 2018, 06:30<p>One of the most beautiful sounds is the laughter …

Crisis Converted: Cybersecurity

Imagine you’re the CEO of a $20 billion dollar retail company with millions of customers. You’re woken up by a call at 3am and told by your head of IT that there’s been a breach in your company’s network. A massive breach.

How Dutch Spies Were Able To Outwit Russian Hackers

Online spies outfoxed the notorious Russian hacking group and fed information about their attacks on U.S. federal systems to American authorities.<p>Since at least 2010, the Russian state-sponsored hacking group Cozy Bear has been implicated in cyber attacks around the world, penetrating networks …

The US senate just learned what bitcoiners mean by “hodl”

At a hearing today on cryptocurrency regulation, it was up to J. Christopher Giancarlo, head of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), to explain the meaning of the bitcoiner rallying cry “hodl” to the members of the US Senate Banking Committee.<p>Senator Mike Rounds asked Giancarlo …

The Master Algorithm - new book by top Machine Learning researcher Pedro Domingos

Wonderfully erudite, humorous, and easy to read, the Master Algorithm by top Machine Learning researcher Pedro Domingos takes you on a journey to …

Machine Learning

Open Neural Network Exchange Project Aims To Bring Interoperability Among Deep Learning Frameworks

AWS, Facebook and Microsoft have collaborated to build Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX), which makes it possible to reuse trained neural network models across multiple frameworks. Since its announcement in September 2017, various players including AMD, ARM, IBM, Intel, Huawei, NVIDIA and …

Deep Learning

Must-Reads of 2017: Escaping the Thucydides Trap

From Ukraine to the South China Sea, the past several years have reminded us that international peace and stability are not givens. The great issues of war and peace, order and disorder, are returning to the forefront of global affairs. My end-of-year reading list is thus made up of books that help …

Geopolitics

NIST Releases Updated Draft of Cybersecurity Framework

On December 5, 2017, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) announced the publication of a second draft of a proposed update to …

Cybersecurity

‘White hat’ hacker Amanda Rousseau hacks back at malicious software

Rousseau is No. 94 on the Recode 100.<p>Amanda Rousseau is a “white hat” hacker and a senior malware researcher at security firm Endgame. Earlier this year, she reverse engineered the massive WannaCry ransomware attack — a cyber attack targeting Microsoft Windows that hit 200,000 victims in 150 …

The Trump-Russia scandal: a visual guide - Vox

Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, pleaded guilty to one count of lying to the FBI. It's the biggest development yet in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 presidential …

Microsoft unveils new AI development tools at its Connect(); conference

Microsoft Corp. today kicked off Connect(); 2017, its annual developer conference in New York, with the introduction of several new tools designed to …

Machine Learning

The world needs more ethical hackers. Are you up for the job?

Hackers used to be a small subculture of punk weirdos that messed around with dinky little computers and didn’t really cause much damage. But now, …

This startup is teaching coding to Canada's most isolated kids

Four years ago, computer science wasn’t anywhere to be found on the curriculum in Nunavut, a Canadian territory with a population of 36,000 and a …

Computer Science

How can R Users Learn Python for Data Science ?

Python is a supremely powerful and a multi-purpose programming language. It has grown phenomenally in the last few years. It is used for web …

Coding Bootcamps Go To College

There’s a glut of coding bootcamps.<p>But startup Trilogy Education Services has a twist on the concept. The New York City-based company works with colleges and universities to run six-month web development/design, data analytics and UX/UI programs.<p>According to founder and CEO Dan Sommer, about three …

Here's How the 10 Largest Cryptocurrencies Have Performed Year to Date

One is up by more than 8,600% since 2017 began.<p>Among stock market industries, things like marijuana, the Internet of Things, surgically assisted …

Cryptocurrency

Stop pretending you really know what AI is and read this instead

You’ve probably heard the news: AI is going to take your job. Wait, no: It’s going to create a new job for you. AI is going to kill us all! Wait, no it’s not. AI is already totally smarter than us at, like, all the smart things. But that probably doesn’t matter? Neural networks. Machine learning. …

Artificial Intelligence

This Google Scientist Learned an Interesting Way to Teach Neural Networks

via pixabay.com/HypnoArt<p>Artificial intelligence is as trippy as it gets when it comes to thinking about how machines “think.” But what about when you …

How does blockchain really work? I built an app to show you.

According to Wikipedia, a blockchain is:<p>A distributed database that is used to maintain a continuously growing list of records, called <i>blocks</i>.<p>That …

A Radical New Theory Could Change the Way We Build A.I.

One A.I. scientist wants to ditch the metaphor of the brain and think smaller and more basic.<p>From early on, we’re taught that intelligence is …

Thucydides’ Ignored Lesson

Thucydides’ history of the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC) holds crucial lessons about the nature of great power war, beyond the much-vaunted cause …

Tableau acquires ClearGraph, a startup that lets you analyze your data using natural language

Business intelligence and analytics firm Tableau today announced that it has acquired ClearGraph, a service that lets you query and visualize large amounts of business date through natural language queries (think “this week’s transactions over $500”). Tableau expects to integrate this technology …

Natural Language Processing

Can we avoid financial crises in the future?

The ‘premiere econometrician in the world’ is how Robert F. Engle’s colleagues describe him. Throughout his 48-year career he’s developed successful …

Codecademy adds new intensive options to help beginners learn code quicker

Codecademy is one of the most popular sites to learn software development online, having recently passed the 45 million user milestone. Now, in an attempt to formalize its offering and make a profit, the company has launched three new professional paid products, which offer a much more detailed and …

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