Jack Smith

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With Age Comes a Mouthful of Trouble

Alex Maddalena had gone five years without seeing a dentist.<p>He knew that he needed to. It hurt to chew. A couple of teeth had grown discolored, so he tried not to smile broadly. His daughter kept urging him to get a checkup.<p>The reason he didn’t: money.<p>Medicare has never provided dental care, except …

Read the email a Google recruiter sent a job candidate to prepare him for the interview

After the initial screening step, he received an email from the recruiter, telling him what to expect in a phone interview with a senior PM at Google.<p>When he shared it with me, I couldn't believe it. In my work at Recruitring, a candidate prescreening-call platform, I've never seen an email that …

Employment

The crucial White House position Trump has neglected to fill

There’s no shortage of reasons to include dogs in your life: They love you no matter what. They help you stay active and less stressed. And, if you happen to be the president, they might even boost your approval ratings.<p>But after two months in the White House, President Trump seems unpersuaded. The …

Pets

United States Beats Puerto Rico for First World Baseball Classic Title

LOS ANGELES — When Manager Jim Leyland walked into a news conference several hours before the start of the World Baseball Classic championship, a twinkle emerged in his eye, and a slight crease formed at his mouth.<p>“We’re trying to make America great again,” Leyland said as he took his seat.<p>It was …

We need a software revolution for the greater social good

Silicon Valley has failed to fill the massive unmet needs of the social sector on issues ranging from poverty and education to human rights and the environment.<p>Five years ago, tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist Marc Andreessen famously wrote, “Software is eating the world.” It’s hard to think …

Google Makes So Much Money, It Never Had to Worry About Financial Discipline—Until Now

Earlier this year, Astro Teller, a ponytailed scientist and science fiction writer, gave a TED Talk.<p>It was a first for Teller, but not for X, or …

I ditched Gmail for this lesser-known email app, and I don't plan on going back

Google's Gmail works fine, but, like Facebook, it's long been "that thing I use because it's a thing I use, not because it's delightful."<p>Apple Mail, meanwhile, has simple technical issues, few features, and too bland of a design for something I have to stare at all day.<p>Bored with these defaults, I …

Apps

Apple Loop: New iPhone 8 Price Leaks, Serious iOS Bugs, Apple's Growing iPhone Battery Problem

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes problems with the iPhone battery, iOS bugs and updates, pricing thoughts for the iPhone 8, iOS market share details, Apple Watch sales figures, the upcoming public macOS release, Netflix dominating the App …

Google's New Pixel Phone Beat Microsoft, Huawei In Early Sales

Google’s new Pixel phone got off to a solid start in its first few weeks on sale, according to new data.<p>The two models of the Pixel accounted for …

麒麟 960、骁龙 821、Exynos 8890,谁才是 Android 旗舰最强处理器?

“月月有演唱会”的魅族今年发布了十多款手机,但从没有一款像 PRO6 Plus 一样,能让魅友们扬眉吐气。究其原因,PRO6 Plus 所搭载的处理器是三星 Exynos 8890,性能比魅族其余机型所搭载的 Helio 要高出不少。<p>对于花粉而言,华为上月发布的 Mate 9 也有差不多的意义,这也是麒麟 960 在国内的正式亮相。<p>在高端 Android 市场,Exynos 8890 和麒麟 960 都可以看成是小众选择,毕竟大部分的 Android 旗舰都是骁龙处理器。上半年的时候,这些旗舰基本都选择的是骁龙 820 处理器,而到下半年,有不少旗舰也将自己的骁龙 820 处理器更新到了骁龙 …

Google 宣布开源 AI 训练环境 DeepMind Lab

根据 Engadget 的报道,AlphaGo 背后的 Google 人工智能团队 DeepMind 宣布开源其 AI 训练环境 DeepMind Lab,源代码将上传到 Github 上。Google 希望以此增加 AI 能力的开放性,让更多开发者参与 AI 研究。<p>(图片来自 DeepMind 官网)<p>实际上,DeepMind 在人工智能领域名声相当大,其研发的 AlphaGo 如今的水平已经几乎打遍天下无敌手了。<p>昨天,2016 年三星杯世界围棋大赛决赛中,中国棋手柯洁总比分 2:1 逆转卫冕。赛后,据新华社采访,柯洁坦言自己“现在的状态还不能打败‘AlphaGo’,今后需要更加努力。”<p>Alp …

10分钟创建一个属于你自己的网站

我们都知道互联网的发展,是因为网站的存在。<p>一个个网站连接成了互联网,比如我们购物买东西,使用搜索引擎搜东西,用社交网站来聊天,它们给我们生活带来了极大的乐趣。<p>你有没有曾经想要拥有一个自己的网站?<p>所以今天教大家来自己创建一个自己的网站,你可以随意添加按钮,数据,还可以自己动手设计。<p>而这些都是免费的,仅 …

Google’s new Android enterprise website showcases how the OS can help in the business world [Video]

Android is a popular and powerful operating system thanks at least in part to its customizability and adaptability. To demonstrate how this can help in business world, Google has built a new website and produced a video showing off how the enterprise market can take full advantage of the company’s …

Samsung is seemingly ditching the ‘TouchWiz’ name in favor of ‘Samsung Experience’

If you’re reading this site and haven’t heard the name TouchWiz, I’d be surprised. That’s Samsung’s moniker for its Android “skin,” the modifications it makes both visually and functionally atop what is Google’s most pure version of Android. TouchWiz definitely has a name for itself, and it’s not a …

Google Has Rebranded Android for Work

Google today announced that it’s changing the names of its services for pushing Android apps in enterprises. Google Play for Work, a tool that …