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Want an open-source deep learning framework? Take your pick

Earlier this week, Google made a splash when it released its <b>TensorFlow</b> artificial intelligence software on GitHub under an open-source license. Google has a sizable stable of AI talent, and AI is working behind the scenes in popular products, including Gmail and Google search, so AI tools from …

14 Overrated Tourist Attractions Around The World — And Where To Go Instead

English writer G.K. Chesterton said that the traveler sees what he sees, while a tourist only sees what he came to see.<p>And sometimes, those tourist attractions aren't worth seeing at all.<p>Inspired by this Reddit list of overrated tourist destinations, we wanted to round up some of the biggest …

4 Ways Living Abroad Changes You... Forever

It was in the summer of 2002 that we first decided to move abroad. The kernel of an idea was already there but, during those months, we began to grow an idea into reality.<p>One year later and our first stop was Vancouver, Canada, where I turned my back on the corporate world and returned to student …

Quick Style Ideas For the Guy on the Go

15 bite-sized tips that will help you sharpen your style for 2015<p>It's only day two of the new year, and unlike most people—who are still lounging around the house in their pajamas—you've already seized upon the new year. You're looking to make changes, <i>big</i> changes, so that 2015 is truly a year to …

15 Fitness Goals for 2015

From the simple to the sinister, see how you measure up

60 Free CS College Courses to Take Online in 2015

Spoiler alert: computer science is in. Like, it’s really in – so far in, it’s reached the center of the Tootsie Roll pop. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Of all the things …

Computer Science

'Literally,' Emojis, and Other Trends That Aren't Destroying English

Experimental psychologist Steven Pinker talks about a few cherished grammar rules he'd prefer to see forgotten—and replies to critics of his book The Sense of Style.<p>As an experimental psychologist, Steven Pinker <i>thinks</i> about writing. As a linguist, he thinks about <i>writing</i>.<p>In <i>The Sense of Style: The</i> …

Why You Don't Need a lot of Money to Travel

<i>Note: Since I originally wrote this article, I have booked a flight from Dallas to Dubai for 300 bucks using a resource mentioned below.</i><p>I often hear people say the reason they don't travel as much as they would like is because "it's too expensive."<p>Hearing this gets me excited because:<p>A) Challenges …

The Year’s Best Fitness Tips

Enhance your workouts with cutting-edge research and insight from experts