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Blockchain is Making Society More Productive

The blockchain fundamentally allows unknown individuals to trust each other without the need for middlemen.<p>Productivity growth is fueled by …

Blockchain

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New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning

A new idea called the “information bottleneck” is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might …

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the most important choice you can make

According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the surest way to …

The Three Quants In Their 20s Running A Hedge Fund Making $1 Billion Of Trades Daily

In an office overlooking downtown Boston, the views are partially obscured by math formulas and technical drawings that have been scribbled on the windows. Wearing a T-shirt with the words “machine earning” printed on it, Luca Lin says the formulas are being developed to help trade futures …

Trading

Sony phone app takes 3D clone snaps

<b>Sony has revealed new smartphones that can create detailed 3D scans of almost any object using the phone's camera.</b><p>The company said the innovation was possible thanks to the power of the processor in its latest handsets.<p>It unveiled a series of new devices at the Ifa technology show in Berlin.

China’s Bitmain dominates bitcoin mining. Now it wants to cash in on artificial intelligence

Two years ago, a Chinese chip-design expert named Micree Zhan was reading China’s seminal science-fiction novel, <i>The Three-Body Problem</i>, by Liu Cixin, while wrestling with how to create a new processor. He had already designed custom chips for the company he co-founded, Bitmain, that had made it …

Bitcoin

Opinion: SoftBank’s big plan for a smarter internet is brilliant

Masayoshi Son doesn’t do anything small nor does he do things in a simple way.<p>A few months ago SoftBank Group 9984, +0.62% announced that it would be …

Venture Capital

Everything You Need to Know About ISO (VIDEO)

Vincent Ledvina is an independent filmmaker specializing in animation, and he combines these skills to release short monthly videos on basic …

Photography

The State Of Advanced Website Builders

Advanced website builders — the tools provided by <i>Squarespace</i>, <i>Wix</i>, <i>Weebly</i>, <i>The Grid</i> and more — produce websites that look and feel like they were …

God in the machine: my strange journey into transhumanism

After losing her faith, a former evangelical Christian felt adrift in the world. She then found solace in a radical technological philosophy – but its promises of immortality and spiritual transcendence soon seemed unsettlingly familiar<p>I first read Ray Kurzweil’s book, The Age of Spiritual …

Singularity

Deep Learning Will Radically Change the Ways We Interact with Technology

Even though heat and sound are both forms of energy, when you were a kid, you probably didn’t need to be told not to speak in thermal convection. And each time your children come across a stray animal, they likely don’t have to self-consciously rehearse a subroutine of zoological attributes to …

Machine Learning

How a Millennial Mindset Is Helping This 116-Year-Old Retailer

At a store in Vancouver, shoppers can get restaurant recommendations and sightseeing suggestions from a concierge. They can get a party-worthy …

Advertising

10 Free Online Marketing Courses to Try Today (Infographic)

Boost your marketing skills with these online resources -- for free.<p>1 min read<p>An abundance of free resources are available online today, especially when it comes to marketing. Although sometimes it can be tricky to weed through them and get to the good stuff.<p>Look no further, because marketing …

Marketing

These award-winning photos show planet Earth in ways you've never seen it

It's easy to get caught up in worrying about how crazy the world is. But sometimes it's important to stop and remember that it's also beautiful.<p>There are ice caves that shimmer sapphire blue, glowing swirls in the sky as particles carried by solar wind collide with Earth's atmosphere, and serene …

What will we be watching in cinemas in 2017?

<b>What will be playing in cinemas in 2017? Grab some popcorn and an ice-cold beverage as we look ahead to some of the film highlights of the coming year.</b><p>THE SEQUELS<p>There'll be no getting away from sequels this year, so let's just bow to the inevitable and accept that some of 2017's biggest releases …

Video: A Simple Visual Explanation of Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO

If you need a simple, straight-forward explanation of how the digital camera captures photos, look no further. This creative little animation by …

This Short Animation Will Make You Quit Your Job

Move over Dilbert, there's a sick and twisted office reality to be explored.<p>Screencaps via<p>Move over Dilbert, this film is about to make your existence petty. Handpainted with watercolors, an emotive seven-minute animated short titled <i>El Empleo</i> (“The Employment”) bizarrely captures contemporary …

The Top 13 Video Game Trailers At PlayStation Experience 2016

Sony and its partners showed off a bunch of games at yesterday’s PSX Keynote event. We saw some new games, some about-to-be-released games, and much more.<p>Let’s take a look at the best trailers from the PlayStation Experience so far.<p><b>The Last Guardian</b><p><i>The Last Guardian</i> was stuck in development …

The science behind how a digital camera works

While technology plays an integral part in our daily lives, many of us have little understanding of how the devices we use every day actually work.<p>In the video above we reveal how a digital camera works, creating an image by allowing light through the lens and using a sensor to covert the data into …

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 …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

Entertainment

Understanding the Basic Laws of Light and How to Use Them

As we mentioned this morning, composition is one of the most critical aspects of photography. But another, equally important piece is understanding …

Photography

The AI disruption wave

Information technology evolves through disruption waves. First the computer, then the web and eventually social networks and smartphones all had the power to revolutionize how people live and how businesses operate. They destroyed companies that weren’t able to adapt, while creating new winners in …

Artificial Intelligence

Interested In How Camera Lenses Work? Watch This Easy-to-Understand, 3.5-Minute Video

Lenses are, perhaps, the most important (pardon the pun) element in photography but most photographers probably have no idea how they really work. If …

Is Artificial Intelligence Permanently Inscrutable? - Issue 40: Learning

Dmitry Malioutov can’t say much about what he built.As a research scientist at IBM, Malioutov spends part of his time building machine learning …

Machine Learning is Fun Part 5: Language Translation with Deep Learning and the Magic of Sequences

<b>Update:</b> <i>This article is part of a series. Check out the full series:</i> <i>Part 1</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 2</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 3</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 4</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 5</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 6</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 7</i> <i>and</i> <i>Part 8</i><i>!</i><p><i>You can also read this</i> …

What Is the Direct-to-Consumer Sales Model and Why Should You Care?

Why legacy designers and upstarts alike are skipping the department store<p>After a short stay in bankruptcy last year to reorganize her business, Mellon’s plan now is to sell her shoes directly to consumers online, and perhaps in her own retail stores in the future; bypassing department stores and …

eCommerce