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Google’s new mindblowing AI can negotiate your appointments for you with real people

Google debuted “Duplex” at its I/O developer conference on May 8, an AI system that could make virtual assistants as capable as humans available to anyone.<p>Today’s digital assistants tend to fall down as soon as they depart from their limited scripts. Programs that can understand natural language, …

Artificial Intelligence

Pretty sure Google's new talking AI just beat the Turing test

So that whole Turing test metric, wherein we gauge how human-like an AI system appears to be based on its ability to mimic our vocal affectations? At the 2018 I/O developers conference on Tuesday, Google utterly dismantled it. The company did so by having its AI-driven Assistant book a reservation. …

Artificial Intelligence

27 Incredible Examples Of AI And Machine Learning In Practice

There are so many amazing ways artificial intelligence and machine learning are used behind the scenes to impact our everyday lives and inform business decisions and optimize operations for some of the world’s leading companies. Here are 27 amazing practical examples of AI and machine</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain

Welcome to 2018 and a children's book that teaches us how to find our place in the world... using the blockchain.<p>At around 7 p.m. every night you can catch me reading bedtime stories for my two children. On current rotation: Dave's Cave, a weird Avengers book and a million bedtime stories about …

Bedtime Stories

12 Men’s Dress Sneakers That Don’t Scream ‘Tourist’

Nothing pegs a tourist more quickly than a chunky pair of athletic sneakers. You can spot them from a mile away, and they can take an otherwise …

Shoes

35 trips every couple should take in their lifetime

There's nothing quite like travel to put any relationship to the test, no matter whether you and your SO are adventure-seekers, lovers of luxury, or …

Costa Rica

Authentic Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

"This authentic chicken tikka masala dish follows an old family recipe."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup plain yogurt<p>2 teaspoons garam masala<p>2 teaspoons paprika<p>1/2 …

Curries

10 New Scotch Whisky Distilleries You Should Know About

Scotch whisky is an industry of cyclical boom-and-bust: Global success inevitably is followed by a staggering crash that shutters many distilleries.<p>Now we’re in the middle of an enormous boom, especially for single malt Scotch whisky, and everyone wants in on the action.<p>As a result, a wave of new …

Whiskey

This Hilarious ‘Shady Bird’ Meme Is Taking Over The Internet

You wish you could throw as much shade as this bird<p>Sometimes the stars align and everything’s right in the universe. Sure, we’re the laughing stock …

French Fries

Blooming measures your heart and brain to reduce stress at work

Finnish startup Blooming is aiming to help bouncing-off-the-walls-stressed office workers regain control of their lives by using wearable tech. The service includes monitoring and tracking stress levels, plus recommendation software and meditation advice to help give workers the space to stop and …

Forbes Welcome

Miles Davis

Hershey’s Chocolate 3D Printer Whips Up Any Sweet Design You Want

Hershey’s chocolate scientists are now 3D printing uniquely designed candy. The confection company is taking its CocoJet 3D printer from 3D Systems to different exhibits throughout the U.S. to show chocolate lovers how this futuristic candy machine creates uniquely delicious designs.<p>Consumers …

A History of Cell Phones and Cellphone Technology

Cellphone Technology has come a long way since the 80's. A History of Cell Phones and Cellphone Technology infographic from Lyca Mobile covers each …

The Spectrum of User Experience Design

The Spectrum of User Experience Venn Diagram came up again recently in a discussion with a client, and looking back I realized I had never posted it …

UX Design

Augmented reality is the future of design

In 1992, researcher Tom Caudell coined the term Augmented Reality (AR). It’s an experience that supplements the real world with a virtual layer of information. Until recently, AR sounded like something from a cyberpunk novel. Some sort of cyborg capability that could go the way of PDAs and laser …

Augmented Reality

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …