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Why 'Cognitive Computing' Is the Next Big Thing for Business Growth

This innovative technology is transforming employee contributions and optimizing business results.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Computers have always been faster than humans at consuming, calculating and computing data, and artificial intelligence is a boon …

Cognitive Computing

What You Need To Know About AI, But No One Will Tell You

Artificial Intelligence is a game-changing technology. It will have more impact on our lives and on business than the Internet did in the 1990s or …

Artificial Intelligence

HOW TO: Make a stunning wooden table with glow-in-the-dark resin infill

1/10<p>Glowing wood table DIY 2<p>If you are looking for a cool DIY project to brighten up your home, look no further than this brilliant glow-in-the-dark …

Furniture

5 Ways Tech Companies Can Retain Their Diverse Talent

Last week, Facebook published its annual diversity report. To summarize some of the major findings of the report: there were slight increases in the amount of Black and Hispanic employees as well as women in technical roles, business and sales roles, and senior leadership. Black employees increased …

Employment

Social Capital Backs New Social App For Stock and Crypto Trading

<i>By Tanaya Macheel</i><p>An app called CommonStock has come out of stealth mode with more than $1.8 million in seed funding to make stock trading more …

Stock Markets

This massive Sun Ray could sustainably power 220 homes in Melbourne

What if renewable energy infrastructure could be both functional and beautiful? Exploring that notion is Italian architectural practice Antonio …

Renewable Energy

6 TEDx Talks on How Artificial Intelligence Can Boost Your Business | Inc.com

When someone says, "artificial intelligence," or AI, no doubt the image that comes to mind is J.A.R.V.I.S, Ironman's computerized right-hand man, or one of the human-like hosts in Westworld. But from a technology perspective, AI is perhaps our greatest business friend and partner.<p>AI has evolved a …

Artificial Intelligence

Unmasking A.I.'s Bias Problem

<b>WHEN TAY MADE HER DEBUT</b> in March 2016, Microsoft had high hopes for the artificial intelligence–powered “social chatbot.” Like the automated, …

Artificial Intelligence

'Ghana is the future of Africa': Why Google built an AI lab in Accra

<b>Accra, Ghana (CNN) —</b> "Google is just a giant scientific research company that happens to make money," this was my first impression when I visited their offices in Mountain View for the first time.<p>I was not wrong, a lot of what Google does is to push the boundaries of human knowledge through …

Africa

How to Apply and Optimize Your Algorithm When You're Ready to Run With AI

Follow a tried-and-true implementation methodology of purposeful, simple and tested engineering, such as Lean AI, to unlock AI's true potential.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Amazon’s recently launched SageMaker artificial intelligence service is an exciting …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Do Some People Hate the Taste of Beer?

If the thought of sipping a beer is gag-inducing, you're not alone. But even if you're in good company, it begs the question: Why do some people hate …

Beer

Here's What You Really Need to Know About Blockchain

Eliminating information bottlenecks is how blockchain will truly make an impact<p>In 1970, a scientist at IBM Research named Edgar F. Codd make a remarkable discovery that would truly change the world. Though few realized it at the time, including at IBM, which neglected to commercialize it. It was …

Databases

Archived Footage of Steve Jobs Reveals the Secret to Leadership With This 1 Memorable Sentence

Jobs was always wise beyond his years.<p>There's really never been a better time to be an entrepreneur. Markets are bigger than ever, ways to reach consumers keep growing, niches are constantly expanding, and unique branding is cheap and accessible. At the same time, there's maybe never been a more …

Human Resources

Dijkstra's algorithm in python: algorithms for beginners

<i>Photo by Ishan @seefromthesky on Unsplash</i><p>Dijkstra's algorithm can find for you the shortest path between two nodes on a graph. It's a must-know for …

Algorithms

Former Google AI chief will lead Apple’s new machine learning team

Back in April, Google's former AI and search chief John Giannandrea left the company to join Apple for an undisclosed role. Today, the latter company announced he will head a new team combining the Core ML and Siri groups.<p>It's not a leap for Giannandrea, who led Google's Machine Intelligence, …

Machine Learning

This 1 Time Management Shift Will Change The Way You Think About Your Priorities

There are better ways to let employees know how they should be spending their time.<p>One of the most common excuses a company manager or executive hears is, "I don't have enough time."<p>From the moment I started my first company in a flea market as a teenager (that went on to go public and eventually …

Time Management

How to Deal With the Enormous Stress of Starting a Company

Despite the challenges, you can manage this.<p><i>Why is running a successful startup so stressful and challenging? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic</b> …

Startups

Chances Are You're Not Reading This Article on a VPN--but You Should Be

Why VPNs are a tool you ought to know about and possibly be using.<p>As people become ever more concerned about their online privacy, it's not surprising interest in VPNs -- Virtual Private Networks that allow people to conduct their usual internet business from behind the safety of a private, secure …

Information Systems

Morality in the Machines

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard is renowned for its research on the online world. Similarly, the MIT Media Lab is …

Teachers for Gen Z

A month ago, at a professional development workshop for teachers, as part of an activity, I asked the participants to choose two words from a list of …

Education Technology

Here's what future Mars and lunar space colonies could look like

The habitats feature inflatable pods and modules covered in Martian or lunar "cement" to protect them from radiation and asteroid strikes.<p>British architect Norman Foster is known for his designs here on Earth, but now his firm Foster + Partners is looking to expand its portfolio into the cosmos, …

Space Science

Robots Are Poised to Make Life Grim for the Working Class

Marc Andreessen, venture capitalist and one of the pioneers of the world wide web, once declared:<p>The spread of computers and the internet will put jobs in two categories. People who tell computers what to do, and people who are told by computers what to do.<p>Andreessen has since repudiated this …

Machine Learning

New Software Can Isolate Musical Instruments from a Recording

Once a song is mixed and any master tapes of individual performance are discarded, there's no un-mixing the music, right? Not so fast. A new …

Artificial Intelligence

Europe's sunny weather makes for a sorry summer in Reykjavik

While in other parts of Northern Europe, especially Britain and Scandinavia, a heat wave is expected to continue well into July, in Iceland this …

European Travel

Why There's So Much More to Portugal Than the Beaches

How to make the most of a trip to this picturesque country that's buzzier than ever right now.<p>A slice of a country with just over 10 million people, …

European Travel

Don’t Worry, IBM’s AI Debater Can’t Beat Humans … Yet

On Tuesday, IBM’s Project Debater, an artificial intelligence designed to debate humans, attempted to out-argue human debaters in front of a crowd of …

Artificial Intelligence

I've spent thousands of hours studying successful people — and they all approach life with the same mindset

<i>The following is an adaptation from Alex Banayan's "The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World's Most Successful People Launched Their Career":</i><p>For the past seven years, I've been studying success obsessively.<p>I've spent thousands of hours researching, poring over hundreds of …

The counterintuitive tricks to asking better questions, according to Harvard research

Having the ability to ask a question appears to be a uniquely human trait, one that saves us time and energy as we gather resources and information. It also allows us to develop empathy for others and create bonds of trust, even among strangers. Indeed, people who ask more questions are seen as …

Framing

Most ‘AI’ Companies Are Not AI Companies. Here’s How to Tell

As a fan of poker, I know there’s no such thing as a sure bet. But randomly pick 100 tech startups and I’d confidently wager that the vast majority …

Artificial Intelligence

This Billionaire Knows His Idea Is Crazy, and It's the Key to His Extreme Success

Naveen Jain, Bill Gates and other billionaires had big ideas that people initially thought were crazy. But that's OK. Here's how their "moonshots" became realities.<p>If you want to be a billionaire, you must have a 10-billion-dollar idea -- and make it change the lives of humanity. This idea becomes …

Bill Gates