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Modern C++ for C Programmers: Part 5

<b>NOTE</b>: If you like this stuff, come work with me over at PowerDNS - aspiring C++ programmers welcome!<p>Welcome back! In part 4 we went over the …

Stack Overflow

Google Developers Launchpad introduces The Lever, sharing applied-Machine Learning best practices

<i>Posted by Malika Cantor, Program Manager for Launchpad</i> The Lever is Google Developers Launchpad's new resource for sharing applied-Machine Learning …

Machine Learning

10 New Specializations and Courses in Cutting-Edge Topics

Here’s a roundup of new Specializations and courses on Coursera, brought to you by top universities and leading companies from all over the world. …

Machine Learning

Sorry, Elon Musk: NASA says plans to terraform Mars won't work

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk famously told late night host Stephen Colbert of his hope to use thermonuclear explosions to jump-start the creation of a Martian atmosphere that might support life. But new research backed by NASA finds that even nuking the Red Planet won't be enough to convert it …

Mars

The six best programming languages to learn right now

Which languages are most popular among developers due to their high demand, and how to get started learning them.<p>Knowing which programming language …

Programming

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

Computer science study guide

I am looking for either a study guide or courses I could take to help me learn more about computer science. I am taking an exam next year to get into …

Computer Science

Detecting and Outlining Lakes with Python3 and OpenCV 3

In the article, I will go over some basic shape and contour detection using Python3 and OpenCV.<p>The source code for this article can be found</i> …

Python Programming

Finger Detection and Tracking using OpenCV and Python

<b>TL;DR. Code is here</b>.<p>Tracking the movement of a finger is an important feature of many computer vision applications. In this application, A histogram …

Image Processing

Will computers be able to think? Five books to help us understand AI

The brains of two rats were networked together so that one was able to use information stored in the brain of the other<p>The problem with AI is that while it’s relatively easy to define the “A”, the “I” remains elusive. We don’t know what our own intelligence is, nor how we generate our familiar …

Machine Learning

Microsoft provides free lessons for quantum computing basics

Want to learn more about quantum computing and how to program in the Q# language? Microsoft just launched Quantum Katas, an open source project that …

Quantum Computing

This robot will draw and erase anything on your walls

Scribit is a drawing robot that can turn your walls into a work of art. The little bot raised over $1.6 million on Kickstarter, crushing the …

Robotics

[D] Understanding neural networks by embedding hidden representations : MachineLearning

Hello, I've quite enjoyed working on this blog post where I explore hidden representations of neural networks in some detail. The idea was to see if …

Xilinx Is Getting Ready to Take Off

The chipmaker's aggressive R&D spending should pave the way for long-term growth.<p>Demand for artificial intelligence (AI) chips is going to go through …

Huge meta-study confirms link between autoimmune disorders and psychosis

One of the most compelling hypotheses in scientific research today is the growing belief that psychiatric disorders are potentially related to immune …

“Find your passion” is bad advice, say Yale and Stanford psychologists

Your passion isn’t out there, waiting to be discovered. It’s not a mysterious force that will—when found—remove all obstacles from your path. In fact, psychologists argue in a new study that the pithy mantra “find your passion” may be a dangerous distraction.<p>In a study (pdf) by researchers from …

Psychology

How Scientists Discovered a New Type of Depression

Which could lead to new treatment.<p>Depression affects approximately 322 million people across the world, or approximately 2.5 percent of the world’s …

I want to learn Data Science. Where do I start? What if I get stuck?

Data Science has been hailed as the transformative trend that is set to re-wire the industries and re-invent the ways people do things. Products and …

Data Science

New algorithm that may predict your intelligence

New York, June 30 (IANS) Be careful if you lie about your IQ as researchers have developed a machine-learning algorithm that may tell how smart you …

8 Important Life Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

Happiness

Learn how to code at your own pace with 9 courses & 210+ hours of training

So you’ve decided to <b>learn to code.</b> Good for you. There are thousands of great roles for coders out there, and many of them <b>pay rather well</b>. You’ve paid your dues, you deserve a fat paycheck.<p>The tricky part now is <b>knowing where to start</b>.<p>Should you learn <b>Python</b> because it’s said to be the simplest to …

Programming

Facebook partners on open source AI development tools ONNX and PyTorch 1.0

Facebook and its partners in the artificial intelligence (AI) community are building open source tools to accelerate AI development and make the …

What Data Scientists should focus on in 2018?

What Data Scientists should focus on in 2018? No matter how you deal with it, data science will play a massive role in 2018. If you’re thinking to be …

The New Intelligence

Modern AI and the fundamental undoing of the scientific method<p><i>The days of traditional, human-driven problem solving — developing a hypothesis,</i> …

Four Simple Steps To Get Your Organization Started With Data Science

Our company leads corporate trainings in Python and data science for organizations ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. What we’ve noticed lately is that many of them want to use data science to advance their businesses. They recognize the need to stay competitive and make use of their …

Data Science

Bye, black holes: white holes are even weirder

If there is a phenomenon out there that is actually more bizarre than black holes, it has to be white holes. Black holes can’t say that they might be …

Don't Be Afraid of the Multiverse

Rumors of science's demise have been greatly exaggerated.<p>Almost anybody who has ever thought deeply about the universe sooner or later wonders if there is more than one of them. Whether a multiplicity of universes—known as a multiverse—actually exists has been a contentious issue since ancient …

Physics

Want a Job in Data? Learn This.

Why mastering a 50-year-old programming language is the key to getting a data science job.SQL is old. There, I said it.I first heard about SQL in …

Databases

A Beginner’s Guide to Data Engineering — Part I

Data Engineering: The Close Cousin of Data Science<p>Motivation<p>The more experienced I become as a data scientist, the more convinced I am that data …

Big Data

8 Simple Sources for Creating Artificial Intelligence to Make Your Own Chatbot

In November 2016, only six months after releasing the option of building chatbots into Messenger, Facebook’s VP of Messaging Products, David Marcus, …