Krista Stephens

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Google’s Giannandrea Steps Aside in AI Leadership Shuffle

John Giannandrea, senior vice president of engineering at Google and one of the company’s leading public voices on artificial intelligence issues, is …

Artificial Intelligence

This prefab floating house in Amsterdam was inspired by Japanese tatami rooms

If you’re strolling through Amsterdam and notice a houseboat with a design that doesn’t match the surrounding architecture, you’ve probably found …

Insurance shoppers gain new service channel with artificial intelligence chatbot

Major auto insurance provider Progressive may be best known for Flo, its iconic spokesperson. The company wanted to take advantage of customers’ …

11 Sewing DIYs for a Spring Living Room Refresh

All that spring cleaning got you itching to start a full makeover? Don’t hit the stores just yet. With some fabric and a little time behind the sewing machine, you can whip up some truly stunning pieces for your freshly cleaned living room. Consult this list of ideas and how-tos, and you’ll be hard …

Britain and Russia brace for showdown as deadline expires for nerve attack explanation

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is to kick out 23 Russian diplomats, the biggest such expulsion since the Cold War, over a chemical attack on a former Russian double agent in England that Prime Minister Theresa May blamed on Moscow, an assessment backed by the United States.<p>May pointed the finger firmly …

Russia

EvoWheel converts almost any bicycle into an electric bike in just 30 seconds

Ready to give your old cruiser a swanky electric makeover? The innovative EvoWheel turns almost any old regular bike into a speedy e-bike in under 30 …

Electric Vehicles

Top 10 Instances Of Mob Mentality

While we all like to believe we have the fortitude to stand by our own convictions during any situation, most of us tend to follow the behaviors of …

Opioid crisis: overdoses increased by a third across US in 14 months, says CDC

Results show opioid overdoses increasing across all regions and in most states, for most men and women and most age groups<p>Opioid overdoses increased by roughly 30% across the US in just 14 months between 2016 and 2017, according to a new report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

Melting the Ice in the Human Heart

How close, how intimate, have you ever gotten with Greenland?A new documentary called <i>Stella Polaris</i>, directed by Yatri Niehaus — part of Chicago’s …

How Flight Simulation Tech Can Help Turn Robots Into Surgeons

The robotic platform heaves, as if breathing. Atop it stretches a piece of white gauze with a blue line painted down the middle. Along this line …

My Pocket Mantras: Powerful Words to Connect, Comfort, and Protect

Overview<p>My Pocket Mantras: Powerful Words to Connect, Comfort, and Protect by Tanaaz Chubb<p>Find a moment of peace and comfort with this beautiful, …

Harvard Research Reveals How Mindful Leaders Develop Better Companies and Happier Employees

Mindfulness is proven to help leaders manage their stress, which reduces employee stress, creates a better workplace, and improves the bottom line.<p>A recent study revealed that when leaders are stressed, their anxiety can be felt across the entire organization, often to the point where good …

Mueller and Trump: Born to wealth, raised to lead. Then, sharply different choices.

By Marc Fisher<p>, Senior editor<p>Sari Horwitz<p>, Reporter<p>They are the sons of wealth, brought up in families accustomed to power. They were raised to show and demand respect, and they were raised to lead.<p>They rose to positions of enormous authority, the president of the United States and the special …

Donald Trump

Google’s DeepMind teaches AI to predict death

DeepMind wants to solve the problem of patient deterioration in hospitals. The Google sister-company fed its AI the historical medical records of about 700,000 US veterans in hopes it will learn to predict changes in patient condition that, unchecked, lead to death.<p>The partnership between DeepMind …

This Software Works Just as Accurately as Your Lawyer--Only 200 Times Faster

Artificial intelligence startup LawGeex put its software up against a group of lawyers. The results were pretty eye-opening.<p>Watch out, attorneys. The bots are coming--and they're getting good at your job.<p>For some lawyers, contract review takes up a huge chunk of time and it can be extremely tedious.<p>…

A new report details how AI could destroy all of humanity

Artificial intelligence, as it stands right now, isn’t very intelligent. Yes, it can match humans in chess, develop its own language and obscure memes, make art better than IRL artists, and mimic human speech in a terrifying manner. But it can mistake a turtle for a gun, accidentally purchase you …

Justice Department Drops $2 Million to Research Crime-Fighting AI

The artificial intelligence craze isn’t just hitting Silicon Valley—the Justice Department wants to get in on the action, too.<p>The agency announced …

Artificial Intelligence Moves Past the Novelty Stage to Practical Workplace Application

Over the past few years, businesses have pondered what an intelligent workplace powered by artificial intelligence (AI) might look like. Well, the …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence May Know You Better Than You Know Yourself

If you’ve been online in the past decade, you’ve likely encountered the endless discussions surrounding artificial intelligence. Initially a puzzling discipline to all but the technological elite, in recent years it has opened its doors to innovators from a variety of industries who want to create …

Artificial Intelligence

Google’s AI can rate photos on aesthetic appeal

WHY THIS MATTER IN BRIEF<p>Google’s AI is moving from just being able to identify and categorise images to being able to identify them according to …

New A.I. Technology Beats Top Lawyers at Their Job — Again

So much for skilled labor.<p>Artificial Intelligence is now encroaching on the legal profession, according to a new study released by the A.I. company …

This AI checks NDAs for free - and offers a grim glimpse of the future

NDA Lynn, an AI that can evaluate confidentiality agreements for free, is a perfect example of the role artificial intelligence will probably play in our life.<p>For the past decade or so, Arnoud Engelfriet has been the Netherland’s go-to guy for any question regarding internet and the law. Also his …

Bye bye black box: Researchers teach AI to explain itself

A team of international researchers recently taught AI to justify its reasoning and point to evidence when it makes a decision. The ‘black box’ is becoming transparent, and that’s a big deal.<p>Figuring out why a neural network makes the decisions it does is one of the biggest concerns in the field of …

AI Scientists Via Their 'Aging Clock' May Have Discovered How To Rewind Our Biological Clocks

“I never went through a biological clock experience. I never even heard it ticking.”~Jane Lynch<p>Well laughing it off may have worked for Comedian Jane Lynch, but for most of us, our biological clocks are not just ticking. They’re pounding.<p>Every single one of us is on the clock. And we are comprised …

Machine Learning

Sony reinvented its design language and nobody will notice

Sony has never been a major player when it comes to smartphone sales. That's not to say it doesn't make great stuff; ask anyone who has a Sony phone …

Phones

All that 'they' told me had the last laugh at me

Where, pray, is my circle of light? Circle of light? What is this? This is the radiance which guides us. It is the illumination which never leaves us …

These are some silly mistakes all photographers make

We all make mistakes, and that’s fine because we can learn something from them. In this fun video, Tony and Chelsea Northrup talk about some common …

Landscape Photography

Getting to the Root of the Problem: Stem Cells Are Revealing New Secrets about Mental Illness

Millions of Americans who suffer from bipolar disorder depend on lithium. The medication has been prescribed for half a century to help stabilize …

Experts imagine how robot-led AI apocalypse could play out

Sci-fi movies have long portrayed a frightening world where robots take over and use humans as slaves.<p>But the bleak dystopian vision seen in movies such as I, Robot and The Terminator may not be as far-fetched as it first appears, according to a string of experts.<p>Futurologist Dr. Ian Pearson told …