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Fueling the Gold Rush: The Greatest Public Datasets for AI

It has never been easier to build AI or machine learning-based systems than it is today. The ubiquity of cutting edge open-source tools such as …

The website that offered 47 million pirated academic papers is back

Digital piracy is not all about movies and music—pretty much anything that people feel is unfairly priced will find its way online in large numbers. Even academic papers.<p>In October 2015, a New York district court ruled in favor of the academic publisher Elsevier, which had accused Sci-Hub, a …

Social Sciences

Google keeps the Star Wars goodies coming, with Google Cardboard VR on the way

Google’s partnership with Lucasfilm and Disney to promote the new Star Wars movie has already seen everything from themed backgrounds in Gmail to an X-Wing marking your position in Google Maps, but the company is not done yet.<p>Searching for ‘a long time ago in a galaxy far far away’ leads to a great …

Play Darth Vader with Siri and get some hilarious responses

The whole tech world is losing its mind with <i>Star Wars</i> mania, and Apple’s no exception. Hidden within Siri is a neat reference to George Lucas’ epic space opera — accessible when you use the iconic “I am your father” line from the end of <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>.<p>Check out some of Siri’s best responses …

Zeetings Adds Interactivity And Analytics To Your Presentations

Tired of making (or watching) the same old PowerPoint presentations? An Australian startup called Zeetings gives you new tools to interact with your audience and track their engagement.<p>“Despite the fact that we’ve got completely new capabilities in our hands in terms of technology, presentations …

InterAct

Where is Google taking us?

Tim Adams was invited to hang out at Google’s California HQ, where some of the world’s brightest minds are working on innovations, such as driverless cars, that will transform our lives. But is society ready to go along for the ride?<p>Whatever happened to wonder? The most unnerving thing about …

Top Gear

The Kisai Link Is A Bluetooth Wearable That Hides The Geekiness

As a slave to fashion, I have to look great all the time. But how can I do that when I have to wear so many amazing wearables? You can’t have fashion <i>and</i> electronics. Luckily, Tokyoflash has just the thing. Called the Kisai Link, this is basically a little Bluetooth dongle that you wear on your …

Wearable Tech

YouTube to start making feature films with its biggest stars

Also partnering with channels to make new series<p>YouTube is continuing to put money behind its community of video makers, and today it's announcing five new partnerships including one to begin making feature films this year. The feature films will be made in partnership with AwesomenessTV, which was …

Internet

SoundCloud Opens Its Podcasting Features To Everyone

SoundCloud has been beta testing its podcasting features with a private group since 2011, but today it’s finally letting everyone in. The SoundCloud podcasting features come in multiple tiers, including one free and two paid options. They challenge existing industry leaders, including Libsyn, as …

Apps

Inside Google’s Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course

How one of Google’s original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course.<p>In 2006, Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan decided he no longer wanted to feel like a cog in the great machine, and set out to create a program that would train people to be more …

Emotional Intelligence

SAMR | Learning by Doing

Course 5 of COETAIL asks us to push beyond the bounds of Augmentation (technology that replaces another technological tool, with significant …

Cracking The Learning Code

<b>The 32 Elements of<br>The Learning Code</b><p><b>The Scientific Breakthrough That Will Change How the World Learns!</b><p>The Learning Code™<p>The Neuroscience of the …

Tech Tools techteacher

'Tech Tools'<p>Many web and presentation projects that allow multi-media tools to be infused into the application certainly helps the development of …

The One Behavior That Guarantees Failure | Inc.com

I once sat on the board of a company that was trying to reconfigure the financial relationship that it had with its customers. The CEO was trying to transition from a work-for-hire model to one in which his company co-owned the products it produced and could resell them to other customers.<p>"They …

Customers

Høyesterett har talt

<i>Høy­este­rett</i>, eller <i>Høy­este­retts anke­ut­valg</i> om man skal være pre­sis, har talt: Det jeg gjør her, å skri­ve på en blogg, er ikke offent­lig i …

YouTube is 10 years old, but what will it look like in 2025?

Predictions for the future of Google’s online video service, from sports rights and games to co-viewing and voice recognition<p>YouTube’s first video may have been uploaded on 23 April 2005, but the website’s domain name was registered on 14 February. Hence the 10th birthday milestone this past …

Music Videos

New tech job titles you might need to learn for 2015

Your job title says a lot about what you do. Most of us work in well-established professions. We’re accountants, doctors, lawyers, real-estate agents, and journalists. You can read a name and title on a business card or on LinkedIn and easily grasp the role. Yet, in 2015, you might be surprised to …

Employment

E-læring fra antikken?

Elever tyr til andre plattformer<p>«Innleveringen skal inn i mappen under fagstoff. Nei, ikke den. Oi, du er i feil rom. Virker det ikke? Kanskje …

Milestone prizes announced for Google's Lunar XPRIZE competition

Google has announced the full list of milestone prize winners in the Lunar XPRIZE contest. Five teams have won prizes totaling $5.25 million across three categories: landing, mobility, and imaging.<p>The biggest winner was a team from Carnegie Mellon called Astrobotic, which brought in $1.75 million …

Space Exploration

Media Streaming App Allcast Is Finally Available For iOS Devices

Impressive mobile streaming service Allcast has been an Android-only affair for some time, much to the delight of those that use the Google mobile platform, but at last it has finally made its way to iOS — as Engadget first spotted.<p>Allcast for iOS, which had been in beta since October and available …

Smart TV

Emilie Nicolas

The young Oslo starlet made a name for herself in her native Norway thanks to a rip-roaring rendition of DumDum Boys’ “Pstereo”; although it came …

Skype Debuts Instant Translation Feature

Skype debuted a hotly anticipated translation program Monday that can translate a conversation between an English and Spanish speaker in real …

Language

The marketer’s guide to the benefits of Vimeo over YouTube

<i>Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the SumAll blog.</i><p>Online video has very quickly become one of the most engaging and ubiquitous forms of content marketing. ComScore reports that in 2013 more than half of all Americans watched a …

The next WeChat is hiding in Canada and eyeing the U.S.

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Kik<p>Waterloo, Ontario is a quiet sort of suburban college town, far removed from the hustle and bustle of Silicon …

People are already making awesome fan art for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Whether or not you were in a theater, we all got our first glimpse of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> today. The long-awaited teaser showed off some familiar settings, briefly introduced us to a few new characters, and debuted a cross-shaped lightsaber that has already become both a meme and a source …

Facebook Launches Pseudonymous App “Rooms” That Lets You Create Forums About Any Topic

It’s not quite anonymous, but forums standalone app Rooms is Facebook’s first product that allows you to ditch your real name. Rooms lets you set up a mobile-only in-app discussion space about any topic, customize the look and moderation settings, set a screen name for the room, and choose who to …

People Are Beginning To Talk Seriously About Google's Search Business Becoming Less Relevant

Google's ever-increasing dominance of online advertising looks set to wane. The growth of its search business, which fueled it for years, is weakening.<p>That sounds completely mad. The company just booked $16.5 billion in revenues on its search business in Q3 alone. But people are seriously beginning …

Profit

3 Ways to Squash Burnout and Boost Productivity

<i>Joelle Steiniger is the co-founder of Small HQ, HookFeed and Minimalytics. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it’s going out of style. But the weeks continue to fly by and you can’t help …