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Facebook knows literally everything about you

Cambridge Analytica may have used Facebook’s data to influence your political opinions. But why does least-liked tech company Facebook have all this data about its users in the first place?<p>Let’s put aside Instagram, WhatsApp and other Facebook products for a minute. Facebook has built the world’s …

Social Media

Doctors find virus in a pond, use it to destroy antibiotic-resistant bacteria in man's heart

After Yale doctors replaced a major blood vessel in a 76-year-old man's heart, his chest became infected with bacteria.<p>The usual solution would be to …

How to build a deep learning model in 15 minutes – tech-at

<i>An open source framework for configuring, building, deploying and maintaining deep learning models in Python.</i><p>As Instacart has grown, we’ve learned a …

Machine Learning

How to upgrade an iPod for 2018 with flash memory and a new battery

Bring back the iPod with some style<p>Apple’s iPod is probably the pinnacle of personal audio devices. Sure, Android and iOS phones can play music with their fancy streaming services and gigabytes of storage, but nothing beats the elegant style, refined design, and tactile click wheel of a classic …

Gear & Gadgets

Data Science Glossary

Getting started in data science can be overwhelming, especially when you consider the variety of concepts and techniques a data scienctist needs to …

Data Science

5 common MacBook problems and how to fix them

Here are five fixes for what might be ailing your MacBook.<p>Is your Mac is starting to show signs of age and is acting strangely or feeling sluggish? Before you junk it, there might be some easy fixes to what ails it. Here are five fixes to five common Mac problems.<p>1. Startup issues<p>If your Mac fails …

Operating Systems

Elon Musk is about to launch the first of 11,925 proposed SpaceX internet satellites — more than all spacecraft that orbit Earth today

SpaceX, the rocket company founded by the entrepreneur Elon Musk, is keeping quiet about a plan to bathe the Earth in high-speed internet access.<p>During a press briefing with Musk about the Falcon Heavy rocket launch last week, Business Insider asked about the project — informally known as Starlink, …

Space Travel

Intel's all-in-one Xeon chip will speed up car connectivity

Intel's Xeon chips normally reside in distant server rooms or brawny workstations. But that's not ideal for the modern internet, where connected cars, VPNs, streaming video and other tech frequently needs computing power somewhere in between. That's where its newly launched Xeon D-2100 processor …

Become a Deep Learning Coder From Scratch in Under a Year

Machine learning (aka A.I.) seems bizarre and complicated. It’s the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds …

Microsoft adds support for iOS Files app, drag and drop to OneDrive

Apple's latest operating system for its mobile devices, iOS 11, added a ton of productivity tweaks. One of the biggest is Files, a new, well, file system for iOS that lets users interact more directly with documents and images without having to go through an associate app. Now Microsoft has just …

Applying machine learning to the universe's mysteries

Computers can beat chess champions, simulate star explosions, and forecast global climate. We are even teaching them to be infallible problem-solvers …

Machine Learning

12 Best Machine Learning and Deep Learning Courses

Machine Learning and Deep Learning are the future and the future is already here. Predicting the future has been a coveted skill since time …

Machine Learning

What is deep reinforcement learning: The next step in AI and deep learning

Reinforcement learning has traditionally occupied a niche status in the world of artificial intelligence. But reinforcement learning has started to …

Machine Learning

Three Keys To A Successful Machine Learning Project

Every year we see the same endless product cycles for smartphones. While consumers like seeing phones with new designs, improved cameras and AR/VR capabilities, a silent revolution that has been unfolding since 1959 is now changing the world around us. Machine learning, a field evolved from the …

Machine Learning

Introduction to Functional Programming in Python

Most of us have been introduced to Python as an <b>object-oriented</b> language; a language exclusively using classes to build our programs. While classes, …

Python Programming

How to Turn Your Old iPhone Into a Cute Minimalistic Feature Phone

If you still own an iPhone 4, chances are it’s sitting in a drawer somewhere gathering dust. You’ve probably thought about throwing it out, but now …

Deep Learning

COURSE 1<p>Neural Networks and Deep Learning<p>Upcoming session: Apr 23<p>Commitment4 weeks of study, 3-6 hours a week<p>SubtitlesEnglish, Portuguese …

Scientists are rethinking the very nature of space and time

The Nature of Space and Time<p>A pair of researchers have uncovered a potential bridge between general relativity and quantum mechanics — the two …

Quantum Mechanics

Will you kill someone if the situation arises? People's decision-making can now be predicted, here's how

"The findings give us a glimpse into what is the nature of morality," said Dr Marco Iacoboni, director of the Neuromodulation Lab at UCLA's …

15 top science & tech leaders offer surprising predictions for 2018

What will the new year bring?<p>The past year has been a momentous one for science and technology. From the detection of gravitational waves (predicted almost a century ago by Einstein) to the rise of virtual currencies like Bitcoin to the creation of genetically modified human embryos, 2017 was …

Artificial Intelligence

Soon, You Will Have A Digital Twin

In September, Apple stunned the world when it flaunted its newfangled FaceID on its revolutionary iPhone X. But this geek tech is just the tip of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Meet the AI startup that wants to make a digital copy of every person in the world

“Oben,” in German means “above,” or to be on top. That, in a nutshell, is also the vision Nikhil Jain has for the AI startup ObEN, of which he’s CEO …

Palo Alto

Ad targeters are pulling data from your browser’s password manager

New research shows an alarming new way to track web users<p>Nearly every web browser now comes with a password manager tool, a lightweight version of the same service offered by plugins like LastPass and 1Password. But according to new research from Princeton's Center for Information Technology …

Computer Science

4 Trillion-Dollar Industries Blockchain Is Poised to Disrupt -- in a Good Way

The threat of hacking and complex free-trade logistics are just two current challenges that Blockchain can ease.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past few months, the Blockchain ecosystem has grown tremendously. Not only have cryptocurrencies continued to rise in …

Blockchain

UM professors ask: Can math predict what you'll do next?

Good scientists are not only able to uncover patterns in the things they study, but to use this information to predict the future.<p>Meteorologists …

Machine Learning

MIT's automated machine learning works 100x faster than human data scientists

Auto Tune Models (ATM) is an automated system that beats human-designed machine learning solutions for 30% of datasets tested.<p>Building a slide deck, …

Machine Learning
Machine Learning

Trading Stocks on Facebook Messenger Is Becoming a Big Thing

Investors now have more options for how they trade stocks: Facebook (FB) messenger.<p>TD Ameritrade launched a bot in October allowing its investors to …

Neural Networks Are Learning What to Remember and What to Forget

Deep learning is changing the way we use and think about machines. Current incarnations are better than humans at all kinds of tasks, from chess and …

Machine Learning

IBM Develops Preprocessing Block, Makes Machine Learning Faster Tenfold

International Business Machines’ (IBM) research laboratory in Zurich, Switzerland has developed a new generic preprocessing building block that could …