Melwyn Madelon

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A small team of student AI coders beats Google’s machine-learning code - MIT Technology Review

Students from Fast.ai, a small organization that runs free machine-learning courses online, just created an AI algorithm that outperforms code from …

Machine Learning

9 Differences Between Accepting & Tolerating Your Partner

Regarding romantic relationships, you may accept certain traits about your partner while only tolerating others. Of course, it helps to understand …

Self-help

7 Ways To Reprogram Self-Defeating Thoughts

The quality of our thoughts impacts not only how we behave and interact with the world, but how we see ourselves, and ultimately, what we believe we’re capable of. This is why it’s so important to identify, and work on, self-defeating thoughts, or deeply held beliefs and ideas that are inherently …

Self-help

Industrial Internet of Things - Reports - World Economic Forum

As our research shows, the Industrial Internet is already here, delivering real benefits including improved operational efficiency, flexible work …

Internet of Things

A neuroscientist who studies rage says we’re all capable of doing something terrible

James Holmes, the 24-year-old who in 2012 killed 12 people at a screening of <i>Dark Knight Rises</i> in Aurora, Colorado<i>,</i> was always a “super-nice kid,” according to a high school acquaintance. Ed Gein, also known as “The Butcher of Plainfield,” killed two women in the 1950s, adding them to a collection …

Psychology

Indian engineers are so unemployable that a tech giant will train high-school graduates itself

High schoolers now have a shot at getting jobs college graduates dream of.<p>Starting this April, Noida-based software giant HCL Technologies is going to prepare 200 high-school students for entry-level software engineering jobs. Half of the incoming class will undergo a year’s training at the tech …

High School

A beginner's guide to AI: Computer vision and image recognition

<i>This is the second story in our continuing series covering the basics of artificial intelligence. While it isn’t necessary to read the first article, which covers neural networks, doing so may add to your understanding of the topics covered in this one.</i><p>Teaching a computer how to ‘see’ is no small …

Artificial Intelligence

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Artificial Intelligence

Is it rational to trust your gut feelings? A neuroscientist explains

Imagine the director of a big company announcing an important decision and justifying it with it being based on a gut feeling. This would be met with …

Hunter Gatherers

Running a Drone Business Was a Massive Cash Cow. Then the Drones Arrived

Andy Trench made $2,000 a day in 2015 taking sky-high photographs along the East Coast with a drone he made himself. Now, that same work fetches …

30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p>‌KickCity—Platform …

Blockchain

Probabilistic computing takes artificial intelligence to the next step

The potential impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has never been greater—but we'll only be successful if AI can deliver smarter and more intuitive …

Futuristic new device lets you talk, text, even use maps with no cell service

If you enjoy hiking, climbing, skiing, or any other activity that generally takes place in a remote area, we found something you definitely need to …

What happens in my body when I feel hungry?

That rumbling tummy can mean only one thing…<p>Hunger is a complex sensation that is only indirectly linked to the need for food. Humans are …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Washington University in St. Louis

Quadcopter Physics Explained

This is Part 3 in the ‘Diary of a Flying Car Engineer’ Series<p>This articles discusses the physics behind Flights.<p>Physics<p>The Rotors act as wings. They …

Fstoppers Reviews the DJI Mavic Air: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Mavic Air is tiny and films in 4K, but does it deliver? What is the image quality like? Can it handle wind? What about the battery life and …

The Interior Life of a Drone Explained via Infographic

While many of us are familiar with our drones, the outer components, and even the software that runs them, there's much to learn about their interior.<p>…

Drones

It’s Time to Tell Your Kids It Doesn’t Matter Where They Go To College

When my daughter Jora was in high school, she went to a talk I gave on the adolescent brain, during which I pointed out that high school grades don’t …

High School

4 Machine Learning Techniques You Should Know

Previously, we discussed what machine learning is and how it can be used. But within machine learning, there are several techniques you can use to …

The 5 Types of People You Need to Get Out of Your Life

We may read brilliant self-help books and possess wisdom about relationships, yet many of us still are hindered by toxicity. We are afraid to speak …

Psychology

A 21-year old Swedish AI prodigy wants to revolutionize the $6 trillion education industry – here’s why 'Zuck' and Tim Cook are impressed

• Sana Labs is an edtech startup founded by 21-year old Joel Hellermark.<br>• It provides AI platform that individualizes a student’s learning in subjects …

Tim Cook

Big Data And AI: 30 Amazing (And Free) Public Data Sources For 2018

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchains, predictive analytics – all amazing technologies which have promised to revolutionize business and society.<p>They are useless, however, without data. Fortunately for businesses and organizations which don’t have the resources to methodically …

Machine Learning

Microsoft, Xiaomi to develop smart speakers, AI-enabled phones

In a bid to compete with Google and Apple, Microsoft has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese handset company Xiaomi to launch …

70 Genius Tricks to Get Instantly Happy

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

5 Signs You Overthink To The Point Of Exhausting Yourself, According To Experts

Hi, my name is Julia, and yes, I will be analyzing every bit of this conversation when it ends. OK, I’m exaggerating — well, sort of. Overthinkers, …

Self-help

The Psychology of Expectations

Perhaps you have heard the saying: "Expectations are premeditated resentments." I believe this slogan, which apparently originated in 12-step …

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