Peter Tshimanga

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The map that shocked Obama.

One afternoon in the spring of 2015, a senior State Department official named Frank Lowenstein paged through a government briefing book and noticed a …

Israel

Telling the Story of Data

Mathematics has always attracted those brilliant few who see more than ones and zeroes. Some mathematicians — like Alon Amit co-founder and VP of …

Machine Learning

The US may have just pulled even with China in the race to build supercomputing’s next big thing - MIT Technology Review

There was much celebrating in America last month when the US Department of Energy unveiled Summit, the world’s fastest supercomputer. Now the race is …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Uber Gets Another Top-Name Lawyer for Its Many Legal Issues

A business eventually must to get serious about everything, not just growth.<p>Uber has faced a litany of problems, with the charges of sexual harassment, the constant need for more cash, run-ins with regulators, court cases. It hasn't been easy.<p>The company has taken some steps, including a new CEO. …

Sexual Harassment

How a Tiny Bank From the Ozarks Got Big and Outpaced Wall Street’s Real Estate Machine

George Gleason isn’t one of those chief executives who make the job look easy. Rather, he’ll tell you (and tell you) it’s hard. Not up-at-dawn hard. …

Real Estate

Take The World's Smallest Camera Drone On Your Next Adventure

Drones can be a fun addition to any family vacation or overseas adventure, but most drones are too bulky to pack, too complicated to operate, and way …

Drones

Here’s how many people can be in a meeting before it’s unproductive, according to Harvard

Meetings are at peak production level when there are fewer people involved — specifically, no more than eight, according to Harvard Business …

Management

Monsanto 'bullied scientists' and hid weedkiller cancer risk, lawyer tells court

Monsanto has long worked to “bully scientists” and suppress evidence of the cancer risks of its popular weedkiller, a lawyer argued on Monday in a landmark lawsuit against the global chemical corporation.<p>“Monsanto has specifically gone out of its way to bully … and to fight independent …

San Francisco

Google is throwing its weight behind artificial intelligence for Africa

Africa’s nascent artificial intelligence sector just got its biggest boost from Google which is opening its first Africa AI research center in Accra, Ghana’s capital.<p>Though Accra has a vibrant tech industry, it would not have been the obvious location for many Africa tech watchers when compared …

Artificial Intelligence

DeepMind’s Amazing Mix & Match RL Technique

Research Paper Explained Released June 2018<p>Mix & Match — Agent Curricula for Reinforcement Learning [ arxiv ]<p>The Reinforcement Learning Techniques …

Andrew Ng Is Probably Teaching More Students Than Anyone Else on the Planet. (Without a University Involved.)

One selling point of MOOCs (massive online open courses) has been that students can access courses from the world’s most famous universities. The …

Gene editing tool may raise cancer risk in cells, scientists warn

LONDON (Reuters) - A gene-editing technology that is being explored by scientists worldwide as a way of removing and replacing gene defects might inadvertently increase cancer risk in cells, scientists warned on Monday.<p>Researchers from the Britain's Cambridge University and Sweden's Karolinska …

Embedding Machine Learning Models to Web Apps (Part-1)

Source (Pixabay)The best way to learn data science is by doing it, and there’s no other alternative . From this post, I am going to reflect my …

Machine Learning

I am a College Student and I Built My Own Robo Advisor

I’m Rao, and I’m an intern at Alpaca working on building an open-source robo advisor. I don’t have much experience in the space, and I had to find a …

Madonna has opened up about her emotional journey to adopt daughter Mercy James

The singer discussed her daughter's adoption at the opening for Malawi's first paediatric surgery this week<p><b>From the editors of HelloGiggles</b><p><b>Words –</b> …

Intensive Care

This Founder Grew His Company 800 Percent Annually (and He's Sharing His Secret)

Lesson: When current sales processes don't work, use modern tech to create new ones that do.<p>It doesn't matter what you're selling. Product or service, if you don't have a good way of finding and communicating with truly qualified prospects, your sales numbers are going to stink worse than Limburger …

Artificial Intelligence

Let's go to work: How bots took over business

From HAL to SlackbotOnce cloud was accepted as something with various meanings, none of which our customers understood, the IT industry searched for …

The best retirement advice from actual retirees

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Most retirement advice has a flaw: It’s being given by people who haven’t yet retired.<p>So I …

Retirement

Computer Scientists Demonstrate The Potential For Faking Video

An update from the Wild Wild West of fake news technologies: A team of computer scientists have figured out how to make words come out of the mouth of former President Barack Obama — on video — by using artificial intelligence.<p>If you've been on the Internet at any point in the last year, there's a …

Artificial Intelligence

Parasitic Programming Languages

Bio<p>David Nolen is a software engineer at Cognitect, a software consultancy and database company. He contributes to various open source Clojure …

Clojure

Dos and Don’ts of Sun Exposure: How to Protect Your Skin

Jennifer WeinbergAs the days get longer, nature beckons you outside for a summer full of fun. The sun invites you to sit, relax, and play in its …

Artificial Intelligence Will Enable 38% Profit Gains By 2035

• By 2035 AI technologies have the potential to increase productivity 40% or more.<br>• AI will increase economic growth an average of 1.7% across 16 …

Volunteers teach AI to spot slavery sites from satellite images

Online volunteers are helping to track slavery from space. A new crowdsourcing project aims to identify South Asian brick kilns – frequently the site …

Introduction to Neural Networks

Neural network basics<p>What are neural networks<p>Neural networks, commonly known as Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) are quite a simulation of human …

The reality of automating customer service chat with AI today

Of all the fields in the chatbot-crazed world, customer service is one of the prime targets for automation. virtual customer agents (customer service-focused bots, or VCAs) are intelligent systems able to understand what users ask via chat and to provide them with adequate answers. In the context …

Deep Learning Zero to One: 5 Awe-Inspiring Demos with Code for Beginners, part 2

<b>By Sam Putnam, Enterprise Deep Learning.</b><p><i>(Editor: this is the second installment of the demos - here is the first part)</i><p>Someone in a meetup said they …

Machine Learning

Lost in translation

Garreth Van Niekerk<p>This week Google South Africa announced major upgrades to its Google Translate function – used in 103 languages by more than 500 …

Your drone may soon have to ID itself to officials while it’s in the sky

The proliferation of consumer and commercial drones in the last few years has unfortunately mirrored a rise in incidents of the flying machines going …

Drones

These pizza-making robots can have a hot pie at your door in 4 minutes

A great pizza dough flipper probably can’t turn out one perfectly shaped pizza dough every nine seconds, but one California company’s robotic pizza …