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The 10 best books on AI

One can get lost in the rich history, rabid speculations and intriguing fictionalized world of AI. Here are some of the best books on artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Street Photography Technique/Composition: Leading Lines and Crouching Down Low: GoPro POV

Dear friend,A fun technique in street photography to use is to use the ‘fishing technique‘ (pre-frame your photograph composition, and wait for the …

Street Photography

DimensionalMechanics launches AI programming language

DimensionalMechanics has announced a new programming language for artificial intelligence and deep learning development. Its NeoPulse Framework 2.0, …

Artificial Intelligence

Black Hole Echoes Would Reveal Break With Einstein’s Theory

Gravitational waves have opened up new ways to test the properties of black holes — and Einstein’s theory of gravity along with them.<p>We all dream the …

Machine Learning with Python: Easy and robust method to fit nonlinear data

Easy and robust methodology for nonlinear data modeling using Python libraries, pipeline features, and regularization.<p>Nonlinear data modeling is a …

Here are the 10 most in-demand AI skills and how to develop them

Having the top skills can make the difference between getting hired in the emerging tech field and having your resume ignored.<p>It's no secret that …

Stay Grounded when Dealing with AI Projects

Keep your organization's expectations for artificial intelligence within reason, and keep your initial AI projects manageable.<p>If you agree with the …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Montreal Has Emerged As An Artificial Intelligence Powerhouse

Yoshua Bengio is one of the foremost thinkers in a field within artificial intelligence known as artifical neural networks and deep learning. Although significant progress has been made in recent years due to (among other factors) the combination of the proliferation of data, the decreasing cost of …

Artificial Intelligence

Andrew Ng Says Enough Papers, Let’s Build AI Now!

While the scientific community continues looking for new breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, Andrew Ng believes the tech we need is already …

The Two Paths from Natural Language Processing to Artificial Intelligence

Why isn’t Siri smarter? AI has accelerated in recent years, especially with deep learning, but current chatbots are an embarrassment. Computers still …

Explainer: Machine learning vs AI

People often conflate AI with machine learning, but there are key differences.

Machine Learning

Dev-Books Is a Massive List of the Most Recommended Coding and Programming Books

Stack Overflow is filled with thousands of questions and answers, and many of those are book recommendations from programmers with many different …

Books

Keymetrics is a Node.js monitoring tool for your server infrastructure

French startup Keymetrics just raised $2 million from Alven Capital and Runa Capital to build the best monitoring tool for your Node.js infrastructure. The startup’s founder and CEO Alexandre Strzelewicz also created the popular open source Node.js process manager PM2.<p>How do you turn a popular open …

Map of Mathematics Poster

Understanding Machine Learning

Learn how you can modernize your data warehouse with Apache Hadoop. View an on-demand webinar now. Brought to you in partnership with …

Machine Learning

Become an Ethical Hacker Bonus Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Ethical Hacking from Beginner to Advanced Techniques</b><p>Get Paid to Hack Computer Networks When You Become a Certified Ethical Hacker<p>You hear about it all the time: companies getting hacked, having their websites shut down or their customers' data compromised. When that happens, it's time to call in …

Why schools shouldn't teach critical thinking

Being an air-traffic controller is not easy. At the heart of the job is a cognitive ability called "situational awareness" that involves "the …

Critical Thinking

How To Escape The Procrastination Doom Loop

When you imagine a highly productive person, you likely think of someone who focuses effortlessly on the job and never succumbs to procrastination. You know, the type who can sit on the ground in a subway station with their laptop and still manage to get more done in an hour than you would in a day …

Procrastination

10 Steps to Finding Inner Strength

The two universal laws of impermanence are uncertainty and unpredictability. When life changes unexpectedly, we can often feel off balance, insecure, …

Mindfulness

Machine Learning is About to Turn the Marketing World Upside Down

<i>Steven Wong is CMO and Derek Slater is content director at Ready State, a digital-marketing agency in San Francisco</i><p>Scene: It’s 2017, and your CEO calls you in. She asks about your market segmentation—you have five personas, based on demographic data. Then she hands you a report from the data …

MIT's Nightmare Machine is here to show how terrifying AI can be

The latest AI project from the MIT Media Lab is demonstrating just how terrifying the prospects of deep learning can go.<p>IBM Watson creates the first …

Artificial Intelligence

The 'Bicameral Mind' Explains What's Next for 'Westworld'

An obscure theory from the late 1970s is at the heart of TV's biggest mystery.<p>The idea that technology inevitably mimics — then trumps — evolution …

Westworld is a good TV show about a terrible video game

A simplistic window into fictional violence<p>HBO's <i>Westworld</i> is a show about technological anxiety, explored through the lens of a futuristic theme park where you can live out your wildest fantasies with hundreds of almost perfectly lifelike (and increasingly self-aware) animatronic "hosts." It is …

Red Dead Redemption

What Skills Are Artificial Intelligence Students Learning?

This column is by Lauren Dixon, editor at Human Capital Media and LoganSquarist<p><b>As companies look to the blossoming field to transform their</b> …

Agile vs Lean vs Design Thinking

There’s an unforgettable scene in my favorite movie, Goodfellas, where Joe Pesci, Robert DeNiro and Ray Liotta pay a late night visit to Pesci’s mom. …

'Westworld' Raises Unsettling Questions About Where Video Game Morality Is Heading

The main conflict of <i>Westworld</i> is already pretty apparent after two episodes, the rising threat of self-conscious AI, growing sick and tired of being tormented by sadistic humans, who use the “fake” creations to unleash their darkest fantasies.<p>We have seen many “what does it mean to be human?” …

The Walking Dead

How to get stuff done when all you want is a lazy day

Some days, all that sounds good is cozying up in bed with a good movie and doing nothing. But as fate would have it, those days tend to pop up on the …

Productivity

The 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need to Know

This column is by James Li, Product Intern at NewStoryCharity<p>It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has …

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

3 Industries That Will Be Transformed By AI, Machine Learning And Big Data In The Next Decade

Historically, when new technologies become easier to use, they transform industries.<p>That’s what’s happening with artificial intelligence and big data; as the barriers to implementation disappear (cost, computing power, etc.), more and more industries will put the technologies into use, and more and …

Artificial Intelligence