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Why does dieting not work? Study sheds light

Many of us know from experience that losing weight is a feat of endurance. Some diets will work, others won't, and despite our best efforts, it might …

Neuroscience

​Bye-bye files and folders: Is the file system about to be killed off by Google AI?

As prediction systems get smarter at recommending files people want, will the average user abandon files and folders?<p>For decades we've tidied …

Machine Learning

H2O.ai teams up with Nvidia to take machine learning to the enterprise

H2O.ai and Nvidia today announced that they have partnered to take machine learning and deep learning algorithms to the enterprise through deals with Nvidia’s graphics processing units (GPUs).<p>Mountain View, Calif.-based H20.ai has created AI software that enables customers to train machine learning …

Facebook posts its fast and accurate ConvNet models for machine translation on GitHub

In its latest paper, the Facebook AI Research (FAIR) team dropped some impressive results for its implementation of a modified convolutional neural network for machine translation. Facebook says it has achieved a small bump in accuracy at nine times the speed of traditional recurrent network …

5 Proven Steps to Cure Your Burnout at Work | Inc.com

Can't stay focused? Keep losing your concentration? Wondering how to stay motivated even when all you want to do is take a break? It could be that you're burning out.<p>When people burn out, they usually exhibit symptoms that are relatively easy to spot so that you can take the time to rest, recover, …

Burnout

Memory Reboot: How to Remember 90% of Everything You Learn

We all know the value of making a great first impression, so why is it that 90% of the time after we've just been introduced to someone we forget …

The Brain

Google’s Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results

ASK THE GOOGLE search app “What is the fastest bird on Earth?,” and it will tell you.<p>“Peregrine falcon,” the phone says. “According to YouTube, the …

Artificial Intelligence

Ray Kurzweil predicts computers will be as smart as humans in 12 years

12 years.<p>That’s how long Google’s Director of Engineering Ray Kurzweil thinks it will take for computers to reach human levels of intelligence.<p><b>Singularity Is Coming</b><p>“By 2029, computers will have human-level intelligence,” Kurzweil said in an interview at the SXSW Conference with Shira Lazar and Amy …

Deloitte predicts machine intelligence, not mere AI, as a big trend for 2017

Conventional wisdom holds that artificial intelligence is the next great horizontal technology that will unleash future waves of innovation. Yet AI is not a single type of technology. It takes many forms and encompasses many, many uses. And to focus on AI is to miss the forest for the trees.<p>The …

The Simple Formula to Improving Your Performance (in Anything) | Inc.com

We are all in search of secrets for the fountain of youth. Whether it's through the $3 billion cosmetic surgery industry, or through the $30 billion fitness industry, we are all seeking hacks that will give us a competitive edge physically, mentally, and intellectually.<p>What if you could simply …

Self-improvement

The Rise Of AI Will Force Data Scientists To Evolve Or Get Left Behind

The history of Artificial Intelligence is long, but it’s only been recently that technology companies and markets have begun to get excited about it… Why? Because now it works.<p>After a few decades of exploration of symbolic AI methods, the field shifted toward statistical approaches, that have as of …

Artificial Intelligence

Uncover machine learning's potential with this Python training collection

Machine learning is revolutionizing the way we use information. From programming self-driving cars to crunching stock market data, machine learning …

Google's new image compression tool uses 75% less bandwidth

HooliGoogle just released an image compression technology called RAISR (Rapid and Accurate Super Image Resolution) designed to save your precious data without sacrificing photo quality.<p>Claiming to use up to 75 percent less bandwidth, RAISR analyzes both low and high-quality versions of the same …

Google Photos

Slide makes normal curtains smart and connected

Motorized curtains have been around for a while now, but they tend to cost a lot and require custom rails and an involved installation by a …

Amazon Echo

THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2018 REPORT: How the IoT is evolving to reach the mainstream with businesses and consumers

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies and consumers go about their days around the world. The technology that underlies this whole segment is evolving quickly, whether it's the rapid rise of the Amazon Echo and voice assistants upending the consumer space, or growth of …

The PowerRay underwater drone finds fish and films them in 4K

If you're heading out to the coast or the lake for a spot of fishing, you can have the best gear and the perfect bait but you won't land anything if you're set up in the wrong spot. Experience can only guide so you so much, so PowerVision -- the company behind the incredible PowerEgg drone we saw …

Drones

8 predictions for the future of IoT in 2017

Every year IoT brings new things to biotechnology, manufacturing, home living and every aspect of our daily lives. We’ve seen it disrupt traditional industries, transform our cities and contribute to the autonomous transport of the future.<p>It sits in an ecosystem where machine learning, AI and data …

Amazon Has Chosen This Framework to Guide Deep Learning Strategy

As artificial intelligence advances, the goal for modern tech companies is to build AI software that thinks for itself without human …

How drones will reshape the enterprise

Most people associate drones with troops and mad scientists tinkering around in their backyards.<p>Thanks to technological breakthroughs — including longer and safer flights — and new federal guidelines enacted this year, drone use is expanding beyond military and consumer markets and is seeping into …

The Golden Rules Of Bottom Navigation Design

Design is more than just good looks – something all designers should know. Design also covers how users <i>engage</i> with a product. Whether it's a site or …

This glowing orb will help you sleep

There's a proud tradition of "bedroom technology" that's meant to keep you up all night, but a new device from Hello has something else in mind. It's …

UC Berkeley

The Latest Web Design Trends That Are Here To Stay

Web designs are becoming less subjective and more functional. Here are a few examples worth noticing.<p>Just like fashion, web design has fads that come and go and it can be difficult to spot which ones will stick past next quarter. Following the latest fad may be keep you on top for the moment, but …

Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts

If you’re not using deep learning already, you should be. That was the message from legendary Google engineer Jeff Dean at the end of his keynote earlier this year at a conference on web search and data mining. Dean was referring to the rapid increase in machine learning algorithms’ accuracy, …

Top 20 Responsive Admin Dashboard HTML Templates free download

If you are a developer and looking for a Admin Dashboard HTML Template to build your web apps and software application backend, then this freebie is …

Web Design

5 Great Toys to Get Your Kid's Brain Tickin'

When your kid wants to watch <i>My Little Pony</i> for the zillionth time, take a breath and substitute one of these brain-boosters instead.<p><b>1. Maker Lab | $20</b><p>…

Kids

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15 car gadgets that will improve your driving experience

Fortunately, there are a number of gadgets on the market today that can help you be better prepared for whatever the road throws at you.<p>Here are 15 car gadgets that will not only improve your overall driving experience, but will also help you be ready for the unexpected.

Sony’s new smartwatch features an e-ink display on the watch *and* the band

Sony announced an update to the curious-looking FES Watch with a new design. The FES Watch U features an e-ink display and pairs with your phone. But the surprising part is that the band is <i>also</i> a flexible e-ink display, opening a brand new world of design possibilities — what an exciting time to be …

Respondable will help you write better emails using machine learning

You may have heard of Boomerang before, a great Gmail and Outlook plug-in that lets you schedule emails to send at optimal times, snooze messages, …