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A Practical Introduction to Deep Learning with Caffe and Python // Adil Moujahid // Data Analytics and more

Deep learning is the new big trend in machine learning. It had many recent successes in computer vision, automatic speech recognition and natural …

Ten Simple Rules for Effective Statistical Practice

<b>Citation:</b> Kass RE, Caffo BS, Davidian M, Meng X-L, Yu B, Reid N (2016) Ten Simple Rules for Effective Statistical Practice. PLoS Comput Biol 12(6): …

The 7 Best Data Science and Machine Learning Podcasts

Learn the basics and keep up with the latest news in data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence by listening to these great …

She's shaking up the video game industry. From Pakistan

Mariam Adil is making waves in the Pakistani gaming industry — and she's trying to save it from its male-dominated self.<p>"An industry doesn’t reach its full potential,'' she says, "by stifling its already limited talent pool."<p>According to recent data, Pakistan's software industry employs more than …

Samsung dual edge display design patent surfaces, along with a mysterious pop-up panel

It’s becoming less of a possibility and more of a reality that Samsung has plans to bring the world a dual-edge offering.<p>For the past few weeks, everyone has been fixated on Samsung’s new noteworthy nuance: the Edge Display. More specifically, the tech community has been hyped up about the rumors …

Phones

Google Play Newsstand gets Handoff & offline support and other goodies

Google’s Play Newsstand iOS app (formerly Google Currents) was updated Tuesday with a few new features and several bug fixes.<p>The software now …

Google Play

Jeff Bezos’ brilliant advice for anyone running a business

If you want to build a successful, sustainable business, don’t ask yourself what could change in the next ten years that could affect your company.<p>Instead, ask yourself what <i>won’t</i> change, and then put all your energy and effort into those things.<p>That’s the advice of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, …

Customers

US Army open sources security code to fight cyber attacks

The US Army recently posted a security code to GitHub with a goal of open-sourcing it to better understand when they come under cyber attack. Called …

Cyber-attacks

Snapchat’s ‘Literally Can’t Even’ panned by users, critics

Yesterday saw the debut of Snapchat‘s first original web series, <i>Literally Can’t Even</i>, and users of the ephemeral messaging app are widely giving it a …

Broad City

The iPhone may be starting to steal Android’s lower-income customers

When I was working in Tajikistan, a desperately poor country, my driver had an iPhone. He’d saved extensively to afford it, and prized it as a status symbol. And when things got tight, he didn’t trade it for a cheaper, equivalent Android model — he traded it in for an older iPhone.<p>Apple has begun …

Mobile

Once $399 A Year, Google Earth Pro Is Now Free

Lots of people have dabbled with Google Earth to fly around their neighborhood or poke around a 3D version Paris. But how many dropped $400 (per year!) for a Pro subscription?<p>Not a ton, it would seem. At least, not enough for Google to keep counting on it as an income source.<p>Google has just nixed …

Google Now updated with support for third-party apps on Android

Google's Android app just got a lot smarter.<p>Google Now will be updated with support for 40 third-party apps, the company revealed Friday.<p>Google Now, …

The Pirate Bay comes back online seven weeks after police raid

A phoenix has replaced the iconic pirate ship atop The Pirate Bay today, celebrating the site's rise from the ashes. The torrent site's servers were raided by Swedish police forces over seven weeks ago, and has been offline ever since. But today, The Pirate Bay lives once more.<p>At the time of the …

iPhone sales take a big bite out of Android shipments

For the first time ever, shipments of Android smartphones fell in the holiday quarter.<p>The holidays weren't so jolly for Android smartphones, after all.<p>Shipments of Android-running smartphones fell in the last three months of 2014 as consumers bought Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in …

Mobile

Twitter comes under fire for new ad campaign

Leave it to Captain Kirk to stir up trouble. Star Trek actor William Shatner took to Twitter today to complain about — well, Twitter. Their latest …

Star Trek

Twitter's built-in video player runs 10 minutes of high-quality footage

The system may also be a way to push out YouTube<p>We've known for a while that Twitter's been planning to stick a homemade video player in your timeline, but for the most part, details have been scarce. Now we've got a closer look, as Daniel Raffel has flagged a Twitter FAQ about the player that …

Internet

Google’s Project Zero posts Windows 8.1 flaw after 90-day grace period

Project Zero, Google’s software vulnerability tracking program, has discovered another exploit. This time, they’ve come across one for Windows 8.1 …

Google Hangouts Offers Free One-Minute International Calls

Sometimes people want to make a quick international phone call to say “happy birthday” or “happy anniversary” from their smartphones. Wouldn’t it be nice to get the first minute free? Google Hangouts has you covered for the rest of the year by offering the first minute free when calling people in …

Lloyd’s Register Foundation gives £10m to Alan Turing Institute for big data research

Share<p>The Lloyd’s Register Foundation charity is giving £10 million over five years to support research by the Alan Turing Institute on big data …

Big Data

Twitter has a new advertising channel: your following list

No matter your school of thought on how you use Twitter, the list of people you follow now includes advertising. The first customer: MasterCard. On …

Chrome OS extension lets you run Linux in a window

Linux running on a Chromebook isn’t new; it’s not even that clever. Based on the Linux kernel, Chrome OS is a lot more like a svelte Linux distro …

Google posts Windows 8.1 vulnerability before Microsoft can patch it

Google's Project Zero tracks vulnerabilities in software systems and reports them to vendors "in as close to real-time as possible" -- a noble cause, no? But what happens if said vendor then fails to push a fix within the 90-day window? Microsoft just found out: Google will go ahead and publish the …

Twitter's 'while you were away' recap is rolling out to more smartphones

A new Facebook-esque feature is making its way into your Twitter app.<p>"While you were away" highlights tweets from your timeline that you may have …

'The Imitation Game' puts the spotlight on Alan Turing and his groundbreaking machine

It is the height of the Second World War. A group of codebreakers stands in a dimly lit warehouse 50 miles northwest of London, a giant machine composed of spinning drums and wires looms in front of them. It's taken years of work -- as well as a few shouting matches -- to get the device assembled …

33 Gifts The iPhone Addict In Your Life Will Want

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Shopping

This Spooky-Looking Kentucky Mansion Sold for $1

We have a hunch it's already occupied.<p>'Tis the season for haunted houses, and this one — which recently sold for the whopping sum of $1 — is downright spine-tingling.<p>Known as the Ouerbacker-Clement House, this Romanesque-style mansion was built for a prominent coffee merchant named Samuel …

New Fabric Softener Tech Promises Clothes That Never Stain

Sofft wants to kickstart a new age of clothes washing.<p>Detergent, prepare to be disrupted.<p>The makers of a new fabric softener, Sofft, say they want our clothes to join us in the fight against stink and stains. While mixing with your clothes in the washing machine, Sofft coats organic and plastic …

A Kickstarted Hoverboard! With a Catch

With a lot of folks buying the <i>Back to the Future 2</i> hoverboard prank earlier this year, it's no surprise that a purportedly real hoverboard just got …