Sebastian Silva

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Tensorflow Project Template

A simple and well designed structure is essential for any Deep Learning project, so after a lot of practice and contributing in tensorflow projects …

I tried the 10/10/10 Method to make decisions like Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio — and it's completely changed the way I view choices

<i><br>"I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people."</i><p>Those words are often attributed to Isaac Newton. They may evoke a chuckle, but they get to the root of a problem faced by us all — irrational behavior.<p>Making decisions is one of keystone actions we all take on a …

Self-improvement

20 Free Tools Your Small Business Should Be Using Today

Although your small business needs a healthy amount of software to conduct operations, it's not necessary for you to spend a fortune on web-based products. In our comprehensive testing of business and consumer software, we've come across dozens of incredible and free solutions that can help you get …

Project Management

How to Spot a Machine Learning Opportunity, Even If You Aren’t a Data Scientist

Artificial intelligence is no longer just a niche subfield of computer science. Tech giants have been using AI for years: Machine learning algorithms power Amazon product recommendations, Google Maps, and the content that Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter display in social media feeds. But William …

AI innovation could cause an ethical conundrum for organized religion

Over the past decade or so, artificial intelligence has gone from being a plot point in movies to being a very real part of millions of lives.<p>Think about it. Every time you interact with Siri, Alexa, or a chatbot on Facebook Messenger, you’re interacting with AI. And AI is advancing at a <i>very</i> rapid …

Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence 101 For Executives | Inc.com

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

Artificial Intelligence

Intel’s impressive ‘visual processing unit’ powers the on-device machine learning in Google Clips

Google Clips was one of the only genuine surprise announcements from Google’s October 4th event earlier this week. Designed to unobtrusively capture moments, it has a strong focus on privacy thanks to on-device machine learning. This cloud-free processing is in part thanks to a chip that Intel’s …

Machine Learning

HackerOne aims to pay bug bounty hunters $100 million by 2020

The bug bounty platform predicts that 200,000 vulnerabilities will have been fixed by the same year.<p>HackerOne believes that by 2020, ethical hackers …

Facebook to open source LogDevice for storing logs from distributed data centers

Facebook is planning to open source LogDevice, the company’s custom-built solution for storing logs collected from distributed data centers. The company made the announcement as part of its Scale conference.<p>Logs are used to track database events. If a server suffers an outage for any reason, …

Banks are finally preparing to use cryptocurrency to move money between them

The world’s biggest banks aren’t immune from cryptocurrency euphoria, with a range of projects underway to explore how traditional financial firms can benefit from the innovation. Swiss banking giant UBS and 10 other companies say that they plan to use the technical idea behind bitcoin—a …

Cryptocurrency

Andrew Ng will help you change the world with AI if you know calculus and Python

If the next era of human progress is built using AI, who gets to engineer it? Who will have the coding skills to use the software for creating AI products, or even more importantly, the skills to write that software?<p>In an attempt to make the answer to those questions “anyone who wants to,” Andrew …

Machine Learning

Elon Musk says story about fired assistant is 'total nonsense'

In the last couple of days, a story lifted from Ashlee Vance's biography of Elon Musk has been making the rounds on the internet, claiming that Musk …

China is using AI to predict who will commit crime next

This sounds a little like <i>Minority Report</i> to us. China is looking into predictive analytics to help authorities stop suspects <i>before</i> a crime is …

CERN's New Particle Discovery May Help Us Better Understand What Governs the Universe

The Xicc++ Particle<p>Researchers at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have discovered a new particle in their work on the LHC beauty (LHCb) …

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

This is how a self-driving car ‘sees’ the road

Ever wonder what an autonomous vehicle ‘sees’ via its sensors, on-board computing and sensor fusion system? This video from Civil Maps, the high-definition maps technology company backed by Ford, reveals some of what’s going on when it comes to combining detailed 3D maps with sensor data culled …

Amazon is now worth two Walmarts

On the 20th anniversary of its IPO, Amazon’s market cap stands at $459 billion. Walmart’s? $228 billion.<p>It took Amazon 18 years as a public company to catch Walmart in market value. It took less than another two years for Amazon to be worth twice as much.<p>On the 20th anniversary of Amazon’s IPO, …

Uber's Legal Woes Worsen As Judge Bars Top Engineer From Working On Self-Driving Car Tech

<b>By Alan Ohnsman and Matt Drange</b><p>A federal judge has ordered Uber to return documents stolen from Google and set strict limits on the engineer who took them from working on Uber’s driverless vehicle program.<p>The preliminary injunction is the latest blow to Uber in its legal battle with Alphabet Inc.’s …

Intellectual Property

Don't pay WannaCry demands, cybersecurity experts say

In wake of last week’s ransomware attack, technology specialists warn that ‘paying money to a criminal is never a good idea’<p>Ransomware attacks: 29,000 infections in China – live updates Did you pay money as a victim of an attack?<p>Cybersecurity experts have warned businesses against meeting hackers’ …

Cybersecurity

This Is Facebook's Plan to Create Computers That Talk Like Humans

Facebook wants computers to better understand what people say.<p>The social networking giant unveiled a research project on Monday that is aimed at jump …

Uber's self-driving car program just dodged a huge bullet — but still lost a key member

Uber's self-driving program will live to drive another day.<p>A federal judge on Monday said that Uber will be allowed to go forward with its …

Google’s AI Invents Sounds Humans Have Never Heard Before

Jesse Engel is playing an instrument that's somewhere between a clavichord and a Hammond organ—18th-century classical crossed with 20th-century …

One reason more software engineers are heading to Toronto: Trump

The Vector Institute in Toronto has only been around for a few weeks, and it is already attracting top machine learning talent from Silicon …

Machine Learning

Square, a futuristic payments company, is rolling out an old-school plastic debit card

As Silicon Valley looks towards a cashless, card-less future, Square's latest move is a bit of a throwback.<p>The mobile payment company is launching a …

FinTech

Stephen Hawking just moved up humanity’s deadline for escaping Earth

In November, Stephen Hawking and his bulging computer brain gave humanity what we thought was an intimidating deadline for finding a new planet to call home: 1,000 years.<p>Ten centuries is a blip in the grand arc of the universe, but in human terms it was the apocalyptic equivalent of getting a few …

Artificial Intelligence

Try Deep Learning in Python now with a fully pre-configured VM

<i>New VM image — updated March 2018!</i><p>I love to write about face recognition, image recognition and all the other cool things you can build with machine …

5 ways to build a powerful, persuasive speech

When you’re tasked with a business presentation, there’s more on the line than making yourself understood. Your goals are bigger: winning new …

Power up your pentatonic playing with this 20-minute guitar workout

<b>Power up your pentatonics with these useful technical approaches to the electric guitar’s most recognizable scale</b><p>Pretty much whatever the style, you …

The internet is still actually controlled by 14 people who hold 7 secret keys

It sounds like something out of a Dan Brown book, but it isn't: The whole internet is protected by seven highly protected keys in the hands of 14 …

ICANN

Get 1TB of cloud storage for life for $35

From the Cheapskate: Actually, it's 500GB of "hot" storage and 500GB of "cold." What's the difference? Plus: a Jawbone Jambox for under $40!<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page.</i> …

Gear & Gadgets