Sigfredo Fuentes

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The Nix Mini Sensor lets you capture colors from the real world

popsci shop<p>This useful design tool is now 30 percent off.<p>Color makes a big difference in our lives—whether it's for a work project or designing your living room. When you find the perfect shade for your project, the Nix Mini Color Sensor will let you capture the color so you never forget it. This …

Living Rooms

Wolfram releases neural net repository

The software company Wolfram Research is launching a public repository for trained and untrained neural network models. The Wolfram Neural Net …

Deep Learning

Scientists discover new type of photosynthesis in breakthrough study

A new study out of Imperial College London describes the discovery of a new type of photosynthesis, one the institute says “changes our understanding …

Near-Infrared

Headset or not, Apple's AR strategy is already starting to come together

The future of augmented reality headgear and smartglasses is still very much in flux. The long-awaited Magic Leap might emerge this year. Microsoft's Hololens has hung in a state of enterprise limbo -- one from which it may finally emerge next year. Little smartglasses like ODG's might get better …

Augmented Reality

Video of the week: AI sees through walls to assist people with degenerative illnesses

<b>This week’s video comes from MIT where researchers are using AI to see through walls in order to improve the lives of people with degenerative</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

What happens when the AI bubble bursts?

AI experts are worried the field is on the brink of a scenario similar to the dotcom bubble bursting. It’s called an AI winter. And, if it happens, it could leave a lot of researchers, investors, and entrepreneurs out in the cold.<p>Such a scenario could happen for a number reasons, and its effects …

Artificial Intelligence

Tasmanian research project investigates faster sparkling wine maturation

A research project conducted by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture and funded by Wine Australia is exploring the sparkling wine maturation …

Wine

Laptops with 128GB of RAM are here

Brace yourself for laptops with 128GB of RAM because they’re coming. Today, Lenovo announced its ThinkPad P52, which, along with that massive amount of memory, also features up to 6TB of storage, up to a 4K, 15.6-inch display, an eighth-gen Intel hexacore processor, and an Nvidia Quadro P3200 …

Computer Hardware

This computer programme can track you behind walls

A computer program that can recognise human movement now has the ability to spot people through walls using radio waves, researchers reveal.<p>Without using radar, infrared or x-rays, scientists were able to track people behind obstacles using software that has been trained to predict people's …

X-rays

Yunnan meteors older than the Sun: experts

A meteor found in Yunnan Province [File Photo: Yunnan.cn]<p>Experts have determined that a meteor that landed in southwest China's Yunnan Province is as …

China

Einstein's travel diaries reveal 'shocking' xenophobia

The publication of Albert Einstein’s private diaries detailing his tour of Asia in the 1920s reveals the theoretical physicist and humanitarian icon’s racist attitudes to the people he met on his travels, particularly the Chinese.<p>Written between October 1922 and March 1923, the diaries see the …

Albert Einstein

This tool lets you see–and correct–the bias in an algorithm

Accenture’s new Fairness Tool is a way to quickly evaluate whether your data is creating fair outcomes.<p>Algorithms might help decide the terms of your next loan, pull data from your online shopping history to help determine your credit score, assess whether you should be offered a job, or decide …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning makes it possible to discover patterns in supply chain data by relying on algorithms that quickly pinpoint the most influential factors to a supply networks’ success, while constantly learning in the process.<p>Discovering new patterns in supply chain data has the …

Machine Learning

Best (and Free!!) Resources to understand Nuts and Bolts of Deep learning

The internet is filled with tutorials to get started with Deep Learning. You can choose to get started with the superb Stanford courses CS221 or …

Machine Learning

Why Aging Wine in Neutral Vessels is on the Rise in Argentina and Chile

A new generation of winemakers in Argentina and Chile are phasing out new oak and using concrete tanks, plastic bins and other neutral vessels to …

Wine & Spirits

Create a Neural Network with Tensorflow.JS

Build your own Neural Network with Tensorflow.js and node.js! Step by Step.<p>The neural network consists of an input layer with two nodes, a hidden …

Deep Learning

DIY DSLR Camera Wireless Controller

Photographers and electronic enthusiasts that would like to create their very own DSLR wireless camera controller may be interested in a detailed …

Raspberry Pi

Watch this drone use AI to spot violence in crowds from the sky

Researchers say the technology can spot stabbings, shootings and brawls, but civil libertarians have warned that software like it could lead to mass surveillance.<p>The right machine learning algorithms can let aerial surveillance systems spot when people are being violent on the ground, according to …

Machine Learning

What is TensorFlow? The machine learning library explained

Machine learning is a complex discipline. But implementing machine learning models is far less daunting and difficult than it used to be, thanks to …

Machine Learning

Asus VivoWatch BP wearable device monitors your blood pressure, heart rate and sleep quality

Most of today’s smartwatches and even ultra-low-cost fitness bands are more than capable of keeping an eye on your heart rate, as well as various …

Wearable Tech

P1s Multi-Function Laser Distance Meter

Measuring large distances up to 40 m using a tape measure is normally a two-person job, MyAntenna Tech is hoping to change this with the launch of …

Crowd Funding

ASUS unveils blood pressure-reading VivoWatch BP

Today at Computex 2018 in Taipei, ASUS has unveiled a new health-focused wearable designed to accurately measuring and tracking blood pressure. In a …

Wearable Tech

New Paper: Non-Contact Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Estimations from Video Analysis and Machine Learning Modelling Applied to Food Sensory Responses: A Case Study for Chocolate

Machine Learning

A debate over plant consciousness is forcing us to confront the limitations of the human mind

The inner life of plants arouses the passions of even the mildest-mannered naturalists. A debate over plant consciousness and intelligence has raged in scientific circles for well over a century—at least since Charles Darwin observed in 1880 that stressed-out flora can’t rest.<p>There’s no doubt that …

Consciousness

A study in controversy: Chinese students in Australia

According to the caricature in the popular media, Chinese international students in Australia are devoted agents of the Chinese Government. They are …

China

Robot Predicts Consumer Satisfaction Based on Beer Head

A robot can predict whether you'll like a beer based on its foamy head (via Hans/Pixabay)<p>Bartenders, beware: Researchers at the University of …

Machine Learning

​Machine learning: Making it work in the real world

Machine learning and AI are providing new options for business; here's what some leading organisations make of it.<p>executive guide<p>Here's how it's …

Machine Learning

10 of the best weather stations, according to online reviews

Weather is one of our big obsessions here at <i>Mashable</i> (just take a look at our Science page if you don't believe us). We've covered everything from …

Weather

Beer-slinging robot predicts whether you’ll give that brew a thumbs up—or down

As we pawn more and more jobs off on robots, there are a few you’d think we’d keep for ourselves, like beer taster. But brewers often need an …

Beer

A machine learning approach to predict metabolic pathway dynamics from time-series multiomics data

Altmetric: 123<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open | Published: 29 May 2018<p>Zak Costello &<br>• Hector Garcia Martin<p><i>npj Systems Biology and Applications</i><b>volume 4</b>, …

Machine Learning