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How blockchain can change the future of IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a fast-growing industry destined to transform homes, cities, farms, factories, and practically everything else by making them smart and more efficient. According to Gartner, by 2020, there will be more than 20 billion connected things across the globe, powering a …

Internet of Things

The Mathematics of Machine Learning

Euclid, Greek mathematician, 3rd century BC, as imagined by Raphael<p><i>This curated column is by Wale Akinfaderin, PhD Candidate in Physics</i><p>In the last …

Machine Learning

The Next Wave of Deep Learning Applications

Machine Learning Top 10 Articles for the Past Month.

<i>In this observation, we ranked nearly 1,750 articles posted in August 2016 about machine learning, deep learning and AI.</i><p>Since an early flush of …

Machine Learning

Color Contrast for Better Readability

When you create color palettes for your web design projects, are you testing the color combinations for contrast? If you're not, you might not be …

Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari review – how data will destroy human freedom

It’s a chilling prospect, but the AI we’ve created could transform human nature, argues this spellbinding new book by the author of Sapiens<p>At the heart of this spellbinding book is a simple but chilling idea: human nature will be transformed in the 21st century because intelligence is uncoupling …

Singularity

Machine Learning is Fun Part 5: Language Translation with Deep Learning and the Magic of Sequences

<b>Update:</b> <i>This article is part of a series. Check out the full series:</i> <i>Part 1</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 2</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 3</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 4</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 5</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 6</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 7</i> <i>and</i> <i>Part 8</i><i>!</i><p><i>You can also read this</i> …

The Internet of Poorly Working Things

In the mythical Land of Theory, where everything ‘just works’, we can connect all the objects in our lives. We have the sensors, the…Continue reading …

How To Use Color To Prove Your Point, From A Data Viz Expert

The importance of color theory is a well-explored topic in art and design. But what about when it comes to information design?<p>When working with large amounts of data, precision is key. The same is true of the art of data visualization: size, shape, shade, hue–the tiniest details of a visualization …

Man leaves rat race to grow dream permaculture farm - and it's flourishing after 3 years

Andrew Martin left the fast-paced business world in order to live a more simple and sustainable life in balance with nature. He and his wife Beth …

Permaculture

A Post-Human World Is Coming. Design Has Never Mattered More

Designers will play a crucial role in shaping our post-human future. Our lives may depend on it.<p><i>Digital Design Theory</i> (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) is available on Amazon.<p>Futurist experts have estimated that by the year 2030 computers in the price range of inexpensive laptops will have a …

When Your Strength Becomes Weakness: Microsoft & Web 2.0, Google & Social, and now Apple & AI

Clayton Christiansen popularized the notion of disruptive innovations which he characterized as an innovation which transforms an existing market or …

Innovation Is Not Enough. Consider an Alternative Disruption Path

While most startups are looking to disrupt an established big business or even an entire industry, Michael Docherty's book 'Collective Disruption' provides a surprising and viable alternative.<p>Michael Docherty defines <i>Collective Disruption</i> as "harnessing the power of two seemingly disparate groups …

Innovation

Identify Your Devices by Their Unintentional Radiation

RFID was supposed to revolutionize asset tracking, replacing the barcode everywhere. Or at least that was the prediction once tags got under five …

Soon We Won't Program Computers. We'll Train Them Like Dogs

Before the invention of the computer, most experimental psychologists thought the brain was an unknowable black box. You could analyze a subject's …

Top 8 resources for learning data analysis with pandas

I recently launched a video series about "pandas", a popular Python library for <b>data analysis, manipulation, and visualization</b>. But for those of you …

Python Programming

The Best Data Visualizations of the Year Are Absolutely Incredible

The winners of the inaugural Data Stories Competition, which highlights some of the most creative and fascinating scientific data visualizations of …

How to Connect to the Internet of Things Using the Energy Around You

Energy is all around, but harvesting that power to link sensors and actuators together is a considerable challenge. This challenge has been made …

Automate your UX Design workflow with Framer.js, Gulp and Sketch

<i>[ Update 04.01.2017: recently the awesome guys at Framer added a powerful component that helps you transition and navigate between multiple screens:</i></i> …

Book Reviews

December 30, 2017<p><b>Context</b><p>I stumbled on this book on my way to Yangon and devoured the book with in a few hours. It took me more time to write the …

Building realtime applications with CycleJS and RxJS

Today we’re continuing our Building Realtime Apps tutorial series by taking a look at how to build a realtime chat application using CycleJS, a …

JavaScript

JavaScriptCore Tutorial for iOS: Getting Started

Since the introduction of Swift in 2014, its popularity has skyrocketed: according to the TIOBE index from February 2016 it’s already listed in 16th …

JavaScript

Book shows how little we still know about machine learning

LAST month, when the self-learning algorithm AlphaGo triumphed over South Korean Go master Lee Se-Dol, it made sensational news. Some even saw the …

Humans, AI and the User Interface of the Future

April 6, 2016In the recent film <i>Ex Machina</i>, a reclusive billionaire invents a robotic artificial intelligence. To test whether his invention is …

Artificial Intelligence

Deep Learning for Chatbots, Part 1 – Introduction

Chatbots, also called Conversational Agents or Dialog Systems, are a hot topic. Microsoft is making big bets on chatbots, and so are companies like …

How to Think Exponentially and Better Predict the Future

<i>This is the third in a four-part series looking at the big ideas in Ray Kurzweil’s book</i> The Singularity Is Near. <i>​Be sure to read the other …