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How Google is powering the world's AI

After helping to define the modern internet era with Search and Android, Google is already at the forefront of the next wave in computing research and development: AI. Many consider artificial intelligence and neural network computers to be the next step in computing, enabling new use cases and …

Machine Learning

This Guy Took Pictures of Jupiter with a Game Boy Camera and an Old Telescope

'2bit Astrophotography.'<p>Why bother paying $8 billion for a gigantic telescope when you can just rig a Game Boy Camera to an antique telescope and take pictures of celestial objects? Leiden Observatory astronomy student and tour guide Alex Pietrow did just that, capturing pictures of the Moon so …

Astrophotography

A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Frybread

I fell in love with frybread before I’d ever even tasted it. I was a kid, and my parents rented a great movie called <i>Smoke Signals</i> for our family movie night. It’s a lovely, funny story about young Native American adults on a coming-of-age road trip through the American Southwest. (I highly …

Note-taking app Bear is rapidly improving with new features

Bear is a note-taking app from Italian design firm Shiny Frog that’s seen a recent spate of popularity as a replacement for apps like the bloated Evernote, primarily due to its simple design and quick speed.<p>And Shiny Frog has been good about keeping Bear up to date, with today’s 1.2 update (as …

Italian Limoncello Cheesecake Bars (20-Minute Recipe)

These Italian Limoncello cheesecake bars are so rich, creamy, and refreshing! They are one of the best spring-summer desserts that I have ever tried. …

Universities finally realize that Java is a bad introductory programming language

CS 106A is Stanford University’s introductory programming course. The module – which is also available to view on YouTube – introduces the fundamentals of coding in an accessible way, and lays the foundations for future growth.<p>Throughout its existence, the course was taught using the Java …

"Taking Hash Tables Off The Shelf"

Truth time: learning about theoretical things every week can get a bit monotonous. As much as its important to learn the method behind the madness, …

Here's a flying car you will actually be able to buy this year

Flying cars are the future, right? In the 1960s, the world imagined a future in which anyone could afford to take a drive above the scenery, but the …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

R Tutorials--Simple Nonlinear Regression

| Table of Contents | Function Reference | Function Finder | R Project |<p><b>SIMPLE NONLINEAR CORRELATION AND REGRESSION</b><p><b>Preliminaries</b><p>Some new tools will …

Game of Thrones stars Maisie Williams & Sophie Turner tweet news they will feature on Carpool Karaoke

Apple has been busily teasing its upcoming Carpool Karaoke series, the Late Late Show spinoff it bought last year. The segment will stream 16 weekly episodes exclusively to Apple Music subscribers, starting next month.<p>We got our first look last month, when Apple revealed that it will use rotating …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Vize is a business intelligence tool for the rest of us

Chances are that your current company is collecting a ton of data about your customers every second. It’s a goldmine and it often sits there in a corner, unused. Vize is a business intelligence tool that will let you learn more about your business and take advantage of all your data. The company is …

Duplicate Question Detection with Deep Learning on Quora Dataset

Quora recently announced the first public dataset that they ever released. It includes 404351 question pairs with a label column indicating if they …

I ranked every Intro to Data Science course on the internet, based on thousands of data points

A year ago, I dropped out of one of the best computer science programs in Canada. I started creating my own data science master’s program using …

Data Science

NumPy Tutorial: Array Computing in Python

<i>This article was originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/python-numpy-tutorial</i><p>NumPy is, just like SciPy, Scikit-Learn, …

Python Programming

The single best question to ask anyone interviewing for a tech position is Einstein’s Riddle

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is the best interview question ever?</i> <i>Answer by Wade Myers, Inc 5000 entrepreneur and managing director of Boldmore Growth Partners.</i><p>When it came time to interview candidates for programming, development, and strategy positions, there was one question I …

Albert Einstein

Data Scientists vs. BI Analysts: What's the Difference?

Business intelligence and data science often go hand in hand.<p>Both fields focus on deriving business insights from data, yet data scientists are …

Big Data

Top 8 High-Paying Business And Tech Jobs of 2016 — And How to Get Them!

Do you feel like you have plateaued in your career? Are you looking for the hottest, latest skills to give your career the boost it needs?<p>Now’s your …

How To Build A Career In Data Science

Let us talk about careers in data science! Mathematics, statistics, data analysis skills are quite big on the job market these days, I hear questions from people all over the world (literally - from Cambridge to Kazakhstan) about the best way to apply their technical skills.<p>To learn about math …

7 Mistakes You're Making With Your Scrambled Eggs

Achieve total fluffy perfection by following these easy cooking tips<p>Like spaghetti and PB&J, scrambled eggs are one of those incredibly simple dishes that everyone knows how to make...right? Nope. Turns out almost everyone is doing it wrong, and your deeply engrained amateur mistakes (hint: adding …

Japanese Oyakodon: Chicken + Egg + 15 Minutes = Dinner

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>A couple of weeks back, I said that if ramen is like the hamburger of Japan, then <i>gyudon</i> (simmered beef and rice bowl) is its hot dog. Extending the analogy, I'd say that <i>oyakodon</i> is its pizza—if pizza were the kind of …

Recipes

New tech lets you watch 3D movies without the funky glasses

Someday, moviegoers may be able to watch 3D films from any seat in a theater without having to wear 3D glasses, thanks to a new kind of movie screen.<p>The new technology, named Cinema 3D, overcomes some of the barriers to implementing glasses-free 3D viewing on a larger scale, but it's not …

Engineers just created a programmable quantum computer

Computer scientists have created a small programmable quantum computer that can run a number of quantum algorithms.<p>Quantum computers have the …

Quantum Computing

How to Make Japanese Soft-Cooked Eggs (Onsen Tamago), No Hot Spring Required

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Long before sous vide and immersion circulators, before instant-read digital thermometers, before temperature-stable combi ovens, before any of the modern gear and techniques that we use to cook something as simple as an egg …

Japan

How To Jumpstart A Lucrative Career In Data Science

Data science has been dubbed the sexiest career of the 21st century, according to Harvard Business Review. The discipline involves using a variety of tools and analytical methods to compile and interpret data, usually to help companies gain insights and make predictions.<p>According to Glassdoor, the …

Data Science

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

This Timelapse Shot in 10K Resolution Is Fantastically Bonkers

4K? That's so last year. 8K? Yesterday's news. This timelapse video was shot in an astonishing 10K resolution using an 80 megapixel camera. The level …

Videography