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Turn your app and game ideas into App Store & Google Play Store hits with Python and Unity training

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Science Unlocks The Secret To Why Introverts Prefer Alone Time To Socializing

There can be many causes of introversion, but if your brain is wired to be an introvert, it's safe to say that you can't help wanting to be alone!

How to Get Started with Java Machine Learning

<b>What are the best tools to get started with Java machine learning?</b>They’ve been around for a while, but these days it feels like everyone is talking …

Top 74 Data Visualization Software in 2018

Data visualization software communicate information clearly and efficiently via statistical graphics, plots and information graphics. Visualization …

7 Artificial Intelligence Bots Ready To Be Your New Best Friend

Google, Facebook and more compete to become the caring voice you turn to<p>Think life's complicated? Google, Facebook and dozens of emerging companies agree. They are rushing to the rescue with artificial intelligence (AI) designed to make your everyday life a lot smoother.<p>You're already using a lot …

Artificial Intelligence

10 research-proven tricks that will make you appear smarter than you are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." —Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …

Scientists Find Evidence of 'Anti-Memories', And It Could Change Our Understanding of Neuroscience

Unmasking the process that silences dormant memories.<p>At one point or another, we've all experienced something that we'd rather forget, so it's a good …

Mastering the holy grail of programming: What makes a good coder

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How do I become a good coder and what should the ideal characteristics of a good coder?</i> <i>Answer by Guillermo Schwarz has spent over twenty years developing software.</i><p>Ah, the Holy grail of programming. You should learn, because learning is what makes the …

Prototypes

What Happens When You Combine Artificial Intelligence and Satellite Imagery

Facebook (fb) has a vested interest in helping the 4.2 billion people who still lack reliable Internet access find their way online. But when the …

A Short History of Machine Learning -- Every Manager Should Read

It’s all well and good to ask if androids dream of electric sheep, but science fact has evolved to a point where it’s beginning to coincide with science fiction. No, we don’t have autonomous androids struggling with existential crises — yet — but we are getting ever closer to what people tend to …

Artificial Intelligence

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Hack This: Scripting Deeper, Better Hacks in Python

Putting it all together, in other words.<p>Part of the point in presenting small, hack-minded tutorials a la "Edit an Image in Python" or "Send an Email from Python" is that some subset of readers who actually follow the steps will wind up interested enough in the subject(s) to go deeper on their own. …

Why Neutrino Detectors Look So Damn Cool

Brilliant arrays of golden photomultiplier tubes amount to astrophysical ghost detectors.<p>Neutrino detectors don't even look real—or they at least don't look like utilitarian instruments for doing fundamental physics research. They look like elegant sci-fi art installations that one might expect to …

Hacker explains how he put "backdoor" in hundreds of Linux Mint downloads

The hacker said their prime motivation for the backdoor was to build a botnet.<p>A lone hacker who duped hundreds of users into downloading a version of …

Security

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Website Fingerprinting on Tor: attacks and defenses

Tor project is know because of its anonymity, recently many researchers and the security agencies tried to find ways to get in the tor to find the …

Google: Our JavaScript & AJAX Crawl Is On & Off

Truth is, Google is super awesome at getting into content that most search engine crawlers cannot find. GoogleBot is able to execute and run much of …

JavaScript

The 10 greatest VFX movies of all time

What's the greatest VFX film of all time? Which films changed the course of your life or impressed, defined or changed the industry? These were the …

Graphene becomes superconductive—Electrons with 'no mass' flow with 'no resistance'

Graphene is a single-atomic carbon sheet with a hexagonal honeycomb network (Fig. 1). Electrons in graphene take a special electronic state called …

Nanotech

Elon Musk And Stephen Hawking Are Wrong About Artificial Intelligence

<i>These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answers by Ramez Naam, author of the Nexus novels, climate & energy wonk, on Quora.</b><p>Q: Is AI an existential threat to humanity?<p>A: Elon Musk, Stephen …

4 Tools To Convert Python To JavaScript (and Back Again)

Automatic Web Traffic Generator<p>The Scientific Paper Is Obsolete<p>The key is that these systems go through cycles, which Strogatz visualizes as dots …

Ex-Apple designer builds easy-to-use artificial brain

We may be a small step closer to the robot wars thanks to former Apple designer Mike Matas.<p>Matas’ previous work includes user interfaces for Apple’s Maps, Photos, and Camera apps, as well as the Nest smart thermostat. And he showed off his latest creation, an artificial brain called (appropriately …

Machine Learning Is About To Revolutionize Search: Here's How

Google loves the idea of artificial intelligence. Depending on your definition, AI could describe a variety of its products, from the planning of routes on Google Maps to AlphaGo, a program designed to beat world experts in a game long thought to be impossible for a machine to learn. Machine …

Controlling the magnetic properties of individual iron atoms

The Fe2+ atom embedded in a semiconductor exhibits a single non-degenerate ground state of zero magnetic moment. A team of scientists from the …

This Cover Of Daft Punk’s ‘Aerodynamic’ Will Please All Of The Coding Geeks Out There

Code has become a necessity in our day and age. Without coding where would we be? Code is used for <i>everything</i> — even remaking hit songs without the use of actual instruments or tracks. Software engineer Sebastien Rannou recently proved this, when he recreated Daft Punk‘s “Aerodynamic” using over a …

Daft Punk

Evolving Our Way to Artificial Intelligence

Arend Hintze, <i>Michigan State University</i><p>Researcher David Silver and colleagues designed a computer program capable of beating a top-level Go player -- a marvelous technological feat and important threshold in the development of artificial intelligence, or A.I. It stresses once more that humans aren't …

Google Makes Learning Neural Networks Free

Holy puppy slugs, Batman...<p>Like many other tech companies and researchers—and a growing number of digital artists—Google is very interested in machine learning, a vital component in creating artificially intelligent neural networks that would allow future machines to "think." More than that, they …