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Andre Canniere: The Darkening Blue review – classy sextet take on Rilke's poetry

Another ambitious step for the unpredictable, London-based, Pennsylvania-raised trumpeter Andre Canniere and a very classy sextet, including Phronesis and Marius Neset pianist Ivo Neame, excellent saxophonist Tori Freestone and resourceful singer Brigitte Beraha, wrapping contemporary jazz settings …

Delete Yourself From The Internet With Just A Single Click

The ultimate digital detox.<p>It’s the dream isn’t it, really. To click a single button and have yourself wiped from the internet for good.<p>Just imagine …

Google's prototype machine learning software lets you enhance low-res photos

Pulling up a low-quality image and telling the computer to "enhance" the resolution has long been the stuff of TV fantasy. But, thanks to machine learning, we are actually getting much better at zooming into a photo <i>without</i> losing picture quality. This week, Google unveiled prototype software that …

Google's amazing AI experiments let you play with neural networks

Google is known for its funky experiments with web technology — just take a look at its Chrome Experiments page, where the company has accumulated over a thousand creative web apps using its web technology.<p>A lot of Google’s products today use machine learning to better serve its users.<p>For example, …

Machine Learning

Rapid Prototyping for Designers

This curated column is authored by Product Strategy & Design Consultant, Kevin Bury<p>Imagine you are trying to describe an elaborate dance to someone …

This company’s innovative 'Smart Sizes' algorithm is making it incredibly easy for men to buy custom shirts online.

Custom Shirts. Made Smarter.<p>Answer 11 questions now to create your first custom shirt size with Smart Sizes.<p>“You could get a dress shirt and have it …

How To Talk To Your Child About The Election Results

Here’s some advice for talking to your child about the shocking outcome of the 2016 presidential election:<p>Children often understand more than we …

20 Weird & Wonderful Datasets for Machine Learning

Findings from my hunt for amazing datasets<p><b>They say great data is 95% of the problem in machine learning.</b> We saw first hand at Udacity that this is …

How to contribute to an open source project on GitHub

A step by step guide that will show you how to contribute to an open source project on GitHub, one of the most popular and used git repository …

How to Do Machine Learning in a Week

This curated post is by Per Harald Borgen, Developer, Xeneta AS<p>Getting into machine learning (ml) can seem like an unachievable task from the …

Benedict Cumberbatch Reads Kurt Vonnegut’s Incensed Letter to the High School That Burned Slaughterhouse-Five

If you've kept up with Open Culture for a while, you know that Kurt Vonnegut could write a good letter, whether home from World War II, to high …

Literature

Did a memory experiment really show evidence for psychic abilities?

Here’s a Halloween-themed Mind Game for you. A 2011 psychology study claimed to show evidence for precognition - but had more to say about the state of psychology research than anything paranormal<p>As the great Carl Sagan once put it, “extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence”*. And as far …

Paranormal

Machine Learning Examples That Will Amaze You

When Bill McDermott, CEO of <b>SAP</b>, the world’s largest business software provider, believes the next five to 10 years will be far more disruptive than the five to 10 we just lived through, it’s time to sit up and pay attention.<p>The culprits behind this oncoming wave of disruption? <b>Machine Learning</b>, …

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Bad Football? It May Be (Mostly) an Optical Illusion

Sunday's slate of NFL games sure looked ugly. They were ugly before breakfast, ugly after midnight, ugly in the city, ugly in the desert, ugly on two continents. It looked like the ugliest week of football to ever come at the end of a stretch of ugly weeks of football.<p>But was it really <i>that</i> bad? Or …

Here are 281 things Donald Trump has insulted during his presidential campaign

From the flashiest celeb to the loneliest egg, everybody on Twitter has wasted a tweet here and there complaining about some stupid thing. Most of us …

Donald Trump

4 Google data sets to kickstart machine learning

You can always count on Google to have data -- tons of it, generated by the users who interact with and upload content to its services.Google uses …

Machine Learning

Heart-Rending Poems for Sci-Fi Fanatics

Distant relatives to the familiar "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star," these sci fi poems are raw, real, and sometimes almost too close for comfort. They …

The 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need to Know

This column is by James Li, Product Intern at NewStoryCharity<p>It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has …

A Physicist Explains Consciousness to 'Doctor Strange'

Adam Frank describes his role as a scientific consultant on the upcoming Marvel film.<p>Marvel’s hotly anticipated film <i>Doctor Strange</i> has the same core …

Algorithm to detect corners of paper sheet in photo

What is the best way to detect the corners of an invoice/receipt/sheet-of-paper in a photo? This is to be used for subsequent perspective correction, …

Teaching AI how to be sarcastic is totally the easiest thing ever

Pop culture has primed us to think that our robot friends of the future will be quick-witted quipsters. Television and films have their fair share of sardonic androids, from the foul-mouthed alcoholic Bender in <i>Futurama</i> to the acerbic J.A.R.V.I.S. from <i>Ironman.</i> But the reality of such amusing …

Machine Learning

Using a simple SQLite database in your Android app

I recently published a tutorial describing the different available methods to store data locally in an Android app. However, due to article length constraints, I could not adequately cover creating and using an SQLite database for data persistence. In this tutorial, I delve into how to use an …

Databases

Behind the scenes with Katrina Bowden, the girl from 30 Rock

Does Prozac Really Treat Anxiety? Maybe Not

Neuroscientist and author Joseph LeDoux proposes a new system of classification for anxiety and fear.<p>For as much time and money our culture spends on …

Some things that have helped me in my struggle with anxiety

Recently I wrote “Some Things You Should Know About Christians Who Struggle With Anxiety” over at Tim Challies’ wonderful blog. Among the many …

Self-help

A relationship with a Narcissist is like being a prisoner of war to a cruel and demeaning emotional terrorist. There is no individuality – instead you become an object that is severely manipulated and managed down to serve a personality disordered individual. There is no REAL love only a desperate love that a Narcissist dangles in front of you.

From my Book – From Charm to Harm and Everything else in Between with a Narcissist! @http://www.amazon.com The Narcissist has used their effective …

Narcissism

*Record Scratch* *Freeze Frame*: The hilarious meme taking over the internet

<b>*</b>Record Scratch<b>*</b><p><b>*</b>Freeze Frame<b>*</b><p>Yup, that's me. You're probably wondering how I ended up in this situation … well keep on reading to find out.<p>If you are a little confused about what the hell is going on, then let us introduce the latest meme sweeping the web: *Record Scratch* *Freeze Frame*.<p>Here's a …

Braidio lets small mobile devices wirelessly "offload" power requirements to larger ones

Researchers working at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amhurst) have created a new type of radio technology that has the potential to …