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People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Exhausted at a Cellular Level, Study Shows

Yet more evidence for this disease.<p>If you're one of the millions of people worldwide who deals with the symptoms of CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome, …

Pain

Plagued by unwanted thoughts? You may be low on hippocampal GABA

Whether they take the form of worries, unpleasant memories or hallucinations, recurrent unwanted thoughts are a key feature of conditions such as …

Neuroscience

A Guide to creating Web Applications with React and Redux

In a previous article, I tried to write an in-depth guide to getting started with <b>Progressive Web Apps</b>. Having learnt a great deal since then, along …

JavaScript

Understanding and improving your credit score

Your credit score impacts all areas of your financial life, from getting approved for a credit card to the rate you qualify for on a mortgage. Not …

Machine Learning Top 10 Articles For the Past Month (v.Oct 2017)

For the past month<b>,</b> we’ve ranked nearly 1,200 Machine Learning articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career. (0.8% chance to …

​Microsoft's new open source tool can scan your website for security and performance headaches

Microsoft's Sonar checks accessibility, interoperability, performance, Progressive Web Apps, and security.<p>Microsoft's Edge browser team has released …

Software

Why You Need to Start an AI Company As Soon As Possible | Inc.com

A report about how much Silicon Valley companies are paying AI engineers caught my eye this morning. For anyone with a doctorate in AI or even a little experience in the field, companies are willing to pay as much as $300,000 per year up to $500,000 per year. The report suggested that folks with …

Bots

Leveraging Bitcoin & Blockchain For 'Solar Power' Sun Exchange Scores $1.6M From U.S. Investors

Sun Exchange, a peer-to-peer solar equipment leasing marketplace based in South Africa, has raised $1.6 million (m) in seed financing from strategic partners including New York-based Network Society Ventures and three globally leading technology accelerators from the U.S. to “accelerate global …

Solar Power

Winnow raises further $7.4M for its smart kitchen tech that reduces commercial food waste

Winnow, the U.K. startup that has developed smart kitchen tech to help commercial kitchens reduce food waste, continues to be on a roll. It counts the likes of IKEA, Compass Group, and AccorHotels as customers, and estimates its 600-plus clients are saving 4,300 tonnes of food waste annually …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Ride around in style on the URB-E, a fast and compact new electric scooter

URBAN626, a Pasadena-based startup that was primarily funded by local investors has recently launched their URB-E line of electronic scooters. The URB-E weighs in at around 30-35lbs, giving you the ability to drive up to 20 miles, and can reach speeds of up to 18 MPH. This new electronic scooter …

Electric Vehicles

'Magic Dust' Made From Light And Matter Could Power Supercomputers of The Future

So crazy it just might work.<p>There's more than one way to build a supercomputer, and researchers have come up with a new method for crunching data on …

Quantum Mechanics

How Microsoft become a destination for a new generation of open-source developers

An old tongue-in-cheek journalism canard suggests that once something has happened three times, it’s a trend. Along those lines, when something …

Researchers Have Developed Microchips That Behave Like Brain Cells

"Holy grail" of computing.<p>The human brain is used as a comparison for how computer's function. But, honestly, computers are nothing like human …

Machine Learning Top 10 Articles For the Past Month (v.Sep 2017)

For the past month<b>,</b> we’ve ranked nearly 1,400 Machine Learning articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career. (0.7% chance to …

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning

A new idea called the “information bottleneck” is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might …

Deep Learning

Deep Learning Could Finally Make Robots Useful

Deep learning, a popular form of machine learning, is being applied across across a number of the latest tech products and services. But for the most part, all that computing is still taking place in the cloud. San Francisco-based artificial intelligence startup Skymind is hoping to embed deep …

Machine Learning

AI, Machine Learning, Cognitive Computing - Learn These Or Perish

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Cognitive Computing, Machine Intelligence, Neural Networks.<p>These are a few terms you may …

6 AI-Powered Tools All Entrepreneurs Need to Run Their Business

Artificial intelligence and machine learning tools can help you better your business. Here are the ones you should try.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are now available to entrepreneurs via a broad range of …

Former UK.gov IT man and Python king's guide to neural networks

<b>Interview</b> Tariq Rashid on programming AIIf you're going to learn about neural networks, you could do worse than learn it from someone who got five A …

Machine Learning

Named Entity Recognition and the Road to Deep Learning

Not so very long ago, Natural Language Processing looked very different. In sequence labelling tasks such as Named Entity Recognition, Conditional …

How blockchain will finally convert you: Control over your own data

In the past few years, blockchain has developed an unrivaled reputation as the next big thing for the decentralized internet. Startups have absorbed billions of dollars from traditional funding and token sales to develop software and proof-of-concepts that employ blockchain to fix many of the …

Blockchain

More artificial intelligence, fewer screens: the future of computing unfolds

Screen-free user experiences such as Amazon Echo and autonomous vehicles portend a future of computing without screens.<p>We are approaching the day …

Artificial Intelligence

SpaceVR thinks VR-enabled robots are the future for colonizing space

<b>Mars: 2051</b><p><i>In the bitter cold of a martian winter, 30 remote-controlled robots walk out of a holding bay across the icy terrain to begin their day in the mines. They pile in to the latest autonomous, hydrogen-powered Waymo rover, power down and charge up at docking ports… It’s going to be a long day.</i><p>…

Robotics

Elmlightment: first impressions of Elm

I have been going back and forth with Elm for a couple of years now and never really got to test it out properly until recently when I was given the …

Python Top 10 Articles (v.August 2017)

Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Month (v.August 2017)<p><b>For the past month,</b> we ranked nearly 1,700 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that …

Salesforce is using AI to democratize SQL so anyone can query databases in natural language

SQL is about as easy as it gets in the world of programming, and yet its learning curve is still steep enough to prevent many people from interacting with relational databases. Salesforce’s AI research team took it upon itself to explore how machine learning might be able to open doors for those …

Databases

28 FREE Ivy League Computer Science Courses

While Ivy League schools offer some of the best technology courses, they are highly selective and extremely hard to get into. On top of that they can …

Machine Learning

Visual Inspector is a designer-friendly complement to Chrome's DevTools

Chrome’s DevTools is an essential component in any web developer or designer’s toolkit. It lets you modify, debug, and experiment with almost any element of a website’s front end. However, you could make the argument that it’s a little bloated, and some users would be best served by something more …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting