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Lobe’s ridiculously simple machine learning platform aims to empower non-technical creators

Machine learning may be the tool de jour for everything from particle physics to recreating the human voice, but it’s not exactly the easiest field to get into. Despite the complexities of video editing and sound design, we have UIs that let even a curious kid dabble in them — so why not with …

Machine Learning

Infinity War writers on that ending: 'Yes, this happens. Deal with it'

The world (and internet) is still reeling from the finale of the MCU’s climactic film, one whose spoilers are so deep that if you clicked on this …

Marvel Universe

10 things you can clean with Coke

North Carolina

Top Facebook exec defended data collection in leaked 2016 memo: 'Maybe someone dies'

An explosive new memo details one of Mark Zuckerberg’s most trusted executives attempting to justify growing concerns over the company’s data collection methods, and its relentless push to acquire new users. Titled “The Ugly,” the memo has never been circulated outside of Facebook’s offices until …

Apple to Launch Revamped Apple ID Website That Lets Users Download All Their Data

Apple will soon introduce an updated website for managing Apple IDs, which will allow Apple users to download a copy of all of their data stored by the company, reports <i>Bloomberg</i>.<p>Customers will be able to download data like their Contacts, photos, music preferences, Calendar information, and more. …

Microsoft's Meltdown Patch Made Windows 7 PCs Less Secure - ExtremeTech

Microsoft’s Meltdown Patch Made Windows 7 PCs Less Secure<p>By on March 29, 2018 at 3:40 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

God and Pac-Man in ‘Ready Player One’

For several years, Ernest Cline’s <i>Ready Player One</i> has been a novel that I’ve loved and recommended. But after recently rereading the book, in …

Evangelical Christianity

Steve Jobs Used a Remarkably Powerful Decision-Making Strategy That Will Transform Your Business

Steve Jobs was one of the most successful business leaders of our time, and he knew how to make great decisions.<p>You know him as the man behind Apple, and the reason why you may be reading this sentence on an iPhone or MacBook. If you know much about Steve Jobs--and at this point, who doesn't--then …

Whistleblower Tells How Facebook App Developers Collected Data

A former Facebook employee has described in detail how the social network’s app developers were able to collect vast amounts of data without people’s …

3 Essential Branding Lessons From A Rare Steve Jobs Interview

Jobs’s work with legendary designer Paul Rand taught him lessons that any designer, client, or entrepreneur should take to heart.<p>The year is 1986. Steve Jobs meets Paul Rand, the genius responsible for branding IBM, UPS, and Westinghouse. Having just been ousted from Apple, Steve asks Rand to …

Watch Ellen DeGeneres and Roseanne Barr Botch Their Hilarious Jurassic Park Auditions

Did you know Ellen DeGeneres auditioned for <b>Jurassic Park</b> back in the '90s? How about Roseanne Barr, Wesley Snipes, or Hugh Grant? No? Well, that's because they didn't. But in the world of <b>Saturday Night Live</b>'s spot-on impressions, they totally did, and now we all have the hilariously bad audition …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Robert Mueller and his pursuit of justice

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the early 1990s, Robert Mueller had just left one of the most powerful posts in America's criminal justice system: assistant attorney general for the criminal division of the Department of Justice. Taking his experience into private practice, he was making well into six figures at a …

Donald Trump

How a company founded by ex-spies uses AI to fight hackers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every year cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated and frequent -- and it's predicted they'll cost the world $8 trillion by 2022.<p>But a company founded by mathematicians and ex-spies is trying to change the way organizations protect themselves from hackers.<p>British cyber security firm …

Cybersecurity

This hilarious video is the only HomePod review you need to watch

HomePod may not be the smartest speaker on the market, but it packs some serious skills where it matters the most: sound.<p>Now that we’ve had a few days to play with HomePod and compare it to competitors like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, we’re absolutely in love. <i>The CultCast</i> host Erfon Elijah …

The Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities affect nearly every computer. Here's what you need to know.

Understanding the two new scary silicon security issues.<p>We’ll give it to you straight: There is bad news and good news about Meltdown and Spectre, the two new computer vulnerabilities. The bad news is that the flaws are serious, complex, and have broad implications across the industry, and the good …

Information Security

Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks Doing Impressions of Each Other Will Bring You Joy

We'll never watch Forrest Gump or The Devil Wears Prada the same way ever again.<p><i>The Post</i>'s starring duo, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, took a stab at playing each other's iconic roles during their joint appearance on <i>Ellen</i> on Tuesday. The resulting performances have us wishing for a <i>Forrest Gump</i> remake …

How to Become a Data Scientist Without a Degree

This article will explore what it’s like to be a Data Scientist, the skillset required, and how to acquire these skills using mostly free or cheap …

Data Science

Essential Phone review, four months later: The sun is setting on this experiment

With big money and big names involved, Essential was a deserved recipient of intrigue when it launched as a company with the promise of a great …

What is Windows Hello? Microsoft’s biometrics security system explained

Windows Hello is a biometrics-based technology that enables Windows 10 users to authenticate secure access to their devices, apps, online services …

Online

How To Do A Clean Installation Of Windows 10

Learn how to ditch all your baggage and cleanly install Windows 10 on your system.

Linux

24 Great Wireless Headphones You Can Buy Right Now

Wireless headphones aren’t perfect. They rely on battery power, thus requiring diligent charging, and they occasionally suffer from Bluetooth …

How to use Portrait Mode on iPhone X and 8

Portrait mode is an iPhone 7 feature that has been supercharged in the iPhones X and 8, with the addition of Portrait Lighting. Both features use depth data from these iPhones’ dual cameras, either to separate the subject of the photo from its background, or to completely re-light the photo to add …

Why Can't Uber Make Money?

Last month, Uber reported a third-quarter loss of nearly $1.5 billion, bringing its 2017 year-to-date red ink to $3.2 billion. Losses of this magnitude are clearly not sustainable, and call for an explanation of why Uber has been unable to rein in ballooning costs and what it will need to do to …

Innovation

iPhone X seemed ‘impossible’ to make, Apple says

Apple media boss Phil Schiller says that even though Face ID on the iPhone X works nearly flawlessly at one point in the device’s development the entire thing seemed impossible.<p>Schiller sat down for an interview to talk about Apple’s latest products like the iPhone X, HomePod and even the iMac Pro …

Wikipedia co-founder wants to put the world’s knowledge on the blockchain

Everipedia today announced Wikipedia co-founder Dr. Larry Sanger would be joining the company as it prepares to bring its online encyclopedia to the blockchain.<p>Blockchain is best known as the technology that Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies run on, but its applications go far beyond …

The secret to being a top developer is building things! Here’s a list of fun apps to build!

You can only become a great developer by putting the effort in. Imagine for a moment — You can’t become fit physically by reading a lot about …

JavaScript

The complete list of Siri commands

(Almost) everything you can say to Apple's virtual assistant.<p>There's a lot you can do with Apple's virtual assistant -- and some things you can't do. For example, while Siri can send texts, search Twitter, and open up your front-facing camera, she can't adjust your device's ring volume (something …

Apps

Singapore CIOs believe machine learning can improve speed, security ops

Some 87 percent of IT decision makers in Singapore say machine learning will speed up decision-making process as well as facilitate automation in …

Machine Learning