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German student comes up with an amazing 'mobile airbag' for your phone

We've all been there: A minor fumble, and seconds later your $500 (or more!) smartphone crashes to the floor.<p>A good case and a screen protector might …

Screen Protector

How much risk is good for kids? Parents make the case for more adventurous childhoods

Jason Akel paced outside a junkyard on Governors Island in New York Harbor, where his son and daughter were among dozens of children gleefully dashing around with saws, hammers and nails.<p>“Hey, Ty, don’t destroy the structure,” Akel called over a fence as his son, Tyler, 12, sawed through a rickety …

Parenting

How to get away with financial fraud

Some of the world’s biggest scandals have gone unspotted for years. The nature of fraud is that it works outside our field of vision. By Dan Davies<p>‘Guys, you’ve got to hear this,” I said. I was sitting in front of my computer one day in July 2012, with one eye on a screen of share prices and the …

Headphones

Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity Was Confirmed in a Distant Galaxy

Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity revolutionized how we understand space, time, and gravity. While most of us can only boast a surface-level …

Physics

Google and Coursera launch a new machine learning specialization

Over the last few years, Google and Coursera have regularly teamed up to launch a number of online courses for developers and IT pros. Among those was the Machine Learning Crash course, which provides developers with an introduction to machine learning. Now, building on that, the two companies are …

Machine Learning

Mysterious wolf-like animal shot in Montana, officials stumped

US wildlife officials are baffled by an unusual wolf-like creature shot by a rancher in Montana. After failing to identify the body, the authorities …

FBI: Reboot, reset your router immediately to prevent cyberattacks

Following reports that a type of malware has infected more than 700,000 routers used in homes and small businesses in more than 50 countries, the FBI …

Routers

Here’s How Much Money You Need for Bankers to Think You’re Rich

Just how rich is “rich?”<p>The answer, of course, depends on who’s asking—and these days, many are.<p>In rich-tropolises such as New York and London, 1 …

Lasers Could Make Computers 1 Million Times Faster

A billion operations per second isn't cool. Know what's cool? A million billion operations per second.<p>That's the promise of a new computing technique …

Monte-Carlo study of asymptotically robust tests for correlation coefficients | Biometrika

Monte-Carlo simulation is used to compare the small-sample performance of the usual normal theory procedures for inference about correlation …

Nutella celebrates World Password Day with the worst security advice ever

It’s World Password Day today, which means you should probably think about how you’ve secured your online accounts, and how you can ensure that they’re not easily hacked. Following Nutella’s advice on the matter would probably be the worst thing you can do, though.<p>I love Nutella as much as the next …

Facebook announces PyTorch 1.0, a more unified AI framework

Though Facebook’s focus on day 1 of its F8 conference centered on the company’s recent struggles and their relationship with the phrase “taking broader responsibility,” day 2 shifted most of the pizazz to the technical advances its giant team has made over the past year.<p>Today, the company announced …

A Comprehensive Guide to Understand and Implement Text Classification in Python

Table of Contents<p>In this article, I will explain about the text classification and the step by step process to implement it in python.<p>Text …

Scientists just stored the hottest album from 1998 in literal DNA

A, T, G, and C are the 0s and 1s of living things. Unlike the code stored in silicon, data stored in DNA won’t degrade for thousands of years. And …

The Revealing, Slightly Toxic Phrases That Facebook and Other Tech Companies Use to Entice Recruits

As often with tech companies, you laugh. Then you realize it might not be funny.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Tech companies are no longer the next big thing.<p>They're now focused on being the only big thing.<p>Which means they …

ruthlessly

Google's latest do-it-yourself AI kits include everything you need

Google's AIY kits have been helpful for do-it-yourselfers who want to explore AI concepts like computer vision, but they weren't really meant for newcomers when you had to supply your own Raspberry Pi and other must-haves. It'll be much easier to get started from now on: Google has released updated …

How to Hack Wi-Fi: Stealing Wi-Fi Passwords with an Evil Twin Attack

While Wi-Fi networks can be set up by smart IT people, that doesn't mean the users of the network are similarly tech-savvy. We'll demonstrate how an …

Information Security

Amazon debuts programmable AWS DeepLens camera to make machine learning easier

Amazon Web Services Inc. wants to give developers hands-on deep learning experience with its latest hardware. Announced at the AWS re:Invent …

Helpful Infographics Visualize Complex Branches of Math and Science

Click to enlarge<p>It's often easy to get stuck into a narrow view of what a particular field of study entails, but as Dominic Walliman reveals in his impressive science infographics, there's much more than meets the eye when thinking of particular STEM subjects. Walliman demonstrates the diversity …

Infographics

Texas serial bomber made video confession before blowing himself up: police

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - The serial bomber whose deadly attacks terrorized Austin, Texas, for weeks left a 25-minute video "confession" on a cell phone found after he blew himself up on Wednesday as officers closed in to make an arrest, police said.<p>Mark Conditt, 23, an unemployed man from …

Law Enforcement

What Is Automated Machine Learning | Artificial Intelligence Wiki

Automated Machine Learning<p>What does Automated Machine Learning mean?<p>Automated machine learning represents a fundamental shift in the way …

Machine Learning

A neural net that generates weirdly evocative sentences

Robin Sloan, the author of wonderful novels like <i>Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore</i> and <i>Sourdough</i>, also spends his time messing around with neural nets …

Optimization in Python cookbook: bowl, plate and valley functions

Hi all again! In one of my posts in the end of last year I mentioned optimization as one of the most interesting field for machine learning …

Intel introduces “Intel AI: In Production” to help Artificial intelligence developers

Intel started a new initiative to help developers, that are working on Artificial Intelligence-based products, to bring their devices to …The post …

AI predicts coding mistakes before developers make them

Ubisoft, the French video game company, debuted a new artificial intelligence (AI) that proactively flags coding bugs at its recent developer …

Artificial Intelligence

Introduction to Markov Chains

What are Markov chains, when to use them, and how they work<p>Markov chains are a fairly common, and relatively simple, way to statistically model …

Algorithms

What’s New in Deep Learning Research: Understanding DeepMind’s IMPALA

Deep reinforcement learning has rapidly become one of the hottest research areas in the deep learning ecosystem. The fascination with reinforcement …

Artificial Intelligence Is Now Used to Predict Crime. But Is It Biased?

What is fair?<p>It seems a simple question, but it’s one without simple answers. That’s particularly true in the arcane world of artificial intelligence …

Intel created research community to take neuromorphic computing to next level

In September 2017 Intel developed a self-learning chip named as “Loihi” that was capable to mimic the functions of the …The post Intel created …