Matthew Bollinger

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IBM outlines the 5 attributes of useful AI

A few weeks ago, a dejected CTO told me it took his team three weeks to build a machine learning model. I told him a model in just three weeks sounded great, and he agreed. So why the long face? Because 11 months later, the model was still sitting on a shelf.<p>That gap between great AI prototypes and …

LG G7 ThinQ will reportedly feature a Google Assistant button

• LG’s upcoming G7 ThinQ will reportedly feature a dedicated Google Assistant button.<br>• The button functions similarly to Samsung’s Bixby’s button, for better and worse.<br>• The button also plays into Google’s and LG’s respective strategies.<p>You can already call up Google Assistant with your voice or with the …

Exclusive: Chat is Google’s next big fix for Android’s messaging mess

How the successor to SMS will take on iMessage<p>A top-tier Android phone can cost upwards of a thousand dollars, and for that money, you’ll get some amazing features. It will have a stellar screen, top-flight camera, gobs of storage, and an absolutely atrocious texting experience.<p>It’s a problem. In …

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Geniuses Are Lazy — and You Should Be Too

What do you do when you are facing a tough problem? Get a cup of coffee, buckle down and prepare for a long night? Break out the library books, or an …

10 Podcasts for Exploring Machine Learning

Although the term 'machine learning' was coined almost sixty years ago, it’s only in the past few years that this field of computer science has …

Facebook is hiring a team to design its own chips

Facebook is assembling a team to design proprietary semiconductors.<p>The social network seeks a manager to head an “end-to-end SoC/ASIC, firmware and …

Big Data Is A Sham

Big companies are hoarding big data and doing nothing with it–except invading our privacy. It’s time to think small, writes Paddle Consulting’s Brian Millar.<p>There’s a joke about a quality control guy in a match factory. He picks up every match, strikes it, says, “This one works,” blows it out and …

Big Data

Trump's "great man" play on North Korea

President Trump views the North Korean crisis as his “great man” of history moment. The big picture: He came into office thinking he could be the …

Arizona lawmaker: I'll 'gladly' work with Trump on immigration 'when his ideas aren’t stupid'

Rep. Ruben Gallego said Thursday he would be willing to work with President Donald Trump on border security measures "when his ideas aren't stupid," after the White House challenged him to "stop blaming the president" instead of addressing immigration issues.<p>The Arizona Democrat earlier this week …

Donald Trump

"He's a f*cking moron." Robert Mueller is counting on that.

If there's one thing I love, it's watching a master at work. Randy Johnson pitching a no hitter. Michael Jordan soaring through the air, tongue …

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What the Avengers looked like in their first movie versus 'Infinity War'

"Avengers: Infinity War" is 10 years (and 18 movies) in the making, pitting Earth's Mightiest Heroes against the universe's most capable enemy, Thanos. Heroes have risen and fallen, villains have come, gone, and changed allegiances, and audiences have yet to feel exhausted by the sheer magnitude of …

The Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had

The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew …

Apple's retooled iWork suite includes Pencil support

Today, Apple announced that it is releasing new versions of its iWork suite of apps -- Pages, Numbers and Keynote -- that supports Apple Pencil. A variety of new iPad apps (including the Microsoft Office Suite and Notability) will support the Pencil, many of which were previously only available on …

Apple announces students to get 200GB of iCloud storage for free

Apple has shared during its education event in Chicago today that student accounts through schools will now get 200GB of iCloud storage for free.<p>A considerable bump from the current 5GB of free iCloud storage, Apple will be giving the 200GB allotment to every student with a managed Apple ID.<p>Keep in …

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Apple’s new iPad with Pencil support is just $299 for schools

Apple introduced a new iPad today at its education event in Chicago. Rumors of a new, cheaper iPad emerged recently, and Apple is making it official with a refreshed 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support. The updated iPad will be available in Apple stores today, in silver, space gray, and a new …

In late-night drama, Senate passes $1.3 trillion spending bill, averting government shutdown

Congress cleared a sweeping $1.3 trillion spending bill early Friday and sent it to President Trump for his signature, staving off a government shutdown with less than 24 hours to spare.<p>Action by the Senate shortly before 1 a.m. capped a day of suspense, including the late-night revelation that the …

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Google’s Project Fi is the best cellphone plan you’re not using

Google has a solution for everyone who is tired of seeing astronomical cell phone bills at the end of each month. Launched in 2015, Project Fi is an …

Trump Joked About Being President For Life, But Here Are 7 Times It Felt Serious

The president hasn't ever shied away from praising dictators with his words, most recently when Trump praised Chinese president Xi Jinping's action …

Microsoft's fancy hinge patent could mean folding phones

Samsung is building a folding phone. ZTE already did. And now, there are pictures of some cleverly articulated screens in a new Microsoft patent application -- pictures that show off a pretty intriguing new hinge.<p>Wait, isn't Microsoft done building phones? Not necessarily: We've heard rumors about …

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus camera knocks the Google Pixel 2 off its top spot

It seems that with every new smartphone release, DxO has to offer up a new standard. It’s not surprising, though, really. Mobile phone camera …

RED and Sharp team up on 8K monitor technology

Cinema camera company RED is working with Sharp on new 8K technology, according to Phil Holland, a cinematographer who works closely with RED. He has been testing an unreleased, prototype 70-inch 8K TV, and comparing it against a Sharp 4K model using 8K aerial footage he shot in LA. From seven feet …

Hey Siri, take off! Get ready for more-advanced planes

I'm sitting in the jump seat of an airplane perched at the runway threshold at Deer Valley Airport in Phoenix. The cramped cockpit puts me so close to the action that I can almost reach out and grab the throttle.<p>Over my headset I hear air traffic control give us clearance to take off. We begin to …

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Dubai tests self-driving pods in drive to become 'smart city'

Dubai has begun testing autonomous pods in a trial run the Gulf's trade and tourism hub hopes will help its transformation into one of the smartest cities in the world.<p>Officials from Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) displayed two cube-shaped vehicles built by U.S.-based Next Future …

Smart Cities

Google updates search to better answer ambiguous questions

Google is launching a new feature, called multi-faceted featured snippets, that will provide users with multiple answers to nuanced questions. For …

Instagram may soon get video and voice calling

Instagram started out as a simple photo-sharing app, and though it's come a long way since then, Facebook is always looking for ways to cram more …

Social Media

Samsung Galaxy S10 To Feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, First 7nm Chip

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus have not even been made official yet, they are coming later this month. Now it looks like we have some …

Arm rolls out Project Trillium for edge device computing

Project Trillium is a suite of machine learning IP that includes Arm's machine learning and object detection processors and neural network …

A Google R&D team wants to bring Smart Reply to all your chat apps

Smart Reply, the clever A.I.-powered technology that automatically creates responses to your inbound messages, first debuted in Google’s email client Inbox over two years ago, before later rolling out to Gmail, Android Messages on Project Fi, and Allo. Now, a team inside Google’s internal incubator …

Apps

Google is bringing AMP to Gmail to make emails more interactive

Google has announced it is bringing its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) technology to Gmail in order to make emails a lot more engaging and interactive.<p>The technology, which was originally designed to speed up websites by stripping down the unnecessary clutter, will power the new Gmail Developer …

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