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Maverick Harvard MBA Shakes Up Panasonic's 100 Years of Culture

Panasonic Corp. has carefully cultivated a culture befitting its 100-year history, with many employees starting the day doing calisthenics and …

Asia

"Wide learning" AI technology enables highly precise learning even from imbalanced data sets

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of "Wide Learning," a machine learning technology capable of accurate judgements even when …

Machine Learning

BMW Teaches You to Drift Like Vin Diesel

We took a precision driving class at a BMW Performance Center to learn secrets only track drivers know.<p>Call it a fix for speed junkies, a gearhead …

Demonstration

Sebastian Thrun on AI, Flying Cars, and Sam Altman

WIRED ICON<p><b>Sebastian Thrun</b>, winner of the Darpa Grand Challenge in 2005<p>NOMINATES<p><b>Sam Altman</b>, president of Y Combinator and cofounder of OpenAI<p>At 51, …

Artificial Intelligence

Nest doorbell locks man out of his home after mistaking his Batman shirt for an intruder

One of Nest Hello's best features is it's ability to recognize strangers and lock the door, providing its users with a sense of safety and security. …

Batman

Concerns missing Chinese actor Fan Bingbing has fallen foul of authorities

Concerns have intensified that one of China’s most famous actors, Fan Bingbing, who has not been in public for months, may be in trouble with the authorities after she came last in a ranking of social responsibility among celebrities.<p>Fan scored zero out of 100 in the category in the 2017-18 China …

Fan Bingbing

These Are the Most (and Least) Valuable College Majors

Travel<p>By James Chrisman Published On 09/11/2018<p>@james_chrisman2<p>By James Chrisman @james_chrisman2 Published On 09/11/2018<p>College is great because you …

The Arts

Take a Peek Inside the World of Roulettezoku, Japan's Highway Racers

Japan is known for its incredible array of street racing subcultures, but those of us in the western world have probably never heard of …

Japan

Marriott to Expand Branded Residence Portfolio by 70 Percent

Marriott International will grow its branded residential portfolio by more than 70 percent over the coming four years thanks to increased interest in …

Hospitality

Structuring Your Project — The Hitchhiker's Guide to Python

Structuring Your Project¶<p>By “structure” we mean the decisions you make concerning how your project best meets its objective. We need to consider how …

Python Programming

This 30-Minute Workout Builds Muscle and Burns Fat in Less Than Half the Time of a Normal Workout

How working with an Army Ranger helped me achieve twice the results in less than half the time.<p>For many years, I exercised for at least one hour a day, five days a week. It seemed legitimate, yet I never felt as fit as I expected given the time I invested.<p>Then I discovered a workout that achieved …

Exercise

The web as a database: The biggest knowledge graph ever

Imagine you could get the entire web in a database, and structure it. Then you would be able to get answers to complex questions in seconds by …

Databases

How This Entrepreneur Knew Starting a Business Was His Purpose

Daniel DiPiazza shares with Gerard Adams when the entrepreneurship bug bit him.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In Episode 4 of <i>Leaders Create Leaders</i>, Entrepreneur Network partner Gerard Adams sits down with Daniel DiPiazza to talk about how he developed his personal …

Entrepreneurship

In-memory data grids vs. in-memory databases

The adoption of in-memory computing continues to accelerate. Mature solutions enable organizations to obtain the database processing speed and scale …

Databases

Watchmaker's Bench: What Makes It Tick? (Part 2) - The Escapement - Worn & Wound

In Part 1 of our “What Makes It Tick” series, we touched on the mainspring, which stores the power that drives the movement. The release of that …

Watches

Mechanicsville modern townhomes sold out before paint dried, developer reports

Photos: Skyline views and downtown Atlanta proximity helped move units for less than $400K each<p>Announced in June last year, the idea behind a cluster of townhomes called MetroVille was to bring “desirable modern qualities happening around Atlanta” to Mechanicsville for what developers called “a …

Real Estate

Best Professional Kitchen: Montlake Residence by Mowery Marsh Architects and Kaylen Flugel Design

The winner of the 2018 Remodelista Considered Design Awards Best Professional Kitchen is Mowery Marsh Architects and Kaylen Flugel Design for their …

Awards

Check Out the First Job Listing Jeff Bezos Posted for Amazon

This ad was posted on Aug. 22, 1994.<p>Jeff Bezos may be the richest man in the world now, but like every other entrepreneur, he needed to hire his first employee.<p><i>Bloomberg</i> anchor Jon Erlichman posted what he says is the first job listing posted by the Amazon founder, which sought "talented developers …

Gary Cooper's Duesenberg SSJ: World's fastest pre-WW2 road car expected to smash auction records

Many great cars have been built across the world in the last 120 years, but the Duesenberg Duesenberg Special Speedster Model J going to auction with …

Apple could lose one of its highest-grossing iOS apps as Netflix looks to bypass iTunes billing

Netflix is currently one of the highest-grossing iOS apps, thanks to a significant number of users paying their subscription through iTunes billing.<p>But that could be set to change as the streaming video service seeks to bypass iTunes for future subscription payments …<p>NordVPN<p><i>TechCrunch</i> says that it …

iOS Apps

Man creates unique Porsche lookalike out of duct tape and plastic pipe - and it's hiding a bizarre secret

FOR many, owning and driving a supercar is at the very top of their wish list.<p>But given the cost of owning a luxury motor, it remains a dream for …

Mr Bags went from a blogger to the biggest thing in China's luxury industry

Chinese consumers buy a full third of all luxury goods sold across the globe. But they're getting sick of celebrity endorsements. That's where Mr Bags comes in. Mr Bags, whose real name is Tao Liang, started out as a college student studying finance. But his real passion was women's handbags, and …

How I’m Learning Deep Learning — Part V

Back to basics.<p><b>Major update:</b> I got hired as a machine learning engineer. Max Kelsen is awesome. We’re working on some cool things. Monday’s are …

Wu-Tang Clan's GZA shows his genius in Liquid Science on Netflix

GZA, the lyric master and MC from the legendary Wu-Tang Clan group, teamed up with Red Bull TV on the new series Liquid Science. It's kind of like hip hop Nova or Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations, but instead of food, GZA explores science, technology and innovation.<p>Also known as The Genius, GZA …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Evolutionary algorithm outperforms deep-learning machines at video games

Neural networks have garnered all the headlines, but a much more powerful approach is waiting in the wings.<p>With all the excitement over neural …

Deep Learning

Why Stitch Fix, Inc. Stock Popped Today

Sometimes the market doesn't need news to drive up a hot stock.<p>What happened<p>Shares of <b>Stitch Fix</b> (NASDAQ:SFIX) soared 12.4% on Friday, extending a …

Most highly paid programmers know Python. You can learn it via an online course for just $44.

Contrary to what <i>Silicon Valley</i> portrays, you’ll need more than drive and intelligence to land a high-paying job in the tech world. You’ll need to be …

The founder of one of China's hottest startups explains how getting too much press and customers early on nearly sunk the company

Earlier this year, Chinese education startup VIPKid raised $500 million at a valuation of over $3 billion. That follows a jump in revenue to $760 million in 2017 from $300 million the year before.<p>The Beijing-based startup connects fluent English-speaking teachers with young Chinese students for …

Customer Service

Top 5 Open Source Machine Learning Tools to Master ML

Nowadays, it appears that tech organizations can’t employ their Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning experts quick enough.<p>So in case you’re …

30 Free Resources for Machine Learning, Deep Learning, NLP & AI

Check out this collection of 30 ML, DL, NLP & AI resources for beginners, starting from zero and slowly progressing to the point that readers should …