Zoran Grubisic

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This blind Apple engineer is transforming the tech world at only 22

Apple engineer Jordyn Castor has never been one for limitations.<p>She was born 15 weeks early, weighing just under two pounds. Her grandfather could …

Google and Microsoft have made a pact to protect surveillance capitalism

Two bitter rivals have agreed to drop mutual antitrust cases across the globe. Why? To fend off the greater regulatory threat of democratic oversight<p>Microsoft and Google, two of the world’s greatest monopolies, have been bitter rivals for nearly 20 years. But suddenly, in late April, they announced …

Satya Nadella

The Great Ponzi Scheme of the Global Economy | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>CHRIS HEDGES: We’re going to be discussing a great Ponzi scheme that not only defines not only the U.S. but the global economy, how we got there and</i> …

The head of Google Play in Europe told us about the future of Android

It's largely an evolutionary — rather than "revolutionary" — update, full of small tweaks and performance improvements rather than a total user interface overhaul.<p>When I met the head of Android in London prior to launch last month, Andrei Popescu, he said to expect "slickness." Popescu explained …

Apps

FLIF is a New Free Lossless Image Format That Raises the Compression Bar

Every so often, a new image format comes to town and attempts to overthrow the established order of how images (and photos) are saved and shared. In …

Let this ‘Tube’ map be your guide to the London rental market

Whine about those rising rents in Brooklyn all you want. The pace of gains in London is worse.<p>Average prices for new rentals in the U.K. capital are …

Housing

When Off-Road Truck Meets Sports Car, You Get the Open-Source Local Motors Rally Fighter

When an off-road truck is combined with the looks of a sports car, Local Motors' Rally Fighter is born. Powered by a 50-state legal 6.2L V8 that …

Recurrent Neural Networks Tutorial, Part 1 – Introduction to RNNs

Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs) are popular models that have shown great promise in many NLP tasks. But despite their recent popularity I’ve only …

How to Stack Your Images in Lightroom to Clean up the Mess

If you're like me, you are bringing home all kinds of exposure series, panorama sources photos and macro images that you want to combine using focus …

Tutorials

11 signs you aren't as good with money as you think you are

Newsflash: We all make money mistakes sometimes.<p>The trick is to know what they are, and to improve upon them on the road to building wealth.<p>If you think you're the exception to the rule, take a look at the points below — you might not be as flawless with your finances as you think.

Personal Finance

6 Methods to Create an HDR Image

Over the years, different software solutions for creating an HDR image from a set of source exposures have emerged. First, it was Photomatix and …

Tutorials

How to Bring Color Back Into Backlit Areas in Photoshop

When you photograph into the sun, you often have areas in your image that lack color and look washed out due to the sun overpowering those regions. …

Tutorials

The Superresolution Trick – How to Quadruple the Resolution of Your Camera

Have you ever dreamed of shooting with a megapixel monster camera and get images upwards of 50 Megapixel? Of course, these cameras are really …

Tutorials

How to Turn Your Raspberry Pi Into a Development Server

The Raspberry Pi is a little computer that you can get for as low as US $35 and on which you can run many different types of software and build many …

Frequency Separation for Dummies in Photoshop

You may have heard of this technique called frequency separation where you magically separate the details in your image from the colors and tones to …

Scaleway Now Provides Crazy Cheap VPS-Like Servers For $3.40 Per Month

Online.net’s Scaleway is an interesting beast in the cloud hosting world. Instead of building a virtual cloud hosting infrastructure that competes directly with Amazon Web Services, DigitalOcean and other VPS providers, the company designed its own ARM-based servers.<p>And that’s why the company can …

Cloud Computing

IBM doubles down on Apache Spark with cloud service, open-source code, and tech center

IBM today announced several initiatives related to the Apache Spark open-source software for storing, processing, and analyzing lots of different kinds of data.<p>IBM is making Spark available as a cloud service on its BlueMix cloud platform. The company is releasing its SystemML software under a …

Big Data

DS Brand Separates From Citroen, Brings Divine Concept to Geneva

View 30 Photos<p>DS has officially split off from Citro n, and it brought out a slew of new models, as well as its new corporate signature, to the Geneva motor show. Among these debuts is the Divine DS concept, which previews what we can expect on future models from the brand.<p>Just like the Tesla Model …

Auto Shows

Which programming language should I learn in 2015?

Back in 2013, we looked at a brief history of the programming languages that gained traction in various different business domains, the near-hegemony …

JavaScript