Madeline Baker

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This Is Your Brain On Google's Deep Dream Neural Network

Ever since Google unveiled its Deep Dream algorithm, people have been having a blast feeding all manner of images into the program. It was only a …

U.S. builds up Arctic spy network as Russia and China increase presence

As China and Russia boost their military presence in the resource-rich far north, U.S. intelligence agencies are scrambling to study potential threats in the Arctic for the first time since the Cold War, a sign of the region's growing strategic importance.<p>Over the last 14 months, most of the 16 …

Cold War

Obama's Turn to Pay Back the Gulf States

When Saudi Arabia's king visits, he'll expect something in return for backing the Iran deal.

Gulf States

Steve Jobs had a spiritual adviser — here's what it was like the first time they met

But one that stands out is the first time Jobs met his spiritual adviser, Zen priest Kobun Chino Otogawa.<p>A big reason why it's so memorable is that the whole scene, which is a recollection by Otogawa, is told entirely through animation.<p>Gibney told a room of reporters in New York last week that the …

Silicon Valley

Motorola’s “shatterproof” Moto X Force could launch this December for roughly $628

Just a few weeks ago we began hearing rumors about a new smartphone from Motorola called the Moto X Force (codenamed Bounce). Featuring a 5.43-inch Quad HD “shatterproof” display, the unannounced Motorola smartphone sounds like quite the flagship so far. But how much cash might one have to pay in …

Why did Obama go all the way to the Arctic for an interview with Rolling Stone?

By Paul Farhi<p>, Reporter<p>President Obama went to the Arctic last week — and Rolling Stone magazine got more than a T-shirt out of it.<p>During a three-day trip to Alaska, a visit the White House hailed as the first by a sitting president to the Arctic, Obama briefly traveled to the tiny village of …

17 Democrats Ran for President in 1976. Can Today’s GOP Learn Anything From What Happened?

With 17 candidates in the race to become the Republican presidential nominee, many have mused that the contest looks more like a Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Baily circus than an orderly competition to decide who will govern the nation. Conservatives worry the unruly competition will undermine the …

iPad Pro: ‘Monster screen’ runs full-sized side-by-side apps, LTE models, keyboard + stylus separate

Alongside the new iPhones, new Apple TV, new Apple Watch bands, and a gold anodized version of the Apple Watch Sport, Apple plans to debut a pair of new iPads on Wednesday: the larger iPad Pro and a new iPad mini. Since our report last week that the iPad Pro would be unveiled at this event, we’ve …

IPad Pro

North Korean defector: Kim Jong Un's days are numbered

<b>(CNN) —</b> He's a fairly young man, wearing an ill-fitting suit. His thin neck is pronounced, giving way to an equally thin face and frame. We're meeting over a meal of sushi, something he specifically requested because it's rare for those trapped in North Korea.<p>For his safety, I'll limit descriptions …

North Korea

Amazon said to be readying $50 6-inch tablet for holidays

After trying to win over consumers with pricier tablets, Amazon is said to be working on a slate for the more budget-conscious.<p>The Internet retail giant is planning to introduce a $50 tablet with a 6-inch screen in time for the holiday shopping season, the Wall Street Journal reports. At half the …