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Brain Computation Is Organized via Power-of-Two-Based Permutation Logic

Introduction<p>Our knowledge regarding specific genes, neuron types and circuitry functions has expanded substantially since Ramón y Cajal pioneered …

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

Brain Activity

Train Your Brain for Trading (No, Really!)

A stock's price is ticking up and down on a screen in front of you. Do you rationally evaluate the probabilities that the price will rise before you …

Trading

Yahoo releases 13.5TB Webscope data set for machine learning researchers

Yahoo is today announcing the release of a large-scale data set that describes people’s usage of news feeds on several of the company’s web services, including Yahoo News and Yahoo Finance. The idea is to empower machine learning researchers in academia with very rich data.<p>The release of data is …

Deep Machine Learning libraries and frameworks

At the end of 2015, all eyes were on the year’s accomplishments, as well as forecasting technology trends of 2016 and beyond. One particular field …

50+ Data Science and Machine Learning Cheat Sheets

<b>By Geethika Bhavya Peddibhotla, KDnuggets.</b><p>Cheatsheets on Python, R and Numpy, Scipy, Pandas<p>There are thousands of packages and hundreds of functions …

Python Programming

You can now download 1.65 billion Reddit comments

Once our species’ greatest trove of knowledge was the Library of Alexandria.<p>Now we have Reddit, a roiling mass of human ingenuity/douchebaggery that has recently focused on tearing itself apart like Tommy Wiseau in legendarily awful flick ‘The Room.’<p>But unlike the ancient library, the fruits of …

Computer program fixes old code faster than expert engineers

Last year, MIT computer scientists and Adobe engineers came together to try to solve a major problem that many companies face: bit-rot.<p>A good example …

MIT

Introduction to Neural Machine Translation with GPUs (Part 2)

Note: This is part two of a detailed three-part series on machine translation with neural networks by Kyunghyun Cho. You may enjoy part 1 and part …

So You've Validated Your Startup Idea. What Next?

<i>Ariel Rosenthal is a co-founder at</i> <i>Xprt</i><i>, a new startup looking to provide instant technical support and shopping advice from reliable and vetted experts.</i><p>Working on startups for the last 10 years, I had some successes and some failures. Six months ago, I pulled the curtains on a startup I had …

Hakka Labs

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Gravity’s Amit Kapur Talks About the State of the “Interest Graph”

A few weeks ago, I had a nice chitchat with Amit Kapur, the co-founder and CEO of Los Angeles-based Gravity, the startup that is aimed at creating a …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Native Americans

Yahoo’s Geek Goddess

As one of Google’s highest-ranking women, Marissa Mayer became a Silicon Valley superstar, but inside the search giant her dazzle sometimes wore thin, with colleagues rebelling against her imperious style. In the wake of Mayer’s jump to run the struggling Yahoo, Bethany McLean asks whether she will …

Airbnb Engineering & Data Science – Medium

Why Cassandra doesn't need vector clocks

Why Cassandra doesn’t need vector clocks<p>One of the notable features of Amazon's 2007 Dynamo paper was the use of vector clocks for conflict …

Only One Silverstone

The Secret Formula

F__ormula One,__ the sexiest motor sport in the world, has grown into a $3 billion global jug­ger­naut. And yet, there’s a problem: 62 years after its founding, F1 is still a puzzle to American audiences. F1—born in the jet-set redoubts of Monaco, San Fermín, and Spa, and with a history more …