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Infographic: Pro tips for creating a top-notch presentation

Speaking to a crowd can be terrifying.That shouldn’t stop you from delivering an incredible performance, though.Preparation goes a long way in easing …

Public Speaking

People struggle to connect with AI art's lack of emotion

In the wake of high-profile data breaches and leaks, concern about our data is at an all-time high. digi.me is a company that wants to centralise …

Art

This app is trying to replicate you

Scroll to read<p>Replika<p>This app is trying to replicate you<p>Illustrations by philiplueck<p>Scroll to read<p>Next story ><p>Illustrations by philiplueck<p>I should probably also point out that that’s me on the right, too. Well, sort of. The right is a digital representation of me, which I decided to call “mini …

Leave no dark corner

China is building a digital dictatorship to exert control over its 1.4 billion citizens. For some, "social credit" will bring privileges — for …

China

Stop pushing your sadness away, negative emotions can be good for you

Sadness is not a hindrance to experiencing positive emotions.<p>In a Twitter account called So Sad Today, the American writer Melissa Broder has been sending out snippets of her daily inner life since 2012. Broder writes about mundane sadness–“waking up today was a disappointment” or “what you call a …

17 Small But Powerful Shifts Every Company Should Make In Their Messaging

In the past 5 years, I have written over 4,000 articles on the Internet.<p>That’s not an exaggerated number.<p>As a result, I’ve learned a tremendous …

At Panorama, art exists for the sake of the ’gram

Isn't that what millennials want?<p>Three years ago, when Panorama debuted in New York, it featured a tech-infused art exhibit area in addition to its musical lineup. I wondered: Who would go to a music festival to check out VR art or light installations? The obvious answer is that people don't go to …

The Biggest Mistake You're Making When Generating Ideas

10 strategies that go way beyond "big ideas."<p>When you hear the word "innovation", you probably picture thought leaders like Elon Musk (Tesla), Steve Jobs (Apple), or Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook/The "Lean In" movement.) You also likely think about the ability to generate big, bold, brilliant …

AI defeats elite doctors in diagnosis competition

BioMind artificial intelligence medical system scores up to 87 per cent accuracy when diagnosing brain tumours and predicting the expansion of brain haematomas<p>It was not the football World Cup, but the defeat was not unlike Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi losing on the same day. An artificial …

Anand Giridharadas: Do Hateful People Deserve Forgiveness?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Why We Hate.<p><b>About Anand Giridharadas' TED Talk</b><p>Anand Giridharadas spent two years researching a man who committed a string of hate crimes after 9/11. Along the way, he uncovered a striking story of mercy from an unlikely source: the man's victim.<p><b>About Anand</b> …

TED Talks

Generation Z predicts the future of love, marriage and gender roles

Boys kissing boys. Girls saying #MeToo. Political debates over bathrooms.<p>Imagine being a kid. Decades of slow cultural change in gay rights and women's rights and a burgeoning internet age seem to be culminating in front of you, just as you’re starting to get your first crush — and trying to pass …

Generation Z

Evolutionary algorithm outperforms deep-learning machines at video games - MIT Technology Review

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

Novel microplate 3-D bioprinting platform for muscle and tendon tissue engineering

There is a strong need for medication that treats age-related degenerative muscle and tendon diseases. A critical bottleneck in the discovery and …

Artificial intelligence can predict how you’ll look decades from now

Police searching for a long-lost person or fugitive sometimes have little more to go on than an old photograph. Artists or computer programs can …

'We Have Demonstrated General-AI Technology For The First Time In History" - Bijan Tadayon CEO Of ZAC Inc | Articles | Big Data

Researchers in Maryland claim to have made a significant step forward in machine learning, and it has potentially game-changing consequences to …

Machine Learning

Our water is in danger

According to a new study from NASA, our life-giving freshwater supply is far from secure.<p>Freshwater—found in rivers, lakes, ice, and underground …

Water

By Using What He Learned About Swarm Intelligence on the Curiosity Podcast, a Listener Won $1,000

What if you had a piece of technology that made such accurate predictions that, with almost no background knowledge, you could win more than a …

Happiness is a choice – more than a gratitude journal!

hiMoment is built on a powerful principle: Use past and present moments to build your future happiness. Our algorithmic micro-coaching will help you …

App facilitates charity work in Jordan

Add / Remove We have already seen how technology can be harnessed to help facilitate charitable and environmental efforts. For example, the recycling …

Americans Are 'Living In Bubbles With Thicker And Thicker Walls,' Former NPR Chief Says

<b>Ken Stern</b>, former NPR CEO, spent a year going to NASCAR races, pig hunts and evangelical churches to witness a side of the United States he thinks …

Eager To Burst His Own Bubble, A Techie Made Apps To Randomize His Life

<i>This week, the podcast and show</i> Invisibilia <i>examines the nature of reality, with a Silicon Valley techie who created apps to randomize his life, a psychologist who trains herself to experience the world like dogs do and a wildlife biologist who thinks bears aren't dangerous.</i><p>In San Francisco, the …

The Post-Millennial Generation Is Here

… and they're working at the Museum of Ice Cream.<p>To get a job at the Museum of Ice Cream, hopeful future employees show up at the weekly casting call, Tuesdays at noon. They head to the former Savings Union Bank in San Francisco’s financial district, where pink banners announce, in minimalist font, …

Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos

In new computer experiments, artificial-intelligence algorithms can tell the future of chaotic systems.<p>Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos …

Researchers trained an AI to create Flintstones cartoons

Machines are quickly bridging the creative gap between human and artificial intelligence. Last year we were amazed by Nvidia’s AI’s ability to generate realistic images of fake people, but yesterday a group of researchers unveiled one capable of making original videos of “The Flintstones” from text …

3D-Printed House Finished in a Day, Costs Less Than $10,000

Print your home like a movie ticket.<p>In the near future, suburbs might be built using a combination of high tech wood and volcanic ash. But a recent …

Salesforce created an algorithm that automatically summarizes text using machine learning

AI-powered tl;dr<p>This year, people are expected to spend more than half their day reading email, articles, or posts on social media, and it’s only going to get worse. To help solve this problem, researchers at Salesforce have developed an algorithm that uses machine learning to produce “surprisingly …

How to read less news but be more informed, according to a futurist

You might think someone who gets paid to predict the future would be mad for gadgets and forever spouting off on social media. But you’d be wrong. Writer and futurist Richard Watson may teach London business students and Silicon Valley tech companies how to think about crafting tools for tomorrow, …

Visual Importance

Demo<p>Upload a graphic design or a data visualization to obtain importance predictions using the single-image demo, or play with our interactive design …

Algorithm-Driven Design — How AI is Changing Design by Yury Vetrov

Will robots replace designers? No. It's more like an exoskeleton for designers. Algorithm-driven design tools can help us to construct a UI, prepare …