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Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,249 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($346 at Amazon …

Operating Systems

La histórica multa contra Monsanto hace temblar el mundo de la agrotecnología: Bayer ya pierde más de un 15% en bolsa

<b>250 millones de dólares por daños y 39 millones más</b> como compensación. Esa es la cantidad que Monsanto, el gigante agrotecnológico recientemente …

MENTIRA 10: “Todas las ventanas que tienen doble cristal y cámara de aire en medio aíslan aproximadamente igual de bien”

A la hora de escoger unas ventanas habrá que tener en cuenta, al menos, las siguientes cuestiones:<p>Finalmente, no le voy a recomendar una marca …

How to Dim the Background of a Popover on iOS

The design for a recent project called for the contents of the popover view to be emphasized prominently. Specifically, the design wanted all the …

iOS

Requirements

README.md<p>ADDatePicker is Horizontal Date Picker Library written in Swift<p>Requirements<br>• Communication<br>• Installation<br>• Usage<br>• Demo<br>• Customization<br>• Credits<br>• License<p>iOS …

Stamford House

In a neighborhood filled with oversized homes, the Stamford House stands out not by the space it occupies, but the space it doesn't. The home, also …

Architecture

Core Location Tutorial for iOS: Tracking Visited Locations

IntroductioniOS has very powerful APIs for tracking user locations and working with maps. You might be making an app for your local café and want to …

iOS Programming

CITYSPACES® MicroPAD®

<b>The Problem</b><p>In San Francisco alone, there are almost 7,000 people living on the streets. The MicroPAD® was created to provide the homeless with high …

Housing

How to Use the CMMotionActivityManager

Using the various sensors on your device, Apple is able to predict if you are walking, running, in a vehicle, or stationary. This is all done quietly …

How prejudice differs in people of higher and lower intelligence

Think that you are beyond prejudice? Think again. A new study shows that as people become more intelligent they don’t become any less prejudiced, …

Psychology

Program Synthesis in 2017-18

<i>This post marks the beginning of a new blog. I’ve been putting off a re-design and re-hosting of this website for the past two years or so, and</i> …

Machine Learning

John Conway – discovering free will (part I)

On August 19, 2004, John Conway was standing with his friend Simon Kochen at the blackboard in Kochen’s office in Princeton. They had been trying to …

Quantum Physics

Parents Are Seriously Hiring 'Fortnite' Tutors for Their Children Now

Only $20 an hour!<p><i>Fortnite</i>, for the few still blissfully unaware, is a wildly popular third-person shooter where everyone from preteens to Drake come together to slaughter goofily-dressed avatars in a virtual realm. Basically, each game starts out with 100 players who whittle each other down, <i>Battle</i> …

Wall Street

Inside a Modern Home That Mixes US and Norwegian Design Styles

How an international couple makes a minimalist space their own.<p>It’s easy to understand the recent appeal of minimalism and small-space living. For …

Interior Design

Check if your email has been compromised in a data breach

Have I Been Pwned allows you to search across multiple data breaches to see if your email address has been compromised.

Security

Gazelle CityZen T10 E-Bike - Best Electric Bikes

<b>Price:</b> $4,299<b><br>Weight:</b> 55 LB (53cm)<b><br>Style:</b> Class 3 electric city bike<b><br>Drivetrain:</b> Bosch 2.0 Performance<b><br>Material:</b> Aluminum<b><br>The right bike for:</b> City riders who want all the be<p>All the Gearing You Need<p>Shimano Deore 8-speed shifting provides ample gear range for everything from cruising in eco mode to …

Electric Vehicles

Invisible House

Perched on a ridge in Australia's Blue Mountains, the Invisible House uses generous amounts of glazing to take advantage of its elevated setting. The …

Artificial intelligence can predict your personality by scanning your eyes

"The eyes are the window of the soul." Cicero said that. But it's a bunch of baloney.<p><i>Unless</i> you're a state-of-the-art set of machine-learning algorithms with the ability to demonstrate links between eye movements and four of the big five personality traits.<p>If that's the case, then Cicero was spot …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's Grand Plan To Make AI Accessible To Developers And Businesses

Artificial intelligence took center stage at Google’s annual user conference, Cloud Next 2018. The company made several announcements that make machine learning and artificial intelligence accessible to both developers and businesses.<p>One of the first announcements came in the form of Cloud AutoML, …

Machine Learning

React Native Camera

README.md<p>The comprehensive camera module for React Native.<p>Supports:<p>photographs.<br>• videos<br>• face detection<br>• barcode scanning<br>• text recognition (Android …

XCode

Repensando el seguro de automóvil

A pocos escapa que la automoción y el transporte están experimentando el mayor cambio que hemos visto en toda su historia: en menos de una década, es …

¿El hombre debe ser caballeroso o es una costumbre sexista que debería desaparecer?

Teniendo en cuenta el auge del feminismo que experimentamos en la actualidad, además de la popularidad que está teniendo en las generaciones jóvenes, …

Where are the Blobs: Counting by Localization with Point Supervision. (arXiv:1807.09856v1 [cs.CV])

Authors: Issam H. Laradji, Negar Rostamzadeh, Pedro O. Pinheiro, David Vazquez, Mark SchmidtObject counting is an important task in computer vision …

Machine Learning

All-optical machine learning using diffractive deep neural networks

AAAS login provides access to <i>Science</i> for AAAS members, and access to other journals in the <i>Science</i> family to users who have purchased individual …

Machine Learning

Charred timber cabin in Vermont is a minimalist’s dream

Perfect for getting inspired<p>If you’re looking to get away from it all, it certainly can’t hurt to do it in a place that’s easy on the eyes. At least, that’s the thinking behind this studio in the forests of Vermont, an elegantly stripped back cabin that seeks to blur the lines between the built …

Architecture

Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos

Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos theory discovered that the “butterfly effect” makes long-term prediction impossible. Even the smallest …

Machine Learning

Miles is an app that tracks your every move in exchange for deals and discounts

A ‘rewards program’ for ground-based transportation<p>Frequent flyer programs are a frustrating paradox. As humans, we’re always on the hunt for a discount, but how often do most of us fly? Once every few months? Once a year? For the most part, we spend far more time traveling in a car or bus, on a …

Customers

Online apps slashing Aussie shopping prices

A new app is helping Australians cut down on grocery bills, and they don't even have to leave the house to do it.Shawn Singh was shopping when the …

Apps

RoboSat

Generic ecosystem for feature extraction from aerial and satellite imagery <i>Berlin aerial imagery, segmentation mask, building outlines, simplified</i> …