Antonio Matta

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Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

In Cave in Israel, Scientists Find Jawbone Fossil From Oldest Modern Human Out of Africa

Scientists on Thursday announced the discovery of a fossilized human jawbone in a collapsed cave in Israel that they said is between 177,000 and 194,000 years old.<p>If confirmed, the find may rewrite the early migration story of our species, pushing back by about 50,000 years the time that Homo …

Anthropology

Lose These 12 Bad Habits If You're Serious About Becoming a Millionaire

There are too many barriers on the path to success to tolerate the ones we create ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success is a mindset. In order to be successful you must commit to planning your life around that one burning goal or desire. Before making that …

Time Management

AI and Deep Learning in 2017 – A Year in Review

The year is coming to an end. I did not write nearly as much as I had planned to. But I’m hoping to change that next year, with more tutorials around …

Machine Learning

Top 10 Data Mining Algorithms, Explained

A data mining definition<br>Once you know what they are, how they work, what they do and where you can find them, my hope is you’ll have this blog post …

Interactive Data Science with Jupyter Notebooks

Installation and Startup<p>The easiest way to install Jupyter is by running pip install jupyter, though if you use a packaged python distribution such …

Build a game framework with Python using the Pygame module

In my first article in this series, I explained how to use Python to create a simple, text-based dice game. This time, I'll demonstrate how to use …

Microcontroller

New AI can work out whether you're gay or straight from a photograph

An algorithm deduced the sexuality of people on a dating site with up to 91% accuracy, raising tricky ethical questions<p>Artificial intelligence can accurately guess whether people are gay or straight based on photos of their faces, according to new research that suggests machines can have …

Artificial Intelligence

Discover why Python is an essential programming language

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Universities finally realize that Java is a bad introductory programming language

CS 106A is Stanford University’s introductory programming course. The module – which is also available to view on YouTube – introduces the fundamentals of coding in an accessible way, and lays the foundations for future growth.<p>Throughout its existence, the course was taught using the Java …

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

Python Programming

‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality

In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by uploading minds to exist separately from the body – is only a few years away<p>Here’s what happens. You are lying on an operating table, fully conscious, but rendered otherwise insensible, otherwise …

Singularity

Artificial Intelligence Tech Will Arrive in Three Waves

DARPA: A Track Record of Innovation<p>I’ve done a lot of writing and research recently about the bright future of AI: that it’ll be able to analyze …

Artificial Intelligence

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

Contrary to popular belief, most AI systems currently act as a complement to humans instead of replacing them. According to expert estimates, we are still years away from general artificial intelligence and full automation. But eventually, there will come a day where robots will perform most tasks …

The forgotten Trump-like terror lurking in a sci-fi classic

<i>The Dystopia Project</i> <i>is Mashable's ongoing book series reflecting on what dystopian fiction has to teach us under our new political climate. This</i> …

It Begins: Bots Are Learning to Chat in Their Own Language

Igor Mordatch is working to build machines that can carry on a conversation. That's something so many people are working on. In Silicon Valley, …

Salesforce Einstein AI can generate models automatically

When Salesforce announced its spring release this week, it revealed that its artificial intelligence platform, dubbed Einstein, can build data models automatically, even when customers have customized their products to meet the company’s unique requirements.<p>They called this “using artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

13 Google Chrome Extensions to Help You Get the Most Out of the Internet

in 2014, Google Chrome surpassed Internet Explorer as the most popular web browser in the United States, and according to color-coded maps created by …

How the 4-7-8 breathing technique could help you fall asleep

From bedtime aromatherapy to pre-sleep yoga, our Sleep Sanctuary series shares some top tips to help you get a good night’s sleep.<p>In this video, we show you how to utilise the 4-7-8 breathing technique. Pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil, the technique works by calming the mind and …

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are | Inc.com

<i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the Enemy, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to go crazy on this one. I …

Books

Top 7 Non-Biblical Beliefs of ‘Bible-Believing’ Christians

One of the common questions that begin a challenge to Catholic teaching by non-Catholic Christians is: “Where in the Bible…?” The question is usually …

Theology

13 apps that helped me break my worst habits at work and at home

If your answer is a resounding YES, then let me tell you - I empathize!<p>Between work commitments, money managing, keeping your health in order and an ever-demanding social calendar, it can be difficult to achieve some sense of balance.<p>Or prioritize the things you actually want to do with your time… …

Productivity

Larry Ellison shares what dropping out of college and getting divorced taught him about success

If self-made billionaire Larry Ellison hadn't trusted his instincts and dropped out of college, he may have never founded Oracle, one of the largest technology companies in the world.<p>Speaking Friday at the University of Southern California's commencement ceremony, Ellison said his plan growing up …

College & University

A Scientifically Proven Technique That Can Make Your Learning 50% Easier

Like or not, to become successful in many areas of life, whether it be in school, college, at work or just in learning a new hobby or skill, you need …

Russia's state-owned nuclear group keen to break into UK market

Rosatom understood to be hoping to revive plans to build reactors in Britain if EDF proposals for Hinkley Point C fail<p>A Russian nuclear group is hoping that the potential meltdown of French plans to build new European pressurised reactors at Hinkley Point could offer an opportunity to break into …

Nuclear Energy

Only humans, not computers, can learn or predict

Joab Rosenberg Contributor<p>Joab Rosenberg is the former deputy head analyst for the Israeli government and CEO of Epistema.<p>Nature magazine announced in late January that a computer designed by Google’s DeepMind defeated a human master in the ancient Chinese board game, “Go.” This impressive …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Essential Tools in Agile Software Development

Agile teams pride themselves on moving fast. They work with a sense of urgency that drives everything they work on each day. So, it is important that teams stay on the same page. And that involves knowing which tools Agile teams rely on for software development.<p>The following are common tools used …

Project Management

Tips for Creating Beautiful and Engaging UI

Advertise here with BSA<br>User interface, or UI, is a consideration in the design of anything created to be used. Although industrial and graphic …

UI Design

Bayesian machine learning

So you know the Bayes rule. How does it relate to machine learning? It can be quite difficult to grasp how the puzzle pieces fit together - we know …

Data Science