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Intel AI Lab open-sources library for deep learning-driven NLP

The Intel AI Lab has open-sourced a library for natural language processing to help researchers and developers give conversational agents like chatbots and virtual assistants the smarts necessary to function, such as name entity recognition, intent extraction, and semantic parsing to identify the …

Machine Learning

Five Things To Tackle Before Jumping Into AI

It seems like every day there is a new article or story about artificial intelligence (AI). AI is going to take over all of the jobs. AI is going to do all of the repetitive, menial tasks carried out by admins on a daily basis. AI is going to rise up and take over. AI is not going to take over but …

Artificial Intelligence

AI is so important to Google it’s rebranding its research division

Goodbye Google Research, hello Google AI<p>Every big tech company is an AI company these days, but none more so than Google. To underline the point ahead of its I/O developers conference, the company has rebranded its Google Research division as Google AI, reflecting the centrality of artificial …

How to stop people using your face for porn (or other scarier things)

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, then a video’s worth a thousand pictures. For as long as videos have existed, we’ve trusted them as a reliable form of evidence. Nothing is as impactful as seeing something happen on video (e.g. the Kennedy assassination) or seeing someone say something on …

We’re wasting AI geniuses on ridiculous problems

Too often we’re wasting the most creative people on the planet on the most trivial and ridiculous problems.<p>“The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads. That sucks,” said data scientist Jeffrey Hammerbacher, founder of Cloudera.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem …

These online data science courses are taught by a Harvard biostats professor — and can help you land the best job in America

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Glassdoor<p>The best job in America right now isn't technically dog surfing instructor. It's not even professional TV watcher. According to …

Data Science

DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI

Zurich-based DeepCode claims that their system — essentially a tool for analyzing and improving code — is like Grammarly for programmers. The system, which uses a corpus of 250,000 rules, reads your public and private GitHub repositories and tells you how to fix problems, remain compatible and …

Machine Learning

The military just created an AI that learned how to program software

Tired of writing your own boring code for new software? Finally, there’s an AI that can do it for you.<p>BAYOU is an deep learning tool that basically …

Computer Science

Why Elon Musk Used to Read 10 Hours a Day (and How You Can Do Less and Still Gain Success)

Reading has been shown to enhance confidence, decision-making, empathy, and can even prevent depression and relieve stress.<p>"Books, and then my parents."<p>That's the official word on what and who raised Elon Musk, according to the successful innovator and billionaire himself. In a 2017 interview for a</i> …

Hackers want your data. Meet the ones who are trying to protect it.

The last two years have seen the Equifax breach, the WannaCry cyberattack, a nefarious DDoS attack that destroyed the internet for a full day, and a …

Ethics

Download this: Google's Grasshopper aims to make coding as easy as a game

Ever wanted to learn to code, but didn't know where to start? Google's new app wants to help.<p>This week the company launched Grasshopper, an app that …

Apps

A New State of Quantum Matter Has Been Found in a Material Scientists Thought Was All Chaos

What else is lurking in there?<p>Experiments carried out on a complex arrangement of magnetic particles have identified a completely new state of …

Simple Quantum Computing in 150 Lines of Python

What does it take to build a quantum computer? Lots of exotic supercooled hardware. However, creating a simulator isn’t nearly as hard and can give …

Quantum Computing

The Important Theorem of Thomas Bayes

Thomas Bayes (1701 – 1761)<p>On April 17, 1761, English mathematician and Presbyterian minister <b>Thomas Bayes</b> passed away. He is best known as name giver …

A Simple Tool to Start Making Decisions with the Help of AI

There is no shortage of hot takes regarding the significant impact that artificial intelligence (AI) is going to have on business in the near future. Much less has been written about how, exactly, companies should get started with it. In our research and in our book, we begin by distilling AI down …

Best IDE for Python in 2018

1. Atom<p>2. IDLE<p>3. Thonny<p>4. Visual Studio Code<p>5. eric<p><b>Read on for our detailed analysis of each IDE</b><p>Our first baby steps with Python, which typically …

Python Programming

Why AutoML Is Set To Become The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

When businesses identify a problem that can be solved through machine learning, they brief the data scientists and analysts to create a predictive analytics solution. In many cases, the turnaround time for delivering a solution is pretty long.<p>Even for experienced data scientists, evolving machine …

Machine Learning

Is Tomi Adeyemi the new J.K. Rowling?

<b>To read more books news</b><b>, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands Friday, or buy it here now; you can also get the Elisabeth Moss</b> …

Atos Announces World s First in Quantum Computing

Following on from the fourth meeting of the Atos Quantum Scientific Council at its headquarters, Atos announced unprecedented simulation features in …

GLAAD Media Awards: This Is Us, Brooklyn 99 Among 2018 TV Winners

The 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards were handed out Thursday night in Los Angeles, where NBC’s <i>This Is Us</i> took home the gold for Outstanding Drama …

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World<p>Iran protesters have attacked a religious school in Karaj province near Tehran, the conservative Fars news agency reported on Saturday. "At …

North Korea

Afternoon Delight: ‘Female Friendly’ Hilariously Brings Feminism Into The Adult Film Industry

What better way to prepare for the fast-approaching weekend than by indulging in the some of the Internet’s most well-done web content? Take …

15+ Polychromatic Products Inspired by Rainbows

Looking for a way to lighten the mood? If so, you're in luck! With these these unique rainbow gifts, you can add a drop of sunshine to any situation.<p>Some—like the polychromic pencils, 1,000-piece puzzle, and fun floral tattoos—creatively reimagine the phenomenon's familiar color scheme. …

Tiedye

Hayley Kiyoko's New Album Exceeds Expectations - them.

“I left a mark on her neck, I know that you won’t forget” is just one of dozens of sexy, overtly lesbian proclamations Hayley Kiyoko makes on her …

This Twitter Experiment Explodes The Literary Male Gaze

A Twitter challenge for women to “describe yourself like a male author would” serves as an amusing, illuminating summary of how men tend to write women.<p>John Updike and Jonathan Franzen are two literary lions with one thing in common: the way they describe their female characters often leaves a lot …

The Morning After: 'Monty Python' on Netflix, CGI inches closer to reality

Welcome to the end of the week! This morning: The reality of women in the video-game industry, creepy-realistic real-time CGI and the Instagram update you've been waiting for.<p>They gave what to who?<br>Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook spoke too slowly about Cambridge Analytica<p><i>The Guardian</i> reports that …

This Is The A-Bomb Moment For Computer Science

Physics made the atomic bomb and chemistry created nerve gas. Today, computer scientists need to confront the weaponization of their work.<p>“Computer science is a field which hasn't yet encountered consequences,” ex-Googler Yonatan Zunger wrote on Sunday. Physics made the atomic bomb, chemistry …

All the URLs you need to block to *actually* stop using Facebook

In the midst of a truly awful week for Facebook, during which it was revealed that users’ personal data was harvested by a company working for the Trump campaign, users are threatening to delete their accounts <i>en masse</i>.<p>The #DeleteFacebook movement is fueled by users’ anger that their data was used …

Personal Data

Architects’ 12 Favorite Blue Paints for Kitchen Cabinets (or Anywhere in the House)

Looking to dip your toe in the blue-painted cabinet trend? (See also Trend Alert: The Cult of the Blue Kitchen.) We asked a few experts in the …

FILM HOUSE: ‘A Fantastic Woman’ an exquisite look at relationships

WhatsOnMar 12, 2018 by Jon Eben Field Special to the St. Catharines StandardSt. Catharines Standard<p>Language defines our world and how we see and …