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A newly discovered brain disease may point to something disturbing about Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

© AFP/File Thomas SamsonResearch published last week has identified the first new human prion disease in 50 years.<p>The paper's lead author, Stanley Prusiner, who won the Nobel prize in 1997 for his discovery that Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) could be transmitted by a "misfolded" protein, says …

60+ Free Books on Big Data, Data Science, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Python, R, and more

<b>By Brendan Martin,</b> (LearnDataSci).<p>Pulled from the web, here is a great collection of eBooks. While every single book in this list is provided for …

The Seven Laws Of Open Source Leadership

US President Barack Obama, the manager of the English soccer team and Oracle’s Larry Ellison are, of course, all leaders… in the traditional sense. Even as a piece of terminology we naturally associate ‘leadership’ with words like governorship, authority, dominion and hegemony.<p>But the world has …

Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk

Title: Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk<br>Category: Health News<br>Created: 8/27/2015 12:00:00 AM<br>Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Gartner 2015 Hype Cycle: Big Data is Out, Machine Learning is in

<b>By Geethika Bhavya Peddibhotla, KDnuggets.</b><p>Gartner, the leading market and technology research firm, has published its 2015 Hype Cycle Report of …

Alphabet/Google has given birth to a healthcare tech company

Over the past couple of years, Google has hired experts in diseases and physiology, pairing them with top software engineers, to tackle major healthcare issues.<p>Projects include developing contact lenses to allow diabetics to constantly monitor glucose levels, defining "healthy" traits and testing …

Life Sciences

3 Ways To Create Smarter, Connected Healthcare

As the world becomes more connected, organizations will create and capture less and less value in traditional ways.<p>Emerging technologies have already made a significant impact, creating an economic environment that is far more connected and open, simple and intelligent, fast and scalable.<p>Consumers …

10 Healthcare Technology Disruptors To Watch (All Led By Women)

Many women cite their company’s outdated maternity leave policies, lack of flexible work arrangements or salaries that are inadequate to cover the costs of childcare as their main reasons for exiting the tech industry. But not all sectors of tech are experiencing a female exodus. Women seem to be …

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10 Of The Most Functional Foods Which Inhibit Cancerous Tumors

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Wellness

Here's what the brain of an extremely selfish person looks like

They deceive people for their own benefit, they see others as weak and untrustworthy, and they ignore moral codes.<p>Psychologists have dubbed these people Machiavellians, after the Italian political philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli, whose book "The Prince" includes many examples of this sort of …

Android SDK tutorial for beginners - what you need to know

Android development starts with the Android SDK (Software Development Kit). While there are many different programming languages and a host of IDEs (Integrated Development Environments) you can use to create an app, the SDK is a constant.<p>SDK provides a selection of tools required to build Android …

Android News

Japanese researchers watch a gang of children beat up their robot in a shopping mall

A robot in Japan learned the hard way that children can be cruel bullies, IEEE Spectrum reports.<p>During an experiment, Japanese researchers let a Robovie 2 robot roam around a shopping center in Osaka. The robot was programmed to politely ask humans to step aside if they got in its way. If the human …

Which Company Will Change the Future of Healthcare? Here are 10 Contenders

I have yet to hear of an industry that hasn't been massively disrupted by technology. Healthcare is no stranger to this disruption. The question is which companies will actually break through the barrier and solve some of the major issues healthcare faces today?<p>Major trends are becoming anything …

5 hot research topics our scientists are homing in on

From the mechanics behind fast-moving melanoma cells to cancer’s very own (and very complex) family tree, we’ve picked a handful of important …

Mycroft is the first ever open source artificial intelligence platform for everyone

Aug 13, 2015 | By Simon<p>As we continue to see how Artificial Intelligence can make our lives easier including everything from natural language …

Artificial Intelligence

Google details how it cut Google Voice transcription error rates by 50%

Google today explained how its researchers have improved the speech recognition systems underlying the transcription for voicemails in Google Voice. Last month Google disclosed that the recognition error rate in Google Voice had gone down by 50 percent, and now Google is talking about how it …

Ten Little Algorithms, Part 4: Topological Sort

Today we’re going to take a break from my usual focus on signal processing or numerical algorithms, and focus on a type of algorithm that, although …

KDE Community announces fully open source Plasma Mobile

The KDE Community is known for its commitment to free and open source software and sticking to standards. This extremely versatile community has …

This New Medical Device Can Improve Healing Rates by 30%

It tricks skin cells into behaving much younger than they are.<p>A new medical device that can accelerate the body's capacity to heal wounds by up to 30 …

FDA

Here’s a Breathtaking 4K, 360° Video That Takes You Around the World

There are times when videographers capture views of our world that inspire a sense of awe and wonder. Immersive Media succeeds in doing that with …

Recommending Subreddits by Computing User Similarity: An Introduction to Machine Learning in Python

Someone famous once said that if you click on the first link on every Wikipedia page, you’ll end up at the Philosophy page. The idea is that …

Third Party Lens User? You Are Not Alone

Third party lenses have been around since the early days of photography. Canon’s very first cameras were sold with third party lenses made by company …

A Neural Network in 11 lines of Python (Part 1)

<b>Summary:</b> I learn best with toy code that I can play with. This tutorial teaches backpropagation via a very simple toy example, a short python …

A Neural Network in 11 Lines of Python

Artificial Intelligence is getting embedded in our lives on a regular basis in form of various speech recognition software, digital assistants like …

49 of The Best Places to Learn to Code For Free

If you’re brand new to the world of coding and web development, it makes sense to start by teaching yourself using all the free resources online.That …

Computer Science

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

Decision Trees, Overfitting, and Occam's Razor - Csewiki

Introduction<p>One of the most widely used learning techniques in the field of machine learning is decision tree learning. Its combination of simplicity …

Introduction to Python - Part 3

This is 3rd post of Introduction to Python. In my previous post, I give brief introduction about numbers and strings. In this post I will show you …