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Human patient treated with CRISPR gene editing for the first time

Chinese researchers hope the tool will help fight cancer<p>A simple injection in China on Tuesday was the first of its kind -- with it, researchers injected gene-edited cells into a human for the first time, using the emerging CRISPR gene-editing technique.<p>There's no need to worry about …

Genetics

Facebook open sources Caffe2, its flexible deep learning framework of choice

Today Facebook open sourced Caffe2. The deep learning framework follows in the steps of the original Caffe, a project started at the University of California, Berkeley. Caffe2 offers developers greater flexibility for building high-performance products that deploy efficiently.<p>This isn’t the first …

Machine Learning

Waiting for the new new thing

The smartphone wars are over, and everybody won. Life without our phones is almost unthinkable. I just spent the last five days on a couple of remote Pacific islands, and every so often I’d look up and see a flower-garlanded local child immersed in a Samsung tablet — and this seemed wholly …

Blockchain

Galvanize will teach students how to use IBM Watson APIs with new machine learning course

As part of IBM’s annual InterConnect conference in Las Vegas, the company is announcing a new machine learning course in partnership with workspace and education provider Galvanize to familiarize students with IBM’s suite of Watson APIs. These APIs simplify the process of building tools that rely …

Machine Learning

Becoming cognitive

When machines become cognitive, they can understand requests, connect data points and draw conclusions. They can reason, observe and plan. Leaving …

Forever alone: Why too much social media use might lead to loneliness

The more time you spend staring at your smartphone — scrolling through Facebook, trolling on Twitter, snapping on Snapchat — the lonelier you're …

Micromanufacturing the future

Micromanufacturing. As soon as I finish typing the word, my Grammarly spell checker promptly underscores it in red and suggests a replacement: “micro-manufacturing.” But this new spelling is about to go mainstream.<p>When I say micromanufacturing, I don’t mean making tiny (micro-scale) components. …

Manufacturing

Chinese tourists spend $215 billion overseas

Even with stock exchange turmoil and a slowing economy China overtook developed countries, including the United States both in cash spent on …

THE BEACONS FAQ: Everything you need to know about beacons and Apple's iBeacon system

There has been a lot of confusion about how beacons actually work, so as part of ongoing research on beacons from BI Intelligence, we've put together an in-depth "Beacons Explainer," with frequently asked questions on beacons.<p>The explainer complements our new beacons report, which estimates the …

How to Keep a Bad Interviewer from Derailing Your Job Chances

Sometimes when you land a job interview, you end up talking with someone who might not be the best interviewer. Whether you get a taciturn …