Tsvetelin Pavlov

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AI in 2018: What works, what doesn’t, and what’s still science fiction

Year after year, blockbuster films are replete with Turing-test-passing examples of AI — and this past year was no exception. From <i>Blade Runner 2049</i> to <i>Marjorie Prime</i> to <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, it seems the public’s appetite for depictions of truly intelligent AI is insatiable.<p>This tendency to dream …

Chatbots

Understanding Events in the Browser

What is an event?<p>Effectively an event is simply an <b>object</b> instantiated by the Event<b>interface</b>. If you do not have a clear understanding of what …

Google is adding Kotlin as an official programming language for Android development

Google just announced that it will officially support Kotlin on Android as a “first-class” language. Kotlin is a super new programming language built by JetBrains, which also coincidentally develops the JetBrains IDE that Android Studio — Google's official developer tool — is based on. Like Java, …

This giant manned robot might patrol the North Korean border

Robots can be terrifying all on their own, but stick a human being inside and give them control of the mechanical muscles that provide superhuman …

Years too late, Microsoft has made a killer Windows Phone feature

Hey, remember Windows Phone? You probably don’t and for a long time it seems like Microsoft hasn’t remembered it either. Behind the scenes, however, …

South African Wildflowers Come Alive in this Lightroom Tutorial (Sponsored)

In the lush surroundings of his Cape Town home, photographer Gavin Pickford ventures into the mountains, wildflowers, and coastlines of South Africa. …

Waste the rest of your day with yet another awful Microsoft image detection bot

We’re pretty used to Microsoft unveiling image detection bots by now; so far we’ve seen How Old, Twins Or Not, and Project Oxford the emotion-detection bot – but its latest one is by far the least successful at detecting images.<p>Called the CaptionBot, the tool looks at the image you’ve uploaded to …

Bots

Facebook is King, Other Networks Fight for Scraps

<b>Tl;dr;</b> Facebook still owns social, but other networks show promise<p>With all the buzz around publishers rapidly diversifying their content distribution …

5 engaging visual content formats that aren’t infographics

Are you producing infographics on autopilot? Columnist Kerry Jones shares innovative content formats which may communicate your message more …

Infographics

No Brainer.

For decades now, I have been haunted by the grainy, black-and-white x-ray of a human skull.It is alive but empty, with a cavernous fluid-filled space …

IQ

How Microsoft’s secret user onboarding process fooled us all

What happens if you make software too difficult to use? Probably the same thing that happens if you never made it at all — no one uses it.<p>It’s easy to get users to adapt to familiar concepts like drag-and-drop, but what if you made something totally new? You need a creative user onboarding process, …

Web design is dead

Web design is (finally!) dying of irrelevance. Web pages themselves are no longer the center of the Internet experience, which is why designers need …

How to Conserve Phone Battery on the Road

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> editor at large <b>Christopher Elliott</b> is the magazine’s consumer advocate and ombudsman. Over the past 15 years he has helped countless readers fix their trips.<p>Here’s his latest advice:<p><b>Reader question:</b> My smartphone won’t last the day when …

Google, Microsoft, Mozilla And Others Team Up To Launch WebAssembly, A New Binary Format For The Web

Google, Microsoft, Mozilla and the engineers on the WebKit project today announced that they have teamed up to launch WebAssembly, a new binary format for compiling applications for the web.<p>The web thrives on standards and, for better or worse, JavaScript is its programming language. Over the …

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Wireless Tethered Shooting With Any DSLR Camera V2!

Introduction: Wireless Tethered Shooting With Any DSLR Camera V2!<p>---This tutorial is compatible with the TP-Link router mr3040 V1 and V2.x! <b>But if</b> …

8 imposing castles in Bulgaria - kashkaval tourist

Because Bulgaria lies on a vital European crossroad, its history has inevitably been a string of battles and wars. Romans conquered Thracians, …

European Travel

A Teenager’s View on Social Media

Written by an actual teen<p><b>I read technology</b> articles quite often and see plenty of authors attempt to dissect or describe the teenage audience, …

Rainbow over the Fields

In Love

Let there be Light

Lightning Tree

Sunrise at the Balkan

Desert Dreams

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