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How to make a web crawler in Python (under 50 lines of code)?

Interested to learn how Google, Bing, or Yahoo work? Wondering what it takes to crawl the web, and what a simple web crawler looks like? In under 50 …

Python Programming

Top 50 Linux System Administrator Interview Questions

<i>Short Bytes: Today, the job opportunities for Linux experts are more than ever. The Linux SysAdmin interview questions range from basic Linux</i> …

Google’s new artificial intelligence can’t understand these sentences. Can you?

Last week, Google released Parsey McParseface, a funny name for a state-of-the-art tool aimed at one of the most difficult problems in artificial intelligence. For all that computers have accomplished in the past five years, from winning on "Jeopardy!" to defeating a Go grandmaster, they are still …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence now fits inside a USB stick

Movidius chips have been showing up in quite a few products recently. It's the company that helps DJI's latest drone avoid obstacles, and FLIR's new thermal camera automatically spot people trapped in a fire, all through deep learning via neural networks. It also signed a deal with Google to …

The 8 fastest-growing tech skills worth over $110,000

Job-hunting site Dice prides itself on helping IT pros navigate which skills to pursue. It just concluded an analysis of its database of 80,000-plus tech jobs from April 2015 through April 2016 to determine the fastest-growing skills based on job openings.<p>We then cross-checked those skills against …

Employment

A Tour of Machine Learning Algorithms

Scraping Basics with Python

Before I share some basics of a scraping effort, if you need lots of data like this, I highly recommend just reaching out to the data providers and …

Stack Overflow

Build a Raspberry Pi-Powered Linux Laptop That Fits in Your Pocket

I made this little Nintendo DS sized computer using a Raspberry Pi and a bunch of off-the-shelf parts. It is a fully functional linux computer that can do most things a full system can (games, web stuff, videos, music etc).<p>You can also output the video to an external monitor, transforming it into a …

Raspberry Pi

9 must watch big data technologies along with Hadoop!

Today emerging big data technology firm focused on helping enterprises build breakthrough software solutions powered by disruptive enterprise …

Big Data

What Makes a Strong Machine Learning PhD Student?

<i>How do you recognize a promising machine learning Phd student? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Alex Smola, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University and Chief Scientist, 1-Page, on Quora.</b><p>Being …

Learn Fascinating Tidbits About Your City, With This Government Data Mining Tool

MIT and Deloitte have created Data USA, an unprecedented effort to make public data more accessible.<p>What’s the U.S. county with the most people over 60 years of age? What percentage of people in L.A. have college degrees? What percentage of military veterans in Chicago served in Vietnam? What’s the …

Sweep Is a $250 LIDAR With Range of 40 Meters That Works Outdoors

Photo: ScanseAre you building a robot that’s supposed to autonomously navigate in a useful way? Cool, that means you’ll be needing a LIDAR system, …

GPU Computing with Apache Spark and Python

Talk at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, CA on April 5 by Numba team contributors Stan Seibert and Siu Kwan Lam.<p>We'll demonstrate how Python and the Numba JIT compiler can be used for GPU programming that easily scales from your workstation to an Apache Spark cluster. Using an example …

Nvidia bets big on AI with powerful new chip

The GPU-maker's CEO says they've gone 'all in' on developing chips for artificial intelligence<p>Nvidia has released a new state-of-the-art chip that pushes the limits of machine learning. The Tesla P100 GPU, which CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed yesterday at Nvidia's annual GPU Technology Conference, can …

Chief Scientist At 1-Page Reveals How To Get Started In Machine Learning

<i>What would be your advice to a software engineer who wants to learn machine learning? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Alex Smola, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University and Chief Scientist,</b> …

Machine Learning

Pluto in 3D, A Complete Structure Of Zika, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

10 Deep Learning Terms Explained in Simple English

Deep Learning is a new area of Machine Learning research that has been gaining significant media interest owing to the role it is playing in …

VoCore: Mini Linux Computer opens up DIY tech building – for only $39

It’s less than an inch wide and less than an inch high — and it’s just about the coolest mini-computer you’ll ever come across. DIY single-board …

Raspberry Pi

An AI with 30 Years’ Worth of Knowledge Finally Goes to Work - MIT Technology Review

Having spent the past 31 years memorizing an astonishing collection of general knowledge, the artificial-intelligence engine created by Doug Lenat is …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft sees Minecraft as AI proving ground

The popular construction game Minecraft is due to become a testbed for artificial intelligence software designed by startups and scientists alike.<p>Minecraft, a game based on the notion of building blocks, is played by millions of people on consoles, PCs and phones. Developed by Stockholm-based …

The Robots Are Coming … to Take Your Job

It’s not just assembly line work that is at risk from automation anymore. Martin Ford, author of "Rise of the Robots," explains what’s coming.

Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning Is About To Revolutionize Search: Here's How

Google loves the idea of artificial intelligence. Depending on your definition, AI could describe a variety of its products, from the planning of routes on Google Maps to AlphaGo, a program designed to beat world experts in a game long thought to be impossible for a machine to learn. Machine …

Machine Learning

Hack This: Edit an Image with Python

Algorithmic Photoshop, at your fingertips.<p>Whether they're being registered by the rods and cones of a human eye or being sent across a computer network in binary streams, images are just data. Pixels and parameters. Image editing thus consists only of data operations, usually a whole lot of them. …

Here's Why Europe Is About to Crack Down on Bitcoin Anonymity

The EU’s executive body has promised new legislation in the Spring to make sure the exchanges and users of virtual currency platforms such as Bitcoin …

Microsoft Research – Emerging Technology, Computer, and Software Research

AI News and Innovations<p>Dr. Morris gives us some fascinating insights into the world of “ability,” talks about how technology is augmenting not only …

BOXX Unleashes Powerful, Liquid-Cooled Workstations With Up To Five Dual-Slot GPUs And 36 CPU Cores

The last time I wrote about BOXX, the company had released a new family of overclocked, small form factor systems targeted at the professional workstation market. This time around, the Austin-based system builder has gone in a completely different direction and released a family of ultra-powerful, …

Microsoft open sources its deep learning toolkit

In order to speed up their AI and speech recognition projects, researchers at Microsoft have developed a toolkit that uses deep neural networks and multiple graphics processing chips for quicker results.<p>The company has now open sourced the Computational Networks Toolkit (CNTK) and made it available …

Google Is Teaching a Free Online Course

Google engineers are sharing their knowledge through a new online course.<p>The class, on education website Udacity, will focus on deep learning, a …