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How the AI cloud could produce the richest companies ever - MIT Technology Review

For years, Swami Sivasubramanian’s wife has wanted to get a look at the bears that come out of the woods on summer nights to plunder the trash cans …

Machine Learning

IBM reportedly targeted older workers in layoffs affecting tens of thousands

A new in-depth investigation shows the company’s disregard for age discrimination laws<p><i>ProPublica</i> and <i>Mother Jones</i> today co-published an exhaustive report that alleges IBM has for years disregarded age discrimination laws in an attempt to push out employees over 40 and replace them with younger …

Employment

5 Easy and Delicious Cake Recipes

This California dream chocolate cake is the ultimate chocolate experience for every chocolate lover! So rich, moist and incredibly delicious! It is …

Dessert

There's an algorithm to simulate our brains. Too bad no computer can run it

Scientists just created an algorithm capable of performing a complete human brain simulation. Now we just have to wait for someone to build a computer powerful enough to run it.<p>The team, comprised of researchers from Germany, Japan, Norway, and Sweden, recently published a white paper detailing the …

Artificial Intelligence

The US military could begin drafting 40-year-old hackers

The National Commission on Military, National and Public Service has begun seeking feedback on a host of possible changes to the way it could one day draft young men and women for military service. Currently, the “selective service requirements” preclude certain men and women, specifically those …

Bose's AR glasses recommend restaurants and teach you French

Bose's glasses, fitted with speakers and mics, let you hear details about landmarks around you or learn a foreign language.<p>I've never been on this street before, and I'm not really sure where I'm going. I reflexively reach for my phone to see where I am. But then I remember I don't need it.<p>That's …

Augmented Reality

Google's DeepMind Has An Idea For Stopping Biased AI

Artificial intelligence is destined to power some of our most important services, but there’s growing concern that it could repeat much of the prejudice that humans have about race, gender and more because of the way it’s built.<p>Simply put, when artificial intelligence is trained with biased data, …

Artificial Intelligence

The 10 highest-paying gig economy jobs are all in tech

As more workers turn to the gig economy, it's important to know what fields will help you land the highest freelance salary.<p>Building a slide deck, …

This portable battery pack has wireless charging so you never need to carry a cable again

Have you ever wondered why there are no wireless chargers that are actually, you know, wireless? Well guess what: there actually is a wireless …

Google and Apple are in a tight race to acquire the most promising AI startups

Artificial intelligence is quickly becoming an integral part of every tech company’s strategy, so it’s no surprise that big firms are ramping up their acquisition of AI startups.<p>M&A activity has already seen a fivefold increase in the number of AI startup acquisitions — from 22 in 2013 to 115 in …

These 10 ski resorts have the best nightlife

For some skiers and riders, a day on the mountain only serves as the prequel to what’s to come. After the lifts close, it's time to share tales of …

Google reclaims quantum computer crown with 72 qubit processor

Google yesterday unveiled the world’s largest quantum computer processor to date. Dubbed Bristlecone, it’s a 72-qubit gate-based superconducting system that blows the previous best, IBM’s 50-qubit processor, out of the water. The race to build the world’s first useful quantum computer is nearing …

5 easy-to-use tools to discover new ICO’s and cryptocurrencies

The last few decades have witnessed the rise of people who made their fortunes off the internet.<p>Some of these enterprising individuals built companies from an initial idea to global behemoths worth billions, while others became rich by investing in the stocks of internet-driven firms such as …

20 Dinners to Eat Out of a Bowl (on the Couch)

Confession: Despite having a dining room table, my husband and I eat dinner on the couch a lot. And by a lot, I mean every single night. So I feel …

Cooking

How to Make Pastrami from Scratch

Pastrami on club with spicy mustard may be the ultimate comfort food. It seems indulgent and simply delicious — but most of us probably have no clue …

Chocolate and Raspberry Mousse Recipe - Great British Chefs

Willie Harcourt-Cooze serves up an inventive dessert of chocolate mousse domes with a liquid raspberry coulis centre. You can make these ahead of a …

Rakuten will roll its $9B loyalty program into a new blockchain-based cryptocurrency, Rakuten Coin

Messaging apps have seen a surge of popularity in recent years as people seek ways to communicate more directly than on social networks. But they also have been adding large group chat options into the mix, to give a more social experience on those messaging platforms.<p>Now messaging app Viber is …

Viber

Juiced RipCurrent S delivers a killer deal on a fully loaded fat-tire commuter e-bike

Why go with fat tires? Don't they add a bunch of rolling resistance? Sure. But they add a go-anywhere, all-weather element to your riding, and those …

How To: Hack Anyone's Wi-Fi Password Using a Birthday Card, Part 1 (Creating the Payload)

With an ordinary birthday card, we can introduce a physical device which contains malicious files into someone's home and deceive them into inserting …

13 Genius Cocoa Powder Uses (Other Than Making Brownies)

13 Ways to Use Cocoa Powder Other Than in Brownies<p>Think outside the brownie.<p>February 27, 2018<p>I have three boxes of cocoa powder in my kitchen …

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This February

When the mid-winter chill of February hits, I want comforting meals that are going to warm me up and fill my house with irresistible aromas. And …

Cooking

How to build a deep learning model in 15 minutes – tech-at

<i>An open source framework for configuring, building, deploying and maintaining deep learning models in Python.</i><p>As Instacart has grown, we’ve learned a …

Machine Learning

The CEO of one of China's biggest bitcoin companies endorses just 4 cryptocurrencies and 'wouldn't touch' ICOs: 'It’s just too risky'

LONDON — The founder and CEO of one of China's biggest bitcoin companies says he would not invest in so-called "altcoins," which are new cryptocurrencies created by companies through "initial coin offerings" (ICOs).<p>BTCC CEO and founder Bobby Lee told Business Insider: "Unfortunately I'm very …

Cryptocurrency

Top Apps for Independent Travelers

Travel apps have become an invaluable tool for globetrotters.<p>There are apps that can book discount hotel rooms at the last minute, snag you a table …

Apps

Intel has hit a “major breakthrough” in quantum computing

The CES 2018 keynote covered quantum computers, self-driving cars and a self-learning AI chip<p>Intel proved its credentials as a jack of all trades at …

Quantum Computing

Ripple Plunges Another 11%, Fed's Kashkari Isn't Too Worried About Bitcoin

After an amazing rally last week, Ripple is giving back some of its gains.<p>Tuesday was a relatively quiet day for most cryptocurrencies in terms of …

Cryptocurrency

Artificial Intelligence Apocalypse: Scientists Simulate Superintelligence in Video Game and the AI Takes Over

The rise of powerful artificial intelligence, professor Stephen Hawking once warned, will be “either the best or the worst thing ever to happen to …

Meet the robots of CES 2018

Robotics

Japanese scientists just created an AI that can “read” human minds

Nope, this isn’t just fodder for the new series of Black Mirror<p>As computer scientists attempt to make machines think and learn like humans, the …

Machine Learning

What to buy every month of the year in 2018

In 2018, you may resolve to save more , spend less or budget better . Whatever your money goal, the one common key to your success is shopping smart. That means knowing the best time to buy just about anything.<p>To help you out, we've created a purchase calendar to help you plan your shopping for the …

Shopping