Rik Logtenberg

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JavaScript End to End Testing Framework

I am calling it now... https://t.co/7IfXnMhLbb will be the biggest game changer in UI testing since webdriver https://t.co/Z4P8wrVWwj<p>I am loving …

JavaScript

4 Essential ES2015 Features For Vue.js Development

ES2015 (aka ES6) is the current specification of the JavaScript language. If you’re new to JavaScript or haven’t updated your JavaScript knowledge …

Purgecss

What is purgecss?<p>When you are building a website, chances are that you are using a css framework like Bootstrap, Materializecss, Foundation, etc... …

Bayesian Regularization for #NeuralNetworks

If you are a science or math nerd, there is no way in hell you would have not heard of Bayes’s Theorem. It’s pervasive and quite a powerful inference …

jQuery & CSS3 Button Hover Effects Tutorials

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>CSS Animated Buttons With Icons<p>Css border tricks to make the …

Conversational Interfaces: Where Are We Today? Where Are We Heading?

KLM<p>Take KLM. A new service by the Dutch airline uses a Facebook Messenger plugin to provide customers with flight documentation via Messenger. …

Here's Why Google Is Open-Sourcing Some Of Its Most Important Technology

We think of art as the most human of endeavors, but in recent years we’ve learned that machines can understand creativity too. There are algorithms that evaluate songs and movies for record companies and movie studios. One music professor even created a program that wrote compositions which drew …

Artificial Intelligence

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This Augmented Reality Future Looks Like a Living Hell

It’s fun for the occasional tech demo, but now we know the real reason that Google Glass, and other augmented reality solutions, have failed to catch …

Easy Tips On How To Create A Brand Position For Your Product Or Service

<i>How to create a lasting perception about your brand that makes you stand out from the competition.</i><p>There’s a lot of wisdom behind the phrase, “Out of mind, out of business.”<p>Marketing experts Al Ries and Jack Trout penned it in their classic book, “Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind.”<p>If your …

Is the Brain’s Awareness of the World All or Nothing?

We often think of consciousness as binary: you’re either fully aware of something, or you’re not.<p>Yet according to a team of cognitive neuroscientists …

Consciousness

This Lab-Grown Skin Grows Hair and Can Sweat

All you need to get it started is a drop of blood.<p>Whether you're a burn victim or just prematurely balding, scientists may soon be able to help you regenerate lost patches of your hair and skin. And they'll only need a drop of your blood to start.<p>A team of Japanese biomedical researchers—led by …

Stem Cells

China proposes $50tn global renewable energy network

Beijing’s network will be the world’s biggest infrastructure project, if given the green light. The State Grid has already signed a memorandum of …

IBM's resistive computing could massively accelerate AI - and get us closer to Asimov's Positronic Brain - ExtremeTech

IBM’s resistive computing could massively accelerate AI — and get us closer to Asimov’s Positronic Brain<p>By on April 1, 2016 at 11:27 am<p>This site may …

Machine Learning

Leading neuroscientists and Buddhists agree: “Consciousness is everywhere" - Lion's Roar

Neuroscientist Christof Koch discusses scientific theories of consciousness with the Dalai Lama.<p>New theories in neuroscience suggest consciousness is …

Consciousness

The arrow of time

In T.H. White’s fantasy novel <i>The Once and Future King</i>, Merlyn the magician suffers from a rare and incurable condition: He experiences time in …

Physics

A Short History Of Deep Learning -- Everyone Should Read

Deep learning is a topic that is making big waves at the moment. It is basically a branch of machine learning (another hot topic) that uses algorithms to e.g. recognize objects and understand human speech. Scientists have used deep learning algorithms with multiple processing layers (hence “deep”) …

Machine Learning

10 Quantum Truths About Our Universe

Even most of the pros don’t know all 10.<p><i>This post was contributed to Starts With A Bang by Sabine Hossenfelder. Sabine is a theoretical physicist</i> …

Why Bernie Sanders's campaign makes me worry about how he’ll manage the White House

Of late, Bernie Sanders has been under assault from the technocratic wing of the Democratic Party. The charge? His campaign has circulated economic projections that show stunning — and rather implausible — benefits from Sanders's agenda.<p>Sanders's "promises runs against our party's best traditions …

Middle-class

The superhero of artificial intelligence: can this genius keep it in check?

With his company DeepMind, Londoner Demis Hassabis is leading Google’s project to build software more powerful than the human brain. But what will this mean for the future of humankind?<p>Demis Hassabis has a modest demeanour and an unassuming countenance, but he is deadly serious when he tells me he …

Artificial Intelligence

Chinese team makes unexpected fusion breakthrough

The march to sustainable nuclear fusion appears to have made serious progress, after a Chinese research group said it sustained a superheated plasma …

Physics

AI’s Biggest Danger Is So Subtle, You Might Not Even Notice It

What happens when artificial intelligence that helps us make decisions is so commonplace, we become dependent on it?<p>The rise of artificial intelligence has been met with reactionary fears of robots taking over. We’ve all seen the movies. What’s left out of this conversation is a more practical …

Artificial Intelligence

It seems life really does have a vital spark: quantum mechanics

<b>For centuries philosophers have grappled with the question of what makes life, and thanks to the science of quantum mechanics we might just have the</b> …

Quantum Mechanics

Never Meet an Investor Without Doing This First

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Why More Web Designers are choosing a Pre-Built Website Approach

Traditional methods, such as wireframing, outsourcing, and online website builders have their pros and cons, none of them however match the …