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A New Method For Having Lucid Dreams Has Been Discovered by Scientists

Would you try it?<p>They're incredible. Amazing. Magical. But perhaps the most fantastic thing about lucid dreams – in which the dreamer becomes aware …

Consciousness

Talla builds a smarter customer knowledge base

Talla is taking aim at the customer service industry with its latest release, an AI-infused knowledge base. Today, the company released version 2.0 of the Talla Intelligent Knowledge Base.<p>The company also announced that Paula Long, most recently CEO at Data Gravity, has joined the company as SVP of …

Customer Service

Apple could lose one of its highest-grossing iOS apps as Netflix looks to bypass iTunes billing

Netflix is currently one of the highest-grossing iOS apps, thanks to a significant number of users paying their subscription through iTunes billing.<p>But that could be set to change as the streaming video service seeks to bypass iTunes for future subscription payments …<p><i>TechCrunch</i> says that it has …

iOS Apps

【GENE思書軒】掌握人性成為「房間裡最明智的人」

每個人都想讓自己的生活變得更美好,大企業也希望能時時做出明智的決策。不過近來商界令人敬重的大老闆失言,差點把企業多年苦心在年輕社群中經營的形象,一夕之間化為烏有;航空公司把付費的顧客強拖下機造成身心重大創傷,號稱最佳溝通者的 CEO 還火上燒油地指責顧客,在全球社群媒體炸了鍋;國內頂尖大學陷入論文造 …

Tour of an Open-Source Elm SPA (updated for Elm 0.19!)

Back in May 2017, I made an open-source Elm SPA and wrote about it. The response has been super positive!<p>In the course of updating it for Elm 0.19, I …

JavaScript

What Went Wrong With IBM’s Watson

What if artificial intelligence can’t cure cancer after all? That’s the message of a big Wall Street Journal post-mortem on Watson, the IBM project …

Market Capitalization

Engineers Discover a Glaringly Simple Way to Detect Bombs And Hidden Weapons

How did we not know this already?<p>You probably use Wi-Fi on the regular to connect your smartphone, computer, or other electronic device to the glory …

Wi-Fi

The Blunt Guide to Mathematically Rigorous Machine Learning

I recently wrote a brief guide on the Math required for Machine Learning. People liked it, and asked me to write one on how to master ML at a …

Machine Learning

Google Just Released Some Staggering Research That Should Shock Every Business | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Everyone's venal, right?<p>We all love free, we all have a price and we all want to believe we're getting the better end of the deal.<p>This is America. Frankly, we're all about the Franklins.<p>Yet a …

Customer Service

MIT can secure cloud-based AI without slowing it down

Sensitive data could stay safe while remaining useful.<p>It's rather important to secure cloud-based AI systems, especially when they they use sensitive data like photos or medical records. To date, though, that hasn't been very practical -- encrypting the data can render machine learning systems so …

Machine Learning

Tesla lost nearly $8 billion in shareholder value this week and its board should be ashamed

Over the last five days, Tesla shareholders watched the value of their stock decline by roughly 16 percent and saw nearly $8 billion in value erased, as the company’s celebrity chief executive, Elon Musk, had what amounts to a very public breakdown.<p>However, Musk is not the only person responsible …

Tesla

10 excellent platforms for building mobile apps

If you've ever wanted to build an app after thinking up a brilliant idea, you're in the right place.<p>Sure, the fear of coding can push you to not act …

Apps

Should data scientists using R and Python switch over to Julia?

It might be time for data scientists to learn a new programming language. Particularly if they have a need for speed.<p>Last week, the lead developers behind the open source programming language Julia announced the 1.0 release of their project. This signals that the language, which is optimized for …

Machine Learning

Salesforce open-sources TransmogrifAI, the machine learning library that powers Einstein

Machine learning models — artificial intelligence (AI) that identifies relationships among hundreds, thousands, or even millions of data points — are rarely easy to architect. Data scientists spend weeks and months not only preprocessing the data on which the models are to be trained, but …

Machine Learning

Why adding bugs to software can make it safer - MIT Technology Review

When it comes to radar tracking, one of the most effective countermeasure is to release a cloud of aluminum strips or metallized plastic. These …

Information Security

This company embeds microchips in its employees, and they love it - MIT Technology Review

When Patrick McMullan wants a Diet Dr Pepper while he’s at work, he pays for it with a wave of his hand. McMullan has a microchip implanted between …

Employment

Doctors Finally Constructed a Hierarchy of Healthy Low-Carbohydrate Diets

Some of them "should be discouraged."<p>A new study published in <i>The Lancet</i> has finally developed the low-carb diet hierarchy the world has been waiting …

Diets

Why Just One Hour a Week of this Activity will Brighten Your Perspective and Add Value to People Around You

The solution to a lingering business problem may be just one networking event away.<p>"Networking" has become a bit of a dirty word for some people, who perceive it as a purely self-interested act.<p>That's undoubtedly the way it is for some. However, networking is really just forming connections with …

Networking

Threads raises $20M for its luxury goods ’boutique’ that exists only in messaging apps

When you think of e-commerce marketplaces, chances are that the first things that come to mind are storefronts built on websites and apps. But today an e-commerce startup that has never had either — and never plans to — has raised a fistful of cash to continue building out its shopping experience …

eCommerce

Without these three cutting edge technologies, your smart home will never be simple

There’s a problem with Class 1 homes: the operational complexity grows with each new device. New voice commands. New device names. New errors. Besides the novelty, the complexity growth negates the value of the smart home, also making them unusable to older generations who didn’t grow up using …

Emerging Technology

Possible Python rival? Programming language Julia is winning over developers

A young programming language for machine learning is on the rise and could be soon gunning for Python.<p><i>Video: What programming languages do you need</i> …

Programming

These Co-Founders Have an Amazing Method for Working Together in Different States

If your cofounder is the perfect fit, making a long-distance relationship work is totally worth it.<p>You've heard that business is global now, right? But surely there are limits...you can have remote workers for a while, for example, but how in the world would it work logistically if members of your …

Entrepreneurship

How a Battery Breakthrough May Lead to Electric Cars That Charge in Seconds

Why "flow batteries" might be the answer.<p>An impediment to electric car adoption is the fact that they can take a long time to charge. That means for …

Clean Energy

Do you trust your computer? New film explores perils of technology

In all likelihood, you are currently reading this article on a device that contains all the salient parts of your life. You’ve given it your bank account information, and use it to move your money around. It’s privy to your conversations with loved ones and work associates, perhaps even words …

Artificial Intelligence

Stressed Out? Try Talking to This Cartoon AI Penguin

Wysa is an app-based virtual coach in the form of a cartoon penguin, which is intended to alleviate anxiety and crappy moods. We tried it out and …

Concept Design

Can You Fix a Toxic Workplace? You Can--If You Do These 5 Things Every Day

Follow these 5 steps and turn your workplace culture from toxic to thriving.<p>When American business executive Douglas Conant took over as the president and CEO of Campbell's Soup, in 2001, he was faced with a formidable task. "The company's stock was falling steeply," writes Roger Dean Duncan in a …

Leadership

10 ways to determine if you have healthy or destructive passion

“Passion” gets a lot of bad press these days. There seems to be much written about why having passion is bad.<p>The problem for most people is that they …

Self-improvement

If You're Failing To Connect With Your Employees, They're Failing To Connect With Your Mission

Trying to find purpose might seem like an impossible task for an individual — much less an entire organization. But when U.S. businesses face an overwhelming lack of engagement that can cost up to $605 billion per year, the need to find meaning in the workplace is only becoming clearer. For some, …

Leadership

A.I. Researchers Have an Ingenious New Plan to Save Coral Reefs

It also involves scuba diving with 360-degree cameras, which sounds fun.<p>Climate change has been bleaching coral reefs, decimating the local marine …

Coral Reefs

A $40 Billion Plan to Cash Out Of Bitcoin

The 1980s cyberpunk novels that predicted today’s internet failed to conceive of anything as outlandish or contradictory as Bitcoin: A digital currency that’s spent nowhere, a commodity that’s used for nothing, and a libertarian dream that’s effectively run by elites.<p>Now, after its 66-percent price …

Cryptocurrency