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Asteroid with a 13-mile-high mountain is now visible to the naked eye

Look up in nighttime sky anytime between now and July 16, and you just might spy our solar system's brightest asteroid.<p>Vesta, a 326-mile-wide object …

Astronomy

Microsoft acquires Bonsai to enhance its suite of AI developer tools

Microsoft has acquired Berkeley, California startup Bonsai in a bid to enhance its artificial intelligence (AI) development toolset.<p>Bonsai, which received funding in 2017 from Microsoft’s venture capital arm M12, designs deep learning tools aimed at enterprise, specifically in the robotics, energy, …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft is deploying what could become one of the biggest enterprise blockchains

Even as blockchain mania is in some cases being replaced by blockchain skepticism, projects using the distributed ledger technology are still being rolled out. One of the latest is a partnership between consulting firm EY and technology giant Microsoft.<p>The companies say the network, initially to be …

Blockchain

Index of Best AI/Machine Learning Resources

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning field is getting a lot of attention right now, and knowing where to start can be a little difficult.<p>I’ve …

Machine Learning

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

Deep Learning

NVIDIA Unveils Amazing Open Source Machine Learning Tools Every Data Scientist Must Check Out

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Machine Learning

Google is Using Machine Learning to Predict the Likelihood of a Patient's Death - with 95% Accuracy!

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Machine Learning

Tables are Turned as Robots Assemble IKEA Furniture

Hackaday pages are rife with examples of robots being built with furniture parts. In this example, the tables are turned and robots are the masters …

Furniture

Goodbye, Denver Post. Hello, Blockchain.

They left The Denver Post amid newsroom layoffs and interference in the editorial process by the newspaper’s hedge-fund owners. And now those reporters and editors are creating their own news outlet, The Colorado Sun.<p>They will be partnering with the Civil Media Company, an ambitious New York …

Journalism

Here’s a story about how machines learn. Say you are the US Army and you want to be able to locate enemy tanks in a forest. The tanks are painted with camouflage, parked among trees, and covered in brush. To the human eye, the blocky outlines of the tanks are indistinguishable from the foliage. But you develop another way of seeing: you train a machine to identify the tanks.

Single Page<p><i>By James Bridle, from</i> New Dark Age, <i>which was published this month by Verso. Bridle is a writer and artist.</i><p>Here’s a story about how …

Artificial Intelligence

Teach Your Kid Machine Learning With These Free Lessons

You probably use machine-learning systems every day without even knowing it. The technology gives us spam filters, our Facebook News Feeds, digital …

Machine Learning

Google’s Machine Learning (AI) Crash Course

Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning, as it’s better known as, is something that has garnered my interest over recent years. I even used the …

Artificial Intelligence

Teach Your Kid Machine Learning With These Free Lessons

You probably use machine-learning systems every day without even knowing it. The technology gives us spam filters, our Facebook News Feeds, digital …

Machine Learning

Horyou the Social Network for Social Good Introduces HoryouToken

Horyou is a social network for social good, which promotes a traceable decentralized philanthropy. The company is now launching its HoryouToken, …

Philanthropy

Cryptocurrency Community Needs to Get Security Sorted

It’s time the cryptocurrency community got its act together when it comes to security, writes Bloomberg Opinion’s Tim Culpan. With the latest breach …

Cryptocurrency

Making a Killing in Virtual Real Estate

Last month, Ryan Kunzmann went to a bar in New York to see his 58,000 square feet of property. No, it’s not the world’s biggest bar—his holdings are …

Virtual Reality

Nothing Is Solid & Everything Is Energy — Scientists Explain The World of Quantum Physics

(Collective Evolution) It has been written about before, over and over again, but cannot be emphasized enough. The world of quantum physics is an …

Quantum Physics

Thailand Trials Central Bank Digital Currency for Interbank Settlement

Bank of Thailand (BoT), the country's central banking authority, is eyeing the adoption of blockchain technology in its interbank clearance and …

Central Banks

Software Giant SAP Launches Blockchain-as-a-Service Platform

Multinational enterprise software giant SAP has launched a cloud platform that is dedicated to helping corporates develop blockchain …

Blockchain Startups

The EOS Blockchain Launch: What Should Happen (And What Could Go Wrong)

The world's fifth most valuable cryptocurrency is set to formally release its software this weekend.<p>First announced in 2017, the EOS project has been …

Cryptocurrency

ASUS announces a motherboard just for crypto-mining

Mining hardware is weird stuff. Either it’s commodity hardware used – inefficiently – for complex computation or specifically designed, expensive boards that can be used to bring in Bitcoin and little else. Asus, a motherboard maker of some renown, is now helping bridge the gap.<p>The H370 Mining …

Computer Hardware

First American Female Astronaut Sally Ride Honored With New Stamp

Last Wednesday, the US Postal Service introduced a stamp honouring Sally Ride, the first American woman to go to space. The stamps, which now cost …

Space Exploration

As Banks Crack Down On Crypto Companies, This Lithuanian Payments Startup Is Booming

Banks including Barclays and Bank of America have taken a hardline when it comes to companies in the cryptocurrency sector.<p>Bank elsewhere is their message.<p>Last year hundreds of businesses operating crypto marketplaces, exchanges and trading platforms found their accounts suspended or shut down as …

Royal Family

Biggest AI Startup Boosts Fundraising to $1.2 Billion

SenseTime Group Ltd. has raised $620 million at a valuation of more than $4.5 billion just months after scoring a similar amount from investors led …

Artificial Intelligence

Google’s Machine Learning Crash Course publishes new image classification practicum

To wide fanfare, Google in February published its internal Machine Learning Crash Course program originally designed as a resource for its employees to learn about AI. Learn with Google AI is now adding a new practicum focussed on image classification.<p>These resources are aimed at helping developers …

Machine Learning

Bitcoin Prices Fall; Bank of England to Consider Bank-run Crypto

© Reuters. Cryptocurrency prices fell on Tuesday<p>Investing.com – Cryptocurrency prices fell on Tuesday, with Ethereum and Ripple down more than 8%. …

Cryptocurrency

Scientists Are Hinting at The Existence of a Strange New Type of Particle

Say hello to di-Omega.<p>Using one of the most powerful computers in the world to perform complex simulations, scientists have predicted a new type of …

Physics

Why thousands of AI researchers are boycotting the new Nature journal

The ability to pay no longer determines the ability to play<p>Budding authors face a minefield when it comes to publishing their work. For a large fee, as much as $3,000, they can make their work available to anyone who wants to read it. Or they can avoid the fee and have readers pay the publisher …

Machine Learning

Helsinki University Offers World’s First Free Online Artificial Intelligence Course

Seeing as artificial intelligence has a fairly significant role in almost everyone’s life these days, it’s only fair that everyone should also have …

Artificial Intelligence

The biggest bitcoin miner is turning into a venture-capital juggernaut

Bitmain is the world’s biggest maker of bitcoin mining rigs, earning a reported $4 billion in profits last year. Now it’s using that cash to become a major force in venture capital investing, announcing today (May 15) that it led a $110 million round in Circle, a Boston-based cryptocurrency …