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Google Cloud Machine Learning Engine: The smart person's guide

In 2016, Google gave businesses the ability to build machine learning models using its cloud platform. TechRepublic's comprehensive guide explains …

8 Business Books Entrepreneurs Must Read to Dominate Their Industry

Whether you're a rising executive or someone just starting out, these great books can help you reach your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every time you pick up a book -- or download one to a device -- opportunity knocks at your door. A good book represents a …

Self-improvement

A new tool lets artificially intelligent algorithms control computers the way a human would

Artificial intelligence (AI) is usually built into the software we use, from automatic tagging on Facebook to chatbots in Google and Apple’s mobile operating systems. Instead of injecting AI into software, a new tool from OpenAI teaches algorithms to control a computer the way a human would: by …

Artificial Intelligence

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

The Brain

A step-by-step guide to hacking your brain so it can remember anything

• Learn and implement the best study techniques.<br>• Study every day in a strategic manner.<br>• Optimize your diet, sleep, and exercise habits.<p>Read your assigned chapters and other readings the day before class.• Highlight only the critical information in your textbook or other readings that isn’t already …

Here's the real reason artificial intelligence could be a threat

Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk are just a few notable people who have warned about the perilous consequences associated with developing AI systems.<p>"The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race," Hawking cautioned last year.<p>Musk …

Artificial Intelligence

Woot Founder’s Next Project Is A New Daily Deals Site Called ‘Meh.’

You can’t keep Matt Rutledge down. At least not for long.<p>And goddammit, if he wants to sell you one item a day at an unbelievably discounted price, and to accompany that item with irreverent and sometimes nonsensical marketing copy that will make you decide to buy it (or maybe not), then he’s going …

AOL plunks down $101M for ad-tech startup Convertro

Convertro is the latest ad-tech startup to receive a high-dollar acquisition from AOL, who officially announced the purchase earlier today.<p>Contrary to its name, Convertro is not an evil robot that uses its crazy-good math skills to destroy the human race. No, the startup actually provides …

Could wearables become bigger than tablets? | Fortune.com

The market forecast for mobile gadgets worn on your wrist, hip or head is stellar, and tech's biggest players are preparing for the rush.<p>By Peter Suciu