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Goodr Tech

Goodr’s technology provides a secure ledger that follows your surplus food from pick-up to donation. Delivering a no nonsense checks and balances …

Heptio launches new open-source load-balancing project with Kubernetes in mind

Heptio added a new load balancer to its stable of open-source projects Monday, targeting Kubernetes users who are managing multiple clusters of the …

Ice skaters take to Amsterdam's canals during Europe's big freeze

It is so cold in the Dutch city that some canals have frozen over, turning them into a winter wonderland for skaters as the rest of Europe shivers<p>The freezing conditions gripping Europe have produced one unexpected upside: parts of Amsterdam’s canals have frozen over, allowing locals to ice skate …

Skating

Weather Cancels Flights At Newark, JFK, LaGuardia Airports

Newark Airport saw 200 canceled flights on Feb. 7, and JFK and LaGuardia each saw 100, the Port Authority said.<p>NEWARK, NJ — If you're planning to fly …

The 5 Clustering Algorithms Data Scientists Need to Know

Clustering is a Machine Learning technique that involves the grouping of data points. Given a set of data points, we can use a clustering algorithm …

Data Science

Greedy, Brittle, Opaque, and Shallow: The Downsides to Deep Learning

Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google, has said that AI “is more profound than … electricity or fire.” Andrew Ng, who founded Google Brain and …

A Whole New World: Understanding The Value Of CRE Tech

<i>By Nick Romito</i><p>Today's commercial real estate landlords and brokers are faced with an opportunity unlike anything that has come before - rapid …

Infrastructure and Configuration as Code come to the CI/CD rescue

The triple effect of cloud adoption, DevOps and CI/CD has dealt a blow to the old tried-and-tested means of infrastructure provisioning and …

Lessons From The Most Digitally Advanced Country In The World

Estonia is, perhaps, the most digitally advanced society in the world. This Baltic region country with less than 1.5 million citizens has been occupied frequently through its history, including by the Soviet Union between 1944 and 1991. In the aftermath of independence, particularly progressive …

Blockchain

Alibaba's AI Outguns Humans in Reading Test

Alibaba has developed an artificial intelligence model that scored better than humans in a Stanford University reading and comprehension test.<p>Alibaba …

Goldman Commits $250 Million in Client Money to Real Estate Startup Cadre

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein is doubling down on his claim that he runs a technology company. This time, he’s …

Apache Kafka Introduction

development<p>6 Comments<p>Integrating systems that every day grow larger is a complex task. Apache Kafka is a software that tries to solve this by using …

Microservices

Infrastructure 3.0: Building blocks for the AI revolution

By any measure, we’ve entered the age of machine learning and artificial intelligence. The confluence of massive data, cheap storage, elastic compute, and algorithmic advances, particularly in deep learning, has given rise to applications that previously were confined to the pages of science …

This Inquisitive AI Will Kick Your Butt at Battleship - MIT Technology Review

A remarkably inquisitive artificial-intelligence system developed by a team of researchers at NYU has learned to play a game similar to Battleship …

Microsoft unveils AI-powered platform ‘Azure Databricks’ for developers

To help increase developers' productivity and simplify app development, Microsoft has announced new data platform technologies and cross-platform …

Stunning AI Breakthrough Takes Us One Step Closer to the Singularity

Remember AlphaGo, the first artificial intelligence to defeat a grandmaster at Go? Well, the program just got a major upgrade, and it can now teach …

Artificial Intelligence

Stream Processing With Apache Flink

If in your mind, "Apache Flink" and "streaming programming" does not have a strong link, then you probably haven't been following news recently. …

Regional Sustainability at the District Level

For millennia, philosophers have been debating the ideal size and structure of a political entity to ensure effective governance. In Plato’s Laws, …

Smart Cities

Why we launched DeepMind Ethics & Society | DeepMind

At DeepMind, we’re proud of the role we’ve played in pushing forward the science of AI, and our track record of exciting breakthroughs and major …

Artificial Intelligence

Splice Machine database travels full circle to predictive application platform

As Splice Machine launches its managed service in the AWS marketplace, it is seeking to go higher up the value chain from database to solution …

Big Data

Americans Train With NATO Not Far From Russian Drills in the Baltics

PABRADE, Lithuania — Artillery shells whizzed overhead as a group of American soldiers made their way through rugged terrain just 10 miles from neighboring Belarus.<p>Some on foot and others in Humvees, the members of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team fired at targets and cleared bunkers and …

Russia

Cycle.js: A Unified Theory of Everything for JavaScript

<i>Nick Johnstone on what makes Cycle special, the two-year long ‘weekend project’, great community engagement, and the future of programming.</i><p>How did …

Software Development

Five years after its launch, website building platform Strikingly raises $6M Series A

Half a decade after it was founded, website building platform Strikingly finally decided it’s time to raise a Series A. The Y Combinator alum announced that it has closed a $6 million round from investors including CAS Holding, Infinity Venture Partners, Sinovation Ventures, former Y Combinator …

[1706.05585] Accelerating Innovation Through Analogy Mining

Computer Science > Computation and Language<p>Title: Accelerating Innovation Through Analogy Mining<p>Abstract: The availability of large idea repositories …

Machine Learning

What Is AWS Glue?

AWS Glue is a fully managed ETL (extract, transform, and load) service that makes it simple and cost-effective to categorize your data, clean it, …

Goldman Sachs is Wall Street’s biggest unicorn herder

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has said that his bank is a technology company. More specifically, he could say that Goldman is a technology venture capital firm.<p>For the past five years, the Wall Street bank has been the biggest investor in tech startups of any Fortune 500 company outside the …

Venture Capital

The Enduring Legacy of Zork - MIT Technology Review

In 1977, four recent MIT graduates who’d met at MIT’s Laboratory for Computer Science used the lab’s PDP-10 mainframe to develop a computer game that …