Ken Snyder

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Apple AirPower Wireless Charging Pad Just Weeks Away, New Report Hints At Price

Last September, Apple revealed the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3. Once we knew the new iPhones would have wireless charging compatibility, the company also unveiled a new wireless charging pad.<p>Not just any charging pad, either, but AirPower, designed to accommodate all your Apple …

Apple

The One iPhone Trick Everyone Needs to Know

I can't tell you how many times this very simple iPhone trick has saved my butt.<p>Whether you're trying to send an urgent email, download an attachment …

iOS

Become a certified DevOps engineer thru this training bundle

popsci shop<p>Master cloud computing for $29.<p>As cloud computing becomes the new norm, DevOps engineers are in demand. Top professionals can earn six figures, and you don’t need a degree to get started. The DevOps & AWS Certification Training Bundle provides all the education you need, with two …

Cloud Computing

Build a Scheduler Slackbot in 30 Minutes!

The days of leaving Slack to create an event on your calendar are over!<p>In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to create a scheduler bot that …

Software Development

A.I. Gigapixel: enlarge images using artificial intelligence by Jose Antunes

Topaz Labs has a new tool and is not a plugin or even a new feature for its Topaz Studio. A.I. Gigapixel is a stand-alone image resizer that the …

Artificial Intelligence

Google is now using AI to keep its data centers cool and save energy

Google is practicing what it preaches, handing control of one of the most vital components of its data center operation over to its machine-learning …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Hold Meetings That Nobody Will Complain About

Everybody's telling you to avoid having so many meetings. Here's some opposite advice.<p>It's almost a cliché that people hate going to meetings, and many of the complaints are legitimate. Meetings take up a lot of time. They distract people from important tasks. To add insult to injury, if you're the …

Leadership

15 Milky Way Photography Examples That Will Blow Your Mind

Looking at well done Milky Way photography examples is something that is almost guaranteed to motivate you to go out and try to get these types of …

Photography

CEO Robbins puts multi-cloud at the heart of Cisco’s business

Cisco Systems

Salesforce plans to open-source the technology behind its Einstein machine-learning services

Salesforce is open-sourcing the method it has developed for using machine-learning techniques at scale — without mixing valuable customer data — in …

Machine Learning

3 Fast Facts: The Webex Teams SDK for Android

What a whirlwind few months it’s been for the Cisco-Google partnership! It hasn’t even been a full year since we first kicked things off, but we’ve already come up with so many ways to enable customers like you to tackle some of your biggest challenges. We’re helping to drive flexibility, …

SDKs

Happy Birthday, iMac!

Happy birthday to the computer that started it all. Maybe it would be more appropriate to say <i>restarted</i> it all. The year was 1998. With Steve Jobs’ return and a lifeline from frenemy Microsoft already behind them, Apple had at least stopped the bleeding and pulled back from the brink of bankruptcy. …

iMac

Introducing the new Webex Meetings in DevNet

At Cisco, we’re dedicated to providing the best experience for our customers as well as for the people who make technology work at its fullest potential—our developers. If you were at Cisco Live, you heard the incredible momentum that our DevNet community has had in the recent timeframe, reaching …

Cisco Systems

Apple Car could drive off the lot in only 5 years

One of the secret-but-not-really-secret projects Apple is working on is a self-driving vehicle. A well-respected analyst just gave his estimate of when this will be released.<p>Not only does Ming-Chi Kuo indicate that the “Apple Car” will debut between 2023 and 2025, he also lays out reasons why the …

Augmented Reality

Cisco shares jump 6% on third straight quarter of revenue growth

Cisco Systems Inc.’s attempt to become more of a subscription- and software-driven business displayed more traction today as revenue grew …

Cisco Systems

10 Post-Processing Landscape Photography Tips

Even years after the digital photo has been developed, people still ask me if a for landscape photography tips photo on editing. And a common …

Landscape Photography

Why are Microsoft and Amazon ditching their smart bots? (VB Live)

<b>Companies like Amazon are dumping the smart, AI-powered and NPL-reliant bots and going all-in on a new generation of rules-based chatbots that are easy to implement, easy to use, and 99-percent effective. Learn how to leverage the simpler rules-based chatbots that can solve customer service issues,</b> …

Chatbots

This alga may be seeding the world’s skies with clouds

An algae-killing virus may be helping seed the skies with clouds. That’s the implication of a new study, which finds that—after it dies—one of the …

Particles

Stop Using Python 2: What You Need to Know About Python 3

Though Python 3 was released in 2008, many projects are still stuck on Python 2.<p>It’s understandable that porting large existing codebases to a new …

Python Programming

The baking Pacific Ocean is changing the weather on the Southern California coast

Ocean temperatures off the Southern California coast have been profoundly warm in August, with a number of all-time high temperatures recorded in San …

Global Warming

Come Prepared to Landscape Photography or Suffer the Consequences

Coming unprepared to one of the most epic landscape photography locations in Europe is not a good idea. It will make you rely on a combination of gut …

Landscape Photography

Announcing the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Hackathon: Build Intelligent Applications using machine learning APIs and serverless | Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) brings image and video analysis, natural language processing, speech recognition, text-to-speech, and machine translation …

Machine Learning

Sorry, DSLR, but Sony mirrorless is now the best-selling full-frame camera

Mirrorless cameras may have finally nudged the DSLR off the top spot — the best-selling full-frame camera in the U.S. is now a mirrorless model. On …

Cameras

MIT Offers 11-Week Online Course in 3D Printing

Some incredible advancements in 3D and 4D printing have come out of MIT, including glass 3D printing, 3D printed construction and much more. There’s …

3D Printing

Bots didn’t flop; they just became invisible

The great bot hype cycle of 2016 is over, but work continues behind the scenes, says Intercom’s Eoghan McCabe<p>The hype cycle for bots exploded in 2016 as developers poured time and money into the dream of personal digital assistants. Facebook and Microsoft announced major investments into …

Chatbots

5 Lenses Every Documentary Photographer Should Have in Their Bag

<i>Documentarians and photojournalists are a unique breed of photographer; they can be found scurrying around in the dead of night, and they can be seen</i> …

Tamron

The big picture • JavaScript for impatient programmers (beta)

(Ad, please don’t block.)<p>4. The big picture<p>In this chapter, I’d like to paint the big picture: What are you learning in this book and how does it fit …

JavaScript

Cisco's software push fuels quarterly beat, strong forecast

(Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO.O) topped Wall Street targets for quarterly revenue and profit and forecast first-quarter sales above estimates on Wednesday, as the network gear maker's transition to a software-focused company gains traction.<p>Shares rose 6.1 percent to $46.53 in extended trading …

Sony’s Mirrorless Cameras Winning Over Pro Photographers

As the digital photography market continues to shift and expand, Sony is chipping away at the stronghold Canon and Nikon have enjoyed for years. By focusing on full frame mirrorless cameras, Sony has slowly begun to make inroads in the $3.2 billion market of cameras marketed to professional …

Cameras

What Data Scientists Really Do, According to 35 Data Scientists

Modern data science emerged in tech, from optimizing Google search rankings and LinkedIn recommendations to influencing the headlines Buzzfeed editors run. But it’s poised to transform all sectors, from retail, telecommunications, and agriculture to health, trucking, and the penal system. Yet the …

Machine Learning