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A Gentle Introduction to Data Structures: How Stacks Work

Anyone who’s applied for a developer job at a large tech company — and spent days practicing common algorithm interview questions — has probably …

Google Just Added a Feature to News Stories That's Going to Drive Conservatives Up a Wall

Who is going to fact check that?<p>That question is on everyone's lips this election season, especially since both major party candidates have been …

Google Maps Adds Shortcut to Find Out How Traffic Is In Your Area

Android: For many of us, Google Maps has long-since replaced radio shows for finding out about traffic on your way home. Now, Google’s making it …

Google Pixel: Devices are a dangerous distraction from the new AI interface

<b>Analysis</b> Pick a partner, eat the Nougat, feel the loveThere was a distinct whiff of the retro about Google’s launch of its Pixel smartphone. …

Virtual Reality

Verizon now says the Pixel will get Android updates immediately

Since it was announced that Verizon was the only US carrier selling Google's new Pixel smartphone directly, there's been some confusion about what that'll mean for Android updates. Originally, it sounded like the Verizon version of the Pixel wouldn't get Android updates at the same time as the …

Two Uber drivers in New York are eligible for unemployment, which could threaten Uber's business model

The New York Times reports that the two drivers received a ruling in August and September from the New York State Department of Labor, which states that the two drivers can receive unemployment payments, something not typically available to independent contractors.<p>According to the Times, this …

How Mark Zuckerberg became the new face of VR

Analysis: WhatsApp, Instagram and Oculus are all wholly-owned Facebook acquisitions. But only the virtual reality pioneer is getting a rebranding push from its parent company.<p>Palmer Luckey was nowhere to be found.<p>This past week, the embattled co-founder of Oculus VR didn't attend his own annual …

Virtual Reality

Get ready to prove the skills on your resume in virtual reality

If you're going to add skills you don't actually have on your resume, make sure the employer won't do everything in its power to make you prove it. Lloyds Banking Group, for instance, is putting potential employees to the test with the help of VR headsets. According to <i>Wired</i>, the British financial …

Blade Runner Sequel to Release October 2017 With Oculus VR Experiences

The long rumoured sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 cult sci-fi classic <i>Blade Runner</i> is coming soon and it’s to be joined by virtual reality experiences …

Virtual Reality

Oculus Connect Promises a New Era for VR

This year’s Oculus Connect brought us some really big news for the rising VR industry. Over two hours long keynote session with key executives from …

Virtual Reality

Where Virtual Meets Reality

Virtual reality got a slow start with Oculus, but PlayStationVR should broaden the small market<p>Hand it to Mark Zuckerberg. Two years and $2 billion later, the Facebook CEO still knows how to stay on message.<p>When Facebook acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion in 2014, Mr. Zuckerberg billed it as a big …

Virtual Reality

flow.ci Weekly Mashup 15

AI Deathmatch, JavaScript, Rack Web Server and More<p>This week, we cover:<p><b>- Controversial AI Has Been Trained to Kill Humans in a Doom Deathmatch<br>- How</b> …

The Spooky Secret Behind AI's Power

Deep learning programs count on multiple layers of problem-solving with systems offering up calculations to higher levels.<p>Spookily powerful …

Deep Learning

Retailers are copying Amazon with a strategy that's getting you to spend more

Amazon Prime is a paid loyalty program that costs $99 or $10.99 a month and grants members many benefits, including free two-day shipping and access to stream online videos and music.<p>Roughly 49 million American households, or 44% of households in the US, have Prime memberships, according to Cowen & …

Amazon Is Google's Biggest Search Threat - Will It Crush The Search Giant?

<i>Source: Company logo</i><p>Having owned and operated a number of Internet businesses over the last 16 years, it isn't surprising to me to see Amazon …

eCommerce

Every device that connects to Google Home

everything that works with google home hands on<p>Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends<p>In November, Google entered the smart home fracas with the aptly-named …

Apple is reportedly improving its cloud services to compete with Google and Amazon

Apple is planning to unify its campus, bringing its internet services all under one roof, according to anonymous sources that spoke with <i>Bloomberg</i>.<p>All …

Apple Pay

5 Reasons Your Creativity Is Your Greatest Asset

We’re all growing familiar with the ways in which automation, big data, AI and machine learning are slowly replacing human jobs. While the general tone up until now has been somewhat negative toward this sort of change, there is a growing number of entrepreneurs who have looked at the landscape and …

San Francisco

The Artificial Promise of AI

I see intelligent assistance similar to home automation. It’s great automating your door locks and light switches because it’s a convenience and one …

Apple Stepping Up Plans for Amazon Echo-Style Smart-Home Device

Apple Inc. is pressing ahead with the development of an Echo-like smart-home device based on the Siri voice assistant, according to people familiar …

Let’s Talk Voice Search

Search is evolving, matching the ever changing behaviour of its user and the next chapter of the search engine story looks to be reserved for voice …

SEO

Why Google A.I. is the last user interface

<i>Star Trek</i> got it right: In the future, we'll use computers by talking to them.Google held an event this week and new hardware got most of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Slickwraps introduces Google Pixel and Pixel XL skins

Got your Google Pixel or Pixel XL? It’s time to protect it, but we know many of you are not fond of bulky cases. Not to mention that you may want something that looks niftier and better fits your personality. Slickwraps is known for its quality skins and they have just released a line of covers for …

Android News

15 cool things Cortana can do in Windows 10

Cortana

How people are using the Amazon Echo: New study reveals surprising patterns

Amazon’s Echo product line has been called the “accidental winner” of the smart-home speaker market, but it’s more accurate to say it’s the …

Coding Interview University

I originally created this as a short to-do list of study topics for becoming a software engineer, but it grew to the large list you see today. After …

Machine Learning

fall in lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe’s iridescent blue color is unmistakably the most celebrated aspect of this gargantuan alpine lake. From the League to Save Lake Tahoe’s …

Hiking