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Machine Learning Top 10 Articles for the Past Year (v.2017)

<b>For the past year</b>, we’ve ranked nearly 14,500 Machine Learning articles to pick the Top 10 stories (0.069% chance) that can help you advance your …

A gallery of interesting Jupyter and IPython Notebooks

Python Data Science Handbook

This repository contains the entire Python Data Science Handbook, in the form of (free!) Jupyter notebooks.<p>How to Use this Book<p>Read the book in its …

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Machine Learning in Python

The Trend<p>Machine learning is undoubtedly on the rise, slowly climbing into ‘buzzword’ territory. This is in large part due to misuse and simple …

Italian Photographer Giacomo Vesprini Shoots The Invisible Elements In Street Photography

Giacomo Vesprini from Italy inspiring us with his street photography. He is a member of Eyegobananas, the coolest street photography collective. …

Street Photography

36 eBooks on Computer Programming from O’Reilly Media: Free to Download and Read

This past week, we featured a free course on the programming language Python, presented by MIT. A handy resource, to be sure.<p>And then it struck us …

10+ Brutal Life Truths Told By Cute Cats Will Give You Mixed Feelings

A lot of facts about our lives (like the lack of control over it and the inevitable death afterwards) are tough to swallow, so it's best you learn …

This Photographer Put a Giant Mirror In a Salt Flat

Australian photographer Murray Fredericks has spent years visiting and photographing the salt flats at Lake Eyre, the lowest point in Australia. For …

The Deep Denialism of Donald Trump

Donald Trump is hardly the first President to lie to the American people. Nor is he the first to place ideology before data. But this White House, unlike any other, has already crossed the threshold into a space where facts appear to mean nothing.<p>Eventually, the President’s daily policy outrages, …

Facts are the reason science is losing during the current war on reason

With controversy about science communication, facts and alternative facts hitting the headlines recently, I’ve been having a number of conversations with colleagues from all over the world about why science seems to be losing in the current war on reason.<p>This isn’t in the usual fringe battle fronts …

Critical Thinking

Trump’s America, where even park employees have become enemies of the state

Last Tuesday, for a few hours, Badlands National Park defied presidential orders. “Today, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is higher than at any time in the last 650,000 years #climate,” it tweeted. The account went on to discuss ocean acidity, carbon dioxide and the founding mission …

Donald Trump

Mesmerizing Long Exposure Photos of Traffic Lights in the Fog

Fine Art photographer Lucas Zimmermann‘s long exposure photographs of traffic lights in the fog are oddly satisfying. At once creepy and serene, his …

IBM is working on a robot that takes care of elderly people who live alone

In conjunction with Rice University, IBM is developing a series of sensors that can someday live inside a robot interface to help senior citizens stay safe.<p>Susann Keohane, senior technologist at IBM Research, says the project addresses a growing need for technology that helps aging populations …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Google’s AI Experiments help you understand neural networks by playing with them

Google’s work in machine learning and artificial intelligence is often interesting, but it can be a bit academic. People like to get their hands on these things — as much as you can, anyway, with something intangible. To that end, Google is collecting a bunch of little demonstrations of this …

PokéVision — Find, locate and track Pokemon near you or anywhere in the world live & realtime in Pokemon GO!

Follow us on social media for updates, news and support!<p>Find all Pokemon near you (or a selected target location) in real time for Pokemon Go. …

Fujifilm X100S Hints & Tips

I’ve just picked up an X100S so I thought I’d go through the manual carefully and see what’s new. Whilst reading the manual I realised there were a …

33 Epic Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

No matter how good your product is, you must present it in a clean, professional and most important natural way. Imagery is one of the strongest element in any form of design making an emotional connection with your customer so you should pay incredible attention to what imagery you use to …

Web Design

'When People Can See Time': Photographer Captures Day, Night In One Image

Of all of the arts, photography may be the discipline most accustomed to the nudge of technology, and photographer and artist Stephen Wilkes fully embraces the challenge. His latest project, "Day to Night," takes on the idea of showcasing, in one composite still image, the transformation of a place …

Scary Client Feedbacks Designed As Classic Horror Movie Posters

Philippines studio Serious Studio wanted to combine the hard agency daily life with classic 20-30’s horror movies. It gives <i>Creative Horror Stories</i> : …

Horror

Find out if it's time to replace your Windows laptop battery

Eventually, your once high-endurance laptop might only last a couple hours. Here's how to find out if you need a new one.<p>If you've tried all the tricks -- dimming your screen, closing apps and turning off unused antennae -- but your laptop's battery still can't hold a charge, it might be time to …

How to win friends and influence people? These chocolate-bacon shot glasses

Big bang artistry lets you see the observable universe in just one image

Artist and musician Pablo Carlos Budassi has created a logarithmic conception of the observable universe with our solar system in the centre circled …

Britney Spears's Guide to Physics Is Still the Best Science Website From 1999

Its creator says, “It will probably be the only thing people remember about me.”<p>At the dawn of the millennium, something beautiful and weird emerged from the era's cultural detritus and made it onto the then-burgeoning internet: Britney Spears' Guide to Semiconductor Physics, found via the …

Stacy Kranitz Is TIME’s Pick for Instagram Photographer of the Year 2015

Butterfly in Dani's hair just before I saw my first rattlesnake. Whitesville, WV<br>@stacykranitz<p>1 of 37<p>In 2013, when TIME started naming an Instagram …

Lemmy of Motörhead – a life in pictures

Lemmy, born Ian Fraser Kilmister, was the founding member and singer of British heavy metal band Motörhead. He lived as loudly as he played – performing just months up to his December 2015 death, aged 70

Rock Music

Stop Apple Photos from Auto Launching in OS X with One Command

If you’re a Mac user and are annoyed that OS X automatically launches Apple Photos every time you connect a device or insert a memory card, there’s …

OS X

Rare Vintage Photos of Christmas in the Victorian Era

The Victorian era is generally regarded to be the years of Queen Victoria's reign, from 1837 to 1901. Shown here are a few selections from a …