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Africa is splitting in two – here is why

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused …

Geology

Here's a new reason why eating out might be bad for your health

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dining out frequently is known to increase one's intake of unhealthy sugars and fats. But a new study suggests that there's another reason to eat at home more often: phthalates.<p>Phthalates are potentially harmful chemicals found in hundreds of consumer products, including perfumes, hair …

FDA

Endor Rises to Create the “Google” of Predictive Analytics

Endor Rises to Create the “Google” of Predictive Analytics<p>We live in an age where information and communications technologies are dominant. Thus, we …

The $90 Light That Kills Bacteria in Your Kitchen Forever

Cleaning is still an excellent way to rid your kitchen of bacteria, but this LED light takes germ-killing to the next level.<p>There are only so many …

E.coli

Seabins want to be the garbage cans of the ocean

To combat the plastics and other trash piling up in the ocean, Seabin Project is working to install hundreds of its floating garbage cans at marinas and ports around the world.<p>Tons of plastic ends up in the ocean every year creating a so-called "sea of plastic," a mass of garbage floating in the …

Pollution

How to Parent like the Japanese Do

About a year after I moved to Tokyo with my husband and two boys, my 6-year-old vanished off the street. No, he wasn’t snatched, and he didn’t fall …

Japan

The Quants Run Wall Street Now

For decades, investors imagined a time when data-driven traders would dominate financial markets. That day has arrived.<p>Alexey Poyarkov, a former gold-medal winner of the International Mathematical Olympiad for high-school students, spent most of his early career honing algorithms at technology …

Stock Markets

This New Egg Will Blow Your Mind. It Certainly Blew Mine.

It all started back in March when I was in San Francisco for the Future Food Tech conference. Since I was going to be in town for the week, I took the opportunity to swing by Hampton Creek’s massive Mission District headquarters for an update on their progress and to sample products they had in the …

Ice Cream

Ensaio. Quanto pagaria para ter mais tempo de vida saudável?

Há uma ínfima minoria de pessoas que vive para lá dos 100 anos. E há seres vivos com tempos de vida muito diferentes. O envelhecimento parece ser à …

Supporting iPhone X display with Delphi

iPhone X has recently been released, and Delphi developers are a little in the dark about how their apps can support the new devices. This article …

Deep Learning is Eating Software

When I had a drink with Andrej Karpathy a couple of weeks ago, we got to talking about where we thought machine learning was going over the next few …

Twitter launches lower-cost subscription access to its data through new Premium APIs

Twitter tried to mend its relationship with developers earlier this year with the launch of a new API platform which focused on streamlining APIs and the promise of additional tiers of access. Twitter said it would offer free APIs for testing ideas, self-serve access, as well as paid access for …

Microservices

Are We on the Verge of a New Golden Age?

Humanity can get through the current period of upheaval and enter a new golden age of broad economic growth if the world's key decision makers act …

Economics

This is How Hedge Funds Use Artificial Intelligence

Should you let an AI algorithm make a $100 mln call on your behalf? That’s a concept that several hedge funds have been tackling for a few years. As …

Artificial Intelligence

Small Asteroid or Comet 'Visits' from Beyond the Solar System

A small, recently discovered asteroid -- or perhaps a comet -- appears to have originated from outside the solar system, coming from somewhere else …

Astronomy

Solve These Tough Data Problems and Watch Job Offers Roll In

Late in 2015, Gilberto Titericz, an electrical engineer at Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras, told his boss he planned to resign, after seven …

How We Cut Our Redshift Query Response Times by 90% at Verto Analytics - Verto Analytics

By Jyrki Laine<p>Posted June 16, 2016<p>In Tech Blog<p>When we launched the Beta version of our business intelligence tool, Verto Monitor, we had significant …

This little machine can clean your clothes with 10 liters of water and no power

Update: The Drumi is finally in production as of late September, but without an exact ship date. Yirego, the company behind the electricity-free …

Athletic Apparel

Enterprise AI needs high data quality to succeed

There’s no doubt that AI has usurped big data as the enterprise technology industry’s favorite new buzzword. After all, it’s on Gartner’s 2017 Hype Cycle for emerging technologies, for a reason.<p>While progress was slow during the first few decades, AI advancement has rapidly accelerated during the …

Artificial Intelligence

FireMonkey vs. VCL

Frequently when I am talking about the VCL or FireMonkey I get some of these common questions:• Is VCL deprecated?<br>• Which is better FMX or VCL?<br>• If I am …

Software

FireMonkey Panel tricks – Panel Color and Transparent Panels

Use this FireMonkey panel trick to change the color of a Delphi FireMonkey panel or make a FireMonkey panel transparent<p>I have seen some complex …

AWS fires back at Larry Ellison’s claims, saying it’s just Larry being Larry

When Oracle chairman Larry Ellison announced his company’s new autonomous database product at the Oracle OpenWorld conference keynote, he took several minutes to disparage AWS, one of his chief rivals in the cloud market. As market leader, Amazon stands firmly in Ellison’s crosshairs, but AWS took …

Cloud Computing

Enabling Linux Development on Chrome OS

<i>This is part of my series on developing with Chrome OS</i>You need to put your Chromebook in Developer Mode First.Chrome OS is Linux with a modified …

Linux

Build iOS 11 ready apps with RAD Studio 10.2.1

Target iOS 11 with RAD Studio 10.2.1 and the newly released iOS 11 patch.We have released a patch that adds support for building and debugging iOS 11 …

Apps

Why I Keep Choosing Delphi

Early on I learned Turbo Pascal, which was a huge step up from the Basic and Batch File programming I cut my teeth on. When Delphi came along I …

Android Development

Make your Delphi applications pop with Font Awesome!

Yes you heard right, <b>Font Awesome</b>? You can use their icons to make your desktop applications pop. Nowadays I use it to make my websites look nicer and …

RAD Studio Roadmap September 2017

Check out the latest RAD Studio Roadmap, September 2017 update, to learn where RAD Studio is now, and where it is going.<p><i>the RAD Studio PM team</i> …

Exciting News: Sencha Acquired by IDERA, Inc.

I’m very pleased to announce that Sencha has been acquired by IDERA, Inc. Sencha will become part of IDERA’s Developer Tools business, combining …

Web Front End Framework

RFindUnit – 1.2.0 – Automatically detect unused imports!

Project Github<p>Hello guys!<br>For a long without posting as always but…. there are some new interesting quite features.<br>Basically most of it are related to …