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Should NVIDIA Be Concerned About Amazon's Custom AI Chip?

The dawn of artificial intelligence (AI) has set off an arms race of sorts, with the largest companies in technology seeking to benefit from the nascent tech. <b>NVIDIA Corporation</b> (NASDAQ: NVDA) has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of this trend, as its graphics processing units (GPUs) were the …

A big tax break could be yours, just by renting out a room

If you've been following tax news at all, you've probably heard about the new 20 percent break for "pass-through" businesses.<p>Perhaps you've wondered: How can I get in?<p>Starting a business, however — yes, even if it's just a "side hustle" — can seem like a time-consuming and complicated endeavor.<p>But …

Personal Finance

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Cancer

The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

Cancer

Newly FDA-approved platform will rapidly "manufacture" stem cells to repair our bodies

Stem Cells Fast<p>Up until now, any patient receiving stem cells for a medical treatment has had to wait months for their doctors to create enough cells …

Stem Cells

Gene editing – and what it really means to rewrite the code of life

We now have a precise way to correct, replace or even delete faulty DNA. Ian Sample explains the science, the risks and what the future may hold<p><b>So what is gene editing?</b><br>Scientists liken it to the find and replace feature used to correct misspellings in documents written on a computer. Instead of …

Genetics

Fighting a Hidden Enemy: Inflammation

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD and Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD</i><p>Inflammation has always been a medical mystery, but now it has become an enemy of long-term health. On the one hand, when your skin turns red, swollen, and painful after you burn yourself, which triggers acute inflammation, the response is normal and …

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Artificial Intelligence

Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: Eating more fiber seems to lower people’s mortality rate, whatever the cause.<p>That’s why …

Immune System

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 …

Machine Learning
Machine Learning

‘Haunted’ bar has seriously spooky things caught on video

A bar and restaurant in Ventura, CA, may have a ghost on their hands.<p>Cronies Bar uploaded two videos on Facebook showing furniture in their …

This song is so relaxing, scientists recommend NOT listening while behind the wheel

The next time you need to unwind, there’s one song in particular that’s likely to relax you. Its effect is so strong, in fact, that one doctor …

Puzzles

Intel is one step closer to mass production of quantum processors

Quantum computing is far from fiction but it is also out of reach for consumers and businesses with limited budgets. Intel has announced that it has …

How Quantum Computers Will Revolutionize Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning And Big Data

We produce 2.5 exabytes of data every day. That’s equivalent to 250,000 Libraries of Congress or the content of 5 million laptops. Every minute of every day 3.2 billion global internet users continue to feed the data banks with 9,722 pins on Pinterest, 347,222 tweets, 4.2 million Facebook likes …

Quantum Computing

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Data Analytics: Part 2 | Inc.com

In Part 1 of this blog we learned how data analytics assists companies in making impactful business decisions with an example I shared from one of our clients, Square Root. Here I'll share another instance wherein a client of ours benefited from the use of big data by increasing their bottom line.<p>A …

Big Data

Fun With JavaScript Proxies

If you’re reading this and haven’t heard of JavaScript proxies you’re in luck cuz I’m about to introduce you to a fun new JavaScript feature that has …

Hovering cars are one step closer to reality

A hovering vehicle nicknamed "Float" won a recent design contest by automaker Renault.

Automotive Industry

Build an ecommerce site from scratch

eCommerce has become so popular in recent years it's now hard to imagine a future without it. The power of the internet has made connecting with …

eCommerce

The Challenges and Solutions of Big Data Testing

The “Garbage in, garbage out” principle has even more magnitude in the case of Big Data. Estimates show a 650% growth in the volume of information …

Big Data

The AirPods rival that blows everyone away only costs $40 on Amazon

There are precious few products we’ve covered that have yielded as much positive feedback as the SmartOmi Q5 True Wireless Bluetooth Headphones. Of …

Tech Trends

12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know

Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Brain chief: AI tops humans in computer vision, and healthcare will never be the same

Just five years ago, artificial intelligence-enabled computers could barely recognize images fed to them, much less analyze them anything like people …

Archaeologists solve the mystery of the Great Pyramid

New evidence proves that the ancient Egyptians constructed the Great Pyramid at Giza by transporting 170,000 tons of limestone in boats.<p>It has long …

Archaeology

How to Get a Job in AI or Machine Learning

Put yourself on a new career path with these tips for breaking into the world of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Machine Learning

What fuelled Python's rise to become the fastest-growing programming language?

The explosive growth in interest in Python is being driven by one particular field.<p>Python's status as the fastest-growing programming language is …

Python Programming

Artificial intelligence pioneer says we need to start over

In 1986, Geoffrey Hinton co-authored a paper that, three decades later, is central to the explosion of artificial intelligence. But Hinton says his …

Artificial Intelligence

Google set to dominate Apple, Amazon and Samsung in the race for the best voice assistant

The concept of virtual assistance has been in consumers’ mind for more than half a century, first introduced through Sci-Fi movies such as <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> (1968) featuring virtual assistant HAL and infamous quote “I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.”<p>Portrayed as a must-have feature by …