Miguel Sasot

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Curious to Try the Keto Diet? Here's Everything You Can and Cannot Eat

The keto diet has been one of the most talked-about health trends in the past year. The low-carb, high-fat diet induces a state of ketosis in your body, creating ketones that burn fat instead of the glucose converted from carbohydrates. In other words, the keto (short for ketogenic) diet forces …

Nutrition

Here's Proof a Week on the Ketogenic Diet Isn't As Terrible As You Think

Use this guide to find a meal rotation that works for you<p>The resurgence of the ketogenic diet—one that consists of 60 to 80 percent fat and very few carbohydrates (like, less than 10 percent of your diet, few)—is just that, a resurgence.<p>“It’s not new at all,” says Chris Mohr, Ph.D., R.D. A low-carb …

Archaeologists Just Got Closer to Proving the Location of Jesus’ Tomb

The mortar from the tomb of Jesus at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher has been dated to the time of Constantine the Great—just as legend had it. So …

Apple is sharing your face with apps. That’s a new privacy worry.

Poop that mimics your facial expressions was just the beginning.<p>It’s going to hit the fan when the face-mapping tech that powers the iPhone X’s cutesy “Animoji” starts being used for creepier purposes. And Apple just started sharing your face with lots of apps.<p>Beyond a photo, the iPhone X’s front …

Privacy

What to Post on Each Social Media Platform: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Social Content

Social Media<p>Next Article<p>A Simple 3-Step Approach to Successful Social Media Advertising<p>Next Article<p>Alfred Lua<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Not all content needs to be shared everywhere. And not all content is suitable for every social media platforms.<p>It’s all right to post entirely …

New iPhone brings face recognition (and fears) to the masses

Apple will let you unlock the iPhone X with your face—a move likely to bring facial recognition to the masses, along with concerns over how the …

Surveillance

Full video: Matt Zeiler of Clarifai at Code Commerce

Zeiler, the CEO of Clarifai, talks about how to apply AI and machine learning to retail.<p>Matt Zeiler is the CEO of a company that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to recognize and identify different videos and images.<p>While there are a lot of uses for image recognition — you’ve …

Machine Learning

Interview: Franklin Foer’s “World Without Mind” describes how algorithms erode free will

Franklin Foer discusses how Silicon Valley is infiltrating our wallets, newspapers and minds<p>Just as a canary in a coal mine is first to faint at a sniff of bad air, journalists were the first to feel the diminution of the media industry as the tech industry sank its fangs into it. From 2005 to …

LGBT Groups Denounce 'Dangerous' Artificial Intelligence that Uses Your Face to Guess Sexuality

A Stanford University study showing that artificial intelligence (AI) can accurately guess whether people are gay or straight based on their faces …

Facebook AI’s expressions were so natural as to appear human

Now when the robots destroy us, they can do it was a smile.<p>Facebook’s artificial intelligence lab has developed an AI robot that can express …

Artificial intelligence may exceed human capacity

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur, fired a warning shot across the bow of the nation’s governors recently regarding the rise of …

A new hack can turn an Echo into a live microphone

The attack requires physical access, and doesn’t work on devices made this year<p>Hackers have figured out how to turn an Amazon Echo into a live microphone. First reported by <i>Wired</i>, the attack requires physical access to the device, is limited to pre-2017 Echoes, and would be difficult to deploy at …

3 nasty side effects of diet soda

Diet soda, through advertising and groupthink, has managed to create the illusion that it's healthy. But diet pop's parable of positivity is quickly …

Artificial Intelligence: Boon or bane?

When the 21st century began, we spoke of how Artificial Intelligence would soon replace blue-collared workers and take over that space, leaving a …

Facebook shuts down robots after they invent their own language

Facebook shut down a pair of its artificial intelligence robots after they invented their own language.<p>Researchers at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research built a chatbot earlier this year that was meant to learn how to negotiate by mimicking human trading and bartering.<p>But when the social …

Artificial Intelligence

The 'creepy Facebook AI' story that captivated the media

<b>The newspapers have a scoop today - it seems that artificial intelligence (AI) could be out to get us.</b><p>"'Robot intelligence is dangerous': Expert's warning after Facebook AI 'develop their own language'", says the Mirror.<p>Similar stories have appeared in the Sun, the Independent, the Telegraph and in …

Artificial Intelligence

It's time for the financial sector to embrace an AI-led future

The exponential improvement in the price performance of the digital and machine learning infrastructure is a key driver of adoption (Image: …

Automation, Artificial Intelligence to make many IT jobs obsolete over next 5 years, says survey

The Information Technology has never had it so bad as it has since a year ago when job cuts and summary dismissals have been the order of the day. No …

The New World Order Of Artificial Intelligence

Despite the public debate between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg on whether or not artificial intelligence (AI) is good for humanity and on the heels of Facebook’s news it had shut down its AI engine because chatbots had started talking to one another in their own language, AI is still in …

Artificial Intelligence

How Ancient Rome Viewed The Deaths Of Antony And Cleopatra

Beginning on July 31st of the year 30 BCE, the final battles were fought between Octavian and Mark Antony near the city of Alexandria in Egypt. The Battle of Alexandria would end with Antony’s final defeat. In order to avoid being taken captive, Mark Antony and later Cleopatra would take their own …

Ancient History

Disney is using facial recognition to predict how you'll react to movies

Tech and entertainment companies are betting big on facial recognition technology and Disney wants to be the cool kid on the block.<p>The company's …

Apple's HomePod firmware spills more details on the smart speaker

Apple unveiled its Siri-powered HomePod speaker hub at WWDC back in June, and despite a hefty $350 pricetag and the inevitable comparisons to Alexa devices, it actually sounds pretty good. In the lead up to its release this December, Apple pushed out the hub's firmware, revealing that it runs on …

New study shows your face can reveal if you’re rich or poor

We already know that what we wear and what we own can give away where we stand on the social ladder. But apparently there are parts of our …

Psychology

There's a reason you should be terrified of iris scanners and iPhone facial recognition – but it's not the reason you think

I hate passwords. I forget them, I lose them, I agonise over someone stealing them. At work, I don’t change them when the system prompts me to. I get …

Can facial recognition replace Touch ID?

Recent iPhone 8 rumors have left the future of Touch ID unclear. Some indicate it will remain, but in a new position, while others warn that Apple plans to replace it with iris scanning and facial recognition.<p>These aren’t entirely new technologies; other manufacturers have been offering them for …

Mobile Technology

Scientists are now using Wi-Fi to read human emotions

Scientists at MIT are using Wi-Fi and AI to determine your emotional state. They’ve created an algorithm that can detect and measure individual heartbeats by bouncing RF signals off of people.<p>An RF emitter coupled with the algorithm works in the same way as an electrocardiogram (EKG/ECG), without …

Artificial Intelligence

The Business of Artificial Intelligence

For more than 250 years the fundamental drivers of economic growth have been technological innovations. The most important of these are what economists call general-purpose technologies — a category that includes the steam engine, electricity, and the internal combustion engine. Each one catalyzed …

Glass Is Back And Google Has Big Plans In Health

Remember Google Glass?<p>Today, Google announced a new chapter in the life of Glass for use in a variety of industries including manufacturing, logistics, field services and healthcare. The new design is now more comfortable for longer wear and also has a longer battery life. Google has spent the last …

Google Glass