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Using TensorFlow To Recognize Your Own Objects

When the time comes to add an object recognizer to your hack, all you need do is choose from many of the available ones and retrain it for your …

Das blinkenlights are back thanks to RPi revival of the PDP-11

Retro computing fans wrap classic DEC fascia round world's fave hobby machineAlways wanted a PDP-11, but don't have space for the iron? Good news: an …

AI's compute hunger outpaces Moore's law

Expect trend to continue.

Goldman Sachs report: "Is curing patients a sustainable business model?"

In Goldman Sachs's April 10 report, "The Genome Revolution," its analysts ponder the rise of biotech companies who believe they will develop …

Goldman Sachs

Data is not the new oil

It’s easier than ever to build software, which makes it harder than ever to build a defensible software business. So it’s no wonder investors and entrepreneurs are optimistic about the potential of data to form a new competitive advantage. Some have even hailed data as “the new oil.” We invest …

Machine Learning

Google Spent Years Studying Effective Managers. The Most Successful Leaders Had This Mindset

Don't let this belief unintentionally limit your potential.<p>A few years back, Google conducted an intensive study to better understand the traits of its highly effective managers called Project Oxygen. The internal examination of more than 10,000 manager impressions included performance reviews, …

Self-improvement

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Forget Data Scientists And Hire A Data Translator Instead?

You can invest in data technologies and collect all the data you can possibly imagine, but it’s worthless if it’s not analyzed or communicated to decision-makers so that action can be taken from the insights. Some organizations attempt to communicate data findings across departments of an …

Big Data

The American Midwest is quickly becoming a blue-collar version of Silicon Valley

The economic engine of Silicon Valley seems to have driven right by the Midwest. America’s urban coastal cities have enjoyed an explosion in their technology sectors. New York’s Silicon Alley and Boston’s biotech corridor are world-class incubators of talent and startups. Austin (Texas), Seattle …

Silicon Valley

A.I.'s Rapid Advance Should Be Truly Scary If You're Paying Attention

When it comes to identifying existential threats posed by technological innovations, the popular imagination summons visions of <i>Terminator</i>, <i>The Matrix</i>, …

A Biohacker Regrets Publicly Injecting Himself With CRISPR

“There’s no doubt in my mind that somebody is going to end up hurt eventually.”<p>When Josiah Zayner watched a biotech CEO drop his pants at a biohacking conference and inject himself with an untested herpes treatment, he realized things had gone off the rails.<p>Zayner is no stranger to stunts in …

Genetic Engineering

Separating science fact from science hype: How far off is the singularity?

If/When Machines Take Over<p>The term “artificial intelligence” was only just coined about 60 years ago, but today, we have no shortage of experts …

Ranking Programming Languages by GitHub Users

I've recently become obsessed with the sheer amount of development activity happening on sites like GitHub.As a first project on working with this …

Programming Languages

Researchers create 'true' 3D holograms by trapping particles

SciFi movies like <i>Star Wars</i> and <i>Avatar</i> depict holograms that you can see from any angle, but the reality is a lot less scintillating. So far, the only true color hologram we've seen come from a tiny, complicated display created by a Korean group led by LG, while the rest are just "Pepper's Ghost" …

These monster machines are changing the world of construction

6 monster machines that are changing construction:<p>#1 The ScreedSaver BOSS 240 smoothes out concrete using rollers and blades. It uses GPS to ensure accuracy.<p>#2 The Hunklinger makes bricklaying much quicker. It lays 1,000 bricks of any size and shape per hour!<p>#3 This $100 million monstrous excavator …

Millennials aren’t entitled. They are empowered

I often hear big firm law partners complain about the work ethic, or lack thereof, of millennials. <i>They’ve got no commitment, no drive</i>. Those partners are in good company. I hear a similar complaint from plenty of other business owners and executives. I suspect you’ve read articles in the same vein. …

Work-life Balance

15 Trending Data Science GitHub Repositories you can not miss in 2017

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Data Science

How the Lines Between Online and Real World are Blurring in Esports

3 reasons why the esports industry is becoming more attached to reality than in its early years.<p>Once regarded as a mere trend that possibly had no long legs, the esports industry -- that which involves the professional competition surrounding video games -- is here to stay and constantly growing. …

eSports

How to deal with your emotions and take control of your life

Mark Manson, the author of 'The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck," explains how to better handle our emotions. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Mark Manson</b><b>:</b> My name is Mark Manson. I am the New York Times best-selling author of "The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck."<p>How do I control my …

Data Bias Is Becoming A Massive Problem

As data and analytics increasingly become a core component of our decision making, we need to be far more careful Related posts: Is Big Data Doing …

These 3D-printed objects don't need batteries to connect to Wi-Fi

One of the big tradeoffs that comes with the convenience of having smart devices run your home is the hassle of keeping them powered, either with batteries or by plugging them into the wall. But a new project devised by researchers at the University of Washington could one day help guide the …

The great data science hope: Machine learning can cure your terrible data hygiene

Data lakes didn't quite pan out so now it's all about an abstraction layer and machine learning to save the day. Hopefully, machine learning can …

Google's AI guru predicts humans and machines will merge within 20 years

Public perception of artificial intelligence technology, in 2017, seems to lie somewhere at the intersection of existential fear and cautious optimism. Yet there’s a growing movement of people who believe AI is crucial to the evolution of our species. These people aren’t outsiders or outliers — …

Singularity

Google Just Revealed Its 5 HR Secrets for Identifying and Developing Great Managers

For starters, it's a mistake to think that a high-performing employee should be promoted to management.<p>In a recent podcast at Google's Re:work, Sarah Calderon, a manager at Google who oversees Google's Manager Development curriculum, revealed some nifty secrets about how they train and develop …

Employee Engagement

This artist is breathing life into his Lego toys, turning them into kinetic sculptures

Lego artist, Jason Allemann, creates mechanic and robotic kinetic sculptures made entirely out of the famous plastic bricks. You can find detailed …

Lego

The One Thing That Finally Helped Me Stop Overeating After Decades of Yo-Yo Dieting

This lifelong dieter finally found body peace.<p>Let’s just say zen would not be the first word I’d use to describe myself. I fall more into the …

Fitness

Here's what Android looked like a decade ago

Feeling old yet?<p>An entire decade ago, Google released the first public beta of the Android OS, two years after its 2005 acquisition of Android Inc.<p>In …

Is Technology About to Decimate White-Collar Work? - MIT Technology Review

Kai-Fu Lee, one of China’s best-known technologists and investors, thinks artificial intelligence is about to supplant many millions of the country’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Hackers can gain access to your computer monitor — a cybersecurity expert shows us how easy it is

Everyone knows your computer can be hacked, but did you know your monitor might also be used against you? Ang Cui from Red Balloon Security has figured out a way to hack into a popular Dell monitor and manipulate what you see on your screen. Using this type of attack, a user could easily be tricked …

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff announces deeper tie-up with Google

Salesforce.com and Alphabet's Google are teaming up to help their customers be more productive, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff told CNBC on Monday.<p>"You …