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DockBar adds a system-wide application launcher to your iPhone

The dock on the Home screen provides quick access to your favorite applications. If you’re looking for an application launcher that is available …

WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for 18 June

Your WIRED.co.uk daily briefing. Today, the Ebola outbreak could have been contained, Fitbit is valued at $4.1 billion, and three quarters of UK …

Google DeepMind Teaches Artificial Intelligence Machines to Read - MIT Technology Review

A revolution in artificial intelligence is currently sweeping through computer science. The technique is called deep learning and it’s affecting …

Artificial Intelligence

Ask HN: What are the best tools for analyzing large bodies of text?

I'm a researcher in the social sciences, working on a project that requires me to scrape a large amount of text and then use NLP to determine things …

Bees Solve Math Problems Faster Than Computers

Bees can solve complex mathematical problems that would normally keep computers busy for days, according to a new report from UK researchers.1<p>Through …

The 4D Future of Stuff

Why limit ourselves to printing in just three dimensions?<p>Ours is a world of static objects, cut, cast, or forged for specific tasks. But let’s say you opened an Ikea box, and the desk inside assembled itself. Or your water pipes shrank as the pressure decreased: no more weak showers, less wasted …

Engineering

Scientists build toy car propelled by evaporating water

Researchers at New York’s Columbia University harness the element’s natural process to power miniature vehicle and an LED lamp<p>Machines that harness the power of evaporating water have been created by scientists in the US.<p>Researchers at Columbia University in New York have built a miniature car that …

Engineering

Python

A curated list of awesome machine learning frameworks, libraries and software (by language). Inspired by awesome-php. Other awesome lists can be …

Machine Learning

The Meerkat Minefield: Legal Issues With Live-Streaming Apps

Meerkat, a live-streaming mobile app that effectively turns a smartphone into a broadcaster, was the tech success story of South by Southwest. …

Apple's iPad turns 5: a brief history

All eyes may be on the Apple Watch, but it's worth remembering the first iPad went on sale five years ago today in the US, and changed the tablet market forever<p>"iPad," Steve Jobs said, as he held the tablet aloft on stage in California, "is our most advanced technology in a magical and …

How a California real estate developer helped create Apple as we know it

With an innovative architectural style that brought elegant living to the masses, real estate developer Joseph Eichler left an indelible mark on California in the 1960s.<p>His beautifully simple blueprints also had an undeniable impact on Apple’s co-founders — although Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs …

Real Estate

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

60S Stillness

2015 March 4 - Pillars and Jets in the Pelican Nebula

<b>Pillars and Jets in the Pelican Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Larry Van Vleet (LVVASTRO)<p><b>Explanation:</b> What dark structures arise from the Pelican …

Cosmology

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

Art

Vinyl and stylus at 1000x magnification

Here’s a neat image of a record and a stylus at 1000x magnification. It’s pretty incredible to see the etched grooves on the record up close and how …

Raspberry Pi 2 launched promising six times the performance for the same price

Windows 10 coming to Raspberry P1 2<p><b>Raspberry Pi 2 Specs</b><p>Broadcom BCM2836 900MHz SoC<br>• 1GB RAM<br>• Four 32-bit ARMv7 Cortex-A7<br>• 4 x USB ports<br>• MicroSD port<br>• 1 x HDMI …

[Template] How to Generate 27 Blog Post Ideas in 27 Seconds

The value of blogging is undisputed in the marketing world.<p>But the reality is, most brands don’t create 15 blog posts per month. While 77% of …