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This Second-Grader Built an Arduino-Embedded Pinewood Derby Car

Makers come in many different forms, nationalities, and ages. The same can be said about the many projects that those Makers design and build, which range from robotics to automated homes and everything in between.<p>One of the more interesting projects I came across at the Westport Maker Faire was …

Microcontroller

Israel's Netanyahu vows 'zero tolerance' for Jewish extremists after deadly attacks

Israel's security cabinet approved new measures Sunday against Israelis who attack Palestinians, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government will have "zero tolerance" for Jewish extremists.<p>The tough talk follows a pair of attacks last week that shocked Israelis. On Friday, suspected …

Apple's signature software is uncharacteristically bad for the world's most valuable company

It is also, in the inimitable judgement of the indie iOS developer Marco Arment, "a toxic hellstew."<p>I agree: It's why I wrote about how poorly iTunes performs for classical music listeners and, really, for anyone with a large music library.<p>But it's worth spending time on iTunes's specific design …

Apple Music

Pancreatic cancer urine test hope

<b>A simple urine test that could detect pancreatic cancer much earlier than at present has been developed by scientists.</b><p>They found a protein "signature" only present in people with the disease.<p>Pancreatic cancer is often very advanced by the time it is diagnosed - and only 3% of patients are alive …

Cloud Services App Developers Go Pro, 28% Are Making More Than $10K A Month

• 34% of Cloud Services app developers are making over $5K a month in revenue today.<br>• 37% of all mobile developers target both Apple iOS and Google Android, only 7% target none of the top 3 platforms.<br>• Mobile e-commerce developers are more than 3X as likely to make $100K+ per month than those monetizing …

Machine Learning And Human Bias: An Uneasy Pair

Jason Baldridge Contributor<p>Jason Baldridge is co-founder of People Pattern and associate professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin. His primary specialization is computational linguistics, and his core research interests are formal and computational models of …

Machine Learning

How Wal-Mart hired 2,200 developers and made 'magic'

Consider this:<p>In addition to all the web traffic that a company like Wal-Mart has to deal with, there's all kinds of complex wizardry that goes into wrangling a tremendous amount of data — millions of items, their prices, customer recommendations, warehouse availability — into a website that you …

Northern California

Real data scientists have a rare hybrid of skill sets: Here’s what to look for

Over the course of the last year I’ve spoken with hundreds of employers interested in hiring data scientists, in particular, data scientists with advanced educational degrees. Many employers and hiring managers have heard that big data is the “hot new thing.” But as with all “hot new things,” …

Data Science

Are You Operating Your Own Shadow IT Department?

There's no question that cloud computing now plays a big role in most of our lives, although many people may not even realise it. Mobile phones, …

Google Joins OpenStack Foundation To Create Better Cloud Computing Solution

Google Gmail (Photo : REUTERS/DADO RUVIC)<p>Tech giant Google recently announced that it is joining the OpenStack Foundation in its plan to upgrade its …

OpenStack

The WTF Economy

WTF?! In San Francisco, Uber has 3x the revenue of the entire prior taxi and limousine industry.<p>WTF?! Without owning a single room, Airbnb has more …

Meet the former Apple engineer who designed 2 apps every iPhone owner has probably used

If you're an iPhone owner, you've almost certainly used one of the two apps that engineer Scott Goodson created back in the mid-2000s.<p>As one of the first 10 engineers to work on iPhone's first software, OS 1.0, he built the Stocks and Calculator apps.<p>Both apps have gone through significant updates …

Apps

How Sweden became the startup capital of Europe

Stockholm is the second most prolific tech hub in the world on a per capita basis, behind Silicon Valley. How did that happen and where does it go from here?<p>When Apple, the Silicon Valley veteran that revolutionised the music industry by unbundling the physical album and allowing individual digital …

4 Ways Cloud Usage Is Putting Health Data At Risk

A huge shadow IT problem is just one of the risks of uncontrolled cloud usage in healthcare organizations, new study shows.<p>The prolific manner in …

How do machines learn meaning?

Computers consist of on/off switches and process meaningless symbols. So how is it that we can hope that computers might understand the meaning of …

A Thumbnail History of Ensemble Methods

By Mike Bowles<p><i>Ensemble methods are the backbone of machine learning techniques. However, it can be a daunting subject for someone approaching it for</i> …

Machine Learning

Zero to Kaggle in 30 Minutes - Silicon Valley Data Science

If you are not already familiar with it, Kaggle is a data science competition platform and community. Companies and researchers provide their …

The Internet of Things, Data Science and Big Data

Internet of Things (IOT): equipping all physical and organic things in the world with identifying intelligent devices allowing the near real-time …

The 7 Best Data Science and Machine Learning Podcasts

Learn the basics and keep up with the latest news in data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence by listening to these great …

Using Hadoop with R: It Depends.

by Bill Jacobs, Director Technical Sales, Microsoft Advanced Analytics<p>In the course of working with our Hadoop users, we are often asked, what's the …

Details on Google's massive cloud infrastructure revealed - ExtremeTech

Details on Google’s massive cloud infrastructure revealed<p>By on June 19, 2015 at 2:31 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …