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Building your first Machine Learning model on iPhone

This tutorial will teach you how to build a ML model on iPhone using CorelML. Interestingly this is not the first time that Apple has come out with a …

Machine Learning

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

Computer Science

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life | Inc.com

The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable research, we recognize its profound impact on society.<p>What scientists of the movement have discovered is that practices like compassion, gratitude, positive thinking, resilience, …

Positive Thinking

What’s really happening right now with chatbots

One night in Corvallis, with the Oregon State basketball team heading to its 14th straight loss of its season, the talk around the hotel bar moved from the television screen to a far different form of communication — chatbots<i>.</i><p>No one used that word, of course. But the technology took front and …

Chatbots

Instagram Created a Monster: A No B.S. Guide to What’s Really Going On

I remember how excited I was when I first started posting on Instagram. I finally had a platform to get my work seen, tell my stories, share my life …

MIT Breakthrough Lets Amputees Feel Movement in a Bionic Limb

The low-impact limb replacement is on its way.<p>Being a double-amputee himself, MIT’s High Herr knows a thing or two about the realities of replacement …

Gary Vaynerchuk Says to Go 'All In' On This Social Media Strategy | Inc.com

In his keynote at AdExchanger's Industry Preview, Gary Vaynerchuk (marketing mogul and entrepreneur), had this to say:<p>"If you're a practitioner, if you really had to sell to survive, you would realize that the most under-priced ad product right now is Facebook advertising. If you had to sell to …

Marketing

Get started with machine learning using Python

Have you wondered what it takes to get started with machine learning? In this article, I will walk through steps for getting started with machine …

Machine Learning

You Have the Power to Physically Reshape Your Brain

Neuroplasticity is the idea that you can alter your brain in a physical and mental way by changing its stimuli — which can include environment, …

New exoskeleton stops elderly from falling over

Researchers at Scuola Sant’Anna in Italy and EPFL in Switzerland have developed a very unique type of exoskeleton: Instead of granting the user Iron Man-like super strength, their exoskeleton stops elderly people from falling over. This might sound like a somewhat trivial super power to grant, but …

How Is Dark Social Affecting Your Brand?

The term “dark social” is kicked around every so often by marketers. But what is it, how does it affect your brand, and how you can measure …

Migrating to PostgreSQL Lifecycle | Amazon Web Services

<i>This is a guest post by David Rader, the vice president of product development at OpenSCG.</i><p><i>OpenSCG</i> <i>is an AWS Consulting Partner and a leading expert in</i> …

Databases

How chatbots will evolve over the next 5 years

Bots hit the scene so quickly in 2016 that many people have started to wonder if they’re just a temporary fad that will give way to a new technology this year or next.<p>What these people fail to realize is that bots never mattered. They didn’t matter when Microsoft announced its Bot Framework; they …

Bots

A Simple Way to Use LinkedIn Search to Connect with Potential Clients

Looking for more B2B sales leads online?<p>There are 500 million of them sitting over on LinkedIn, which continues to add two new members at a steady …

Living Rooms

How to Make Instagram Followers Buy Your Product or Service

Last week, I was discussing Instagram strategies with a colleague. Naturally, the conversation flowed from building followers and engagement to …

Marketing

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Books

Artificial intelligence is getting more powerful, and it's about to be everywhere

There wasn’t any one big product announcement at Google I/O keynote on Wednesday,the annual event when thousands of programmers meet to learn about Google’s software platforms. Instead, it was a steady trickle of incremental improvements across Google’s product portfolio. And almost all of the …

Google’s next-generation AI training system is monstrously fast

The TPU V2 could be a huge boon to Google’s cloud computing platform<p>Google today is unveiling its second-generation Tensor Processor Unit, a cloud computing hardware and software system that underpins some of the company’s most ambitious and far-reaching technologies. CEO Sundar Pichai announced …

Apple acquires ‘dark data’ machine learning & AI company Lattice Data for $200M

According to a report today out of TechCrunch, Apple has acquired Lattice Data, a company that specializes in artificial intelligence where it relates to so-called “dark data.” The report explains that the deal was closed a few weeks ago, with 20 or so engineers from Lattice Data joining …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Productivity Systems to Try

How do you stay productive at the office and at home? Most of us need a little help to get by, which is where productivity systems come in. We’ve …

Nvidia aims to train 100,000 developers in deep learning, AI technologies

Nvidia's Deep Learning Institute has an expanded curriculum that includes courses for self-driving cars, health care, web services, robotics, video …

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

<i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those products. A subsidiary of Futurism launched this product</i> …

Mindfulness

Create Audiobooks with Amazon Polly and AWS Batch | Amazon Web Services

Amazon Polly, one of AWS’s first AI services, turns text into lifelike speech. By enabling applications to speak, Amazon Polly makes it possible to …

Cloud Computing

3 ways retailers are using AI to reinvent shopping

In this new age of ecommerce, marketing means providing a seamless experience across channels, delighting customers with same-day deliveries, providing excellent customer service and recommendations, and sending real-time personalized messages your customers will thank you for.<p>But personalized …

Customer Experience

Terrifying AI learns to mimic your voice in under 60 seconds

When it comes to personal privacy and overall security, we often think of passwords, fingerprints, and even our own faces as being the keys that …

How Amazon Stays More Agile Than Most Startups

Last Thursday, Amazon launched Echo Look. The company’s latest addition, much like its digital cousins, is essentially a Wi-Fi speaker — a sort of Siri-in-a-tube — that listens to and obeys people’s commands. It can call Uber, order pizza from Domino’s, and answer trivia questions. But it can do …

Jeff Bezos

Robot exoskeletons are finally here, and they’re nothing like the suits from Iron Man

Hollywood set a high bar for exoskeleton suits. Technology imagined in <i>Iron Man</i>, <i>Aliens,</i> and <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i> all endow humans with superhuman abilities. After years of tinkering and military adventures, the first exoskeleton suits are finally walking out of the lab and into the market. Rather than …

Robotics

Farmers Are Replacing Migrant Workers With Robots

The robotic pickers don't get tired and can work 24 hours a day.<p>Harvesting Washington state's vast fruit orchards each year requires thousands of farmworkers, and many of them work illegally in the United States.<p>That system eventually could change dramatically as at least two companies are rushing …

Facebook wants to read your mind, sort of

This is another one of those “is this awesome or is this terrifying” stories. During Facebook’s F8 developer conference keynote yesterday, the company revealed plans for a “brain-computer interface” which will be able to, at some level, read your thoughts.<p>The technology is being developed at …

Wall Street

How Hypr Takes The Guesswork Out Of Social Influencer Marketing

<b>[I'm the CEO of PathoBiome, makers of</b> <b>BIOHM</b><b>, the first probiotic developed to address the critical role of fungi in digestive health.</b><p><b>In this ongoing series, I'm giving Forbes readers a front row seat to what goes into turning an idea into an actual product. In case you missed Part 1, you can read it</b></b> …

Public Relations