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AI paints cityscape that blurs the line between code and art

Researchers have created AI that can render fictional street scenes based on human requests. The scientists load in a “paint by numbers” kind of template, and the computer outputs a dreamy display which rivals the graphics of the current generation of video games.<p>Qifeng Chen, co-author of the …

Grand Theft Auto

The 7 best highlights from Siggraph 2017

VR and AR experiences, animations, realtime rendered events and new tech from the recent event in Los Angeles.

Augmented Reality

The Carlota Perez Framework

I was reading William’s post on the potential crash in the Bitcoin sector this morning and I thought of Carlota Perez. Longtime readers of this blog …

Bitcoin

Three Big Ideas on Technology Innovation Cycles

Invest Like the Best is one of my favorite podcasts. Hosted by Patrick O’Shaugnessy, Invest Like the Best profiles investors from many different …

Innovation

Neuroscience Says Workplace Happiness Comes Down to Experiencing This Emotion Daily

When the brain releases this feel-good chemical, good things will happen for you and your company.<p>Over the last decade, compelling research from neuroscience continues to inform leaders and HR professionals on ways they can improve teamwork, productivity, and company performance.<p>But what's the …

Leadership

The mostly complete chart of Neural Networks, explained

The zoo of neural network types grows exponentially. One needs a map to navigate between many emerging architectures and approaches.<p>Fortunately, …

Deep Learning

4 Exercises to Flatten Your Stomach Fast

Pilates is said to be one of the biggest discoveries in keeping the core strong, tummies trim and bodies strong. It is so effective that it burns up …

Workouts

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

Teens

The Perfect Day in Koreatown, LA

When outsiders—particularly East Coasters—come to Los Angeles, they enjoy our good weather and tacos for a few days. Then many go home to dismiss us …

Los Angeles

What To Do If Your Product Isn’t Growing

<b>How ‘Critical User Journeys’ can help a product take off</b><p>As a founder, product lead at Pinterest and PM for a couple products at Google, as well as a …

Product Management

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

Google spent years studying successful teams and discovered insights that could forever change how teams are assembled.<p>Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of their most interesting …

Leadership

SIGGRAPH 2017 Preview: Real-Time Projects in Animation, VR, and Gaming

A run-down of the Real-Time Live SIGGRAPH projects, including a focus on an interactive 3d watercolor stylization tool.The post SIGGRAPH 2017 …

Augmented Reality

Before augmented reality becomes the next big thing, here’s what needs to happen

Everyone seems to be talking about Augmented Reality (AR). Last summer, the technology produced its first real success story in the form of <i>Pokemon …

Augmented Reality

Billionaire Mark Cuban: The Rise of Technology Will Cause a Lot of Unemployment - "There's going to be a lot of unemployed people replaced with technology and if we don't start dealing with that now, we're going to have some real problems," said Cuban.

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Mark Cuban

Being more comfortable around strangers could come down to a simple mental shift

Overcoming shyness might not be as hard as you think.<p>In its video and accompanying article, the educational company The School of Life presents a new way of thinking about shyness — suggesting that it results when we exaggerate our differences from others.<p>Our brains are wired to notice and …

Psychology

The Genius Problem-Solving Method Elon Musk Learned From Aristotle

How do some entrepreneurs manage to come up with solutions for the toughest problems? They borrow this method from an ancient philosopher.<p><i>"All great Acts of Genius began with the same consideration: Do not be constrained by your present reality."</i><p><b>Leonardo Da Vinci</b><p>Obviously, I have never met …

Elon Musk

How startups such as Dropbox, Airbnb, Groupon and others acquired their first users.

A while back I asked whether people would be interested in reading about the stories behind the launches of well-known startups. People seemed to …

Startups

Five map and compass skills every outdoorsman should master

How to master the art of finding your way home.<p><i>This story originally appeared on</i> fieldandstream.com.<p>In the movie Pirates of the Caribbean, as you may remember, Johnny Depp’s character, Capt. Jack Sparrow, navigates with a magic compass whose needle points toward the object of the heart’s desire. …

GIS

‘Chinafrica’ is a macro megatrend set to impact everything from Silicon Valley to Wall Street

VCs and startup founders rarely pay attention to slow-moving but powerful macro global events, especially with so many fast-moving things to focus on at the micro level, like technology, teams and trends.<p>While VCs and startup founders often are the earliest to know about cutting-edge technological …

United States

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

Workouts

AudioKit Tutorial: Getting Started

Learn to use audio to make your apps richer in this AudioKit Tutorial!iOS devices provide rich multimedia experiences to users with vivid visual, …

Programming

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

Critical Thinking

Buying a ticket for the VR & AR hype train? A technologist gets real.

<i>This blog was first published on</i> <i>Shots,</i><i> and is written by Creative Technologist Samuel Snider-Held.</i>VR and AR are the future, or so they say. With …

Augmented Reality

Two Decades of Recommender Systems at Amazon.com

Brent Smith, Amazon.com<br>Greg Linden, Microsoft<p>Pages: 12–18<p>Abstract—Amazon is well-known for personalization and recommendations, which help customers …

Data Science

Introduction to Neural Networks

Neural network basics<p>What are neural networks<p>Neural networks, commonly known as Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) are quite a simulation of human …

Deep Learning

What's Different about "Unicorns"

<i>This is the talk I gave at the Female Founders Conference 2017.</i><p>Last year I spoke about all the problems that can arise in a startup and how to avoid …

Startups

Kids with the skills to succeed in life are better at lying too

It may be hard to believe, but for young kids, lying is hard. It requires that they know what is truthful and what is false and be able to cast a different story and then sell it as reality. They have to understand that another person thinks differently than they do, and that they can trick that …

Psychology

Tencent Dominates in China. Next Challenge Is Rest of the World

The leadership committee of Tencent, the Chinese internet colossus, usually holds its annual off-site at a comfortable Japanese resort or Silicon …

China

Warren Buffett Calls the Republican Health Plan the ‘Relief for the Rich Act’

Warren Buffett thinks the Republican health care bill has an alternative purpose: to help the already-wealthy make even more money.<p>The famed investor …

Warren Buffett

The next generational shift in enterprise infrastructure has arrived

Cloud computing is driving growth at 3 of the 5 most valuable companies in the world. AI will impact jobs only as quickly as AI-powered business software evolves. These are just two of the ramifications of disruptions in enterprise technology permeating mainstream media.<p>Yet the inner workings of …

Industrial