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Airbnb Needs to Be Better at Search Than Google

This weekend, tens of millions of Americans are heading off to the beach, the lake, the mountains, or wherever the barbecues and beers await. And for …


Why Deep Learning Works II: the Renormalization Group

Deep Learning is amazing. But why is Deep Learning so successful? Is Deep Learning just old-school Neural Networks on modern hardware? Is it just …

Machine Learning

A Visual Introduction to Machine Learning

In machine learning, computers apply statistical learning techniques to automatically identify patterns in data. These techniques can be used to make …

Machine Learning

Steve Jobs Insult Response: An Analysis

A funny thing happened on the way to writing the next issue of Design Explosions and preparing for our next class: I couldn’t stop thinking about …

Steve Jobs

The next big thing will start out looking like a toy

One of the amazing things about the internet economy is how different the list of top internet properties today looks from the list ten years ago. It …

Clay Shirky

Prelaunch - Products that help startups in prelaunch step by Olivier El Mekki

A collection curated by Olivier El Mekki, featuring products like Startup Launch List, Atomic, Withoomph, HypeQ, and Hey Press

A collection curated by …


I'm a product designer and these are my tools

I am a product designer and these are my tools

Posted by Bryan in Design on July 30, 2015

There are a lot of tools to get the job done when you’re a …


Startup Stock Option Changes

After 7 startups full-time and another 20+ as an investor/advisor, it’s become clear to me that startups should do a better job with all aspects of …



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GeoMesa is an open-source, distributed, spatio-temporal database built on top of the Apache Accumulo column family …

The Resurgence Of The Middle-Class Millionaire

In the late 20th century, a segment of the high-net-worth population, referred to as middle-class millionaires, emerged. They were the “working rich.” With a net worth generally ranging between $1 million and $10 million, they were raised in traditional middle class homes and adopted what can …


Algolia's Fury road to a worldwide API

The most frequent questions we answer for developers and devops are about our architecture and how we achieve such high availability.

Some of them are …


Caller ID App Truecaller Is Raising $100M At A $1B Valuation

Communications apps that strike a chord with users across different markets are hot property these days, and it looks like another one of them may soon enter the so-called unicorn club. TechCrunch has learned that Truecaller — a caller ID app that now has 150 million users — is looking to raise …

Caller ID

How Google Translate squeezes deep learning onto a phone

Posted by Otavio Good, Software Engineer, Google Translate
Today we announced that the Google Translate app now does real-time visual translation of …


What did Billion Dollar Companies Look Like at the Series A?

There is a lot of coverage of the companies that have reached valuations of over a billion dollars. Many of these companies were not always fast …

Series A Rounds

Building a scalable and available home feed

We pride ourselves on being a company focused first and foremost on the user experience. In order to deliver a great experience, including showing …

Dream killer: 4 nasty truths about U.S. fintech


My family came here to pursue their dreams and share their success with the people that they care about. That’s why, since landing in the U.S. 20 years ago, my family has been sending money back to the Dominican Republic every single month.

We’re not alone — in the U.S., 40 million immigrants …


New Features in Machine Learning Pipelines in Spark 1.4

Spark 1.2 introduced Machine Learning (ML) Pipelines to facilitate the creation, tuning, and inspection of practical ML workflows. Spark’s latest …

Machine Learning

This City Has Nation’s Healthiest Housing Market

The healthiest market isn't necessarily the most affordable.

The Red Sox may be in the cellar. But when it comes to its housing market, Boston is first in the nation.

That’s according to a recent report by financial Web site WalletHub, which ranked the relative health of real estate markets in the …

Real Estate

20 Amazing Facts About The Human Brain That Will Blow Your Mind

The human body is one interesting machine. There’s so much more to it than meets the eye. And, the brain is one such complex organ that will …

The Brain

Chinese Trade Rules Put South Korea’s Kimchi Industry in a Pickle

SEOUL, South Korea — The fate of South Korea’s kimchi industry rests on whether China considers it pickled or not.

When China reclassified the fermented cabbage dish several years ago, Korean exports of kimchi evaporated. As a pickled product, it did not meet China’s strict import hygiene …


Deep Learning Framework


Caffe is a deep learning framework made with expression, speed, and modularity in mind. It is developed by the Berkeley Vision and Learning …

Concurrency vs Multi-threading vs Asynchronous Programming : Explained

Recently, I was speaking in an event and I asked a question to the audience in between my talk about Asynchronous programming , I found that some of …


Disobedient Children Make More Money as Adults

A new study finds behavior is a strong indicator of future income. Photo: Getty Images

Parents at their wits’ end over an unruly kid might take heart: …


Breaking Smart

Today, I am launching a new site: Breaking Smart. It is a seasonal binge-reading site (think Netflix binge-watching, but for blogs) devoted to …

This FinTech startup says it will take $13 trillion away from Wall Street

Using Fundrise, you can invest in 3 World Trade Center right from your phone.

If you've been paying attention to trends in finance, you know there's a lot of buzz around startups in financial technology, more commonly known as FinTech.

FinTech companies are using the power of the internet to disrupt …

Wall Street

5 charts that show Silicon Valley is booming

American Enterprise Institute

The Economist has a blow-out piece on Silicon Valley, with some really marvelous charts. I know what the data say — and this is just one sector — but it doesn’t feel like a Great Stagnation. It certainly would seem to be a sector with plenty of churn and dynamism …

Silicon Valley

Interfaces with careless Spatial Design

I think spatially, and so do you. Can you scratch your left ear without looking? Pick a booger out of your nose, without poking your brain? Remember …

UI Design

Big Data & Natural Language Processing

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Big Data

Deep Learning vs Machine Learning vs Pattern Recognition

Lets take a close look at three related terms (Deep Learning vs Machine Learning vs Pattern Recognition), and see how they relate to some of the …

Machine Learning

Six psychology principles that can help your content marketing

The aim of all marketers is to change the behaviour of their audience in a way that benefits their business. Understanding some key principles of …