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Network of artificial neurons learns to use language

A network of artificial neurons has learned how to use language.<p>Researchers from the universities of Sassari and Plymouth found that their cognitive …

Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom

Want an ultimate single-page cheat sheet for looking up keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC? The design team over at setupablogtoday …

The Latest: Microsoft, Activision host E3 preview parties

8:30 p.m. PDT<p>Sony's E3 presentation ended Monday with "Uncharted" treasure hunter Nathan Drake careening down a hilly city, but that's not the end of the road for E3 attendees.<p>There are several invite-only events planned into late Monday night, including Microsoft' unleashing "Halo 5: Guardians" at …

Los Angeles

30 Beautiful Landscapes Draped in Fog

Fog, in literature and real life, is a force of mystery and magic. It obscures some things to reveal others; and it can transform an already …

Photography

Climbing On Mount Denali

Infographic: Gamification increases employee engagement by 48 percent

Gamification isn't just turning corporate policies or information into a game. It's "the application of game-design principles in non-game scenarios …

Employee Engagement

3 Gamification Platforms You'll Want Right Now

<b>One of the most important goals for brands to set in today’s digital world is to find a way to encourage consumers to engage and re-engage with their</b> …

Watching This Simulated Star Die Is Mesmerizing…and Good Science Too

Traditionally, we’ve done science by observing nature in person or setting up experiments in the lab. Now, a relatively new scientific technique is …

Emerging Technology

The CHIP Is A $9 Computer That Can Almost Do It All

If you need a computer about the size of a credit card, look no further. The CHIP is a $9 single-board computer that runs Linux and can do just about anything you want it to… including play Quake.<p>The board includes Wi-Fi and Bluetooth as well as optional ports for VGA and HDMI monitors. On board …

Super secretive malware wipes hard drive to prevent analysis | Ars Technica

Rombertik will go to great lengths to keep its private parts private.<p>Researchers have uncovered new malware that takes extraordinary measures to …

Best Practices for Linux OpenSSH Server

What is OpenSSH?<p>OpenSSH is a suite of security-related network-level utilities based on the SSH protocol, which help to secure network communications …

No more dodging a bullet, as U.S. develops self-guided ammunition

<b>(CNN) —</b> You know the phrase "dodging a bullet"? Forget about it. Probably not going to happen anymore.<p>The U.S. military said this week it has made great progress in its effort to develop a self-steering bullet.<p>In February, the "smart bullets" -- .50-caliber projectiles equipped with optical sensors …

CNN

13 qualities Google looks for in job candidates

Since he took over as the head of People Operations — also known as HR — at Google in 2006, Laszlo Bock has helped the company grow from 3,000 to …

World Economic Forum

Facebook's Phone Company: WhatsApp Goes To The Next Level With Its Voice Calling Service

WhatsApp’s head office is among the most impressive you can find in start-up infested Mountain View, California, with glass walls cascading down from a rooftop patio that apparently glows at night.<p>You’d never guess that one of the most disruptive forces in the history of the telecommunications …

Mobile

Uber: The Big Data Company

As I write this column, I am at my office on Main Street in San Francisco. When I’m done here, I’ll head back to my house in the Richmond District to pick up some luggage as I head to SFO. Then I’m off to JFK, my hotel in Midtown, 10 meetings across Manhattan before I stop at FAO Swartz to pick up …

Autonomous Vehicle

Where Big Data Projects Fail

Over the past 6 months I have seen the number of big data projects go up significantly and most of the companies I work with are planning to increase their Big Data activities even further over the next 12 months. Many of these initiatives come with high expectations but big data projects are far …

Big Data

Google open sources a MapReduce framework for C/C++

• Derrick Harris<br>• 3 years ago<br>• Tags: big data, c, Google, Hadoop, java, open source<p>View Live Version of This Article<p>Google announced on Wednesday that the …

Microsoft Releases Public Preview of Azure HDInsight on Linux

Yesterday, at the Strata+Hadop World conference, we announced the first Microsoft Azure managed service, HDInsight to be available on Linux. This …

Paper Compares AMD, NVIDIA, Intel Xeon Phi CFD Turbulent Flow Mesh Performance Using OpenMP and OpenCL

Timely for Siggraph 2014 (because animations use meshes) and food-for-thought for CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) research, the paper by A. …

Supercomputers

25+ Answers - How to learn big data

Big Data is a growing field and you probably have a lot to learn if you want to learn about it.I will try to provide the path I took:<p><b>1. Start by</b> …

What you missed in Big Data: Hadoop no longer the only game in town

Microsoft managed to momentarily steal the analytics limelight from Hadoop last week after a new report revealed that it’s planning to launch a …