Stuart Barr

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Artificial Intelligence

How To Photograph A Total Lunar Eclipse

The total lunar eclipse of January 2018 only seems like it happened a few weeks ago and we're are already looking forward to the next eclipse. This …

Landscape Photography

10 Common Foods That Are Worse for Your Body Than Sugar

While we know everyone has a varying understanding of what's healthy and what's not—and it's clear all food affects each body differently—there a few …

Nutrition

Hacker News on Twitter: "Why Dropbox decided to build its own infrastructure and network https://t.co/ne9ZNsrLG9"

Dynamic symmetry: The genius of Henri Cartier-Bresson's composition

Henri Cartier-Bresson—the father of modern day street photography and master of the candid shot—was obsessive about the 'geometry' in his …

Former Facebook Executive Antonio Garcia Martinez Predicts Collapse Of Civilization Within 30 Years

Antonio Garcia Martinez is a Silicon Valley insider who believes that civilization as we know it will probably collapse within the next 30 years and …

Silicon Valley

McKinsey's State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017

• Tech giants including Baidu and Google spent between $20B to $30B on AI in 2016, with 90% of this spent on R&D and deployment, and 10% on AI acquisitions.<br>• Artificial Intelligence (AI) investment has turned into a race for patents and intellectual property (IP) among the world’s leading tech …

Artificial Intelligence

MNML: a Free iOS UI Kit for Sketch, PS and XD

I know it's not Friday yet but how about a freebie packed UI patterns, UI components, customizable illustrations, icons, symbols and more. On top of …

AI Project Produces New Styles of Art

Artificial intelligence is getting pretty good at besting humans in things like chess and Go and dominating at trivia. Now, AI is moving into the …

Over 150 of the Best Machine Learning, NLP, and Python Tutorials I’ve Found

<i>If you like this article, check out another by Robbie:</i> <i><br>The AI Entrepreneur’s Moral Dilemma</i><p>While <b>machine learning</b> has a rich history dating back to …

20 Inspiring Mobile Login Forms

The following article brings you 20 <i>inspiring mobile login forms</i> that will teach you some new styles and design techniques for designing mobile forms. …

One of Europe's most influential investors gave a brutal example of how AI could wipe out white-collar jobs

Fred Destin, former general partner at Accel and currently raising his own seed fund, predicted that automation will wipe out up to 70% of white-collar roles, pointing to legal and insurance firms in particular.<p>"The next wave will destroy white-collar jobs at speed and at scale," he said, speaking …

The Future

Spiraling treetop walkway gives visitors a bird’s eye view of a Danish forest

A stunning new adventure park in Denmark is taking visitors to new heights—literally. Architecture studio EFFEKT designed the Camp Adventure Treetop …

5 expensive logos and what they teach us

It’s difficult to know, most of the time, how much big companies really spend on logo designs and redesigns. Few firms are willing to share figures, …

Graphic Design

$8 billion Atlassian brings on a new CMO to help it move in on Microsoft Office

Just for starters, when it filed for its 2015 IPO, it revealed that it had been consistently profitable since the decade previous — without doing a single round of traditional venture capital financing.<p>Furthermore, Atlassian has gotten to this point without a traditional outbound sales team, …

Microsoft Office

Mossberg: The Disappearing Computer

Tech was once always in your way. Soon, it will be almost invisible<p>This is my last weekly column for <i>The Verge</i> and <i>Recode —</i> the last weekly column I plan to write anywhere<i>.</i> I’ve been doing these almost every week since 1991, starting at <i>The Wall Street Journal,</i> and during that time, I’ve been …

Inside Baidu's Billion Dollar Push To Become An AI Global Leader

To Chinese search engine operator Baidu, the future is set in stone. The company, dubbed the Google of China, has been investing heavily in artificial intelligence, betting that smart machines will disrupt industry after industry.<p>Of the 20 billion yuan ($3 billion) Baidu spent in research and …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft wants to bring data and machine intelligence closer together

For Microsoft, the last year or so has been all about infusing its various products with “intelligence.” Those smarts may come in the form of advanced analytics or deep learning, but the main point here is that the company believes these techniques can solve major pain points for its customers, …

Kurzweil Claims That the Singularity Will Happen by 2045

by Dom Galeon and Christianna Reedy October 5, 2017 Future Society 253187<p>Kurzweil’s Predictions<p>Ray Kurzweil, Google’s Director of Engineering, is a …

How I’m learning “Machine Learning”

In the past year, I’ve become convinced that machine learning is not hype. Strong AI/AGI is no longer a requirement for complex tasks. It doesn’t …

Simple Tips for Tack-Sharp Landscape Photos

I'd say that of any genre of photography, landscapes have to be the most popular, right?I mean, that's not to take anything away from portraiture or …

Landscape Photography

Super Smash Bros AI beats top humans before ‘failing spectacularly'

Last week, MIT showed off Smashbot, an AI trained to beat humans at <i>Super Smash Bros Melee</i>. Playing as Captain Falcon, Smashbot beat a number of highly-ranked players.<p>Smashbot was built by a team led by Vlad Firoiu. Through a combination of deep learning algorithms and practice against the in-game …

Retrogaming

Enhance! Google Uses AI to ‘Rebuild’ a Portrait from an 8×8-Pixel Image

How many times have you rolled your eyes at those “zoom… enhance… zoom in closer… I SAID ENHANCE!” scenes on television shows? Well, Google is …

Switzerland's Furka Pass Is Driving Heaven

James Bond chased Goldfinger up this route in 1964. What more do we need to tell you?<p>If you're trying to get between the Swiss cantons of Valais and Uri, there are two routes. Most people take the short route–a drive-on train that tunnels under the Alps to get you there quickly. But for folks …

How to design responsive and device-agnostic forms

Whether it is a signup flow or a multi-view stepper, forms are one of the most important components of digital product design – so you need to design …

Mobile Devices

How to Make Magic, Animated Tooltips With CSS

Tooltips are a great way to enhance a UI when your users need some extra context for that fancy icon, or when they want some reassurance for clicking …

Web Design

Artificial intelligence makes shocking advance

Computers can already hold a massive amount of instantly retrievable data in a manner that puts most humans to shame, but getting them to actually …

Artificial Intelligence

Why open offices are bad for us

It’s not just loud and sniffly, open offices are actually hurting our brains. Now some businesses are bringing back walls and doors.<p>Four years ago, Chris Nagele did what many other technology executives have done before — he moved his team into an open concept office.<p>His staff had been exclusively …

IBM Watson AI is taking over white-collar jobs in Japan

Artificial intelligence has some pretty clear use cases in the workforce. Thus far, it’s largely been used to automate factory and shipping work. It …