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Google’s AutoML lets you train custom machine learning models without having to code

Google today announced the alpha launch of AutoML Vision, a new service that helps developers — including those with no machine learning (ML) expertise — build custom image recognition models. While Google plans to expand this custom ML model builder under the AutoML brand to other areas, the …

Google wants to make building an AI algorithm as easy as drag and drop

In the battle for the cloud, Google wants to make its AI offering as easy as drag and drop.<p>Today (Jan. 17), the company announced Cloud AutoML, a cloud service that allows average folks like you and me to train a custom AI algorithm using files we upload. The service will start with still images, …

Machine Learning

150+ Useful Resources for Node.js / React Engineers

For the last 8 months I got a lot of useful links and I decided to share it. I hope you can find something interesting for you.<p>Node.js, React.js, …

The Instagram For Google’s ‘DeepDream’ Is Finally Here

Dreamify is a new free app coming for iOS and Android, and it will blow your mind<p>I got to try out an upcoming DeepDream smartphone app, and it’s awesome.<p>The Dreamify app allows users to transform images on their smartphone into psychedelic nightmares by using Google’s DeepDream source code, which …

Scientists Can Now Read Your Memories

Researchers have mapped rats’ memories, and humans could be next.<p>Scientists may have cracked the code of memories by successfully tracing how they …

The Brain

How to Become a Freelance Web Developer

Have you ever wanted to be a freelance web developer? Whether you're working for the man or developing as a hobby, there are some tried and tested …

9 Ways Google Is Changing The World

When asked if Microsoft could learn a thing or two from X Labs, Nadella retorted that there's always something to learn from "from people who market themselves well."<p>He was right to some degree. Project X creates a lot of hype for Google even though most of those projects aren't quite ready for the …

Artificial Intelligence

Google is to start building its own self-driving cars

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1080000/1080104_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524653961_d371ef0838e5309a1a4d299bebcb79d3<p><b>Google is to start building its own self-driving cars, rather than modifying vehicles built by other manufacturers.</b><p>The car will have a stop-go button …

The biggest ever cyber attacks and security breaches

Following the news millions of eBay users' personal details have been compromised, we round up the biggest cyber attacks and security breaches<p>Millions of eBay customers were put at risk of identity theft after hackers stole personal data earlier this week. The auction site has been criticised for …

Google X Chief: We're Using Technology to Get Technology Out of the Way

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Astro Teller believes antilock brakes are an example of technology at its best. Why? Because they solve a complex problem without drivers even noticing it.<p>“When technology reaches that level of invisibility in our lives, that's actually …

Steve Jobs' 13 Most Inspiring Quotes

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>With a life as storied as he had, it's no wonder that Steve Jobs is remembered not only for running an incredibly successful company, but for being tremendously outspoken.<p>He seemingly had an opinion on everything, and his thoughts often echoed his …

This Electric Car Is Also An Electric Boat, So You Can Drive Out Of A Flood

A Japanese designer, inspired after the 2011 tsunami, designed this car that can get out when the waters rise–as long as you can find an outlet.<p>After the 2011 tsunami in Japan, when 133-foot waves killed thousands of people and caused around $300 billion in damage, a Japanese startup began …

Carsharing

Toyota designs a combustion engine that generates electricity

Despite the recent advent of usable, talented electric vehicles, combustion engines are likely to persist for quite some time, often as a component in plug-in hybrid and range-extended electric vehicles.<p>The onus then is on refining combustion power to work harmoniously with increasingly electrified …

Wireless electricity? It's here

Katie Hall was shocked the second she saw it: a light-bulb glowing in the middle of a room with no wires attached.<p>Looking back, it was a crude experiment, she remembers: a tiny room filled with gigantic copper refrigerator coils -- the kind you'd see if you cracked open the back of your freezer.<p>She …

CNET Update - Samsung reveals Galaxy S5 with new wearables

Samsung Galaxy S5: Everything you need to know (FAQ)

We've peered deep within the Galaxy S5 to answer your burning questions about Samsung's next superphone.<p>Unless you were dead-set on a metal chassis and futuristic features, then Samsung's Galaxy S5 is an excellent successor to the Galaxy S4 in the evolving Galaxy S line.<p>We've taken a close look at …

Phones

The Car That Runs On Air

Bringing new meaning to running on fumes<p>For more than a century, air cars have remained a quixotic quest of engineers—an idealistic exercise with little long-term likelihood of entering mass production. As fuels go, air has obvious upsides: It’s ubiquitous, clean, and, best of all, free. But air …

Electric Vehicles

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is here with more power, more pixels, and a refined design

What do you do when you’re one of the world’s largest smartphone makers and it’s time to update your flagship device? If you’re Samsung, you trot out the new Galaxy S5, a refined and updated take on last year’s wildly successful Galaxy S4. Like the new Gear wearables, the Galaxy S5 looks and feels …

Scientists Recreate The Sense Of Touch With Direct-To-Brain Electrical Signals

These findings could help researchers make prosthetic arms that have a lifelike sense of touch.<p>We've seen some very cool prosthetic arms recently, including ones people are able to control—just as they control biological arms—with their thoughts. So what's one of the next great frontiers for …

Johns Hopkins University

What It Was Like To Fly In The Concorde Supersonic Airplane

Today in 1973, the Concorde crossed the Atlantic for the first time.<p><i>On September 26, 1973, the Concorde supersonic airliner flew from Washington D.C. to Paris for the first time, in a record-breaking 3 hours and 32 minutes. In 2003, Air France and British Airways retired the Mach-2 aircraft, citing</i> …

French Government

These Contact Lenses Work Like Telescopes For Your Eyes

Researcher Eric Tremblay explains the invention.<p><i>What is it? A real contact lens that can switch between magnifying an image and standard vision. it could be useful for both military personnel and patients with retinal diseases.</i><p>We built a telescope into a contact lens. It is similar to a hard …

The Week In Numbers: A One-Way Trip To Mars, The Next Space Shuttle, And More

<b>$3.6 billion</b>: the funding a team of engineers needs to complete development of the Synergistic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine, a new type of engine that could make runway-to-orbit space missions a reality<p><b>2,656</b>: the number of times these three astronauts orbited Earth during their 166 days aboard the …

The Case for Alien Life

Only one planet has been proven to support life: our own. But with at least 11 billion Earth-sized worlds in our galaxy orbiting in their stars' habitable zones, the odds that we are not alone are improving.<p>On Feb. 9, 2013, NASA's Curiosity rover found something on Mars that set a milestone in the …

Apple's Craziest, Most Futuristic Patents Show How Insanely Ambitious Its Thinking Is

Luckily it's often possible to get a hint of what Apple has in the works, just by looking at its many patent applications.<p>It's important to note that Apple files for many more patents than it will actually use, employing a protective strategy that quickly annoys those tired of legal patent battles …

Tech Industry

Flight tests of an engine for the giant space plane Skylon are expected by 2020. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/8kqy The British government and European Space Agency (ESA) are providing $100 million in funding, which will be matched by private financing to complete the propulsion system's development and test.

Why The X-47B Failed Its Latest Landing Attempt, And Why It's Still The Future Of Flight

The X-47B is a technological testbed, the failures of which teach researchers just as much as the successes.<p>The X-47B autonomous aircraft made history last week, successfully landing on the aircraft carrier George H. W. Bush. Twice. Then things went awry. A third aircraft carrier landing attempt …

"Invisibility Wetsuits" Hide You From Sharks While You Swim

Surf's up, dude.<p>The coast of Western Australia has been particularly dangerous place for shark attacks recent years, earning it the distinction of becoming "shark attack capital of the world." Between October 2011 and July 2012, great white sharks killed five people in attacks in the area.<p>In …

New Self-Aiming Rifle Would Outshoot Human Snipers

Thankfully, it's not for sale<p>TrackingPoint, a company that combines gun tech and software to create super-accurate, easy-to-use rifles, announced yesterday it is developing a new system that would give regular people unprecedented sniping powers at distances greater than humans have ever accurately …

Making New Elements

How scientists create superheavy atoms.<p>Last year, scientists in Germany set out to create the heaviest known element in the universe: element 119. For five months, they attempted to fuse the atoms of two lighter elements to form one large atom with 119 protons in its nucleus. Like other …

2013 Invention Awards: Cardboard Bike

A $30 ride made of recycled packaging, bottles, and car parts.<p>One day in 2009, Israeli engineer Izhar Gafni sat in a quiet library designing a machine to extract seeds from pomegranates when his mind drifted to cycling, his favorite pastime. Gafni admired bikes made from sustainable bamboo, but …