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7 tips to create awesome mobile app designs

Yelp is a good example of intuitive mobile interaction design. The app is very clean, with nice, big buttons that state their purpose. The buttons’ clear labels are easily understood by just about any user. Much more than that, the app uses some common mobile UI patterns, like the toolbar at the …

UI Design

Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease

Two common herpes viruses appear to play a role in Alzheimer's disease.<p>The viruses, best known for causing a distinctive skin rash in young children, are abundant in brain tissue from people with Alzheimer's, a team of scientists reports Thursday in <i>Neuron.</i> The team also found evidence that the …

Dementia

Microsoft launches ambitious blockchain project to help creators get paid

It seems that Microsoft isn’t done experimenting with blockchain technology.<p>Microsoft and Ernst & Young (EY) announced the launch of a blockchain solution for content rights and royalties management on Wednesday.<p>The blockchain solution is first implemented for Microsoft’s game publisher partners. …

Blockchain

This insanely cool DIY smart home features Alexa's AI and Ethereum's blockchain

Building the perfect home involves a lot of time, effort, and Amazon Echo Dots. One family decided to create the smartest house in the world, and by all accounts they’ve succeeded. Video monitoring? Check. AI-powered voice command interface? Check. Blockchain-backed automated chore tracking and …

Amazon Echo

Dementia checks from 40 to be carried out by GPs under plan to tackle disease

Family doctors will start assessing patients’ dementia risks from the age of 40 onwards, under a national plan to reduce rates of the disease.<p>Ministers said the ambitious programme aimed to keep everyone “as healthy as possible, for as long as possible” while officials said the 15-minute check …

Dementia

How to prevent Alzheimer’s: Sleep, drink wine and exercise, researchers say

Alzheimer’s disease is projected to affect 14 million people by 2050, according to the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s …

Dementia

How You Can Improve UX with Microinteractions. Part II

In the first part of the article, I talked about the definitions and types of microinteractions and why they work for your product UX. Here, I will …

UI Design

Speech recognition triggers fun AR stickers in Panda’s video app

Panda has built the next silly social feature Snapchat and Instagram will want to steal. Today the startup launches its video messaging app that fills the screen with augmented reality effects based on the words you speak. Say “Want to get pizza?” and a 3D pizza slice hovers by your mouth. Say “I …

Apps

The AI winter is well on its way

Deep learning has been at the forefront of the so-called AI revolution for years now, and many people believed that it would take us to the world of the technological singularity. Many companies talked big in 2014, 2015, and 2016 when technologies such as Alpha Go were pushing new boundaries. For …

Machine Learning

How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

Graphic Design

10 Must-Haves In Choosing A Machine Learning Platform

<b>Be truly ready when developing and deploying AI, machine learning and analytics</b><p>Many organizations see artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning …

Machine Learning

19 online AI education classes that you can take right now

AI is the way of the future. And you can teach yourself how to master this incredible new technology from some of the top schools around the globe. …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Turn Your Mom’s Savings Into $1 Billion? Ask This Guy

After Steven Yang left his coveted job at Google, he asked his mother whether he should take venture-capital money to fund his business idea.<p>If his …

Finnish university's online AI course is open to everyone

Helsinki University in Finland has launched a course on artificial intelligence -- one that's completely free and open to everyone around the world. Unlike Carnegie Mellon's new undergrad degree in AI, which the institution created to train future experts in the field, Helsinki's offering is more …

Artificial Intelligence

Pluralsight prices its IPO at $15 per share, raising over $300M

Pluralsight priced the shares in its IPO at $15 this afternoon, above its previously set target range of between $12 and $14, and will raise as much as $357 million ahead of its public debut tomorrow morning.<p>Pluralsight offers software development courses, specifically ones targeting employees that …

Microsoft overhauls its conversational AI chatbot tools

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talked briefly about a major update to the company’s conversational AI tools. You can now more easily create, test and improve bots that run on Azure or your own servers and work across multiple platforms.<p>“At this conference, we’re launching a hundred plus features for …

7 of 8 people are clueless about this trillion-dollar market

A tech investor just returned from a research trip to Silicon Valley… and has a warning for fellow investors.<p>This investor has just returned from a research trip to Silicon Valley… and has a warning for fellow investors:<p>The last time he came back he put together a report on a company that has since …

Real People Are Turning Their Accounts Into Bots On Instagram — And Cashing In

Verified accounts turning themselves into bots, millions of fake likes and comments, a dirty world of engagement trading inside Telegram groups. Welcome to the secret underbelly of Instagram.<p>In late February, an Instagram account called Viral Hippo posted a photo of a black square. There was …

12 Ways You Can Absolutely Make Money Online

For many people, making money online would be an absolute dream come true. If they could find a way to make money with a website or some other online venture, they could quit their job to focus on entrepreneurship, spend more time with their family, and finally take back control of their time and …

Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history

It’s a colossal pump-and-dump scheme, the likes of which the world has never seen.<p><i>This is a contributed post by Bill Harris, former CEO of Intuit and founding CEO of PayPal and Personal Capital.</i><p>I’m tired of saying, “Be careful, it’s speculative.” Then, “Be careful, it’s gambling.” Then, “Be …

What does it take to become a 401(k) millionaire?

DETROIT — Steve Horaney has two kids in college, a home and every other excuse people can roll out for not saving for retirement.<p>Except he's still one of the country's 401(k) millionaires.<p>Horaney, 50, says he has learned to sock away money with every paycheck going back to his early 20s when he …

Mum, 82, who couldn't recognise her own son due to dementia gets memory back - after changing her diet

An 82-year-old dementia sufferer who failed to recognise her own son has incredibly got her memory back after changing her diet.<p>When his mother's …

A.I. Researchers Are Making More Than $1 Million, Even at a Nonprofit

SAN FRANCISCO — One of the poorest-kept secrets in Silicon Valley has been the huge salaries and bonuses that experts in artificial intelligence can command. Now, a little-noticed tax filing by a research lab called OpenAI has made some of those eye-popping figures public.<p>OpenAI paid its top …

Artificial Intelligence

Blockchainpreneur: ‘I don’t know any good Ethereum developer that isn’t a millionaire’

The initial coin offering (ICO) market has grown rapidly over the past year, specifically since mid-2017. Several successful ICOs, including Bancor, EOS, and Tezos have raised billions of dollars through bitcoin and Ether (the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum). ICO tokens are particularly …

Amazon’s new ‘Alexa Blueprints’ let anyone create custom Alexa skills and responses

Amazon this morning is introducing “Alexa Blueprints,” a new way for any Alexa owner to create their own customized Alexa skills or responses, without needing to know how to code. The idea is to allow Alexa owners to create their own voice apps, like a trivia game or bedtime stories, or teach Alexa …

Smart Homes

7 books you must read to be a real software developer

Congratulations on finishing your four-year computer science degree in two years with no actual practical software development experience or …

Frontier AI: How far are we from artificial “general” intelligence, really?

Some call it “strong” AI, others “real” AI, “true” AI or artificial “general” intelligence (AGI)… whatever the term (and important nuances), there …

How To: Build a Beginner Hacking Kit with the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

If you want to follow Null Byte tutorials and try out Kali Linux, the Raspberry Pi is a perfect way to start. In 2018, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ …

Raspberry Pi

In a Stunningly Aggressive Email, Elon Musk Gave 5 Brilliant Lessons That Everyone Should Adopt

This wasn't an email suffused with charm. But you can learn a lot from it.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>He's so funny, that Elon Musk.<p>He's so cool, too.<p>He dresses like a 90s rock star and seems to find the time to have a lot …

Samsung's 49-inch monitor will make you hate your puny screen

Samsung 49-inch Ultra-wide Monitor<p>$1,100<p>View Product<p>The Good<p>Huge! • Makes you feel like a supervillain • Fun for games • Outstanding for …