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Top 10 Machine Learning Algorithms for Beginners

IntroductionThe study of ML algorithms has gained immense traction post the Harvard Business Review article terming a ‘Data Scientist’ as the …

Machine Learning

The 12 gripping science fiction and fantasy novels you need to check out this May

This month’s picks include stories about AI, interstellar warfare, and a world without prisons<p>A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Slate’s podcast <i>Slow Burn</i>, an engrossing dive into the Watergate scandal that eventually prompted President Richard Nixon to resign. The series prompted me to pick up a …

Books

Create Your Own Apple HomeKit Enabled Projects Using The Raspberry Pi

Hobbyists and Raspberry Pi enthusiasts interested in creating DIY HomeKit enabled projects and devices may be interested in a new tutorial published …

Raspberry Pi

What is the math behind elliptic curve cryptography?

Introduction<p>When someone sends bitcoin to you, they send the bitcoin to your address. If you want to spend any of the bitcoin that is sent to your …

No one won the Google Lunar X Prize, but these competitors are still shooting for the Moon

The deadline expires today<p>Today was the official deadline for the now-defunct Google Lunar X Prize competition — an international contest to send the first private spacecraft to the Moon. There is no winner; no one got to the Moon in time. But many of the teams that competed in the Google Lunar X …

10 Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine learning practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data,” where …

Just when you thought it was safe to go ahead with microservices... along comes serverless

The Dark Souls* of code-wranglingWe all know, and have probably even coded, monolithic applications – software made of big old chunks of code. …

Cloud Computing

‘Overwatch’ review

When developers set out to make team-based games, <i>Overwatch</i> is what they’re hoping to achieve.

14 major milestones along the brief history of 3D printing

3D printing is one of the most revolutionary technologies of the 21st century. Giving everyone from engineers and doctors to DIY enthusiasts and …

3D Printing

Physicists Still Don’t Know What Puts the Curl in Curling

After nearly two weeks of continuous curling coverage, a viewer of the Winter Olympics could be forgiven for concluding that curling, while it may technically qualify as a sport, does not seem terribly Olympian. Archery, too, is fringe and unexciting, but at least the Greek goddess Artemis did it. …

Check out 30 of the best iPhone games you need to be playing

If you’re a gamer, there is no better phone to buy than the iPhone. Both the iPhone 6 and the 6 Plus brought bigger screens to iOS, but it’s the …

IPad Pro

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Artificial Intelligence

Ten Books that Changed the World

<i>Martin Puchner, author of</i> The Written World: How Literature Shaped History <i>selects ten books that he believes have strongly influenced the course of</i> …

Literature

These Raspberry Pi 3 bundles will cover everyone, from coders to gamers

The Raspberry Pi is one of the most versatile and understated computing platforms you can find. Priced at around $36 for the basic board, this …

Raspberry Pi

Potstickers (Chinese Dumplings) Recipe

"An authentic potsticker recipe using ground beef and ground shrimp instead of the usual pork filling. You can fill the whole package of gyoza …

12 of the best Raspberry Pi alternatives | ZDNet

NanoPi NEO Plus2<p>The NanoPi NEO Plus2 is less than half the size of the Raspberry Pi, but it packs a performance and storage punch<p>H5 quad-core A53 ARM …

Raspberry Pi

SpaceX to launch secret US spaceplane next week

The US Air Force's not-so-secret spaceplane is getting a new ride next week, when the fifth X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV-5) lifts off atop a …

13 disgusting foods that Brits absolutely love

<b>As far as culinary treasures go, we’ve got some absolute gems, like Sunday roast, bangers and mash, and of course fish and chips.</b><p>But sadly it’s not …

Hydrogen Fuel Could Become a Viable Energy Alternative Thanks to This Aluminium Alloy

Nearly 100 percent efficiency.<p>If you have seen or read <i>The Martian</i>, you may recall the stranded astronaut converting a hydrogen-based fuel into water. …

BBC micro:bit Board Now Available From Adafruit For $15

Adafruit has announced the availability and arrival of the BBC micro:bit development board to their online store, which is now available to purchase …

Watch Jimmy Fallon Sing Star Wars Medley A Capella with Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Harrison Ford and More

John Williams’ iconic score never sounded so good.<p>Jimmy Fallon and The Roots delivered yet another viral hit with the newest <i>Tonight Show</i> a capella …

Star Wars

Dilbert: Looks like another day of flailing toward arbitrary goals. I will battle my way through a sea of idiots, much like the zombie apocalypse. My …

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

Poppy, a 3D-printed humanoid robot that defies conventions

One of the ways they managed to keep the cost down is by using lightweight materials, which means the robot requires less powerful (and cheaper) …

Robotics

Ranking Glassdoor's 25 Highest Paying Companies for Software Engineers

Competition for software engineers continues to accelerate, with salaries being an area employers compete aggressively on to win talent.<p>This week Glassdoor published the study, 25 Highest Paying Companies for Software Engineers 2013. Juniper Networks leads all 25 companies tracked in the study with …

What it would be like if this quarter-mile-wide asteroid hit the Earth in 2032 (and you survived it)

Earlier this month, Ukrainian astronomers made a pretty big discovery: a quarter-mile-wide asteroid, to be exact.<p>From their initial calculations, the astronomers learned that a relatively large, never-seen-before asteroid—named 2013 TV135—had just buzzed safely past Earth but would make an …

Imperial College London

Making a maker: The 3D printing floodgates open

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>I did it: I 3D printed something. And now I don’t want to stop.<p>It happened last Friday at Noisebridge. …

Why The 'Second Screen' Is Now Ready For Prime-Time

The second screen industry has grown up around this now-established consumer habit. Social media is a big part of it. Social media helps to determine whether a piece of TV content will go viral, or flop. TV and ad executives spend a lot of time getting their second screen and social TV strategies …

Advertising