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This AI Company Can Tell You What and Who Appears in Your Videos - Bloomberg

If you're a brand advertiser at a car company or a cereal maker, you may want to know when your product appears, unscripted, in hundreds of hours of …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning and How they Differ from One Another

These are three terms that are heard all the time now, but often people still get confused about what each one really entails. Below is a quick …

'Pizzagate' gunman pleads guilty as conspiracy theorist apologizes over case

Edgar Maddison Welch, who fired an AR-15 rifle at Comet Ping Pong restaurant, makes plea on same day as Alex Jones offers statement to restaurant’s owner<p>The gunman who fired an AR-15 rifle in a Washington DC pizza restaurant as he “self-investigated” a bogus conspiracy theory pleaded guilty on …

Conspiracies

5 Chilling Ways Trump Has Declared War on the EPA

By Jeremy SymonsWhile running for president, Donald Trump threatened to virtually eliminate the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), leaving …

Environment

How Bitcoin Exchange Market is Preparing for Hard Fork

Bitcoin exchanges are preparing for a potential hard fork execution of Bitcoin Unlimited. While most major Bitcoin exchanges including BTCC, Bitstamp …

Bitcoin

A VPN can stop internet companies from selling your data — but it’s not a magic bullet

‘We shouldn't have to buy trust as an add-on service’<p>Earlier this week, the Senate voted to repeal privacy measures that would stop internet service providers from sharing their users’ internet activity with third parties. Those rules were passed in October, but not only does this vote undo them, …

Net Neutrality

Why Airbnb won't find a home in China anytime soon

It's never easy for American businesses to make it in China. Cultural differences, government interference and the sheer cost of competing in a …

Flat Chat: Why Airbnb is nothing like Uber

As Airbnb tries to convince our MPs to remove the legal right of apartment owners to keep holiday lets out of their buildings, you are going to hear …

Airbnb

The true cost of loyalty programs

Customer loyalty schemes are a great idea ... if you're a retailer.<p>They're not so crash hot for the rest of us.<p>The truth is that loyalty reward …

‘Move fast and break things’: Trump’s Obamacare failure and the backlash ahead

Republicans suffered a devastating defeat on Obamacare. But the pulling of the American Health Care Act could be a ‘blessing in disguise’ for Trump<p>The James S Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House was crammed as usual but there was an extra frisson of suspense. As the press secretary, Sean …

Health Care

Post-Bitcoin Technology Has Geeks, Giants, and Hackers Excited - Bloomberg

In late February about 200 executives, coders, and developers gathered in the downtown Brooklyn office of JPMorgan Chase & Co. to hear an all-day …

Bitcoin

This Bitcoin Botnet is Vying to Be Future of Secure IoT

Strong claims need strong proof, so when the founders of NeuroMesh described their bitcoin-based product as an "unhackable botnet", there were a lot …

Bitcoin

Don't teach your kids coding, teach them how to live online

"Don't teach your kids coding," says <i>New York Times</i> journalist Thomas Friedman. "Well – teach it if you want. But before you teach them coding, teach …

Bose investigating QuietComfort 35 after firmware complaints

Some users are complaining that the noise-cancelling is diminished after updating their headphone's firmware -- but CNET can't reproduce the problem.<p>A lot of people who own Bose's popular QuietComfort 35 noise-cancelling headphone never bother to update the headphone's firmware. But plenty do and …

Headphones

When is the best time to eat a banana?

Green or brown spots?<p>I don’t consider myself a picky eater, but there are certain things I just can’t swallow. Raw celery, for example, or cilantro. Another one is ripe bananas. When bananas turn bright yellow or start having those hideous brown spots, forget it. I have to throw the whole bunch …

Nutrition

YouTube’s Ad Problems Finally Blow Up in Google’s Face

Late last year, Israel-based entrepreneur Matan Uziel saw a notification he’d never seen before pop up on YouTube’s backend—the part of the site …

Google

Artificial intelligence: the role of evolution in decision-making

As far as decision-making mechanisms go, there is no better example than the human brain, so Artificial intelligence must evolve to emulate it.<p>Strategy matters in war. But behind every good strategy is good data. Take Korean War veteran and US Air Force officer John Boyd as an example.<p>He was tasked …

Artificial Intelligence

A recipe for creating fully decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges today

Many who have been around crypto for a while have experienced some losses on exchanges, including your truly in both the Gox and Bitfinex hacks. …

Don't Worry, Be Happy - High Frequency Trading Is Over, Dead, It's Done

There’s an interesting and useful sense in which the story about high frequency trading is done, it’s over. The most interesting part of it to me being that the entire cycle has happened so quickly that no politician was able to pass a law to stop it. The point being that HFT has gone from …

Technical Analysis

Uber self-driving test car involved in crash in Arizona

More bad news for Uber: one of the ride-hailing giant’s self-driving Volvo SUVs has been involved in a crash in Arizona — apparently leaving the vehicle flipped onto its side, and with damage to at least two other human-driven cars in the vicinity.<p>The aftermath of the accident is pictured in photos …

Driverless Cars

Google's bad week: YouTube loses millions as advertising row reaches US

Major brands including Verizon and Walmart pulled their ads after they were found to be appearing next to videos promoting extremist views or hate speech<p>It’s been a bad week for Google, with major brands pulling millions of dollars in advertising amid rows over extremist content on YouTube.<p>In the …

Advertising

The judge in the Uber versus Google spat is looking for a good book recommendation

Google and Uber each need to choose a good book for the judge presiding over their lawsuit, according to the "request for literature" filed in California federal court on Friday.<p>It's a book recommendation, though, that comes with higher than normal stakes.<p>Each side gets to name one and only one …

Google

Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free - Creators

If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and formats we've become accustomed to. That's why, when you find vintage posters in flea …

Graphics

Google wants to reassure you about government-backed hackers

Just a reminder!<p>Googlewants toreassure users about the warnings it issues about government-backed hackers.<p>The company hasn’t changed anything about its policies or its practices, but Google wanted to remind its users in a blog post how the warnings work.<p>Some context: Since the presidential …

Google

What Initial Coin Offerings Are, and Why VC Firms Care

The venture capital industry is beginning to take a good, hard look at a new financial instrument coming out of the bitcoin community — Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs. Also known as “token sales,” this new fundraising phenomenon is being fueled by a convergence of blockchain technology, new …

Bitcoin

Protecting Privacy and Confidentiality in Data and Communications

Talking about security of communication and privacy is never enough, especially when political instabilities are driving leaders towards decisions …

Security

The Republican Hypocrisy on Surveillance, Leaks, and Snowden - Vice

Around lunch on Wednesday, House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes held a press conference at the Capitol during which he exposed government surveillance, in the process appearing to reveal classified information, potentially violating the Espionage Act, and compromising the sort of …

Edward Snowden

Brandis' teflon is wearing thin. The Bell Group fiasco is the political story to watch

For all the questions surrounding George Brandis’s diaries and cuts to legal centres, bigger questions remain over his involvement in the Bell Group saga<p>Where are we now with the ministerial career of attorney general George Brandis? At least on grounds of obfuscation you’d think by now he’d either …

Corruption

Report: Airbnb Explored Building Backyard Guest Homes

Airbnb has big expansion plans—and some innovative ideas to enact them.<p>According to a new report in The Information, Airbnb designers have experimented with ways to manufacture “small homes for people’s backyards.” Such guest homes could be ideal rental opportunities on Airbnb, providing more …

Airbnb

Where Does The Term 'Fake News' Come From? The 1890s, Apparently

According to Merriam-Webster, the term was around long before Pizzagate.<p>“Fake news” is so ubiquitous now, it’s hard to believe that just a few months ago, we barely ever used the term.<p>According to Google Trends, it blew up in November, the month of the 2016 election. Initially, it described the …

Journalism