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1 Company Is Already Winning AI

<b>NVIDIA</b> (NASDAQ: NVDA) is primarily known as the company that revolutionized computer gaming. The debut of the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) in 1999 provided gamers with faster, clearer, and more lifelike images. The GPU was designed to quickly perform complex mathematical calculations that were …

You don’t need a framework for that

In 2003, to normalize a setClass function across browsers, I created my first JavaScript library. It checked for support of the standard …

18 New Menswear Essentials You Need in 2017

Every <i>GQ</i> Select from our January issue, including our favorite camel topcoat from a brand known for stellar outerwear, a check wool suit that will get you noticed for all of the right reasons, a pair of oxblood lace-ups that every man should own, the most stylish workout gear to get you back into …

10 habits of extremely boring people

One example: For a 2014 University of Virginia psychology study, participants gave themselves electrical shocks to avoid sitting alone with their thoughts for 15 minutes.<p>In a similarly themed Quora thread, users discussed what makes people boring.<p>Here are the highlights, so that you can identify …

Physiology

Google’s DeepMind Creates Another Real-World Breakthrough In Synthetic Speech Generation

How the WaveNet is structuredEarly this year, after Google’s DeepMind artificial intelligence technology proved it can beat an 18-time world champion …

Critical Thinking vs. Non-Critical Thinking | Synonym

Critical Thinking vs. Non-Critical Thinking<p>Critical thinking has roots in the teachings of Socrates more than 2,500 years ago. The Foundation for …

Critical Thinking

15 More Chrome Extensions That Will Increase Your Productivity as a Web Designer

With thousands of extensions and apps to help you become your most productive self, it’s no wonder Google Chrome is well loved in the web design …

IT majors re-skilling staff in new programming languages over traditional ones - IBTimes India

IT majors Wipro, TCS and Infosys are training developers in new programming languages Python, Go and Swift over older ones like Java and C++<p>IT majors …

Innovation Needs To Shift From Disrupting Markets To Tackling Grand Challenges

When Steve Jobs was trying to lure John Sculley to be Apple’s CEO in the early 1980’s, he asked him, “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world?” Sculley would achieve little at Apple, but Jobs would later make it the most …

Innovation

12 Awe-Inspiring Poets To Read In Your Lifetime

Medicine for the soul.<p>Poets have a way of evoking life's most complex philosophies in just a few short lines. And falling upon the right ears, those lines can change lives.<p>The 12 poets below are seekers, mystics, naturalists and more. In their words, we hope you find beauty and meaning:<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>…

Wood and Glass Home in Australia Displays ‘Coastal Modernity’

This modern wood and glass home, designed by <b>InForm</b>, is located on the Mornington Peninsula near Melbourne, Australia. Dubbed <b>Blairgowrie 2</b>, the house …

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How Facebook's Product Design Head Works (and Goes Home Every Day at 6pm)

Julie Zhuo, director of product design at Facebook, is gaining a reputation for dishing great advice about design and careers. Here's a recent sampling.<p>Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg aren't the only Facebook leaders with big personal brands and large followings.<p>Thanks to some superb posts on …

Zen no more: Japan shuns its Buddhist traditions as temples close

More than one in three temples are expected to close over the next 25 years as religion faces an ‘existential crisis’<p>Perched on a hilltop and surrounded by mountain forests ablaze in autumn reds and yellows, Kaigenji is a picture postcard image of old Japan. The stone steps leading to the entrance …

New 'lithium-air' batteries could be 10x more powerful, 5x cheaper

The days of electric vehicles that can only travel 80 to 100 miles per charge are numbered. That is, if a study from University of Cambridge is …

World War I Studio Portraits Recreated with Modern-Day Service Personnel

For its 2015 Poppy Appeal campaign to raise support for current and former British military personnel, the The Royal British Legion commissioned a …

The Things that Matter Most

<i>Original post from Nick’s blog.</i><p><b>Looking Back on Life</b><p>So it’s that time of year again when I look at my life and all of the things that I’ve …

What Lens Filter Do You Need for Landscape Photography?

The decision on what filter to use when shooting landscapes can always be a tough one. There are so many and each one has their own use. To name just …

14 books that inspired Steve Jobs

Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>"The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts," he said.<p>Jobs' lifelong interest in the …

William Shakespeare

This is How Light Can Change the Way a Subject Looks

Model: Bec Fordyce<p>When you move the light in a scene, the look and feel of it can totally change. But since most people are visual thinkers these …

Gene Smirnov: Specific Lighting in Music Portraiture

<i>All images by Gene Smirnov. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Gene Smirnov was born in Russia, lived in Siberia and on a Japanese sea. He studied …

How to Control Light Source Reflections on Glass

Screenshot taken from the video<p>One of the biggest problems with dealing with reflective surfaces while shooting an image is getting your light source …

Critsey Rowe: Bridal Boudoir Photography, Retouching and Ideas

<i>All images by Critsey Rowe of Couture Boudoir. Used with permission</i><p>Critsey Rowe of Couture Boudoir is the author of “Boudoir Photography- The …

Calvin Hobson's Images of Silk Aerialists

<i>All images by Calvin Hobson. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Calvin Hobson is a wedding photographer that took up the craft after a stint in the …

Corey Boland's "There's Magic in the Winter" Is Geniously Lit

<i>Image by Corey Boland. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Corey Boland is no stranger to the Phoblographer; he’s demonstrated himself to be an …

New Apple iPhone Camera Patent Details a Mirror and Prism

A new Apple patent is trying to solve lots of problems with cameraphones and in some ways may cement the death of point and shoot cameras. According …

Reflection Perfection: 60 Photos That Show You How It's Done

Capturing beautiful reflections is <b>not as easy as it looks</b>. It takes planning, patience, creativity and sometimes luck to be able to capture that …

Workflow pushes the limits of how powerful iOS can be