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10 Terminal commands for power users

Apple's Terminal offers a lot of functionality compared to the macOS GUI. Power users and anyone else who wants to work smarter will benefit from …

How Bayesian Networks Are Superior in Understanding Effects of Variables

<b>By Steven M. Struhl, ConvergeAnalytic.</b><p>Bayes Nets (or Bayesian Networks) give remarkable results in determining the effects of many variables on an …

How to create a Neural Network in JavaScript in only 30 lines of code

But before we look at the code, let’s go through the very basics of neural networks.<p>Neurons and synapses<p>The first building block of a neural network …

A Stan case study, sort of: The probability my son will be stung by a bumblebee

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Manchester Airport to axe free drop-off lanes… find out when and how much the new charges are - Manchester Airport is to axe its free ‘kiss-and-fly’ …

How I Built a Fully Functional Deep Learning Neural Network Chatbot Platform (NLU Engine) In Under…

For the last year or so I have been working on a number of Artificial Intelligence programs, covering computer vision and natural linguistics among …

Proactive Defense: Understanding the 4 Main Threat Actor Types

Key Takeaways• Understanding the four main threat actor types is essential to proactive defense.<br>• Cyber criminals are motivated by money, so they’ll …

Nine Developer Productivity Tools to Keep You Focused

From the satisfying <i>clack</i> of a new mechanical keyboard, to the latest noise-cancelling headphones to block said keyboard, every developer has their …

Mapping Cognitive Biases in Risk Assessment

Cognitive biases are mental processes that effect our ability to perceive a particular situation based on inputs that we have encountered in the …

Winning Strategies for Applied AI Companies

Key Success Factors after reviewing over 70 companies that have raised at least $7M<p>As primarily SaaS investors at Point Nine, we are very interested …

Statistics, Machine Learning and AI: More Than Just “Take two aspirin and call your doctor in the morning.”

Nearly 50 years after the iconic film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, was released, the spine-chilling words, “I’m sorry Dave, I can’t do that.” live on. …

Over 150 of the Best Machine Learning, NLP, and Python Tutorials I’ve Found

<i>If you like this article, check out another by Robbie:</i> <i><br>The AI Entrepreneur’s Moral Dilemma</i><p>While <b>machine learning</b> has a rich history dating back to …

Cheat Sheets for AI, Neural Networks, Machine Learning, Deep Learning & Big Data

The Most Complete List of Best AI Cheat Sheets<p>Over the past few months, I have been collecting AI cheat sheets. From time to time I share them with …

Machine Learning

Mystery Hackers Blow Up Secret NSA Hacking Tools in ‘Final F--k You’

A mysterious hacking group has been bedeviling the U.S. intelligence community for months, releasing a tranche of secret National Security Agency …

National Security Agency (NSA)

WikiLeaks: The CIA can remotely hack into computers that aren't even connected to the internet

When firewalls, network-monitoring services, and antivirus software aren’t enough, there’s always been one surefire way to protect computers that control sensitive operations like power grids and water pumps: cut them off from the internet entirely. But new documents published by WikiLeaks on June …

Is Artificial Intelligence Overhyped in 2017?

Is AI over-hyped in 2017? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora <i>-</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Joanne Chen, Partner at Foundation Capital, on Quora:<p>To quote Bill Gates <i>“We always overestimate the change that will occur in</i> …

Machine Learning

Russian hackers have a terrifying new cyberweapon

In fact, the tool is nothing new—it has been around in various forms for a decade—but its implications are every bit as frightening as the headlines suggest.<p>The first test of such a weapon, it's worth noting, was devised by the United States government. On March 4, 2007, the Department of Energy …

Google, not GCHQ, is the truly chilling spy network | John Naughton

Daily surveillance of the general public conducted by the search engine, along with Facebook, is far more insidious than anything our spooks get up to<p>When Edward Snowden first revealed the extent of government surveillance of our online lives, the then foreign secretary, William (now Lord) Hague, …

Surveillance

Free course: The GDPR Attack Plan

<b>Sponsored by:</b> Thanks to Raygun! See every problem in your software and how to fix it. Reproduce issues with greater speed and accuracy. Try it free …

The General Election probably won’t be hacked, but here’s how it could be

Over the past few months, few things have dominated the political news agenda like the shadowy spectre of cyber attacks and foreign intervention in …

Best Tools for Spyware Removal and Protection

By on June 1, 2017 at 11:33 am<p>If you’re concerned about spyware infections and other similar invasions, investing in a security suite is your best …

Companies Are Figuring Out How to Turn the Tables on Hackers

Picture a bank robber (complete with tiny black mask and oversized sack, of course). He operates at night, slipping past the security cameras and …

Cybersecurity

The dangers of hacking back

Last Thursday, Representative Tom Graves (R-GA) unveiled an updated version of proposed legislation to empower the private sector to hack back. He had previously asserted that such a bill could have prevented the recent WannaCry hack and empowered “individuals and companies to fight back basically …

60 Percent of Companies Fail in 6 Months Because of This (It's Not What You Think)

There's a 60% chance that this one risk will destroy your business if you ignore it.<p>Small business is all about managing risk since no risk can be prevented with 100% certainty. But what if I told you that there is one risk which puts 60% of businesses that encounter it out of business? You'd get …

Preparing for the Cyberattack That Will Knock Out U.S. Power Grids

Cyberattacks are unavoidable, but we’re not going to stop using computerized systems. Instead, we should be preparing for the inevitable, including a major cyberattack on power grids and other essential systems. This requires the ability to anticipate not only an unprecedented event but also the …

Build a Serverless MERN Story App With Webtask.io — Zero to Deploy: 1

Being a fullstack developer is fun to me and a lot of us enjoy the role because it's more challenging. We have the opportunity as fullstack …

Computer Vision: Through the Eyes of a Machine

A computer sees in numbers, assigning hex codes representing specificThe post Computer Vision: Through the Eyes of a Machine appeared first on …

Airbnb’s new open source library lets you design with React and render to Sketch

Today, Airbnb’s design team open sourced its internal library for writing React components that easily render directly to Sketch. Instead of trying to get Sketch to export to code, the Airbnb team spent its time on the opposite — putting the paintbrush in the hands of the engineer.<p>Everyday …