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What if the internet stopped working for a day?

For many people, going without the internet even for a few hours is unthinkable. But if it did stop working, the impact might not be what you'd expect.<p>Jeff Hancock likes to give his Stanford University students weekend assignments that let them experience concepts discussed in class for themselves. …

Net Neutrality

Domein Gereserveerd

Altijd al een domeinnaam willen hebben?<p>Dat kan! Bij Mijndomein kan je snel en eenvoudig zoeken naar jouw domeinnaam met meer dan 300 extensies!<p>Geen …

Robot with Artificial Intelligence Tells Creators it will Keep Them in a "People Zoo"

It’s all fun and games until the AI (artificial intelligence) you create tells you it’s going to put you in a “people zoo” so it can visit you for …

Researchers say the Turing Test is almost worthless

But AI scientists say the test is basically worthless and distracts people from the real AI science.<p>"Almost nobody in AI is working on passing the Turing Test, except maybe as a hobby," Stuart Russell, an AI researcher at University of California, Berkeley, told Tech Insider in an interview. "The …

These are some of the cool things Airbnb is doing to learn more about you

More than 25 million people in 190-plus countries have used its service, helping it reach a massive $13 billion valuation.<p>One of the biggest reasons for its rapid growth is its strong data science technology. By collecting and analyzing its massive trove of data, Airbnb is able to make better …

What 'Frozen' Can Teach Businesses About a Successful Pivot

If you’ve been anywhere near a child in the past year, you’ve probably heard the “Frozen” soundtrack. You’ve probably also seen an abundance of Elsa Halloween costumes, “Frozen” picture books…well, you get the idea.<p>But even if you can’t go a day without breaking into your slightly painful soprano …

Kids’ brains and bodies are stunted by the use of gadgets

<i>“Every extra minute a child spends on an iPad is an extra minute lost interacting with the world around him, whether it’s human interaction with</i> …

Kids

Flipboard Moves Beyond Mobile To Bring Its Personalized News Magazines To The Web

It’s taken several years, but Flipboard is finally coming to the platform where most digital publishers start. After providing readers with beautiful, personalized mobile magazines on their mobile devices, the company is re-launching its web page to do the same.<p>Flipboard’s apps enable readers to …

Apps

The future of knowledge in the coming era of intelligent machines

Technology is inadvertently making great progress in replacing human workers in pretty much every industry, whether it is in accounting, media, marketing, manufacturing or financial services.<p>Just witness the recent rise of restaurants that simply give you an iPad to order your food instead of …

A high-tech hotel opening in Japan will be staffed by multilingual robots

The Henn-na Hotel will open this summer in the Huis Ten Bosch theme park<p>This summer, a hotel will open in the Netherlands-themed Huis Ten Bosch amusement park in Nagasaki, Japan. It will have 72 rooms. Room fees will start at $60 per night. And it will be staffed by 10 humanoid robots.<p>The Henn-na …

10 Content Marketing Predictions That Will Make You Sound Really Smart

It’s only February, and brands are already proving 2015 is going to be huge for content marketing. Over the next 11 months, we expect brands to take …

IBM Watson's New Job: Making Robots Smarter

Alibaba-backed Softbank to add Watson's learning technology to empathetic robot.<p>Japanese mobile carrier Softbank said Tuesday it will incorporate artificial intelligence technology from IBM into its empathetic robot Pepper that goes on sale in Japan this month.<p>The AI engine "Watson" is already used …

Artificial Intelligence

How Smart Is Your Artificial Intelligence?

Book smart ≠ Street smart<p>In 1950, Alan Turing, a pioneer of artificial intelligence (AI), proposed what’s now known as the Turing Test—an evaluation of a machine’s ability to behave like a human. Though there’s still plenty of room to improve, many AI systems are nearing Turing’s benchmark. And as …

Our lives in 2025: What the world will be like in 10 years' time

Our world is being transformed by rapid advances in sciences and technology that are touching every aspect of our lives.<p>So what changes could these …

Artificial Intelligence

Ulta's Mary Dillon plans for a gorgeous future

Mary Dillon wasn't a regular Ulta Beauty shopper before she took the reins at the hard-charging cosmetics chain in 2013.<p>Like many women, she spread her cosmetics purchases around, picking up a lipstick or eyeliner from Macy's, Nordstrom, Walgreens, Target and, on occasion, Ulta.<p>But the beauty …

Ulta Beauty