Algorithms

Swift Algorithm Club: Minimum Spanning Tree with Prim’s Algorithm

The Swift Algorithm Club is an open source project on implementing data structures and algorithms in Swift.<p>Every month, Kelvin Lau, Ross O’Brien and …

Programming

Multi-Dimensional Reduction and Visualisation with t-SNE

(This article was first published on <b>R Programming – DataScience+</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p><b>t-SNE</b> is a very powerful technique that can be …

Data Science

ISO decides not to approve two NSA encryption algorithms, citing trust issues

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) decided not to approve the NSA encryption algorithms Speck and Simon after expressing …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Facebook Will More Closely Monitor How It Makes Money

“Seeing those words made me disgusted and disappointed—disgusted by these sentiments and disappointed that our systems allowed this.”<p>In the last week, one of Facebook’s greatest business strengths became a source of tremendous embarrassment to the company. Its famed money-making engine—which …

Sheryl Sandberg

Mini-Heartbleed info leak bug strikes Apache, airborne malware, NSA algo U-turn, and more

<b>Roundup</b> As ever, it's been a doozy of a week for cybersecurity, or lack thereof. The Equifax saga just keeps giving, the SEC admitted it was …

Ben-Gurion University

Amazon Will Conduct A ‘Review’ After Its Algorithm Suggested Buying Bomb-Making Materials Together

Amazon recently confused many of its customers with weird yet harmless email notifications about non-existent baby registry gifts, and now, it seems that the company’s algorithm has led to some potentially serious trouble. Algorithms, of course, have come under fire recently regarding online …

New York Times

‘The Real Story in This Mess Is Not the Threat That Algorithms Pose to Amazon Shoppers, but the Threat That Algorithms Pose to Journalism’

Maciej Ceglowski, demolishing a “news” story that spread around the world claiming that Amazon’s suggestions were helping people make bombs, when in …

Journalism

Can artificial intelligence and IoT feed the planet’s growing population?

The world is headed toward a major crisis, and it’s not the AI apocalypse. By 2050, the planet’s human population will reach beyond 9 billion, requiring food production to double in order to meet its growing needs. Meanwhile, parameters such as global warming and and the urbanization of life is …

Agriculture

Some On The Left And Right Want To Regulate Google And Facebook -- There Is A Better Way

Last Month FOX News’ Tucker Carlson began asking if Google should be regulated as a public utility.<p>After Google fired an engineer, James Damore, for publishing a10-page memo on an internal company bulletin board saying that Google’s “left bias” has created a “politically correct monoculture that …

Opinion

Online Dating Pioneer: Algorithmic Insights Can Help Us Become Better People

In an interview at Singularity University’s Global Summit in San Francisco, J. Galen Buckwalter said the quantitative study of personality is finding …

Emerging Technology

Quantum Computing explained !!!

At sub atomic levels every thing that we know about classical physics breaks, not just by a small margin but at massive scale. Welcome to the world …

Quantum Mechanics

4 ways AI could make airports more tolerable

Is it possible that a combination of computer vision and AI could make airports more tolerable? Implementing these technologies won’t build larger airports or reduce the number of passengers, but it could offer a unique solution to airport wait times.<p>The impact of AI on our lives is going to be …

Intelligence

WhatsApp is testing a new compression algorithm that will try to maintain text legibility in images

<b>Facebook-</b>owned instant messaging app WhatsApp is testing new ways of image compression to improve the quality of images received by recipients. …

Programming

Why Do Facebook's Algorithms Keep Abetting Racism?

Call it algorithmic ignorance. Or maybe algorithmic idiocy. On Friday, <i>Pro Publica</i> uncovered that Facebook's ad targeting system, which groups users …

Facebook

Applying machine learning algorithms – exercises

(This article was first published on <b>R-exercises</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p><b>INTRODUCTION</b><p>Dear reader,<p>If you are a newbie in the world of …

Data Science

Researchers Develop Machine Learning Air Quality Detector

As we begin to learn more about the benefits that machine learning can do for us, we’re seeing it in applications everywhere. One new development to …

Machine Learning

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Nuclear

Artificial Intelligence: The Quest for Universal Beauty Could Also Help Aging Research

Humanity has been attempting to measure and assess beauty long before anyone even knew about computers and algorithms. Surprisingly, a new technology …

Programming

Artificial Insurance? How Machine Learning is Transforming Underwriting

Credit: nito/Shutterstock<p>For an industry that has proven resistant to change for centuries, insurance is now undergoing a digital revolution. With …

Intelligence

Nest's Thermostat E costs less but doesn't skimp on smarts

Home Automation

How NoBroker uses data science and machine learning to help users identify suitable properties

NoBroker.com is a customer to customer property marketplace that makes it free for home owners and tenants to list properties and find properties by …

Machine Learning

Evolutionary Algorithms in Machine Learning with Risto Miikkulainen - TWiML Talk #47

Machine Learning

Case Study — Machine learning about sexual orientation?

Machine learning about sexual orientation?<p>The central theme of our Calling Bullshit course is you don't always need to understand the technical …

Machine Learning

New AI computer algorithm can tell if you text while driving – and it may save your life

The system could potentially be used to trigger 'protective measures'.<p>New computer algorithms developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo …

Artificial Intelligence

Robots Might Be Biggest Obstacle for Stock Market Bears

<i>"Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion and knowledge."</i><p>--Plato<p>The big question for market players this morning is whether the …

Jim Cramer

Of H-Bombs and Hurricanes; Market Seeks a Catalyst: Best of Rev Shark

<i>As Jim Cramer is on vacation this week, we offer these selections from Rev Shark.</i><p><b>Rev Shark: Hurricanes and Hydrogen Bombs Don't Bother This Market</b><p>The …

Investing

[Clustering] How to sort a distance matrix

Following the Ecole Polytechnique - Data Science Summer School where I got several times questions about how I produced the <i>sorted</i> correlation …

Data Science

Graph Analytics and Machine Learning - A Great Combination

Graphs are everywhere, whether looking at social media such as Facebook (friends of friends), Twitter, and LinkedIn, or customer relationships such …

Machine Learning

TECH TALK: Algorithms to help you buy the right shoes

WizeSize has developed a revolutionary solution based on Deep Learning algorithms and proprietary foot-scanning technology to provide accurate and …

Trends

Smart Gesture Recognition in iOS 11 with Core ML and TensorFlow

In part 1, I showed how one can use deep learning to recognize complex gestures like heart shapes, check marks or happy faces on mobile devices. I …

Machine Learning