Algorithms

The Internet's Adolescence: Predicting Its Future From Its Childhood

Aristotle made prodigious contributions to Western philosophy; he also sowed the seeds of modern psychology.<p>The Greek philosopher was the first to describe how we reconcile new and extant knowledge. He posited three laws of association — those of contiguity, similarity, and contrast — that he …

Sharing Economy

Turtle-bot teaches itself to waddle through the desert

The trouble with programming robots to walk over shifting terrain like a desert is that what works in one environment may not fly in another. These …

Robots

Latest version of Tableau includes its first 'smart' features

While its new machine learning-driven tools are geared toward enterprise customers, the latest version of the Tableau platform has new features for …

Machine Learning

4 Advances in Leukemia and Lymphoma Care

Every year, advances in both medicine and technology lead to new and exciting ways to potentially treat leukemia and lymphoma and to help care for …

Cancer

Is Google's RankBrain About To Get A New Machine Learning Cousin?

Google, never one to shy away from technological advancements, released an impressive machine learning algorithm to the world back in 2015. Known as RankBrain, the algorithm functions alongside the Hummingbird update, helping Google understand the semantic meaning behind complex user …

Machine Learning

These flat-pack turtlebots will crawl across minefields for safety’s sake

The threat of minefields is an ongoing and horrifying one, and the duty of clearing them is as difficult as it is dangerous. All the more reason, then, that it should be done by robots! A new type of inexpensive, versatile bot modeled after turtles could be a great tool for this and other jobs.<p>Ben …

Gear & Gadgets

Compact DJI Spark Drone

DJI’s Spark mini drone includes the Intel Movidius Myriad 2 vision processing unit, a unique processor used for accelerating machine vision tasks …

Drones

Giving Consumers a Say

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a stunning advancement of technology. Like a lot of us, I follow it closely, and the details of how things are done …

Internet of Things

Gronk stars in raunchy music video that is presumably a documentary of his off-season

Rob Gronkowski stars in a new music video by a band or person or computer algorithm called 3LAU. The video contains footage that I can only assume …

Music Videos

Arsenal DSLR And Mirrorless Smart Camera Assistant (video)

A new artificial intelligence system has been created by engineer Ryan Stout called Arsenal, which has been specifically designed to help you take …

Cameras

Microsoft announces a new custom version of Windows 10 for China

Tech giant Microsoft has announced a new custom version of Windows 10 which is ready for Chinese government agencies to use. The Windows 10 China …

Microsoft

Instagram rolled out a location Stories feature, just like Snapchat’s location Stories feature

Instagram will now compile Stories around hashtags and locations.<p>Instagram is adding another new Snapchat feature — and another new place where it can (eventually) show ads to users.<p>The photo and video app is launching location- and hashtag-themed Stories, collections of user posts that are labeled …

Instagram

Google Search Algorithm Updates to Keep in Mind in 2017 (Article 1 of 2)

Google updates its search engine algorithms up to 600 times a year, but it no longer announces major algorithm changes. So search engine marketers …

Search Algorithm

Investment Algorithms: 3 Things Your Financial Advisor Doesn't Know [Article+Podcast]

How investment algorithms rule today's markets.<p>The impact of algorithms on individual investors.<p>The effects of central bank intervention.<p>There's not …

Business

AI Is Evolving in a Way That Could Be Hard to Stop

Those among us who fear world domination at the metallic hands of super-intelligent AI have gotten a few steps ahead of themselves. We might actually …

Artificial Intelligence

Nest is reportedly prepping a "4K" resolution indoor security camera

Google’s Nest division is reportedly working on a 4K-esque indoor security camera that could break cover before the end of the month. Here’s …

Cameras

Bubbling Up With Bubble Sorts

Programming

The Marcos Lopez de Prado Hierarchical Risk Parity Algorithm

(This article was first published on <b>R – QuantStrat TradeR</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>This post will be about replicating the Marcos Lopez …

Data Science

New Algorithm has Summarizing Documents Down to a Tee

Researchers at Salesforce have been busy developing an algorithm that proves just how well a computer can summarize documents. It’s a fantastic tool …

Machine Learning

Deep Learning Algorithm Rewrites Traditional Recipes for New Regions, Ingredients

Algorithmic gastronomy is here.<p>Imagine your favorite go-to recipe mutated to conform to the traditional methods and ingredients of any number of diverse regional food cultures. Consider, say, lasagne, but a sort of lasagne that's instead a naturally occurring part of Japanese or Ethiopian cuisine. …

Machine Learning

Password Encryption and Decryption Using jBCrypt

In this article, we will take a look into how to generate random passwords that have alphanumeric and special characters and encrypt it using the …

Encryption

Why Quantum Computers Might Not Break Cryptography

Math is hard. Indeed, much of the modern infrastructure for secure communication depends heavily on the difficulty of elementary mathematics — of …

Computer Science

How do we make the internet faster? Let algorithms bicker over what we send

The internet has become a visual place—with companies like Snapchat, Facebook, and Google reinventing their services around your phone’s camera. As a result, the need to relay visual information with less data is becoming increasingly important.<p>Artificial intelligence may solve that problem. Rather …

Machine Learning

THE BEADY EYE SAYS: WE ARE WELL ON THE WAY TO LIVING IN A KIND OF DIGITAL PRISON FOR OUR THINKING.

( A twenty-minute read)<p>THIS IS A BIG SUBJECT AND IT IS NOW QUITE EVIDENT THAT IT IS ONE OF THE MOST URGENT SUBJECTS YET TO BE ADDRESSED IN THE WORLD …

Intelligence

In Data We Trust. But Can We Trust Machine Made Decisions?

Analytics is gaining power over our lives as algorithms are making more decisions. How do we know those decisions are right?<p>Ten years have passed since Clive Humby, a UK mathematician, said that data is the new oil. Like crude that must be changed into gas or chemicals to create valuable entities, …

Machine Learning

Deep learning vs. machine learning: The difference starts with data

The answer to the question of what makes deep learning different from traditional machine learning may have a lot to do with how much data you're …

Machine Learning

Dagon- advanced hash cracking and manipulation system

Named after the prince of Hell, Dagon (day-gone) is a advanced hash cracking and manipulation system, capable of bruteforcing multiple hash types, …

Forensics

You won’t believe why Facebook will block this headline

Updates to news feed algorithms tweaked to catch spammy and deceptive headlines.<p>Facebook on Tuesday rolled out new changes to its algorithms that …

Facebook

Machine learning algorithms re-create city in 3D using only image data

Why it matters to you<p>Dynamic 3D modeling like this could help urban planners design smarter and more livable cities.<p>The city of Zurich, Switzerland …

Machine Learning

Google Turbo Charges AMP

Accelerated Mobile Project (AMP) pages now load twice as fast from Google Search, compared with a year ago. Google made the announcement Thursday …

Google Search