Computer Science

This is How Far Web Development Has Come in Twenty Years

<i>What are the major milestones in Web Development over the last two decades? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Ken Mazaika, CTO and co-founder of The Firehose Project, on Quora.</b><p>It's worth …

Software Engineering

The skills your kids should cultivate to be competitive in the age of automation

We’re all getting used to the thought that in a not-so-distant future, competition for jobs won’t just be other humans, it will also be an intelligent robot, self-driving car, or other artificial agent. But in our gut, we know this can’t be the full truth, that there’s a more nuanced story. We at …

Automation

Want to Build the Next IPO-Worthy Startup? This Field Is Required Learning.

It's going to power the most successful businesses of tomorrow.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with StackCommerce so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>It powers everything from your Netflix viewing suggestions to Google’s self-driving car. Even Google’s own Eric Schmidt …

Machine Learning

#GTMTips: 10 Useful Custom JavaScript Tricks

I recently published a #GTMTips guide called 10 Useful CSS Selectors, and it was very well received. Inspired by the feedback, here’s the next …

JavaScript

The Militarization of Artificial Intelligence

The Militarization of Artificial Intelligence<p>US Army considers artificial intelligence and machine learning for unmanned ground vehicles, while …

Artificial Intelligence

How do I learn Python from zero to web development?

I am looking into learning Python for web development.<p>Assuming I already have some basic web development experience with Java (JSP/Servlets), I'm …

Python Programming

Technology Trends in 2017 that Will Shape The Year

As we grow each year, we step ahead with technological developments. Apparently, past few years have witnessed exuberant advance of human life …

Machine Learning

How to Scrape an AJAX Website using Python

Web scraping is a technique used to retrieve information from a web page using software. There are many tools to do web scraping with Python, some of …

Python Programming

Watch an algorithm try to make sense of ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ trailer

Why it matters to you<p>Artificial intelligence is getting better at identifying objects on screen, but challenges still remain.<p>Whether it’s HAL 9000 in …

Machine Learning

Doctor AI: Good news, I'm better at predicting when you'll die of a heart attack. Bad news is...

Artificial intelligence can predict better than real doctors when patients with serious heart disorders are likely to die. That's according to a …

Machine Learning

Why Daniel Kahneman Is Really Excited About AI

<i>This essay appears in today’s edition of the</i> Fortune <i>Brainstorm Health Daily. Get it delivered straight to your inbox.</i><p>Happy Wednesday. Those of you …

Artificial Intelligence

Documentation by Markup

Things seem to go in cycles. Writing a document using old-fashioned tools like TROFF or LaTeX is like knowing a secret code. Visual editors quickly …

Software Engineering

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PyTorch is a python package that provides two high-level features:<p>Tensor computation (like numpy) with strong GPU acceleration<br>• Deep Neural Networks …

Python Programming

Review: Scikit-learn shines for simpler machine learning

Scikits are Python-based scientific toolboxes built around SciPy, the Python library for scientific computing. Scikit-learn is an open source project …

Machine Learning

Why Lawyers are Adopting AI Faster Than You

When you think of bold, innovative users of transformational technology like artificial intelligence (AI), you naturally think: <i>lawyers</i>.<p>It’s obvious, …

Machine Learning

Quartz has acquired Intelligentsia.ai, an artificial intelligence research firm

Quartz has acquired the independent research firm Intelligentsia.ai, which provides research and analysis on artificial intelligence to business executives.<p>The San Francisco startup is Quartz’s first acquisition in its four year history and it will serve as a foundation for expanded reporting and …

Artificial Intelligence

[TA Deals] Become a Web Development professional with the Full Stack Programmer Bundle

Looking to expand your skills into software development? Then you might want to check out the Full Stack Programmer Bundle from our online store. …

Software Engineering

The Rise of Chat Bots and Their Implications for Social Media | SocialTimes

Chat bots are the new black, sweeping all before them in an increasingly connected and online world. And as e-commerce consumers become more …

Chatbots

Alexa Gives Amazon a Powerful Data Advantage

Millions of people talking with Alexa could help Amazon fight off Google in the home voice assistant market.<p>“Hey, Alexa”—a phrase that millions of …

Automation

How AI Can Help Keep Ocean Fisheries Sustainable

Cameras mounted on fishing boats combined with advanced machine learning can help better monitor legal and illegal catches, advocates say.<p>The numbers are shocking.<p>Overexploitation of the world's fish stocks is growing at an alarming rate, says the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).<p>Nearly …

Machine Learning

The distributed future is personal

The End of Cloud Computing, is a prophetic presentation by Peter Levine, of Andreesen Horowitz., and required viewing by anyone interested in making …

Distributed Computing

The movie 'Hidden Figures' can teach us how to keep jobs in an AI future

We would be fools to think we have plenty of time to create the skills our “augmented” world will require.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>This weekend, I finally watched “Hidden …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Essential Skills Software Developers Should Learn

Software developers help the world go round. If you want to succeed as a software developer, the realm of your responsibilities will need to extend …

Software Engineering

Kur: Descriptive Deep Learning — Kur 0.2.0 documentation

Kur: Descriptive Deep Learning¶<p>Introduction¶<p>Welcome to Kur! You’ve found the future of deep learning!<p>Install Kur easily with pip install kur.<br>• Design, …

Machine Learning

Looking At Nvidia's Competition

One Wall Street viewpoint is crystal clear; the Street likes Nvidia.<p>We know Nvidia is ahead of the competition in the AI, Machine/Deep Learning, and …

Deep Learning

IQ Tests Fail Humans, Animals and Robots. They Don't Have To..

Dr. Jose Hernandez-Orallo is smart. The Technical University of Valencia data science professor is also an author — he just released a new book …

Artificial Intelligence

Udacity Launches Its First Deep Learning Nanodegree Foundation Program!

Students signing up for this course will be required to spend just 3-4 hours a week for only 17 weeks under the supervision of Siraj Raval, who is …

Machine Learning

A research scientist made an Alexa skill for keeping up with machine learning papers on arXiv

Every month, several thousand academic papers are uploaded to the website arXiv.org, a website maintained by the Cornell University Library. Among them are the latest developments in machine learning, and other areas of research.<p>In December, 9,599 papers appeared on arXiv (pronounced “archive”), …

Machine Learning

Ex-Googler launches Forward startup and medical practice to apply artificial intelligence to healthcare

Former Google employee Adrian Aoun announced a healthcare startup named Forward on Tuesday and opened its first doctor’s office in San Francisco.<p>Aoun …

Health

How the Human Brain Decides What Is Important and What’s Not

<i>Summary: A new study sheds light on how the brain helps us to learn and make decisions in the real world.</i><p>Source: Princeton University.<p><b>The Wizard of</b> …

Life Sciences