Computer Science

Matroid can watch videos and detect anything within them

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth that times the frame rate. Matroid, a computer vision startup launching out of stealth today, enables anyone to take advantage of the information inherently embedded in video. You can build your own detector within the company’s intuitive, …

Machine Learning

4 basic problems cause all the cognitive biases that screw up our judgment

<i>Four months ago I attempted to synthesize Wikipedia's crazy list of cognitive biases, and after banging my head against the wall for weeks, came up with this</i> <i>Cognitive Bias Cheat Sheet</i> <i>which</i> <i>John Manoogian III,</i> <i>beautifully organized into the above poster. Since then, I've started working on a book</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning and How they Differ from One Another

These are three terms that are heard all the time now, but often people still get confused about what each one really entails. Below is a quick …

Machine Learning

Garbage collection in V8, an illustrated guide

This guide is unlike others I’ve done so far, and has a bit of a narrative to go along with the sketches. I thought the entire concept of garbage …

Java

New Machine Learning Program Recognizes Handguns in Even Low-Quality Video - Motherboard

The handgun is a ballistic extension of the hand itself. It's remarkable for confining vast destruction to a small, subtle instrument. It can be wielded casually, and, until the trigger is pulled, nigh invisibly. A semi-automatic pistol, once awoken, will fire as fast as the shooter can twitch …

Machine Learning

Marko vs React: An In-depth Look

In this article we will take an in-depth look at the differences and similarities between Marko and React from the perspective of the maintainers of …

JavaScript

Unusual Vending Machines from Around the World

Vending machines come in all shapes and sizes, but the ones most of us are familiar with have sodas, candy, or chips. These unusual vending machines …

Machine Learning

Big Data Mistakes That Most Companies Make

Modern industries have been revolutionized by big data, and more businesses of every size are adopting it each day. However, even though big data has …

Data Management

Install Latest Nodejs and NPM Version in Linux Systems

In this guide, we shall take a look at how you can install the latest version of <b>Nodejs</b> and <b>NPM</b> in RHEL/CentOS and Fedora distributions.<p><b>Nodejs</b> is a …

Linux

Recapping Google NEXT 2017: Deep Learning As A Service

Deep learning has become the technology du jour of late and few companies have advanced the field as much across as many areas or integrated the …

Machine Learning

Unification in Chalk, part 1

So in my first post on chalk, I mentioned that unification and normalization of associated types were interesting topics. I’m going to write a …

Programming

Build an Angular 2 application that displays wallpapers using the Reddit API

×<p>Must login to heart a guide<p>Login with Github<p>Why Github?<p>Most developers already have an account<br>• Link all your contributions to your profile on the …

JavaScript

What Are Web Fonts and Why Are They Important?

Before modern web and mobile development, the world of graphic design was pretty cut and dry. With print being the dominant medium, designs (and the …

Web Development

THE BEADY EYE ASKS: HOW LONG UNTIL COMPUTERS HAVE THE SAME POWER AS A HUMAN BRAIN?

( A six-minute <i>evolutionary</i> read)<p>It took billions of years to go from the first tiny DNA replicators to Homo Sapiens.<p><i>It hit you pretty quickly that</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

High-level personal studio of an artificial intelligence company in a hollow old factory building - CAANdesign | Architecture and home design blog

Architects: Wanjing studio<br>Location: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China<br>Year: 2016<br>Area: 6.458 ft²/ 600 m²<br>Photo courtesy: Shen Qiang<br>Description:<p>“The project is a …

Artificial Intelligence

CSS Custom Properties are coming to Microsoft Edge in the Windows 10 Creators Update

The Windows 10 Creators Update for PCs is just around the corner, and as such, Microsoft is finalizing the list of features that will be making their …

Microsoft

This AI Company Can Tell You What and Who Appears in Your Videos - Bloomberg

If you're a brand advertiser at a car company or a cereal maker, you may want to know when your product appears, unscripted, in hundreds of hours of …

Machine Learning

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says job-stealing AI is 'so far in the future' that it's 'not even on my radar screen' — here's why he's wrong

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says artificial intelligence is "so far in the future" that it's "not even on my radar screen." He says we won't have to worry about how it affects the workforce for "50 or 100 more years."<p>Mnuchin made his remarks to Mike Allen of Axios, in a moment caught on video …

Artificial Intelligence

Can artificial intelligence make you a better tweeter?

An AI startup called Post Intelligence hopes it can.<p>I‘ve tweeted nearly 5,000 times in my life, which certainly feels like a lot.<p>But last week I did something on Twitter I’ve never done before: I used artificial intelligence to help me decide what to tweet. More specifically, I used a service …

Artificial Intelligence

Intel’s Student Ambassador Program: Artificial Intelligence for College Students

Are you a college student interested in machine learning, deep learning, and artificial intelligence? If yes, you have an opportunity to engage with …

Artificial Intelligence

My emacs start up time takes about 4 seconds

Here is my init.el and I will list it below. Can anyone point out any obvious bottlenecks that is causing my long start up time?

JavaScript

Spencer Carli

All activities<p>Uploads<br>• Likes<br>• Posts and uploads<p><b>Spencer Carli</b> uploaded a video 2 weeks ago<p><b>Spencer Carli</b> uploaded a video 3 weeks ago<p>9:11<p>Play next<br>• Play …

JavaScript

How Upcoming Future Smartphones Can Help You To Live a Better Life

<b>1. Smartphones will increase the strength of the brain</b><p>Scientist have found that smartphones are such game-changers that they're actually changing the …

Artificial Intelligence

Writing an Audio Plugin in Rust

Along the long and slightly convoluted path I took to finding my current career as a software developer, I ended up spending a year at college …

Rust (Programming Language)

IA Summit 2017: Designing for Humans

The first day of the 2017 IA Summit overwhelmed me in the best way possible. I attended a variety of sessions, talks and discussions about how …

Artificial Intelligence

Trump's treasury secretary on threat of robots taking jobs: 'It's not even on our radar'

A recent PwC report estimated that AI and robots could take nearly 38% jobs in the US, 30% in the UK.<p>US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on …

Robots

How to customise your git commit message 🚀

<b>1. Add default template directory</b><p><i>Files and directories in the default template directory (~/.git-templates) whose name do not start with a dot will</i> …

Programming

Microsoft Pushes Azure Cloud To Conquer In-car Services

Microsoft is out to make headway in the realm of connected cars. The markets for cloud-based solutions are only set to rise for the foreseeable …

Microsoft

Computational synthetic biology

Biology faces a debugging hurdle. Biochemical systems (cells) are complex, and inspecting them is non-trivial. Observing chemicals you know about is …

Biology

The Trump administration is ‘not worried’ about AI taking human jobs, and that’s a problem

On Friday Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin stepped onstage with Axios’ Mike Allen to talk about his role in the Trump administration. Mnuchin, …

Artificial Intelligence