Engineering

The "universal adversarial preturbation" undetectably alters images so AI can't recognize them

In a newly revised paper in <i>Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition</i>, a group of French and Swiss computer science researchers show that "a very small …

Machine Learning

15 tools every web designer needs in 2017

The web design and development tools landscape is booming. That might be the understatement of the year, every year! It’s great to have plenty of …

Web Development

Useful JS functions you aren't using

I learned Javascript the hard way: I stumbled into web development and kept on stumbling my way through the stack until I could program competently. …

JavaScript

An Introduction to Functional Programming in Swift

Swift’s grand entrance to the programming world at WWDC in 2014 was much more than just an introduction of a new language. It brought a number of new …

Functional Programming

New to deep learning? Here are 4 easy lessons from Google

Google employs some of the world’s smartest researchers in deep learning and artificial intelligence, so it’s not a bad idea to listen to what they …

Machine Learning

Please Don’t Hire a Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

Every serious technology company now has an Artificial Intelligence team in place. These companies are investing millions into intelligent systems for situation assessment, prediction analysis, learning-based recognition systems, conversational interfaces, and recommendation engines. Companies such …

Machine Learning

10 Free Lightweight CSS Frameworks for a Fast Start

Using a quality responsive CSS framework can give you a nice head start on any web design project. Some, like Bootstrap, are a bit bloated with …

Web Development

Hidden gem | 2017 Honda Civic Sport Hatchback Quick Spin Review

Autonomous driving might be the future, but at present we live in a golden age of automobiles. For proof, look not to the Bugatti Chiron or Dodge Hellcat, but everyday rides like the Honda Civic Sport. In this specific case, I'm talking about the hatchback version, a body style with a rich history …

Watch Pro Mechanics Rebuild an Automatic Transmission in Five Minutes Flat

This time-lapse video will make you dizzy with the millions of tiny parts inside an automatic transmission.<p>Automatic transmissions are a thing of wonder. Very few people know how automatic gearboxes actually work, and even fewer people have the knowledge to tear down and rebuild one. Hagerty put …

Apple’s AI Director: Here’s How to Supercharge Deep Learning

Apple’s director of artificial intelligence, Ruslan Salakhutdinov, believes that the deep neural networks that have produced spectacular results in …

Machine Learning

Tech Giants Are Racing to Be the First to Develop “The Last App”

<i>The following article was inspired by futurist John Smart’s series on the future of personal AI assistants, aka Sims. In a paraphrase of futurist</i> …

Machine Learning

The new algorithms enabling Facebook’s data fixation

A billion and a half photos find their way onto Facebook every single day and the company is racing to understand them and their moving counterparts with the hope of increasing engagement. And while machine learning is undoubtedly the map to the treasure, Facebook and its competitors are still …

Machine Learning

Read the email a Google recruiter sent a job candidate to prepare him for the interview

In August 2015, a friend of mine applied for a job as a product manager at Google. After the initial screening step, he received an email from the …

Product Management

How artificial intelligence has evolved over time

In the video above, we examine how artificial intelligence has evolved over time and will continue to grow as technology improves - from computer scientist John McCarthy first making reference to AI in 1956, to virtual assistants on our smartphones emerging in 2011 and more.<p>From gaming to virtual …

Artificial Intelligence

​Xero passes 1 million subscribers, doubles down on AI

The New Zealand-based cloud accounting firm has added just shy of 300,000 subscribers in the last 12 months, seeing its total surpass 1 million, as …

Machine Learning

UX in 60 Seconds: Using Component Libraries

Welcome to this super-quick introduction to using component libraries; helpful for designers, developers, and users alike. Let’s jump in!Component …

UI Design

Is Scratch today like the Logo of the '80s for teaching kids to code?

Leave it to technology to take an everyday word (especially in the English language) and give it a whole new meaning. Words such as <i>the web</i>, <i>viral</i>, …

Programming

javascript:void(0) or onclick="return false" for <a> - which is better?

There is a javascript-based interface - so I need not to support work without javascript.<p>I have an<p>elements with JS code, which binds on click event - …

JavaScript

What’s a Framework? — A Guide for Non-Tech Co-founders!

Framework in computer programming is a base over which you build your app. The framework tells how to structure the code, which part of code goes …

JavaScript

I helped host 40 coding events last year. Here’s what I learned.

Our local freeCodeCamp study group in Brasov, Romania just held its 40th event. We even made freeCodeCamp muffins and pens to celebrate!<p>Over the past …

Programming

The Arrival of Artificial Intelligence

Chris Dixon opened a truly wonderful piece in the Atlantic entitled How Aristotle Created the Computer like this:The history of computers is often …

Artificial Intelligence

Simple React Development in 2017

Hi, aspiring React developer! 👋<p>Maybe you’re a jQuery developer looking to experiment with a modern framework. Or, maybe you’re an Angular developer …

JavaScript

Machine Learning Will Give Publishing Visual, Interactive Content on a Big Scale

Most Popular<p>Every day,<p>digital publishers are challenged by the fragmentation of media. Third-party and social platforms appropriating content, mobile …

Machine Learning

Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster review: how much power is too much?

Mercedes-AMG launched its second-ever complete car in the UK two years ago. The GT two-seat coupé was a cheaper, less hardcore replacement for the awesome if boneheaded SLS, but it was still a bit of beast. Whenever I've seen a GT on the road, it's always been driven in a manner that suggests its …

Roadsters

Modern security programs: Artificial intelligence and machine learning

A new research report by Carbon Black aggregates insight from more than 400 interviews with leading cybersecurity researchers who discussed …

Cybersecurity

We built a giant pixel wall for fun, but what we learnt went a lot further.

Every tech company has side projects and Solid State is no different. It keeps devs motivated and flexes the bits of the brain sometimes not quite …

Programming

Our Mazda MX-5 Miata has the best engine bay in the business

One of the things that's really disappointing about modern cars is how they all hide their technology under a proverbial bushel. You pop the hood, and nine times out of 10, you're faced with some amount of black plastic hiding the functional bits. On some cars the plastic covers the bare minimum to …

Lexus

Hyundai's New N-Brand Performance Car Ready To Burn Rubber

Sometimes, given its fast climb over the past decade, it’s hard to remember that Hyundai Motor celebrates only its 50th anniversary this year. That’s one reason the brand can seem “late” to certain traditional milestones already achieved by other carmakers that have a 100-year history.<p>Hyundai will …

Hyundai

Vector Institute is just the latest in Canada's AI expansion

<b>Canadian researchers have been behind some recent major breakthroughs in artificial intelligence. Now, the country is betting on becoming a big player in one of the hottest fields in technology, with help from the likes of Google and RBC.</b><p>In an unassuming building on the University of Toronto's …

Machine Learning

Iorek: A Robot that Incorporates Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence into Obect Interactions

One day we may have AI-equipped robot butlers, but first we need them to be able to hand us the right pen off the counter. This task is harder than …

Machine Learning