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The Octonion Math That Could Underpin Physics | Quanta Magazine
fundamental physics The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature By Natalie Wolchover July 20, 2018 New findings are fueling an old suspicion that…
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24 days ago
Don’€™t Eat Before Reading This
Monday’s fish has been around since Friday, under God knows what conditions. Illustration by Adrian Gill Good food, good eating, is all about blood and organs,…
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9 weeks ago
Why the Future of Machine Learning is Tiny
Photo by Kevin Steinhardt When Azeem asked me to give a talk at CogX , he asked me to focus on just a single point that I wanted the audience to take away. A…
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9 weeks ago
The Step-By-Step PM Guide to Building Machine Learning Based Products
What Product Managers Need to Know About Machine Learning Is Science, but Not Rocket Science It’s time for every product manager, entrepreneur or business…
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10 weeks ago
Asking the Right Questions About AI – Yonatan Zunger – Medium
In the past few years, we’ve been deluged with discussions of how artificial intelligence (AI) will either save or destroy the world. Self-driving cars will…
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10 weeks ago
The fourth industrial revolution: a primer on Artificial Intelligence (AI)
“The last 10 years have been about building a world that is mobile-first. In the next 10 years, we will shift to a world that is AI-first.” (Sundar Pichai, CEO…
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10 weeks ago
Predictably Smart
Machine learning is the science of helping computers discover patterns and relationships in data. Two of the most common ways products use machine learning (ML)…
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10 weeks ago
The UX of AI
As was the case with the mobile revolution, and the web before that, machine learning will cause us to rethink, restructure, and reconsider what’s possible in…
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10 weeks ago
The collaboration curse
IN MODERN business, collaboration is next to godliness. Firms shove their staff into open-plan offices to encourage serendipitous encounters. Managers oblige…
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april 2018
Bringing Design to Software - Ch. 1 Kapor
Bringing Design to Software © Addison-Wesley, 1996 1 Mitchell Kapor A Software Design Manifesto The most important social evolution within the computing…
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march 2018
Playing Video Games With My Son Isn’t What I Thought It Would Be
Photo: Minecraft How to Raise a Boy is a weeklong series centered around this urgent question in the era of Parkland, President Trump, and #MeToo. My dad left…
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march 2018
One Man's Quest to Make Google's Gadgets Great
It’s early in the morning on October 4, 2016, and in a few seconds, Rick Osterloh will present Google’s latest gadget portfolio to the world. He’s not even six…
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february 2018
How Bikes Will Take Their Revenge on Cars and Help Us Reclaim Our Streets
Photo by Andrew Gook on Unsplash How Bikes Will Take Their Revenge on Cars and Help Us Reclaim Our Streets As an enthusiastic cyclist and environmentalist, I’m…
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february 2018
Amazon Health
It’s pretty rare for the same company to feature in two consecutive Weekly Articles; yesterday’s announcement of a health care initiative involving Amazon,…
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february 2018
How Amazon Rebuilt Itself Around Artificial Intelligence
In early 2014, Srikanth Thirumalai met with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Thirumalai, a computer scientist who’d left IBM in 2005 to head Amazon’s recommendations…
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february 2018
Design Education’s Big Gap: Understanding the Role of Power
Grad students in the MA in Social Design (MASD) at MICA in Baltimore, get what’s sorely missing in design education: An understanding of power. Conventional…
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january 2018
Fossil Discoveries Challenge Ideas About Earth’s Start | Quanta Magazine
geophysics Fossil Discoveries Challenge Ideas About Earth’s Start January 22, 2018 A series of fossil finds suggests that life on Earth started earlier than…
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january 2018
Ask Women in Product – Merci Victoria Grace – Medium
Today, the Women in Product community is excited to unveil our latest project: Ask Women in Product . Each week, 2–3 senior women product leaders will be…
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january 2018
Spectrum.net
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january 2018
Why experts believe cheaper, better lidar is right around the corner
Time-of-flight versus frequency modulation Enlarge / GM's Cruise subsidiary recently acquired Strobe, a company that seems to be developing a lidar sensor based…
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january 2018
The head of Google Cloud Platform’s technical infrastructure on the future of cloud
As the SVP of technical infrastructure at Google Cloud and one of Google’s first 10 employees Urs Hölzle has seen the building of the company’s infrastructure…
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january 2018
An (Institutional) Investor’s Take on Cryptoassets – John Pfeffer – Medium
IMPORTANT NOTICE: This document is intended for informational purposes only. The views expressed in this document are not, and should not be construed as,…
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january 2018
Opinion | The Looming Digital Meltdown
Ariel Davis For computer security professionals, 2018 started with a bang. A new class of security vulnerability — a variety of flaws that affect almost all…
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january 2018
The strange story of “Extended Random”
Yesterday, David Benjamin posted a pretty esoteric note on the IETF’s TLS mailing list. At a superficial level, the post describes some seizure-inducingly…
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december 2017
Review: The iPhone X Goes To Disneyland
Review: iPhone X The 10th anniversary iPhone goes to Disneyland Four phones and three years ago, I took the first iPhones to “go big” to the “happiest place on…
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december 2017
Life Without A Home Button: The iPhone X Review
BuzzFeed News; Apple iPhones have had the same thick borders — what Apple lovingly calls the “forehead and chin” — sandwiching the top and bottom of the display…
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december 2017
The Exquisitely English (and Amazingly Lucrative) World of London Clerks
At Fountain Court Chambers in central London, the senior clerk is called Alex Taylor. A trim, bald 54-year-old who favors Italian suiting, Taylor isn’t actually…
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december 2017
Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years
If you tried tostart a car that's been sitting in a garage for decades, you might not expectthe engine to respond. But a set of thrusters aboard the Voyager 1…
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december 2017
A Week On The Wrist: The TAG Heuer Autavia 2017
On my first official day here at HODINKEE, I walked into the office to find a surprise waiting for me. After I had a chance to settle in at my desk, Stephen…
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november 2017
A Week On The Wrist: The Vacheron Constantin Overseas Ultra-Thin
We first saw the Vacheron Constantin Overseas Ultra-Thin at the SIHH last January, and at the time, our impressions based on the brief exposure afforded by a…
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november 2017
A Week On The Wrist: The Rolex Datejust
Ask any watch guy about Rolex, and chances are you'll get regaled with stories about rare vintage Daytonas or the high-tech, bi-color Cerachrome bezels on the…
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november 2017
A Week On The Wrist: The Omega Speedmaster 'First Omega In Space'
This week on my wrist is the Omega Speedmaster “First Omega In Space,” a watch inspired by a historically important model worn in space on October 3, 1962, by…
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november 2017
A Week On The Wrist: The Patek Philippe 5270G Perpetual Calendar Chronograph
Patek Philippe’s 2011 release of the reference 5270 Perpetual Calendar Chronograph was a big deal. The complication has been in Patek Philippe’s catalog since…
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november 2017
Explain Like I’m 5: Zero Knowledge Proof (Halloween Edition)
Explaining crypto is hard, explaining crypto in simple words is harder. Explaining Zero Knowledge Proof to a child? Easy! So here you go — ZKP explained with…
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november 2017
Revisiting the Game That Nearly Revolutionized the Video Game Industry
Rockstar North Six years after its original release, the noir detective game feels like a glimpse of what video gaming might have been. L.A. Noire was supposed…
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november 2017
Opinion | Tim Wu: Why the Courts Will Have to Save Net Neutrality
Back in 2005, a small phone company based in North Carolina named Madison River began preventing its subscribers from making phone calls using the internet…
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november 2017
Your company's Slack is probably sexist
Slack is the bane and the lifeblood of my workplace communication. Here at Quartz, the workplace messaging app is ubiquitous. Our newsroom uses Slack, which…
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november 2017
The Origin Story of ROS, the Linux of Robotics
Photo: Keenan Wyrobek PR2 robots flying ROS flags in 2010. This is a guest post. The views expressed here are solely those of the author and do not represent…
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november 2017
An AI has learned how to pick a single voice out of a crowd
Voiceprints can help make sense of what people in a crowd say Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos By Richard Gray Devices like Amazon’s Echo and Google Home can…
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october 2017
The Challenge to Keep the World's Smartphones Charging
Smartphones have been adopted by the billions worldwide in no small part because they are wireless. But they're not entirely so. They still use wires to draw…
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october 2017
Google CEO Sundar Pichai: 'I don't know whether humans want change that fast'
W hen Sundar Pichai was growing up in Chennai, south-east India, he had to make regular trips to the hospital to pick up his mother’s blood-test results. It…
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october 2017
Collector's Eye: The Rolex Submariner Reference 6204
The first entry in our Collector's Eye series provides a detailed look at the evolution of the iconic Rolex Submariner. The Rolex Submariner has long been one…
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october 2017
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october 2017
The Oral History of the Darpa Challenge, the Grueling Robot Race That Launched the Self-Driving Car
On March 13, 2004, a gaggle of engineers and a few thousand spectators congregated outside a California dive bar to watch 15 self-driving cars speed across the…
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august 2017
The Temporality of Artificial Intelligence
Nothing sounds more futuristic than artificial intelligence (AI). Our predictions about the future of AI are largely shaped by science fiction. Go to any…
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july 2017
Dolphin Emulator
When you're playing your favorite game on Dolphin with a powerful computer, things should run fairly well. The game is running full speed, there are no…
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july 2017
Driving Tesla’s Model 3 Changes Everything
If you’ve ever driven Tesla's flagship vehicle—the $140,000 Model S P100D—you’ve experienced an unparalleled version of driving power. Zero to 60 in 2.3 seconds…
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july 2017
Exclusive: Tesla Model 3 First Drive Review - Motor Trend
Share this article Free Price Quote From a Local Dealer View Special Offers No Obligation, Fast & Simple Free New Car Quote Change Car The Tesla Model 3 is…
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july 2017
A Week On The Wrist: The Rolex Sea-Dweller Reference 126600
The Rolex Sea-Dweller reference 126600 was announced at Baselworld 2017, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the model (launched in 1967). The Sea-Dweller…
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july 2017
The secret origin story of the iPhone
This June 27th marks 10 years since Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture,…
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june 2017
What Really Happened with Vista – Hacker Noon
I generally have posted about things that I have been directly involved with — either code I wrote or projects I managed. In this post I am taking a different…
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june 2017
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
BOOK & REDEEM Close Need to enter a destination for a destination search. Enter a state/province. Enter a country. Where to? Check In Check Out Close For stays…
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may 2017
Monologue: I’m Wes Anderson, and I’m Directing This FBI Investigation Into Russia and the Trump Campaign
Good morning, agents. I’ve been brought on to direct this inquiry into the Trump campaign’s ties with the Russian government. Don’t worry about introducing…
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april 2017
Understanding Aesthetics with Deep Learning
To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event. — Henri larartier Bresson As a child I waited…
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april 2017
Qualcomm has devised new technology that can help unlock your smartphone using iris scans
Mobile chip maker Qualcomm wants your gadgets to look out for you. The company is working on a technology that packages together a lens, an image sensor, and a…
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april 2017
Chase Had Ads on 400,000 Sites. Then on Just 5,000. Same Results.
JP Morgan Chase began limiting its display ads to preapproved websites to avoid proximity to content like fake news and offensive videos. Michael Nagle/Getty…
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april 2017
Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse
PROPHET MOTIVE Elon Musk, co-founder of Tesla and OpenAI, inside part of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, 2010. Photograph by Jonas…
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march 2017
SHAttered
Isn't SHA-1 deprecated? Today, many applications still rely on SHA-1, even though theoretical attacks have been known since 2005, and SHA-1 was officially…
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february 2017
How to Get a Free Couch – The Awl
West Elm is offering “a full refund or replacement of orders placed in the U.S. and Canada after July 2014.” A few days ago, I wrote a piece for the Awl about…
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february 2017
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february 2017
Narrative Neediness
Jesse Walker on how our need for narrative creates a market for both conspiracy theory and fake and slanted news: For a lot of people, the real assumption that…
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february 2017
DISH | Login
DISH | Login Please wait... Please wait while we log you in. Please Complete The Captcha Your password has been entered incorrectly multiple times. In order to…
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january 2017
CreativeAI
On the Democratisation & Escalation of Creativity — Chapter 01 Chapter 01 Introduction We live in times, where science fiction authors are struggling to keep up…
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january 2017
The Seiko Diver's 200 Meter SKX779 Featuring the 7S26 Automatic Movement
The Seiko Diver's 200 Meter SKX779 Featuring the 7S26 Automatic Movement Appended 1-1-2003 by John Davis ( ei8htohms ) © 2-4-2002 (click on all images to view a…
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january 2017
Full transcript: David Axelrod interviews President Obama for The Axe Files
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA IS INTERVIEWED ON "THE AXE FILES" FROM CNN & THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO INSTITUTE OF POLITIC SPEAKERS: PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA DAVID…
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december 2016
Carl's Jr., and the Thing That Happened There
I t is my brother's and my shared belief that a single fast food meal eaten on or about June 6, 1982, ruined the relationship between us in a way that we still…
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december 2016
To the First Lady, With Love - NYTimes.com
By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: She had rhythm, a flow and swerve, hands slicing air, body weight moving from foot to foot, a beautiful rhythm. In anything else…
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december 2016
My President Was Black
“They’re a rotten crowd,” I shouted across the lawn. “You’re worth the whole damn bunch put together.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby I. “Love Will…
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december 2016
Twitter
Log in Sign up Jean-Marc Denis @ jmdenisme Check @badboybrebre dropping some cool insights on how he's using @FacebookOrigami Studio & Designing for Video…
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december 2016
Building Jarvis
Mark Zuckerberg Building Jarvis 1 hour ago · Public My personal challenge for 2016 was to build a simple AI to run my home -- like Jarvis in Iron Man. My goal…
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december 2016
So you want to build a Death Star? Here's how to get started
I’m very excited about seeing Rogue One: A Star Wars Story , which tells the tale summarised in the original Star Wars’ opening crawl. This is the story of how…
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december 2016
This tiny supercomputer is all the rage
Nvidia’s DGX-1 supercomputer is designed to train deep-learning models faster than conventional computing systems do. To companies grappling with complex data…
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december 2016
The fourth industrial revolution: a primer on Artificial Intelligence (AI)
“The last 10 years have been about building a world that is mobile-first. In the next 10 years, we will shift to a world that is AI-first.” (Sundar Pichai, CEO…
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december 2016
How A Rust Belt Native and Silicon Valley Technologist Is Re-Thinking American Manufacturing
Nick Pinkston grew up in rural Pennsylvania in a family that has spent more than three generations in the manufacturing industry. They worked in coal mining in…
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december 2016
The Great A.I. Awakening - The New York Times
Prologue: You Are What You Have Read Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the…
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december 2016
Donald Trump Is Gaslighting America
The CIA officially determined that Russia intervened in our election, and President-elect Donald Trump dismissed the story as if it were a piece of fake news.…
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december 2016
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