The unimportance of Google+, the OnePlus 2 arrives, eBay Now is no more, Steve Jobs is The Man In the Machine, and everything wrong with Super Mario Bros. Google+ Is No Longer Required Google is dropping the need to have a Google+ profile in order to use its other services. Show More Summary
When copywriters imagine being replaced by a computer, they’re probably thinking of something like Persado. Founded in 2012, the New York City-based company offers an enterprise-level platform that helps brands like American Express, Neiman Marcus, and Zipcar generate email and other marketing messages, assisted by human campaign and data experts. Show More Summary
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If someone ever invents a time machine, we’re inclined to head back to 1991. The Cold War was over, the U.S economy was healthy, real estate still appreciated in value and the quickest car in America was a pickup truck. We’re not sure why we count that in the plus column, but we do. Maybe it’s because things just seemed simpler...
Enterprise software is about to undergo radical transformation — a substantial change that will make the shift to software as a service (SaaS) look like a simple facelift. This transformation is being powered by machine learning. Read More
What is machine learning? It sounds like a bunch of computers get together in the library on Tuesdays and study during all-nighters. It's not quite that. Stephanie Yee and Tony… Tags: machine learning
What do machines sing of? is a fully automated machine, which endlessly sings number-one ballads from the 1990s. As the computer program performs these emotionally loaded songs, it attempts to apply the appropriate human sentiments. Vimeo link The Presurfer
It’s that time of year again! For one day a year our Finds Supervisor, Sue Nelson, clambers into her time machine along with the pupils and staff from Meonstoke School in Hampshire’s Meon Valley and travels back to Saxon times. The intrepid...Show More Summary
If you’ve ever run your sleeping bag through a washing machine, you know the kind of damage it can do. Fortunately, a bathtub and some gentle hand washing is all you need to keep your bag performing efficiently. Read more...
Property of Gotta Dance Dirty Let the summer vibes rain down on your case of the Mondays… UK radio wizards Tough Love have given us the exclusive premiere of their newest release on their imprint Get Twisted – and a debut at that! Please welcome the hugely popular & immensely talented Purple Disco Machine. Show More Summary
A group of South Africans will not be allowed to pursue a lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co. and International Business Machines Corp. of helping their government perpetuate human rights abuses during apartheid, a federal appeals court said Monday.
Not long ago, schoolchildren chose what they wanted to be when they grew up, and later selected the best college they could gain admission to, spent years gaining proficiency in... read more The post When Machines Can Do Most Jobs—Passion, Creativity, and Reinvention Rule appeared first on Singularity HUB.
We all have those items that hang around our homes for months or years hat collect dust untouched. Sometimes, however, we develop a sense of attachment to those items, and just don't want to see them discarded. Trying to sell pre-loved items to collectors, thift stores, or by holding a yard sale is a whole lot of effort with little payout. Show More Summary
If you have a gaming PC or home-office machine that lives on a workdesk or in a study, it makes sense to invest in a good pair of speakers. But on my desk, I also have two smartphones, an iPad, and a constantly revolving suite of wireless devices. Show More Summary
If anyone can make cookie-cutter techno, then improvisation is the route back to heart and soul. And there are few people as good at making dense, bass-heavy improvised dance music as Detroit’s Octave One. I mean, yes, it’s a little weird that any of us would get overly eloquent or snobby writing about dance music. Show More Summary
You might have seen some Angry Birds arcade machines before, but they’ve just been big-screen ports of the mobile game. There’s an official Angry Birds arcade game coming, and it looks a lot more fun than the Angry Birds you’ve played and are now ignoring steadfastly. Read more...
The discovery of a previously unknown type of metal deformation -- sinuous flow -- and a method to suppress it could lead to more efficient machining and other manufacturing advances by reducing the force and energy required to process metals.
Part electric bicycle, part motorcycle and part moped, the Bolt M-1 is a capable, two-wheeled machine engineered for urban commuting. The fully electric bike wears light motorcycle styling and can put out up to 5,500 watts for speeds up to 40 mph (64 km/h). Show More Summary
The one thing every aspiring freelancer, college student or person with access to a time machine should know. It's all a balancing act. Perched on a tightrope, with high winds, and possibly some large, angry ravens pecking and cawing. Show More Summary
The annoyance of going to the doctor keeps tons of people from finding out if they need glasses or updating their prescription. But it turns out you don’t need one of those giant multi-lens machines to do an eye exam. Opternative has passed its clinical trials and today launched its $40 online eye exam. Show More Summary