Artificial intelligence (AI) is a term that's been a part of computer classes for over a decade, but it was merely theory then. The practice of AI is becoming more mainstream today and is certainly the next big thing to watch in the coming years—especially when its applications can benefit users.
Whether it’s for your own startup or a cause near and dear to your heart, Stanford computer scientists analyzed how crowdfunding websites can use data science insight to increase donations. The researchers analyzed online donations collected from 470,000 people who donated between 2009 and 2014.
The upcoming Agile Development, Better Software & DevOps Conference West in Las Vegas features four incredible keynote speakers with very dissimilar but equally important topics. Lee Copeland, program chair for the conference, summarizes the keynote presentations and tells you what you can expect.
Recently the Indian fashion retailer Myntra.com completely shut down its website and moved to an app-only mode. Is this a sign of things to come—that websites will eventually become extinct? Anuj Magazine examines the pros and cons of a mobile-only strategy.
OpenStack and the cloud infrastructure platform industry in general have gone through radical technology changes since OpenStack’s inception five years ago. As the world’s largest open source project, is the OpenStack community and technology finally delivering on all the hype and anticipation?
How do you feel about sharing the road with self-driving long-haul semi-trucks? The first licensed autonomous commercial truck hit the road on an open public highway in NV. In a staged nighttime production, Daimler Trucks’ Freightliner Inspiration drove on top of the Hoover Dam.
The first question you might have about a human emotion tracking application is: What is the value of understanding human emotions? It's understandable that the data collected can be used for meaningful purposes, but how could this adversely impact users' security and privacy?
Big data is expected to revolutionize sports and strengthen its industry. However, there is also a dark side to big data, where businesses place too much faith on the analysis, and other challenges around its security, ownership, and curation. It's increasingly important to ensure the data quality.
To add to the list of cool technology that’s come from NASA's research, here’s a big one—a search and rescue device that detected the heartbeat of four people trapped beneath 10 feet of rubble in the Nepal earthquake disaster so rescuers could reach them.
When people want to learn to code, they often turn to a learn-to-code site. These sites show a list of buzzwords and a solution, assuming the reader will follow right along—except the typical reader can’t. It's as if there’s a conspiracy trying to make writing code look hard. Fear not—there isn't.