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What Deep Blue Tells Us About AI in 2017 –

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We Are All Kasparov

When Deep Blue beat the world chess champion 20 years ago, we learned a huge lesson. Just not the one we thought. 2,317 more words

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The Language that Stole Android Developers’ Hearts –

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The Language that Stole Android Developers’ Hearts

By supporting Kotlin as a “first class” language, Google scored major points with its community of developers. 827 more words

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Inside Google’s Slow-Mo Virtual Reality Moonshot –

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Inside Google’s Slow-Mo VR Moonshot

Clay Bavor knows immersive computing is a long-term project. Here’s what he’s doing to make it happen faster. 1,546 more words

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The Untold Story of Magic Leap, the World’s Most Secretive Startup

Have you heard of Magic Leap, one of the most secretive startup. Currently, they are looking at a valuation of $8bn. This is from Wiki – Magic Leap is a US… 129 more words

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The Shattering Truth of 3D-Printed Clothing –

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The Shattering Truth of 3D-Printed Clothing

Fashion visionaries are using 3D printing to create mind-bending textiles that are nearly impossible to wear. 827 more words

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Money, Beauty, Security: Online Dating in the Philippines

Jonathan welcomed Leonor’s adolescent children when she introduced them over video chat, and he in turn introduced her to his own children, who are in their twenties.

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Has Uber Killed Off Its Self-Driving Trucks? –

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Has Uber Killed Off Its Self-Driving Trucks?

Travis Kalanick shares news of Uber Freight, but behind the scenes his plans to reinvent trucking tech seem to have flagged. 1,837 more words

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