10 Facts about the life of our ancestors that historians knew, thanks to old documents

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo When scientists are able to find or decipher a new relic written, the ellipses of history are reduced. Thanks to that we know that our ancestors, like us, loved and hated, they made shopping lists and used underpants. And the fact that they write text messages on the bark of birch makes the year 1018 does not seem so different to our 2018. Great.guru introduces you to some interesting discoveries that scientists have made thanks to the written records of antiquity. The roman soldiers wore underpants,…

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20 Photos that look like they were taken in a parallel universe

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo The existence of a Multiverse is a subject of dispute both among scientists and among the people that has nothing to do with science. Have you ever wondered if there are worlds that are parallel to ours? And what happens if something goes wrong? How are us people in another reality? After such philosophical reflections, Brilliant.guru has collected 20 photos of users that were very strange things. Of course, everything can be explained, but why not let the imagination? And at the end of the article,…

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2018 brings finally the red-haired emoji

The keyboard is filled with emoji is widely used. But since 2015 is already asked to the red-haired emoji. This year it finally happened: a load of new emoji, including two red-haired! Unicode brings in addition to the 2.666 emoji they already have, a further 157 extra smileys. The guidelines stand, it is now just have to wait for Apple, Google and Microsoft to get them to turn in their own style. The 11.0 version of the app is filled again with new emoji. A hot face, a kangaroo, curls,…

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An experiment in Kenya has refuted the myth that money changes people

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo There is a proverb: “Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day, teach a man to fish and he will eat every day”. To verify this, the organization charitable nonprofit GiveDirectly ventured to make an experiment: for 12 years, without conditions, to give 22 USD a month to the poor people in East Africa. The results exceeded the expectations even of the same organizers. There is a strong conviction that, if the people simply give him money, stop working and start spending…

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How would some famous people if they were to remove its main feature

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo The images of some movie characters have been burned so strong in our mind, that it seems that we cannot imagine otherwise. But what would happen if I change those hairstyles or outfits as known to us? Great.guru wanted to do some pranks and to experiment with the appearance of these characters as well known. We must tell you that it came out pretty extravagant and bold, it is better to see for yourself. Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean Captain Jack Sparrow looks like a…

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A boy, a common gets in the photos of celebrities, and is the most fun thing you’ll see today

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo Some masters of Photoshop are incredibly talented. Do your work so skillfully that one can only feel admiration for his art. But Average Rob is very good in “creating effect comic strip in Photoshop” and called himself a “sort mediocre from Belgium”. Rob gets in the photos of the celebrities; Beyonce, Eminem, Britney Spears and Brad Pitt are on their radar. The outcome can be quite ridiculous and funny at the same time! In Great.guru did a collection of all the photos that will surely put…

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10 occasional Errors in movies that are hard to notice at a glance

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo Rare movies are filmed under the scheme “scene by scene”. This may be due to weather conditions, hours of work and financing actors; for example, the first to be able to roll the end of the movie, then his home, and then the other scenes. In this situation, even the professional advisors overlooked important details on a topic that is often surprising to the attentive spectators. Great.guru also noticed these casual errors and you find 10 mistakes in the film, which can return a historical movie…

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What time are the Olympics on Dutch time?

This coming weekend’s start of the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, on Friday the opening ceremony. Due to the time difference it will be the largest part of the winter Olympics take place while the Netherlands is on one ear, but thankfully the characters, the evening – so we are the afternoon can look at! The question is, how do you have the tv turned on? And when the Dutch skaters, shorttrackers, snowboarders and skeletonster in action? When its our turn? Lifehacking has a useful calendar file is created, in which…

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How can NLP technology change the finance industry?

No wonder why so many financial services providers are turning to NLP technology: there are a lot of ways it can benefit the financial sector, starting from improving customer experience and ending with ensuring round-the-clock access to data through the application of natural language interfaces to databases. According to PwC’s Global FinTech Survey 2017 (Figure 1,2), both financial institutions and fintech companies will continue investing in emerging technologies that can make data analytics and existing user experiences better. These include NLP technologies, such as natural language searches and chatbots. So…

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Weekly Machine Learning Opensource Roundup – Feb. 8, 2018

Example Tensorflow Project Template A best practice for tensorflow project template architecture. Toolsets Perspective High Performance Streaming pivot visualization via WebAssembly LiveCV A computer vision coding environment that displays results in real time NdBench Netflix Data Store Benchmark Models Visual Feature Attribution Using Wasserstein GANs PyTorch Python + Pytorch Implementation of the paper “Visual Feature Attribution using Wasserstein GANs” MobileNet V2 A Complete and Simple Implementation of MobileNet-V2 in PyTorch Recurrent Environment Simulators Deepmind Recurrent Environment Simulators paper implementation in tensorflow Obfuscated Gradients Obfuscated Gradients Give a False Sense of…

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The trouble with facial recognition technology (in the real world)

If you’ve watched any sort of spy thriller or action film over the last few years – think Jason Bourne or Mission: Impossible – the chances are you’ve seen facial recognition software in action. These movie scenes often involve an artist’s sketch compared to mug shots, or sometimes even a live CCTV stream, and with the clock ticking, a match is usually found for the culprit in the nick of time. It seems natural then to assume that what happens in the film world is similar to what happens (most…

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State Loophole Leaves Minors at Risk While Riding Uber and Lyft

From day care providers to school bus drivers, California regulations require fingerprints and extensive criminal background checks for almost any worker who may be left alone with kids. But those same requirements do not apply to ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft, which have become popular with teens. To help keep kids safe, the state’s Public Utilities Commission relies on the companies to enforce their own policies that prohibit drivers from picking up underage riders traveling alone. But as the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit uncovered, those rules are ignored…

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Paris flooding harks back to one of the great breakthroughs in hydrology

The city of Paris was recently on high flood alert after a deluge of rain. Parisians looked on with increasing concern as the River Seine continued to rise, the water levels creeping up the legs of the Zouave statue on the Pont d’Alma bridge in central Paris, which has served as an unofficial flood gauge since the devastating 1910 floods in the city. Thankfully, the immediate threat to Paris appears to be receding, although many other towns along the Seine are experiencing widespread flooding. This year’s particularly severe flooding on…

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German Navy experiences “LCS syndrome” in spades as new frigate fails sea trials

Enlarge / The Baden-Wurttemberg, listing slightly to starboard as usual, has been sent back to shipbuilders—refused by the German Navy. Ein Dahmer reader comments 162 Share this story The German Navy has a lot of problems right now. It has no working submarines, in part because of a chronic repair parts shortage. The Deutsche Marine is still flying helicopters older than their pilots—the Sea Lynx entered service in 1981, and the Sea King in 1969—and has long-delayed their replacement. And now the service is facing problems with its newest ships…

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How Par8o Sped Up Rails CI Builds 8x with Semaphore Boosters

How par8o Sped up Rails CI Builds 8x with Semaphore Boosters Aleksandra Pantić · 7 Feb 2018 · Community This is a guest post by Kendal Miller, Senior Engineer at par8o. Read it to discover how par8o reduced build time from over 2 hours to 13 minutes with Semaphore Boosters, fully automated parallel CI for Rails. par8o is a platform designed for healthcare teams to coordinate, communicate, and close the loop on patient referrals – for better relationships with providers and patients. par8o also offers a chat platform to encourage…

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How–and why–is the duopoly shifting toward local news?

Announcements made by Google and Facebook in January reveal that the duopoly is making a clear shift toward local news. What do those changes look like, and why might they be taking place? What is Google Bulletin? Google’s shift comes in the form of Bulletin. This lightweight app offers users a platform to share media-rich, hyperlocal news with their immediate community. Bulletin appears to be infused with Web 2.0 ideals; it has the potential to forge connections between people while emphasizing user-generated content and usability. Google hopes that users will…

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The next step for suffrage: give all immigrants the right to vote

The centenary celebration of women’s suffrage in Britain offers a chance to reflect on the limited scope of democracy today. It’s striking how just a few generations ago more than half the adult population was subject to laws they had no say in making. Women, and men without property, were permanent outsiders within the state, denied basic respect and standing. Only in 1928 did parliament extend the vote to all women over the age of 21, affording them suffrage on equal terms with men. Today, not everybody living in Britain…

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Universities must prepare students for a technology-enabled future

Automation and artificial intelligence technologies are transforming manufacturing, corporate work and the retail business, providing new opportunities for companies to explore and posing major threats to those that don’t adapt to the times. Equally daunting challenges confront colleges and universities, but they’ve been slower to acknowledge them. At present, colleges and universities are most worried about competition from schools or training systems using online learning technology. But that is just one aspect of the technological changes already under way. For example, some companies are moving toward requiring workers have specific…

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An asteroid of between 15 and 40 meters discovered on Sunday will approach to the Earth this Friday

An asteroid of between 15 and 40 metres in diameter, unknown to the 4 of February, will pass very close to Earth this Friday, February 9, at a distance that only occurs once or twice a year. 2018 CB will reach its closest approach to 23.30 UTC, when it will only 64.000 miles of the surface of our planet, less than a fifth of the distance from the Earth to the Moon. The asteroid, estimated to have between 15 and 40 metres in size, was discovered on the 4th of…

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The Tesla launched into space on the Falcon Heavy does not will arrive at Mars and is heading to an asteroid belt

The convertible electric Tesla that came out of the Earth aboard the first rocket, the Falcon Heavy has left the earth orbit and into deep space, but their fate will not be Mars. At the end of three ignitions of the propellant to which it is fixed to the car, the precise trajectory to target the orbit of Mars has been exceeded and the car space is directed towards the asteroid belt, as he explained on his Twitter account Elon Musk, president of Tesla and Space X, the manufacturer of…

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Cryptovaluta is also in the Netherlands more and more popular

The rise in the popularity of the Bitcoin is not a secret. 2017 was a huge year for the cryptovaluta, 75% of the households that cryptovaluta possess are indented in this period. In January 2018 have about 65,000 households cryptovaluta purchased this is more than in the whole of calendar year 2016. The large peak in the total Bitcoin value of 825 billion dollars was January 2018. This is the moment that the Bitcoin is also becoming more and more media-attention. More and more people saw it would be to…

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Western Digital launches wireless ssd

External drives which allows you to wireless can transfer files are not new, but Western Digital is now launching a ssd with that possibility. And that is still quite special. The drive is so fast that 4K video stream is an option. In addition, is it possible to fit cards in, where backups can be made of it without the intervention of a computer. A whole result, for example, photographers. Charging The My Passport Wireless SSD is especially designed for outdoor use, whatever the extra strong body can explain it.…

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