• The Robot Revolution: Automation Comes into Fashion | Moving Upstream
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    The Robot Revolution: Automation Comes into Fashion | Moving Upstream

    The automation Revolution is beginning to come into fashion The clothing industry is among the latest economic sectors to be making the leap Which is ironic because it was among the first to be mechanized today they still require Skilled human hands to guide and handle the materials In this episode of moving upstream our third on the robotics revolution Looking at what these new cutting-edge technologies can do and the impact they’re beginning to have on the developing world Across the globe 60 million people toil each day in the garment industry It offers the poor poor women in particular job opportunities they might not have otherwise The journal…

  • Want to Make a Big Bet on Oil Prices? Try Measuring Shadows | WSJ
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    Want to Make a Big Bet on Oil Prices? Try Measuring Shadows | WSJ

    (projector buzzing) – [Narrator] This is the world’s largest oil processing plant, located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Early on Saturday, September 14th, a series of explosions rocked the facility, and the world woke to see it burning. – [Reporter] Satellite images show thick black smoke billowing from the Aramco Oil Facility in Abqaiq. – [Reporter] The nation’s state-run oil company, Saudi Aramco, has temporarily closed its facilities, which many experts expect will cause a lack of supply leading to higher global oil prices. – [Narrator] But while the world was looking over here, energy traders on Wall Street and elsewhere were also looking over here and here…

  • Natural Language Processing: Crash Course AI #7
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    Natural Language Processing: Crash Course AI #7

    Thanks to Curiosity Stream for supporting PBS Digital Studios. Hey, I’m Jabril and welcome to Crash Course AI! Language is one of the most impressive things humans do. It’s how I’m transferring knowledge from my brain to yours right this second! Languages come in many shapes and sizes, they can be spoken or written, and are made up of different components like sentences, words, and characters that vary across cultures. For instance, English has 26 letters and Chinese has tens-of-thousands of characters. So far, a lot of the problems we’ve been solving with AI and machine learning technologies have involved processing images, but the most common way that most of…

  • DevByte: Updates on Serverless Tools & Technologies with Stephanie Wong, Google
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    DevByte: Updates on Serverless Tools & Technologies with Stephanie Wong, Google

    STEPHANIE WONG: As you just saw, serverless technologies are making big waves in cloud environments, letting you spend less time on the infrastructure and more time on your application. But there’s another powerful concept here that I’d like to spend some time on. As Google makes improvements to our serverless technologies on our end, it can roll out to your system seamlessly, without you having to lift a finger, which is pretty nice, since we can deploy performance fixes, security updates, and even functionality improvements without any of your company having to be on pager duty. So with this in mind, here are a few of the most important updates…

  • How Twitter Bots Use Psychology to Fool You
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    How Twitter Bots Use Psychology to Fool You

    [♪ INTRO] Sometimes when you’re browsing your social media feed, you might find an account or a post that just seems…off. Maybe it sounds like a janky product endorsement, or maybe the wording seems kinda funny. Quite often, these are bots — bits of computer code designed to operate an account and maybe masquerade as a real person. They’re all over the place, especially on sites like Twitter, where some have estimated up to 15% of active accounts are actually bots. You’ve probably heard they’re shaping our online experience and could even have real-world consequences — but how true is that? And why do we fall for them in the…

  • 【Instagram】絶対流行るハッシュタグ選手権!【Twitter】
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    【Instagram】絶対流行るハッシュタグ選手権!【Twitter】

    Hello, everyone! Virtual YouTuber Kizuna AI here! On Twitter and Instagram There are a lot of trending hashtags, right? But since I’m Pioneer material I’m just not satisfied with the hashtags that already exist~ And so, this time Using the hashtags trending currently I’m thinking of fiddling with them just a bit To create new hashtags that don’t exist yet [Note: AI-chan only made Japanese hashtags] Without further ado, let’s go! Bah! A.I.Channel! Firstly, the hashtags trending currently are… I want to connect with someone fashionable Fashion starts from the foot Retweet if you thought it was good even for just a bit The others are… I’m sorry for not…

  • Designing for The Near Future | Twitter Senior Product Designer | Lisa Ding | Awwwards Conf San Fran
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    Designing for The Near Future | Twitter Senior Product Designer | Lisa Ding | Awwwards Conf San Fran

    So first a little bit about me since I usually appreciate hearing this from other speakers I currently live in Boulder Colorado prior to that I lived in the Bay Area for about ten years so I’m still in the honeymoon stages of being in Boulder as you can see I take selfies with the mountains like on the daily this is a from the balcony of the tree office there another interesting thing or a interesting thing about me maybe is that I am a big nerd about the Supreme Court some things that even some of my friends and co-workers don’t know about me is that I peaked…

  • How machine learning helps identify potholes on Los Angeles roads
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    How machine learning helps identify potholes on Los Angeles roads

    ALEJANDRA VASQUEZ: Hello, my name is Alejandra. ERICSON HERNANDEZ: And I’m Ericson. ALEJANDRA VASQUEZ: And we’re using machine learning to find potholes on the streets of Los Angeles. ERICSON HERNANDEZ: LA has over 7,400 miles of roads and freeways. ALEJANDRA VASQUEZ: That’s a lot of roads and a lot of potholes to fix. ERICSON HERNANDEZ: Right now, construction workers have to manually inspect roads for dangerous potholes and cracks or rely on people calling in tips, which takes a lot of time. ALEJANDRA VASQUEZ: While studying at LMU, we started to see if we could figure out a faster way to identify potholes throughout the city. ERICSON HERNANDEZ: First, we…

  • Twitterアカウントを作るよ!
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    Twitterアカウントを作るよ!

    Virtual Youtuber, Kizuna Ai here! So for today, we’ll do this: “Making a twitter account!” Why am I making a twitter account if you ask me, I was wondering what’s good for promoting my contents, and what’s good for connecting with people, and thus, I asked Google about it. Okay, so let’s go straight away and make the twitter account! There! Ho? I don’t have phone number… Skip! I decided on my username you know! I need to make it easy to remember, right? Using my own name is normal thing right? Ki.. zu.. na! and let’s use underscore here.. Ai! “Next”! Hmm? “Next”! “Next..” This username is already taken…