• 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…

  • Best Growth Tactics And Tools From Facebook Tips to Competitive Analysis – Growth Insights #9
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    Best Growth Tactics And Tools From Facebook Tips to Competitive Analysis – Growth Insights #9

    Hello and welcome back to Growth Insights #9. A lot of tools this week, and not so much reading. Before we get started… did you know that Youtube allows you to move around the subtitles on this video? Pretty cool huh? Alright so let’s kick off with some tools. We’re actually gonna focus on Facebook for the first half of this video and then just before you get an overdose, we’ll move on to greener pastures Now some channels decay over time as these channels become increasingly saturated users and consumers defend themselves with what we mention in episode 2: “Attentional Filter” This is also called banner blindness or as…

  • Can Social Media Predict When You’ll Die?
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    Can Social Media Predict When You’ll Die?

    [MUSIC] I recently read a news article that said as soon as next year, Facebook will have an algorithm that can predict when I’ll die. That really freaked me out. I’m not ready to know that information. And how accurate could Facebook even be? I’m here today at the Lawn on D, a place that if you live in Boston, you may have taken a picture and posted on your social media account. And I’m here to talk with Elaine Nsoesie, a data surveillance expert at Boston University School of Public Health, to help me break this down and talk me off the cliff basically, I’m freaked out. So can…

  • 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…

  • Building a Robot for Twitter to Drive Ep 1
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    Building a Robot for Twitter to Drive Ep 1

    Hello and welcome to SciJoy. We’re gonna build a robot that the internet controls. We’ve kind of done this already. We had a Lego robot that you guys controlled by writing comments in certain YouTube videos. You wrote forward, left, backwards, and right. And YouTube thought you guys were bots. So it eventually sent all your messages to spam. It worked for a little bit, but as soon as it thought that you guys weren’t real people. It kind of shut down everything. So we’re gonna do it differently. One we’re gonna build our own robot from scratch. We’re not going to use a Lego robot. And two, we’re gonna…

  • Google I/O 2018 | Important Google Updates – Sundar Pichai
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    Google I/O 2018 | Important Google Updates – Sundar Pichai

    CEO Sundar Pichai lays out the roadmap for the google’s future . Here are the highlights of some of the most important product announcements at Google I/O 2018. Android P gets a bunch of new updates and allows developers to try the beta version . The Google Assistant sounds even more human-like & now has John Legend’s voice as an option. It can even fix appointments for your hair cut Hello, how can i help you? “Hi, I’m calling to book haircut appointment for my client. I’m looking for something on May 3rd”. “Sure give me one second” google assistant can understand the nuences of coversation. Its called google duplex.…

  • 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…

  • Google Pay/Paypal integration, App Engine updates, & more!
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    Google Pay/Paypal integration, App Engine updates, & more!

    [MUSIC PLAYING] DAN GALPIN: Hello. I’m Dan Galpin for “The Developer Show.” This is your weekly update on the coolest developer news from Google. Now you’ll be able to accept PayPal with Google Pay on your app or website in the 24 countries where your customers can link their PayPal account to Google Pay. When you enable PayPal as a payment method on your Google Pay integration, customers who use their PayPal account to make a purchase on a Google App or service will be able to seamlessly checkout on your website or app using Google Pay. Check out how to enable PayPal and how to integrate Google Pay on…