BrieflySM for Saturday, February 22
2h ago 
from Medium
Data Crafting: Why We All Should Play With Data
5h ago 
from Medium
What’s Your Car Worth?
6h ago 
from Medium
Behind the Coronavirus Mortality Rate
8h ago 
from MIT News
A human-machine collaboration to defend against cyberattacks
“Before machine learning, someone would catch an attack, probably a little late, they might name it, and then they’ll announce it, and all the other companies will call and find out about it and go in and check their data,” Veeramachaneni says.
4h ago 
Surgeons successfully treat brain aneurysms using a robot
6h ago 
from Medium
DeepMind just released Haiku and RLax for neural networks and reinforcement learning
7h ago 
From ‘where’ to ‘why’: Marketers’ use of location data becoming increasingly sophisticated
According to data from 451 Research, 98% of marketers surveyed said they were now working with location data in some form.
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The report found that for 61% of large organizations privacy was a “major concern.”
European Commission Proposes Strategies for Data and AI
The White Paper sets out various regulatory options and invites all interested parties to take part in the consultation, which is open until May 19, 2020. 2
EFF Seeks Disclosure of Secret Financing Details Behind $1.1 Billion .ORG Sale, Asks FTC To Scrutinize Deal
4d ago 
Ozzy Osbourne Cancels 2020 Tour, Citing Health Concerns
“I’m so thankful that everyone has been patient because I’ve had a shit year,” Osbourne said in a statement.
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“Unfortunately, I won’t be able to get to Switzerland for treatment until April and the treatment takes six-eight weeks.
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Colin O'Malley
an hour ago 
EU Musicians Will Now Require Visas to Tour in Post-Brexit UK
4h ago 
Justin Bieber Is Back With Confessions, Personal and Musical
2h ago 
from Time
Bloomberg Says His Company Would Now Approve Requests From 3 Women to Be Released From NDAs. Here's How That Could Happen
2h ago 
As Trump Seizes Wall Money, Congress’s Spending Power Weakens
3h ago 
The Atlantic Politics Daily: Elizabeth Warren’s Last, Last Stand
11h ago 
How Elon Musk went from sleeping in the factory to being on the cusp of launching a crew into space
President Trump even compared him recently to Thomas Edison, calling him “one of our great geniuses.”
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“Elon’s not dealing like he’s under the vice anymore, and he is acting more reasonable,” said Gene Munster, managing partner of analyst firm Loup Ventures.
Dec 3 
from Medium
Deep Learning: How to build a dog detector and breed classifier using CNN?!
You might think recognizing a dog’s breed in an image is an easy task for you. 3
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It might not be difficult to find dog breed pairs with minimal inter-class variation for instance, Curly-Coated Retrievers and American Water Spaniels. 2
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Dog detector
3h ago 
from NPR.org
Study Finds Century-old Combat Helmet Superior Shield Against Brain Trauma
5d ago 
from Time
Sandra the Orangutan, Granted Legal Personhood by Judge in Argentina, Celebrates 34th Birthday
“Sandra appeared most interested in Jethro, and our caregivers felt he was a perfect choice because of his close age, calm demeanor, and gentle nature,” Ragan said in a news release.
5h ago 
from NPR.org
'Antarctica Melts,' NASA Says, Showing Effects Of A Record Warm Spell
7h ago 
Despite a “Double-Barreled” Flu Season, the Vaccine is Mostly Doing its Job
5d ago 
from Time
Sandra the Orangutan, Granted Legal Personhood by Judge in Argentina, Celebrates 34th Birthday
“Sandra appeared most interested in Jethro, and our caregivers felt he was a perfect choice because of his close age, calm demeanor, and gentle nature,” Ragan said in a news release.
a day ago 
from Time
'Your Workday Is Easier Thanks to His Revolutionary Ideas.' Computer Scientist Who Created 'Copy' and 'Paste' Dies
2d ago 
from CNN
Icy Earth-mass exoplanet is 'colder than Hoth'