This Japanese-based news aggregator uses machine learning to find top stories for its app. It's been popular in Japan and the U.S. for many years, with a focus on news from those two countries.
At TechCrunch Disrupt today, SmartNews announced the release of major new features for the American version of its news discovery app, designed to make it easier for users to get updates about the elections, COVID-19 and the weather.
We feel quite confident that any good undergraduate at Clark, and certainly all of our graduate students, would have received the training in critical thinking, research, and analysis necessary not only to identify many, if not all, of the problems we point to here, but to conduct such an analysis in a more effective, productive manner.
Think about this. Next month, as currently envisioned, 2,800+ cruise ships retrofitted with white boards and a younger cohort will set sail in the midst of a raging pandemic. The density and socialization on these cruise ships could render college towns across America the next virus hot spots.
Insights into how TikTok succeeded in the US
The correlation between who did really well in the interview process and who performs really well at work is really weak.
“Why try to make something that worked in the classroom work outside the classroom when you have access to something completely new outside?”
Automated reports, example code, and other field-tested patterns and techniques for your team to copy, use, and improve! All written in an easy-to-read, folksy style.
After consuming magic mushrooms in Basel, Switzerland, I ran into Albert Hofmann, the chemist who catalyzed the psychedelic era.
We are developing a library of parts/components that can reduce the bottlenecks encountered by manufacturers of Ventilators. We invite Engineers and Professionals to contribute in this discussion.
An island city celebrates families and diversity, and is finding ways to build affordable housing and confront homelessness.
In the early days of Facebook, Zuck kept his plans for world domination in handwritten journals. He destroyed them. But a few revealing pages survived.
The decline of Japan’s influence on world culture
When Netflix execs Marc Randolph and Reed Hastings met with Blockbuster brass in 2000, they wanted to sell for $50 million. Blockbuster all but laughed them out of the room, writes Randolph in That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea. So they decided to “kick their ass.”