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HuffPost shows off its slick new look

Image: huffpost When talking about the future of the Huffington Post brand, editor-in-chief Lydia Polgreen points to the homepage "splash" following the news that Bill O'Reilly had been let go from Fox News. "BILLY ON THE STREET" blared the...

The architectural legacy of millennials: Emoji on buildings

When you think of beautiful architecture, you probably don't think of emoji. But that could change, thanks to architect Changiz Tehrani. He designed a building in the Netherlands that features 22 concrete-casted emoji as decorative flair. The idea resulted...

New Microsoft tools integrate LinkedIn data directly into Dynamics 365

Microsoft announced some significant integrations between LinkedIn, the professional social network it bought last year for over $26 billion and Microsoft Dynamics 365, the company’s CRM and ERP suite. It was clear that when Microsoft paid that much money...

How a Berlin startup beat the online giants at image recognition

Can a machine learn aesthetics in a way a human would? Could it then look at a set of photos, and draw on those same aesthetics to reproduce a different set? It’s a big question because it has long-term...

Donald Trump says his own 100-day plans are “ridiculous standards” to be held to

Donald Trump, having failed to accomplish much from the 100-day plan laid out in the "contract with the American voter" still live on his website, now says that he is being held to "ridiculous standards". Analyzing the accomplishments...

This AI gadget could put up to 80 languages in your pocket

This pocket-sized gadget can translate up to 80 languages. If you don't have the time to learn a new language, you can typically depend on apps to help bridge a communication gap. For next level intra-language conversations in real-time,...

Tokyo travel tips, day 4 (part 2): pork guts and fighting robots

Carla and I took a one-week trip to Tokyo. It was my sixth visit to Japan's capital, and it was my favorite so far. For the next few days, I'll be writing about recommended things to do there. See...

Former White House economic advisor Jason Furman discusses how automation will impact jobs

When it arrived in December, the White House’s report, “Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy” felt like both a parting shot and warning to the incoming administration. That it was perfectly dovetailed with heated election rhetoric around domestic job...

Shopify launches a free, in-house designed card reader

Shopify has designed its own hardware for the first time, building out a design team and coming up with a unique approach to the simple card reader, that most basic tool in the real-world merchant’s arsenal. The new chip...

The Renault R.S. 2027 Vision could be the F1 car of the future

Renault sees more power, less weight, and an increased focus on safety.At this week's Auto Shanghai, French automaker and Formula 1 factory team Renault revealed their idea of Formula 1's future, the R.S. 2027 Vision. It takes the three...

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A Kirkland solar community is Earth-friendly and super green

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