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Brace Yourself: Computers are About to Become Smarter Than You Ever Imagined

Yahoo’s popular photo sharing site Flickr just rolled out a very cool feature called “similarity search” that allows you to find pictures that are visually similar without you having to enter any text. The tool uses a neural network-based search engine to recognize similarities in images. For example, if you search for “dog,”[…] Read On

The Squeaky Wheel

Most managers and business owners do what’s easiest, most beneficial, and least painful for them, not what’s best for the company. They kowtow to troublemakers and let dysfunctional situations fester instead of getting tough and dealing with them head-on as they should. That just incentivizes bad behavior. Like coddling whiny[…] Read On