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Strengthening our commitment to racial justice

Strengthening our commitment to racial justice

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Posted on Apr 9, 2016 by Administrator

I started working with Dr. Carl Mack when I took an engineering internship in my hometown of Seattle. But it wasn’t long before my internship took me in a completely different direction. The city was  on high alert  in the wake of racial discrimination and violence, and Dr. Mack was the VP of the city’s NAACP chapter. At his side, I was soon participating in protests and closed door meetings with city leaders—opening my eyes to non-technical solutions, and...
What we learned in Seoul with AlphaGo

What we learned in Seoul with AlphaGo

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Posted on Apr 9, 2016 by Administrator

Go isn’t just a game—it’s a living, breathing culture of players, analysts, fans, and legends. Over the last 10 days in Seoul, South Korea, we’ve been lucky enough to witness some of that incredible excitement firsthand. We've also had the chance to see something that's never happened before:  DeepMind 's AlphaGo took on and defeated legendary Go player, Lee Sedol (9-dan professional with 18 world titles), marking a major milestone for artificial...
Water organizations using tech to make an impact

Water organizations using tech to make an impact

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Posted on Apr 9, 2016 by Administrator

By 2025, half of the world’s population will be living in  water-stressed areas . Already, more than  663 million people  in the world live without clean water. And drought is a major challenge in geographies ranging from Northern California, which is facing its worst drought in 1,200 years ; to east Africa, where a devastating drought has led to crop failures affecting  an estimated 23 million people . To address challenges at this scale, we need...
Tilt Brush: painting from a new perspective

Tilt Brush: painting from a new perspective

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Posted on Apr 9, 2016 by Administrator

From the earliest cave drawings, to classical paintings, to crayon scribbles, humans just have a thing for visual expression. These days  digital art  has spurred new opportunities for creativity, going well beyond good old pencils and paper. It's against this canvas that we bring you  Tilt Brush —a new virtual reality (VR) app that lets you paint from an entirely new perspective, available today on the  HTC Vive . With Tilt Brush, you can paint in...

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Twitter beat out verizon, amazon for NFL streaming deal

Twitter beat out verizon, amazon for NFL streaming deal

Apr 12, 2016 by Administrator

Twitter beat out many deep-pocketed rivals for the  rights to live stream 10 Thursday night National Football League (NFL) games  during the 2016 season. The deal bolsters the social network's position as the source for live, real-time online content and provides it with highly... continue reading

Arista takes on cisco, juniper at routing

Arista takes on cisco, juniper at routing

Apr 12, 2016 by Administrator

After much success in data center switching ,  Arista Networks  is now trying its hand at routing. The company this week is targeting the incumbency of Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks in Internet routers with a new platform designed to bring the scale, simplicity and workload... continue reading

6 ways Twitter can help your business go beyond pr

6 ways Twitter can help your business go beyond pr

Apr 12, 2016 by Administrator

Many businesses still think of Twitter as only a public relations tool. But Twitter is more than just a way to publicize a new product or service. It’s a way for businesses to quickly connect and engage with customers, partners and employees and build a loyal following. So how can your... continue reading