Facebook’s New AI Tool Can Identify Offensive Memes

In a bid to curtail offensive memes that promote hate speech, Facebook is building a novel artificial intelligence (AI) system that uses machine learning to identify text in images and videos as well as transcribe it. While tools to transcribe text are nothing new, the company faces different challenges because of the size, sheer volume of photos […]

The Popular Design Tool That’s Actually A Privacy Nightmare

There’s a lot going on in the background when you visit most websites. Scripts may be providing analytical data about what you click on. Trackers may link your activity back to your social media accounts. In fact, one type of script allows whoever owns the website you’re perusing to literally watch whatever you’re doing. Called […]

IBM’s next turnaround tool is … a new open-source font?

IBM’s decided the time is right for a new corporate font. Survivors of IBM’s office consolidation have let it be known that come November 13th, Helvetica Neue will be off-brand within its rapidly-shrinking walls. The company’s ever-smaller workforce will instead be asked to use a typeface named “Plex”, which the company has helpfully open-sourced as a .ZIP file so […]

Kitchen gadgets review: mini chopper – a tool to shred both prejudice and vegetables

The first thing the mini-chopper shreds is my prejudice. Photograph: Jill Mead for the Guardian What? Taylor’s Eye Witness Mini Chopper (£9, cookshopclearance.co.uk). Recoil-started, tri-tiered mini-blades, engaged by drive shaft mounted on a lidded bowl. Shreds veg. Why? Sometimes a bigger chopper just isn’t worth the clean-up. Well? It’s hard to make the case for […]

Google Releases Tool Kit to Speed Up Your Mobile Small Business Site

Simply having your website load on mobile devices is no longer enough. Mobile sites have to also be fast, interactive and relevant. With this realization, Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) recently announced a mobile web speed toolkit that should help all publishers build a faster mobile web experience. Last month, Google released a new study, “The Need for Mobile […]

Google Releases Tool Kit to Speed Up Your Mobile Small Business Site

Simply having your website load on mobile devices is no longer enough. Mobile sites have to also be fast, interactive and relevant. With this realization, Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) recently announced a mobile web speed toolkit that should help all publishers build a faster mobile web experience. Last month, Google released a new study, “The Need for Mobile […]

Valve Releases New tool to help Create virtual locations

HIGHLIGHTS Valve is freeing the equipment it makes use of internally to create VR scenes. The equipment permit customers to add interactive elements and sounds. Examples shown include Martian landscapes and sci-fi designs. soon, you is probably able to construct a digital getaway that others can visit the usage of their digitalreality headsets – Valve […]