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Tim Cook says he ‘disagrees’ with Donald Trump’s response to Charlottesville violence

Apple CEO Tim Cook has criticized U.S. President Trump’s reaction to the violent events that took place over the weekend inCharlottesville, Virginia, which left one woman dead. “I disagree with the president and others who believe that there is a moral equivalence between white supremacists and Nazis, and those who oppose them by standing up for human rights. Equating the two…

Source: TechCrunch, 2017-08-17 05:45:01

Startup initiatives from down under may offer inspiration to the failing US Postal Service

Earlier this week, the US Postal Service reported another dismal quarter of financial results. It’s the latest in a string of bad news for a national service that has been in slow decline since private carriers began emerging to challenge its dominance in the marketplace, and email rendered the written letter all but obsolete. According to a report from ABC News the Postal Service last…

Source: TechCrunch, 2017-08-17 05:30:21

13 frameworks for mastering machine learning

13 frameworks for mastering machine learning
Image by W.Rebel via WikimediaOver the past year, machine learning has gone mainstream with a bang. The “sudden” arrival of machine learning isn’t fueled by cheap cloud environments and ever more powerful GPU hardware alone. It is also due to an explosion of open source frameworks designed to abstract away the hardest parts of machine learning and make its techniques available to a broad class of developers.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Source: InfoWorld, 2017-08-17 00:00:00