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Sci-Fi becomes Reality: Facebook kills AI that invented its own language because English was slow

Stopping a Skynet scenario before it begins.


In Sci-Fi movies we always see how fast advances are made in artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies and then AI goes rogue and becomes danger for Humanity as machines rise up and turn against humans. Now all this Sci-Fi stuff we ever imagined just came one step closer to reality as Facebook had to shut down one of its Artificial intelligence (AI) program after things got out of hand: AI went rogue and invented its own language.


This happened days after a verbal spat between Facebook CEO and Musk who exchanged harsh words over a debate on the future of AI : Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that artificial intelligence (AI) was the biggest risk and Musk tweeted "I've talked to Mark about this (AI). His understanding of the subject is limited,". It was found that AI bots "Bob" and "Alice" dumped English and created their own language to communicate with each other. The conversation was being done for…

How to make delicious Pizza-Omelette

If you love eating Pizza also love eating Omelette and want to eat something that is not quite pizza but is something more than an omelette. So if you want to be creative and eat something different then you are in luck as following is simple recipe to prepare fresh pizza omelette.


Ingredients:

• 3 eggs, beaten
• Skimmed milk
• 30 ml water
• 30 ml pizza sauce
• 1tbsp olive oil
• Some black olives
• 15g sliced red onion
• 85g chopped tomatoes
• 25g sliced mushrooms
• 20g Mozzarella cheese
• Seasonings(Salt, Pepper, Oregano)

Method:

1.Break the eggs into the bowl and beat with fork.
2.Now pour water and pepper in bowl and mix well.
3.Pour Olive oil in the frying pan and heat it over medium-high temperature..
4.Pour the egg mixture into a hot frying pan and quickly swirl around the pan. Tilt and rotate frying pan to allow uncooked egg to flow into empty spaces. When eggs are almost set on surface but still look moist, spread pizza sauce over half of omelette..
5.When the top is nearly fry…

How to make condensed milk.

Cow's milk from which water has been removed is known as Condensed Milk. It is most often found in the form of sweetened condensed milk having sugar. Also these two terms "Condensed milk" and "Sweetened condensed milk" are often used simultaneously today.
You can use it for making coconut laddoos, kheer, condensed milk fudge, etc. Buying condensed milk from the market is easy option but by preparing it at home you will be freed from the impurities found in the products nowadays. Its really easy to prepare at home with just 3 ingredients. So, put yor gloves and let's look at the recipe.
Ingredients: 500ml full cream milk 1 cup sugar Pinch of baking soda Recipe: Pour milk in pan. Boil the milk. Now add sugar and baking soda to milk Let the Milk boil on low flame for 15-20 mins and keep stirring until it becomes a 1 string syrup. Check Consistency Thickness: Take 2 drops of condensed milk between your index finger and thumb. Open the index finger and thumb …

NOKIA 8: Return of Nokia in Flagship Market

Nokia the company which used to be a star of mobile market lost the game when it made one bad decision: (i) Sticking to Symbian when world was moving to Android and iOS. (ii) Selling the mobile division to Microsoft. Now HMD Global, a company started by the Nokia employees want the name Nokia to be no-1 brand and now its all set to take on the flagship market with its new Nokia 8.
Nokia has already started sending out invites for august 16 when it will make Nokia 8 official. This will be the first Nokia flagship in 3 years, and the first Android-powered premium handset with the Nokia brand. It will also be the first smartphone by Finns with a dual-camera. With Zeiss and HMD Global recently signing an agreement, the phone may feature Carl Zeiss branding as well.
Nokia 8 is expected to launch in the event held in London. Phone will support 5.3-inch QHD display. It is expected to be powered by the Snapdragon 835 processor and is rumored to be launched with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage initial…

Google Glass: Rebirth of Glass for Enterprise Market

Google Glass launched 2 years ago, was a disaster and was an example of over-hyped wearable technology. It all occurred in 2013 when the industry started pushing smartwatches, smart glasses, smart clothes and other smart gadgets. So in this race, search giant Google launched product named 'Google Glass' and it did not met the expectations. So Silicon Valley based companies acknowledged
that not every innovation is meant for masses.


Thus after its disastrous opening and complete failure “Google Glass” is back and this time Google gets it right. At first reviewers were impressed that the thing actually worked, but the "Explorers" who bought the gadget soon realized that the device contained lot of bugs and they were undesirable in public spaces because they might be surreptitiously recording everything around them. They switched back to smartphones and Google appeared to lose interest, stopping software updates and killing the consumer website that advertised Glass.

N…

How to make eggless Choco-Lava cake

Ingredients:
Dry ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 tsp condensed milk 1/2 cup cocoa powder 2 tsp coffee 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 Dark chocolate (break it into pieces) Wet ingredients:
1 tsp oil/butter at room temperature 1/2 cup hot water 1 Tbsp vanilla essence Steps to Follow:

Prepare the cake pan. Brush the bottoms and sides of pan using melted butter/oil.
You can also place aluminum foil at the bottom of the pan after oiling it.

Dry ingredients:
In a bowl sift together flour, coffee, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Keep aside.
Wet ingredients:
In a bowl whisk together oil/butter and condensed milk till well blended.


Once done add vanilla essence. Mix well. Now take some part of dry ingredients and pour in above mixture . Now gradually pour some water whisk them together and pour rest of dry ingredients into it. Mix well. Pour it in a greased tin.

Tap the cake pan 4-5 times to get rid of any bubbles inside the mixture. Now place dark chocolates p…

Behind the scenes of resolutions [Ultra HD, QHD, Full HD, HD]

When we are going to buy a new TV or Smart phone we often come across the term 'Resolution'. Resolution is the number of pixels contained in a display. It is expressed in terms of the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. The sharpness of the image depends on the resolution and the size of the display device.


But what does the terms 4K or UHD, QHD or 2K, Full HD and HD mean? Is 4K four times greater than 1080p? Well sort of.

So let's apprehend various resolutions used by TV/ Smartphone makers in details.

4K or Ultra HD

Let's start form the top of the list in the market 4K. It is new class of high-definition resolution offering unprecedented picture clarity and detail. 4K, Ultra HD or UHD these all refer to the same resolution of (3840 x 2160 pixels, or 4096 x 2160 pixels for cinema screens). Digital Cinema Initiatives have set horizontal resolution as  4,096 pixels and it is known as 4K

Ultra HD TVs aren't technically "4K…

Tesla Model 3: World's Most Popular Electric Car

Model S which was launched in 2012, changed the fortune of Tesla and the company is now producer of luxurious, environment friendly, sporty electric cars. This was not an easy course for Tesla but now after overcoming all the hurdles Tesla is the most valuable company in US. After launching Model S and Model X, long awaited $35,000 sedan Model 3 with its first production car was revealed last week in the hands of its first owner none other than Elon Musk. Now in just weeks, the delivery of Model 3 will start after delivering 30 models to its customers at a handover party, later this month.
Model 3 is most affordable car of Tesla till now and will sit below the current Model S luxury car and Model X SUV. As the name suggest its the fourth car since the company opened for business in 2008 and third car under Tesla’s current line-up. Around 500,000 orders for the Model 3 has already been received by Tesla and has pledged to deliver them by 2018, more than double the total number of vehi…

How to create Simple and Attractive gift Card

Struggle for finding the perfect gift for your loved ones is normal? Be it a birthday, anniversary or any other occasion, buying a gift is always a task as we are clueless about the recipient’s likes and dislikes. Well gift cards are a great options and handmade cards just explore bloom. Other gifts bought, lack emotions.
So here is something for you all, a simple and attractive card.


⦁Take a sheet of paper of size 20*20 cm.


⦁Now draw lines on it as shown in fig (i).
fig(i)
⦁Now fold the sheet along the lines as shown in fig (ii). While folding observe that there is no gap left between two opposite sides after folding.
fig (ii)
⦁Now, take a compass to draw Semi-circles of radios 5cm as shown below. Place tip of compass in the middle of the line and draw semicircle.


⦁Cut the sheet along Semi-circles and your card is ready.

⦁Now, most important, how to close it? Follow the patter shown in below figure.

⦁You can use a fancy ribbon to make it look attractive. Write something inside and yo…

New iPhone 8 rumors will blow your mind

US tech giant Apple is celebrating iPhone's 10th birthday is believed to unveil an incredible product. Rumor mill is at its fullest and latest leaks have revealed that new iPhone 8 will have edge-to-edge 5.8 inches OLED display, which will spread across the entire front of the phone. According to reports Samsung will be providing the OLED panel for its display. Samsung seems poised to deliver around 80 million OLED screens suitable for the "iPhone 8". OLED display for latest iPhone was a necessity as apple had a lot of criticism over using LCD display in previous generation of iPhone.

One of the biggest leak from the Apple's development team stated that, Apple won’t be adding the fingerprint scanner under the display. The report also said Apple will introduce a 3D face scanner in the upcoming iPhone 8. According to that a 3D scanning system will be implemented in order to replace Touch ID as a method of verifying payments, logging into applications and unlocking the d…

Elon Musk: Band-Aid for Australia's power problem.

Elon Musk a tech billionaire has put his money in the right place and has promised to solve South Australia’s energy issues by building the world’s largest lithium-ion battery. 

Mr Musk first expressed interest in the mega-project over Twitter in March, when he wrote: "Tesla will get the system installed and working 100 days from contract signature or it is free."

Hence, under an agreement made public on July 7, Tesla must deliver the 100 megawatt (MW) battery within 100 days of the contract being signed, or the "South Australia" government won't have to pay any amount to the company. The battery is designed to light upto 30,000 homes(or reportedly a total of about 1 hour and 18 minutes of power going at full capacity), if there is a blackout. It will be built on a wind farm which is operated by France's Neon, which is still under construction. It will be largest lithium-ion battery storage project in the entire world, overtaking 80 megawatt-hour facility in …

Android distribution for July shows Nougat eventually reached double digits.

Android operating system come a long way over the years and every year new version are released by Google. Android suffers from fragmentation issue and Google is aggressively fragmentation issue. As the matter of fact few of Android's 1.4 billion users use the latest version of the operating system. Apple's iOS enjoys benefit of healthy adoption rates but in case of android whenever software rolls out manufacturers take a long time to provide software update. Google is devising various methods/strategy’s to tackle this issue with a mediocre success.
Google released its monthly platform distribution chart and highlighted the changes that occurred within the past week. Now Android Nougat hits double digits in terms of market share. According to the updated data Android 7.x Nougat is now on 11.5% of Android devices, up 2% from the previous month.


Android 7.0 Nougat is currently used by 10.9% active users while Android 7.1 Nougat is running on 0.9 percent of active devices. Now, in …

How to create a Never Ending Cubicle box

Easiest way of making Photo Cubicle box : Take a sheet of paper (Chart paper) of any color of your choice.
Draw following pattern on sheet for 8 times:
Cut these 8 pieces from sheet. Now make cubes of 5cm x 5cm x 5cm by folding each piece in following manner: Use tape to form cubes. After making 8 cubes place them in following manner: Now join cubes using cello tape in following way:

Your cubicle is ready. Rotate in any way now .

You can paste pictures on it and gift it to your friends/relatives and amaze them with never ending cubicle explosion box.

OnePlus 5 the dark knight with chink in the armor.

Start-up OnePlus, founded on 16th December 2013, entered the market with simple and bold idea to make a flagship phone. Main goal of the company was designing a smart phone for balancing high-end quality with a lower price as compared to other mobile phones in its class, having a belief that users would "Never Settle" for the lower-quality devices produced by other companies. OnePlus has shrugged off other Chinese handset makers’ strategy of targeting the budget smart phone segment.

OnePlus came out with pretty amazing devices named “OnePlus One”, “OnePlus 2”, “OnePlus X”, “OnePlus 3”, “OnePlus 3T” and “OnePlus 5”. Number 4 was skipped because it is considered ill-fated in some East Asian cultures (mainland China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan etc.)


Talking about OnePlus 5 which has gained a lot of hype around it, a product with price of mid-range smart phone packing the specs of a flagship, is selling like hot cakes. Is it worth our money, let's find out?

DESIGN


We cannot say On…

Vivo partnered with Qualcomm to bring In-screen fingerprint tech

Technology is growing at an exponential rate. There were days when mobile phones were a dream but after AT&T and Bell Labs introduction to cellular technology, things changed. This allowed mobile phones to be more than just a pipe dream and became a product which made a lot of money for AT&T and Bell Labs.

When world moved towards using mobile phones and came an era of touch screen phones. Gradually technology enhanced and fingerprint scanner were introduced. Nowadays every mobile phone have a fingerprint scanner and now it cost less than $5 for a fingerprint scanner hardware.

InMWC Shanghai Qualcomm unveiled its new tech known as "In-Screen Fingerprint" technology and Vivo partnered with Qualcomm which brought a working prototype to MWC.


The device has two sensors, one below the AMOLED screen and one on the back (in the metal surface). According to Qualcolmm the whole display can be turned into fingerprint scanner, but for now vivo is using only lower part of the displ…