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  • Where to buy plants online during the coronavirus lockdown
    by Olivia Heath on April 5, 2020 at 10:17 am

    Looking to buy plants online? As spring is here, now is the prime time to tend to your garden and outdoor space, whether that's buying bedding plants for a colourful display or tomato plants to start your own vegetable patch. Given the coronavirus COVID-19 ...

  • Self-supervised learning is the future of AI
    by Ben Dickson on April 5, 2020 at 5:00 am

    Despite the huge contributions of deep learning to the field of artificial intelligence, there’s something very wrong with it: It requires huge amounts of data. This is one thing that both the pioneers and critics of deep learning agree on. In fact, deep learning didn’t emerge as the leading AI technique until a few years ago because of the limited availability of useful data and the shortage of computing power to process that data. Reducing the data-dependency of deep learning is currently among the top priorities of AI researchers. In his keynote speech at the AAAI conference, computer scientist Yann LeCun discussed the limits of… This story continues at The Next Web

  • 'Paddington' is a truly comforting watch if you’ve ever moved cities
    by Shannon Connellan on April 5, 2020 at 10:31 am

    Welcome to Cozy Week, where we'll curl up by the glow of our screens to celebrate all that's soft in entertainment. Pour yourself a cup of hot cocoa and sit by us as we coo over the cutest games, cry over the tenderest movie moments, and drift off to the most comforting shows. Because it can be a cold world out there, and we need something to keep us warm. Moving cities can be a completely chaotic affair. Sometimes piecing together your new life — applying for jobs, figuring out the rental market, picking a phone provider, finding out which bars to avoid — goes as well as one Paddington Bear trying to fix a phone book with sellotape.  Read more...More about Travel, Paddington, Paddington 2, Cozy Week, and Entertainment

  • Why it’s so easy for coronavirus misinformation to spread
    on March 28, 2020 at 1:31 pm

    With Americans around the country shuttered inside their homes amid the coronavirus pandemic, many are turning to social media to be entertained and stay connected. However, the usual pitfalls of misinformation that live online could be deadly, when it comes to false facts and data on the virus. Wired Editor-in-Chief Nick Thompson joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to talk about what he’s learned covering the role of technology in the coronavirus crisis.

  • Counterpoint: Music streaming market grows 32% in 2019, Spotify still on top
    on April 4, 2020 at 8:30 pm

    Last year was a good year for the music streaming business. The whole market grew about 32% year-over-year while Spotify and Apple Music are still leading the pack. According to the research by Counterpoint, Apple's music subscriber count grew 36%, grabbing 19% of the market. Spotify's numbers also grew 23%, capturing an impressive 35% market share last year and even accounting for 31% of the total market revenue in the industry. The third place is taken by Amazon's streaming service reaching 15% while YouTube Music is dragging behind with just 6% of the total premium...

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