Amazon launches Scout, a machine learning-powered visual shopping tool
Amazon is experimenting with a new tool called Scout designed to help shoppers better figure out what they want to buy in a more visual fashion, according to a report from CNBC, which first spotted Scout live on Amazon’s site. Using a combination of imagery, a thumbs up and down voting mechanism, and machine learning…
How Magic Leap compares to Microsoft HoloLens
I first tried out Microsoft HoloLens a few years ago, a few months before its launch as a developer tool, and came away with similar impressions that many tech journalists had at the time: the tech was intriguing and impressive in some ways, but its limited field of view diminished the experience considerably. I’ve used…
Immigration to U.S. from Third World, Islamic Nations Skyrockets Since 2010
Legal immigration from the third world and Islamic nations has skyrocketed the most since 2010, a new analysis finds. Census Bureau data analyzed by researchers at the Center for Immigration Studies reveals that America has greatly increased immigration from the third world and Islamic regions within the last seven years. Since 2010, foreign countries with…
Tom Fitton: Judicial Watch in Court for Fusion GPS Records
Judicial Watch was in court last month before U.S. District Court Judge Reggie B. Walton regarding communications of the Office of the Attorney General with Nellie Ohr, the wife of former Senior DOJ Official Bruce Ohr, who was critical to the creation of the Clinton/DNC dossier. The subject of the hearing was the lawsuit Judicial Watch filed…
Bono Meets Pope Francis to Discuss ‘Wild Beast that Is Capitalism’
VATICAN CITY (AP) — U2 frontman Bono has described Pope Francis as being “aghast” about sex abuse in the Catholic Church. The Irish singer met privately with Francis on Wednesday at the Vatican hotel where the pope lives, to discuss themes that Bono told reporters included “the wild beast that is capitalism” and sustainable development.…