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Jun
2019

TextIQ, a machine learning platform for parsing sensitive corporate data, raises $12.6M

TextIQ, a machine learning system that parses and understands sensitive corporate data, has raised $12.6 million in Series A funding led by FirstMark Capital, with participation from Sierra Ventures. TextIQ started as cofounder Apoorv Agarwal’s Columbia thesis project titled “Social Network Extraction From Text.” The algorithm he built was able to read a novel, like […]
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Jun
2019

Rusted cabin serves as attractive workspace and shelter

The Site Shack was transported to a location in rural Canada for a while to demonstrate ...

Powers Construction designed and built the Site Shack to serve as a cosy alternative to the shipping containers and trailers often used as workspaces by project managers on building sites. The attractive cabin is also envisioned as a compact off-grid dwelling.

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Category: Tiny Houses

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Jun
2019

Global warming: Can these striking charts convince nay-sayers?

The warming stripes for the entire globe (from 1850-2018) show one of the clearest trends of ...

We live in increasingly polarized times. Times where your point of view defines more than your stance on a particular topic – it defines who you are. Perhaps that's why people are so unlikely to change their minds on any given issue, even when there's overwhelming scientific evidence to the contrary. Take immunization, flat-Earthism and, yes, global warming.

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Category: Environment

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