Citroën Ami One Is An EV For Young Urbanites, A Personal Gadget Controlled By Your Smartphone

I take the Citroën Ami One for a controlled test drive NARGESS BANKS Today I’m driving a tiny car which shares more with my iPhone than a traditional motor car. Sure, this Citroën Ami One looks like a small city car—it has a petite cabin that sits upright on four wheels, is guided by four lights, and has seating for two inside as well as regular car mirrors and a steering wheel. Yet conceptually very little of the French marque’s quirky latest concept, designed to mark its centenary, follows conventional automotive codes.…

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Kylie Jenner Got Her Makeup Done by an AI Program and It’s Really Freaky

What kind of makeup would you end up with if a computer did it based off the artificial intelligence it gained looking through 17,000 of the most popular beauty and hair images on social media? Apparently something like Kylie Jenner’s in her Dazed Beauty editorial. AI program Beauty_GAN digitally applied hair and makeup to photographs of Jenner taken by Daniel Sannwald. Beauty_GAN is “first algorithm of its kind, trained to create its own beauty imagery based on what it sees on Instagram,” according to Dazed Beauty. DANIEL SANNWALD X BEAUTY_GAN In Dazed Beauty‘s article detailing…

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Writing their way for a better tomorrow: Pune authors who made an impact in 2018

About the book: If you ever thought that women in their 50s must lead dull, boring lives, Feisty At Fifty busts your myths and shows you that life, indeed begins at fifty. Join this witty fifty-something woman who is pursuing middle-aged sexiness, nailing the work-life balance, taking on the FOMO (fear of missing out), celebrating mid-life discoveries and generally feeling great about ourselves. Hilarious yet poignant, Feisty at Fifty, is both a moving personal story and the ultimate guide to making the fifties the most fabulous decade of your life.…

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An IIT engineer’s journey from e-commerce to successful trading

If you are smart, why aren’t you rich? This saying has been a matter of conjecture since time immemorial. Empirical data shows that only one or two percent of intelligent people are rich. Nobel laureate economist James Heckman, who has researched on the topic, says that IQ is only a minor factor in success. Financial success, according to a paper co-authored by Heckman is correlated with conscientiousness, a personality trait marked by diligence, perseverance, and self-discipline. These are exactly the traits of every successful trader or investor. Add intelligence to…

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