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How to Use a Google Clips Camera

Google’s clever new AI-powered camera is designed to capture stellar 7-second snippets of family shenanigans. Here’s how to get started. Buy Now 1. Wave Hello There’s a chip inside the Clips loaded with a version of ­Google’s ­computer vision code. It can learn to recognize faces, so train it to …

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From Mats to Hoodies, 9 Ways to Elevate Your Yoga Practice

Suga C2G Yoga Mat Made from reclaimed wetsuits, this chic yoga mat has the look of retro airport carpeting and the cushiony feel of playground mulch. It’s denser than sticky mats, making it easier to clean than its peers, and its kernely texture provides enough friction to keep you grounded …

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6 Best Cold Brew Coffee Makers (2018)

Cold brew coffee, if made right, is simply divine. It’s the smoothest, loveliest summer refreshment I’ve ever had. Sadly, it always tastes better at the coffee shop or from a bottle. I’ve found that homebrew can be incredibly tricky to get just right. So many guides and products seem to …

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Hayley Kiyoko, Troye Sivan, and the New Age of Queer Pop

On May 11, British singer/actress Rita Ora released a song. “Girls,” as it was appropriately titled, featured Cardi B, Bebe Rexha, and Charli XCX. Built around a sing-song chorus of “sometimes, I just wanna kiss girls, girls, girls/red wine, I just wanna kiss girls, girls, girls,” it was intended as …

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A Plea for AI That Serves Humanity Instead of Replacing It

Sixty-two years ago this summer, Dartmouth professor John McCarthy coined the term artificial intelligence. Joi Ito, director of MIT’s Media Lab, has come to think it’s unhelpful. Talk of AI has become hard to avoid due to surging investment from companies hoping to profit from advances in machine learning. Ito …

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