You’re Already Using AI, and It Can Beat You at Ms. Pac-Man

This week a deep learning company that Microsoft purchased this January revealed that a computer earned the highest score ever achieved on Ms. Pac-Man. On the surface, this victory seems pretty silly. Who cares about a little video game? But what it represents has far-reaching implications for the field of Artificial Intelligence. The company taught a computer to break down …

Nerdwords: Top 10 Office Apps

A guest post from Molly Gardner, Beth Z’s business manager. Working for Beth, a lot of apps and tools come across my desk. The ones you see here are my favorite tools that I use in the office day in and day out. This is the technology that keeps Nerd Headquarters running smoothly and Beth on the road bringing new ideas …

Best Apps for the New Year

Now that you’ve cleared the deck of all your other New Year’s Resolutions, you might consider adding “Get Organized” to your digital to-do list. Every one of these tools will help save you time (and money!) so you can concentrate on your work and get ready for a great year. Here are 10 tech tools to help you organize several areas …

Microsoft Translator: The best app of the year

An American, a German and a Russian walk into a bar. The American says, “Let’s all be friends. I’ll buy the next round!” The German and the Russian smile awkwardly and go back to their phones. They don’t speak English, so… But then the German yells out a happy “Heiliger Strohsack!” and starts pointing to an app on his phone. …