Journey in Life: 02/18/18

Sunday, February 18, 2018

"Teach your son in the front garden and your wife on the pillow" nghĩa là gì?

'Teach your son in the front garden and your wife on the pillow'
~ ngạn ngữ Trung Quốc

= dạy con ở ngoài vườn, dạy vợ ở trên giường...

thì thầm bên gối... Photo courtesy Skeyndor.

Điều khó chịu khi đi máy bay

ngồi cạnh thằng đánh rắm liên tục, bảo không chịu dừng -> thế là đánh nhau, phi công phải hạ cánh khẩn cấp...
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The Dubai to Amsterdam flight made an unscheduled stop in Vienna as the elderly overweight man reportedly refused to contain himself

Chaos erupted on the flight when two Dutchman who were sitting next to the flatulent (đầy hơi, tự cao tự đại, huênh hoang rỗng tuếch) man told him to stop and complained to Transavia Airlines crew.

Yet despite repeated requests and even a direct order from the pilot the man carried on and a fight broke out...

Mẹo tiết kiệm khi chọn mua bảo hiểm ôtô

làm sao khi bị tai nạn, chỉ cần chụp ảnh, gửi qua điện thoại di động cho công ty bảo hiểm -> tiếp tục xử lý hồ sơ bằng trí tuệ nhân tạo, đỡ nhọc công...
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The smartphone payments business Ant Financial is using computer vision, natural language processing, and mountains of data to reimagine banking, insurance, and more.

If you get into a car accident in China in the near future, you'll be able to pull out your smartphone, take a photo, and file an insurance claim with an AI system.

That system, from Ant Financial, will automatically decide how serious the ding was and process the claim accordingly with an insurer. It shows how the company—which already operates a hugely successful smartphone payments business in China—aims to upend many areas of personal finance using machine learning and AI...

The e-commerce giant Alibaba created Ant in 2014 to operate Alipay, a ubiquitous mobile payments service in China. ...The company boasts more than 450 million active users compared to about 12 million for Apple Pay.

...Ant said in April of this year that it is buying the U.S. money-transfer service MoneyGram for $880 million.