Alex Antonov

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Euthanasia ban is an attack on human dignity

<i>At the Festival of Dangerous Ideas, The Ethics Centre’s interactive art installation asked, what do you wish we could talk more about? Many people</i> …

Mental Health

Why the traditional ad agency is a dying breed

<i>This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.</i><p>Type …

Advertising

Drug trafficking suspects to be denied Internet

Newly-amended Dangerous Drugs Bill 2015 will also provide for suspects under restriction orders to be fitted with electronic monitoring devices.<p>KUALA …

Digital strategy: Understanding the economics of disruption

Responding to digital disruption isn’t about creating a list of digitization priorities; it’s about identifying where you are vulnerable and where …

Shortage of Homes Hits the Midwest

Home buyers in hot housing markets from San Francisco to Brooklyn have grown accustomed to bidding wars, waived home inspections, and rapid-fire …

‘Don’t equate buying national car to patriotism’

Minister Salleh Said Keruak says Proton is not government-owned and yet Dr Mahathir wants Malaysians to help Proton as a "sort of national service or …

When Did the U.S. Repeal the Laws of Supply and Demand?

Back in October, <i>The New York Times</i> reported that the law of supply and demand still works. "Yes, Soda Taxes Seem to Cut Soda Drinking," the newspaper …

Why Oil Prices Will Rise and You Will Be Caught By Surprise

I follow oil pretty closely given our exposure. As such, I get frustrated with many press and news show accounts of the commodity. It gets worse when …

The Loving Art of Letting Go.

<b>Here’s what happened this morning:</b><p>Meditation completed, I padded out to the kitchen to enjoy a morning tea with Devi.<p>Sunlight filters through the …

Meditation

4 signs a relationship has long-term potential

These points are all broad principles. However, if your new relationship ticks the four boxes below, it's reasonable to assume it has the potential to be a nurturing, cohesive long-term partnership.<p>If your relationship doesn't tick these boxes, you may need to be more aware of whether your current …

23 Michael Jordan Quotes That Will Immediately Boost Your Confidence

What M.J. would say about North Carolina's loss to Villanova.<p>Last night, Villanova beat North Carolina to become NCAA National Champions. Villanova deserves respect and applause for their victory. However, what would Michael Jordan say to the team of his alma mater after such a defeat?<p>Fittingly, …

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Time Management

The #1 Way To Have a Happier, Longer Life

Who wants to live a happy, healthy, long life? Yeah, everybody. Turns out an incredible amount of scientific evidence points to one simple …

Examining euthanasia with Andrew Denton

<i>Voluntary euthanasia, or assisted death, is a legal and moral minefield. Andrew Denton introduces us to a woman whose pain has progressed beyond the</i> …

Automated Data Science and Machine Learning

• ABM: Automatic Business Modeler, automatically builds accurate and interpretable predictive models. Commercial.<br>• AutoDiscovery from ButlerScientifics, …

The Division - Data Mining Reveals Total Number of Story Missions

We’re only one day away from the release of <i>Tom Clancy’s The Divisio</i>n and thanks to some detective work we now know the total number of main story …

Laura Chapman: Grit and Data Mining

Our reader Laura Chapman has unearthed another tentacle of corporate reform, in the business of rating schools and data mining.<p>She writes:<p>“Here is …

4 trends in security data science

In 2015, we saw graphs dominate security data science. Graphs permeated all areas—everything from visualizations to graphical inference. It’s quite …

Startups Seek Big Data Leverage with Machine Learning

It’s well understood that machine learning is eating the software world, so it’s no surprise to see tech startups like Cosmify and LodgIQ emerging …

Machine Learning

China Inflation Fastest Since Mid-2014 as Food Prices Jump

China’s consumer price rose the most since mid-2014 in February as food costs jumped amid the week-long Lunar New Year holidays, where millions binge …

Economics

Here’s How “Metric Parenting” Can Help Relieve Working-Parent Guilt

We track our fitness goals, nutritional intake, and spending, but few of us track our parenting activities in quite the same way.<p>Earlier this year, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna announced that she’d be leaving the office every day except Thursdays at exactly …

Surprisingly Simple Hacks to Make You Super Productive

In his 2012 bestseller, <i>The Power of Habit</i>, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Charles Duhigg helped readers understand why they eat those cookies every …

Black Friday 2015 Was a Game-Changer for Online Sales

The days of camping out in front of stores for a great deal on Black Friday appear to be numbered. Instead of joining the fray in person, more people than ever opted to kick off their 2015 holiday shopping from the comfort of home. In fact, the number of consumers who walked into a brick and mortar …

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

Time Management

4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

I'm Going to Tell You About the Most Successful Person I Know

Lets call him "Pat". That's not his name, but close. I don't want to embarrass him, although I am 99.99% sure he won't be embarrassed even if I mention him.<p>I met him in 1999. He was the number two guy at the largest investment bank in the world. He wanted to invest in my next company. Here's what …

10 Morning Habits of Successful People That You Should Learn

The Number of Miles Cars Travel is About to Explode

Some forecasters have predicted that vehicles sales will fall in the future because urban-living millennials—and more importantly, the generation …

The Best Entrepreneurs Have This One Quality In Common

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

8 ways to use emotional intelligence to increase your success

They were taught to be an Archie Bunker-type of leader. Whenever someone showed too much emotion in the "All in the Family" sitcom, Archie would shout, "Stifle! Stifle!" In other words, he was saying, "Forget about all that touchy-feely relationship stuff."<p>If you were taught that, it's got to be …