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We asked people to draw 'AI,' and it got weird

The Next Web Conference is a wonderful time of year. The technology event finds some of the world’s sharpest minds traveling to Amsterdam to hear from all manner of experts.<p>We took to the streets to ask attendees to try and draw some of the hottest topics in tech. First up? AI.<p>Let’s see if we had …

Ladybird

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

23 startups that became unicorns in 2017, scoring valuations of $1 billion or more

A year ago, the venture capital industry looked like it was going to tighten its belt and bring valuations back to earth. But in 2017, venture investment continued to flow heavily and is on track to match or exceed dollars deployed in 2016, says PitchBook, a database that tracks such deals.<p>Mega …

The Airbnb For Affordable Housing Is Here

Nesterly, a new platform that pairs older homeowners with young renters, is riding a wave of interest in multigenerational living.<p>Brenda Atchison’s home in the Boston suburb of Roxbury has been in her family since 1946, and she’s lived there for nearly her entire life. At 66 years old, she’s an …

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

Asgardia, the world's first 'space nation', takes flight

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world's first "space nation" has taken flight.<p>On November 12, Asgardia cemented its presence in outer space by launching the Asgardia-1 satellite.<p>The "nanosat" -- it is roughly the size of a loaf of bread -- undertook a two-day journey from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, …

Space Exploration

Bitcoin's Coming Split: What You Need to Know

<b>(Important update</b>: The leaders of the SegWit2X faction announced on Wednesday, November 8 they would suspend their plan to split bitcoin in …

Facebook Launches ‘Dynamic Ads For Real Estate’ To Challenge Zillow

Facebook has launched the “Dynamic Ads For Real Estate” advertising feature to challenge Zillow for supremacy in real estate marketing. The product …

Housing boom coming to an end – but there's a catch for first-home buyers

While the market might be cooling, first-home buyers – especially in Sydney – will have to wait before affordability improves<p>The latest housing finance figures reveal that the housing boom might be coming to an end as investors disappear from the market but it appears that the market will need to …

Canadian Real Estate

10 rookie mistakes too many first-time homebuyers make

Home Ownership

These 13 words and 10 tips will help salespeople close more deals faster

And according to marketing-software maker HubSpot, there are certain words salespeople should use to boost their chances of closing more deals, and, beyond that, there are certain characteristics common to top salespeople.

Is an Open Marriage a Happier Marriage?

When Daniel and Elizabeth married in 1993, they found it was easy enough to choose a ring for her, but there were far fewer choices for him. Daniel, then a 27-year-old who worked in information technology, decided to design one himself, requesting that tiny stones be placed in a gold band, like …

Relationships

Mortgage prisoner explosion: why a new generation is at risk of crippling rates

Falling house prices – coming just at the time of a resurgence in low-deposit home loans – could see the creation of a new generation of “mortgage prisoners”.<p>Prices dropped by 0.2pc in May, the third monthly fall in a row, according to Nationwide Building Society, marking the biggest sustained …

Finance

Life hacking: 9 decorating mistakes we think you've made in your bedroom!

When it comes to decorating your bedroom, it can be hard to get the right balance between boudoir and bawdy, but we are here to help you get it 100% …

Let's Answer This Question Once and For All: Is It Cheaper to Rent or Buy a Home?

There's always been a lot of controversy about this question. Find the right answer for you.<p>Whether it's cheaper to buy or rent a home is one of the …

Yes, house prices are falling: but they probably won’t fall quickly

The news that the property market is going down has cheered many: but cheap credit and huge pent-up demand is likely to cushion the decline<p>There is a small but vibrant web forum, housepricecrash.co.uk, whose members’ outrage at inflated property prices is matched only by their dismay that the …

Housing

From Target to IKEA: Everything You Need for a Kitchen Makeover

Whether we're talking about an impressive cheese platter or enviable interiors, everything in the kitchen boils down to presentation. To truly …

lifesia.com

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The 10 hottest housing markets for 2017

The city is likely to be the hottest housing market in 2017, according Zillow, a real estate website, which offered its predictions for the 10 hottest housing markets of the year.<p>To come up with the ranking, Zillow looked for cities with "quickly rising home values, low unemployment rates and …

Graduate Who Ate 2,500-Calorie Meals Ditches Carbs And Reveals Staggering Weight Loss Transformation

'I knew I needed to make a change.'<p>A woman who used to consume 2,500 calories in one meal alone has lost more than seven stone after removing bread, …

The year fan theories went mainstream

<i>Warning: This article contains spoilers for</i> Westworld<i>,</i> Mr. Robot<i>,</i> Game of Thrones<i>, and</i> Lost<i>.</i><p>After watching a few episodes of <i>Westworld</i>, I can’t shake …

Baby pictures: The first photos of a planet being born

There are 450 light-years between Earth and LkCa15, a young star with a transition disk around it, a cosmic whirling dervish, a birthplace for …

U.S.-Venezuela relations will probably deteriorate under Trump. Ask ExxonMobil why.

President-elect Donald Trump recently nominated ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state. That company and Venezuela have been hostile toward each other over the past decade — which means Tillerson’s nomination suggests that the United States and Venezuela have a tense relationship …

Venezuela

Science Can’t Save the Earth This Time

Politicians seem to hope we’ll be able to ‘science the s**t’ out of global warming’s consequences at some point in the distant future—but the point …

Climate Change

Recommended Reading: Physicists Wonder: Does Time Really Exist Or Does It Just Look That Way?

As it turns out, time is a pretty complicated thing. And I'm not talking about measuring it, or making little devices to chime out the hours, either. …

Russell Simmons Talks Art and Meditation in the Trump Era

“Dissonance is an important part of keeping the country straight.”<p>Music and media mogul <b>Russell Simmons</b> was championing meditation long before there were apps to track mindfulness and guided teachings delivered by smartphone. So it wasn’t a surprise, given the current political climate, when the …

Inner Cities

How Much Will Trump Cut Taxes For Top 400? We'll Never Know, As IRS Ends 400 Report

The Internal Revenue Service is ending its annual statistical report on the 400 taxpayers with the highest adjusted gross income—a study it first published in 2003 in a nod to the Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans.<p>The IRS disclosed the move today as it released a final report showing the …

Income Tax

10 Things Happy People Do Not Do

Two of the most amazing emotions one can feel are positivity and happiness. Happiness and positivity could really turn things around 180 degrees and …

11 TED Talks that will teach you how be happier

The ideal approach, however, is far more of a mystery.<p>Thankfully, several TED speakers have researched how humans can achieve ultimate happiness and shared their findings with us.<p>Some of their tactics are surprising, and some are surprisingly simple, but regardless, each of these talks will bring …

TED Talks