Benjamin Muatha

85 Flips | 1 Magazine | 4 Likes | 1 Following | 2 Followers | @BenjaminMuatha | Keep up with Benjamin Muatha on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Benjamin Muatha”

Predictive Analytics Terms Business People Need To Know (No Hype Allowed)

No matter what type of analytics you’re talking about, there’s no reason it can’t be explained in plain English.<p>Predictive analytics is a major hype zone. That hot, new development you’re hearing about is often the same old stuff wrapped in a new sales pitch.<p>Nitty-gritty details of how the work is …

Data Warehousing

The Morning Before a Sexual Fall: How the Battle for Purity Is Lost

Two voices vie for your sexual purity. If you think the battle is just about images and videos, you won’t be ready to fight. This is a war of …

Old Testament

Agile vs Scrum vs Kanban Weighing the Differences

Project management has evolved significantly in recent years, and there are plenty of project management tools to help facilitate those changes, too. …

How a family of four can eat healthy on a budget of $200 a week

If you go to a grocery store without a list or budget in mind, you can end up overspending on things you don’t really need.<p>Story continues below<p>In …

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

36 Cognitive Biases that Inhibit Innovation

While we - human beings - like to think of ourselves as rational creatures, the truth is we are anything but.<p>We are prone to over 100 cognitive …

Critical Thinking

What Predictive Analytics, Big Data And The Rise Of Artificial Intelligence Mean For Real Estate

Real estate is quickly becoming a numbers game. Of course, at its core, our business is about helping clients buy and sell houses — and it always will be — but the method we use to find those clients and how we go about pricing their homes or the homes they want to buy involves a whole lot of …

Real Estate

5 terrifying stories that warn of an AI apocalypse

The future of artificial intelligence could save humanity — or destroy it.<p>AI boasts dozens of advantages that will push society into a brighter …

Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov on what happens when machines 'reach the level that is impossible for humans to compete'

LISBON, Portugal — Garry Kasparov knew as early as 1997 — 20 years ago — that humans were doomed, he says. It was in May of that year, in New York, that he lost a six-game chess match to IBM's Deep Blue, the most powerful chess computer of its day.<p>Today, it seems obvious Kasparov should have lost. …

Artificial Intelligence

Highly motivated kids have a greater advantage in life than kids with a high IQ

Gavin Ovsak is one of those guys who never seems to slow down. On top of his classwork at Harvard medical school, he’s got a side hustle—writing an original software program to help doctors make better decisions.<p>“It’s fun for me,” explains the 23-year-old Minnesota native, who studied biomedical …

IQ

Feel Like You've Stopped Learning at Work? Elon Musk Just Nailed the Reason Why

While speaking at a big space-science conference, the tech titan laid out what inhibits learning.<p>If you were anything like me, math class was painful, on a good day. Oh, if only fidget spinners had been invented back then. I can vividly recall discussions with my mom revolving around the question, …

World's Top New Testament Scholar - Christians Need To Read The Gospels Through Ancient Jewish Eyes

I’ve written here about New Testament scholar N.T. Wright and his most recent book, <i>The Day the Revolution Began</i>. The book was published recently and is now being made available in an online course format. The book (and the course) will bring insights to even the most seasoned student of the …

30 Days Of Meals You Can Eat During A Sugar Detox

I gave up all added sugar and artificial sweeteners for an entire month and actually didn't hate it. Here's everything I ate along the way.

Elon Musk on the 1 Creative Skill Every Founder Needs Now

Learn how he used to it focus PayPal, Tesla, and Tesla Energy.<p>Imagine Elon Musk, globally revered as one of the greatest living entrepreneurs, sits down with you. What's the one creative skill he'd suggest you learn to be the best founder you can be? Chances are, it's how to ask the right …

A Therapist Explains How To *Really* Listen To Another Human Being

Let’s face it: Most people aren’t good listeners. In fact, most people — including your best friend who truly loves you to the moon and back — are <i>terrible</i> listeners. But it’s not their fault. No one (well, very few people) are out here trying to ignore your important thoughts and problems. They …

What Happened When I Stopped Saying “Sorry” At Work For A Week

What if you decided to thank people whenever you felt the impulse to say “sorry”?<p>We all say “I’m sorry” too often—that much you already know. And, trust me, I’m right in that boat with you. I’m consciously aware of the fact that I’m a chronic over-apologizer.<p>Sure, I’ve read the countless articles …

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Music has long been tied to deep emotion in all living beings--including happiness.<p>For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that …

Passion for the Supremacy of God

<i>The following is a lightly edited transcript.</i><p>I want to begin by telling you some of the reasons that I’m here. One of the great advantages of being …

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

Drone photography captures the dramatic inequality of Nairobi

Kenya, the largest economy in East Africa, has some of the starkest inequality in the region. Nowhere is that more apparent than in Nairobi, where the wealthy and middle class live and work next to slums housing some of the country’s poorest.<p>American photographer Johnny Miller, supported by Code …

Aerial Photography

How to Build an Interchangeable Wardrobe | The Art of Manliness

For the man with an unlimited budget, style is easy. The rest of us have to work a little harder to look good with the cash we have.<p><b>A key wardrobe</b> …

How to Carve a Turkey: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

The holidays are a time for traditions, celebrated by family and friends gathered around crackling fireplaces and tables full of festive dishes, …

Access Your Mind's Full Potential by Experiencing the "Flow"

How is your memory? Is it as strong as you’d like it to be?<p>If not, then you’re definitely going to be interested in the memory improvement tips I’ll …

The Pot-Belly of Ignorance

What you eat makes a huge difference in how optimally your body operates. And what you spend time reading and learning equally affects how …

Self-improvement

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

Wellness

Secrets of the two-second pit stop

How do Formula 1 pit crews service racing cars so quickly?<p><b>A FORMULA 1 RACER IS IN THE MIDDLE OF A RACE</b>, dozens of laps to go. Everyone’s zooming over 300kph. But it’s time for repairs and tyre changes — time for a pit stop. The racer pulls in. Close to two dozen workers swarm on the vehicle. The …

Le Mans

How to Exercise Your Brain for Better Thinking Skills

Not so very long ago, scientists and doctors believed that the number of neurons, cells, and pathways that were present in our brains at birth were …

How to Be Happy: 10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

17 Ways To Keep Your Home Warm Without Blasting The Heat

Beat the heating bill this winter.<p>If we kept our homes as warm as we liked all winter, our energy bills would cost approximately $1 billion dollars. Although turning up the thermostat is tempting, just a few extra degrees can cripple your bank account. Luckily, there are many cheap, natural ways to …