Daniel Pelli

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What we know about the 21 states targeted by Russian hackers

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>The Department of Homeland Security was short on details when it said Friday that it had notified 21 states of Russian efforts to hack their election systems in 2016. For one thing, the department didn't publicly identify the states. For another, it didn't say how many of …

10 Proven Ways to Make Millions on Social Media

Sales and marketing is a numbers game. With 2.5 billion people online and more added every day, are the numbers working for you?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketers go where the people are, and marketing dollars follow. Last year, for the first time ever, marketers …

Raids in New Jersey town target ultra-Orthodox Jews accused of welfare fraud. 'What is going on here?'

It was a spectacle nobody in this sleepy New Jersey town would forget.<p>Early one Monday morning, police and FBI agents in bulletproof vests bounded up the steps of suburban townhouses and split levels, threatening to break down the doors, hauling out in handcuffs husbands and wives in the …

New Jersey

A former US Navy SEAL tweeted his solution to the North Korean crisis — and it just might work

When Jocko Willink‏, a former US Navy SEAL who is now an author and occasional Business Insider contributor, was asked on Twitter how he would handle the North Korean crisis, he gave an unexpected answer that one expert said just might work.<p>Willink's proposal didn't involve any covert special …

Teens, born after 9/11, have a different perspective than those who lived through it

I was sitting in the back seat of my dad’s Toyota, trying to convince him that I didn’t really need to go to school after my early morning visit to the dentist.<p>Just as I was about to launch into my final appeal, my dad shushed me and leaned in, turning up the volume on the radio.<p>It was Sept. 11, …

Finland figured out the secrets to designing perfect schools — and the US can never replicate them

But one that it can't replicate — due to old-school mindsets about what education is supposed to look like — is how Finland designs its schools.<p>Finnish schools are increasingly adopting the mindset that flexible, open learning spaces are better than walled-off classrooms, and that mixing students …

<b>5 Steps to Build a Social Media Marketing Plan for 2018</b> | Inc.com

Let's face it. It's not an easy time to be a social media marketer. After all, it's hard to build a social media marketing plan with all of the uncertainty that we face. However, in my time advising clients at Firebrand Group, I find that there are some attributes that separate those that succeed …

Public Relations

The age of AI surveillance is here

For years we’ve been recorded in public on security cameras, police bodycams, livestreams, other people’s social media posts, and on and on. But even if there’s a camera in our face, there’s always been a slight assurance that strangers wouldn’t really be able to do anything that affects us with …

Machine Learning

Most Beautiful Bridges in the World Photos

In the world of architecture, perhaps nothing is more utilitarian than a bridge. Indeed, not only do these spanning structures allow us to safely pass over a gap, but unlike some skyscrapers and homes, everyone has access to using a bridge. And just because they are functional does not mean they …

Skyscrapers

How the Layout of Urban "Cells" Affects The Function and Success of Neighborhoods

As urban areas develop, each city forms a unique structural logic. With this structure usually conceived on an ad-hoc basis, political terms such as …

Forget The Da Vinci Code. Why look for secret symbols in Leonardo’s paintings if they can be found in modern art? The Guggenheim show Mystical Symbolism reveals the curious world of French Symbolism that art critic Joséphin Péladan revealed in his salon exhibitions of the 1890s

Art

5 Things Everyone Wants in the Obi-Wan Kenobi 'Star Wars' Movie

Hello there.<p>Star Wars fans were shocked and overjoyed as news spread on Thursday that a standalone Obi-Wan Kenobi film is almost certainly in the …

Steven Soderbergh Is Back to Destroy Hollywood

For 25 years, Steven Soderbergh was a master of manipulating the Hollywood system to his creative advantage, until he quit in disgust over what it had become and struck out on his own. Now he’s back to teach other filmmakers how to make films for the next 25—and blow up the system for good.<p>One of …

Nine of the the Most Amazing DARPA Projects

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has always been at the forefront of technological advancements. Its goal: to invest in national …

Bernie Sanders’ Political Revolution Is Gaining Ground

Momentum from his presidential run continues to grow<p>While the Democratic Party struggles to find its bearings under a Trump presidency and …

Why Is It You Can Sense When Someone’s Staring at You?

Say you’re engrossed in a task, scrolling through your phone or reading a book. Suddenly that creepy, prickly feeling grabs hold of you. Someone’s …

Neurology

A taxonomy of American far-right hate groups

White supremacists, neo-Nazis, white nationalists, alt-right: The list of hate groups that subscribe to far-right views in America is pretty long. Ultimately, these are all racist, violent groups that care almost exclusively for white people—white <i>men</i>, especially. But though they are comfortable …

Donald Trump is a Nazi sympathizer

The late U.S. Poet Laureate Dr. Maya Angelou once said, "When someone shows you who they are, believe them!"<p>In other words, no one can hide his true nature. Never has this been more accurate for an American president than in the case of Donald Trump. Events in the aftermath of the violence in …

SEO Tutorial: 12 Immutable Laws For Dominating Google's Search

Mystified by SEO? It all makes sense once you understand how Google sees it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What happens in an internet minute? One year ago. The answer would have been 2.4 million searches on Google performed per minute. Yes. Per minute. This year, 3.5 …

Is Game of Thrones on Thin Ice?

Three Atlantic staffers discuss “Beyond the Wall,” the sixth episode of the seventh season.<p>Every week for the seventh season of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, three Atlantic staffers will discuss new episodes of the HBO drama. Because no screeners were made available to critics in advance this year, we'll be …

The Dyson of Drones

The Bladeless Drone is aptly named for its brilliant design that ditches dangerous blades for air ducts. The resulting unit is not only safer but so …

It’s Time for the Lost Cause of the South to Get Lost

The nation has been held back for decades because of Southerners’ dishonest propaganda about the causes of the Civil War. Enough, enough, enough.<p>In …

Amateur sleuths hunt for Trump bombshells

From San Francisco to Belfast, self-assigned Bob Muellers work long hours for no pay to unearth buried secrets.<p>Nearly 3,000 miles from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Washington offices, another investigation into President Donald Trump is underway. This one unfolds in the public libraries and …

Donald Trump

We Finally Know The Joker's Real Name and It's Fantastic

In the nearly 80 years that he’s spent terrorizing Gotham City, he’s gone by many different names. John Doe. Jackanapes. The Clown Prince of Crime. …

DC Comics

White House staff on edge -- one more resignation could set off a mass exodus: report

With Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus, Sean Spicer, Mike Flynn, Anthony Scaramucci and other staffers all quitting or getting fired from President Donald …

The Hollywood-sequel epidemic: The right way forward or just a miscommunication?

<i>This week’s guest blog post is contributed by Jack Foster, Product Strategy, Media & Entertainment​, Oracle Data Cloud.</i><p>While TV has been experiencing …

Marketing

The Myth of the Alt-Left

It began as an epithet hurled from centrist liberals. Now it’s backfiring.<p>The words “alt-left” sounded strange coming from Donald Trump’s mouth, but then most words do. After a weekend of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left three dead, including an anti-fascist activist murdered by the …

Pewdiepie Says He's Going To Stop Making Nazi Jokes After Charlottesville

Earlier this year, YouTube’s biggest star sparked controversy after Disney severed ties with him over jokes about Jewish people and Nazis. At the …

What It’s Going to Take to End Racial Preferences

The Department of Justice is looking into affirmative action in college admissions, but I believe voters will end up making the most impact.<p>Over 20 years ago, California voters did something no other state had done—they abolished racial preferences in public university admissions and other public …

What I Saw in Charlottesville Could Be Just the Beginning

How a decade of war zone diplomacy taught me the danger of enabling a cycle of hate.<p>In Charlottesville on Saturday, I witnessed a brutal, calculated act of terror. A young man fueled by hatred drove into a crowd of people peacefully protesting the white supremacist groups that marched through our …