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Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

Machine Learning

Forget Data Scientists And Hire A Data Translator Instead?

You can invest in data technologies and collect all the data you can possibly imagine, but it’s worthless if it’s not analyzed or communicated to decision-makers so that action can be taken from the insights. Some organizations attempt to communicate data findings across departments of an …

Big Data

Become a Deep Learning Coder From Scratch in Under a Year

Machine learning (aka A.I.) seems bizarre and complicated. It’s the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds …

The Power of Asking 'Why'

It usually takes 5 "whys" to get to a root cause<p>Today's problems can sometimes seem almost insurmountable. Although we've made strong progress over the last decade in many areas such as violence, extreme poverty and global health, issues like climate change, income inequality and a rise in populist …

Education

50 Modern Homes With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

As a bridge between indoors and outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows introduce light, views, and a contemporary touch to homes of all sizes.<p>While being inherently modern, floor-to-ceiling windows can also solve practical problems, such as allowing residents to enjoy the outside from the comfort of …

Architecture

Chunky Is The New Chic – Farmhouse Table Plans You Need To See

The farmhouse style is defined by a strong relationship with nature and a few key characteristics such as simplicity, warmth and balance between old …

Woodworking

DARPA's new brain device increases learning speed by 40%

Cheap and Non-Invasive<p>New research funded by the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) has successfully …

The Brain

The 8-hour workday has no place in modern society — here’s why

The thought of clocking in and out of the workplace can make us feel like robots. When we clock in at 9 a.m. and clock out at 5 p.m. (or 6 p.m. or …

Drift Is An Entirely New Type Of Power Utility That Lets You Take Control Of Your Electric Bill

In New York, the new startup lets you pick your power sources directly–and makes it cheaper.<p>Power utilities generally live in a world divorced from their customers. Yes, they might answer your call when there’s a billing issue, or the line outside is down. But they answer more to regulators and …

Natural Gas

Deeper Learning Is By Discovery, Not Delivery

We've been talking about Bloom's Taxonomy and critical thinking for as long as I've been an educator. And yet we still have work to do to get kids …

Pedagogy

A New Theory For Disruption - The Paradigm Leap

When the iPhone launched in 2007, it was both the best phone the world had ever seen and Apple’s first phone. Dyson’s first ever Vacuum cleaner was the best ever vacuum ever made at launch. When Tony Faddell made Nest Lab’s first Thermostat, it was also by far the best in class.<p>From Tesla’s first …

Could subjects soon be a thing of the past in Finland?

<b>Finland has long been renowned for the quality of its education and always scores highly in international league tables.</b><b>Now it is rethinking how it teaches in the digital age - seeking to place skills, as much as subjects, at the heart of what it does. But not everyone is happy, and there are fears</b> …

True Happiness Means Doing These 4 Things Every Day

Happiness isn't for a select few. Practicing these daily routines can help you find more joy in your career.<p>To be happier at work, our knee-jerk reaction is to tackle the most obvious causes of stress and anxiety: micromanagement, poor communication, inefficient tools, lack of ownership and better …

Happiness

Parents, it’s time to get out of the way and let your kids just play

When our children were in elementary school, we lived in the heart of a mega-metropolis with little opportunity for outdoor activities and rare glimpses of winter weather. So we took a vacation to the mountains to partake in some of the pleasures of winter.<p>We packed ski suits, hats, gloves, scarves …

Parenting

Dutch kids aren’t stressed out: What Americans can learn from how the Netherlands raises children

UNICEF rated Dutch children the happiest in the world, and American kids aren’t even in the top 25. Here’s why<p>Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a jungle gym while their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. A gang of older children in tracksuits comes racing …

Kids

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy AThe post 30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE appeared …

Trump’s NASA Authorization Act In All Its Glory

It’s no secret that NASA has had its share of worries with the Trump administration. In addition to being forced to wait several months to get a …

Want to Live a More Fulfilled Life? Avoid the No. 1 Regret of the Dying

Palliative nurse Bronnie Ware has captured hundreds of regrets from terminally ill patients, none more than this one.<p>Regrets.<p>They are the great common denominator--no matter race, color, creed--they're the one thing we universally try to avoid with the time we're given.<p>The pursuit of such avoidance …

Positive Thinking

Tesla releases more details about its Solar Roof agreement with Panasonic at ‘Gigafactory 2’

In order to bring to market its new series of ‘Solar Roof’ products, Tesla announced last year that they are bringing together a lot of technologies under one roof at their newly acquired factory in Buffalo, now known as ‘Gigafactory 2‘. It includes tech developed in-house by Tesla, some tech by …

Tesla

NASA just released a crazy amount of software you can use for free

The agency has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes code for everything from drones, to data and image processing, to health and medicine, to propulsion, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>. All software is completely free and without any royalty or copyright fees. Announcing the software release …

Innovation Economy

Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things

Want your kids to lead happy and fulfilled lives? Here are some tips for getting them started on the right foot.<p>We all want to lead happy, successful lives. But for parents, there's a time when your priorities shift a bit, and your most important goals start to involve setting your kids up for …

Self-improvement

MIT startup offers camouflage solar panels that will match any roof

Sistine Solar wants to help sustainability-minded homeowners who also care about aesthetics<p>No one would argue for the aesthetic beauty of the average solar panel—the dark, gridded rectangles blend into rooftops about as well as a penguin at a peacock party. But one MIT-born startup is hoping to …

I made my classroom look like the real world…and test scores soared

<i>Anthony Johnson is an elementary school teacher in North Carolina and a TED-Ed Innovative Educator. Below, he describes his innovative classroom</i> …

Teaching

How to be 1% Better Every Day (The Kaizen Approach to Self-improvement)

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “CompoundingThe post How to be 1% Better Every Day (The Kaizen …

In the age of robots, our schools are teaching children to be redundant | George Monbiot

A regime of cramming and testing is crushing young people’s instinct to learn and destroying their future<p>In the future, if you want a job, you must be as unlike a machine as possible: creative, critical and socially skilled. So why are children being taught to behave like machines?<p>Children learn …

Social Issues

Four Secrets Of People Who Finish Their Workweeks On Thursday

Polishing off the bulk of your work before Friday all comes down to your work habits from Monday to Thursday.<p>We all often face the same problem: The workweek drags by at a glacial pace, while the weekend speeds past us before we even realize what’s happening.<p>Mathematically, of course, it all makes …

Time Management

Is there life on Europa? NASA has a plan to find out

NASA has outlined what could be the next major phase in the search for life in our Solar System. Under the direction of the US Congress in 2016, the …

Astronomy

How My Parents Inadvertently Raised Me To Be An Entrepreneur

The lines in the sand that many parents draw between work and home in the struggle to balance the two may deprive kids of useful lessons.<p>My brother and I are incredibly different people. I always loved school; my brother just wanted it to be over. My highest level of education is a law degree, and …

worklife

How do you stop astronauts going mad?

When the space race started, some scientists worried life in space would prove too much for humans. Can we cope with missions that may take years?<p>"Impulsive, suicidal, sexually-aberrant thrill seeker." What kind of person might that describe? A Big Brother contestant? A Base jumper? A cult leader? …

The Writing Process Isn't Linear. Let's Stop Telling Students That It Is.

If you conduct an online image search for “writing process,” you’ll find many charts that lay out the steps—brainstorming, drafting, revising, …