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Why an Australian Breakfast Is the Healthiest Way to Start the Day

Every weekend, without fail, you’ll find a large crowd spilling off the sidewalks on an otherwise quiet stretch of Mott Street in New York’s Nolita neighborhood, loitering for hours on end. Such is the power of Two Hands, the 2-year-old Australian café. Its creamy flat whites and berry-topped acai …

9 Quick Brunch Recipes to Compensate for Daylight Savings Time

Spring forward with these quick brunch dishes.<p>Just because you're losing an hour of sleep this weekend, doesn't mean you can't still sleep in and …

The Data Center Has Changed Forever

Everything about the data center today has changed, driven by the applications that run in it. Today’s data center apps have undergone a fundamental architecture shift from monolithic, shrink-wrapped packages to a collection of microservices that are assembled and reassembled in a continuous …

The unconventional hiring strategy your tech startup should adopt

It’s no secret that the tech space is becoming increasingly competitive. Even if your company is truly innovative, your product’s benefits and features might not be enough to set you apart.<p>Your employees, on the other hand, are a different story.<p>Your team can make or break your success, and it’s …

Startups

Amazon's CTO wants to make it impossible for anyone else to access your data — including him

"We really want to be in the position where only the customer has access to the data," Vogels told Business Insider. "Not us and not anybody else."<p>Encryption, data security, and privacy is an incredibly contentious topic right now.<p>Apple is battling the US Justice Department over an iPhone linked to …

Privacy

Is the business intelligence dashboard dead?

What’s the difference between a company that uses big data like a grown-up and one that is still in the playpen?<p>Collect it, store it, crunch it, display it… big data has always sounded more like a candy-store display than something businesses use everyday. This past year, as the Economist …

Big Data

Celebrate St. Paddy's In Style With A Modern Twist On Corned Beef

<i>By Rebecca Endicott, writer at LittleThings</i><p>With St. Paddy's Day right around the corner, we can't help but turn our thoughts to ways to properly celebrate the holiday that pays homage to the Emerald Isle.<p>Of course, St. Patricks's Day here in America looks a bit different from how it looks back in …

Can meditation or ballet make us more wise? - Futurity

Researchers studying the link between wisdom and meditation were surprised to find that people who practice ballet have more wisdom, too.

Tool: 31 Resources to Learn AI & Deep Learning, From Beginner to Advanced

I. Background<p>I’ve spent the last few weeks learning, well, about deep learning. I’ve parsed through the internet, read a ton, and tried to get a …

13 automation apps and tools to streamline your whole life

In today's age of automation, there's simply no reason you should spend precious seconds every morning brewing coffee when you could be catching an …

Here's how much smarter Google search results have become using artificial intelligence

Machine learning is where a computer gradually teaches itself how to perform a task. One example of that is Google DeepMind, which learned how to play retro arcade games over time.<p>Google's machine learning system for search is called RankBrain, and it tries to figure out what a user is searching …

This Company Wants To Be 'The Netflix of Virtual Reality'

NextVR wants to change how you watch sports<p>Last fall, NextVR made history, broadcasting the Golden State Warriors’ home opener against the New Orleans Pelicans in 3D VR. Starting tomorrow at Madison Square Garden, the Southern California company will embark on its second major event: live streaming …

Virtual Reality

9 Make-Ahead Recipes for National Pack Your Lunch Day

Packing lunch doesn't have to be a chore.<p>Bringing your own lunch to school or work is great for both your wallet and your health. In honor of …

How Facebook Keeps Employees Happy in the World's Largest Open Office

Here's how the social networking service makes its massive, single-building office space work to bolster productivity, collaboration, and creativity.<p>Today, when considering a place to plant yourself as a business or an employee, you'll inevitably run up against the question of whether open office …

27 Genius Recipes For People Who Are Obsessed With Pasta

Because marinara is only the beginning.

Cooking

7 great meatball recipes

Meatballs: classic comfort food, easy and versatile, and enormously fun to eat. Add them to pasta or soups, stuff them in sandwiches or savor them on their own, each one like a miniature meatloaf. Here are seven of our favorite recipes.<p><b>Loaded meatballs</b><p>In this variation, the meatballs are served …

Los Angeles

Will AI Surpass Human Intelligence? Interview with Prof. Jürgen Schmidhuber on Deep Learning

Machine learning has become a buzzword in the media these days. Recently Science magazine published a cover paper on <i>Human-level concept learning</i> …

Snapchat Is Going After Facebook and Twitter

Source: Snapchat.<p>Snapchat, with its 100 million daily users watching 8 billion videos per day, is a growing threat to all social media companies. <b>Twitter</b> felt so much pressure from the disappearing-video app that it practically copied one of its most popular features, Stories, and made its own …

Media Industry

Daily Meditation: A Quiet Life

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a video by YouTube channel The School of Life called "In Praise of the …

This chart explains how the Baltic Dry Index could spell doom for the global economy

You might guess it's related to shipping - and you'd be right.<p>The BDI is a very useful gauge of global trade, and tells you how much it costs to move goods around the world in massive ships. These goods can be pretty much anything: iron ore, grain, coal ... stuff the world needs to build things and …

The U.S. Government Launches a $100-Million "Apollo Project of the Brain"

Three decades ago, the U.S. government launched the Human Genome Project, a 13-year endeavor to sequence and map all the genes of the human species. …

Deep Learning: A Giant Step For Robots

<b>The prospect of robots that can learn for themselves — through artificial intelligence and adaptive learning — has fascinated scientists and</b> …

The 11 highest-paying tech jobs in America in 2016

Glassdoor sifted through the salaries reported by employees who have these jobs, limiting its search to salary reports from the past year, to come up with median salaries.<p>The website also looked at the demand for these jobs, based on the current number of job openings on its site.

How the BBC is building the future of TV by blowing it up

While audiences around the world know the UK’s BBC best for its hit TV shows like Top Gear and Doctor Who, it has been a key force in technological advances since since it first started broadcasting almost a century ago.<p>To this day, its labs are cooking up experiments that may completely change the …

Newcastle University

The Problem With Silicon Valley? Unbridled Power.

<b>Why do you hate Silicon Valley?</b><p>I feel ambivalent about Silicon Valley. Some of the most brilliant businesspeople the U.S. has ever known are there. I …

What It Takes to Build a Startup into a Brand

When Howard Schultz initially proposed to buy Starbucks from its founders, the chain had three stores; he had a plan to expand to 150 stores. Today Starbucks has more than 22,000 stores and is now opening in Italy — a lifelong dream for Schultz.<p>When Leslie Wexner opened his first store, he hoped he …

Facebook Is Shaking Up the Networking Market With Its Cisco Killer

<i>Updated from 8 a.m. to include announcement Google is joining the Open Compute Project.</i><p><b>Facebook</b> (FB) claims it has saved billions of dollars by …

Big Data Projects With Big Potential

So far, successful applications of data analytics have been few and minor enough to leave many skeptics unconvinced. But some of Palantir’s early …

Google’s new Destinations feature lets you plan trips right from its search engine on mobile

Google is making it easier than ever to plan a trip or vacation with a new feature that lets you look up destinations, complete with flight and hotels prices, right from its search engine on a mobile phone.<p>“Google Destinations” is triggered by certain searches — such as “Spain surfing,” “New …

Credit Card Security Still A Few Chips Short, Experts Say

Incomplete adoption of chip cards and readers, and failure to require PINs, leaves consumers and merchants vulnerable.<p>New chip-enabled credit and debit cards can help reduce fraud, but they can’t eliminate it, particularly since most card readers are still asking consumers to swipe their cards …