Chris Voicu

138 Flips | 2 Magazines | 14 Following | @ChrisVoicu | Keep up with Chris Voicu 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 “Chris Voicu”

7 challenges smart people choose to overcome

It’s truly fascinating how smart, successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and …

Self-improvement

6 Secrets to a Happier Life

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME's special edition,</i> The Science of Happiness<i>, which is available at Amazon.</i><p>Whether you’re a web designer, …

Mindfulness

How To: Hack Wi-Fi & Networks More Easily with Lazy Script

Wi-Fi tools keep getting more and more accessible to beginners, and the LAZY script is a framework of serious penetration tools that can be explored …

White Hat

New Optimization Algorithm Exponentially Speeds Computation

Finding the optimal solutions to complex problems can be dramatically fasterA new algorithm could dramatically slash the time it can take computers …

Machine Learning

The Day I Found Out My Life Was Hanging by a Thread

It started while I was on a Hawaiian vacation in May. I thought I’d just tweaked my back lifting a poolside lounge chair. Back home, my back pain …

Medicine

In-depth Analysis: Data Mining vs Artificial Intelligence vs Machine Learning vs Statistics

Data Mining is a level of insight Discovery from Data. A few people see Data Mining as a level of Machine Learning, others approach Machine Learning …

Machine Learning

The 7 Best Open-Source Software to Download in 2018

Track time, recover lost data, burn disks and more<p>Updated June 12, 2018<p>Computers are part of our daily lives: From households to offices, and from …

Software

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

Self-help

From Sexy RWBY to The Muses From Hercules, This Cosplay Music Video Is Pure Fire

MCM London Comic Con 2018 Cosplay Music Video<p>If you visit us regularly, you know we love cosplay. Last week, we posted some super amazing cosplay …

Music Videos

A Theory About Melania Trump's Carefully Calculated Fashion Stunts

Let's just get this out of the way: Yes, we are allowed to talk about the First Lady's fashion.<p>Before Melania Trump was making waves for her …

Donald Trump

The Mystics Seeking Eternal Life Through Liquid Nitrogen

Tatiana Riabinina was at her mother Galina's bedside in Bologna, Italy, the night last summer that she died of breast cancer. But the women did not …

Breast Cancer

7 most important mindsets that will set you up for long-term success

Your life is your creation. You have most things you need to shape it and make it incredible. It's not something that happens to you — unless you …

Self-improvement

The Father Of “Getting Things Done”: You’re Getting Me All Wrong

Productivity guru David Allen on Zen, doing nothing, and why some people need to “stop focusing on their goals and actually get shit done.”<p>It’s 10:47 a.m., and David Allen, the man behind the world’s most popular productivity system and eponymous bestselling book, is sitting across from me at a …

Productivity

Canadian Cosplay Show Knows How To Party

YetiCon is a cosplay show that’s held every year in the Blue Mountains NW of Toronto. In addition to being a cosplay con, it’s also one hell of a …

Anime

The Secrets of Resilience

What does it take to conquer life’s adversities? Lessons from successful adults who overcame difficult childhoods<p>By<p>Meg Jay<p><b>Does early hardship</b> in life keep children from becoming successful adults? It’s an urgent question for parents and educators, who worry that children growing up in difficult …

Psychology

Health-Care IPOs Make Next Week Busiest Since November

A gaggle of health-care businesses going public promises to make next week the busiest of the year for U.S. listings.<p>Ten companies -- the most since …

Flir Systems releases a free dataset of thermal images for collision avoidance systems

Oregon-based Flir Systems, one of the largest producers of thermal imaging cameras and sensors in the world, today announced it will release a free, open source dataset of 10,000 infrared light images to jump-start development of autonomous car systems.<p>Thermal cameras can augment the sensors …

General Motors

HPE plans to invest $4 billion to develop edge computing

The investment will cover R&D, products and consumption models for edge computing--an area that will combine 5G, IoT, cloud and analytics.<p>Hewlett …

Internet of Things

How to Break the Stress Reaction Cycle

As hard as it may sound to pull out of this stress reaction cycle, it is possible. The first step in creating any positive change is always raising …

Mindfulness

UK report warns DeepMind Health could gain ‘excessive monopoly power’

DeepMind’s foray into digital health services continues to raise concerns. The latest worries are voiced by a panel of external reviewers appointed by the Google-owned AI company to report on its operations after its initial data-sharing arrangements with the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) …

Newly Listed Tech Companies Keep Outshining Their Peers

Newly listed technologies companies are extending their outperformance against larger peers in the latest injection of euphoria from traders chasing …

IBD Stock Of The Day: Dropbox Breaks Out As Software IPOs Surge

<b>Dropbox</b> (DBX) is the IBD Stock of the Day, as the recent IPO leapt into buy range. It's the latest newly public software maker to power higher, …

NookDesk reinvents the standing desk with upper & lower storage compartments

Recently, it was reported that everyone in Apple Park will receive standing desks because “sitting is the new cancer.” I started using a standing desk recently, and though I don’t use it quite enough, I still love the fact I can go from sitting to standing with no issue.<p>I use an UpDesk daily, and …

Francisco Mojica, the scientist who discovered CRISPR and DNA editing

Francisco Mojica is a humble man but his study of simple bacteria in a salt marsh in Spain decades ago has led to one of the biggest scientific …

Meet 'Bro': The Best-Kept Secret of Network Security

This often overlooked open source tool uses deep packet inspection to transform network traffic into exceptionally useful, real-time data for …

Information Security

Async programming basics every JS developer should know in 2018 - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

This article is aimed at people starting out with asynchronous coding in javascript so we would keep things simple by avoiding big words, arrow …

Crack this 200-year-old cipher and claim your $60M reward

Think you can solve a mystery that’s been baffling researchers and treasure hunters for over two hundred years? If you do — and assuming it’s not all one big 19th century prank — you might be able to claim a treasure worth millions.<p>The treasure is that of Thomas Beale, supposedly buried in Bedford …

16 sober before-and-after photos from real people who fought addiction — and won

1/<p>Morgan Stroberg found her "savior" in Alcoholics Anonymous.<p>Morgan Stroberg's alcohol misuse began with her very first drink at age 15.<p>"As soon as I …

The Best Cosplay From ColossalCon, One Of The Biggest Shows Of The Year

ColossalCon was held earlier this month in Sandusky, Ohio, and it’s easily one of the best cosplay shows of the year. Not only is it a regular con, …

Anime

People are paying insane amounts of real money for "virtual real estate"

A plot of land that you can call your own. A couple of thousand square feet of untouched soil, trees and all, where you can let your imagination run …