Christian Shaw

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Can A Star Have A Pair Of Planets In The Same Orbit?

<i>Can a star have a pair of planets in the same orbit? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Corey S. Powell, former editor in chief of Discover, on Quora:</b><p><b>Can a star have a pair of planets</b> …

Universe

Disney Outbids Comcast for Fox's Assets With $71.3 Billion Cash and Stock Deal

21st Century Fox and the Walt Disney Company today announced a new deal that increases the value of Disney's original December 2017 offer from $28 a share at $52.4 billion to $38 a share at $71.3 billion, with a new cash component. This agreement "is superior to the proposal" from Comcast made …

Judiciary

A Strange Type of Matter Might Lie Inside Neutron Stars, And It Breaks The Periodic Table

This is amazing and we are freaking out.<p>A group of physicists are questioning our understanding of how quarks - a type of elementary particle - …

Physics

Americans Still Aren’t Saving, Despite the Booming Economy

Despite recent job gains, rising wages and falling unemployment, almost a quarter of Americans said they still have no emergency savings, according …

Demographics

10 Ways To Spot A Truly Exceptional Employee

A recent international study surveyed more than 500 business leaders and asked them what sets great employees apart. The researchers wanted to know why some people are more successful than others at work, and the answers were surprising; leaders chose “personality” as the leading reason.<p>Notably, …

Emotional Intelligence

Top Stocks for Beginner Investors: Ready to Start Investing?

If you’re new to investing in stocks and have a long-term outlook, one or more of these top stocks might be a good choice for you.<p>If you're a …

Investing

Git from zero to hero - starting with foundations

As described in git page:<p>“Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large …

Software Development

Do Christians Have a Future in LGBTQ America?

Opinion<p>Posted: Jun 20, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>In 2014, …

Rights & Freedoms

Comparing Data Visualization Software: Here Are The 7 Best Tools For 2018

Visualization is an essential element of any Big Data and analytics strategy. The most up-to-date, real-time information and advanced analytics solutions are an expensive waste of money if you can’t communicate the results clearly and effectively to the people whose job it is to put them to …

Data Visualization

38 Actions and Insights to Become a Better Software Architect

Several years ago, I was asked: “How have you become a software architect?”. We talked about necessary skills, experience and the amount of time and …

Project Management

9 things that lose their value as soon as you buy them

1/<p>Cars depreciate in value by about 11% the minute you drive them off the lot.<p>What most people don't realize when they drive their shiny, new car off …

MacBook Air

Astronomers see a black hole eating a star

Astronomers now have the 1st direct image of a black hole ripping apart a star. The star-stuff goes into a disk surrounding the hole, and it’s also …

Universe

US Makes the Right Call to Quit UN Human Rights Council

The United States is expected to announce Tuesday that it will leave the United Nations Human Rights Council.<p>This is hardly surprising. As Ambassador …

Rights & Freedoms

85 Immigrants Sentenced Together Before One Judge

Mass trials are now the norm in McAllen, where the Trump administration’s new policy on prosecuting illegal border crossing has strained the federal court system.<p>MCALLEN, Tex.—There wasn’t a single empty seat among the six rows of wooden pews in Magistrate Judge J. Scott Hacker’s courtroom on …

Immigration

The Importance of Working For A Boss That Supports You

Employers seek loyalty and dedication from their employees but sometimes fail to return their half of the equation, leaving millennial workers feeling left behind and unsupported. Professional relationships are built on trust and commitment, and working for a boss that supports you is vital to …

The Workplace

These Most Dangerous Plants in The World Will Make You Want to Stay Indoors Forever

Nature, you scary.<p>At the height of North American summer, many plants are at their most dangerous.<p>We don't normally think of plants as particularly …

Plants

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

Deep Learning

Machine Learning by Coursera VS Machine Learning Crash Course by Google

A brief comparison you might say<p>As a beginner, there is a common problem almost everyone faces — <i>choice paralysis.</i> Specially, in the field of …

Machine Learning

3 Money Milestones Everyone Should Reach by 40

By the time you hit the big 4-0, you should have attained a few important goals to be on the right track to retirement.<p>When you're saving for …

Retirement

SaaS vs IaaS vs on-premise: What if moving to the cloud is not the answer? - Ahead in the Clouds

<i>In this guest post, Richard Blanford, managing director of G-cloud-listed IT services provider Fordway, advises companies to weigh up the pros and</i> …

SaaS

A Case Study in Why Core Values are Crucially Important

Shared values build a strong team of employees.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few weeks ago, my company faced a minor crisis. I'll spare you the details, but the short story is a bad actor was doing his damnedest to damage our reputation on social media. …

Mission Impossible

What is GitHub?

STEVE BALLMER, Microsoft’s former chief executive, became an internet meme when he gave a speech to employees in which he bounced across the stage …

Open Source Software

Teach Your Kid Machine Learning With These Free Lessons

You probably use machine-learning systems every day without even knowing it. The technology gives us spam filters, our Facebook News Feeds, digital …

Machine Learning

Where The Highest Paying IT Jobs Are In 2018

• Amazon Web Services (AWS) certifications are the highest paying in North America, earning an average salary of $113,261.<br>• IT decision makers in the U.S. are the highest paid globally, averaging a $107,193 salary this year. IT professionals in the U.S. earn an average salary of $87,333, 36% more than …

Employment

3 Reasons Your Retirement Savings Isn't as Big as You Think

Don't let a big number fool you into complacency.<p>When it comes to saving for retirement, the more money you can set aside, the more financially …

Retirement

5 secret money drains that are keeping that vacation out of range

Are you wondering whether you have enough to pay for that vacation next year? Or are you trying to figure out how to pay for a new bicycle you’ve …

Personal Finance

How to Start Investing for the First Time

You can start benefitting from compound interest by taking these simple steps to invest today.<p>If you're saving money for a goal and won't need the …

Investing

29% of Americans Think They'll Be Millionaires. Here's How to Become One Yourself

Is $1 million within your reach? The answer might surprise you.<p>The tricky thing about saving for retirement is that there's no single magic number …

Retirement

5 Stock Picks Under $10 for Millennials

Millennials should be investing.<p>Investing might seem scary at first, so here's a list of five stocks under $10 that are worthwhile to consider, …

Investing

Data Warehouse Design Techniques – Snapshot Fact Tables

Last week we defined the three types of fact tables and have established a solid foundation in the definition and use of transactional fact tables. …

Databases