Christopher McKnight

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IBM came up with a watermark for neural networks

The creation and development of a robust neural network is a labor-intensive and time consuming endeavor. That’s why a team of IBM researchers recently developed a way for AI developers to protect their intellectual property.<p>Much like digital watermarking, it embeds information into a network than …

Deep Learning

The Simple Two-Step Process For Destroying Writer's Block and Unlocking Your Creativity

The Simple Two-Step Process For Destroying Writer’s Block and Unlocking Your Creativity<p>The blinking cursor.<p><i>The darn blinking cursor.</i><p>The scourge of …

Creativity

Forget Netflix, Cord-Cutters Love This One Company

Roku is by far the favorite of those who have already cut the cord as well as those about to.<p><b>Netflix</b> is often seen as the face of the cord-cutting …

Roku

30 Killer Hacks That’ll Make You Wonder What You’ve Been Doing Your Whole Life

What if I told you that all of life’s tiny inconveniences have an easy fix? You’re skeptical? I understand, but hear me out.<p>Imagine how zen your life …

Hacking

How to be smarter with money: 8 simple secrets

Everyone wants to know what the next great investment is. But that’s the wrong question. If you want to make money over the long haul, picking …

Investing

Successfully Plan for Retirement With a Triple-Tax-Free Health Savings Account

Worried about rising medical costs? There's an investment account that can help.<p>Health savings accounts (HSAs) are tax-exempt trust accounts that pay …

Retirement

How to keep pests out of your home

Summertime is the prime season for pest invasions. Fruit flies, roaches, bed bugs and mice can become huge problems if you're not vigilant. If little creepy-crawlies are your least favorite kind of visitor, here are some tips to keep your home pest-free, the all-natural way.<p>Fruit flies<p>Fruit flies …

Cleaning

3 books that will change your mindset about money

There are a lot of great personal finance books out there to choose from but only some that can change the way you think.<p>Below, CNBC Make It rounded …

Personal Finance

Ask Ethan: Which Movies Get The Science Of Time Travel Right?

The way we travel through time, at a speed of one second per second, is so boring that we take it for absolute granted. Yet according to Einstein’s theory of relativity, we can not only travel forward through time at different rates by accelerating close to the speed of light, we could potentially …

Time Travel

This $213 Train Ride Lets You See America's Most Beautiful Bucket List Sites

With its vast deserts, lush national parks, and bustling cities, there's a long list of attractions that belong on a U.S. bucket list, and travel …

San Francisco

Researchers prove the arrow of time is irrelevant to quantum computers

An international team of scientists recently published groundbreaking research indicating quantum computers aren’t handicapped by a classical view of time. Grab a cup of coffee, we’ll explain.<p>The researchers set out to determine if quantum computers could be used to overcome one of classical …

Quantum Computing

The 50 Best Annuities

By<p>July 21, 2018<p>Frank Burns, a manager at a commercial tire company in Spokane, Wash., has been the target of annuity sales pitches several times, but …

Retirement

How To Fall Back Asleep If You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night, According To Experts

There’s nothing more frustrating than falling asleep… only to wake up a few hours later. Whether it’s from insomnia or other factors, there are …

Sleep

10 Stocks for the Next 10 Years

You can rest easy knowing these companies will deliver consistent returns over the long haul.<p>When it comes to stocks, big isn't always better. But if …

Investing

Every Netflix secret category for porn, revealed

If you want to find porn on Netflix, we’ve already done the hard work for you. Here are our guides to the sexiest movies and TV series on Netflix. …

Critically-Acclaimed

Man who retired at 35: Saving money won’t make you rich—here’s what will

Saving money is a little bit of an obsession of personal finance and early retirement bloggers. We fill the digital airwaves with wickedly creative …

Personal Finance

How to write your first novel, according to experts

Everyone’s got a novel inside them, right? According to Richard Skinner, director of the fiction programme at the highly-esteemed Faber Academy, and …

Books

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

Does It Pay to Hire a Financial Advisor? New Data Says Yes

If you've been on the fence about using a financial advisor, here's some data that might prompt you to take action.<p>There are those of us who find it …

Retirement

4 Fights Every Couple Has To Get Through, Because Life Will Be Smoother On The Other Side

The other day, my partner and I had the biggest fight we've had in a really long time. Things got heated and tense, and there may have been a few …

Relationships

Good financial habits may not make you rich. Here’s what will

You’re spending wisely? Check. Got money set aside for an emergency? Check. Debts paid off? Check.<p>Laura Williams, owner of client-portal.io, a client …

Retirement

22 of the best places to visit in the United States

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't believe in bucket lists? This list of the 22 best places to visit in the United States may have you whipping out pen and paper or your favorite digital note-taking app so you can start one stat.<p>From cities you might expect to see on a list such as this -- New York, San Francisco, …

National Parks

11 Ways to Make Your Money Last Longer in Retirement

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 13<p>Take control of your savings<p>Once you retire, your paychecks stop. To cover your cost of living from that …

Retirement

Top 5 Of The Most Incredible Life Hacks For Lighters

Chances are, you probably have a few lighters lying around your house. Most people keep a lighter handy for the more common uses, including:<p>Igniting …

Cool Stuff

How to Achieve More Success as a Couple

Hold each other accountable and encourage each other to do more, not less.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do people want to do more or do people want to do less? Usually it seems that people want to do less. They want to take the weekend off. Work only as much …

Motivation

Starting Late - How To Still Retire A Millionaire At 50?

You’re 50 years old. Can you still retire a millionaire? Retiring a millionaire is really quite simple but it’s not easy.<i>Otherwise, we’d see millions more people accomplishing this feat. Here is the basic math – to help you see daily, monthly and yearly what it will take to retire a millionaire. Or</i> …

Retirement

515 Travel Experts (Including Me) Choose The World's 50 Best Journeys: Do You Agree?

What resulted is a collection of the top 50 trips every traveler can aspire to in their lifetime, a guide to diverse and dynamic adventures and activities in some of the most stunning and culturally-rich lands on the planet.<p>As you read, you’ll be tempted to experience massive icebergs in …

National Parks

Recipe: Slow Cooker Migas Casserole — Recipes from The Kitchn

Migas are a breakfast favorite in every corner of Texas. I've taken the classic skillet migas and transformed them into a low-and-slow, cheesy migas …

Slow Cookers

Make these recipes once, eat gourmet meals all week long

<i>When summer heats up, the last thing you want to be doing is cooking over a hot stove for hours. And with a little know-how from McKel Hill, you can</i> …

Nutrition

From Buddha Bowls to Burritos: 6 Reasons You’ll Never Look at Leftovers the Same Way Again

Leftovers get a bad rap. Yet they can be the key to eating healthy and stretching your food dollars. Here’s how to cook like a starving student and …

Healthy Eating