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Hear AI play Beethoven like The Beatles

Here’s what it sounds like when artificial intelligence learns to play “Ode To Joy” in the style of EDM, Brazilian guitar, and The Beatles’ “Penny Lane”.<p>The Sony Computer Science Laboratory in Paris was challenged to reorchestrate the theme song of the European Union. Using the max entropy approach …

Artificial Intelligence

The Best Places You've Never Heard of to Raise Money

Fundraising is less of a drag when you aren't chasing the same dollars as everybody else<p>I took a meeting this morning with a first time founder who meekly asked if I could explain the seed stage funding landscape - who exactly are these angels and their groups, how does a fund operate, where …

Venture Capital

The Solution To Design Thinking

<i>And why making is fact, and everything else is opinion</i><p>A little over a week ago I posted The Problem With Design Thinking and I wanted to follow up …

What's Proper Sushi Etiquette, Anyway?

<i>by Kimberly Kohatsu, Managing Editor for the Menuism Restaurant Blog</i><p>Photo by Toshihiro Gamo / Flickr<p>Let's face it: sushi has evolved (or arguably, devolved) far from its traditional Japanese roots. Offerings with cream cheese, pineapple, and barbecued meats all purport to be sushi, but aren't …

Machine that 'unboils' eggs may help fight cancer

<b>A machine that can "unboil" protein-rich egg whites, winning an Ig Nobel Prize in 2015, may also have important medical applications, its inventor says.</b><p>Prof Colin Raston, a chemist from Flinders University in South Australia, has discovered that his Vortex Fluidic Device (VFD) can also slice tiny …

Nanotech

Flying drone can stay hidden underwater for months

Research prototype can survive hundreds of feet below the water<p>Researchers from John Hopkins University have developed a prototype drone that's just as happy in the water as it is in the air. The submersible quadcopter is designed to launch from an underwater station or vehicle (like a submarine, …

Drones

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

Time Management

The Fascinating Origin Stories of 7 Famous Novels

These days, everyone knows what an origin story is thanks to superhero movies and comic books. We’ve now seen multiple iterations of the origin story …

Literature

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a bad night's sleep

And the unfortunate reality is that even though you feel like crap the next day, you still have to show up at the office, ready to give 110%.<p>But even though the thought of working an eight-hour day may seem impossible, it turns out that there are things you can do to get through it.<p>Here's how sleep …

Sleep

Why the happiness industry is making women miserable

If you are a woman in the 21st century, you will likely already be aware that you are to blame for most of life’s problems. Not getting paid as much …

The Secret Life of the Real Banksy, Robin Gunningham

Friends, teammates, and people who helped create some of his artworks give The Daily Beast a rare look at the man behind the mask.<p>BRISTOL, England — …

LIES, BOOZE, AND BILLIONS: How one of the fastest-growing startups in Silicon Valley history raised $580 million then spiraled out of control

The San Francisco-based company, which offers free benefits-management software in exchange for becoming the customer's insurance broker, had hit another sales milestone.<p>Everyone stopped working. Office cabinets were opened, and giant bottles of Fireball whisky, tequila, and scotch appeared.<p>"The …

Silicon Valley

Facebook Ads Are About to Get a Lot More Annoying

On Friday, Facebook announced a major update to the way its mobile users see ads.<p>The social media company officially launched its Canvas platform, …

Facebook Ads

Silicon Valley billionaire demands $30m to restore access to former public beach

Demand by venture capitalist Vinod Khosla over Martins Beach is latest dispute over wealthy California landowners blocking the public from state beaches<p>A Silicon Valley venture capitalist whose net worth is greater than $1bn is asking the state of California to pay him $30m to restore public access …

Silicon Valley

Agile, Scrum, and Kanban: What the Heck Do These Words Really Mean?

When a software developer hears news about a "new JavaScript framework" or a "new IDE," he doesn't need to ask more questions to clarify what it's …

Project Management

Consumers have a new mentality that is helping Coca-Cola and Pepsi pull off the 'marketing trick of the century'

A majority of Americans are "actively trying to be healthier."<p>T hat means that companies are profiting from selling products branded as healthy — …

10 Amazing Entrepreneurs Who Had Accomplished Nothing by Age 30

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.</i><p>There’s a rumor that Paul Graham, the founder of the world’s most successful incubator, once invested in …

Startups