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10 UX Influencers To Follow Now

User experience has been around since Don Norman coined the term back in 1995. It may only be 20 something years ago, but user experience (UX) has …

UX Design

How To Become A Machine Learning Engineer: Learning Path

We will walk you through all the aspects of machine learning from simple linear regressions to the latest neural networks, and you will learn not …

Machine Learning

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

In a recent interview with Vox’s Ezra Klein, journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates argued that serious thinkers and writers should get off Twitter.<p>It wasn’t a critique of the 140-character medium or even the quality of the social media discourse in the age of fake news.<p>It was a call to get beyond …

Meditation

73% Are Using Internet Of Things Data To Improve Their Business

• According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index, M2M connections will represent 46% of connected devices by 2020.<br>• 95% of execs surveyed plan to launch an IoT business within three years.<p>These and many other insights are from the recently published Cisco Internet of Things (IoT) study, The Journey to …

Internet of Things

3 Steps To Embedding Artificial Intelligence In Enterprise Applications

In the context of contemporary applications, it’s hard to think of an application that doesn’t use a database. From mobile to web to the desktop, every modern application relies on some form of a database. Some apps use flat files while others rely on in-memory or NoSQL databases. Traditional …

Machine Learning

You Don't Need To Work At A Startup To Be An Entrepreneur

Have you been feeling an entrepreneurial spirit bubbling up from inside? Did you know that you don’t need to start your own company to be an entrepreneur? You can also be an entrepreneur while working for a large corporation. The only catch: It sometimes requires a few additional …

Entrepreneurship

3 Things Highly Productive People Always Do

Staying productive is a daily struggle. Though we sometimes experience bouts of efficiency, they're often followed by long periods of difficulty …

Five healthy money habits to teach your kids

It's never too early to start teaching your children healthy habits, and that includes financial ones. From an early age, children begin to observe their parents in all areas of life, including their spending and saving and how they talk about money. Kids pick up on our attitudes about money just …

Personal Finance

What You Really Need to Know Before Joining a Startup

It’s the corporate equivalent of a midlife crisis, and here’s how it happens. You’re in your forties, a senior vice president at a big company, where …

Startups

Five Things Only Rude And Unprofessional Recruiters Say

Dear Liz,<p>I keep track of the recruiters who contact me. I started doing that about a year ago. I thought “If I like the recruiter but I don’t like the particular job they contact me about, I can always get back to them when I’m starting to think about job-hunting again.”<p>So far 12 different …

Recruitment

The 5-minute hack that will calm your mind and gut in any situation

The fact that your brain is in constant conversation with your gut isn’t exactly new intel. Your belly’s wellbeing can have a direct affect on your …

No, The Universe Is Not Expanding at an Accelerated Rate, Say Physicists

This could change everything.<p>Back in 2011, three astronomers were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery that the Universe wasn't …

Physics

5 Important Ways Your Relationship With Your Mother Affects Your Success

The root of your psychology and how you orient yourself towards success is more connected to your mother than you may realize.<p>As we approach Mother's Day, it is natural to reflect on all the wonderful things that your mother has given you. At the very least she gave you life, and that is a pretty …

Self-improvement

This Is the Best Way to Improve Every Part of Your Life

You don’t celebrate enough.<p>I’m not talking about just having fun for the sake of having fun. Plenty of scientific research shows that celebrating is …

Happiness

Big Data Benchmark: Google Cloud Dataflow Beats Apache Spark

Big Data consultancy Mammoth Data today published a new benchmark study that shows Google's Cloud Dataflow service outperforms the extremely popular …

Big Data

NASA just released the most complete look at Pluto we’ve ever seen

Scientists created a full world map of Pluto by stitching together all the images NASA has slowly released over the past few months. The image link is here; zoom in closely and start exploring.<p>The middle part of the image is the side of Pluto that was facing the New Horizons spacecraft during its …

Solar System

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10 One-Minute Dinner Hacks That Save Tons of Time

The same scenario happens every night: You finally get home from a long day of working and commuting, and the last thing you want to do is cook …

'Giant step' in search for life in the rest of the universe as scientists discover three Earth-like planets

Three potentially habitable planets the size of Earth have been discovered in what scientists say is a significant step towards finding life elsewhere in the universe.<p>The three exoplanets orbit an ultracool dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth, so close that astronomers should eventually be able to …

Universe

Mindfulness Can Improve Strategy, Too

FERIDUN AKGÜNGÖR<p>Over the course of a couple of decades, meditation has migrated from Himalayan hilltops and Japanese Zendos to corporate boardrooms and corridors of power, including Google, Apple, Aetna, the Pentagon, and the U.S. House of Representatives.<p>On a personal level, leaders are taking …

Mindfulness

Our 24 favorite military movies everyone should see

Few things have the power to transport people as the cinema.<p>Who can forget Robert Williams' "Good morning, Vietnam" to Marine Corps DI Hartman's memorable quotes.<p>The following list is of our favorite military movies.

War
Silicon Valley

Can't Sleep? New Study Says Try Therapy, Not Pills

People with insomnia should try counseling before they turn to pills, which often carry dangerous side-effects, a doctors’ group advised Monday.<p>Specialized counseling can and does work, even if people don’t like doing it and even if doctors often don’t know how to do it, the American College of …

Health Care

3 Powerful Steps to Write Your Brand Story | Inc.com

<i>John Cinquina, an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from Perth, Australia, is the CEO of Red Meets Blue Branding--a brand strategy agency--and the author of</i> Build Great Brands<i>. We asked him about the best way to craft your own brand's story and why it will be valuable. Here's what he had to</i> …

Marketing

A Basic Meditation to Strengthen Neural Connections

We are all born with a specific set of physical parameters, but if we eat right, take care of ourselves, and work out, we can build muscle, …

Mindfulness

AI now fits onto a USB stick

Facebook's director of artificial intelligence, Yann LeCun.Twitter/Yann Lecun<p>A Silicon Valley chip designer has launched a USB stick with a supercomputer onboard.<p>Movidius, based in San Mateo, California, has essentially put a deep learning chip inside a USB drive. Deep learning involves "training" …

Deep Learning

The man mapping the Universe’s fate

From an observatory in Australia, the man who discovered the mysterious force called ‘dark energy’ is trying to peer deep into the Universe’s distant past – to shed light on what may happen next.<p>In 2011, Brian Schmidt was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work showing how the …

Universe

3 elements your customer success management strategy can’t do without

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Looker.</i><p>Why is understanding your customers so difficult?<p>Knowing whether customers are happy, about to cancel their contract, or fall somewhere in the middle, is critical to the success of your business. This is especially true for subscription-based businesses, …

4 Common Legal Blunders Many Entrepreneurs Make

As an Entrepreneur , ensuring your business or startup is legally sound and protected is vital to your overall success.<p>At the risk of sounding bleak, thousands of startups are tried every year and the majority of them fail. While a lot of those failures have to do with offering goods or services …

Small Business