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Getting started with Python and Lisp

A few weeks ago I talked with a friend studying computer science who I discovered had never experienced the joy of programming with a high level …

How to Speed Up a Slow Windows Computer

Introduction: How to Speed Up a Slow Windows Computer<p>About: Victoria Concordia Crescit More About LaurennLeann »<p>This article will teach you a few …

Could a gaming laptop replace your desktop PC?

What your laptop can do<p>The charts just below are showing the latest and greatest mobile GPUs from both Nvidia and AMD. Keep in mind that because of …

Batman: Arkham

BI Tools: What Should You Invest In This Year?

The BI software domain has seen massive change over the last few years, as innovation has introduced a bewildering array of new products. However, …

Big Data

Big Data: How Netflix Uses It to Drive Business Success

Legendary Hollywood screenwriter William Goldman said “Nobody, nobody – not now, not ever – knows the least goddam thing about what is or isn’t going …

Big Data

The future of analytics

This year I’ll be attending IBM Vision for the first time. I’ve been to many conferences in my career, but one that is focused on the finance, risk …

Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom

Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain<p>Scientists in Australia, home to some of the most poisonous creatures on Earth, have made an important discovery about spider venom that eventually could lead to a new class of painkillers.<p>Spiders use their venom to …

Painkillers

Using Big Data And Machine Learning To Enrich Customer Experiences

We are in a time of unprecedented flux in consumer behavior, customer expectations and company business models created by technologies that simultaneously disrupts established businesses and spawns new ones. The genesis is the symbiotic interaction of three seminal tech-enabled developments: <i>mobile</i> …

5 Things To Know About The Rise Of Open Source

If you still think open source technology is less reliable than proprietary software, or less secure, it’s time to learn more about the private sector’s digital revolution.<p>During the past year major tech brands such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft have adopted a more open source philosophy, …

4 Ways Mindfulness Can Enhance Your Happiness

"It is the mind that translates good and bad circumstances into happiness or misery. So happiness comes with the purging of mental toxins, such as hatred, compulsive desire, arrogance and jealousy, which literally poison the mind. It also requires that one cease to distort reality and that one …

4 daily habits that will make you happier

I'm not one who believes you can be happy all the time, but I have learned you can be happy much of the time.<p>And that's not something that depends on how your day is going or how others treat you — it depends on what you do on a regular basis.<p>I remember being unhappy most days, at one point in my …

10 Things Every Man Must Learn To Accept

“Nothing is certain except death and taxes,” Benjamin Franklin famously said. Not to disparage ol’ Benny, who was obviously on to something, but …

The Next Billion Dollar Startups

Startups that jump out to billion-dollar valuations are so rare they've come to be known as unicorns. We at FORBES, in cooperation with TrueBridge Capital Partners,* went hunting for the next wave of startups that are flying under the radar but getting ready to pop. We surveyed venture firms for …