David Hagar

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Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand

How an extreme libertarian tract predicting the collapse of liberal democracies – written by Jacob Rees-Mogg’s father – inspired the likes of Peter Thiel to buy up property across the Pacific<p>If you’re interested in the end of the world, you’re interested in New Zealand. If you’re interested in how …

Silicon Valley

NASA publishes final amazing picture of Saturn captured by doomed Cassini space probe

NASA's Cassini spacecraft crashed into the surface of Saturn in September, after 13 years spent orbiting the gas giant.<p>Before it died, the probe sent …

The Results of Google's Team-Effectiveness Research Will Make You Rethink How You Build Teams

Why hiring the best and brightest might not be enough.<p>It's no surprise that Google, now part of Alphabet, loves data, and the company's execs frequently share the revelations they find, such as their insights on mobile web use. But some of us would be surprised to discover that this unicorn company …

Employment

Analytic thinking undermines religious belief while intelligence undermines social conservatism, study suggests

Religion and politics appear to be related to different aspects of cognition, according to new psychological research. Religion is more related to …

Psychology

I've adopted a '2-hour rule' based on the habit that led Einstein, Darwin, and Nietzsche to brilliance — and it's had the highest ROI of anything I've done

Albert Einstein was 16 years old when he first flirted with the idea of special relativity.<p>He was a daydreamer. The pioneering theory that lead him to establish the foundation of modern physics was actually envisioned in one of his many famous thought experiments.<p>He wondered, specifically, what …

Google’s DeepMind AI Just Taught Itself to Walk & the Results Are Hilarious

For the past few years, Google has been experimenting with AI technology with a project called DeepMind. Now the tech giant has developed AI that has …

Artificial Intelligence

Python for Data Science and Machine Learning Bootcamp

Become a Data Scientist with Python!<p>Are you ready to start your path to becoming a Data Scientist!<p>This comprehensive course will be your guide to …

Data Science

Top 15 Python Libraries For Data Science In 2017 | Articles | Chief Data Officer

As Python has gained a lot of traction in the recent years in the Data Science industry, I wanted to outline some of its most useful libraries for …

Machine Learning

Scientists have developed AI that can read your mind and predict your thoughts

At one point in our history, the most impressive example of artificial intelligence was a computer that was really, really good at chess. Today, various pieces of software can do everything from chat with us on Facebook Messenger to guiding the Mars rover Curiosity while its human engineers catch a …

People Who Start Companies Are Crazy

Delusional thinking is what helps you project a ridiculously bold vision that attracts the people and money you need to make your business a reality.<p>I think people who start companies are, without a doubt, just a little bit crazy.<p>Myself included.<p>And people who start <i>more</i> than one company? Deranged …

Business Strategy

Over 150 of the Best Machine Learning, NLP, and Python Tutorials I’ve Found

<i>If you like this article, check out another by Robbie:</i> <i><br>The AI Entrepreneur’s Moral Dilemma</i><p>While <b>machine learning</b> has a rich history dating back to …

Machine Learning

This Is How Entrepreneurs Can Dominate The Clock (But Most Don't)

One of the main reasons startups fail to grow is due to poor time management by the founders.<p>In today's market, entrepreneurs and business owners get flooded with a massive workload. Truth be told, I personally work in excess of sixty hours a week. So, unless you implement a tactical approach, …

Time Management

Sorting Lego sucks, so here’s an AI that does it for you

Neural networks are currently being tasked with everything from adding animations to video games to reproducing images taken from MRI scans. Training the AI, which needs to be fed vast amounts of data, can be a slog and even then it may not produce completely accurate results. But when it comes to …

The Race to Sell True Quantum Computers Begins Before They Really Exist

Within the next five years, Google will produce a viable quantum computer. That's the stake the company has just planted. In the pages of <i>Nature</i> late …

Quiet Doesn’t Cut It: Why Your Brain Might Work Better In Silence

Your brain doesn’t deal that well with background noise, but even small doses of silence can help rejuvenate it.<p><i>Shhh.</i> Hear that?<p>No? That’s surprising. Odds are, you can hear <i>something</i> right now: A siren, the hum of a fan, the blur of background conversations, the ticking of a watch. It’s seldom that …

University of California

'AI brain scans' reveal what happens inside machine learning

Deep Learning

Fueling the Gold Rush: The Greatest Public Datasets for AI

It has never been easier to build AI or machine learning-based systems than it is today. The ubiquity of cutting edge open-source tools such as …

The Evangelical Scion Who Stopped Believing

One morning in the summer of 2011 Bart Campolo left his house in Cincinnati for a long bicycle ride. Goateed and bald, but still trim and fit at 48, Campolo was the envy of his generation of evangelical pastors. That morning, Campolo was, as usual, a little self-conscious about his attire. “I feel …

How living with an open heart creates hope

When I read James Doty’s New York Times bestseller, <i>Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain</i>, I was thoroughly enchanted. His story inspired me to believe that my future could be brighter than I can currently imagine.<p>Doty is a medical doctor and a clinical …

Spirituality

2017 Toyota Prius Prime vs 2017 Chevrolet Volt: plug-in hybrid video test

They're two high-volume plug-in hybrids, but they take different approaches to energy efficiency.<p>The Toyota Prius Prime, new for 2017, is the plug-in …

I’m fasting to prevent cancer and be healthier

<i>(Originally published on</i> <i>my newsletter</i><i> — here are</i> <i>previous ones</i><i>)</i><p>As you know, I love experiments, especially with myself.<p>Last week, I wrote about Wim …

Holistic Medicine

Massive Open Source CNC Machine Created Offering 8 x 4ft Cutting Area (video)

If you are looking for a large format CNC machine you might be interested in a new open source system which has been created by Bar Smith in the form …

Confused about life? Look into the night sky | Carlo Rovelli

It is by peering into the universe – not ourselves – that we understand the meaning of life<p>We are obsessed with ourselves. We study <i>our</i> history, <i>our</i> psychology, <i>our</i> philosophy, <i>our</i> gods. Much of our knowledge revolves around humankind itself, as if we were the most important thing in the universe. But …

Outrider Electric Adventure Vehicle

Outrider’s ultralight adventure vehicles are advanced electric-powered trikes for commuting or shredding. With three riding modes: pedal-powered, …

These Stunning Paper Sculptures Ain't Your Average Origami

When most people look at a piece of paper, they see an unremarkable sheet of flat white material. When Polly Verity looks at piece of paper, she sees …

Mesmerising fractals and space-filling curves give a window into infinity

Fractals

Even Drugs Can't Top Amsterdam on Fractals

Watch real streets melt into a techno-futurist fractal dream right before your eyes.<p>Photogrammetry is the art and science of combining multiple photographs to create digital 3D models of landscapes and objects. Though fractal short film director Julius Horsthuis’ work typically involves the …

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

4 Ways Your Office Is Crushing Your Creativity

Two-thirds of employees believe that they work in spaces that stifle creativity and innovation, a Gensler survey finds.<p>Is your office stifling your creativity? A recent survey, conducted by the global architecture firm Gensler, suggests as much. The good news: You can do something about it.<p>The …

Employee Engagement