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Automatically making sense of data

Posted by Kevin Murphy, Research Scientist and David Harper, Head of University Relations, EMEA<br>While the availability and size of data sets across a …

Top 10 U.S. companies to work for

What makes a company great to work for?<p>Good pay and benefits don't hurt. But when it comes down to it, employees said it's office culture and great colleagues that make these companies satisfying places to work.<p>Glassdoor asked people about the pros and cons of their employers, and had them rate …

Could Desktop Computers Be The Best Home For Virtual Assistants?

The possibilities are far beyond the current mobile breed<p>Whether it be the <i>U.S.S. Enterprise</i>'s ship computer, the Batcomputer, or even HAL, the future has always promised us <i>smarter</i>, more helpful—and, sure, at times more dangerous—computer intelligence. But despite the existence of virtual assistants …

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Here's What We Talked About Most On Facebook In 2014

Last year it was Pope Francis, the Royal Baby and Miley Cyrus. But this year, our conversations -- Facebook conversations, that is -- were all about Ebola, the World Cup and the Ice Bucket Challenge.<p>Facebook released its Year In Review on Tuesday, listing the things its 1.35 billion monthly active …

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Google News: The biggest missed opportunity in media right now

Almost every time I talk to a journalist who spends a lot of time online and the subject of Google News comes up, there is a shared sense of …

Five Reasons Why Everybody Should Write a Book

"Everyone should write at least one book in their lifetime," my nephew Jason once declared with great conviction. I remember pondering the thought at the time, struck by the maturity of the remark coming from a teenage boy.<p>Fast forward 15 years and a novel under my belt, I can now vouch for the …

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10 Best Albums of 2014

10. Eric Church, The Outsiders

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

WATCH THIS!<p>From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the …

24 Crazy Creative Kitchen Storage Ideas

More room to buy more things!<p>If you're lacking on kitchen storage space but aren't feeling a huge reno, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers, and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days. No demo day required!

5 Tricks For The Best Nap Ever

<i>By Barbara Stepko</i><p>Naps used to get a bad rap, conjuring up all sorts of unfortunate -- and unfair -- images of slackers, rambunctious kindergarteners in need of time outs and AARP members looking to rest their weary bones.<p>Not anymore. A 2013 Gallup Poll revealed that 40 percent of Americans get less …

7 Things You Should Never Store in Your Basement or Attic

Don't make these spaces your catch-all dumping ground. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>During a big move or organizing project, it's tempting to stash boxes in out-of-the-way spots. But if you want your stuff to survive, you need to be careful about what you place in these …

Two and a Half Men Is Finally Ending

The longest-running live-action sitcom currently on television is finally coming to a close. CBS has announced a series finale date for <i>Two and a Half</i> …

What's new and exciting in WordPress 4.1

The upcoming WordPress 4.1 release is going to pass the release candidate mark, so we now have an opportunity to look closer at the forthcoming …

It Only Takes 5 Minutes to Become a Morning Person

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>How you start your day sets the context and your mindset for the rest of the day.<p>Yet, most …

100 Artists Reimagine Their Favorite Classic Album Covers

"Thirty Three & 1/3" is the name of George Harrison's seventh studio album, released in 1976. The series "33 1/3" is a famous collection of books dedicated to individual albums, published by Bloomsbury Publishing beginning in 2003. And "33 and a Third and a Third" is an exhibition, out this week in …

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the 'Two-Minute Rule'

Recently, I've been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same time.<p>I want to share it with you today so that you can try it out and see how it works in your life.<p>The best part? It's a simple strategy that …

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Meet the Flat White, the Coffee Drink Taking the U.S. by Storm

The Australian coffee craze is about to make it big in America<p>The latest Aussie invasion has nothing to do with beers, bands, or crocodiles. But it does have a strong connection to an Australian breakfast.<p>It's the <b>flat white</b>, the Australian answer to the latte, and it's a name you should know the …

Writing for Self vs Others

Some of you may know of NaNoWriMo -- also known as National Novel Writing Month. The idea is to give that novel you've always thought about a kick in the pants and a kick out of your mind. So I put a fair amount of time and energy into working on this year's Nano. Considerably more than I've put …

Writing

12 Unexpected Uses For Vodka

Forget about martinis and vodka sodas, these surprising uses for vodka are about to change how you look at liquor<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>It's time to rethink how you use vodka. Sure, the spirit is still perfectly capable of creating potent adult beverages, but these new uses for the liquor may leave you …

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25 Thanksgiving Jokes That Will Get You Through Dinner With Your Family

If returning to your hometown, having dinner with your extended family and eating yourself into a food coma aren't your bag, Thanksgiving can be a little uncomfortable. Luckily, these comedians know exactly how you feel.<p>We rounded up 25 of the best musings on Turkey Day so you can crack a smile …