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Tom Marino, Trump's Pick As Drug Czar, Withdraws After Damaging Opioid Report

Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., has withdrawn his name from consideration as America's drug czar, President Trump said Tuesday. Marino is stepping back days after reports that legislation he sponsored hindered the Drug Enforcement Administration in its fight against the U.S. opioid crisis.<p>A joint report by …

Find Out Which Cognitive Biases Alter Your Perspective

Cognitive biases can change the way you see everything, and often in a bad way. Fortunately, just becoming aware of your biases can help you overcome …

The changing reasons why women cheat on their husbands

One of the more interesting facts in Esther Perel's new book, State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity, comes near the beginning.<p>Since 1990, notes the psychoanalyst and writer, the rate of married women who report they've been unfaithful has increased by 40 percent, while the rate among men has …

Cute

Teleology and Ethics: Actions and Consequences

Teleological moral systems are characterized primarily by a focus on the consequences which any action might have (for that reason, they are often …

To be creative, learn these seven stages of creativity

• <b>Prioritize:</b> To have the space for creative work, you need to have a clear picture of what you’re doing in any given moment. The clearer your priorities, the more focused you can be on the task at hand. The <i>Getting Things Done</i> system can keep distractions out of your head, and in a “trusted system.” …

Creativity

Python Data Science Handbook | Python Data Science Handbook

This website contains the full text of the Python Data Science Handbook by Jake VanderPlas; the content is available on GitHub in the form of Jupyter …

How to work flexible hours and make $80,000 a year as a coder

It can take years to become a regular developer that works on large applications like iTunes or Outlook, but you can become a web developer in three …

If You Don't Believe in Setting Goals, It's Because You Don't Know How to Do It

You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.I have a secret to tell you.<p>I have a secret to tell you.<p>You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.<p>It really doesn't matter how big.<p>Suspicious?<p>Doubtful?<p>By the end of this blog post, you won't be. I'm going to break down exactly how …

Data science simplified: A breakdown of its key principles and processes

In 2006, UK mathematician and Tesco Clubcard architect Clive Humbly coined the phrase “Data is the new oil.” He said the following:<p>“Data is the new …

‘Mind reading’ technology identifies complex thoughts, using machine learning and fMRI

(Top) Predicted brain activation patterns and semantic features (colors) for two pairs of sentences. (Left: “The flood damaged the hospital”; …

Machine Learning

Microsoft will shut down Windows App Studio on December 1

Microsoft today announced it is killing off its Windows App Studio service. The free web-based tool, which is designed to let anyone build Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps, will be shut down on December 1, 2017.<p>For those who want to keep building Windows Store apps without having to code them …

Software

Beware the Hype of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence has made great strides in the past few years, but it’s also generated much hype over its current capabilities.<p>That’s one …

The Sci-Fi Guru Who Predicted Google Earth Explains Silicon Valley’s Latest Obsession

“Snow Crash” author Neal Stephenson talks to the Hive about the differences between augmented and virtual reality, how to create a convincing Metaverse, and why social media is driving us insane.<p>Way back in 1992, author <b>Neal Stephenson</b> published his breakthrough novel, <i>Snow Crash,</i> a cyberpunk …

Why Stackshare is quietly becoming a secret weapon for developers and Silicon Valley CTOs

On Stackshare, Airbnb lists over 50 services in its “stack,” Slack lists 24, and Spotify lists more than 31; these stacks are collections of different pieces of software that each company is using to run their operations, and range from infrastructure tools to communications tools to container …

This Is The First Detailed Footage of DNA Replication, And It Wasn't What We Expected

"It undermines a great deal of what's in the textbooks."<p>Here's proof of how far we've come in science - in June 2017, researchers recorded up-close …

NDC Oslo - Building Connected & Disconnected Mobile Apps

Demos: https://github.com/jamesmontemagno/app-coffeecups<p>https://github.com/jamesmontemagno/app-realm-quickjournal<p>Creating a great connected experience across multiple platforms is an essential element of great mobile applications. However, what happens when there is little to no connectivity, such …

Apps

Intel and Microsoft join $15 million investment into CognitiveScale to give enterprises AI-powered insights from big data

Machine intelligence software provider CognitiveScale announced a fresh $15 million in funding this week, with participation from such notable investors as Microsoft Ventures, Intel Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, USAA, and the Westly Group.<p>Founded out of Austin, Texas in 2013, CognitiveScale …

Music fans vote for favourite fantasy supergroup - with Adele on lead vocals

This is the line-up of music fans’ favourite fantasy supergroup, a poll has found. Adele was top choice for lead singer, with Queen’s Brian May on …

Why Google's "Tensor Processing Unit" Matters to Regular Humans

At the Wednesday opening of Google’s I/O Conference, the world’s largest corporation unveiled a supercomputer powered by the company’s upcoming …

"Breeding" Schrödinger's Cat Could Unlock the Boundary Between the Quantum and Classical Worlds

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

An Introduction to CSS Grid

CSS Grid has become one of the more talked about developments in web design in recent times. The reason for all of the excitement is simple: CSS Grid …

Web Design

Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as relatively …

Programming Languages

Make android app with PhoneGap Build

PhoneGap is a framework that use to build mobile applications for multiple platforms – Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Blackberry etc.<p>With HTML, CSS, …

JavaScript

7 Common Fears That Don't Have to Control Us

“<b>Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.”</b> <b>~Marianne Williamson</b><p>As babies, we know nothing about the world. In the universe of an …

Coding Best Practices Part 1 (Naming Conventions & Class Designing Principles)

In my last article IMPORTANCE OF WRITING CLEAN CODE, you realized the importance of creating a beautiful piece of code. You learned some techniques …

Bacteria Use Electricity To Communicate With Other Species

New research in the field of microorganisms has revealed that bacteria are much more advanced organisms than we thought before. Up to now, research …

Microbiology

Uncover machine learning's potential with this Python training collection

Machine learning is revolutionizing the way we use information. From programming self-driving cars to crunching stock market data, machine learning …

Machine Learning

How statistics lost their power – and why we should fear what comes next | William Davies

The ability of statistics to accurately represent the world is declining. In its wake, a new age of big data controlled by private companies is taking over – and putting democracy in peril<p>In theory, statistics should help settle arguments. They ought to provide stable reference points that everyone …

Economic Data