Emily Hogan

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Is a master algorithm the solution to our machine learning problems?

Hassaan Ahmed Contributor<p>Hassaan Ahmed is co-founder of Intellisense Solutions.<p>Machine learning is not new. We have witnessed it since the 1990s, when Amazon introduced a new “recommended for you” section for its users to display more personalized results. When we search for something on Google, …

Machine Learning

The Genius Deck

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How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

Productivity

Earth - We might live in a computer program, but it may not matter

<i>This story is part of BBC Earth's "Best of 2016" list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>Are you real? What about me?<p>These used to be questions that only philosophers worried about. Scientists just got on with figuring out how the world is, and why. But some of the current best …

Quantum Mechanics

Friday's Amazon Bargains You Won't Want to Miss

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, July 22.<p><i>Mental</i> …

The 9 Most Luxurious Hotels for an Adults-Only Holiday

Discover the true meaning of peace and quiet.<p>There is nothing romantic about a couples getaway ruined by screaming children in the hotel pool or a food fight taking place at the neighboring table as you try to enjoy an intimate dinner. Sometimes you just want to enjoy your hard-earned vacation in …

Are You an Ambivert?

A new personality type has emerged that puts the old introvert vs. extrovert debate to rest. Find out if you're an ambivert.<p>I'm sure you've been asked many times whether you're an introvert or an extrovert. For some people, it's an easy choice, but for most of us, it's difficult to choose one way …

Psychology

What Is the Meaning of Life for You?

“What is the meaning of life?”<p>I struggled with this question throughout my teenage years and young adulthood. My parents tried to convey their …

Web Applications

12 Impossible Riddles That Will Confuse Your Brain

Everyone’s brain can use a workout from time to time. While these riddles can be frustrating when you first read them, nothing beats the satisfaction …

The Brain

Tink scores $10M for its virtual banking app

Sweden’s Tink, a mobile banking app, has raised $10 million in Series B funding in a round led by Swedish investment firm Creades, and SEB Venture Capital, the venture arm of Swedish bank SEB.<p>The new capital will be used to help the startup expand internationally and, by taking advantage of new …

FinTech

The digital age of data art

Maxence Grugier Contributor<p>Maxence Grugier is a French journalist specializing in new media art and digital art for more than 15 years, writing for Digitalarti Media and other publications.<p>Many artists use as material for art the raw data produced by our societies, seeking innovative means of …

Art

Top 51 Happiness Quotes From Dr. Seuss

Theodor Seuss Geisel <i>( Born on March 2, 1904, Died on September 24, 1991 )</i> was a cartoonist, book publisher, animator, artist, and a writer.<p>His most …

6 Insanely Popular Ways to Waste a Life

<i>What we truly need to do is often what we most feel like avoiding.</i>If we don’t go after what we want, we will never get it. If we don’t ask the right …

Time Management

3 Secrets for Being More Confident, Backed by Research

Want to know how to be more confident?<p>There’s an easy answer: Don’t.<p>Yeah, it’s a trick question. But we’ve all been led to believe that …

Self-help

BIG-i robot looks like a trash can but is a lot more helpful

There’s a new robot butler making its way to the world and it understands voice commands, recognizes faces and interacts with your smart devices. It …

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

University of Washington

The Minnesota Study of Twins Reared Apart startled scientists by demonstrating that twins reared apart are as alike, across a number of personality traits and other measures, as those raised together, suggesting that genetic influence is pervasive. Segal offers an overview of the study's scientific contributions and effect on public consciousness.

The identical “Jim twins” were raised in separate families and met for the first time at age thirty-nine, only to discover that they both suffered …

Personality

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

Creative Writing

10 Great Psychology Books To Change Your Life

We’ve all been there, sitting in our local coffee shop with our book in hand, when suddenly you read something so enlightening, so unexpected that …

Cheryl's birthday puzzle part two, Denise's revenge - can you solve it?

Exclusive: all was well with Albert, Bernard and Cheryl until Denise showed up ... that’s right, it’s another birthday brainteaser from Singapore<p>How to solve it! Cheryl’s birthday puzzle part two: Denise’s revenge<p>Welcome to the first of my new puzzle series. Every second Monday I’ll be posting some …

Mathematics

Set up a personalized start page on your own domain that works everywhere

There are several browser add-ons to add frequently visited sites and other features to your blank New Tab page, but I prefer using a custom start page hosted on my domain instead.<p>It’s a simple page that just contains a bunch of links in columns, along with a clock and a Google search box. I run …

Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The <i>International Business Times</i> pronounced …