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We don’t understand how AI make most decisions, so now algorithms are explaining themselves

Self-awareness, or the ability to understand and explain oneself, is one of the largest divides between artificial and human intelligence. While we may not fully understand ourselves, we can offer up a rationale for our decisions in most cases. On the other hand, AI algorithms are usually only …

Amazon Underground, a New Kind of App Store, Is Blowin' Up

The way developers sell apps has changed. It’s no longer as simple as in-app payments, or a premium price to download. What comes next, though, is …

Temples for the Literary Pilgrim

PORTO, PORTUGAL<p><b>Livraria Lello</b><p>For devourers of that delicacy made from text and pulped wood — better known as the book — the Clérigos neighborhood in Porto satisfies every appetite. Book-lined wine bars (Café Candelabro), restaurants (Restaurante Book) and cafes (Livraria da Baixa) fill the …

The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease

How your memories impact your immune system, why moving is one of the most stressful life-events, and what your parents have to do with your predisposition to PTSD.<p>I had lived thirty good years before enduring my first food poisoning — odds quite fortunate in the grand scheme of things, but …

Words in your ears: the 10 best books podcasts

A bookseller and writer chooses his favourite audio options for those occasions when actually reading a book would be ill-advised<p>You can’t read books all the time; trust me, I’ve tried (and like I said to the officer, at least I wasn’t texting and driving). The next best thing is a good books …

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This classic thought experiment explains the weird decisions we make about spending money

Some years ago, I interviewed the Nobel prize­-winning psychologist and best­selling author Daniel Kahneman. He told me one of his all­-time favorite thought experiments, which is something of a classic in behavioral economics.<p>It involves a woman who has spent $160 on two theatre tickets. She is …

Spotify and Bumble bring music to dating

Starting within the next few weeks, you'll be able to connect your Bumble account to your Spotify account and let the artists that speak to you woo your date for you.<p>Bumble's a dating app similar to Tinder, except that only women are allowed to initiate the conversation after a match is made. …

15 Time Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here are 15 …

24 Cool Tech Startups You Should Know About This Year

Here is a list of some of the innovative technology startups that I met at the TechCrunch Disrupt startup conference in New York earlier this month.<p>Earlier this month, I attended TechCrunch Disrupt NY, an annual startup conference at which many tech-related startups showcase their offerings, …

50 essential free resources for your graphic design projects

When it comes to being a designer, you’ll always need to stock up on graphics, stock photography and fonts as well as rely on other helpful tools to …

Graphic Design

What's Next for Toms, the $400 Million For-Profit Built on Karmic Capital

When he founded Toms, Blake Mycoskie reinvented the idea of a company that does well while doing good. So what's next for him? Doing that again.<p>Blake Mycoskie is the most relaxed intense person you will ever meet. Two days after this year's Academy Awards, Mycoskie sits in his world-bazaar-flavored …

Entrepreneurship

How To Craft Your Perfect Selling Story

When speaking with a client, simply referring to your previous work, however successful, is not enough. You should be able to work those events into a compelling narrative that engages your audience, both rationally, and emotionally. Perfecting your sales story allows you to connect with your …

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Microsoft is stopping production of the Xbox 360

A decade later, Microsoft has finally ceased production on the Xbox 360. The company announced the news in a blog post from Xbox chief Phil Spencer today. "Xbox 360 means a lot to everyone in Microsoft," Spencer explained. "And while we've had an amazing run, the realities of manufacturing a …

Beyond Oatmeal: Everything You Can Do With Oats

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>For years, I always kept a container of oats around the house, tucked into the back of my pantry for chilly-morning breakfasts and the occasional batch of cookies. But more often than not, I'd wind up tossing the …

50 essential books every graphic designer should read

In association with<p>When it comes to inspiration and learning, graphic designers are constantly spoilt for choice. There is a wealth of literature at …

Graphic Design

Motherhood stole my identity. Other women brought it back

Growing up, I never dreamed about becoming a mother. Instead my fantasies revolved around bylines and books. As I got older, I dedicated much of my energy to getting my writing career off the ground—waking up at 5 am to write fiction before turning to my paying work, and sending submissions to …

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

Dan Gilbert

Easter Eggs Are Design Canvases for These Zoetrope Animations

Let’s focus on what Easter’s really about: eggs.<p>All holidays are increasingly disappointing as you get older, but few have as precipitous a fall-off in excitement as Easter. It goes from a festive day of games, chocolates, and bunnies, to a holiday about the zombie-ish resurrection of a murder …

Colombian scrambled eggs with avocado

This is a recipe I picked up in Miami, and it’s now our top-selling breakfast dish.<p>Back in March 2012, when I was working at our sister restaurant Sugarcane, in Midtown Miami, one of the Colombian chefs was making breakfast to aid his tender feeling after quite a heavy night. He told us about a …

The epiphany that turned me into a good baker

By Kathy Gunst<p>When I attended the Cordon Bleu School of Cookery in London in the late 1970s, I learned the foundations of French cuisine. But even as Ms. Cadbury was teaching us the proper way to fold butter into puff pastry and the technique for making silky béarnaise sauce, I made a silent vow to …

Aoyama Flower Market Tea House, Tokyo: Kettle, Petal

It's all about brews and blooms at this florid inner-city cafe.<p>Fancy a cuppa? Well, that’s hardly a tall order in Tokyo, a city famed for its cha, …

Tokyo Neighborhood: Used Books Hunting at Jimbocho, Tokyo, Japan

Jimbocho is the designated “book town” of Japan. Home to several publishing houses and shops selling used books, unusual books and rare collectors …

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Dominique Ansel Bakery Omotesando | Shopping in Omotesando, Tokyo

After conquering New York, where else would Dominique Ansel go? The inventor of the Cronut and winner of <i>Time Out New York</i>'s 'Best New Bakery' award …

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Blue Bottle Coffee and Tartine Bakery Team Up in Tokyo

Bay Area institutions Blue Bottle Coffee and Tartine Bakery are joining forces on a new venture: Taking over Tokyo.<p>After the success of Blue Bottle's …

6 Easy-to-Acquire Habits That Will Help You Build Wealth

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,"</i> Aristotle said. And that's good advice. Yet some habits are hard to start or stop. Like, smoking, for one. Or . . . complaining about your boss.<p>Other habits, …

The secret to making perfect Chinese fish balls

By Tamar Haspel<p>Tamar Haspel<p>Email Bio Follow<p>One of the best things about living in a melting pot is other people’s holidays. Each one is a window into someone else’s experience, a snippet of someone else’s culture. And, almost invariably, it comes with food.<p>My Irish husband, in marrying me, became a …

Chinese New Year

14 Interior Design Trends To Watch For In 2016

We talked about what home decor trends we were ready to part with in 2015, so we thought we would chat a little about some trends we predict to be wildly popular in 2016. Here we go!<p>We talked about what home decor trends we were ready to part with in 2015, so we thought we would chat a little about …

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