Chris Gerber

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Popular Data Science Books Every Data Scientist Must Read

McKinsey Global Institute report highlights that the U.S. economy will witness a shortage 250,000 data scientists by 2024 as the demand for data …

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Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

How to go from "overwhelmed" to "accomplished."<p>Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you …

Magnifying Glass

How To Use Color To Prove Your Point, From A Data Viz Expert

The importance of color theory is a well-explored topic in art and design. But what about when it comes to information design?<p>When working with large amounts of data, precision is key. The same is true of the art of data visualization: size, shape, shade, hue–the tiniest details of a visualization …

Data Visualization

What Capital Controls? Chinese Buyers Flood US Real Estate Market With $110 Billion

We've chronicled extensively the capital flight taking place out of China and into anything that is perceived to hold value as fears that the yuan …

CO2 turned into stone in Iceland in climate change breakthrough

Radical new technique promises a cheaper and more secure method of burying CO2 emissions underground instead of storing it as a gas<p>Carbon dioxide has been pumped underground and turned rapidly into stone, demonstrating a radical new way to tackle climate change.<p>The unique project promises a cheaper …

Fossil Fuels

The 12 best places in the US for checking out wildlife without the crowds

1. Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota<p>The 70,000-acre refuge in the remote Badlands of western North Dakota is filled with bighorn sheep, …

Princeton University

Stop Pushing Yourself: How to Slow Down & Destress

<b>“Self-care is not selfish or self-indulgent. We cannot nurture others from a dry well. We need to take care of our own needs first, and then we can</b> …

17 Breathtaking Ontario Hikes To Do This Summer

Damn, Ontario.

Comment on Ray Kurzweil Predicts Three Technologies Will Define Our Future by Personal Bankruptcy Information | Mega Tech Software

[…] redeem their outstanding debts, since they do not possess any ways or means, or the resources. The futurist can aid you in your search for …

Singularity

Climate Change Is Forcing a New Manifest Destiny

I hate to say it, but I might be living at the wrong latitude—or at least, my kids certainly are. Reams of climate change reports—and a quick look at …

Climate Change

Study Shows How LSD Mimics Infant's Mind as Ego Dissolves

A groundbreaking series of experiments show how LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) alters the operation of the brain. Scientists gave LSD to 20 healthy …

Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it

Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co<p>People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who …

Taoism

13 National Parks that you wish you have heard of sooner

Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier – at least one of these places probably belongs to your wish list. And that is normal; it is not only …

Google creates a cloud-based machine learning platform that everyone can use

Google this week announced a new cloud-based Machine Learning platform for developers or businesses that’ll allow users to access the company’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Predict Winds to Come with a Climate Data Visualization Tool

FutureEverything and Moritz Stefaner team up with climate scientists to create a wind predicting weather tool.<p>According to both NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 2015 was the warmest year since records began in 1880. Also, 15 of the 16 warmest years ever recorded …

Climate Change

4-Ingredient Salted Peanut Protein Balls — Just 60 Calories!

Crunchy on the outside. Soft and chewy on the inside. We apologize, but you probably won't be able to stop reaching for these salted peanut protein balls.<p>It's OK, because at just 61 calories per ball, these treats make a great snack before or after a workout. Each ball offers 2.4 grams of protein …

I spent 10 days in silent meditation in India. Here’s what I learned.

As of two weeks ago, I had never meditated more than 10 minutes in my entire life, and sitting still for even that long was like trying to teach …

Meditation

How to Gain Muscle and Lose Fat at the Same Time

In bodybuilding, there is a common belief that it is impossible to gain muscle and lose fat at the same time. Many bodybuilders believe that you …

A meditation teacher's 4 tips for calming down and refocusing in just 30 seconds.

Anxiety really sucks.<p>It was early 2015, and I was fresh off a seven-month silent meditation retreat in the Arizona desert. After months of meditating …

Mindfulness

Complex Intelligence

A friend who works with Artificial Intelligence told me: “It is possible that there are highly context dependent and complex things about humans, but …

What is the Universe expanding into?

It’s getting bigger over time, but is there anything it’s displacing, or expanding into?<p><i>“</i>Mathematicians deal with possible worlds, with an infinite …