Giuseppe Futia

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How Does Virgin CEO Richard Branson Get So Much Done? He Uses This 1 Simple Method

Whether tackling new industries or completing daily tasks, Richard Branson uses this simple method to become focused and productive.<p>Today, Richard Branson's Virgin Group controls over 400 companies worldwide. An iconic entrepreneur, Branson is an inspirational leader with a global brand that …

Designing Artificial Intelligence for Games (Part 1)

Over the course of the last few decades, the gaming industry has seen great strides. Beginning with simple games like Pong* and Pac-Man* which offered players a short escape from reality and growing into such involved games like World of Warcraft* and Call of Duty 4* which are serious hobbies to …

Artificial Intelligence

Building an AI Chip Saved Google From Building a Dozen New Data Centers

Google operates what is surely the largest computer network on Earth, a system that comprises custom-built, warehouse-sized data centers spanning 15 …

Charles Darwin

An underlying assumption driving today’s pervasive cult of productivity is that the more hours you work, the more you get done. This seems like a logical enough formula, but it is also leading to an epidemic of job-induced stress and burnout. Regardless, being perpetually “busy” has become a …

Literature

What Meaningful Careers Exist In Data Science?

<i>What meaningful careers exist in data science (stats/ML/optimization)? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Ben Bowles, Software Engineer, on Quora:</b><p><i>What meaningful careers exist in data</i> …

7 Science-Backed Learning Hacks to Help You Learn Anything Faster

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

Job trends for R and Python

When we last looked at job trends from indeed.com, job listings for "R statistics" were on the rise but were still around half the volume of listings …

Molecular dissection of colorectal cancer in pre-clinical models identifies biomarkers predicting sensitivity to EGFR inhibitors

Article |<p>Open | Published: 10 February 2017<p><i>Nature Communications</i> <b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 14262 (2017) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Colorectal …

Making Structured Stories

Stories are everywhere, from newspapers to TV drama, fact to fiction. By deconstructing stories into fundamental, structured building blocks we can present them in new and powerful ways.<p>We can make experiences that vary the length of the story, let you explore it from different directions, …

The Key to Work-Life Balance? Integration of Those 2 Concepts.

Want to change into Lycra tights and take a 5-mile bike ride at lunch? That's absolutely fine, if it helps you produce brilliant work that afternoon.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The realities of maintaining a work-life balance have always been challenging. But, <i>better</i> …

Work-life Balance

Jarvis is real! Mark Zuckerberg has spent 2016 building an Iron Man-style AI that controls his life

Mark Zuckerberg has ended 2016 having completed his personal challenge to build a Jarvis-style AI to run his home.<p>He announced at the start of the …

Big Data: The 6th 'V' Everyone Should Know About

Much has been written about the defining features of Big Data – which have been summed up into 5 Vs of Big Data. First we had was added as a fifth V.<p>Now credit reference agency Experian – in a recently published white paper, are proposing to add another “V” to the checklist, and it’s one that’s …

One Obstacle to Curing Cancer: Patient Data Isn’t Shared

Scientific efforts to find cures for cancer will be severely hampered if the scientific community does not change the ways in which patient data is collected, shared, and analyzed. The development of targeted therapies and immunotherapies — the two biggest hopes for cancer cures — depend on the …

DeepMind has hired AI safety experts to protect us from dangerous machines

The London-based AI lab, which was acquired by Google in 2014 for £400 million, is building computer systems that can learn and think for themselves.<p>So far the company's algorithms have been used to defeat humans at complex board games like Go and helped Google to cut its huge electricity bill. But …

Artificial Intelligence

Weapons of math destruction? The problem with algorithms

Increasingly, the decisions impacting our lives are driven by data and made by algorithms. But do they really make fairer and better decisions? …

Better Questions to Ask Your Data Scientists

The intersection of big data and business is growing daily. Although enterprises have been studying analytics for decades, data science is a relatively new capability. And interacting in a new data-driven culture can be difficult, particularly for those who aren’t data experts.<p>One particular …

How to Tell If Machine Learning Can Solve Your Business Problem

“AI,” “big data,” and “machine learning” are all trending buzzwords, and you might be curious about how they apply to your domain. You might even have startups beating down your door, pitching you their new “AI-powered” product. So how can you know which problems in your business are amenable to …

This One Weekly Habit Will Boost Your Productivity, Improve Your Health and Make You Happy

And it's easier than you think.<p>It's been a tough week. You're behind on some important deadlines. Your customers want more from you than you can give. Or maybe you don't have enough customers and desperately need to find new ones. As always, you're worried about cash flow.<p>What should you do this …

The 4 Types of AI That Will Rule Our Future

AI researchers explain the barriers that separate humans and machines.<p><b>By Arend Hintze, Michigan State University</b><p>The common, and recurring, view of …

This Is the Absolute Best Job Description of All Time

Education is essential. But why must "education" mean graduating from university?<p>How do you define "education?"<p>A few weeks ago, I wrote a column here on Inc. entitled <i>Why Employers Should Stop Looking at Degrees (And 6 Things They Should Look for Instead)</i>. It argued that when considering potential …

5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

How to Make Your Company Machine Learning Ready

In recent years, there has been a staggering surge in interest in intelligent systems as applied to everything from customer support to curing cancer. Simply sprinkling the term “AI” into startup pitch decks seems to increase the likelihood of getting access to funding. The media continuously …

Machine Learning

The 10 most in-demand skills that can get you hired in the US in 2017

If a new job is part of your plan, there are a few skills you'll want to learn and master before you start applying.<p>LinkedIn recently looked at billions of data points and analyzed all of the hiring and recruiting activity that occurred on its site so far in 2016 to identify the most sought-after …

Employment