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Even $200 Billion Isn’t Enough

Selling more to China won’t solve America’s larger problem.<p>Questions remain about just how many more U.S. exports China’s promised to buy to avert a trade war: U.S. officials have floated the figure of $200 billion annually, which would cut the bilateral trade deficit in half. Even if that were …

GOLDMAN SACHS: There's an overlooked way to make a fortune this earnings season

All you have to do is identify good companies that have fallen on hard times, position yourself to capture their earnings move, then get the heck out of dodge.<p>Sounds straightforward, right? Perhaps, but investors haven't been taking advantage of it. If they were, the trade wouldn't be outperforming …

Confused About Blockchain? Here's What You Need to Know

Billionaire and entrepreneur-extraordinaire Mark Cuban recently tweeted that blockchain technology would be "at the core of most transactions in the future". Fellow billionaire Richard Branson believes blockchain technology could bring about an economic revolution. <b>International Business Machines</b> …

12 Warren Buffett quotes that'll make you smarter about your money

When Warren Buffett speaks, the investing world listens.<p>And with good reason: The chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A, BRK-B) has earned a …

REIT Dividend Matchup: Realty Income Vs. Omega Healthcare Investors

<i>Written by</i> <i>Bob Ciura</i> <i>for Sure Dividend on April 20th, 2017</i><p>Real Estate Investment Trusts, or REITs as they are more commonly known, are a great source …

Amazon's Jeff Bezos constantly reminds his workers about the biggest enemy: 'Irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline.'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos knows a thing or two about building a successful business.<p>Several analysts have predicted that Amazon will be the world's first company with a trillion-dollar valuation, and Bezos recently became the second-richest person on earth.<p>In his latest letter to Amazon shareholders, …

7 Honest Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail (That Have Nothing to Do With Their Ideas) | Inc.com

If I had a nickel for every time I heard the phrase, "So I have this idea...".<p>The truth is, ideas are only as good as the people who execute them--a mantra I learned first-hand from Emmy Nominated Creative Director (and mentor) Ron Gibori. Having an idea, no matter how smart or unique or …

A Visual Guide To Statistics

A Brown University student creates math lessons for the more visually inclined among us.<p>Statisticians are one of the fastest growing jobs in the country–and for good reason. “As data becomes more and more a part of people’s lives, statistics is becoming more a part of people’s lives,” says Daniel …

Investing Tips to Improve Your Investing Results

Thoughts and Observations To Help You Grow and Protect Your Investments<p>Updated October 27, 2016<p>I once wrote a series of investing tips meant to help …

The Best Investments for an IRA

An IRA is a fantastic way to build long-term wealth, but it can be tricky knowing which stocks or ETFs are best to own in one. There are thousands of publicly traded companies and ETFs to choose from, and they don't all deserve a spot in your portfolio. How do you separate the good from the bad? It …

Deep Learning the Stock Market

<i>Update 25.1.17 — Took me a while but</i> <i>here is an ipython notebook</i> <i>with a rough implementation</i><p>In the past few months I’ve been fascinated with “Deep …

Deep Learning

IBM Made a 'Crash Course' For The White House, And It'll Teach You All The AI Basics

Alarmed by the AI Revolution<p>Vernor Vinge once stated in his book <i>The Singularity</i>, “We are on the edge of change comparable to the rise of human life …

Anatomy of a unicorn: Why tech start-ups are staying private

Up-and-coming technology companies are no longer racing to list their shares on public markets. A massive increase in late-stage venture capital has …

In deep learning, architecture engineering is the new feature engineering

June 11, 2016<p>Two of the most important aspects of machine learning models are feature extraction and feature engineering. Those features are what …

Deep Learning

Why I turned down $500K, pissed off my investors, and shut down my startup

I just did what no startup founder is ever supposed to do.<p>I gave up.<p>It wasn’t even one of those glorious “fail fast and fail forward” learning experiences. After seven months of hard work and two weeks before we were to start fundraising, we had a good team, glowing praise from beta users, and over …

The feed mindset

Today’s consumer lives in their feed: Scrolling and scrolling ... and scrolling ... through an infinite amount of content with the flick of the thumb.<p>In less than 18 months the percentage of mobile traffic to websites has increased from 50 percent to now greater than 70 percent. And the singular …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home with No Equipment

While weight training is perfect to get whatever fitness results you want – losing fat, gaining muscle or keeping fit – the required equipment isn’t …

The Only 7 Gym Machines Worth Using

Despite the fact that kettlebells and bodyweight workouts might win the gym popularity contest right now, fitness pros agree: Not only are exercise …

Workouts

C++ 11 Auto: How to use and avoid abuse - A CODER'S JOURNEY

My first encounter with the <i>C++ 11 Auto</i> keyword was in less than favorable circumstances. I had just moved to a new team, ventured into an area of …

Best of 2015: Deep Learning Machine Beats Humans in IQ Test - MIT Technology Review

Just over 100 years ago, the German psychologist William Stern introduced the intelligence quotient test as a way of evaluating human intelligence. …

Artificial Intelligence

Machines that learn like people | Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Object-recognition systems are beginning to get pretty good — and in the case of Facebook’s face-recognition algorithms, frighteningly good.<p>But …

SORTING - Visualizing sorting algorithms

ABOUT SORTING<p>Sorting a sequence of items is one of the pillar of Computer Science.<br>A sorting algorithm is an algorithm that organizes elements of a …

How to trick a neural network into thinking a panda is a vulture

Neural networks are magical<p>When I go to Google Photos and search my photos for ‘skyline’, it finds me this picture of the New York skyline I took in …

Unusual Persuasion Tactics You May Find Hard To Believe

Life unfolds as a series of persuasive interactions—to get a date, a mate, a job, a promotion, a sale. What can you do to influence how others think or act as a result of your encounters? Here are 3 counter-intuitive principles of persuasion that most people find hard to believe.<p><b>Remember That</b> …

Why Intel added cache partitioning in Broadwell

Typical server utilization is between 10% and 50%. Google has demonstrated 90% utilization <i>without impacting latency SLAs</i>. Xkcd estimated that Google …

Android Phones

How to spread the wealth of California innovations

California is in danger of turning into a divided state. To paraphrase Abraham Lincoln: A state divided against itself cannot stand.<p>As a former …

Innovation

This new site keeps track of failed startups and why they flopped

A new website — Autopsy.io— just launched to keep those failures all together in one neat place, complete with a summary of why each company flopped, in hopes of providing a lesson for others to learn from.<p>In a simple spreadsheet format, the site lists each startup name, its basic idea, the …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Science Points to the Single Most Valuable Personality Trait

Research is pointing to <i>conscientiousness</i> as the one-trait-to-rule-them-all in terms of future success, both career-wise and personal.<p>“It would …

Alibaba 101: Inside the record IPO

A new star in the tech world is forming right before our eyes.<p>Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, raised more money this week in its initial public offering than Facebook (FB) or Visa (V) did. It generated an eye-popping $21.8 billion in a record-shattering IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.<p>Few …