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Design your next meeting backwards—here’s how

Stop outlining meeting agendas and take these three steps instead.<p>How many times have you gone to a meeting where there was barely a coherent agenda, or none at all? Or one where it wasn’t clear to most of the people in attendance what they were needed there for? Chances are there was little …

3 Reasons Why Coffee Is So Good for You

Coffee is increasingly earning scientists’ approval. Studies continue to suggest that the beverage may have some beneficial effects on health.<p>In the …

JupyterLab is Ready for Users – Jupyter Blog

We are proud to announce the beta release series of JupyterLab, the next-generation web-based interface for Project Jupyter.<p>tl;dr: <b>JupyterLab is ready</b> …

Open Source Software

More efficient machine learning could upend the AI paradigm

Smaller algorithms that don’t need mountains of data to train are coming.<p>In January, Google launched a new service called Cloud AutoML, which can …

Machine Learning

You Can Do This Trainer's Bodyweight Ab Workout Anywhere — No, Seriously, Anywhere

When you're short on time and don't feel like dragging yourself to the gym, thanks to online trainer Anna Victoria, you can now squeeze in an ab workout wherever you are — no equipment needed! With over 1.3 million followers on Instagram, Anna is a trustworthy source when it comes to accessible, …

Workouts

This Is What It's Like to Do 100 Crunches a Day For 1 Week

We rarely ever do ab exercises in CrossFit. That's because many of the exercises we do like squats, burpees, box jumps, and pull-ups are compound movements that engage the core — we multitask! But since one of my new year's resolutions is to press into a handstand, I know I need to give my core a …

Workouts

This Important Leadership Skill Isn't Hard to Master, But Most Don't Do It

Here are seven ways for leaders to actively listen and connect with what others have to say.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Active listening is a vastly underappreciated skill. Research suggests that because we hear speech at a rate of 500-1000 words per minute, and …

Trump’s solar tariffs shoot US clean energy in the foot

President Donald Trump approved a plan to enact tariffs on imported solar cells and modules, committing an unforced error that promises to raise the …

'Am I scaring you?': British teen harassed top CIA officials after hacking their computers, court hears

From his bedroom Kane Gamble accessed the computers of US intelligence chiefs.<p>He conducted an 18-month campaign of harassment against them.<p>A British …

Bitconnect Ponzi Scheme - No Sympathy From Crypto Community

What looked too good to be true ended up being just that, as Bitconnect has all but closed its doors.<p>Long accused of being a Ponzi-scheme, Bitconnect …

The 10 Statistical Techniques Data Scientists Need to Master

This was a basic run-down of some basic statistical techniques that can help a data science program manager and or executive have a better …

Which Cryptocurrencies Have the Fastest Transaction Speeds?

Hint: Bitcoin and Ethereum aren't anywhere near the top.<p>The stock market may be the most traditional path investors have used to create wealth over …

Designing blockchains for a frictionless world

Faisal Khan Contributor<p>Faisal supports strategy and business development for the Dubai office of ConsenSys, an Ethereum venture production studio.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Janet Yellen eats the world<p>Every enthusiast in the crypto and blockchain space that has “seen the light” believes in a …

13 Great Articles About K-Nearest-Neighbors And Related Algorithms

This resource is part of a series on specific topics related to data science: regression, clustering, neural networks, deep learning, Hadoop, …

8 AI and Data Science Buzzwords Marketers Need to Know Now

StockSnap / Pixabay<p>Maybe you have thought to yourself: “I hear all these buzzwords, but what do they really mean?” In the case of data science and …

Machine Learning

No, Linux Doesn’t Need an Antivirus or Firewall

Linux isn’t invulnerable. In fact, that’s one of the most common cybersecurity myths that gets Linux users into trouble. This belief makes it easy to …

Defining a Conceptual Topography of Word Concreteness: Clustering Properties of Emotion, Sensation, and Magnitude among 750 English Words

Introduction<p>The word concreteness effect refers to a robust advantage that concrete words manifest over abstract words across numerous domains, …

Approximate Nearest Neighbours for Recommender Systems

One challenge that recommender systems face is in quickly generating a list of the best recommendations to show for the user. These days many …

RStudio v1.1 – The Little Things

(This article was first published on <b>RStudio Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p><i>Today, we’re concluding our blog series on new features in</i> …

Linux

Machine learning best practices: the basics

I started my training in machine learning at the University of Tennessee in the late 1980s. Of course, we didn’t call it machine learning then, and …

5 Signs You're About To Make a Bad Career Decision

Most of the choices we make every day are simple and straight-forward: what to wear to work, what to eat for lunch, whether to go to sleep at a reasonable hour or stay up watching Netflix. They don’t cause much stress or inner conflict.<p>Career transition points, on the other hand, can leave you …

Nikola Tesla was not just an engineer with a mind capable of setting up countless mysterious experiments, but on a day to day basis, he lived his life with unique habits and ways. He would walk around a block 3 times before entering a building. He would clean his plate with 18 napkins, and he […]

Nikola Tesla was not just an engineer with a mind capable of setting up countless mysterious experiments, but on a day to day basis, he lived his …

The Myth of the Skills Gap

The idea that American workers are being left in the dust because they lack technological savvy does not stand up to scrutiny. Our focus should be on …

Employment

The Definitive Guide to Serverless Architectures

A lot is being written about serverless technology all over the web, and right now that information is fragmented. As a community, we’re bringing it …

Using regression trees for forecasting double-seasonal time series with trend in R

(This article was first published on <b>Peter Laurinec</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>After blogging break caused by writing research papers, I …

Bitcoin Transactions Aren’t as Anonymous as Everyone Hoped

Web merchants routinely leak data about purchases. And that can make it straightforward to link individuals with their Bitcoin purchases, say …

Princeton University

Cyborg Bacteria Covered in Tiny Solar Panels Are Changing The Future of Clean Fuel

"These bacteria outperform natural photosynthesis."<p>In an effort to improve the efficiency of natural photosynthesis, a researcher at the University …

Solar Panels

I Built an Artificial-Intelligence System for Investing -- and It Showed How Smart Warren Buffett Is

One Fool's AI system for investing turned out to be a Buffett-bot.<p>I was curious.<p>The idea of driverless cars has been, and still is, fascinating to …

AI Is Inventing Languages Humans Can’t Understand. Should We Stop It?

Researchers at Facebook realized their bots were chattering in a new language. Then they stopped it.<p>Bob: “I can can I I everything else.”<p>Alice: “Balls have zero to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to.”<p>To you and I, that passage looks like nonsense. But what if I told you this nonsense …