Martin Lang

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The Russell Simmons Fallout: It’s Time for Hip-Hop to Address Its Misogyny

The Def Jam founder has stepped down from his various businesses after numerous allegations of sexual misconduct emerged. What will it mean for …

Meet the Premium Audio Brand Loved by Jay-Z and the French President

“Hear the Unheard” seemed a lofty promise to the twentysomething audiophile who strolled into the Paris flagship of the French audio brand Devialet. …

Audiophile

Google's machine learning software has learned to replicate itself

Google’s AutoML<p>Back in May, Google revealed its AutoML project; artificial intelligence (AI) designed to help them create other AIs. Now, Google has …

10 Life-Changing Questions to Ask Yourself Today | Inc.com

Happiness, life satisfaction and the daily habits of the most successful people are topics which researchers love to study. And what they consistently find is that individuals who reach the end of their lives feeling fulfilled, grateful and devoid of regrets do so by being intentional with how they …

Happiness

Paths To Publishing: 7 Modern Ways To Get A Book Published | Writer’s Relief

<b></b>In the “old” days of book publishing, there was really only one way to get a book published to reach large audiences. But now, there are so many …

Writing

Yellen to Trump: don't expect a flip-flop on financial reforms | Reuters

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - Janet Yellen delivered a message to President Donald Trump on Friday, making it clear that if he re-nominates her as Federal Reserve chair she will not turn her back on the raft of U.S. financial reforms that Republicans want to roll back.<p>Her speech to the world’s top …

Federal Reserve

Research Shows Cannabis Restores Memory and Could Reverse The Aging Process

Aging and the Brain<p>One of aging’s most obvious signs is a decrease in cognitive function and learning ability. Usually, these issues express …

Autonomous driving is here, and it’s going to change everything

Welcome to the hands-free world.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published on</i> <i>Medium</i><i>.</i><p><i>A couple weeks ago, I spoke to a working group of economists and climate change experts in Norway about what’s happening right now in autonomous driving — how fast it’s likely to go mainstream, the effects it</i> …

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI - MIT Technology Review

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by …

Machine Learning

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

Meditation

The Best Albums of 2017

<i>Be sure to check out our growing list of The Best Music Videos of 2017.</i><p>Recommended Video<p>Entertainment<p>This Is A Real-Time MRI Scan of an Opera …

The 4th Industrial Revolution And A Jobless Future - A Good Thing?

It’s estimated that between 35 and 50 percent of jobs that exist today are at risk of being lost to automation. Repetitive, blue collar type jobs might be first, but even professionals — including paralegals, diagnosticians, and customer service representatives — will be at risk.<p>This isn’t just …

Artificial Intelligence

Presidential address: Trump calms his tone in first speech to Congress – as it happened

President declares ‘the time for trivial fights is behind us’ in an attempt to offer an optimistic vision to all Americans<p>Trump hails ‘new chapter in American greatness’ in optimistic Congress speech Read Donald Trump’s first presidential address to Congress in full Trump’s Congress speech was a …

Donald Trump

Infographic: The Deadly Sins Of Graphic Design

<b>If you’re thinking about</b> using Comic Sans or flattening your Photoshop file, think again. Quinnstheprinters.com shares 22 tips that come under the …

This Cyborg Insect Could Bring Big Advances In Medical Care

Scientists look to flying animals — birds, bats and insects — for inspiration when they design airborne drones. But researchers are also investigating how to use technology to interact with, and even guide, animals as they fly, enhancing the unique adaptations that allow them to take to the air.<p>To …

InterAct

Disney World Reveals Its Coveted Recipe For Chewbacca Cupcakes

At Disney World, Star Wars fans can pick up Chewbacca-inspired cupcakes, or Chewbaccakes, created by the genius pastry chefs at the Contemporary Resort. Not only have they figured out how to get the perfect ratio of cupcake to frosting in every bite with this clever cupcake hack, but they've given …

Unbuilt Los Angeles: the city that might have been – in pictures

From the offshore Santa Monica freeway to a mini Las Vegas with pyramids and the Parthenon, Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell look at the LA that never happened<p>Never Built Los Angeles is published by Metropolis Books

Santa Monica

Invaluable Business and Life Lessons I Learned Playing Poker

In life, you have to play the hand you're dealt.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everything I know about life and business, I learned from my time playing poker. I spent almost three years on the felt as my primary source of income. It was definitely a grind, and I was …

Transfiguration and Transcendence: The Music of Alice Coltrane

A respected yet divisive figure who was scorned by the jazz mainstream for most of her life, Alice Coltrane was one of the most complicated and misunderstood of all 20th-century musicians. In this century‚ however‚ her music has grown in stature‚ and one can now hear echoes of her influence …

Apple Must Face Lawsuit Claiming It Ran App Store Monopoly

A federal appeals court has breathed new life into six-year-old lawsuit over Apple’s alleged monopoly control of its App Store.<p>The complaint, …

Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.<p>Standing 10 feet tall and 13 feet wide, a great wave crashes into an ornate cherry blossom tree rendered in exquisite pen-and-ink lines in Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda's latest epic drawing, <i>Rebirth</i>. …

The games of 2017

Polygon picks 50 games to look out for over the next 12 months<p>Here's a selection of 50 games that are announced to be released at some point in 2017. Covering consoles and PC, it comprises only about a third of the games that we know of.<p>They include major sequels as well as small projects, …

Hits and misses: indie publishers pick their books of 2016

The annual Guardian “hits and misses” feature, canvassing publishers about their high points and regrets of the year, always makes me wonder about what my friends and allies in the small-press world think about their own successes and failures. About whether they’d lament the same missed books and …

Books

The 2016 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll

<i>A decade ago, leading jazz critic Francis Davis corralled 30 jazz writers to create a list of the finest jazz albums of 2006 for the</i> Village Voice<i>. For the 2016 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll, Davis has marshaled more than quadruple the forces — 137 voters — to assess the best of an ever-expanding</i> …

Anthony Davis

Nintendo has sold nearly 200,000 NES Classic Edition consoles in the US

Nintendo may be dealing with a massive shortage of its new NES Classic Edition console, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t still selling a ton. In fact, according to retail data provided by sales tracking firm NPD Group, Nintendo has sold more than 196,000 units in the US since the device went on sale …

My Fair Lady: A Visual History of the Nissan Z-Car

Roadsters

Black Model Beautifully Recreates Fashion Campaigns Featuring White Models

Deddeh Howard was looking through magazines on a trip to the supermarket last year when she noticed that there were almost no black models …