Nicholas Vitebsky

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When Donald Trump Hate-Tweeted Lockheed Martin, Hedge Funds Were Ready

Even before Donald Trump went on Twitter and posted his market-cratering tweet lambasting Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 fighter jets, the company’s stock …

Stop Waiting for Your Billion-Dollar Idea and Do This Instead

Conventional wisdom says that if entrepreneurs want to be successful they should strive to create breakthrough tech products in new and huge …

The One Theory of Quantum Mechanics That Actually Kind of Makes Sense

But most physicists don't buy it.<p>Quantum mechanics is baffling. On the atomic and subatomic scale, matter seems to behave in ways that we, in the macro world, would generally think of as impossible. Particles can exist in two different places at once, and particle-like interferences in space are …

Are you a saver or an investor?

The savings account has been a building block of our lending system since the Great Depression reforms of the 1930s. The Banking Act of 1933 federally guaranteed cash deposits and made them easily accessible.<p>But while we know savings can be a safe, convenient option for cash needed to meet …

This Algorithm Is Trying to Save Your Eyesight

By and<p>How transformative can it be when you teach a computer to read images? Well, we’re getting an early glimpse of that this morning with the …

China’s Former Richest Man Turns His Mind to Neuroscience

Humankind has made huge scientific progress in the last decade, and China’s tech giants can no longer achieve success by enjoying access to a gigantic market and emulating existing innovative firms. Competition in the science and technology industry has reached a stage where speed decides who …

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable -- such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast -- complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves …

Why You Should Never Try to Build a Company Without a Partner

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

8 Courses (78+ Hours) to Get a Quality Tech Education---From Coding to Design--without Paying Exorbitant Tuition

<b>From 0 to 1: C Programming - Drill Deep</b><p>Dive into This Foundational Language to Build a Solid Programming Skill Set<p>Consider C the programming …

Why Every Startup CEO Should Not Have an Office

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

This Specific Type of Exercise Will Keep Your Brain Young, Study Says

Exercise doesn't just make you fitter. It also makes you smarter. Don't believe me? A whole host of studies prove that moving more leads to thinking better, which is a phenomenal thing to know if you're looking for a little inspiration to hit the gym. Still, it raises an interesting question: What …

The Brain

Stunning new theory of gravity suggests there's no such thing as dark matter

A new theory of gravity explains the way galaxies rotate without the need for the theoretical presence of dark matter, according to a renowned expert …

Glassdoor uses machine learning to tell users if they're being paid fairly

After collecting user-submitted data on salaries for eight years, Glassdoor is taking the next step to push for workplace transparency -- and …

What workers crave more than money

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>For older workers, a pay raise is great. But what many really, really want, in the words …

Employment

5 Biggest Misconceptions of Entrepreneurship

Your biggest misconceptions on entrepreneurship might be coming from social media. Here's how to avoid them.<p>Working with entrepreneurs has been one of the most interesting things I've done in my career. Particularly because I've been working in this space for nearly 10 years, before it was cool and …

There Are 6 Types of Entrepreneurs. Which One Are You?

Social scientists test 30,000 entrepreneurs and find most of us fit into one of these six profiles.<p>What type of entrepreneur are you?<p>Hopefully a successful one, amirite? Maybe the billionaire kind.<p>Well, if you're not today, you could be someday! And knowing what type of entrepreneur you are just …

A genetics company that wants to sequence and analyze your entire genome for $999 just raised another $30 million

Veritas Genomics, a biotech company that wants to sequence and analyze your entire genome for $999, just got another $30 million to pull it off.<p>Trustbridge Partners led the Series B round, and Lilly Asia Ventures (which had invested previously) and Jiangsu Simcere Pharmaceutical also joined in. In …

This robot sweats to keep cool

Just like human muscles, the motors that drive a humanoid robot generate a lot of heat. But unlike humans, robots haven’t had the chance to evolve cooling mechanisms like sweat—until now.<p>A robot built by the University of Tokyo tackles the problem of overheating by sweating water through its metal …

Hackers use decade old vulnerability to attack Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the opportunity to reinvent how we visualize the internet, but it also comes with a variety of challenges, including the threat of hackers devastating lives or destroying a business’s assets.<p>This chaotic future may already be upon us, according to researchers at …

Long-Lasting Quantum Coherence Observed: New Discovery Could Help Overcome Key Obstacle In Creation Of Quantum Computers

The world of subatomic particles, governed by the laws of quantum mechanics, is one that would appear extremely weird to us denizens of a macroscopic …

waterfalls in Northern California

When it comes to chasing waterfalls, you'd be hard-pressed to find a region in North America more prolific than Northern California. From a sheer …

The Ugly Truth About Being an Entrepreneur

I’m here to give it to you straight friends: the gritty truth about being an entrepreneur.<p>Many individuals would gladly sacrifice the 9–5 grind for a …

Entrepreneurship

64.5 Hours of Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark & More to Prepare You For One of Today's Fastest-Growing IT Careers

<b>From 0 to 1 : Hive for Big Data Processing</b><p>Connect the Dots Between SQL & Hive to Enhance Your Big Data Processing Skills<p>Hive is a Big Data processing …

MapReduce

Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as newer …

Trump Trouble Lifts Mexico's Peso as China's Yuan Hits a 6-Year Low

The Mexican peso surged to a one-month high on Monday as Republican Donald Trump’s chances of clinching the U.S. presidency appeared to have ebbed …

The Artificial Promise of AI

I see intelligent assistance similar to home automation. It’s great automating your door locks and light switches because it’s a convenience and one …

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11 Tips for Hiking and Backpacking in the Rain

Let's Go Hiking in the Rain<p>A rainy day doesn't need to keep you off the trail. With the proper preparation and gear hiking in the rain can be just as …

Physicists Create World’s First Time Crystal

Time crystals were first predicted in 2012. Now researchers have created time crystals for the first time and say they could one day be used as …

Crystals

Physicists Just Created The World's First Time Crystal

These things actually exist!<p>Just last month, physicists made the best case yet for why time crystals - hypothetical structures that have movement …