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Can hashgraph succeed blockchain as the technology of choice for cryptocurrencies?

Blockchain, the underlying technology of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, could be on its way out.<p>It is blockchain technology that makes virtual …

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

How Companies Like Amazon and Google Turn Data into a Competitive Advantage - and How You Can Too

The key is to embrace deep learning and data-based decision-making.<p>What's the key to Amazon and Google's revenue success? Everyone knows the answer: Data.<p>The reason for Facebook's social media empire and Spotify's upending of the music streaming business? Data.<p>All of these companies have managed to …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

How to build a deep learning model in 15 minutes – tech-at

<i>An open source framework for configuring, building, deploying and maintaining deep learning models in Python.</i><p>As Instacart has grown, we’ve learned a …

You Can Create A 6-Figure Business With These 8 Simple Steps

One of the most important things for entrepreneurs to figure out once they start a business is how to make money. Not just a few hundred every now and then, but a six-figure revenue consistently.<p>I recently spoke to Jenn Scalia who’s been able to do just that. She’s an online visibility coach and …

Marketing

Data science jobs make the big bucks, and these tools can help you get one

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

The 5 Clustering Algorithms Data Scientists Need to Know

Clustering is a Machine Learning technique that involves the grouping of data points. Given a set of data points, we can use a clustering algorithm …

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious things like "swamp cooler …

Real Estate

A Cryptocurrency Without a Blockchain Has Been Built to Outperform Bitcoin - MIT Technology Review

Bitcoin isn’t the only cryptocurrency on a hot streak—plenty of alternative currencies have enjoyed rallies alongside the Epic Bitcoin Bull Run of …

Blockchain

7 E-Commerce Trends To Pay Attention To In 2018

With Black Friday quickly approaching, the e-commerce world is heading into prime time to capitalize on customers. Right after the holidays, though, will be the perfect time for brands and leaders to go into their caves and carefully plan new strategies for 2018.<p>To help you prepare for the holiday …

Marketing

Python-A in Machine Learning as a Revolution in the field of Data Analytics

A data analysis strategy that introduces automation in the development of an investigative model is named as <b>Machine Learning</b>. <b>Algorithms</b> are utilized …

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them | Inc.com

I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The summer tempo of downtown Chicago comes to a screeching halt. …

Winter Fashion

Datameer 6 Unveiled

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 24 — Further democratizing big data analytics by making traditionally complex tasks easy, Datameer today unveiled Datameer …

Feather: fast, interoperable data import/export for R

Unlike most other statistical software packages, R doesn't have a native data file format. You can certainly import and export data in any number of …

Python Programming

Data Lakes: Insights From The Deep

The next generation of big data technology will lead to insights and correlations that reveal new strategies and even new business models.<p>The next …

Big Data

Bitcoin’s Digital Cousin Is Disrupting Cryptocurrencies

Just when you thought you had a handle on the newfangled crypto craze, here comes bitcoin cash.<p>Bitcoin’s lesser-known cousin, the so-called cash …

5 professions that could see significant growth with the rise of AI

The words “artificial intelligence” often conjure up a sense of fear and apprehension. Fear for the unknown possibilities of AI, fear for the AI-fueled dystopian images brought about by movies like <i>The Terminator</i>, and most practically, fear for the possibility that AI will someday take our jobs. …

Artificial Intelligence

Segwit2X is the biggest attack on Bitcoin so far

1) Financial incentives<p>Core devs own Bitcoin and most are working for free on this great open source project. Which means that their financial incentive is doing what’s best for Bitcoin in the long run.<p>The CEO’s of the NYA companies all pivoted away from Bitcoin. Jihan created and supports BCash, …

The biggest headache in machine learning? Cleaning dirty data off the spreadsheets

If you imagine the life of a machine learning researcher, you might think it’s quite glamorous. You’ll program self-driving cars, work for the biggest names in tech, and your software could even lead to the downfall of humanity. So cool! But, as a new survey of data scientists and machine learners …

Machine Learning

Google Researchers Have a New Alternative to Traditional Neural Networks

Say hello to the capsule network.<p>AI has enjoyed huge growth in the past few years, and much of that success is owed to deep neural networks, which …

How the blockchain economy aligns incentives and reduces costs

The Papyrus platform is designed for dApps, or distributed apps, a new category of applications that use blockchain to enable users to preserve their privacy and ownership of data. Blockchain-based advertising enables users to set specific policies on what ads they see and what information they …

Stunning AI Breakthrough Takes Us One Step Closer to the Singularity

Remember AlphaGo, the first artificial intelligence to defeat a grandmaster at Go? Well, the program just got a major upgrade, and it can now teach …

The 3 Time-Management Habits of Millionaires | Inc.com

Several years ago, I completed an international survey of over 20,000 business owners and leaders around the world. Many of the entrepreneurs I interviewed were millionaires, mostly due to their smart ideas, hard work -- and time management habits. Yes, you heard me right. These moguls were so …

Time Management

Betterview just raised $2 million to analyze drone footage for insurers

Betterview, a 2.5-year-old, San Francisco-based company whose software can analyze detailed aerial footage captured by drones to help insurers better understand a property’s condition, has raised $2 million in funding from a long list of investors.<p>Compound led the round; other participants include …

How Blockchain is changing the way we do business

A smart contract is computer code, pure and simple. It is the foundation of a transaction on the blockchain, like the exchange of currency or property. If designed and programmed properly, a user can rest assure the transaction will run smooth and much more efficient than status quo, …

$257 Million: Filecoin Breaks All-Time Record for ICO Funding

Blockchain data storage network Filecoin has officially completed its initial coin offering (ICO), raising more than $257 million over a month of …

Blockchain marketing technology has arrived and is about to explode

When you think of blockchain, you usually think about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin. While these are interesting and disruptive in their own right, it is the non-currency applications of blockchain that could truly revolutionize how we do business.<p>The most obvious place …

Blockchain

GoCardless, a fintech that makes recurring payments easy for subscription businesses, raises $22.5M

Well, GoCardless co-founder and CEO Hiroki Takeuchi knows how to work a non-denial denial. When I interviewed him a few weeks ago for an extensive profile piece we ran yesterday, he wouldn’t be drawn on if the hot London fintech was raising a new round. Today — and a little earlier than was …