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How to Become An Expert At Just About Anything In Just 45 Minutes A Day

“It takes 10,000 hours to become an “expert in an ultra-competitive field” but to go from “knowing nothing to being pretty good”, actually takes 20 …

The Voice

How to Build a Mini Supercomputer for Under $100

Wei Lin built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips.<p>Supercomputers are used by governments and research institutions around the world to solve some of science’s most complex problems, such as hurricane forecasting and modeling atomic weapons. In most cases, a supercomputer is actually …

4 Proven Methods for Learning Faster

Our brains are constantly optimizing themselves.<p><i>What can we do to learn better and faster? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Brett Wingeier, CTO and co-founder of Halo Neuroscience,</b> …

This Is What 15 Iconic 'Game of Thrones' Filming Locations Look Like in Real Life

So book your next vacation accordingly.<p>The locations used for <i>Game of Thrones</i> are gorgeous on screen—and here's all the proof you need that they're gorgeous in real life, too.

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Not long ago, the sharing economy seemed to take over. Privacy was dead, and no one cared. But that was a pre-Snowden era. Now, for some, the need to go truly anonymous …

Privacy

Getting data from the web: scraping

Web scraping<p>What if data is present on a website, but isn’t provided in an API at all? It is possible to grab that information too. How easy that is …

Amazon's AWS Cloud9 IDE lets you write, test, and debug code online

Amazon just unveiled AWS Cloud9, a web-based IDE that supports more than 40 popular programming languages, as well as a bunch of the company’s cloud infrastructure integrations, and collaboration tools.<p>It’s essentially a repackaged version of the c9.io IDE, which Amazon acquired in 2016; it’s now …

How to Win at Sales: Psychology Says This Strategy Will Convince People They Want Something They Really Don't Need

If your customers don't need your product, give them a promotion. If they do, give them information.<p>In a soccer game, each side has a clear game plan. It plays to attack or it plays to defend. Most of us operate in very much the same way. We do things to win, or we do things to "not lose".<p>When we …

I interview 100,000 people a year, and there are 6 questions that make job candidates stick in my mind

You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter's put in the hot seat—that's not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome impression.<p>My team and I interview around …

Employment

Keeping A Daily Journal Could Change Your Life.

You know exactly what you want in life.<p><i>"The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it." -- </i>J.M. Barrie<p>You know exactly what you want in life. But you can't seem …

Quick Tip: Speed up your Python data processing scripts with Process Pools

Get a 4x speed-up with 3 lines of code!<p>Python is a great programming language for crunching data and automating repetitive tasks. Got a few gigs of …

Free resources for learning full stack web development

When getting started with new technologies and languages, it can be a bit daunting having to sift through all of the options for education resources. …

I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it | Tim Berners-Lee

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Tim Berners Lee

Machine Learning Top 10 Articles for the Past Month

Between January and February 2017<b>,</b> we’ve ranked nearly 2,000 Machine Learning articles to pick the Top 10 stories (0.5% chance) that can help advance …

Stephen Hawking: We need a 'world government' to stop the rise of dangerous artificial intelligence

Physicist Stephen Hawking may be a proponent of artificial intelligence, but he has also been outspoken about the potential challenges it creates.<p>In a recent interview, he sounded a similar tone, and offered a solution that conservatives may find hard to accept.<p>Speaking to The Times of London to …

Artificial Intelligence

An insecure mess: How flawed JavaScript is turning web into a hacker's playground

Researchers say tens of thousands of sites are using JavaScript libraries that are years old and contain publicly known vulnerabilities.<p>An analysis …

‘Artificial Intelligence’ Has Become Meaningless

It’s often just a fancy name for a computer program.<p>In science fiction, the promise or threat of artificial intelligence is tied to humans’ relationship to conscious machines. Whether it’s Terminators or Cylons or servants like the “Star Trek” computer or the <i>Star Wars</i> droids, machines warrant the …

Artificial Intelligence

How Hershey used IoT to save $500K for every 1% of improved efficiency in making Twizzlers

Find out how Hershey leveraged the Internet of Things, cloud computing, machine learning, and big data to regulate production at its factories, …

Why are Indian engineers so afraid of ‘artificial intelligence’?

India has over 170 startups focused on AI, but they are struggling to expand owing to shortage of engineers.<p>Artificial intelligence is being counted …

Artificial Intelligence

The AI Threat Isn't Skynet. It's the End of the Middle Class

In February 1975, a group of geneticists gathered in a tiny town on the central coast of California to decide if their work would bring about the end …

Location tracking + machine learning = modern parenting

Forget the helicopter. Jiobit uses GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and cellular triangulation to keep an eye on your kiddo.<p>Let's be honest: Kids can be a little <i>too</i> easy to lose. Some parents cave and use a safety harness, but who likes to walk their toddlers on a leash? Others buy GPS tracking wearables that …

The Raspberry Pi Makes A Great DIY Surveillance System

Plug-and-play wireless security cameras are cheap as chips these days. Unfortunately, many are made by companies that care very little about …

Mystery Of Lost Ancient Egyptian Colony In Grand Canyon

Some researchers suggest the ancient Egyptian civilisation was much more advanced than we thought, what if they developed technology to travel across …

The Domino Effect: How To Create A Chain Reaction Of Good Habits

Human behaviors are often tied to one another.<p>For example, consider the case of a woman named Jennifer Lee Dukes. For two and a half decades during her adult life, starting when she left for college and extending into her 40s, Dukes never made her bed except for when her mother or guests dropped by …

Standing Pilates Legwork Exercises for Balance and Posture

Standing Pilates exercises are wonderful for developing balance. They challenge all of the good posture muscles like the abdominals and back …

Why Your Surroundings Are More Important to Success Than You Think

Your environment -- including the people you surround yourself with -- is the clearest indicator of who you are and who you're becoming.<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve …

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10 Powerful Foods To Help Lower Blood Sugar Quickly

Heather McClees<p>Read full profile<p>Blood sugar is a sneaky health issue, but there are many powerful foods that can help you lower blood sugar levels …

12 book recommendations from millionaire entrepreneurs

Every successful person has a favorite books list.<p>These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books have had a significant impact on their success, and they have shared their must-read lists with me.<p>Enjoy!

Entrepreneurship