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24 Uses of Statistical Modeling (Part I)

Here we discuss general applications of statistical models, whether they arise from data science, operations research, engineering, machine learning …

Data Science

A Perpetual Sisyphus Kinetic Sculpture Built with Lego | Colossal

<p>Jason Allemann of JK Brickworks designed this superb perpetual kinetic sculpture depicting the Greek myth of Sisyphus who was condemned to roll an …

hammer architects renovate mid-century modern pool pavilion

<b>hammer architects renovate mid-century modern pool pavilion</b><br>all images courtesy of hammer architects<p><b>renovated by cambridge-based hammer architects,</b> …

Architecture

What Will Alphabet Be When It Grows Up? - MIT Technology Review

One of the more interesting documents of the information age was posted on the Internet 11 years ago, as part of the initial public offering of …

Innovation

MINUS-8 Releases 2015 Fall/Winter Layer 24 Watch Collection

Crafted and refined with architectural precision and a military aesthetic.<p>Deriving its name from the GMT-8 time zone, San Francisco based watch …

Watches

COOL HUNTING The Topo Designs Mountain Briefcase

Creating all kinds of outdoor-focused bagsfrom ripstop cargos to travel packsColorado-based Topo Designs (a CH favorite) is well-known and admired for their simple and efficient design, durability and nature-loving manifesto. Rather than complicate an adventure with too many technical accessories …

Briefcases

Retiring Cisco CEO delivers dire prediction: 40% of companies will be dead in 10 years

And was it ever a speech, filled with fire-and-brimstone predictions.<p>The upshot: Chambers, Cisco's CEO of 20 years, says more than one-third of businesses today will not survive the next 10 years. The only ones that will survive will turn their companies into digital, techie versions of themselves, …

Startups

A startup shares how it made €20,000 revenue in 90 days

When I build startups I like to share as much information as possible. I find that it helps others but more than anything it helps me understand the business myself.<p>We launched Ruby & Duke on 15th February and in less than 90 days we have hit €20,000 in monthly recurring revenue so I thought it …

Marketing

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Robinhood, the app for no-commission stock trading, rakes in $50 million

Robinhood, a zero-fee stock trading app named after the English folklore hero who stole from the rich to give to the poor, said on Thursday that it …

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Steve Blank On Why Most Startups Fail, And It's Got Nothing To Do With Technology

When well-known entrepreneur Steve Blank took the stage at Qualcomm’s San Diego headquarters last week, it felt a little like a rock star was in the house. The audience was chock full of current and aspiring startup founders, many of them engineers (this was Qualcomm’s stage, after all….).<p>Blank is …

This Church in Belgium Was Brilliantly Designed

Looks like a pretty normal, quaint little church right?<p>Belgian architect group, Gijs Van Vaerenbergh, built a church in Belgium, and it's pretty …

Seven Ways That Even the Smartest Companies Kill Great Ideas

These seven behaviors threaten to stop innovation dead in its tracks.<p>You can't live without innovation. It's why you're in business. But as you grow, innovation also becomes a threat. It threatens to disrupt your existing business model, products, and services. It threatens to upset your customers, …

Innovation

Are You Using APIs to Gain Competitive Advantage?

Steven Moore for HBR<p>What do Uber (taxi services), Airbnb (lodging services), Facebook (social networking), Alibaba (e-commerce), and Paypal (online payment) have in common? The obvious things include: All of them drive their core operations on internet platforms and have astronomically high …

10 Picturesque National Parks Worth Hiking

Blaze some of the best trails in the country while taking in the breathtaking views at both legendary and lesser-known U.S. national parks<p>Need …

6 Skills Shared by Extraordinary Entrepreneurs

After amassing 10,000 pages of interview transcripts, Stanford's Amy Wilkinson thinks she's found what makes founders successful.<p>Five years ago, Amy Wilkinson was attending a birthday party in New York City when she looked around at the prominent guests and saw several well-known entrepreneurs. …

From Anita Pallenberg to Kate Moss, Vogue’s Guide to the Original Festival Girls

You’ll find her where the music is—on lawns, backstage, in tents, slogging through the mud, or among the screaming crowds. She’s the festival girl, and with Coachella kicking off the concert season this weekend, she is fashion’s current fixation.<p><b>Kate Moss,</b> who famously wore cutoffs and Wellies to …

DJI updates our favorite line of drones with the new Phantom 3

There will be two models of the Phantom 3 — Professional and Advanced — with a suggested retail price of $1,250 and $999. DJI says both will start shipping in a few weeks. There isn't much of visual update here. The colored bands and name plate on the unit's white shell have changed from red to …

How Do Content Strategies For B2B And B2C Businesses Differ?

Successful marketing strategies for B2B and B2C markets are very different. A strategic content marketing campaign is an essential part of modern marketing efforts – inbound and outbound – and the content you publish matters more now than ever before. But depending on the context – B2B or B2C – …

Why Europe hates American tech companies

Just today, there's been a whole range of stories on this theme:<p>Europe is getting ready to throw the book at Google, which could end up with a $6 billion fine.<p>Uber issued complaints against Spain, France, and Germany after legal challenges from those countries.<p>And the EU is going after Apple's new …

Jaunt VR Wants to (Virtually) Change the Way We Travel

Gaming is just the beginning. The real future of virtual reality lies in hacking the global travel experience.<p>Virtual reality was belle of the ball at this year's SxSW Interactive in Austin, TX. Oculus held sessions on the Rift and its new untethered sibling, the Gear VR; Google demo'd Cardboard, a …

Zenith Turns 150 And Rediscovers Its Roots. Again.

The 2015 edition of the Baselworld watch and jewelry fair – the largest and by far most important show for watches in the world – has barely begun. But we already know that this will be one of the most important fairs for Zenith in a long time. Let’s quickly look back over its century and a half to …

Introverts, Extroverts, and the Complexities of Team Dynamics

Let’s start with a short personality test. For each of the following dimensions, indicate the extent to which each of the following words describes you, with a 5 indicating “very much so” and a 1 indicating “not at all”: assertive, talkative, bold, not reserved, and energetic. Now sum up your …

The Age Of Interruption Overload

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Ami Ben David is the CEO and co-founder of TL;DR Email, a simpler, faster email client for iPhone and Apple Watch.</i><p>Every time I think our way of life couldn’t change any faster, reality proves me wrong. Compare our lives today to just five years ago, and it’s a completely different …

Apps

The Steve Jobs You Didn’t Know: Kind, Patient, And Human

The untold story of Tim Cook’s friendship with Steve Jobs—and why Jobs wouldn’t let Cook try to save his life.<p>According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, he first learned about Steve’s need for a liver transplant in January 2009. By that time Steve wasn’t coming into the office at all, and Cook would visit …