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How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization.<p>Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin …

The 10 Most Popular Courses on Coursera in 2017 (and 2,000 Courses You Can Take for Free in January, 2018)

Back in 2012, Coursera started offering MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses) to the world at large. And they've since amassed some 28 million …

Machine Learning

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Richard Feynman

The web is dying, but mesh networks could save it

My previous article, <i>The web began dying in 2014, here’s how</i>, raised much more awareness than I thought it would. Many people found it to be an insightful analysis of the web under the control of tech giants, but the article ended without providing anything positive to hold on to.<p>I actually have …

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Imagine How You'll Feel on January 18 (if You Start a 100-Day Goal on October 10) | Inc.com

Recently, I wrote about how 100 days is the perfect amount of time to achieve a key life goal. It's enough time to accomplish something big--but short enough to be able to see the finish line from the start, and to discourage procrastination.<p>I've done these kinds of 100-day challenges a few times: …

Motivation

50+ "Emergency Dinners" for Late Nights & Huge Appetites

Is dinner a love story or an act of desperation?<p>At 9 P.M. on a weeknight, it's indisputably the latter. It's not that I don't <i>want</i> to cook (though, we've got lots of ideas for that situation, too)—it's that I don't feel like I physically <i>can</i>. These nights coincide, cruelly but expectedly, with the …

Bank Of America Merrill Lynch’s 7 Market Themes For 2017

People can't wait to have 2016 behind us. Investment banks are already hosting their holiday parties and publishing their 2017 previews.<p>Following at …

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

James Clapper

Healthy One-Pot Pasta Recipes Anyone Can Cook

Do you have a hectic schedule? Is life so busy that even the simple pleasures like cooking have now become a chore? We feel you. We're all about easy …

Food

Next time the world ends, it’ll be a bigger shock than we expect, warns Jim Rogers

Now that the Jackson Hole hoopla is behind us, traders can exhale and move on to the next order of business, which, incidentally, isn’t all that …

Jackson Hole

The Arrival of Artificially Intelligent Beer

The world’s first beer brewed with the help of machine intelligence is now on sale.<p>The term "machine learning" covers a grab bag of algorithms, techniques, and technology that are by now pretty much everywhere in modern life. However, machine intelligence has recently started to be used not just …

Machine Learning

The Incredible Shrinking Stock Market - Artemis

Artemis Vega Fund commentary for the month of December 2015, titled, “The Incredible Shrinking Stock Market.”<p>“We frontloaded a tremendous market …

The superhero of artificial intelligence: can this genius keep it in check?

With his company DeepMind, Londoner Demis Hassabis is leading Google’s project to build software more powerful than the human brain. But what will this mean for the future of humankind?<p>Demis Hassabis has a modest demeanour and an unassuming countenance, but he is deadly serious when he tells me he …

Artificial Intelligence

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Recent Articles<p>Amando Flavio - January 9, 2018<p>Reportedly, North Korea, the most isolated country in the world, is in shambles thanks to the economic …

See the High Tech Hunger Games-Level Workout Gear Geniuses from MIT Made

Getting motivated to work out isn’t always a breeze. Sometimes all it takes is a funky, upbeat playlist and killer headphones to get the endorphins pumpin’; other times you need a workout buddy to nag you out of making excuses to skip. But if you need another kind of motivator, this amazing …

MIT Media Lab

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

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