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AI That Picks Stocks Better Than the Pros - MIT Technology Review

The ability to predict the stock market is, as any Wall Street quantitative trader (or quant) will tell you, a license to print money. So it should …

Stock Markets

A.I. platform that nailed Derby tabs Green Bay for Super Bowl win

Dr. Louis Rosenberg was apprehensive when he tuned in to watch last year's Kentucky Derby.<p>It was the first horse race he had ever placed a bet on, …

Building Products Without Coding

How we mashed together five existing services into an MVP<p>When building products you should measure your progress by the assumptions you’ve managed to …

Machine learning algorithm cheat sheet

The suggestions offered in this algorithm cheat sheet are approximate rules-of-thumb. Some can be bent, and some can be flagrantly violated. This is …

IBM's TrueNorth artificial brain to watch, learn from real brains - ExtremeTech

IBM’s TrueNorth artificial brain to watch, learn from real brains<p>By on April 8, 2016 at 7:34 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the …

Wearable Tech

Barclays Techstars start-up Seldon drives open source machine learning

Some 250 billion billion (250 x1018) transistors were produced in 2014. That means that every second of that year, on average, eight trillion …

A new performance enhancer for athletes boosts the brain—and is completely undetectable

Doping in professional sport is a cat-and-mouse game. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) bans a performance-enhancing drug, and athletes go on the hunt to find a new one. So what if there was an undetectable performance-enhancing method?<p>That’s the promise Halo Neuroscience is making. It has built …

VR Neurotechnology Company Receives Billion Dollar Valuation With $100M Funding Round

What if you could control a game with your thoughts or, even cooler, what if a game could control <i>your</i> thoughts?<p>It is something that seems like …

3 Free Tools to Understand Your Audience and Quickly Grow Sales

Technology is a massively important tool for growing your company. Here are three services that will help you better understand your audience so you can easily boost sales.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know</i> …

10 Favorite Tools That Frontline Salespeople Nominate As Their Favorites

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In sales, every minute saved is another opportunity gained. And for <i>busy</i> salespeople, time is a luxury. Fortunately, a plethora of tools exist to make selling fast and efficient. The only problem is that time-pressed people may have …

Scientists predict human thought in real time, nearly every time

Neuroscientists from the University of Washington have decoded brain signals in real-time and with astounding accuracy, as revealed in a recent study published in <i>PLOS Computational Biology</i>. Researchers attached electrodes to the temporal lobes of seven epilepsy patients for roughly one week -- the …

A Science-Backed Way to Develop Incredible Self-Control

<i>By Rina Deshpande</i><p>As many of us start the year with aims for healthier lifestyles, we are faced not simply with the creation of new habits but also with the management of temptation.<p>Over the last decade, a surge of research has emerged in science publications about the psychological and …

Elder Care Startup Honor Makes Contractors Full-Time Workers With Equity

Honor, an Andreessen Horowitz-backed company focused on caring for seniors as Baby Boomers tip over into retirement, is making its contractor workforce into a full-time one.<p>The care workers, called CarePros within the company, will have the potential for stock options.<p>“I really don’t want two …

This device could improve everything from self-driving cars to brain surgery

The researchers have developed the world's first portable, 64-channel wearable brain activity monitoring system, which comes with a dry-electrode wearable EEG headset and a software suite to interpret and analyse the data.<p>EEG is a technology that involves attaching numerous small sensors to the …

Electric Headphones Induce Dopamine High

Music device stimulates the brain's happiness center via the ear canal, company says. Continue reading →

Your Brain Can Be Trained to Self-Regulate Negative Thinking

In recent years, scientists have identified specific brain regions involved in the process of emotional regulation. The latest research shows that …

Building MirrorMirror

MirrorMirror<p>Update<p>I’ve created a forum at mirrormirror.tech for discussion and a place to get help if you’re stuck. All new updates to this guide …

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 …

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2015

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here’s …

9 fab empowering TED talks that will zoom you towards SUCCESS

Is SUCCESS important to you? Check out these techniques that will empower you to take action right now. You'll zoom yourself towards success.

TED Talks

The best fitness tracker? Your brain

The most sophisticated fitness tracker available, according to a report last month in the journal Neuron, is the one hardwired into your brain.<p>In a study of treadmill-running rats with brain implants, researchers at Boston University demonstrated the existence of "odometer neurons" that fired at …

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How should we regulate tDCS gadgets that promise to boost your brainpower?

Want to feel calmer or increase your focus? No need to reach for Xanax or Adderall. With a few hundred dollars, you can buy devices that hook up to …

Take X and add AI

Entering an era of intelligent automation<p><i>“The business plans of the next 10,000 startups are easy to forecast: take X and add AI” — Kevin Kelly,</i> …

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 …

A prominent VC firm just released a great cheat sheet to help you see through startup hype

Last night, the firm, which was cofounded by Netscape inventor Marc Andreessen and has invested in big names like Airbnb, Buzzfeed, Facebook, and Twitter, put up an excellent list of 16 metrics that every startup — and would-be startup investor — should understand.<p>For instance:<p>Have you ever been …

How Bootstrapped Company Homepolish Is Competing With Houzz, a Rival That Raised $200 Million | Inc.com

It's not easy competing with a company that has raised over $200 million in venture capital, especially as a bootstrapped marketplace. When two-sided marketplaces or platforms enter a particular vertical or industry such as home services or transportation, there often is room for only one dominant …

Unsplash’s new API puts 30,000 free photos in your app

Since Unsplash launched over two years ago as a simple Tumblr blog that hosted a handful of free-to-use photos, the site has grown to host over 30,000 high-quality images and is widely regarded as one of the best free stock photo resources on the Web.<p>Crew, the company behind Unsplash, has now …

This epic slideshow tells you everything you need to know about bitcoin and blockchain right now

Bitcoin is a digital-only currency not backed by any central bank, while the blockchain is the software underpinning it.<p>Blockchain uses complex cryptography to ensure transactions can't be tampered with and people sending and receiving money are who they say they are.<p>Jeremy Millar, a partner at …