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Machine learning is next big thing in programming

Aspiring programmers looking to work on the latest in software technology may want to explore the field of machine learning.<p>According to Google …

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The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Bill Clinton

22 business books that blew my mind

<i>I am often asked for tips on good books to read. Recently I have posted an article in Russian listing my favourite business books, which got over 70</i> …

Exercise Might Literally Change Your Brain

It may make your brain sharper—and younger.<p>Of all the things I remember about my grandmother Marie—her heady smell, her Southern drawl, and her genuine love of people—I'll never forget the role exercise played in her life. Even well into her 90s she was doing aerobics, or as she liked to call it, …

This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

EDM and hip-hop's bad bromance needs an intervention

The two genres were always like long-lost siblings, but Pitbull and Flo Rida have taken things to another dimension of wrong – but it doesn’t have to be this way<p>Hip-hop and electronic dance music were born of pretty much the same place, and flirted awkwardly with each other for many years (remember …

Turn your smartphone into a hologram projector using everyday items

Using cheap items you may already have in your home, you can build your own 3D smartphone projector.<p>Technically, this simple DIY project doesn’t …

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

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25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

A Brief History Of User Experience Design

Look to the past, whether 1430 or 1930, for clues as to where user experiences are heading.<p>Think about the last time you ate at a restaurant. What cuisine did it serve?<p>What made you to choose that particular restaurant? What was your first impression as you walked in? Were you asked to wait until …

A Data Nerd’s Guide To Winning Texas Hold ‘Em

Know when to hold ’em, and know when to fold ’em.<p>Do you suck at the mental math of Texas Hold ‘Em? Here’s an interactive cheat sheet that you might want to play around with before your next game. Chris Beaumont, a former software engineer at Harvard’s Center for Astrophysics, has put together a …

The 30 Year-Old Nigerian Mobile Phone Entrepreneur Who Is Challenging Apple In Africa

Michael Akindele, a 30 year-old Nigerian, is a director and a co-founder of SOLO Phone, an experience-driven digital content and smartphone company focused on delivering the best content and services on the mobile platform to African consumers.<p>SOLO Phone, which was established in Nigeria in 2012, …

George Mason

12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

Buddhaimonia.Get a FREE PDF Workbook of 12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom When I was little, my grandma had this little green Buddha statue. It wasn’t a …

90% Of Startups Fail: Here's What You Need To Know About The 10%

As an entrepreneur, I know about failure. I’ve made mistakes, pretty stupid ones. At the same time, though, I’ve been fortunate enough to succeed a few times, too.<p>Along the way, I’ve been able to understand some of the lesser-known reasons that some startups fail, and more importantly why a few …

Entrepreneurship

A closer look at Dish's Sling TV service

If you've been looking to give cable the boot, Dish's announcement of a $20-a-month service that brings you TV channels over the internet may be the most exciting news of CES. Sling TV doesn't quite have the robust network lineup as Comcast, Time Warner and others, but big names like ESPN, CNN, …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Chinese entrepreneurs aim to become technology power players

Alibaba was just the beginning: Get ready to hear a lot more about Chinese tech companies.<p>China's technology industry, much like China in general, is undergoing a transformation. Entrepreneurs speak of an innovation "golden age" fueled by a mobile-device-obsessed culture, upward economic mobility …

Heists Finally Come To 'Grand Theft Auto Online'

“I know you’ve been complaining, but you weren’t ready,” heist mastermind, Lester, tells a player in the opening seconds of a trailer for <i>Grand Theft Auto Online’s ‘Heists’</i> trailer.<p>And I suppose this is also Rockstar speaking through Lester to its legion of GTA fans. Heists—the centerpiece of the …

6 Ways That Lack Of Focus Can Kill Your Business

Many passionate entrepreneurs fight to add more features into their new products and services, assuming that more function will make the solution more appealing to more customers. In reality, more features will more likely make the product confusing and less usable to all. Focus is the art of …

Silicon Valley elite build a private club to make them feel special

Finally, the Menlo Park plutocracy will have a room of their own<p>The Bay Area needs another place for techies to hang out like it needs another tweetstorm, but we're in for more of both. Early next year, Menlo Park will be home to the Cuckoo's Nest, an invite-only play pen that already counts …

Body Language Mistakes That Can Cost You The Job

Your perfectly manicured résumé, flawless cover letter and brilliant responses to tough interview questions might make you a strong job candidate—but forget to smile, slouch in your chair or fail to make eye contact during the interview, and you could be out of the running. Here are some interview …

How To Become An Inspirational Leader

Inspirational leadership—leadership capable of taking an organization and people to new heights–has become the buzzword in today’s business world. For a good reason: it is the most effective way to persuade teams of talented individuals—the foundation of modern corporations—to share the vision of …

How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

Getting Started with User Experience Design

The term “user experience,” abbreviated UX, is an often misunderstood and confusing concept for many in the design, development and marketing world. Understanding how to implement and improve UX takes time, skill and a deep understanding of users.<p>Simply put, user experience is the sum of the …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

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Black Teenager Taken Out Of School, Jailed For Month Without Probable Cause, Lawsuit Says

In September, police took a 17-year-old African-American boy out of high school in Cincinnati, Ohio, and arrested him on the suspicion that he had participated in an armed mugging. There was no evidence connecting him to the alleged crime, his public defender contended, save that the alleged victim …

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Dashlane can now change all your passwords with a single click, and it's amazing

A feature we have been waiting for forever<p>Dashlane, the subscription-based password management service, is introducing a feature today that ought to become standard in every product like it: the ability to change all your passwords with a single click, including accounts with two-factor …

Organized Self: Expert Neuroscience Tips For Using Your iPhone Most Effectively

Steve Jobs had a mercurial temperament. He may or may not have had ADHD, but his greatest creation, the iPhone, has enabled habits that verge on that diagnosis for hundreds of millions of users. Think of the image of Jobs holding up the first iPhone with a mere 15 icons on its home screen. Contrast …