Jordan Housholder

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Google’s AI will battle Go world champion live on YouTube

DeepMind's AlphaGo will take on South Korea's Lee Sedol in March<p>Earlier this month, Google's AI company DeepMind announced that it had built a system of neural networks capable of beating a champion Go player. This ancient Chinese board game is considered an extremely difficult challenge for a …

6 takeaways from CNN's Democratic town hall

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a campaign that's been filled with zingers and gotcha moments, Wednesday night's CNN Democratic town hall with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders got the candidates to slow down for a bit.<p>Both candidates engaged with the audience and were at their best when getting away from the talking …

Middle-class

Apple focusing on yet another Android “innovation”

Apple fans will soon have a new “innovation” to crow about according to new reports coming out of China. Sources are reporting that Apple has …

Mobile Technology

THE 1,000,000,000 CLUB: The elite apps and platforms that have more than a billion users

"This may sound a little ridiculous to say, but for us, products don't really get that interesting to turn into businesses until they have about 1 billion people using them," he said during Facebook's third-quarter earnings call in 2014.<p>On Monday, one of the social network's sister apps just got …

We’re ignoring an American apocalypse: While everyone obsesses about Trump, the middle class is still rapidly dying

<b>(CURAphotography via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>The presidential election is certainly important, but in our horse race fervor we’ve forgotten what really matters<p>Robert Hennelly<p>February 3, 2016 5:30pm (UTC)<p>As the actual voting starts for 2016 it is critical we not just fixate on the horse race, but also on …

Income Inequality

6 Qualities Mindful People Enjoy That Mindless People Don't

Being more mindful about your work can make you more innovative, productive, and even attractive.<p>Mindfulness, as hot a topic as it is, is also an oft-misunderstood concept. Many confuse being mindful with being meditative, but you don't have to become a dedicated yogi to enjoy the professional and …

Mindfulness

Rand Paul calls Donald Trump 'Gollum'

Sen. Rand Paul has a new attack line against Donald Trump: The tycoon is Gollum from J.R. R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings.”<p>In a Facebook post, Paul writes, “One candidate on this national stage wants you to give him power. He tells you he is rich, so he must be smart. If you give him power he …

11 Tweaks to Your Morning Routine Will Make Your Entire Day More Productive

How you start your day has a huge impact on your energy and self-control. Dr. Travis Bradberry provides 11 great ways to break bad habits and start your day off right.<p>I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently …

Time Management

Armed right-wing militia may not be the best caretakers of Native American artifacts

When those armed ranchers took over the headquarters buildings of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, they found something else on their hands: …

Forests

Ten Habits of Highly Creative People

What exactly is creativity? So many of us assume that creativity is something we had as a child but we lost, or something allocated to rarified …

Eight smart ways to use social media in universities

It’s easy to dismiss apps such as Snapchat and Instagram as mere distractions, but they can work wonders for learning and teaching<p>It’s hard to imagine a world without social media, yet many academics still view Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as distractions rather than tools. But these resources …

Social Media

Why Does the GOP Hate College?

In the last week, the chasm between Republicans and Democrats on higher education has become clear. On the one hand, Democrats have begun a sustained push for debt-free higher education. Hillary Clinton will make the issue central to her campaign and both House and Senate Democrats introduced a …

Why humans find it hard to do away with religion

The new atheists decry religion as a poisonous set of lies. But what if a belief in the supernatural is natural?<p>An American scientist visiting the …

Why Immigration Is a Big Deal to Conservatives

Nikki Haley, the governor of South Carolina, is the latest Republican to learn how important immigration has become to conservatives. In her response …

4 Things You Need to Master for Executive Greatness

Being great at business isn't something you need to be born with. Here are the skills to focus on.<p>Successful business requires many things, but it's ultimately all about leadership. Only, how do you achieve the necessary qualities?<p>There are many theories of leadership, from the so-called "great …

Leadership

Iran's supreme leader expresses 'pessimism' over nuclear deal

Iran's top leader on Tuesday called for vigilance in ensuring that world powers meet their commitments under a newly implemented nuclear deal while expressing "pessimism" about U.S. intentions, state media reported.<p>In his first public remarks since international sanctions were lifted following a …

Hillary Clinton And Jeb Bush Agree On At Least One Thing

Hillary Clinton walks a daily tightrope between attacking Republicans and trumpeting her ability to work with them. Republicans "seem to be very fact averse," she told me in an interview, shortly after saying "I'm interested in us solving problems together."<p>I met the Democratic presidential …

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness

Google's next flagship Android phone could be made by HTC

HTC has made the a Nexus phone before back in 2010. Ever since, the task has fallen to Samsung (with the Nexus S), LG (with the Nexus 4), Motorola (with the Nexus 6), and Huawei (with the Nexus 6P).<p>Google uses the Nexus range to give other Android manufacturers ideas about the kind of design and …

Four Stupid Leadership Tricks To Avoid

You can lead your organization to success in one of two ways: You can <i>actually</i> lead your people <i>or</i> you can herd them like cattle. I’ve been a fan of cattle drives ever since watching the TV show <i>Rawhide</i> with Clint Eastwood as Rowdy Yates, but that doesn’t make me a fan of the herding-cattle model of …

Leadership

What happens when a computer program is taught to write new episodes of Friends

Artificial intelligence network attempts to recreate scene from comedy show after being fed every single script<p>They say a monkey left to hit a keyboard for an infinite amount of time will write Shakespeare, but when it comes to Friends scripts, a computer can do the job a lot quicker.<p>An artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

China just sent Europe into bear market. U.S. next?

China sure is playing a larger role on the global (economic) stage now.<p>The Chinese government's attempts to manipulate its currency and stock market this year have caused a global panic. As China goes, so goes much of the world now.<p>China's own market has plunged into bear market territory -- a …

This is a looming danger for full LGBT equality

Since before the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in June, leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community have warned that the fight for equality was far from over. Noted gay rights activist and radio host Michelangelo Signorile wrote a book on it. In “It’s not …

Income inequality is the reason I’m voting for the first time—at age 57

2016 will be a year of many firsts for me.<p>I went on strike for the first time this past Sunday (Jan.17), ahead of the Democratic presidential debate. At 57 years old, I will be voting for the first time ever here in Charleston, South Carolina. And it’s the first year I believe my voice matters.<p>I …

Presidential Debate

5 Ways to Quit Replaying Your Failures

Refuse to beat yourself up or drag yourself down.<p>While self-reflection is helpful, rumination is harmful. Dwelling on your problems, magnifying your misfortune, and hosting your own pity party only increases your distress.<p>Perhaps you re-play a conversation you had with your boss over and over in …

Self-help

Bernie Sanders Will Dominate Super Tuesday and Defeat Clinton in Southern States

Bernie Sanders just spoke to a crowd of 7,000 in the conservative state of Alabama, and pledged to carry on Martin Luther King's legacy. Hillary Clinton has a Super Tuesday problem, and this problem starts before March 1, 2016. While Dr. Cornell West, Ohio State Senator Nina Turner, and rap artist …

Google's new algorithm will make Chrome run much faster

A new compression algorithm called Brotli<p>Chrome is about to load web pages a lot faster than you've experienced up until now. Thanks to a new compression algorithm called Brotli, which Google introduced last September, Chrome will be able to compress data up to 26 percent more than its existing …

Palin Blames Son's Domestic Violence on Obama

The 7 Seemingly Innocent Habits Holding You Back From Success

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What <i>big</i> things do you want to accomplish this year? Are you going to start a new business? Double the revenue in your existing company? Write a best-selling book? Lose 50 pounds?<p>Goals are great, and you should definitely have …

Social Media

4 Powerful Leadership Lessons From Jesus

Leaders who stand the test of time have something we can learn to elevate our leadership. Here are four timeless lessons from Jesus that are relevant for great leaders today.<p>Was Jesus Christ a great leader?<p>Putting religious and spiritual beliefs aside, no one in history has been discussed more, …

Leadership