Andy Lim

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I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

There Was No Big Bang Singularity

Almost everyone has heard the story of the Big Bang. But if you ask anyone, from a layperson to a cosmologist, to finish the following sentence, “In the beginning, there was…” you’ll get a slew of different answers. One of the most common ones is “a singularity,” which refers to an instant where …

Introduction of TensorFlow with Python

Machine learning is the most popular part of our technology world. TensorFlow is also a popular open source and it is a framework of deep learning. …

Hackers infect 500,000 consumer routers all over the world with malware

VPNFilter can survive reboots and contains destructive "kill" function.<p>Hackers possibly working for an advanced nation have infected more than …

Routers

Ethereum’s smart contracts are full of holes

Blockchain-powered computer programs promise to revolutionize the digital economy, but new research suggests they’re far from secure.<p><b>Computer</b> …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

• Their focus shifts from <i>why</i> they’re writing music to <i>what</i> their music has brought them. Consequently, they are either satisfied with their results and no longer have the drive to write more. Or, they desire to make more music but the fire (their “why”) is gone, and thus, they can’t create the same …

Algorithms for Big Data: A Free Course from Harvard

From Harvard professor Jelani Nelson comes "Algorithms for Big Data," a course intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. …

Machine Learning

Robert Reich: The Three Big Lies About Trump’s Tax Plan

<i>This article first appeared on RobertReich.org.</i><p>Here are the three main Republican arguments in favor of the Republican tax plan, followed by the …

The Hidden Player Spurring a Wave of Cheap Consumer Devices: Amazon

A few weeks ago, Wyze Labs, a one-year-old start-up in Seattle, sent me its first gadget to try. It’s a small, internet-connected video camera, the kind you might use for security or to keep tabs on your dog or your baby.<p>On the surface, the camera doesn’t sound special. Like home internet cameras …

Amazon FreeRTOS is a new operating system for microcontroller-based IoT devices

When you think of IoT devices, chances are you are thinking about a connected camera or sensor. Most of those devices have very basic CPUs and run Linux or a similar operating system. Not every IoT device actually features a real CPU, though. Instead, they are powered by basic microcontrollers. …

Collagen for Skin: The Truth Behind the Benefits

It’s easy to get into the habit of assuming that certain things “just happen” as we get older. As the years pile up, we brace ourselves for brittle …

Elasticity

Overclock Labs bets on Kubernetes to help companies automate their cloud infrastructure

Overclock Labs wants to make it easier for developers to deploy and manage their applications across clouds. To do so, the company is building tools to automate distributed cloud infrastructure and, unsurprisingly, it is betting on containers — and specifically the Kubernetes container …

Primal Keto Bread

A slice of warm buttered bread can be hard to resist. When that slice is Primal keto bread, you don’t have to resist. Primal keto bread makes …

This New Drawing App Shows How Digital Software Will Save Sketching, Not Destroy It

Mental Canvas is not the first software that attempts to save the act of sketching--we have seen 3D "sketching" tools such as SketchUp, as well as …

paleo diet tips and recipes

Welcome to Paleo Leap<p>Your central hub to learn about all aspects of eating & living a Paleo lifestyle. With <b>hundreds of recipes</b> to inspire you, you’ll …

Accessory Review: Peak Design Slide Camera Sling strap

Peak Design Slide Camera Sling $59/£45 | www.peakdesign.com | Buy Now<p>I admit, I'm generally not much of a camera strap user. Oh sure, I have a few …

Practical Tips for Web and Mobile Usability Tests

Damian Rees, Co-founder of Experience Solutions, helps explain how he adapted website usability testing for the most optimized experience. Because anyone can use the Internet, one of his core principles is setting criteria and expectations up front so that your tests proceed with the right level of …

How to Work With Influencers to Promote Your Business

Although influencer marketing is sometimes touted as a newer technique, taking advantage of the way social media has created individuals with incredible online reach and influence, it is – at heart – an old school marketing technique. Human beings have always looked to those they admire for …

Easy Baked Kale Chips

Kale is often touted to be one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet. It belongs to the Brassica family which includes cabbage, collard greens, …

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FORTUNE — American homeowners added more solar power generating capacity during the third quarter of 2013 than ever before, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association: 186 megawatts, up nearly 50% year over year. A tiny part of that — 0.002% — was recently installed on the gently sloping, …

Wheat: The Triple Time Bomb - Check Out Our Blog For Paleo Recipes, Articles & More!

Dr. David Perlmutter, author of <i>The New York Times</i> bestselling <i>Grain Brain</i>, article in The Daily Beast is spot on: “Wheat Threatens All Humans.” …

Why Start-ups May Just Love Obamacare

If the new health care law has a winner, it has to be start-ups. Here's a few good reasons why.<p>For months now, the debate has raged over the impact that the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, will have on businesses. A number of the law’s provisions are only beginning to take effect, so the …

TrakInvest Is A Fantasy Stock Trading Platform That Can Lead To Real Jobs

There are several virtual stock exchanges, including ones just for kids, but TrakInvest stands apart by giving its members a chance to turn fantasy trades into real jobs. Founded by a former JP Morgan principal, TrakInvest partners with institutions like Thomson Reuters and Religare to offer …

Five Rules For Managing Your Online Marketing Efforts

I can’t pin down the exact emotion that hits me when I try to quantify just how much time and energy my partners and I routinely dedicate to our company’s web presence. Pride? Exhaustion? Bewilderment?<p>It’s not a struggle, though, to give a name to the crippling frustration we’d all face if we ever …

Recipes Archives

Did we tell you today is our cookbook launch day of our newest book, Weeknight Paleo? Well, it is. And we’re super fired up to have brought book # 3 …

What Is The Origin of Cancer?

<i>Written by: Travis M Christofferson</i><p>It is cancer biology’s <b>Most Fundamental</b> question: What is the origin of cancer?<p>The symbols are everywhere. Pink …

The Matrix Of Hell And Two Open-Source Projects For The Emerging Agnostic Cloud

Docker, an app container service from the co-founder at DotCloud, and Salt, an open DevOps platform from the founder of SaltStack, were mentioned this past week at OSCON as two of the most exciting new open-source efforts.<p>Complexity comes with the cloud and its fit with enterprise data centers. The …

Architizer Relaunches To Connect Architects With Other Architects, And Brands, And Clients Too!

For 100 years or more, architects have relied on the massive catalog sitting on their desk to find the right products to use in their projects — this brand of glass, or that brand of toilet. That catalog had a monopoly on the market for a century, but with the birth of the internet, that catalog …

Surf Air, The Air Travel Startup That’s Bridging The Tech Hubs Of L.A. And S.F.

There are a lot of factors that come into play when working to build a successful tech startup, and historically, a big one has been location — hence the continued focus on Silicon Valley as a major industry hub.<p>Now, location will probably always be important when it comes to building a tech …

Open Data is Transforming Democracy in Africa but it Faces Challenges

Kenya is at the forefront of the open data movement in Africa thanks to initiatives such as crowdsourcing software Ushahidi and government tracker Uchaguzi.<p>At the recent The Next Web Conference Europe held in Amsterdam, Marina Gorbis, Executive Director of the Palo Alto based Institute For The …