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GDPR is coming. Here are four simple steps to help you prepare

A change in data protection is coming. On May 25 the long-awaited and much-hyped General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will start being enforced …

Privacy

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

Meet the AI startup that wants to make a digital copy of every person in the world

“Oben,” in German means “above,” or to be on top. That, in a nutshell, is also the vision Nikhil Jain has for the AI startup ObEN, of which he’s CEO …

Edward Snowden's new app turns your old Android device into a stealthy security monitor

If you happen to have an old Android device lying around and a reason to worry about people messing with your business, Edward Snowden has an app for …

This cartographer’s deep dive into Google Maps is fascinating

Google Maps is more powerful than you know<p>Most people who use Google Maps do so without much attention to detail. We just need the directions, the right subway route, or the name of that good sushi place. We don’t spend too much time pondering how Google got so good at mapping the world, and what …

Which Five Ten mountain bike shoes are right for you? - MBR

Know your Freeriders from your Impacts<p>With more than twenty models the range of Five Ten mountain bike shoes is baffling. Don’t worry, we’ve sorted …

Bill Gurley — the legendary investor who backed Uber, Snap, and eBay — is now betting big that healthcare has hit a 'tipping stage'

Bill Gurley is getting serious about healthcare.<p>The tech investor, a general partner at Benchmark Capital, has made a name for himself backing companies like Uber, Snap, Twitter, and eBay. But Benchmark's footprint in healthcare wasn't as prolific.<p>In 2014, he tweeted that the healthcare market is …

Venture Capital

How This Entrepreneur is Fixing the $250 Billion Sharing Economy with Blockchain Technology

Bee Token CEO plans to offer a better alternative to Airbnb and Homeaway.<p>The efforts of Uber and Airbnb to develop and grow a new labor market based on short-term contracts and freelance work have driven multi-billion dollar valuations, and an economy in which the participants share in value …

This Study Reveals 1 Psychological 'Trick' You Can Use to Get People In a Frenzy Over Your Products

Leveraging the power of scarcity and exclusivity, you can turn curious prospects into frenzied fans and customers.<p>It was just before 11 o'clock. I was up on the second floor of the Long Beach Convention Center looking down through the glass at the line outside--a line I couldn't see the end of. All …

Alcohol By Volume II. 5 California Wines You Can Drink Again and Again. And Again.

I have searched high and low for wines that last the pace.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I do this for you.<p>I find the time to wander around California and discover wines that are worth more than just a taste.<p>It's been a thing …

13 Free Training Courses on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Introduction<p>When the world’s smartest companies such as Microsoft, Google, Alphabet Inc., and Baidu are investing heavily in Artificial Intelligence …

This 1 Radical Idea Can Improve All Of Your Meetings Immediately

Many companies have too many meetings. This change will force people to rethink how often they are meeting and for what purpose.<p>As an executive coach, I hear a lot of reasons why senior people can't get more done: everything from direct reports who don't take initiative, bosses who have unrealistic …

This Startup Can Help You Build Your Brand in 35 Minutes (or Less)

Ah, convenience and efficiency. Entrepreneurs rejoice.<p>Building a brand as a micro-business owner, freelancer, or digital nomad can often feel like you're playing a game of connect-the-dots. Trust me, I've been there. You use one tool for emailing clients, another tool to create your brand's social …

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

AI and jobs: Where humans are better than algorithms, and vise versa

It's easy to get caught up in the doom-and-gloom predictions about artificial intelligence wiping out millions of jobs. Here's a reality check.<p>The …

How to protect yourself from the massive macOS High Sierra security vulnerability

So your macOS High Sierra-running machine is vulnerable to hackers. Like, really vulnerable.<p>Thankfully, there's a simple way to protect yourself — so …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s lentil recipes

Need help to get through the run-up to Christmas? You could do a lot worse than turn to lentils, a safe haven from everything the season can throw at you<p>A day after Black Friday and with just a month to go until Christmas, now is a time I turn to lentils. Lentils are, for me, the culinary …

So, what is machine learning anyways? Here's a quick breakdown

If you're keeping up to date on technology news, you're probably seeing references to machine learning everywhere, and for good reason: machine learning is an integral component of the way that computers process information.<p>Machine learning is all around us, informing our day to day lives from the …

Machine Learning

Uncertainty in Deep Learning (PhD Thesis) | Yarin Gal - Blog | Oxford Machine Learning

<i>Function</i> draws from a dropout neural network. This new visualisation technique depicts the distribution over <i>functions</i> rather than the predictive …

Algorithms

Python-A in Machine Learning as a Revolution in the field of Data Analytics

A data analysis strategy that introduces automation in the development of an investigative model is named as <b>Machine Learning</b>. <b>Algorithms</b> are utilized …

Health IQ raises $34.6 million for life insurance for healthy people

People who work out and eat healthily shouldn’t have to pay as much for life insurance.<p>That’s the concept behind Health IQ, a startup that’s been making headway in the “insureTech” category.<p>Venture capitalists have been betting that insurance is ready for change and Health IQ has convinced …

Health Care

Data Pipelines Explained by Dremio

Businesses work with massive amounts of data. They also need to analyze that data, but it usually doesn’t make sense to run analysis in the systems …

Big Data

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead

It doesn't matter how compelling your presentation is if you haven't grabbed your audience's attention in the first few seconds.<p>Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your …

Incorporated

Here are the startups Goldman Sachs is wooing in Las Vegas next week

It’s not a startup, but it’s SoftBank that will capture much of the bankers’ attention next week.<p>Goldman Sachs’ annual conference in Las Vegas serves as an effective hot list for which tech startups are worth the giant investment bank’s interest each November.<p>Goldman is on the hunt for the tech …

Venture Capital

Building A.I. That Can Build A.I.

SAN FRANCISCO — They are a dream of researchers but perhaps a nightmare for highly skilled computer programmers: artificially intelligent machines that can build other artificially intelligent machines.<p>With recent speeches in both Silicon Valley and China, Jeff Dean, one of Google’s leading …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Every Company Needs an Innovation Dashboard

Innovation Dashboards Force Focus around What Matters Most<p>A few years ago, I had the opportunity to visit Netflix's Silicon Valley office and interview one of their top executives. I asked about how they manage their innovation process. The surprising answer I received blew me away: "We don't have …

Innovation

Insurer offers latest Apple Watch for $25 – if you exercise

Signing up for life insurance might just be one of the cheapest ways to get a new Apple Watch Series 3 now.<p>John Hancock revealed today that it is offering all of its new and existing life insurance customers the opportunity to earn an Apple Watch Series 3 for $25. All you have to do is put in the …

Smartwatches