awhitehouse

1,177 Flips | 35 Magazines | 7 Likes | 1 Following | 963 Followers | @awhitehouse | Keep up with awhitehouse on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “awhitehouse”

No, Facebook Did Not Panic and Shut Down an AI Program That Was Getting Dangerously Smart

In recent weeks, a story about experimental Facebook machine learning research has been circulating with increasingly panicky, Skynet-esque headlines.<p>…

We're into lap 21 and Node.js features have again overtaken those attempting to teach it

<b>Node Summit</b> Community races to keep docs currentThe popularity of Node.js has caught its community by surprise and left its stewards scrambling to …

JavaScript

Web scraping the President's lies in 16 lines of Python

<b>Note:</b> This tutorial is available as a video series and a Jupyter notebook, and the dataset of lies is available as a CSV file.SummaryThis an …

Python Programming

80% of my coding is doing this (or why templates are dead)

OK. Maybe not 80%. Maybe 50%. It’s hard to say.<p>But a large chunk of my coding life has been dedicated to one task: writing code in one language (say …

Finding peace through mindful running

<b>(CNN) —</b> Marty Kibiloski is a competitive guy -- in sports and life.<p>As a runner, he snagged an athletic scholarship to the University of Virginia. He placed 56th in the Boston Marathon when he was 22 years old, finishing in just 2 hours and 23 minutes. He competed in the Ironman World Championship …

Mindfulness

Are You Ready for Maces, Kettlebells, Hammers, and Subversive Fitness?

The pursuit of health and fitness is as ever-changing as humanity itself, and <b>Greg Walsh</b> has devoted his life to leading that change in a meaningful …

A 20-Minute Fat-Burning Kettlebell Workout

If you want to fast-track your muscle-building goals, the classic kettlebell is the tool you need. This weight is super versatile, and you can easily …

LED is my new Hello World - Clojure Time

The more I learn Clojure...the more I like it...and I'm liking it so much that I couldn't help myself and start working on my beloved "LED_Numbers" …

The 10 Best Wireframing and Prototyping Tools for Designers

Wireframe becomes more and more important as it will make it easier to communicate ideas and cut down project cost. The prototyping tools for designer …

Ultimate Guide To Cute Happy Birthday Wishes & Quotes

A birthday is a special occasion for the celebrant because it only comes once a year and during this day, you can show how you care about him/her and …

Happiness

‘Training for Google Apps’ Is One Of Chrome’s Best Kept Secrets

<b>Do you ever start using a Google service and feel like you really don’t know how to use it properly?</b>I feel that way quite often with Google Docs and …

Apps

Sell a vision, not a product

I recently pitched to a group of seasoned entrepreneurs, who were picking winners to pitch to a group of venture capitalists (VC) at a local …

Europe's 20 most beautiful hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With so many iconic cities and diverse landscapes, beautiful hotels in Europe are commonplace. But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others.<p>From clifftop luxury retreats on Italy's Amalfi Coast to art nouveau masterpieces in the heart of Budapest, we've handpicked Europe's 20 most …

European Travel

Eileen Downes

Art

A Young Entrepreneur's Passion For Hacking His Diet Sparks A Seven-Figure Business

Sol Orwell, 30, might seem like the ideal candidate to raise venture capital–but there’s one obstacle. He loves having the freedom to travel spontaneously and doesn’t want anyone else to control his time, even if they’re willing to pay for it. “I value my independence more,” he says.<p>Orwell, who …

Entrepreneurship

Science proves your first-born won’t rule the world

Kids are mysterious, even to their parents. (Perhaps <i>especially</i> to their parents.) Why is the oldest so controlling? Or the youngest such a terror? Dismissing the potential effects of our neurotic parenting, we ascribe many of our kids’ traits to the self-evident truth of birth order.<p>Unfortunately, …

Psychology

What to Know About Meat and Cancer

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

Diary of Building an iOS App with React Native • Herman Schaaf

After clearing the first hurdle of drawing some items onto the screen and setting up a ListView with dummy objects, my attention turned to hooking up …

Processed meats rank alongside smoking as cancer causes – WHO

Bacon, ham and sausages rank alongside cigarettes as a major cause of cancer, the World Health Organisation has said, placing cured and processed meats in the same category as asbestos, alcohol, arsenic and tobacco.<p>The report from the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer said there was …

Cancer

Clojure and Robocode

Robocode is an educational programming game originally provided by IBM. Users write code to control miniature tanks in battles with other user …

Your MVP is minimal, but is it viable?

How do I figure out who my next important hire should be?

This is the perennial question for startups who have started to taste success, and are ready to invest in themselves in the form of new helping …

Product Management

Default Alive or Default Dead?

October 2015<p>When I talk to a startup that's been operating for more than 8 or 9 months, the first thing I want to know is almost always the same. …

Investing

Secure Memorable Passwords

Inspired by XKCD and Password Hay Stacks | Powered by XKPasswd.pm<p>This service is provided entirely for free and without ads, but the server is not …

FreeBSD

15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

Books

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books

ClojureScript Blues

I spent most of my labor day weekend experimenting with ClojureScript. The last time I took a serious look at ClojureScript was about 18 months ago, …

Schoolchildren could be working until they're 100, says expert

Speaking at a headteachers' conference, Rohit Talwar will call on schools to think about how they can prepare pupils for the changing world of work<p>Teachers should prepare schoolchildren for a future that could see them having to work 40 different jobs until they reach 100, as many occupations are …