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Anatomy of Failure – Historian Explains Why America Loses Every War It Starts

“Every war the United States has started, and every time it employed military force without just cause, it has lost or failed.” By Dr. Harlan Ullman …

War

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

27 Healthy Dinners You Can Make on 1 Sheet Pan

Cooking is fun; cleaning is not. And while all cooking will inevitably require a little bit of cleaning up, there are certainly ways to keep the …

Cooking

You probably won’t remember this, but the “forgetting curve” theory explains why learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

9 Industries That Will Soon Be Disrupted By Blockchain

In many industries, companies will need to adapt or be replaced.<p>Let's face it. Many people are resistant to technological changes in both their personal lives and at the office. However, what they often lack is the vision to see how the new technology they are resisting will improve their lives in …

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.<p>Amazon is undoubtedly the most significant force in the digital transformation of commerce: an estimated 44% of all online sales are on Amazon, …

eCommerce

Inside the fearless bike movement tearing up London

It’s a bright summer day in central London and a swarm of tourists are snapping selfies overlooking the River Thames. Out of nowhere, hundreds of …

Bike Lanes

How Raf Simons Captured the Calvin Klein Empire

The Belgian designer has long been a darling of the fashion world, so it’s no surprise that his latest act, a creative reboot of an $8.4 billion American fashion house, has the industry swooning. In the designer’s first major interview since his New York debut, he describes his approach.<p>‘Actually, …

Art

India's Silicon Valley is dying of thirst and a growing 'water mafia' is calling the shots

On the outskirts of Bangalore one morning in the summer of 2016, a sullen young man named Manjunath stood high atop a cocoa-coloured 7,000-litre …

Who Are the New Yuppies?

The term “yuppie” now feels so dated that it occasionally seems an entire social class has vanished. If the suit-wearing Patrick Batemans of the …

Innocence Is Irrelevant

This is the age of the plea bargain—and millions of Americans are suffering the consequences.<p>It had been a long night for Shanta Sweatt. After working a 16-hour shift cleaning the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, in Nashville, and then catching the 11:15 bus to her apartment, she just wanted to …

Python for Data Science and Machine Learning Bootcamp

Become a Data Scientist with Python!<p>Are you ready to start your path to becoming a Data Scientist!<p>This comprehensive course will be your guide to …

Google's plan to best Amazon rests on one piece of software

TensorFlow makes it much easier for the company's engineers to translate new approaches to artificial intelligence into practical code, improving services such as search and the accuracy of speech recognition.<p>But just months after TensorFlow was released to Google's army of coders, the company also …

Machine Learning

McKinsey's State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017

• Tech giants including Baidu and Google spent between $20B to $30B on AI in 2016, with 90% of this spent on R&D and deployment, and 10% on AI acquisitions.<br>• Artificial Intelligence (AI) investment has turned into a race for patents and intellectual property (IP) among the world’s leading tech …

Machine Learning

Does US have right to data on overseas servers? We’re about to find out

Supreme Court case has ramifications for tech sector, foreign relations, and privacy.<p>The Justice Department on Friday petitioned the US Supreme Court …

Privacy

15 Enlightening Rumi Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Rumi was a famous poet who has influenced countless generations across the world.<p>He has been described as the most popular poet ever and best selling …

Spirituality

Can you solve the chess problem which holds key to human consciousness?

It might look like a simple chess problem, but this puzzle could finally help scientists uncover what makes the human mind so unique, and why it may never be matched by a computer.<p>75 years after Bletchley Park sought codebreakers in the Second World War by placing a crossword in The Telegraph, …

Artificial Intelligence

If I Only Had a Brain: How AI ‘Thinks’

AI can beat humans in chess, Go, poker and Jeopardy. But what about emotional intelligence or street smarts?<p>Artificial intelligence has gotten pretty …

Artificial Intelligence

Machine learning just got more human with Google's RankBrain

One day the AIs are going to look back on us the same way we look at fossil skeletons on the plains of Africa. An upright ape living in dust with crude language and tools, all set for extinction. – Nathan Bateman in Ex Machina<p>Ex Machina, a Hollywood blockbuster made on a $15 million budget, tells …

Artificial Intelligence

Stanford MBAs Are Coveting a Six-Figure Job That You Can Get for Free | Inc.com

When you think of the prototypical MBA, you imagine someone seeking a job in consulting or banking. But today, top graduates are gunning for jobs in product management.<p>Cornell, Harvard, Northwestern, and other top-tier business schools are all getting in on it, designing highly popular curricula …

Product Management

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways To Reverse The Damage)

Stress is terrible for your brain. Here are seven strategies you can use to fix the damage and get your stress under control today.<p>We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out To Be True

<b>(ANTIMEDIA)</b>In recent years, the mere notion of the conspiracy theory has increasingly been stigmatized and ridiculed by mainstream news outlets, …

Public Health

The Internet Of Things And Data Visualization | Articles | Big Data

When most people think about data visualization, they think about graphs or infographics showing something vaguely interesting, a simple marketing …

Here Is the One Perfect Book for Every Single Myers-Briggs Type

Myers-Briggs Type: ENFJ<p>Authentic Happiness (by Martin Seligman)<p>“According to esteemed psychologist and bestselling author Martin Seligman, happiness …

Self-improvement

Where is your data? It's not actually in the cloud, it's sitting in a data centre

Without data centres, today's world stops. Flights are grounded, Wall Street closes, and the internet grinds to a halt.<p>Yet despite their emergence as …

Google Drive adds just one checkbox, and that makes all the difference

Commentary: Storage capacity limits can hold back the power of cloud computing, but Google just cut the cloud loose.<p>Simply by adding a checkbox, Google has made storage and photography services on the cloud vastly more useful.<p>The checkbox opens the ability to pick which folders on the …

Google

Amazon Cloud Partners Face Tricky Proposition

News that Amazon plans a service that would let big customers more easily manage IT services running offsite in Amazon’s cloud caused a furor in some …

EU passes major overhaul of data collection rules

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Mobile Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>The European Parliament passed a new data protection law on Thursday that may be the most significant overhaul of the continent's data rules in two decades.<p>The new …

Privacy