William Needels

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This Study on Nearly Half a Million People Has Bad News For The Keto Diet

Here's what you should do instead.<p>Scientists and dietitians are starting to agree on a recipe for a long, healthy life. It's not sexy, and it doesn't …

Diets

Infographic: Pro tips for creating a top-notch presentation

Speaking to a crowd can be terrifying.That shouldn’t stop you from delivering an incredible performance, though.Preparation goes a long way in easing …

Public Speaking

Pete the Planner: How to retire successfully when starting from scratch at age 50

<i>If you want to retire successfully but are starting from scratch at age 50, you need a plan. This is the first of a four-part series on how to make it happen.</i><p>I think it was hearing a fourth person in two weeks tell the same story that tipped the scales.<p>Two weeks ago, I met a 50-year-old woman who …

Income Tax

Generation X — not millennials — is changing the nature of work

The generation that is quickly occupying the majority of business leadership roles is one that's grown up playing video games, spends the most time …

Generation X

From $6,000 to $73 billion: Warren Buffett’s wealth through the ages

“For over 60 years, I’ve been able to tap dance to work, doing what I love doing,” Warren Buffett says in an HBO documentary slated to premiere at …

5 stocks for building wealth after 50

A brand-new report details 5 stocks to buy now.<p>I just read that billionaire Warren Buffett made 99% of his current wealth after his 50th birthday.<p>Imagine! At an age when most Americans give up hope, Buffett was just getting started on the fortune he controls today.<p>Think of what that wealth could …

Walt Disney Company

6 Tips and Investing Strategies to Retire Early (and Without Penalty)

Ready to quit work or begin a financially independent lifestyle? Laura covers six tips and strategies to help you amass enough money to retire early …

Retirement

IBM launches new toolkit to avoid bias in decisions within AI algorithms | Articles | Chief Data Officer

IBM has launched the AI Fairness 360 Kit that aims to highlight bias in AI algorithms.<p>The toolkit offers transparency in AI decision-making. It is an …

Machine Learning

Unit Testing Myths and Practices - Simple Talk

Despite the pervasive dictum within software engineering that unit tests must exist for all code, such tests are little-used for the development of …

Learning to code as a 30-year-old kid with Apple’s Swift Playgrounds

A guided tour of the app and a chat with the team at Apple about its goals.<p>If you've installed the iOS 10 public beta since it came out last week, …

iPad Mini

These are the only 4 reasons to get an MBA right now

Earning a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) was once an essential part of building a career in business.<p>But getting an MBA can be a huge …

Business Administration

Google Admob Ads in iOS

This weekend I spent some time integrating Admob Ads into Android applciations that live in Xamarin.Forms. I blogged about it a few days ago, so read …

XML

Next Steps | Machine Learning Crash Course

To continue your machine learning education and further build your TensorFlow skills, check out the following resources:<p>Machine Learning …

Machine Learning

When data becomes a service

We’re hearing it everywhere. Machine learning and other types of artificial intelligence are the engines that will drive competitive advantage into …

Big Data

Can You Become A Millionaire?

Tweet<p>Pin1<p>Share3<p>Flip<p>+1<p>4 Shares<p>Recently, I saw a question on Twitter – <b>Can anyone become a millionaire?</b> My gut instinct said yes. I was sure anyone can …

Investing

Hire the Right Machine Learning Talent

Decision intelligence engineering applies the technology already available to solve the business problems that you have today.

Machine Learning

Developers, rejoice: Now AI can write code for you

Rice University researchers created a deep learning, software coding application called BAYOU that can help human programmers work with APIs.<p>Building …

Microsoft offers developers pre-built machine learning models for Windows 10 apps

Developers building apps on Windows 10 will be able to fold AI services into their applications to boost data analysis and lower costs.<p>Building a …

How programming will change over the next 10 years: 5 predictions

A universal language and AI-based systems could revolutionize developer work in the future.<p>Developers working in the field for even just a few years …

New York University

The top 5 things that will significantly improve your productivity today

In today’s distracted world — filled with overflowing emails, mobile phone and social media notifications — it’s harder than ever to focus on our …

If You Hate Small Talk, Use These 20 Questions As A Conversation Starter Instead

We are wired to be deep connectors; however, societal norms have taken us a few steps away from our true nature. It's much more socially acceptable to have small talk and direct our conversations to safe topics such as the weather and other people.<p>As society continues to evolve and younger …

10 things confident people won’t do

In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. …

Vincent Van Gogh

Learn how to become a full-stack developer in less than 20 hours

If you want to immerse yourself in programming and thrive in tech, you don't really need to spend thousands of dollars on a degree. The Become A …

PHP

Salesforce’s answer for jobs: an online training site with 1 million users

Ask Salesforce chief Marc Benioff how his company’s going to create new jobs to replace those eliminated by artificial intelligence and automation, …

eLearning

How to Shift Your Retirement Nest Egg to an Retirement Income Stream

Saving for retirement is understood -- you invest a certain amount of your income to a portfolio that's aligned with your risk tolerance.<p>But once …

Retirement

Research Says the Boss of the Future Looks Nothing Like Today's Managers. Here's What You'll Need to Learn | Inc.com

Ever get that sneaky suspicion deep down that, perhaps, you're working under a management philosophy that feels like you're caught in a time warp back to the 1960s?<p>You're not alone nor delusional. Culture and society have conditioned us into a fixed mindset about the practice of management that …

Employment

Should you start your day at 2:30 in the morning?

From actors to Silicon Valley CEOs, some successful people wake up at ungodly hours to cram more into the day. Should you?<p>Hollywood star and two-time Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg revealed this week that he wakes at 2:30am daily, launching into a regimen that includes a 90-minute workout, …

Tim Cook

MIT taught a neural network how to show its work

MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory Intelligence and Decision Technologies Group yesterday unveiled a neural network capable of explaining its reasoning. It’s the latest attack on the black box problem, and a new tool for combating biased AI.<p>Dubbed the Transparency by Design Network (TbD-net), MIT’s latest …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft buys AI startup Lobe

Lobe makes a visual platform on which users can build, train and ship custom deep learning models with little to no code writing.<p>Microsoft announced …

Artificial Intelligence

Jack Bogle reveals the biggest risk of the next financial crisis and why he's still investing

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the start of the Great Recession. And some experts say that another …

Stock Markets