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These Powerful Prayers For Paris Will Give You Hope, No Matter Your Faith

Good will conquer evil. Always.<p>Stories of both tragic loss and heroism are still emerging from Paris, as the world mourns the 129 killed and many more injured during the devastating attack on Friday night.<p>Over the weekend, iconic buildings around the world lit up in red, white and blue to express …

US Christian groups plead for compassion for Muslim refugees

Since the Paris terrorist attacks on November 13, governors of more than half of the US’s 50 states have said they will not welcome Syrian refugees—defying President Barack Obama’s September announcement that the US would take 10,000 Syrian refugees in 2016. While many are calling their remarks …

GiveDirectly? Not So Fast.

GiveDirectly is the current flavor of the month, and every couple of days someone asks us what we think of it. For those of you behind on your news …

Facebook Co-Founder Giving Millions Directly To The Poor, No Strings Attached

GiveDirectly has a straightforward approach to helping the world's poorest people: just give them cash, no strings attached.<p>The New York-based nonprofit has distributed about $1,000—roughly a year's income—to thousands of ultra-poor households in Kenya and Uganda. Recipients don't need to pay back …

World Food Program

Mastering the Hana Highway: How to do it Right

“The Road To Hana.” It’s a four-word phrase that, for many people, elicits four-letter responses. Driving this serpentine, rainforest road is one of …

Guido on Python

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Python Programming

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Marketing

Microsoft Knows Exactly Where Intel's Future Is

This week, Microsoft researcher Doug Burger received more than his usual share of email.<p>On Monday, Intel told the world it was spending $16.7 billion …

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

Are We Mormons a Cult?

When I was at graduate school in Princeton from 1990-1995, I worked summers as a temporary secretary at various big local businesses. In one of those situations, I talked to a coworker about my religion. She was a Baptist, and had some pretty strong opinions about Mormons. To be specific, she …

Religion

5 Things Students Must Know About the New SAT

By now, it is likely not news that the SAT is undergoing a comprehensive revision. Unfortunately for test-takers who will sit for the Redesigned SAT …

Skytap CTO to Cover Hybrid Apps and OpenStack at Two Upcoming Events | Skytap

<i>Skytap CTO Brad Schick has been invited to speak at the 2015 Seattle Technology Leadership Summit and the OpenStack Summit Vancouver on the following</i> …

OpenStack

MIT lecturer explains 5 key skills that separate innovators from imitators

According to Hal Gregersen, the executive director of the MIT Leadership Center, "all of us were quite good at [innovation] when we were 4 years old." The problem is, without cultivation, these skills are often lost by adulthood.<p>Four years ago, Gregersen, along with business professors Jeff Dyer …

Innovation

How Science Brought Me Closer to God

I was born in a Muslim household to parents who laid great emphasis on spirituality and science.<p>Growing up, I was taught to always speak the truth, to be kind to others, to serve humanity in all ways possible, and to never expect any form of thanks in return. Selfless service, as I was taught, was …

This Is How Successful Leaders Spent Their Teenage Years

<i>Answer by Auren Hoffman, CEO of LiveRamp,</i> <i>on Quora.</i><p><i>Note: I don’t think I have ever before been compared with Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, etc. I am no</i> …

Microsoft Developer Lead: Build For Any Operating System, Not Just Windows

Microsoft has been through an immense period of change. New CEO Satya Nadella has been widely lauded and knocked in equal measure, but he is the man now most regularly credited with swinging the big ship around towards open source and cloud-based delivery. Whether previous CEO Steve Ballmer ‘didn’t …

Amazon’s $5 billion cloud saga: What’s in it for India

Amazon amazed everyone by breaking out financial details of its secretive cloud computing business. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, during first quarter …

Amazon Web Services

Android and iOS apps on Windows: What is Microsoft doing—and will it work?

Running a competitor's apps has been done before. It hasn't worked.<p>At its Build developer conference last week, Microsoft made a pair of …

Apps

Google Brings Battle-Hardened NoSQL Database To Its Cloud Platform

The cloud is forcing major platform companies to expose their secret sauce to the world. Last week at the Build conference, Microsoft announced Service Fabric, a microservices platform that the company has been internally using to manage various online services such as Cortana, Skype and Azure SQL …

Amazon and Microsoft Take Public Cloud Storage To The Next Level

Last week, Microsoft announced the general availability of Azure Premium Storage, the choice of storage for demanding workloads. A week before that, at the AWS Summit, Amazon has launched a new storage type on the public cloud called Elastic File System. Both these announcements have a positive …

How Bill Gates, Andy Grove, And Steve Jobs Found Success Without Business Training

The CEOs of Microsoft, Intel, and Apple were famously flawed leaders, so how did they manage to transform their companies?<p>Strategy without execution is as worthless as execution without strategy.<p>Getting both right is a challenging task, but one that Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs all …

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Portraits From the Forbidden Priesthood of Women

The Roman Catholic Church prohibits women from being ordained. Canon law 1024 states that, “A baptized male alone receives sacred ordination validly.” In 2002, a movement now called Womenpriests defied church decree and ordained seven women on the Danube River in Germany. Since then, over 200 women …

The 25 best Hubble Space Telescope images - ExtremeTech

By on December 5, 2016 at 10:27 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The Hubble Space Telescope has …

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

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面对面的办公室:艾伦·图灵的悲情人生

作者=玑衡<p>来源=《上海文艺》<p><b>左边的办公室</b><p>冯•诺伊曼教授每年换一部新凯迪拉克。早上十点,他把爱车停在帕尔玛物理实验室门口,神采奕奕地走进隔壁数学系的办公室。那时候普林斯顿高等研究院才刚成立,和数学系挤在一幢叫作Fine Hall的楼—— “还不错的楼”。冯•诺伊曼教授总是穿一身笔挺的西装,以免别人把他错当成学生。他太年轻,三十出头,却已经到达了学术顶峰,和五十多岁的物理学家爱因斯坦、数学家维布伦(Oswald Veblen)、数学家亚历山大(James Alexander)一起成了高等研究院最初任命的四位教授。<p>十八岁那年,他犹太裔的父母试图把长子拉出对数学的执迷学些更实际的东西,于是他们达成了妥 …