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Vocalytics analyzes your body language to make you a better public speaker

Vocalytics, one of the many projects that came out of our Disrupt SF hackathon this weekend, wants to make you a better public speaker.<p>The project uses machine learning to analyze videos of your performances and gives you feedback on your body language. The team trained the system to look for your …

The Self-Taught Data Scientist Curriculum - Data Mania

If you’ve been following along with the Data-Mania blog, then you’ve already researched and identified the skills you need to land a job in data …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest …

10 Learning Hacks From The World's Most Productive Leaders

The best leaders don’t stop learning. After all, the ability of the greatest leaders to gather information, process it and make the hard decisions is what separates them from those who are merely competent. To stay at the top of their game, many prominent leaders find ways to make learning second …

16 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>To ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: "What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?"<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways, as well as a few other skills we …

I Did 20 Push-Ups Every Day For 2 Weeks and Here's What I Learned

Earlier this year, I could string together a solid 14 to 16 push-ups without stopping. It was a skill that took me quite some time to master. And by "quite some time," I mean months and months. For that, my gratitude lays with CrossFit. When I'd see them on the list of to-dos for a daily WOD …

Workouts

‘Terminator’ Come To Life? – Facebook Shuts Down Artificial Intelligence After It Developed Its Own Language

Technology is always advancing in today’s world and many feel that the human race will always be ahead of it, but there is the possibility that it …

Want More Success? Science Says Do This 1 Thing First (Most People Do The Opposite) | Inc.com

Like modern-day explorers ascending K2 or reaching the North Pole, entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, Brian Chesky and Arianna Huffington have what the Finnish call <i>sisu</i>, a flair for turning extreme adversity into advantage. Where <i>sisu</i> flourishes, entrepreneurs report higher levels of hope (unshakeable …

Motivation

I studied millionaires for 5 years and realized being 'rich' comes down to only two things

Being rich is really about two things.<p>In my Rich Habits Study, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals (177 of whom were self-made millionaires) with …

Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper to lose weight, scientists confirm

It is said that the best way to live is to breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper, and now scientists have proven the historical maxim correct.<p>A study of 50,000 people found that those who made breakfast their largest meal of the day has a lower Body Mass Index (BMI) than …

Holistic Medicine

Your Mighty New Mindful Habit: Learn to Respond, Not React

Whether you're talking with friends, family, romantic partners or even coworkers or employees, how you communicate means a lot, especially when it …

Fast-track your summer body: how to shape up over the weekend

I’m going to show you how to fast track your body to ‘the new gorgeous you’ in just one weekend, and it can be done almost entirely in the comfort of your own home.<p>First of all, be prepared to follow all the instructions here. If you do, you'll get results.<p>Tips to start<p>Get your food arrangements in …

Michael Phelps says great white shark was toughest foe ever

Michael Phelps retired from competitive swimming following the 2016 Summer Games in Rio as the most decorated Olympian of all time -- with 28 medals, including 23 gold. But Phelps’ most recent race – which will air Sunday on the Discovery channel – featured his most challenging opponent -- a great …

Jeff Bezos and other investors raise $200 million for vertical farming startup Plenty

After announcing Amazon’s plans to gobble up Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, CEO Jeff Bezos is stepping further into the fresh foods market by …

44 Favorite Books of High Achievers | Inc.com

The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement, which often comes in the form of a good book. Here are several dozen excellent reads, recommended by high-achieving founders and executives.<p>1. <i>Crossing the Chasm</i> by Geoffrey Moore<p>"When I read [this book] for the first …

Leadership

How houses were cooled before air conditioning

It’s too darn hot<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Period Dramas</i><i>, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures.</i><p>On these sweltering midsummer days, it’s natural to want nothing more than to sit in front of an air …

Arts and Crafts movement

A Marine veteran says a morning ritual he picked up in boot camp primes him for success every day

After graduating high school, Andrew Wittman was supposed follow to his parents into missionary work.<p>But he realized he wanted something completely different.<p>"I was the fat kid in high school that always got bullied, but I was never allowed to fight back," Wittman tells Business Insider. "I didn't …

Intel lets you stick an AI brain into your USB port

Want to give your PC an IQ boost? Intel's $80 Movidius Neural Compute Stick lets you plug some computing brains into your laptop's USB port.<p>The device, geared for tinkerers and programmers, can crank out 100 billion mathematical calculations per second while consuming a paltry 1 watt of power. …

Machine Learning

10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need To Know About

This column is authored by content analyst and tech writer,The post 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need To Know About appeared first on …

How to Make Better To-Do Lists | Inc.com

It's the most basic time-management tool out there. So, why are most of us doing it wrong?<p>Lists are the most basic time-management tool we have. We all (obsessively) use them. They're supposed to help us prioritize our work and avoid feeling overwhelmed. But rarely do the lists we make do either of …

Time Management

These are the top 5 books you must read to be successful

I post about a lot of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all, so here are a few of my must-reads.<p><b>1.</b> <i>Influence</i><p>What is it?<p>Most consider …

Website Scraping Is an Easy Growth Hack You Should Try

As one of the oldest tricks in the digital marketing book, website scraping is still a premiere way of getting data.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Website scraping has been a growth hacking technique since well before the term <i>growth hack</i> even existed. Starting out from …

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

Work-life Balance

Fighting Forty: how to strengthen your knees

In our new video series, Fighting Forty, leading fitness instructor and regular Telegraph contributor Scott Laidler demonstrates exercises that target specific problem areas for men of a certain age. This week, he looks at combating bad knees through exercise.<p>In the video above, Scott runs through …

A Way to Plan If You’re Bad at Planning

Learning how to plan — especially if you’re new to organizing your time — can be a frustrating experience. And for some individuals, the reason could be their brains.<p>As a time management coach, I’ve seen some incredibly intelligent people struggle to plan. For example, very creative people who …

Meet The Startups That Bring Artificial Intelligence To Log Management And Analysis

Artificial Intelligence is set to disrupt every industry vertical. While scenarios like self-driving cars and cancer diagnosis instantly get our attention, more common areas such as IT operations and DevOps are also impacted by AI.<p>One of the core aspects of DevOps is monitoring and logging. It is …

Artificial Intelligence

4 signs that your anxiety could be masking another illness

You may have noticed a recent uptick of articles simultaneously discussing anxiety and depression. There’s physiological precedence for this: the …

Depression

World's cutest solar farm in China is shaped like a panda

Who says solar panel installations can’t be adorable? The Panda Power Plant in Datong, China is shaped like the country’s treasured animal – and the …

The 18 hottest enterprise startups of 2017, according to how investors value them

For that we turned to Pitchbook, the website that tracks financial investments. Pitchbook sifted through its vast database to uncover the 383 startups that received funding so far in 2017 and that sell products or services to businesses, aka enterprise startups.<p>We chose a metric called a "valuation …

Top 15 Python Libraries For Data Science In 2017 | Articles | Chief Data Officer

As Python has gained a lot of traction in the recent years in the Data Science industry, I wanted to outline some of its most useful libraries for …