li yuen chung

28 Flips | 8 Magazines | 2 Following | 2 Followers | @chungbone | Keep up with li yuen chung 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 “li yuen chung”

What the early church thought about God's gender

The Episcopal Church has decided to revise its 1979 prayer book, so that God is no longer referred to by masculine pronouns.<p>The prayer book, first …

Theology

Is there an easy way to delete masses of emails in Gmail?

Alan’s Gmail inbox needs tidying up, and it’s easy to sort emails and save space using built-in search commands. But not before he makes a back up<p>Is there an easy way of doing mass deletes in Gmail? I’ve rather let the inbox grow, and I would like to trim it. Manual deletion would take forever. …

Gmail

A Cryptocurrency Without a Blockchain Has Been Built to Outperform Bitcoin - MIT Technology Review

Bitcoin isn’t the only cryptocurrency on a hot streak—plenty of alternative currencies have enjoyed rallies alongside the Epic Bitcoin Bull Run of …

Blockchain

These are the 2017 tech gadgets I just couldn't live without

When it comes to new gadgets and gizmos, 2017’s been a pretty epic year.<p>We’ve seen a surge of new voice-activated assistants, rise of remastered retro tech, and all kinds of quirky smart devices. Rather than rehash what’s appearing on my colleagues' top lists—most of which would make my top picks, …

Gear & Gadgets

Meet the man behind the most important tool in data science

Wes McKinney hates the idea of researchers wasting their time. “Scientists unnecessarily dealing with the drudgery of simple data manipulation tasks makes me feel terrible,” he says.<p>Perhaps more than any other person, McKinney has helped fix that problem. McKinney is the developer of “Pandas”, one …

Data Science

Holography-based 3D printing produces objects in seconds instead of hours

3D printers are useful devices for all kinds of reasons, but most have a critical weakness: they simply take a long time to actually <i>make</i> anything. That’s because additive manufacturing generally works by putting down an object one microscopic layer at a time. But a new holographic printing …

Bible Angels: Dogs Lick a Beggar’s Sores and Angels Carry Him to Heaven

Jesus Christ’s Story of Lazarus and Rich Man Shows Heaven and Hell<p>The Bible records a story that Jesus Christ told about contrasting eternal …

Miracles of Jesus: Healing a Paralyzed Man

Two Miracles - Forgiveness of Sins and a Paralyzed Man Walks Again<p>The story of how Jesus healed a paralyzed man shows two types of miracles. One …

Bill Gates has read nearly all 37 books by this scientist — here are 7 of his favorites

This pick should come as no surprise — Gates has not been shy about his admiration of Smil's work. On his Gates Notes blog, he said he had read nearly all of Smil's 37 books, most of which delve into topics like food production, energy, public policy, and the environment.<p>"The truth is, I'd read …

Bill Gates

These are Google Play’s best apps, games, books, movies and TV shows of 2017 (Updated)

<i>Update, 12/01/2017:</i> Over the weekend, Google made some adjustments to its “best of 2017” list that we recently reported on, including removing the Photo Editor – Beauty Camera & Photo Filters from the “most popular new apps” category. Like Google, we have now replaced this with FaceApp — more …

Apps

What IBM looks for in a data scientist

Job seekers sometimes ask how IBM defines “data scientist.” It’s an important question since more and more would-be data scientists are fighting for attention in an increasingly lucrative labor market.<p>The first step is to distinguish between what we see as true data scientists and other …

Data Science

Machine Learning Market Poised For Growth as Its Application in Diverse Sectors Drives Demand

“Machine Learning Market”<p>Machine Learning Market, By Components (Software Tools, Cloud and web-based APIs), By Service, (Professional services, …

How much of your life do you spend eating? Grooming? Watching TV?

A day in the life of an average American.<p>Breathtaking moments might linger in your memory, But they’re not what make up a life. It’s the minutes spent cleaning the toilet and choosing a not-too-hard avocado that add up. We spend most of our time zoning out or fussing about the lines at the grocery …

How chat and voice tech are changing retail

There is no shortage of companies, white papers, studies and advice blogs aimed at helping retailers write perfect emails to their customers before …

DeepMind’s Go-playing AI doesn’t need human help to beat us anymore

The company’s latest AlphaGo AI learned superhuman skills by playing itself over and over<p>Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind has unveiled the latest version of its Go-playing software, AlphaGo Zero. The new program is a significantly better player than the version that beat the game’s world champion …

Science says IQ may be the best predictor of your potential to excel at work — and no one wants to hear it

"The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people," Bill Gates once said in an interview. "There is no way of getting around that in terms of IQ, you've got to be very elitist in picking the people who deserve to write software."<p>Gates was talking specifically about Microsoft, …

Emotional Intelligence

This Crazy Camera Is the Future of Photography

The L16 fits in your back pocket, yet packs 16 lenses and sensors to capture a single holy-guacamole shot<p>By<p>Geoffrey A. Fowler<p>Raise your hand if you or someone you love goes on vacation laden like a pack mule with camera gear. Big-lens digital SLR cameras sure take lovely photos but carrying one is …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

Integrated Value: What It Is, What It’s Not and Why It’s Important

What Is Integrated Value?<p>Integrated value is, I believe, the next evolution on the long and winding path describing business’s wider role in society, which began with corporate philanthropy (in the 1870s, if not before) and corporate social responsibility (since the 1930s), and has, along the way, …

How many calories you burn doing 39 popular exercises

Everything we do burns calories.<p>But have you ever wondered how your running habits compare to your friend's cycling sessions? Or how your weekend kayaking trip stacked up to a morning swim?<p>Calorie-counting isn't the best way to lose weight— for that, you're better off focusing on which foods you …

Mayo Clinic

Can game theory end world conflict?

Robert J. Aumann isn’t only famous for his long white beard and deep sense of wisdom. He’s also renowned for a string of controversies. On one hand, …

20 essential Windows keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Let your fingertips fly.<p>Compared to reaching for the mouse or navigating a menu, a single keyboard shortcut shaves a moment off your task. This might not seem like much, but add up all those saved moments over a week or a month, and you're gaining a substantial chunk of time. That's why it's …

How to Split Your Time Effectively Across Multiple Companies

Richard Branson said, "You need to learn when to go forward and when to say no, which can be difficult -- especially if you prefer to say yes, like I do."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most exciting things about starting a successful second business is …

Entrepreneurship

2017 is already the biggest year ever for data center investment in the U.S.

It’s reached $18.2 billion so far this year.<p>U.S. data centers have already seen more investment so far this year than in any previous year. Companies and funds have invested $18.2 billion — double the value of 2016 and on track to surpass the total for the three previous years combined — year to …

Kubernetes and Apache Ignite Deployment on AWS

This article will walk through the steps required to get Kubernetes and Apache Ignite deployed on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The local computer …

Google launches Cloud Dataprep in public beta to help companies clean their data before analysis

At its Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco back in March, Google unveiled Cloud Dataprep, a service that lets companies clean their structured and unstructured datasets for analysis in, for example, Google’s BigQuery, or even for use in training machine learning models.<p>Over the past six …