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Blue Pill: A 75MHz 32-Bit Computer for $2!

Some people love tiny houses, but I’m fascinated by tiny computers. My house is littered with Raspberry Pi’s, but recently my friend Andy Selle …

Microcontroller

The Real Reason You Have Knee Pain

The U.S. has more than 700,000 total knee replacement surgeries every year, and that number is growing precipitously. We are getting to the point in …

Exercise

MIT’s new chip could bring neural nets to battery-powered gadgets

MIT researchers have developed a chip designed to speed up the hard work of running neural networks, while also reducing the power consumed when doing so dramatically – by up to 95 percent, in fact. The basic concept involves simplifying the chip design so that shuttling of data between different …

Deep Learning

Building a Deep Neural Net In Google Sheets

I want to show you that Deep Convolutional Neural Nets are not nearly as intimidating as they sound. And I’ll prove it by showing you an …

Deep Learning

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

This Man Went Vegan Three Years Ago, Now He’s Fitter Than Ever

'What you eat affects how you feel.' 🌿🌱<p>When Mark Lenihan went vegan three years ago, he was worried his new diet would affect how he performed …

Fitness

A Blueprint To Building Wealth - The 4 Deadly Sins Of D.I.Y. Investors

Investor psychology prevents a lot of do-it-yourself investors from performing well in their investing endeavors.<p>A dividend growth strategy can be …

Investing

How to lose your love handles

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you ask almost any fitness professional how to lose your love handles, they will tell you two things: No amount of abdominal crunches will make a difference if you don't first improve your diet and exercise regimen.<p>And there is no such thing as "spot reducing" when it comes to fat loss, …

Fitness

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

This simple script renders data collected by your ISP unusable

After voting last month to strip Obama administration guidelines, the Federal Communications Commission ceded control of the internet to ISPs, at least for now. Corporations like Comcast and Verizon won the right to police themselves, operating on a scheme tantamount to the honor system.<p>With a …

FCC

It's still shockingly cheap to protect against big stock market losses — here's how to do it

The stock market's two-day selloff was scary, but apparently not worrisome enough to force traders to pay up for hedges.<p>So says data compiled by Goldman Sachs, which shows that while the Cboe Volatility Index— or VIX — spiked to a five-month high amid growing worry, it's still on the low extreme …

Stock Markets

The Pros and Cons of 529 College Savings Plans | Investopedia

Paying for the college education of a child or grandchild is one of the most common goals of families. There are several ways to fund this effort, …

Retirement

The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

Cancer

The idea that everything from spoons to stones are conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

27 Absolutely Hilarious Dads Who Will Make You Pee-Laugh

These guys got dad jokes for days.

PyTorch, a year in....

Today marks 1 year since PyTorch was released publicly. It’s been a wild ride — our quest to build a flexible deep learning research platform. Over …

Dogs

Award-Winning Author Judy Blume Shares 6 Inspiring Tips From 50 Years of Writing (and 85 Million Books Sold)

Write the book you want to read and don't let the critics stop you from writing.<p>When I was a kid I loved to read Judy Blume books: <i>Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing</i>, <i>Blubber</i>, <i>Deenie</i>, <i>Freckle Juice</i>, <i>Superfudge</i>. They addressed themes and issues other books I was reading at the time didn't cover. Her stories …

Authors

How to Fall Asleep Fast Using Only Your Breath

Even if you've wound down with a hot bath, shut off all your electronic devices at a reasonable hour and doused your pillow in lavender essence, …

Yoga

Google's Newly Launched Cloud AutoML Let's You Build Models without Coding

Google yesterday announced the the launch of their Cloud AutoML platform. It’s primary aim is to help businesses with limited resources and …

Machine Learning

Serverless Machine Learning with Tensorflow on Google Cloud Platform

Welcome to Serverless Machine Learning on Google Cloud Platform<p>3 videos, 1 practice quiz<p>expand<p>Module 1: Getting Started with Machine Learning<p>24 …

Here Is a Beginner's Guide to Understanding How Shorting Stock Works

It is important to remember a few things if you are thinking about shorting stock. First, never assume you will be able to repurchase a stock you …

Investing

3 Easy Ways to Build a Killer Investment Portfolio

Follow these examples.<p>MONEY has just released its expanded 2018 list of the 50 best mutual funds and 50 best ETFs to own.<p>What makes these funds great …

'Moneyball' Author Michael Lewis: How I Knew When to Quit a Fancy Wall Street Job to Follow My Dream

The 'Moneyball' and 'Big Short' author shares his story.<p>I tell my seven-year-old all the time: “Allow yourself to be lucky.” When I was his age, I …

Meltdown and Spectre: The Latest Vulnerabilities on iOS

Although Apple has recently faced criticism in the media for purposefully slowing down their devices, the latest issue that has been affecting nearly …

20 books that will change your life

Happy New Year, EW readers! ’Tis the season for making resolutions and changes, looking for those life-hacking secrets or transformative advice that …

Researchers Discover Two Major Flaws in the World’s Computers

SAN FRANCISCO — Computer security experts have discovered two major security flaws in the microprocessors inside nearly all of the world’s computers.<p>The two problems, called Meltdown and Spectre, could allow hackers to steal the entire memory contents of a computer. There is no easy fix for …

Deep-breathing exercises for a clear mind

Fill your lungs and empty your mind - deep-breathing techniques will help you keep a clear head<p>Breathing seems like something we do unconsciously, …

Researchers just accidentally found an effective Alzheimer’s treatment while trying to cure diabetes

Developing new treatments for ailments can be a tedious and frustrating process for scientists. Oftentimes, newly developed drugs just don’t work the …

Alzheimer's Disease

[P] I made a tool to deploy Keras image recognition models to the web

I took a deep learning course last year, and found it was a pain to write a web app, stand up servers in the cloud, register domain names, etc. So I …

Deep Learning