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The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

Leadership

Ex-JPMorgan trader turned bitcoin fund manager: 'There’s trench warfare going on between analogue and digital financial services'

LONDON — A former high-flying trader who has embraced the world of cryptocurrencies says there is a "trench warfare" going on between traditional financial services and digital upstarts.<p>Danny Masters told Business Insider: "There's something of a trench warfare going on between what I call analogue …

Cryptocurrency

China’s great leap forward in science

Chinese investment is paying off with serious advances in biotech, computing and space. Are they edging ahead of the west?<p>I first met Xiaogang Peng in the summer of 1992 at Jilin University in Changchun, in the remote north-east of China, where he was a postgraduate student in the department of …

Deng Xiaoping

How I Beat Anxiety Into Submission Every Single Day

The struggle is real for millions of people across the world but anxiety doesn't have to control your life.<p>My dad was dying of cancer. I had a year to prepare for the inevitable, but when he passed away, it still hit me like a ton of bricks. I was an only child and very close to my father my entire …

Self-help

In 10 Years We Won't Have Blockchains

Instead, we may have something that does what a blockchain does, only faster, cheaper and scalable. It'll look more like a graph than a linear chain.

Blockchain

Understanding JavaScript: Closures

Why learn JavaScript in depth?<p>JavaScript is one of the most popular programming languages today. It runs in the browser, it runs on the server, it’s …

JavaScript

Skycoin: Anatomy of a cryptocurrency scam

What if someone told you there was a cryptocurrency that could help you fight the repeal of net neutrality by getting paid to be on a badass futuristic internet? Furthermore it’s uncensorable, can’t be centralized, and is impenetrable to hacks.<p>Enter Skycoin, the sounds-to-good-to-be-true coin with …

Blockchain

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel like their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

How you can train AI to convert design mockups into HTML and CSS

Currently, the largest barrier to automating front-end development is computing power. However, we can use current deep learning algorithms, along with synthesized training data, to start exploring artificial front-end automation right now.<p>In this post, we’ll teach a neural network how to code a …

Deep Learning

UBS: Buy these 10 undervalued stocks to cash in on market volatility

UBS has issued clients a list of stocks which fell in value and offer big returns as a result.<p>All of the stocks listed declined 5% or more during the sell-off, meaning their price-to-earnings forecast for the next 12 months has ticked up.<p>The next 12 months price-to-earnings (NTM P/E) forecast is …

Investing

Amazon rolled out a great new perk for Prime members who love to read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Amazon Prime comes with a lot of perks— among which are notably free two-day shipping on all purchases and access to services like …

Shopping

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

What is AI? Everything you need to know about Artificial Intelligence

An executive guide to artificial intelligence, from machine learning and general AI to neural networks.<p><i>Video: Getting started with artificial</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

This engineer created a fool-proof plan to overcome shyness — and it led her to jobs at Apple, Google, and now Microsoft

A couple of months ago, Sophia Velastegui was approached with an exciting job offer: To become the general manager of Microsoft's artificial intelligence product unit.<p>She began the job in December. It was another pinnacle career move for the star engineer, named to Business Insider's list of the …

Employment

A New All-in-One Mining Platform Promises Leading Tech, Low Costs, and Instant Withdrawals

sponsoredThe company claims to offer competitive pre-sales prices along with transparent pricing structureAt the time of writing, it could take over …

Bitcoin

8 Awesomely Simple Science Experiments You Can Do at Home

Mischief managed.<p>Science can be a little intimidating. Whether it's the latest research in quantum mechanics or organic chemistry, sometimes science …

Organic Chemistry

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, Feb. 09

A technical analysis of cryptocurrencies price and their short-term movements.<i>The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Forget Ethereum: Here Are 8 Intriguing Cryptocurrencies You Should Follow

Source: Getty Images<p>of<p>Look beyond bitcoin and Ethereum<p>In 2017, virtual currencies simply couldn’t be stopped. When the year began, the combined market cap of every cryptocurrency was just shy of $18 billion. But by year’s end, cryptocurrencies were worth a combined $613 billion. That’s a gain of …

Blockchain

HEROIC.com Intends To Disrupt Cybersecurity With AI And The Blockchain

I’ve written before about the benefits athletes bring to entrepreneurship and business. This week I had the chance to address these questions with tech entrepreneur Chad Bennett, of Utah. At just 37, he has led two of his three prior companies (as I have) to multiple Inc. 500 wins. He’s an Ironman …

Cryptocurrency

A day-trading millionaire says he isn’t fazed by his favorite strategy blowing up

Seth Golden’s moment of fame came this summer, when the New York Times profiled him: The former Target logistics manager said he had made millions of dollars by betting on volatility—or more precisely, a lack of it. Since then, other people have wanted to know how they can get rich on this …

Stock Markets

BANK OF AMERICA: These 10 stocks could surge more than 20% this year

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has issued a list of stock picks to clients which could help investors.<p>The list contains 38 stock recommendations in the benchmark S&P 500 index, which they predict will gain in value throughout 2018.<p>BAML's list included a price objective for each stock pick, which …

Investing

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Blockchain

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold article Photo Gallery - TechSpot

View 4 detailed pictures from our Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold article, close-up photos in high …

Blockchain

Google spent years studying effective teams — and one trait stood out

The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out on a quest to figure out what makes a team successful. They code-named the study …

Self-improvement

40 places every California kid must visit before growing up

As families start taking off for spring break holidays and planning summer vacations, it's the perfect time for SFGATE to bring out its list of 40 spots around California that every kid should visit before growing up.<p>This travel bucket list for the California family takes you all over the Golden …

Death Valley

The best hidden gems of the Bay Area suburbs

A few years ago, we put together our list of San Francisco's best hidden gems and secret spots. The concept was so popular we added a second installment of reader's picks. Now, we're expanding our search because — as we all know — the entire Bay Area is filled with cool things to do.<p>One of our …

San Francisco Bay Area

The Decentralized Web Just Might Need Databases, Too

Bluzelle, which raised $19.5 million in an initial coin offering (ICO), says a decentralized version of structured databases would be more resilient.

Blockchain

Nagging Isn’t Necessary: How to Improve a Child’s Behavior...

Sometimes we convince ourselves that the only way we can get our kids to do anything is to ask them over and over and over again. In other words… …

Parenting

My January Dad Bod Challenge: I lost over a stone in a month

Just over a month ago I was staring at my protruding gut and puffy face in the mirror - testament's to a life possibly too-well-lived. I heaved myself onto a set of bathroom scales, and watched as cartoon springs popped out with a clownish “BOING!”.<p>“14 stone 6 lbs” it read. According to my BMI …

Fitness

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say 'No' Is Brilliant

With so many things coming our way every day, Steve Jobs calls us back to the importance of focus with one prophetic quote.<p>In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative-thinkers and entrepreneurs …

Time Management