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Track Your Time for 30 Days. What You Learn Might Surprise You.

It’s hard to know if we’re really making efficient use of our time. It seems like we’re working hard — and we’re certainly stressed out. But are we spending our time on the right things? That’s the question I set out to solve at the start of this year. I was feeling overwhelmed after spending the …

Time Management

YouTube tech reviewer Marques Brownlee is the most famous person you wouldn’t recognize in public

Brownlee’s YouTube channel MKBHD has amassed nearly six million subscribers — and big tech companies are paying attention.<p>Marques Brownlee likes the fact that he still has a bit of anonymity — despite having more than six million subscribers on YouTube and more than 2.75 million followers on …

Internet

Top 7 Data Science Machine Learning GitHub Repositories in March 2018

Introduction<p>I live GitHub! Not only can you follow the work happening in different domains, but you can also collaborate on multiple open source …

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2018) review: business in the front, business in the back

It’s peak ThinkPad<p>There are few things more consistent in the tech world than ThinkPad laptops. For over 25 years, IBM and then Lenovo have been cranking out the utilitarian workhorses that put business needs first. Though ThinkPads have adopted new technologies and features over the years, they …

Chemists seek antiaddiction drugs to save hijacked brains

Powerful chemical countermeasures could one day enter the battle against opioid addiction, which killed more than 42,000 people in the United States …

Zaius raises $30M to help marketers unify their customer data

Zaius, a customer data company working with consumer brands like Tea Forte and Burt’s Bees Baby, has raised $30 million in Series B funding.<p>CEO Mark Gally said that while business-to-business marketing revolves around the CRM, there’s a “hodgepodge” on the consumer marketing side. More …

Facebook is $24 billion richer after Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress

It turns out Mark Zuckerberg’s time in the Congressional hot seat was a good thing for Facebook, as far as the markets were concerned.<p>After two days of questioning by American lawmakers, Facebook’s share price rose more than 5%—mostly on the first day of Zuckerberg’s testimony—boosting the tech …

'Machine learning is the big one': Deloitte expert looks to the future of tech trends

The dominant tech trend in places like Southeast Asia will not be artificial intelligence as a whole, but rather it will be the more specific AI …

Machine Learning

4 Types of Machine Intelligence You Should Know

Cognitive computing, AI, machine learning, and deep learning are often used to describe the same thing, when they actually differ. We explain what …

Artificial Intelligence

Some Galaxy S9 Plus users are reporting “black crush” screen issues

• Some Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus users have been reporting issues with “black crush.”<br>• This is a problem where the display struggles to show differences between dark colors.<br>• Google Pixel 2 owners also reported a similar problem last year.<p>Some Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus users have been taking to the internet to …

Flaw in Microsoft Outlook Lets Hackers Easily Steal Your Windows Password

A security researcher has disclosed details of an important vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook for which the company released an incomplete patch …

Information Security

UC Berkeley Is Offering Data Science, Its Fastest-Growing Course Ever, for Free Online

It's worth passing along a message from UC Berkeley. According to its news service, the "fastest-growing course in UC Berkeley’s history — …

Online Education

Want A Purpose-Driven Business? Know The Difference Between Mission And Purpose

Young people want to work for purpose-driven businesses–but your purpose has to be something more than just rephrasing your business model.<p>Over the past decade, leaders in business, education, and the social sector have become more interested in the development of purpose. Leading social …

Automatic Image Captioning using Deep Learning (CNN and LSTM) in PyTorch

Introduction<p>Deep Learning is a very rampant field right now – with so many applications coming out day by day. And the best way to get deeper into …

Meet the 26-year-old entrepreneurs using Instagram to build an art empire from scratch

After the school friends graduated from different universities, Kennedy took a job with ad firm Leo Burnett, while Burt focused on his art. Neither …

Can (a== 1 && a ==2 && a==3) ever evaluate to true?

<b>Moderator note:</b> Please resist the urge to edit the code or remove this notice. The pattern of whitespace may be part of the question and therefore …

My Algorithm is Better than Yours

New tools allow business users -- not just data scientists -- to leverage algorithms and venture into machine learning. But, handle with care because …

Machine Learning

Stop Thinking Killer App and Start Thinking Killer Experience

Virtual reality and augmented reality strategies from an industry veteran.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>David Polinchock has worked in the virtual reality (VR) and experiential advertising space since the 1990s, and he’s seen the good, the bad and the ugly for using …

If You Want to Retire in 10 Years, Do These 5 Things Now

This article was originally published by <i>Money</i><p>After 30-plus years of working and socking away savings, you can finally see retirement on the horizon. …

At 12, He Had a Viral Science Video. At 14, He Fears He Was Too Rude.

Marco Zozaya loves science. His bedroom wall is covered in photos of scientists. When he grows up, he wants to be a science communicator like Neil deGrasse Tyson. And for a moment at age 12, when he recorded a video about vaccines on an iPad in his backyard in northeast Mexico, it seemed like he …

Social Media

Startup Spotlight: Facebook and Microsoft vets build coding education marketplace Educative

Unable to find a continuing education platform to learn new coding techniques, languages, and skills, Fahim ul Haq and Naeem ul Haq went out and …

A Long Walk Is As Good For The Mind As It Is For The Body

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker's weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and a guide to using its waters to reflect on and improve …

Tech Thinks It Has a Fix for the Problems It Created: Blockchain

SAN FRANCISCO — Worried about someone hacking the next election? Bothered by the way Facebook and Equifax coughed up your personal information?<p>The technology industry has an answer called the blockchain — even for the problems the industry helped to create.<p>The first blockchain was created in 2009 …

Blockchain

It's time to break up with VR

Commentary: More than two years into the current virtual reality era, it feels like we've hit a brick wall.<p>Dear VR: It's not me, it's you.<p>We've had some good times, we've had some motion sickness, we've bumped into a few walls. But after giving you the benefit of the doubt for the past two years, …

Large crack in East African Rift is evidence of continent splitting in two

A large crack, stretching several kilometers, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused …

Geology

5 Essentials for Succeeding When You Become Your Own Boss

You can build the business of your dreams and create a life of freedom.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Picture this. You get to your desk on that last Monday morning. You’ve spent years working this job that hasn’t been what you wanted for your life, but you smile …

Cracking the Coding Interview: 189 Programming Questions and Solutions

Overview<p>Cracking the Coding Interview: 189 Programming Questions and Solutions by Gayle Laakmann McDowell<p>I am not a recruiter. I am a software …

‘Highly critical’ CMS bug has left over 1 million sites open to attack

The team behind the popular open-source CMS Drupal is urging admins to update their sites to ward off a nasty bug that could leave their sites “highly compromised” to attackers, according to the organization.<p>The effected versions (Drupal 6, 7 and 8) of the CMS power over one million websites on the …

Geocomputation with R

13.5.2 Tuning (spatial) machine-learning hyperparameters<p>Section 13.1 provided an overview of machine learning in relation to the field of statistics. …