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Reading Academic Research Papers Is the Best Success Hack You've Never Heard About

Graduate-level research is a lot likelier to help you figure out real life business problems than that book of motivational quotes beside your bed.<p>5 min read<p>Despite the bad rap it tends to get in the self-made businessperson community, college is still an entrepreneurial hub. Billion-dollar …

12 Poor Decisions You Are Probably Making Every Day

The wrong decision could put a damper in your productivity.<p><b>From email to social media to online dating, we make decisions every day without thinking about it.</b>• <b><br>But many of the choices you arrive at this way aren't so wise, like staring at a computer all day or refusing to let your partner's slightly</b> …

China Now Has the Most Valuable AI Startup in the World

SenseTime Group Ltd. has raised $600 million from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and other investors at a valuation of more than $3 billion, becoming the …

Artificial Intelligence

Scaling to 80 billion rows (6TB) and getting the answer back in 70s. Just one of the reasons why our clients like using #BigQuery. https://t.co/IIBFD5Wu46

Federer Crushes Cilic to Win Record 8th Wimbledon Title: Pictures

The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter is the monster mashup we need

Swashbuckling adventure crossed with literary criticism<p>In Theodora Goss’ debut novel, the daughter of Doctor Jekyll discovers that her father was part of a secret society of mad scientists. This being a gothic fantasy novel, she naturally befriends their dangerous and beautiful creations. In a …

First-Ever Photos Show Wild Lion Nursing Leopard Cub

While the photos are undeniably cute, an expert says the strange pairing might not end well.<p>African lions and leopards are not what you'd call friends. In fact, lions have a habit of killing leopards.<p>So it was quite surprising when a five-year-old lioness was seen nursing a weeks-old leopard cub …

Wildlife

Ivanka Trump sat in for her father at G-20 summit

Ivanka Trump briefly sat in for her father, President Donald Trump, during a session Saturday at the G-20 summit after the president stepped out.<p>The move caused a stir because usually government ministers or senior officials are the ones called to stand in for heads of state.<p>A White House official …

Donald Trump

How to talk to strangers

<i>Julia Rothman</i><p>Kio Stark has always talked to strangers — she believes these fleeting moments give us new ways to fall in love with the world. She …

Why use ExpressJS over NodeJS for Server-Side Development?

Ever since the inception of JavaScript, web developers have regarded it strictly as a client side web language. All it ever helped was to make small web-based applications and impart functional features in web-pages.<p>Until NodeJs came into picture.<p>It made server-side JS coding possible. Not only did …

Building Streaming And Fast Data Applications With Spark, Mesos, Akka, Cassandra And Kafka

The Competitive Advantage Of Real-Time Insights From Fast, Streaming DataIt’s become clear to many business that the ability to extract real-time …

Moving from Docker to rkt

Even the coolest products and services come with vendor lock-in. And no matter how enthusiastic I have been about Docker in the last three years, at …

DevOps

Java inside docker: What you must know to not FAIL

Many developers are (or should be) aware that Java processes running inside Linux containers (docker, rkt, runC, lxcfs, etc) don’t behave as expected …

This Week in Firebase: Cloud Functions

This week in Firebase is dominated by the beta launch of one of the coolest aspects of Firebase: Cloud Functions for Firebase. Almost every time I …

Scott Nelson

As one would say my sheep hear my voice. It's the good shepherd. Rover and Roof. And the basic conclusions of the title research-hers. The would not …

New version of Google App Engine supports all programming languages

Google announced that an entirely overhauled version of App Engine was generally available as of today. It made the announcement at Google Cloud Next being held this week in San Francisco.<p>App Engine is Google’s platform-as-a-service for building application backends without having to worry about …

Top 10 fantasy fiction universes

When it comes to top-notch fantasy, we’re spoiled for choice these days. JK Rowling, China Miéville, Ursula K Le Guin, Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson are just a few of the juggernauts of this ever-growing category of fiction, which has spawned endless sub-categories. Fantasy is the realm of …

Books

How to Upgrade Judges with Machine Learning - MIT Technology Review

When should a criminal defendant be required to await trial in jail rather than at home? Software could significantly improve judges’ ability to make …

Machine Learning

Donald Trump’s Worst Deal

The President helped build a hotel in Azerbaijan that appears to be a corrupt operation engineered by oligarchs tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard.<p>Heydar Aliyev Prospekti, a broad avenue in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, connects the airport to the city. The road is meant to highlight Baku’s …

Java 9 new features

Java 9 is scheduled to be released in July 2017. The Feature Extension Complete milestone was achieved in late December,. We will have a look at the …

JavaScript

How To Deploy a Go Web Application with Docker

Get familiar with how Docker can improve the way you build, test and deploy Go web applications, and see how you can use Semaphore for continuous …

The 12 Worst Changes George Lucas Made To Star Wars

Rumors have been circulating for awhile now that Disney is planning on re-releasing the theatrical cuts of the original <i>Star Wars</i> trilogy, which as …

2016 in review: World events that changed history

As a tumultuous year draws to a close, the Telegraph Foreign Desk looks back at some of the main events that have made headlines in the past 365 days.<p>From the seemingly unstoppable lone-wolf terror attacks by Islamic State extremists in France, Belgium and Germany, to the ongoing challenges of the …

Europe

Java GC Monitoring With JVisualVM

Java garbage collection is a very critical aspect of JVM runtime, and poorly performing GC can have adverse impacts on the performance of your java …

Illustrator Turns People And Their Pets Into Cartoon Characters

American artist Robert DeJesus continues to transform strangers' photos into cartoon versions of themselves (previously here). He's done quite a few …

The assassination that started World War I

The attack by Serbian extremists on the heirs to the Austrian throne on June 28, 1914 sparked what was called the "July Crisis" in Europe. A month …

The Sky Is Falling: Oracle (Might) Want Your Money for Java SE in 2017

Recently, The Register posted the article "Oracle finally targets Java non-payers — six years after plucking Sun." With a subheadline of "Thought …

How to Scrape an AJAX Website using Python

Web scraping is a technique used to retrieve information from a web page using software. There are many tools to do web scraping with Python, some of …

Ups: 2017

We launched the Future of Design in Start-Ups survey last year to set a baseline for how design operates in the tech ecosystem and also to begin to …

PostgreSQL "Compatible" Aurora

While I know full well that Amazon’s marketing department doesn’t need my help, I cannot resist flagging this new development from the elves in …