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The Best Life Lessons We Learned From Children's Books

They still have a lot to teach us.<p>Children’s books are full of wisdom. They contain some of the most important, well said, and beautifully told …

Kids

Enterprise IT trends for 2017: ‘Fog’ computing, Internet sensors, the second coming of silicon …

With Snap’s IPO reportedly imminent and the giant Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas now wrapped up, many in the tech world have been focused on innovations in consumer technology lately. But I think the coming year also will be marked by lesser-noticed tectonic shifts in enterprise-IT: Trends …

Why you can’t get that one song out of your head: The science of earworms

“Bad Romance” by Lady Gaga. “Don't Stop Believin' ” by Journey. Katy Perry's “California Gurls.”<p>If you spend the rest of the day with the words “Just a small town girl/living in a lonely world” or “Ra ra ah-ah-ah/Ro ma ro-mah-mah” running an endless loop through your head, we're sorry. But know …

University of London

6 كتب لم تسمع بها من قبل ستغير طريقة تفكيرك للأفضل - المكتبة العامة

من بين 300 كتاب شرعتُ في قراءتها العام الماضي، أنهيتُ 160 كتابًا. صحيحٌ أن القراءة هامة، لكن التطبيق العملي أهم. وإذا كانت قراءة الكتب المشهورة …

Prototyping is an attitude

24 of the Most Banned Books of All Time

“A book is a loaded gun," Ray Bradbury famously wrote in <i>Fahrenheit 451</i>, and plenty of people seem to concur with the story's book-burning Captain …

Before and After Post-Processing of Travel and Fine Art Photography

Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer that specialized in travel and fine art photography. To understand how to take awesome …

Tutorials

The Science of Baking, In One Graphic

Baking is a science as well an art, and the key to better baking is understanding the chemical forces at play. Thankfully this graphic explains all …

Study Skills

The Real Reasons Quantum Entanglement Doesn't Allow Faster-Than-Light Communication

My colleague-in-blogging Ethan Siegel does a regular reader-request feature, and this week’s edition drifts into my territory, answering a question about using quantum entanglement for faster-than-light communication. As I jokingly said on Twitter, Ethan’s answer is pretty good for an astronomer, …

Quantum Mechanics

7 Ways Soft-Skills Power Organizational Performance

Succeeding in today's increasingly competitive global landscape calls for our organizations to leverage everything they can, and increasingly, that leverage is coming down to your employees' soft skills.<p>But while it's easy (well, easier) to measure and hire for hard-skills competency, it's very …

These are the 10 smartest countries in the world when it comes to science

That's partly why the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) tracks new college degrees in 40 of the world's most advanced countries.<p>Now the group has released its 2015 Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard report, which includes data up to 2012.<p>The ranking is based on …

OECD

Amazon is building an army of 'cowboys' and 'Jeff bots' in India

It hit $1 billion in sales there faster than it has in any other geography, but continues to face huge hurdles and growing competition.<p>Amit Agarwal, who leads Amazon's India efforts, told Jay Greene at The Seattle Times that the company has had to completely rethink its international-expansion …

India

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It looks like Amazon shut down a popular ad product to stop companies like Google getting access to its data

Product ads were popular among e-commerce brands because the format allowed them to partner with Amazon, but without Amazon seeing their transaction data. Ad sellers like Google were able to use the ads to get information about Amazon's users, which enabled them to hone up ad targeting on their own …

eCommerce

'Bank of Apple' Moves Closer With New Patent To Kill PayPal, Square

Apple has quietly filed for a new patent which details a person-to-person money transmission method which could potentially grab market share from PayPal and Square, and hit the already beleaguered banking sector struggling to keep up with FinTech.<p>Apple is already banking on consumers using the …

Apple Pay

Open Source Enabled Interactive Analytics: An Overview

<b>By Anmol Koul (Wincere).</b><p>Over the past couple of years we have seen the emergence of open source visualization libraries as a viable alternative to …

How to Really Manage Information

I would like to introduce a new managerial discipline I call "Information Management."<p>The thing we used to call Information Management has never been …

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8 New Big Data Projects To Watch

The big data community has a secret weapon when it comes to innovation: open source. The granddaddy of big data, Apache Hadoop, was born in open …

Successful Cloud Architecture Takes the Right Mindset

The evolution of your IT department is here.<p>The industry calls it “the cloud” and OpenStack is one part of the solution.<p>And while designing and …

The 4 Psychological Triggers That Catalyze Change

<b>“Things do not change; we change.” ~Henry David Thoreau</b><p>The world knows no joy like an evangelist with an opening. My eyes lit up as I jumped into my …

Building better healthcare outcomes on solid infrastructure and

<i>An apple a day keeps the doctor away.</i> Apples or no apples, we all have been to a doctor’s office before—either for a small cold we just can’t get rid …

The mathematically proven winning strategy for 14 of the most popular games

From Risk to tic-tac-toe, popular games involve tons of strategic decisions, probability and math. So one happy consequence of being a data nerd is that you may have an advantage at something even non-data nerds understand: winning.<p>So how do you win (almost) every game in existence, do you ask? …

Mathematics

The Industrial Internet: Big Machines, Big Data, Big Impact

You may be familiar with the Internet of Things, a network of connected devices (and people) that is expected to number around 26 billion by the year 2020. To better understand IoT, I recommend that you read two articles I wrote last year. The first is A Simple Explanation of the Internet of Things …

Internet of Things