Isaac Palshan

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Why more and more countries are taking an interest in geothermal energy

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>Ensia</i><i>.</i><p>At 2:46 pm local time on Friday, March 11, 2011, Japan was rocked by the largest earthquake ever to strike its shores. The 9.1-magnitude quake triggered a devastating tsunami that killed more than 15,000 people. It also took out the backup emergency generators that …

At CES 2017, here are the 'Innovation Award' winners

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this story understated the number of products that received CES 'Best of Innovation' awards.</i><p>LAS VEGAS — The trade show floor at CES 2017 doesn't open until Thursday, but we already know a few dozen of the coolest products here.<p>The folks who put on …

CES

Tech trends we're most looking forward to in 2017

As the end of the year looms over the horizon, it’s time to take a look forward and mull over the next big thing in technology.<p>Like any year before, 2017 will bring its own problems and solutions, shaping up both the way we use and think about technology.<p>So without further ado, take a dive into the …

Your 2017 Plan Is Going To Fail If You Can't Manage Your Time Like This (And It's So Simple)

Want to move forward? Work backwards.<p>Do you want to know what the secret to time management is?<p><b>Working backwards.</b><p>The reason so many people fail with their goals is they put their goals at the end of their list. First, they put sleeping, waking up after three alarms, calling their best friend, going …

Community is the ‘killer app’ missing from virtual reality

I have played with several virtual reality systems over the last few years, but just recently bought my own PlayStation VR headset for my family. It's pretty whiz-bang. Although VR still has kinks (including motion sickness for many users), it's impressive how well even these first-generation …

Deep Learning the Stock Market

<i>Update 25.1.17 — Took me a while but</i> <i>here is an ipython notebook</i> <i>with a rough implementation</i><p>In the past few months I’ve been fascinated with “Deep …

Deep Learning

4 Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

Learning is no longer something we just do in schools.<p>The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning new things.<p>Learning is no longer something we just do in schools. We can't rely on just the …

25 Practical Blogs To Sharpen Your Coding Skills

The coding world might seem overwhelming at times – but when you pop, you can’t stop. So you might think you already know a lot, but there are always ways to sharpen your coding skills.<p>In the days of fast development, especially in the technology field, it’s hard to keep up, and the theory books …

Tutorials

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

Forget Google and Amazon and invest in these Asian tech giants

Many investors have profited hugely from America’s booming tech industry, but should they now switch their money to Asia’s fast-growing rivals?<p>Investors have flocked to Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (now traded under parent company Alphabet), profiting from the enormous rise in the value of …

Six Simple Tips For Designing Stunning Infographics

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Infographics remain one of the best forms of visual content in the digital world today. They catch the eye and they can publicize a great deal of …

Infographics

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

The Brain

How Much Does a Millennial Need to Save Monthly to Retire a Multimillionaire?

If you start saving $173 a month at 21, you'll retire with 2+ million dollars. What age are you now?<p>When it comes to saving for the retirement, Millennials have an unique outlook. For starters, they aren't exactly sure how much they need to retire. And, understandably, they're concerned about that …

20 Habits Holding Me Back From Being a Millionaire

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How would you like to become a millionaire?<p>We all do. But, most of us, including yours truly, have bad habits that get in the way of accomplishing this feat. If you’re able to ditch these bad habits, you should realize that obtaining a …

Self-improvement

Advanced Weight Training Fitness Workout

Are you ready for an advanced, high-intensity circuit training workout? If you've been working out regularly with weights for six months or more with …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

The Brain

Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts

If you’re not using deep learning already, you should be. That was the message from legendary Google engineer Jeff Dean at the end of his keynote earlier this year at a conference on web search and data mining. Dean was referring to the rapid increase in machine learning algorithms’ accuracy, …

health

Health

15 Data Scientist Jobs That Pay $100K Or More

• The average base salary for Data Scientists is $117K per year, ranging from $89.2K to $242K.<br>• Based on recent job postings for Data Scientists, 65% need to know Python, 53% need to have R programming skills, 50% need to know SQL and have machine learning development skills.<br>• Lyft and WalMart are …

Data Science

John D. Rockefeller's Keys to Success | The Art of Manliness

By age 25 John D. Rockefeller controlled one of the largest oil refineries in the nation.<p>By age 31 he had become the world’s largest oil refiner.<p>By …

Why It’s So Hard To Make A Video Game

For most of their lifespan, video games look like grey boxes and compromises.<p>It doesn't have to be hard to make a video game.It doesn't have to take years of labor, months of overtime and a team of hundreds to make a dot on a screen move and jump towards a goal. But stacked against games like …

5 Leadership Skills to Focus on When Developing Your Managers

If you need to fix your leadership problems, focus intently on these five traits first.<p>A dismal reality about the state of the American workforce remains true: According to Gallup, nearly 70 percent of U.S. workers have been either "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" since 2000.<p>So who's to …

Here’s an App That Turns Panoramas into Virtual Reality Paintings

With Sprayscape, Google Creative Labs makes a “perfectly imperfect VR-ish camera” for capturing things.<p>Smartphones and many other devices contain gyroscopes that determine their location and position. Google Creative Lab recently created an app on Unity called Sprayscape that hack an Android …

The Rock is sharing his kickass bodybuilding workouts for the world to try

Yes, Dwayne Johnson’s life is pretty epic. It’s also gotta be totally exhausting.<p>Case in point: His workout routine.<p>After raising eyebrows and …

Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as newer …

Programming Languages

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life

Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: “What good shall I do this day?” in the morning, and “What good have I done this day?” in …

The best advice an ex-Googler turned startup CEO has for people in their 20s is just 2 words

After working at Google for two years, the University of Pennsylvania graduate left to cofound WayUp, a site used by hundreds of thousands of college students to find jobs at places like Microsoft, Uber, The New York Times, Disney, and Google.<p>Wessel, the chief executive of her startup, attributes …

University of Pennsylvania

The smart superset workout program

Getty Images/David Rogers<p>Getty Images/David Rogers<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>The classic bodybuilding superset—two exercises done …

Why Enterprises Should Care About Serverless Computing

Enterprises have the tendency to adopt a technology only after it moves to its third major version. CXOs are not for embracing cutting-edge technologies before they became stable and proven to be reliable to run mission critical applications. Thanks to the cloud, that trend is changing fast. …

Cloud Computing