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In 2018, what is a win? A shift in philosophy has changed MLB forever

<i>This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Apr. 2 Dominant 20 Anniversary Issue. Subscribe today!</i><p>The first game of the 2013 baseball season was in …

To Improve Your Storytelling Skills, Use Abraham Lincoln as Inspiration

The Gettysburg Address follows a structure that will work for you, too.<p>Time magazine lists it as one of the 10 greatest speeches of all time. It is a poignant expression of the travails of a troubled nation. And it contains an opening line that most Americans can still recite years after they …

War

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

8 Daily Rituals That Dramatically Improve Your Prospects of Becoming Rich

Working daily to becoming healthier and smarter leads to success by every measure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Obtaining wealth and success is a journey. We can look at those who have made it and tell ourselves that they were born special or have been incredibly …

Self-improvement

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers | Inc.com

Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue for months to come.<p>But if you've finally gotten through all the titles that interested you back then, …

Books

Learn to build for your user with this UI & UX Design Bootcamp for $39

You’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase “can’t see the forest for the trees.” It’s all about losing sight of the big picture while you’re focusing on details. Unfortunately, that’s a malady that infects many web designers. While many work to dazzle users with visual glitz, that flair can often come at …

Here's What IBM Watson Will Be Doing in GM's Cars

General Motors (gm) and International Business Machines (ibm) on Tuesday said they would combine IBM’s artificial intelligence software Watson with …

Artificial Intelligence

17 Predictions About The Future Of Big Data Everyone Should Read

Almost everyone can agree that big data has taken the business world by storm, but what’s next? Will data continue to grow? What technologies will develop around it? Or will big data become a relic as quickly as the next trend — cognitive technology? fast data? — appears on the horizon.<p>Let’s look …

Big Data

How Big Data Is Disrupting Law Firms And The Legal Profession

The legal system generates a huge and ever-increasing amount of data. Each new case brought to court (and there are 350,000 in the US alone each year) increases the body of knowledge that a lawyer has to get to grips with to do their job. Judicial ruling, precedents and interpretations of …

Big Data

Microsoft Acquires Big Data Silo-Breaker -- Redmond Snaps Up Startup Metanautix

Microsoft did a little last minute Christmas shopping just before the weekend and bought itself a shiny new data compute engine in the shape of Metanautix. Pronounced ‘meta-naugt-ix’ Redmond’s latest toy is no toy… the firm is a data management for business analytics company — but what does that …

Big Data

How Google Aims To Dominate Artificial Intelligence

The search giant is making its AI open source so anyone can use it<p>How Google Aims To Dominate AI<p>How Google Aims To Dominate AI<p>By Dave Gershgorn<p>In November 2007, Google laid the groundwork to dominate the mobile market by releasing Android, an open ­source operating system for phones. Eight years …

A $1.5 billion startup that’s been hiring a bunch of ex-Salesforce execs is growing like crazy

The company's been making a lot of headlines for its growth and predictive technology, but it's also known for its recent hiring spree — particularly for bringing in a bunch of executives who were once a major part of Salesforce, the $50 billion cloud software maker.<p>In the past year alone, …

Startups

Self-driving cars may already be obsolete before they get here

In 10 years, there's no question that driverless systems will be ubiquitous, but self-driving cars will not be, Ian Pearson, a futurologist, told …

Build a Quick and Easy Clamp Rack

This simple clamp rack provides easy-access storage for a number of different clamp styles. It only takes about an hour or two to build, and uses common materials, making it a great project for those looking to organize their shop. Check out the photos to see how to hang C-clamps, bar clamps, and …

Woodworking

The Data Science Revolution

The Huffington Post launched in 2005, but had it done so 10 years prior, it would have met a very different audience. By 2005, the average reader was digitally savvy -- spending lots of time online, communicating mainly through email and mobile phones, and engaging daily with social media. Yet this …

Cancer

9 books Mark Zuckerberg thinks everyone should read

"Books allow you to fully explore a topic and immerse yourself in a deeper way than most media today," Zuckerberg wrote on his personal Facebook page. "I'm looking forward to shifting more of my media diet towards reading books."<p>To that aim, he started a book club called "A Year of Books," in which …

Books

3 steps to help any B2B marketer win with data

It’s trite to say that data is becoming more and more pervasive — across industries, functions, and roles. But certain functions — especially customer facing ones such as sales and marketing — are truly inundated with silos of data, multiple apps for access, and expectations to use data while …

The Internet of Everything is the New Economy

Inside Google’s Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course

How one of Google’s original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course.<p>In 2006, Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan decided he no longer wanted to feel like a cog in the great machine, and set out to create a program that would train people to be more …

Emotional Intelligence

Social Data Sentiment Analysis

A LinkedIn For Analytics; Helping Analytic Insights Go Viral In Your Business

It’s been nice to see some recent news coverage of a big data mindset I’m calling “LinkedIn for Analytics.” It’s not related to the LinkedIn company, just inspired by that social media platform. The idea is to bring to the analytics world that same culture of engagement you see on LinkedIn and many …

Data Warehousing

Bottlenose Scores $13.4M To Help Enterprises Spot Emerging Trends And Threats In Real-Time

Bottlenose, a big data analytics firm which likens itself to “a real-time Palantir,” referencing its focus on tracking, filtering and analyzing stream data, has raised $13.4 million in Series B funding, an SEC filing shows and the company now confirms. The round was led by KPMG Capital, a new fund …

Dolphins

How to invest in the Internet of Things

With the “Internet of things,” it’s not a matter of “if.” It’s a matter of when, how big, and who will reap the princely profits. That’s the …

Want to make data scientist money? Learn data science tools

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Ponsulak/Shutterstock<p>O’Reilly Media released the results of its second-annual data science salary survey on Thursday …

How Chief Digital Officers Are Changing The Way Businesses Think About Data

As digital disruption impacts every industry, the emerging role of chief digital officer (CDO) is becoming increasingly important. According to <b>​​</b>a recent survey by Harvey Nash, some 7 percent of companies polled–and 16 percent of companies with IT budgets greater than $100 million–already have …

More than 250 million global events are now in the cloud for anyone to analyze

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit:<p>Georgetown University researcher Kalev Leetaru has spent years building the Global Database of Events, Languages, and …