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ML beyond Curve Fitting: An Intro to Causal Inference and do-Calculus

You might have come across Judea Pearl's new book, and a related interview which was widely shared in my social bubble. In the interview, Pearl …

Supervised Learning

NTSB: Uber’s sensors worked; its software utterly failed in fatal crash

Driver says she was looking at an Uber touchscreen, not a smartphone, before crash.<p>The National Transportation Safety Board has released its …

Autonomous Cars

Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

Self-improvement

S&P 500: Odds Are Always In Favor Of Bulls

The U.S. stock market needs no more bullish forecasts at this point since the odds are way in favor of a positive year, every year, except in the …

Trading

Steve Jobs Used These 3 Deceptively Simple Questions to Turn Apple into an Innovation Powerhouse

Why don't more bosses ask them?<p>Steve Jobs did many things to make himself successful. He trained his brain using this simple meditation technique. He immersed himself in these highly unusual books. He also listened to ten songs that inspired and motivated him.<p>Steve Jobs also helped thousands of …

Innovation

An overview of semantic image segmentation.

In this post, I'll discuss how to use convolutional neural networks for the task of <b>semantic image segmentation</b>. Image segmentation is a computer …

Deep Learning

When and Where You Should Travel By Train Domestically

When’s the last time you’ve heard somebody say they’re going to travel by train in the United States? These days, traveling by train seems like something you only see in other countries. Although planes and automobiles are the two most common travel methods, it can still make sense to travel by …

Trains

Lung cancer destroyed with tea leaf nanoparticles

A new study has shown that lung cancer cells can be destroyed using nanoparticles derived from tea leaves. These tiny particles, called "quantum …

Cancer Cells

Understanding the "Hanging Man" Candlestick Pattern | Investopedia

The hanging man is a type of candlestick pattern. Candlesticks displays the high, low, opening, and closing prices for a security for a specific time …

Trading

8 Stocks to Outperform a 'Rolling Bear Market' | Investopedia

Morgan Stanley has released a massive study that identifies 30 stocks representing their "best long-term picks based on sustainability and quality of …

Investing

40 Beach Themed Bedrooms to Take You Away

Sometimes you really need a good makeover to get you through a work slump. Creating not just a relaxing home but a space that truly feels like a …

Home Decorating

Collect $3,333 In Monthly Dividends On Just $500,000 For Life

Most investors with $500,000 in their portfolios think they don’t have enough money to retire on.<p>They do – they just need to do two things with their …

Investing

Another Nail In The "Buy And Hold" Coffin

Consolidating The Breakout<p>Last Tuesday, we updated our commentary on the <i>“jailbreak”</i> which occurred last week with the move above resistance and the …

Investing

Baking Soda May Fight Arthritis And Other Autoimmune Disorders When You Drink Some Every Day, New Study Finds

A study last month at the Medical College of Georgia found that drinking a serving of the cheap, common cooking ingredient often used as an antacid …

Immune System

The Best Beachy Paint Colors Ever, According to Designers

1 of 10<p>Coral Reef by Benjamin Moore<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Swiss Coffee by Benjamin Moore<p>3 of 10<p>Salty Dog by Sherwin-Williams<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Alpaca …

Sherwin-Williams

3 Unexpected Hurdles You Might Encounter When Applying for Social Security Benefits

Every month, 61 million Americans collect some sort of Social Security benefit. So the process to file for and receive benefits must run like a …

Retirement

The Leadership Lessons I Learned From Managing a Crisis on a Navy Submarine

Here are three vital leadership lessons from the deep that will help you become a more effective leader.<p>4 min read<p>Before joining the corporate world, I spent eight years as a U.S. Navy submarine officer. Looking back, those early years served as a "leadership laboratory" where I learned critical …

Leadership

Bipolar Disorder With Anxious Distress

Many people who are diagnosed with bipolar disorder also have other psychiatric conditions, including anxiety disorders. But when your anxiety …

Depression

I Tried Taking CBD Oil For My Anxiety To See If It Made Me Calmer

When someone first suggested I take cannabidiol (CBD) to help me calm down, I flat-out refused. "I hate weed," I said firmly, recalling the last time …

Mental Health

Amazon's Director of Learning Science shares 5 hacks to help you learn anything

Whether you're a student, an entry-level employee or an entrepreneur with your own company, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. Warren Buffett …

Self-improvement

Why are we living in an age of anger – is it because of the 50-year rage cycle?

A neighbour objected to a young couple from Newcastle being naked in their own home. “We are sick of seeing big bums, big boobs and little willy,” was the core message of the note, crescendoing to: “We will report you both for indecent exposure.” It is such a small thing, banal, without …

Social Media

Everything You Need to Know About Grass Block Pavers

Joni Mitchell wasn’t kidding when she said you could wreck paradise with a parking lot. You can damage it with a driveway, too, especially the …

Landscaping

Greenland ice cores track Roman lead pollution in year-by-year detail

Studying the ice cores may help reconstruct fluctuations in the ancient economy.<p>Buried beneath the snow on Greenland’s surface, ancient layers of ice …

Ancient History

5 Brilliant Ways to Deal With Toxic People at Work

These toxic manipulators are tough to deal with, until you change the rules of the game.<p>If you've ever worked with toxic people, you know that dealing with them can be mentally, emotionally, and physically taxing.<p>One recent poll of 800 managers and employees in 17 industries, as reported by <i>Harvard</i> …

Self-help

Evolution of the English Alphabet

Matt Baker, the creater of the Evolution of the English Alphabet chart, traced the English alphabet all the way back to Proto-Sinaitic in 1750 BCE. …

Linguistics

Better Be Wide Awake In This Market

I look at my competition, and they’re putting out maybe one or two posts per <i>WEEK</i>. Yet if my most recent post is more than two hours old, I get …

Stock Markets

3 Reasons Stocks Are Likely To Keep Rising For Years

Investor sentiment continues to get more bearish, with 61% thinking the market will peak in 2018 or already has.<p>While the reasons for such thinking …

Economics

Reversing atherosclerosis with one shot

New research demonstrates that injecting synthetically designed nanofibers in mice helps to break up the arterial plaque that is a hallmark of …

Medical Research

Exploring consciousness using psychedelics

DMT is a potent psychedelic drug used for centuries in ritual contexts. It induces rich experiences characterised by feelings of deep immersion into …

Consciousness

The secrets of the ‘high-potential’ personality

Are there six traits that could really mark out your potential to achieve?<p>Are you curious, conscientious and competitive? Do you also have the more mysterious qualities of “high adjustment”, “ambiguity acceptance” and “risk approach”? If so, congratulations! According to new psychological research, …

Psychology