Kathy Villani

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New to deep learning? Here are 4 easy lessons from Google

Google employs some of the world’s smartest researchers in deep learning and artificial intelligence, so it’s not a bad idea to listen to what they …

Forget Technical Debt — Here's How to Build Technical Wealth

<b>Andrea Goulet</b> and her business partner sat in her living room, casually reviewing their strategic plan, when an episode of <i>This Old House</i> came on …

The One Thing You Need to Remember When Assigning Tasks to Your Team

There are only two ways to create value: through projects and processes. Leaders need to understand the difference and make sure they put “project …

Salesforce

Characteristics of a Great Scrum Team

According to the Scrum Guide, Scrum is a framework within which people can address complex problems, and productively and creatively develop products …

Project Management

S.N.L. Finally Stops Going Soft on Donald Trump

The comedy institution finds its teeth.<p>As you might expect, <b>Donald Trump</b> has inspired a load of material on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> this year. The season kicked off with <b>Taran Killam</b>—the closest thing <i>S.N.L.</i> has to a leading man these days—doing his best Trump impression. When that failed to light the …

Comedy

Here’s The Simple Proof That There Must Be Multiple Levels of Infinity

Easy!<p>Infinity is a powerful concept. Philosophers, artists, theologians, scientists, and people from all walks of life have struggled with ideas of …

Mathematics

Should Bioethicists “Get Out Of The Way” Of CRISPR Research?

Steven Pinker claims that will speed up progress<p>The newly popular enzyme CRISPR-Cas9 has lots of impressive possible applications. Inevitably, it will be used to edit human DNA to fight disease. When a team of Chinese researchers tried this on human embryos for the first time last year, scientists …

This Is Not A Conspiracy Theory: debunking crackpot beliefs one video at a time

Kirby Ferguson’s follow up to his YouTube smash Everything Is A Remix explores 9/11 truthers to Illuminati paranoiacs. It’s smart and dark, and it won’t be finished for a long time<p>There’s a lot of wasted artistry on the internet. Expert video editing skills are used to construct pointless Wes …

Racehorses

The diversity dividend: why interdisciplinarity strengthens research

New analysis of interdisciplinary collaboration across the UK research landscape highlights important questions about how we organise, fund and assess research<p>Diversity matters in research. A representative research workforce will maximise the talent pool, and bring the full range of perspectives …

College & University

The vanished streets of Old Paris

Lost streets of Old Paris<p>Eugène Atget's record of a city about to be swept away<p>1902<p>1902<p>Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt …

French Government

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

'Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!': The 25 greatest moments

Syfy knows what the people want: more sharks in more tornadoes. The third installment of the ridiculous series, <i>Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!</i> premiered …

Universal Studios

Watch Classical Sculptures Spring To Life Through The Magic Of Projection Mapping

Walk through any good art classical museum, and the statues can seem so real, it’s almost as if they’ll come to life if turn your back on them. At France’s Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, for at least one night, that’s exactly what happened.<p>The museum asked artist Arnaud Pottier to bring sculptures, …

Sculpture

The Internet Of Sound

Patrick Bergel Contributor<p>Patrick Bergel is a creative technologist and one of the founders of Chirp, a platform for sharing data with sound.<p>How do birds communicate? By singing. And now it’s the turn of the machines. A new crop of businesses are now creating what’s referred to as the Internet of …

Internet of Things

Photos: Artists turned an entire Mexican neighborhood into a colorful mural

A neighborhood in the Mexican city of Pachuca has become the a giant colorful canvas for a collective of urban artists.<p>More than 200 houses in the hilly neighborhood of Palmitas, one of the most depressed areas of the capital city of Hidalgo, located in the center of the country, have abandoned …

Streetwear

Scenes from the Insane, Spray Paint-Splattered Launch of Converse's Chuck IIs - PAPER

Shoes

3D-printed clothing collection took student 2,000 hours to produce

Nine months of research and 2,000 hours to print: That's how long it took student Danit Peleg to complete her final design project.<p>Peleg, a …

3D Printing

Scientists are using origami to build nanobots

One of the world’s oldest art forms could inspire some particularly futuristic technology. In a paper published in Nature today, a team of scientists from Cornell University showed how origami influenced designs for atom-thick graphene objects that could one day be used in nanotechnology.<p>The …

Nanotech

Blue Moon in Pictures, 7.31

Aeronautics

Artists Transform Coffee Spills Into Masterpieces

Ever splashed yourself with coffee or sat a dripping cup down on a white tablecloth? Then you're well aware of the beverage's staining powers. But where some see a ruined shirt, others have found a canvas.<p>For artist Maria Aristidou, it all started with a latte. "I was working on another commission …

Coffee

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

Sleep

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Cardamom Milk Shaved Ice

Once you make granita at home, you can forget the whole homemade Popsicle game: this is way more fun. There is something really special about how …

How to taste for tannin, sweetness and oak in wine

Tea, Cheerios and marshmallows are three things you wouldn't normally associate with wine. But Megan Krigbaum, senior wine editor at Food & Wine and …

Extracted

Fruits and Vegetables Are Trying to Kill You - Issue 15: Turbulence

You probably try to exercise regularly and eat right. Perhaps you steer toward “superfoods,” fruits, nuts, and vegetables advertised as …

Wellness

How To Make A Scrambled Boiled Egg

Where were you when Kennedy for iPhone was released?

A minimalist journal that helps you contextualize your memories<p>There's no shortage of apps that want to help you document your life, but there are none quite like Kennedy. The critically acclaimed app Day One has carved out a niche for itself as the go-to journalling app for iOS users, offering a …

This a Cappella Version of Lorde's "Royals" Gives Us Chills

If <i>Pitch Perfect</i>'s Barden Bellas really existed, we're sure Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and the gang would be scheming up strategies on how to beat the Florida State University AcaBelles in a sing-off. This real-life a cappella girl group is fierce—and their gorgeous rendition of Lorde's catchy …

Karl Lagerfeld