Ken Shum

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How Data Scientists Extract Value from Data [Infographic]

Building a successful data science program in your company relies on a good understanding of the data professionals who extract insights and value …

Data Science

The Genius, Rule-Breaking Secret to Better Burgers

<i>Of course</i> the most genius burger I've ever made would come from The Food Lab (and the brilliant dude behind it). <i>Of course</i> I won't be able to make cheeseburgers another way.<p>These burgers are perilously juicy, with the crispiest, meatiest, most umami-fied crust you can get in a burger. They also take …

3 Secrets for Being More Confident, Backed by Research

Want to know how to be more confident?<p>There’s an easy answer: Don’t.<p>Yeah, it’s a trick question. But we’ve all been led to believe that …

Self-help

The Juiciest Hamburgers Ever Recipe

"My husband prepares these burgers throughout the grilling season--they are incredibly juicy and flavorful. Great served with corn on the …

BBQ

This All-Natural Cure for Jet Lag May Be the Best Thing Ever

The cure for jet lag is just about as elusive as the Fountain of Youth (with much of the same effects, we might add). Whether it's the …

Jet Lag

Saving for College? 3 Great Alternatives to a 529

With higher education costs going nowhere but up, many families are doing their best to make college savings a priority. For years, 529 plans have been touted as a college saver's dream. Though the money you put into a 529 isn't tax-free, you can grow that money in a tax-free fashion until you're …

Microsoft is investing millions in a $1 billion startup that rejected its acquisition offer

Today, Mesosphere is announcing a new $73.5 million "strategic" investment, led by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and with Microsoft listed as a "significant participant."<p>That brings Mesosphere's total investment up to about $122 million, with a reported valuation of well over $1 billion, and Silicon …

Amazon Web Services

Google’s Cloud Vision API brings deeper understanding to apps, robots and drones

Google is at the forefront of machine learning, and has already brought some of its AI-powered technology to apps like Gmail and Search. It’s also keen to get its tools in to the hands of developers and recently made Tensorflow machine open source. As part of that focus on giving developers the …

Why computer programmers need to stop calling themselves engineers already

"I'm not a programmer," he begins, explaining some of the frustrations of his former workplace, before correcting himself, "—oh, engineer, in tech-bro speak. Though to me, engineers are people who build bridges and follow pretty rigid processes for a reason."<p>His indictment touches a nerve. In the …

Engineering

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Sugar

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

5 Light-weight Exercises to Diversify Your Workout

Fitness professional Adam Rosante gives us five lightweight exercises to incorporate into your workouts.

Fitness

Understanding The Cult of 'Destiny'

We’re a little less than a month from the one year anniversary of <i>Destiny</i>’s launch, and with it comes the release of new uber-expansion, <i>The Taken King</i>, another piece of the series’ 10 year-long puzzle. But what many may not understand is why fans seem so obsessed with this game, and video game …

2017 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2017 Dodge Viper SRT: Compare Cars

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport, yellow<p>The Chevy Corvette Stingray and the Dodge Viper SRT are two standout options if you're looking for …

Sports Cars

So You Want to Fly an FPV Racing Mini Quadcopter?

Changing Planet<p><i>This post is the latest in the Drones and Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Special Series, which profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on using drones, UAVs and remotely piloted vehicles for journalism and photography, that Kike learns about during his travels.</i><p>Chances …

The Genius Way to Cook Chicken Thighs (That Are Better than Fried)

<i>Every week—often with your help—Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Kristen is gallavanting around on the Genius Recipes cookbook tour, so she's sharing an excerpt from the book (and a new favorite chicken recipe).</i><p>"Short of turning …

Bitcoin Is The World's Most Dangerous Idea

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti</i><p>A symbol for ‘nothing’ doesn’t seem to mean very much, but the biography of the number ‘zero’ shows what a dangerous idea it has been since its very first …

Blockchain

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Sleep

DC & Marvel Comics ~ characters through the ages > Well done GIF whoever crea...

DC & Marvel Comics ~ characters through the ages ><br>Well done GIF whoever created it, thank you much! Added to collection!

Watch: How Tech Giants Turn Their Products into Habits

It turns out that about 50 percent of what we do day-in, day-out is done with little or no conscious thought. Some companies have succeeded in turning this behavior into habit.<p>Every time we are unsure about something, we Google it. When we feel sad, we check our Facebook account. When we want to …

Sakti3: The Next-Gen Battery Company You Need to Know About

We’re always on the lookout for emerging technologies, manufacturing processes, and other nerdy things that could disrupt or enhance the automotive industry—but we must admit that our most recent discovery was a bit of a surprise. That discovery would be Michigan-based battery-tech startup Sakti3, …

Clean Energy

Watch Tony Stark Deliver A Real Bionic Arm To A Happy Fan

The real Tony Stark AKA Robert Downey Jr. in conjunction with EnablingTheFuture delivered a real bionic prosthesis to a young fan, Alex, who was born without most of his right arm. The project, led by Albert Manero, aims to make low-cost 3D-printed arms for the disabled and Alex’s looks so much …

3D Printing

15 Pictures That Will Change The Way You See The World

A selection from the amazing finalists of the Smithsonian.com's 12th annual photo contest.

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

3 Easy Steps To Rule Your Industry: Be Like Apple, Google, Starbucks

The ability to change customer behavior is the highest achievement of any company. And it’s the one that pays off the most.<p>In fact, it’s the very definition of market leadership. Here’s how you can rule your industry: By changing how people do things.<p>With three brief case studies, I’ll show you how …

Google Glass

The Ultimate Egg-Ordering Guide, From Sunny Side Up To Soft Boiled

Everyone has a food résumé. On it are the defining, personal preferences that make every individual unique. Your food résumé explains why you always pluck the olives off of your salad and give them to your mother (because you hate olives and she loves them) and why you are the beneficiary of your …

Breakfast

Destiny: Destin and Datto on This Weeks Nightfall - IGN Plays - IGN Video

Special guest Datto and Destin give you a few tips to easily get through this weeks Nightfall and Strike in Destiny.

Technology

Behold, atheists' new Ten Commandments

What if, instead of climbing Mount Sinai to receive the Ten Commandments from God, Moses had turned to the Israelites and asked: Hey, what do you guys think we should do?<p>Considering the Hebrews' bad behavior in the Bible, what with the coveting of neighbors' wives and murdering their own brothers, …

Destiny: The Dark Below DLC Breakdown - IGN Rewind Theater - IGN Video

We break down what you can expect from the new Raid, new weapons, new armor and more in the Destiny expansion.

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition