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10 European Cities With Cheap Five-Star Hotels

We love a good dose of luxury when we travel -- especially when that luxury involves fluffy white robes, top-notch room service and bellhops at our beck and call.<p>What, do we sound like we're high maintenance or something?<p>When hostel life has you ready to call it quits, it's time to book a night in …

The Ramen Shaman: Bunsuke (Asakusa,Tokyo)

I went to the future the other day and found this synopsis on an IMDB page from 2018:<p><i>A lonely Tokyo ramen shop proprietor secretly pines for a local</i> …

Furochan Eats: Bukkake Udon at Sumita, All the Way in Akabane (Tokyo)

At first glance it didn't look like there would be anything out of the ordinary in Akabane. A 25-minute ride from Shinjuku, Akabane Station is …

Why Now Could Be A Good Time For Stock-Picking

<b>Ten Reasons Why You Should Stay Active In Stocks (The AllianceBernstein Blog)</b><p>On the AllianceBernstein Blog, Sharon Fay wrote about the importance of staying active in equities, rather than passive investing. "We understand the appeal of passive investing. It offers lower fees and simplicity. And …

베테랑분식 Veteran @ Jeonju, South Korea

I came to know about Veteran all thanks to the recommendation of Mr Lee, the owner of Bukyungdang Hanok Guesthouse (my accommodation for 2 nights in …

Medium

14 Free (as in beer) Data Mining Books

I was doing some research on an algorithm this morning and came across a new book that I wasn’t aware of. That prompted me to look for more. The list …

flatMap Oslo presentation slides

Successfully reported this slideshow.<p>We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.<p>0 views<p>Share<br>• Like<br>• Download<br>• ...<p>Published on May 12, 2014<p>Marcio Lopes de Faria , Software Developer at Umanni 3 years …

Cashback Monitor Finds the Best Store Rewards, Alerts You to New Ones

Whenever you shop online, you could be earning cash back, travel miles, and other rewards if you start at a shopping portal. But finding the best one …

Personal Finance

7 simple steps to implementing a programming language

I've always liked to play with programming and learning new concepts. There's a lot to be gained by learning a new language, especially from an …

Programming Languages

How to code JavaScript using Bootstrap best practices?

Bootstrap was created at Twitter in mid-2010 by @mdo and @fat. It provides a lot of UI plugins easy to implement. You’ve probably already used it but …

Under the Hood: Building out the infrastructure for Graph Search

<i>By Sriram Sankar, Soren Lassen, and Mike Curtiss, who are building Graph Search's infrastructure.</i><p>In the early days, Facebook was as much about …

Balaji Viswanathan's answer to What are the $10+ billion big industries of the future?

<b>Sharing Economy</b>: There are 100s of things that we have, but don't use it all the time (home, car, office, bike). Sharing economy refers to someone …

Networking

50 Websites to Waste Your Time On

Bored with your usual digital stomping grounds?<p>Don't fret! There are plenty of sites other than Facebook or Tumblr for you to waste countless hours. …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

In the last few months, both HTC and Samsung launched new flagship phones that are pretty good. And there are plenty of solid older devices that you can buy at a steep discount.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design,</i> …

Mobile Technology

6 Books That Will Change The Way You Think For The Better

Reading what everyone else reads is good for conversation, perhaps, but it's not going to help you to think differently. And if you can't think differently, you're always going to be a one-legged man in an ass-kicking contest.<p>With that in mind, here are 5 books that you've (probably) never heard of …

Books

10 Must-Read Books For Technical Traders

It feels like almost every day someone asks me what books I recommend reading if they're trying to learn more about Technical Analysis. I figured I should just make a list and publish it for everyone to see.<p>So here you go:<p><b>Technical Analysis of Stock Trends</b> <i>by Robert D. Edwards and John Magee</i> - this …

Stock Markets

What You’ve All Been Waiting For: The Commodity Trading White Paper

I have been working since last year on a whitepaper (sponsored by Trafigura) on The Economics of Commodity Trading Firms. After about a month of …

Parsing English in 500 Lines of Python · Blog · Explosion AI

A syntactic parser describes a sentence’s grammatical structure, to help another application reason about it. Natural languages introduce many …

Piketty’s Capital in a Nutshell

It's hard to fathom, but somehow Thomas Piketty's 696-page book <i>Capital in the Twenty-First Century</i> is No. 1 on the Amazon bestseller list. It's a …

Overview (from R-Bloggers)

Edited: April 2014<p>Nate Silver's departure to relaunch FiveThirtyEight.com left a bit of a hole at the <i>New York Times</i>, which The Upshot — the new data …

The Discovering Arduino DIY Kit Gets You Started with Electronics

There are plenty of starter kits to choose from if you're interested in tinkering with electronics, but the Discovering Arduino DIY Kit is one of the …

The Ramen Shaman: Miso Ramen at Sumire (Sapporo)

Los Angeles to San Francisco. San Francisco to Tokyo. Tokyo to Sapporo. Plane to train to subway to foot. 33 straight hours of travel and my first …

Seoul food: a guide to the top 10 dishes and where to try them

Korean food is not so much underrated outside the country as not rated at all. Barbecue and kimchi are the only foods that have caused even a slight blip on the radar. Inside Korea, however, food is a universal obsession. In Seoul, each popular dish has its own "town" – a street filled with …

Furochan Eats: Bukkake Udon at Sumita, All the Way in Akabane (Tokyo)

At first glance it didn't look like there would be anything out of the ordinary in Akabane. A 25-minute ride from Shinjuku, Akabane Station is …

According To This Formula, You Should Consider Selling All Your Banksy Paintings Immediately

The art market is blazingly hot right now — Christie's 2014 inaugural auction saw 35 works sold for over 1 million British pounds, with four artists setting records for their work.<p>But how do you know whom you should be buying?<p>The gallerist, quant trader and data scientist behind ArtRank.com can …

Selling

Judd Apatow Says His Entire Career 'Is Revenge For The People Who Cancelled 'Freaks And Geeks''

But his extensive resumé, he says, is all a result of "Freaks and Geeks" — the beloved but yet low-rated drama he executive produced —being cancelled by NBC in 2000 after just one season on the air.<p>"Even to this day, I think I didn't want to admit that 'Freaks and Geeks' was cancelled," Apatow said …

TV

CHARLES SCHWAB: Investors Who Are 'In Or Out' Are Just Gambling With Time

<b>'In Or Out' Isn't An Investment Strategy Its Gambling With Time (Charles Schwab)</b><p>After the amazing year the S&P 500 had last year, many investors worried that they had missed out one of the best bull runs. But after the recent volatility many are wondering if they should get out. "Popping in and out …

Investing

Clocking It: Time Management That Rocks

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, I'm always strapped for time. I’ve reached the point where I literally don’t breathe without thinking about how I can further my business aspirations. If you want to make it big, you need to realize the value of your …

Time Management