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Deep-learning startup MetaMind launches with $8M from Benioff & Khosla Ventures

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Richard Socher never set out to place himself on the bleeding edge of artificial intelligence. He merely wanted to blend language and math — two subjects he’d always liked.<p>But one thing led to another, and he ended up developing an impressive technology called recursive neural …

Fidelity issues new retirement savings guidelines

Fidelity now suggests that workers save at least eight times their final salary in order to meet basic income needs in retirement.<p>Fidelity …

It's Very Hard To Get Rich Working For Someone Else

Although I estimate an entrepreneur needs to make at least 35% more to replicate his or her day job income to run in place, I’m truly beginning to …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Latest News | American Cancer Society

Our team of expert journalists brings you all angles of the cancer story – from breaking news and survivor stories to in-depth insights into …

Selective Attention: How to Get Your Brain to Focus on What Matters

It was the first game of the season and Peyton Manning, one of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the National Football League, already had …

Arm Candy Workout: 7 Moves for Lean and Toned Arms

Get ready to bare your arms for tank top season! In just seven minutes, these exercises will help tone and strengthen your arms. Bonus: They also …

Salesforce Has The Most Attractive Workers In San Francisco, According To Dating App

Hinge matches people through their extended social networks, using information from Facebook to create profiles and facilitate connections. Users receive a selection of 15 potential matches each day, and they have the choice to favorite, pass, or arrange an introduction with each one.<p>Hinge created …

LeVar Burton's Reading Rainbow Kickstarter hits $1M goal in less than a day

It would be pretty easy for actor LeVar Burton to coast through the remainder of life taking only acting gigs he likes and getting showered with adoration from Geordi La Forge fans on the Star Trek convention circuit.<p>Instead, Burton is taking the noble path by trying to launch a new Reading Rainbow …

Big Data Vendor Analysis

By Gregory Piatetsky, Apr 10, 2014.<p>The latest update of Wikibon Big Data Vendor Revenue and Market Forecast by Jeff Kelly puts the Big Data market at …

Your Big Data Is Worthless if You Don't Bring It Into the Real World

In a generation, the relationship between the “tech genius” and society has been transformed: from shut-in to savior, from antisocial to society’s …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

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The Week Ahead: Another Scare Like 2010, 2011, and 2012?

It was another rough week for the markets as the heavy selling came as the average investor was trying to digest the significance of the market rigging headline that I discussed last time. The selling hit panic levels on Thursday, but it is too early yet to conclude that the decline is already …

The Funniest Someecards Of The Week

Well, this week was a real stinker. Spring came, but cold weather remained, the media continued to be a Flight MH370 sh*tshow, and everyone's March Madness brackets were ruined on Day 1.<p>Let's take one last look back, and then move on. We picked the funniest Someecards from the past week. Send, send …

Thinker. Builder. Improver. Producer. Which One Is the Right Hire?

The answer depends on your company's lifecycle stage, and the makeup of your existing team. Here's how to match future needs to current candidates and their strengths.<p>Over the years, I've helped dozens of small to mid-size companies build their management teams for future growth. The first steps …

Revealed: Apple And Google's Wage-Fixing Cartel Involved Dozens More Companies, Over One Million Employees

Back in January, I wrote about “The Techtopus” — an illegal agreement between seven tech giants, including Apple, Google, and Intel, to suppress wages for tens of thousands of tech employees. The agreement prompted a Department of Justice investigation, resulting in a settlement in which the …

Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

Predictive tech is getting smarter and more pervasive — but more controversial, too

We’re seeing the biggest change in how we interact with computers in years. And it’ll mean much less input from you.<p>Apps like Google Now, Tempo AI, and others represent the first wave of “predictive technology.” These are apps and services that are smart enough to fetch information for you — before …

What the tech business hasn't yet grasped about human nature

BARCELONA -- It's pretty clear from Facebook's ascent that businesses nowadays understand our need to connect with friends and family is a big deal.<p>But what about our need to be bored, to be surprised, and to get away from it all?<p>Those are among the parts of human nature that could be a big deal …

7 Workout Habits You Should Drop Now

Are you spending hours working out every week, and not getting the results you want? Chances are you might have a bad habit or two when it comes to …

The Top 5 Excuses for Not Practicing Mindfulness and How You Can Do It Anyway

Over the years, I found that I expanded these bite size mindfulness exercises into full-blown practices in my own life. Now I sit and meditate every morning, and try to approach life in a more mindful way.<p><b>Mindfulness</b> has been featured recently on the cover of <i>Time</i> magazine, at the World Economic …

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5 Breathing Exercises to Try Today

Boost your energy, find your focus, and rev your workouts with these breathing exercises you’ve never tried<p>Take a deep breath. Chances are your shoulders shrugged and your chest puffed out.<p>And chances are you don’t realize that’s <i>not</i> how you’re supposed to breathe. See, that belly breath your yoga …

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