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Biblical Theology and Gospel Proclamation

Can expository preaching be consistently evangelistic?<p>Preachers sometimes shy away from expositing books of the Bible because they suspect that …

Theology

Blockchain could solve the next global humanitarian crisis

When one talks about blockchain, the focus is usually on the technological side or on how to apply it to business. Less common, however, is to hear about it in the context of, for example, delivering aid, assisting refugees or helping to achieve one of the Sustainable Development Goals.<p>While …

Blockchain

Inside Microsoft's AI Comeback

<b>Yoshua Bengio has never been one</b> to take sides. As one of the three intellects who shaped the deep learning that now dominates artificial …

Außerirdisch

Wie das europäische Mehrparteiensystem einen Trump verhindert<p>Wieso haben 320 Millionen Amerikaner keine besseren Anwärter für das Weiße Haus gefunden …

Eureka! How to make discoveries at the speed of light

<b>The Roskilde music festival in Denmark is a huge logistical undertaking, attracting 130,000 visitors each year.</b><p>Over eight days guests camp out and watch 170 live performances. They buy and consume 200 tonnes of food and generate 300 tonnes of waste.<p>Running the event efficiently and safely is a …

Lloyds Banking Group

Mobile Power BI Users Can Now Dig Deeper Into Their Data

Power BI mobile users can now take a peek behind the business intelligence (BI) software's tiles.<p>The software has long allowed users to explore …

Power BI

basic concepts

Power BI - basic concepts for Power BI service<p>12 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>This article assumes that you've already signed up for Power BI service …

Perfect Analysis Services (SSAS) reports in Excel using Power Query

Excel-reports on SSAS cubes (multidimensional and tabular) can have some <b></b>flaws that now can be overcome by using Power Query for sourcing your …

How to use regular charts on dynamic pivot tables in Excel

There are many good reasons not to use Pivot charts as described in this article i.e. – one I would like to add is the bug when using “invert if …

Visualize your data, your way using custom visuals in Power BI | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

<i>by Amir Netz, Technical Fellow</i><p>So you thought Power BI Desktop shipping 44 features in September was big? Well, I have some news for you. October is …

6 Predictions For Big Data Analytics And Cognitive Computing In 2016

Big data analytics is the next trillion-dollar market, says Michael Dell. IDC has a more modest and specific prediction, forecasting the market for big data technology and services to grow at a 23.1% compound annual growth rate, reaching $48.6 billion in 2019.<p>The larger market for business …

Big Data

Wegweisender Holocaust-Film: "Nacht und Nebel"

Vor 60 Jahren wurde er erstmals aufgeführt, der halbstündige französische Film "Nacht und Nebel" über den deutschen Vernichtungsfeldzug gegen die …

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Microsoft?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a video game design consultant and the creator of leading blog</i> <i>What Games Are</i><i>. You can follow him on Twitter</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Ever watched Hawaii Five-0? Ever notice just how much Microsoft product placement happens on the show? Some episodes feel like extended infomercial/tutorials …

Windows Phone

These Brutally Honest Push Notifications Will Make You Rethink Your Life

This is hilarious, and sad. We didn’t evolve to live with phones in our hands. We’re still getting the hang of managing our instincts and odd behaviors in the face of instant communication. This set of humorous push notifications proves that we have a lot to learn.<p>Big thanks to Distractify for …

Apps

the welcome, belated backlash to the open-plan office

2015-02-09T09:29:08.000Z<p>By: Cardiff Garcia<p>I really like my colleagues at the FT, but I spend at least half my working hours wishing they would stop …

The Workplace

Save up to 87% on top Mac Apps featuring Jump Desktop [Deals]

Your Mac is capable of doing incredible things, but only if you give it the right apps.<p>Fulfill all of your Mac App needs at Cult of Mac Deals where you’ll find the right apps at the right price.<p><b><br>Jump Desktop for Mac</b><p>If you own multiple computers, manage server farms, or travel frequently, then Jump …

Number26 Could Be The Best Banking Experience In Europe

When I first wrote about Number26, I said that it was a bank designed for the 21st century — but all of this was on paper. The startup is launching today in Germany and Austria, with more European markets to follow. I opened a Number26 account a couple of weeks ago. Old well-established banks …

Banking

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

Productivity

Have pictures of Muhammad always been forbidden?

<b>The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has published an issue which commemorates the victims of last week's shootings in France - using an image of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover. Most Muslims say that pictorial depictions of the founder of Islam are forbidden - but has that always been the</b> …

Islam

Driven by data and dreams: Automakers at CES

LAS VEGAS — Wander the floors of the Consumer Electronics Show, and you'll soon see dozens of tech company booths making space for a …

Powerall Slim 9000 Release Date, Price and Specs - Roadshow

LAS VEGAS --Portable jump starter company Powerall took the opportunity of CES 2015 to show off its latest device, the Slim 9000. Even smaller than its previous PowerBank product, the Slim 9000 can still jump-start a car, and includes a USB port to charge up personal electronics.<p>Rather than the …

Gear & Gadgets

The 18 Best Infographics Of 2014

2014 saw stellar examples of the power of data visualization to shed light on nearly any subject, from politics to dogs.<p>You could sift through piles of dense data sets in an attempt to understand the trends and discoveries that emerged in history, psychology, current events, and even fictional …

Data Visualization

Joe Cocker: Remembering rock's soulful 'mad dog'

<b>Joe Cocker, who has died at the age of 70, was the gravel-voiced rock 'n' roll wild man who found huge success by putting his soul into other people's songs.</b><p>After Cocker got his big break by covering The Beatles' With A Little Help From My Friends, which went to number one in the UK in 1968, the …

Soul Music

Watch This Sweet, Sad Documentary About The World’s Oldest Family-Owned Business

Houshi Ryokan, a traditional Japanese hotel built above a hot springs in the Ishikawa Prefecture, is 1,300 years old. Up until 2011 (when a slightly older hotel was discovered), it held the title of oldest hotel in the world. Throughout its epic history, the ryokan (the Japanese name for this kind …

Documentaries

Forget Opec — sex and technology shape the oil market now

Forget Opec. If cartels can’t control output, they can’t control prices and in due course they fall apart, usually with a great deal of ill will in …

Complex Questions About Life And Death, Explained In A Simple Animated Video

Kurzgesagt is a Munich-based studio of designers, artists, musicians, and scientists who create videos explaining complicated topics through simple animations. Founded in 2012 by Philipp Dettmer & Stephan Rether, Kurzgesagt–German for “in a nutshell”–has released about two dozen videos explaining …

Biology

The largest vessel the world has ever seen

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1132000/1132013_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522513315_858c8de2732105bab0a76283ba5edd4e<p><b>Climbing onto the largest vessel the world has ever seen brings you into a realm where everything is on a bewilderingly vast scale and ambition knows</b> …

Eiffel Tower

How to download Apple’s iWork apps on older Macs for free

If you bought a Mac from 2013 on, you can download the iWork suite of apps — Pages, Keynote and Numbers — from the Mac App Store absolutely free. But what if you bought an older Mac? You have to pay, and they’re expensive, running $19.99 each.<p>Thankfully, there’s a trick you can use to download …

The dark side of the oil shock

The financial markets saw only bad news in the oil shock last week. Despite extremely strong US consumer data, there is a reluctance to recognise the …

Die Geschäfte des Kalifen

Die Terrorgruppe IS will ein Staat sein, ist aber bloß ein mafiöses Regime. Sie ist reich, aber ihr "Kalifat" steckt in der Krise. Wovon lebt die …