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Billionaire Ray Dalio: Here are 'the most valuable 3 minutes of thoughts that I could possibly share'

Ray Dalio is the founder, co-chief investment officer and co-chairman of Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund in the world with more than …

Lily Aldridge 2014: Cook Islands

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Index of Best AI/Machine Learning Resources

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning field is getting a lot of attention right now, and knowing where to start can be a little difficult.<p>I’ve …

It’s easier than you think to craft AI tools without typing a line of code

A lot of companies are trying to make it easier to use artificial intelligence, but few are making it as simple as Lobe. The startup, which launched earlier this year, offers users a clean drag-and-drop interface for building deep learning algorithms from scratch. It’s mainly focused on machine …

Opinion: Vanguard thinks its own employees should own this fund, not the S&P 500. They’re right

It’s funny how things come full circle. A while back, I appeared on the PBS show “WealthTrack” alongside Burt Malkiel, the Princeton professor who …

The 12 gripping science fiction and fantasy novels you need to check out this May

This month’s picks include stories about AI, interstellar warfare, and a world without prisons<p>A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Slate’s podcast <i>Slow Burn</i>, an engrossing dive into the Watergate scandal that eventually prompted President Richard Nixon to resign. The series prompted me to pick up a …

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Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Microsoft now offers public courses for building AI skills

Its AI track includes courses on ethics and building learning models.<p>Microsoft has added an AI track to its Professional Program courses. The track is open to the public and is comprised of nine online courses -- each of which take eight to 16 hours to complete -- as well as a final project. "The …

What Is Intermittent Fasting? A Beginner's Guide to Burning More Fat

Want to burn more fat without changing what you eat? Intermittent fasting isn't a diet. Intermittent fasting is just a different way of eating.<p>For more than a year, I've been following an intermittent fasting eating regimen. I use the word <i>regimen</i> because intermittent fasting is not a diet, at least …

Add Motion and a 3D Effect to Landscape Photos with This Simple Photoshop Animation Trick (VIDEO)

Are you looking for a way to add a little pizzazz to landscape photos and bring them to life? The simple Photoshop technique in the video below will …

AI Superstar Andrew Ng Is Democratizing Deep Learning With A New Online Course

The founder of Google Brain and former head of Baidu’s AI efforts wants to train a giant new workforce to help make “AI the new electricity.”<p>Artificial intelligence could be as important to transforming the economy as electricity was 100 years ago. But for that to happen, the world will need a huge …

How a Lithium Shortage Could De-Rail the Electric Car Boom

<i>This piece originally appeared on Oilprice.com.</i><p>We’ve gone electric, and there’s no going back at this point. Lithium is our new fuel, but like fossil …

Chatbooks: Capturing Your Life in a Gorgeous Photo Book

Roughly 15 years ago, I was rummaging through a pile of photo scrapbooks. None were the same size, some had photos sticking out of the top, and they frankly looked unsightly on our family room bookshelf. That’s when I came up with this ahead-of-its-time idea: Someone should start a printing service …

LandscapePro software promises simple steps to dramatic changes

Anthropics Technology, the makers of the PortraitPro software application, has announced a program that it claims ‘radically simplifies and speeds …

7 Amazing Things America Could Have Bought Instead of a $1.45 Trillion Jet

All student loan debt could be eliminated.<p>The F-35 project has been one of the most expensive military projects in history, and will cost upwards of …

10 Great Tips for Effective Presentations

Sometimes in life, we find ourselves at a dead end. Or a crossroads. Or on a path that seems to go nowhere and say “I don’t know what to do with my …

The Breakfast Club

Doctors who take money from drug companies are prescribing more expensive drugs

But a new study by ProPublica, the independent, non-profit news organization, discovered an intriguing finding: Doctors who receive payments from the pharmaceutical and medical device industries tend to prescribe brand-name medications far more than physicians who don't accept payments, gifts or …

The 28 Fittest People of 2015

From on-screen tough guys to CrossFit champs to Internet dunking stars, we rounded up the fit men and women who made this year uniquely memorable

5 Fun Money Apps to Boost Your Kids' Financial Smarts

Your child already can't get enough of playing Angry Birds or Minecraft, so should you get them hooked on yet another app--even if it teaches smart money lessons?<p>Your child already can't get enough of playing Angry Birds or Minecraft, so should you get them hooked on yet another app--even if it …

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Concern over double-booked surgeries emerges as national issue for hospitals

<i>Read "Clash in the Name of Care," a Boston Globe look at the practice of concurrent surgeries.</i><p>In Minnesota, heart surgeons occasionally performed …

One politician's powerful speech on Syria moved British lawmakers to tears and applause

The vote came directly after a speech from Hilary Benn, the UK Labour Party's shadow foreign secretary, which Conservative Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond called "one of the greatest speeches" in British House of Commons history.<p>In the speech, Benn broke with his party's leader, Jeremy Corbyn, and …

What Richard Branson, Elon Musk and Other Top Execs Ask During Job Interviews

Savvy CEOs and executives know that interview questions like, “What’s your biggest strength?” and, “What’s your biggest weakness?” aren’t as telling …

Best Leadership Books of All Time | Inc.com

No One Told You the Book List for Improving Leadership Skills? I Will

Is your house full of clutter?<p>Are you looking for some help to finally get things under control?<p>Decluttering is the act of removing clutter, or all …

The CEO of Red Hat shares the 4 books that most influenced his career

Most executives will say you are what you read, and that's no different for Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst.<p>The former chief operating officer of Delta and the author of "The Open Organization" oversees more than 8,000 employees in 80 countries at the open-source software company. His unique views on …

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8 TED Talks That Will Make You More Productive

Tapping your productivity in ways you never have before takes unconventional thinking.<p>Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not …

Would You Let A Robot Manage Your Retirement Savings?

Comfortable with technology and skeptical of Wall Street, a growing number of young investors have turned to low-fee automated financial advisers for help saving for retirement.<p>They're called roboadvisers — or robos — and they appeal to Jesus Adrian Perez, 29, a biometric analyst from Albuquerque, …

10 Books You Must Read to Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

<b>Bold – Steven Kotler and Peter Diamandis</b><p>Exponential technologies are technologies that have the ability to generate change and improve lives in ways …