Napoleon Hernandez

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Which Miyazaki Character Are You?

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Thoughts on The Future of Hadoop in Enterprise Environments

Between answering questions this week at BI2014 in Orlando and preparing to ask some at Hadoop Summit in Amsterdam next week, here are some thoughts …

GLaDOS teaches the difference between nuclear fusion and fission

NASA has enlisted the help of a great mind to teach people the difference between nuclear fusion and fission: GLaDOS, the renegade AI who serves as an antagonist in Valve's Portal franchise.<p>The video above, produced by the education and public outreach department of the NASA Spitzer Space Telescope …

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Why Some Mushrooms May Be Magic for Climate Change

Fungi don’t get the respect they deserve. Maybe that’s because they do most of their work in the dark, beneath the ground or on dead matter, or …

Burning Trash With Water [Video]

Astronauts on board the International Space Station study the strange properties of supercritical water.<p>Burn baby burn. Today, we use water to put out fires. But what if we could use it for the opposite effect? Astronaut researchers on the International Space Station are experimenting with water …

A Rain Forest Begins With Rain, Right? Is This A Trick Question?

Think of a rain forest — rich with trees, covered by clouds, wet all the time.<p>Then ask yourself, how did this rain forest get started?<p>I ask, because the answer is <i>so</i> going to surprise you. It's not what you think.<p>Until I saw the video you're about to see, I just figured that a rain forest starts …

IBM unveils $1 billion Watson Group in New York City to fund artificially intelligent apps

IBM's <i>Jeopardy!</i>-winning artificial intelligence platform Watson has already branched out into highly advanced customer service, assisting doctors and opened its programming code to outside researchers. But today, Watson is getting its biggest show of support yet from IBM. This morning, the company …

Abused kids may face stubborn depression as adults

Adults who experienced childhood physical abuse or parental addictions may face a longer recovery time from depression.<p>University of Toronto …

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THEN & NOW: 18 Actresses Who Played Iconic Superheroes And Villains

Ever since Jennifer Lawrence stepped into the role of Katniss Everdeen in 2012's "The Hunger Games" the number of strong, independent superheroines has exploded on the big screen.<p>Amy Adams and Emma Stone's portrayals of Lois Lane ("Man of Steel") and Gwen Stacy ("The Amazing Spider-Man") are a far …

Two Adorable Little Girls Sing "Let It Go" from Disney's FROZEN

Chewbacca Actor Tweets Amazing Retro Behind-The-Scenes Photos Of 'Star Wars'

We can't wait for the new "Star Wars" movie next year.<p>Until then, while we rewatch the first six (or maybe five) films, we can't think of a better way to mentally prepare than with nostalgic photos from the set.<p>"Star Wars" actor Peter Mayhew who played Chewbacca in the series has shared more than …

Google Street View Glitches Become Beautiful Art

Google Street View isn't just for getting directions and looking at your childhood home anymore. Italian artist Emilio Vavarella has turned Google Street View into something beautiful.<p>As Wired first discovered, Vavarella's project "Report A Problem" consists of 100 screenshots of Google Street View …

Power Your Portfolio With The Mass Index

The majority of technical tools that I use in my analysis and discuss in my trading lessons are ones that I have used for decades or are strategies that have evolved over the years. I was fortunate in the early 1980s to have access to CompuTrac, which included the majority of today’s most …