Gabriel Cortez

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New Seafloor Map Reveals How Strange the Gulf of Mexico Is

Data gathered by oil exploration companies was combined to create the highest resolution map ever made of the area.<p>The floor of the Gulf of Mexico is one of the most geologically interesting stretches of the Earth’s surface. The gulf’s peculiar history gave rise to a landscape riddled with domes, …

Scientists Are About to Perform an Experiment to See if The Human Mind Is Bound by Physics

This could be interesting...<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a "spooky …

Quantum Mechanics

Program an SMS Bot Using Python and Twilio

This winter I went to Utah with some friends, and explored some of the most remote and beautiful places in the world. I hiked through Star Wars looking terrains, and was in awe at the bright red canyons. However, there was one problem: we were in such remote places, the cellular connection was …

Python Programming

20 ways to save $1,000 (or more) a year

Saving money isn't easy, but there are lots of ways to do it that don't hurt too much.<p>Saving money takes discipline.<p>It means forgoing things you want and making tough choices, which can be tough in our consumption-focused society. However, saving money can make it easier to get what you <i>really</i> want, …

Personal Finance

If You Love Machine Learning, You Should Check Out General Electric

Many companies and industries are benefiting from implementing machine-learning techniques. Few have opportunities as large as General Electric.<p>I …

Machine Learning

ŷhat | Scikit-Learn Cheat Sheet: Python Machine Learning

This post originally appeared on the DataCamp blog. Big thanks to Karlijn and all the fine folks at DataCamp for letting us share with the Yhat …

Why Knowing Your “Why” Is Your Greatest Tool for Success

Wow, this is hard! Did I really sign up for this? I am about to throw in the towel! Are these the questions keeping you up at night as you push …

Elon Musk's OpenAI and Google's DeepMind release their AI playgrounds to everyone

Artificial intelligence developed by the likes of Google's DeepMind and Elon Musk's OpenAI is taught within the confines of game worlds – including …

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A 12-Step Guide to Picking a Name for Your Startup

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>Finding the right name for your startup can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name …

Small Business

10 Success lessons from Mark Zuckerberg – “Youngest Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share113<p>Tweet<p>Share29<p>+15<p>Shares 147<p>Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire on the planet who created the Facebook social network that now has more …

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

Chemistry

STOP Saying These 7 Phrases: To Be More Successful

You're reading STOP Saying These 7 Phrases: To Be More Successful, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Self-improvement

3 Presentation Tips Destroy Waffling

3 Presentation Tips to Help You To Stop ‘Waffling’<p>Aug 02, 2015 By Maurice Decastro In Advice<p>The internet is full of presention tips focused on …

Want to Get Ahead? 10 Things to Do During Your Lunch Break

One of the ways to make change in your life is to use your time wisely<p>Are you given a whole hour at lunch time and not sure how to fill it in properly?<p>In my new book The Entrepreneur's Book of Actions: Essential Daily Exercises and Habits for Becoming Wealthier, Smarter, and More Successful …

Productivity

Millennials could be millionaires – if they start investing instead of saving

In a new poll, 64% of working millennials said they couldn’t see themselves ever becoming millionaires – but it’s a much more reasonable goal than many realize<p>Pity the poor millennials.<p>The 83 million or so members of this generation – a quarter of America’s population, the largest age cohort – have …

Personal Finance

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

Productivity

Personal Finance 101: 6 Things Everyone Should Know

Whether you're single, married, new to the workforce, or near retirement, it's important to have a good handle on your money. Here are six personal finance tips you should always make sure to follow.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>You never know when you might lose your job, fall ill, or encounter a …

Can Duolingo's chatbot teach you a foreign language?

The less embarrassed you are, the better you tend to be at learning languages. The answer? Chatbots<p>Chatbots suck. We all know it. If you want to get something done with a computer, it turns out, there are better ways to do it than laboriously type out conversational sentences to be read by a …

Language Learning

The myths and reality about interstellar travel

Is reaching alien planets outside our Solar System actually possible, and if so, how would it work?<p>Science fiction writers and moviemakers have shown us countless visions of humanity spread out across the Universe, so you might be forgiven for thinking that we’ve already got this in the bag. …

Space Travel

Google Wifi: 5 reasons to be excited about a wireless router (yes, really)

Google's white wireless wonderpuck is the answer to your wildest Wi-Fi dreams<p>We know what it’s like. You get home after a hard day, slump on the sofa …

Wi-Fi

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Tech billionaires convinced we live in the Matrix are secretly funding scientists to help break us out of it

Some of the world’s richest and most powerful people are convinced that we are living in a computer simulation. And now they’re trying to do …

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8 Things Successful People Do That Lazy People Don't

It all comes down to priorities.<p>Success is a game of habits. In itself, "success" is a relative term and so its "achievement" is fully dependent upon the habits you put into place that move you step by step toward the "end" you define for yourself.<p>To be "successful," it becomes a matter of the …

Self-improvement

How to make computer coding child’s play

With programming lessons now part of the school day, can parents help their offspring get top marks? Fear not – toys, gadgets and apps are all available to make coding a fun part of growing up<p>Coding kids aren’t a new trend. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Usborne Publishing was releasing books …

Kids

From College Dropout to Wall Street Success Story: 11 Things Winning People Always Do

From thinking strategically to maintaining discipline, these core principles make success more likely.<p>If you're a parent, it's hard when you don't like your kids' choices. Sometimes you have to step in, like when they're acting illegally or risking their health. But what do you do when your kids …

Self-improvement

10 Toxic Habits That You Should Get Rid Of Immediately

6 Reasons You're Tired All the Time (That Have Nothing to Do With Sleep)

The only thing more frustrating than feeling exhausted all the time is feeling exhausted all the time and not knowing <i>why</i>. On paper, you're doing …

Five Neat Ways To Dress For Work

Shake up your office attire with one of these key looks<p>What you wear to work depends largely on where you work. In a law firm or an investment bank, …