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All the books Bill Gates has recommended over the last eight years

Bill Gates has become a powerful influence on publishing. An endorsement from the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder can cause tangible sales spikes, reminiscent of the golden ticket that once came with being picked for Oprah’s book club.<p>So just what does Gates read? Quartz manually compiled …

Books

I'm 28 and I've saved over $240,000 — here's what I've learned about money from tracking my net worth for the past 2 years

They say you learn something about yourself when you keep a journal.<p>If that's true, then I think just graduated to a PhD in <i>Me Studies</i>. Because for the past two years, I've kept a very detailed (and very public) online diary.<p>It's a unique type of diary though. In it, you won't find any juicy gossip …

Personal Finance

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go …

Self-improvement

Machines learn language better by using a deep understanding of words

Computer systems are getting quite good at understanding what people say, but they also have some major weak spots. Among them is the fact that they have trouble with words that have multiple or complex meanings. A new system called ELMo adds this critical context to words, producing better …

Machine Learning

A 6th-grade teacher wrote 'Invite me to your Harvard graduation!' -- 21 years later, the student did just that

<b>(CNN) —</b> Judith Toensing didn't just teach her students, she inspired them.<p>A sixth-grade teacher from Yuma, Arizona, Toensing made a strong impact on one of her students 21 years ago.<p>At the end of the school year in 1997, Mrs. Toensing, wrote a note on the student's report card: "It has been a joy …

Teaching

A Rare Virus Without a Cure Has Emerged in India And Is Killing People

It has the potential to cause a deadly pandemic.<p>At least nine people in southern India have died in cases linked to an outbreak of the rare and …

How to get David Beckham’s new haircut

Golden balls’ new 'do proves that the shaggy crop is the haircut of the season<p>Predictably, David Beckham has stolen my ‘do.<p>Last week, in a bid to rid …

Here's How to Tell The Difference Between a Headache And a Migraine

Not all headaches are created equal.<p>Not all headaches hurt the same.<p>Some, like migraines, make the sides of your head throb for days on end.<p>Others, …

The 10 Highest-Paying IT Certifications of 2018

A career in information technology (IT) takes a lot of planning. Choosing from the many available certifications determines which sort of career options are available to you. Whether it's system administration, networking, or security that interests you, you're sure to find plenty of certifications …

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Your New Go-Anywhere Shorts

The Best Picks<p>Capital Shorts<p>Olivers calls their Capital shorts a "commuter short with panache." We'd have to agree. They're made from a …

Clothing

The croissant is already living its best life. Please don’t try to change it

A croissant’s only job in this world is to be delicious. But some chefs just can’t leave it alone to perform this singular task.<p>Take the charcoal croissant that tried to break the internet this week. It certainly isn’t the only eyebrow raisingly non-traditional pastry (paywall) out there (though it …

Even the most severe critics of the US president should worry about this subtle form of anti-democratic abuse<p>America doesn’t have coups or tanks in the street. But a deep state of sorts exists here and it includes national security bureaucrats who use secretly collected information to shape or curb …

Donald Trump

A startup that uses artificial intelligence to discover new drugs just landed a $2 billion valuation

BenevolentAI, a UK-based startup that uses artificial intelligence to discover new treatments just raised $115 million.<p>The funding, which came from existing investors including Woodford Investment Management, values the six-year-old company at $2 billion, a unicorn status held by only a few biotech …

Sit back, relax, and take a trip through these psychedelic videos

Rémi Cabarrou is an art director and motion designer that specializes in realistic CGI. His trippy animations will make you watch for hours.

What to Cook Right Now

Good morning. You know what’s a good thing to cook on a Monday night? Miso chicken (above). Slather a bunch of thighs with miso and butter and honey and rice vinegar, roast them in the oven, then serve with rice and Julia Moskin’s recipe for scallion-cilantro salad. That’s living well. Finish your …

The idea of a depressed computer may seem absurd – but artificial intelligence and the human brain share a vital feature<p>Depression seems a uniquely human way of suffering, but surprising new ways of thinking about it are coming from the field of artificial intelligence. Worldwide, over 350 million …

Artificial Intelligence

What Is the Dunning-Kruger Effect?

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a type of cognitive bias in which people believe that they are smarter and more capable than they really are. …

Psychology

Microsoft’s AI lets bots predict pauses and interrupt conversations

Microsoft today said it has developed a new way for its most popular AI-powered bots to speak and analyze human voices at the same time, a skill engineers believe leads to more naturalistic conversations. The bots are empowered to predict what a person will say next, when to pause, and when it’s …

Reconstructing Work

Automation, artificial intelligence, and the essential role of humans<p>Discussions about the future of work often coalesce around one major point of contention: the impact of automation on the workforce. Pessimists believe that humans will be made redundant by artificial intelligence (AI) and robots, …

The Triton Cyber Weapon

In August of 2017, a private Saudi Arabian petrochemical company was hit by a cyber attack which was designed, according to investigators, to …

6 Mental Habits of People Who Manage Their Emotions Remarkably Well

When anger rises to the surface, they don't react--they respond.<p>Anger is one powerful human emotion. It is also a very <i>normal</i> human emotion that needs to be expressed in a healthy way. But there's a place and time for appropriate anger, and we all have to learn how to manage it before it …

How to get a six pack: The internet is full of lies and disinformation about how to build abs, here’s everything you need to know

For many, a six pack is the holy grail. A good set of abs makes you stop and stare, and it’s one of the most reliable forms of marketing in the …

Fitness

12 Odd Jobs That Pay Surprisingly Well

Sometimes, odd jobs can be high-paying jobs.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>If you're looking for a high-paying job, don't overlook some of the oddest ones. They're the jobs you aren't likely to hear mentioned at a dinner party when someone asks, "What do you do?" You meet bankers …

In Peru, a Still-Hidden Alternative to Machu Picchu

I was standing in a cloud forest in northern Peru, 10,000 feet above sea level. Quiet cloaked the more than 400 cylindrical homes and ceremonial buildings that make up the most important settlement of the Chachapoyas, or “Cloud Warrior” culture. Farther out were limestone walls up to 65 feet high. …

South America

The richest American family hired terrorists to shoot machine guns at sleeping women and children

The Rockefellers took on the striking miners of Ludlow, Colorado but didn’t expect them to fight back<p>The bloody history of the American labor …

Health care groups to use blockchain to improve provider data

Blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin, is creeping into the health care space.<p>A growing number of researchers and companies are finding that blockchain -- a permanent, openly accessible record of transactions -- can make sharing and accessing data more efficient. On Monday, five health care …

Digital Health

Here’s how you access the super creepy data Facebook has on you

Since 2010, Facebook allows you to download an archive file of all your interactions with the network. It’s a 5-click easy process that your grandmother can do (more details below).<p>Inside the .zip, lies an ‘index.html’ page that acts as a portal to your personal data. Visually, it looks like an …

How to buy glasses online and save hundreds of dollars

Sometimes we get so stuck in the old way of doing things, we don't bother to see if there's a better alternative.<p>Take eyeglasses. Old way: Go to your local optical shop, get an eye exam, choose frames and lenses, pay a small fortune (especially if you add options like Transitions and anti-glare …

Customer Service

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>