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The Volkswagen Scandal Is A Roundhouse Kick In the Head to Innovation

We may never fully comprehend just how much damage this egregious subterfuge will really do<p>In technology—as in science—skeptics are everywhere. Google, for instance, fell on its face while wearing Google Glass to cocktail parties because people didn’t buy into the benefits of the tech. Apple, while …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Former Google head says his startup will become the next $1.5 billion 'unicorn'

Dan Cobley, who left Google in August last year to focus on the new start-up, said that SalaryFinance would "be talked about in some of the same sentences as unicorn businesses over the next few years."<p>The new fintech - financial technology - company allows working people to consolidate their …

Finance

This free online encyclopedia has achieved what Wikipedia can only dream of

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy may be the most interesting website on the internet. Not because of the content—which includes fascinating entries on everything from ambiguity to zombies—but because of the site itself.<p>Its creators have solved one of the internet’s fundamental problems: How …

Humanities

Understanding Illusion: The Key to a Clear & Calm Mind.

Tibetan texts on tantric yoga sometimes say that you should see whatever appears to your sense perception as the rainbow light body of the deity that …

Spirituality

10 Things You Need to Cease Doing on Social Media

Everyone is on social media, which is why you are using it as a marketing strategy for your business. However, some things that you do on social …

Viral

A master list of free tools for lean startups

Any entrepreneur worth their salt will be excited at the thought of accessing free yet functional tools. Been there, done that, and having run from …

Startups (India)

A 5-Minute Guide to Big Data Tools

×<p>Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Presto, Pig, NoSQL—these are words you’d expect to find in a whimsical Dr. Seuss tale. In fact, they are the names of powerful …

Big Data

This pair bounced back after bankruptcy – can they afford a condo?

In 2010, John and Olivia were in dire financial straits mainly because of the economy. They lost their house, John lost his business and they declared bankruptcy.<p>"We've slowly rebuilt over the past five years, with 2014 being a turning point for us," Olivia writes in an e-mail. "We both got jobs …

Researchers Find 8 Superfoods That Drastically Boost Your Brainpower At Work

The daily grind of a full-time job requires an enormous amount of energy. Get up. Go to work. And work for 8-10 hours. Do this 5 days a week …

Superfoods

As Your Startup Grows, Here Is Who to Hire When (Infographic)

Knowing who to hire when is just as important as picking the right people for each role.<p>As a small company, when resources are tight, every new team member has to add a lot of value to drive growth. And as you scale, your staffing needs will change; what you need when you’re a company of five isn’t …

Facebook is losing its grip on teens as visual social networks gain popularity

There are some fissures beginning to show in Facebook's remarkably strong hold on nearly every demographic.<p>Teens, for instance, still use Facebook a great deal, but they no longer see it as the most prestigious or important social network: The rise in teens listing Instagram as their "most …

Advertising

New ways to get the Excel business analytics features you need

Recently, we told you about the exciting new features and improvements in Excel 2016 that expand the business analytics capabilities available to you …

Analytics

TapInfluence launches a fully automated platform that could turn influencer marketing into mass media

Influencer marketing firm TapInfluence is today announcing a new platform that lets brands connect with social influencers in a kind of eBay-style marketplace.<p>Called TapFusion, this completely automated platform allows a brand to post a new campaign — along with requirements, images, time frame, …

Public Relations

Here’s why Tesla is wooing women—and will probably win them over

Like so many other brands, Tesla is realizing the value of female customers. And it’s going after them in a big way: with its long-awaited Model X …

The Making Of FiftyThree’s Beloved Paper App For The iPhone

Three years in the making, the new app dares to rethink how people have worked with words on screens for decades.<p>FiftyThree could have launched its new iPhone app three years ago and quickly amassed millions of users. But the New York-based company decided to take the scenic, more thoughtful route. …

Where is Technology Innovation Heading?

Today, in universities around the world, leading professors are looking for top notch PhD students and researchers to push the boundaries and explore areas that will enable tomorrow’s technology innovation. To have a preview of what the future could look like, we at Cisco asked 60 leading academic …

Cisco Systems

The best infographics of 2015, and why we can’t stop looking at them

You’re not alone. We’re obsessed too. Over the last few years, a steady stream of illustrated charts, diagrams, maps, and process drawings have fed and fostered a raging appetite for infographics. Gareth Cook, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and a former editor at <i>The Boston Globe</i>, has been sifting …

Data Visualization

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

Time Management

Take a Ride in the First Airplane That Anyone Can Fly

Aircraft startup Icon has begun selling the A5, its eight-years-in-the-making amphibious sports plane.<p>After almost a decade of anticipation, research and development, rigorous test flights, and $100 million in costs, Icon Aircraft, a consumer plane manufacturer based in Vacaville, California, has …

FAA

Recurrent Neural Networks Tutorial, Part 1 – Introduction to RNNs

Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs) are popular models that have shown great promise in many NLP tasks. But despite their recent popularity I’ve only …

Deep Learning

The GWT Toolkit: Build Powerful JavaScript Front Ends Using Java

The GWT Web Toolkit, formerly known as Google Web Toolkit, is a set of development tools for building and optimizing complex browser-based …

JavaScript

15 Books Highly Recommended By CEOs

Are you looking to get involved in the world of business, or take your current business to a new level? Then it always helps to hear from the experts …

Ben Horowitz

Data Structures With JavaScript: Singly-Linked List and Doubly-Linked List

Two of the most commonly taught data structures in computer science are the singly-linked list and doubly-linked list.<p>When I was taught these data …

No cost training to becoming a data scientist

Data Science

Billionaire VC: Startups are spending too much on useless 'window dressing'

"There's way too much money in the system ultimately still chasing few really great companies. And the problem with that is you have a bunch of impostor companies that get funded for a lot longer than normal cycles," Palihapitiya said during an interview.<p>If there was less money, companies would die …

Venture Capital

What Elon Musk is really like as a boss

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Is It Like To Work With Elon Musk?</i> <i>Answer by Dolly Singh, Former Head of Recruiting, Oculus.</i><p>After working for Elon for over five years at SpaceX as the Head of Talent Acquisition, there are many potential answers to this question. Any answer I might …

Elon Musk

The biggest interview mistake every college grad makes

<i>The Fortune 500 Insider Network is our newest online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

Facebook is finally giving advertisers 2 things they've been asking after for ages

First up, Facebook is introducing a new ad buying option that will allow advertisers to pay only if an ad is 100% "in-view" — meaning the entire ad appeared on a user's screen.<p>Facebook has come under heat from ad buyers in recent months, particularly when it comes to the way they pay for video ads. …

AdTech

Growing a Programmer