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18 Exponential Changes We Can Expect in the Year Ahead - MIT Technology Review

<i>Azeem Azhar is a strategist, product entrepreneur, and analyst living in London. He is the curator of the weekly newsletter</i> Exponential View<i>, from</i> …

Innovation

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

Meet the man behind the most important tool in data science

Wes McKinney hates the idea of researchers wasting their time. “Scientists unnecessarily dealing with the drudgery of simple data manipulation tasks makes me feel terrible,” he says.<p>Perhaps more than any other person, McKinney has helped fix that problem. McKinney is the developer of “Pandas”, one …

Data Science

Understanding Apple: The Triple-A Advantage

Apple just released three new phones.<p>Arguably, the A11 processor is the most revolutionary feature.<p>The investor owes it to himself or herself to …

Machine Learning

Which Skills Are Most Valuable In Machine Learning?

<i>As of 2017, what set of skills or knowledge pertaining to machine learning are most valuable to the industry, including research positions? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Vladimir</b> …

Machine Learning

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Just Gave the Best Leadership Advice in 7 Words | Inc.com

Well, I have to admit one thing today:<p>I underestimated what Satya Nadella could do for Microsoft.<p>When he first became Microsoft's CEO, the tech giant was in a mess.<p>Not only was it losing to its biggest competitors, there was a lot of infighting.<p>But Nadella turned things around.<p>Under his leadership, …

Leadership

Bali volcano eruption could be hours away after unprecedented seismic activity

Tens of thousands evacuated from area around Mount Agung as hundreds of volcanic earthquakes recorded in single day<p>• Tell us if you’re affected by the evacuation<p>Mount Agung in Bali is experiencing unprecedented levels of seismic activity and could erupt in a “matter of hours” if tremors continue, …

Mount Agung

Everything You Need to Know About Shifting | Cycling 101

While you’re getting in shape and figuring out how you can get a little faster on the bike, sometimes it’s the basics that get overlooked. From …

Amazon Prime: 22 benefits every member gets

A full list of all the stuff that is (and isn't) included with your Prime subscription -- including new deals from Whole Foods.<p>Amazon Prime is best known for two things: free two-day shipping and Netflix-style video streaming. Those are decidedly worthwhile perks, especially considering the …

Tech Trends

Millennials have a new shopping preference that should terrify Lululemon and Athleta

The dominant apparel trend of athleisure seems to have reached its peak in the second quarter of 2017.<p>Athleisure is the trend of buying athletic apparel for its unique properties — sweat-wicking, stretch, comfort — without necessarily intending to use it to work out.<p>Athleisure has been huge for the …

Clothing

This Snake Is So Deadly Its Venom Hasn't Had to Change in 10 Million Years

Being bitten by an Australian tiger snake is a wholly unpleasant experience. Within minutes, you start to feel pain in your neck and lower …

This map shows what $100 is really worth in your state

Your dollars go a lot further in some states than others.<p>The Tax Foundation released the latest iteration of its map showing the relative value of $100 in every state compared with the national average using data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.<p>In more expensive states like California, you can …

New Jersey

21 world wonders that you're not supposed to visit

Middle East

AI programs exhibit racial and gender biases, research reveals

Machine learning algorithms are picking up deeply ingrained race and gender prejudices concealed within the patterns of language use, scientists say<p>An artificial intelligence tool that has revolutionised the ability of computers to interpret everyday language has been shown to exhibit striking …

Artificial Intelligence

The Jobs That Artificial Intelligence Will Create

The threat that automation will eliminate a broad swath of jobs across the world economy is now well established. As artificial intelligence (AI) …

Artificial Intelligence

9 Revolutionary Companies to Watch

Nine little-known companies are working hard to bring game-changing tech to market.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This year is off and running with some extraordinary companies starting to make a name for themselves.<p>I attend countless conferences and meetups. Over the …

Machine Learning

Complete guide to structuring large react + redux apps.

How I drastically improved react’s file structure in 7 minutes.<p>Warning: this tutorial is for advanced react users; beginners might have problems …

What Makes A Good Data Visualization? — Information is Beautiful — Infographics

Hi there. I’m David McCandless, creator of this site and author of two infographic mega-tomes, Information is Beautiful (2009) and Knowledge is …

These are the four questions Y Combinator uses to identify the next unicorn

Over 12 years, Silicon Valley accelerator-turned-seed-fund Y Combinator has invested in more than a thousand companies. Its success stories include Dropbox, Airbnb, and Stripe, and recipients of its investments are altogether worth an estimated $100 billion today.<p>Y Combinator accepts dozens of new …

Startups

A celebrity trainer reveals the best way to burn fat — and it's shockingly easy

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• The best way to burn fat is by walking, not by doing intense cardio.<br>• The more intense the cardio, the lower the percentage of calories you burn from fat sources.<br>• More extreme cardio can also lead to more injuries and a larger appetite.</b><p><b><br>If you're looking to burn fat, ditch the</b> …

Fitness

Why Company Directors Must Prioritize Blockchain | Articles | Finance

I will say this only once… <b>Ignoring Blockchain is dangerous.</b> Any company director that does not take Blockchain seriously, bother to find out about …

Kickstart your data analysis career by mastering this premier visualization software (88% off)

Your dad always said, “Right tools for the right job.” When you’re working in the arena of data analysis, Tableau 9 is recognized as one of the leading tools for both assessing and presenting large number sets the right way. To do that job right, you can pick up training like this Data …

ASUS made a beefed-up Raspberry Pi rival that plays 4K video

It seems ASUS is gearing up to give Raspberry Pi a run for its money. The Taiwanese manufacturer has quietly released its own single-board computer to rival the popular British company – and it’s quite the beast.<p>Although the Tinker Board follows the Pi form factor rather closely, it ultimately …

5 ways the new connected agriculture world changed in 2016

The world of agriculture technology, or agtech, is rapidly evolving from an industry entrenched in tradition to one that is fast embracing change. It’s automating laborious tasks and providing farmers and growers with greater knowledge and insight into their crops than ever before. As technology …

Farming

You Only Need 3 Months To Become A Brand New You (With This Self-Improvement Approach)

You’re sitting in your living room watching a new Tony Robbins motivational documentary about changing yourself. By the end, you’re so excited about …

Living Rooms

The secret of waiters who don’t write your order down

If you grew up in Ireland or the UK, and liked football, there’s a pretty high chance you at some point had one of these things:<p>What was so great …

Bring Back Jobs From China? In Shenzhen, They Aren't That Worried

SHENZHEN, China—U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s threat to compel Apple Inc. and others to manufacture more at home should strike fear into this Chinese megacity where many of the world’s high-tech gadgets are made.<p>Once a sleepy village, Shenzhen today is the sprawling epicenter of China’s …

China

Self-Talk Determines Your Success: 15 Tips

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

A researcher discovered how cavemen cleaned their teeth. It will make you want to brush yours.

The earliest known toothbrushes date back to 3500 B.C., found in Egyptian tombs next to their owners. They're pieces of stick, really, with frayed ends to whisk away debris. But the fact that the Egyptians thought to pack a toothbrush on their trip to the afterlife hints at one of the most vexing …

Anthropology