Saleh Ghasemi

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Beginning Machine Learning with Keras and TensorFlow

This isn’t our typical kind of blog post. In fact this one is very special. It’s the beginning of our journey with a new shiny toy.<p>Every now and then …

Deep Learning

The Five Traits You Can Learn From Real Estate Entrepreneurs

<i>“Timing, perseverance, and 10 years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.”</i> – Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter<p>The entrepreneurial landscape has undergone a dramatic transformation, but one thing that hasn’t changed are the foundational principles and traits that define …

What You Can Learn From One of the Biggest Startup Flops of All Time

More than two years after Fab.com collapsed, its founder Jason Goldberg looks back and reveals where he and the company--despite $300 million in funding--went wrong.<p>If you're familiar with the recent track record of entrepreneur Jason Goldberg--the man best known for co-founding flash-sale …

Startups

The A-B-Cs of ETFs

If a mutual fund had a younger cousin, it would be an exchange traded fund (ETF).<p>An ETF is like a mutual fund in that it offers investors a pooled investment in stocks, bonds, and other assets. But that’s where the similarities end.<p>You can buy and sell ETFs any time during the trading day. But with …

Google's Parent Company Alphabet Wants to Build a New City From the Ground Up

The ultra-connected digital metropolis would be built in a location somewhere in the U.S.<p>New York. Portland. San Francisco. Seattle. The debate rages on about the most innovative city in America. But if Google parent company Alphabet has its way, there soon may be a new contender.<p>Sidewalk Labs, …

Smart Cities

20 Slack Communities For Tech Entrepreneurs You Want To Be A Part Of

Slack, just a 2-year-old messaging platform, is raising $200 million at nearly a $4 billion valuation led by Thrive Capital, reports Business Insider. Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.<p>While Slack is originally …

Startups

How to create a secure retirement plan

<i>When I retire, I want to create my own pension, but I have reservations about annuities. So I'm thinking of investing some of my savings in a bond fund, leaving the principal untouched and just living off the income. I'll keep the rest of my nest egg in mutual funds and dip into it as needed. Do</i> …

Retirement

How to start a side business without quitting your current job

Not all entrepreneurs started out their businesses fresh from college – or quit halfway through.<p>Most entrepreneurs already had careers before they decided to go it alone. But making the jump can be terrifying, especially if you have overheads to pay. That’s why a growing number of people are …

Small Business

Aylien launches news analysis API powered by its deep learning tech

Text analysis startup Aylien, which uses deep learning and NLP algorithms to parse text and extract intel from documents for its customers, has launched a new tool specifically focused on analyzing written news content.<p>“The idea for the News API is to give access to the news content that is out …

Machine Learning

Deep learning will be huge — and here’s who will dominate it

Artificial intelligence* is developing much faster than we thought. Just last month, Google’s DeepMind AI beat Lee Sedol, a legendary Go player, at his own game in a defining moment for the industry. What enabled this win is a relatively new AI technique called deep learning, which is transforming …

LinkedIn's CEO Just Showed the World How Great Leaders Deal With Bad News

Amid a market plunge and threat from Facebook, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner gives employees his stock bonus.<p>What do you do when your company's stock price plummets by more than 40 percent in a single day? Most of us hope never to have to find out, but if we do, I can't think of a better example of how …

Stock Markets

84 Lumber launches gorgeous tiny homes that you can buy or build yourself

Heads up DIY fans - 84 Lumber is offering plans and materials to build your own 200 sq ft tiny home! The building materials supplier just announced …

Portable

36 Websites That Will Save Your Startup Time and Money

Here is a list of some of the best sites to know. They range from project management to motivation to e-commerce.<p>If you're in the process of launching a startup, you'll be happy to know the internet offers you a wealth of resources that will make your job as an entrepreneur much easier. One of the …

Small Business

Data Science Skills Needed in a Big Data World

Last month, I wrote about the three skills needed to practice data science. Based on a factor analysis of many different skills, data science skills …

How to get rich in tech, guaranteed.

Today’s NYT article on how employees sometimes lose out is a great read. Employees who like that, might also like Hunter’s article from last week on …

Three things I wish I knew earlier about Machine Learning

I’ve been working with Machine Learning models both in academic and industrial settings for a few years now. I’ve recently been watching the …

Online Education in Analytics, Big Data, Data Science, Machine Learning

<b>Prepare for Data-Driven World</b><p>DePaul MS in Predictive Analytics, addresses the growing demand of data scientists that have the right blend of …

Data Science

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

5 Productivity Tips I Learned From Uber and Other Silicon Valley Superstars

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I once asked Mitch Kapor how he stayed productive. The tech veteran smiled and showed me an elaborate Microsoft Word document he used to keep track of all the people, places and projects in his life with keyboard shortcuts to …

Time Management

Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley – Going to Where the Action Is

This is the second in a series about the changing models of corporate innovation co-authored with Evangelos Simoudis. Evangelos and I are working on …

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

Where others see impenetrable barriers, successful people see challenges to embrace and obstacles to tackle.<p>It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face …

Self-improvement

How Facebook is eating the $140 billion hardware market

Facebook's extraordinary Open Compute Project is doing for hardware what Linux, Android, and many other popular products did for software: making it free and "open source."<p>That means that anyone can look at, use, or modify the designs of the hugely expensive computers that big companies use to run …

Microsoft starts prompting Windows 7 and Windows 8 users to ‘reserve’ their free Windows 10 upgrade

In January, we learned that for one year, Microsoft would offer free Windows 10 upgrades to those running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1. While Windows 10 for PCs isn’t launching until July 29 and Windows 10 for phones is coming after that, we’re now seeing the first indications of …

Here's some great news for those who want the stock market to crash ...

Margin debt (red in the chart above) hit a new high in April.<p>Even after adjusting for inflation, margin debt is now higher than it was at the peak of the great bull market in 2000 and the echo bull market in 2007.<p>What is "margin debt"?<p>It's the amount of money stock investors have collectively …

Muscle Building Foods That Are High In Protein

If you want to look fit and toned, your kitchen game has to be as strong as your game in the gym.<p>Pumping iron is important for muscle growth, but so …

Exquisite Pen Drawings Created with Thousands of Tiny Dots

Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It's in these facial features that …

Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …