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What Data Scientists Really Do, According to 35 Data Scientists

Modern data science emerged in tech, from optimizing Google search rankings and LinkedIn recommendations to influencing the headlines Buzzfeed editors run. But it’s poised to transform all sectors, from retail, telecommunications, and agriculture to health, trucking, and the penal system. Yet the …

Machine Learning

The Simple Question That Can Make or Break a Startup

There’s an unassuming restaurant in Dallas called Chop House Burger, home to handspun milkshakes, truffle parmesan french fries, and six innovative burgers. It’s an eight-year-old restaurant in an industry where 80% of new entrants fail in the first five years. And stitched into its origin story is …

Credit Cards

Erwin Schrödinger and his Famous Thought Experiment

Erwin Schrödinger (1887-1961)<p>On August 12, 1887, Austrian physicist and Nobel Laureate <b>Erwin Schrödinger</b> was born. Schrödinger developed a number of …

Quantum Physics

What Do HR Professionals Really Do? Eight Experts Dispel Common Myths

Human resources is often met with a one-dimensional perception. After all, many people’s interactions with HR come down to a small handful of common interactions. It’s difficult to understand what really goes on without witnessing it every day.<p>We asked members of the Forbes Human Resources Council …

Employee Engagement

Erwin Schrödinger and the Schrödinger's Cat Thought Experiment

Nobel Prize winning physicist who shaped quantum mechanics<p>Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger (born on August 12, 1887 in Vienna, Austria) was a …

Quantum Physics

I flew from the US to London in economy on Europe's newest budget airline — here's what it was like

It's not unusual to fork out $1,000 for a flight from New York to London on a summer weekend. So when I heard that a low-cost airline was offering $99 one-way flights, I jumped right on it.<p>Primera Air is a low-cost Nordic airline that started offering transatlantic flights from Boston, Washington …

Washington D.C.

50 Angel Investors Based On Investment Volume And Successful Exits

Who are the leading angel investors startup entrepreneurs should be pitching right now? How do you connect with them?<p>Effective fundraising for startups isn’t about how many people and firms you can blast your opportunity out to. It’s about getting in front of the right investors, with a strong …

Venture Capital

A beginner's guide to AI: Algorithms

<i>Welcome to TNW’s beginner’s guide to AI. This (currently) four part feature should provide you with a very basic understanding of what AI is, what it can do, and how it works. The guide contains articles on (in order published) neural networks, computer vision, natural language processing, and</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Tiny Heirloom unveils 'The Goose' — a custom tiny home with stunning interiors

Once again, the genius design team from Tiny Heirloom has unveiled another spectacular tiny home. Built on a gooseneck trailer, The Goose offers a …

Living Rooms

This Mechanic Fixed My Car After a Stressful Accident--and Taught an Outstanding Lesson in Customer Service

Poor customer service kills 55 percent of potential transactions. These five tips can help.<p>Last Sunday, while driving back from the lake house, I got into a car accident.<p>Accidents are always stressful. The adrenaline dump triggers our biological fight or flight response. To make matters worse, I …

Customer Service

Cryptojacking Displaces Ransomware As Most Popular Cyberthreat

If you’re concerned about cybersecurity, and you’re not up to speed on illicit crypto mining, aka ‘cryptojacking,’ then it’s time to get with the program. Cryptojacking is now more prevalent than ransomware, 2017’s most popular cyberattack method.<p>As I explained in my March 2018 article <i>Top</i> …

Mobile Devices

When It Comes To Free Textbooks... Who Pays?

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, or so the old saying goes.<p>The same is true of textbooks. Even with the popularity of open educational resources, in the end, somebody pays.<p>With OER use increasing, the costs are shifting from students to institutions of higher learning – or more accurately …

Education Technology

Think Twice About a Company When You Keep Hearing These 4 AI Buzzwords

For every AI company doing groundbreaking work there are a dozen new "know-it-alls."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For every business that's using AI to do something groundbreaking, there are more that, well, aren't. Adobe’s 2018 "Digital Trends" report found that …

Machine Learning

Bahrain welcomes Indian startups and venture capitalists

The fund successfully closed its $100 million fundraising round in June and approved allocation of around a third of this value into a series of …

Venture Capital

5 Best Earbuds Of 2018

<i>This post was done in partnership with RTINGS.com, a buying guide to help people find the best product for their needs. When readers choose to buy RTINGS.com’s recommended picks, Forbes and RTINGS may earn affiliate commissions.</i><p>We buy our own products and put them under the same testing methodology …

Consumer Tech

Startup Street: An Indian Firm Claims Its Algorithm Can Predict Your Startup’s Success

Startups

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

New findings are fueling an old suspicion that fundamental particles and forces spring from strange eight-part numbers called “octonions.”

Physics

The 10 rules found in every good remote work policy

All companies have standards for the office, but remote work can complicate those rules. Here are 10 guidelines to help you establish a professional …

Remote Working

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Exercises to Help Reveal Your 6-Pack

Your six-pack is on its way! The important thing to remember is that, as Jillian Michaels has said, "You can't spot-reduce fat." You need to lose overall body fat to reduce your belly fat so you can show off your amazing abs. You can do this through diet and cardio, specifically HIIT workouts. …

Workouts

How To: Use MDK3 for Advanced Wi-Fi Jamming

You may have heard of a signal jammer before, usually referring to a device that blasts out a strong enough radio signal to drown out the reception …

Information Security

AI plus a chemistry robot finds all the reactions that will work

Given a set of starting materials, it'll figure out every reaction among them.<p>Chemistry is a sort of applied physics, with the behavior of electrons …

Machine Learning

What Is Magnetism? Definition, Examples, Facts

A Simple Introduction to Magnetism<p>Magnetism is defined as an attractive and repulsive phenomenon produced by moving electric charge. The affected …

Magnetism

If Radical Innovation Makes Nuclear Power Expensive, Why Do We Think It Will Make Nuclear Cheap?

You might have heard about a new kind of nuclear reactor that promises far greater safety at a much lower cost. How?<p>It is much simpler and thus requires “half as many safety-related valves, 83 percent less safety-related pipe and one-third fewer pumps;”<br>• Its components can be manufactured in a …

Energy

What We've Learned from Creating an Advisory Board

Last year we decided to formalize an advisory board. Through the creation and implementation of this process, we’ve learned a lot. One of my friends in Entrepreneurs’ Organization had helped other companies put together advisory boards, so he was a great resource for learning how to find …

Entrepreneurship

Here’s why Bitcoin’s blockchain has blocks that go over the 1MB limit

When you really try to nail down what makes a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin <i>really Bitcoin</i>, the more technical you get, the closer you are to discussing block size.<p>A block is really a set of data, and for Bitcoin BTC they’re mostly related to transactions. Bitcoin miners are really in the business of …

Bitcoin

How to Apply and Optimize Your Algorithm When You're Ready to Run With AI

Follow a tried-and-true implementation methodology of purposeful, simple and tested engineering, such as Lean AI, to unlock AI's true potential.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Amazon’s recently launched SageMaker artificial intelligence service is an exciting new …

Machine Learning

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Are Processes Slowing Your Company Down? Try These 8 Simplifying Tips

Prohibiting left turns may seem like a strange way to simplify, but this single decision has hugely impacted UPS. As a result of its drivers avoiding left turns, the company saves 10 million gallons of gas annually, delivers 350,000 more packages every year, and it reduced its average time per …

Employment

10 Ways To Get Your Kids Into Coding

Image: Getty Images<p>Keen to set your kids up for the future? Here's 10 ways to get them coding.<p>#1 Play and learn with Code.org<p>With game-like tutorials …