Sang Chi

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Automation of Design

History of design is a history of technological change, and interactive design is not immune to automation<p>Introduction<p>The first job that Sherry …

Design Thinking

The Top 50 Developer Tools of 2016

Want to know exactly which tools should be on your radar in 2017? Our 3rd annual StackShare Awards do just that! We’ve analyzed thousands of data …

The evolution of startups, told through an analysis of thousands of company bios

By itself, the company bio of a startup doesn’t make for great reading.<p>But in aggregate, company descriptions reveal important trends in Silicon Valley. Do founders still aspire to create the next big app? How big is “big data” now compared to five years ago?<p>To answer these these questions, we …

Artificial Intelligence

My Kids Cried It Out And Now They Are The Best Sleepers Ever, So I Have No Regrets

I know that crying-it-out is a hot-button topic for a lot of people. I mean, you can’t exactly go on the internet without knowing that people have …

Parenting

33 science fiction and fantasy books that everyone will be talking about in 2017

Better make some space on your shelves<p>We’ve already taken a look at what novels are hitting bookshelves this month, but 2017 promises to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy literature as a whole. There’s going to be some great reads from debut authors, while some of the best names in the …

Science Fiction

The state of design tools in 2017

In the design world, we live in exciting times. It seems that the number of design tools in 2016 has started competing with a number of tools for …

Web Design

Don’t Get Trampled: The Puzzle For “Unicorn” Employees

<i>As a product-obsessed entrepreneur and investor, I rarely focus on financing mechanics in the start-up world. It tends to be a binary outcome, and</i> …

Startups

Startups, Secrets, and Abductive Reasoning

<i>Guest post by</i> <i>Joseph Kelly</i><i>.</i><i>But we must conquer the truth by guessing, or not at all.</i> <i>—</i><i> CS Peirce</i>An early episode at at my last company demonstrated one …

Product Management

These 3 Unpopular Leadership Strategies Are Why Alabama's Nick Saban Is So Successful

Apply Nick Saban's controversial leadership strategies to improve your team's performance.<p>Leaders who achieve long term success are often those who are willing to take steps others are not willing to try.<p>Alabama football head coach Nick Saban has set a powerful example of this, and you can apply …

Nick Saban

Machine Learning is Fun Part 6: How to do Speech Recognition with Deep Learning

<i>Side Note: Check out</i> <i>Part 1</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 2</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 3</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 4</i> <i>and</i> <i>Part 5</i> <i>for more Machine Learning fun.</i><p>Speech recognition is invading our lives. It’s built into our …

Artificial Intelligence

Buying your first home? Consider a duplex…

The best first home may be a multi-unit home, because having tenants pays off.<p>Duplexes — a single building with separate units and entrances — are among the least popular homes to buy in the U.S. Only 2% of first-time homebuyers purchased a duplex in 2016, according to the National Association of …

Real Estate

Startup Best Practices 16 - Option Pool Planning

No matter the stage of the business, startups need to manage the size of their Employee Stock Option Pool or ESOP. The ESOP contains the shares set …

Startups

Great list of resources: data science, visualization, machine learning, big data

Fantastic resource created by Andrea Motosi. I've only included the 5 categories that are the most relevant to our audience, though it has 31 …

Software Engineering

5 predictions for artificial intelligence in 2017

Artificial intelligence (AI) has officially gone mainstream. Industry research firm Gartner named AI as its number one strategic technology for a second year in a row. The acquisitions race among giants like Google, IBM, Salesforce and Apple to purchase private AI companies keeps heating up — 2016 …

Computer Science

The Great A.I. Awakening

<b>Prologue: You Are What You Have Read</b><p>Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google …

Computer Science

YC’s Winter Reading List

<b>The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation</b><p>“It’s amazing how prolific Bell Labs was — the transistor, information theory, …

Rotisserie Chicken Ramen

Here are some questions you may have when making this recipe:<p><i>Do I really have to cook this for TWO HOURS??</i><p>We don’t want to make you do anything …

Cooking

Morakniv Mora of Sweden Bushcraft Survival Knife 4-1/8 inch Black Carbon Steel Blade, Fire Starter and Sheath, Black Rubberized Handle

Customer Reviews<p>(11 reviews)<p><b>4.9</b> out of <b>5</b> stars<p>Kilty M<p>Canada<p>Feb 02, 2016<p>Pros: Blade Material, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Weight, Overall …

Faster Implicit Matrix Factorization

As part of my post on matrix factorization, I released a fast Python version of the Implicit Alternating Least Squares matrix factorization algorithm …

Parents of successful kids have these twelve things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

24 Egg Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day

We love eating eggs any time of day, but they're still most closely associated with breakfast and brunch in our heart of hearts. Full of protein, versatile, easy to work into even dishes that aren't usually eaten for breakfast, and a snap to cook once you have a little practice, eggs are …

Introduction · Legal Concepts for Startups

The 5-Step Method to Achieving 'Flow,' Courtesy of the Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson

We learn some major lessons from the basketball player's recent, record-breaking performance.<p>If you're interested in psychology, you've probably heard of the concept of 'flow.'<p>Flow is defined as "the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling …

Golden State Warriors

Google DeepMind Makes AI Training Platform Publicly Available - Bloomberg

Alphabet Inc.’s artificial intelligence division Google DeepMind is making the maze-like game platform it uses for many of its experiments available …

Computer Science

Silicon Valley’s Culture, Not Its Companies, Dominates in China

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — The majesty of the Golden Gate, the windy chill of Alcatraz, the tourist hubbub of Pier 39 — Zhao Haoyu’s itinerary for San Francisco had it all.<p>Yet when Mr. Zhao, a Chinese tourist, arrived with his wife in September, they spent their first day wandering the humdrum …

38 enterprise startups that will boom in 2017, according to VC investors

2017 is almost here and it's once again time to predict which startups will take the tech industry by storm.<p>Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked …

Startups

Habits to help you develop mental strength

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

The Binge Breaker

Tristan Harris believes Silicon Valley is addicting us to our phones. He’s determined to make it stop.<p>On a recent evening in San Francisco, Tristan Harris, a former product philosopher at Google, took a name tag from a man in pajamas called “Honey Bear” and wrote down his pseudonym for the night: …

Silicon Valley

Here's what one top VC firm predicts will happen to tech startups in 2017

Accel <i>is an early & growth-stage venture capital firm and is known for its investments in Facebook, Slack, and Dropbox. This is the firm's annual presentation on what the tech environment is like for founders today and what will happen in 2017, republished with permission.</i><p>This November, we gathered …

Venture Capital