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10 Lessons from greatest military leaders for entrepreneurs

For years, military service has been recognized as one of the leading indicators of entrepreneurial success. It turns out, many valued military …

Entrepreneurship

Why Uber Engineering Switched from Postgres to MySQL

Introduction<p>The early architecture of Uber consisted of a monolithic backend application written in Python that used Postgres for data persistence. …

MySQL

Pokémon Go is just the start – Silicon Valley is taking over our reality

From minefields in Bosnia to military bases in Indonesia, from Holocaust museums to Julian Assange’s embassy, Pokémon seem to be everywhere. As Pokémon Go takes over the world, Saudi clerics have renewed a fatwa against the gaming series and Japan’s authorities have released safety guidelines in …

Silicon Valley

Slow Cooker Sunday: 20 barbecue-style recipes that don't need no grill: Slow cooker barbecue recipes

<b>#1/21:</b><p>Slow cooker barbecue recipes<p><b>#1/21:</b><p>Pin<p>Whether it's rainy out or you don't have a grill, these recipes will make you feel like you're at a …

Recipes

Regenerative medicine today is like the internet in 1993

Robin Smith is the co-founder CEO of ORIG3N, a regenerative medical company that has crowdsourced blood samples to create the world’s biggest and most diverse bio-repository.<p>According to Smith, regenerative medicine is the next big thing in medical science — so disruptive, in fact, that he says …

Medicine

The two exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, you should make sure you're getting enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades — younger.<p>And any exercise is …

Health

30 mouthwatering foods everyone should try in South Korea

South Korean cuisine is not limited to kimchi and barbecue.<p>Korean food is special, as it's closely connected to the country's culture and history. It is also extremely bold in flavor. In fact, Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN's "Parts Unknown," loves Korean cuisine. He told AdWeek's Lisa Granatstein, …

Food & Dining

David Chang’s Unified Theory of Deliciousness

The great foods of the world share the same flavor patterns. Learn the code, and crank out the hits. The post David Chang's Unified Theory of …

Food

Why You Should Add a ‘Roll’ to Your Squat

You’ll want to add this squat variation to your arsenal today<p>When it comes to squats, you can do them without weights. You can load them in the back or the front. You can go slow, or you can go fast. You can add a jump.<p>And now, you can roll.<p>(For more unique body-weight movements, check out …

Health

Creating a Beer Recommendation Engine

<b>Update: this project is now live at ChooseABeerFor.me</b><p>Beer is one of my passions. I’m an award-winning homebrewer. I’ve judged beer competitions. I’m …

India Pale Ale

Dollar Shave Club: How Michael Dubin Created A Massively Successful Company and Re

Dollar Shave Club: How Michael Dubin Created A Massively Successful Company and Re-Defined CPG<p>Success has many fathers, but in this case, there is …

Marketing

Blockchain really only does one thing well

Blockchain doesn’t magically make entries on a distributed ledger trustworthy. Image sourced from shutterstock.comNo new technology since the dawn of …

Bitcoin

How to Pitch Your Company

Michael Seibel, Y Combinator Partner, on pitching your company to investors.<p><i>For weekly recaps of The Macro, sign up here.</i><p>It is much easier to talk to …

YCombinator

Zenreach raises $30 million; Peter Thiel joins board

If you’ve used free wifi in San Francisco, there’s a good chance you’ve used Zenreach and just don’t know it yet.<p>The company, until now, has flown largely under the radar, because they wanted to amp up their business quietly for competitive reasons. And they’re finally ready to announce themselves …

Peter Thiel

CrossFit Workouts: The 10-Day Program to Get Stronger

It’s no secret that CrossFit is a demanding discipline. If you wanna survive a grueling WOD, you’ll need a big metabolic engine, plenty of power, and …

CrossFit

Serverless Architectures

We’ve deleted the authentication logic in the original application and have replaced it with a third party BaaS service.<p>Using another example of …

Computer Science

Blockchain

What Is Blockchain?<p>The Blockchain is a new way of storing and accessing information. It is a public register of transactions. Although usually …

Bitcoin

A Manifesto Against 'Parenting'

A strange thing happened to mothers and fathers and children at the end of the 20th century. It was called “parenting.” As long as there have been human beings, mothers and fathers and many others have taken special care of children. But the word “parenting” didn’t appear in the U.S. until 1958, …

Parenting

Pokémon Go shows it’s time for real-world games

Real-world game design for mobile has its roots in pervasive game design, augmented reality, mixed reality, ubiquitous gaming, and a dozen or so other classifications. None of these are perfect, but <i>real world</i> is the most accommodating and carries the best chance of entering mainstream parlance. …

Gaming

Google DeepMind will use machine learning to spot eye diseases early

Google's DeepMind is embarking on a new research project to help doctors spot the early signs of sight-threatening eye diseases. The company's British-based artificial intelligence division will use machine learning to analyze more than one million anonymous eye scans, creating algorithms that can …

Google

A Post-Human World Is Coming. Design Has Never Mattered More

Designers will play a crucial role in shaping our post-human future. Our lives may depend on it.<p>Futurist experts have estimated that by the year 2030 computers in the price range of inexpensive laptops will have a computational power that is equivalent to human intelligence. The implications of …

HCI

Renting vs Buying

<b>Rent vs. Buy</b><p>The choice between renting or buying a home will be one of the biggest decisions we make in our lives. Each has its advantages depending …

Real Estate

End of Cycle?

One sign that technology markets often exhibit at the tail end of a cycle is a fast diversification of the types of startups getting funded. For …

Venture Capital

Deep Learning Courses

By onJuly 12, 2016 in Deep Learning<p>Deep learning can be a difficult topic to get started in as it is generally taught from a theory-first perspective.<p>…

Learning

The Many Ways to Map the Brain

It takes both science and art to make sense of the organ’s complexities.<p>Brain mapping has come a long way since the days of Korbinian Brodmann. The German neurologist was cutting edge for the early 1900s, using newly invented chemical stains that made it possible to see individual neurons through a …

Biology

Silicon Valley's rebel investor talks profits, Trump, and how big investors have 'sobered up'

Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya is an outspoken voice in Silicon Valley.<p>The investor, who was born in Sri Lanka, started his career at AOL, then went to Facebook to lead user growth, increasing the site’s number of users from 50 million to 700 million in just four years and becoming a …

Venture Capital

How to get your startup covered in the news

I’ve journalisted for what feels like forever, and I estimate I’ve had about ten brazillion press releases come across my desk in that time. To my …

Why virtual, augmented, and mixed reality are the 4th wave of tech

Consumer computing platform changes aren’t straight lines — they’re waves. PC, internet, and mobile were the first three waves, and each was faster, larger, and more disruptive than the last. Now the fourth wave of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality is bearing down on us, so let’s dive in.<p><b><br>Waves</b> …

Augmented Reality

Pokémon Go, Amazon Dash, and the Future of User Interaction

Sustainable success requires the right touch; sustainable digital success requires the right touchpoints. Already the fastest-growing mobile game in US history, Pokémon Go’s astonishing popularity highlights how profoundly touchpoints — any interaction between your customer and your offer — define …

Amazon

Patrick Peterson's Yoga Workout

Next » 1 of 14<p>Patrick Peterson uses yoga to increase his flexibility and balance. Try your hand at the cornerback's personal routine, created by …

Yoga