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Top 10 Books To Read Recommended By Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, And Elon Musk

Want to know what goes on inside the minds of billionaires, global leaders, and game-changers?<p>Read what they read.<p>No matter how successful people …

Top 10

5 Daily Tasks Successful Entrepreneurs Never Put Away | Inc.com

Nobody wants to be a failure. Of course, eager pull towards success cannot be put in one row with instinct of survival, however, I doubt anyone underestimates its importance in personal life and business - especially for those who prefer to take control of themselves.<p>That's why it's crucial to …

Time Management

Design Sprints — the Secret to Rapidly Developing Products Customers Actually Want

This post will teach you the process of running a <b>design sprint</b> — a method developed by Jake Knapp, a partner at Google Ventures — to solve big …

10 books that will change the way you think about the future

1/<p>"The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History" by Elizabeth Kolbert<p>Amazon<p>Combining science and history, Kolbert highlights humans' impact on the …

Books

A psychologist looked at over 50 years of research on creativity — here’s what he found

Indeed, deliberate practice can help you master new skills.<p>Deliberate practice involves a series of techniques designed to learn efficiently and purposefully.<p>This involves goal setting, breaking down complex tasks into chunks, developing highly complex and sophisticated representations of possible …

Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

Here's what could happen to Earth over the next 500 years

1/<p>Let's start with the year 2100, when things really started getting hot — on average, almost 4 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than in 2016.<p>3/<p>Glaciers in …

Global Warming

The Seven Enemies Of Big Data

The unfortunate truth is, big data has a lot of enemies — and the largest group of opponents might just be those of us who have simply been force fed too much media spin on the subject in the first place. Of course there is no real big data i.e. all the data out there is still just data. As we …

Big Data

How Animals Think

A new look at what humans can learn from nonhuman minds<p>For 2,000 years, there was an intuitive, elegant, compelling picture of how the world worked. It was called “the ladder of nature.” In the canonical version, God was at the top, followed by angels, who were followed by humans. Then came the …

Play With the Inner Workings of a Neural Network on This Neat Website

Neural networks are a fundamental part of Artificial Intelligence: Software systems that train themselves to make sense of the human world. But if …

IBM's TrueNorth artificial brain to watch, learn from real brains - ExtremeTech

IBM’s TrueNorth artificial brain to watch, learn from real brains<p>By on April 8, 2016 at 7:34 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the …

Machine Learning: The Top Five Languages Paving The Future

<b>The Top Five Languages Paving The Future Of Machine Learning by Mauricio Prinzlau</b><p>The future of machine learning seems to be very bright, with leaping …

Scientists Stored These Images in DNA—Then Flawlessly Retrieved Them

Who needs memory cards when you have DNA? A team of scientists has been able to store images within the life-defining molecules then retrieve them …

The return of eugenics

Researchers don’t like the word – but they're running ahead with the idea, and Britain is at the forefront<p>The only way of cutting off the constant stream of idiots and imbeciles and feeble-minded persons who help to fill our prisons and workhouses, reformatories, and asylums is to prevent those who …

Smallest known genome to support a living cell created by scientists

A synthetic chromosome composed of just 473 genes has become the smallest known genome that can support a free-living microbial cell, scientists have …

How Will We Live In 2116?

Super-skyscrapers, virtual holidays (involving electrodes stimulating the senses) and Hologram pets may seem like elements of a sci-fi movie, but according to Samsung’s SmartThings Future Living Report, they are likely to exist a century later. Put together by space scientist Dr. Maggie …

Planetary Habitability

Functional Programming for JavaScript People

<i>(</i><i>Japanese</i><i>,</i> <i>Chinese</i><i>)</i><p>Like many of you, I started hearing a lot about functional programming several months ago and I had no idea what it was. It was …

Salesforce Spring ’16 Platform Highlights

There’s no better way to kick-start the New Year than to indulge in a bit of release-note exploration for the upcoming Spring release. This exercise …

Software Development

The FBI reportedly paid Carnegie Mellon University $1 million to attack Tor

Encryption service Tor was designed to keep its users anonymous, but early last year, it was compromised, handing reams of information about people who used the software to view the "dark web" to an unknown party. Now the non-profit Tor Project that develops and maintains the anonymity software …

Privacy

10 Free Tools For Productive Programming

Every programmer needs a set of tools -- and tools seem to be even better when they're free. Here are 10 you can use to be more productive in your …

Business Technology

Designing More Efficient Forms

<b>Examples from Salesforce’s Lightning Experience</b><p>Salesforce users work with forms day in and day out, whether they are salespeople, admins, or …

This $5,900 workstation lets you work lying down

If you thought standing desks were extreme, you are in for a treat, my friend.<p>Sonoma Valley, Calif. based startup Altwork has announced its first …

The biggest star in “The Martian” wasn’t Matt Damon—it was a GoPro

There’s a moment relatively early on in Ridley Scott’s “The Martian” when it becomes clear just how alone Matt Damon is.<p>After being left for dead by his crew, waking up in a pile of dust with a metal spike sticking out of him, Mark Watney (played by Damon) clamors back to the habitat and performs …

Tom Hanks

Salesforce data 'spidering' into on-premises enterprise systems, survey finds

Cloud and Software as a Service makes life easier for enterprises, up to a point. And that point is where the data resides.<p>Software as a Service and …

12 Rules for Professional JavaScript in 2016

<b>Disclaimer:</b> I speak in absolutes below for brevity. Yes, nearly every “rule” in programming has exceptions.<p>JavaScript is hard. It moves so fast that …

JavaScript

Here's what Facebook's artificial intelligence expert thinks about the future

And Facebook is just getting started. The social media company's new personal helper, M, can help you make dinner reservations, buy things off Amazon, and even recommend anniversary gifts for your spouse.<p>Behind the technology that powers M and other Facebook features is a special team led by Yann …

Artificial Intelligence

You Ain’t Seen Sustainable Dining Until You’ve Eaten Here

Author: Rebecca Flint Marx. Rebecca Flint Marx Science<p>Date of Publication: 09.14.15.<p>Time of Publication: 8:00 am. 8:00 am<p>For the founders of San …

Artificial intelligence will make religion obsolete within our lifetime

After conquering the kitchen, the game show, and outer space, are our machines heading for religion next?<p>The singularity is a hypothesized time in …

Singularity

Social is dead: What 146 startup pitches showed me about the next wave of tech companies

Over the past two weeks, I have listened to 146 startups pitch in rapid-fire succession at demo days for Y Combinator and 500 Startups.<p>Of those startups, probably five or six will emerge as the next Airbnb, Dropbox, or Reddit. The founders of the next billion-dollar startup have probably run …

Startups

Use PK Chunking to Extract Large Data Sets from Salesforce

The size and complexity of Salesforce platform implementations continues to increase as customers migrate business critical operations. With large …

Databases