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Bootstrapping Secret: Spend Every Day Trying To Make Money, Not Save Money

My father was an entrepreneur and like him I always wanted to start my own company. When trying to build a business from scratch, one of the most important lessons he taught me is that you must spend every day trying to earn $1, not trying to save $1.<p>While I heard him growing up, I never quite …

Entrepreneurship

14 Incredible Artificial Intelligence Pioneers Everyone Should Know About

Every year, the World Economic Forum reports on technology pioneers from around the world. As you might expect, this year, many companies use artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning at the core of their business to deliver innovative products and service offerings. Anyone interested in AI …

Artificial Intelligence

Bootstrapping Your Business: Lessons Learned While Growing a Profitable Business

It all starts with a strong value proposition.<p><i>By Vik Patel, CEO of Detroit-based Future Hosting.</i><p>How do you build a business? If you're a regular reader of media aimed at entrepreneurs, this is what you've been told: Start with an idea, find a co-founder, build a minimal viable product, raise an …

Profit

12 words and phrases to avoid when giving feedback

Providing feedback gets easier with time and practice. The anticipation and lead up to the conversation is typically worse than the actual meeting, …

Corporate Culture

Microsoft Office rewrite in React.js nears completion

The whole of Microsoft Office 365 software suite is being rewritten in React.js. This was revealed on Twitter in a thread bashing scripting languages …

JavaScript

Amazon starts shipping its $249 DeepLens AI camera for developers

Back at its re:Invent conference in November, AWS announced its $249 DeepLens, a camera that’s specifically geared toward developers who want to build and prototype vision-centric machine learning models. The company started taking pre-orders for DeepLens a few months ago, but now the camera is …

Science Says Only 8 Percent of People Actually Achieve Their Goals. Here Are 7 Things They Do Differently

Most of the time, it comes down to simple habits to keep us accountable.<p>According to the University of Scranton, a whopping 92 percent of people who set New Year's goals never actually achieve them. You can count me in that group. Failing to meet goals is pretty frustrating and can set you …

Time Management

Hello tensorflow

<b>Machine Learning (ML)</b> is the dope new thing that everyone’s talking about, because it’s really good at learning from data so that it can predict …

Lighthouse Is The Next Big Deal In Home Monitoring Technology

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of evaluating Lighthouse, a new next-generation home security device from a Palo Alto-based startup Lighthouse AI. After spending a couple of weeks with it, using my mom’s New Jersey home for evaluation, I’ve concluded that this remarkable device …

Living Rooms

An Introduction to Deep Learning for Tabular Data

Written: 29 Apr 2018 by <i>Rachel Thomas</i><p>There is a powerful technique that is winning Kaggle competitions and is widely used at Google (according to Jeff …

Crypto Billionaire Sued by Sequoia After Deal Falls Apart

A legal dispute between Zhao Changpeng, founder of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, and a unit of Sequoia Capital is offering a rare …

Google's latest do-it-yourself AI kits include everything you need

Google's AIY kits have been helpful for do-it-yourselfers who want to explore AI concepts like computer vision, but they weren't really meant for newcomers when you had to supply your own Raspberry Pi and other must-haves. It'll be much easier to get started from now on: Google has released updated …

ANN Visualizer

A great visualization python library used to work with Keras. It uses python's graphviz library to create a presentable graph of the neural network …

Python Programming

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon street market, densely crowded with vendors, tourists and thieves.<p>After lugging this camera kit through …

Mobile Photography

Steve Jobs Used a Remarkably Powerful Decision-Making Strategy That Will Transform Your Business

Steve Jobs was one of the most successful business leaders of our time, and he knew how to make great decisions.<p>You know him as the man behind Apple, and the reason why you may be reading this sentence on an iPhone or MacBook. If you know much about Steve Jobs--and at this point, who doesn't--then …

Leadership

Don't Try to Find Investors for Your Company Before You Do This

Investing

A Chinese smartphone company no one has ever heard of is making a huge impact in 2018, and it’s innovating more than Apple or Samsung

Out of nowhere, a relatively unknown Chinese smartphone company called Vivo has been making a splash in the smartphone scene this year, and it's coming out with some really interesting innovations that we rarely see from big smartphone makers.<p><b>Check out Vivo's ideas:</b>

Python Plotting With Matplotlib (Guide)

A picture says a thousand words, and with Python’s <b>matplotlib</b> library, it fortunately takes far less than a thousand words of code to create a …

Python Programming

Pagedraw UI builder turns your website design mockup into code automatically

For years, one of the holy grails of web design has been trying to automate turning front-end design into clean code. Early attempts included tools like Dreamweaver and FrontPage. Pagedraw, a member of the Y Combinator Winter 2018 class, has developed a tool to fulfill that vision in a modern …

Computer Science

I Shot SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy and Got Retweeted by Elon Musk

My name is Brady Kenniston, and I’m a portrait and wedding photographer from a small town in Michigan, nowhere near the rocket haven that is Kennedy …

Follow These 3 Rules For Making Decisions and Your Business Will Never Stop Growing

Paralysis by analysis stops so many entrepreneurs from becoming successful.<p>Over the years, I have encountered a lot of managers, directors, vice presidents, and (even) C-level executives who have a hard time "pulling the trigger" on a decision.<p>This is how a "culture of indecision" spreads like …

Leadership

CoinTracker will keep track of your crypto as you transfer it between wallets and exchanges

It’s no secret that the cryptocurrency market cap has grown faster than the broader crypto industry. This means that the options for tools to help hold, track and manage your cryptocurrency are still pretty slim.<p>CoinTracker is one of the recently launched startups trying to help. Part of YC’s …

Cryptocurrency

The best photos and videos of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch

An event worth watching again and again<p>After years of waiting and months of delays, SpaceX finally launched the Falcon Heavy rocket into the skies of Florida yesterday. The launch was mostly a success, though the rocket’s center core booster was lost.<p>Overnight, SpaceX published some of its own …

Startup Spotlight: An AI-enabled, treat-tossing doggie camera launches Tomofun’s success

Entrepreneur Victor Chang is going to let you in on the secret of how to rocket to Amazon’s top sellers list and land a promotional interview on a …

Programmers use TensorFlow AI to turn any webcam into Microsoft Kinect

A pair of AI developers turned a $10 webcam into a motion-tracking system. It’s like a DIY Kinect with a Google brain. And best of all they named it Skeletron.<p>The project, a collaboration between Or Fleisher and Dror Ayalon, was developed using TensorFlow, an open source AI platform created by …

The UX of AI

Using Google Clips to understand how a human-centered design process elevates artificial intelligence

Facebook open sources Detectron

Today, Facebook AI Research (FAIR) open sourced Detectron — our state-of-the-art platform for object detection research.The Detectron project was …

I trained an AI to copy my voice and it scared me silly

Over the past year, I wrote about a bunch of companies working on voice synthesis technology. They were very much in the early stages of development, and only had some pre-made samples to show off. Now, researchers hailing from the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms at the Universite de …

Machine Learning

All about Promises and async / await

Recently I revisited Wes Bos his ES6 for everyone course and made some notes on the Promise and async / await modules. These notes got a little out …

JavaScript

MDB UI Kit: A Free Material Design UI Kit for Bootstrap 4

MDB UI Kit is one of the most popular and well implemented Material UI kits for Bootstrap. If you are looking for Bootstrap 4 UI kits that are …

Web Design