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8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and preferences while also caring about yourself. Even …

Self-improvement

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

A Guide to Understanding How Shorting Stock Works

The Basics of Shorting Stock<p>A Beginner's Guide for How to Short Stocks<p>Updated March 16, 2018<p>Shorting stock has long been a popular trading technique …

Richard Feynman And John Wheeler Revolutionized Time, Reality, And Our Quantum Universe

In the years prior to World War II, physics was in an odd, post-revolutionary state. Quantum mechanics and Einstein’s General Relativity had turned our picture of a classical, deterministic Universe upside down. It was replaced with indeterminate states, wavefunctions instead of particles, and a …

Physics

Steve Wozniak says Tim Cook sent him an iPhone X, compares Steve Jobs to Elon Musk in new interview

<i>Image via @MishManners</i><p>Speaking at the Pivot Summit in Geelong, Victoria today, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak shared a few new tidbits about his experience with the iPhone X so far and his thoughts on Face ID vs. Touch ID. Woz also offered up a few anecdotes about his years working with Steve Jobs. …

Steve Wozniak

Rapportive founder’s new startup Superhuman is what Gmail would be if built today

Reinventing the email experience is an area numerous startups have tried to tackle over the years, with some apps focused more on triage, others on making a better desktop alternative to Outlook, and still more aiming to re-envision email as a mobile-first product, among other ideas. A new startup …

Andrew Ng will help you change the world with AI if you know calculus and Python

If the next era of human progress is built using AI, who gets to engineer it? Who will have the coding skills to use the software for creating AI products, or even more importantly, the skills to write that software?<p>In an attempt to make the answer to those questions “anyone who wants to,” Andrew …

Machine Learning

The Creamiest, Butteriest, Tastiest Mashed Potatoes Ever

For the mashed potatoes: Add the potatoes and 1 tablespoon salt to a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook over medium-high …

3 Safest Ways to Work Your Shoulders | Men’s Health

That's the idea behind this shoulder circuit. This routine relies on three movements that attack your shoulders while also forcing you to build the stability in the surrounding musculature that more standard shoulder moves sometimes don't require. You may find yourself using lighter weight with …

The 10 best science images, videos, and visualizations of the year

These are the 2017 winners of the Vizzies Challenge.<p><i>Note: The National Science Foundation is now accepting entries for the 2018 Vizzies. Got an incredible visualization of a scientific concept? Submit your project!</i><p>We are all too aware of how hard it can be to explain science. Describing concepts, …

National Science Foundation

The @iwcwatches Portuguese Laureus For Good Edition. Shot by @tintinhedberg for D'Marge.

10 Best Hair Products For Men - Styling Gels, Wax & Creams

How does a man, who doesn’t think all that much about his hair, find the best hair products for men? Well, he stops being <i>that</i> kind of man. Your …

BMW R1200S by Cafe Racer Dreams

The R1200S saw the debut of BMW’s most powerful-ever boxer motor, with over 120 horsepower going to the back wheel. It was that rare breed, a sportbike with a shaft drive, and retained the classic Paralever single-sided swingarm.<p>Not what you might consider to be ideal custom material: I think this …

Motorcycles

adidas Element Refine | U.S. Launch

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>78<p>78<p>SHARES<p>Starting today, the adidas Element Refine is available here in the U.S. A supremely lightweight …

A New Material For Night-Vision Contact Lenses

The material is based on graphene.<p>Nobody has made night-vision contact lenses yet… but here's a glimpse at how that technology might work, if it ever comes to be.<p>University researchers have created a super-light, super-thin material that detects infrared light. Infrared includes the wavelengths of …

Nanotech

Video: Wirelessly charging your iPhone 5s over a distance is nearly here

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Charging gadgets wirelessly today generally uses one of two technologies: Magnetic induction or magnetic resonance. Consumers …