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The Math Behind Beethoven’s Music

Almost all the biggest math enthusiasts I've known have also loved classical music, especially the work of Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven. Of course, as …

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8 essential books to read before starting your first job in finance

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>But your business education does not begin and end in the classroom. Once graduated, there is still a need to stay sharp and prepare …

Wall Street's unbelievable secret history

Wall Street and the surrounding financial district in lower Manhattan are a center of world commerce. But the streets beneath bankers' feet are rich with their own history and secrets.<p>We took a trip downtown to take a look at the secrets hiding in plain sight (or maybe just beyond a tourist's …

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Wall Street's Brightest Minds Reveal The Most Important Charts In The World

Business Insider Here they are: the most important charts in the world.<p>A lot has changed since the last time we published this collection back in July.<p>The economic situation in Europe has deteriorated, the unemployment rate in the US has fallen below 6%, and the Fed looks poised to conclude its …

I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me

<b>There's this great</b> Andy Warhol quote you've probably seen before: "I think everybody should like everybody." You can buy posters and plates with …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

140 Google Interview Questions

<b>Google Interview Questions: Software Engineer</b><p>Why are manhole covers round?<br>• What is the difference between a mutex and a semaphore? Which one would you …

Flurry uncovers Xiaomi's core customer

Mobile researcher's study also finds smartphone maker leads the Chinese market in the amount of time its users spend in apps.<p>Xiaomi's customers in China appear to be young, professional, and addicted to media and entertainment apps.<p>Mobile researcher Flurry said in a new study that it analyzed a …

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Placed says it's tracking 200M locations daily for mobile marketers

These days, shoppers often learn about a product, retailer, restaurant, or offer from a mobile ad and then visit one of its locations in a mall or shopping center. But tracking that store visit back to the ad has been a challenge for advertisers.<p>Seattle-based Placed provides a platform that helps …

Free WiFi provider admits to making up 90 percent of its revenues

If you live in San Francisco or New York, you likely know you can connect to free WiFi in certain locations. Your cities' governments partnered with Madrid-based provider Gowex to make that happen -- the same company that has recently admitted to doctoring its accounts for the past four years. …

DataPad emerges to let everyone at your company create and play with charts

DataPad emerged from stealth mode today and plans to demonstrate its cloud-based software for visualizing data at the Innovation Showdown competition at VentureBeat’s DataBeat conference in San Francisco.<p>The startup also revealed a $1.7 million round of seed funding that will help it invest in …

Google Aims New Intel-Powered Chromebooks At Mainstream PC Buyers

Hoping to push its Chromebook computers into the consumer and business mainstream, Intel and Google today put some marketing muscle behind a raft of new machines coming soon from Hewlett-Packard, LG, and other computer makers.<p>Chromebooks, inexpensive portable computers that depend largely on …

Data Engineering Is The Bottleneck For The Internet Of Things

The numbers thrown out by analysts such as Gartner about savings achieved by the Internet of Things are staggering. Vendors will garner $309 billion by 2020. Positive economic impact is estimated at $1.9 trillion. But the path to creating that value is not what most people think it is.<p>The bounding …

We Are Approaching The Economic Singularity

<b>The 2014 Strategic Investment Conference: Investing in a Transformational World Stuck in a Liquidity Trap</b> <b><br>The Economic Singularity</b> <b><br>The Minsky Moment</b> <b><br>The Event Horizon</b> <b><br>The Glide Path</b> <b><br>Los Angeles, Miami, Washington DC, Argentina, and South Africa</b><p>I fully intended to write today about a recently released …

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