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Craftsman Beautifully Fashions Ships from Star Wars and Star Trek into Coffee Tables

Tennessee-based furniture designer Barry Shields has beautifully handcrafted two coffee tables that pay homage to beloved sci-fi classics. The intricate custom pieces resemble an X-wing Starfighter from <i>Star Wars</i> and the U.S.S. Enterprise from <i>Star Trek</i>. Shields used a combination of ash, cherry, and …

Star Trek

How to Build a 6-Figure Business While Traveling Around the World

It's not everyday you meet someone with the luxury of running a multiple 6-figure online business, while being able to explore the world at the same time.<p>This is why I'm excited to be sharing this interview with Natalie Sisson, who is a best-selling author of The Suitcase Entrepreneur -- a title …

Entrepreneurship

Information Governance v Search: The Battle Lines Are Redrawn

There is a battle in the legal tech world between <i>Information Governance</i> and <i>Search</i>. It reflects a larger conflict in IT and all of society. Last year …

New York Times

Varonis Could Have Prevented North Korea from Getting Sony CEO Fired

That’s what occurred to me when Amy Pascal the head of Sony Pictures was effectively fired earlier today. North Korea, who was pissed about the movie …

7 ideas for security leaders

A brief pause before decisive action<p>We know the routine of the new year is settling in when the predictions stop, the resolutions go by the wayside, …

Eight Apps That Will Make You Go Broke

The days when the only things you'd purchase on your phone were e-books and bulk toilet paper are long gone. Now you can tap to buy everything from a …

Apps

Complex Modern Villa Embracing Its Lively Surroundings in Utrecht, The Netherlands

The scenic naturalness of F.L. Wright, the openness of Mies van der Rohe and the tactile materiality of Zumthor stood at the basis of <b>The Dune Villa</b> …

NSA/GCHQ: The HACIENDA Program for Internet Colonization

<i>Translations of this article are available in German, French, Italian and Spanish.</i><p>Since the early days of TCP, port scanning has been used by …

How Big Is Facebook’s Data? 2.5 Billion Pieces Of Content And 500+ Terabytes Ingested Every Day

Facebook revealed some big, big stats on big data to a few reporters at its HQ today, including that its system processes 2.5 billion pieces of content and 500+ terabytes of data each day. It’s pulling in 2.7 billion Like actions and 300 million photos per day, and it scans roughly 105 terabytes of …

Hadoop Tutorial: Building a 360 degree view of retail customers

Note: this tutorial was validated with Sandbox 2.1<p>Introduction<p>Datameer is the only end-to-end big data analytics application native on Hadoop and …

4 Self-Study Machine Learning Projects

By onJanuary 3, 2014 in Start Machine Learning<p>There are many paths into the field of machine learning and most start with theory.<p>If you are a …

Machine Learning

Style Tip of the Day: Pick Out the Perfect Sweater

There’s snow on the ground and your T-shirts–even your long-sleeved dress shirts–aren’t cutting it anymore. It’s sweater season, boys, and …

Data Science

COURSE 1<p>The Data Scientist’s Toolbox<p>Current session: Feb 12<p>Commitment1-4 hours/week<p>SubtitlesEnglish, French, Chinese (Simplified), Greek, Italian, …

Wary of Bitcoin? A guide to some other cryptocurrencies | Ars Technica

You can fill your virtual pockets with Litecoin, PPCoin, or Freicoin.<p>It might have passed you by, but an essential part of the Internet's …

The Ancient Art of the Numerati

A guide to practical data mining, collective intelligence, and building recommendation systems by Ron Zacharski. This work is licensed under a …

Data Science

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Art

Watch Wired Get Rich Quick With Our Sleek Bitcoin Miner

Author: Robert McMillan. Robert McMillan Business<p>Date of Publication: 05.10.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>We’ve set up own little digital …

Bitcoin investing: I made $152 by speculating in digital currency. Take that, suckers.

Two weeks ago, I was racked with indecision, my life at a crossroads: Gulfstream or Learjet? Bugatti Veyron or that new Tesla Model S? Should I …

Living On Bitcoin For A Week: Bitcoin Is The Internet Applied To Money (And I Survived It)

<b>Day 7.</b><p>Monday is the last day of Bitcoin living and it’s off to an exhausting start. My first night in the Bitcoin-paid hostel was not especially restful due to noise filtering in from Mission Street and my body’s usual skepticism about an unfamiliar bed. I have plans to meet with security …

We’ve got a Butterfly Labs Bitcoin miner, and it’s pretty darn fast | Ars Technica

The loud little box busily decodes money at 5.35 billion hashes per second.<p>Apparently, I'm a Bitcoin miner now, and it looks like I'm actually pretty …

Calculating The Long-Term Value Of A Bitcoin

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Joshua Seims is an angel investor and entrepreneur based in San Francisco. He is currently building a company that provides secure storage of bitcoins . Follow him on Twitter @jseims.</i><p>A big question that’s debated in the Bitcoin community is “How much will Bitcoins be worth in the long …

Someday, you may use bitcoin without even knowing it

Bitcoin backers have big dreams—dreams of reinventing the financial system based around a currency not issued by governments and not subject to the whims of central banks. But the cryptocurrency’s volatility over the last few months has raised questions about whether most people would want to …

Bitcoin

Up-close with a Bitcoin mining powerhouse (video)

Alex Lawn is in New York on a pitstop, arriving in from Sweden on his way to next week's Inside Bitcoin conference in Las Vegas. He hasn't slept much. The way he describes it, no one at KnCMiner does much sleeping these days, as the company races to become the driving force in the rapidly expanding …