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Starbucks's CEO Showed a Classy Example of What a Great Leader Does When Managing a Crisis

Two black men are racially profiled and arrested inside a Starbucks store, although no crime was committed. Here's what Starbucks' chief executive officer, Kevin R. Johnson, did next.<p>If you're just getting wind of the latest race-related debacle, it involves two black men arrested at a Starbucks in …

British submarines 'ordered to move within missile range of Syria' as Theresa May summons Cabinet to respond to chemical attack

The world is braced for war tonight after Theresa May reportedly ordered submarines to move within missile range of Syria.<p>The Prime Minister will …

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

Self-improvement

12 Little Things That Show People You're Intelligent, Without You Having to Say It | Inc.com

I was at a breakfast meeting the other day.<p>Four people around a small table on the outdoor deck of a nice hotel, right on the beach, one of the women brought two boxes of avocado toast from the café.<p>"For us to share," she said.<p>My first thought was, "How are we going to share avocado toast in those …

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning

A new idea called the “information bottleneck” is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might …

Deep Learning

Report: U.S. to expand carry-on laptop & tablet ban to include all flights from Europe

Back in March, the United States government enacted a new policy that prohibited tablets and laptops from being carried in cabin baggage on flights to the United States from eight countries. It was last month suggested that the policy may be expanded to include all flights from Europe to the United …

A computer science class didn’t notice one of its TAs was a chatbot

The Turing test has always been an approximate benchmark for good AI. In the test, a human is supposed to converse with a machine over text for five …

Artificial Intelligence

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books have had a significant impact on their success, and they have shared their must-read lists with me. Enjoy!<p>Karen Hough, founder and CEO, …

Yves Saint-Laurent

GOLDMAN SACHS: The violent crash in oil prices is creating 'real fundamental change'

The price has since rallied more than 20% back above $32, but analysts at Goldman Sachs say the crash means "we are now at a price level that is creating real fundamental change" in the oil market.<p>Jeffrey Currie, Damien Courvalin, Michael Hinds, and Abhisek Banerjee wrote in a note to clients that …

Quantum Suicide: How to Prove the Multiverse Exists, in the Most Violent Way Possible

Quantum mechanics says objective reality doesn't exist, that instead all we see are probabilities collapsing into one particular configuration... and …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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With Roma migrants, poverty returns to Sweden

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The evacuation of a squalid Roma camp this week has forced Sweden to come to terms with a troubling new reality: For the first time in generations, the egalitarian welfare nation is witnessing people living in abject poverty, without basic amenities such as electricity and running …

The 5-Minute Back Workout You Can Do Without Weights

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Bathing suit season may have come and gone, but that doesn't mean it's OK to slack on working your back. Even though you can't see your posterior when you look in the mirror, you rely on this pillar of strength each and every day.<p>Aside from helping you …

Awesome Artificial Intelligence (AI)

A curated list of Artificial Intelligence (AI) courses, books, video lectures and papers.<p>Contributions most welcome.<p>Online Courses<p>MIT Artifical …

Mummies know best: the pharaohs giving up their secrets about heart disease

In 2008, Greg Thomas, a cardiologist from California, was in Cairo for work. While there, he visited the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities with another cardiologist, Adel Allam of Al Azhar University in Cairo. They came across the mummy of King Merneptah, a pharaoh who lived 3,200 years ago. The …

Archaeology

What the Dying Want You to Know About Life

It was a rainy December day when I knocked on Melissa and Bradley's* door for the first time. I was pregnant, cold, wet and without an umbrella; it rarely rains here. Melissa answered the door, quiet, sullen, with dark bags under her eyes, and probably (definitely) anemic. She devoted all of her …

10 Reasons Python Rocks for Research (And a Few Reasons it Doesn’t) — Hoyt Koepke

10 Reasons Python Rocks for Research (And a Few Reasons it Doesn’t)¶<p>The following is an account of my own experience with Python. Because that …

Brains vs AI

The Players<p>Dong Kim<p>Dong “Donger Kim” is a professional poker player who focuses on Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em. In his career, he has established …

13 Of 2015's Hottest Topics In Computer Science Research

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are currently the hot topics in computer science research?</i><p><i>Answer by Igor Markov, Michigan EECS Prof – currently at Google, on Quora</i><p>There are several major closed-form challenges in Computer Science, such as<p>the P versus NP problem,<br>• finding better …

Essential Algorithms: A Practical Approach to Computer Algorithms

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Canada

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Music streaming service Spotify is close to raising $400 million at an $8.4 billion valuation.</b> The funding is expected to come from sources including Goldman Sachs and Abu Dhabi's sovereign wealth fund.<p><b>2. Apple is in talks with Taylor Swift and Florence and the Machine about its new music</b> …

Adobe Wants To Kill Your Desktop

This year, Adobe will launch multitasking tools on mobile that might enable you to work faster than you would on a desktop.<p>If you use Photoshop or Illustrator for a living, you probably live at your desk, tethered to your standard-issue computer. But Scott Belsky, known best for founding the …

Are You Ready for Phone Numbers as Unique User Identity?

Using the Web to support the social process has significantly increased in the last decade with the explosion of social network services like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and online dating sites.<p>While having an online identity has certain strengths in providing easy communication by minimizing the …

Five Signs The Samsung Galaxy S6 Will Have Failed

How will the industry know if Samsung’s gamble with the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is able to rescue the company and recover from the terrible financial results of 2015? The Samsung Galaxy S6 has to be a success for the South Korean company if it wants to maintain a leading position in the …

Mobile

The 25 Most Successful Harvard Business School Graduates

Founded in 1908, HBS was the first institution in the world to grant a Masters in Business Administration.<p>The Harvard MBA has since been a hallmark of the elite, with George W. Bush, Mitt Romney, and Michael Bloomberg all earning the degree.<p>We sifted through HBS's sterling history to find the most …

10 Tips For Success In The 1099 Economy

The classic 20th-century ideal of employment — one full-time job for every worker — is dying. That Uber driver who just shuttled you to your next appointment might spend some part of his week developing new clothes to sell in his Etsy shop, and the rest of his time offering his copy-editing …

Entrepreneurship

There's a weird problem with the new Raspberry Pi computer

The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced on February 2 the new Raspberry Pi 2, a more powerful version of the computer that first debuted in 2012.<p>Early customers of the Raspberry Pi 2 have been testing it out - and they've found a pretty strange problem with it.<p>It turns out that if you try and take a …

Samsung On A Possible Collision Course With Qualcomm

Investor weren’t happy last week to hear what Qualcomm had to tell them. The San Diego chipmaker’s said during its first quarter financial report that a major player wasn’t going to be using its latest mobile application processor, the Snapdragon 810, in its flagship device. The culprit? Samsung’s …