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Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built

SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Silicon Valley technologists who were early employees at Facebook and Google, alarmed over the ill effects of social networks and smartphones, are banding together to challenge the companies they helped build.<p>The cohort is creating a union of concerned experts called the …

Silicon Valley

Building A.I. That Can Build A.I.

SAN FRANCISCO — They are a dream of researchers but perhaps a nightmare for highly skilled computer programmers: artificially intelligent machines that can build other artificially intelligent machines.<p>With recent speeches in both Silicon Valley and China, Jeff Dean, one of Google’s leading …

Artificial Intelligence

Diabetes Can Be Reversed Naturally

"Ditch the mangoes" and "switch to artificial sweeteners" - is the dreaded advice handed out to diabetics and pre-diabetics when first diagnosed. But …

How to win an argument, even when you're wrong

I taught him a technique that I have found incredibly powerful. So powerful, you can even use it to great effect, with evil intent.<p>I'm not suggesting that you'd do this, but I do love a good debate. It's possible there may have been times, at a dinner party or two, where I've used this approach to …

A Harvard doctor shares the 3-ingredient breakfast she eats at work every morning

When Harvard physician Monique Tello looks at the typical American breakfast, she said, it makes her "want to cry."<p>"A bowl of cereal, or a bagel, or a piece of toast, or a muffin are all no different than a dessert," Tello wrote in a recent Harvard Health blog post.<p>Think about it — most blueberry …

Daymond John and 2 other 'Sharks' say this 80-year-old book on wealth changed their lives

Nearly a century ago, journalist Napoleon Hill studied more than 500 self-made millionaires including Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford and Charles M. …

Entrepreneurship

Fintech: Can machine learning be applied to trading?

A new academic paper, Machine Learning for Trading, is the first conclusive study that shows success in having a machine learning-based trading …

How to stop being too nice and start getting what you want

<b>Are you a nice person? Good for you.</b><p>I bet that you’re universally adored, you get invited to every party, and you’re the person your friends trust to …

Customers

22 New Tools and Extensions for Visual Studio 2017

Summer is coming to a close, and there's a new class of Visual Studio tools and extensions available specifically for the latest release, Visual …

7 Steps to Quickly Becoming an Influential Expert in Any Field

Developing the relationships you need to succeed can't be done if you are self-absorbed and transactional.<p>7 min read<p>Developing highly influential work is a process that can be mastered. Not only mastered, this process can be replicated again and again.<p>According to the number one writer on …

Self-improvement

The Four Fundamental Skills of All Investing

In his book <i>Succeeding</i>, John Reed wrote one of the smartest things I’ve ever read:When you first start to study a field, it seems like you have to …

Investing

Buy This 7% Dividend Yield With Me: Strong Buy Rating On 7% Preferred Yield

Subscribers of The Mortgage REIT Forum had early access to this article over the weekend and receive real-time text message alerts.<p>Quick, jump …

Investing

Best Investment Practices

<i>Originally published May 4, 2017</i><p>How does one construct a portfolio in an era of seemingly ever rising and highly correlated asset prices? Years of …

5 Cheats to Help You Become A Better Developer

If you need help as a developer, there's a great online community to ask and a hosting site to learn the secrets of others' code.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great developers work with probably hundreds of thousands of variables and moving parts to create incredibly …

Apple AI guru Tom Gruber speaks of artificial intelligence's 'inevitability' at TED

Speaking at the TED conference, Siri co-founder and Apple AI expert Tom Gruber declared that artificial intelligence should be used less to replace …

You Can't Time An Equity Correction, But You Can Prepare

<b>You Can't Time an Equity Correction, but You Can Prepare</b><p>An equity correction in the U.S. markets, according to the technical definition, which states …

Stock Markets

50 Jobs, Gigs and Side Hustles You Can Do From Home

If your dream is to work from home, and you don't know where to start, this list has something for you. Guaranteed.<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ah, working from home. If you're sick of long commutes to a boring office, where you're stuck …

Matei Zatreanu on alternative data and hiring at hedge funds

Matei Zatreanu, founder of System2, says those who parse alternative data for hedge funds need a new combination of computer-programming and social skills.LinkedIn<p>It is one of the hottest trends in investing.<p>Often called "quantamental," it's a new investing strategy that uses algorithms to parse …

The next multibillion-dollar tech market was quietly born this year, says A-list VC Peter Levine

Even as late as 2010, two years after Netflix decided to go all in on AWS and not build its own data centers, the enterprise world was debating if cloud computing would ever be safe and reliable enough to use.<p>Today, AWS is on its way to being a $13 billion business. Oracle looked across the bow, …

Google launches two new APIs to improve app intelligence and context

On Monday Google rolled out two new Awareness APIs that will give Android apps greater ability to react to a user's environment and behavior.<p>The two features, Snapshot API and Fence API, were first unveiled during Google's I/O developer conference in May and are now available for developers through …

Apps

The best craft beer bars in NYC

While New York has historically been home to a fertile bespoke cocktail scene, it’s typically lagged Pacific Northwest cities like Portland and …

New York City Barbecue: a Thumbnail History

The 1980s saw the advent of several new barbecue restaurants that actually slow-cooked their product over hardwood or charcoal for hours on end, imbuing the meat with an intense smokiness. Located in a Soho frame house, <b>Tennessee Mountain</b> specialized in ribs; <b>Brothers Barbecue</b>, a honky-tonk way west …

6 Essential Phrases Used By Top Leaders

Great leadership is a habit. It is something you embody every day, and that means adopting more leadership-oriented language<p>Leadership: it is one of the most important skills to have in the job market. In a world where companies are increasingly flat and where great work relies heavily on solid …

Rise Of Automated Trading: Machines Trading S&P 500

More than 60 percent of trading activities with different assets rely on automated trading and machine learning instead of human traders. Today, …

Machine Learning

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Ray Dalio On Why He's 'A Professional Mistake Maker'

Ray Dalio runs the world’s biggest hedge fund firm and has a net worth that Forbes estimates at $15.6 billion. But he calls himself “a professional mistake maker.” That attitude may be the key to his immense success.<p>Dalio shared his views about mistakes, learning, success, philanthropy and more in …

Hedge Funds

Synaptics is Now Oversold (SYNA)

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a …

An economics professor shares the career lesson he's taught 20,000 students

I caught up with Smith in between his classes at Ontario's University of Waterloo to talk about his new book, "No Fears, No Excuses."<p><b>Smith believes that having a passion for what you do isn't just nice to have; it's a requirement for having a great career.</b><p>"If you want to achieve a great career and …

The 7 Best Prototyping Tools for UI and UX Designers in 2018

It is undoubted that UI/UX design is an important aspect of making a website or application work. Creating and improving products based on prototypes …

Prototyping