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• theplayerstribune.com April 6, 2016

We Do Not Dream

I remember my first meeting with the chairman when I arrived at Leicester City this summer. He sat down with me and said, “Claudio, this is a very important year for the club. It is very important for us to stay in the Premier League. We have to stay safe.” My reply was, “Okay, sure.

• fortune.com April 26, 2016

Nestlé’s Half-Billion-Dollar Noodle Debacle in India

It was the middle of the night when the jangle of his cellphone woke Sanjay Khajuria from a deep sleep.

• thinkingwires.com February 13, 2018

Inverse Reinforcement Learning Tutorial : part I : thinking wires

The first IRL algorithm we will look at is meant for finite, small state spaces, where we know the expert's policy $\pi$. Let's start by defining the solution set for the IRL problem: the set of all reward functions for which the given policy is optimal.

• digital-photography-school.com August 20, 2013

An Introduction to the Inverse Square Law

I don’t know about you, but I was never much of a math student. I needed a tutor in high school for both geometry and physics. I chose a double major in college (Journalism/English) that required no math.

• lifehacker.com

Be More Likable in Any Situation by Following the "Platinum Rule"

You’ve probably been told the “golden rule” at some point in your life, but it’s not always ideal for those times you want to ooze charisma. That’s where the “platinum rule” comes in. It may seem like some people are born likable, but everyone is capable of developing charisma.

• gamasutra.com August 4, 2017

3 Simple Steps to Implement Inverse Kinematics

Originally posted here. One of the most popular solutions to the Inverse Kinematics problem is the Jacobian Inverse IK Method. This method was largely used in robotics research so that a humanoid arm could reach an object of interest.

• tradermike.net February 5, 2016

List of Inverse ETFs (Short ETFs / Bear ETFs)

After some research I thought recently that I may want to place some bearish bets in my IRA through OptionsHouse. Inverse ETFs (exchange traded funds) are a good way to do that so I wanted to make sure I had a list of short ETFs at my fingertips when and if the need ever arose.

• investopedia.com April 3, 2017

Why do interest rates tend to have an inverse relationship with bond prices?

At first glance, the inverse relationship between interest rates and bond prices seems somewhat illogical, but upon closer examination, makes sense.

• nerdfitness.com June 17, 2013

Why Sugar is The Worst Thing Ever For You. Seriously. Ever.

Highly addictive, horribly debilitating, unfortunately pervasive, and freaking delicious. If I had to point to ONE culprit to our country’s expanding waistlines and rapidly deteriorating health, it would be sugar.

• petapixel.com June 2, 2016

Understanding the Inverse-Square Law of Light

In this blog post, I would like to share some insights with you regarding the connection between aperture and the inverse-square law of light, as well as their effects on light fall-off. Let me ease you into this topic by explaining the aperture first.

• photography.tutsplus.com February 22, 2012

Rules for Perfect Lighting: Understanding The Inverse-Square Law

In technical terms, an inverse-square law is defined as "any physical law stating that some physical quantity or strength is inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the source of that physical quantity.

• cooltrainer.org

A FreeBSD 11 Desktop How-to

FreeBSD is a fast, secure, modern Unix-like operating system with a fantastic community, great documentation, and powerful technologies like ZFS and LLVM. It’s my operating system of choice for everything from my i7-2600k desktop to my home router to my ARM plug computer jukebox.

• thenextweb.com May 18, 2017

Big data and creativity: What we can learn from ‘House of Cards’

Data and creativity can work really well together. Don’t believe me? On February 1, 2013, a TV series called House of Cards debuted on the video streaming service Netflix. It proved an immediate hit. Two years later, it has a nine out of 10 rating from more than 275,000 reviewers.

• diyphotography.net February 8, 2016

These Two Photos Will Make You Instantly Understand How The Inverse Square Law Works

When I started to use artificial lighting, The Inverse Square Law was my nemesis. Not only it is not intuitive, but it is also not linear, and visualizing how a strobe distance from a subject will impact the photo is not trivial to say the least.

• inverse.com June 3, 2015

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. Turn on, tune in, and drop out man, because the world as you know it is all kinds of weird, at least on a quantum level.

• alanzucconi.com April 17, 2017

An Introduction to Procedural Animations

This discussion introduces a new series about inverse kinematics for videogames. Before starting our journey, this post will show few games that use procedural animations, and how they differ from traditional assets-based animations.

• inverse.com May 19, 2017

Netflix Isn't Killing Movies, Hollywood Studios and Theaters Are

There is nothing like seeing a good movie in a movie theater. The big screen, dark room, and experiencing something profound with a group of strangers — it’s the ideal cinematic experience, a tradition handed down from generation to generation. If only there were more good movies in theaters.

• inverse.com January 30, 2017

Physicists Found Proof That the Universe Is Built Like a Hologram

In Prometheus, Michael Fassbender’s David, an android, finds a magnificent hologram of the universe called the Orrery. This holographic map revealed how star systems and their planets work together.

• fstoppers.com September 9, 2014

Umbrella 102 for Beginners: Placement of your Umbrella and Flash

Last week, we talked about how to understand the difference between your bare flash unit and a flash fired through an umbrella. We learned that adding the umbrella would drastically change the light, creating a much softer glow to aim toward your photo subject.

• io9.gizmodo.com

The Original Captain America Has Finally Gotten His Super-Soldier Mojo Back

If you’ve been following Marvel’s comics lately, you’ll know that Steve Rogers hasn’t been Captain America for a while now. He’s been drained of his super-soldier serum and turned into an old man, while former Falcon Sam Wilson has taken up the mantle (much to some people’s chagrin).

• alanzucconi.com April 10, 2017

Inverse Kinematics for Robotic Arms

After a long journey about the Mathematics of Forward Kinematics and the geometrical details of gradient descent, we are ready to finally show a working implementation for the problem of inverse kinematics.

• fstoppers.com July 1, 2014

Inverse Square Law of Light Explained In a Simple Visual Way

Inverse Square Law of Light is something we all hear and know about, but don't always know how it really affects our photography. We always hear the math and the science behind it, but there is nothing like seeing it in a visual way to fully understand it.

• qz.com January 1, 2016

You probably know to ask yourself, “What do I want?” Here’s a way better question

Everybody wants what feels good.

• scott.fortmann-roe.com

Understanding the Bias-Variance Tradeoff

When we discuss prediction models, prediction errors can be decomposed into two main subcomponents we care about: error due to "bias" and error due to "variance". There is a tradeoff between a model's ability to minimize bias and variance.

• mathsisfun.com

Inverse of a Matrix using Elementary Row Operations

Also called the Gauss-Jordan method. This is a fun way to find the Inverse of a Matrix ...

• fstoppers.com March 2, 2017

Peter Hurley Explains How the Inverse Square Law Applies to Photography

The inverse square law is one of the most important yet misunderstood concepts in photography.

• inverse.com March 27, 2018

'Mad Honey' and 4 Other Naturally Occurring Psychedelics

Nature is full of drugs. For various reasons, evolutionary forces have led certain plants, fungi, and even animals to develop molecules that interact with the human brain.

• m.signalvnoise.com November 4, 2015

RECONSIDER

About 12 years ago, I co-founded a startup called Basecamp: A simple project collaboration tool that helps people make progress together, sold on a monthly subscription. It took a part of some people’s work life and made it a little better.

• politico.com September 13, 2017

The great nutrient collapse

The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention. Irakli Loladze is a mathematician by training, but he was in a biology lab when he encountered the puzzle that would change his life. It was in 1998, and Loladze was studying for his Ph.D.

• fastcompany.com February 17, 2016

She Created Netflix’s Culture And It Ultimately Got Her Fired

During her 14 years at Netflix, Patty McCord kept a head-down approach, isolating herself within Netflix’s walls, to eventually come up with the brilliant 124-page document called “Netflix Culture: Freedom & Responsibility.

• warski.org April 25, 2017

Inverse beacon positioning

Indoor positioning is a very popular topic recently, mostly due to the iBeacon technology promoted by Apple, and adopted by other vendors. Most of the research on indoor location involves a set of fixed beacons on well-known positions, and a moving beacon signal receiver.

• alanzucconi.com April 12, 2017

Inverse Kinematics for Tentacles

This post continues our journey in the depth of Inverse Kinematics. In this tutorial you will learn how to apply this powerful technique to create realistic tentacles. At the end of this post you can find a link to download all the assets and scenes necessary to replicate this tutorial.

• fstoppers.com January 10, 2018

A Practical Guide to How the Inverse Square Law Affects Your Subjects and Background

I don't care what anyone says. Math and physics are cool. Nonetheless, I understand that you don't particularly need all the theory when you're lighting a subject; you just need to understand how to get the result you want. These helpful videos will show you just that.

• medium.com July 6, 2016

Mental Models I Find Repeatedly Useful

Update: I’m co-authoring a book about the mental models from this post. Get notified when the book comes out here.

• theatlantic.com August 3, 2017

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis. One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas.

• en.wikipedia.org January 25, 2017

Inverse function

In mathematics, an inverse function is a function that "reverses" another function: if the function f applied to an input x gives a result of y, then applying its inverse function g to y gives the result x, and vice versa. i.e., f(x) = y if and only if g(y) = x.[1][2]

• markmanson.net January 8, 2015

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck

In my life, I have given a fuck about many people and many things. I have also not given a fuck about many people and many things. And those fucks I have not given have made all the difference. People often say the key to confidence and success in life is to simply “not give a fuck.

• lifehacker.com

I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores of people couldn’t live without it. I tried it multiple times, and never saw the appeal until now. Here’s what I was missing. [jump]

• medium.com January 2, 2014

80 Articles and Books that will Make you a Great Product Manager

Want to work at Slack — in NYC? We are hiring talented engineers, product managers, and designers. Visit slack.com/jobs to find out more, or email me directly at nweiss @ slack-corp . com.

• hbr.org April 18, 2016

Learn to Love Networking

“I hate networking.” We hear this all the time from executives, other professionals, and MBA students. They tell us that networking makes them feel uncomfortable and phony—even dirty.

• wired.com March 21, 2012

Turns Out the Dot-Com Bust's Worst Flops Were Actually Fantastic Ideas

If you had to pick one really annoying sock puppet to represent the imploded excesses of the dot-com boom, it would be the microphone-wielding mascot of online pet food retailer Pets.com.

• economist.com June 3, 2017

What if the bitcoin bubble bursts?

MARKETS frequently froth and bubble, but the boom in bitcoin, a digital currency, is extraordinary. Although its price is down from an all-time high of \$2,420 on May 24th, it has more than doubled in just two months.

• desiringgod.org April 27, 2018

Love Disturbs the Peace

Christians are, in many respects, both-and people. We live much of life in this age in a God-designed tension. We must learn how to both encourage one another (1 Thessalonians 5:11) and rebuke one another (Titus 1:13).

• ideas.ted.com February 19, 2013

How language can affect the way we think

Keith Chen (TED Talk: Could your language affect your ability to save money?) might be an economist, but he wants to talk about language. For instance, he points out, in Chinese, saying “this is my uncle” is not as straightforward as you might think.

• theatlantic.com July 10, 2017

Capitalism the Apple Way vs. Capitalism the Google Way

While lots of attention is directed toward identifying the next great start-up, the defining tech-industry story of the last decade has been the rise of Apple and Google. In terms of wealth creation, there is no comparison.

• longreads.com June 13, 2017

A Sociology of the Smartphone

Below is an excerpt from Radical Technologies, by Adam Greenfield. This story is recommended by Longreads contributing editor Dana Snitzky. The smartphone is the signature artifact of our age.

• huffingtonpost.com February 9, 2016

To Anyone Who Thinks They're Falling Behind In Life

You don't need more motivation. You don't need to be inspired to action. You don't need to read any more lists and posts about how you're not doing enough.

• firstround.com

Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss

Kim Scott, co-founder of Candor, Inc., has built her career around a simple goal: Creating bullshit-free zones where people love their work and working together. She first tried it at her own software startup.

• theguardian.com October 4, 2015

Is the dotcom bubble about to burst (again)?

In Silicon Valley, millions of dollars change hands every day as investors hunt the next big thing – the ‘unicorn’, or billion-dollar tech firm.

• theatlantic.com November 3, 2015

People's Deepest, Darkest Google Searches Are Being Used Against Them

Google knows the questions that people wouldn’t dare ask aloud, and it silently offers reams of answers. But it is a mistake to think of a search engine as an oracle for anonymous queries. It isn’t. Not even close.

• hbr.org November 22, 2016

How to Write Email with Military Precision

In the military, a poorly formatted email may be the difference between mission accomplished and mission failure. During my active duty service, I learned how to structure emails to maximize a mission’s chances for success.

• medium.com May 9, 2016

I Can’t Tell You Why Our Business Is Growing

It never failed. It was either a client or a colleague on the same marketing team. There was always someone who never missed the perfect opportunity to remind me of the importance of a conversion funnel:

• washingtonpost.com August 23, 2015

Why salad is so overrated

As the world population grows, we have a pressing need to eat better and farm better, and those of us trying to figure out how to do those things have pointed at lots of different foods as problematic. Almonds, for their water use. Corn, for the monoculture. Beef, for its greenhouse gases.

• medium.com March 2, 2018

The Crucial Thinking Skill Nobody Ever Taught You

The goal of this exercise was to envision the negative things that could happen in life. For example, the Stoics would imagine what it would be like to lose their job and become homeless or to suffer an injury and become paralyzed or to have their reputation ruined and lose their status in society.

• nofilmschool.com May 8, 2017

Shining a Light on the Inverse Square Law and How to Apply It When Lighting a Scene

Even though we'd like it to be as simple as flipping on a switch, lighting cinematically requires a deep understanding of how light behaves in different situations with different subjects, surfaces, and materials.

• lifehacker.com August 26, 2017

Why Your Smartphone Seems to Slow Down as it Ages

Most of us slow down as we age. We’re similar to conventional machines, like old cars or hairdryers that run less efficiently as they get on in years. But digital gadgets, particularly smartphones? We expect them to operate quickly. Forever!

• vox.com December 28, 2016

How Amazon innovates in ways that Google and Apple can't

The Echo, Amazon’s voice-controlled speaker, was a big hit this holiday season. Amazon is keeping specific sales figures under wraps, but the company says it sold nine times as many Echo devices during the holidays as it did a year earlier.

• fortune.com December 28, 2016

The Ugly Unethical Underside of Silicon Valley

Vinod Khosla did not show up at TechCrunch Disrupt to be harangued by some smartass, know-nothing journalist.

• hbr.org September 9, 2015

What a Year of Job Rejections Taught Me About Pitching Myself

After sending out hundreds of copies of my résumé to dozens of companies over the last year, I realized that I was getting nowhere because my approach was wrong. What I had failed to do was ask myself some of the tough and honest questions early on.

• theguardian.com February 16, 2016

The superhero of artificial intelligence: can this genius keep it in check?

Demis Hassabis has a modest demeanour and an unassuming countenance, but he is deadly serious when he tells me he is on a mission to “solve intelligence, and then use that to solve everything else”. Coming from almost anyone else, the statement would be laughable; from him, not so much.

• nytimes.com April 26, 2017

Why Instagram Is Becoming Facebook’s Next Facebook

At a recent all-hands meeting with employees, Kevin Systrom, a founder and chief executive of Instagram, showed off one of his favorite charts: Days to Reach the Next 100 Million Users. “It’s the only graph in the company that we celebrate when it declines,” Mr.

• bloomberg.com August 31, 2016

Will Amazon Kill FedEx?

For UPS and FedEx, Amazon’s been great for business. Now it’s taking business away from them. By Devin Leonard | August 31, 2016 Photographs by Jake Stengel for Bloomberg Businessweek From Last fall, when he was running for mayor of Wilmington, Ohio, John Stanforth heard a rumor.

• markmanson.net May 21, 2015

The Four Stages of Life

Life is a bitch. Then you die. So while staring at my navel the other day, I decided that that bitch happens in four stages. Here they are. We are born helpless. We can’t walk, can’t talk, can’t feed ourselves, can’t even do our own damn taxes.

• theatlantic.com June 16, 2016

The War on Stupid People

As recently as the 1950s, possessing only middling intelligence was not likely to severely limit your life’s trajectory. IQ wasn’t a big factor in whom you married, where you lived, or what others thought of you.

• geofflawrence.com

What it means to Photographers

Although to a physicist the inverse square law covers any kind of radiation, as photographers we are interested in what we can see. So you could consider our version as being the inverse square law of light.

• medium.com June 30, 2016

Complexion Reduction: A New Trend In Mobile Design

Now on to the original article. We have been living in a world of ‘clean and minimal’ for quite some time, so what’s next?

• inverse.com December 6, 2016

Evolution Made Really Smart People Long to Be Loners

Psychologists have a pretty good idea of what typically makes a human happy. Dancing delights us. Being in nature brings us joy. And, for most people, frequent contact with good friends makes us feel content. That is, unless you’re really, really smart.

• lifehacker.com

Lifehacker Pack for Chrome: Our List of the Essential Extensions

Google’s Chrome browser is packed full of an incredible amount of extensions that add all sorts of functionality. It’s tough to sift through the store to find what’s useful though, so let us save you some time with this collection of our favorite Chrome extensions.

• blogs.ams.org November 28, 2016

Inverse Functions: We’re Teaching It All Wrong!

By Frank Wilson, Chandler-Gilbert Community College; Scott Adamson, Chandler-Gilbert Community College; Trey Cox, Chandler-Gilbert Community College; and Alan O’Bryan, Arizona State University What would you do if you discovered a popular approach to teaching inverse functions negatively affected

• continuations.com May 26, 2017

Some Lessons I Learned from the Dotcom Bubble for the Coming Crypto Bubble

I spent a bunch of time at Consensus and Token Summit this week. If it wasn’t clear before, we are headed into a crypto currency bubble. Now a bubble isn’t in and of itself a bad thing.

• lifehacker.com

Yesterday, Google introduced add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets. These add-ons allow you to add all kinds of functionality to your documents, including signing faxes, creating bibliographies, and more. While it's still in its infancy, here are a few of the best add-ons available at launch.

• arstechnica.com August 17, 2016

Stealing bitcoins with badges: How Silk Road’s dirty cops got caught

DEA Special Agent Carl Force wanted his money—real cash, not just numbers on a screen—and he wanted it fast. It was October 2013, and Force had spent the past couple of years working on a Baltimore-based task force investigating the darknet's biggest drug site, Silk Road.

• microsoft.com April 10, 2018

Follow these steps to create installation media (USB flash drive or DVD) you can use to install a new copy of Windows 10, perform a clean installation, or reinstall Windows 10.

• inverse.com June 26, 2017

Psychedelics and Virtual Reality Make a Trendy but Illegal Therapy

People have been altering their perceptions of reality for as long as there have been people, and in 2017, the newest and oldest tools for human transcendence are coming together: lately we’re eating psychedelic mushrooms to heighten or otherwise enhance our experience of virtual reality.

• hbr.org March 12, 2018

Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure

As constant travelers and parents of a 2-year-old, we sometimes fantasize about how much work we can do when one of us gets on a plane, undistracted by phones, friends, and Finding Nemo.

• theverge.com April 21, 2016

Google believes its superior AI will be the key to its future

Google is beginning to look beyond search to tap into some of the most lucrative and promising businesses in the tech industry: artificial intelligence and cloud computing. The company, the largest and most significant part of Alphabet Inc.

• gizmodo.com July 21, 2017

How To Take Care of Your Smartphone Battery the Right Way

Your smartphone is a minor miracle, a pocket-sized computer that can fulfill almost every whim. But none of its superpowers matter a bit if it runs out of juice. With removable batteries becoming more and more rare, you've got to take good care of the one you got.