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Big Data in Air Transport. Health experts have figured out how much time you should sit each day. Courtesy of Flickr user Juhan Sonin under Creative Commons license You may want to stand up while you read this -- and a lot of other stuff.

Health experts have figured out how much time you should sit each day

Experts now say you should start standing up at work for at least two hours a day -- and work your way toward four. That's a long-awaited answer for a growing number of workers who may have heard of the terrible health effects of prolonged sitting and been wondering whether they should buy standing desks or treadmill desks. Today, the average office worker sits for about 10 hours, first all those hours in front of the computer, plowing through e-mails, making calls or writing proposals — and eating lunch. And then all those hours of sitting in front of the TV or surfing the Web at home. Medical researchers have long warned that prolonged sitting is dangerous, associated with a significantly higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, and depression, as well as muscle and joint problems.

Ce que l'orientation des rues de Paris nous dit de son histoire. La géométrie de la capitale nous raconte les principaux épisodes de son développement.

Ce que l'orientation des rues de Paris nous dit de son histoire

Ceci est une carte visant à révéler l’orientation des rues de Paris. Si elle paraît sophistiquée, sa matière première n’en est pas moins sommaire: les tracés de voies du projet OpenStreetMap. A Aurillac : « JeuxVideo.com, les gens n’en parlent que depuis que ça ferme » FREE TIBET - artmarcovici. What metrics investment managers are looking for in your Pitch... Lebanon's Top 20 Entrepreneurs in Science & Tech. Each year, Executive highlights 20 of the hottest entrepreneurial enterprises in Lebanon.

Lebanon's Top 20 Entrepreneurs in Science & Tech

In the past, this list has included rising stars such as Anghami, Diwanee and Instabeat. Due to a burgeoning ecosystem, this year we focused solely on companies that push the frontiers of science and technology, according to a revised methodology. Listed in alphabetical order, the following businesses are what our team has chosen as the smartest, most promising enterprises in the sector. We’ll be publishing full profiles of each over the coming weeks, so check back here as the links go live.

And see how these companies fit into the larger ecosystem in the rest of our special report on entrepreneurship in Lebanon. Fadi Sfeir 3D TEKsun.awt.image.ImageFormatException: Unsupported color conversion request. Le monde. Les textos sont mauvais pour le dos. Afin d'être publiée, votre note : - Doit se conformer à la législation en vigueur.

Les textos sont mauvais pour le dos

En particulier et de manière non exhaustive sont proscrits : l'incitation à la haine raciale et à la discrimination, l'appel à la violence ; la diffamation, l'injure, l'insulte et la calomnie ; l'incitation au suicide, à l'anorexie, l'incitation à commettre des faits contraires à la loi ; les collages de textes soumis au droit d'auteur ou au copyright ; les sous-entendus racistes, homophobes, sexistes ainsi que les blagues stigmatisantes. - De plus, votre message doit respecter les règles de bienséance : être respectueux des internautes comme des journalistes de 20Minutes, ne pas être hors-sujet et ne pas tomber dans la vulgarité. - D'autre part, les messages publicitaires, postés en plusieurs exemplaires, rédigés en majuscules, contenant des liens vers des sites autres que 20Minutes ou trop longs seront supprimés.

This German Guy Wants To Give You A Bunch Of Money To Do Nothing. Free serait bien responsable de la mauvaise qualité 3G en itinérance. The Perceptron, and All the Things it Can’t Perceive. This post assumes some basic familiarity with Euclidean geometry and linear algebra.

The Perceptron, and All the Things it Can’t Perceive

Though we do not assume so much knowledge as is contained in our primer on inner product spaces, we will be working with the real Euclidean inner product. For the purpose of this post, it suffices to know about the “dot product” of two vectors. The General Problem One of the main problems in machine learning is to classify data.

We’re on the cusp of deep learning for the masses. You can thank Google later. Google silently did something revolutionary on Thursday.

We’re on the cusp of deep learning for the masses. You can thank Google later

It open sourced a tool called word2vec, prepackaged deep-learning software designed to understand the relationships between words with no human guidance. Just input a textual data set and let underlying predictive models get to work learning. How to Model Viral Growth: The Hybrid Model. Retention is King (Guest Post) 40 Maps They Didn’t Teach You In School. By the time we graduate high school, we learn that they never taught us the most interesting things in there.

40 Maps They Didn’t Teach You In School

Sure, you might be able to name the European countries or point New York on the map, but does that give a you real understanding of how the world functions? To fill this gap, we have gathered a great and informative selection of infographical maps that they should’ve shown us at school: every single one of these maps reveals different fun and interesting facts, which can actually help you draw some pretty interesting conclusions.

[Read more...] What makes infographical maps so engaging is how easy it becomes to conceive graphically presented information. The best part, there are brilliant services like Target Map that “allow everyone (from individuals to large organizations) to represent their data on maps of any country in the world and to share their knowledge with the whole Internet Community.” All About Startups. - - Joannes Vermorel's blog. Paying not to go to the gym.