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Videos of The Top Ten Innovation Speakers:


Innovation is one of those abundantly used terms that can mean many things to many people. What is certain to event professionals is that when they book an innovation speaker, audiences demand that ...


Max Baucus as you've never seen him before:


For the first time in decades, Ambassador Max Baucus is living full-time in Montana. The state's longest serving senator is far from retirement. In fact, he tells us he's entering a new chapter in his ...


3.14 essential reads about (sign for Pi) for Pi Day:




Brain has more than 100 times higher computational capacity than previously thought, say UCLA scientists:


Dendrites found to generate nearly 10 times more electrochemical spikes than neuron cell bodies Full Story: http://www.kurzweilai.net/brain-has-more-than-100-times-higher-computational-capacity-than-previously-thought-say-ucla-scientists?utm_source=KurzweilAI+Weekly+Newsletter&utm_campaign=84574ad2b2-UA-946742-1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_147a5a48c1-84574ad2b2-282022705 ...


A creature of wilderness: Documentary recounts remarkable life of Bud Moore:


Bud Moore spent much more time in the mountains than he did in school. The man who reached eighth grade at the one-room Woodside Elementary School in six years went on to retire as the chief of fire ...


Stephen Hawking warns us technology will kill us all and it's all our fault:


"We need to control this inherited instinct by our logic and reason. We need to be quicker to identify such threats and act before they get out of control." BY GIANLUCA MEZZOFIORE Full Story: ...


The tone of your tweets can predict diet success:


Researchers predicted dieting success--or failure--with an accuracy rate of 77 percent based on the sentiment of the words and phrases people used on Twitter. Posted by Ben Snedecker Full Story: ...


Sorry, Y’All—Humanity’s Nearing an Upgrade to Irrelevance - "Homo Deus," by Yual Noah Harari:


Humanity has had astonishing success alleviating famine, disease, and war. (It might not always seem that way, but it’s true.) Now, Homo sapiens is on the brink of an upgrade—sort of. Olivia Solon ...


Five awesome Android tips and tricks:


As with most of your gadgets, however, you're probably only scratching the surface of what your 'droid can do. And so we've compiled a list of five useful tips and tricks to help you get more out of ...


Robert Burns Supper - A Celebration Of The Birth Of The Poet, 1/27, Missoula, Montana:


Once again we celebrate the birth of our namesake, Scottish poet Robert Burns, with a four-course supper that always includes haggis. Wear your finest kilts and Scottish family tartan to share ...


Forget Steve Jobs, this was the best presentation of all time - Douglas Engelbart of Stanford's Research Institute International in 1968!:




Diagonals Give a Modern Missoula, Montana Home an Artistic Edge:


The "Wren" house in Missoula is a live-in sculpture. Lets take a tour of the house, looking at the outside and then at the inside in reverse — from the roof to the front door. Full Story: http://cumberlink.com/lifestyles/home-and-garden/diagonals-give-a-modern-montana-home-an-artistic-edge/collection_c4ef0ec1-ed0a-5534-aaa9-5ce2ad51659a.html A ...


We all need a laugh - The Quotes of Steven Wright:


1 - I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize. 2 - Borrow money from pessimists -- they don't expect it back. 3 - Half the people you know are below average. 4 - 99% of lawyers give the rest a bad ...
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Two Google Home speakers are chatting and it's the best thing ever:


When we see digital assistants like Alexa or Siri, it's usually humans talking then getting a response. But what happens when they talk to each other? A genius user on streaming service Twitch created ...


This app will notify you if Trump tweets about a company you're invested in:




Society Could Collapse In A Decade, Predicts Math Historian:


Professor Peter Turchin says Donald Trump's presidential election win confirms that "negative trends seem to be accelerating." Mary Papenfuss Trends reporter, The Huffington Post Full Story: ...


Society Could Collapse In A Decade, Predicts Math Historian:


Professor Peter Turchin says Donald Trump's presidential election win confirms that "negative trends seem to be accelerating." Mary Papenfuss Trends reporter, The Huffington Post Full Story: ...


In 2 seconds, this simple trick will tell you if your batteries are dead or not:




Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders:


Happy New Year to all. 2017 has to be better than 2016 so here's a website and book of potential travel bucket list adventures. Russ *** Today is the day for New Year's Resolutions. And ...


Goodbye, 2016. We Couldn't Take It Anymore:


There's a goofy, easy, never-not-amusing joke that tends to materialize online as soon as the news cycle turns particularly brutal: As the headlines start cluttering up our screens, someone will inevitably ...


The Best WIRED Photo Stories of 2016:


WIRED Photo had an incredible year, and not just because it got a snazzy new design. We visited the Starship Enterprise in upstate New York, a grimy Mad Max festival in the Mojave Desert, and learned ...


The World's Richest Made $237 Billion This Year:


In a year when populist voters reshaped power and politics across Europe and the U.S., the world's wealthiest people are ending 2016 with $237 billion more than they had at the start. Triggered by ...


10 Ways to Search Google for Information That 96% of People Don't Know About:


In our era of advanced technology and high-speed Internet connections, you can find information on virtually anything. In the space of just a few minutes, we can find recipes for the tastiest pie or learn ...


Don't want to die before your time? Get a female doctor:


If you are sick, elderly and in a hospital, you are more likely to survive when your primary doctor during that hospitalization is a woman, a new study shows. The patients of female doctors are also ...


Half of Americans are "shut off from economic growth":


Even after accounting for the occasional recession and slowdown, America's economy has greatly expanded since the days of disco. Despite that growth, however, half of Americans have failed to share ...


Short History Of The Most Important Economic Theory In Tech:


Twenty years ago, W. Brian Arthur popularized a concept that forever changed Silicon Valley--with a little help from Cormac McCarthy. Even now, the theory of increasing returns is as important ...


Top Google search Easter eggs, from Do a Barrel Roll to Kevin Bacon:


Kudos to Google for infusing its search engine with warm, human touches like daily homepage doodles and abundant Easter eggs. Join New Atlas as we count down our favorite little jokes and bonuses within ...


How to Hide $400 Million:


When a wealthy businessman set out to divorce his wife, their fortune vanished. The quest to find it would reveal the depths of an offshore financial system bigger than the U.S. economy. By ...


New drone footage shows progress of Apple's 'spaceship' campus:




So what's next?:


How did our political system produce two candidates everybody loved to hate? How did we fail to see the parallel of pre-war Germany re-enacting itself in 2016 America? JIM NELSON - retired Montana ...

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