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Mark Cuban keeps a book in his bathroom that he says makes him a better investor – CNBC

Mark Cuban keeps a book in his bathroom that he says makes him a better investor  CNBC

Mark Cuban is not content resting on his laurels as a billionaire entrepreneur. Cuban often describes himself as a voracious reader who believes that “life-long learning is probably the greatest skill” a successful person can have. What’s more, the Dallas Mavericks owner and star of ABC’s “Shark Tank” says he never wants to stop reading and learning, because it makes him a better investor, especially in the tech space, which is always evolving. “I’ve been on Amazon doing the machine learning tutorials,” Cuban recently told Yahoo Finance. Cuban said he has been learning how to build neural n…

The programmer who created Python isn’t interested in mentoring white guys – Quartz

The programmer who created Python isn’t interested in mentoring white guys  Quartz

Guido van Rossum is one of the world’s most influential programmers. Van Rossum is the author of the general-purpose programming language Python, which he started working on in 1989, and is now among the most popular languages in use. According to a survey of users on Stack Overflow, a popular question-and-answer site for programmers, Python is the fastest-growing major programming language, and the most used after JavaScript. Python is free and open source, meaning anybody can use the language and modify it to suit their specific needs. In addition to creating the language, van Rossum has …