10 awesome websites to find background music for your videos

Find great background music for your Youtube videos

Free Music Archive – Free Music Archive lets you search by the type of Creative Commons license you’re willing to work with, or you can filter out only background music in the public domain.

GerryMusic – Gerry Music offers free background music for personal use with Creative Commons attribution.

Incompetech – Incompetech offers background music with different styles like jazz, rock, classics, macabre and more and tracks are available free of charge with proper attribution.

Internet Archives NetLabels – Internet Archives NetLabels offers tracks produced by independent virtual record labels.

TuneTrack – TuneTrack Commercial is a collection of royalty-free tracks with one-time license fees.

Opsound – Opsound offers free to use the music for any purpose, but commercial users should request permission from the creator.

BeatPick – BeatPick allows you to license a song indicating what you’re using it for, which dictates the cost of the license.

Jamendo – Jamendo offers different tracks for different types of video ads, including Facebook, YouTube, radio and TV.

MagnaTune – MagnaTune works directly with artists and states that 50% of the license fee goes directly to the music’s creator.

IMATunes – The German IMATunes offers royalty free tracks without costs “now and in the future”.


Source: Larry Kim

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10 amazing coding challenge websites to test your coding skills

A list of websites to test your coding skills!

Coderbyte 

Beginner — Intermediate

They also provide courses in: Algorithms & Data Structures, Web Developmentcoding bootcamps.


Codewars

Beginner — Intermediate


CodeFights

Beginner — Intermediate


CodinGame

Beginner — Intermediate


TopCoder 

Intermediate — Advanced

They also offer sponsored competitions where you can win prizes


HackerRank

Intermediate — Advanced


LeetCode 

Intermediate — Advanced

They also provide: Mock Interview section for job interview preparation, coding contests and  articles


CodeChef 

Intermediate — Advanced


GeeksforGeeks 

Intermediate — Advanced


Codeforces

Advanced


Source: Daniel Borowski

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10 recommended AI, Data Science and Machine Learning Podcasts

 

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The Data Skeptic

Website | iTunes

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Linear Digressions

Website | iTunes

1*w1mAks253oWyFOXm2uGFLg Talking Machines
Website | iTunes
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The O’Reilly Data Show

Website | iTunes

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The O’Reilly Bots Podcast

Website | iTunes

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Concerning AI

Website | iTunes

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This Week in Machine Learning & AI

Website | iTunes

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Data Stories

Website | iTunes

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Learning Machines 101

Website | iTunes

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Partially Derivative

Website | iTunes

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17 major US companies founded by immigrants

Google
Co-founded by Sergey Brin – Russia

Tesla, SpaceX, The Boring Company
Founded by Elon Musk – South Africa

Yahoo!
Co-founded by Jerry Yang – Taiwan

Facebook
Co-founded by Eduardo Saverin – Brazil

eBay
Founded by Pierre Morad Omidyar – France

General Dynamics
Founded by John Philip Holland – Ireland

AT&T
Founded by Alexander Graham Bell – Scotland

Intel
Co-founded by Andrew Grove – Hungary

Kohl’s
Founded by Maxwell Kohl – Poland

Huffington Post
Founded by Arianna Huffington – Greece

Pfizer
Founded by Charles Pfizer – Germany

Panda Express
Founded by Andrew Cherng & Peggy Cherng – Myanmar

Kraft
Founded by James L. Kraft – Canada

Capital One
Founded by Nigel Morris – England

Chobani
Founded by Hamdi Ulukaya – Turkey

 

Source: The “New American” Fortune 500

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Awesome tools to help you create your online shop immediately

Start today!

  • BIG CARTEL – Big Cartel is a simple shopping cart for clothing and tee designers, bands, record labels, jewelry makers, crafters, and other artists.
  • CELERY – Celery helps new product companies setup pre-order ecommerce or custom reward-based crowdfunding campaigns.
  • GUMROAD – Gumroad enables creators to sell directly to their audience — so that they can make a living doing what they love.
  • HIGHWIRE – Highwire Commerce allows you to create your own online store in just minutes!
  • TICTAIL -Tictail is a social shopping destination for shoppers to discover emerging designers around the world
  • SHOPIFY – Build your online store with Shopify’s ecommerce software and easily sell in person with Shopify’s iPad POS.
  • NEAR ME – Near Me is a peer-to-peer commerce solution enabling anyone to setup their own branded marketplace.
  • SQUARESPACE – Squarespace lets you easily create a fully integrated ecommerce website and accept payments instantly.
  • LEMONSTAND – Grow beyond the limits of shopping carts built for part-time merchants with LemonStand’s eCommerce platform.
  • SPACES – Create landing pages integrated with payments in no time, with Spaces, for free.
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Killer services that will help bring your idea to life

MVP, prototypes, landing pages…

QUICKMVP – A simple tool that helps you test any new business idea in just 5 minutes. MVP = Minimum Viable Product.

GENERATOR – Generator is the easiest way to make a landing page for your startup.

PROTO.IO – Proto.io is a web platform enabling users to create fully interactive mobile app prototypes.

LAUNCHROCK – Use LaunchRock to Start Now and Launch Your Landing Page in Minutes. Acquire, engage and grow your audience with powerful social sharing tools & analytics that drive user growth.

INSTAPAGE – Instapage makes building and A/B split testing landing pages simple.

MARVEL -Turn sketches, mockups and designs into web, iPhone, iOS, Android and Apple Watch app prototypes

UNTORCH – A fully automated referral program for email signups

STRIKINGLY -Strikingly is a website builder for anyone to build a gorgeous, mobile-friendly website easily. Quick, simple and stylish

BLOCS APP – Build beautiful websites without touching a line of code with Blocs app.

POP – POP helps you transform your pen + paper ideas into a real working prototype.

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Who are the youngest CEOs of Fortune 500?

Young, smart and rich

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and Chairman of Facebook: 32

Keith Cozza, President, CEO and Director of Icahn Enterprises LP: 37

Stefan Larsson, President, CEO and Director of Ralph Lauren: 41

Larry Page, CEO and Director of Alphabet Inc: 43

Jeffrey J. Brown, CEO and Director of Ally Financial: 43

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Most powerful women in Europe, Middle East and Africa

They got the power!

  1. Ana Botín – Executive Chairman (Banco Santander)
  2. Alison Cooper – CEO (Imperial Tobacco)
  3. Annika Falkengren – President and CEO (SEB Group)
  4. Güler Sabancı – Chairman and Managing Director (Sabancı Holding)
  5. Ornella Barra – President and CEO of Global Wholesale and International Retail, EVP (Walgreens Boots Alliance)
  6. Patricia Barbizet – CEO and Chairman, Christie’s International; CEO, Artémis (Groupe Artémis)
  7. Carolyn McCall – CEO (EasyJet)
  8. Véronique Laury – CEO (Kingfisher)
  9. Moya Greene – CEO (Royal Mail)
  10. Dominique Senequier – President (Ardian)
  11. Maria Ramos – Group CEO (Barclays Africa)
  12. Dominique Leroy – CEO (Proximus)
  13. Nancy McKinstry – Chairman and CEO (Wolters Kluwer)
  14. Shelley Broader – CEO and President, EMEA (Walmart)
  15. Serpil Timuray – Regional CEO, AMAP (Vodafone)
  16. Lubna Olayan – Deputy Chairperson and CEO (Olayan Financing)
  17. Elizabeth Corley – Global CEO (Allianz Global Investors)
  18. Isabelle Ealet – Global Co-Head of Securities (Goldman Sachs)
  19. Isabelle Kocher – Deputy CEO and COO (Engie)
  20. Pascale Witz – Executive Vice President, Global Divisions and Strategic Development (Sanofi)
  21. Margarita Louis-Dreyfus – Chairperson of Supervisory Board (Louis Dreyfus Holding)
  22. Marina Berlusconi – Chairman, Mondadori Group; Executive Chairman, Fininvest (Fininvest Group)
  23. Rakefet Russak-Aminoach – CEO and President (Leumi Group)
  24. Emma Walmsley – CEO, GSK Consumer Healthcare (GSK)
  25. Ann Cairns – President, International Markets (MasterCard)

Source: Fortune

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World’s greatest leaders 2016

Inspiring people

  1. Jeff Bezos – CEO (Amazon)
  2. Angela Merkel – Chancellor (Germany)
  3. Aung San Suu Kyi – Leader (National League for Democracy)
  4. Pope Francis – Pontiff (Roman Catholic Church)
  5. Tim Cook – CEO (Apple)
  6. John Legend – Recording artist and activist (The Show Me Campaign)
  7. Christiana Figueres – Executive Secretary (UN Framework Convention on Climate Change)
  8. Paul Ryan – Speaker (U.S. House of Representatives)
  9. Ruth Bader Ginsburg – Associate Justice (U.S. Supreme Court)
  10. Sheikh Hasina – Prime Minister – Bangladesh)
  11. Nick Saban – Head football coach – The University of Alabama)
  12. Huateng “Pony” Ma – Chairman and CEO (Tencent)
  13. Sergio Moro – Federal Judge (Brazil)
  14. Bono – Lead singer, Co-founder (U2, One)
  15. Stephen Curry and Steve Kerr – Point guard, head coach (Golden State Warriors)
  16. Bryan Stevenson – Founder (Equal Justice Initiative)
  17. Nikki Haley – Governor (South Carolina)
  18. Lin-Manuel Miranda – Composer, lyricist, author (“Hamilton”)
  19. Marvin Ellison – CEO (J.C. Penney)
  20. Reshma Saujani – Founder and CEO (Girls Who Code)
  21. Larry Fink – CEO (BlackRock)
  22. Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko – Crew members (International Space Station)
  23. David Miliband – CEO (International Rescue Committee)
  24. Anna Maria Chávez – CEO (Girl Scouts of the USA)
  25. Carla Hayden – Nominee (Library of Congress)
  26. Maurizio Macri – President (Argentina)
  27. Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi – Co-founders (Black Lives Matter)
  28. Chai Jing – Freelance journalist (China)
  29. Moncef Slaoui – Chairman of Vaccines (GlaxoSmithKline)
  30. John Oliver – Host and Executive Producer (“Last Week Tonight”)
  31. Marc Edwards – Professor (Virginia Tech)
  32. Arthur Brooks – President (American Enterprise Institute)
  33. Rosie Batty – Founder (Luke Batty Foundation)
  34. Kristen Griest and Shaye Haver – Rangers (U.S. Army)
  35. Denis Mukwege – Founder (Panzi Hospital)
  36. Christine Lagarde – Managing Director (IMF)
  37. Marc Benioff – CEO (Salesforce)
  38. Gina Raimondo – Governor (Rhode Island)
  39. Amina Mohammed – Minister of Environment (Nigeria)
  40. Domenico Lucano – Mayor (Riace, Italy)
  41. Melinda Gates and Susan Desmond-Hellmann – Co-chair, CEO (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
  42. Arvind Kejriwal – Chief Minister (New Delhi)
  43. Jorge Ramos – Journalist (Univision)
  44. Michael Froman – U.S. Trade Representative (Executive Office of the President)
  45. Mina Guli – CEO (Thirst)
  46. Ramón Mendéz – Head of Climate Change Policy (Uruguay)
  47. Bright Simons – President, Founder (Mpedigree)
  48. Justin Trudeau – Prime Minister (Canada)
  49. Clare Rewcastle Brown – Editor and Founder (Sarawak Report)
  50. Tshering Tobgay – Prime Minister (Bhutan)

Source: Fortune

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