Step One: Understand Your Priorities When Setting Goals

You’ve probably been told in the past to set SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-bound) goals.,By textbook standards, it’s a great goal, but it skips one critical step — it doesn’t consider your other priorities in life.,If you’re the owner of a company with 200 employees; highly involved in your community; have young children; and travel several times a month for work, your priorities might look like this: 1.,Health and fitness read more

Enzo Fuschino was hired as men's soccer coach at North Central.,Fuschino spent the last 12 seasons at Wisconsin Platteville, leading the Pioneers to the NCAA Division III National Tournament four times.

The Clippers completed a surprise trade with Philadelphia 76ers earlier this week.,The brave deal means the playoff chasing Clippers, without Harris, now face a difficult ask to make the playoffs.,And the Clippers' hierarchy are being touted to make a move for Davis, who handed in a trade request last week.,The trade deadline slams shut at 8pm (GMT) on Thursday so all deals must be concluded by then or else they will have to wait until the summer.,The latest offer included six players and two first-round picks.

The postseason starts this week at the Akron Sectional, followed by the Cleveland State District and then state in consecutive weeks.,Senior Lydia Walls, a three-year district qualifier, has an outside shot at state in the 50-yard freestyle and 100 butterfly

WGH coach Steve Lukco said she has to drop a second in the 50 and her times in the fly have been coming down.,Junior Brendan Leecue, a two-year district qualifier, has an outside shot at state in the 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly, events in which he’s been dropping time.,Seniors Katie McBane and Mia Mowatt-Larsen, along with sophomore Sydney Lukco, join Walls in the 200 and 400 freestyle relays.,Steve Lukco said he can’t remember since he’s coached WGH it has sent a girls relay to state. read more

You can reach him at from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia have developed a set of algorithms they claim can master an Atari video game 10 times faster than current leader in the field, Google-owned AI firm DeepMind.,As with Google DeepMind’s game playing AI, the goal of developing such algorithms is to improve problem-solving in real-world situations.,According to Zambetta, their new system can be applied to a wide range of tasks outside of the video game world when supplied with raw visual inputs.,In 2015 Google Deepmind’s AI famously learnt how to play 49 computer games, such as Video Pinball, to a human level and with minimal human input.,More recently, DeepMind’s program AlphaStar became the first AI to defeat a professional StarCraft player, a complex strategy video game.

A new method developed by researchers at RMIT University in Australia has mastered Atari video games 10 times faster than state-of-the-art artificial intelligence (AI), with a breakthrough approach to problem solving.,A 2015 study showed Google’s DeepMind AI learning to play Atari video games such as ‘Video Pinball’ to a human level.,However, the algorithm notoriously failed to learn a path to the first key in 1980s video game ‘Montezuma’s Revenge’ due to the game’s complexity.,To tackle the challenge, the new breed of algorithms – developed by researchers from the university based in Melbourne – saw computers set up to autonomously play ‘Montezuma’s Revenge’, learn from mistakes and identify sub-goals 10 times faster than Google DeepMind to finish the game.,Last July, DeepMind developed a neural network capable of engaging with human players in a multi-player video game, Quake III Arena’s ‘Capture the Flag (CTF)’, through an adapted approach to machine learning.

Construction of a huge condominium, hotel and retail complex in downtown Los Angeles has paused.,The Los Angeles Times reports that Beijing-based builder Oceanwide Holdings issued a statement Thursday saying the stall is due to recapitalization of the project and work is expected to resume in mid-February.,The Oceanwide Plaza project across the street from the Staples Center sports arena is expected to cost more than $1 billion.,Its three towers have already been built to heights of as much as 55 stories and its 500-plus luxury condos and hotel are envisioned to join the renaissance of once-dowdy downtown LA.,Sign Up and Save

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Connie Rice said the stops alone are dangerous and damaging.,According to a new analysis, the LAPD is pulling over a lot more drivers these says — and 90 percent of them are black or Latino, says the LA Times.,And in South LA where blacks are about 31 percent of the population they account for 65 percent of all stops.,LAPD Chief Michel Moore says the division’s focus on South LA is due to high crime rates in the area and he pointed to the fact that violent crime citywide decreased last year for the first time in five years.,Rice said she planned to sit down the LAPD to try to figure out why there is such a large discrepancy in the numbers of stops and better ways to fight crime.

Construction of a huge condominium, hotel and retail complex in downtown Los Angeles has paused.,The Los Angeles Times reports that Beijing-based builder Oceanwide Holdings issued a statement Thursday saying the stall is due to recapitalization of the project and work is expected to resume in mid-February.,The Times reports that Chinese companies have been among the biggest commercial real estate investors in the Los Angeles area in the post-recession boom.,The general manager of the city Department of Building and Safety, Frank Bush, said his agency received a call on Friday from Lendlease, the general contractor on the project, saying it was canceling an inspection that had been scheduled for that day.,"They said they were stopping work on the project at this time, and had no further explanation," Bush said, adding that the shutdown has nothing to do with any inspections or permitting issues involving his agency.