Anoop Prasad

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The Surprising Reason Why This Young Tech Entrepreneur Swears By Pen and Paper

Codecademy founder Zach Sims says his top productivity strategy is all about unplugging.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and</i> …

Entrepreneurship

6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Quora, in response to the question, "Which are the best books to read for mental strength?"</i><p>I've always been fascinated by the mental aspect in sports, music, and personal development. I'm a firm believer that we can train our minds, just as we train …

Consciousness

I spent 5 years studying millionaires — these are the 4 steps to achieving financial success

In my Rich Habits Study, I interviewed 233 millionaires, with at least $160,000 in annual gross income and $3.2 million in net assets.<p>One of the many revelations of the study was that the life you have is a reflection of the foundation you've built during your adult years.<p>If you work hard and …

Self-improvement

The chairman of PwC said that after surveying more than 1,200 CEOs, he believes there are 4 things every CEO must do

For the past two decades, professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers has been surveying more than 1,000 CEOs around the world each year.<p>Over the past few surveys, it's become clear that a growing number of CEOs are concluding that maximizing quarterly growth is not the path to sustainable, …

CEOs

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

The Incredible Ways John Deere Is Using Artificial Intelligence To Transform Farming

Pesticides are currently an essential ingredient of big agriculture in order to ensure we can continue to feed the ever-growing global population of our planet.<p>However, pesticides also carry inherent risks, such as the damage they can do to the environment and local ecosystems, and the hazards that …

Artificial Intelligence

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Investing

Physicists Demonstrate How to Reverse of the Arrow of Time - MIT Technology Review

One of the more curious challenges in physics is to understand the nature of time. At the microscopic level, the laws of physics are symmetric with …

Quantum Physics

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New Take on an Ancient Method Improves Way to Find Prime Numbers

Peruvian mathematician Harald Helfgott gained worldwide attention in 2013 when he solved a 271-year-old problem: the so-called Goldbach’s weak …

Rediscovering the World through Qualia.

<i>Maya</i> is a word often used in spiritual traditions to refer to the illusionary nature of what we think of as real.<p>In essence, it means that what we …

Revelations From Near Death Experiences: How to Access Universal Consciousness

Hartwig HKD (CC BY-ND 2.0)<p>Evolver is the hub for all things consciousness and well-being related. They regularly host learning labs on life-changing …

What Can We Do with a Quantum Computer?

When I was in middle school, I read a popular book about programming in BASIC (which was the most popular programming language for beginners at that …

Influence

Influence – The Psychology of Persuasion<p><i>Influence</i> by Robert B. Cialdini is an acclaimed book about human tendencies to get persuaded. It shows how …

A Conventional but Flawed View of Leadership

Contuining my excerpts from various books, this week I'm posting this segment from Becoming a Technical Leader.<p>Psychologists and management theorists …

Data Diversions • The Most Linked-To Wikipedia Articles on Stack...

I discovered the Stack Overflow Data Explorer this morning, which allows you to query the entire catalogue of Stack Overflow posts. After playing …

The Only Watch That NASA Astronauts Trust With Their Lives

Plamen Petkov<p>Back in the 1960s, NASA had a problem: To keep track of time while bagging moon rocks, astronauts needed a wristwatch with otherworldly …

The Document Which Was Formerly Called The MIT Guide to Lockpicking

The Document Which Used To Be Called<br>The MIT Lockpicking Guide<p>This was snagged by a new member of the Staff known as "Cal." Where he found it doesn't …

Apache Subversion to Migrate to Git

<b>Update</b> as many expected, this was an elaborate April Fools hoax made by many at the Apache Software Foundation. Being closed "Not a problem", Greg …

[INFRA-7524] April Fools: migrate Apache Subversion project over to the git repo - ASF JIRA

Grrrr... vote passed. Not happy, but here we go:<p>Infra: please migrate our repository at /repos/asf/subversion/ over to the Git repository stuffs.<p>We …

Class Hierarchies? Don't Do That!

<i>In theory</i>, JavaScript does not have classes. <i>In practice</i>, the following snippet of code is widely considered to be an example of a “class” in …

Turing's sunflower

• Home<br>• Turing's sunflower<p>In a letter to the zoologist J.Z. Young, British mathematician Alan Turing announced that his theory of embriology could …