Charles Griffith

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Ingenious RC lawn mower lets you trim your grass without leaving your chair

Inspiration can sometimes come from unexpected places. Several years ago, U.K.-based engineer Warren Harris’ wife began suffering the effects of …

Hardscaping 101: Dry Stone Walls

Dry stone walls have been created for thousands of years and, if done well, will look as if they have been in place for at least that long. Yet …

Landscaping

Why Entrepreneurs Don't Need Business Experience to Start Their Own Company

Shaun Neff never had a full-time job before he started his company, and it worked out okay for him.<p>1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On this episode, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars spotlights designer Shaun Neff, who talks about the power of …

Entrepreneurship

The Ways Your Brain Manages Overload, and How to Improve Them

Information overload is everywhere, from non-stop news to rat-a-tat email inboxes. At the receiving end of this deluge of verbiage is the human brain—<i>your</i> brain— metaphorically endowed with a vacuum cleaner that sucks up information; a container for short-term memory; a blender for integrating …

Short-Term Memory

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life

The positive psychology movement is known for helping people improve their happiness, well-being, and productivity. This remarkable and practical book list will help you do just that.<p>The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable …

Happiness

Creating Better, Faster And More Optimized WordPress Websites

Consumers typically have their own experiences when it comes to web hosting and their own opinions. If you search Google for reviews for any web …

Web Design

If Your Company Isn’t Good at Analytics, It’s Not Ready for AI

Management teams often assume they can leapfrog best practices for basic data analytics by going directly to adopting artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. But companies that rush into sophisticated artificial intelligence before reaching a critical mass of automated processes …

7 Things You Need To Stop Doing To Be More Productive, Backed By Science

When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to school, did my homework during breaks and managed a …

A CEO and Google alum shares the questions she likes to ask job candidates

WayUp CEO and Google alum Liz Wessel has a lot of experience finding talent. Here are the 2 interview questions she asks to help get to know a candidate. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Sometimes you get really nasty answers and that's when you know the person might have an ego.</i><p><i>It depends on</i> …

The best, most creative newsletters by designers for designers

This week we’ve decided to curate some of the coolest design newsletters with unique concepts. People in the design industry tend to be hungry to learn more and develop their skills, so the personal digests below are a great way to do that while staying updated on the latest news in the vast world …

New in the world of optics at SHOT Show

Inteliscope offers a thermal camera in a mount that holds the user’s smartphone and runs on the phone’s power. <i>(Photo: Kristin Alberts)</i><p>inteliScope …

Andreas Müller | Bringing Machine Learning to the Masses

This fall Andy Müller finally gave his 13,000 Twitter fans what they’d been clamoring for: a layman's guide to machine learning. The book, …

40 Useful Self-Management Hacks to Master Your Time

In case you haven't heard, there's no such thing as time management.<p>As we near the end of the year, this is typically the time people start thinking about what goals to set, how to be more productive (heck, even at 4 a.m.), and what needs to happen for better work-life balance.<p>Even billionaire …

Time Management

Building the brain: The project using supercomputers to unpick the mysteries of the mind

The Human Brain Project is an ambitious initiative that seeks to understand how the brain works by simulating it with technology. Could it help us …

Singularity

Watch Humans Destroy the Earth in 30 Years With Google Earth Time Lapse

Humans do not treat the Earth kindly, and now we have even more evidence. Google just updated the Google Earth Engine to include four years of …

Google Earth

Our Brains Have a Basic Algorithm That Enables Our Intelligence

<i>Summary: Researchers report relatively simple math logic underlies complex brain computations.</i><p>Source: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta …

Devs share some of the simplest AI tricks in the book

Designing and coding artificial intelligences for video games is tricky business, and everyone's bag of tricks is different. So what's in yours?<p>In a …

Toddler suffocated under bean bag chair as day-care employee sat on it reading to other children, police say

On Saturday, what would have been Leonardo Sanchez’s second birthday, his family will not have the party they had planned.<p>Instead, they will hold a funeral.<p>In a tragedy that unfolded in a matter of minutes at a day-care center in West Jordan, a suburb to the southwest of Salt Lake City, Danielle …

How To Think, According To This Winner Of The Brain Prize

MIT's Ed Boyden on thinking, taking notes and rebooting your failures.<p><i>”Synthesize new ideas constantly. Never read passively. Annotate, model, think, and synthesize while you read, even when you’re reading what you conceive to be introductory stuff. That way, you will always aim towards</i> …

Innovative Arms 9mm submachine gun

Here is a 9mm SMG made by Innovative Arms which was built primarily for testing the effectiveness of their suppressor designs on this type of weapon. …

Submachine Gun

The Logic-Defying Double-Slit Experiment Is Even Weirder Than You Thought

Just by observing the process of the experiment, everything changes.<p>Do you remember the double-slit experiment? It's one of the weirder experiments in modern physics, and cuts to the heart of the weirdness of quantum mechanics. Basically, waves that pass through two narrow, parallel slits will form …