Christopher Akinlade

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The Inventor of the iPod Explains the Year’s Coolest New Watch

<i>Originally published by Stephen Pulvirent on Hodinkee.</i><p>Just a few days before SIHH 2018 officially opened its doors in Geneva, Belgian watch brand …

Watches

I want to develop Android Apps - What languages should I learn?

So, you’ve decided you’d like to learn how to develop Android apps? Great! Unfortunately, intentions can only carry you so far. Learning to code can be complicated. Sometimes it’s not even clear where to start. You’ll probably have a slew of questions to answer before you even get started?<p>What …

Android Development

As a Muslim, I'm ashamed so few of us speak up against the persecution of Christians

Christians are abused across the world and not enough people care.<p>Easter is upon us, a time when Christians fill up on chocolate, pray and peacefully …

11 Jaw-Dropping Examples of Portrait Photography

When you think of what makes a portrait visually impactful, what comes to mind?For me, I’d have to say it’s how the shot is framed.I know that might …

Landscape Photography

22 Truths About Willpower

Willpower is one of those tricky things that brings up different feelings in different people. For me? I am convinced I do not have it. A diet lasts …

When Amazing is An Understatement.

July 24, 2016<p>21-April-2016<p>As if “everything na double, double…” has become so hackneyed, these two plantain suckers resort to dispensing with that …

Gardening

PASTOR W F KUMUYI

It is God’s Desire that His Children are in TRUE FELLOWSHIP with one another. If you are in true fellowship, there are things you will not do. You …

Five Reasons to Ignore the Advice to Do What You Love

“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.” ―Joseph Campbell“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” ―Steve Jobs<p>Admit it. You live in a society that reveres the perspectives of …

How to Use Your Smartphone As an Essential Part of Your Disaster Kit

Generally speaking you don't want to rely on technology at all in your disaster toolkit, but that doesn't mean you can't make use of an old …

Recover Tons of Wasted Disk Space with the New Windows Update Cleanup

Windows: Microsoft has released a Windows 7 update that adds a new option in the Disk Cleanup tool called Windows Update Cleanup. With it, you can …

The Power of a Zero-Sum Budget

Among the many articles on budgeting systems and strategies, there has been very little written on using a zero-sum budget (which happens to be the …

Personal Finance

Frederick Douglass

This article is about the person. For other uses, see Frederick Douglass (disambiguation).<p><b>Frederick Douglass</b> (born <b>Frederick Augustus Washington …

Google Couldn't Kill 20 Percent Time Even if It Wanted To

Google's "20 percent time" is dead – or so we worried.<p>The business website Quartz reported on Friday that Google had effectively killed its famously …

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Do we really need eight core processors?

With Samsung upgrading its Exynos 5 Octa to make use of all eight cores at once, and MediaTek recently announcing its own true eight core processor, it looks like octa-core processors could soon become the new norm in high end mobile devices. But do we really need all those cores?<p>There are …

Mobile Devices

One Interview Question You Should Ask Every Candidate

Today I missed lunch. I frequently do when I write these articles. Sometimes I end up writing through the night despite the fact that I was tired at 11 p.m. I lose track of time. Why? Because writing these articles and helping others with my advice is something I am passionate about. It feeds my …

Your Company Is Only as Good as Your Writing

Good writing: Businesses claim to practice it, support it, and value it. But more often than not, their money isn’t where their mouth is. Poor grammar and jargon-riddled writing are rampant. We’re great at inventing terms — the instruction manual for my toaster refers to the lever that pops up the …

How to Stay Totally Focused on What Matters Most | Inc.com

As a social media entrepreneur and author, I get contacted by dozens of people each week who want my help or want to work with me. I put myself out there, and since responsiveness is so important to social media--as well as one of my personal core values--I reply to each and every person who asks …

Business Planning

Sometimes, the boss really is a psycho

Slideshow Photos<p>Bad bosses in film and TV<p>We may not like them, but chances are, almost everyone who has worked long enough has a horror story about a superior who generally behaved like Homer Simpson’s boss, Mr. Charles Montgomery Burns. Here are some of the most narcissistic, psychopathic bosses …

Corporate Culture

How to Afford Anything

<b>How to Afford Anything</b><br>© KenRockwell.com. All rights reserved. also in Belarusian.<p>This free website is supported by you using any of these links when …

5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Manager

As the world of work continues to change so do the qualities and characteristics of the managers who are going to be leading our companies. Work is not the same as it used to be and we are seeing dramatic changes in both behavior and technology not just in our personal lives but in our professional …

20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …

Meet The Hackers Who Sell Spies The Tools To Crack Your PC (And Get Paid Six-Figure Fees)

<i>This story appears in the April 9th issue of Forbes magazine.</i><p>At a Google-run competition in ­Vancouver last month, the search giant’s famously secure Chrome Web browser fell to hackers twice. Both of the new methods used a rigged ­website to bypass Chrome’s security protections and completely …

Anthony Weiner And The Embarrassing Problem Of 'Premature Explanation'

Too much sex, especially if it’s the wrong kind, can make some people uncomfortable. Add mediating technologies and a recently disgraced on the road to redemption married politician acting like a bonobo with a smartphone, and the squirm factor skyrockets. So we want answers. Now. What’s wrong with …

Counterintuitive Advice for Maximizing LinkedIn - Part 1

Don’t read this if you’re looking for step-by-step instructions on completing your LinkedIn profile or ways to use LinkedIn to find a job. There are thousands of great articles and videos on the web with that kind of advice (here are a few).<p>This article, and the two that will follow, give you …

An Entrepreneur Tells All: How To Make A Career Pivot

<i>This is a guest post from Elli Sharef, cofounder of HireArt, an employee marketplace that uses online challenge-based interviews to vet job applicants.</i><p>As a founder of the online hiring resource HireArt, where we vet hundreds of candidates each month for companies as varied as Cisco to JDate , I’ve …

The Six Rules of Personal Success

Of all human abilities, one stands out, the ability to see the <i>Big Picture</i>, the things that are important in life, and not to be distracted by small, trivial, and irrelevant things; the intelligence to separate the message from the background noise.<p>‘The Big Picture’ is about the grand goals; the big …

Nine Dangerous Things You Were Taught In School

Be aware of the insidious and unspoken lessons you learned as a child. To thrive in the world outside the classroom, you’re going to have to unlearn them.<p><i>Dangerous things you were taught in school:</i><p><b>1. The people in charge have all the answers.</b> <br>That’s why they are so wealthy and happy and healthy and …

The 6 People You Need in Your Corner

Nothing incredible is accomplished alone. You need others to help you, and you need to help others. With the right team, you can form a web of connections to make the seemingly impossible practically inevitable.<p><b>The Instigator:</b><p>Someone who pushes you, who makes you think. Who motivates you to get up …

10 Things To Do While You're Unemployed

If you’re unemployed and worried that employers will turn you down for taking on unimpressive work during the recession or for the large employment gaps on your résumé—you needn’t panic. A survey released by the careers website CareerBuilder.com last year revealed that the vast majority of …