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Why Steve Jobs wore the same outfit every day

<i>What he knew about decision making that most people don’t.</i><p>Every day we make a bunch of choices. It starts in the morning with hitting the snooze …

New Balance

9 Successful People Share Their Smartest Money Tips

If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best.<p>“Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves,” …

Real Estate

Why Java? Tales from a Python Convert

Whenever I tell people I’ve been working with Java I get the same reaction:<p>“Yuck! Java? Why Java?”<p>And, admittedly, I had the same reaction — at …

I've owned an Amazon Echo for less than a day and I'm blown away

For those unfamiliar, Amazon's Echo is a tall black cylindrical WiFi speaker that can sit anywhere in your home and answer questions, set timers, play music, keep you up to date with sports and the news, and much more.<p>All you have to do is address the speaker — it responds to "Alexa" or "Amazon" — …

Bill Nye Explains Everything You Need to Know About Earth's Changing Climate

You’d have to live in an underwater cave to have missed the news that human activity is warming the planet. But climate change is a really complex …

These are Google’s 4 best practices for fostering creativity and innovation

“How many golf balls could you fit in a school bus?” This is the kind of question Google and its big tech brethren were once known for asking would-be employees. The reasoning behind the technique seemed intuitive. Ask people odd questions, see how original and well analyzed their thought process …

Creativity

100 Things To Be Grateful For

Thankfulness isn't just for Thanksgiving.<p>We take stock of the monumental moments -- that promotion at work, spending another holiday with our loved ones -- but what about the tiny treasures?<p>There's something to be said for the rare moments throughout the day that make you smile. Research shows …

This Is The Root of Happiness In Your Brain - PsyBlog

Happiness has two components which predict the size of this brain region.<p>Japanese neuroscientist have made a step forward in understanding the …

How Banks Use Machine Learning to Know a Crook's Using Your Credit Card Details

You’re sitting at home minding your own business when you get a call from your credit card’s fraud detection unit asking if you’ve just made a …

Machine Learning

Benchmark: How Misusing Streams Can Make Your Code 5 Times Slower

<b>How Java 8 lambdas and streams perform compared to longstanding implementations?</b>Lambda expressions and streams received an heartwarming welcome in …

7 Ways to Keep Your Relationship Growing

Many relationships and marriages often fail because of how two people grow together. The relationship either grows into love and harmony - or it grows into suspicion, doubt, resentment - eventually leading to a break up or divorce.<p>Improving our relationship is an ongoing adventure, because a sexy, …

Why government and tech can't agree about encryption

NEW YORK (AP) — Your phone is getting better and better at protecting your privacy. But Uncle Sam isn't totally comfortable with that, because it's …

Don't Let Bad Credit Keep You From Starting a Business

<i>By Benjamin Pimentel</i><p>You have a great idea for a small business based on a promising market opportunity. You're ready to take the plunge.<p>But there's a problem: money. You don't have any. Neither do you have savings nor potential investors to tap. And your credit is in such bad shape that a loan from …

Watch a neural network describe what it sees on a stroll through Amsterdam

Human walks, computer talks<p>In the last few years computers have made massive advances in image recognition. Neural networks especially — systems which can be trained over time — have become eerily good at describing even quite complex scenes. However, as this video from US artist and coder Kyle …

Google Now | TIME

The technology giant faces the biggest shift since its founding<p>Google.com had a good run. For years, it was the entryway to the World Wide Web for …

Tim Cook

101 quotes on success from some of the world's most accomplished people

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Don't Return A JSON Document From The toJSON Method

As the birthplace of the JSON standard, JavaScript has an advantage in creating JSON documents. A call to the built-in JSON.stringify method will …

10 Habits That Will Clear Your Mind And Cultivate Happiness

People say, “Happiness starts from within.”<p>Nothing could be more true.<p>You can’t expect anyone or anything to give you the fulfillment you crave. You …

Happiness

Become a programmer with the Interactive Coding Bootcamp

The ability to code is one of the most valuable and sought-after skills around, with professionals able to earn salaries upwards of $75,000.<p>If it appeals to you as a vocation, then you should check out the Interactive Coding Bootcamp<i>,</i> which readies you for the world of development work, and it …

This Is The #1 Ritual You Need To Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

Happiness

The No. 1 Rule for Branding, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Management, and Happiness

The secret to success in business and in life is so simple that it can be summed up in five short words.<p>I tried to shorten the title of this post, but anything less expansive would be selling short the importance of the message.<p>There's a single rule that apples to everything in business and life, a …

Happiness

Account Suspended

The Best Ways to Break the Ice and Get to Know Someone on the First Date

Most first dates are less about trying to make sparks fly and more about getting a feel for who someone is. Whether it’s your first date or you feel …

Why Twitter’s Dying (And What You Can Learn From It)

It’s early summer, and I’m in Dupont Circle. Something’s off. People, I notice, seem to be suddenly tweeting much less lately. But I’ve got a book to …

Selling

52 simple ways to motivate yourself

1. Close your eyes, and visualize yourself reaching your goals.<p>2. Try something new today.<p>3. Take a walk in a park, and let nature reset your mind.<p>4. Make a to-do list. You'll feel encouraged as you cross off items.<p>5. Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation could be making you less motivated.<p>6. Drink …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Sleep

The Jack Dorsey Productivity Secret That Enables Him To Run Two Companies At Once

Jack Dorsey was named CEO (again) of Twitter last week, and he’ll continue to hold the same title at pre-IPO Square.<p>How can Dorsey run <i>two</i> companies when most of us struggle to keep up with one job? What’s his secret to getting it all done?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 billionaires, millionaires …

Time Management

15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …