Gerardo Cervantes

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Essential Rules for Living Life As a Writer

Living the Writing Life - Essential Rules for Authors<p>Updated February 26, 2017<p>How do you live the writer's life?<p>Over the years, this Book Publishing …

Writing

How to protect your Facebook privacy – or delete yourself completely

If you found the Cambridge Analytica data breach revelations deeply unsettling, read our guide to the maze of your privacy settings<p>If the revelations that Cambridge Analytica acquired the records of 50 million Facebook users has you wondering how to protect your own personal information, you may …

Privacy

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

Self-improvement

iOS Settings for VPN – What They Mean and How to Get to Them

The main goal of using a VPN is to protect your identity while browsing the web. Reasons to protect your personal data or staying unnoticed online …

Information Systems

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Traffic upsets you. People upset you. Your job upsets you… Wrong, wrong and wrong.<p>Actually, none of those things upset you. Your beliefs about them …

Self-help

The iPad Gestures You Should Master

If you’ve got an iPad with iOS 11, you’re probably getting used to the new gestures involved in navigating. From the always-on Dock to the new …

Apps

Buy a cat, stay up late, don't drink: top 10 writers’ tips on writing

Over the past year, Helen Gordon and I have been putting together Being a Writer, a collection of musings, tips and essays from some of our favourite authors about the business of writing, ranging from the time of Samuel Johnson and Grub Street, to the age of Silicon Roundabout and Lorrie …

Creative Writing

7 Online Writing Workshops That Will Help You Write Your Novel In The New Year

So you want to "write more" in the new year. But now that the new year is nearly upon us, you're starting to spiral into a writerly panic. How will …

Writing

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should | Inc.com

With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these commitments are shelved or forgotten altogether soon after we ring in that very same New Year.<p><i>"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into</i> …

Self-improvement

The Earth Is Humming—Here's What It Means

The ceaseless rumble is nothing new, but observing it from the ocean floor could help future research.<p>Our blue planet spins suspended in outer space—and it hums, too.<p>European researchers say the Earth's incessant hum originates from the bottom of the ocean. This study, published by researchers from …

10 Math Tricks That Will Blow Your Mind

Are you ready to give your mathematics skills a boost? These simple math tricks can help you perform calculations more quickly and easily. They also …

Mathematics

French Toast – Basic Recipe (works with all types of bread!)

This is a basic recipe for making French toast at home. There are numerous variations but this one is the simplest and easiest way to prepare this …

5 Huge Space Exploration Video Games Where You Can Lose Yourself

Prey is a highly sophisticated game with respect to its gameplay, level design, and narrative. Although its graphical and artificial intelligence …

How to shoot amazing star photos (astrophotography)

Practical Photography's Tim Berry braves a bitterly cold winter's night to show you how to shoot incredible astro images in your back garden.

Astrophotography

How Can Humans Stay Ahead of AI in the Workplace of the Future?

It's no secret robots are a growing threat to the human workforce. The World Bank estimates 57 percent of all jobs could be automated within the next …

World Bank

The night sky: How to photograph stars

<b>Grab your last chance to shoot the Milky Way in landscapes, or try capturing star trails. Andrew Fusek Peters is your guide</b><p>It’s an exciting challenge …

Landscape Photography

Best Noise Cancelling Headphones of 2017

Sometimes listening to the sounds of nature or the sounds of the people around you can be an enlightening experience, but sometimes it isn’t. As people who ride subways everyday, we know how necessary it is to block out the world sometimes just to keep your sanity—and hearing—intact.<p>Besides sound …

Does my phone have a DAC? Explaining DACs and Amps in smartphones today

We get this question a lot, and now that so many phones no longer have a headphone jack, it's even more common: Does my phone have a DAC? What …

The 4 Best Smartphones for Music Lovers

While music may not technically be a “universe language,” it is the one language listened to by all. There are over 1,500 music genres today—rap, …

Audiophile

Want To Have Lucid Dreams? A New Study Shows How You Can Boost Your Ability To Control Your Dreams

Have you ever wondered if there are ways you can take control of your dreams and enjoy a night of lucid dreaming? If so, a new study conducted has …

Research

LG V20 update tracker

Welcome to the LG V20 Android update tracker page. This page covers all major U.S. carriers with a quick reference table for each and a log with links to further details. It will be regularly updated with the latest LG V20 update information, but it won’t include general security patches on their …

Mobile Technology