Ilyas Ahmad

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Learn to code like it’s the ’90s with Berkshire Hathaway’s normcore website

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>The website of Berkshire Hathaway is famously crude. You might even call it ugly. But look at the HTML code of this spartan “WEB page” and you’ll see that the best term for it is simply <i>old school</i>. It is a blast from the internet’s past.<p>So let’s learn how a WEB page was …

Investing

Reach Peak Productivity With These 5 Strategies

You're stressed. I'm stressed. We're all "crazy busy" and to deal with increasing demands we work longer hours; we multitask; we track, measure and optimize. All the while we sacrifice other values, such as sleep and exercise, healthy eating and family time.<p>Josh Davis, Ph.D., author of <i>Two Awesome</i> …

5 Simple Questions that Will Make You 5 Times More Successful

<i>Doing your best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.</i><p>There’s nothing more disheartening than a perfectly healthy, reasonably …

Self-improvement

Saudi Cleric Reveals The Sun Rotates Around The Earth

A Saudi Arabian cleric has made a groundbreaking discovery that could redefine science in the 21st century –- the Earth does not rotate. What’s more, …

Scientists say all the world’s data can fit on a DNA hard drive the size of a teaspoon

Even though it’s looking increasingly likely that humanity will find a way to wipe itself off the face of the Earth, there’s a chance that our creative output may live on. Servers, hard drives, flash drives, and disks will degrade (as will our libraries of paper books, of course), but a group of …

Harvard

Bill Gates Worries About Machines Gaining Super Intelligence

Gates also reveals that he has two dogs, likes sauce on his BBQ and his big regret is not learning a foreign language.<p>Even the father of the mainstream personal computer is worried that machines might one day get too smart.<p>“I am in the camp that is concerned about super intelligence,” Bill Gates …

Free Windows 10 Upgrade Offer Won't Extend to Enterprise

Everyone got excited when it was announced at the Windows 10 event that users of Windows 7 and 8 would be able to upgrade to Windows 10 for free for one year. Unfortunately, Windows 10 for Enterprise customers won’t be able to partake in all the freeness.<p>Microsoft’s General Manager of security, Jim …

Windows 10

Four CEOs Share Ways To Put Entrepreneurial Spark Into Your Business

Here’s an idea. Take four chief executives of successful companies and ask them for their secret of how to capture, harness and harvest entrepreneurial flair inside a business. Here’s what resulted.<p><b>Start A Business By Meeting A Strong Personal Need</b><p>Leah Busque, a software engineer at IBM, discovered …

Business Strategy

Forget Wireless Charging, This Microsoft Prototype Charges With Indoor Sunlight

A year ago, the Internet was buzzing with speculation that Apple was about to unveil a new iPhone with a sapphire screen that doubled as a solar panel.<p>It was a cool idea and not entirely unfounded. In February 2013 Apple was granted a patent, originally filed in 2008, for an “integrated touch …

Wireless Charging

Apple Loop: iPhone 6 Defeats Galaxy S5 Smartphone, Security Changes Forced Onto OSX, New iOS Update

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers the new iOS 8.1.3 version in the wild, Christmas hints and tips for iOS, the iPhone 6 vs the Galaxy S5, technology challenges religion, replacing the iPad with the iPhone 6 Plus, drones over Cupertino, iTunes …

The World’s First Levitating Bluetooth Speaker

Looking for a truly unique speaker for your home? The Om/One actually levitates above its base while it pumps out your favorite tunes wirelessly, making for a talking point that speaks for itself.<p>This isn’t just a crazy concept: the Om/One Levitating Bluetooth Speaker is for real, and on sale right …

Exclusive: Giving Stephen Hawking a voice

Stephen Hawking first met Gordon Moore, the cofounder of Intel, at a conference in 1997. Moore noticed that Hawking's computer, which he used to …

University of Cambridge