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101 Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

A Bacterium Could Be the Key to an Anti-Aging Pill for Humans

Next Stop: Humans<p>On March 24, Boston biopharmaceutical company PureTech Health announced it was licensing two drug molecules from Swiss healthcare …

From decapitation to positive psychology: how one nerve connects body, brain and mind

The relationship between mind, brain and body has kept philosophers and scientists busy for centuries. Some of the first interesting – albeit …

Execs from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and other top Wall Street firms share their best career advice

You're up against thousands of other people during the application process, competing for a small number of roles.<p>And if you land a Wall Street internship or a full-time role, you'll have to learn how to navigate complex products, markets and organizations in double-quick time.<p>Business Insider …

Employment

Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

Artificial Intelligence

An unhealthy obsession with p-values is ruining science

Over the past couple of years, Stanford meta-researcher John Ioannidis and several colleagues have been working on a paper that should make any nerd think twice about p-values, those tests of statistical significance that are now commonly perceived as a signal of a study's worth.<p>Their paper, …

George Mason University

5 NLP Techniques That Will Transform Your Life

1. Dissociation<p>It’s easy to react to something negatively and then become stressed or upset about it. For example, if your partner drives you crazy …

The science of great visuals on social media

If you’ve been looking to supercharge your social media strategy, you probably know <b>a lot</b> about the benefits of using images.<p>But, how much do you know about actually creating <b>scientifically shareable images?</b><p>Turns out, there’s tons of actionable, research-backed advice on how to create social media …

When Your Mind Wanders

How often does your mind wander in an average day? Be honest.<p>It's certainly something that we all do, especially when we're bored or tired. Also …

Mindfulness

Our poor sleeping habits are filling our brains with neurotoxins

We’ve known for some time that sleep is important for the restoration and strengthening specific functions in the brain linked to memory, regulating emotions, decision-making, and even creativity. But scientists are now discovering the processes through which sleep also cleans the brain like a …

Alzheimer's Disease

Fewer venture capitalists are betting on game companies

The game-making business is risky, and that’s led to less capital available for startups in recent years.<p>Investment in gaming has dropped 7 percent in the first quarter of the year, according to advisory firm Digi-Capital. That’s on top of a capital market that has already declined 25 percent from …

Uber: The Big Data Company

As I write this column, I am at my office on Main Street in San Francisco. When I’m done here, I’ll head back to my house in the Richmond District to pick up some luggage as I head to SFO. Then I’m off to JFK, my hotel in Midtown, 10 meetings across Manhattan before I stop at FAO Swartz to pick up …

San Francisco