Janmanjay Ranjit

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The Most Important Skill Nobody Taught You

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and …

Consciousness

The Inner Ring

May I read you a few lines from Toistol's War and Peace?<p>When Boris entered the room, Prince Andrey was listening to an old general, wearing his …

MIT

33 Epic Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

No matter how good your product is, you must present it in a clean, professional and most important natural way. Imagery is one of the strongest element in any form of design making an emotional connection with your customer so you should pay incredible attention to what imagery you use to …

Web Design

How you can start a career in a different field without “experience” — tips that got me job offers…

Last week I talked about how you can land a 6-figure job in tech with no connections by generating referrals from people inside those companies.<p>The …

Employment

Smarter, Not Harder: How to Succeed at Work

We each have 96 energy blocks each day to spend however we'd like. Using this energy blocking system will ensure you're spending each block wisely to …

Time Management

Working with Charts

This section explains how to work with some of the options and features of The Chart Class.<p>The majority of the examples in this section are based on …

Data Visualization

Global/ESI_4WK (MapServer)

<b>View In:</b> ArcGIS JavaScript ArcGIS Online map viewer Google Earth ArcMap ArcGIS Explorer<p><b>Service Description:</b> The new global dataset, called the …

Space Travel

Most Remote Point

Each region is closer to a particular airport than any other. This partitioning of the sphere is called a spherical Voronoi diagram.<p>The point at … is …

Airports

Top 10 Instant Noodles 2018 Selected By The Ramen Rater

Available on iOS & Android only.<p>Tag<p>This is sensitive<p>Attribute original poster<p>We remove posts that include copyright or trademark infringement. If …

Messi Walks Better Than Most Players Run

In the 12 years since he became the youngest Argentine to score a World Cup goal, Lionel Messi has won more Ballon d’Or trophies, awarded to the …

Soccer

How to Fight Amazon (Before You Turn 29)

Lina Khan has a novel theory about monopolies—and her sights are set squarely on the company.<p>Shortly after I met Lina Khan, her cellphone rang. The call was from a representative of a national organization, regarding a speech it had asked her to give. Khan was courteous on the phone, but she winced …

Antitrust Laws

Why you should learn just a little Awk - An Awk tutorial by Example

An Awk tutorial by Example<p>Sep 29, 2010<p>In grad school, I once saw a prof I was working with grab a text file and in seconds manipulate it into little …

Netflix and Alphabet will need to become ISPs, fast

This week completely scrambled the video landscape, and its implications are going to take months to fully understand.<p>First is the district court’s decision to approve the merger of AT&T and Time Warner announced just moments ago. That will create one of the largest content creation and …

Net Neutrality

Why should you care about PostGIS? — A gentle introduction to spatial databases

Databases? Not very interesting.<p>So might an average person working with GIS or data visualizations think. I must admit that databases aren’t the …

Databases

Alternatives to Google Products (Complete List)

It’s been fun Google, but it’s time to say goodbye.<p>Have you noticed?<p>Google’s entire business model is based on you surrendering to their corporate …

Privacy

Solar Has Overtaken Gas and Wind as Biggest Source of New U.S. Power

Despite tariffs that President Trump imposed on imported panels, the U.S. installed more solar energy than any other source of electricity in the …

Energy

3DFS’s technology for electricity could double the efficiency of the power grid - Vox

An “operating system” for power could double the efficiency of the grid.<p>A great deal of the electricity in the United States goes to waste.<p>Much is lost in the initial generation of electricity. And much is lost through the use of inefficient devices, like incandescent light bulbs that heat up a …

Engineering

The Gentle Art Of Negotiating And How To Do Exceptionally Well.

I seem to be teaching a lot of people in their 20’s lately about negotiating. There’s an art to creating a mutual win also known as …

Employment

Cost plunges for capturing carbon dioxide from the air

Pulling carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air and using it to make synthetic fuel seems like the ultimate solution to climate change: Instead of adding …

Carbon Dioxide

California’s largest lake is dying, leaving toxic dust behind

As California’s largest lake dries up, it threatens nearby communities with clouds of toxic dust<p>On May 29th, 2009, Michelle Dugan and her family began the 600-mile trip from El Centro, California to the Bay Area, where she was set to attend her college orientation. They left late Friday evening, …

California

Remote Only

Manifesto<p>Remote Only work promotes:<p>Hiring and working from all over the world <i>instead of</i> from a central location.<br>• Flexible working hours <i>over</i> set …

The Workplace

Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia

Here's how I got to bottom of the ads-coinciding-with-conversations mystery.<p><i>Note: this article was updated on June 13 to clarify that apps like Facebook don't automatically have access to your data.</i><p>A couple years ago, something strange happened. A friend and I were sitting at a bar, iPhones in …

Privacy

Tarp Tips: Quick Shelter for Rain, Wind or Saving Weight - REI Co-op Journal

As far as versatile, MacGyver-esque gear is concerned, tarps are on par with the legendary likes of duct tape, superglue and Bear Grylls. Check out …

Backpacking

It's Cheaper to Uber Than Own a Car in These Cities

This week Mary Meeker from the investment firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers released her 2018 annual internet trends report. There were a lot of …

Ridesharing

The Scientific Argument for Mastering One Thing at a Time

Many people, myself included, have multiple areas of life they would like to improve. For example, I would like to reach more people with my writing, …

Self-improvement

Set a 'Rejection Goal' and It Might Just Lead to Success

Actors have a saying: You don’t get 100% of the parts you don’t audition for. If you’re an artistic type, or a writerly type, or even just someone …

Self-esteem

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CO2 Emissions

Tom Prater created this infographic for a Carbon Brief article on Turkey's greenhouse gas emissions and efforts to curb them.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

9.11 The Human Brain | Nancy'sBrainTalks

Neuroscience