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How To Switch To a Data-Focused Career (You Could Double Your Salary)

Data doesn't sound very sexy, but it's driving job growth in record numbers and is quickly finding its way into every aspect of business. It can also pay big bucks, if you know what you're doing.<p>Data doesn't sound very sexy, but it's driving job growth in record numbers and is quickly finding its …

Employment

Why a software-first attitude is a must for Internet of Things era ahead

'The new digital business model needs to be written in software,' and those who understand software need to step up to lead the way.<p>Technology …

Innovation

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

C# Coding Interview Questions (Part – 7)

1. What happens when you compile and run the below program?<p>public class Concat { public static void Main() { Console.WriteLine(60 + 25 + "B"); …

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are

When you hit a dead end, come back to this list.<p><i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the</b> …

Books

Get More Sleep to Manage Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Many people with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) struggle with sleep problems. Typical issues are an inability to fall asleep and difficulty …

How Do Our Brains Process Another Person's Gaze?

<i>How do we know when someone is looking at us? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Paul King, Computational Neuroscientist, on Quora.</b><p>There are several things going on when you see someone …

Recovery of dopamine function emerges with recovery from smoking - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Philadelphia, PA, July 28, 2016 – A new study in <i>Biological Psychiatry</i> reports that smoking-related deficits in brain dopamine, a chemical implicated …

How to use writing to overcome anxiety, tragedy, or heartache

"You don't remember me, but I was in your experiment a year ago. I just wanted to thank you. It changed my life."<p>James Pennebaker has had a number of …

The Art of Chill: How to Overcome Anger in Your Daily Life

The ability to overcome anger is one of the best skills to have - here is how you can get your anger under control without anyone's help.

Benzos: A Dance With the Devil

“It feels like I’m plugged into an electric socket, and every move I make shoots voltage throughout my body. I’m nauseous, and my stomach feels like …

5 Simple Ways To Finding Peace In Chaos

It may seem like the world is in a horrible state and everything is falling apart -- and on one level it IS! This may seem very frightening to many. A huge range of emotions is being felt right now: from sadness and depression to anger and rage to despondency and helplessness. It is very horrible …

Mini computers that fit in the palm of your hand 2 - Page 2 | ZDNet

Tiny Green PC<p>Tiny Green PC offer a range of mini PCs to suit all budgets and performance requirements.<p>At the top-end is the Tiny Green PC Intense …

Raspberry Pi

Scientists Explain All Your Dumb Hiring Decisions

You’ve definitely heard of cognitive bias by now, but you might still be surprised how deep it can run.<p>You probably don’t need a reminder of how much bad hires can hurt–but here’s one anyway: Some research suggests that each bad hire leaves employers with a monetized loss of over $50,000 in …

Employment

These ‘no-go’ neurons tell brain to stop drinking

Activating particular neurons may be a way to control alcohol-drinking, a new study suggests.<p>Prior research has shown that alcohol consumption alters …

Neuroscience

Consciousness: The Mind Messing With the Mind

A paper in The British Medical Journal in December reported that cognitive behavioral therapy — a means of coaxing people into changing the way they think — is as effective as Prozac or Zoloft in treating major depression.<p>In ways no one understands, talk therapy reaches down into the biological …

Consciousness

Suck at meditation? You may just be doing it right

For me, successfully meditating has involved letting go of the need to do it well. So what if my mind flits from thumbprint cookies to lyrics by the Au Pairs?<p>I suck at meditating. I’m one of those perennially distracted people who knows they need to meditate, has meditated in the past with some …

Meditation

Moving a Lot as a Kid Has This Scary Effect on Your Brain

Moving to a new town as a kid is never fun; it means having to make new friends, learning a new city or adjusting to a whole new social code and cafeteria hierarchy. But now, according to a study put out by the <i>American Journal of Preventive Medicine,</i> there’s a pretty significant link between …

The 1 Type of Complaining That Will Make You Feel Better, According to Science

Study after study shows complaining makes people miserable. This is the one exception.<p>Complaining is bad for your mood, your brain, your listener, and even your body, according to a boatload of scientific research. So why do people do it anyway?<p>We're not masochists, obviously. Most of us love to …

Happiness

Your SQL wrapped in generated code. Interesting? Original?

World first implementation of the Dominic Strauss Kahn data access method!

How Consciousness Solves The Puzzle Of Life

With so much knowledge floating around, you can easily lose the forest for the trees. Without a fundamental understanding of the big picture, the pieces can make very little sense and even seem absurd. This is true particularly in the case of spirituality. For example, the idea that God is …

The Internet Without Connection, Free Endless OS For Emerging Markets

There are four billion people on the planet without PCs or access to affordable personal computers. That figure should surely be tempered with some contextualization i.e. not everybody actually wants to have an Internet connection and many traditional, native or bucolic ways of live do still exist …

Emerging Markets

Life Reimagined

Memory Loss

Brain-Building Hobbies to Improve Cognitive Function - Health and Wellness

Most of us lead busy lives—between work, housekeeping, making meals, gardening, family activities and volunteering, our schedules get pretty packed. …

The Brain

Listen to Your Body

For thousands of years humans have defended themselves from harm by others. But many have proceeded to regularly harm themselves. They have actively searched for substances to ingest, inhale, inject and apply which may give them some immediate relief but damage or destroy their lives over time.<p>Why …

Why Alcohol Makes You Feel Warm – And Other Strange Effects It Has On The Brain

Alcohol: why do we drink it? People have been consuming alcohol for at least 10,000 years. And when drinking water was rather risky, alcohol seemed a …

BMW’s Hutchy Unofficially Breaks Isle of Man TT Lap Record…in Superstock!

2016 Isle of Man TT Qualifying Results, Friday, June 3<p>In the opening six days of practice and qualifying for the 2016 Isle of Man TT Superbike class, …

Motorcycles

Why Learning to Read Body Language May Have Social Benefits

A trio of social scientists have proposed a new way to think about why some people are more prone than others to try to pick up others' social cues.<p>In recent years, an entire literature has developed around the art and science of interpreting body language. Learning to do it well could mean, for …

Psychology

Studio Portrait Photography Tips With a Kit Lens and Single Light

As photographers, we’ve all probably suffered from lens envy at some point or another. It’s not uncommon for a good portrait lens to cost more than a …