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What are unconventional ways to get an entry-level job at a venture capital firm?

<i>Answer by Crystal Huang, VC at GGV Capital, on Quora.</i><p>Speaking as a VC who interviews for our own entry-level roles, I don’t think your current pitch …

3 Buddhist Teachings That Will Make Your Life A Happier One

by <b>Successful Flow</b><p>Read<p>Buddhism has a lot to offer the world, and unlike many other religions, if you aren’t Buddhist, that’s okay with Buddhism. It’s …

Meditation

The Infinite Loop Designed to Break the Data Mining Market

An endless loop of fake data.<p>The internet is a big, dark monetization machine. People log in, share some memes, and money shoots out of a wormhole-like vortex on the other end. In the middle are data brokers, businesses that collect and buy your data in order to resell it to other companies.<p>It's a …

There is something very, very strange going on inside the heads of people using this fast-acting psychedelic

Aliens? Elves? Cosmic elder gods? All three?<p>Have you encountered stick men, machine elves or other discarnate entities while tripping brains on DMT? If so, you're not alone. The use of the powerful, fast-acting psychedelic dimethyltriptamine (DMT) generates reports of such entities on a regular …

Psychedelia

First computers recognized our faces, now they know what we’re doing

We haven't designed fully sentient artificial intelligence just yet, but we're steadily teaching computers how to see, read, and understand our world. Last month, Google engineers showed off their "Deep Dream," software capable of taking an image and ascertaining what was in it by turning it into a …

My life has not been the same since I started using this amazing meditation app

It has a lot to say.<p>I need to work harder, I need to do laundry tonight, I need to be more polite, I can't forget to bring my lunch to work tomorrow, when does the next 'Avengers' movie come out? Remember to say hi to the doorman next time you're being rude, what do my coworkers think of me? I hope …

49 of The Best Places to Learn to Code For Free

Ruby<p><b>45. Learn Ruby the Hard Way</b> <br>Free HTML version of the book online. Buying the hard copy also gets you access to videos. Another book written by …

I tried HTC's insane virtual reality headset, and I'm convinced the world is about to change forever

I just tried HTC's virtual reality headset Vive, and I'm certain we're on the precipice of a major change in computing. This is going to change the world as we know it. Really.<p>The HTC Vive was born out of a partnership with Valve, one of the most important gaming companies in the industry: Valve …

Virtual Reality

A Guy Gave A Facebook Account To The World And Things Got Very Weird

Joe Veix's experiment was strange, funny, and told him more about social media than you might expect.<p>Veix told BuzzFeed: "A while back someone attempted to hack into an email address I had set up for a novelty social media account, so I changed all of my personal passwords in a paranoid frenzy. …

Social Media

Operation Jade Helm: why conspiracy theorists fear the US is invading Texas

Jade Helm 15 is a US military training exercise taking place across seven states.<p>Starting on 15 July and running to 15 September, 1,200 troops will perform drills that could be used in warfare, including covert surveillance. The exercises will take place across private and public land, in states …

Conspiracies

The Big Bank Bailout

Most people think that the big bank bailout was the $700 billion that the treasury department used to save the banks during the financial crash in September of 2008. But this is a long way from the truth because the bailout is still ongoing. The Special Inspector General for TARP summary of the …

Finance

A woman created a stunning résumé to land her dream tech job — it got her immediate interviews with Airbnb, Uber, and LinkedIn

Mufleh, who recently moved from the Middle East to San Francisco, had been fascinated with travel and culture ever since she worked for Jordan's Queen Rania Al Abdullah between 2006 and 2009.<p>When her direct attempts to get in touch with Airbnb to apply for a job didn't yield any results, she …

Yoga Demystified: The Six Big Ideas.

Yoga philosophy is sublimely simple, profound, and livable. Yet it can be difficult to grasp because of its unfamiliar language and complex …

Citizenfour director Laura Poitras sues US over 'Kafkaesque harassment'

The Oscar-winning documentary film-maker Laura Poitras is suing the US government demanding to know why she has repeatedly been subjected to “Kafkaesque harassment” at airports across the world.<p>Poitras, 51, said she had been held at borders more than 50 times between 2006 and 2012, often for hours …

Surveillance

A US TV drama basically showed viewers how to hack into an Android phone

The third episode features a pretty cool segment where (extremely mild spoiler alert) the antagonist gains physical access to an Android phone in order to digitally tap it. We don't make a habit out of hacking into other people's phones (though we know some people if you know what we mean), but …

The stronger-than-titanium Turing Phone is not just another smartphone

The Turing Phone is the beginning of the cipher phone era.<p>"First there were feature phones, then smartphones and now cipher phones," Turing Robotics …

5 unbelievably easy ways to avoid harmful processed foods

Perhaps the most simple rule? Read the ingredients label on everything you purchase<p>Are you a little freaked out that all of the processed foods you’re eating might be less than wonderful for your health? Do you feel overwhelmed about what on earth to eat instead, so you don’t do anything about …

Guest Post: A Coming Era Of Civil Disobedience?

<b>The Oklahoma Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, has ordered a monument of the Ten Commandments removed from the Capitol.</b><p>Calling the Commandments …

Rights & Freedoms

Eric Holder, Wall Street Double Agent, Comes in From the Cold

Barack Obama's former top cop cashes in after six years of letting banks run wild<p>Eric Holder has gone back to work for his old firm, the white-collar …

Corruption

Black People Should Stop Expecting White America to ‘Wake Up’ to Racism

Here’s how African-Americans can and will play the same game everyone else is, even if the rules are stacked against them. Demanding new rules or a …

The Mexican Town Where Women Engage in Bloody Fist Fights to Call the Rain

Every year, in the month of May, women from the Nahua villages of Guerrero, Mexico, get together to beat the living daylights out of each other. All …

Why Rappers Rock the Confederate Flag: From OutKast to Kanye West’s Merchandise

Much of the cultural conversation in the wake of the Charleston shooting is over the removal of the Confederate flag—a symbol that’s been …

The insane ways your phone and computer can be hacked — even if they're not connected to the internet

But getting this data can be difficult. In fact, some of the most previous of digital information is safeguarded by machines that have no contact with the outside world.<p>So can this internet-less data be hacked? Well, yes.<p>With some help from the research of the security firm Kaspersky Lab, as well …

The radical Bernie Sanders idea that could reclaim America for the 99 percent

Bernie Sanders has brought new attention to the perils of inequality. What if he could do even more?<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has electrified the 2016 presidential race with his no-nonsense energy, authenticity, and class-politics platform. Some of his proposals have already made right-wing heads …

Chuck Palahniuk Talks About ‘Fight Club 2’ And Literally Inserting Himself Into The Story

Twenty years later, <i>Fight Club</i> is still arguably Chuck Palahniuk’s most talked about novel. The novel was well-received, if not initially a hit. Then, the 1999 movie adaptation elevated <i>Fight Club</i> to something that was quoted and emulated endlessly. Now, Palahniuk is picking up the story of <i>Fight Club</i> …

Bedtime Story: Chuck Palahniuk Reads 'Fight Club 4 Kids'

This is a video from Mashable of author Chuck Palahniuk reading 'Fight Club 4 Kids', an incredibly abbreviated version of his novel 'Fight Club' …

23 steps to the perfect website layout

When designing a website layout there are some common mistakes that often pop up, especially with interns and new designers. In this list of steps to …

New 4G technology might wipe out your Wi-Fi connection

Mobile networks and Wi-Fi have long occupied their own distinct territories on the airwaves. Cellular operators stick to licensed spectrums, which …