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Get Inspired By Stanley Kubrick's Rare 'Notes on Filmmaking'

In 1960 Stanley Kubrick was still early in his career, but he already had clear <i></i>thoughts on the art of filmmaking. We can learn from this rare glimpse …

Stanley Kubrick

These Five Motivational Speeches Will Get You off Your Ass

We all know we aren’t reaching our full potential. Our lives are full of empty promises, “maybe’s”, and failed ideas. Failed ideas that we never went …

“Blue Velvet”’s mystery of masculinity: How David Lynch’s masterwork reshaped American consciousness

The 30-year-old dreamlike crime classic “Blue Velvet” was way ahead of its time — and still is<p>Right about the midpoint of David Lynch’s 1986 breakthrough “Blue Velvet” — and given Lynch’s structural obsessions, it may literally be the midpoint — there is a brief sequence that captures this …

Writing Sci-Fi? First Understand How Elephants Aren't Dragonflies (Op-Ed)

<i>Ken Liu is an author and translator of speculative fiction, as well as a lawyer and programmer. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo and World Fantasy</i> …

Creative Writing

5 Digital Storytelling Lessons from Film: Pacing and Tension

What do your favorite movies have in common?<p>They may have protagonists you identify with, witty dialogue, or moving plots. Two things I’m confident …

Bruce Lee most inspiring quotes that give a motivational kick

Bruce Lee Most Inspiring Quotes is an open-minded personality beautifully reflected that he was a philosopher. He has also invented the martial art

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Five Ways Working More Slowly Can Boost Your Productivity

You know all about why multitasking is bad and meditation is good. Here’s the cognitive case for why slower might be better.<p>Whatever mix of foreboding, cautious optimism, denial, and indifference with which you greet the prospect of your job being handed over to robots in the future, one thing …

Mindfulness

The Best Tokyo Neighborhood for Seeing Japan's Cherry Blossoms

Stroll along the sakura-lined river in Nakameguro, making pitstops at its trendy shops and restaurants.<p>Even in hypermodern Tokyo, spring means slowing down to take part in the time-honored tradition of cherry blossom viewing. While expansive Shinjuku Gyoen National Park and the cosplayer favorite …

Japan

This Computer Simulation Accurately Recreates 350 Million Light-Years of Our Universe

A literal virtual reality.<p>It sounds like something ripped straight from the pages of sci-fi novel, but researchers have created an accurate …

Universe

When AI rules the world: what SF novels tell us about our future overlords

Science fiction has offered many visions of a computer-controlled future, and the future doesn’t look good for humanity<p>It’s only March and already we’ve seen a computer beat a Go grandmaster and a self-driving car crash into a bus. The world is waking up to the ways in which a combination of “deep …

Singularity

Will the singularity mean the death of religion?

After conquering the kitchen, the game show, and outer space, are our machines heading for religion next?<p>The singularity is a hypothesized time in …

Singularity

War Games

The Beatles

With all of their songs being available now on streaming services I thought I would analyze some data about one of the greatest bands of all time: …

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Data Visualization

A former FBI agent explains how emotional intelligence will make you more mentally tough

While they considered themselves mentally tough, they preferred words like awareness and alertness to describe the skills they carefully honed over the years.<p>So what is mental toughness? It is being alert and aware of our emotions, thoughts, and behavior so we can manage them in ways that set us up …

Emotional Intelligence