John Stuart

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Workouts for 5K runners wanting to run longer or faster

Once runners have caught the competitive running bug I usually hear two requests. I want to run in longer races or I want to run faster 5ks. For 5K …

If you read one sci-fi series this year, it should be The Broken Earth

The haunting trilogy by N.K. Jemisin won Hugo Awards two years running and changed sci-fi.<p>Sometimes a book series is so important that you want …

Exploring Mallorca by MAAP

website<p>https://blog.maap.cc/exploring-mallorca<p>Exposure<p>Describing Mallorca to another cyclist is a lot like recounting a well known play, like Hamlet. …

Majorca

Cram a Raspberry Zero and Screen Into an Altoids Tin for a Portable Micro Computer

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a good Altoids tin project, but over on Hackmypi, they’ve got a guide from stuffing the $5 Raspberry Pi Zero and a …

Improve Your Analytics Skills With These 9 Tips

Looking for a worthwhile New Year’s resolution? A resolution that will help your career? A resolution you can keep? Resolve to become a better analyst in 2017.<p>How can you become better at your work? You know the old standbys like attending a class, taking on a challenging project, and networking …

Data Science

16 science fiction and fantasy novels you don’t want to miss in January

Curl up this winter with a good book<p>It’s a new year, and just in case you wanted more to read after all the great books that 2016 gave us, prepare yourself. 2017 is going to have a ton of new books to dive into.<p>I always like January for this reason: it’s a good time to take a look at the rest of …

Why 2017 will be the year you'll finally ditch your bank

The world of banking, says Anthony Thomson, has a dirty little secret: "Nobody actually cares about banks." But the 62-year-old British entrepreneur …

How to Frame and Install a Partition Wall

Creating rooms starts with building walls the right way.<p>Remodeling a home usually consists of removing and building walls. These are both jobs that a motivated DIYer can take on and save some money in the process. Building a wall starts with assembling and installing the frame, which are the …

PIXEL for PC and Mac

<b>Updates</b>1.If you find that the taskbar does not appear when the x86 image is booted, please see here for a workaround.2.If you find the image doesn’t …

Your old laptop can live again for the cost of a USB drive

Even if it looks the same, the software on your computer now is different than when you first booted up the machine. Developers constantly update their software with new features, performance optimizations, and power-saving boosts. Over time, your machine is bound to slow down from all that new …

Raspberry Pi

I’m a digital nomad—and my first order of business for 2017 is ditching mainstream banks

Few people think banks are fun, exactly. But banking is often seen as an unavoidable part of modern life—preferable, at the very least, to burying money in your backyard.<p>Still, as a dual-citizen freelancer who often travels in Europe and has bank accounts in both the UK and the US, I’ve found that …

FinTech

A Navy SEAL's 10 Principles for Navigating Organizational Change

Use these ten principles and lead organizational change successfully.<p>There are plenty of resources on change management and oodles of "expert" consultants companies can hire. So why do so many organizations get it wrong? In a 2013 Strategy& and Katzenbach Center survey of global senior leaders on …

Management

Popular Data Science Books Every Data Scientist Must Read

McKinsey Global Institute report highlights that the U.S. economy will witness a shortage 250,000 data scientists by 2024 as the demand for data …

How to Use Sweet Spot Training to Get Fitter Faster

Over the past few years, the concept of Sweet Spot Training has gained a reputation as being one of the most time effective ways of getting stronger …

fitness

I’ve spent A LOT of time running lately. Obviously “a lot” means different things to different people, but I’ve been running 40-45 miles a week for …

9 travel hacks you'll wish you knew all along

Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much for that flight? Forget to pack some important items? What happens if your flight is delayed or canceled?<p>As always, knowledge is power. The more you plan, research and prepare, the better off you'll be. With that in mind, I've rounded up these nine tricks …

Google Flights

Triathlon Training, Gear, Nutrition, Photos, Race Results & Calendars

The Perfect Interval Session

Photo: ShutterstockWhile endurance buffs often revel in long, slow runs, any good training regimen will also include some high-intensity sessions. …

Off-Season Speed Part 1: Improving Your Running with High Intensity Hill Repeats

Hill repeats are the best and safest form of speed work for endurance athletes. In my 10 years of coaching triathletes and runners, I’ve used hill …

Marathons

Treadmill Running: What’s Grade Got To Do With It?

Photo: Shutterstock.com<i>A closer look at how to adjust speed and grade variables on the treadmill and feel confident that you are getting the right</i> …

50 of the most important Raspberry Pi Sensors and Components

4 Fat-Burning Treadmill Workouts To Try When It’s Just Too Cold Outside

Running outside can be a great way to enjoy some chilly winter air, but there's a line between pleasantly crisp and <i>holy-hell-it's-cold-outside</i>. …

Treadmills

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

The Non-Technical Guide to Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

I have a challenge for you.<p>In a few seconds, I want you to <b>stop reading this article, and follow the instructions below.</b><p>Here you go:<p>I hope my point is …

HugeDomains.com - TweetAdvise.com is for sale (Tweet Advise)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

How to Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone without iTunes?

<b>How to download music to iPhone</b> or <b>put music on iPhone without iTunes</b> is asked by many iOS users. In fact, iTunes is one of the best tools to transfer …

With Virtual Machines, Getting Hacked Doesn’t Have to Be That Bad

ALL MAJOR CONSUMER operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, are way too easy to hack. One mishap — opening the wrong email …

5 data visualisation tips from Andy Kirk and Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic

Data visualisation experts <b>Andy Kirk</b> and <b>Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic</b> – judges in this year’s Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2016 – have given OJB 5 …

This epic slide deck lays out the future of tech and media in 2017

He predicted that subscription revenue will drive internet and media, accounting for over half of growth. "Pay to download" models, on the other hand, are disappearing.<p>Wolf also crowned eSports, or competitive video gaming, as the next tech phenomenon. By 2020, he said eSports will be a $1.5 …

5 Free Marketing Tools Small Businesses Can't Afford To Ignore

Think that it takes lots of money to market your business effectively? Nope. There are a number of online marketing tools now available to help you attract and sell to more customers without costing you a dime.<p>Here are five of the most effective marketing tools your business should be already using:<p>…

Marketing