José Américo Cordero

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Let's Stop Trying To Teach Students Critical Thinking

Many teachers say they strive to teach their students to be critical thinkers. They even pride themselves on it; after all, who wants children to …

China Doesn’t Want You to See the Internet Addiction Film ‘Web Junkie’

The directors of the documentary Web Junkie on how they infiltrated a Chinese Internet addiction clinic—and got the teenage boys to tell their …

UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical …

Updated: PayPal froze account of secure email startup ProtonMail due to “technical problem”

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / mkabakov<p>About 6 weeks ago my colleague Barb Darrow covered a new secure email startup called …

Feel Like an Impostor? You're Not Alone

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Sometimes I find myself waiting for the e-mail saying:<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm interested<p><b>“Sorry, we’ve made a huge mistake, you are fired.”</b><p>Every …

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss - Google Play Weekly

This was one action packed week in the world of apps. In Google’s update Wednesday, Google Drive and Google Hangouts got some updates. Supercell, makers of Clash of Clans, released Boom Beach. CyanogenMod released their CyanogenMod Theme Showcase app which is actually awesome if you run CM11. …

7 Life Lessons Happy People Have Already Figured Out

Life doesn’t come with instructions. No one hands us a manual when we are born. Instead we have to navigate the trenches of the unknown and try to …

Escaping the Time-Scarcity Trap

Have you ever felt terrible about missing a deadline, only to find yourself continuing to procrastinate further afterwards, despite the guilt? Next …

You've Never Used Fresh Herbs In These Ways...And You Won't Want To Stop

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10 Tips to Live More Adventurously, Even With a 9 to 5 Job

Almost everybody would like more adventure in their life -- to enjoy more sunsets, swim in beautiful rivers, cook on campfires and sleep under the stars.<p>Here is how you can do all this, even within your busy life of work, commuting and family.<p>I am a professional adventurer. I have cycled around the …

Shame and the Empty Life

<b>What Is Shame?</b><p>In her excellent and highly recommended book, <i>Daring Greatly</i>, Dr. Brené Brown defines shame as "the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing that we are flawed and therefore unworthy of love and belonging." In other words, shame is the inherent belief that we are not good …

Get Rid of Procrastination Once and for All

<i>Photo Credit: istockphoto.com</i><p><b>"Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder." -- Mason Cooley</b><p>Ugh! Procrastination!<p>Just in case you're one of those people who doesn't participate in the universal sport of procrastination, let me define it for you:<p>• to put off intentionally and …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Robots can now officially imitate humans

A computer that has convinced humans it is a 13-year-old Ukrainian boy has potentially passed a benchmark for artificial intelligence for the first time.<p>The programme, named “Eugene Goostman” and created by Russian developers, managed to convince 33% of the judges that it was human at an event at …