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How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

Online Education

These 75 Quotes Will Inspire You to Be Successful | Inc.com

Success, as with most things, starts with attitude. When you're struggling, a small burst of inspiration can make a huge difference.<p>Here are 75 quotes about success to inspire you to keep pushing forward and achieve your dreams.<p>"If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will …

Motivation

From foe to friend: my journey with Linux

Nowadays, it's just a sanctuary for my father to play marathon sessions of <i>Diablo 3</i>. But a little over 15 years ago, the breakfast nook in my parents' kitchen more closely resembled a coliseum where man (my father) was pitted against machine. Back then, it wasn't uncommon to hear strings of …

How parents can use the iPad to keep their kids learning this summer

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>As the school year comes to an end, students look forward to summer break. Unfortunately for educators, this is the time of …

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Apple promotes personalized learning with new brain training app

Apple’s been big on education under Tim Cook’s leadership — whether that be pushing for iPads in schools around the world, or teaching people to code in Apple Stores.<p>Apple’s latest Editors’ Choice in the App Store continues this educational theme, with a brain-training app called Elevate designed …

How to Stand Out From the Crowd | Inc.com

People are impossibly busy these days, and it is getting more and more difficult to get anyone's attention. There just aren't enough hours in the day.<p>At Springboard, I have spent the last five years expanding our network of experts to help early-stage technology startups grow. I thrive on the …

Framing

Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Knowing how to program a computer is good for you, and it’s a shame more people don’t learn to do it.<p>For years now, that’s been a hugely popular …

MacBook Air

How To Build A Liquid-Cooled Mini Gaming PC For Under $1,000

If you go into your local technology store and look at the PC section, most if not all will be standard black towers. However, on the enthusiast scene, there’s a seismic shift going on with many people ditching their large tower cases and opting for shoebox-size ones.<p>The latest motherboards aimed …

Raspberry Pi alternatives emerge to fill need for speed

Raspberry Pi isn’t planning a hardware upgrade of its popular $25 computer anytime soon, but faster options are emerging for users attracted to such board-like devices.<p>The alternatives include Solid Run’s HummingBoard, which was announced earlier this month, and Banana Pi, announced this week, …

GitHub language trends and the fragmenting landscape

A while ago, I wanted to get a little quick feedback on some data I was playing with, but the day was almost over and I wasn’t done working on it …

The 7 Biggest Creativity Killers

Andrew and Gaia Grant, authors of Who Killed Creativity? And How To Get It Back, introduce us to some insidious professional killers and recommend ways to stop them.<p>A crime scene investigation is underway to investigate a death. This is not an average death, this is the death of creative thinking. …

Creativity

Zipfian Academy - All 12 weeks

Here you go.. a week to week summary of my experience at Zipfian Academy<p>Week 1 : Zipfian Academy - Priming the Pump , some Unix shell, python, …

A world map of R user activity

R easily has more than two million users around the world, but where is R activity the most concentrated? That's the question that the team of R …

Why becoming a data scientist is NOT actually easier than you think

I was just doing some late night reading and came across this …

Radoop: A Predictive Analytic Alternative to R on Hadoop

The Hungarian firm Radoop today unveiled the second version of its eponymous product, which integrates Rapid Miner’s data mining and predictive …

Writing an R package from scratch

(This article was first published on <b>Not So Standard Deviations » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>As I have worked on various projects at …

Your Nice Boss May Be Killing Your Career

Chris spent years working for a supportive, encouraging manager at a major technology company headquartered in Silicon Valley. In fact, his boss raved about him. His manager gave him top ratings in his performance evaluations, space to do his work, and had never been controlling. He was, according …

The Seven Skills You Need to Thrive in the C-Suite

What executive skills are most prized by companies today? How has that array of skills changed in the last decade, and how is it likely to change in the next ten years? To find out, I surveyed senior consultants in 2010 at a top-five global executive-search firm. Experienced search consultants …

With Change Agents, One Size Does Not Fit All

Have you been disrupted recently? Do you sometimes feel like your organization is flailing, barely able to keep up with the pace of change? You are not alone. Industry disruption and accelerating change are no longer remarkable phenomena requiring a special response — they are part of the …

An FBI Agent Reveals 5 Steps To Gaining Anyone's Trust

I had an opportunity to ask Robin Dreeke a few questions. Robin is in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's elite Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program and the author of "It's Not All About Me."<p>Robin combines science and years of work in the field to offer practical tips to …

FBI

How Distractions and Cognitive Overload Hurt Business | Inc.com

As you read this article, chances are your brain at some point will start sending you distracting, and familiar, messages.<p>"Hmm, I wonder if I have any new emails or texts?"<p>"What are my customers saying about us on Twitter right now? I better check!"<p>"Oh yeah … I've been meaning to read up on that …

Mindfulness

Why Walking Makes You More Creative

That's what Stanford University researchers Marily Oppezzo and Daniel L. Schwartz found in a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition.<p>Study participants who went for walks saw an 81% increase in tests measuring <i>divergent thinking</i>, a thought …

Creativity

House flipping becomes more profitable

If you’ve been dreaming of fixing up a home and unloading it for a tidy profit, now may be the time to do it.<p>In the first three months of this year, …

Real Estate

Five Things Great Managers Do Every Day

When you hear the term inspirational leader, you may get images of someone who’s achieved considerable success, or is a brilliant strategist able to amass a personal fortune. Or perhaps you consider someone who gives rousing motivational speeches worthy of a TED talk – an iconoclast who changes the …