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Great Leaders Are Confident, Connected, Committed, and Courageous

Brad was leading a difficult turnaround of his company and had decided to fire his head of sales, who was a nice guy but wasn’t performing.<p>Three months later, he still hadn’t fired him.<p>I asked him why. His answer? “I’m a wimp!”<p>Brad (not his real name — I’ve changed some details to protect people’s …

Leadership

Goodbye Microservices: From 100s of problem children to 1 superstar

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably already know that microservices is the architecture <i>du jour</i>. Coming of age alongside this trend, …

Software Development

These 3 Moves Will Make You Feel Like Your Abs Are On Fire, In A Good Way

Ready, set, plank.<p>As an Instagram star and founder of the Body Love App, Anna Victoria is a fitness force to be reckoned with. Not only does she love …

Workouts

Clever mobile ‘airbag’ could save your phone when (not if) you drop it

If you’ve never dropped your smartphone, then guess what? It’s going to happen sooner or later.<p>While most phone cases do a stellar job of protecting …

Gear & Gadgets

Learn How to Code and Deploy Machine Learning Models on Structured Streaming

<b>This post is a token of appreciation for the amazing open source community of Data Science, to which I owe a lot of what I have learned.</b>For last few …

Machine Learning

Noble Prize Winning Principle Will Help You Get Clarity On Choosing A Path

How many times have you asked yourself — is this really the right path for me? This is especially true when people are faced with career-related questions. Oftentimes we want to go to point X but sometimes we are derailed to point Z or Y. So, naturally, we begin to question: should I really be …

Quantum Mechanics

The Dandruff-Destroying Rubber Brush That’s Like Getting a Scalp Massage

I am obviously not a doctor. I am, however, a very good Googler of random symptoms in search of a self-diagnosis — to the point where actual doctors …

Skin Care

The 20-minute Functional Abs Workout for Busy Guys

The phrase “core training” has evolved over the last 15 years to become an umbrella phrase encompassing most any abs workout that targets the …

Exercise

Brace Yourself: Here's the Exact Full-Body Workout I Did With the Kettlebell King

If you know me at all, you know I'm a little obsessed with the kettlebell. I was lucky enough to learn from some of the best teachers out there, including Eric Leija, senior kettlebell coach at Onnit who's also known as primal.swoledier on Instagram. He's affectionately called the Kettlebell King. …

Workouts

There's No Way This Trainer's Bodyweight Workout Won't Give You Ripped Abs

The road to flat, tight abs is not an easy one to take. You have to make sure you're in a healthy calorie deficit and exercising regularly in order to shed overall fat. But you also have to do core workouts if you want a shredded midsection.<p>Francheska Martinez, Animal Flow expert and certified …

Workouts

If You're Trying to Get Rid of Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 14 Delicious Breakfasts

Diet plays a huge role in reducing body fat percentage, and there are certain foods proven to target abdominal fat specifically. Ingredients such as …

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

Yoga

This Mindblowing Video of The Moon Coming Down to Earth Is Totally Real

What is happening!?<p>One minute, you're chilling on a mountain. The next you're being dwarfed by the biggest Moon you've ever seen - one that seems to …

The Eisenhower matrix: How to decide on what’s important and urgent (without a to-do list)

Dwight Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States between the years, 1953 to 1961.<p>Before this, Eisenhower was a five-star general in the …

Time Management

Must know Information Theory concepts in Deep Learning (AI)

Information theory is an important field that has made significant contribution to deep learning and AI, and yet is unknown to many. Information …

Machine Learning

This sci-fi author predicted everything about the smartphone, now he has insights for our AI world

Science fiction writers are some of the great creative forward-thinkers of our time.<p>Hard science fiction is the particular category within the genre that matters the most in imagining our shared future, where the laws of physics are adhered to, usually with specified accuracy. The debate here isn’t …

The 15-minute Bodyweight Workout for Busy Guys

The best thing about building your fitness around a bodyweight workout: the more you weight you lose and the leaner you become, the easier they …

25 Things You Need to Do When You Move Into Your New Home

Take care of these vital tasks right away to avoid headaches later.<p>The minute you walk in to your new home, your mind will be racing with to-dos. …

How to sleep better and live longer - just by re-setting your body clock!

• <b>Contrary to popular belief, it's not just sleep that's governed by our body clock</b>• <b><br>Every organ and cell contains internal clocks, affecting metabolism</b> …

China is taking digital control of its people to unprecedented and chilling lengths | John Naughton

Examples of deductible behaviour can apparently include not showing up at a restaurant without cancelling your booking<p>Watching Donald Trump trying to deal with China is like watching a clown dancing in front of an elephant. The US president’s entire approach is transactional – the methodology he …

Kim Jong-un

core

Apr 11, 2017<p>Challenge your core with this move.<p>Jan 26, 2017<p>With a stronger middle, you’ll have more power to push your run forward.<p>Nov 14, 2016<p>For serious stability, don’t forget these useful tools.<p>Nov 10, 2016<p>These exercises will help strengthen your stabilizing muscles, resulting in a stronger, …

Living in a Docker world

How much do you know about containers?<p>Once upon a time, I worked at a startup that was looking to “Dockerize” its backend infrastructure. This developed into a running joke where the programmers on the team would ask me if I knew what Docker was, and I would say:<p>“Yes, it’s like a boat.”<p>This would …

This Is the Best Park in Every U.S. State

And how much it costs to visit.<p>This summer, get yourself, your family, or even your pet outdoors and explore the hidden natural wonders in your own …

Samsung’s fastest 64GB and 128GB microSD cards have never been cheaper on Amazon

Today is the perfect day to stock up on storage for all your smartphones, cameras, eBook readers, and anything else that supports removable memory …

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

How to set-up a powerful API with Nodejs, GraphQL, MongoDB, Hapi, and Swagger

Separating your frontend and backend has many advantages:<p>The biggest reason why reusable APIs are popular — <b>APIs allow you to consume data from a web</b> …

5 Reasons Business Owners Don't Fire Bad Employees--and 5 Bigger Reasons Why They're Wrong

Firing someone is never easy, but the consequences associated with holding on to an underperformer are far worse.<p>A bit of logic and your gut feelings tell you it's time to fire an underperforming employee, but your emotions and lack of time keep you from taking action. You're not the only one. Many …

Customer Service

This tree beautifully reveals the relationships between languages

For reasons both poetic and pragmatic, the tree has historically been the designer's go-to inspiration for mapping relationships. In the graphic below, Finish-Swedish illustrator Minna Sundberg artfully uses this format to trace the world's largest language families.<p>All of the languages illustrated …

Relationships

SQL Injection 101: Advanced Techniques for Maximum Exploitation

For SQL injection, the next step after performing reconnaissance and gathering information about a database is launching an attack. But something …

The budget breakdown of a couple that makes $500,000 but only ends up saving $7,300

Americans of all income levels are falling short when it comes to putting money away. As money expert at Intuit Kimmie Greene tells CNBC Make It, …