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Bill Gates' mastery of this productivity technique fueled his massive success

It was February 1975 and Bill Gates, a Harvard sophomore who looked 15 years old at best, typed line after line of code that would become the software behind Microsoft, which would launch two months later.<p>Gates, his business partner Paul Allen, and a Harvard math student named Monte Davidoff spent …

The Bullet Journal Productivity Method Empowers Your Paper Notebook

If pen and paper are your favorite tools, or at least are the ones you’re most comfortable using to stay organized, the Bullet Journal is a …

How to train your brain to make better decisions

Overcoming obstacles is synonymous with entrepreneurship. The ability to engage with difficulties and stress in an empowering way is described as the biggest factor for success in life -- more significant than your IQ, social networks, physical health, or socio-economic background.<p>When you …

How to Organize Your Entire Life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …

Project Management

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Microsoft open-sources Visual Studio Code, launches free Visual Studio Dev Essentials program

Microsoft today unleashed a torrent of news at its Connect(); 2015 developer event in New York City. The company open-sourced Visual Studio Code, launched a free Visual Studio Dev Essentials program, pushed out .NET Core 5 and ASP.NET 5 release candidates, unveiled Visual Studio cloud …

8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

BLOCKS: The Modular Smartwatch That Could Crush All Other Wearables

Modularity is an interesting feature of any mobile device. We’ve seen Phonebloks and Google’s Project Ara generate a huge amount of interest, offering the ability to swap and change features on your smartphone to suit your needs. Now it seems, the same ability is coming to the smartwatch thanks to …

21 technology tipping points we will reach by 2030

Many emerging technologies that you hear about today will reach a tipping point by 2025, according to a recent report from The World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Future of Software & Society.<p>The council surveyed more than 800 executives and experts from the technology sector to …

Apostrophy's gorgeous Bangkok townhouse boasts a 25-foot vertical garden

What happens when you want to build a spacious, green home on a narrow plot in an overcrowded city like Bangkok? For his own residence, managing …

The 5-Minute Back Workout You Can Do Without Weights

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Bathing suit season may have come and gone, but that doesn't mean it's OK to slack on working your back. Even though you can't see your posterior when you look in the mirror, you rely on this pillar of strength each and every day.<p>Aside from helping you …

Train with Arran Sly for a Calvin Klein physique

VOGUE HOMMES GROOMING<p><b>With several Calvin Klein campaigns under his belt, Arran Sly has developed a reliable routine to maintain his model physique,</b> …

Fitness

The Complete Guide to DIY Smart Home Systems

SMART HOME TECHNOLOGY is the fastest growing area of technology today, but it’s taken the longest to get noticed. Home automation and smart home …

Home Automation

23 Simple Design Tips That Will Make Your Home Less Stressful

Please check all stress and angst at the front door.

Brain simulation breakthrough reveals clues about sleep, memory

The Blue Brain Project is a vast effort by 82 scientists worldwide to digitally recreate the human brain. While still far from that goal, the team revealed a breakthrough that has already provided insight into sleep, memory and neurological disorders. They created a simulation of a third of a cubic …

Philips Announces New Hue Bulbs, Hue Bridge 2.0 With HomeKit Compatibility

Philips today announced its first HomeKit-enabled product, debuting the Hue Bridge 2.0, an updated version of its original Hue Bridge. With the Hue Bridge 2.0, its line of Philips Hue lights are able to work with Apple's home automation platform, allowing all existing and future Hue bulbs to be …

Home Automation

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40 Amazing Eclipse Photos from Last Night’s ‘Super Blood Moon’

Kudos is due to the entire amazing 500px community… you guys absolutely blew us all away with your photos of last nights much-anticipated super …

Big responsibilities to ‘test and stretch’ next-generation leaders: PM Lee

SINGAPORE: Two weeks after his ruling party’s victory at the polls, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday (Sep 28) named his new Cabinet in what …

Ministers share thoughts on new roles in Cabinet

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced his new cabinet on Monday (Sep 28), two weeks after the General Election (GE).<p>A total of 20 …

Innovative Skylight Window Easily Transforms into Rooftop Balcony

It's now possible to transform a skylight into a small balcony by simply opening its frame. Danish window company Velux has designed <i>Cabrio</i>, a dormer that's made up of two sections, each with a different purpose. The top opens for ventilation while the bottom features an integrated banister that …

30 CEOs Reveal the Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success

Getting to the top involves doing the right things, day after day.<p>Look at any CEO running a profitable company and you’ll find someone who has figured a few things out. One trait many of these leaders have in common: consistency. Check out these quotes from 30 successful CEOs regarding the daily …

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