Melina Rath

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Why This Award-Winning Psychologist Says You Should Throw Out Everything You Know About Intelligence

The most important type of intelligence, he says, has to do with setting and accomplishing your goals.<p>It used to be that cognitive intelligence was the king of the hill in terms of importance. Then emotional intelligence showed up. But now Cornell University's professor of human development, Robert …

Tony Robbins Says This 4-Letter Word Is the Greatest Obstacle in Pursuing Your Dreams

Discover the single biggest thing stopping us from reaching greatness.<p>Ah, the power of dreams. They give meaning to life. They give hope to people. They are the element inside us which makes us aim for something bigger, something more substantial -- something to live for.<p>So imagine the kind of …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

How Blockchain, A.I. And Other Tech Trends Will Disrupt Healthcare In 2018

The increased use of artificial intelligence and machine learning is shifting the paradigm of medical research and treatment. These advanced technologies are providing researchers real-time access to every white paper and clinical case study conducted on a genetic disorder.<p>Being able to develop …

Digital Health

Being A Facebook Wallflower Isn't Good For You, The Social Site Says

That's why everyone has to start posting, the company argues in a blog post.<p>Passively reading Facebook posts — without posting messages or responding to comments — makes users feel bad about themselves, some studies have discovered. The surprising development is that Facebook itself is getting the …

Former Facebook executive has sworn off social media because he doesn’t want to be “programmed”

While Facebook’s business is booming and the company continues to expand its tentacles to every corner of the internet, its early employees and investors are growing more and more vocal about the damage it has wrought among its users.<p>Former Facebook vice president of user growth Chamath …

Chamath Palihapitiya

DeepMind’s AI became a superhuman chess player in a few hours, just for fun

The descendant of DeepMind’s world champion Go program stretches its muscles in a new domain<p>The end-game for Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind was never beating people at board games. It’s always been about creating something akin to a combustion engine for intelligence — a generic thinking machine …

28 Psychological Experiments That Revealed Incredible And Uncomfortable Truths About Ourselves

Although as humans we have always been fascinated with the workings of the mind and the reasons behind our behavior, it wasn’t until the beginning of …

The Problem You're Trying To Solve Might Not Be The Right One Anymore

Lost in the litany of tech buzzwords like big-data, digital, cloud and AI is the human element. We often get caught up in technology for the sake of itself, forgetting that innovation must be relevant for something valuable that people care about. With these thoughts, Sam Yen, Chief Design Officer …

Innovation

A robot named Heliograf got hundreds of stories published last year

Robots are taking our jobs, no doubt about it. Just in the past year we’ve seen barista robots, fast-food robots, pizza delivery robots, and even a …

Journalism

The 'Godfather of AI' on making machines clever and whether robots really will learn to kill us all?

<i>Today, the Telegraph begins a three-part series reporting from Toronto’s booming Artificial Intelligence sector where new technologies are being pioneered that will permanently change all of our lives</i><p>Deep within the inner sanctum of Google’s downtown HQ in Toronto, past the rooftop crazy golf …

Artificial Intelligence

Here’s how often IBM’s Watson agrees with doctors on the best way to treat cancer

And in data presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting, IBM Watson Health gave a snapshot of how it's playing out so far.<p>The studies looked at concordance rates, or how often Watson for Oncology reached the same course of treatment as the cancer doctors at different cancer …

Cancer

Researchers find a more effective way to test self-driving cars

It's tricky to test self-driving cars. Even if you have hundreds of thousands of miles under your belt, it's still difficult to account for every possible real-world peril. Researchers think they can fast-track that experience, however. They've developed a sped-up testing process that should …

The Workplace

What I’m Reading: California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom

<i>Wanna run for office? Be prepared for some heavy reading. Besides writing laws that impact millions of people, you need to stay hyper informed and</i> …

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

Why You Should Stop Dieting Right This Second

Illustrated by <b>Sandy Ley</b>.<p><i>Let's face it: Good intentions aside, it's easier to hit the snooze than get out of bed and hit the pavement. So, whether</i> …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

Scientists Find Sniffing Rosemary Can Increase Memory By 75%

Rosemary has many well known health benefits but scientists are now studying its specific effects with regard to memory with outstanding …

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day To Get Smarter

That could mean going back to school or filling your bookshelves (or e-reader) with thick tomes on deep subjects, but getting smarter doesn't necessarily mean a huge commitment of time and energy, according to a recent thread on question-and-answer site Quora.<p>When a questioner keen on …

Self-improvement

Here's A Simple, Sneaky Way To Win Any Argument

Brain scans help us see why. In one study of political beliefs during the 2004 election year, participants were shown divisive video clips of George W. Bush or John Kerry.<p>Time magazine reports:<p>As soon as [study subjects] recognized the video clips as being in conflict with their worldview, the …

George W. Bush

How To Find The Greatness Within You

You will never become anything great or do anything in your life worth a damn if you seek permission from external forces. It is up to you to search …

The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational

Cognition

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

Learning

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …