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9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Self-improvement

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

Self-improvement

15 movies you need to see that people agree are absolutely perfect

We've all been there. It's a Friday night and once again you're scrolling through Netflix or the television guide trying to find a good movie.<p>That's where movie fans come in to help. A while back, Reddit user VarrickCarter23 asked the /r/movies subreddit what films they would consider a perfect …

Daniel Day-Lewis

Here Is Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report For 2017

Internet guru and Kleiner Perkins investor Mary Meeker just unveiled her Internet Trends report for 2017 at the Code Conference in California. The 22nd time she’s made the list, the Midas List member covered a range of topics relevant to tech giants and startups, media companies and everyone …

Mary Meeker

If You Truly Want The Best Career Path, You Should Be Working At Startups and Small Businesses

There are better quality, better paying, more exciting jobs available outside of big companies.<p><i>What are a few unique pieces of career advice that nobody ever mentions? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Employment

From Dunkirk to Apocalypse Now: the 30 best war movies ever made

Filmmaking

How to Do Machine Learning in a Week

This curated post is by Per Harald Borgen, Developer, Xeneta AS<p>Getting into machine learning (ml) can seem like an unachievable task from the …

Machine Learning

Here's Literally 16 Animated DC Movies You Should Just Go Watch Right Now

In the lead-up to the release of The Killing Joke, we take a look at some highlights of the lesser-known DC movies.

This Resume For Elon Musk Proves You Never Need to Use More Than One Page

If it works for him...<p>Let’s say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history whose career spans two decades of …

Elon Musk

The 5 Best Money Books For Entrepreneurs

When it comes to books on business, marketing and management, entrepreneurs are overrun with choices. But when it comes to books on money, entrepreneurs are underserved. It’s not that money books don’t exist, it’s that they rarely look at money through the eyes of an entrepreneur. So here are 5 …

Entrepreneurship

Compound Complex: 10 Legendary Workouts Every Ma

Share<p>Tweet<p>9. Compound Complex<p>Compound exercises are well-known to be the best moves to build strength, gain size, and burn fat. This workout takes it a step above. By stacking three compound moves together in a row, moving from one to the next without rest, you can work your entire body in mere …

Health

Books Bill Gates thinks you should read

oninnovation/flickr<p>While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A …

Books

Taking Data Visualization From Eye Candy to Efficiency

Sophisticated data visualizations are pushing the bounds of what we can process, sometimes to the breaking point. What are the signature styles of contemporary data vis, and will they stand the test of time?<p>An avalanche of data pours into computers around the world every day, and the amount is only …

Data Visualization

Census 2011 data on Population by Religious Communities

India’s Muslim population is growing slower than it had in the previous decades, and its growth rate has slowed more sharply than that of the Hindu …

How to Tell Someone’s Age When All You Know Is Her Name

Picture Mildred, Agnes, Ethel and Blanche. Perhaps you imagine the Golden Girls or your grandmother’s poker game. These are names for women of age, …

25 Wall Street movies to watch over the hot holiday weekend

It's the Fourth of July holiday and you'll probably be nursing a hangover and perhaps a sunburn over the next few days.<p>So why not kick back on the couch in the air conditioning and watch one of these Wall Street movies while you recover?<p>You'll definitely enjoy yourself, and you might even learn …

Danny DeVito

Mary Meeker's 2015 Internet Trends (Slides)

In the 20 years since the Netscape IPO, 39 percent of the world's population came online, up from .06 percent.<p>Two decades after 1995, the year of the Netscape IPO, the Internet population has exploded in size, it’s much more mobile, and it’s increasingly driven by user-created content and flexible …

Mary Meeker

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

The Brain

Babbage Systems

Babbage Systems’ Analysis Engine automates integration of your enterprise data with Google Analytics and Google Analytics 360. Easily export your …

Psychology: the man who studies everyday evil

Why are some people extraordinarily selfish, manipulative, and unkind? David Robson asks the scientist delving into the darkest sides of the human mind.<p>If you had the opportunity to feed harmless bugs into a coffee grinder, would you enjoy the experience? Even if the bugs had names, and you could …

Psychology

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe

For great-value city breaks, look past the capitals and big names; some of Europe’s liveliest cultural scenes are in its smaller cities<p>Ghent, Belgium<p><b>Why go?</b><br>While Bruges can sometimes feel a little like a tourist toy-town, Ghent keeps it real. The city still offers picturesque Flemish architecture …

European Travel

FCC Pledges To Put In Place The Strongest Open Internet Protections It’s Ever Proposed

In an op-ed published this morning, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler publicly announced that his agency will use Title II of the Communications Act to “implement and enforce open internet protections.”<p>Title II has long been the favored legal option of net neutrality …

London's $1 Billion Finance Startup TransferWise Is Just Like An Ancient Islamic Money Transfer System

It does this by not actually transferring money across borders — instead, it matches up payments with those going the opposite direction. So "your" money never actually leaves the country — it's just rerouted to someone who's being sent a similar amount by someone overseas. Your foreign recipient, …

FinTech

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Machine-to-Machine - past, present and future

YouTube

These 11 Speeches from the Last Two Centuries Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Frederick Douglass

Watch Fred Armisen Perfectly Improvise Various New York Accents For Almost 5 Minutes

Meet Young Jesus, One Of The Best and Most Adventurous Young Indie Rock Bands Of 2018<p>Steven Hyden 02.08.18 12 hours ago 2 Comments<p>Premiere: Alela Diane’s ‘Cusp’ Is A Stunning Folk-Piano Document Of Motherhood<p>Caitlin White 02.07.18 1 day ago<p>No Age’s Latest Album ‘Snares Like A Haircut’ Is A …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …