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24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Leadership

How to get the most space in your cloud storage—without paying to upgrade

Free up some spare room.<p>Cloud storage services have given us an easy, hardware-free way to back up and transfer files. Some of them even give you a little space for free. However, the key word is "little." Once you start uploading files and folders, that free storage fills up fast.<p>Before you go …

Operating Systems

Photo Basics: 7 Ways You Are Using Your Camera WRONG!

If you’re a beginner photographer or even if you just need a quick refresher course on some photography basics, the below video from B&H Photo's …

Photography

Finland offers free online Artificial Intelligence course to anyone, anywhere

Helsinki University and tech strategy firm Reaktor say they want to make Finland the world's most educated country in the field of artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

The 33 richest people on earth

The Sunday Times has published its much-anticipated Sunday Times Rich List for 2018, which ranks the wealthiest people in Britain, as well as the rest of the world— and it gives readers a sneak peek into the net worth of some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs, self-made billionaires, and …

Bill Gates

How to Blur out the Backgrounds in Photoshop

Gear matters under specific circumstances in photography, and without any doubt, you might need specific lenses for certain effects. But, if you …

Tutorials

Building a Camera Bag Company Designed and Inspired By Active Photographers the Right Way

This past February I had the great privilege of meeting Allan Henry, general manager and the main driving force behind the up-and-coming camera bag …

Backpacking

Spend two weeks travelling Norway with an all-you-can-fly pass

Packing a trip around Norway into just two weeks may be within reach this summer with an all-you-can-fly pass.<p>Widerøe, a Norwegian airline, is offering an Explore Norway Ticket, which provides unlimited travel around Norway for two weeks, between 1 July and 31 August. The airline has divided the …

Travel

How To Calculate Your Net Worth – And Why You Should

It's not just for the wealthy.<p>You know how much you earn. You probably know your credit score, too. But there’s another equally important number that you might be neglecting: your net worth.<p>Although having your entire life boiled down to a single number can seem intimidating, that’s exactly what …

Personal Finance

4 Easy Tips for Better Stargazing

Here’s how to seek clarity amid the cosmic mysteries of the night sky.<p>Whether Nat Geo Explorer Munazza Alam travels to a sacred summit in Hawaii or the parched plateaus of Chile, her goal is the same: to seek clarity amid the cosmic mysteries of the night sky. As a graduate student in astronomy and …

Astronomy

Are You Pricing Your Photography Services Correctly?

One of the biggest questions photographers have when starting their business is if they’re pricing themselves correctly. Even seasoned professionals …

Small Business

These Yoga Poses Open Up A Chakra In Your Body That'll Help You ~Find Yourself~

Yoga is an incredibly strong mental, physical, and spiritual practice that contains many layers. The physical poses in yoga are simply the surface of …

Yoga

8 big announcements from Google I/O 2018

Google kicked off its annual I/O developer conference at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. Here are some of the biggest announcements from the Day 1 keynote. There will be more to come over the next couple of days, so follow along on everything Google I/O on TechCrunch.<p><b>Google</b> …

Android News

John McAfee Says Blockchain Will Upend Business as We Know It in 5 Years (Hint: No Bosses, Banks or Retirement)

"You have to unlearn everything about 'I'm the boss, I make the rules.' In the blockchain world, nobody makes the rules," he says.<p>Politics, race and religion could all be fair game for dinnertime conversation with John McAfee, but if you’re a blockchain skeptic, you might want to keep your mouth …

Blockchain

Elon Musk Cut the Gordian Knot of Corporate Spending

With a single stroke of genius, Musk solved one of the world's most intractable management problems.<p>Elon Musk keeps hitting it out of the ballpark... not as a technology but as a people-savvy manager. Last month, Musk gave the world's best productivity advice in a single, short sentence and last …

Magic

12 mind-boggling optical illusions you can find in nature

While some optical illusions have gone viral and stumped the internet, others you'll only see when you explore the outdoors.<p>From an underwater …

Nature

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates agree this is one of the best books out right now

If you're in search of summer reading suggestions, billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates have you covered.<p>On Monday, the two men, along with …

Self-improvement

Microsoft launches Project Brainwave, its deep learning acceleration platform

Microsoft today announced at its Build conference the preview launch of Project Brainwave, its platform for running deep learning models in its Azure …

The Brain

Nike CEO Mark Parker Just Taught 4 Lessons on How to Handle Complaints About Toxic Culture

Nike quickly went from being 1 of the top places to work to dealing with executive exits and complaints about culture.<p>Global shoe and apparel behemoth Nike was ranked for the first time on LinkedIn's annual Top Companies list earlier this year, coming in as the 35th company in the world when it …

Leadership

The first principles of programming

It’s often said that there are two ways the human mind views growth: either the fixed mentality or the growth mentality. In the fixed mentality, human growth is a function of destiny: no matter how hard you try, you can never grow beyond what innate factors have prescribed for you. The growth …

Stack Overflow

Colorful Travel Photos From Around the World

Follow rich hues and rainbow-sprinkled travel moments from destinations and cultures around the world.<p>Captions were written and submitted by the photographer.<p>Brilliant blue corridors, golden-dawn balloon rides, jewel green basketball courts: Colors often streak a rainbow of experiences across …

Travel Photography

Essentials of Deep Learning: Introduction to Unsupervised Deep Learning (with Python codes)

Introduction<p>In one of the early projects, I was working with the Marketing Department of a bank. The Marketing Director called me for a meeting. The …

Machine Learning

These are the seven best RAW camera apps for Android and iOS

A RAW photo offers better image quality than a JPEG, but capturing RAW images was once a feature reserved for only DSLRs and other high-end cameras. …

Mobile Photography

From cumulonimbus to arcus, these are the best cloud types

Clouds, Ranked<p>Clouds, Ranked<p>To many, clouds are merely part of the backdrop in a typical day. We take notice when the sky is devoid of clouds, or …

Weather

Facebook is finally giving users the option to clear their history

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, today announced the site would introduce a feature which will grant users a measure of control over their data — specifically, giving them control over how much information from their history is shared without third-party apps.<p>The feature, appropriately named “Clear …

Apps

These Towns Are Trying Out A Basic-Income Scheme And It's Already Changing Lives

"We're not struggling."<p>Sherry Mendowegan has accomplished a lot in the past six months. The mother of two bought her first car and graduated with her high school diploma in March.<p>“Next is my college, post-secondary, and then hopefully I get some work,” she says. Going to college would have been out …

Basic Income

Where Is Langkawi and How to Get There

Malaysia’s most popular tourist island draws in the travelers, both from near and afar. It’s loved by locals as a weekend getaway spot. But since …

Asia Travel

The 10 best books on AI

One can get lost in the rich history, rabid speculations and intriguing fictionalized world of AI. Here are some of the best books on artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

The AI farm experiment

6f066e94-c704-4bbd-85a7-e638b871adce<p>The AI farm …

Artificial Intelligence

Warren Buffett Offers Up 6 Timeless Tips to Kick Start Your Way to Success

The Oracle of Omaha has handed out profound advice over the years. Here are six to seriously consider as you create your own success.<p>Warren Buffett knows a thing or six about creating wealth and success. The Oracle of Omaha has freely handed out profoundly simple (but profound, nonetheless) advice …

Self-improvement