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People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire

Success is magnetic. As a species, we’re constantly studying how it happens, why it happens, who has achieved it for themselves, and how we can …

The innovators: desalination unit brings clean water on wheels

Portable ‘Desolenator’ makes sea water and rain fit for human consumption<p>Travelling around Thailand in the 1990s, William Janssen was impressed with the basic rooftop solar heating systems that were on many homes, where energy from the sun was absorbed by a plate and then used to heat water for the …

Water

Opinion: This Warren Buffett rule can work wonders on your portfolio

Ask Warren Buffett for the single most powerful factor behind his investing success, and he’d respond “compound interest” — without skipping a …

Investing

The Only Thing You Need to Know to Get Things Done | Inc.com

One of the biggest struggles millennials face is wading through the information overload to figure out what we should be doing with our time.<p>Can you really blame us?<p>Every time you look at your phone, dozens of pings, notifications and alerts flood the screen.<p>All of them seem urgent. All of them …

Time Management

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Bill Gates

Farming Gets High Tech in Bid to Offer Locally Grown Produce

As indoor farming startups continue to raise money to grow businesses, some run into obstacles<p>A crop of startups have emerged in recent years to grow vegetables on city rooftops or turn old factories into indoor farms. But their quest for locally grown lettuce is running into challenging business …

Aquaponics

Powered By Pee: How Your Toilet Could Fuel The Future

Conversations on excreta (feces and urine) are rarely seen as polite or appropriate, but we really need to get over that. The reality is that for cities, there are few greater challenges than managing the cycle of water and waste. Countless efforts are underway to find better ways to reduce, reuse …

Extracted

7 Bad Habits Preventing You From Making More Money

Are any of these common habits putting a stubborn limit on the amount of money you earn?<p>Not all of us are materialistic, but we can probably all agree that making more money is a good thing. It's true that setting a strict budget, cutting your expenses, and saving more money can go a long way in …

Personal Finance

5 Habits to Steal From Warren Buffett

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>When the Oracle of Omaha talks, people make pilgrimages. In fact, thousands of Berkshire Hathaway …

Investing

This Berlin supermarket just installed a farm inside its store

LONDON — If you're looking for locally grown farm produce, your local farmers market or farm shop are usually your best bet. But one German …

Five Technologies That Will Disrupt Healthcare By 2020

<i>Frost & Sullivan’s Transformational Health program provides insight on the growth opportunities driven by innovative healthcare technology</i><p>The healthcare landscape is changing exponentially and the following technologies are expected to have far-reaching implications in terms of diagnostics, …

Digital Health

Research Hints at Graphene’s Photovoltaic Potential - MIT Technology Review

Researchers have demonstrated that graphene is highly efficient at generating electrons upon absorbing light, which suggests that the material could …

Nanotech

8 pearls of wisdom that will change the way you think about money

Getting rich may have more to do with your mentality than anything else.<p>"If you follow the beliefs, philosophies, and strategies of the rich and take action, you have a legitimate shot at becoming a millionaire," writes Steve Siebold, a self-made millionaire and the author of "How Rich People …

Self-improvement

Opinion: ‘Smart-beta’ investing guru is now warning of a crash

Dump “quality” stocks and buy “value” stocks.<p>That’s the call from Rob Arnott, the legendary financial guru and chairman of Research Affiliates, an …

Investing

The 3 Best Dividend Stocks for Beginner Investors

Image source: Flickr user Simon Cunningham.<p>Dividend investing can add significantly to returns over a lifetime, so beginner investors are right to want to own some dividend-paying stocks in their portfolios. However, knowing which dividend-paying stock is the right one to buy may be daunting, so …

Everything just changed for Chinese companies

After a weekend at China's Central Economic Work Conference, Chinese officials have laid out details for what promises to be an excruciating reform period for its corporate sector.<p>"China will create conditions for execution of bankruptcy procedures based on market rules, and speed up trials of …

Profit

Switzerland has discovered the unintended consequences of negative interest rates

In Europe, after they became established as the latest method of flogging savers until their mood improves, all kinds of absurdities saw the light of the day. For example, bailed-out national governments can now fund their deficits at negative rates, extracting money from their bondholders, rather …

Economics

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

Physicists Can Now Achieve Quantum Entanglement at Room Temperature

Quantum entanglement—the process though which particle’s states become inextricably linked, despite being nowhere near each other—is usually carried …

Quantum Mechanics

Investing pros John Bogle, Warren Buffett, and Charlie Munger all agree on the best way for the average person to invest

There <i>is</i> a winning strategy when it comes to playing the stock market game, Bogle says, and it boils down to one simple strategy: investing in index funds.<p>He's referring to the "classic index fund," which he defines as broadly diversified, holding many, many stocks, and operating with minimal …

Investing

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Infographics

An MIT Algorithm Can Provide Better Human Intuition Than Humans

Computers have a reputation for being able to churn through numbers with limited intuition. Now, though, an algorithm developed by researchers at MIT …

No cost training to becoming a data scientist

Core algorithms deployed

To demonstrate the importance of algorithms (e.g. to students and professors who don't do theory or are even from entirely different fields) it is …

Machine Learning

If you have to buy stocks, pick these four industries

The U.S. stock market has pared losses suffered in the six-day decline that started Aug. 17. So now what should investors do?<p>Most should wait before …

Stock Markets

This is why I quit an incredible job at a top VC firm to become a programmer

Today was my last day at Andreessen Horowitz.<p>I feel deeply fortunate to have worked with some of the smartest people in technology — people like Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz and Chris Dixon among others — and to have learned so much from them while serving the a16z mission of helping entrepreneurs …

Computer Science

11 million Ashley Madison passwords cracked in just 10 days

A cracking team called Cynosure Prime has deciphered over 11.2 million passwords from the recent Ashley Madison hack in just 10 days, thanks to a programming blunder that made the task surprisingly easy.<p>After the hackers publicly leaked mountains of documents, emails and data including roughly 37 …

Quantum Mystery of Light Revealed by New Experiment

Is light made of waves, or particles?<p>This fundamental question has dogged scientists for decades, because light seems to be both. However, until now, …

Top 10 codes, keys and ciphers

Kevin Sands, author of The Blackthorn Key, picks his favourite keys, codes and ciphers throughout history, from the Caesar shift to the Enigma machine<p>If knowledge is power, then the key to power lies in unlocking secrets. For thousands of years, ciphers have been used to hide those secrets from …

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