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6 Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make on a Tech Resume

Most resumes are skimmed for about 15 seconds. Choose wisely.<p><i>What are common mistakes that applicants make when writing their resumes for tech companies? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Microsoft Surface Studio

<b>The Good</b> The Surface Studio has a fantastic 28-inch screen with excellent color, mounted on smooth hinges that fold down to an artist-friendly angle. The excellent Surface Pen stylus returns and the new Surface Dial shows promise. Every model has good-to-great dedicated graphics hardware.<p><b>The Bad</b> …

Computer Hardware

Microsoft Surface Studio review: a beautiful invader of Apple's base

Touch, pen, and Dial all in one display<p>The last desktop PC I owned was a 2009 iMac. I now use a laptop every day for work, connected up to two monitors and a keyboard and mouse. Desktop computing hasn’t really changed for nearly 40 years of boring beige or black PCs, but Microsoft’s new Surface …

The Man Who Is Transforming Microsoft

Photograph by Veronique de Viguerie<p>On the road with Satya Nadella’s traveling revival show.<p>A blustery autumn afternoon in Dublin. Sudden clouds have …

At Sundar Pichai’s Google, AI Is Everything—And Everywhere

A year into his tenure as CEO of Google, the low-key leader talks about what the company is, where it’s going, and how it gets things done.<p>Sundar Pichai is huddling with five Google staffers in a room next to his office that’s known—appropriately enough—as “Sundar’s Huddle.” The employees are …

Google's prototype machine learning software lets you enhance low-res photos

Pulling up a low-quality image and telling the computer to "enhance" the resolution has long been the stuff of TV fantasy. But, thanks to machine learning, we are actually getting much better at zooming into a photo <i>without</i> losing picture quality. This week, Google unveiled prototype software that …

Google’s New App Can Help You Scan Old Family Photos

Our smartphones can store thousands of photos, making it possible to chronicle years of our lives on a single device. But what about photos captured …

10 Habits Successful People Give Up to Increase Their Productivity

Carl Preston<p>Read full profile<p>What are you willing to do in order to reach success? It is common among people these days to be average and not stand …

8 Common problems with the LG G3 and how to fix them

The LG G3 upped the ante in the specifications race by being one of the first mainstream Android devices to sport a Quad HD display. The LG flagship is one of the best high-end smartphones currently available, and has proved to be quite popular, but unfortunately, does have its fair share of …

You Can Now ‘Google’ Your Lost Android Phone

Google has quietly added its “find my phone” service to the Google app on Android, home to Google Now’s predictive engine. You literally search for a misplaced phone or tablet to find where it’s ended up.

30 exceptional Material Design apps for Android

Material Design is the heart and soul of Google's Android platform (and increasingly the rest of Google's universe, too, from Chrome OS to the Web at …

Microsoft Has Mastered The Cloud, Now Just Merge It With Windows

The last year has brought an unmistakable change in Microsoft's strategy, particularly as related to cloud infrastructure and applications, and tone, notably its increased receptivity to outside, non-proprietary technologies. Look no further than recent announcements around Docker support on Azure …

Malcolm Gladwell's 5 Best Life Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs can learn a thing or two (or three, or four... ) from this master debunker of conventional wisdom.<p><i>New Yorker</i> writer Malcolm Gladwell is the master of dissecting conventional wisdom and coming up with powerful conclusions that challenge what we think we already know. Over his …

Entrepreneurship

How to Boil an Egg Perfectly Every Time

Say goodbye to chalky, green yolks.<p>Boiling an egg seems like it should be simple enough—so why are there so many foul-tasting hard-boiled eggs in the world? George Weld and Evan Hanczor, the geniuses behind Egg Restaurant in Brooklyn, are sharing their egg mastery with the world in their …

Eggs

10 Packaged Foods That Are Surprisingly Healthy

<i>If you're looking for an easy snack that's also healthy, take this advice from Shape on store-bought snacks to stock your kitchen with.</i><p>Food shopping can make your head spin, especially when it comes to packaged foods: What's healthy and what's not? For example, recently, Kraft Singles gained a seal …

Nitrates

The Rules for Healthy and Rapid Weight Loss

There's a lot of detailed information out there about exactly what you should do to get a slim body and a rock-hard stomach. But none of those eating …

40 Financial Rules For 40 Year-Olds

Every decade of life has its financial challenges and opportunities.<p>In your 20s, you feel invincible.<p>Your 30s brings on a whole new set of responsibilities including career and family.<p>However, your 40s are especially important because you are closing in on retirement.<p>Making a huge money mistake in …

Seven Habits Of Organized People

Organized people aren’t born; they’re built. Here are the habits that you can cultivate to be just like them.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>We all know that one friend or coworker who is super-organized. The …

40 Smart Tricks To Keep Your Kids Organized

No promises your kids will oblige, though.

Memo To California: If You've A Shortage Of Something Then Change The Price

People over in California are rather scratching their heads over what to do about the shortage of water in the State. There’s a drought, yes, there’s a shortage of water as a result. So, what they’re facing is a scarce resource and they’ve got to make a decision about what they should do. How, for …

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

Testing the Sigma 24mm f/1.4 Art Lens Against Lenses by Major Manufacturers

Most of you know I’ve been very impressed with Sigma’s new Art lenses. Their 35mm f/1.4 Art I still think is the sharpest 35mm prime lens made. The …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

By Jay Cassano4 minute Read<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health …

8 Foods that Pack on Muscle

The Workout That Can Help You Lose 2 Inches Of Belly Fat

It's scientifically proven to detonate fat, and it only takes 20 minutes<p>If you want to lose a belt size, skip the treadmill. Performing intervals during your regular workout may help you lose more belly fat than steady-state cardio, according to Greek researchers.<p>In the study, participants …

The science is in: God is the answer

Research shows kids raised with spirituality are happier and healthier in the vulnerable teen years. Why aren’t we all signing up?<p>Eighteen years ago, …

6 Foods That Turn Into Belly Fat

Well, some foods go right to your gut and cause nearly instant fat gain, right where you don’t want it.<p>They call this type of weight gain “deep fat …

DIY Outdoor Garden Furniture

Simple Homemade Lighter<p>"The Giving Tree" Power Carved Log Bench<p>Modern Shop Stool From Two 2×4s<p>PVC Class<p>May i ask where you got your pillows and …

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use in these …