Milind Koduri

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How Syria Came to This

A story of ethnic and sectarian conflict, international connivance, and above all civilian suffering<p>Seven years of horrific twists and turns in the Syrian Civil War make it hard to remember that it all started with a little graffiti.<p>In March 2011, four children in the southern city of Der’a …

Middle East

🐱Ask me about JavaScript!🐱

Ask a question Read answered questions<p>You ask a question about JavaScript.<br>• We answer it.<br>• It's that easy!<br>• Actually not. First, you have to go throw …

JavaScript

1 in 5 CSU students graduate in four years

SACRAMENTO — Just 21 percent of the students who enrolled at a California State University campus in 2012 graduated in four years, far fewer than the …

Higher Education

How math education can catch up to the 21st century

In 1939, the fictional professor J. Abner Pediwell published a curious book called “The Saber-Tooth Curriculum.”<p>Through a series of satirical …

Pedagogy

This fancy keyboard overlay shows all the commands you need in Vim

The Vim text editor is beloved by programmers. It’s ludicrously powerful, and lets you accomplish tasks with greater efficiency than you otherwise would. But boy, is it complicated. So complicated that one of the most popular questions on developer Q&A site Stack Overflow is “<i>How do I exit …

6 ways to stop blocking your own success

Even the most excellent leaders sometimes find that one day, suddenly, what once worked so well to propel their rise stops working. And the very same …

Self-improvement

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

ALWAYS SETTLE.

Dear friend, I wanna write you a letter on settling. I. Purpose First of all, I think we waste so much of our time and lives on pursuing the wrong …

Street Photography

How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict

Avoiding or delaying a difficult conversation can hurt your relationships and create other negative outcomes. It may not feel natural at first, especially if you dread discord, but you can learn to dive into these tough talks by reframing your thoughts.<p><b>Begin from a place of curiosity and respect,</b> …

Self-help

Want to Raise Inspired Kids? A Navy SEAL Commander Says Teach Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

A few years ago, a retired Navy SEAL commander named Bill McRaven gave a graduation speech at the University of Texas. His words went viral, starting with his advice that no matter what you do, if you want to be successful, you should make your bed in the morning.<p>McRaven, who had been in charge of …

Self-improvement

7 Breakthrough Steps to Shed Negative Habits

You want to stop procrastinating, running solely on adrenaline and getting defensive about criticism. You know these things hold you back. You don’t …

Self-help

9 things smart people won’t do

My recent post, 10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you won’t do as …

The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.<p>As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage …

Japan

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30 | Inc.com

Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone should know before exiting young …

Self-improvement

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

Here's Why Science Is Usually Wrong (According to Science) | Inc.com

After my wife recently switched to a plant-based diet, I felt inspired to do more research about how such a diet affects long-term health. This proved challenging: For every researcher out there extolling the benefits of such a diet, there's another that speaks out against it.<p>That's not the first …

Plant-Based Diet

Hear Carl Sagan Artfully Refute a Creationist on a Talk Radio Show: “The Darwinian Concept of Evolution is Profoundly Verified”

It takes a special kind of person to calmly debate those who prefer dogma to reason and who insist on ignoring or distorting evidence to suit their …

Automation is Taking Over One of the Most Popular Professions

Late last year, I took a road trip with my partner from our home in New Orleans, Louisiana to Orlando, Florida and as we drove by town after town, we …

Local Economies

An Indian community that sends the most workers and students to the US now fears America

Srinivas Kuchibhotla was barely two weeks away from celebrating his 33rd birthday when tragedy struck.<p>An aviation engineer with GPS maker Garmin, Kuchibhotla and his friend Alok Madasani were having beer at a bar in Olathe, Kansas, when they were attacked by 51-year-old Adam Purinton. A White House …

India
Startups (India)

Psychological Secrets to Hack Your Way to Better Life Habits

Habits run our lives. Who you are and what you can accomplish depends largely on routines and behaviors. You are either getting better and becoming …

Meditation for Beginners: 7 Tips For Those Who Say They Can't Meditate

One of the most healthy habits you can develop for yourself is meditation, hands down.<p>Countless research studies have shown its benefits, ranging …

Why we should teach cursive writing to all kids

When Jack Lew was nominated to be Treasury secretary in 2013, President Barack Obama joked that as a condition of the appointment, Lew would have to …

After wave of threats on Jewish centers, ADL calls for action

Ivanka Trump later lends her support via Twitter.<p>The Anti-Defamation League has again called on the Trump administration to act in light of numerous reported threats against Jewish Community Centers across the U.S. on Monday.<p>"The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is deeply disturbed by additional bomb …

Donald Trump

How the founder of 'legal loan shark' Wonga made a comeback as London's fintech messiah

Errol Damelin pushes things to the limit. In 2011, he ran the Antarctic Ice Marathon in temperatures that reached -28 degree celsius. He came eighth out of around 40 people, recording a time of just over 5 hours and 14 minutes, and raised over $70,000 for the charity Water.<p>His company, Wonga, was …

Startups

Stop losing sleep because of stress and overwork

Feeling frazzled and sleepless in the city that never sleeps? You’re not alone. According to a new study reported on BMJ Journals’ website, 97 …

All The Ways Parents Enable Bratty Kids And What Can Be Done To Fix It

By<p>Jun 02 2016, 2:18 PM<p>PROBLEM CHILD, Amy Yasbeck, John Ritter, Michael Oliver, 1990.<p>There’s a lot of advice out there about empathetic parenting: …

Parenting

Universities overwhelmingly objected to the Trump travel ban. Here are the values they emphasized.

Universities played an important role in the unexpectedly widespread mobilization against President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order suspending entry to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries.<p>The protests themselves came from many directions, as civil liberties organizations played a …

Higher Education

Internet Of Things And Machine Learning: Ever Wondered What Machines Are Saying To Each Other?

KONE’s mission is to improve the flow of urban life. The Finnish-headquartered elevator and escalator engineering and maintenance company is responsible for 1.1 million elevators worldwide. As well as offices and apartments, it runs people-moving machinery at airports, stadiums and exhibition …

Internet of Things

Companies Are Bad at Identifying High-Potential Employees

A high-potential employee is usually in the top 5% of employees in an organization. These people are thought to be the organization’s most capable, most motivated, and most likely to ascend to positions of responsibility and power. To help these employees prepare for leadership roles in a …

Employee Engagement