Paul Hutchinson

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How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Self-help

Steve Jobs Used this Insanely Simple Strategy to Get What He Wanted (and You Can Too) | Inc.com

<i>This article also appeared on LinkedIn.</i><p>There's a video clip on YouTube of Steve Jobs telling the story of when he was 12 years old and he was looking for spare parts so he could build an electronic device known as a frequency counter.<p>He tells how he opened the Palo Alto, California, phone book and …

Hung Up

Steve Jobs would probably be rather upset with what Apple has become today

This past week, Apple spent 82 minutes unveiling a new app, a computer screen made by another company, and three laptops with the same name. They weren’t exactly the major overhauls that many were hoping for, and the event comes not too long after the company released a new iPhone that looked much …

John Sculley

HG Wells made a series of utopian predictions 100 years ago and was right about nearly all of them

No writer is more renowned for his ability to foresee the future than HG Wells. His writing can be seen to have predicted the airplane, the tank, space travel, the atomic bomb, satellite television, and the World Wide Web. His fantastic fiction imagined time travel, alien invasion, flights to the …

Science Fiction

How to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination comes in many disguises. We might resolve to tackle a task, but find endless reasons to defer it. We might prioritize things we can readily tick off our to-do list—answering emails, say—while leaving the big, complex stuff untouched for another day. We can look and feel busy, while …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Meditation, Mindfulness and Sleep Can Radically Impact Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial drive that inspires us to work tirelessly in service of our vision is one of the integral components of building a great company from scratch. No game-changing organization has ever been created without diligent …

The Toughest Lessons I've Ever Learned: 6 Powerful Leaders Share Their Stories | Inc.com

Have you ever made a difficult, even poor, choice and learned nothing from it? Here's why it's important to find the nuggets of wisdom in even the poorest of decisions.<p>James Green, CEO of Magnetic<p><b>1. Even if your boss is Steve Jobs, it's OK to say no.</b><p>The most difficult learning experience I've ever …

Leadership

9 timeless lessons from the great Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius

Marcus has remained relevant for 1,800 years largely due to his writings collected as "Meditations," which President Bill Clinton has said is one of his favorite books.<p>"Meditations" is closer to a diary than a philosophical treatise. Marcus wrote its 12 books sometime during the tumultuous last …

Internet Flips Over College Gymnast's Almost Perfect Routine

She whipped out the whip, the nae nae, and hit the quan before ending with the dab.<p>UCLA gymnast Sophina DeJesus not only helped her team squeak out a victory against Utah on Saturday, but her floor performance has managed to win the Internet.<p>Judges gave the 21-year-old senior a near-perfect 9.925 …

Gymnastics

‘Apple Employee #4’ Bill Fernandez talks early Apple & Steve Jobs in new interview [Video]

Leo Laporte and Mike Elgan of popular podcasting networking TWiT today conducted an interview with Bill Fernandez, the fourth employee to work at Apple. At Apple, Fernandez was a user interface architect and inventor. He worked on both the Apple I and Apple II and contributed to the user interface …

Leo Laporte

7 counterintuitive secrets to being insanely productive

In fact, there are plenty of proven strategies for getting more done while staying happy and healthy.<p>To find out what those strategies are, we checked out the Quora thread "What is the secret to insane productivity?" as well as some other research, and picked out our favorite techniques.<p>Quora user …

You won't hear it, but news from Afghanistan is bad

The news from Afghanistan is very bad. No one says that, of course. President Ghani has a “national unity government” that “supports a strong …

What Do Your Dreams Say About Your Sleep Quality?

A good night’s sleep is far more nuanced than simply putting in your seven to nine hours and calling it a day. Good, healthy sleep means feeling rested upon waking. It means not having chronic bad dreams or nightmares. And it turns out that the difference between a smile-filled slumber and a …

Paris attacks: 'Ringleader' Abdelhamid Abaaoud killed in raid

<b>The suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was among those killed in a French police raid on Wednesday, prosecutors say.</b><p>They confirmed the Islamic State (IS) militant had died in a flat in the Paris suburb of Saint Denis.<p>His body was found riddled with bullets and shrapnel …

Paris Attacks

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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Early Mac UI designers say Apple has abandoned many of its human interface design principles

Two of the early Mac user-interface designers argue in a lengthy <i>FastCo</i> piece that Apple has abandoned many of its original human interface design principles in both OS X and iOS, and a switch to an alphabetic rather than hierarchical list seemingly puts aesthetics above all else.<p>Don Norman and …

OS X

Recommended Reading: Jony Ive tells the story of the Apple Pencil

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>Jony Ive Interview: The Story of the Apple Pencil</b> <br>The Telegraph<p>The initial wave …

What Apple employees say about the company's secretive internal corporate culture

We know it's intense.<p>But we wanted to hear what it was like from the employees themselves, and not just those picked to be at the centre of its flagship projects.<p>What is it like in the cafeteria, walking the halls? Are staff really encouraged to let their creativity flow?<p>Luckily, there is a Quora …

Security

We turned on the Nintendo PlayStation: It's real and it works

When a mysterious "Nintendo PlayStation" prototype with both an SNES cartridge slot and a CD drive made the rounds back in July, many remained skeptical. Not even Sony PlayStation's head of Worldwide Studios, Shuhei Yoshida, wanted to confirm its authenticity. Or perhaps he just didn't want to …

Write Like You Talk

October 2015<p>Here's a simple trick for getting more people to read what you write: write in spoken language.<p>Something comes over most people when they …

Language

The Hateful Life And Spiteful Death Of The Man Who Was Vigo The Carpathian

You’ve seen a painting of Norbert Grupe. A heavy, creased brow and shoulder-length hair framing a frightening scowl, the massive work hung in the …

How the 6s Plus Is Reshaping My iPhone Experience

In April, I settled an argument with myself. After years of assuming that a small and compact phone was what I wanted, I realized that the iPhone 6 Plus was the pocket computer for me. The size, harder one-handed operations, software slowdowns caused by memory constraints and resolution …

Why People Happily Spend Money on Snacks, Smartphones, and Slot Machines--But Not Coaching or Therapy.

I recently entered my 29th year of practice in the field of emotional health.<p>Through the decades, I've seen a number of things change--hairstyles, clothing trends, music, cars, technology, and communication preferences.<p><b>One thing hasn't changed, though.</b><p>Today--as always--many people are fine with …

11 mind-blowing facts about Apple that show just how massive the company really is

Apple is among the largest publicly traded companies in the US by market capitalization (the value of its shares).<p>But it's hard to wrap your head around that fact.<p>Can you picture the value of Apple's shares, $673 billion?<p>The iPhone's popularity has catapulted Apple from an underdog fighting IBM to …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

10 Things You Didn't Know About the Moon

As the full moon approaches, its growing brightness tends to capture our attention.<p>The full moon occurs when the moon is on the opposite side of …

The 15 most compelling scientific findings that suggest aliens are real

Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across the universe.<p>What's more, a number of recent discoveries also strongly suggest that alien life …

Michael J. Fox And Christopher Lloyd As Marty McFly And Doc Brown Join 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' For Back To The Future Day

In honour of Back To The Future Day, Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd showed up on Jimmy Kimmel's talk show <i>in full BTTF costume</i> and drove onto …