Aditya Raj

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No one knows how YouTube’s Trending section works

How does this keep happening?<p>YouTube’s Trending section is under fire once again after another misleading, offensive video made its way to the top of the list.<p>Criticism surged against the company today after Motherboard reported that one of the top trending videos, displayed for hundreds of …

Why Mindfulness Meditation Is The Most Important (and Undervalued) Self-Development Practice

Meditation is always the first thing to go.<p>The busier you are, the easier it becomes to sacrifice your values.<p>If you aren't careful, you'll blink and wake up living the life you never wanted--a life filled with regret, mediocrity, and complacency.<p>You'll lay awake late at night contemplating all of …

YouTube tightens rules for video creators to make money from advertising | Financial Times

YouTube is tightening the rules on which channels can make money, as it tries to win over advertisers worried about their brand appearing next to …

YouTube star Logan Paul wants "second chance" after "suicide forest" video

YouTube star Logan Paul says he's going to grow from his mistakes after last month's incident, in which he received news-making backlash after …

Advertisers rethink YouTube influencer strategies after YouTube cuts small creators

Brands’ initial relief after YouTube’s decision to cut the amount of channels it reviews is slowly being replaced by the realization among some that …

YouTube’s CEO promises stronger enforcement in the wake of controversies

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki took to the service’s Creator Blog last night to issue some broad goals for the year forward. The plans largely revolve around increased transparency on the company’s part and tightening enforcement — a pretty clearly reaction to multiple creator controversies over the …

What I’ve learned from my tally of 757 doctor suicides

Five years ago, I was at a memorial. Another suicide. Our third doctor in 18 months.<p>Everyone kept whispering, "Why?"<p>That was when I decided I had to find an answer.<p>So I started counting dead doctors. I left that memorial service with a list of 10. Today I have 757 suicides on my registry.<p>And I …

Mental Health

Can 10 Minutes of Meditation Make You More Creative?

In more and more occupations, creativity is part of the job description. Whether you are trying to reconcile conflicting stakeholder priorities, finding a solution to a customer’s issue, or launching a new product line, your solution probably won’t come out of a textbook. But it’s hard to keep …

A question about Uber’s fake valuation

If you’ve been following the latest news on Uber, you may have spotted its latest effort to bring down the corporate world’s global average for good …

Venture Capital

How to Forget About Work When You’re Not Working

When was the last time you got away from work?<p>I mean truly got <i>away</i> from it: didn’t think about it, didn’t worry about it, didn’t have a to-do list rattling around in your brain.<p>Most of us know there are benefits to getting away from work. We know we need time to recharge each day in order to be …

Self-help

The tough task of reviving India's decaying railways

<b>As the sun starts to set over India's Udaipur railway station, a female voice on the tannoy system informing passengers of an incoming train fills the hot, humid air.</b><p>As the Mewar Express pulls up, there's a sudden, frantic rush.<p>Before it comes to a complete halt, male passengers throw in their …

Trains

Android newbie HMD’s Nokia 8 flagship lets you livestream ‘frontbacks’

Rebooting the venerable Nokia smartphone brand has not been a rush job for HMD Global, the Foxconn-backed company set up for the purpose of licensing the Nokia name to try to revive the brand’s fortunes on smartphones.<p>But after starting with basic and mid-tier smartphones, it’s finally outted a …

Mobile Technology

Why We Obsess Over People Who Don't Want Us

<b>For simplicity's sake, I refer to heterosexual women in this post, but what I discuss here definitely applies to heterosexual men and</b> …

Relationships

Want a Happier Workplace? Studies Say the Best Companies Do These 5 Things Every Single Day

It will not only make employees happy, it will also increase their productivity.<p>Making happy workplaces and happy employees sounds so ... what's the word ... Disney-like. In the results-oriented, bottom-line business world, does happiness really fit in, or is this the stuff of Tinker Bell, …

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, those are …

eCommerce