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The Easy Way to Get Focused in Less Than 2 Minutes

On an average morning before 8 a.m., my thoughts go something like:<p>“Is my mum going to be OK?”<p>“Does my dog need acupuncture? Why is she still …

New York City

Nvidia wants to drive the future of AI (with ice hockey)

When processors can't get smaller, they need to get smarter. Nvidia wants its tech to be at the heart of that smart future with machines taking the lead.<p>According to Nvidia, the age of Moore's Law is coming to an end.<p>The solution? We don't just need to get smaller, we need to get smarter.<p>Nvidia …

Machine Learning

Creative people really do see the world differently

What is it about a creative work such as a painting or piece of music that elicits our awe and admiration? Is it the thrill of being shown something …

Creativity

The unusual way Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin interview people for jobs

So if interviewing for a position with an ordinary Google manager is difficult, what is it like interviewing with Google's founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin?<p>AOL CEO Tim Armstrong knows.<p>Before joining AOL in 2009, Armstrong spent a decade at Google, where he helped build its …

Silicon Valley

The problem with millennials isn’t millennials—it’s how you’re leading them

Lazy. Entitled. Narcissistic.<p>At both the popular and academic level, those three words pretty well sum up <i>the problem</i> with millennials. But why stop …

Leadership

How Harley-Davidson Used Artificial Intelligence to Increase New York Sales Leads by 2,930%

It was winter in New York City and Asaf Jacobi’s Harley-Davidson dealership was selling one or two motorcycles a week. It wasn’t enough.<p>Jacobi went for a long walk in Riverside Park and happened to bump into Or Shani, CEO of an AI firm, Adgorithms. After discussing Jacobi’s sales woes, Shani, …

Artificial Intelligence

So, You Want To Be A Writer? There's Never Been A Better Time Than Right Now...

If there's one thing most writers agree upon, it's the fact that creating something original is hard, but choosing to unleash it into big, wide world …

Writing

Is There Really A Cosmological Constant? Or Is Dark Energy Changing With Time?

According to physics, the universe and everything in it can be explained by just a handful of equations. They’re difficult equations, all right, but their simplest feature is also the most mysterious one. The equations contain a few dozen parameters that are – for all we presently know – …

Dark Matter

30 Books You Should Read at Least Once in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as settling down with an exhilarating new read on a rare day off. But while we’re always on the hunt for brand new books to binge-read, there are certain literary staples that every bibliophile should read at least *once* in their lifetime — plus, it doesn’t hurt …

Books

Once you read these wise words from Alan Watts, you'll be inspired to take action and achieve your goals

We all have big goals that we want achieve, however many of us are unsure about how to actually achieve them.<p>It’s not easy. Competition is always …

12 Quotes From Zen Masters That Will Help You to Stop Overthinking Everything

Do you experience a racing mind, where thoughts are overpowering you and you’re having trouble finding peace in the present moment?<p>This happens to me …

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Life lessons from Shakespeare and Marcus Aurelius

William Shakespeare and Marcus Aurelius (the great stoic philosopher and emperor) have more in common than you might think. They share a recorded …

Literature

Want to found a start-up? These are the books you should read first, a top VC says

Bill Gurley's investment firm, Benchmark, has made some big bets that paid off. The firm was an early investor in Instagram, Quora, Snap, Uber, …

Venture Capital

'60 Minutes' Looks at How Silicon Valley Hacks Our Brains

Smartphone apps are designed with compulsive use in mind.<p>On the April 9 edition of <i>60 Minutes</i>, Anderson Cooper sat down with former Google product …

Silicon Valley

Osho Reveals the Most Simple Strategy to Settle a Busy Mind and Live in the Present Moment

Modern day life can be tough. There are exams to ace, bills to pay, diapers to change, and annoying co-workers to contend with. And unfortunately, we …

Meditation

California is getting so much power from solar that wholesale electricity prices are turning negative

The extraordinary success of solar power in some pockets of the world that combine sunshine with high investment in the technology mean that governments and energy companies are having radically to rethink the way they manage—and charge for—electricity.<p>California is one such a place.<p>On March 11, it …

Renewable Energy

The 17 best tech email newsletters you need to subscribe to

Once viewed as an anachronistic throwback to the pre-social web, email newsletters are in the middle of a glorious Renaissance.<p>At their best, they cut through the noise and provide incisive round-ups and analysis — wading through the muck of news so you don't have to.<p>Perhaps predictably, the tech …

Tech Industry

How I made my own VPN server in 15 minutes

People are (rightfully) freaking out about their privacy as the Senate voted to let internet providers share your private data with advertisers. While it’s important to protect your privacy, it doesn’t mean that you should sign up to a VPN service and tunnel all your internet traffic through VPN …

Information Systems

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

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

JavaScript

The World's Best Developers Are Full Stack Developers. Here's 122+ Hours of Instruction to Help You Join Them.

<b>The Full Stack Web Development Course</b><p>Handle Every Facet of An App's Development, Ascend to the Top of the Developer Mountain<p><b>Projects In ReactJS: The</b> …

How I Turned My WordPress Blog into a Five-Figure Business

In 2013, I was working in a design agency in London, while dreaming about entrepreneurship and traveling the world.<p>One day, an idea struck me. Most …

Small Business

Parents 'control' their children in one of 2 ways — and only one leads to happier kids

A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as less psychologically controlling and more caring as they were growing up were likely to be happier and more satisfied as adults.<p>On the flip side, the people whose parents applied greater psychological control as …

Psychology

Internet Of Things Will Revolutionize Retail

• 70% of retail decision makers globally are ready to adopt the Internet of Things to improve customer experiences.<br>• 73% of retailers rate managing big data as important or business-critical to their operations.<br>• 78% of retailers say it is important or business-critical to integrate e-commerce and …

eCommerce

How NOT to succeed in your 45-minute coding interview

I recently published a post How NOT to design Netflix in your 45-minute System Design Interview?. First, surprisingly, it got pretty popular. …

Employment

New task manager could change the way web designers work

Freeter<p>Life is full of distractions, especially if you're working as a web designer. All it takes is a lapse of memory as you're switching between …

Web Design