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Do We Have Left or Right Brain Personalities?

Is it true that some people are more 'right brained' or 'left brained?' Certainly some people are more creative and free-thinking, while others are …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Google DeepMind, the artificial intelligence company owned by Google, will put its technology to work in an eye hospital to try to spot the early signs of eye disease.</b> It's working with Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.<p><b>2. A company that makes parts for iPhones posted its biggest ever loss.</b> …

iPhone

Google protects Chrome against quantum hacking before it can even happen

Current internet encryption methods would have no way to stand up to quantum computers. Luckily, Google's working on it.<p>Worried about quantum computers accessing your precious, precious encrypted data? Well, you're probably not worried about that yet, but Google wants to make sure you never will be.<p>…

Quantum Computing

How to Build a Neuron: Exploring AI in JavaScript Pt 2

In this series, we’re discussing a topic that will transform the world we live in over the course of the next 25 years. We’re going to see lots of …

Uber's new upfront pricing tucks away the surge

The company's new upfront pricing supposedly helps do away with surge pricing headaches by telling you what you'll pay upfront.<p>Love it or hate it, Uber is really handy if you need to get around cheaply and easily. There is, however, one drawback that's quite alarming when it happens: Surge pricing, …

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i>.<p>Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other …

7 Must-Read Classic Business Books | Inc.com

Summer vacation. For most founders of early-stage and fast-growth companies those two words together are about as foreign as snow in August. Still, summer does tend to slow down the pace somewhat.<p>So whether you are one of the lucky ones who's managed to negotiate a few days on the beach or you …

Entrepreneurship

10 Research-Proven Tricks To Seem Smarter Than You Are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i>you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p><i>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." -Woodrow Wilson</i><p>Much of how you do in life comes down to …

9 Signs You're Successful--Even If It Doesn't Feel Like It

If you're ambitious, you're bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren't yet living up to your expectations.<p>We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it--other than the guy with the <i>'He who dies with the</i> …

Procrastination Destination: Meditation - GeekMom

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>It’s time for a mental vacation for this month’s Procrastination Destination. Here’s your invitation to tune into a zen …

Collective #223

Inspirational Website of the Week: ResnA surreal web experience with innovative effects that will keep you busy. Our pick this week. Get inspired …

Web Design

Dynamic content without JavaScript

What if I tell you that you can fetch/create dynamic content coming from a server in your browser (like AJAX does) without any line of JavaScript? …

How to bypass two-factor authentication with a text message

Is Two-factor authentication the solution for any kind of hacks? A text message could be used to take over your Google Account.<p>Following the recent …

Elon Musk Details Plans for Regular Flights to Mars

In a newly-released interview with the <i>Washington Post</i>, Elon Musk has reiterated a tight timeline for SpaceX’s planned missions to Mars, and added new …

AngularJS vs. Ember.js: Which JavaScript Framework Is Best For You?

A lot has changed since the early days of the web when a website would make a single request to the server, which would respond with the entire …

Isomorphic Javascript, let’s make it easier.

<b>isomorphic</b> i·so·mor·phic (ī’sə-môr’fĭk) Having a similar structure or appearance but being of different ancestry.<p>Ever since the invention of NodeJS …

5 Tricks to Dramatically Increase Your Motivation

Most of us are better at imagining what we want rather than putting forth the effort to get it. From dreams to everyday responsibilities, people say …

#MonthOfMindfulness Challenge Day 12 – Developing of Mindfulness One Day at a Time

There are three fundamental processes required for mindfulness to occur: forming intention, paying attention and adjusting your attitude (Shapiro, …

Why you need to read, and how to do it efficiently

Reading isn’t just for writers. Reading helps us learn more about our craft — whether it’s marketing, management, engineering or teaching. It sparks …

A new productivity trick created by a product designer could change the way you get things done

A large community of people are obsessed with bullet journaling because it's customizable for every person; you can alter it to fit your needs.<p>Designer Ryder Carroll created this analog system to give his notebook more purpose than ever.<p>The basic components of a bullet journal, according to the …

A top psychologist says there's only one way to become the best in your field — but not everyone agrees

As a teenager in Sweden, Anders Ericsson used to play chess against one of his classmates, a boy considerably worse at the game than Ericsson. Every time they'd play, Ericsson would trounce him.<p>Then one day, the classmate beat him.<p>Ericsson wanted to know: What exactly had the boy done to improve …

Ericsson

Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and can't move — here's why

Every few months I have a terrifying experience in the middle of the night.<p>I wake up but can't move, except for my eyes, which dart frantically …

Sleep

Ridesharing offers a cut-price ticket to Europe, but not many Britons use it

When he was a student in Toulouse, François Delattre found his regular train trip to Paris frustratingly slow, so he turned to paying drivers to “rent” a seat in their vehicle for the journey via internet forums. Ten years later he regularly takes passengers in his own car when travelling from his …

Carsharing

The Smell of Depression

It seems like I've divided my feelings into categories, the way that one might do with fragrance types: floral, citrus, earthy, smoky, gourmand, spicy.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>I decided last week that if I could find my signature scent I could stave off death. By death, I don't …

What happened to Austin, Texas, when Uber and Lyft left town

The ride-hailing companies suspended operations in early May after voters upheld strict regulations on the companies and their drivers — specifically, fingerprint-based background checks, a requirement that cars must be clearly marked with the companies' logos, and rules on where drivers can pick …

Why Is It So Hard to Tell If Someone Likes You?

One of the most frustrating things about dating and relationships is trying to figure out whether a person has romantic feelings for you. People …

I tried the plant-based meat that Google wanted to buy and I never want to eat a 'real' hamburger again

Environmentalists have described beef consumption as the "new SUV" for its effects on climate change, and I've heard the horror stories about livestock mistreatment.<p>But ... every so often I still find myself caving to the craving for a juicy cheeseburger or beef burrito.<p>That's why Impossible Foods' …

Canadian scientists are unlocking the secrets of your mind-numbing, skull-melting boredom

The research subjects are asked to watch a video of two men hanging laundry. Or another on how to make concrete. They might be asked to transcribe …

10 things to consider when buying a router

If you're looking to upgrade your home network, these are the things you should know before buying a new router.<p>Whether you're setting up a new home network or upgrading an existing one, the crux of the entire setup is the wireless router. It can be the difference between a nearly flawless network …

Wi-Fi