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4 Tips to Wire Your Brain for Entrepreneurial Wisdom

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past 20 years, we've learned more about the brain than in the entire course of human history. Researchers are on a quest to find out how can we translate brain science into practical strategies for increasing individual and …

Keurig accidentally created the perfect business model for hardware startups

It’s no secret that investors don’t like hardware businesses. Despite the eternal frustration of startup founders, investor distaste in physical …

Tax Deduction for Gym Membership, Fitness Equipment

If the government gave you money back for your gym membership, workout equipment (including books and videos), and fitness classes, would you be further inspired to exercise? That's what a proposed bill is hoping will happen.<p>The bill—HR 1218—would seek to tack on additions to current law, which …

Falling oil price encourages Britain to splash out

Sharp rise in restaurant, cinema and holiday sales as consumers enjoy benefits of falling fuel prices<p>The falling cost of petrol, the weakening of the euro, and an increase in wages has encouraged British consumers to start splashing out on holidays and restaurant meals according to new spending …

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Why Some Remember Dreams, Others Don't

People who tend to remember their dreams also respond more strongly than others to hearing their name when they're awake, new research …

Thoughts on Angular 2 after ng-conf 2015 (and some whisky)

<i>On Migrating from Angular 1 to Angular 2, the New Syntax, Web Components, Performance, TypeScript and Future of JavaScript.</i><p>Saturday, March 7th: I’ve …

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Tuple as Function arguments

I was doing some swift and accidentally I’ve spotted this functionality -<p><b>WAAAT</b>!<br>It’s possible to pass a tuple instead of arguments list<br>I’ve read that …

French Jews increasingly question their future

<b>"From your holy dwelling-place, look with kindness on this our country, the French Republic. And bless the French people. Amen."</b><p>Every Saturday in synagogues across France these words are intoned - in French or in Hebrew - as part of the Shabbat service.<p>The Prayer for the French Republic goes back …

Signs that you're a good programmer - Software Engineering Tips

The most frequently viewed page on this site is Signs you're a bad programmer, which has also now been published on dead trees by Hacker Monthly, and …

20 Free Code Editors for Web Developers

Web developers, need some help to ease your design process? Here are 20 <b>free code editors</b> you can try! Check out these free code editors and choose …

Hate Crunches? 6 Better Core Exercises for Beginners

Shares 50.3K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>So maybe you aren’t in good enough shape to get down and give us 50 crunches. But we know you’re not looking to ignore your …

16 Entrepreneurial Books Successful CEOs Swear By

Browse through the business section at your local bookstore or favorite e-commerce site, and you’re sure to become inundated with a variety of …

Oil Price Faces Another 20% Drop Due To Contango Math

Want to know where oil prices are headed? <b>You need to understand the economics of the floating storage play, Soc Gen says.</b><p>As we noted on Friday, …

Back Pain Treatment: 4 Core Exercises You Should Know

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Aside from the food you eat, exercise is one of the most important factors in being free from chronic disease. It is also something …

Internet Rivals Google, Microsoft Partner on New JavaScript Framework

In an unlikely pairing, Microsoft and Google have agreed to work together on Angular 2, a new version of Google’s JavaScript application framework …

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How To Reduce Friction With Good Design

Anders Toxboe, designer for Bonnier Interactive, cites motivation as the force that opposes friction in the realm of interaction design. A properly motivated user will be willing to withstand more friction and still have a positive experience. A poorly motivated user will, on the other hand, give …

The Absolute Minimum Every Novice Web Designer Must Know

It is a known fact that the utility and the usability are the primary factors responsible for the success of a website. It is important for any …

Hilbert’s Third Problem (A Story of Threes)

18.304 (discrete math) is one of two communication intensive (CI-M, where the M means it’s within my major) seminars I need to take as part of my …

Raspberry Pi Farset Labs 'jams' teach kids how to code computers

<b>How can a small device that looks like little more than a circuit board teach kids how to write computer programs?</b><p>The Raspberry Pi is far removed from the slick smartphones and tablets that so many of us have come to rely on, but one computer science student says the credit card-sized device is …

11 skills you need to master to land a $100,000 engineering job at Google

Google is the most desirable employer on Earth.<p>Engineers are the rock stars there — and they’re paid accordingly.<p>Interns start at $70,000 to $90,000 salaries, while software engineers pull in $118,000 and senior software engineers make an average of $152,985.<p>But one does not simply walk into the …

World's First Plantable Coffee Cup Biodegrades Into Seedlings After Use

Given America's caffeine addiction, it's no surprise that to-go coffee cups contribute significant amounts of waste to landfills. One California-based company has a solution to cut back on coffee-related trash: cups that can be planted. Seeds embedded in fibers that make up the cup's walls will …

Get 500 Free Books on Coding

February 27, 2015<br>Coding is one of the most demanded skills in the 21st century learning. There is a growing need for teaching students the …

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Here’s Why People Trust Human Judgment Over Algorithms

You’d think after years of using Google Maps we’d trust that it knows what it’s doing. Still, we think, “Maybe taking the backroads would be faster.”<p>That’s an example of what researchers call “algorithm aversion”: even when an algorithm consistently beats human judgment, people prefer to go with …

Is AngularJS ready for the enterprise?

AngularJS is the hottest word in Web application development today. But that's no guarantee it will remain relevant tomorrow.<p>To be sure, AngularJS …

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7 Pricing Mistakes To Avoid: Data-Based Insights from Salesforce, Uber and Kraft

One of the biggest mistakes I’ve seen executives make over the years is not spending enough time thinking about their pricing models. They think about price, but not creatively enough about pricing model, which is more about how you package your prices.<p>In an interview with Anil Kaul, the CEO of …

Self-Aware? World's Largest Hedge Fund Shifts Strategy To Artificial Intelligence

Despite warnings from the likes of Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking (and of course, Sarah Connor), <b>Ray Dalio's $165 billion AUM hedge fund Bridgewater</b> …