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How To Stay Healthy When You Work 60+ Hours A Week -- Including The Exact Workouts And Meal Plans To Use

A while back I asked my readers why it's so hard to stay in shape. Most of them agreed that they knew they needed to sleep and exercise more, and eat less -- but knowing and doing are three different things. When I dug deeper, to uncover the problem behind the problem, three things kept coming …

Good Books for All Things Data

One of the greatest benefits of working among a diverse group of data scientists and data engineers at Stitch Fix is how much we can learn from our …

Data Science

Coding snobs are not helping our children prepare for the future

Earlier this week, Carmen Fariña, the chancellor of America’s largest school system, announced that the ambitious plan to bring computer science education to New York City’s 1.1 million public school students would expand in September to include elementary schools. The goal is to give all the …

Computer Science

Complete Java Programming Bootcamp | Popular Science Shop

<b>From 0 to 1: Data Structures & Algorithms in Java</b><p>Master the Fundamentals of How Computer Programs Organize & Manipulate Data<p>Data structures and algorithms? They're standard Computer Science 101 topics, and ones you'll master in this course. You'll learn how common data structures organize …

4 Ways to Boost Your Health That Will Also Build Your Wealth

We love what we do as entrepreneurs and we want to stay in the game as long as we can. That means taking care of the business and the body. Without profits, we won't succeed professionally. Without health, we won't possess the passion and energy needed to keep driving the bus.<p>There's no question: …

Entrepreneurship

15 Things to Do When You’re Feeling Stressed

Have you mastered stress, or is stress mastering you? Between work deadlines, bills, and family and friend obligations, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. …

Neoliberalism gave us Trump: A dying America is raging against the capitalist machine

<b>Donald Trump (AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>The U.S. economy has left millions on the outside looking in. Some have turned to socialism, others to a demagogue<p>Steve Fraser<p>June 3, 2016 8:45am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Arising from the shadows of the American repressed, Bernie Sanders and …

3 Snapchat Accounts That Will Teach You More Than a Stanford MBA

Learn more for free with Snapchat than you would spending over $100,000 at Stanford.<p>Silicon Valley power brokers may be migrating away from Twitter to the last place you'd expect. In the words of Y Combinator president Sam Altman, "It feels in the last month that we've gone from no VCs on Snapchat …

Silicon Valley

Meet The Internet’s Best Productivity Tool: If This Then That

Better known as IFTTT, the simple service that makes your favorite apps work together is the geek world’s best-kept secret<p>Nerds have all sorts of superpowers. The AC cranks up automatically when they pull into the driveway. They get an alert every time a decent vacation rental shows up on …

Apps

How To Make Good Habits Stick: 6 Secrets From Research

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don’t do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

How One 84-Year-Old Professor Thinks About Tech in the Classroom

• In-depth articles about current issues faced by universities<br>• Data and analysis on the latest higher education trends, statistics, and salaries<br>• Special …

The winners have taken all: Middle class incomes are plummeting — with no relief in sight

The staggering reality is that half of America is in financial distress and at risk of falling deeper into debt<p>Paul Bucheit<p>June 1, 2016 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Poor Americans are becoming increasingly disposable in our winner-take-all society, as often noted in the …

How I Passed the CPA Exam (My Background & Tips on Preparing/Scheduling/Taking the Exam)

7 Life-Changing Skills You Can Learn Even If You're Broke

Skills are the gateway to a better quality career and life.<p>The problem is, money is tight for most of us after covering rent/mortgage, car payments, …

How to Become QuickBooks Certified

QuickBooks is one of the many types of bookkeeping software commonly used by individuals and small businesses. Intuit, the maker of QuickBooks, …

ASUS F556UA-AS54 Review: A Powerful Laptop at Affordable Price

If you're in the market for a laptop that performs without lag, stands from the crowd and feels light on your pocket, then ASUS F556UA-AS54 is for …

Consumer Tech

Noam Chomsky predicted the rise of Donald Trump six years ago

<b>(WGBHForum)</b><p>Both parties have colossally failed the American people. It was only a matter of time before a strongman stepped in<p>Jake Johnson<p>May 19, 2016 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>In an interview with Chris Hedges in 2010, Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned linguist and …

Why Nike’s Diversity Disclosure Is Just the First Step

Nike just did it. So have a growing number of technology companies. And what they’ve done — publish employee diversity numbers — is the critical …

21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life

Never stop learning. Improve your professional and personal lives here.<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal and …

Please don’t learn to code, learn to understand code instead

“I notice you haven’t written all that much of your own software.”<p>The interviewer was looking at my code samples. They were largely patches that …

Want more sex? Eat less, study says

It sounds simple: Cut back on your calorie intake by 25 percent— and voilà, you’re having more sex. That idea was just one of the takeaways from a study published May 2 in the journal <i>JAMA Internal Medicine</i>,in which researchers looked at how calorie restriction can impact humans’ quality of life, …

ChefSteps: How One App Is Starting a Cooking Revolution

<i>The following article was witten by Steve Boss and published in the Summer 2016 issue of</i> iPhone Life <i>magazine. Learn how to get the most from your iPhone by clicking here to subscribe.</i><p>Inside a floor-to-ceiling windowed kitchen laboratory and office space located in Seattle’s iconic Pike’s Place …

5 Ways to Learn More Every Day

As the CEO of a Silicon Valley start-up and the parent—and coach and cheerleader and chauffeur—of three small kids, I struggle to carve out time for …

Top 10 JavaScript Articles from Last Month.

We’ve observed nearly 1,000 articles related to JavaScript, posted and updated in April 2016.<p>Note that Top 10 list for ReactJS, AngularJS, NodeJS, …

JavaScript

The Software Developer’s Library: A Treasure Trove of Books for People Who Love Code

A treasure trove of books for people who love code. Curated by Eric Elliott.<p>Arranged by topic, loosely in learning order.<p>A Note to Beginners<p>I learned …

Computer Science Fundamentals has a new “unplugged” page!

If you have ever tried using “unplugged” computer science lessons (lessons that teach concepts through arts, crafts, and games instead of a machine) …

Online Education

10 Big Data Books To Boost Your Career

People with big data and data science skills are some of the most sought after professionals because demand is outstripping supply. Here are 10 books …

Business Technology

Why You Shouldn't Pick Stocks

Harold Pollack explains a better way to secure your financial future.<p>Harold Pollack, co-author of <i>The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to</i> …

Your Choices for Motivation Determine Your Ultimate Success. Here's Why

Dangle your own carrot in front of you. Determine your own motivations.<p>Here's a simple way to test your motivation.<p>What would you do in your job, at your company, or even in life if you could complete a given project and earn an easy $1 million? In other words, how would you strive for excellence, …