Robert A. Sutherland

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Is Amazon Prime Worth It?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I'm thinking of signing up for Amazon Prime, but I'm not sure if I'll actually use it enough to justify the $99 yearly fee. How much …

Most Popular Online Backup Service: Crashplan

Backing up your files locally is important, but if something like fire or flood happens, your data and your backups are gone. That's why online …

David Allen Explains How GTD Can Make You More Engaged with Life

In this TED-Ed talk, David Allen, creator of the Getting Things Done (GTD) productivity method, explains how you can use GTD to be productive and …

LinkedIn May Not Be The Coolest Social Network, But It's Only Becoming More Valuable To Businesses

Engagement is rising fast on LinkedIn, as the social network becomes a content destination. The social network is also high-income and highly educated, and it has a big international presence. These factors will make LinkedIn increasing compelling to marketers. Already, a survey from Cogent …

Social Media

Unlock With WiFi Disables Your Password-Protected Lockscreen When You're on Your Home Network

Android: Free app Unlock With WiFi toggles your Android device's security lock based on the Wi-Fi network you're connected to.<p>A lot of us lock our …

Use This Trick To See A Map Of Everywhere Google Knows You've Been

Luckily, there's an easy way to see exactly what Google knows about where you've been, and you can even see a map of past locations you have visited.<p>This all depends on whether you have enabled two settings tied to your Google account: location reporting and location history. Of course Google lets …

Apps

GEGeek Tech Toolkit Fixes Windows Computers and Updates Itself

If you're the person friends, family and coworkers count on to fix their computers, you already know a portable USB toolkit is essential for repairs. …

The App 100: The World's Greatest Apps

There are over 1.3 million apps in Apple's App Store, and another 1.3 million in Google's Play store, so finding your next app can be overwhelming. We live and breathe apps for a living, so we've sifted through them to tell you which are the best.<p><b>Click here to jump straight to our list of the</b> …

Apps

Here Are The Most Popular Budgeting Apps

The question: What software or tool do you use to track your spending?<p>The number and variety of responses was just amazing.<p>Some of the results, as you'll see, were not surprising.<p>But there were a number of readers who use budgeting tools that I had never heard of. I'm guessing some will be new to …

Personal Finance

13 Apps For Transforming Your Phone Into The Ultimate Toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

Apps

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>iOS/Mac: Sick of …

Smarter Ways to Do Push-Ups

Easy but effective exercises to tone your chest and arms.<p>The push-up is an old school, barebones exercise. But it's an essential muscle-building move …

15 Mistakes Smart People Make in Retirement

Neglecting to plan for long-term care can be a big threat to your nest egg.<p>Americans make plenty of mistakes when it comes to planning for …

How Features as a Service (FaaS) Helps You Code Faster and Improves App Quality

Laziness is a key trait of the highly successful programmer. Amateurs invest lots of time in things that don’t matter, but good programmers move fast …

Enterprise hits and misses - NoSQL marches on, and Hadoop tries to grow up

<b>diginomica hit:</b> NoSQL marches on, but Datastax CEO sees a skills gap – coverage by Derek<p><b>quotage</b>: “<i>from the customers speaking at the event this week,</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, …

What You Thought You Knew About De-Stressing Is Wrong, According to Science

No wonder you're still so stressed out!<p>For years, experts have been saying that "mindful" activities like meditation, deep breathing, coloring, and just about any activity you focus on without distraction from things like your phone are basically brilliant. If you're looking for proof that being …

'A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing' review: A ghostly and beautiful play comes to New York

Fans of Irish writer Eimear McBride may well wonder how her award-winning debut novel, "A Girl Is A Half Formed Thing", could be adapted for the …

10 Free Apps Every Entrepreneur Should Have

From time tracking to cloud data integration, these free apps will help you run your business smoothly and efficiently without spending a cent.

Motivational Quotes to Help You Reach Your Goals

1 of 16<p>Performance Quote<p>"Your performance is not limited by your physical abilities. It is your mind that sets a limit to your full potential." …

Motivation

The one machine learning concept you need to know

(This article was first published on <b> r-bloggers – SHARP SIGHT LABS</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)Machine learning is hard.Some people spend …

Machine Learning

Top 9 Ways to Speed Up Your Development Process

These days, it seems as if all tech teams share one missing component: time. It’s for this reason that I found it worthwhile to take a few minutes to …

The Number 1 Rule to Get Things Done

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the biggest struggles millennials face is wading through the information overload to figure out what we should be doing with our time.<p>Can you really blame us?<p>Every time you look at your phone, dozens of pings, notifications and …

Time Management

Reasons Why Agile Transformations Fail

By<aside class="pull_aside"> <blockquote class="pullquote TOPICPLACEHOLDER">An organization is unlikely to achieve a successful agile transformation …

Project Management

This Personal Vice May Be the Key to Unlocking Your Creativity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My name is Peter, and I am a procrastinator. There it is -- my first step toward recovering from the disruptive condition called procrastination.<p>For as long as I can remember, I have procrastinated on important matters. Not always because …

Creativity

Lingohop wants to make language learning personal, relevant to you

The apple is red; the boy is short — these aren’t sentences you typically say, but they are often used as the standard when learning languages …

New functional programming language can generate C, Python code for apps

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen's Department of Computer Science recently unveiled Futhark, an open source functional programming …

Programming

8 Ways Successful People Beat Procrastination

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone procrastinates. Even the most successful people struggle with it every day. But successful people do something that most of us don't -- they push past it. They don’t make excuses or allow it to affect their output. They come up …

Procrastination