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Make an “analog” bike speedometer with Arduino

As Maker Alex Gyver points out in his video, Chinese bike computers are quite cheap, but “why not?” It’s a great question, and one that motivates …

How A Single Shift Of Focus Can Change You From Procrastinating To Taking Actions Immediately

The desk is cluttered, email inbox full, there are thousands of voice messages. Your head is pounding and all you can do is stare in a stagnant …

Procrastination

A Therapist Explains How To *Really* Listen To Another Human Being

Let’s face it: Most people aren’t good listeners. In fact, most people — including your best friend who truly loves you to the moon and back — are <i>terrible</i> listeners. But it’s not their fault. No one (well, very few people) are out here trying to ignore your important thoughts and problems. They …

A Visual Guide To Statistics

A Brown University student creates math lessons for the more visually inclined among us.<p>Statisticians are one of the fastest growing jobs in the country–and for good reason. “As data becomes more and more a part of people’s lives, statistics is becoming more a part of people’s lives,” says Daniel …

Creating stunning charts with Vue.js and Chart.js

Dive into the options of chart.js to create stunning charts.<p>Interactive charts can provide a cool way to visualize your data.<br>However most out of the …

JavaScript

Every Man Should Read These Life-Changing Books

Don’t take life learning and personal growth for granted. Some of these books are guaranteed to expand your mind, provoke your thoughts, and even …

Update: How I Increased My Net Worth To $100,000 In One Year

<i>This post was written by Ace for Sure Dividend</i><p>Hi everyone, my name is Ace and I was a guest poster for Ben on this site several years ago. I run the …

3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life

Open your mind to the opportunities all around you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading was never something I was interested in while attending school. Nor was it something I thought I would ever do again once I graduated. My choices in life after school seemed to …

Building An Innovation Culture (When You're Stuck With A Lot Of Non-innovators On Payroll)

How do you encourage a culture of innovation at your company, when your employees seem all too comfortable going along with the status quo?<p>This is the challenge I face as a company culture consultant striving to drive culture change. And, while it’s not easy at first, there is a process.<p>Let’s say …

Innovation

5 open source dashboard tools for visualizing data

Trying to communicate lots of complex data points quickly? Use one of these open source dashboard tools.

How To Retire Right

<b>Introduction</b><p>Many people today don't have adequate savings for their retirement years and a significant fraction have no retirement savings. Social …

Retirement

This Little Jumping Cube Is Probably How The Robot Apocalypse Starts

But it's so cute! (For now...)<p>Have you ever looked at a Rubik's Cube and thought to yourself "this thing would be better if it could jump"? That's basically the resulting design of a new robot from researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial …

How To Access Dark Web In 15 Minutes (Super Easy Guide)

Are you trying to find out how to access the dark web?<p>Well, look no further, we have gone and done the research so we could show you step by step the …

This Biotech May Get the First Marijuana-Based Therapy Approved in the U.S.

GW Pharmaceuticals (gwph) got a third set of impressive clinical trial results for its experimental marijuana-based therapy, sending its stock …

Leica and Huawei continue camera partnership with joint R&D center

Leica and Huawei have announced plans for a new research and innovation center to be situated at Leica's headquarters in Wetzlar, Germany. The Max Berek Innovation Lab, named after the famed optical pioneer who created many of Leica's early lenses, continues a partnership first announced in …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

A totally unexpected company beat everyone to self-driving cars

When you think of self-driving cars, you probably think of Tesla, Google, or perhaps Uber.<p>From now on, think Domino's Pizza.<p>This is DRU: the "Domino's Robotic Unit." DRU is a self-driving vehicle that has one mission: delivering the freshest possible pizza to your anxiously awaiting gullet.<p>It's not …

3D-printed skull implanted into woman's head

3D printing has already been used in the medical field to produce lower jaw implants, prostheses and cells. In this instance, the skull was …

Utrecht

A new documentary investigates murder allegations against John McAfee and finds chilling answers

Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Nanette Burstein ("On the Ropes," "The Kid Stays in the Picture") went down to Central America to find the truth in her new movie, but as with many things related to McAfee, it's layered with more questions than answers.<p>"Gringo: The Dangerous Life of John …

Graphic Design Startup Canva Raises $15 Million Round, Doubling Its Valuation To $345 Million

Canva, the Sydney, Australia-based online graphic design platform, raised a new $15 million round of funding, the company announced on Wednesday.<p>The latest funding valued the startup at $345 million, more than double the company’s $165 million valuation a year ago. Canva’s latest round was led by …

Venture Capital

The Science of Memory: Top 10 Proven Techniques to Remember More and Learn Faster

I've always been envious of people with exceptional memories. You know, the kind of people who amass encyclopedic knowledge with seemingly little …

Ukraine rebel leader announces unilateral cease-fire

A Russian-backed separatist leader in eastern Ukraine said Tuesday his group would begin a cease-fire at midnight Wednesday local time and urged the government to follow suit.<p>The announcement by Alexander Zakharchenko, who leads the rebels in Donetsk, aired on Russian television and could be a move …

7 Reasons the Tech Sector Is Set for Explosive Growth

As a technology researcher, I’m often asked if tech growth has peaked, or if there is more to come. After spending lots of time thinking about this …

Fryer to integrate Optomec LENS metal 3D printing into affordable 3D hybrid machining centers

Sep 12, 2016 | By Tess<p><b>Optomec</b>, an Albuquerque-based electronics and metal 3D printing company, has made a series of announcements this morning that …

3D Systems announces new strategy to shift 3D printing from prototype to production

Sep 12, 2016 | By Benedict<p>3D Systems is today unveiling a new strategy, new solutions, new partnerships, and an updated management team in order to …

A Revolutionary Milestone, from the Sewing Machine to Robotics

Would you say that it is inevitable that robots will be, if not already, part of the fashion technology movement? We like to think so. Championing …

Introducing Arduino Wiring on Windows 10 IoT Core

Developers targeting Windows 10 IoT Core can use a programming language of their choice. Today, this includes C#, C++, Visual Basic, JavaScript, …

Home Automation Using Raspberry Pi 2 And Windows 10 IoT

In today's era, technology can enhance human life. Technology is evolving decade by decade. Automation was a science fiction earlier but not today. …

Arduino