Shereen Hameed

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17 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

Books

7 Famous Novelists ... Who Only Published One Novel

When it was announced earlier this year that Harper Lee was to release a new novel, <i>Go Set A Watchman</i>, in July 2015, her readers and fans were quite rightly astonished. For fifty-five years, since the publication of <i>To Kill A Mockingbird</i> in 1960, Lee had remained one of the most famous names on a …

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

The #1 Superpower That Introverts Have That Others Can't Touch

Before I get to the #1 superpower that introverts have, I wanted to clarify what an introvert actually is. An introvert is not shy or anti-social. An introvert is a person who needs quiet time to recharge and feel connected with themselves. They need stillness and quiet to fuel their energy. Tuning …

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

Linguistics

30 Motivational Quotes to Inspire You

Recommended for You<p>Author: Tahir Akbar<p><i>Tahir Akbar is a marketer by profession and writer by choice. He leads marketing at IQVIS, a Software</i> …

Machine Learning

The Future Of The Internet, According To Its Father

Geeking out with Vint Cerf<p>The Internet has changed a lot over its 30-something years. That terrible dial-up noise is gone; the Ethernet cord has been cut; Tinder happened. What’s next? If anyone knows, it’s Vint Cerf, Google’s vice president and chief Internet evangelist. He is considered a “father …

Internet of Things

Here’s Samsung’s Answer To The Apple Watch

Last week, Samsung held a big conference in New York. While many anticipated the announcements of the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge+, the company also teased a new upcoming device — the Samsung Gear S2. This new smartwatch looks nothing like the Samsung Gear S. It’s a smaller, more …

Why Microsoft might buy a two-year-old startup called Mesosphere for as much as $1 billion

Mesosphere has reportedly caught Microsoft's attention and the software giant has been trying to buy the startup, reports The Information's Amir Efrati.<p>Mesosphere believes it's worth $1 billion, Efrati reports.<p>Whether Microsoft bites for that price is questionable, but the company may not be the …

Satya Nadella

The Ugly But Honest Truth About Motivation

Motivation alone will not help you accomplish your goals. There, the elephant in the room has been called out. We are fascinated by motivation, its origin, how to obtain it, keep it, fuel it and more. We have motivational speakers, self-help books and gurus all available and ready to help us be and …

Motivation

The Six Weirdest Ancient Roman Ideas About The Human Body

Given our 21st century understanding of medicine, in which scientists can grow or 3D print new organs, the ancient Romans may seem fantastically clueless about human anatomy and disease. But until Anders Vesalius revolutionized the study of anatomy in the 16th century, Western medicine was …

Ancient History