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3 Simple Time-Management Tricks to Boost Your Employees' Productivity | Inc.com

As a leader, it's your responsibility to help everyone on your team do more of their best work. This means coaching them to prioritize their work, giving them the insights they need to spend time wisely, and most of all, making sure you're not getting in their way.<p>But with all the other tasks on …

Time Management

Bitcoin's nightmare scenario has come to pass

The network's capacity to process transactions has maxed out<p>Over the last year and a half a number of prominent voices in the Bitcoin community have been warning that the system needed to make fundamental changes to its core software code to avoid being overwhelmed by the continued growth of …

Bitcoin
Machine Learning

Here’s how we could build a colony on an alien world

If the human race is to survive in the long-run, we will probably have to colonise other planets. Whether we make the Earth uninhabitable ourselves …

Machine Learning: An In-Depth Guide - Overview, Goals, Learning Types, and Algorithms

By Alex Castrounis • Jan 27, 2016<p>Articles in This Series<p>Introduction<p>Welcome! This is the first article of a five-part series about machine …

An entrepreneur who raised over $1 million for his company at age 19 shares 3 tips that will make you more successful

Nearly five years after launching One, the app is connecting college students at Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and more than 20 other campuses. Levy serves as the company's chief operating officer.<p>He's also the founder of Silicon Valley's NextGen conference, which brings together future startup …

Startups

Bitcoin has failed, claims one of its top developers

Mike Hearn says network is on the brink of technical collapse and attacks members of the virtual currency's community<p>One of the Bitcoin world’s most prominent figures has said the virtual currency has failed and that he has sold his entire holdings, claiming the movement is doomed.<p>Mike Hearn, a …

The Ocean's Chaotic Beauty Captured In 15 Award-Winning Photos

In case you needed further proof that the ocean is a bizarre, magnificent and totally alien world, the Underwater Photography Guide has announced the winners of its 2015 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition.<p>The photo submissions, which come from more than 50 countries and include ocean as well as …

Scuba Diving

Cats and Dogs Dressed as People, 100 Years Ago

I never thought I'd publish a photo essay of cute kittens and puppies ... but here it is. I mean, look at them—these amazingly sharp photographs of kittens and pups are a century old, but their humor and appeal is timeless, as the Internet has proven again and again. Photographer Harry Whittier …

Science: Liking Your Alone Time May Mean Greater Success

Although success is something we all hope to achieve, it can be a real struggle. You might think the extroverts of the world have the best shot at …

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed light on the mysteries of the brain …

The Brain

The 9 startups that secretly run the Internet

But they can't be everywhere. And there are plenty of startups that help the web run smoothly, behind the scenes, in ways you don't even realize.<p>Here are the nine startups that keep the web running smoothly — and they're doing such a good job you don't even realize you're using them.

Startups

Stratasys Invests In Direct 3D Metal Printing Startup

The most common 3D printers we currently read or hear about print with plastic in some form. Due to its less-durable reputation, compared to metal, the perception exists that the outcome, the printed part, is cheap or useless for anything other than a trinket, keepsake, or prototype model. While …

3D Printing

Microsoft has trapped its biggest partners between a rock and a hard place

Sales in the PC industry are declining at around 11% per quarter, according to IDC, causing drops in profits for PC makers. Microsoft is somewhat insulated from this decline thanks to big enterprise sales, but the company's increased focus on hardware with the new Surface Book Pro — a high-end …

MacBook Pro

Analyzing Big Data: 8 Tips For Finding The Signals Within The Noise

Your business is collecting more data on its customers and business operations than ever before. In fact, your company data is likely to double in size every two years based on current trends. In theory, this growing stockpile of data should equate to an increase in meaningful insights as well. …

Big Data

A Bill Gates-backed Canadian company opened a plant that sucks carbon from the air

Carbon Engineering, backed by Bill Gates and other investors, unveiled a test facility able to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere using giant fans.<p>That carbon goes through a series of chemical processes and emerges as pellets, which can be used to make fuel — or simply be stored underground.<p>…

British Columbia

​8 mental habits the most successful people learn to break

That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs.<p>"Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes …

Self-improvement

Knife Blades: Common Steels Explained

Dozens of types of steel are used to create knife blades. Which one is right for you? We look at ten common steels used by popular knife brands to …

Knives

6 Curious Hacks to Accomplish More By Doing Less

Yesterday I've crossed two borders, closed three ongoing projects with my clients, sealed the deal with a new prospect and was home by dinner to share a cooked together meal with my significant other.<p>I work around 25 hours per week, get a healthy eight-hour sleep, take unscheduled day offs and …

Project Management

Research shows you need these 5 things to be happy at work

With unemployment at the lowest it has been since 2008, you might be thinking about changing jobs. But what exactly would make you happier at work? …

Happiness

5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on Crew blog.</i><p>It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our own worst enemies.<p>Maintaining a growth mindset isn’t a matter of walking up a staircase one small step at a …

Stampery Leverages The Blockchain To Certify All Your Documents

Meet Stampery, a startup that wants to replace notaries with bitcoin’s blockchain. The service can issue legally binding proofs for all your sensitive documents, and the company is presenting its next version on stage today at Disrupt SF.<p>“We use the bitcoin blockchain to prove the existence, …

Blockchain
Data Science

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The 10 Most Important Companies In Cloud Computing

It affects our daily lives ... you don't have to go into the office to grab a file. You can share stuff with anyone across any device.<p>It affects billions of dollars in IT spending. Enterprises are quickly moving from buying stuff to renting what they need.<p>One day, it may even make the PC as we know …

Red Hat

Why Cloudera is saying 'Goodbye, MapReduce' and 'Hello, Spark'

Cloudera, a company that helped popularize Hadoop as a platform for analyzing huge amounts of data when it was founded in 2008, is overhauling its …

Big Data

Cats do not need their owners, scientists conclude

Rudyard Kipling was right. Cats really do walk by themselves and do not need their owners to feel secure and safe, a new study has shown.<p>Although owners might worry that their pet is nervously pining for their return when they leave the house, in fact, cats show no sign of separation …

Brazilian wasp venom kills cancer cells by opening them up

The social wasp <i>Polybia paulista</i> protects itself against predators by producing venom known to contain a powerful cancer-fighting ingredient. A</i> …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break | Inc.com

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement