Shiyas Karim

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A Short History of Machine Learning -- Every Manager Should Read

It’s all well and good to ask if androids dream of electric sheep, but science fact has evolved to a point where it’s beginning to coincide with science fiction. No, we don’t have autonomous androids struggling with existential crises — yet — but we are getting ever closer to what people tend to …

Artificial Intelligence

Forgotten heroes – the true story of India

In his history of the people who made modern India, Sunil Khilnani set out to complicate western stereotypes. Here he reflects on how he challenged the prejudices and stories Indians tell themselves about their past<p>Years ago, I scored a ticket to the first cricket Test match to be played in the …

Indian History

9 sneaky psychology tricks companies use to get you to buy stuff

And marketers may not be scientists, but they've mastered the art of using your psychology against you. By exploiting your vulnerability to different style of propaganda, companies can trick you into buying more stuff and paying more for it.<p>We've scoured the research on some of the strategies …

Psychology

You Don't Need More Time, You Just Need to Spend It Doing What Matters

There’s a common misconception that everything in life comes down to time. Every day I find myself slipping into these same statements: <i>If only I had</i> …

My Morning Routine for Health, Happiness, and Productivity

I admit I’ve never been much of a morning person. Looking back on my K-12 years, I have no idea how my mom managed to get me out of bed every …

Time Management

My 5-step plan for overcoming my productivity addiction in 2016

Hi, my name is Belle and I’m addicted to productivity.I don’t mean the <i>real</i> kind of productivity where I actually move my important projects forward. …

Productivity

7 Cheaper Versions of Your Favorite Products

Figuring out which trendy brands have cheaper alternatives is an excellent way to keep more of your money when shopping. After all, there is nothing …

Frugal Living

10 Email Management Skills Everyone Should Learn

For many people these days, email = work.<p>It’s just the sad (or not that sad) truth of the modern world of professionals, entrepreneurs, creatives and …

10 Manners Parents Should Be Teaching Their Kids But Aren't

Teaching kids to say "please" and "thank you" is just the beginning. Don't forget these 10 important manners to teach kids now.<p>Shutterstock<p>We parents …

The Secret Of Happiness Revealed In 75-Year Study

Is it money? Is it fame? Is it a combination of the two? A 75-year study at Harvard unveils the truth.<p>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.<p>Have you made a lot of money this year? You did?<p>Are you happy now?<p>Oh, you are?<p>But maybe …

The Buddha’s Guide to Mindfulness Practice

Mindfulness, at its roots an originally Buddhist meditation technique, has exploded in popularity over the past decade. What was once exclusively a …

Mindfulness

iDot Shows What It Would Look Like If Apple Made Dumbphone

Some analysts predicted iPhone sales will decline next year. Maybe a unique feature phone can bring them another growth point, so talented designer …

7 Email Marketing Predictions For 2016

’Tis the season for predictions, so let’s get to it. Here are my top seven predictions for what will happen in the world of email marketing during …

Uber competitor Sidecar stops picking up passengers

Sidecar will close operations on New Years Eve, after the more successful transportation app companies Uber and Lyft see off major rival<p>Uber has claimed its first major scalp, with San Francisco-based competitor Sidecar announcing on Tuesday that it will be shutting down operations at 2pm on New …

Transportation

How a mobile marketplace is creating a new kind of micropreneur

Mobile task marketplace Spare5 connects big businesses with people looking to earn extra cash in their spare seconds – but there’s a downside<p>Blogger Katy Stevens considers herself a modern jack of all trades. In her world, it looks like this: “I make money from a variety of websites, which I then …

7 Must-Read Tips From Ace iPhone Photographers

Darren Pearson lights up the night with colorful characters and scenes in his LED paintings. For Tree of Light, he “sket<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Darren Pearson<p>1 …

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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Germany wants to build a 100-km bicycle superhighway

That's 62.1371 miles to us metric deniers<p>Germany, the country that brought you the speedsters' paradise called the Autobahn, is looking to replicate the model for bicyclists. According to the AFP, the country just opened the first 5-kilometer (3-mile) stretch of what will eventually become a 100-km …

The Most Popular Resolution for 2016 Should Be a Pleasure to Follow

Survey asks 5,000 Americans about their goals for the coming year.<p>What do you want to accomplished most in 2016? If you're like most Americans, your top objective is to live a fuller, happier life. You also want to be healthier and thinner.<p>Those are the findings of a New Year's Resolution survey …

Top 6 Must-See Sky Events for 2016

Get a sneak peek at the best skywatching sights of the new year.<p>Among other celestial delights, the upcoming year may be best remembered for a planetary disappearing act and a Martian close-up.<p>Mars will be at its biggest and brightest in May, and then in the fall will appear to pass close to a …

The 25 Places You Must Explore In 2016

From Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2016 and Afar Media's Where to Go in 2016.

10 Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself Every Day

Taking charge of your day so you can motivate yourself in 2016.<p>There are myriad psychology models and theories on what motivates us to do the things we do: how we respond to incentives, achievement theories, and so on.<p>I look at motivation as excitement. So how can you remain motivated in a simple …

16 Quotes From Successful People About Self-Improvement

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70 Apps for Self-Help

While there is certainly less of a stigma surrounding mental health these days, the prevalence of smartphones makes apps for self-help and related …

Ask Yourself These 6 Questions To Help Clear Your Struggles.

I don’t care who you are, there are moments in life where you just feel stuck; as though you were never moving in the first place. Those moments can …

Self-help

A Quick Self-Assessment of Well-Being

In a related blog on college student mental health, I make the point that we need awareness about our well-being. Here I offer a quick screen for …

Psychology

Why Is It So Darn Hard to Keep New Year’s Resolutions?

The annual curse, the perennial plunder, the bane of our existence. Every year with the most noble of intentions, we commit to a plan of improvement, …

Psychology