Sukrut Nigwekar

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

7 Must-Read Books on Time

Time is the most fundamental common denominator between our existence and that of everything else, it’s the yardstick by which we measure nearly every aspect of our lives, directly or indirectly, yet its nature remains one of the greatest mysteries of science. Last year, we devoured BBC’s excellent</i> …

The game theory of life

<i>Original story reprinted with permission from Quanta magazine, an editorially independent division of SimonsFoundation.org, whose mission is to enhance public understanding of science by covering research developments and trends in mathematics and the physical and life sciences.</i><p>In what appears to …

Without Claude Shannon's information theory there would have been no internet

This equation was published in the 1949 book <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication</i>, co-written by Claude Shannon and Warren Weaver. An elegant way to work out how efficient a code could be, it turned "information" from a vague word related to how much someone knew about something into a precise …

7 Photography Composition Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Photography composition, like any art composition, depends on individual preference. Nevertheless, there are some rules which may be a great help to …

Landscape Photography

LeMons Southern California Day 1: Almost Every Car Broken, BMW 5-series Ahead of Scattered Survivors

With the high Saturday temperature for Buttonwillow barely reaching 98 degrees F, LeMons racers reveled in weather roughly 400% cooler than the previous year’s sweat-fest.<p>Despite the chilly weather, mechanical attrition was high: A random spot check at the five-hour mark revealed that nearly <i>fifty</i> …

Southern California