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Why Highly Productive People Use 'Time Blocking'

Would you like to learn the secret to becoming insanely productive?<p>Productivity and organization go hand-in-hand. When we get busy or face times of stress, it’s easy to let things slide. And before you know it, your desk and habits are in disarray. “Time blocking” is a method that just might help …

Time Management

Sleep In and Make Millions: Why You Don't Need to Wake Up at 5 A.M.

Sleep-loving millionaires share the secrets to their success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We've all heard how successful entrepreneurs wake up well before the crack of dawn and get a metric ton done before 5 a.m.<p>However, as a successful entrepreneur who struggles …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and …

Why Willpower Keeps Failing You. Here's What to Do Instead | Inc.com

For most people, the tendency is to see will power like a bridge. It's what enables you to cross over the troubles of life and get to the other side, where things are better, <i>you</i> are better and there's nobody between you and the finish line. And if you don't have enough will power, well, then, shame …

Will Power

Mathpix will solve handwritten math equations for you

The first of its kind<p>Today is the first time in a decade that I actually wished I was back in school. Mathpix is an iOS app that can recognize and answer handwritten math equations in seconds. Open the app, point the camera toward your math problem (you'll need legible handwriting, or it won't work …

The Competitive 'Smash Bros.' Documentary Looks Really Good

Kickstarter-backed documentary details the behind-the-scenes lives of some of greatest Smash Bros. players.<p>Some people laugh when I tell them there's a huge competitive scene surrounding Nintendo's <i>Super Smash Bros.</i>, the series of outwardly casual fighting games starring Mario, Link, Donkey Kong, …

Want to be more productive? Don’t go paperless.

Brick-and-mortar bookstores are closing their doors. Libraries lend out e-books. Receipts are emailed or texted. Bank statements are sent …

Philosophy with numbers: The math problem that stumped the Japanese internet

If a notebook costs 100 yen, 20 yen cheaper than a pencil case, then how much is an eraser?<p>I’ve never been all that good with numbers, but word …

Millennials Believe This is the Biggest Indicator of Success

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

This recreation of 'Super Mario 64' in 'Minecraft' will blow your mind

Ever wonder what the main castle from Nintendo 64 gaming classic "Super Mario 64" would look like if it were lovingly re-created in the latest version of "Minecraft?"<p>Two fellows who play "Minecraft" teamed up to take on the challenge:<p>The results are <i>stunning</i>.

8 successful entrepreneurs share the worst advice they ever received

Bad advice is easy to ignore. But sometimes the <i>worst</i> advice can stick with you, as a reminder of what matters most to your personal and professional fulfillment.<p>Entrepreneurs by definition have to go against the grain, and so conventional, albeit terrible, advice can be used as a motivational …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Social Media Marketing

New Chromecast review: Google's ironed out the kinks

When you purchase Google’s updated $35 media dongle, the Chromecast 2, it’s a utilitarian choice. Devoid of the bells and whistles of nearly every other cord-cutting tool out there (Amazon’s Fire TV Stick notwithstanding), the new Chromecast is just like its predecessor.<p>For your money, you’re …

15 HTML5 tools to make your life easier

HTML5 seems to have been around forever but it was in fact only finalised in October 2014 – although it has been implemented for around five years …

Adobe's Project Comet Is a Start-to-Finish UX Design App

Adobe is on a mission to make life easier for designers, and its latest undertaking on that front is something it calls Project Comet. The …

Wireframing

Ray Kurzweil: In The 2030s, Nanobots In Our Brains Will Make Us 'Godlike'

Once we're cyborgs, he says, we'll be funnier, sexier and more loving.<p>Futurist and inventor Ray Kurzweil predicts humans are going to develop emotions and characteristics of higher complexity as a result of connecting their brains to computers.<p>“We’re going to be funnier. We’re going to be sexier. …

Skype will soon have real-time translation built in for Windows desktops

Microsoft is making good on its promise from earlier this year to broaden availability of its Skype real-time translation technology by integrating Skype Translator directly into the desktop version of Skype on Windows PCs.<p>To date, Skype Translator has been a standalone app. The first users to get …

Translation

IBM aims to replace silicon transistors with carbon nanotubes to keep up with Moore's Law

IBM has developed a way that could help the semiconductor industry continue to make ever more dense chips that are both faster and more power …

Bioweapons experts seriously doubt Tesla's new apocalypse mode

Tesla’s new Model X, unveiled Tuesday night, boasts zero-to-sixty acceleration in 3.8 seconds, falcon wing doors, and the ability to travel 250 miles …

Tweetbot 4 for iOS adds redesigned iPad UI and new activity view that puts Twitter’s to shame

Tweetbot for iOS has undergone another big upgrade today. The new release marks the first time the iPad version of the app has been redesigned to match the all-new UI introduced in iOS 7. iPhone users need not feel left out, however, as this update has a set of new features and design tweaks for …

The fastest spaceships from all different sci-fi universes stacked up against each other in one infographic

But what about compared to spaceships in other sci-fi universes?<p>This awesome Fat Wallet graphic has the answer. It ranks spaceships featured in popular sci-fi stories from slowest to fastest.<p>It's divided between ships that are slower than the speed of light and ships that are faster than the speed …

Instead Of A Wedding, Couples Can Now Opt For Quantum Entanglement

The latest wacky Vegas wedding has couples tying the quantum physics knot–and rethinking what it means to truly be coupled.<p>A Las Vegas hotel is experimenting with a different kind of marriage ceremony: Instead of hiring a justice of the peace, you can now be married by the power of quantum …

Learning Physics Is Tough. Get Used to It

In recent courses, I have noticed two troubling practices of physics students. The first is the student response to homework problems. I hear the …

Luke Skywalker

Great Books For Non-Physicists Who Want To Understand Quantum Physics

A few times last week at the Schrödinger Sessions workshop, I made reference to books that I think do a good job with particular aspects of quantum physics (in addition to the one that I wrote, that is…). At the end of the workshop, some of the writers asked if I had a list of those. A couple of …

Quantum Mechanics

knight666 / utf8rewind / wiki

Description<p>utf8rewind is a cross-platform and open source C library designed to extend the default string handling functions and add support for …

Software Development

Gameplay on Steam Machine, Linux graphics drivers, and more open gaming news

Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Alienware's YouTube playlist showing gameplay on the new Steam Machine, AMD …

Watch those VOCs! Open Source Air Quality Monitor

Ever consider monitoring the air quality of your home? With the cost of sensors coming way down, it’s becoming easier and easier to build devices to …

A Linux User's Review Of Microsoft Windows 10

<i>Disclaimer: To avoid any sense of potential deception/confusion given that Phoronix is a Linux site, just in case the title is unclear: This is a</i> …

Linux