Troy Thompson

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A place to stay for $40 a night in L.A.? Yes, at PodShare, but there's a tiny catch

PodShare, a cross between a hostel and a dorm that caters to travelers and longer-term visitors, is scheduled to open its third location this summer in Los Feliz.<p>The pods cost $40 to $50 a night and have a bed, a TV, shelves and some other storage space, but one thing they don't have is privacy. No …

Xiaomi launches a smart folding bicycle for China's busy city roads

Chinese company Xiaomi is launching an electric-powered folding bicycle for the country's congested city roads. Mi QiCycle Electric Folding Bike …

40+ Best Infographic Templates (Word, PowerPoint & Illustrator)

An infographic can give you a way to represent information in a graphic format, designed to make it more understandable, relatable, and engaging. But …

Infographics

Why Functional Programming is The Awesomest Sauce

“I am more convinced than ever, that it really is a big win”<br>— John Carmack, Creator of Quake talking at QuakeCon 2013 about Functional Programming, …

The Five Top Reasons to Use JavaScript

Reason #1:<p><b>JavaScript is very easy to learn. No setup is required; it’s built right into the web browser! Just start writing code and see the results</b> …

Reactive Fundamentals: thinking in streams

<i>From RxJS in Action by Paul P. Daniels and Luis Atencio</i><p>This article describes how RxJS components work and how thinking in streams can help you …

5 Surprising Steps to a More Effective To-Do List

<b>Ah, the to-do list.</b><p>Lately, I've had dozens of calls from high-achievers (a Head of School, a university athletic coach, a tech industry Chief Marketing Officer) asking me for specific instructions for keeping a more effective to-do list. Ineffective task lists trigger overwhelm, and these folks …

Time Management

7 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Must Use

Being an entrepreneur isn’t all about sitting on a secluded beach somewhere in paradise. If you think that entrepreneurship is about working 2-3 …

Well-being: Time to change and add positive habits

Adding one new habit to your day can make all the difference<p>Many of us have plans to take up yoga, practice meditation and learn how to breathe …

5 Tips for Being Productive With ADHD

There are so many ways ADHD can get in the way of being productive. Poor time management, slipping attention, and problems staying organized are just …

7 Ways to Get Things Done When You “Don’t Feel Like It”

You're reading 7 Ways to Get Things Done When You “Don’t Feel Like It”, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Social Media

Don’t get stuck (An Advice in Learning Programming)

Why we always get stuck ?<p>Being stuck is the period that you give up learning or working in a specific field and you may ask your self<p>Should I …

Why You Should Keep An Accomplishments List

Many of us rely on plans and to-do lists to prioritize our time and stay on track for the future, but what about after we complete those tasks and projects? Should we just check things off the list and move on?<p>It turns out there are numerous benefits to writing down and celebrating our past …

Time Management

Manage Your Brain to Meet Deadlines

Nowadays everyone seems to suffer from lack of time. You can find thousands of tips how to manage your time better. But before putting those tips …

The Cross Browser CSS Styling Tips You Need to Know

The web could exist without the use of CSS, but it would never be as accessible or look as great without. As web designers, the main goal is to …

Web Design

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Tutorials

Improve Your Design Process With These 4 Deliverables

In an agile process, designers and developers aim to build prototypes and products quicker than ever. Long gone are the days of meticulously …

How to manage large-scale datasets with Hadoop and MapReduce

<b>Introduction</b><p>The early 1980s, 1990s were dominated by database giants Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM complying Codd’s 12 golden rules of relational …

Insanely Clever Ideas To Organize Your Whole Life

The thought of organizing your entire home might seem overwhelming, but it doesn't have to. Making even the smallest changes can go a long way when it comes to organizing your life. Use these tips and tricks to organize every room in your home with almost no effort. You'll be amazed with how …

Fabulously Disconcerting Anthropomorphic Human Faces Baked Into Top Crusts of Handmade Pot Pies

A talented street musician named Serin in Rome is becoming known for his incredible covers of classic Pink Floyd songs, which he performs right in …

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