Tyler Trzecki

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5 Scientific Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

While science has proved that memory games don't make you smarter, there are 5 methods that actually do work.<p>About a decade ago, some early scientific research suggested that playing memory games could increase "fluid intelligence," which is the capacity to solve problems in novel situations, …

The Brain

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

Google Docs

In data science, the R language is swallowing Python

According to a new survey of data professionals, Python remains the No. 1 tool for data science. As the report authors conclude, “Python is …

A group of Harvard scientists have built a 3D printer that’s actually useful

Despite all the fanfare, 3D printing has yet to hit its stride. Up until now, its best uses have been in designing, prototyping, and making creepy copies of yourself. This tends to stem from the fact that you can generally only print with one material at a time, and in most cases, it’s faster to …

3D Printing

Secrets of computer science: Tips for aspiring programmers, and advice for their teachers

Understanding how to work effectively on a team is critical for a successful career in computer science, you can be a great programmer no matter when …

University of Washington

Become a Bona Fide Coder with This Complete, Front-to-Back, 73+ Hour Developer Training

<b>Learn Web Programming in Django & Python</b><p>Develop Apps with This Powerful Programming Language & Framework<p><b>Learn Bootstrap Development by Building 10</b> …

Learn this beginner-friendly coding language that's used by sites like Google and Dropbox

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Stack Commerce Whether web development is your calling or web developers' six-figure salaries are, coding is an undeniably great skill …

A new startup has emerged to take on Tesla and wants to deliver cars by 2017

Tesla has been the leader in pure EVs for quite some time now. Tesla is one of many Silicon Valley EV startups, but it's the only one to actually make it to production and become profitable.<p>All of these other EV startups are nothing more than smoke and mirrors. New car companies claim to be …

7 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Meet the Micro:bit, the BBC's tiny programmable computer for kids

The Raspberry Pi has been a huge success story for Britain, giving millions of people an affordable way to tinker and learn with pocket-sized hardware. Now, the BBC is hoping to make a similar impact with the "Micro:bit." Like the Raspberry Pi, this tiny computer has been created to help youngsters …

How Peter Thiel is trying to save the world

Since childhood, the two best friends had been incubating a shared dream of using computer science to cure diseases. They had first pitched investors on their vision six years earlier, as seniors studying computational biology at Carnegie Mellon University, but the door hit them on their way out of …

IBM Watson CTO: Quantum computing could advance artificial intelligence by orders of magnitude

Combining the vast processing power of quantum computers with cognitive computing systems like IBM's Watson will lead to huge advances in artificial …

The 11 worst money mistakes to make in your 30s

However, then we face a whole new group of challenges.<p>We consulted the experts and found out that money mistakes still run rampant after the roaring 20s, especially as major life changes are coming around, such as raising kids and purchasing a home.<p>Here are 11 of the worst:<p>Investing is important, …

This Is Apple and Google's Next Big Battleground

For most of my 35-year technology career, fights over operating systems have dominated the landscape. First, it was MS-DOS againt the original Apple …

Artificial Intelligence

Do these eight things and you will be more creative and insightful, neuroscientists say

Tests of human intelligence show that even as IQ, the measure of our analytical thinking skills, appears to be on the rise, our more expansive, creative thinking skills may be on the wane as our hyper-busy world promotes more narrow, analytical thought. Neuroscientist John Kounios, a professor of …

Creativity