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How to Build a New Habit: This is Your Strategy Guide for Changing Habits

According to researchers at Duke University, habits account for about 40 percent of our behaviors on any given day. 1<p>Understanding how to build new …

Will Power

Is Self-Doubt Holding You Back? 5 Ways To Build Confidence And Banish Doubt

Do you lie awake at night worrying you’re not really “good enough” to achieve the kind of success you dream of? Ever find yourself hesitating, holding yourself back or avoiding situations at work for fear of being found out as an impostor? Are you waiting for the day you feel more confident before …

From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …

Meditation

So You've Validated Your Startup Idea. What Next?

<i>Ariel Rosenthal is a co-founder at</i> <i>Xprt</i><i>, a new startup looking to provide instant technical support and shopping advice from reliable and vetted experts.</i><p>Working on startups for the last 10 years, I had some successes and some failures. Six months ago, I pulled the curtains on a startup I had …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

4 Things You Thought Were True About Time Management

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t struggle with how to make the most of their time at work. How do you stay on top of an overflowing inbox? How do you get work done when your day is taken up by meetings? How can you get through a continually expanding to-do list? How do you even find time to make a …

CheckiO Launches Coding Game for Python Devs

Now the platform turns to crowdsourcing in three different ways. First of all, starting from today everyone can create a new coding puzzle and suggest it to CheckiO through GitHub, while the team’s responsibility is to choose ones that make sense and pull them into the game.<p>In addition to that, …

Homemade Paint For Kids - A Natural Non-Toxic Herbal Paint

<b>My kids LOVE to get messy</b> with art and craft supplies. What kid doesn’t? Their favorite thing to play with (and make a mess with) just so happens to …

Self-sufficiency

Be a kernel hacker

Linux <br>Voice <br>Tutorial<p>Valentine<br>Sinitsyn<p>K<p>ernel programming is often seen as a black magic. In Arthur C Clarke’s sense, it probably is. The Linux kernel …

7 Reasons Why You Will Never Do Anything Amazing With Your Life

A unique perspective on what it takes to succeed in life.<p><b>Yeah that’s right; you heard me… I’m talking to you… I’m calling you out.</b><p>I’m looking you in …

A Brief History of Databases

Avant.org / Project / A Brief History of Databases<p>Capture All<br>• history<br>• technology<br>• databases<p>Databases are mundane, the epitome of the everyday in digital …

Technical Details Behind a 400Gbps NTP Amplification DDoS Attack

On Monday we mitigated a large DDoS that targeted one of our customers. The attack peaked just shy of 400Gbps. We've seen a handful of other attacks …

Migrating from MongoDB to Cassandra

The Story<p>Long long ago (2011) in a Littleton founder’s basement not so far away, the decision was made to use MongoDB as the persistence engine for …

AWS Tips I Wish I'd Known Before I Started

Moving from physical servers to the "cloud" involves a paradigm shift in thinking. Generally in a physical environment you care about each invididual …

Cloud Computing

Frameworkless JavaScript

Muut is a special discussion platform with ambitious goals. While the server side is fanatically optimized for performance, the client has its own …

RESTful Realtime

RealCrowd is an online investment platform for commercial real estate. Investors can purchase equity in institutional quality properties offered by …

Dilbert's Creator Says You Shouldn't Have A Career Plan

There is some irony in the fact that Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert comic, has written a book about getting ahead in life. The characters in his daily strip aren’t exactly success stories. Example: the strip that ran November 26.<p>Wally, Dilbert’s colleague: “Experts say lazy employees are the …

JPMorgan Chase Building Bitcoin-Killer

<b>By BRIAN COHEN - Dec. 9, 2013</b><p>[caption id="attachment_1752" align="alignright" width="384"] <i>Source: Internet Archive, "Using the Bank" (1947)</i>[/caption] …