Alain Patrick dela Pena

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Want Your Best Workers to Never Quit? Research Says It Comes Down to Asking Them 6 Simple Questions | Inc.com

A question I get asked a lot is how to go about getting teams or whole workforces "engaged." It's a legitimate question pondered by head-scratching managers, execs and HR people everywhere looking to architect workplaces that produce results by motivated employees.<p>Well, lets first remove the nap …

Employee Engagement

How to Spot a Machine Learning Opportunity, Even If You Aren’t a Data Scientist

Artificial intelligence is no longer just a niche subfield of computer science. Tech giants have been using AI for years: Machine learning algorithms power Amazon product recommendations, Google Maps, and the content that Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter display in social media feeds. But William …

5 Simple UX Principles to Guide your Product Design — SitePoint

Few things in life are constant: death, taxes, and strangers asking “<i>So what do you do?</i>” within a minute of a handshake.<p>As a UX designer, I’ve had a …

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

The Challenges and Solutions of Big Data Testing

The “Garbage in, garbage out” principle has even more magnitude in the case of Big data. Estimates show a 650% growth in the volume of information …

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US-Europe privacy agreement passes its yearly review

If you haven't ever heard of Privacy Shield, it's an agreement between the US and the EU. It allows companies that store personal data of people who reside in the EU (such as Facebook) on servers in the US, all while adhering to European standards for privacy protection. It replaced Safe Harbor …

Privacy

EU withheld a study that shows piracy doesn't hurt sales

In 2013, the European Commission ordered a €360,000 ($430,000) study on how piracy affects sales of music, books, movies and games in the EU. However, it never ended up showing it to the public except for one cherry-picked section. That's possibly because the study concluded that there was no …

Suzy Welch: What to say when a job interviewer says, 'Tell me about yourself'

Hiring managers often kick off interviews with a deceptively simple question: "Tell me about yourself."<p>Interviewees may be tempted to gloss over this …

Employment

Fat isn't nearly as bad for you as we thought — and another ingredient is likely worse

Yet more and more research suggests this kind of thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>Instead of finding evidence that low-fat eating plans offer health benefits, dozens of studies have suggested instead that these kinds of diets are unhelpful or potentially harmful. And new research points to another …

Google’s Secret Formula for Management? Doing the Basics Well

Google has opened its trove of management processes to one and all, for free. It might not feel that surprising — after all, Google has created plenty of free tools for the world to use, from internet search to email. Management tools may not seem that different. And it also follows Google’s many …

Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Make every day Nature Photography Day!<p><i>National Geographic</i> photographer Jim Richardson is responsible for some of the best photography advice ever given: “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” Nature is full of interesting stuff, and, thanks to …

How to Handle Underperformers on a Team You Inherit

Recently I was talking with a new manager about the team she had inherited. While she thought that most of the team members were doing a good job, she was concerned that one or two people were not pulling their weight. She wasn’t sure what to do about them. She was worried that if she fired these …

The 17 Painful Life Lessons Men Don't Want to Admit (but Need For Maximum Self-Development) | Inc.com

Mastering life lessons doesn't need to be painful. When information is available at your fingertips, you can take advantage of the wisdom others discover and integrate that knowledge into your life. And while many men are stubborn--always wanting to learn things on their own--sometimes listening …

Self-improvement

The NSA and the Corrosion of Silicon Valley

I believe that the people who work at the NSA are patriots. They devote their considerable intellects to preserve, protect, and defend the people of …

This Will Inspire You to Design Your Ideal Future

If this is the year you have finally resolved to take full responsibility of your life and become the best version of yourself, now’s the time to …

Motivation

Kelly Rohrbach reveals her dream foursome...on the golf course

Just when you thought you couldn't love two-time SI Swimsuit model <b>Kelly Rohrbach</b> any more than you already do, she goes off discussing her dream …

Is What You Wear to Work Sending the Right Message? Psychology Has Answers | Inc.com

Close your eyes and imagine a creative visionary. What is he or she wearing? If you're inspired by Silicon Valley culture, this person may be wearing a black turtleneck and jeans, or perhaps a blue hoodie and flip-flops, the token outfits of Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, respectively. In addition …

Clothing

Exploring the iMessage App Store One Month Later: Our Favorite Stickers and iMessage Apps

It was clear before iOS 10 launched that sticker packs and iMessage apps were going to be big. The only question was – how big? In the last 30 days, the iMessage App Store has exploded. According to SensorTower, there were over 1,650 sticker packs and apps available in the iMessage App Store after …

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 Casting Calls: Camille Ringoir

SI Swimsuit 2017 casting calls are underway and we can't get over all the beautiful babes coming through our office.<p>As we sift through hundreds of …

How to level your refrigerator

When you install a new refrigerator in your kitchen, one of the first things you should do before sliding it into position is make sure it's properly leveled. Skip that step, and the refrigerator's performance may suffer and some mechanisms might not function properly.<p>When leveling a refrigerator, …

Home Improvement

21 traits of billionaires that you can start developing today

Well, besides the size of their bank accounts, many of them exhibit special traits and personality quirks that have helped them achieve unlimited success — and impressive fortunes.<p>Click through to find out if you have any of these 21 traits that billionaires like Oprah Winfrey, Warren Buffett and …

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Emily Ratajkowski is back in a bikini, and we couldn't be happier about it

Emily Ratajkowski is no stranger to swimwear. And the fact that she's back in a bikini has us feeling like all is right in the world again.<p>Teaming up …

Pi Moon Camera - The MagPi Magazine

Shooting the moon has been an obsession of James Mitchell’s for a very long time. After several failed attempts to get a clear photo from various …

Home networking: Everything you need to know

<b>Editors' note:</b> This story was originally published on Dec. 9, 2014, and has been updated frequently with latest information.<p>When it comes to home networking, there's a soup of technical terms, LAN, WAN, broadband, Wi-Fi, CAT5e, just to name a few. If you're having a hard time with these basic …

Wi-Fi

Gear up for National Donut Day with the ladies of SI Swimsuit!

What did we say about loving any excuse to celebrate a holiday with the ladies of SI Swimsuit? We weren't kidding.<p>Back at it this week, we're …

I downloaded my data from Facebook and found everyone I unfriended in the last 10 years

People often worry about what Facebook knows about them, so I downloaded my personal Facebook archive to see for myself.<p>There were some surprises — I now know all the people I’ve unfriended since 2006 — but overall, I realized just how much of my life I’ve lived on the social network.<p>Here’s all the …

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Teensyduino 1.29 Beta #1 Available

Administrator<p>Join DateOct 2012Posts285<p>Here is a first beta test for Teensyduino 1.29.<p>EDIT: beta test link removed.<p>Changes since Teensyduino 1.28:<p>Add …

Make a Raspberry Pi-Powered Remote Camera that Monitors Weather, Temperature, and More

We know you can turn a Raspberry Pi into a cheap surveillance system and that displaying images on a small screen is no problem either. Adafruit …