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Willpower Doesn't Work. Here's How to Actually Change Your Life

If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p><i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth."  -- </i>Arnold Washton, PhD<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you …

Self-improvement

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever

No matter what you want to know and remember, the same basic methods and principles apply.<p>You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But …

University of California

The Scientist Who Studied Einstein’s Brain Learned That These 5 Factors Make You Smarter

We still don’t completely understand how the brain works and yet we’re building machines to replicate it. Our quest to create artificial intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

The next generational shift in enterprise infrastructure has arrived

Cloud computing is driving growth at 3 of the 5 most valuable companies in the world. AI will impact jobs only as quickly as AI-powered business software evolves. These are just two of the ramifications of disruptions in enterprise technology permeating mainstream media.<p>Yet the inner workings of …

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BBC micro:bit Go Bundle

The British Invasion is here! No, not music...microcontrollers! New to the USA is the newest and easiest way to learn programming and electronics - …

What Aperture Should I Use?

The size of your aperture you decide to use has a huge impact on your scene. Are you shooting macro? Wildlife photography? Perhaps there is a vast …

Nature Photography

25 Alan Watts Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

8 Life Lessons Heraclitus Can Teach You

Heraclitus was one of the wisest “pre-Socratic” (before Socrates) philosophers. Many of his sayings were lost in history, but the best bits were …

This 7-Step Morning Routine Helped Me Build a Billion-Dollar Brand

Left to my own devices, I’m lazy as hell.<p>During one period of my life, I would stay in bed for hours in the morning because I was too cold and lazy …

Time Management

DRY FIRE: The Secret to Better Shooting

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal. <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> 4.27/5 (55) <i>Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from JD. If</i> …

Understand How Content is Influencing Buyers: A Primer on Attribution Models

“Whoever owns your attribution model owns your budget” – <i>Lars Hirsch, principal product manager, sponsored products, Amazon</i>In marketing, “attribution” …

How to install the genius media app that Apple banned from the App Store

What is Kodi and why should one want to install on the iPhone or any other iOS device? It’s a versatile media player that’s already quite popular …

10 podcasts that will help boost your productivity

Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective — a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique — that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more done.<p>Fortunately, learning ways to be more efficient and effective is really easy, especially if you listen to the …

Jarvis is real! Mark Zuckerberg has spent 2016 building an Iron Man-style AI that controls his life

Mark Zuckerberg has ended 2016 having completed his personal challenge to build a Jarvis-style AI to run his home.<p>He announced at the start of the …

How To Install iOS 10 Screen Recorder Vidyo On iPhone [No Jailbreak Required]

Here's how to download and install iOS 10 screen recorder app Vidyo on your iPhone or iPad. No jailbreak is required for this to work.<br>[ Continue …

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

Your iPhone's has a hidden signal strength meter

Forget about measuring your cell signal strength using just dots or bars - this simple hack allows you to see the actual signal strength your iPhone …

The Chief Product Owner on Large Agile Projects

A Note on the Term “Chief Product Owner”The labels “chief product owner” and “product line owner” are the ones I generally favor, but they are …

What you need to know about Agile Performance Management

<b>Agile performance management</b> is a collaborative, continuous feedback and development practice that is steadily replacing <b>traditional performance</b> …

Project Management

Three New Books You Want to Read on Scaling, Strategy and Testing in Agile

I want to let you know about three great new books on agile you should read. Two of them are in the series I edit for Addison-Wesley; the third is by …

10 Learnings from 10 Years of Brain Pickings

Fluid reflections on keeping a solid center.<p>I remember my first awareness of mortality as a child in Bulgaria. I was nine and my father was relaying an anecdote from his youth. I asked him when it had taken place. With unconcerned casualness, he replied: <i>“About a decade ago.”</i> I was astonished that …

Creativity

Secret Price Codes That Will Save You Money At Costco

Secret Price Codes That Will Save You Money At Costco<p>Updated on March 28, 2017<p>Everyone Loves Costco<p>Everyone loves Costco and we all know they have …

Personal Finance

Story Points Are Still About Effort

Story points are about time. There, I’ve said it, and can’t be more clear than that. I’ve written previously about why story points are about effort, …

The 25 best hidden features and tricks in your iPhone's latest update

There are a lot of changes in iOS 10, Apple's latest software update for the iPhone and iPad.<p>We've already shown you the biggest changes, like the new Messages app and improvements to the lockscreen. But there are plenty of smaller, more hidden features and tricks you probably don't know about.<p>For …

How To Disable iOS 10 Press Home To Unlock / Open On Lock Screen

Here's how to disable iOS 10 Press home to unlock / open on the lock screen and revert it back to iOS 9-style one-click unlocking on iPhone, iPad or …

Google Analytics now uses machine learning to show you personalized reports automatically

Today Google has introduced a nifty new reporting feature to its Google Analytics app, “Automated Insights.” With the new feature, the app can now show specific reports, which previously would have taken hours to create, as soon as the app is opened.<p>The new feature, rolling out today on Android and …

Great European city breaks you've probably never thought of

These small cities may not pack the cultural punch of Europe’s grande dames – and that’s the point of going. All are full of local colour but also served by budget airlines. Perfect for a weekend break<p>The Montenegrin coast feels very different from neighbouring Croatia: it’s more Russian-influenced …

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