Amjad Mohar

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Google Canada's Family Link Looks to Tackle How Children Access the Digital World

Teaching kids about the digital world is a fickle and challenging process, one made even harder by the constant progress and introduction of new …

7 Books Most Millionaires Read Before They Turn 30

Books are how we learn from people we admire but are unlikely to ever meet.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading is one of the best ways to open our minds to different ideas and perspectives. There is so much knowledge that exists in the world. People have dedicated …

Self-improvement

Use This Email Template To Kick Off A Senior-Level Job Search

Job-hunting when you’re at the management level or higher is all about tapping into your network. This note makes that easy.<p>Here’s a weird thing about being at the top of the proverbial career ladder: When you decide you want or need to look for a new job, it can feel very strange asking for help. …

Here's everything you need to know about blockchains, the ground-breaking tech that could be as disruptive as the internet

From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies sits a technology called blockchains, which some people …

Blockchain

Google turns Raspberry Pi into a dirt cheap Home competitor

If you've ever wanted to have a conversation with your own tiny home-made computer, then your prayers have just been answered. Raspberry Pi has teamed up with Google, bringing voice integration to the Pi with a clever combination of hardware and software. Packed with the same tech that powers …

A Look Back: Video – “10 Strategies to Help Students Develop Intrinsic Motivation to Write”

<b>Later this month, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Last August, I re-started a series I tried to do in the past called “A Look</b> …

Top 8 Free and Easy Website Builders

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Web Design

A Harvard professor on the five questions to ask when facing tough decisions

<i>Joseph L. Badaracco is the John Shad Professor of Business Ethics at Harvard Business School and the author of numerous books on leadership, decision-making and responsibility. In an interview with Tom Fox, Badaracco discussed some of the central themes of his most recent book, "</i><i>Managing in the</i> …

Here's what Tom Brady eats to stay in peak condition at an age at which most players have already retired

If you've ever wondered — from the couch, horizontally, picking at buffalo dip on a Sunday afternoon — what Tom Brady eats to stay in peak football shape at 40, now you can learn all about Brady's diet from his personal chef.<p>Boston.com ran an interview with Allen Campbell, the chef employed by …

Food

Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA — here's what you need to know

It's one reason Trump won the White House, amid populist calls for protectionism. Many blue-collar workers in traditionally manufacturing-heavy states like Michigan blamed the trade deal for job losses, declining wages, and companies shifting manufacturing to Mexico.<p>President Trump, in particular, …

Economics

WhatsApp: 16 tips and shortcuts to make the most of the messaging app

WhatsApp needs little introduction. A constant presence on Google Play and the App Store’s top apps charts, it’s one of the first apps you’ll …

WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for January 10

Your WIRED daily briefing. Today, Facebook reportedly plans to trial mid-video adverts, scientists have identified an additional element that makes …

App Store

Books in 2017: a literary calendar

Jane Austen’s bicentenary, Arundhati Roy’s first novel in 20 years, and unpublished F Scott Fitzgerald ... the literary year ahead

Jane Austen

This essay got a high-school senior into Harvard, Yale, MIT, and other top schools

But before he was accepted to the prestigious Ivy League school, he had to first navigate the tricky process of writing a stellar admissions essay.<p>His hard work certainly paid off. In addition to Harvard, he gained acceptances at Yale, MIT, Columbia and the University of Virginia.<p>Rodriquez …

College & University

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

To help make 2017 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old classics to hot new releases.<p>No guarantees you'll get rich, but it can't hurt to kick off the new year with one of these gems.<p><i>Kathleen Elkins contributed to a</i> …

Self-improvement

How Much Money Do You Need to Save Each Day to Become a Millionaire?

Whether you’re just getting started in your career or have been slogging away at the same desk for a few decades, you’ve probably already imagined …

Personal Finance

Lessons from 3,000 technical interviews… or, how what you do after graduation matters way more than where you went to school

Surprisingly, as it turned out, where someone went to school didn't matter at all, and by far and away, the strongest signal came from the number of typos and grammatical errors on their resume.<p>Since then, I've discovered (and written about) how useless resumes are, but ever since writing that …

Here’s how to send a text from your email account

Despite the fact that just about everyone can read their email on their smartphone, there will always be times and situations in which it is more …

The 32 most powerful people in business technology in 2016

Companies spent an estimated $3.4 trillion on business tech in 2016.<p>With that kind of money, the business technology market has created some of the most powerful people in tech this year. That's not just business power, either: Some of the market's biggest millionaires and billionaires also took up …

Business Technology

365 Great Quotes for 2017 (Inspiring Words for the New Year)

There are more than 500 "quote-a-day" books for sale on Amazon right now, but we're giving them to you for free. Happy New Year!<p>(Note: This is last year's list. Looking for inspirational quotes for 2018? Check out our updated compendium of the best 2018 inspirational quotes, here.)<p>A year ago, we …

You Only Need 3 Months To Become A Brand New You (With This Self-Improvement Approach)

You’re sitting in your living room watching a new Tony Robbins motivational documentary about changing yourself. By the end, you’re so excited about …

Great Interviews, But No Job Offers -- What Am I Doing Wrong?

Dear Liz,<p>I have no trouble getting job interviews. I was even feeling a little cocky when I first started job-hunting in October, after I got laid off. I got two job interviews with my first three Pain Letters.<p>Both of those initial job interviews led to second interviews, so I thought for sure my …

Employment

A History of Philosophy in 81 Video Lectures: From Ancient Greece to Modern Times

Above, you can watch 81 video lectures tracing the history of philosophy, moving from Ancient Greece to modern times. Arthur Holmes presented this …

Ancient Greece

Microsoft Excel — Introduction to Power Query Excel Add-In

Part of the Microsoft Power BI Suite #Data #Analytics<p>Introduction<p>I recently came across an excellent overview article posted on LinkedIn about …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

Cleveland Clinic

20 Rising Web Development And Design Blogs To Follow In 2017

A year ago I listed 25 promising digital design blogs to follow. When you look back, you notice how much have changed. If you’re aiming to become a successful entrepreneur or a freelancer, you must learn marketing, design and web development.<p>Today I’m sharing a handy list of 20 rising web …

Web Design

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

Self-improvement