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Transcendental Meditation, which Bridgewater's Ray Dalio calls 'the single biggest influence' on his life, is taking over Wall Street

Around eight years ago, Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio introduced Transcendental Meditation to his 735 employees.<p>Dalio had already established a unique, intense culture at Bridgewater that he likes to say is akin to being part of an " intellectual Navy SEALs ," and he believed that …

Meditation

Is Agile The Antidote To Your Horrible Boss?

If you’ve toiled in a big organization for any time, you’re familiar with the whips and scorns of an insolent supervisor and the sneer of cold command. In the midst of multiple put-downs and slights of your best efforts, it’s little consolation that your horrible boss is just as unhappy as you are. …

Project Management

This Big Data and Analytics master toolkit is key to a successful data analysis career

Smart business decisions often stem from careful analysis of a company’s data. The Big Data and Analytics Master Toolkit will show you how to turn reams of information into actionable insights.<p>For a limited time, you can pick up this training for just $39 on TNW Deals.<p>This comprehensive training …

Learn Mindfulness: Practice 10 -- Body Scan

Mindfulness means non-judgmental awareness. A direct knowing of what is going on inside and outside ourselves, moment by moment.Mark Williams<p><b>INVITATION:</b><p>The purpose of the body scan is to pay attention to what the body is feeling. By becoming attuned to the physical sensations that arise in each …

Mindfulness

4 Google data sets to kickstart machine learning

You can always count on Google to have data -- tons of it, generated by the users who interact with and upload content to its services.Google uses …

Machine Learning

Code Your Own AI Assistant Using Python

<b>Code Your Own AI Assistant Using Python Language with Easy Steps, An AI Like JARVIS</b><p>As his 2016’s challenge, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark …

The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2016 So Far

From silkpunk to Big Data dystopia, the year's best SF/F (so far).<p>Four magical Londons or four women who meet during a violent rebellion? Sleeping …

Science Fiction

Ideo’s CEO On How To Lead An Organization Creatively

Creative leadership is the only way for businesses to thrive in the face of rapid change, Tim Brown argues. Here’s how to master it.<p>It comes as no surprise that Tim Brown, CEO of the design consultancy Ideo, believes that all organizations should be run creatively. This philosophy has brought Ideo …

Find your moment of Zen with our selection of the best meditation apps

It’s no secret that stress takes a serious toll on your body and psyche. In our constantly connected lives, it’s important to take a little time each …

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

Success

The 8 fastest-growing tech skills worth over $110,000

Job-hunting site Dice prides itself on helping IT pros navigate which skills to pursue. It just concluded an analysis of its database of 80,000-plus tech jobs from April 2015 through April 2016 to determine the fastest-growing skills based on job openings.<p>We then cross-checked those skills against …

Employment

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the " defining decade ," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Libraries

'Winning the Brain Game' Will Help Fix Your Fatal Flaws of Thinking

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brainstorming. Problem solving. Creative thinking. These are all words that are closely related to entrepreneurship. However, you would be surprised to know that even successful business owners and intrapreneurs hold themselves back …

Creativity

Six essential steps to present data persuasively

<b>“The graphic method has considerable superiority for the exposition of statistical facts over the tabular. A heavy bank of figures is grievously</b> …

Here’s The Secret to Dropbox’s Massive Storage Scale

More than 500 million people have signed up for some sort of Dropbox account, an expansion of more than 100 million in the past nine months. It’s …

Create a Logo in minutes with Logo Foundry

Create your own brand logo<p>If you don’t already have a startup or <i>#brand</i>, chances are you’re thinking about creating one. A new app named Logo Foundry for iOS and Android can help by — you guessed it — creating a snappy logo for you.<p>You’ll still have to do some work to get there, though. Logo Foundry …

Graphic Design

Study Reveals The Pitch Deck That Will Land You Millions

The DocSend study on pitch decks gathers data from over 200 pitch decks of early stage startups. However, before we dive into the study, and as a …

Venture Capital

Copying to Clipboard Using jQuery Without the Need of Flash

If you look online for a solution on how you will copy a certain text to clipboard, then most probably you will end up with solutions using Flash to …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

New free online course explains big data

by Tim Dodd<p>Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is launching four free courses on big data with the UK-based massive open online course (MOOC) …

The Geeks Arrive In HR: People Analytics Is Here

The old fashioned fuddy-duddy HR department is changing. The Geeks have arrived.<p>Today, for the first time in the fifteen years I’ve been an analyst, human resources departments are getting serious about analytics. And I mean serious.<p>I was in a meeting several weeks ago in San Francisco and we had …

Stunning data visualizations that explain rap, 'Game of Thrones' and more

LONDON — The winners of this year's Information Is Beautiful Awards were announced on Wednesday, revealing some truly stunning visualizations.<p>The …

15 Ways to Test Your Minimum Viable Product

<i>Chris Bank is the Growth Lead at UXPin, the UX Design App. He recently co-authored the Guide to UX Design & Process Documentation.</i><p>Though the MVP provides a means to test hypotheses as a starting point, it does not imply that it is easy to build. The idea behind this exercise is not to see if the …

Obama dives into Internet regulation debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is embracing a radical change in how the government treats Internet service, coming down on the side of …

Insanely detailed graphic shows every technological breakthrough that made the iPhone possible

Apple may have revolutionized the mobile computing world with the launch of the first iPhone but it couldn’t have done it all by itself — in fact, as …

Steve Jobs Through the Years: Highlights and Clips From the D Conference

Since the inception of the <b>D: All Things Digital</b> conference in 2003, Steve Jobs was a frequent guest onstage, and his appearances have always made for …