Julian Sydney

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New Research: Rituals Make Us Value Things More

Rituals in the workplace can reinforce the behaviors we want, create focus and a sense of belonging, and make change stick. I have gone on and on in the past about the benefits of established rituals and routines for personal productivity – how they capitalize on our brains’ ability to direct our …

9 Social Media Resolutions for 2014

You know the drill — new year, new start. You may be planning to slim down, give up that gross habit or get your life in order in some way. But have …

Microsoft questioned despite profit return

Microsoft is expected to announce $7.64bn (£5bn) of fourth-quarter operating profits when it unveils its results on Thursday but will still face questions on how the reorganisation it announced last week will spur growth.<p>The return to profit will come as a much-needed boost to morale at the Seattle …

Motorola

Kazakhstan Economy: Laying The Golden Egg

<i>It's party-time on spaceship Nursultan.</i><p>KAZAKHSTAN'S capital, Astana, celebrated its 15th anniversary on July 6th with a petrodollar-fuelled party. It happened also to be the 73rd birthday of the country's strongman president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, who commissioned this epitome of surreal bombast …

How To Reduce Copyright Lawsuits And Make The Internet A Better Place To Share Content

What do you get when you mix the Internet, millions of content creators, and a growing list of social media and networking sites that support media sharing and remixing? A lot of complicated copyright questions—and plenty of litigation as well.<p>For example, on June 26, New York-based photographer …

Brazil’s new richest man is building his empire on beer, burgers and ketchup

While Brazil’s once-richest man fumbles away tens of millions of dollars a day, his successor to the title is amassing a fortune.<p>Jorge Paulo Lemann is now Brazil’s richest man, having earned the distinction late last year amidst the precipitous fall of the country’s ruthless oil baron Eike Batista, …

Burger King

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

Being Open to the Unexpected

We can never really know what the universe has in store for us, but we can affect what happens by our thoughts, our feelings, and our resistance. And despite our best intentions, sometimes a chance encounter occurs that is so unexpected but changes everything, or a person you meet in passing …

Civil rights leaders seek new charges against Zimmerman

Other legal options may be examined.<p>Angry civil rights groups on Sunday were pressing for new criminal charges following George Zimmerman's acquittal on second-degree murder and manslaughter in a Florida courtroom.<p>The NAACP website featured an online petition -- also posted on the liberal site …

Investors hit by transfer delay shambles

Investors are facing costly waits as an administrative meltdown hits online platforms.<p>Cost-cutting investors who move their money to a cheaper fund supermarket face potential delays of up to two months due to an administrative meltdown that has engulfed most of the industry, Telegraph Money can …

Finance

Campaign-style tactics used in Obamacare implementation fight

Campaign-style ads, legislative votes to get politicians on the record, and bitter rhetoric are nothing new when it comes to electioneering. But these partisan plays are being utilized in the battle over Obamacare; a fight centered on the implementation of an already-passed law, not a congressional …

Sinkane - Mars (Ex Reyes Remix)

Inside The Immortality Business

Thanks to a small but devoted core of true believers and an infusion of Silicon Valley research funds, the once-revered, much-reviled science of cryopreservation may itself be coming back from the dead. Welcome to Alcor, where death is merely a temporary setback.

Silicon Valley

Ultraista - Our Song - Zero 7 Remix