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Why Prime Numbers Fascinate Mathematicians

On March 20, American-Canadian mathematician Robert Langlands received the Abel Prize, celebrating lifetime achievement in mathematics. Langlands’ …

Mathematics

The Fastest Path to the CEO Job, According to a 10-Year Study

Some people’s careers take off, while others’ take longer — or even stall out.<p>Common wisdom says that the former attend elite MBA programs, land high-powered jobs right out of school at prestigious firms, and climb the ladder straight to the top, carefully avoiding risky moves. But our data shows a …

How Long Will It Take to Make a Million Dollars Investing in Stock?

Updated August 21, 2017<p>Investing in the financial markets is one of the best long-term approaches to wealth. But at a slow and steady pace, many …

Want Your Boss to Be a Better Leader? Persuade Them to Try Any of These Top 5 Habits of Smart Leaders

Here's the bottom line for why employees quit their managers.<p>Years ago, Gallup estimated quite shockingly that 75 percent of the reasons people quit comes down to their managers.<p>In my own research pouring over mountains of literature as well as my own client data to get to the bottom line of the …

Employee Engagement

Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban on killer robots

Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block use of lethal autonomous weapons to prevent third age of war<p>Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein Proved Right Again

Scientists always seem to be finding new evidence of Albert Einstein "being right." The latest example comes from astronomers using the European …

Black Holes

The 7 Biggest Unanswered Questions in Physics

Physicists have solved some of the universe's biggest mysteries. But they're not done yet.<p>If Isaac Newton suddenly popped out of a time machine, he’d be delighted to see how far physics had come. Things that were deeply mysterious a few centuries ago are now taught in freshman physics classes (the …

Physics

These Raspberry Pi 3 bundles will cover everyone, from coders to gamers

The Raspberry Pi is one of the most versatile and understated computing platforms you can find. Priced at around $36 for the basic board, this …

Raspberry Pi

Oil: Economic Landscape Of Saudi Arabia

<i>By Erik Norland</i><p>Most fundamental indicators are flashing bearish signals for oil. One, inventories are rising on a seasonally-adjusted basis. Two, oil …

25 books that will blow your mind

We've put together a list of 25 such books — taking inspiration from Amazon's list of 100 books to read in your lifetime, recommendations from Goodreads users, as well as some of our own personal favorites.<p>These books' exploration of politics, history, and the human condition are so insightful, …

Muscle-Building Math

You gain muscle and lose bodyfat not by eating less, but by eating properly.<p><b>QUESTION</b><p><i>I’ve been trying for a year to gain muscle mass by eating more</i> …

The 4 Principles of Financial Success You Can’t Ignore

“What the wise man does in the beginning, the fool does in the end.” — investment proverb<p>There are fundamental principles of personal finance that …

Improving Your Personal Happiness with Time Value of Money Formulas

How to Calculate the Future and Present Value of a Lump Sum<p>Updated October 27, 2016<p>I want to talk to you about the time value of money formulas …

Retirement

Mathematical Model Reveals the Patterns of How Innovations Arise - MIT Technology Review

Innovation is one of the driving forces in our world. The constant creation of new ideas and their transformation into technologies and products …

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How the Best CEOs Get the Important Work Done

If you’re a chief executive officer, your job is to execute. It’s written right into your title. But what does it mean, in terms of daily tasks, to be the company’s top “executer?” After all, CEOs don’t actually build factories or sell products.<p>It’s tempting, therefore, to view the CEO as primarily …

Leadership

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

12 Best Books Every Leader Needs to Read

The essential library for those whose success depends upon the people they manage.<p>In previous posts, I provided the best motivational books of all time, as well as the favorite books of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates's summer reading list.<p>However, I've never really listed out the books that every …

Books

14 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

Rich people appreciate the power of learning long after college is over.<p>"The world class knows that college is just the beginning of lifelong learning," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think." "That's why you'll see the great ones attending seminars, …

These equations changed the course of history

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed …

Nouriel Roubini explains why global growth is so weak - and what we can expect next

The International Monetary Fund and others have recently revised downward their forecasts for global growth – yet again. Little wonder: The world …

IRS Warning -- Don't Forget These On Your Taxes

IRS wants to remind you that just about everything is taxed. Sure, your paychecks get totaled on your Form W-2 and winds up on your tax return. But income to the IRS means income from <i>all</i> sources. As you get organized for the annual drudgery of filing taxes, don’t forget about some of the odder ones.<p>…

This is the single most important chart during a stock market crash

Through the first half of January, the iconic Dow Jones Industrial Average has declined by 8.2%, or more than 1,400 points, the technology- and biotech-heavy Nasdaq Composite has sunk 10.4%, or better than 500 points, and the broad-based S&P 500 is off 8%.<p>In fact, the S&P 500 briefly touched an …

What Pilots See When You Shine a Laser Pointer at Aircraft

Michael Brandon Smith was standing in his driveway one afternoon, beer in one hand and laser pointer in the other. Bored, he decided to see if the …

18 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

The 12 Most Controversial Facts In Mathematics

The following 12 simple math problems prove outstandingly controversial among students of math, but are nonetheless facts.<p>They're paradoxes and idiosyncrasies of probability. And they're guaranteed to start an argument or two.<p>If you're looking for a mathematical way to impress your friends and …

9 economists whose ideas are changing the world

We’re living in the age of the rock star academic.<p>Everyone is trying to make sense of financial crises and the old economics textbooks don’t work so …

Economics

What the world would look like if countries were the size of their stock markets

Sometimes it helps to take look the world through an unconventional perspective when thinking about the size of things.<p>So here’s a pretty awesome map …

Markets