Dan Stoelb

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Stop Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop and Start Living Fully

<b>“Use your precious moments to live life fully every single second of every single day.” ~Marcia Wieder</b><p>I recently came back from an amazing vacation …

Happiness

The Habit of Every Great Speaker, Singer, and Performer that Ensures Success

Practicing a new skill in front of others is unnerving--but it's scientifically proven that it's a great way to excel<p>My friend, Dr. Rob Gilbert, Ph.D., is a professor of Exercise Science and Physical Education at Montclair State University.<p>I told him I write songs, but I get stage fright when I'm …

PSA: Using a VPN can protect your browsing history as Congress allows ISPs to sell it

Well, it’s official. Both the Senate and the House voted to overturn privacy rules created by the FCC, and your ISP will now be free to sell your Internet browsing history and location data to advertisers.<p>Internet service providers will have a few expenses to set off against this revenue stream – …

Privacy

The 5 Causes of Suffering According to Buddhism And How You Can Overcome Them

We all encounter mental roadblocks in life. To feelings of self-doubt to anxiety and depression, mental hindrances can be extremely tough to deal …

Sunshine state shuns solar as overcast New York basks in clean energy boom

Despite its natural advantages, disincentives mean Florida has few solar panels but the Empire state’s policies have boosted installed solar capacity by 800%<p>If you were to fly a camera-laden drone several hundred feet above Pani Herath’s house in south Miami, Florida, it would become clear his …

Solar Power

Americans Are Cutting Meat Consumption and Finally Embracing the #EatForThePlanet Way!

Let’s face it, most people don’t stop and think about the impact their daily actions are having on the planet. After all, thinking about your water …

A New Direction for Artificial Intelligence? - MIT Technology Review

Ilya Sutskever, director of OpenAI, on stage at EmTech Digital on March 27, 2017.<p>Ilya Sutskever, director of OpenAI, an independent research group, …

Machine Learning

The Top 4 Traits Millennials Look for in Leaders

Number two may surprise you.<p>Leading Millennials can seem challenging. Often considered entitled, narcissistic, and suffering from unrealistic expectations, Millennials have sometimes gotten a bad rap in the workplace.<p>However, at 80 million strong, Millennials (those born from 1980-2000) are already …

Donald Trump may back dangerous 'wall in the sky' plan to fight climate change, warns watchdog

A controversial plan to create a “wall in the sky” to reflect sunlight could win support from the Trump administration because it appears to offer a …

Dutch startup aims to save our environment from billions of wasted IoT batteries

It’s fitting that a solution for harnessing weak amount of solar energy comes out of the rainy Netherlands.<p>There are already a staggering amount of IoT devices around, but predictions show that number might quadruple in the next three years to 20 billion devices. This is terrible news for the …

Idaho is the second state to allow unmanned robots to deliver to your front door

Virginia was the first. Wisconsin and Florida may be next.<p>Idaho has become the second U.S. state to pass legislation to permit unmanned, ground-based delivery robots to rove around on sidewalks across the state.<p>Earlier this month, Virginia made robotics history as the first state to pass a law …

Robotics

Intel's extra-fast 3D storage comes to your desktop PC

It didn't take long for Intel's 3D Optane storage to reach a product you can realistically buy. The chip maker has introduced Optane modules designed to boost the performance of your desktop PC. They're strictly cache drives that only hold 16GB or 32GB (the server module packs 375GB), but don't let …

Facial recognition database used by FBI is out of control, House committee hears

Database contains photos of half of US adults without consent, and algorithm is wrong nearly 15% of time and is more likely to misidentify black people<p>Approximately half of adult Americans’ photographs are stored in facial recognition databases that can be accessed by the FBI, without their …

Surveillance

Scientists convert spinach leaves into human heart tissue — that beats

By Ben Guarino<p>, Reporter<p>If an overhyped vegetable existed before marketers coined the term superfood — and long before Oprah Winfrey chatted up acai berries with Dr. Oz — look no further than spinach. (Here’s to Popeye, eating the stuff by the can to inflate his biceps.) Spinach alone, of course, …

Spinach

The EU should rebrand itself as the protector of its nations | Natalie Nougayrède

Populist nationalists see the union as the enemy of cultural and ethnic belonging. It’s time for those who support Europe to debunk their myths<p>If one image can sum up the paradoxes that increasingly lie at the heart of the European project, as it celebrates its 60th this weekend, this may be a good …

A loss of civility can affect a company’s bottom line

Lola Rasminsky is the founder of <i>Beyond the Box</i>, which delivers teambuilding and leadership workshops across Canada.<p>For a word that seems so innocuous, it can cut disconcertingly deep: incivility.<p>In its least toxic form, it can simply darken your day.<p>When someone at work makes a snarky remark, or …

Tesla starts taking solar roof orders next month

Compared to successfully launching a private rocketry business and an electric vehicle brand, Elon Musk's quest to line your roof with solar cells is a less flashy endeavor. He pitched it last August as Tesla's preamble in its eventually successful attempt to acquire SolarCity, a part of his …

Tesla

Flexible new solar panel is almost 80% lighter than traditional panels

Solar panels just got a lot slimmer. Zhengrong Shi, a.k.a. the Sun King, is now marketing eArche, a super flexible, ultrathin solar panel that could …

Italy Transforms Itself into a High-Tech Hotbed - MIT Technology Review

When your thoughts turn to Italy, which products, services, and industries immediately come to mind? “You probably think of food, fast cars, fashion, …

Manufacturing

5 Biotech Products U.S. Regulators Aren’t Ready For - MIT Technology Review

Lab-made meat. Hornless cattle. Designer bacteria. Dozens of futuristic-sounding products are being developed using new tools like CRISPR and …

National Academy of Sciences

Trump’s budget sabotages America’s best chance to add millions of high-wage jobs

Trump guts clean energy funding as Beijing plans to invest $360 billion by 2020, creating 13 million jobs.<p>President Trump’s budget slashes investment …

How Overstock.com Is Winning at Retail Marketing

There’s a reason a great content strategy drives conversions in retail marketing: it makes it easy for consumers to move from thinking about a …

What Does Vladimir Putin Want?

Since the election of Donald Trump, a chasm has opened in American views of Vladimir Putin. Liberals see him as a murderous autocrat and kleptocrat …

Russia

The secret of happy children? Get rid of teachers and ban homework

Schools could save money, turn out happier pupils and improve education. All they need to do is ignore politicians and follow my simple tips<p>There is a certain irony in the announcement that schools are to start trialling “happiness lessons” for eight-year-olds. It’s a bit like Vlad the Impaler …

California DMV to authorize fully driverless vehicles on roads

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has introduced new legislation to legalize fully driverless vehicles in the state. It follows similar legislation passed in Michigan late last year.<p>Automakers and tech firms are required to have a driver in the front-seat at the present time, to …

Did The US Just Throw Out The "Least-Awful" Option On North Korea?

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US will break with 20 years of failed policy. Here are some of the alternatives.<p>BEIJING — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made headlines early in his trip to east Asia on Friday when he said the US would break with two decades of a “failed approach” on …

The "Jack of All Trades" Might Just Be a Master of Big-Picture Thinking

Effective leaders don't have all the answers. They know how to put the right pieces together.<p>The old saying "jack of all trades, master of none," is almost always used with negative connotations. It usually means a person lacks the focus needed to stick with anything long enough to become truly …

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

In a recent interview with Vox’s Ezra Klein, journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates argued that serious thinkers and writers should get off Twitter.<p>It wasn’t a critique of the 140-character medium or even the quality of the social media discourse in the age of fake news.<p>It was a call to get beyond …

How Do You Know Someone Has Emotional Intelligence? Look for These 5 Signs

If you have these characteristics, did you know you also have high emotional intelligence?<p>It should be no secret by now that people exhibiting high levels of emotional intelligence (EQ) are drastically more self-aware, work better with others, and are promoted at a much faster pace.<p>Studies over the …

This Founder Believes He Found the Answer for Burnout

GitHub co-founder Chris Wanstrath says that switching up a routine is a surefire way to get inspired.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s “20 Questions” series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success</i> …

Work-life Balance