Geoff Schaadt

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Golden State and the Mathematical Magic of Seventy-Three

"I am aware of the Warriors’ push for seventy-three wins," Ken Ono, a professor of mathematics at Emory University and the author of “The Web of Modularity: Arithmetic of the Coefficients of Modular Forms and q-series,” said recently, just before the Golden State Warriors won game number …

If You Dread Deadlines, You’re Thinking About Them All Wrong

As a time management coach, I work with many individuals who dread deadlines. Some of them meet their deadlines but only by becoming enormously frazzled and working late, which compromises their peace of mind and their work-life balance. Others end up missing deadlines entirely. This makes them …

How To Own A BMW E46 M3 With A Proper Manual For Next To Nothing

As cars get more technologically complex, the only option for manufacturers is to take the driver out of the equation, making for a driving …

Numb

Look at How Koenigsegg's Wild Freevalve Engine Runs Without Camshafts

Could this camless engine be the next big thing in engine technology?<p>Christian von Koenigsegg is best known for building world-beating supercars, but he's also big into powertrain innovations.<p>Other than the crazy hybrid-drive system he developed for the Koenigsegg Regera that allows it to run …

Ford: 2017 F-150 Raptor Pickup Initial Durability Testing Complete

As if anyone expected Ford to bolt together the 2017 F-150 Raptor pickup and call it a day, the engineers slapping each other on the back before abandoning Dearborn for summer cottages in northern Michigan, the automaker has announced that initial testing on the redesigned off-road truck is …

The Greatest Formula One Story You've Never Ever Ever Heard

This isn’t a story about a big-budget Ferrari or McLaren. This is the inside look of a car designed in a bedroom, built in a shed, and paid for with …

How This Young Doctor's Twist On Venture Capital Could Revolutionize Healthcare Innovation

Even though change is looming, the healthcare industry has been slow at adopting new technologies. It could take years for new paradigms to be accepted and doctors often resist shifts in daily routines.<p>Enter Dr. Dhaval Bhanusali, who has been quietly spearheading Health Digital — a growing health …

Digital Health

New to Linux? 5 Apps You Didn’t Know You Were Missing

Advertisement<p>When you moved to Linux, you went straight for the obvious browsers, cloud clients, music players, email clients, and perhaps image …

What Is Design Thinking?

Customer-centric design is about looking out from the inside—rather than outside in.<p>Today’s organizations face multifaceted problems that are part of increasingly complex business models. Continued expansion of global transactions, supported by partnerships that can span large ecosystems, create …

Design

What It Means To Youth Sports That Multi-Sport Athletes Dominated NFL Draft

After the NFL draft, you might have seen this stat: 224 out of the 256 picks (87.5 percent) played multiple sports in high school. If you’re an advocate that young athletes avoid specializing in a single sport from an early age, you can point to this as evidence that, see, see, your chances of …

This Immaculate 1961 250GT Spider Will Cost You 10 LaFerraris

If the Ferrari 250GT California Spider is one of the rarest and most attractive cars ever built, then it’s of little surprise that they regularly command eight-figure money when making auction-block appearances<i>.</i><p>Just a few months ago, we saw a ’61 SWB (short-wheelbase) model fetch nearly $20 million …

The Internet Is Finally Forcing Management to Care About People

The humanist strand of management thinking that celebrates teams and collaboration through respect for customers and workers as human beings has a long and distinguished history. It includes Mary Parker Follett (1920s), Elton Mayo and Chester Barnard (1930s), Abraham Maslow (1940s), Douglas …

How Microsoft Office Became A Whole Computing 'Platform'

Microsoft says that Office is a platform. But you may have only thought of Office as ‘a piece of software’ before now. You may have classified Office as a core set of Windows apps supplied on a CD-ROM before the advent of cloud and Office 365. You may have even considered Office to be a ‘suite of …

Microsoft announces Azure SQL Data Warehouse and Azure Data Lake in preview

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft today unveiled a couple of new services for working with data in its Azure public cloud and announced useful enhancements to its existing Azure SQL Database service at the Build conference today.<p>The new Azure SQL Data Warehouse will be able to store companies’ valuable …

What leadership skills do nonprofit emerging leaders need to succeed? (Millennials)

The best way to look for the next big thing

The opportunity to innovate may be right in front of your eyes, but turn around or blink and you’ll miss it. Seizing on a moment of potential growth …

Innovation

Three Elements of a Successful Integrated Mobile Strategy

Got a mobile strategy worked out for your business? You should. A whopping 91% of mobile users have their devices within arm's reach 24/7. So, if you …

60+ R Resources to Improve Your Data Skills

This list was originally published as part of the Computerworld Beginner's Guide to R but has since been expanded to also include resources for …

Google Releases a Tool to Launch Android Apps on Desktops

Google has opened up its App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) to developers so they can run their apps on any desktop with a Chrome browser, reports Ars Technica.<p>ARC is a project that allows Android apps to run on Chrome OS, and it was previously limited to a small group of developers who got to …

Amazon And IBM Just Kicked The Internet Of Things Into High Gear

The IoT or the “Internet Of Things” seems to be all the rage these days, from smart home automation and security devices, to connected, autonomous vehicles. However, what’s key about this new trend in technology is not only the ideas for better, smarter devices that are born from this growth …

Internet of Things

You can now run Android apps on a Mac or PC with Google Chrome

Google’s convergence of Chrome and Android is taking a big step forward this week. After launching a limited App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) back in September, Google is expanding its beta project to allow Android apps to run on Windows, OS X, and Linux. It’s an early experiment designed primarily for …

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<b>RUBRICS</b><p>Teaching rubrics are a common tool in any classroom, but they can easily become a disguised checklist of tasks, instead of a living document …

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

In an interview, he highlighted three take-home messages from his book:<p><i>Forgetting isn't always bad.</i> Most of the time, it’s natural and essential to …

Google granted patent for glucose-tracking smart contact lens

A step forward for Google has been realized as the company has been awarded a patent for its glucose-tracking smart contact lens. Noticed earlier …

Jeep Chief Concept Brings the Beach Vibe Anywhere

Three days ago, the <i>C/D</i> office lost its collective mind over an insanely clean 1977 Jeep Cherokee Chief that popped up for sale on the internet. Pristine in nearly every measure, the Chief escaped our grasp and was awarded to a higher bidder (for nearly $27,000). But just as we were coming to terms …

See How Bugatti Assembles the Mighty Veyron's W-16 Engine—By Hand

Hard to believe, I know, but the Bugatti Veyron is history.<p>The 450th example of the world’s fastest production car was recently sold to a collector in the Middle East, closing the book on the outrageous, no-holds-barred engineering “what if” project that Volkswagen opened in 2005.<p>Since then, other …

Were Millennials Just Figments of Our Fevered Imagination All Along?

If you're reading this somewhere in the continental U.S. right now, there's a good chance you're snowed in, dangerously low on bread and milk, and …

33 Essential Free Fonts You Need To Download

You deserve more than the fonts your computer came with.