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How to Lose an IT Job in 10 Minutes

Whiteboard coding interviews can cost you a job<p>Recently I’ve been quite close to getting a job at one of the Big 5. I went through the screening …

Employment

5 Things You Absolutely Must To Do Before You Design Your Logo

I recently gave a presentation on branding and marketing as part of Career Day at my son’s school. Having to tailor my presentation to make sense for kids ages 5 to 12, I decided to open with a game of identifying logos. I held up a card with a logo printed on it, and the kids were told to shout …

Graphic Design

A machine has figured out Rubik’s Cube all by itself - MIT Technology Review

Yet another bastion of human skill and intelligence has fallen to the onslaught of the machines. A new kind of deep-learning machine has taught …

Computer Science

A New Kind of Photosynthesis Has Been Discovered, Pushing The Limits on Life

Our living world is just incredible.<p>A type of chlorophyll discovered just a few years ago is pushing the limits of photosynthesis and the role this …

Imperial College London

What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story?

"I want The Three Bears!"<p>These days parents, caregivers and teachers have lots of options when it comes to fulfilling that request. You can read a picture book, put on a cartoon, play an audiobook, or even ask Alexa.<p>A newly published study gives some insight into what may be happening inside young …

Connectivity

Are octopuses alien? New theory argues Earth was 'seeded' by interstellar genetic code

Octopuses are weird. This is not just because they look odd. It’s not because they’re disturbingly smart. It’s because they have a strange power.<p>The ability to edit their own bodies. This has biologists scratching their heads.<p>Evolution doesn’t work that way. It’s supposed to be spurred by genetic …

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Physics

Professor Stephen Hawking's final theory: The universe is a hologram

Stephen Hawking has revealed from beyond the grave his final scientific theory - that the universe is a hologram.<p>The cosmologist, who died on March 14, has challenged previous theories of cosmic "inflation" and the "multiverse" in a new paper published in the Journal Of High Energy …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

Public Speaking

'Time is elastic': an extract from Carlo Rovelli's The Order of Time

Times are legion: a different one for every point in space<p>I stop and do nothing. Nothing happens. I am thinking about nothing. I listen to the passing of time. This is time, familiar and intimate. We are taken by it. The rush of seconds, hours, years that hurls us towards life then drags us towards …

Alice In Wonderland

Teach kids creativity. Ultimately, machines will be better at coding

If you want to bring up a kid to be a successful investor or entrepreneur, the current education system says they should be studying STEM subjects, …

Framing

How to Fall Asleep Anywhere, Anytime, According to Military Veterans

Exhaustion is beginning to set in while I’m writing this. I’ve been up since 4am. A month ago I decided it was a cool idea to book an early morning …

feibleman

Here’s the real reason so many people now believe the Earth is flat

There is now an alarmingly large number of people who really believe that the Earth is some kind of magic pancake thing floating in space.<p>A frankly …

Flat Earth Society

This Simple Strategy Will Make You a Faster, More Effective Learner

A little structure goes a long way in making the mind more effective.<p><i>What is the best approach for learning new things? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of</b> …

Learning

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

This Video About The Scale of Black Holes Will Crush Your Poor, Tiny Brain

We were not prepared for this.<p>Black holes are vast, matter-annihilating objects that seem to defy physics by their very existence. They're so weird, …

blackholes

Best Free Fonts You Should Try in 2018

You're reading Best Free Fonts You Should Try in 2018, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Typography

I've found the key to being more productive and successful comes down to 3 hours of my day

When I feel overwhelmed with everything I need to get done, I remind myself of the power of three uninterrupted hours.<p>I am always less stressed when I have time alone to work and think  —  and I have learned that three focused hours drastically improves my mood.<p>This is true whether it is hundreds …

Time Management

Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs - MIT Technology Review

I took an Uber to an artificial-­intelligence conference at MIT one recent morning, and the driver asked me how long it would take for autonomous …

Hearts Get 'Younger,' Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

Eventually it happens to everyone. As we age, even if we're healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn't as efficient in processing oxygen as it used to be. In most people the first signs show up in the 50s or early 60s. And among people who don't exercise, the underlying …

High Blood Pressure

Why the A Wrinkle in Time Movie Will Change Hollywood

<i>Hollywood’s Once and Future Classic</i><p>Why it took 54 years to turn <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i> into a movie<p>By <b>Eliza Berman</b> | Photograph by <b>Michal Pudelka for …

Books

Obama in Talks to Provide Shows for Netflix

WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama is in advanced negotiations with Netflix to produce a series of high-profile shows that will provide him a global platform after his departure from the White House, according to people familiar with the discussions.<p>Under terms of a proposed deal, which is …

Social Media

Invisibilia: When Death Rocks Your World, Maybe You Jump Out Of A Plane

<i>Welcome to</i> Invisibilia <i>Season 4! The NPR program and</i> podcast <i>explores the invisible forces that shape human behavior, and we here at Shots are joining in to probe the often tenuous line between perception and reality. Here's a personal essay by the host that expands on Episode 1.</i><p>There are lots of …

Mind

Eerie photos show dilapidated relics of the Soviet era

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Bartini Beriev VVA-14 (above) is one of the most bizarre airplanes ever made. It could take off vertically and land on the water, and it was designed to search and destroy US submarines during the Cold War.<p>After its first flight from a regular runway in 1972, parts were added to make it …

Communist Party

Why the country-style kitchen is back in vogue

Not so long ago, the sleek, handleless kitchen was the epitome of modern style. When minimalism held sway, a streamlined space with high-spec integrated appliances and all clutter packed behind uniform cabinet doors (save for the odd artfully placed vase of flowers or potted herb) was the design …

Look, no lithium! First rechargeable proton battery created

Scientists have created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery, a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage.<p>While the battery is just a small-scale prototype, it has the potential to be competitive with currently available lithium-ion batteries.<p>The …

Clean Energy

7 New Thrilling Reads to Give You the Chills

After devouring thrilling hits like <i>The Girl on the Train</i> and <i>Gone Girl</i>, it’s hard to stop reaching for more heart-pounding novels. For those looking to fulfill their love affair for harrowing reads, we’ve compiled a list of the new unputdownable thrillers. Dim the lights and brew a pot of your …

Your Dog Knows How You Feel—Here’s How

A recent study reveals dogs are more intuitive than we thought.<p>Does it ever seem like your dog is in tune with your emotions? You may be on to something.<p>In new experiments, dogs showed signs of understanding whether a human or a dog was happy or mad based on facial expressions and vocalizations.<p>The …

Pets

Nuclear fusion on brink of being realised, say MIT scientists

The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on the grid within 15 years.<p>The project, a collaboration between scientists at MIT and a private company, will take a radically different approach to other …

Nuclear Energy

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement