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The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Mathematics

How to Fill Yourself With Real Confidence (Instead of Just Pretending)

Real confidence means going beyond just standing straight and repeating positive mantras.<p>You know the standards like great body language and questioning the inner critic yammering in your head. Yet, your confidence still isn't as strong as you'd like it. What else can you do to feel capable of …

Master the Art of Influence — Persuasion as a Skill and Habit

<b>Tyler Odean</b> kicked off our meeting with a contentious statement: “For startups and founders, being persuasive is way more important than having …

Want to Live a Literally Awesome Life? Be Inspired By Steve Jobs's Last Words

The icon inspired right up to his last breath with words that inspire you to make more of each of yours.<p>A few years back, a meme was circulating about Steve Jobs supposed deathbed speech on the evils of pursuing a life of wealth. Except, it wasn't true (I know, what a shock that something on the …

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Steve Jobs Practiced 1 Habit That Turned Good Presentations Into Great Ones

The best CEO presenters follow one rule that made Steve Jobs a master showman.<p>Steve Jobs was a master showman. In my opinion, Jobs was the best business storyteller of our time. Every product launch was brilliantly performed. Every move, demo, image and slide was in sync and beautifully …

Meditation 101: How Sitting Still Can Make You Better

Meditation. Perhaps you’ve been told you need to start. Maybe you’ve tried, found it dumb, and moved on. Or you have no idea where to begin. You …

Meditation

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

4 Essential Innovation Skills That Anybody Can Master

Great innovators aren't prima donnas or glory seekers. They are problem solvers.<p>I spent the majority of my adult life managing organizations and I always felt enormous pressure to innovate, but whenever I went looking for guidance, what I found was a confused jumble. Disruptive innovation, design …

Innovation

4 Proven Ways to Prepare Tonight for a Productive Tomorrow

A little preparation the night before will get your day started on the right foot.<p>It's well known the way you start your morning affects the rest of your day. A productive morning leads to a productive day. But preparing for your day the night before can make your days even more successful. Here …

Steve Jobs' response to a public insult in 1997 shows how to handle negative comments with grace

Internet trolls use them to get us riled up. Competitors use them to get us off our game.<p>Sometimes, even those we care about may use them when they feel slighted or threatened.<p>Of course, we shouldn't discount all critical feedback. But insults are designed to hurt, not help.<p>So how should you …

Demonstration

Coding is not “fun,” it’s technically and ethically complex

Programming computers is a piece of cake. Or so the world’s digital-skills gurus would have us believe. From the non-profit Code.org’s promise that “Anybody can learn!” to Apple chief executive Tim Cook’s comment that writing code is “fun and interactive,” the art and science of making software is …

Tim Cook

Steve Jobs Practiced This 1 Habit That Triggers Creative Ideas, According to Neuroscience

Several new studies and books say this is the best way to spark novel ideas.<p>Visitors to Steve Jobs's house in Palo Alto or to Apple's corporate headquarters in Cupertino, California, were all too familiar with one habit that helped Jobs to clear his mind and develop novel ideas.<p>Jobs biographer …

Creativity

AirPods Malfunctioning? Here’s How to Fix Them

I’m two months into using Apple’s AirPods ($160), and they just stopped working properly. One day, the left earbud wouldn’t work; the next day, the …

Writing High-Performance Swift Code

Enabling Optimizations<p>Whole Module Optimizations<p>Reducing Dynamic Dispatch<p>Dynamic Dispatch<br>• Advice: Use 'final' when you know the declaration does not …

How to use Workflow, the app that Apple just bought and made free for everyone

Apple bought an app called Workflow on Thursday. The app automates stuff you do all the time on your iPhone and iPad and turns those tasks into a simple button.<p>But instead of killing the app, as Apple usually does when it acquires a startup, Apple made it free.<p>Basically, Workflow is like a Swiss …

Apps

How I Git

<i>As usual, this post initially appeared here</i><p>I'll bet you use git (or Subversion or something, but I know git so that's what I'm writing about). This …

Swift! Optionals?

If you are new to swift and to the concept of <b>Optionals</b> it may seems a little bit strange to have a special type for representing <i>something</i> or <i>nothing,</i> …

Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook’s Apple

iPhone sales have slumped, stock is down, and pundits insist Apple is a tech laggard. But the company may be stronger than ever.<p>Eddy Cue doesn’t look like a man in the midst of his toughest year in decades. Sporting an untucked apricot camp shirt and blue jeans over camouflage socks and a pair of …

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …

Mathematics

#95: 3D Touch 👊

We've covered a few of the new <i>3D Touch</i> APIs in <b>iOS 9</b> like <b>Static and Dynamic Shortcut Items</b> (Bite #79, #88) as well as <b>View Controller Previews</b> (Bite …

Using Taptic Engine on iOS

We’ve all been waiting for the arrival of <b>iPhone 6s</b> and it’s 3D touch capabilities. We have already covered detecting 3D touch with <b>UIGestureRecognizer</b> …

Libraries Used in the Top 100 iOS Apps

I am eternally curious. A big motivation for writing the FLEX debugging tool was to explore other apps and discover how they tackle common problems. …

#91: Universal Links 🌎🔗

<i>Universal Links</i> arrived with <b>iOS 9</b>. Conceptually they're a way for us to logically tie the content in our <b>app</b> to the content on our <b>website</b>. Once this …

Apps

How To Stay Up-To-Date On iOS Development

iOS development is changing very quickly. Not a long time ago, nobody knew about Swift and size classes. Today, they are essential tools and …

Social Media

Details matter - harnessing the power of Core Animation

A friend showed me animations from Stripe Checkout and asked: “how could we implement that on iOS?”Quite simply, Core Animation is very powerful and …

Flipboard debuts a big redesign and The Daily Edition, a morning news section

With a fresh coat of paint and a handful of new features, Flipboard targets competitors big and small<p>Finding the right news to read is hard. That’s why hundreds of companies have jumped into the game offering different takes on what you might want to read, and why you might want to read it. Some …

Microsoft Takes .NET Open Source And Cross-Platform

For more than 12 years now, the .NET framework has been the programming model for developers who want to build apps for Windows. But in its efforts to take many of its developer tools cross-platform, Microsoft today announced that it plans to take .NET to both the Mac and Linux soon and that it is …

Sexy, slim cases to complement your iPhone 6

You’ve got a brand-spanking new iPhone 6, and boy is it beautiful. You love looking at it and holding its tender, curved edges, but you’re terrified that you’ll drop it and scratch it up. Or worse: shatter the screen into a million tiny pieces.<p>You need a case that’s protective, functional, and most …