Martin Huang

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Seven utilities to make your Windows PC more powerful

Microsoft is building some of these features right into Windows 10<p>Last week on Processor we covered a bunch of utilities for the Mac and, as promised, here’s the Windows 10 side of things. As with the last piece, I wanted to focus in on <i>utilities</i> instead of apps — little tools that improve how you …

Swimming Workouts: What to Know Before Diving In

Thinking of adding some laps to your workout routine? We asked experts to share their best advice for how to get started.<p>If there’s any experience that typifies the summer months on the East Coast, it’s grimly enduring a brand of humidity that compares only to the depths of a soggy hell. Some days, …

Transfer.sh is an instant sharing tool for programmers

File sharing tools are a dime a dozen these days. There’s Dropbox, Google Drive, and iCloud. But what if you want to share something quickly and easily from the command line? That’s why programmer Remco Verhoef created Transfer.sh.<p>The service has basically a file dump. You send a file to …

Yes, a Powerpoint Presentation Can Be Exceptionally Memorable. Here Are 2 Easy Hacks

These Powerpoint hacks are so easy, you're going to kick yourself for not doing them sooner.<p>PowerPoint decks can be an very efficient way of sharing and presenting information.<p>Yet, if they're bad, they are painful to create and even more painful to sit through.<p>Today, I'm going to teach you two easy …

Plum uses AI to hire people ‘that never would have been discovered through a traditional hiring process’

Recruiters have a bias problem. A 2017 meta study from Northwestern, Harvard, and the Institute of Social Research in Norway found that hiring prejudice against black candidates hasn’t changed in the last 25 years, and that Latinos have only seen a “moderate” drop. It is not just races and …

DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI

Zurich-based DeepCode claims that their system — essentially a tool for analyzing and improving code — is like Grammarly for programmers. The system, which uses a corpus of 250,000 rules, reads your public and private GitHub repositories and tells you how to fix problems, remain compatible and …

Machine Learning

The 1 Part of Speech You Should Use `Sparingly' on LinkedIn

Take this advice only if you are "highly" motivated to get ahead.<p>When it comes to writing -- whether it's a novel, a press release, website copy or your LinkedIn profile -- adverbs stink. I'm talking about the 'ly'-ending adverbs like <i>exceedingly</i>, <i>highly</i>, <i>quickly</i>, <i>strategically</i>, <i>truly, unusually</i> and so …

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

If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Bodyweight Exercises<p>Abs Workout<p>If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP<p>Shares<p>Whatever the season, there's no …

Alphabet's Outline lets you run your own self-hosted VPN for free

Jigsaw, an incubator that’s part of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has launched Outline, an open-source virtual private network (VPN) that you can host on your own server at no charge.<p>As an initiative from the human-rights-focused Jigsaw, Outline is being billed as a tool to help journalists …

iPhone owners could claim $672 each from Google for bypassing Safari privacy settings

Brits who used an iPhone between June 2011 and February 2012 could receive as much as £500 ($672) each from Google as compensation for the search giant bypassing Safari privacy settings between those dates.<p>A British campaign group has launched a ‘representative action’ (the UK equivalent of a class …

Privacy

VPNSecure helps you stay truly anonymous online, Lifetime Subscriptions now $24

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Online threats come in many guises, from snooping governments to hotel Wi-Fi hackers. VPNSecure is the ultimate all-in-one …

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a shout-out to a $100-per-year app for doctors — here's what it does

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't a doctor, but he talked about a piece of medical software, VisualDx, during Apple's most recent earnings call.<p>It was an interesting choice of an app to highlight. Apple has deep ambition to break into the health and medical worlds, but although VisualDx is available to …

Machine Learning

IBM claims 'quantum supremacy' over Google with 50-qubit processor

IBM researcher Edwin Pednault was doing the dishes one evening when he came to the realization that qubits are a lot like the bristles of a scrubbing brush. What he dubbed as a “seemingly inconsequential moment” became the basis of a fault-tolerance theory which makes the 50-qubit quantum computer …

Quantum Computing

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• Tymon Mitchell<br>• DT / 6-3 / 309<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Kipp Adams<p>Micah Bernard<br>• RB / 6-0 / 200<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Steve Bartle<p>Peyton Powell<br>• ATH / 6-2 / 182<br>• NA<br>• Predicted …

College Football

Testim.io raises $5.6 million for its autonomous software testing system

Testim.io builds software that helps businesses automatically test their websites to ensure they remain functional, and today the startup announced that it has raised a $6.5 million round of series A funding to propel its growth.<p>Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round, which brought Testim’s …

Customers

Solve These Tough Data Problems and Watch Job Offers Roll In

Late in 2015, Gilberto Titericz, an electrical engineer at Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras, told his boss he planned to resign, after seven …

Activision's new patent makes it easy to exploit online gamers for their cash

"This was an exploratory patent filed in 2015 by an R&D team working independently from our game studios. It has not been implemented in-game."<p>That's …

iOS 11 solves one of the biggest issues with having multiple Apple devices in your family

As the family IT administrator, one of my jobs is to make sure each of the devices we own is backed up. That task just got a lot easier with iOS 11.<p>Syncing my own iPhone was already simple. In recent years, I've just backed it up to iCloud, Apple's cloud service.<p>We take lots of photos and have a …

iPhone 5

The incredible architectural secrets of Steve Jobs Theater

Steve Jobs Theater is empty.<p>Hours earlier, the massive lobby, demo area (or foyer) space below, and theater were humming with Apple employees, media, …

Carbon Fiber

Bill Gates and Elon Musk share a daily scheduling habit that helps them tackle their busy routines

<b>• Bill Gates and Elon Musk share an intense scheduling habit.</b><p><b>• They both plan out every second of their daily routine.</b><p><b>• Even if you're not a tech mogul, this strategy can help boost accountability.</b><p>Bill Gates and Elon Musk are two of the biggest names in tech.<p>Gates cofounded Microsoft in 1975, …

Bill Gates

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

Watch how easy it is for someone to hack your iPhone

With all the hoopla surrounding the FBI-Apple controversy, it may surprise you how easy it is to hack into an iPhone. In this video, Skycure CEO Adi Sharabani demonstrated how simple it was to access my device. He also offered some tips for keeping your smartphone secure.<p>Related …

BYOD

A 12-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Want a killer workout but don’t have any equipment? Look no further than high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and your own bodyweight for a …

Workouts

Aligning Your Organization with an Agile Workforce

<i>Leaders recognize that lean and agile business strategies require new ways of accessing talent to fill critical gaps — without necessarily bringing on more full-time employees. But most organizations aren’t set up for getting the most out of non-traditional employment relationships. In this excerpt</i> …

Atsushi Nishijima’s Street Photography, from Manhattan to Tokyo

“If I see life there, I like it,” says Atsushi Nishijima softly, while paging through a stack of his photography publications. Nishijima, who goes by …

Street Photography

17 Ways You're Stretching Wrong

The best-feeling part of your workout could be ruining all your hard work.<p>Ask five trainers at your gym, and you can bank on five different answers about how and when to stretch. That's because there's a ridiculous amount of conflicting science on proper stretching techniques — and most people were …

Exercise

The 30-Day Dare to do More Program

While it’s important to treat yourself, especially this time of year, it doesn’t have to mean you put on 10 pounds or let your abs go into …

5 Moves to Do Before Your Next Run if You Wanna Be Fast AF

Prep your body like you're sprinting for a Black Friday sale.<p>Admit it: You barely warm up—ever. But getting your body ready before your next run can help you get the most out of your sweat sesh, make you super fast, and prevent injuries so you can keep on hitting the pavement (or the treadmill) …

Rephone lets you hack a cellular radio into anything

Give a dog a phone<p>Yesterday at the Maker Faire in New York, we had a chance to check out the Rephone, a clever little project that comprises a bunch of modules that let you cobble together your own tiny little cell phone. Actually, making a cute little cardboard-encased phone is the least …