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Russian physicists discover a new approach for building quantum computers

Physicists from MIPT and the Russian Quantum Center have developed an easier method to create a universal quantum computer using multilevel quantum …


3 Simple Ways to Stay Motivated All Day Long

Learn how to create an environment that cultivates success.<p>Motivation is important.Most successful people have the drive necessary to continue their journey of self-growth. However, even the most achievement-oriented people come to a point when their motivation levels are depleted.<p>In order to …


20 recipes every 20-something should know how to make

Remember when Chandler, Rachel, and Joey ate a cheesecake off the floor of their hallway, because it was so damn good they couldn't stop themselves? …

5 Powerful Morning Practices Guaranteed to Transform Your Life

We are living in one of the most prosperous and advanced times in human history. There are more opportunities and resources available to us then ever …


17 of the best under-the-radar islands in Europe

Even if you haven't done much traveling in Europe, though, these breathtaking islands are well worth the detour.<p>They boast laid-back cultures, quiet charm, and an unspoiled nature that simply cannot be matched by the European mainland.<p>So pack your best camera, and get ready for an adventure.

European Travel

A former hedge fund manager who retired at 36 has put together a video on how to predict the market

The former hedge fund manager, who comanaged GLG's global macro fund and retired in 2004 at 36, focuses more on real-life economics.<p>"I think trying to pretend everything is a science is a lunatic," Pal said in a video on Real Vision TV. "What you should understand is this is behavioral economics …


7 Things Really Successful People Never Do |

What differentiates those who are successful from those who are not? There are lots of ways to approach that question, but one of the most powerful is also one of the most simple.<p>It's a matter of habits. In business and in life, if you truly want to succeed, there are some habits that work and …


9 Psychology Books Every Leader Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …


How big data and poker-playing bots are blurring the line between man and machine

In his new book, <i>The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling</i>, Adam Kucharski details how trying to understand dice games …

Artificial Intelligence

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

How to Balance Ambition and Happiness: 5 Tips

Too much ambition makes life miserable, too little makes it meaningless. Here's how to strike a balance.<p>Many people believe that success will make them happy. But science shows that it's the other way around.<p>Being happy seems to increase your chances of success, while study after study indicates …


Boost Your Self Confidence With These 6 Tips

You're reading Boost Your Self Confidence With These 6 Tips, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …


Hiring a programmer? Ditch the coding interview and get back to basics

10 articles from the Basecamp archives focused on common sense hiring practicesThis week was going great…until I saw yet another article coaching …


29 Chorizo Recipes Because It Makes Everything Taste Better

We love chorizo, and these 29 recipes prove it.<p><b>Chorizo might have to be a favorite</b> when it comes to cured meats if we were forced to choose. Here are all of our favorite chorizo recipes.


Comment on Are High Stress Decisions Best Made by Bots? by Why Does Choice Make Us Unhappy? - Silver Ridge Advisors

[…] consider the work being done with bots to help us filter choices, not to expand them. These text-based interfaces reduce complexity and […]


The barbell effect of machine learning

If there’s one technology that promises to change the world more than any other over the next several decades, it’s (arguably) machine learning.<p>By enabling computers to learn certain things more efficiently than humans, and discover certain things that humans cannot, machine learning promises to …

Machine Learning

The Immutability of Math and How Almost Everything Else Will Pass

<i>TL;DR: Right now, there’s a cultural push to untie the historical link between advanced math and programming that could partially deter engineers from entering the field. But those who have a strong foundation in math will have the best jobs of the future. Let’s stop separating math from</i> …


Is Free Will An Illusion?

The nature of the self presents a persistent dilemma. The Vaisheshika school, beginning in third century BCE India, argues that god created the world …

8 Epic European Summer Road Trips

With summer quickly approaching, there is no better time to think about your next vacation! And instead of just settling on one spot, why not jump in …

7 Life-Changing Skills You Can Learn Even If You're Broke

Skills are the gateway to a better quality career and life.<p>The problem is, money is tight for most of us after covering rent/mortgage, car payments, …

10 tips for new Wall Street interns from hedge fund giant Citadel

Most have been though the usual drill: networking with alumni, impressing recruiters at info sessions and career fairs, and trying to nail tricky interview questions.<p>Wherever you're coming from, it's time to get organized and know how to stand out from the rest of the extremely competitive …

Wall Street

A Form of Therapy That Convinces You to Go to the Gym

So much of the research on exercise motivation boils down to one question: How do you convince yourself to suck it up and go do something you …