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Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things | Inc.com

If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back by other people, or even bad luck.<p>If you're unhappy, the problem is you. While approximately 50 percent of your happiness (your …

Happiness

SQL Notebook

SQL Notebook is a free Windows app for <b>exploring and manipulating tabular data</b>. It is powered by a supercharged SQLite engine, supporting both …

Databases

The complete list of Infosec related cheat sheets

I do not think I have collected them all yet, but here's what I have so far. Please suggest more.<p>Penetration testing and webapp cheat sheets:<p>Nmap …

GitHub Pages and Single-Page Apps

<i>This post originally appeared on my personal blog.</i><p>Single-Page Apps (SPAs) are all the rage right now. They make it extremely easy to build …

JavaScript

freeCodeCamp

What Is Equity Crowdfunding & Is It Right For You? | Inc.com

It's no secret that getting funded can be a long and difficult process. Access to capital relies on so many specific details, and at the end of the day, the more you know, the easier it is to find money. Join me as I take you through a four week 4-part series on 1) actually (really) getting funded, …

Crowd Funding

Pragmatically Generating a Self-Signed Certificate and Private Key using OpenSSL

Recently I found myself needing to generate a HTTPS Server Certificate and Private Key for an iOS app using OpenSSL, what surprised me was the total …

'He said he could do what he wanted': the scandal that rocked Bikram yoga

Bikram Choudhury built hot yoga into a global brand, with trainees willing to pay him thousands. Then came the lawsuits – and a lawyer who now owns the business<p>We’re 15 minutes into the Monday morning class at Hot 8 Yoga in Beverly Hills. Francesca Asumah, one of the most sought-after instructors …

Yoga

.NET Renaissance

Back in the mists of time, when .NET was young and new and beloved of enterprise software developers, there was An Idea. Some developers who loved …

Make This Mediterranean Spice Blend and Use It On Everything

I first had za’atar, a Mediterranean spice blend featuring thyme, sumac, and sesame seeds, in Israel, and it was a revelation. This savory seasoning …

This Simple Animation Shows You How an SLR Works

Here’s a neat little animation from Harman Technologt, the folks behind the Ilford brand of film, that breaks down exactly how a basic film …

Explainer: Machine learning vs AI

People often conflate AI with machine learning, but there are key differences.

Machine Learning

HaCkEd By RxR HaCkEr

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Blockchain

12 KPIs you must know before pitching your startup

It is critically important for the founders of a company to intimately understand the company’s key performance indicators (KPIs). Founders cannot hope to grow a company in any meaningful way without an almost obsessive focus on its KPIs.<p>Why? Because KPIs, if constructed correctly, give management …

Startups

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Meditation

A Few Useful Mental Tools from Richard Feynman

We’ve covered the brilliant physicist <b>Richard Feynman</b> many times here before. He was a genius. A true genius. But there have been many geniuses — …

Mathematics

Improve your Speaking by Doing this 1 thing for 10 days

Good public speaking will bring you more opportunity than any other personal skill. No matter where you start from, it's the person that practices …

Is the Default Mode of the Brain to Suffer?

If you’re going to get any sort of science done, an experiment needs a control group: the unaffected, possibly placebo-ed population that didn’t take …

You Only Need 20 Minutes For An Insanely Productive Day (With This Morning Ritual)

Picture this: you start the day on the wrong foot. Say the alarm didn’t buzz. So, you take a hurried shower and have burnt toast for breakfast, the …

For $149 a Month, the Doctor Will See You as Often as You Want - MIT Technology Review

Imagine if your doctor’s office was more like an Apple Store mashed up with a fancy gym: a modern white-and-wood aesthetic, replete with fancy …

University of Pennsylvania

Zuli can automagically adjust the lights and temperature when you walk into a room

Smart home solutions are still one of the hottest trends in tech right now, but some are better than others. We’re always on the lookout for …

Home Automation

How to install Kodi on an Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon's Fire TV Stick is really cheap, really easy to use and delivers a ton of content to any TV. That's why it's so popular. But it's also a small …

Smart TV

Why Performance Won't Get You Promoted

If you're going to play the game you should at least educate yourself on the unwritten rules. In an NPR interview (audio below), Stanford business …

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

Nutrition

A Stanford University psychologist’s elegant three-step method for creating new habits

If you hate the monotony of running on the treadmill, but drag yourself to the cardio room daily, believing self-torture will eventually become a habit—that’s not heroic; it’s bad design.<p>According to B.J. Fogg, a psychologist and researcher at Stanford University who has studied behavior change for …

This Spreadsheet Calculates When You'll Pay Off Debt With the Snowball Method

The snowball method is the best way to pay down your debt. If you’re skeptical and want to see how it will work, this spreadsheet will calculate …

Personal Finance

When you learn this Buddhist master's 21 rules of life, you'll completely realign your priorities

Ever heard of Miyamoto Mushashi?<p>If not, he was an expert Japanese swordsman, Buddhist and ronin.<p>He became renowned through stories of incredible …

How one boy's mystery disease could hold the key to solving our biggest health threats

In 2011, Jimmy Lin was working at Johns Hopkins University mapping the genetic mutations linked to cancer when he met a child who would change the …

Johns Hopkins University

Ethereum for web developers

I have been learning about Ethereum blockchain platform for some time and the more I learn, the more exciting it looks. There are lots of resources …

Can an app change human behavior? This behavioral economics professor is banking on it

Whether personal or professional, change is hard. And the cumulative data is <i>not on</i> our side.<p>Take something obviously detrimental, like smoking. A …