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8 Tips for Staying Motivated When You're Not Enjoying Your Job - OLBlog

Most people go through a period of demotivation at work or in their career at some point. It’s normal. Gallup’s most recent statistics indicate that …

Xbox Onesie Announced by Microsoft

Xbox Australia has unveiled its first foray into fashion design with what it dubs the Xbox Onesie. The item of clothing is "not just your standard onesie." It is made in a black or white colour scheme, and includes the following features:<p>Enlarged pockets to fit an Xbox Controller and Media …

How Scuba Diving Inspired a Realistic Underwater Video Game

Talking 'Abzû' with game developer Matt Nava (artistic director on 'Journey' and 'Flower').<p>When game developer Matt Nava worked as art director on thatgamecompany’s <i>Journey</i> and <i>Flower</i> titles, he helped deliver some incredibly gorgeous and surreal visuals. The games quickly became known for …

The Analogue Nt is the best NES that (a lot of) money can buy

If you have $500+ to spend on a 30-year-old console, this is the one to buy.<p>Back in 2014, we marveled at the announcement of the Analogue Nt, a …

30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

Brain.fm Uses An Artificial Intelligence to Improve Your Brain Function

Music has been around in one form or another throughout the world for as long as anyone can remember. Some people listen to music to relax, others to …

The best Fallout 4 mods for Xbox One

How do you decide which ways to change <i>Fallout 4</i> when there are over a thousand mods to choose from?<p>On May 31, mods went live for the Xbox One version …

The idiot’s guide to not being garbage in Overwatch

<i>Overwatch</i> is a really, really good team-based shooter. It’s basically the new <i>Team Fortress 2</i>, since you have a bunch of classes with different roles …

UPS Is Launching a 3D-Printing Service With a Significant Competitive Advantage

Delivery service giant<b>United Parcel Service Inc.</b>announced on May 18 that it's launching an industrial-strength, on-demand 3D-printing service network this summer. The operation will link its global logistics network with 3D printers at more than 60 UPS stores in the U.S. and Fast Radius' on-demand …

Investing

Recruiting Secrets LinkedIn Doesn’t Want You To Know

<b>How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank</b><p>Recently I discussed the slowdown in tech hiring, which is already reflected in today’s …

7 'Fallout 4' mods that unlock new reasons to play on Xbox One

Now that <i>Fallout 4</i> supports mods — free add-ons created by amateur programmers — for Xbox One, fans are coming back to Bethesda Softworks' …

How a 16-year-old kid built his dream video game company with no money

He's not the typical kid programmer. In fact, he's barely a programmer at all, he says (he knows some C#). He considers himself a businessman.<p>But that hasn't stopped him from going after his dream: to work in the video game industry.<p>"I always wanted an internship at a video game company, but no one …

I Tried Virtual Reality Meditation Inside a Marijuana Grow Tent

Virtual reality designers Flattsitter and poet Noah Falck take Moogfest attendees into higher states of consciousness.<p>The great promise of virtual reality is that it will take you to other places and let you feel new things. With rare exceptions, this isn’t exactly happening, especially with …

New HTC Vive Releases for the Week of 05/15/16

Amidst the swirl of chaos that is a major tech event such as Google IO, it’s easy to overlook some of the more mundane headlines from the week. While …

ISIS Doesn't Trust Tor, Likes Snowden's Favorite Operating System (And Still Can't Hack Much)

Since the Paris attacks in November, the San Bernardino shootings in December, and the subsequent brawl between Apple and the FBI, there’s been a growing obsession around the technical capabilities of terror group ISIS. How does it use encryption? Is it building a cyber warfare arm? The current …

Privacy

Build a Raspberry Pi-Powered Linux Laptop That Fits in Your Pocket

I made this little Nintendo DS sized computer using a Raspberry Pi and a bunch of off-the-shelf parts. It is a fully functional linux computer that can do most things a full system can (games, web stuff, videos, music etc).<p>You can also output the video to an external monitor, transforming it into a …

The 22-year-old whiz kid who runs Apple's Twitter account shares his social media tips

One of the main people behind it is 22-year-old Tai Tran. Apple offered him a full-time job running social media before he even graduated. He's been named to Forbes' 30 under 30 list for marketing, and when he accepted a job at Apple, it was covered by Apple blogs.<p>Tran is sharing his social media …

The Ars guide to building a Linux router from scratch

Remember how our homebrew router embarrassed off-the-shelf options? Go make your own.<p>After finally reaching the tipping point with off-the-shelf …

This résumé for Elon Musk proves you never, ever need to use more than one page

Let's say your accomplishments range from creating an electronic-payments industry and invigorating the solar-energy market to inventing high-performance electric cars and launching a commercial space and rocket industry.<p>All of that would surely need a couple of pages to explain on a résumé, …

This Silicon Valley startup promises to turn you into a better boyfriend

Although their day jobs may involve disrupting the tech industry, tech workers don't want their relationships disrupted by their own inattentiveness caused by the focus they place on career pursuits.<p>The hardworking men of Silicon Valley are known for missing dates and forgetting special …

Circuit Simulator Lets You Play Around with Electronics Components in Your Browser

Part of the fun of DIY electronics projects is tinkering with things to learn how they work, but that doesn’t mean planning ahead isn’t a smarter …

Arduino

Why Some People Make Money – Why Others Never Will

You're reading Why Some People Make Money – Why Others Never Will, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

4 Websites to Help Quit Your Job and Start a Business

Quitting your job to become an entrepreneur in charge of a successful company is possible with these 5 great business sites.

Employment

Chief Scientist At 1-Page Reveals How To Get Started In Machine Learning

<i>What would be your advice to a software engineer who wants to learn machine learning? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Alex Smola, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University and Chief Scientist,</b> …

Artificial intelligence steals money from banking customers

<i>*Update, 4 April, 7:51 a.m.: This story was posted on 1 April as an April Fools' joke.</i><p>A breakthrough year for artificial intelligence (AI) research …

30 Samsung Galaxy S7 And S7 Edge Tips And Tricks You Should Know About

Last month, Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge. Right out of the gate, the devices received strong reviews. Consumer Reports even called Samsung’s new flagships “the best smartphones” and now the devices sit atop its <i>Ratings</i>. The S7 and S7 Edge smartphones are packed with …

14 difficult questions companies like Google and SpaceX have asked job candidates during an interview

Some companies are asking far more challenging — an in many cases, oddball — questions of job candidates, like "How many basketballs would fit in this room?" and "How would you sell hot chocolate in Florida?"<p>Job site Glassdoor recently combed through its tens of thousands of interview questions …

11 tech skills that will get you a salary of $105,000 or more

More than 50,000 developers responded to Stack Overflow's annual developer survey— the absolute best look at the state of the technology industry, as reported by the people actually working in it.<p>Here are the top tools, technologies, and programming languages that Stack Overflow's developer …

Hacker High School Teaches Cyber Security Skills To Teens

High school students thinking about a college education and career in the cybersecurity field may want to begin preparing now.<p>There are numerous programs to help high schoolers learn about cybersecurity, gain experience for potential summer internships, and enhance college applications.<p><b>Hacker High</b> …

High School