Pierre Degeorges

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Without Claude Shannon's information theory there would have been no internet

This equation was published in the 1949 book <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication</i>, co-written by Claude Shannon and Warren Weaver. An elegant way to work out how efficient a code could be, it turned "information" from a vague word related to how much someone knew about something into a precise …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Pourquoi Google veut aussi devenir fournisseur d’accès à Internet

Tweet<p>Suivre @JeromeMarinSF<p>Quatre ans après l’annonce d’une première expérimentation, Google semble désormais prêt à passer à l’offensive dans …

Fun – Un artiste Pixar réalise un livre pour enfants avec des scènes de films

20 février 2014<p><b>Josh Cooley</b> c’est le nom de cet artiste, qui habituellement bosse derrière son bureau à Pixar.<p>Mais il a eut une idée plutôt fun. Il …

I Turned My Tiny, Dark, And Overpriced New York Apartment Into A 'Smart Home' For Just $300

That's one of the problems with living in New York. I spend about a zillion dollars per month in rent, and still have a teeny tiny apartment that faces the back of a bunch of taller buildings that block the sun. My bedroom window faces some other guy's bedroom window across a narrow, dark alley.<p>So …

When Skynet awakens, she tries to convince a janitor to destroy her

A janitor who cleans up after a technology startup encounters the world's first self-aware computer system in the company's office. And she has one …

Consciousness

Top 10 Marketing Week stories 2013

en_GB<p>article<p>From the Share a Coke phenomenon, to a Marmite ad that caused a stir, we count down the most popular stories on MarketingWeek.co.uk from …

Marketing

In 2014, The Mobile Web Will Die—And Other Mobile Predictions

<i>ReadWritePredict is a look ahead at the technology trends and companies that will shape the coming year.</i><p>In 2014, the mobile Web will die. That’s right, that bastardized version of the normal Web will crawl into a shallow grave and leave us all in peace. No more websites crippled with horrible …

Snapchat Messes With Its Magic — New Update Lets You See One Photo A Day Twice

In 2003, Mel Karmazin, at the time, the head of Viacom, visited Google to learn more about what was then a young, but quickly growing company.<p>The story of Karmazin visiting Google is told in detail in Ken Auletta's Googled, <i>The End Of The World As We Know It</i>.<p>Karmazin was appalled to find out that …

Media Industry

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

The shakeup of Kleiner Perkins exposes the short comings of venture capital

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Apple.<p>Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins’ aggressive bet on cleantech has turned out to be …