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Inside the world of Silicon Valley's 'coasters' — the millionaire engineers who get paid gobs of money and barely work

• <b>The most open secret in Silicon Valley is called "resters and vesters," or "coasters" - which refers to engineers who get paid big bucks without doing too much work, waiting for their stock to vest.</b>• <b><br>We talked to engineers in the "rest and vest" world who explained how it happens and how they spend</b> …

Silicon Valley

Forget work-life balance — living 'the good life' means being successful in these 4 metrics

Eric Barker is the author of "Barking Up The Wrong Tree." In this video Barker reveals the four areas you need to fulfill in order to be happy. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>In terms of a big thing everybody deals with today is work-life balance.</i><p><i>Nash and Stevenson two researchers at</i> …

8 killer arm workouts you can do virtually anywhere

Strengthening your arms is no easy feat.<p>From your triceps to your palms, there are a lot of muscles to work.<p>To get the best workout, we turned to New York University physical-therapy professor Marilyn Moffat, who wrote the book "Age Defying Fitness."<p>Moffat walked us through the best exercises for …

Workouts

This simple laundry hack ensures you never lose socks again

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon Doing laundry is one of my most dreaded chores.<p>I hate spending what feels like hours sorting and folding my clothes, only to find …

Laundry

This chart shows how painful the shift to cloud computing is for IBM and Oracle

The two technology vendors are set to lose out considerably in IT budgets over the next three years as the result of the shift to cloud, according to the June AlphaWise/Morgan Stanley CIO report. CIOs expect that 46% of their workloads will be in the cloud by the end of 2020, while only 34% will be …

23 TV shows everyone should watch in their lifetime

We're currently in the middle of what a lot of critics call the "Golden Age" of television. The ubiquity of screens and rise of platforms like Netflix have led to more television content than ever, and more competition for them to have the best shows.<p>The best shows are the ones that take advantage …

Mad Men

15 Best Video Game Openings Of All Time

by Alex Gilyadov<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>One of the most challenging things for developers is crafting a memorable video game opening. It’s vital for a game, and …

Japan's Top 15 Attractions Picked By International Tourists

Wondering what to see in Japan? You might want to listen to the advice of your fellow travelers.<p>Website <i>Trip Advisor</i> has this year’s most popular …

7 books you can finish in a long weekend that will make you a more well-rounded person

The first day back at work after a holiday weekend is a great time to brag to colleagues about all the awesome things you did.<p>Here's one idea: "I read an entire book and learned these super cool facts ..."<p>You won't be fibbing, either.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up seven books you can get …

Having 7 separate streams of income means I never stop earning money

Mostly by design, business owners go to great lengths to make sure they have money coming in from all directions - or, as some might say, "making sure their eggs aren't all in one basket."<p>The reason behind this is simple: Entrepreneurship isn't easy, and income streams dry up all the time.<p>By having …

Multi-Level Marketing

A simple memory trick could calm you down immediately after a stressful situation

Now your heart's racing, and you're struggling to think straight.<p>What should you do?<p>Psychologists are not short on ideas for how to calm yourself down after a stressful experience. Seek out a friend? Yes, there's good evidence that can help.<p>But what if there's no friend to hand? You could try to …

The Brain

A former Navy SEAL called me out for making excuses, and it changed the way I think about leadership

Jocko Willink was the commander of Task Unit Bruiser, the most decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War, and Leif Babin was one of his two platoon commanders.<p>They took what they learned on the battlefield and brought it to the business world with their management consulting firm, Echelon …

Charisma is a skill, not a gift — a Stanford psychologist shares 6 ways to build it

In researching my book "The Happiness Track," however, I found that charisma is not so much a gift as a learnable skill you can master.<p>What presence has to do with it<p>If you meet someone at a cocktail party whose eyes are constantly flitting around the room, do they make a good impression? Do they …

Lost Development Footage From Silent Hill 2's Most Emotional Scene, Recovered 18 Years Later

Here's a blast from the past — behind-the-scenes motion capture footage for <i>Silent Hill 2</i> from almost 20 years ago. It focuses on the perhaps the most …

IBM Is Still Not Reaping Rewards from its Big Bets

IBM’s struggle to reverse a long sales slide continued in its latest quarter with the tech giant saying on Tuesday that revenue fell 2.8%.<p>The decline …

16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

Google Play

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here are 10 things that surprised me about early retirement

<i>And spoiler alert: it doesn't involve money or a high-powered career! Both of which he retired from once he realized enough was enough (his "enough," btw? $3 million) Take it away, ESI!</i><p>When I retired last fall at 52, I thought I knew exactly what retirement would be like. Many of the expectations I …

Read the essay of a student who got into all 8 Ivy League schools, Stanford, MIT, and Caltech

He also gained acceptance into Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the California Institute of Technology, and the University of Chicago.<p>The high-school senior had stellar standardized-test scores — a 35 on the ACT — and a demonstrated interest in the sciences, attending …

North Dakota

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IBM And Apple: The Truth About Buffett's Technology Buys

So far this year, the Nasdaq composite has been the best performer out of the three major indices. Investors seem to be warming up to tech, particularly some of the larger players in the technology space, and while it might seem like a disconnect to talk about technology and Warren Buffett, the …

BAML: This is the most overcrowded trade

The dollar is hugely overvalued.<p>According to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Fund Manager Survey out on Tuesday, a higher percentage of investors in February believed the dollar is overvalued than in more than a decade.<p>According to the results, 41% of fund managers believed that the "most …

Markets

PewDiePie's Fall Shows the Limits of 'LOL JK'

YouTube star PewDiePie's fall from grace riled up his 53 million subscribers, but unless you're a Gen-Z videogamer, you may find the name splashed …

The US dollar is becoming a problem

The US dollar has been getting stronger, but at what point is it just too much for the market to bear?<p>In short, there's no simple answer.<p>The dollar on a global trade-weighted basis has strengthened by about 20-25% over the course of the last year. In the weeks following Trump's presidential …

Economics

The 10 Worst Foods For Your Heart

Want to keep your heart and cardiovascular system healthy for years to come? Keep these meals and snack items away from your cart and out of your …

Here are 6 fables of fixed-income investing — in cartoon form narrated by the actor who played Dumbledore

The UK-based investment firm, which has $374 billion in assets, on Thursday released six videos that illustrate the common mistakes made by fixed-income investors.<p>Each lesson plays off of a well-known childhood fable in a fun 60-second cartoon.<p>The firm enlisted the help of Michael Gambon, the actor …

Investing

The 3 Most Controversial Tips On Personal Productivity

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has a brutal theory of how America went wrong over the past 30 years

DAVOS, Switzerland — Alibaba founder Jack Ma thinks America went wrong over the past 30 years by focusing too much on war and Wall Street. Speaking at the World Economic Forum on Wednesday, Ma was asked about globalisation and the reaction to it represented by the election of Donald Trump as US …

Wall Street