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Pagedraw UI builder turns your website design mockup into code automatically

For years, one of the holy grails of web design has been trying to automate turning front-end design into clean code. Early attempts included tools like Dreamweaver and FrontPage. Pagedraw, a member of the Y Combinator Winter 2018 class, has developed a tool to fulfill that vision in a modern …

Computer Science

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Critical Lesson in Intelligence (That We Often Forget)

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED talk of all time is over a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

New York City

The Specialist-Generalist Balance

A couple of years ago I hit a crisis point. There was a distinct divide between disciplines at my company; I had been labeled a “backend developer,” …

Management

In 2017, If You Want To Innovate, You Will Have To Collaborate | Inc.com

Steve Jobs is, in many ways, the prototype for how many innovators see themselves. Brash and headstrong, he had an unfailing commitment to his vision and steamrolled anyone who dared to stand in his way. While he had failures as well as successes, no one can deny that he made a profound impact on …

Innovation

Why You Shouldn’t Be Fooled by Your Own Expertise

I am wired to discount people who have total assuredness in their point-of-view, have dogmatic positions or use data as a crutch or substitute for …

Nobel Prize

A Harvard Survey Reveals How Nonconformity Can Be a Good Thing at Work

Where can we find the exact point where conformity is a bad thing for both an individual and a corporation? Is there any good conformity in the …

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

All Strength Comes From Repetition

The biggest mistake you can make is to ignore the basics in your profession. This is true no matter what you do, where you live, or who you are.<p>When …

Research: How Customers Decide Whether to Buy from Your Website

Sally’s finger hovered over the “Purchase” button. After hours of online sleuthing, she was pretty sure the green chair would complete her living room. It was the style and color she wanted, home delivery was guaranteed within three days, she had money in the bank to pay for it, and both the …

Psychology

Rethinking Discipline

What is self-discipline? I think everyone has at least a hazy picture of what it means to be self-disciplined. From the outside, self-discipline …

Meditation

4 Proven Methods for Learning Faster | Inc.com

<i>What can we do to learn better and faster? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Brett Wingeier, CTO and co-founder of Halo Neuroscience, on Quora:</b><p>Learning can be hard work. That's what …

Self-improvement

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read

... and the movies and TV shows we watch<p>Pamela Paul’s memories of reading are less about words and more about the experience. “I almost always remember where I was and I remember the book itself. I remember the physical object,” says Paul, the editor of <i>The New York Times Book Review</i>, who reads, it …

Books

Here's Richard Feynman's Simple Technique For Sorting Science From Pseudoscience

In this fast-paced world of social media news, it can be exhausting to constantly have to figure out which of the legit-sounding headlines popping up …

Richard Feynman

Aquarelo: A Beautifully-Designed Mac Color Utility

There are a seemingly endless number of ways to represent colors. Whether you’re a professional designer or developer, or someone who just wants to update a website template, you’ve undoubtedly come across several. The trouble with so many different formats is that it guarantees that at some point, …

Graphics

256GB? Or Is 64GB Enough For iPhone X? 128GB For MacBook Pro?

Do smaller storage options cut it for Apple’s most popular hardware? Here’s my (maybe surprising) answer.<p>I won’t repeat the clichéd advice that is pretty much the same on all tech sites. They all say: pay a little more and get the extra storage. Wrong. That’s a passé bromide that doesn’t apply in …

MacBook Pro

How to sell a country: the booming business of nation branding

These days, every place in the world wants to market its unique identity – and an industry has sprung up to help put them on the map. By Samanth Subramanian<p>Lipetsk is already on the map: right there, on page 23 of the Collins World Atlas, a region of 1.2 million people, dead south from Moscow and …

International Criminal Court

Mathematics must be creative, else it ain’t mathematics

Why school maths could do with more mash-ups<p>I recently discovered the talent that is Tokio Myers. If you haven’t yet come across his performances on …

Watch “Alike,” a Poignant Short Animated Film About the Enduring Conflict Between Creativity and Conformity

From Barcelona comes "Alike," a short animated film by Daniel Martínez Lara and Rafa Cano Méndez. Made with Blender, an open-source 3D rendering …

Animation

Millennials are narcissistic? The evidence is not so simple

Rising social media use has sparked a passionate debate among psychologists: are today’s young people more “Generation Me”, or “Generation We”?<p>At the next table in the cafe where I was working this morning, a young woman spent a whole hour talking excitedly to her older companion about herself, her …

Psychology

Scientific Proof Is A Myth

You’ve heard of our greatest scientific theories: the theory of evolution, the Big Bang theory, the theory of gravity. You’ve also heard of the concept of a proof, and the claims that certain pieces of evidence prove the validities of these theories. Fossils, genetic inheritance, and DNA prove the …

Physics

Ethiopia:Crafting Social Media for Better Tomorrow

[Ethiopian Herald] The existence of mankind with its unique social life style, entirely different from all other creatures on planet earth, is …

Public Relations

4 Myths About Creativity

I believe that the common association of creativity with artistic expression contributes to an undervaluing of creativity in the minds of many …

Earth 3D interactive wallpaper app for Mac drops to just $1 (Reg. $3)

Earth 3D is essentially a live wallpaper app for your Mac. It turns your desktop screen(s) “into a realistic space shuttle window! Our planet looks exactly as it’s seen by astronauts.” Usually $3, it can now be yours for just <b>$1</b>. That’s matching the lowest price we have ever tracked. Rated 4+ stars …

Why you should stop eating white rice, according to a physician

From a nutritional standpoint, white rice pales in comparison to its whole grain cousin, brown rice.<p>It gets digested quickly, is rapidly processed into sugar, and only fills you up for a short period of time. In comparison, brown rice is processed slowly, churning out a steady stream of fuel to …

Nutrition

If You Want to Expedite Your Success, Learn How to Learn

Learning how to learn has been one of the most important skills I’ve acquired in my life. I learned how to learn in the Dojo (Karate School) and it …

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you an awesome parent

Every parent asks it at some point: <i>What is going on in my kid’s brain?</i><p>And if you don’t understand kids it can be hard to give them what they need to …

Science Says Time Really Does Seem to Fly as We Get Older. This Is the Best Way to Slow It Back Down | Inc.com

Time flies as we get older. But why?<p>Research shows your brain's internal clock runs more slowly as you age -- which means the pace of life appears to speed up. Other research suggests that the perceived passage of time is related to the amount of new perceptual information you absorb; when you're …

Timeflies

How Competition Affects Your Brain | Heleo

“Humans are not built to do something and then say, ‘We’re done.’”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>Why men are more likely to compete than women</i>• <i><br>Why “Don’t get</i> …

Special Forces

Work More Effectively and Productively with the Eisenhower Matrix

Dwight D. Eisenhower, the five-star general and the 34th President of the United States was heralded for his ability to lead and make decisions in …

Time Management