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The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

Language Learning

Data analytics is the key to unlocking success

Remarkable though it may sound, there are still many questions organisations ought to have the answers to, but simply do not. Most financial …

Human Resources

1000+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Getting Started in February: Enroll Today

A quick fyi: 1,000+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) will be getting underway this month, giving you the chance to take free courses from top …

Online Education

Weird: Naked mole rats don't die of old age

Just when it seemed the naked mole rat couldn't get any weirder, it turns out the buck-toothed, bare-skinned rodents don't even age.<p>Unlike literally every other mammal, naked mole rats don't become more likely to die as they get up there in years. In humans, for example, with all else being equal …

Biology

Best Online Classes for Job Skills - MIT Technology Review

In 2017, people flocked to online classes about artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, and data analytics. In 2018, expect more of the same, say …

This Princeton Professor's CV of Failures Is Something We Should All Learn From

No one's perfect.<p>Searching for a job requires the perfect résumé or CV, and there are countless online guides dedicated to CV-crafting that promise …

The Rise of People Analytics and the HR Role

In God we trust. All others must bring data<p>~W. Edwards Deming~<p>The above quote from W. Edwards Deming, widely considered as the father of quality …

Why you’re never really happy with the things you buy anymore

Constant bargain hunting makes us value all the wrong things about shopping.<p>I wasn’t supposed to be looking at leather jackets in Macy’s. Had I gone in the entrance closest to the online order pick-up desk, I wouldn’t have found myself stroking the smooth lambskin sleeves of a black moto jacket …

8 Yale University Courses You Can Take Right Now, for Free

"The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think," Albert Einstein said. So go back to …

Classical Music

Alienware Aurora R7 Review: The Best Gaming PC Gets Better

There's a reason the Alienware Aurora has long been our favorite gaming desktop — it's powerful and attractive, and most importantly, it can be …

Computer Hardware

The Big Idea Behind Big Data

In the Spring of 2009, the H1N1/09 virus — dubbed "swine flu" — made the jump from pigs to people and began claiming its first victims.<p>Fearing the beginning of a global swine flu pandemic, terrified health officials began planning for the worst. Shutting down the world's major airports became the …

Andy Warhol

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

Why Buddhism is True

Darwin and the Buddha agree on the problem, says evolutionary psychologist Robert Wright. The Buddha solved it. From the November 2017 <i>Lion’s Roar</i> …

Why “Why Buddhism is True” Truly is an Important Book

Why “Why Buddhism is True” Truly is an Important Book<p>September 25, 2017 by Dosho Port<p><i>Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation</i> …

Meditation

Psychedelic Drugs Appear to Make People Less Likely to Commit Crimes

But they're still classed as Schedule 1 illicit drugs.<p>Psychedelics have recently made headlines for their potential to treat illnesses such as …

Consciousness

The ex-Tesla engineer who created an FDA-compliant hangover cure made $1 million in 3 months and was almost thrown out of the country by Trump's immigration rules

Imagine accidentally creating a startup that makes a cure for hangovers. The startup turns out to be so successful, raking in $1 million in three months, that you need to quit your high-paying job at Tesla, only to then find yourself nearly kicked out of the country by the Trump administration …

Alcohol

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

The Brain

Review: Cut Copy, 'Haiku From Zero'

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify or Apple Music playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>Last September, Cut Copy halted the making of their fifth studio album <i>Haiku From Zero</i> to record and release <i>January Tape</i>, a …

Brian Eno

YayPay raises $5.3 million for its accounts receivable service

A couple of years after participating in TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield, YayPay is raising $5.3 million from QED Investors, Birchmere, Fifth Third Capital, as well as 500 Fintech Fund, Aspect Ventures, Gaingels, Techstars and Zelkova.<p>YayPay is trying to optimize the workflows in your company’s …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

6 Landing Page Test Ideas You Need to Try

More doesn’t always equal more – the infamous Jam Study first taught us this lesson over a decade ago.Via SandglazChoice invariably leads to more …

AdWords

I Spent a Month Learning Guitar on the Internet and It Actually Worked

So here's my review of Fender Play.<p>As the legend goes, the Sex Pistols's bass player, Sid Vicious, didn't know how to play his instrument. High on amphetamines, he stayed up one night picking along to a Ramones album on a beat-up Fender. The next day, he was no Jaco Pastorius—but in the same way I …

Guitar

Bored at work? Here’s ten fascinating subjects to study through leading Australian universities - Sydney Morning Herald - Brand Discover

This is content for <b>Open Universities Australia</b><p>Ever had a hankering to learn from civilisations past to improve our lives today? Maybe you have always …

Facebook now uses Caffe2 deep learning for the site’s 4.5 billion daily translations

Facebook announced today that it has started using neural network systems to carry out more than 4.5 billion translations that occur each day on the backend of the social network. Translations carried out with recurrent neural networks (RNNs) were able to scale with the use of Caffe2, a deep …

Deep Learning