Chris Jones

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How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

Woodworking

Bench Power Supply

In this instructable I will be showing you how to build a bench power supply using some simple off the shelf components and a custom 3D printed …

CrowPi Raspberry Pi Learning And Prototyping System In A Briefcase

Elecrow has created an awesome portable Raspberry Pi learning and prototyping workspace neatly contained in a briefcase and specifically designed to …

5 Inspiring Books That Are Transforming My Life and Business

The news was horrifying.<p>There had been a mass shooting.<p>Then another story broke.<p>Some madman with his fingers on a big red button with megalomania …

Marketing

Ask Ethan: Why Haven't We Bumped Into Another Universe Yet?

The Universe we inhabit is vast, full of matter and energy, and expanding at a tremendous clip. Looking billions of light years away, we can see billions of years into our ancient past, finding evidence of newly-forming planets, stars, and galaxies. We’ve seen so far back that we’ve identified …

Eleven signs that you lack emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotional Intelligence

Want to Immediately Become More Successful? Stop Using These 4 Toxic Words | Inc.com

We know that relationships, nutrition, sleep, and exercise all play a positive effect on our chances for succeeding in business. However, what you may not know or simply be overlooking is the role your daily language plays.<p>Whether it's a health goal, building a business, or any other goal, success …

Self-improvement

Build a Retro Arcade Game from a Raspberry Pi and an Ikea Table

On Raspberry Pi Spy, Matt shows you how he turned an Ikea “Gulliver” table, a Dell 17″ flat screen, a Raspberry Pi 3, the RetroPie software, and some arcade controllers and buttons, into a home retro arcade table.<p>In IKEA Arcade Table Based On a Raspberry Pi Running RetroPie, Matt introduces his …

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

The Biggest Lie When It Comes to Scaling Your Business

There’s a powerful, short paragraph in Rolling Stone’s recent profile of Elon Musk that resonated deeply for me: “<i>Going to sleep alone kills me.</i> …

Business Strategy

Superior Emotional Intelligence Comes From This 1 Practice (That Nobody Wants to Do) | Inc.com

No matter which successful person I have the honor of learning from, they all mention the same thing--emotional intelligence.<p>Everyone knows that emotional intelligence is important. Thought leaders like Gary Vaynerchuk and Tim Ferris both acknowledge the importance of being self-aware, but few …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation

It’s hard not to get worked up emotionally when you’re in a tense conversation. After all, a disagreement can feel like a threat. You’re afraid you’re going to have to give up something — your point of view, the way you’re used to doing something, the notion that you’re right, or maybe even power – …

How Breathing Calms Your Brain, And Other Science-Based Benefits Of Controlled Breathing

The science of breathing stands on quite ancient foundations. Centuries of wisdom instructs us to pay closer attention to our breathing, the most basic of things we do each day. And yet, maybe because breathing is so basic, it’s also easy to ignore. A brief review of the latest science on breathing …

The Brain

Why You Should Never Order An Egg Sandwich At McDonald’s, Like, Ever

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it should be packed with healthy proteins to help keep your mind -- and stomach -- full and …

Breakfast

Non-smokers get six days extra paid leave to make up for smokers' cigarette breaks at Japanese firm

A Japanese company is granting non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holidays a year after they complained that they were working more than staff who took time off for cigarette breaks.<p>Tokyo-based marketing firm Piala Inc. only introduced the non-smokers' perk in September, but employees …

Paid Leave

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I Wake Up at 3:45 A.M. and People Call My Daily Routine ‘Truly Insane’ — Here’s Why You Should Follow It

"My routine guarantees that I live my life to the best of my ability, every single day."<p>I’ve seen my future. Honestly, I have. It involves me, about …

Sleep deprivation can rapidly reduce the symptoms of depression

It may sound counter-intuitive, but for decades it has been known that sleep deprivation can rapidly alleviate symptoms of depression. A new …

NanoSound Raspberry Pi All-In-One Hifi Audio Board

Developers at Nanomesher have created a new Raspberry Pi audio board called the NanoSound which is being created to provide users withan all-in-one …

Making a Small-Scale Brewery With A Raspberry Pi And Python

No doubt many Hackaday readers will have tried their hand at home brewing. It’s easy enough, you can start with a can of hopped malt extract and a …

9 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

If there's one thing I've learned from Pinterest, it's that you can make just about anything in a muffin tin. And it was a pretty amazing discovery …

Critical Numbers That Actually Matter In Business | Inc.com

What are the critical numbers you should be keeping close tabs on in your business? It depends who you ask, but there are a few most can agree on.<p>The trouble is, when it comes to the numbers, far too many business owners either gloss over them leaving it to the accountant to track, or give too much …

The Matrix Voice is an Alexa for your Raspberry Pi

Matrix Labs just completed a successful crowdfunding campaign for what amounts to an AI voice recognition system for the Raspberry Pi which allows you, a mere mortal, to make your own Alexa in your basement. Created by Rodolfo Saccoman and Brian Sanchez their first board, the Creator, fits right on …

Build your own matchbox sized DIY timelapse spy camera for only $30

I’ve been a huge fan of the Arduino for quite a few years now. It allows me control cameras and lights in ways that would be otherwise impossible. As …

Build A Raspberry Pi Magic Mirror With MagPi Issue 54 (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking for a new project to keep them busy, may be interested in a new Raspberry Pi powered magic mirror which is featured …

7 Things Grandpa Joe Taught My Brother and Me About Entrepreneurship

The example and wisdom of a revered elder has reverberated in the lives of his two entrepreneurial grandsons.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My brother, Matthew, and I can credit a lot of our success to our Grandpa Joe. After all, he’s the one who introduced us to …

25 Alan Watts Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

10 Success lessons from Peter Thiel – “PayPal Founder, Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share37<p>+11<p>Shares 53<p>Peter Thiel is a silicon valley entrepreneur who founded two multi billion dollar companies, PayPal and Palantir. As a …

25 Confucius Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective On Life

Confucius was a Chinese social philosopher, whose teachings have a strong basis in common Chinese tradition and belief. He had a knack for nailing …

10 Success lessons from Jeff Bezos – “Amazon Founder and CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+12<p>Shares 78<p>Success, whether of a small business or a giant enterprise, has something to do with the kind of leadership it has. …