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The Shrinking Digital Divide

Michael Kende Contributor<p>Michael Kende is the chief economist of the Internet Society, publishers of the Global Internet Report.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The carrot and stick of data breaches<br>• The Mobile App Divide<p>Thanks to the growth of the mobile Internet, there are now three percentages that …

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How can I make my life simpler?

Dean Bokhari<br>Start with "The Focusing Question."<br>“What’s the ONE Thing you can do such that by doing it everything else will be easier or …

Productivity

How to Keep Your Brain Young

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Are forgetfulness and "senior moments" inevitable parts of aging? Many medical professionals (including the doctor in CNN's news brief …

Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence

Montaigne believed that meditation is the finest exercise of one’s mind and David Lynch uses it as an anchor of his creative integrity. Over the centuries, the ancient Eastern practice has had a variety of exports and permutations in the West, but at no point has it been more vital to our sanity …

All the reasons why emotionally intelligent people are so happy at work

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13% of us consider ourselves to be “happily engaged at work.”<p>Those who do …

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10 Personality Development Tips for a Much Better Life!

If you truly desire to improve your attitude and your entire life in general, then these personality development tips can be the golden ticket for …

Ukraine 'will not withdraw heavy artillery from the front line'

The decision by Kiev comes after two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 10 wounded over a 24 hour period on Sunday and Monday<p><b>Ukraine</b> will not withdraw heavy artillery from the front line as <b>required under a peace agreement</b> because of continued fighting, officials said on Monday.<p>The decision to keep …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

What Our Diet Is Doing To Our Brains -- And Other Arguments From 'The Zone'

Twenty years ago this year, former Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher Dr. Barry Sears published <i>Enter the Zone: A Dietary Road Map</i>, a book that helped change the discussion about diet and health. Against the established nutritional powers–still clutching the “high carb, low-fat” …

Amazon and Netflix shine at Golden Globes, prove original content has come of age

Yesterday marked a major milestone in the online streaming space, with Amazon walking away with top TV comedy gong at the Golden Globes for <i>Transparent</i>, the first online series to win a Golden Globe. Jeffrey Tambor also scooped up the award for best comedy actor for the show.<p>Kevin Spacey finally …

Oregon Trail And All Your Other Favorite Childhood Games Put Online For Free

The video games that defined your childhood are easily accessible again.<p>A non-profit library has put thousands of classic MS-DOS games online for free, including Oregon Trail, Tetris, Donkey Kong and SimCity. In total, 2,400 MS-DOS games and programs went live Monday on the Internet Archive, a …

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How guilt can hold back good employees

People with a tendency to feel guilty for disappointing their coworkers are among the most ethical and hard-working people to work with. However, …

39 Blogging Tools to Help You Work Faster

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When you’re finding amazing content to share on social media—the kind of thing that grabs attention and gets people to click, share, and comment—one of the most valuable, most original places to turn is your own blog and the content you personally …

10 sweet apps already spruced up for Android's Material Design

Google premiered the Material design theme at its big Google I/O conference back in June, but only recently have developers been sending out apps in accord with the new look for the Android operating system.<p>And it isn’t just Googlers who’ve been doing the work. Startups have launched Material-style …

4 ways to lower your risks for game development, SuperData finds

Gaming is a huge industry, but it’s also a risky one.<p>More developers are switching to mobile gaming, an industry that could hit $20 billion worldwide this year. To help ease the risk of development, research firm SuperData talked to 41 U.K. game companies and completed five in-depth case studies …

A Straightforward Guide to the Process of Iterating Products

<i>Chris Bank is the Growth Lead at UXPin, the UX Design App.</i> <i>For more tactics to preserve UX during product design, check out the</i> <i>Guide to UX Design & Process Documentation</i><i>.</i><p>Aside from launching the product, the single most important process a product team uses to ensure success is measuring, learning, …