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The Biggest Secret to Success: Spend at Least 10 Hours a Week Just Thinking

Did you know that Warren Buffett has spent 80% of his career thinking?<p><i>What are the best-kept secrets of successful business people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Brian Scudamore, Founder</b> …

Groundbreaking fMRI study finds 4 distinct neurological subtypes of depression - ExtremeTech

By on December 20, 2016 at 12:02 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>New research from Weill Cornell …

The Brain

Genos Will Sequence Your Genes—And Help You Sell Them to Science

Personal genetics is having a bit of a 1983 moment. Back then, the majority of Americans had never used a computer or heard the word “internet.” A …

Scientists could learn a lot from 13 people whose genetic mutations should have made them sick, but didn't

Their DNA could hold the secret to treating severe childhood diseases<p>Scientists have identified 13 people who carry genetic mutations that should cause severe diseases, but who are surprisingly healthy. Because of this, researchers think their DNA, or the environment in which they live, might hold …

Microsoft brings the familiarity of R to the scalability of Hadoop and Spark in the Cloud

Today at Strata + Hadoop World, we announced the availability of R Server inside Azure HDInsight, our managed Hadoop-as-a-service part of Azure Data …

20 Super-Simple Tips To Boost Your Productivity And Happiness At Work In 2016

Here are 20 tips that can help you focus better at work, and thereby, boost your productivity.<p><b>1. Wake up at 6 in the morning.</b><p><b>2. Drink a full glass of</b> …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Do Faster Data Manipulation using These 7 R Packages

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Analytics

Five New Habits That Will Make You More Organized In 2016

Making small changes to your daily routine will make you more likely to follow through with your resolutions.<p>Getting organized is one of the most popular promises people make to themselves as they enter the New Year. But how can you keep your resolution instead of being part of the 92% of people …

Venture capitalist is investing in firms that use computers to improve healthcare

In the mind of former Stanford professor Vijay Pande, software is on the verge of transforming medicine, making it not just better and safer but also less expensive.<p>Pande recently left Stanford to run a new $200-million investment fund devoted to the intersection of computers and biology for …

Machine Learning

How to Meditate & Be Mindful in 2016: Advice From 8 Experts

Meditators have been claiming many benefits of their practice for millennia and in recent years scientists have been finding strong evidence to back …

Some Things for Mac, Some Things for iPhone. Reviewed. – MacStories

There's an interesting paradox floating around the Mac OS X scene: there are a lot of interesting apps to manage tasks and make your to-do workflow easier, but most of these apps are <b>difficult</b> to manage. What a nice situation: getting things done with an application that requires 2 minutes just to …

Everything You Should Do at the End of the Year to Optimize Your 2015 Taxes

It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, so taxes are probably the last thing you want to think about. It’s not the most exciting …

Personal Finance

The Ultimate Guide to Going Paperless

Before I realized my need for a paperless lifestyle, I had to reach an organizational breaking point. You know that point where everything feels like …

Two Israelis convicted of murdering Palestinian teenager Muhammad Abu Khdeir

Palestinians furious as court delays the verdict for the group's alleged mastermind, who claims to be insane<p>Two young Israeli men have been convicted of kidnapping and burning Palestinian teenager to death but a verdict has not yet been reached for the gang’s alleged mastermind, who claims to be …

How To: The Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

Coffee

10 Must-Have Apps for Startups and Small Businesses

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

Seven Books Every MBA Student Needs to Read

The MBA Startup Reading List<p>I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have spent my summer in Palo Alto, California, interning on the data science …

Silicon Valley