Zarin Lokhandwala

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Invest Your Time in People to Get More Hours Out of Your Day

Scheduling a coffee date, outside of work, will actually make you more productive.<p>As someone who sometimes isn't the shining star example of either work-life balance or productivity and organization, I am always on the search for strategies to help me use my time better and get more out of each day.<p>…

New security service from Cloudflare hopes to kill the VPN once and for all

Remote workers or business travelers have long been familiar with the travails of working through virtual-private network software, but Cloudflare …

It Took Apple Executive Angela Ahrendts 1 Sentence to Drop the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today

Not everyone thought Angela Ahrendts was cut out to lead a team. That's why she learned this invaluable lesson.<p>As the SVP of retail strategy at Apple, Angela Ahrendts is one of the highest-ranking executives at the most valuable company in the world. To get that job, she had to leave her post as …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Want More Respect at Work? Try This 1 Simple Framework

It can be devastating when you feel you're not getting the respect you deserve. Fight back with this framework.<p>There's very little more soul-crushing than when you don't feel respected and valued at work. I'd venture to say that over the portfolio of our career, we all will experience, at a …

21 Amazing Healthy Low-Fat Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss

Smoothies can help people lose weight with its delicious flavor and nutrients. In addition, there are a lot of smoothies which can help in weight …

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your number one secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Success

These are the best New York City restaurants where you can eat for under $40

New York City has no shortage of world-class restaurants, but many are too expensive for those who don't make six-figure salaries. Still, there are plenty of high-quality options that offer reasonably priced meals.<p>Each year, the judges of the Michelin Guide award the title of Bib Gourmand to their …

4 Tips to Help You Be a More Patient Person, Science Says You Will be Happier

We could all use a little more patience, especially in the fast-paced world we live in.<p>Think about it for a minute. We all want instant gratification and want things without waiting. We expect packages delivered the same day. We expect immediate results in the gym. We have food delivered to us …

10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

5 Unique Things Good Leaders Do Daily (But Mere Managers Fear)

These habits lead to loyal workers who, in turn, work harder to get results.<p>One of the biggest mistakes managers make that leads to turnover, when done repeatedly and intentionally, is hoarding and withholding information.<p>The real reason they do it? It's about power and control. And control is one …

A biometric ring could replace your passwords, cards and keys

Token works with an impressive list of third-party products and services.<p>Smart rings aren't a novel idea: There are plenty of fitness tracking, notification-sending, payment or even protective finger ornaments around. But none have the ability to identify you and authorize your transactions …

Salt Lake City

Turn any television in your house into a huge touchscreen with this $130 gadget

The way we interact with screens has changed drastically over the past few decades. We rarely go more than a day without touching the display of a …

Gear & Gadgets

Brain implant helps paralysed monkeys walk in just six days

Spinal cord injuries typically cause communication between the brain and physiological areas to become disrupted, preventing the person from moving. …

Will Obama Be Ranked Among America's Greatest Presidents?

As Barack Obama enters the final months of his presidency, historians, journalists and self-appointed pundits will participate in the ritual of ranking him on the scale presidential greatness.<p>Although these surveys garner plenty of attention, they are of little real value. The criteria for judging …

Why Everyone is Talking About Isomorphic / Universal JavaScript and Why it Matters

Originally applied to mathematics, the term “isomorphic” was first popularized in relation to Javascript development by Spike Brehm of Airbnb. Since …

BMW’s insane car of the future replaces dashboards with augmented reality

Google is trying to make artificial intelligence history — and it could happen this week

Google<p>At 1 p.m. in South Korea on March 9th, Google will attempt to make history.<p>A program called AlphaGo, designed by Google's DeepMind artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

New tech gives US helicopter pilots 'Superman-style' vision

New technology means U.S. military helicopter pilots will be getting amped-up ‘Superman-style’ vision to help them tackle dangerous environments.<p>One of the biggest threats to aircraft is Degraded Visual Environment or DVE.<p>New technology made by Honeywell aims to solve this problem.<p>Superman’s vision …

Military

These two guys built a startup, sold it to study & work, and founded MyGubbi

Every year more than 40,000 to 100,000 apartments are readied for delivery in each of the country’s five major cities. But while real estate may be …

A technology merchant bank just created a new group to launch a huge network for startups to work with big corporates

The rapid pace of developing technology is leading to greater threats to the financial system and various industries. Almost all companies are vulnerable to cyber attacks these days as so much business is done online. No less of a threat is a company's technology being eclipsed by a nimble …

Watch Google torture an 80kg, 5'9" robot for science

Atlas, the latest robot from Google’s Boston Dynamics, can withstand a beating<p>Google’s long-standing quest to build the robot overlords which will eventually subjugate humanity and usher in a 1,000-year reign of the machines is apparently progressing nicely.<p>The company’s robotics subsidiary, Boston …

10 creative ways families can use Slack

Swedish developer and nerd dad supreme, Peter Fjallstrom recently published a list of all the ways his family uses Slack, the integrated messaging …

Apps

Here's why the eight-hour workday doesn't work

The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

Time Management

This new Google cloud feature is saving its customers a ton of cash

In a blog post, Google claims that it can save customers up to 50% on their compute costs.<p>In fact, Google claims that customers like the custom website building startup Wix saved 18% in compute costs in its early preview tests of Custom Machine Types. With 75 million customers served, that probably …

New 'Superman' crystals can store data for billions of years

Remember the memory crystals in the "Superman" movies? Well, something similar is already a reality here on Earth.<p>Researchers in the U.K. have developed a way of storing digital data inside tiny structures contained in glass.<p>The storage technology is so stable and safe that it can survive for …

Crystals

25 Free Online Courses To Equip You With Valuable Skills

<i>You forgot to set your wake-up alarm. As you slowly come to consciousness, you begin to panic as you realize that you’re going to be extremely late</i> …

Meet the Redditors Who Designed a Hyperloop Pod

After spending months talking to each other online, rLoop members finally met for the first time last weekend.<p>Nearly all of the teams trying to build a "pod" that will work in Elon Musk's futuristic hyperloop transportation tubes spent months toiling away together in university classrooms …

Warren Buffett says these are the 6 most important things you should do with your money

Do you want to be smarter with your money and better at building wealth next year than you were this year? There's no one better to turn to for advice than Warren Buffett. The Oracle of Omaha has built his own personal fortune to more than $72 billion, making him the third richest person in the …