Ramesh Prabhu

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‘Off. Your Digital Detox for a Better Life’ - Khmer Times

No wonder many of us are distraught from our actual lives ever since we were introduced to little monsters that are sized to fit our pockets and can …

Detox

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Silicon Valley

Fake news inquiry raises concerns over targeting of voters in Brexit referendum

New evidence published by MPs includes interview that compares Trump’s campaigning to Hitler’s<p>The parliamentary committee investigating fake news has published excerpts of interviews with individuals connected to Leave.EU and SCL that it says raise concerns about how voters were targeted in the …

United Kingdom

Get One Step Closer to Genius With These 9 Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

The Renaissance man had much to say about life, growth and success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A man of many talents, Leonardo da Vinci is one of the most celebrated painters, scientists, inventors, writers, architects and historians of all time. In fact, it's safe …

Creativity

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

The Co-Founder of Glassdoor Shares How To Stop Other People From Controlling Your Time

CEO Robert Hohman believes it all comes down to planning.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and advice for aspiring …

Time I

Escape the echo chamber

First you don’t hear other views. Then you can’t trust them. Your personal information network entraps you just like a cult<i>By C Thi Nguyen</i>Read at Aeon

Critical Thinking

What You Don’t Know About How Facebook Uses Your Data

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, went to Capitol Hill this week to explain to members of Congress how the detailed personal information of up to 87 million Facebook users ended up in the hands of a voter-profiling company called Cambridge Analytica.<p>What Mr. Zuckerberg got instead, as he …

Privacy

Password-free web security is coming to Chrome, Firefox, Edge

The nightmare of remembering passwords is, hopefully, finally coming to an end with support for two-factor options in browsers.<p>Passwords are problematic, and most people don't manage them properly. An alternative is coming to several major web browsers soon: Google, Mozilla and Microsoft are …

World Wide Web

It Was A Company With A Lot Of Promise. Then A Chinese Customer Stole Its Technology

Massachusetts-based American Superconductor seemed to be riding high in early 2011, reaping strong sales and even praise from the White House for successfully cracking the Asian import markets.<p>Then, one day that April, employees were called to a meeting where they heard some very disturbing …

Intellectual Property

Reddit and the Struggle to Detoxify the Internet

How do we fix life online without limiting free speech?<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Which Web sites get the most traffic? According to the ranking service Alexa, the top three sites in the United States, as of this writing, are …

Internet

Facebook Will Let You Check if Cambridge Analytica Got Access to Your Data

Facebook disclosed in a blog post on Wednesday that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica accessed the private data of a considerably larger …

Cambridge Analytica

Top 10 Most Beautiful Nature Spots Around the Austria | Austria Tourism

Austria tourism has been filled with breathtaking nature all way around. From Vienna to Salzburg, the country features nature that can’t be seen …

European Travel

25 Unearthly Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

#14 seems impossible!<p>As we are celebrating the 45th anniversary of humans walking on the Moon, let's take a peek at the totally unearthly-looking …

Grand Canyon

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

BY AMY MORIN<p>Mentally strong people have healthy habits. They manage their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in ways that set them up for success in …

Self-help

You Might Have Destroyed Your Attention Span. Here’s What You Can Do About It.

When was the last time you did something that didn’t involve the internet? Pretty hard to answer right? Nowadays we switched a huge amount of our …

Detox

Brutal Truths That Will Make You a Better Person

BY HEIDI PRIEVE<p><b>1. Nobody is actually too busy to respond to you.</b><p>That guy or girl isn’t too busy to answer your text. That employer isn’t too busy to …

Success

FoodRecipes

Lemon Madeira cake with candied peel<p>Preparation time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Cooking time<p>over 2 hours<p>Serves<p>Makes 1 x 18cm/7in cake<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>Who doesn't love a lemon cake? Mary shows you how to make her simple all-in-one cake topped with candied lemon peel.<p>By Mary Berry<p>From The Great British Bake …

Dessert

How To Meditate With Your Child And Make Them More Mindful

Mindfulness is having a moment and rightly so.<p>The simple act of taking deep, slow breaths works almost instantly to calm the nervous system and …

Mindfulness

12 Healthy Snacks That Are Perfect For the Midnight Munchies

While late-night eating may not be as bad for your waistline as you think, that doesn't mean that all snacks are created equal. The best late-night snacks are easy to digest so you don't lie awake from feeling too full. Carbs are good, but it's a good idea to avoid too much fiber, protein, or fat. …

Healthy Eating

A Star Photographer Breaks Down The Rules For Epic Landscape Pictures

Humans love photography. There is a natural human drive to capture images of those things we find beautiful or emotionally impactful. We fill albums and frames with pics and keep them where we can reflect on the images as we move through our days. We pay to enter galleries and museums full of …

Landscape Photography

13 Amazon Echo Hacks to Get the Most Out of Alexa

Whether you just set up your Amazon Echo or you’ve had one for years, you’re probably not using the smart speaker to its full potential. Sure, you …

Amazon Echo

MIT invented a wearable that lets you talk to yourself without saying a word

Alexa, Siri, and other virtual assistant apps are great for small tasks no matter where you are, but actually talking to your AI helper in public is …

Wearable Tech

Your ISP can peep on your browsing, so Cloudflare is pulling down the shade

Cloudflare has introduced a new service called 1.1.1.1 that claims to be a faster, safer way to use the internet. In a week of headlines that include …

Net Neutrality

Geologists now have evidence Africa is physically splitting into two continents

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area.<p>The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though in …

Geology

Facebook deleted Mark Zuckerberg’s Messenger texts without telling anyone

Messages have vanished from recipient’s inboxes<p>Facebook has admitted the company has been secretly deleting messages sent on Messenger by founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. “After Sony Pictures’ emails were hacked in 2014 we made a number of changes to protect our executives’ communications,” says a …

Internet

A 32 year old woman gave up shopping for a year — and managed to save more than $13,000

Four years ago, Cait Flanders was shocked to learn that her sister was saving 20% of her income as a full-time college student. Flanders, however, was lucky if she was putting away 5% of her salary each month.<p>"All of a sudden the wheels started turning," she told INSIDER. "I'm like, why have I been …

Minimalism

Facebook Scans the Photos and Links You Send on Messenger

Facebook Inc. scans the links and images that people send each other on Facebook Messenger, and reads chats when they’re flagged to moderators, …

Social Media

Amazon (and Alexa) know a whole lot about you. Here's how download and delete that info.

It's not just Facebook and Google that have loads of our personal data. There's also Amazon.<p>The company isn’t only the most popular Internet retailer in the country but it also dishes up content (via Amazon Prime Video, Audible and the Kindle library); runs a successful cloud platform for …

Smart Homes

Facebook: ‘Malicious actors’ used its tools to discover identities and collect data on a massive global scale

Facebook said Wednesday that “malicious actors” took advantage of search tools on its platform, making it possible for them to discover the identities and collect information on most of its 2 billion users worldwide.<p>The revelation came amid rising acknowledgement by Facebook about its struggles to …

Privacy