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While talking with young founders in Europe and the US over the last couple months, I have been asked the same question repeatedly -- how can an entrepreneur just starting out gain the necessary credibility to attract capital? It is an important ques...
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Does it pay to know your type?
Corporate America, the government and universities think so. They spend millions of dollars each year giving workers and students the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test to steer training programs and career goals. In the graphic below, we walk through ...
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My neighbours are stealing my wireless internet access. I could encrypt it or alternately I could have fun.
Professional Resume Design for Non-Designers
Professional resume design is a skill not everyone has. No worries though. Here is how to create a resume format that will make your skills stand out.
7 Reasons to Switch to the Dvorak Keyboard Layout
I usually give a long lecture on how the Dvorak keyboard layout is better than QWERTY in every way. Here are the top 7 reasons.
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15 Ways Parents Can Promote Entrepreneurship
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50 Places You Can Learn to Code (for Free) Online
If you're curious about learning a programming language, you're in luck: there's no shortage of resources for learning how to code online.
Lying With Statistics
Just for interest, we looked at some ways to deceive using statistics. The little book, "How to Lie With Statistics" was written about 1954. You can still get it today! It may be 50 years old, but the funny business that Darrell Huff described in th...
We Is Bigger Than Me
New York Times pundit David Brooks recently expressed in 800 words a message I have spent the last 15 years trying to communicate to senior business leaders and ambitious young people around the world. The title of Brooks's column was "It's Not About...
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Mario Monti's exit is only way to save Italy
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A chemical that can turn your organs transparent
Who needs an invisibility cloak when you can be transparent? Researchers in Japan recently developed a chemical reagent that turns biological tissue transparent, opening doors to optical imaging techniques and avenues of research that scientists have...
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Back in the late 1970s, Dieter Rams was becoming increasingly concerned by the state of the world around him - "an impenetrable confusion of forms, colours and noises." Aware that he was a significant contributor to that world, he asked himself an im...
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Scientists Can Now Make Brain Cells From Urine
You can generate electricity from it, use it to heat your home, or even play video games with it. Urine is a versatile thing indeed—and now scientists can make brain cells from it. Wait, what?
Anatomy of the Linux file system
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10 Most Bizarre Car Designs of All Time
Leveraging the Benefits of Being a Rookie Employee
Hundreds of my Stanford students graduated last month and are about to enter new jobs, along with hundreds of thousands who graduated from other universities. They will all be "rookies" yet again in their careers. Conventional wisdom tells us to get ...
HowStuffWorks "How to Surf the Web Anonymously"
Do you want to surf the web anonymously and not be tracked? Take a look at the easy ways you can conceal your identity and surf the web anonymously.
The Fabric of Creativity
When Fast Company set out to find the most innovative company in America, we wanted to rely on objective measurements, but that proved daunting. How can you quantify something as intangible as innovation? You can count up patents and discover that IB...
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Ten Things Your Employees Wish You Knew About Them
If you think it's tough being a manager these days, try being an employee. Most are in the position of having to go with the flow because of the current economic conditions. But that doesn't necessarily mean they do so with a smile on their face. Her...
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Report: We Are More Creative When We Help Others, Not Ourselves...
There is an interesting set of findings from psychological experiments that suggest we see others' flaws and strengths more clearly than our own (I wrote about this in Good Boss, Bad Boss) and that, on average, human-beings make more rational decisio...
Now, Where Was I? 6 Strategies For Dealing With Workplace...
Distractions at work are nothing new. Francesco Petrarca (Petrarch) wrote about strategies for dealingwith work distractions way back in the 1300s. In his Lifeof Solitude, Petrarch offers the following advice for the medievalscholar: "Close the doors...
Malicious Linux Commands -
(This article was originally published in Ubuntu Forums but has recently been removed there. Ubuntuguide feels that knowledge about these risks is more important than any misguided attempts to "protect the public" by hiding their potential dangers or...
Stretchy Solar Cells Power "Super Skin"
The "super skin" developed by Stanford University researcher Zhenan Bao is self-powering, using polymer solar cells to generate electricity. The solar cells are not just flexible, but stretchable -- they can be stretched up to 30 percent beyond their...
6 Leadership Styles, And When You Should Use Them
Taking a team from ordinary to extraordinary means understanding and embracing the difference between management and leadership. According to writer and consultant Peter Drucker, "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things...
The Wal-Mart You Don't Know
A gallon-sized jar of whole pickles is something to behold. The jar is the size of a small aquarium. The fat green pickles, floating in swampy juice, look reptilian, their shapes exaggerated by the glass. It weighs 12 pounds, too big to carry with on...
It's Not a Software Problem
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LOOK: Employee Lets Boss Know How He REALLY Feels
This may be the best display of "sticking it to the man" that we have seen in quite some time.
Vision Statement: High-Performance Office Space
What are the costs of using 20th-century spaces to do 21st-century knowledge work? Lost productivity, higher capital expenses, and inaccessible managers. Here's how the pharmaceutical company Lilly remedied those problems at its headquarters, b
Difficult Conversations: Nine Common Mistakes
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Managing Yourself: Extreme Productivity
Bob Pozen does a lot. He's been a top executive at two mutual fund giants, Fidelity and MFS Investment Management. He's also been an attorney, a government official, a law school professor, a business
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The worst algorithm in the world?
You know the Fibonacci numbers: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144, … Each number is the sum of the previous two. Let's say the zeroth Fibonacci number is zero, so: And let's say you &hellip...
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Just a list of 20 (now 28) tools for the command line. Some are little-known, some are just too useful to miss, some are pure obscure -- I hope you find something useful that you weren't aware of yet! Use your operating system's package manager to in...
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Michael Specter: The danger of science denial
TED Talks Vaccine-autism claims, "Frankenfood" bans, the herbal cure craze: All point to the public's growing fear (and, often, outright denial) of science and reason, says Michael Specter. He warns the trend spells disaster for human progress.
tempalias - Temporary Email Aliases
After running tempalias.com as a fun project for a bit more than a year and a half, I would say that the experiment is now finished and tempalias.com is down for now.
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25 Awesome Jeremy Clarkson Quotes
Jeremy Clarkson certainly has a way with words. One of my personal favorites was in reference to the new Caparo T1. "When this thing goes on sale, there isn't going to be a ditch in the land or a hedge row that isn't full of Premiereship footballer...
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