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How I Overcame ADHD and became a Productivity Powerhouse
Over the last year I have become obsessed with productivity. My older brother calls me an “Optimized Robot” because I’m always looking for a way to waste less…
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Deutsche Bank Says Japan's Retail Investors Are Behind Bitcoin's Surge
It’s not drug dealers and tax cheats, it’s Mrs. Watanabe. That term is often used to describe the individual Japanese investor, traditionally a housewife who…
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North Korea’s Bitcoin Play
As the digital currency bitcoin traced one of its meteoric ascents, a plum job posting began circulating online: chief financial officer for a rapidly expanding…
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Exercising the Mind to Treat Attention Deficits
Photo Credit Alex Nabaum Which will it be — the berries or the chocolate dessert? Homework or the Xbox? Finish that memo, or roam Facebook? Such quotidian…
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Exercise Is ADHD Medication
Electrophysiological plots representing brain processing capacity and mental workload ( P3 amplitude ) during cognitive tasks that require executive control in…
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The Objective-C Runtime & Swift Dynamism
Calls for Swift to be “more dynamic” have been raised since Swift was introduced. But what does being “dynamic” even mean? Why is Objective-C more dynamic than…
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Hungary's PM: Mixing cultures will not lead to a higher quality of life but to a lower one
AddThis Sharing Buttons The current debate in the European Union pertains to freedom and to the question of whether all countries should be “obligated to become…
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7 days ago
Are Subarus the best cars money can buy?
FORTUNE — By the usual measurements, Subaru should be no more than an afterthought in the U.S. car market. It sells just seven car and crossover models and…
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8 days ago
What Every Manager Should Know About Machine Learning
Perhaps you heard recently about a new algorithm that can drive a car ? Or invent a recipe? Or scan a picture and find your face in a crowd? It seems as though…
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8 days ago
How Google is Remaking Itself as a “Machine Learning First” Company | Backchannel
Carson Holgate is training to become a ninja. Not in the martial arts — she’s already done that. Holgate, 26, holds a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.…
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8 days ago
Google says machine learning is the future. So I tried it myself
Google DeepMind’s artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, used machine learning to defeat its human opponent, but that is just the beginning.Photograph: Ahn…
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8 days ago
Collaborative Sketching Sessions: a Framework
While there is much talk about collaborative and interdisciplinary teams, many organisations still support a model of 'design for' rather than 'design with'.…
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The Right Way to Do Collaborative Design: How to Avoid Designing by Committee
IDEO founder Tim Brown once said, “Design is everywhere, inevitably everyone is a designer.” And it’s a viewpoint that designers are hearing with increasing…
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9 days ago
Portugal’s radical drugs policy is working. Why hasn’t the world copied it?
W hen the drugs came, they hit all at once. It was the 80s, and by the time one in 10 people had slipped into the depths of heroin use – bankers, university…
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10 days ago
Jumpstarting your app conception without sketching UI | Innovation Labs
Content is king In the Innovation Group, our job is to come up with new ideas or find out how to solve problems and develop ideas and solutions continuously.…
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16 days ago
Stop Designing Pages And Start Designing User Flows
For designers, it’s easy to jump right into the design phase of a website before giving the user experience the consideration it deserves. Too often, we…
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16 days ago
Creating Perfect User Flows for Smooth UX
If someone asked you to define the word “flow” or describe an example of one, what would you say? Would you immediately think about flow as it relates to user…
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16 days ago
LifeClever ;-)How to Unschedule your work and enjoy guilt-free play
I’m a very very bad person. Why? Because I procrastinate. I put things off, leave them to the last minute, or simply never finish them. To beat these lazy…
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Power of Unschedule and Pomodoro Technique
« My iPad-only accessories vs Steve Wozniak's gadget bag How I use Evernote » I've written time and time again on my blog about how I love the Pomodoro…
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16 days ago
Are Sexual Tastes Immutable? | Your Brain On Porn
It's time to distinguish 'sexual orientation' from reversible 'sexual tastes' "The bulk of scientific evidence currently favors the view that the origins for…
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17 days ago
Losing at Porn Roulette | Your Brain On Porn
What you watch may alter your tastes Porn, especially violent and BDSM porn, is made for adults, and not for teens. This material is sophisticated and intense,…
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17 days ago
This Is Why WeWork Is Buying Meetup | Backchannel
As a company, Meetup has long embraced its position as a small, mission-driven operation. While other social software companies from the Web 2.0 era, such as…
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18 days ago
The state of marriage as an institution
“THIS IS SO exciting!” trills a young woman, squeezing her friend’s arm. Laid out before her, in the Olympia exhibition centre in west London, is the National…
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18 days ago
Porn Then and Now: Welcome to Brain Training | Your Brain On Porn
"Are we the first generation to masturbate left-handed?" A Reddit poster recently asked , "Are we the first generation to masturbate left-handed because our…
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18 days ago
Rebooting Basics: Start Here | Your Brain On Porn
" Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time ." ― Thomas A. Edison The goal of rebooting is to…
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18 days ago
Taming Your Computer and Phone | Your Brain On Porn
When porn is available at a click, its looming presence can produce intense inner conflict. The stress from this inner conflict makes relapse more likely. On…
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18 days ago
Studies linking porn use to poorer mental-emotional health & poorer cognitive outcomes | Your Brain On Porn
Many individuals who cease using porn for an extended period of time report mental and cognitive benefits, such as improved concentration and focus, better…
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18 days ago
Akin Fernandez: Immutable And Censorship Resistant | Coinstrategy.io - Bitcoin & Crypto Interviews, Articles
Growing up I learned to never judge a book by it’s cover. Everyone has a story. Often times we are fooled by the outward appearance or captivated by someone who…
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19 days ago
The internet that wasn’t
Students use PLATO computers in 1969. Credit: Courtesy Univ. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Archives, record series 39/2/20. The Friendly Orange Glow Brian Dear…
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19 days ago
As Silicon Valley Gets ‘Crazy,’ Midwest Beckons Tech Investors
A presentation, left, that is part of a Rise of the Rest tour at the Idea Foundry, an innovation center in a former factory in Columbus, Ohio. Since 2014, the…
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25 days ago
Whiteboard Design Challenge Framework – uxdesign.cc
A simple framework to help designers with whiteboard challenges in an interview. Why write about whiteboard design challenges? Very recently, I experienced a…
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25 days ago
Revitalizing the Rust Belt - American Affairs Journal
L arge swaths of Pennsylvania, New York, and the Midwest have stagnated for decades, resulting in unrecovered job losses nearing 60 percent in some parts of the…
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26 days ago
Low-Skill Immigration: A Case for Restriction - American Affairs Journal
L awler Foods, a large commercial bakery outside of Houston, prefers to hire Hispanics. That was the allegation in legal briefs filed with the Equal Employment…
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26 days ago
Use Your iPad as a Second Monitor
Are you looking to get more productive? One of the best ways to boost productivity in the office or at home is to go with a dual display for your PC or Mac. But…
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27 days ago
Designing User Scenarios for Mobile and Transit Experiences
I’ve been working on a design technique for visually representing user scenarios for transportation and other mobile experiences. When users are in transit or…
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28 days ago
Negotiating Car Prices | Edmunds
Home Buying Negotiating Car Prices Many people say they aren't good at negotiating to buy a car. This is partly because people see negotiating as…
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29 days ago
As Federal Data Disappears, New Tool Gives Power to Cities
In 2014, Mayor Gary Phillips of San Rafael, California, wanted to start studying the city’s data. He asked his staff to build a dashboard where he could track…
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29 days ago
How to Effectively Measure UX with Google HEART Framework
Gut feeling is good but data-driven UX design is better. Still, the collectible data can be overwhelming, and the product teams might be working toward…
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5 weeks ago
Gray Matters: Too Much Screen Time Damages the Brain
Source: Lin, Zhou,Lei, et al., used with permission. Red areas designate abnormal white matter in internet addicted teens “Taken together, [studies show]…
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Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children
Photo Credit Paul Rogers Personal Health Jane Brody on health and aging. Excessive use of computer games among young people in China appears to be taking an…
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The Perils of Screen Addiction (and How to Beat It)
The Perils of Screen Addiction (and How to Beat It) ©iStock.com/DaniloAndjus Do you stare at a screen for a huge portion of your day? Descend into panic when…
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5 weeks ago
Louis C.K. Crossed a Line Into Sexual Misconduct, 5 Women Say
Louis C.K. in 2015. Five women have come forward to describe upsetting experiences with him. Andrew Toth/FilmMagic, via Getty Images In 2002, a Chicago comedy…
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5 weeks ago
Can Ford Turn Itself Into a Tech Company?
Ford testing a self-driving car at Mcity. Mark Peterson/Redux, for The New York Times On a sunny afternoon in early October, I drove across a parking lot in Ann…
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5 weeks ago
Segwit2x Should Be Canceled
BitPay’s participaction in the New York Argeement was intended to help facilitate a path forward between feuding elements of the Bitcoin community and keep the…
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America’s ‘Retail Apocalypse’ Is Really Just Beginning
By Matt Townsend Matt Townsend , Jenny Surane Jenny Surane , Emma Orr Emma Orr and Christopher Cannon Christopher Cannon The so-called retail apocalypse has…
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Coinbase - Buy/Sell Digital Currency
Buy/Sell Digital Currency GDAX Developer Platform Merchant Tools Help Charts Sign In Sign Up Please click this URL on the same device that you made the login…
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The Economist @ TheEconomist The bitcoin bubble econ.st/2Ai1cpJ The bitcoin bubble There may be good reasons for buying bitcoin. But the dominant reason at the…
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6 weeks ago
The Next Lost Cause
F or conservatives who pay attention, the slippery slope isn’t a logical fallacy, but a way of life. In our gloomy predictions, we regularly understate how far…
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6 weeks ago
November 1, 2017 - FLORIDA MAN HAS FENDER BENDER IN MANHATTAN
AD FEEDBACK A man in a Home Depot truck deliberately drove into a bike path in lower Manhattan on Tuesday, mowing down cyclists and pedestrians, crashed into a…
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6 weeks ago
eShares - Product Designer
Product Designer Palo Alto, CA, USA Product Full-time Apply for this job eShares - We are building the central registry of asset ownership. Our team believes…
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André Staltz - The Web began dying in 2014, here's how
The Web began dying in 2014, here's how 30 Oct 2017 Before the year 2014, there were many people using Google, Facebook, and Amazon. Today, there are still many…
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The Hopeful ADHD Implications of Fasoracetam
If you have followed the nootropic industry for any period of time, you’ve probably heard of piracetam. Though certainly not the first time humans altered brain…
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MTHFR: Another Piece of the ADHD-Genetics Puzzle
Understand Conditions ADHD Essentials What Causes ADHD? ADHD is a very complex disorder. The number of factors contributing to symptoms is vast — and growing.…
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Reduced cingulate glutamate/glutamine-to-creatine ratios in adult patients with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder – A magnet resonance spectroscopy study - ScienceDirect
Abstract Background The dopaminergic system is thought to be essentially involved in the pathogenesis of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).…
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7 weeks ago
Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?
I n 2011, Claudio Aspesi, a senior investment analyst at Bernstein Research in London, made a bet that the dominant firm in one of the most lucrative industries…
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Practical management of nocturia in urology
. 2008 Jul-Sep; 24(3): 289–294. PMCID: PMC2684373 Practical management of nocturia in urology and Du Geon Moon Department of Urology, Korea University College…
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How Facebook’s Master Algorithm Powers the Social Network
Instagram engineers faced a Herculean task in early 2016. Fearing that people would miss the most important posts, Instagram’s leadership asked the engineers to…
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7 weeks ago
When, which … Design Thinking, Lean, Design Sprint, Agile?
Confusion galore! A lot of people are — understandably so — very confused when it comes to innovation methodologies, frameworks, and techniques. Questions like:…
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You Need to Be Drawing Consistently – prototypr
Have you guys heard of Inktober ? It’s a drawing challenge developed by fellow illustrator, Jake Parker in 2009. Every October, artists and art-enthusiasts…
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Study: “Wheat sensitivity” is real | Columbia Magazine
Email Print Text Size Photograph by Lisa Romerein / Getty Images A team of Columbia scientists say they have found the first physiological evidence that people…
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Columbia Researchers Find Biological Explanation for Wheat Sensitivity - Columbia University Medical Center
Source: Thinkstock Photos NEW YORK, NY (July 26, 2016)—A new study may explain why people who do not have celiac disease or wheat allergy nevertheless…
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"The Yield from Money Held" Reconsidered
Franz Cuhel occupies an honored place in the history of economic thought and of the "Viennese" or "Austrian" School of economics in particular. In his book Zur…
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Idea of New Attention Disorder Spurs Research, and Debate
Keith McBurnett, a scientist, said, “We haven’t even agreed on the symptom list” for sluggish cognitive tempo. Jason Henry for The New York Times With more than…
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8 weeks ago
The Overlord of Oscar Bait
photo credit: Wikimedia Commons Robert Blake Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was a celebrated figure during the (perhaps now finally concluded) Bill and…
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A Christian Strategy | Adrian Vermeule
T he problem is the relentless aggression of liberalism, driven by an internal mechanism that causes ever more radical demands for political conformism,…
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Nationalism: The Conservative Dilemma
Soon after President Trump’s inauguration, National Review published a “ defense of nationalism ” by Ramesh Ponnuru and Rich Lowry. Although they acknowledged…
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The Danger of President Pence
Stephen Bannon, the former White House strategist, worries that Pence would “be a President that the Kochs would own.” Illustration by Todd St. John On…
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Tesla replaces Model 3 headlights, battery, seats, and more while going through ‘production hell’
Tesla disappointed with its Model 3 production during the last quarter with only 260 units . The company blamed the result on “production bottlenecks” and CEO…
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Jonah Goldberg’s Flawed Litmus Test
Although I rarely agree with National Review columnist and conservative author Jonah Goldberg on social issues, foreign policy, or the nature of fascism—a topic…
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Open Your Eyes Father Martin - Crisis Magazine
Father James G. Martin, S.J., is either a cruel or a foolish man. It does not seem to be the first. But if it is not that, it must be the second, because that…
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9 weeks ago
A Tale of Two Christendoms | Matthew Schmitz
I n May, a group of pro-democracy thinkers and activists issued “ The Prague Appeal for Democratic Renewal .” It was a call for religious revival: an invitation…
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The Catechism of the Catholic Church at 25 | George Weigel
J ohn Paul II called the Extraordinary Synod of 1985 to assess what had gone right and what had gone wrong in two decades of implementing the Second Vatican…
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Welcome to Crypto Valley
In May a devastating computer virus called WannaCry locked up the systems of carmakers, train operators, and even hospitals. The hackers demanded users pay to…
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Home, Not Freedom | R. R. Reno
I ’m a proponent of academic freedom. But what we need today is a home and an inheritance, not exhortations to defend academic freedom (or other freedoms, for…
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9 weeks ago
Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and Others Say Weinstein Harassed Them
When Gwyneth Paltrow was 22 years old, she got a role that would take her from actress to star: The film producer Harvey Weinstein hired her for the lead in the…
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9 weeks ago
From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their Stories
In the course of a ten-month investigation, thirteen women interviewed said that, between the nineteen-nineties and 2015, Weinstein sexually harassed or…
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9 weeks ago
Why Isn’t Agile Working? – Hacker Noon
A couple drawings… I was visiting a relative a couple years ago. My poor cousin (the CEO of an insurance company) had been sold the Agile Silver Bullet ™ and…
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9 weeks ago
A Beginners' Guide to User Journey Mapping
When you're building a product, it's easy to develop tunnel vision. You spend a lot of time thinking about every little feature and every single process running…
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10 weeks ago
How Designers Turn Into Design Leaders
Design leadership is a hugely important topic these days. That’s why we’ve dedicated an entire track of our UI22 Conference Featured Talks to helping you become…
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10 weeks ago
Three Paths in the Tech Industry: Founder, Executive, or Employee
When people ask me for tech career advice I find it helpful to lay out the three paths I’ve encountered most in my career: founder, executive, and employee. I’m…
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10 weeks ago
Why SQL is beating NoSQL, and what this means for the future of data
After years of being left for dead, SQL today is making a comeback. How come? And what effect will this have on the data community? (Update: #1 on Hacker News!…
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