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7 ways to change your relationship to distractions

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I’m sure you know the feeling: that familiar tug, that tells you to pull out your phone, open that app, check your email or Twitter or Facebook or Instagram, or see what’s new on Tumblr or Reddit. The muscle memory of opening your browser and typing in that address. Even...
7 ways to change your relationship to distractions
Game developer salaries are flat despite rise of new platforms
Honestly, the Pivot Machine, is Now TalentBin

Poker Postgame: A note-taking app to help improve your poker game and learn from your mistakes

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If you like to dabble a little bit in the poker world, you’re probably more than familiar with that feeling of regret when you play a bad hand you knew you shouldn’t have played. Discipline is an imperative quality in any good poker player, and goes some way towards stacking...
Poker Postgame: A note-taking app to help improve your poker game and learn from your mistakes

Internet Activists Push Out China Official

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A Chinese official in the southern city of Guangzhou was fired from his post and detained after investigators confirmed he and his family owned 22 homes, according to state media. He is the latest local official to fall at the hands of Internet activists incensed over local corruption. Cai Bin,...
Internet Activists Push Out China Official

Macworld? Who cares. How's Steve?

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At last year's Macworld, Jobs introduced the Macbook Air - and speculation about his health intensified. Photo: Jon Fortt Under Steve Jobs, ninja-like discipline has been the hallmark of Apple's communication strategy. He has guarded the details of the company's product launches so jealously that even some Apple executives don't...
Macworld? Who cares. How's Steve?

Is scientific genius a thing of the past?

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A Natureessay argues society can no longer produce Einsteins. Scary thought, right? Flickr user: beautyredefined Einstein, Darwin, Galileo, Mendeleev: the names of the great scientific minds throughout history inspire awe in those of us who love science. However, according to Dean Keith Simonton, a psychology professor at UC Davis,...
Is scientific genius a thing of the past?

Did Marissa Mayer Just Make A Horrible Mistake? Several Ex-Googlers Think So (GOOG, YHOO)

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made a big hire yesterday, bringing in her former Google colleague Henrique De Castro as COO. De Castro doesn't come cheap. Mayer and Yahoo had to agree to pay him $62 million over four years to get him to leave Google, where De Castro was a loyal...
Did Marissa Mayer Just Make A Horrible Mistake? Several Ex-Googlers Think So (GOOG, YHOO)

How Meditation Can Give A Huge Boost To Your Career

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We recently learned that Business Insider program director Arden Pennell is an avid meditator. Since we've heard of all the amazing ways meditation can change your life -- some CEOs swear by it -- we asked Arden if she'd be willing to share how she has the discipline to...
How Meditation Can Give A Huge Boost To Your Career
Beyond Hubble, the Space Telescope Science Institute begins working on ATLAST

Apple SVP Industrial Design Jony Ive talks Apple design and competition

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In a rare Q&A with the Evening Standard from the firm’s headquarters, Apple’s design guru talks about Apple’s design process and competition. Four particularly good answers follow: Q: What makes design different at Apple? A: We struggle with the right words to describe the design process at Apple  but...
Apple SVP Industrial Design Jony Ive talks Apple design and competition

How to Avoid Cloud Customer Support Worst Practices

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Customer support organizations were the earliest of adopters for CRM systems. Thanks to call center software and the need to drive cost reductions and faster service turn-around cycles, the customer support organization developed solid business processes, comprehensive measurement and good discipline. But that's all so last-century....
How to Avoid Cloud Customer Support Worst Practices

Google Can Still Find Time For Self-Driving Cars, And It Doesn't Expect You To Understand Why

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Larry Page has made a point of “cleaning up” Google during his first year as CEO, by killing off some side projects that weren’t going anywhere. But Google is still taking fliers on oddities like self-driving cars and computerized eyewear, and that’s not going to stop. The challenge, Page said...
Google Can Still Find Time For Self-Driving Cars, And It Doesn't Expect You To Understand Why

The "Series A Crunch" survivor's guide

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Got a ton of feedback on my email from Christmas Day titled “There is no Series A crunch.” But if headlines, and people’s attention spans for them, allowed for completer arguments, the headline could have been expanded to: “There is no Series A crunch for startups with these characteristics. Besides,...
The "Series A Crunch" survivor's guide

RT @forrester "It’s time to start analyzing peer influence with the same discipline we apply to media" by @jbernoff http://cot.ag/b9YLtb

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RT @forrester "It’s time to start analyzing peer influence with the same discipline we apply to media" by @jbernoff http://cot.ag/b9YLtb
David Ko puts up the 'guard rails' at Zynga to keep costs under control (interview)

24 Ways To Make Life Hard For Your SEO Team

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While the industry is maturing, SEO still remains a largely misunderstood discipline. There are three main reasons for this: The search engines keep the details of their ranking algorithms private. There is a lot of bad information and misperceptions that are presented as SEO wisdom online. The... Please visit Search...
24 Ways To Make Life Hard For Your SEO Team

Free is not the magic number: New trends in ebook pricing

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Ebook pricing strategies are changing rapidly as the digital market grows. Self-published authors continue to shake things up, but what might have been best practice a couple of years ago is not necessarily relevant in 2013 — and as retailers amass more data and publishers do more experimentation, there’s a...
Free is not the magic number: New trends in ebook pricing
Militaries know cyberwarfare is important, unsure how to use it
Google closes Checkout, pushing thousands of merchants into Braintree's arms

Why Taking Breaks Will Help You Get More Work Done

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The latest thinking in the science of productivity, animated The most elite musicians in the world don't necessarily spend more time practicing their craft than their less-accomplished peers. Instead, they spend more time practicing smartly. "They focus their energy in packets," ASAPScience notes in the video above. "Instead of...
Why Taking Breaks Will Help You Get More Work Done

RT @niceorimmorally: Sacré Graal, Bande à Baader et la discipline en amphi. http://politbistro.hypotheses.org/467

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RT @niceorimmorally: Sacré Graal, Bande à Baader et la discipline en amphi. http://politbistro.hypotheses.org/467

Facebook's John Yi on the state of the Preferred Marketing Developer program

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It’s been just over six months since Facebook created the Preferred Marketing Developer program, which certifies developers with badges in up to four areas: ads, apps, pages and insights. In that time, Facebook has introduced a host of new ad types and page products — mobile app install ads, custom...
Facebook's John Yi on the state of the Preferred Marketing Developer program

To do this summer: Hacker-design guru David Kadavy's email course on design

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The best hackers never stop learning, and one of the most useful skills in a developer’s arsenal is actually the related discipline of design. To that end, designer David Kadavy has launched a free online course called Summer of Design. Going beyond tricks and trends, the email-based course delves...
To do this summer: Hacker-design guru David Kadavy's email course on design

Facebook discipline: What do you think?

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An Ohio mother is getting some attention Thursday after a local television station highlighted her unique decision to punish her daughter using Facebook. According to a report from Akron, Ohio’s NBC affiliate WKYC, Denise Abbott created a photo for the cover of her daughter’s Facebook profile of her 13-year-old with...
Facebook discipline: What do you think?

William Moggridge, Design Innovator, Dies at 69

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William Moggridge, who died on Saturday at 69, was not only the designer of that first laptop; he is also widely viewed as a father of the field of interaction design, a discipline that focuses on improving the human experience of digital products....
William Moggridge, Design Innovator, Dies at 69
The right stuff: inside the race to be the first American in space

The Problem with Online Education for Non-traditional Students

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As I see it, the problem with online education and the whole concept of the DIY University is that it solves a smaller problem than it creates. Namely, it solves the problem created by a one-size-fits-all course structure that come from the brick-and-mortar school system: curriculums are not tailored...
The Problem with Online Education for Non-traditional Students
Steve Blank: "A founder's vision is just an opinion stated passionately."

Why you can't trust tech press to teach you about the tech industry

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If there were one lesson I'd want to impress upon people who are interested in succeeding in the technology industry, it would be, as I've said before, know your shit. Know the discipline you're in, know the history of those who've done your kind of work before, understand the lessons...
Why you can't trust tech press to teach you about the tech industry
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