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How Tim Ferriss Created the First Podcast-Based Bestselling Book

It’s official. Tim Ferriss has done it again. The Silicon Valley folk hero has released another #1 New York Time’s bestseller with his latest, mammoth-sized Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers. Since Tim Ferriss has now become a meme of himself, the accolade doesn’t sound very impressive by his own standards. Tim ... Read More »

What the general election will mean for education

Conservatives are likely to seek a mandate to create new grammar schools. But heads fear that education issues will be overlooked amid the furore over Brexit during the general election campaign. Education issues are likely to be overshadowed by Brexit in the coming general election campaign, headteachers have warned. Theresa May this morning called a snap election for 8 June, citing the ... Read More »

Technology is great, but are we prepared for the consequences

Our dependence on these gadgets has dramatically changed how we communicate and interact, and is slowly eroding some of our core principles, said Michael Bugeja, professor and director of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University. Bugeja is not advocating against technology — in fact, he relies on it for his work and personal life — ... Read More »

The Economics Of Social Media

Every day, billions of people post, share, comment, and chat on online social media platforms. More and more, they are replacing traditional means of not only communication but also socialising with friends and family. Because of social media, it has never been so easy to keep in touch with people who live thousands of miles away. It also moves significant ... Read More »

From guns that shoot around corners to mini spy-drones: The James Bond-style gadgets that are REAL that Q never dreamt of

Mini drones, invisibility cloaks and guns that shoot around corners may sound like gadgets used by James Bond in the 007 films – but, they are among many devices now found in the real world. With the world’s military totaling more than $1.6 trillion dollars, futuristic weapons far beyond what ‘Q’ could have ever imagined are under development in the labs, ... Read More »

Lets speculate about what the Kansas special election means for health care

This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America’s health care debate. Like what you’re reading? Sign up to get VoxCare in your inbox here. The big political news last night was the Kansas special election in the state’s Fourth Congressional District, where Republicans kept a seat they’ve held ... Read More »

This Ryzen 5 1500X all-AMD PC brings compelling 8 thread gaming to the masses

For the first time in a long time, you’re able to build a compelling 4-core, 8-thread gaming PC that’s overclockable without spending a small fortune, thanks to AMD’s Ryzen 5 CPUs. In recent memory, the only way to tick all the performances boxes was to spring for Intel’s highest-end Core i7 processors, and they aren’t cheap. (Don’t come at me, AMD FX ... Read More »

Six of the best chocolate gadgets for Easter

Expecting a glut of chocolate this Easter? These devices could help turn it into a new treat. By Keeley Bolger. Cookworks Chocolate Fountain — Silver, £34.99, Argos A home party staple for many years, the chocolate fountain rarely fails to delight. After all, there’s little to split hairs over when there’s an opportunity to guzzle or gape at flowing chocolate. ... Read More »

Not Such a Small Matter: The Use of Miniature Motors in Medical Devices

When talking about the use of miniature motors in medicine, people usually think about prosthetics and exoskeletons. But there’s a wider range of uses for these motors than just those. Here are some examples: Drills, Shavers, Saws and Screwdrivers These tools are necessities in the operating room, especially in the fields of orthopedics. After all, surgeons cannot simply use common ... Read More »

The Free Social Media Tools You Should Already Be Using

TweetDeck app | Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg If you want to learn more about a situation or get to the bottom of something important, you’ve probably been told to “follow the money.” You can apply this advice to business and leadership, too. If you want to keep a pulse on industry trends and stay ahead of the curve, one of the ... Read More »