TECH & WORLD NEWS
- Khatabook raises $25M to help small businesses in India record financial transactions digitally and accept online payments by Manish Singh on October 1, 2019 at 1:50 am
Even as tens of millions of Indians have come online for the first time in recent years, most businesses in the nation remain offline. They continue to rely on long notebooks to keep a log of their financial transactions. A nine-month old startup that is helping them digitize their bookkeeping and accept online payments just
- 10 best Netflix war movies you should add to your watchlist by John Callaham on October 1, 2019 at 1:00 am
Here are the 10 best Netflix war movies that are currently available to stream on the popular subscription service.
- With Anova’s new smart oven, the future of cooking may be steam-powered by Alina Bradford on October 1, 2019 at 12:33 am
Anova has announced a new countertop oven, called the Anova Precision Oven, that will be available in 2020. This oven will cook with steam and have smart features built-in.
- IoT Needs Next-Generation Infrastructure and the UK Aims to Provide It by Andrej Kovacevic on October 1, 2019 at 12:00 am
All around the world, cities, and municipalities are clamoring to make infrastructure plans designed to support the 5G. The infrastructure plans will also help other high-speed data networks that will enable the IoT future. They’re building because they know the opportunity for economic growth that will come along with the next generation of […]
- What is quantum computing? The next era of computational evolution, explained by Jonathan Terrasi on October 1, 2019 at 12:00 am
Quantum computing is becoming an increasingly important topic in the world of computing. But what is it really? Will it someday replace normal computers?
- Surface 7: Everything we know about Microsoft’s new 2-in-1 by Arif Bacchus on September 30, 2019 at 11:55 pm
Here's everything that we know about the Surface 7, which could end up being truly a revolutionary --- rather than evolutionary --- Surface device. with slim bezels, USB-C, and more.
- PlayStation studios boss Shawn Layden is latest exec to leave Sony by Jeff Grubb on September 30, 2019 at 11:51 pm
Shawn Layden is leaving Sony Interactive Entertainment. He has spent decades at Sony, but his is just the latest in a string of high-profile departures.
- Monthly enlists experts and celebrities to teach 30-day online classes by Anthony Ha on September 30, 2019 at 11:50 pm
You may know Max Deutsch from Month to Master, his yearlong self-improvement program where he tried to master one “expert-level” skill each month — such as solving a Rubik’s Cube in 20 seconds, holding a 30-minute conversation in a foreign language and even challenging world champion Magnus Carlsen to a game of chess […]
- Apple just released the third iOS 13 patch in a week by Rachel Kaser on September 30, 2019 at 11:38 pm
For those of you who just checked your iPhones or iPads and saw you have another software update available — no, you’re not going crazy. Apple today pushed out iOS 13.1.2, which will hopefully bring the number of bugs down to manageable levels. iOS 13.1.2 is the latest in a line of rapid fire updates, iOS 13.1.1 having […]
- Twitter launches its anti-abuse filter for Direct Messages by Catherine Shu on September 30, 2019 at 11:19 pm
Twitter is rolling out its spam and abuse filter for Direct Messages, a month and a half after the company announced it had started testing the feature. The filter will be available on Twitter’s iOS, Android and Web apps. The filter adds a new view to the Additional Messages inbox, where DMs from people you
- Lisa Ling — Exploring Subcultures, Learning to Feel, and Changing Perception (#388) by Tim Ferriss on September 27, 2019 at 1:45 am
“It requires time and energy to get invested in other people’s stories, but I do in my heart of hearts believe that you emerge a better and smarter human as a result of taking that time.” — Lisa Ling Lisa Ling (@lisaling) is the host and executive producer of the CNN Original Series This Is
- 28 Ways to Find the Stillness You Need to Thrive by Tim Ferriss on September 26, 2019 at 5:47 pm
NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: The following is a guest post from Ryan Holiday (@RyanHoliday). Ryan is one of the world’s foremost thinkers and writers on ancient philosophy and its place in everyday life. He is a sought-after speaker and strategist and the author of many bestselling books, including The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego Is
- Tristan Harris — Fighting Skynet and Firewalling Attention (#387) by Tim Ferriss on September 19, 2019 at 5:36 pm
“Big Brother isn’t watching. He’s singing and dancing. He’s pulling rabbits out of a hat. Big Brother’s busy holding your attention every moment you’re awake. He’s making sure you’re always distracted. He’s making sure you’re fully absorbed. He’s making sure your imagination […]
- Ken Burns — A Master Filmmaker on Creative Process, the Long Game, and the Noumenal (#386) by Tim Ferriss on September 12, 2019 at 4:56 pm
“There’s always the certainty that the opposite of what I might believe in might also be true.” — Ken Burns Ken Burns (@KenBurns) has been making documentary films for more than 40 years. Since the Academy Award nominated Brooklyn Bridge in 1981, Ken has gone on to direct and produce some of the most acclaimed
- The World’s Largest Psychedelic Research Center (#385) by Tim Ferriss on September 10, 2019 at 2:01 pm
This is something I’ve been working on for ~1.5 years and something diligent scientists have been working toward for 20+ years. This episode features a recording of the press conference announcing the launch of the world’s largest psychedelic research center and the U.S.’s first psychedelic research center, The Center for […]
- 11 Questions with the Most Curious Man in Hollywood by Tim Ferriss on September 9, 2019 at 11:34 pm
The following is a guest post from Brian Grazer (@briangrazer), an Oscar-winning movie and television producer and New York Times bestselling author. His work has been nominated for 43 Academy Awards and 195 Emmys, including A Beautiful Mind, 24, Apollo 13, Splash, Arrested Development, Empire, 8 Mile, Friday Night Lights, American Gangster, […]
- David Allen — The Art of Getting Things Done (GTD) (#384) by Tim Ferriss on September 3, 2019 at 3:08 pm
“Your head’s for having ideas, not for holding them.” — David Allen David Allen (@gtdguy) is one of the world’s most influential thinkers on productivity, and his 35 years of experience as a management consultant and executive coach have earned him the titles of “personal productivity guru” by Fast […]
- Mike Phillips — How to Save a Species (#383) by Tim Ferriss on August 21, 2019 at 2:22 pm
“Humans and cockroaches and coyotes are going to inherit the earth.” — Mike Phillips [Visit tim.blog/wolf for the most important links from this interview and my personal next steps.] Mike Phillips has served as the Executive Director of the Turner Endangered Species Fund and advisor to the Turner Biodiversity Divisions since he […]
- Safi Bahcall — On Hypnosis, Conquering Insomnia, Incentives, and More (#382) by Tim Ferriss on August 16, 2019 at 7:54 pm
Safi Bahcall (@SafiBahcall) is the author of Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas that Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries, which debuted #3 on Wall Street Journal’s bestseller list. Loonshots describes what an idea from physics tells us about the behavior of groups and how teams, […]
- Charles Koch — CEO of Koch Industries (#381) by Tim Ferriss on August 11, 2019 at 9:47 pm
“When goods don’t cross borders, soldiers will.” — Charles Koch, quoting Frédéric Bastiat This episode will no doubt surprise people, and my guest came to me through channels I wouldn’t have expected. Charles Koch received a bachelor’s degree in general engineering and two master’s degrees, […]
- How Positive Self-Talk Boosts Motivation and Productivity by Adela Belin on September 30, 2019 at 9:00 pm
“I’m a born failure. There is no way I can get that job. I can’t carry that dress off – I’m too fat. Why do these things happen to me? Why am I so unlucky?” Are your conversations with yourself along these lines? Do you find yourself reprimanding yourself every time you make a mistake
- Awakening to Significance: The Reward of Living a Meaningful Life by Jamelle Sanders on September 29, 2019 at 9:00 pm
At the time this article is coming out, I am currently navigating what has been a very tumultuous year for me. This has been a year of great transition and transformation in my life. While I have experienced incredible breakthroughs, this has also been a year where I have had to fight many battles. This
- 4 Quick Tips to Overhaul Your Mindset With Ease by Celeste Rains-Turk on September 28, 2019 at 9:00 pm
Changing your mindset for the better can be deep work, taking hours of time journaling, meditating, and doing all of the other self-care things that can profoundly change your life forever. But there are also powerful ways to shift your mindset that don’t take a month of chanting in Tibet. Here are a few quick
- Embrace a Growth Mindset to Achieve an Infinite Amount of Success by Parker Davis on September 27, 2019 at 9:00 pm
Being an entrepreneur isn’t easy. On top of all of your responsibilities, you’re also in charge of your own education. You can’t stop learning, or you’re going to fall behind your competition, no matter your industry. All of the pressure on you might make that feel impossible. How do you handle it? By embracing a
- The Daily Routines of 35 Wildly Successful Women Throughout History by James Ellaby on September 26, 2019 at 9:00 pm
If achieving success was easy or there was a simple blueprint for it, everyone would be successful. However, there’s still a lot to be said for learning from the best and seeing what has worked for them, because adopting good habits can only help you. In that spirit, it’s always interesting to learn about the
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