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Android Performance Case Study, Falcon Pro. (Building) The 7 Books of a Highly Effective Programmer. (Building) The 7 Books of a Highly Effective Programmer Like many programmers, I’m always on the lookout for the perfect programming book.

(Building) The 7 Books of a Highly Effective Programmer

Over the years I have tried to enumerate a few key examples, however after reading them all I am still left wanting. However, I recently came across a couple interesting blog posts 1 that motivated me that the only way to find the set of perfect books for programmers was to build them myself. 48 Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself. Psychology: 53 Mind-Blowing Things You Should Know About Yourself. How Can I Earn Some Pocket Money Online? You say Craigslist and all that comes to mind is "Horrible Bosses" ...

How Can I Earn Some Pocket Money Online?

Wetwork Man: What are you talking about? Dale Arbus: Your...your ad said you do wet work. Site Templates. Advice from startup executives on work-life balance. Emily Hickey, CMO of Hashable, mother Her career: Emily Hickey is chief marketing officer of Hashable.

Advice from startup executives on work-life balance

Before that the Stanford graduate was chief operating officer of PhotoShelter, cofounder of Yeah! Wireless, and VP of product management at Hot Jobs. Mary Meeker's Latest Incredibly Insightful Presentation About The State Of The Web. Six Keys to Being Excellent at Anything - Tony Schwartz. By Tony Schwartz | 2:21 PM August 24, 2010.

Six Keys to Being Excellent at Anything - Tony Schwartz

Lean startup metrics. Six failed businesses on, Dropmyemail’s John Fearon says, “I’m amazing” I wrote a response to the Forbes article about my Tesla comic. People Ignore Generic Photos Online, Study Shows. Screenshots via Jakob NielsenPeople look at pictures of real people online but skip over generic photos.

People Ignore Generic Photos Online, Study Shows

Even the most ardent Internet supporters will acknowledge that most Web sites are a hodgepodge of poor design and cluttered content. And so Jakob Nielsen, a Web site consultant and author of a number of books about design and user interface, has made it his personal mission to try to bring order to the tangled design of most sites. Mr. Nielsen’s weapons in the fight to clean up this mess include some eye-tracking software and research he chronicles on his blog. For his latest cleaning project, Mr. Does China Have an Executive-Compensation Problem? Since China opened up to the world with its sweeping economic reforms in the late 1970s, and especially in the past decade as private-sector enterprises have mushroomed, the model of executive compensation in the country has increasingly mirrored ones in the U.S. and Europe.

Does China Have an Executive-Compensation Problem?

How is it, then, that Chinese executives are paid only a fraction of the compensation earned by their American counterparts in companies of equal size in the same industries? Nine Things Successful People Do Differently - Heidi Grant Halvorson. Learn more about the science of success with Heidi Grant Halvorson’s HBR Single, based on this blog post.

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently - Heidi Grant Halvorson

Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren’t sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people are pretty lousy when it comes to understanding why they succeed or fail. The intuitive answer — that you are born predisposed to certain talents and lacking in others — is really just one small piece of the puzzle. Turning 60: The Twelve Most Important Lessons I've Learned So Far - Tony Schwartz. By Tony Schwartz | 10:25 AM May 1, 2012 Tomorrow is my birthday — always an opportunity for reflection, but especially this time.

Turning 60: The Twelve Most Important Lessons I've Learned So Far - Tony Schwartz

Black-Scholes: The maths formula linked to the financial crash. 27 April 2012Last updated at 19:06 ET By Tim Harford BBC Radio 4, More or Less.

Black-Scholes: The maths formula linked to the financial crash

Why We Need To Take 20-Somethings Seriously. Google explains how it searches the internet in under half a second, if you can find the video. How to make money by traveling around the world. Why Every Monday Matters. What Zen Taught Silicon Valley (And Steve Jobs) About Innovation. Children Full of Life (2 of 5) Melbourne brain study: Are musicians born or made? MELBOURNE -- Neil McLachlan says he wants to do for music what Apple did for the personal computer.

Melbourne brain study: Are musicians born or made?

For over two decades, the scientist, artist and university professor has worked to increase music participation. "Only five per cent of people (in the West) who go through tertiary music education end up playing music,” the University of Melbourne associate professor said. “On the whole, music education has created an elitism around music performance that has caused the normal person to feel that they can’t play,” he said. McLachlan works in a multidisciplinary team at the university's Music, Mind and Wellbeing (MMW) Center, an initiative that aims to understand the relationship between our brains and music. "Music is to mental health what sport is to physical health” is a tagline often employed by McLachlan when talking about music education. After achieving this sound design breakthrough, McLachlan started thinking about how much more affordable instruments could be designed.

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