Category: Interesting

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Pomodoro Technique

If you’re a software developer, data scientist, or anyone that requires focus for work, then you know the destructive power of distractions.  Or do you? Distractions eat away at you slowly. They just don’t keep you from focusing, left unchecked they actually destroy your ability to focus. Focus is an...

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How Land Surveying Works

You’ve likely seen someone wearing a safety orange vest peering through a contraption on a tripod on the side of a road. You probably know that they are surveying land, but what exactly they are doing. This video explains how to do your own survey.

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The Power of Storytelling

Through storytelling we understand ourselves better and find commonality with others. In this TEDx talk, Andrea Gibbs, co-creator of Barefaced Stories, talks about her interest in the power of storytelling: the good and the bad.

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What is Computational Thinking?

ZettaBytes features James Larus, Full Professor and Dean of the IC School at EPFL. in this video below, he introduces the pedagogical concept of computational thinking. Computational thinking is arguably the most important skill to master in today’s world.

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Carol Dweck on the Power of the Growth Mindset

Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset,” or the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this TEDx talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve and the power of “Yet.”

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In 2000 Sergey Brin Made This Prediction

Speaking at Wireless World 2000 in New York, Sergey Brin predicted the smart phone revolution. To our 2017 sensibilities, the technologies he demonstrates looks quaint, even primitive. Keep that in mind when you watch him speak about AI at the 2017 Davos World Economic Forum. Best quote: “It’s going to...