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Getting Big Things Done Using Smaller Moments: Microproductivity

This Microsoft Research video covers a new research area is focusing on “microproductivity,” breaking larger tasks down into manageable components conducive to small moments throughout the day. From the video description: In this breakout session, we bring together experts from academia and the product side to share their vision of a future where traditional tasks […]

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10 Speed Learning Techniques

Siraj Raval shares his secrets for learning new skills rapidly and how he has fun in the process. I’m going to show you a day in my life in this episode. These are the daily habits that I practice to optimize my ability to learn and thus serve you better. I consider my body an […]

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Sleepless in Silicon Valley
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Sleepless in Silicon Valley

To many of the over-achievers of the world, sleep is a waste of time and are actively trying to hack it. Here’s an interesting story in the Economist about biohackers trying to get the most out of their shut-eye. FIRST, CLOSE the blackout blinds in your bedroom. Eat dinner at 4pm, and do not eat […]

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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 incredibly powerful skill to have […]

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