A new technology, known as Li-Fi, could one day offer internet speeds one hundred times faster than the Wi-Fi we use today. Scientists have achieved speeds in the lab of up to 224 GB per second. That’s the equivalent of downloading 18 movies in the blink of an eye. Li-Fi, or light fidelity, is now moving to trials in the real world, with office tests in Tallin, Estonia achieving speeds of 1 GB per second, 100 times the speed of traditional Wi-Fi. Read More
Monthly Archives: November 2015
I learned so many things that I’ve spent the better part of seven years sharing that information to help those struggling financially pull themselves out of the abyss that is poverty.
A few weeks ago I turned 30. Leading up to my birthday I wrote a post on what I learned in my 20s. But I did something else. I sent an email out to my subscribers (subscribe here) and asked readers age 37 and older what advice they would give their 30-year-old selves. The idea was that I would crowdsource the life experience from my older readership and create another article based on their collective wisdom. Read More
Business Insider recently published a list of ways to make yourself more attractive while doing virtually nothing to alter your physical appearance.
One of the most intriguing pieces of research we came across was arecent small study that found women tend to be more attracted to men who are high in mindfulness, which is the ability to be fully present without judging the difficult thoughts and emotions that arise.For the study, a team of Australian researchers analyzed the results of a speed-dating experiment involving 91 undergrads. As the students arrived, researchers took their photos and independent raters decided how physically attractive each person was. Read More
Google appears to be planning to test its Project Loon internet balloons across the entire US, according to recent documents filed with the FCC.
The company has asked the Federal Communications Commission for a license to test experimental radios that use wireless spectrum in the millimeter bandwidth in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Google said it wants to begin the tests on January 1 for a period of 24 months. Read More
A little blue pill called Truvadacould effectively prevent people from ever getting HIV, if only more people knew about it.
One-third of primary care doctors have never heard of the pill, according to a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday. Read More
It’s remarkable when you think about it: Steve Jobs, one of the most original of all entrepreneurs, one of the most creative, one of the most liberated and liberating, had a dress code!
He wore it religiously. The very same clothes, every single day, for the majority of his astonishingly creative life. Read More
The subject of selling, like any other subject, is full of false information that has been perpetuated over the years. This false data may be partly responsible for the poor impression people have of sales, a true profession and very needed life skill. “False data” is information that is not factual, but is accepted as truth and passed along like wisdom. Read More
A strong entrepreneur knows that it’s impossible to achieve anything without support from people who believe in them and their vision. Anyone can provide help and mentorship, whether it be a friend, a family member, a teacher, an advisor or a fellow entrepreneur. Read More
The downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkish forces on Tuesdayhas had tensions running high.
Moscow is calling it a “planned provocation.” Turkey, a member of NATO, has said it had a right to defend its airspace. Read More