Category Archive: Wellness

Raising Confident Children

Brian Tracy offers some good advice on raising children: 3 Tips to Raise Self-Confident Children

Auto Self Training

We train neural networks by pushing data through them repeatedly and correcting mistakes in the output, tweaking the pathways toward higher success rates. We also train the neural pathways in our brains in similar fashion, using repetition to lock knowledge into place, so it can be retrieved later. It is possible to train our brains …

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An Animated Summary of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

7 Habits of Highly Effective People Summary

SLOMO

Disillusioned with his life, Dr. John Kitchin abandons his career as a neurologist and moves to Pacific Beach. There, he undergoes a radical transformation into SLOMO, trading his lab coat for a pair of rollerblades and his IRA for a taste of divinity.

The Sayings of Confucius – an AudioBook

THE SAYINGS OF CONFUCIUS – FULL AudioBook | Greatest Audio Books | Eastern Philosophy THE SAYINGS OF CONFUCIUS – FULL AudioBook | Greatest Audio Books – Confucianism is an ethical and philosophical system developed from the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (孔夫子 Kǒng Fūzǐ, or K’ung-fu-tzu, lit. “Master Kong”, 551–479 BC). Confucianism originated as …

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Humility Can Aid Growth

Humility involves maintaining respect for things other than self. An honest appraisal of self and a sense of connection to other things are key to staying humble. When we make mistakes, pride can stand in the way of correcting them and learning from them. With humility, there is less false pride and we can more …

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THIS IS WATER

THIS IS WATER – [youtube.com] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmpYnxlEh0c In 2005, author David Foster Wallace was asked to give the commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College. However, the resulting speech didn’t become widely known until 3 years later, after his tragic death. It is, without a doubt, some of the best life advice we’ve …

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UDACITY is Sebastian Thrun’s Online University

In the fall of 2011, Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig decided to offer their “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence” course at Stanford in an online delivery and free. Responding to an email invitation that went viral in the blogosphere, over 160,000 students registered to take the course, although many of them dropped their participation early. The …

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Coursera Course List

Coursera has expanded their course list. Coursera – Courses at a Glance – [coursera.org] Here are a few examples from the list: A History of the World Since 1300 Algorithms Automata Calculus Cryptography Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Human Mind, Our Modern World Game Theory Human-Computer Interaction Internet History, Technology, and Security Logic Music Machine …

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College Degrees Must be Transformed

The way in which we use and maintain our educational base of knowledge is changing, and so must the way in which we measure that education. The college degree has long been one of the primary measures, but it is faced with pressure to transform itself into something new. As the price of a college …

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