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October 26, 2020 | 12:29

The Ultimate Productivity Guide — Scientifically Proven Techniques To Get Things Done

What Is Productivity? Let’s define productivity first: Productivity represents the efficiency of a person to perform a specific task. We often think it is a state of constant efficiency that allows us to do everything faster and better, but this is wrong. Productivity is a measurement per individual task. With some assignments, you are very productive, while with others, your efficiency is terrible. It’s because, for some tasks, you unconsciously are doing the right things, while for the others, you need to rethink your approach. Read more

October 19, 2020 | 12:28

The Dual Nature Of Attention — 5 Ways To Stay Less Distracted And Be More Productive

Attention. It helps you achieve all your goals as well as assists you when you procrastinate. If you know how to focus on the task at hand, you are more likely to achieve your goal, but sometimes you just can’t keep the focus and distract. In this article, you will find out how attention works and what causes it to alter. But before going into the details, let’s talk about what attention is. Read more

September 19, 2020 | 12:24

How People Learn — Working Memory And The 3 Basic Rules Of Productivity

Have you ever wondered what happens inside our brain whenever we are thinking about something? How some people have great ideas, are able to learn fast, and are incredibly productive, while others are struggling with finalizing even a simple task? There are many components to this process, and in this article, you will learn about one of them. Working Memory is one of the several memory types where information is processed and manipulated before it is either discarded or committed to the long-term storage. Read more

September 7, 2020 | 12:22

How I Got An Offer At Facebook, Turned It Down, And Moved On

Software Engineering (SWE) is among the most desired jobs nowadays. It is a vibrant and dynamic domain that changed the way we do things, and that improved our lifestyle. It has its own peculiarities, though, with holy wars between groups of people who argue which programming language is better, with haters of JavaScript, scripting languages, and dynamically typed languages, with complete assholes as well as some very nice and considerate people (although this is not related only to SWE). Read more

August 31, 2020 | 12:21

Human Facts — The Age Of Our Body

How old are you? 20? 30? 50? What about your body? Does it have the same age? Studies show that our body renews the cells it is made of. Maybe you have heard a variation of the following quote: Every single cell in the human body replaces itself over a period of seven years. That means there’s not even the smallest part of you now that was part of you seven years ago. Read more

August 24, 2020 | 12:20

The Most Substantial Word

Language is powerful. It is the tool that allowed us to grow and evolve as a civilization, go to the Moon, build robots, cure diseases, and do tons of other stuff. The spoken language is the interface of communication between people. It is a bit messy and ambiguous, but it did a decent job of passing on the knowledge from older to younger generations. Not all words are equal, though. Some are simplistic, while others are powerful. Read more