How to Learn (But Not Master) Any Language in 1 Hour (Plus: A Favor)

What I am reading: Deconstructing Arabic in 45 Minutes Conversational Russian in 60 minutes? This post is by request. How long does it take to learn Chinese or Japanese vs.…, How to Learn (But Not Master) Any Language in 1 Hour (Plus: A Favor), http://fourhourworkweek.com/2007/11/07/how-to-learn-but-not-master-any-language-in-1-hour-plus-a-favor/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Court Rules Apple Can be Sued for Monopolizing iPhone App Market

What I am reading: Court Rules Apple Can be Sued for Monopolizing iPhone App Market – Mac Rumors Court Rules Apple Can be Sued for Monopolizing iPhone App Market Jan 12, 2017 1:28…, Court Rules Apple Can be Sued for Monopolizing iPhone App Market, http://www.macrumors.com/2017/01/12/app-store-monopoly-lawsuit-moves-forward/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

What the World Might Look Like in 5 Years, According to U.S. Intelligence

What I am reading: Every four years, a group of U.S. intelligence analysts tries to predict the future. And this year, in a report released just weeks before Donald Trump assumes…, What the World Might Look Like in 5 Years, According to U.S. Intelligence, https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/01/us-intelligence-world-trends/512561/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Managing a Team That’s Been Asked to Do Too Much

What I am reading: Juan Díaz-Faes for HBR Recent cases highlighted in the media suggest that executives, in a desperate quest to quench the market’s unquenchable thirst for…, Managing a Team That’s Been Asked to Do Too Much, https://hbr.org/2017/01/managing-a-team-thats-been-asked-to-do-too-much, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Can You Ace The Atlantic’s Weekly Quiz?

What I am reading: What Do You Know? Jonathan Ernst / Reuters Each week, we collect the most surprising facts from our coverage and create a five-question quiz. Can you get all…, Can You Ace The Atlantic’s Weekly Quiz?, https://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2017/01/what-do-you-know-january-7/512489/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Year of Conquering Negative Thinking

What I am reading: Kathy Osborn Here’s a New Year’s challenge for the mind: Make this the year that you quiet all those negative thoughts swirling around your brain. All humans…, The Year of Conquering Negative Thinking, http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/03/well/mind/the-year-of-conquering-negative-thinking.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

500 years on, are we living in Thomas More’s Utopia?

What I am reading: Stranger things IT WAS meant as a joke, of sorts. Even the title of Thomas More’s “Utopia”, which was published 500 years ago this month, was composed with the…, 500 years on, are we living in Thomas More’s Utopia?, http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2016/12/stranger-things, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,