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Why Attitude Is More Important Than IQ

When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude). Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and performance, and her latest study shows that your attitude is a better predictor of your success than your IQ. Dweck found that people’s core attitudes fall into one of two categories: a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. With a fixed mindset, you believe you are who you are and you cannot change. This creates problems when you’re challenged because anything that appears to be more than you can handle is bound to make you feel hopeless and overwhelmed. People with a growth mindset believe that they can improve with effort. They outperform those with a fixed mindset, even when they have a lower IQ, because they embrace challenges, treating them as opportunities to learn something new. Common sense wou…

20 Years Ago Today: The First Website Is Published

IT WAS AUGUST 6, 1991, at a CERN facility in the Swiss Alps, when 36-year-old physicist Tim Berners-Lee published the first-ever website. It was, not surprisingly, a pretty basic one — according to CERN: Info.cern.ch was the address of the world’s first-ever web site and web server, running on a NeXT computer at CERN. The first web page address was http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html, which centred on information regarding the WWW project. Visitors could learn more about hypertext, technical details for creating their own webpage, and even an explanation on how to search the Web for information. There are no screenshots of this original page and, in any case, changes were made daily to the information available on the page as the WWW project developed. You may find a later copy(1992) on the World Wide Web Consortium website. Of course, the only people who actually had web browser software were Berners-Lee and his colleagues at CERN, so the world at large remained almost en…

10 Ways to Boost Your Smartphone's Battery Life :: Kacharagadlatechno

10 Ways to Boost Your Smartphone's Battery Life :: Kacharagadlatechno

Facebook 160 Twitter 119 Stumbleupon Share 281 5 CommentsEmailPrintBusiness CenterJun 6, 2011 7:00 am 10 Ways to Boost Your Smartphone's Battery Life By Robert Strohmeyer, PCWorld For all of their power and versatility, smartphones--even the best of them--are cursed with abysmal battery life. Unless you use your phone very sparingly (and who does that?), you're lucky to make it home at the end of the day with enough juice left in the battery for one more call. But with the right apps and a little insight, you can double your smartphone's battery life--and work (and play) longer than ever before.Similar Articles: 10 Businesses You Can Start From Your Smartphone

Gmail hit by cyber spies :: Kacharagadlatechno

Gmail hit by cyber spies :: Kacharagadlatechno
SAN FRANCISCO: Google said that a cyber spying campaign originated in China had targeted Gmail accounts of senior US officials,military personnel,journalists and Chines political activists.We recently uncovered a campaign to collect user passwords,likely through phishing,” Google security team engineering director Eric Groose said in a blog post.“The goal of this effort seems to have been to monitor the contents of these users’ emails,with the perpetrators apparently using stolen passwords to change peoples’ forwarding and delegation settings,” he said.The campaign appeared to originate in Jinan,China,Grose said.Those affected included senior US government officials,Chinese political activists,military personnel,journalists and officials in several Asian countries,predominately South Korea,he said.China denied it supported hacking activities and said it was part of lobal efforts to combat computer security threats.“Alle…