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Elon Musk’s ‘3-step’ first principles thinking: How to solve difficult problems like a genius – Ladders

Elon Musk’s ‘3-step’ first principles thinking: How to solve difficult problems like a genius – Ladders
By the age of 46 years old, Elon Musk has innovated and built three revolutionary multibillion-dollar companies in completely different fields— Paypal(Financial Services), Tesla Motors (Automotive) and SpaceX (Aerospace). This list doesn’t even include Solar City (Energy), which he helped build and acquired for $2.6 Billion recently. Follow Ladders on Flipboard! Follow Ladders’ magazines on Flipboard covering Happiness, Productivity, Job Satisfaction, Neuroscience,...

ESPN flubs unveiling bracket for women’s tournament, moves up official release of bracket – ABC15 Arizona

ESPN flubs unveiling bracket for women’s tournament, moves up official release of bracket – ABC15 Arizona
Viewers of ESPNU this afternoon got quite a surprise when the entire 64-team bracket for...

SpaceX may begin testing its Starship spacecraft this week – Ars Technica

SpaceX may begin testing its Starship spacecraft this week – Ars Technica
Leaping ahead — "Starship needs to be ready to fly again immediately after landing." Eric Berger ...

Firefox can now block the web’s autoplaying videos – The Verge

Firefox can now block the web’s autoplaying videos – The Verge
The latest version of Firefox lets you block videos that autoplay with sound around the web. The setting can be turned on in Firefox 66 across every website, but you can also set exceptions for sites you visit primarily for video. The latest version of the browser will also stop slow loading ads from moving you up...

Apple finally updates the iMac with significantly more powerful CPU and GPU options – Ars Technica

Apple finally updates the iMac with significantly more powerful CPU and GPU options – Ars Technica
iMac — The design hasn't changed much, but six CPU cores are now standard at 27 inches. ...

Xiaomi outs Redmi Go, a $65 entry-level smartphone for India – TechCrunch

Xiaomi outs Redmi Go, a $65 entry-level smartphone for India – TechCrunch
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced a new entry level smartphone at an event in Delhi. The entry-level smartphone is targeted at the Indian market and looks intended to woo feature phone owners to upgrade from a more basic mobile. It runs Google’s flavor of Android optimized for low-powered smartphones (Android Go) which supports lightweight versions of apps. Under the hood...

Google GDC 2019 keynote: how to watch the event live – The Verge

Google GDC 2019 keynote: how to watch the event live – The Verge
Google has some big news for the world of gaming — and it’s coming very soon. Later today, at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, the company is holding a keynote where it’s widely expected to reveal its long-rumored cloud gaming platform. Google says it will unveil its “vision for the future of gaming,” and it’s...

Google Set to Launch Pixel 3a, 3a XL – Thurrott.com

Google Set to Launch Pixel 3a, 3a XL – Thurrott.com
Google’s new mid-range smartphones will allegedly not be called Pixel 3 Lite and Lite XL as previously reported. Instead, Google will burden these new devices with nonsensical names: Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. That’s according to a new report from 9to5Google, which confirms a previous week-old report from the same publication. It cites a single source who is “familiar...

[GDC 2019] OtherSide Entertainment Reveals ‘System Shock 3’ Teaser, Screenshots – Bloody Disgusting

[GDC 2019] OtherSide Entertainment Reveals ‘System Shock 3’ Teaser, Screenshots – Bloody Disgusting
GDC 2019 is underway, and with the disappointment in the delays to Nightdive’s System Shock remake, we could’ve used some good news. Like in the form of OtherSide Entertainment’s System Shock 3! Yes, after what seems like an eternity no no news, Warren Spector and company not only revealed screenshots ahead of the Unity keynote, but we also got...

Qualcomm’s new chip brings voice assistants to portable speakers, soundbars, and practically anything else – Android Central

Qualcomm’s new chip brings voice assistants to portable speakers, soundbars, and practically anything else – Android Central
You wouldn't ordinarily think of your Amazon Echo speaker or Google Home Hub smart display as a phone, but beneath the relatively unwieldy form factors, they share similar components and intentions, just optimized for different environments. That's also probably why you wouldn't necessarily think to dig into the system-on-a-chip that powers the smart home gadget because that's not how...

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus review – The INQUIRER

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus review – The INQUIRER
THE GALAXY S10+ is arguably Samsung's most important smartphone to date. As the standout of the firm's 10th anniversary Galaxy lineup, Samsung is no doubt hoping that the device - with its super-sized punch-hole display, triple cameras and in-display fingerprint scanner - will help it to fight off increased competition from Chinese OEMs such as Huawei, who are starting to bite...

Atari VCS Getting Its APU Upgraded to AMD Ryzen + Vega, Will Be Faster, Cooler and More Efficient – Wccftech

Atari VCS Getting Its APU Upgraded to AMD Ryzen + Vega, Will Be Faster, Cooler and More Efficient – Wccftech
The Atari VCS console has received a hardware upgrade for its APU. As you might remember, the console was originally meant to feature a Bristol Ridge A10 CPU alongside a Radeon R7 GPU, but yesterday Atari announced the upgrade to the latest AMD architectures (Ryzen + Vega). The Atari VCS will now be powered by a 14nm AMD processor featuring...

Quick Note: NVIDIA’s “Einstein” Architecture Was A Real Project – AnandTech

Quick Note: NVIDIA’s “Einstein” Architecture Was A Real Project – AnandTech
by Ryan Smith on March 19, 2019 12:30 AM EST ...

Cancelo 'much better' at Juve

Cancelo 'much better' at Juve
Joao Cancelo claims he has become a ‘much better’ player at Juventus thanks to training with two of the ‘world’s best’ in Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini. Cancelo was called up for Portugal’s first two Euro 2020 qualifiers against Ukraine and Serbia, although his inclusion was overshadowed by the return of Juve teammate Cristiano Ronaldo. “Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t have to prove...