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10 scientifically proven ways to influence or know the people silently

Pupil

Want to know if someone is interested? Watch their pupils

The pupils are among those parts of body languages that are not in our conscious control. White and Maltzman (1977) found that the pupil starts dilating when a person shows interest in some other person he or she talking to.   Continue reading 10 scientifically proven ways to influence or know the people silently

Interesting math trick to convert miles to kilometers and vice versa

Kilometers

The Fibonacci sequence can be used to know the kilometers and their equivalent miles. Actually, the Fibonacci sequence consists of the numbers that are made of the addition of the previous two numbers in the sequence. The sequence starts from 0 and 1. So,

0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144… Continue reading Interesting math trick to convert miles to kilometers and vice versa

Microsoft is reportedly launching next Surface Phone in the year 2017

Microsoft is reportedly launching next Surface Phone in the year 2017

Microsoft is already enjoying the highly accepted Surface brands by the user. Now, Microsoft’s next Surface Phone has reportedly to come with the powers of a computer. Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO, has also noted that the production of the phone in partnership with Pegatron has already been started. Nadella also stated that it was company’s mistake to follow the features already developed by other phone makers rather than making its own unique products. Continue reading Microsoft is reportedly launching next Surface Phone in the year 2017

Apple showed interest in the technology of self-driving car

Apple showed interest in the technology of self-driving car
Apple showed interest in the technology of self-driving car

Apple Inc. showed interest in autonomous-vehicle technology. In a letter sent to U.S. transportation regulators, on November 22nd, Steve Kenner, Apple’s director of product integrity, noted that the company is thinking about software dealing with the control of self-driving cars. He stated that the company is “investing heavily in machine learning and automation” for various purposes “including transportation.” Continue reading Apple showed interest in the technology of self-driving car

New option allows Netflix subscribers to watch videos without internet

Netflix (Source: sec.gov)
Netflix (Source: sec.gov)

Netflix Inc., a videostreaming pioneer, has provided an option to its subscribers to download videos and shows on the mobile device at no extra cost. This would help the subscribers to watch the videos and shows even without any internet connection. Continue reading New option allows Netflix subscribers to watch videos without internet

BMW’s new i3 Electric Vehicle with better design and longer range

BMW’s new i3 Electric Vehicle with better design and longer range
BMW’s new i3 Electric Vehicle with better design and longer range

According to recent reports, BMW is working on a new i3 electric vehicle to be launched in the year 2017. This new/updated vehicle will come with improved car range and updated design. Continue reading BMW’s new i3 Electric Vehicle with better design and longer range

“Outliers: The Story of Success” by Malcolm Gladwell – A review

Outliers - The Story of Success
Outliers – The Story of Success

Outliers: The Story of Success” by Malcolm Gladwell is one of the best-sellers in the U.S. This is the third non-fiction book by Gladwell that was published in 2008. Gladwell is an English journalist, author, and speaker from Canada. Previously, Gladwell wrote some popular books including “Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking” and “The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference”.

Think differently (Source: dutchessny.gov)
Think differently (Source: dutchessny.gov)

The term “outliers” refers to the brightest and the best people, and who can achieve a high level of success by stepping out from the main thinking, i.e. they think differently. In the book, Gladwell tells about the factors that are mostly responsible for high levels of success. The author tells that we usually give too much attention to the characteristics of successful people, but we often forget to give attention to other important factors such as culture, family, and generation of successful people. While describing the factors behind the success of people, Gladwell also discusses the secrets of software billionaires, great soccer players, good mathematical abilities of Asians, and greatest rock bands. Continue reading “Outliers: The Story of Success” by Malcolm Gladwell – A review