Job Searching

Lifestyle
Job Searching, what to do when you're down in the dumps and have recently been laid off? Well it's pretty awesome times right now to be able to be at 10 places at the same time, or ever more if you're up to the challenge. With the greatest times that we're in right now, its so easy to apply for jobs and search for a job in the career that you're interested in. I'm not going to waste your time with what to do and what not to do, because tell you the truth.. you already know what to do. I'm just going to point you in the places that I found interesting and which are very different from all the other places that give you the ability to apply for…
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Steve Jobs’ 11 success principles.

Apple, Lifestyle
In a recent interview with John Sculley, the former CEO of Apple, said that it was a big mistake making him the CEO back in 1985, because the board thought Steve Jobs was too young to be the CEO. Sculley still to this day admits that he had no idea about computers, and that he used Steve Job's philosophy to carry on the company. He also shared with us the success principles that Steve Jobs strives on for each and every product. Here they are: 1. beautiful design; 2. customer experience; 3. no focus groups; 4. perfectionism; 5. vision; 6. minimalism; 7. hire the best; 8. sweat the details; 9. keep it small; 9. reject bad work; 10. perfection and 11. systems thinker. After looking at this list and comparing…
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Seasons of Change

Lifestyle, Random
The world experiences seasons through out the year, each hemisphere is basically alternating the seasonal changes at the same time and more often than not, there will be some locations where the seasons are fabulous. Some places the weather is very predictable and the forecast is right on the dot. Where as in other places the weather is extremely unpredictable. We as humans are so often comfortable with a known routine. It is something that enables us to lose the edge. An edge that enables the ability for the mind to be creative and makes it very easy to detect patterns and flourish with the availability of uncertainty. Life as we know it mimics what it explores in the nature. As modern humans we tend to lose focus on the…
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Gain confidence as a speaker

Communicate Effectively, Lifestyle
The Mind is a wonderful thing. It starts to work the minute you are born, and never stops until you get up to speak in public. - John Mason Brown More than on opinion survey has shown that speaking before a group is our number one lifetime fear. But although it may afflict you much like a disease, you can overcome stage fright. Here are a few steps on how you can overcome this fear: Accept podium anxiety as a motivating force that even the most talented performers experience. Prepare so completely that your expert knowledge makes you feel invulnerable and unstoppable. Study your audience so thoroughly that you are sure you know how to push their "hot buttons" Rehearse your presentation from the very lectern in the very room…
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Adobe Flash 10.1 and AIR 2.0 Betas Released

Lifestyle
Awesome news to all you who watch videos on Youtube, Hulu and anything that requires flash video. The new Flash player 10.1 gives you better crisper video playback without putting your CPU fans at full speed. The first betas of Adobe Flash 10.1 and AIR 2.0—delivering full GPU acceleration of H.264 for buttery smooth HD Flash video playback and multitouch gesture support—are out. You should get them now. Read the rest of the story here
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Twitter Power

Lifestyle
Twitter is becoming a very popular live search platform, twitter search, twitterholic, twitterhawk, twitterstats, mycleenr, and countless twitter api using websites. And wordpress is getting a lot of love from developers that use twitter and hence you can find tons of plugins for your wp-blog and enable direct linking your blog to your twitter feed. I recenly installed something like this too, so you can easily talk about @superjunaid and #followfriday and see what happens
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Happy Hour 9 to 5

Lifestyle, Programming
What is a Happy Hour? "Happy hour" is a marketing term for a period of time in which a restaurant or bar offers discounts on alcoholic drinks, such as beer, wine and cocktails. Which is practically ridiculous as consuming alcohol doesn't specifically make one happy. After all it was a marketing effort. But the REAL happy hour should be the time which you spend most of your day doing and infact most of your life. And this should be from 9 to 5. So literally Happy Hour is 9 to 5 as the book titled with the same name suggests.
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Movie Industry Doubles Down on 3-D

Lifestyle
Studio execs have an odd conundrum: Box-office receipts have steadily grown but the number of ticket sales have not. Thanks to the proliferation of home theaters, movies-on-demand and portable video players, moviegoers have fewer reasons to actually "go" to a movie. The studios' solution?read more | digg story
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