The fast and furious world we live in allows students fantastic opportunities through the summer months. Instead of wasting your gas money delivering pizzas at your summer job, fulfill your passion. Here’s a few ways you can optimize your free time in between studies. There is no better time than the present!
“A long time ago in a galaxy far far away…” – Some of the best quotes were born from a very successful multi-media franchise. Star Wars (and its unmatched fandom) has been around since 1977 making viewers laugh, cry and everything in between with its strong characters and tales of courage. Here are our favourite quotes from the epic space flick and its creator, George Lucas. May the force be with you in all of your startup business pursuits!
Ada Lovelace is remembered as being a technological and mathematical badass of the 1800’s. Her brilliance is so recognized that she even has a day named after her. We can thank Lovelace for being a technological pioneer who helped build the worlds first general computer, known as the Analytical Engine. She has been named one of the worlds first computer programmers. If you would like to take a look into her brilliant mind here are our favourite Ada Lovelace Quotes.
Lao Tzu (also known as Laozi “old master”) was a Chinese philosopher with an extraordinary mind. Tzu was a distinguished writer and author of the Tao Te Ching, the basis for many Chinese philosophers. Our 20 quotes from this legendary figure will no doubt give you a different outlook on life. Take a moment from your busy day and use these wise words to put a positive spin on your vision.
Whether you know why they are there or not, it’s pretty safe to say we all see a #hashtag or a two on a daily basis. They’ve spread from their native Twitter to almost every other social sharing platform in just a few short years. But what do they really do? Even though all hashtags come in the same format, the purpose and function on each network is actually quite different.
In this post, we are going to expand on our original post and give you a complete guide to utilizing twitter hashtags. So get ready for more engagement, more exposure and better yet, more followers and customers for your brand in a few easy steps.
While we’re on a roll with the whole Google Chrome thing, today we’re going to share our all time favourite extensions to make your Chrome run faster, easier and more effectively. There are hundreds of apps available in the Google Web Store and it can be hard to weed out the winners from the vast sea of plugins. We did the hard work for you and are sharing the tried and true extensions we use everyday at Data Nerds HQ. We wold love to hear your favourite extensions as well so let us know what they are in the comments below! We could probably squeeze one or two more into our bar before it gets overloaded. 😉
Did you know that as of March 2015, Chrome is the #1 browser used throughout the US? That means about one third of our readers (34.7%to be exact) choose Chrome as their main may to access the internet. Here at Data Nerds HQ, we couldn’t agree more that Chrome is the best when it comes to browsing the web easily and effectively and our goal by the end of this 2 part post is to get the rest of you right on board with us!
Many of you are probably wondering, “Well, what’s the difference between Safari, Internet Explorer and Chrome? Don’t they all just let you access the internet?”, well essentially, yes but it’s how they let you access (and experience) the internet that makes all the difference!
Do you ever find yourself wishing there were just a few more hours in the day? Or wondering what it was you did all day that got you to 9pm with nothing to show for it? There are a lot of time-suckers out there that you may have never considered before, so if you’re ready to gain back a couple hours into your day, we’ve come up with a list of things you should remove from your day, ideas to utilize your “gap-time” and even a few suggestions of how to spend your new time in order to make your life more productive and fulfilling.
Ever look at the clock to see it’s 4:45pm and find yourself wondering where in the world your day went and what you got done that day (if anything)? We did too. That’s why we decided to do some research on just where our time was going. Turns out, there’s a ton of things we are all wasting our time on on a daily basis, and with a few little tweaks, you can be back on the road to productivity in no time!
Spoiler Alert: We are definitely going to tell you to spend less time on Facebook. Sorry.
As of May 2015, there is an estimated 900 million Gmail users all over the world, and we’re willing to bet over 75% of them don’t know how to tap into its optimal performance. Whether you use the desktop version of this popular email platform or are one of the 1 billion people who have downloaded it from Google Play, these settings, plug-ins and tricks will have you well on your way to an optimized gmail inbox in only 11 quick clicks. So get ready to spend less time sifting through spam and more time getting things done!