Category: Type-Infographic

Handling your “to-do list” with  a 100 year old technique

Handling your “to-do list” with a 100 year old technique

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: In 1918, a highly respected productivity consultant named Ivy Lee described a method to increase efficiency and get things done.This 100 year old, step-wise method when done repeatedly, has been shown to produce large improvements in efficiency. SOURCE: Fastcompany ...
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5 big questions: Science has no answers (as yet)

5 big questions: Science has no answers (as yet)

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: Science is one of the greatest tools that mankind ever devised for expanding understanding. While it's reasonable to trust that science will eventually answer our unsolved questions, assuming that it has all of the answers right now is not. Here are five of the biggest unanswered questions in science. SOURCE: Big Think ...
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5 best sites for photo essays and news in pictures

5 best sites for photo essays and news in pictures

WEBSITE/ UTILITY: You know that you can read the news in a paper, listen to it on the radio, or watch it on TV. But not many know that you can also see what’s happening around the world as photos or slideshows. Journalistic photo essays have been around for some time now. SOURCE: Make Use Of ...
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How social media has become a direct threat to democracy

How social media has become a direct threat to democracy

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: For all the ways information technology brings us together, the monetization and manipulation of information is swiftly tearing us apart. From foreign interference in elections to targeted campaigns designed to confuse and divide on important social issues, groups looking for an effective way to infiltrate and influence democracy have found generous hosts in the world of social media. There are 6 ways in which social media poses a direct threat to democracy. SOURCE: The Washington Post ...
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What are we drawn to when we see pictures: meaning or “what sticks out?”

What are we drawn to when we see pictures: meaning or “what sticks out?”

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: As you’re viewing a photo you’ve never seen before, how do your eyes go about choosing which parts of the image to look at first? The leading theory in attention studies says that our eyes are drawn to things that are visually salient — or, those that “stick out” to us. However, a new study overturns that model by showing that “meaning” seems to be the primary guider of visual attention, while salience plays a secondary role. SOURCE: Big Think ...
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Get a 'Know Thyself' poster: 24 common cognitive biases

Get a ‘Know Thyself’ poster: 24 common cognitive biases

INFOGRAPHIC: Learn how to spot biases in yourself and others, and what you can do about them. Download an attractive poster that summarises 24 of the most common errors in thinking. (Many of these items have been covered in previous posts in TTT.) SOURCE: yourbias.is ...
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Living in the present moment: 5 things you need to do

Living in the present moment: 5 things you need to do

INFOGRAPHIC/ VIDEO: “Live every day like it is your last. One day you’ll be right.” Each moment of our lives has to be be spent mindfully. Here are 5 strategies for living in the present moment. SOURCE: The Long Now via Big Think ...
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Your brain: a maintenance check-list for owners

Your brain: a maintenance check-list for owners

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: There can be no argument about the most important organ that a human being needs. Here’s what everyone should know about the ownership, maintenance, and care of their brain. SOURCE: Business Insider ...
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