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Mapping Global Transformations: A powerful tool for making sense of complex forces in today's world

Mapping Global Transformations: A powerful tool for making sense of complex forces in today’s world

INFOGRAPHIC/ UTILITY: Mapping Global Transformations is the World Economic Forum’s effort to explore and make sense of the complex forces driving transformational change across economies, industries, global issues. Aimed at supporting more informed decision-making by leaders, Transformation Maps are a dynamic knowledge tool that incorporates expert and machine-curated knowledge allowing users to visualize and understand 120+ topics and the interconnections and interdependencies between them. Most of the Transformation Maps have been co-curated with experts from leading global universities, think tanks, international organizations and other research institutions. SOURCE: World Economic Forum ...
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How charismatic are you?  Take this test and find out

How charismatic are you? Take this test and find out

INFOGRAPHIC: We can instinctively sense charismatic people but defining the attribute in objective terms is not that easy. Simply put, a charismatic person is warm, welcoming, approachable, and sets others at ease. True, but is there an objective way to measure it? Seems like there is; take this test and find out. SOURCE: Big Think ...
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You're much more successful than you think if you say yes to most of these 7 statements

You’re much more successful than you think if you say yes to most of these 7 statements

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: Regardless of how ahead of the game you really feel, there is always somebody else who looks more fortunate. Look for these 7 signs that show you're more successful than you might think - and, in all likelihood, that you're happier than you think, too. SOURCE: Inc ...
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Get it done: 5 strategies that will help

Get it done: 5 strategies that will help

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: It takes five steps to change your habits and meet your goal. There are likely a lot of things standing in your way but the biggest is your own motivation. The motivational centres of the brain take your goals and drive you to act. But the brain uses your habits as shortcuts to getting things done. So if you want to reach a big-picture goal, you have to change your habits. SOURCE: FAST COMPANY ...
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Cultivating our memory in the age of Google

Cultivating our memory in the age of Google

INFOGRAPHIC/ VIDEO/ ARTICLE: When the sum total of human knowledge rests an arm’s length away in each person’s pocket, why do we have to remember anything anymore?vThis instant-fact setup clouds our judgment on what information to filter and store, leaving us with greater cognitive space. But how do we select what we remember? SOURCE: New York TImes ...
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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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