Category: Newsletter

TTT Newsletter: For the week of 19 June 2017

IN THIS ISSUE

Do it now: ☐ 6 major indicators strongly confirm we are living in the best time in history (Infographics)
☐ How verbs and nouns got Apollo to the moon (Video)

Do it soon: ☐ Holding on to unrealised ideas blocks creativity: downsize your “idea debt” (Article/ Video)
☐ Hacker News — don’t let the title scare you. A treasure trove of good reads (Website)

Do it sometime: ☐ How open minded are you? A simple eye test will tell you (Article/ Utility)

Long article for hardcore readers: ☐ We could all do with learning how to improvise a little better (Article)

TTT Newsletter: For the week of 12 June 2017

IN THIS ISSUE

Do it now: ☐ Keeping a conversation going: 
tips and strategies (Video infographic)
☐ If I Googled you, what would I find? Managing your digital footprint (Slide show)
☐ LiquidText: The smart way to read (Utility/ App)

Do it soon: ☐ For the illiterate adult, learning to read produces enormous brain changes (Article)

Do it sometime: ☐ Internet Trends 2017 Report (Slide show)

TTT Newsletter: For the week of 5 June 2017

IN THIS ISSUE

Do it soon: ☐ Why brainstorming doesn’t work — and what will instead
☐ Are humans getting smarter or less intelligent?

Do it sometime: ☐ 13 reasons why your brain craves coffee
☐ Looking to acquire a new skill? Make sure it is future-proof

Long article for hardcore readers: ☐ What you see is what your brain gets you to see — perception is incredibly plastic

TTT Newsletter: For the week of 29 May 2017

IN THIS ISSUE

Do it now: ☐ Iris.AI: your discovery assistant for mining the immense lode of scientific knowledge
☐ History of the world in 20 minutes

Do it soon: ☐ The art of introducing yourself before making a presentation: some tips
☐ The Earth isn’t as hospitable to us as we believe — we have made it so

Long article for hardcore readers: ☐ Why can’t scientists talk like regular humans?

TTT Newsletter: For the week of 22 May 2017

IN THIS ISSUE

Do it soon: ☐ Creativity requires a disciplined life: “Eureka!” moments are rare
☐ Storytelling is a powerful way to inspire people and move them to action

Do it sometime: ☐ Most of the world’s languages invent names for colour in the same order
☐ There is no basis for the popular belief that we only use 10 percent of our brain
☐ Lucidchart: a versatile, easy-to-use, online flowchart maker for all

Long article for hardcore readers: ☐ Payments for content on the Web might be a good idea

TTT Newsletter: For the week of 15 May 2017

IN THIS ISSUE

Do it now: ☐ Living a rewarding life: 7 guideposts to leading an “examined life”
☐ Why does human behaviour range from gut-wrenching violence to profound altruism?

Do it soon: ☐ Putting your thumb to work will make tablets easier to use
☐ Florence Nightingale was an infographic designer of extraordinary talent

Long article for hardcore readers: ☐ Is there an edge to Science: a limit to how much we can know?

TTT Newsletter: 8 May 2017

IN THIS ISSUE

Do it now: ☐ Active listening is the key to one-on-one communication: here’s how you do it (Infographic)
☐ SCRATCH: drag-and-drop coding tool from MIT — for children, but adults are welcome too (Website/ Utility)

Do it soon: ☐ Making life changes is not as hard a we are led to believe (Infographic)

Do it later: ☐ Tech innovations that might turbocharge you brain (Slide show)
☐ Learning 2.0: personalised, flexible, on demand, mobile, connected — not curriculum-driven (Slide show)

Long article for hardcore readers: ☐ You are ignorant, but not necessarily dumb (Article)

TTT Newsletter: 1 May 2017

IN THIS ISSUE

Read now: ☐ Squeezing water from dry air: this device performs the impossible (Article/ Infographic)
☐ WikiTribune: Wikipedia’s founder, Jimmy Wales, hits back at the scourge of fake news (Website)

Read later: ☐ SlideBot: stunning visual rendering of your slide decks, created automatically (Utility)
☐ What is Literature for? (Video)
☐ Flat maps distort true size: 15 overlay maps that will surprise you with their fair comparisons (Infographic)

Long article for hardcore readers: ☐ Torching the modern-day library of Alexandria (Article)

TTT Newsletter: 24 April 2017

IN THIS ISSUE

Read now: ☐ An AI-based drawing tool for those of us who can’t draw (Website/ Video)
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Read soon: ☐ Life is good: we are living in the best time in all history (Article)

Read sometime: ☐ 3 ways to plan for the (very) long term (Video)
☐ How to organise your home office for maximum productivity (Infographic)
☐ Countries and commodities: one map tells the whole story (Infographic)

Long aticle for hardcore readers: ☐ What does it mean to have a ‘right’ to health care? (Article)

TTT Newsletter: 10 April 2017

IN THIS ISSUE

Do it now: ☐ Take data, add human stories and make it come alive to ordinary people (Video)
Do it soon: ☐ Right or wrong? 5 principles control our moral decisions (Infographic)
☐ Thinking capacity as we grow older: you win some, you lose some (Infographic)
☐ Chronas: takes history, adds a layer of geography, mixes in Wikipedia and delivers delight (Website)
Do it sometime: ☐ Unleashing the power behind Google search: an online tutorial from Google (Online tutorial)
Long article for hard core readers: ☐ Philosophy tool kit

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