Category: Quickly

Did you hurt someone? Are you unsure what to do next?

Did you hurt someone? Are you unsure what to do next?

UTILITY: The intent of this exercise is not forgiveness or empathy. Instead, it will give you understanding and next steps. This starkly plain website is intriguing. Try answering the situations and questions raised. You will be amazed by the wisdom within the responses and the gentle directioning that is provided. I got in with a lot of skepticism but came away chastened. Give it a whirl. SOURCE: Elizabethsampat ...
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TurboNote: Collect all thoughts during online video surfing

TurboNote: Collect all thoughts during online video surfing

UTILITY: Capture important moment of online video. TurboNote provides in-page video note taking experience, it helps you keep your ideas right with the video. You can easily come back and review the video and idea at specific moment any time you want! SOURCE: TurboNote ...
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Bitcoin: Seven questions you were too embarrassed to ask

Bitcoin: Seven questions you were too embarrassed to ask

LONG ARTICLE FOR HARDCORE READERS: While almost everyone has heard of Bitcoin at this point, many people are fuzzy on the details: what is a bitcoin, exactly? How do I buy some? What would I use it for? Read on for a beginner's guide to bitcoin: what ordinary people should know about the technology. SOURCE: Ars Technica ...
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Giving memorable talks: 4 structures for success

Giving memorable talks: 4 structures for success

INFOGRAPHIC: If what you’re saying doesn’t follow a coherent structure, it doesn’t matter how beautiful your turn of phrase is – you won’t be able to make a compelling case for anything. You need structure no matter what you’re hoping to communicate, and here are four great options you can draw on. SOURCE: Fast Company ...
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How can groups make good decisions?

How can groups make good decisions?

VIDEO: We all know that when we make decisions in groups, they don't always go right -- and sometimes they go very wrong. How can groups make good decisions? Neuroscientist Mariano Sigman has been inquiring into how we interact to reach decisions by performing experiments with live crowds around the world. In this explainer, he shares some intriguing results. In a time when people seem to be more polarised than ever, Sigman says, better understanding of how groups interact and reach conclusions might spark interesting new ways to construct a healthier democracy. SOURCE: TED ...
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Millions, billions, trillions: How to make sense of numbers in the news

Millions, billions, trillions: How to make sense of numbers in the news

ARTICLE: Those of us who are emotionally undeterred by billions and trillions are nonetheless likely to be ill-equipped for meaningful analysis because most people don’t correctly intuit large numbers. Innumeracy rules, often to the advantage of those who wish to cheat and defraud. Happily, anyone who can understand tens, hundreds and thousands can develop habits and skills to accurately navigate millions, billions and trillions. This article will show you how to use school arithmetic, common knowledge and a little imagination to train your emotional sense for the large numbers shaping our daily lives. SOURCE: The Conversation ...
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Drawing the Bombay plague of 1896

Drawing the Bombay plague of 1896

VIDEO: Ranjit Kandalgaonkar’s artwork for the exhibition 'Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian medicine', uses archival material from the Wellcome Library and the Asiatic Library in Mumbai, to explore the 1896 Bombay plague epidemic. The plague outbreak in India killed thousands, with the British authorities implementing draconian measures to deal with the rapid spread of the disease. SOURCE: Wellcome Collection via YouTube ...
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Are ideas getting harder to find?

Are ideas getting harder to find?

ARTICLE: We seem to have picked all the low hanging fruit when it comes to new ideas, and the world is set for more parsimonious times. This is the idea put forward in a recent research paper. The paper argues that productivity growth has been low or declining since the 1940s, despite an increase in the number of researchers. SOURCE: National Bureau of Economic Research ...
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