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How to spot someone lying

How to spot someone lying

LONG ARTICLE FOR HARDCORE READERS: We’re terrible at detecting lies. Even technology doesn’t improve our chances—a 2009 study examined a technique called voice stress analysis and found that it worked about as well as guessing. To make things worse, a 2014 study found that emotionally intelligent individuals are more easily duped by liars. That’s not to say we can’t improve our chances. While there is no single, silver bullet method to recognize deception, there are many different ways that lies leak. SOURCE: Quick & dirty tips ...
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Manage your attention; managing time will take care of itself

Manage your attention; managing time will take care of itself

LONG ARTICLE FOR HARDCORE READERS: Most people who claim to have a time management problem have an attention management problem. If you can learn to manage your attention, managing time will not only take care of itself, you’ll have a massive competitive advantage over most people. “Deep Work”, the ability to focus on a cognitively demanding task over an extended period of time, is the equivalent of a 21st-century superpower. Managing your attention plays a major role in becoming a productive individual. SOURCE: Medium ...
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Applying McLuhan’s Tetrad to the smartphone

Applying McLuhan’s Tetrad to the smartphone

LONG ARTICLE FOR HARDCORE READERS/ INFOGRAPHIC: McLuhan’s tetrad serves as a framework for analysis, consisting of a set of four effects to examine media in their historical context and present environment as well as the characteristics and attributes of the medium itself. SOURCE: Glocality ...
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Who will be remembered in 1,000 years?

Who will be remembered in 1,000 years?

LONG ARTICLE FOR HARDCORE READERS: Hopeful contenders for everlasting fame must run the gauntlet of numerous challenges, including the jealousy of rivals and possible extinction of their own civilisation and language. How do you remain remembered for generations? SOURCE: BBC ...
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Philosophy needs a new definition

Philosophy needs a new definition

LONG ARTICLE FOR HARDCORE READERS: Philosophy — not the bland academic sort, but the lasting, transformative variety that we come across in Lao Tzu, Pythagoras, Plato, Saint Augustine, Rumi, Meister Eckhart, Spinoza, Marx, Nietzsche, Gandhi, Simone Weil — doesn’t come in a pure state. SOURCE: The Los Angeles Review of Books ...
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Collaboration kills creativity

Collaboration kills creativity

ARTICLE: The notion that collaboration makes people more creative has become conventional wisdom in the business world. The singular genius who works alone is a myth of yesterday. Despite this kind of corporate-speak, there is substantial scientific evidence that collaboration, rather than sparking creativity, results in group-think and mediocrity. What does result in creativity? Simple: solitude. SOURCE: Inc/ Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour ...
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Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body?

Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body?

VIDEO: Our bodies – the physical, biological parts of us — and our minds — the thinking, conscious aspects — have a complicated, tangled relationship. Which one primarily defines you or your self? Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body? SOURCE: TED-ED via YouTube ...
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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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