You could run an entire campaign if you’re Barack Obama with ads using nothing but Republicans saying things about finance that you’d never hear two months ago. It’s an amazing thing.
- Instinctive sleeping and resting postures
Is it just me, or is there something weird about this article? It’s rather interesting either way…
- Meetings: Where Work Goes to Die
I couldn’t agree more. Sometimes meetings are necessary, but please keep them short, to the point and clearly scoped.
- Groupthink — The brainstorming myth
Several studies show that brainstorming doesn’t work, but there are other ways to unlock people’s creative potential.
- The End of Wall Street As They Knew It
A very long article on post-crisis Wall Street.
- Google as Benevolent Dictator Yanks Apps
A good summary of remote kill switches on smart phones and computers.
- How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did
This is how much some companies track their customers. But don’t pay cash instead, you could be suspected of being a terrorist.
- The man who hears colour
A British artist with a rare vision disorder wears a device that allows him to hear colors.
- Where The Buffalo Roamed
How far can you get from a McDonald’s in the contiguous United States?
- How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy
Are bacteria transmitted by cats messing with our brains? This one is a fascinating read.
- How Habits Hold Us
On the importance of habits for humans.
As he pointed out, the intelligence of humans is inseparable from our reliance on habits, the most mindless of behaviors. That’s because they let us reserve brainpower for those things that can’t be predicted in advance, those situations without relevant cues.