By giving the brain ‘downtime’ we can improve mental health and allow ideas to incubate. By Manfred Kets De Vries, INSEAD Distinguished Professor of Leadership Development & Organisational Change “Learning without reflection is a waste, reflection without learning is dangerous” - Confucius In today’s networked society we are at risk of becoming victims [...]
On May 5th, LinkedIn will celebrate its 11th birthday. It announced last month that 300 million people had signed up for the professional social network. This evening, LinkedIn will report earnings for first quarter of this year, which analysts expect to surpass the company's own guidance. Despite all these positive signs, there is one question that has dogged the network for the majority of...
In the past five or six years, a small group of researchers have dedicated themselves to the hangover, peering into both its causes and the truth behind all the purported cures. They’ve even made some progress on a few cures of their own. Thanks to science, the morning after is finally starting to look a little less bleak.
Si alguna vez te has preguntado por qué crees lo que crees, ¡enhorabuena! Muy pocos se cuestionan cómo han llegado a ser afines a una ideología, a un equipo o a una marca de yogur. Conocer algunos de los factores condicionantes de nuestra conducta y de nuestro pensamiento pueden ayudarnos a romper con esos condicionantes.
Encryption is hard. When NSA leaker Edward Snowden wanted to communicate with journalist Glenn Greenwald via encrypted email, Greenwald couldn’t figure out the venerable crypto program PGP even after Snowden made a 12-minute tutorial video. Nadim Kobeissi wants to bulldoze that steep learning curve.
Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski has worked in satirical illustration since 2004, specializing in thought-provoking images that make his audience question their everyday lives. His subjects deal with everything from social media to politics to poverty, and all have a very distinct message if you look closely enough: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. […]
I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.
— James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn?
— Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
There is nothing more atrociously cruel than an adored child.
— Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita You've almost certainly read all three of these sentences before, or even if you don't remember the lines in particular, you've probably read the famous novels they come from.