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Violent Video Games Make Teens Eat More And Cheat More

Violent Video Games Make Teens Eat More And Cheat More | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Playing violent video games not only increases aggression, it also leads to less self-control and more cheating, according to a paper in Social Psychological and Personality Science.
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Siguiendo la línea temática del post anterior, en esta ocasión presentamos un artículo sobre los aspectos negativos de los videojuegos violentos. Según un estudio reciente publicado en la revista “Social Psychological and Personality Science”, los adolescentes que jugaron con videojuegos violentos comían más chocolate y eran más propensos a robar boletos de rifa (creado expresamente como un experimento de laboratorio) que otros adolescentes que jugaron videojuegos no violentos. Los efectos fueron más fuertes en aquellos jóvenes que presentaban un mayor índice de desvinculación moral, es decir, la capacidad de convencerse a sí mismo de que las normas éticas no son aplicables a uno en una situación particular.

 

En general, los resultados sugieren que los riesgos planteados por los videojuegos violentos va más allá de los efectos bien estudiados sobre la agresión, según el profesor Brad Bushman, coautor del estudio y profesor de comunicación y psicología en la Ohio State University. "Cuando la gente juega videojuegos violentos , muestran menos autocontrol. Ellos comen más, se engañan más. No se trata sólo de la agresión, aunque eso también aumenta cuando la gente juega juegos como el Grand Theft Auto (GTA) ".

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Gamestorming: Ideas innovadoras que se hacen realidad

Gamestorming: Ideas innovadoras que se hacen realidad | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

¿Estás buscando soluciones novedosas para mejorar la organización interna de tu empresa? ¿Necesitas un cambio radical en el embalaje de tu producto estrella? ¿Estás pensando en una manera más ingeniosa de atender a tus clientes tanto en el entorno offline como en el online? La respuesta a todas estas cuestiones es el Gamestorming, un método que consiste en definir un reto creativo, generar un gran número de ideas locas y atrevidas, analizarlas detenidamente y combinarlas para finalmente seleccionar aquellas que sean más prometedoras.

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El reconocimiento facial de Facebook es mejor que el que usará el FBI

El reconocimiento facial de Facebook es mejor que el que usará el FBI | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
El FBI está ultimando el despliegue de su sistema de reconocimiento facial en EEUU que le permitirá identificar a ciudadanos gracias a su rostro. Y aunque el FBI ha estado desarrollando mucho tiempo el sistema que llegará a final de este año a todo el país, lo cierto es que hay un sistema mejor que el del organismo de seguridad para identificar el rostro de los estadounidenses: Facebook.
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5 Signs Your Company Culture May Actually Suck

5 Signs Your Company Culture May Actually Suck | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Culture is not an app you can install and master but a garden you plant, tend and, when needed, weed and prune.
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Steve Wozniak: No one wanted to work under Steve Jobs ever again

Steve Wozniak: No one wanted to work under Steve Jobs ever again | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said that Steve Jobs alienated some of Apples most talented employees Continue reading...
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The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs are a diverse bunch. The best ones, however, share a collection of characteristics -- from tenacity to the ability to tolerate risk -- that are crucial to any successful venture.

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Can you supercharge your brain?

Can you supercharge your brain? | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
The US military is very interested in applying mild electrical currents to the brain.
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"TDCS (Transcranial Direct-Current Stimulation) is not the only brain stimulation tool that he finds interesting. As well as ongoing work into magnetic stimulation, other teams are looking at ultrasound and even laser light, as well as different forms of electrical stimulation, using alternating current, for example. McKinley is about to start looking at ultrasound too, and he’s interested in how alternating current can influence brainwaves. But while he says he’s agnostic about what type of stimulation might turn out to be best for cognitive enhancement, tDCS has some advantages. For a start, unlike ultrasound or magnetism, electricity is a natural part of brain-cell communication, and it’s cheap and portable. He thinks tDCS is the best bet for a wearable brain-stimulating device."

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3D printer drones will take to skies by 2040, claim BAE scientists

3D printer drones will take to skies by 2040, claim BAE scientists | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Futurists technologies could allow aircraft to heal itself, divide into smaller ones or knock out missiles with direct energy
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¡Serás gordo y...!

¡Serás gordo y...! | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Además de sufrir con el peso, pasar muchas horas sentado te podría llevar a la muerte
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"José Antonio Casanovas, jefe del estudio, comenta en la Revista Española de Cardiologíaque los resultados arrojaron que quienes pasaban más de seis horas sentados en el trabajo tenían mayores índices de masa corporal, perímetro de cintura y presión arterial; además, también presentaban peores marcadores en la sangre de resistencia a la insulina e inflamación. Precisamente, un efecto que los especialistas ya han advertido con anterioridad."

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BMW 3D prints new thumbs for factory workers

BMW 3D prints new thumbs for factory workers | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
German car manufacturer put new technology in place to reduce strain on manufacturing-line workers' hands. By Samuel Gibbs
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World Cup 2022 can inspire cool ideas

World Cup 2022 can inspire cool ideas | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

The World Cup is hotting up – literally. A temperature of 38.8C on the pitch has already been recorded. Does this give the teams used to playing in a tropical climate an unfair advantage? One way to make things more equitable would be to air-condition the stadiums, which sounds mad until you realise that this is exactly what Qatar's organisers have said they'll do for the 2022 World Cup. And with daytime temperatures in Qatar often exceeding 45C during the day, such measures will be absolutely essential.

 

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"Traditional air conditioning works in much the same way as a fridge. A liquid with a low boiling point is pumped around a set of copper tubes and as warm air passes over the tubes it raises the temperature of the liquid, causing it to evaporate. In the same way that your skin is cooled as sweat evaporates, so the evaporation of the refrigerant inside the copper tubes cools the air. You'll notice that the back of your fridge is hot – this is where all the heat ends up: it is released as the refrigerant is squeezed back into a liquid by the pump.

 

Scientists at Arizona State University have shown that night-time temperatures are increased by more than 1C in urban areas solely as a result of air conditioning. That doesn't sound a lot, but is in fact equivalent to the global warming that has happened in the past 100 years. Air conditioning on this scale in the cities of Qatar would also consume a huge amount of electricity, which will be a serious challenge for renewable energy systems to provide."

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¿Por qué están muriendo las pantallas de plasma?

¿Por qué están muriendo las pantallas de plasma? | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Aunque los expertos reconocen la calidad de imagen de los plasma, solo una empresa quedará en el mercado.
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How technology rewrites literature

How technology rewrites literature | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

Fom typing on a rolling stream of white space to editing in a cloud, shifts in hardware have altered the way writers research, draft, refine and, ultimately, conceive of their work. The basic mechanism may stay the same, but new tools have led to new relations between authors and the words they use. With the internet, the barrier between the writer and the world has become as thin as skin.


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Interesting perspectives on how technology has impacted on the creation of literature.

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Interesting account of how technology has changed the writing process although it seems pen and paper is still used often!

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Don’t Dictate a Culture of Innovation – Influence It!

Don’t Dictate a Culture of Innovation – Influence It! | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
I often think that the way in which many organisations set off to meet the innovation challenge is strikingly similar to this children’s tale.
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A nice tale, the family at the bear hunt, and a nice picture to support the main issue of this post, to convince organizations that innovation is as important to be attained as a serious and threatening question.
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Google Glass controlled by brainwave

Google Glass controlled by brainwave | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

By combining the smart glasses with an electroencephalography (EEG) headset, the software makes it possible to take a picture without moving a muscle.

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The Science Behind Why Small Teams Work More Productively

The Science Behind Why Small Teams Work More Productively | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
A look inside Jeff Bezos’ two pizza rule and what you can learn from it.
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"One former executive recalled that, at an offsite retreat where some managers suggested that employees should start communicating more with each other, Mr. Bezos stood up and declared, “No, communication is terrible!” He wanted a decentralized, even disorganized company where independent ideas would prevail over groupthink".

"According to Bezos, the ideal is the “two pizza team:” if a team couldn’t be fed with two pizzas, it was too big."

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There Is No Magic Formula for Small-Business Success -- Only This

There Is No Magic Formula for Small-Business Success -- Only This | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
It takes hard work to get the best team players engaged in the right tasks and to resolve the inevitable conflicts.
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An Innovator has an Obligation to… Dream!

An Innovator has an Obligation to… Dream! | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
We invite you to our weekly interactive forum — to read and collect your comments on “An Innovator has an Obligation to…” We hope you’ll join the conversation! Continue reading →
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3D-printed splints may make life better for arthritis sufferers

3D-printed splints may make life better for arthritis sufferers | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
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If you've ever had to wear a splint on any part of your body, you'll know that not only are they uncomfortable, but they can be chunky and ugly too. That may not be the case for much longer.
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21st Century Work: Career-Readiness Isn’t What It Used To Be

21st Century Work: Career-Readiness Isn’t What It Used To Be | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
TEST 21st Century Work: Career-Readiness Isn’t What It Used To Be
by Terry Heick
The way we think about work is changing.
Thinking of jobs, careers, and pay is–by some–being replaced with the idea of work, relationships, and meaning.
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6 mil pasos diarios previenen problemas de limitación funcional por artrosis de rodilla

6 mil pasos diarios previenen problemas de limitación funcional por artrosis de rodilla | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
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"Casi 27 millones de estadounidenses mayores de 25 años son diagnosticados con artrosis. Investigaciones anteriores informan de que la OA de rodilla es la principal causa de limitación funcional en los adultos mayores, dificultando acciones como caminar y subir escaleras. "Andar es una actividad barata y popular, pero aunque el objetivo es que se camine 10.000 pasos al día, nuestro estudio vio que dar sólo 6.000 pasos es importante para obtener beneficios", destaca White de la Universidad de Boston."..

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Subir escaleras siete minutos al día mejora la salud

Subir escaleras siete minutos al día mejora la salud | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
La Secretaría de Salud Pública del Departamento de Salud de la Generalitat señala que así se cubre el mínimo de actividad física necesaria
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"Los médicos recomiendan a las personas sanas que puedan hacerlo que, por debajo del cuarto piso y sin tener que transportar una carga importante, utilicen las escaleras en vez del ascensor.


Esta medida, además, contribuye al ahorro energético y a la reducción de la huella ecológica porque se calcula que el consumo de un ascensor que lleva una persona sola de un planta baja a un tercer piso equivale a mantener encendida una bombilla eléctrica de 20 vatios durante 15 minutos..."
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The science of shopping: digital innovations shaping the future of retail

The science of shopping: digital innovations shaping the future of retail | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Stroll the boutiques of Milan without leaving home, lay a bet by voice, try on a dozen frocks without taking your coat off Technology will soon make all these possible Continue reading...
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Google+: ¿el mayor fracaso de Google?

Google+: ¿el mayor fracaso de Google? | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Al gigante de internet, con gran presencia en otros sectores tecnológicos, se le resiste el éxito en el campo de las redes sociales
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Technology applied to Weight-lifting In Real Time

Technology applied to Weight-lifting In Real Time | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
In recent years hardware has appeared to track your gym workouts. PushStrength and GymWatch are both devices that will measure your reps as you grunt and..
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Technology bridges gap between brain and muscles for victim of paralysis

Technology bridges gap between brain and muscles for victim of paralysis | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
'Neurobridge' connects chip in brain with electrodes on limb to convert thought to movement and bypass broken spinal cord
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