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Great Examples of Curation Tools and Techniques for Journalists

Great Examples of Curation Tools and Techniques for Journalists | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

"Every act of journalism is an act of curation."


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How True! "Every act of journalism is an act of curation" - that is as long as what is being reported is accurate and unbiased!

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Lori Wilk's curator insight, January 6, 2014 10:24 AM

So true. Tools are appreciated so we must share them.

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8 Ways Body Language Beats IQ

8 Ways Body Language Beats IQ | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust, but social psychologist Amy Cuddy knows first-hand how attitude can outweigh IQ.

Cuddy suffered a car accident at the age of 19 which resulted in brain damage that took 30 points from her IQ. Before the crash Cuddy had an IQ near genius levels; her post-crash IQ was just average.

As someone who had always built her identity around her intelligence, the significant dip in Cuddy's IQ left her feeling powerless and unconfident. Despite her brain damage, she slowly made her way through college and even got accepted into the graduate program at Princeton.

Once at Princeton, Cuddy struggled until she discovered that it was her lack of confidence that was holding her back, not her lack of brainpower. This was especially true during difficult conversations, presentations, and other high-pressure, highly important moments.


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Attitude and confidence can bring down or boost IQ levels as this story would like you to understand. In other words, there  should be a positive correlation between attitude, confidence and intelligence! Somehow there has to be, also a relationship between all of them and Emotional Intelligence.
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The Learning Factor's curator insight, March 19, 7:19 PM

It's good to be smart, but brains will only take you so far. Dr. Travis Bradberry shows you how body language can draw people to you like ants to a picnic.

Lửa Việt Tours's curator insight, March 20, 5:08 AM

I think it good

Bryan Worn's curator insight, March 21, 5:33 PM

If you have not watched (and even if you have) Amy Cuddy's TED Talk read this very useful article from her on body language.

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Hate Performance Reviews? Good News: They're Getting Shorter And Simpler

Hate Performance Reviews? Good News: They're Getting Shorter And Simpler | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

Few people look forward to annual performance reviews. For managers, filling out lengthy forms is an onerous chore, and for employees, infrequent, one-sided appraisals can be a cause for dread. But new data shows companies are adopting shorter, more continuous feedback practices and it’s having a positive impact on their business.

A small number of firms like Adobe have been experimenting with simpler, more informal performance reviews for years. Now the practice is gaining wide adoption. “We see this massive re-engineering going on,” says Josh Bersin, a principal at Deloitte and Forbes contributor who oversees the Human Capital Trends report, an annual study of H.R. trends. Of the 10,447 business and H.R. leaders Deloitte surveyed, 71% said they’re either re-evaluating their current performance management system, upgrading it, or have updated it over the past three years.

 


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Hate those annual performance reviews? You would like to avoid those "One on one" meets with the boss, where the boss never turns up or makes you wait outside while he engages in another important meeting? It is high time these performance reviews were streamlined! The good news is that " firms like Adobe have been experimenting with simpler, more informal performance reviews for years" and I hope this trend filters down to other organisations throughout the world!
 
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The Learning Factor's curator insight, March 10, 12:34 AM

Few people look forward to annual performance reviews. But new data shows companies are adopting shorter, more continuous feedback practices, and it’s having a positive impact on their business.

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Why Your Creative Ideas Get Ignored

Why Your Creative Ideas Get Ignored | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

EMany of us bemoan the fact that creativity seems to be in decline in America.Research by KH Kim finds that the ability to think creatively is down among children and adults, which suggests they may be less able to come up with creative solutions to problems. This trend worries those in the business sector and beyond, who fear it could spell disaster for the future of innovation.


But what if the biggest block to creativity isn’t the inability to come up with new ideas and solutions to problems, but our inability to accept and recognize them?


This idea is at the heart of Jennifer Mueller’s new book, Creative Change: Why We Resist It . . . How We Can Embrace It. Mueller, a former Wharton School management professor, uncovers the way our minds react to uncertainty and how that can get in the way of embracing creativity. Her book aims to give us the tools we need to be more open to creative ideas and to communicate them to others....


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Has the internet robbed us of the ability to be creative? Why be creative when everything is out there on the Internet! No, according to the article, it is because we are not ready to accept novel ideas that we have turned away from creative ideas. Ironically, the Internet has made us averse to change and disruption!
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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, March 10, 11:16 AM

A new book explains why leaders can be so dismissive of creative ideas—and how to change this mindset. Useful thinking.

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U.S. visa processing delays heighten allure of Canada’s Tech Sector

U.S. visa processing delays heighten allure of Canada’s Tech Sector | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
Canadian industry has already seen increased interest from skilled workers after the U.S. suspended processing of H-1B visas

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I guess this is America's loss, Canada's gain!
 
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Downed Amazon Web Servers Cause Chaos Across Internet

Downed Amazon Web Servers Cause Chaos Across Internet | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
A number of websites became unavailable Tuesday after Amazon's website hosting service went down unexpectedly.

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Downing of Amazon Web Servers might be an indication of things to come; trouble for unsecured online transactions. Post Demonetization, our dependence on online cashless transactions. 
 
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prgnewshawaii's curator insight, March 1, 10:43 PM

Another sign of our times.  Protection of your private data is even more important now.  Amazon is just one of many companies targeted by hackers, criminal syndicates, and state-supported actors. Be careful when you shop online.

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The infuriating silence of Donald Trump over an Indian engineer’s murder in Kansas

The infuriating silence of Donald Trump over an Indian engineer’s murder in Kansas | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
Donald Trump is anything but a man of few words. Especially on Twitter, the US president scarcely restrains himself from reacting to a range of events. In the last few days, for instance, his official Twitter handle @POTUS and personal handle @realDonaldTrump have produced the usual flurry of tweets, covering everything from fake news and th

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The continued silence of Donald Trump over the slaying of an Indian engineer in Kansas bodes ill! A few words of comfort, an assurance that Democracy is still going strong would go a long way in comforting the bereaved family of someone who did not deserve in this manner.
 
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5 Ways to Empower Employees to Drive Change

5 Ways to Empower Employees to Drive Change | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

I have been writing a series of articles on culture-enabled organizational transformation. Much of my philosophies on this subject are derived from learnings on the battlefield as a Navy SEAL, and in the boardroom as an entrepreneur. There are three phases to my transformation model, each with several components: building the change culture, preparing for the change battle, and winning the change fight.

 

Once a company is well-prepared for change and high levels of trust and accountability have been woven into the fabric of the organization's culture, only then can they start preparing for the change battle. Behaviors and mindsets must adapt and a plan of attack developed and communicated. The first phase of winning the change fight is to empower the team and enlist as much participation as possible at all levels.


Via The Learning Factor
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Organisations should allow their employees to drive change. But then, for that to happen, a culture of trust needs to be developed, post that, the vision of the organisation, philosophy and ethos need to be shared with the employees. After the sharing of the vision, organisations need to provide for disruption and challenging of fixed mindsets. Providing employees with enough opportunities for professional growth, and offering enough sources for learning new things, all of them will help build a workforce of dedicated employees who are willing to drive change!
 
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The Learning Factor's curator insight, February 21, 5:07 PM

Organizational transformation requires empowerment and participation at all levels.

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Ten Habits Of Incredibly Happy People

Ten Habits Of Incredibly Happy People | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

We’re always chasing something—be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, “When (blank) happens, I’ll finally be happy.”

 

While these major events do make us happy at first, research shows this happiness doesn’t last. A study from Northwestern University measured the happiness levels of regular people against those who had won large lottery prizes the year prior. The researchers were surprised to discover that the happiness ratings of both groups were practically identical.


Via The Learning Factor
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They say happiness that is bought with money will not last! Happiness, it seems is an attitude towards life. It is something that can be inculcated and developed. It means that if you train yourself to be positive in life, or, for that effect, if you teach yourself to appreciate life, the flowers, the rising sun, or others, then you might be teaching yourself to be happy!
 
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The Learning Factor's curator insight, February 15, 1:03 AM

Your habits create happiness more than anything else in life. These 11 habits will make you happier today.

Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, February 15, 6:10 PM

Happiness can be here and now. It does not have to be elusive.

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Fake News Scores Top Earned Media Ratings | MediaPost

Fake News Scores Top Earned Media Ratings | MediaPost | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

The topic of “fake news” continues to show strong earned media results.

 

In February, “fake news” was the strongest rising topical trend when it came to earned media, according to mediaQuant, an earned media researcher.

 

Overall, discussion around fake news rose 23% -- now scoring a media rating of 94; it had earned a 93 score in January. Over the previous six months, it had been averaging a 71 media rating score.

 

Earned media is defined as press interviews and appearances on all media, including TV, radio, online and print publications.The topic of fake news has produced 42.4 million “mentions” and 64.2 million over the last 12 months.  Media value estimated for coverage of “fake news” has amounted to $270.3 million in February. Over the last 12 months, mediaQuant says its media value has been $388.7 million....


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Fake news generates top media ratings until it is exposed! Sometimes Fake news continues to generate ratings even after it is exposed because of the outrageous claims that it makes! Fake news  is also a pre-launch gimmick used by manufacturing houses to promote their products.
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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 14, 1:43 AM

No faking these fake news numbers!

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Sully: The Birth Of Social Journalism And Ways To Approach New Social Platforms

Sully: The Birth Of Social Journalism And Ways To Approach New Social Platforms | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

On January 15, 2009, I had just come back from a lunch meeting when I heard a huge splash while checking email and Twitter. I happened to see a few tweets from fellow New Yorkers mentioning that they had just seen a plane crash near my office on the West Side. I ran to the window and saw United 1549 landing on the Hudson. I grabbed my coat and phone, and ran to the scene.

I chased the plane downtown with the rest of the crowd, tweeting pictures and an account of the events while trying to call rescue. There were no cameras and no journalists -- just regular people trying to see if there was anything we could do while sharing our experience. Enter social journalism....


Via Jeff Domansky
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Social journalism, citizen journalism, and collective journalism have been given a boost by social networking sites that have done much to bring diverse people together as one unit.
 
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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 31, 11:58 PM

The Hudson River air crash also signified an important leap in social journalism.

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The Science Behind What Really Drives Performance (It's Going to Surprise You)

The Science Behind What Really Drives Performance (It's Going to Surprise You) | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

Imagine you could have a skill where--in any given conversation with colleagues, clients, or subordinates--you could be keenly aware of, and even experience, their feelings and thoughts.

 

Sounds like some X-Men-like psychic superpower right? Well, what if I told you that anyone can have this uncanny ability and use its strength and charm to have successful conversations?

 

Well, you can. The superpower I refer to is called empathy.

 

But this skill--and it is a learned skill available to anyone--is often misunderstood because there are variations of it. I'll get to the science of it shortly.


Via The Learning Factor
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Empathy, with-it-ness and E.Q. are key factors behind Performance. Being able to communicate, feel, and understand others will help provide for the ability to converse successfully.
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Ian Berry's curator insight, February 6, 7:12 PM
Great insights into present day and future leadership. DDI report well worth reviewing too
chris chopyak's curator insight, February 6, 9:37 PM
I will take super powers any day!
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, February 8, 5:05 AM
The Science Behind What Really Drives Performance
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CEO Syndrome: When Chief Executives Don't Want to Hear Bad News, Disaster Is Sure to Follow

CEO Syndrome: When Chief Executives Don't Want to Hear Bad News, Disaster Is Sure to Follow | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
Michael Watkins

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It is unfortunate when some Chief Executive Officers refuse to see the writing on the wall! Very few of them have the grace and maturity to accept that they might have made a mistake.
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7 Simple Things Successful People Do Every Night

7 Simple Things Successful People Do Every Night | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows. Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt, how you think affects how you feel. This is particularly important at night as you try to unwind and prepare for rest. This sets you up for sleep which serves many vital purposes. When I look at my clients who achieve the most during their days and are happiest, they are the ones who have a healthy routine at night. They set themselves up for success the following day by thinking and acting in a particular way.


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It is very important to let go of issues and pending matters carried over from work. Spending time catching up with the family, watching a film, reading books of a light nature before going off to sleep will help people de-stress from the day's hectic schedule. The article curated suggests a few things that people can do before going off to sleep.
 
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The Learning Factor's curator insight, January 19, 4:48 PM

Add these 7 routines to your night to set yourself up for success.

Bryan Worn's curator insight, January 22, 5:42 AM

Sleep - your body and your mind need it - then the others work

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7 quick ways to use content marketing to boost search ranking

7 quick ways to use content marketing to boost search ranking | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

Content marketing can be very effective in increasing traffic, generating leads, enabling sales – and contributing to SEO. So how can businesses use it to improve their search rankings?


When done well, content marketing can contribute to boosting a site’s position in search rankings.R


Although this may not seem like the most obvious benefit to a successful content marketing strategy, it’s an effect that no business can ignore.


Here’s how to take advantage of your site’s content to rank higher in the SERPs.


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The tips in this article will help boost content marketing. The fact is that one needs to prepare fresh content as often and as regularly as possible! Content has a shelf life, and rec-cycled content is just about hanging on borrowed time. A general rule of thumb is that there should be some kind of a balance between graphics and written content plays a crucial role in making people stay on your page. Backlinks are important, use of key- words can boost search ranking, and of course, you need to be innovative and ready to take risks.
 
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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, March 15, 10:33 AM

Practical tips for better SEO from your content marketing.

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Six Ways To Write Emails That Don’t Make People Silently Resent You | Fast Company | The Future Of Business

Six Ways To Write Emails That Don’t Make People Silently Resent You | Fast Company | The Future Of Business | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

Research has shown that when we receive an email, we’re predisposed to view the tone of that message negatively–or at least more negatively than the sender intended it.

Given that everyone has this natural “negativity bias” against email, it’s important to pay close attention to your phrasing. For the most part, we use email either to remind people about things they said they’d do, or to ask them to do something for us. In the absence of social cues, this is a delicate task. With that in mind, here are a few tips for making your emails friendly and appealing—without running on too long or coming off as ingratiating.


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We keep talking about Email etiquettes, perhaps the most important thing is that one should fight against a negative bias which might force the receiver to respond in a rather belligerent tone. One need not be too effusive, nor being ingratiating, nor should one be too stiff. The "I beg your attention to" days have passed away, and so has the "This is to warn you to desist" opening line!
 
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The Learning Factor's curator insight, March 12, 7:30 PM

We’re hardwired to read emails in a more negative tone than how they were actually written. Here’s the antidote.

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Bill Gates explains how he defines success — and it has nothing to do with money or power

Bill Gates explains how he defines success — and it has nothing to do with money or power | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
Asked about how he defines success in a Reddit AMA, billionaire Bill Gates quoted his friend Warren Buffett.

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Success, according to Bill Gates has nothing to do with money or power, but rather with making a difference and taking care of people around you. Somehow I believe that power and money do come into play, especially if you look at Maslow's hierarchy of needs, it is only after you have satisfied your basic needs, requirements that you go on to look for other things in life. A basic/minimum of financial independence and some power to make a difference might be needed.
 
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Coin Joker's curator insight, March 7, 5:14 AM
Innovation is an Important Aspect Today!
 
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Still Feel Unsuccessful? A New Stanford Study Says That's Probably a Good Sign

Still Feel Unsuccessful? A New Stanford Study Says That's Probably a Good Sign | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

Are you one of the never satisfied strivers?

 

The type of person who, despite having some obvious successes in life--a solid career, a modicum of financial security, the respect of your peers--just never feels like you've quite made it?

 

Are you always a little worried you could be accomplishing more?

 

If so, you probably feel kind of crummy sometimes compared to your more easily contented competitors, but according to new research out of Stanford, all your ambition has a serious upside (hat tip to Science of Us for the pointer).

Perpetually feeling like you're a bit unsuccessful, it turns out, is a pretty good sign you're going to go on to achieve even greater things.


Via The Learning Factor
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Feeling unsuccessful might be good after all! A New Stanford study suggests that it is better to feel unsuccessful at times, rather than feel successful and satiated at times. Complacency and satisfaction might be obstacles to progress. What we need for constant progress is hunger. Hunger is the key to success. Organisations introduce disruption for the very fact that stagnancy and fixed routines might spawn laziness.
 
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The Learning Factor's curator insight, March 2, 6:01 PM

Feeling like you have something to prove keeps you fighting, new Stanford research shows.

Bryan Worn's curator insight, March 6, 2:57 PM

Comparisons are debilitating. There is always someone else who appears smarter, dumber, prettier, uglier, faster, slower etc. than us. This study shows once again the best way to fulfilment is through learning to be the best we can be.

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Here Are The Passwords You Should Change Immediately

Here Are The Passwords You Should Change Immediately | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
A software bug discovered in Cloudflare, a popular web performance and security company, may have compromised the security of ove

Via Marylene Delbourg-Delphis
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I guess you might as well forget dates of birth, and names of your pets! The best passwords are a complex combination of letters, digits and symbols, that is if you could remember them!
 
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Making Time for Learning Will Make You Healthier, Richer, and More Popular

Making Time for Learning Will Make You Healthier, Richer, and More Popular | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

If you're looking for reasons to make time in your busy schedule to keep learning, there's no shortage of possibilities. First and foremost, perhaps, is that you'll be in great company. Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Oprah Winfrey all set aside dedicated time to learn new things each week. Look how far the practice has taken them.

But if you're looking for more scientific explanations of why the end of school shouldn't mean the end of learning, writer John Coleman is probably your man. He writes regularly for the HBR blogs on the subject of lifelong learning and its many benefits. One of his recent posts is a must read for those who suspect they should to make more time in their lives to nourish their brains, but still need a bit of a kick in the pants.


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Making and finding time to learn new things, even things not related to one's profession or skill set will help make one healthier, richer, and more popular. This is very important for all professionals. Learning is a constant process, and the more you learn, the better equipped you are for life in the 21st Century. Looking at the pace with which technological advancement is taking place and the pace with which new discoveries and inventions are taking place, I feel it is important for us to be life-long learners! Health, richness and popularity will follow!
 
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The Learning Factor's curator insight, February 19, 5:41 PM

An author runs down the impressive benefits of lifelong learning.

CCM Consultancy's curator insight, February 20, 2:31 AM

Long life learning has become an economic imperative

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Your Brain Has A “Shuffle” Button--Here’s How To Use It

Your Brain Has A “Shuffle” Button--Here’s How To Use It | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
In the early 1890s, everybody wanted the newest technological marvel. Democratic and affordable, the bicycle could cut people's commute to work in half and enable them to enjoy the countryside on the weekend. Thousands of bicycle mechanics appeared as if overnight, looking to make bicycles lighter, safer, more comfortable, and easier to pro­duce. They would tinker with ball bearings, rolled steel, differential gears, air-filled tires, and so on.
 
The more raw material you give your brain, the more connections it can make.

Many of these enthusiasts would later use what they’d learned in bicycle workshops to create greater transportation breakthroughs. Both of the Wright Brothers were bicycle mechanics. So was a man named Henry Ford, who watched mass production take hold at a time when cyclists began lobbying for better roads to be built. Before long, thanks to him, the modern automobile was ambling down them.

 


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The more raw material you give to the brain, the more creative it will become. The brain tends to shuffle through a lot of information before coming to a conclusion, a solution or and idea. The implications of this belief for school education is obvious, give students a content rich environment. What matters most greatly is for people to have access to diverse content, even if it is content that they are not professionally related to! 
 
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The Learning Factor's curator insight, February 21, 6:05 PM

Having breakthrough ideas means priming your brain with lots of raw material for it to rummage through at random.

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The Internet and your Brain are more alike than you Think

The Internet and your Brain are more alike than you Think | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
How the Internet and our Brains are more alike than we think

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The internet and the human brain are related to each other. Both of these ORGANS work on the basis of connections. The brain has a lot of neurons and the more connections that the neurons make the better the capacity of the brain. The same is true about the internet. The internet works on connections. There are nodes and servers. Both of these organs are information processors. The human brain is a smaller version of the internet!
 
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Still Wondering How Trump Won? Try Psychographic Targeting

Still Wondering How Trump Won? Try Psychographic Targeting | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

You wake up, yawn, stretch. Pick up the phone. Check Facebook. “Like.” “Like.” “Like,” again.


After 10 “likes,” Michal Kosinski knows you better than your work colleagues. After 70, he knows you better than your partner does, including -- whether these things were explicitly referenced in your clicks or not -- your skin color, your sexual orientation, whether you’re a Democrat or a Republican, whether you smoke or do drugs… The list goes on.


Like some creepy alt-Santa, he knows how open you are. Whether you’re a perfectionist. Whether you’re considerate. Whether you’re neurotic.


Kosinski isn’t a CIA agent or a spy. He isn’t even a marketer. He’s a researcher at Stanford, and he’s worked out how to turn your clicks into psychographic profiles....


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Your profile on facebook and other social networking sites, your likes and clicks help researchers and marketing experts to study things that make you click or for that effect important levers and cues that might excite your emotions. Psychographic targeting helps researchers identify emotional switches that can be thrown to make a person buy a new product or even elect a president. It is after social networks have spewed out information about you that marketers start bombarding you with information that will draw your attention. The advertisements that each one of us receives on facebook or any other social site is tailor-made for you! 
 
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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 5, 3:50 AM

Cambridge Analytica knows you better than your partner.

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The Trumpela Effect

The Trumpela Effect | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

If you repeat a lie enough, it becomes the truth.”That quote has been attributed to Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels. I say attributed because even though there are many reports of him saying it, there is no public record that he actually did.

 

In other words, it could be a lie that has become the truth simply because it was repeated enough times....


Via Jeff Domansky
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It is said that "If you repeat a lie enough, it becomes the truth." A lot of people will believe in the wrong things provided they are made to see the wrong things are correct things. Numerous examples exist in history where indoctrination and brain-washing have ensured that people  saw nothing wrong in what was, in fact, a lie.
 
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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 4, 12:43 PM

The Trumpela Effect by Joe Mandalese is a post you must read. It's more about perception than than politics, truth than alternate facts. It's recommended reading for thoughtful people, in fact, anyone with a pulse.

 

I've never given a 12/10 rating before in five-plus years of curating here on Scoop.it. LOL. It's a first. Forget Super Bowl ads, read this at halftime.

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Multitasking: The Productivity Killer

Multitasking: The Productivity Killer | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
How Multitasking is a Productivity Killer in your Business

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Multitasking is surely a productivity killer. The fact is the when you multitask, you are compromising on the quality of your work. This is because you are giving a divided attention to the task at hand!
 
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prgnewshawaii's curator insight, January 30, 12:20 AM

Interesting analysis how multitasking can actually reduce your on the job productivity...all I know is that doing many tasks at once really makes me tired.


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What makes great content?

What makes great content? | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
Everyone is trying to get on the content bandwagon, but if you’re not a professional writer, how can you ensure your articles get read by the people who count?

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What makes content great is its freshness, relevance, and presentation.
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Daniel Watson's curator insight, January 26, 7:46 PM

 

Like the majority of business owners, you are probably not a professional writer, yet if you market your business online and you are not in the position to pay a professional writer, you need to create content. Writing content is one thing, but the key to success in online marketing, is to get the right people to read your content. This is easier said than done, however the excellent tips in this article, will get you on the right track to having your content read by those you want to do business with in future.