If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; be kind...
4 Megatrends That Will Transform Online Identity →
CIO Network, forbes.com Guest posts written by Andre Durand Andre Durand is CEO of Ping Identity, a cloud identity security provider. For years, IT departments have stood behind protective firewalls determining who has access to what…
The New Science of the Birth and Death of Words →
Can physicists produce insights about language that have eluded linguists and English professors? That possibility was put to the test this week when a team of physicists published a paper drawing on Google’s massive collection of scanned books. They claim to have identified universal laws governing the birth, life course and death of words.
From Engadget: TED expands its reach with... →
Neutrinos can transmit messages through walls,... →
Neutrinos may not travel as fast as we first hoped, but then they have other special abilities to make up for it. Being almost massless, they can penetrate the thickest barriers, which ought to make them ideal message carriers. To illustrate the point, scientists sent the word “Neutrino” on a beam of particles through 240 meters (800 feet) of solid stone and received it loud and clear...
Hiring on values instead of skills to change the...
ibmsocialbiz: One way to get tangible about changing the culture is to expand selection criteria to include a candidate’s values as well as skills. This article shows how IKEA does just that. The innovative furniture retailer uses a hiring questionnaire, for example, that downplays skills in favor of values and beliefs.
New iPad Meta-Review: Are 4G and Retina Really... →
“The first reviews of Apple’s 3rd-generation iPad are in and the general consensus is that this is the tablet you’ve been waiting for—assuming you don’t already own its predecessor.”
Forget The Suburbs: Living In Beautiful,... →
Based on their findings (and past studies), the researchers speculate that a feeling of connectedness—something that often comes with living in a safe, activity-packed city filled with quality neighborhoods—is also key to happiness. “Some [neighborhoods] are designed and built to foster or enable connections. Others are built to discourage them (e.g., a gated model) or devolve to...