Bill Gates has become a powerful influence on publishing. An endorsement from the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder can cause tangible sales spikes, reminiscent of the golden ticket that once came
Visualization is an essential element of any Big Data and analytics strategy. The most up-to-date, real-time information and advanced analytics solutions are an expensive waste of money if you can’t communicate
The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm. In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans. The causes
As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when
If you work in product development you hear a lot about user interface (UI) and user experience (UX). When people don’t really know what they are talking about, they use these terms interchangeably, along
In 1990, Jakob Nielsen developed 10 usability heuristics for evaluating user interfaces. These heuristics have stood the test of time, providing designers with a quick and easy way of evaluating the usability
At work or elsewhere, most everyone has experienced a relationship that turned toxic. If you have, you know they're a major drain on your energy, productivity, and happiness. In a new study from Georgetown
For some inexplicable reason the most common element in every possible experience--consciousness--has kept itself a secret. How the human brain produces consciousness--if it does--is an age-old question,
Beyond solids, liquids, and gases. Physicists from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered a new state of water that cannot be explained as a solid, liquid, or gas. It
For the last 20 months, I have been traveling and working as a digital nomad. I’m extremely grateful for the technology and apps that make my everyday life so much easier and my journey more enjoyable.
Fortunately, there is a simple, quick cure for the anxiety that arises during the times when we can't avoid having too much to do in too little time. Following are the three steps to this cure. Surely
The human brain is a powerful reasoning machine, but it has its Achilles' heels. These mental shortcuts help us navigate the enormous amount of information we're exposed to at any given time, without paralyzed.
According to Psychology Today, "Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others." This usually involves: Emotional awareness, which includes the