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Are You Using the Most Powerful Leadership Skill?

So, the most powerful leadership skill is (drum roll) — <b>listening</b>.<p>What? You’re not thrilled to find that out?<p>It’s OK – no one is. That’s the problem. Listening is the Clark Kent of leadership skills; everybody knows he’s a good guy, and nice and all — but nobody realizes the incredible power hiding …

How Singapore Billionaire Peter Lim Makes Money From Thin Air

Not a single brick has been laid and the ground has yet to be broken on Singapore billionaire Peter Lim’s real estate venture in Malaysia’s Iskandar project. But it has already added around $95 million to his net worth on the basis of 29.9% shareholding of his investment vehicle Rowsley. Shares of …

Brain-training video games may help reverse cognitive decline in old age

Playing brain-training video gamesmay help reverse the natural decline in cognitive abilitiesamong older people, according to scientists.<p>They found that 60-year-olds who played a custom-designed video game for 12 hours over the course of a month improved their multitasking abilities to levels …

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Tracking the Evolution of the Slang Word “Diaosi”

<b>by</b> John Pasden<b>in</b> language30 Jul 2013<p>The Chinese slang word 屌丝 (meaning approximately “loser”) has become pretty popular in recent years, thanks to …

Scientists show they can 'read your mind' using brain scans

Machines that can read people's minds are getting closer to reality: Scientists have revealed they can now use brain scans to read letters and images participants are viewing.<p>The results come from two studies, both detailed in the journal NeuroImage, that suggest machines could be taught to peer …

Five Incredible—and Real—Mind-Control Applications

Welcome to a dawning era of brain-controlled devices and actions.<p><b>Scientists achieved the first remote human-to-human brain interface this week, when Rajesh Rao sent a brain signal over the Internet that moved the hand of colleague Andrea Stocco—even though Stocco was sitting all the way across the</b> …

Qatar’s Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

Architecture

Internet of things: Should you worry if your jeans go smart?

<b>What if those new jeans you've just bought start tweeting about your location as you cross London Bridge?</b><p>It sounds far-fetched, but it's possible - if one of your garments is equipped with a tiny radio-frequency identification device (RFID), your location could be revealed without you knowing about …

Internet of Things

Artificial intelligence 'will take the place of humans within five years’

Salespeople, call centre staff and customer service personnel could all be replaced by computers within the next few years, claims one technology entrepreneur.<p>Robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) specialist Dmitry Aksenov has been working on building computers that “think like human beings” …

How to make ice cream in (almost) any flavor

One simple recipe and two methods to infuse it are all you need to unlock your creativity (or open a scoop shop)<p>Francis Lam<p>July 2, 2010 11:01pm (UTC)<p>When you write a cooking column, some things, no matter how much you like them, just aren't going to be hits. Take clams, for instance. I looked at …

3D-printed medical devices spark FDA evaluation

When Kaiba Gionfriddo was just a few months old, a 3D-printed device saved his life.<p>Kaiba was born with a rare condition called tracheobronchomalacia, which meant his windpipe was weak, and would collapse and prevent air from flowing to his lungs. Researchers at the University of Michigan sought …

Learn to Code with Harvard’s Intro to Computer Science Course And Other Free Tech Classes

I’ll confess, when it comes to computers, I’m pretty much strictly a user. And these days, with the potential freedom and creatively afforded by open …

Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning

<b>Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning</b><p>In the video below, Judy Willis explores how we might create a “21st century brain” by with …

Pedagogy

9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning

The label of “21st Century learning” is vague, and is an idea that we here at TeachThought like to take a swing at as often as possible, …

How The Brain Works--And How Students Can Respond

<i>In a continued effort to bring you the very best, most expert and diverse education content anywhere, in addition to the ideas of Grant Wiggins, Bena</i> …

This Is What Understanding Looks Like

This Is What Understanding Looks Like by Terry Heick Testing is a major challenge in education. Agreeing on what’s to be tested and how it’s to be …

Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner

The role of informal learning is often discussed–as it is below–in terms of how it can promote improved formal learning performance.<p>The MacArthur …

Pedagogy

Harrison University's Innovative Interface Promotes Learner Connectivity

Online learning is exploding in popularity through extremely diverse forms, but all have one thing in common. Though unique in form and audience, …

Education Technology

Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …

Customer Service in the Age of the Internet of Things

Today, innovative customer service means being able to contact a company on multiple platforms — not just by phone, but via email, web, Twitter, Facebook, and mobile devices. However according to ABI Research, by 2020 more than 20 billion additional devices will be wirelessly connected to physical …

7 Things Really Persuasive People Do

Sometimes you absolutely have to make your point. Here are 7 tips on how to do it effectively with style and grace.<p>While many people don't like to sell, most find themselves having to persuade someone at some point. Persuasion is not just for salespeople and their prospects. You may try to persuade …

From Chaos To Control: How To Lead Super-Productive Meetings

If you’ve ever led a meeting, you’ve probably also experienced trying to pull back a session that has quickly taken a turn for the chaotic.<p>Maybe you’re dealing with an extra talkative bunch—or that one person who seems to have the attention span of a four-year-old. Perhaps everyone there has a …

Continuous Moves (Part 1)

I’m working on developing a supplier selection tool for Transportation Management Systems (TMS), and one form of optimization a TMS can support is …

What Is Innovation?

Everywhere you go, people are talking about innovation. There are conferences and gurus, workshops and webinars, apostles and practitioners.<p>But what …

Protect Yourself When Outsourcing to China

By<p>Saabira Chaudhuri<p>Saabira Chaudhuri<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@saabirac<p>Google+<p>Saabira.Chaudhuri@wsj.com<p><b>Q:</b> <i>If you're going to source your product or parts from China, what special safeguards should you take?</i><p><b>A:</b> Start the process of finding the right manufacturer using a site like …

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