Eytan Chamovitz

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Is There a Better Way to Fight Terrorism? Full Transcript

<i>This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “Is There a Better Way to Fight Terrorism?</i>”<b>[MUSIC: Carson Henley, “Fire” (from</b> <b>100 …

Why Energy Management Matters More Than Time Management

As we all try to squeeze more hours from the day, time management may not be the answer. Managing our energy will make us more productive.<p>In the quest for greater productivity, many of us seek out ways to squeeze more out of the 168 hours we have in each week. But we all know that some of those …

Margaret Mead on the Root of Racism and the Liability of Law Enforcement

On her ascent to fame as the world’s best-known and most influential cultural anthropologist, Margaret Mead became one of modern history’s greatest academic celebrities. As she toured the world to give university lectures, public talks, and presentations at various institutions, she brought with …

A Good Visual On Bloom's Taxonomy Vs Depth of Knowledge

December 5, 2014<br>Bloom's taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge are two popular conceptual learning frameworks. They both approach the learning process from …

Developing a Writing Plan: How to Write Your Novel or Short Story

Sometimes, as a writer, it’s difficult to think about large, overarching goals when you’re working on a project or planning to start on something …

Meet The Woman Who Is Building Digital Schools And Wants To Put Herself Out Of Business

“Katrin Macmillan is digitally democratizing education, she recently spoke about it at SXSW and she’s one of the most aspiring female social entrepreneurs I have ever met.” That’s how I was introduced to Katrin. I thought, “Sounds exciting, but what does digitally democratizing education really …

David Foster Wallace’s importance of being earnest: Irony, Generation X and the sheer joy of language

<b>(flickr/Steve Rhodes)</b><p>DFW was exceptional in so many ways — and the root of his distinction might be his sense of Americanness<p>Adam Kirsch<p>November 30, 2014 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rocket and Lightship: Essays on Literature and Ideas”<p>Today, we think of the 1920s as a golden age of American …

Why Google Stopped Trying To Make Renewable Energy Cheaper Than Coal

In 2007, Google, the internet search giant based in Mountain View, CA, made a media splash by investing big-time dollars in an effort to develop a renewable energy technology that could compete economically with coal.<p>The project was called RE<C and it ended only four years after it began.<p>During its …

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer: Stormtroopers, John Boyega, and the New Millennium Falcon

“There’s been an awakening… have you felt it? The Dark Side… and the light.”<p>Yes fanboys and fangirls, the first footage of J.J. Abrams’s …

Book review: Peter Thiel’s Zero to One challenges everything you’ve learned in business school

Competition is an epidemic and your college degree is worthless. At least, that’s the opinion of controversial entrepreneur Peter Thiel. The …

The 3-step guide to de-radicalizing jihadists

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of Reuters. …

The Work Revolution (And How You're Part Of It)

Work used to be such an easy deal.<p>When you needed to fill a position in your organization you hired someone who could do the job. Then they signed a contract—they agreed to give you a specified number of hours of their life and in return you’d hand over some money.<p>Everyone knew where they stood. …

4 Agile Startup Hacks that Can Transform Your Business

Agile management is a popular form of project management that dominates the world of software development. Agile is certainly a great method for software development, but it can have a powerful impact on any startup, regardless of the startup’s nature, product, or deliverable.<p>Articles about agile …

The 20th-Century Dictator Most Idolized by Hitler

Adolf Hitler’s obsessions, for he was a man prone to unhealthy fixations, were dangerous for the world—whether with himself, with art school, with …

Why the Surveillance State Lives On

The Snowden revelations have fizzled politically, and reform isn’t coming any time soon.<p>Once upon a time, Glenn Greenwald was a lonely voice in the blogging wilderness, and Edward Snowden was an isolated functionary at the heart of the American national-security state. Then everything seemed to …

Tech companies are hiring ‘perks managers’ in a fight to woo talent

The fierce competition for top talent in Silicon Valley is giving rise to a new job category — the perks manager — as tech companies scramble to be …

Stealth malware found spying on telecoms, energy sectors

An advanced piece of malware, newly uncovered, has been in use since as early as 2008 to spy on governments, companies and individuals, Symantec said in a report released Sunday.<p>The Regin cyberespionage tool uses several stealth features to avoid detection, a characteristic that required a …

There's No Solution in Iran

In the anticipatory tumult leading up to Monday's putative climax of the Iran nuclear talks, it's become easy to forget that there is no truly …