Philip Käll

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After Paris, We Need More Fellowship, Not More Leadership

I was waiting to be let in for our first university exam when the machine gun went off outside. My classmates and I rushed to the windows and saw the killers escaping while pedestrians hovered around the victims’ car.<p>When the police arrived, we were already sitting our test in silence. All I …

Judiciary

Is internet addiction real?

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Pond5/lasse<p>The stories are numerous, yet extreme, and thus widely covered. You’ve probably heard at least a few.<p>In …

Mental Health

Why Personality Is A Better Predictor Of Success Than Intelligence

When it comes to academic achievement, intelligence is an important factor -- but it is certainly not the only, or even the most important, factor.<p>According to a new Australian study, <i>personality</i> is a better predictor of success in school than intelligence as measured by traditional standardized …

Psychology

What Board Games Can Teach Business

Patrick Hruby<p>A board game is a tiny universe: The rules are the laws of physics or social norms, the board is the physical environment, cards often function as resources or catalysts, dice provide a dollop of randomness. And those little pawns? They’re you and me.<p><i>I’m gonna stick it to you, make you</i> …

Board Games

How to Discuss Pay With Your Employees

Talking about money with your employees can be uncomfortable. Even when you’ve got good news to share — a generous bonus or a well-deserved promotion — assigning a number to the value of someone’s work is tough. It’s especially difficult if you’re not the one calling the shots (most managers don’t …

These Books Can Teach You to Be the Best at Anything

After my post <i>What does it take to become an expert at anything?</i> a number of people have written, curious about where to learn more on the subject.<p>A …

Ludwig van Beethoven

We Spent A Day With The 18-Year-Old Who's Starting A Hedge Fund In His Dorm Room

Julian Marchese was 9 years old when he made his first trade. In high school, he skipped class on Fed Days.<p>When the Canadian finance wunderkind was just a teenager, he developed a quantitative, long-short equity strategy that runs on an automated basis on his computer. Investing his parents' money, …

Horses

Tactics for Asking Good Follow-Up Questions

Whether you are looking to hire someone, decide whether to trust someone, or enter a business partnership, the better you are at judging people, the better off you will be. Unfortunately, most people are just plain bad at reading others. Several decades of research among psychologists has indicated …

What to Do After a Bad Performance Review

It can be hard to recover from a less-than-stellar performance review, especially one that you didn’t see coming. You might feel angry, embarrassed, and confused. How do you regain your professional confidence? And how do you make the best use of the critical feedback?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Negative …

Facebook Is Suing The Lawyers Of Paul Ceglia, A Man Who Said He Owned 50% Of Facebook

In 2010, Ceglia sued Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg, stating that he and Zuckerberg had struck up a deal in 2003 that gave him a major stake in Facebook.<p>Ceglia submitted a bunch of emails and a contract that were allegedly forged. The original contract was signed in April 2003, before Facebook was …

Corruption

How to Photograph the Moon (Part 1)

Ever since I’ve owned a camera I’ve wanted to take photos of the night sky. When I first got a DSLR camera 5 or so years ago I thought getting decent …

Patek Philippe Has Created The Most Complicated Wristwatch In History For $2.5 Million

For its 175th anniversary, the luxury Swiss watchmaker invented a collection of limited-edition commemorative timepieces called The Grandmaster Chime with 20 complications, two dials, and 214 parts.<p>The watch measures 47.7 mm in diameter and has 1,366 individual components. It took a whopping eight …

Patek Philippe

Oleg Dou: The Man Behind the Adobe Photoshop CS6 Box Cover Photograph

Adobe Photoshop CS6 had a memorable cover photo showing a woman whose face is covered with what appear to be white, circular scales. The photograph …

The 1918 Flu Killed 40 Million People. This Man Is Re-Creating the Virus.

Yoshihiro Kawaoka caused a global uproar by re-creating history's deadliest flu virus. That might sound crazy. But when a real influenza pandemic strikes, you're going to want him on your side.<p><b>BREAKTHROUGH</b><p><b>WHO</b> Yoshihiro Kawaoka University of Wisconsin–Madison<p><b>FIELD</b> Virology<p><b>ACHIEVEMENT</b> Flu pandemic …