Janice Hoole

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Hubble Telescope Celebrates 25 Years of Space Photography - NBC News

Hubble Space Telescope

Better than Before: A Psychological Field Guide to Harnessing the Transformative Power of Habit

How to lay a steadfast foundation for “the invisible architecture of daily life.”<p><i>“We are spinning our own fates, good or evil… Every smallest stroke of virtue or of vice leaves its never so little scar,”</i> William James wrote in his seminal 1887 treatise on habit, the bundle of behavior he called the …

Self Control

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Explore a 3D Environment Made of Magritte Paintings

Shattered sunsets and 3D apples abound in animator Ali Eslami's reconstructed<p>Wish you could get a little deeper into the surreal paintings of René Magritte? Using the Unreal Engine, animator Ali Eslami invites you into a virtual room constructed from scenes from the Belgian painter's …

Art

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

Physics

Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

Consciousness

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland

Sorry, Millennials, We're Out of the Jobs You Want

Millennials don't want to work in sales, reports the Wall Street Journal. They think it's exploitative. They also hate the idea of variable …

Grammys 2015: Beyonce, Taylor Swift lead Twitter rankings of nominees

The 2015<p>Grammy Awardsceremony is just around the corner, and speculation is growing about who will go home with the most honors.Twitterjoined the conversation Thursday morning by releasing data ranking contenders in various categories based on how often they were tweeted about since nominations …

Ten Mysterious Examples of Rock Art from the Ancient World

Rock paintings and engravings are among the world’s oldest continuously practiced art form and are as diverse as the wide-ranging cultures and …

Paper brought to life. The amazing papercraft skills of Richard Wong - Ego - AlterEgo

Richard Wong is a very talented young (22 years) Australian artist. From origami to models, from folded paper to complex constructions involving …

The science behind brain farts

It happens to you all the time. You're mid-sentence during a meeting with your boss, working on <i>The New York Times</i>' crossword puzzle, typing up an …

The Brain

7 steps to creating PLCs teachers want to use

Practical tips for building PLCs that serve every educator<p><i>Ed. note: Innovation In Action is a new monthly column from the International Society of</i> …

'Designer babies' debate should start, scientists say

<b>Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.</b><p>Dr Tony Perry, a pioneer in cloning, has announced precise DNA editing at the moment of conception in mice.<p>He said huge advances in the past two years meant …

Genetics

The Wisdom of No Escape: Pema Chödrön on Gentleness, the Art of Letting Go, and How to Befriend Your Inner Life

“Our neurosis and our wisdom are made out of the same material. If you throw out your neurosis, you also throw out your wisdom.”<p><b>Pema Chödrön</b> (b. July 14, 1936) — a generous senior teacher in the Buddhist contemplative tradition of Shambhala, ordained Buddhist nun, and prolific author — is one of …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting. At the same time, we are all doing more. Thirty years ago, travel agents made our …

McGill University

Google Search Will Be Your Next Brain – Backchannel – Medium

“I need to know a bit about your background,” says Geoffrey Hinton. “Did you get a science degree?”<p>Hinton, a sinewy, dry-witted Englishman by way of …

Artificial Intelligence

Fearlessness, Passion And Generosity: A Recipe For The 'Dream' Startup

In her nine years in business young British entrepreneur Zoe Jackson has collected countless awards and accolades.<p>Last week the founder and managing director of performing arts company Living The Dream was told that she’ll receive another; one of the first ever Queen’s Young Leaders Awards.<p>Last …

Entrepreneurship

The Coming Rise of AI Means Humanity Will Need to Grow Up

<i>Supriya Jain heads the Global Thought Leadership Marketing Initiative at Wipro Ltd and is also the Founder of Miitra, a social organization for the elderly.</i><p>Perhaps the most exciting and talked about technology today is Artificial Intelligence (AI). However, mentions of AI can be traced back to …

How To Use LinkedIn to Engage Your Entire Workforce

If you still think of LinkedIn as an online resume for job seekers, it’s time to get real and gain the competitive edge offered by this unparalleled branding resource. LinkedIn is one of your company’s most powerful tools for building relationships with key stakeholders while amplifying and …

Employee Engagement

What You Need to Know About SEO Going Into 2015

<i>Sujan Patel is the VP of Marketing at thisCLICKS, the makers of</i> <i>When I Work –</i> <i>an employee scheduling software solution for small businesses.</i><p>Any good marketer or business owner trying to leverage the Web to connect with more prospective customers knows that SEO is always changing. As the new year …

Exclusive: Facebook hiring spree hints at ambitions in virtual reality and beyond

SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Virtual reality goggles, drones and data centers are all driving a hiring spree at Facebook Inc (FB.O) that is set to swell its ranks as much as 14 percent in the near term, according to a review of job listings on the company’s website.<p>President, founder and CEO …

Michael Fertik: online reputation is becoming more valuable than money or power

My Google search for “Michael Fertik” returns a page of uncommon order and serenity, like one of those Japanese gardens where the gravel has been diligently raked into perfect swirls. The first result is his personal website, then Wikipedia, Twitter and LinkedIn, followed by a couple of prestigious …

Google Search

Artist Makes Use of the Human Body to Create Jaw-Dropping Animal Paintings

It’s truly a thing of wonder how artists come up with their own different methods of expressing their unique creativity. For example, American artist …

When will man become machine?

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AI Has Arrived, and That Really Worries the World's Brightest Minds

On the first Sunday afternoon of 2015, Elon Musk took to the stage at a closed-door conference at a Puerto Rican resort to discuss an intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

Smart Cities Lead To Smarter Citizens

The vibrant city of Shanghai, China, was certainly an appropriate venue to host the recent Smart City China Expo & Congress, the most influential smart city forum in China. Sponsored by the China Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, smart city experts joined representatives from nearly …

Smart Cities