Jeremy Hamerman

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‘Crush Them’: An Oral History of the Lawsuit That Upended Silicon Valley

Nineteen-ninety-eight changed the course of technology, which is to say that it changed the course of history. A nearly bankrupt relic of ’80s tech …

Bill Gates

'Microdosing' LSD is not just a Silicon Valley trend – it is spreading to other workplaces

It may seem like a doomed attempt to mix business and pleasure. But a growing number of young professionals in Silicon Valley insist that taking …

Why Dozens Of Mass Shootings Didn’t Change Americans’ Minds On Guns

And why Parkland may be different.<p>The mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, isn’t fading quietly from the headlines like so many acts of gun violence …

These key psychological differences can determine whether you're liberal or conservative

Politically, Americans are highly divided.<p>When it comes to issues of race, immigration, national security, and environmental protection, they disagree about how the government should handle things like never before.<p>Relative to polls in the 1990s, Republicans are now much more likely to say poor …

Psychology

How To Think Through Stress and Not Obsess

Have you ever found yourself obsessing over something negative that's happened to you, and getting more and more upset, but feeling unable to let it …

Performance Reviews Are Dead: Here's What You Should Do Instead

The dreaded annual performance review is a relic of the industrial age. To manage people in times of fast change you need to do this.<p>Anyone who has had the privilege to lead has also had the responsibility of the dreaded annual performance review.<p>We've all been through them, but I've yet to meet …

Electronic skin can display a heartbeat on your hand

Electronic skins might not only detect health troubles in the near future, but display them for the world to see. University of Tokyo researchers have developed an e-skin that can measure vital signs like your heartbeat and display them in real time on a skin display. The design blends a breathable …

Google's firing of James Damore was legal, labor board says

The US National Labor Relations Board says Google fired the author of a controversial diversity memo not to silence a dissenter, but over "unprotected discriminatory statements."<p>Google didn't break the law when it fired James Damore over a memo that criticized the company's diversity policies and …

The Workplace

This Huge Study Is The Best Evidence Yet That Your Personality Changes Over Time

You're gonna be different when you're old.<p>You might be fundamentally <i>you</i> for your entire life, but don't expect your personality to stay the …

Psychology

What's your favorite recipe that uses loads of butter?

<i>In How Do You Take Yours?,</i> The Takeout <i>solicits staff and outside expertise for secret tips on improving one dish.</i><p>If there’s any overlap to the …

Grand Rapids

The best Google Assistant commands: What is Google Assistant and what devices can I get it on?

We've rounded up the best Google Assistant commands, allowing you to make the most of your Google Assistant app and devices<p>Like Apple’s Siri, …

Google Assistant

These Simple, Science-Backed Exercises You Can Do at Home Have Huge Health Benefits

No need for gym!<p>Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn't have …

The 'Rec Tech' Revolution: Four Startups Shaking Up The Way You Get Hired

Smart technology is shaking up the traditional recruitment industry, with a new generation of startups using artificial intelligence and machine learning to help job candidates and employers find the perfect match.<p><b>ThriveMap</b><p>Launched in September 2016, work style analytics firm ThriveMap takes a …

Machine Learning

Different Types Of Meditation Change Different Areas Of The Brain, Study Finds

There’s been a lot of discussion about what kinds of mental activities are actually capable of changing the brain. Some promises of bolstered IQ and enhanced brain function via specially-designed “brain games” have fizzled out. Meanwhile, meditation and mindfulness training have accumulated some …

Meditation

Have Scientists Found a Way to 'Turbocharge' the Human Brain?

In preliminary research, people learned faster and made fewer mistakes when a particular brain region was electrically stimulated.<p><i>In brief:</i> <i>What if you could improve your mental aptitude and performance by directly stimulating specific parts of the brain? That's what a team of researchers from</i> …

The Brain

Want your kids to be resilient? Here’s what not to do.

Amy Morin knows a lot about resiliency. A licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist and foster parent, she has devoted her life to helping others resolve problems and conflicts.<p>But she also has personal experience with building resiliency. While in her 20s Morin faced the unexpected loss of …

Parenting

Does modern neuroscience help us understand behavior?

Two experts argue that the field needs to move beyond its limited roots<p>Lately, some neuroscientists have been struggling with an identity crisis: what do we believe, and what do we want to achieve? Is it enough to study the brain’s machinery, or are we missing its larger design?<p>Scholars have …

16 Ways to Get People to Like You Immediately, According to Psychology

It’s hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it’s their goofy smile; maybe it’s their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it’s simply that they’re easy …

How to Train Yourself to Think Differently and Permanently Rewire Your Brain, According to Science | Inc.com

The conversations you have with yourself have a direct impact on how you feel and how you behave. If your self-talk is filled with self-doubt, harsh criticism, and catastrophic predictions, you'll struggle to reach your goals.<p>But you don't have to let a pessimistic outlook or foreboding inner …

The Brain

Humans Are the World's Best Pattern-Recognition Machines, But for How Long?

Not only are machines rapidly catching up to - and exceeding - humans in terms of raw computing power, they are also starting to do things that we …

Artificial Intelligence

Antoine Blondeau's Sentient Technologies: AI For The Unknown Unknowns

<i>A Series of Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Antoine Blondeau, Co-Founder and Chairman, Sentient Technologies.</i><p>As former Secretary of the Defense Donald Rumsfield once so famously said: “There are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are …

Artificial Intelligence

SAP buys customer identity management firm Gigya for $350M

SAP, the German enterprise software giant, today announced an acquisition to strengthen its hybris e-commerce division. It has acquired Gigya, a firm that helps online properties manage customer identities and profiles. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed officially, but our sources tell us …

This Startup Is Luring Top Talent With $3 Million Pay Packages

China may have a reputation for low wages and sprawling factories. But in a sign of changing times, one startup founder has embraced a strategy of …

‘Catastrophic’ lack of sleep in modern society is killing us, warns leading sleep scientist

A “catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic” is causing a host of potentially fatal diseases, a leading expert has said.<p>In an interview with the <i>Guardian</i>, …

Robots learn to walk naturally by understanding their bodies

The challenge with bipedal robots isn't so much getting them to walk at all (although that's sometimes a problem) as it is getting them to walk naturally. They tend to either step cautiously or quickly run into trouble. Swiss researchers think they can do better, though: they're working on COMAN …

The No.1 factor in happiness isn't wealth or popularity — but too many people overlook it at every turn

And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen and self-endorsed. And when we have autonomy in our life, when we have the mentally exhilarating power of choice, we must spend it wisely.<p>But far too many counter the …

Happiness

The Amazing Link Between Our Appearance and Our Personality

Are we generally good at judging people's personality? Can we tell by just looking (or listening) whether a person is confident, gregarious, shy, …

12 Habits Of Successful Young Leaders

When Airbnb was founded, CEO Brian Chesky was 27 years old. Steve Jobs was 25 years old when Apple went public. Bill Gates was only 20 when he founded Microsoft. Young business leaders have the ability to achieve amazing things despite inexperience.<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p>If you want to be a successful …

Artificial Intelligence

In Defense of the Value of Social Neuroscience

<i>Matthew Lieberman</i> <i>is associate professor of social neuroscience at the University of California, Los Angeles. In recent weeks, he’s also rebutted the</i> …

Neuropsychology study finds negative stimuli captures the attention of depressed people

By analyzing electrical brainwaves, a team of scientists from Texas has found that depressed people are drawn to negative information in a way that …