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17 equations that changed the world https://t.co/IU5PSj02PU

Bald könnt ihr eine Discokugel am Abendhimmel sehen | WIRED Germany

Rocket Lab<p>Das Raumfahrt-Start-up Rocket Lab hat eine glitzernde Kugel in den Orbit geschossen. Für neun Monate soll der Satellit die Erde umkreisen. …

The Single Worst Way to Respond to Customer Complaints (and How to Avoid It) | Inc.com

Exceptional customer service is critical to keeping your business humming. Getting there can involve all kinds of strategies, but the real key is to grasp that most difficult customer- service experiences involve reactance theory. Wrap your head around this one principle and you might see your …

Self-help

End of the A380 superjumbo? Airbus warns future of plane at risk

Airbus said on Monday that it might have to end production of the double-decker A380 superjumbo jet, having booked no new orders for the plane in two years.<p>The European aerospace group had been banking on another big order from main client Emirates in November, but the Dubai-based airline decided …

Aviation

Ten silly things you do that make you less likable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good …

20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions https://t.co/AsRseYeyb0

DeepMoji

DeepMoji has learned to understand emotions and sarcasm based on millions of emojis. Here’s a video explaining a bit more. Type a sentence to see …

MIT

Stop Jumping to Solutions!

Business leaders are paid to make decisions and to ensure that those decisions are implemented in an appropriate and timely manner. To do so, …

Mispronunciation

Nur Menschen mit perfekter Farbwahrnehmung meistern diesen Test

Und verstell bloß nicht deine Bildschirmhelligkeit!

Astronomen entdecken sieben erdähnliche Planeten

• Forscher berichten von sieben erdähnlichen Planeten, die sie in nächster Nachbarschaft unseres Sonnensystems entdeckt haben.<br>• Sollte es dort Leben …

Stresstest für die Demokratie

Woher kommt der neue Nationalismus? Über Jahrzehnte wurden die westlichen Demokratien geeint von einem Versprechen: Wohlstand für alle. Doch das …

Where Are All The Good Job Candidates Hiding?

Dear Liz,<p>I could use some advice on my company’s recruiting program.<p>I run the entire HR function so recruiting is only one of my tasks, but at any given time I have six to fourteen job openings to fill so we are always on the hunt for good people.<p>I’ve used social media, traditional job boards, …

Sorting Algorithm Animations

<b>These pages show 8 different sorting algorithms on 4 different initial conditions. These visualizations are intended to:</b><p>Show how each algorithm …

Bundeskanzlerin Merkel: Programmieren wird "Basisfähigkeit" von jungen Menschen

So wichtig wie Lesen, Rechnen und Schreiben: Bundeskanzlerin Merkel misst dem Programmieren künftig eine große Bedeutung bei. Unklar bleibt, wie das …

Is Santa Real? (A Scientific Analysis)

Game of Thrones

The Secret To An Effective Recruiting Process: The Phone Screen

Hiring the right people into the right roles for your company is essential to successful execution at scale. Once you are in growth mode and start increasing hiring across the company, this can become a dangerously time consuming activity if you don’t have the right process in place. At Node, we’re …

Employment

"A minimum viable product doesn't mean half finished. It's doing small number of things to a high standard." https://t.co/PpwqAtINRq

Wenn Programmieren olympisch wäre, sähe der Medaillenspiegel so aus

Die Website Hackerrank hat ein Ranking aufgestellt, das zeigt, in welchen Ländern das Programmieren am besten beherrscht wird. Deutschland schafft es …

We're all living in a 'conceptual prison': our brains perceive a fraction of reality to keep us alive

Seeing may be believing but, says cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman, it shouldn't be. For millions of years the Australian jewel beetle's …

Data is the new oil https://t.co/9XCrnMi3GV

Could Proxima Centauri Be Our Interstellar Getaway?

This month we could find out Earth's "twin" is orbiting our nearest stellar neighbor.<p>What if our planet becomes unlivable and our future selves …

What skills do employers value most in graduates?

Ernst and Young was the first prominent graduate employer to decide that its own entry criteria were a more accurate judge of job applicants than the …

Higher Education

Dimensional Reduction: The Key To Physics' Greatest Mystery?

What if the Universe – and fundamentally, space itself – were like a pile of laundry?<p><i>Have one.</i> <i><br>See this laundry pile? Looks just like our universe.</i> <i><br>No?</i> <i><br>Here, have another.</i> <i><br>See it now? It’s got three dimensions and all.</i> <i><br>But look again.</i> <i><br>The shirts and towels? They’re not truly three-dimensional. They’re</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

What Makes Work Meaningful — Or Meaningless

Meaningful work is something we all want. The psychiatrist Viktor Frankl famously described how the innate human quest for meaning is so strong that, …

Logo-Design 2016: Das sind die aktuellen Trends

Designer Bill Gardner veröffentlicht seit dreizehn Jahren jährlich einen Bericht zu den aktuellen Trends im Logo-Design. Hier seht ihr, welche Trends …