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Google Keep has taken over my Task Management and GTD

Why more users don’t use Google Keep is a mystery to me because it’s awesome. It has changed how I use to-dos, GTD, Task Management, Project …

How Marketing Managers Can Sell Inbound Marketing (and HubSpot) to Their Bosses

One question we are asked frequently is how to sell and evangelize inbound marketing (and HubSpot) within your own company. As a marketer you may …

Here's why Facebook should buy Twitter

Now, it seems no one wants to buy Twitter.<p>There is an obvious solution, though, and it would create a perfect new product. Facebook should buy Twitter, and roll it up with its Live video offering.<p>Facebook's transformation from a free social-networking website for desktop web browsers into an …

Are Big Data, Predictive Analytics And Social Media Getting In The Way Of Basic Marketing?

I recently purchased an accessory for a phone that required assembly instructions. Unfortunately, the English instructions were unintelligible—incorrect grammar, missing words, sentence fragments, etc.<p>Last month, I received an offer for a credit card—which I already have and regularly use—that was …

Marketing

E-Commerce & Online Payment Technologies Overview & Trends

E-commerce has been growing by leaps and bounds in the last several years, and now the overall market is starting to take notice.<p>The e-commerce ecosystem is rapidly evolving thanks to advances in online payment processing and electronic payment technology, as well as the willingness of almost all …

This Is the Song Scientists Use to Make People Feel Sad

How does it make you feel?<p>Listen to the song in the video below, and pay close attention to how it makes you feel. Are you relaxed by the sweeping sounds of string instruments? Does the song's tone make you feel frightened or uneasy? Or maybe the music actually moves you tears?<p>Don't be embarrassed …

Watch Deadpool Praise the Deadpool Movie Ad Campaign, Because the Fourth Wall No Longer Exists

The advertising for the <i>Deadpool</i> movie was already weird and metatextual, but there’s only one way to wrap your head around a five minute video of …

Ryan Reynolds

Complete Guide to SEO | TechSpot Store

You may have heard the term, SEO, tossed around in relation to web marketing. That's because Search Engine Optimization is probably the most crucial …

The conundrum of mind and matter: what is consciousness?

It’s one of the greatest puzzles scientists struggle to define. Susan Greenfield explains why understanding consciouness remains elusive<p>It’s early in the morning and still dark outside. Your heart rate has dropped to a single beat per second and your blood pressure is the lowest it will be for the …

Blood Pressure

Machine learning: why we mustn’t be slaves to the algorithm

There’s a huge buzz around the marvels of machine learning, but computers are only as good as the biased data we feed them<p>The tech craze <i>du jour</i> is machine learning (ML). Billions of dollars of venture capital are being poured into it. All the big tech companies are deep into it. Every computer …

Machine Learning

This Short Film Made By Pixar Animators in Their Spare Time Is Damn Good

Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj made this short film <i>Borrowed Time</i> over the past 5 years, and it’s fantastic. The story is set up as …

Animation

Making data analytics work for you--instead of the other way around

Does your data have a purpose? If not, you’re spinning your wheels. Here’s how to discover one and then translate it into action.<p><b>The data-analytics</b> …

Management

67 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Ecommerce

<b>Performance should inform business decisions, and KPIs should drive actions.</b><p>Key performance indicators (KPIs) are like milestones on the road to …

Brain disruptions similar across many emotional disorders

In an analysis of existing studies that used MRI images to study the brain’s white matter, researchers describe common brain abnormalities found in …

University of Illinois

How Attentional Bias Makes You Obsess Over Buying Stuff You Don't Need

Every few days, my attention will be grabbed by some new thing (or, on occasion, some old thing that had slipped my mind). Maybe it’s a movie. Maybe …

Personal Finance

18 Free Exploratory Data Analysis Tools For People who don't code so well

Introduction<p>Some of these tools are even better than programming (R, Python, SAS) tools.<p>All of us are born with special talents. It’s just a matter …

You Can't Always Trust Your Own Thoughts, And This Terrifying Chart Shows Why

Here’s the newest guide for learning about cognitive biases and debugging your brain.<p>The human brain has been sculpted over the course of millions of years of evolution, so you’d think it’s been debugged pretty well.<p>But it’s still left with so many mental glitches.<p>Just take a look at this …

Does Prozac Really Treat Anxiety? Maybe Not

Neuroscientist and author Joseph LeDoux proposes a new system of classification for anxiety and fear.<p>For as much time and money our culture spends on …

Amygdala

Strong Analytics Skills 3X More Likely To Lead To Success With Internet Of Things (IoT)

• Companies with strong analytics capabilities are 3X more likely to get value from the Internet of Things (IoT) than are those with weaker analytics capabilities.<br>• 90% of respondents see IoT as an opportunity, while only 15% see it as a threat. For those with strong analytics capabilities, 95% see IoT …

After watching over 100 TED talks, these are the insights that have stuck with me most

Watch one TED talk, and you have a factoid to share with a friend at a bar.<p>Watch over 100 TED talks across several years — as I have, obsessively — and you begin to think a little differently about the world.<p>Not every talk is awe-inspiring or illuminating, but the best ones have changed how I think …

How to Easily Organize the House and Keep It Clean

How to Easily Organize the House and Keep It Clean<p>Updated on November 12, 2017<p>How many times have you had a hectic day and decided to just leave the …

Too Fast to Think Looks at Getting Your Creativity Back In A Hyper-Connected World

<b>Too Fast to Think: How our 24/7 Hyper-Connected Work Culture is Destroying our Creativity</b> is about that nagging feeling you get when you face that …

‘Mompreneurs’: Best small businesses for Moms

Moms wear many hats: chauffeur, nurse, chef, storyteller, slayer of monsters. Donning the entrepreneurial hard hat means adding another responsibility to your ever-evolving tasks. But those in the know say it can be done.<p>“Every mom is an entrepreneur by nature,” says Ianthe Mauro, founder of …

This Is How You Build Organic Brand Loyalty for Your Business

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Social media is an invaluable tool to help market your brand, but what good is it without a target …

3 Brain Hacks To Boost Your Motivation When You Need It Most

Different kinds of work require different types of motivation. Here’s how and when to use these three psychological principles.<p>I tend to wake up early and do my best work while the sun is coming up. Whenever I try to work late at night, I find I’m less focused and I have trouble thinking creatively.<p>…

Motivation

A ‘Memory Hacker’ Explains How to Plant False Memories in People’s Minds

Scientist Julia Shaw explains false police confessions (and reports of alien abductions).<p>We tend to think of memories as perfect little time capsules—important records of past events that matter to us and made us who we are, as unchangeable as a dragonfly stuck in amber. Well, they're anything but. …

The true story of a scientist who discovered the equation for altruism—and gave himself away

Laura met George in the pages of <i>Reader’s Digest</i>. In just a couple of column inches, she read an abridged version of his biography and was instantly intrigued. In the 1960s, apparently, egotistical scientist George Price discovered an equation that explained the evolution of altruism, then overnight …

University of Chicago

Only a cash-strapped public sector still finds ‘smart’ technology sexy | Evgeny Morozov

The Silicon Valley giants have got public services in their sights. But is innovation just a euphemism for privatisation?<p>The irony must be lost on Silicon Valley: Uber, a company run by an unabashed admirer of libertarian novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand, is increasingly touted as the saviour of …