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Do you want to help build a happier city?

Does your neighbourhood make you happy or sad? Researchers are realising that how we feel about our local surroundings is vital to a city's success.<p>How do you measure how happy a city is? Just last week, a new app launched that boasted to be able to collect all sorts of information about a city – …

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Scientific Data Has Become So Complex, We Have to Invent New Math to Deal With It

Author: Jennifer Ouellette, Quanta Magazine. Jennifer Ouellette, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.09.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. …

Biology's Big Problem: There's Too Much Data to Handle

Twenty years ago, sequencing the human genome was one of the most ambitious science projects ever attempted. Today, compared to the collection of …

With Two Simple Rules, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Tells How To Lead

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has been talking a lot about how to be an effective leader, often drawing as much upon his background as a standup comic as his executive and entrepreneurial experience.<p>Today, he summed up his thoughts in a brief 10-minute talk, “How to Lead,” at the TechCrunch Disrupt …

To Go from Big Data to Big Insight, Start with a Visual

Although data visualization has produced some of the most captivating artistic displays in recent memory, some of which have found their way into exhibits at the New York Museum of Modern Art and countless art installations around the world, business leaders are asking: is data visualization …

Make Your Knowledge Workers More Productive

With scarcely any help from management, knowledge workers can increase their productivity by 20%. When we interviewed 45 such people across 39 companies in 8 industries in the United States and Europe, we found that by identifying low-value tasks to either drop completely, delegate to someone else …

Six Classes Your Employer Wishes You Could Take

School is back amid growing controversy and cynicism. The quality, validity and economic value of college degrees and MBAs have rarely been under such sustained assault. Employability of graduates has never been so dismal. Machines are clearly getting smarter at many of the things people …

The More Things Change, the More Our Objections to Change Stay the Same

One of the very first articles in the very first issue of <i>Fast Company</i>, a magazine I started 20 years ago with Alan Webber, is a smart and entertaining list compiled by E.F. Borisch, product manager at a long-established outfit called Milwaukee Gear Company. Borisch’s article was titled, “50 Reasons …

Should MBAs Learn to Code?

<i>This post was originally published on the author’s blog. It has been edited slightly.</i><p>“Should I learn to code?”<p>MBAs who lack programming skills often ask this question when they pursue careers in technology companies.<p>Bloggers like Yipit co-founder Vin Vacanti have shared views on the payoff from …

Los estudiantes quieren usar su tablet para estudiar

Un estudio de Nielsen desvela que a un 71 por ciento de los estudiantes que usan tablets les gustaría usarla para leer sus libros de texto<p>Un estudio …