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Alain de Botton on what makes a good communicator, a taxonomy of relationships to reclaim friendship, the greatest Moth story ever told, and more

<b>donating = loving</b><p>I pour tremendous time, thought, love, and resources into <i>Brain Pickings</i>, which remains free. If you find any joy and stimulation …

How the Global Modular synth is mapping the sounds of the world

Yuri Suzuki is mapping the sounds of the world. For his Global Synthesiser Project he's created the Global Modular synth. An interactive electronic …

Coursera’s co-founder Daphne Koller set to start anew at Calico

In a blog post, Coursera co-founder Daphne Koller announced she is leaving the company to join Alphabet subsidiary Calico.<p>Koller founded Coursera with Andrew Ng back in 2012 after working together on artificial intelligence research at Stanford. The two supported the company’s growth until Ng left …

MIT’s DuoSkin turns temporary tattoos into on-skin interfaces

Your next tattoo could be functional as well as aesthetic. A new MIT Media Lab product called DuoSkin created in partnership with Microsoft Research turns temporary tattoos into connected interfaces, letting them act as input for smartphones or computers, display output based on changes in body …

The Story Behind The New Documentary ‘Can We Take a Joke?’

It started with a comment from a comedian about playing on college campuses.<p>Last week, we honored the 50th anniversary of the death of the late, great, iconoclastic comedian Lenny Bruce.<p>As older generations know, but the current one might not, Lenny Bruce was the last comedian in America to be …

Here’s the message announcing the World Wide Web 25 years ago

Before there was Google, or Facebook, or YouTube, or even AOL, there was Tim.<p>Twenty-five years ago, on Aug. 6, 1991, someone asked a question on an internet forum. The response was the first public acknowledgement of the World Wide Web—the backbone on which all websites function, and the genesis of …

How Humans of New York Created a Storytelling Revolution

Joan Didion famously said, “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” And she’s right. From the 20,000 year old cave paintings at Lascaux to the …

Social Media Usage: 2005-2015

Nearly two-thirds of American adults (65%) use social networking sites, up from 7% when Pew Research Center began systematically tracking social …

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The future of healthcare is not people versus machines

Kaveh Safavi Contributor<p>Kaveh Safavi is the managing director of Accenture’s health business.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Hot Spots For Health Tech Startups<br>• Patient Access And Control: The Future Of Chronic Disease Management?<p>A digital shift in healthcare in recent years has paved the way for …

“What’s The Worst Thing You’ve Seen In The ER?” – Be Yourself

You want to hear about carnage and gore. That’s why we had the Coliseum all those years ago, right? You want to watch from high up in the stands …

As hospitals go digital, human stories get left behind

My warm feelings vanished as I sat down to document the visit. While I’ve used an electronic medical record for several years, Epic, the system my …

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'Longest Table' continues with Knight Foundation grant award

A first happened last year.<p>Rectangular tables stretched across a blocked-off street in downtown Tallahassee. The setting — an opportunity for a meal …

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Webucation

When Amira Willighagen was seven years old she took it upon herself to learn how to sing opera music. Barely old enough to operate a computer, she …

Advances in Treating Blindness, Obesity, Infertility, and More

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Ideaboost

Acquisition enhances SlimCut’s platform and grows Telaria’s global footprint<p>Toronto, June 13, 2018 – The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) and CFC Media Lab …

What happens to a great open source project when its creators are no longer using the tool themselves?

PANDA, the four-year-old Knight News Challenge-winning newsroom application for storing and analyzing large data sets, still has a respectable community of users, but could now use a new longterm caretaker.<p>Wanted: One well-liked open source newsroom application seeks one or more …

Innovation corridor headed to Silicon Valley

Part of trip to repatriate talent, says Toronto mayor<p>NewsMar 24, 2016 by Bill Jackson Kitchener Post<p>Gone are the days of Canada’s Technology …

How The Telegraph built its new CMS by focusing on simplicity

The British newspaper was previously using five separate online publishing systems, each of which larded up the publishing process with dozens of fiddly steps.<p>Starting Wednesday, about 95 percent of content the British newspaper The Telegraph publishes online will flow through a new content …

11 digital platforms and tips to improve your advertising strategy

As social media and digital marketing evolve, so should your company's advertising strategies. Don't be afraid to experiment with platforms like …

ITALIANA

(SEGUE IN ITALIANO)<p>ITALIANA is a humanistic photography project that will soon be collected in a book<p>THE JOURNEY<p>Traveling around Italy wasn’t a …

Lobster lets you sell your Facebook photos to advertisers

Lobster, the marketplace for buying and selling user generated content, has just announced an integration with Facebook. This means that Facebook users can sign up with Lobster to sell their content to advertisers.<p>Here’s how it works:<p>Facebook users can sign up with Lobster to have their Facebook …

Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Tips on How to Write a Great Story

The year of reading more and writing better is well underway with writing advice the likes of <b>David Ogilvy</b>’s 10 no-bullshit tips, <b>Henry Miller</b>’s 11 commandments, <b>Jack Kerouac</b>’s 30 beliefs and techniques, <b>John Steinbeck</b>’s 6 pointers, and various invaluable insight from other great writers. Now comes <b>Kurt</b> …

Social Media Resources and Learning Materials - Social Media Marketing & Management Dashboard

Featured<p>Guide<p>Hootsuite's Social Business Report 2018<p>A global study on the strategic role of social media in financial services<p>Case Study<p>How MEC Grew …

Fill Your New Kindle, iPad, iPhone, eReader with Free eBooks, Audio Books, Online Courses & More

Santa left a new Kindle, iPad, Kindle Fire or other media player under your tree. He did his job. Now we'll do ours. We'll tell you how to fill those …