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¿Por qué procrastinamos? La ciencia detrás del hoyo negro de la productividad

¿Cada vez que te sientas a trabajar, te entran unas ganas intensas de revisar la nevera y encender el televisor? Hay una explicación científica …

Seven Signs You're Too Smart For Your Job

My dogs Mojo and Magic are small dogs in a big-dog town. They behave like most small dogs. When we come home, they're overwhelmed by the awesomeness …

Employment

¿Qué tipo de inteligencia tiene tu ciudad?

En torno a las ciudades digitales, las ciudades innovadoras o las ciudades inteligentes se ha generado un fuerte movimiento tanto del sector privado …

Hey, remember that time Google accidentally made Skynet?

We’re on the eve of Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference. That means there’s going to be a lot to chew on over the next few days in terms of software, APIs, and anything that runs under the hood in Google’s increasingly diverse portfolio of products and services. One of the most …

Siete claves para triunfar (sin piedad), contadas por un marine muy duro

No hay nada que nos enseñe más acerca del ser humano que nuestra experiencia. Por eso, aquella gente con la que trabajamos, y los grupos que junto a …

La banda sonora de los ingenieros mejor pagados del mundo >> Antigurú >> Blogs EL PAÍS

© Gloria Rodríguez<p><b>Trabajar, concentrarse y crear mientras se escucha música es un privilegio</b>. Hay quien cuando tiene que trabajar en serio se tiene …

El hijo de una asistenta china sabe más matemáticas que el de un CEO español

<b>¿En qué medida influye la ocupación de los padres en el rendimiento académico de los hijos?</b> Un nuevo estudio de la Organización para la Cooperación y …

Por qué fracasan las empresas si las dirige gente tan inteligente

El conocimiento, el talento y la innovación son los conceptos centrales en la empresa de la última década. En un entorno de cambios veloces, <b>las</b> …

What To Do When Your Boss Won't Support Your Great Ideas

Frustrated that your company seems to squash you down every time you try to do something innovative at work? You’re probably not imagining that being too creative goes against the party line.<p>A recent Accenture survey “Corporate Innovation is Within Reach: Nurturing and Enabling an Entrepreneurial …

Fixing Windows 8

Your 5-Minute Guide To Writing An Amazing LinkedIn Recommendation

Most of us have worked with great colleagues, bosses, and employees over the years who we’d be happy to recommend on LinkedIn (or anywhere, really) in a heartbeat if asked.<p>Problem is, of course, that sitting down and writing said recommendation always takes more time than you think it will. What …

How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Graphic Composition No. 1, 2009, digital<p>Since the early days of Google, people throughout the company have questioned the value of managers. That skepticism stems from a highly technocratic culture. As one software engineer, Eric Flatt, puts it, “We are a company built by …

Out of the picture: why the world's best photo startup is going out of business

One day last month, the seven employees of Everpix gathered at their co-working space in San Francisco to discuss the company's impending shutdown. Wayne Fan, one of the co-founders, opened a mock-up of the screen that the photo storage service’s customers would see once the company announced the …

6 dirty secrets of the IT industry

IT pros usually know where the bodies are buried. Sometimes that's because they're the ones holding the shovel.<p>We asked InfoWorld readers to reveal …

Seagate introduces a new drive interface: Ethernet

Seagate's new Kinetic architecture turns disk drives into cloud storage servers.<p>It’s not time to say goodbye to the old storage network quite yet, …

IBM's Global CxO Study Shows That You Irrefutably Live In The Age Of The Customer

Yesterday, Forrester released two important reports: one on the business masteries you need in The Age Of The Customer and one on the Business Technology you need to succeed in it.<p>Serendipitously, IBM this week released its global study of 4,183 CxOs from around the world. The title? The …

The end of the CIO as we know it -- and IT feels fine

It's a painful irony: As technology permeates the workplace, the CIO is becoming less relevant. I predict the position's stature will further …

CIO

Developers are just family guys, study reveals

Software developers, as it turns out, are much more likely to be married with children than unmarried and childless, according to a newly released …

Demographics

Competing with a Mac

Publicly, Mr. Lazaridis and Mr. Balsillie belittled the iPhone and its shortcomings, including its short battery life, weaker security and initial …

Why the blue screen of death no longer plagues Windows users

The dreaded blue screen of death is familiar to any long time Windows PC user, but Microsoft has been developing tools to keep the dreaded BSOD at …

Operating Systems

El sueño frustrado de un internet socialista del presidente Allende

El proyecto Synco, o Cybersyn, no se puede considerar un antecedente directo de internet, pero sí un capítulo paralelo, y también una de las más …

Is the Technology Skills Gap Fact or Fiction?

Four years after the Great Recession officially ended, the nation's unemployment rate remains above 7 percent. Twelve million Americans are …

Employment

Twitter, bitcoins, FourSquare... el taxista del futuro es Rixar García

No es su nombre real; Rixar es el <i>superego taxista</i> de Ricardo García, pero el ovetense pensó que llamándose así seguir el rastro de su marca comercial …

33 Startups That Died Reveal Why They Failed

However, this survivorship bias is problematic. Jason Cohen of Smart Bear Software does a nice job articulating this issue stating:<p>Luckily, the startup community often courageously shares their stories — even when things don't end well.<p><i>This list was compiled by ChubbyBrain and was suggested by</i> …

Startups

La ciencia de datos llega a la contratación laboral

El historial y el curriculum son sustituidos por el análises de los datos digitales que deja el candidato al trabajo<p>Las empresas suelen evitar …

Why developers are turning to API services

Enterprises and individual developers alike are heavily leveraging API-based access to data and services, especially for mobile and cloud apps. And …

Microservices