Eloi Prado de Assis

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Estes dois pensamentos vão te ajudar a realizar tarefas chatas

Especialista explica como preparar sua mente para as atividades que você quer evitar<p>Você precisa fazer. Não é uma escolha. Algumas das <b>tarefas</b> que …

O poder de uma tigela de M&M’s

<b>A história da banda de heavy metal Van Halen e o M&M’s marrom é uma lenda no mundo do rock. Mas nas mãos dos autores Dan e Chip Heath, ela também se</b> …

If you read one sci-fi series this year, it should be The Broken Earth | Ars Technica

The haunting trilogy by N.K. Jemisin won Hugo Awards two years running and changed sci-fi.<p>Sometimes a book series is so important that you want …

Science Fiction

Google Employees Weighed In on What Makes a Highly Effective Manager (Technical Expertise Came in Last) | Inc.com

Google is widely known as an advocate of data-based decision making. So, it came as no surprise when it looked to its statisticians to help decode the secret formula to effective management.<p>After gathering and analyzing 10,000 manager observations including performance reviews, surveys, and …

Employment

Your Scarcest Resource

Organizations waste too much time - see how Bain helps them manage it like money in this 10-minute video slide deck. Download a customizable version in Subscriber Exclusives.

Harvard

Mathematics meets music | Ars Technica

Three researchers attempt to bring some rigor to the math of melody.<p>The annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science …

Mathematics

Seu projeto precisa passar por uma reunião de aprovação? Inclua um pato ou uma banheira!

Um designer de jogos, um arquiteto e um sargento ensinam como aumentar a chance de fazer seu projeto passar rapidamente por um comitê de aprovação.O …

In the Company of Givers and Takers

Every day, employees make decisions about whether to act like <i>givers</i> or like <i>takers</i>. When they act like givers, they contribute to others without seeking anything in return. They might offer assistance, share knowledge, or make valuable introductions. When they act like takers, they try to get other …

The Hard Data on Being a Nice Boss

There’s an age-old question out there: Is it better to be a “nice” leader to get your staff to like you? Or to be tough as nails to inspire respect and hard work? Despite the recent enthusiasm for wellness initiatives like mindfulness and meditation at the office, and despite the movement toward …

Defusing an Emotionally Charged Conversation with a Colleague

Work with anyone long enough and you’re bound to encounter a difference of opinion. Most of the time, these disagreements are resolved amicably. But if you’re like most people, every now and then you find yourself immersed in a conversation so emotionally charged it seems to have nothing to do with …

Leadership

The App-ocalypse: Can Web standards make mobile apps obsolete? | Ars Technica

Many big tech companies—absent Apple—are throwing weight behind a browser-based world.<p>It's the apps. The iPhone and Android conquered the world …

Apps

Intel introduces its smallest socketed form factor yet: the 5×5 | Ars Technica

Though oddly, it measures closer to 6" by 6".<p>If you think mini-ITX is too big but don't like the soldered down processor of the Intel NUC, the chip …

Computer Hardware

Windows 10’s privacy policy is the new normal | Ars Technica

Big data and machine learning are going to be used everywhere, even our operating systems.<p>Windows 10, in normal usage and typical configurations, …

Machine Learning

A visual introduction to machine learning

In machine learning, computers apply <b>statistical learning</b> techniques to automatically identify patterns in data. These techniques can be used to make …

Machine Learning

IT as a profit centre: Could we? Should we?

Let us agree that technology is or should be a big differentiator for business. Let us also agree also that particularly in very large companies, the …

Hack makes playing 'Doom' on a computer inside 'Doom' a reality

You know, in case there isn't a printer, ATM or graphing calculator readily available.<p>Via: Kotaku<p>Source: TheZombieKiller (YouTube)

The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures: Part 5, Holacratic Organizations

This is the fifth and final part of a five part post that explores various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. Each post will explore one of these structures and then I’ll …

The Workplace

Google’s Chromecast gets a hardwired Ethernet adapter | Ars Technica

If you have Wi-Fi problems, you can now directly plug into your network.<p>Google's Chromecast is one of the easiest to use and most widely supported TV …

Wi-Fi

IBM announces functioning 7-nanometer chip breakthrough

The pace of software and startup innovation only seems to be accelerating, but tech industry stalwarts like IBM continue to work behind the scenes to …

‘Mindfulness': a atenção plena é ideal para combater as distrações

Mal acabo de começar a escrever este artigo quando meu computador me avisa que tenho três e-mails novos na minha caixa de entrada. Além disso, recebi …

Bastam 66 dias para mudar um hábito

Mudar alguns hábitos está ao alcance de todos. Para isso, são necessários dois ingredientes importantes: escolher uma mudança que seja coerente com …

This Auto Dealership Built A Pro-Millennial Customer Experience By Consulting 5 Key Service Trends

Businesses today in nearly every industry are dealing with the changing expectations of millennials and other on-trend customers who are looking for a new style of customer experience and customer service.<p>For today, let’s see what lessons we can draw from an industry, automotive retail (car …

Customer Experience

7 More Comics for 7-Year-Old Girls

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>Back in February, I wrote a list of comics I’d recommend for a seven-year-old girl. Several people got in touch with me over …

Books

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How to Spend the Last 10 Minutes of Your Day

How much sleep did you get last night? If the answer is “not enough” you’re hardly alone. According to Gallup’s estimates, almost half the people you’ll run into today are suffering from some level of sleep deprivation.<p>We often dismiss a little morning fatigue as an inconvenience, but here’s the …

The Best-Designed iPhone Apps In the World, According to Apple

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>At its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced latest the winners of its annual Apple Design Awards. The award recognizes innovative Mac and iOS apps that raise the bar in "creative, powerful, and compelling ways."<p>Past winners have included …

Apps

Ultimate Cleaning Tips & Tricks Guide: 31 Ideas For A Sparkling Home

Although cleaning the house is not my favorite activity, I always love the results. That feeling of accomplishment when you see the whole place …

Why Work Is Lonely

There is an old cartoon I often show to the managers I work with. It portrays a smiling executive team around a long table. The chairman is asking, “All in favor?” Everyone’s hand is up. Meanwhile, the cloud hovering above each head contains a dissonant view: “You’ve got to be kidding;” “Heaven …