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Design Dilemma: Part 2, Downsizing While Staying Put

Last week, we explored ways to downsize when moving from a large space into a smaller one. It’s a tough move to make, but can be filled with rewards, …

Minimalism

Friggeri Resume/CV

Description:<p>This beautiful Resume/CV template is suitable for anyone, from a designer with many short contracts to a scientist with varied …

Web Design

The Best LED Lightbulb

Why you should trust us<p>We spoke with Margery Conner, proprietor of Designing with LEDs, a site that documents the technical elements, evolutions, and …

Home Automation

Why I wear the same thing every day, and what I wear.

A couple of years ago, I decided to wear the same outfit all of the time. I realized that shopping, and then deciding what to wear every day, was …

La Distributrice: Smallest cafe place in North America

How I create & manage my CV (or resumé) using Markdown & Pandoc

It’s a fact of life: everyone needs a resumé. But if you’re in academia, you also need a <i>curriculum vitae</i>, more commonly known as a CV. Wikipedia …

Apple Has More Game-Changing Tech in the Works, Says CEO Tim Cook

Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com<p>Last year, Apple CEO Tim Cook spent a lot of time answering questions about how Apple would be different from what it was …

Tim Cook

Guest Post: When Fathers Do Not Step Up - And Children Take over Their Roles

<i>Today's guest post is by Allison Foster. She recounts her own story, which describes the experience of someone who becomes what family therapists</i> …

Next Generation

Now that the Xbox One has been revealed, joining the already-released Wii U and the previously announced PlayStation 4, we can finally get a sense of …

Grading Apple's digital textbook technology

Shortly after his world history students began a pilot program testing a digital textbook for the iPad, Ken Halla noticed something different: His …

Education Technology

Introduction

April 25, 2012<p>I’ve had a leasehold on davidsimon.com for years now. People smarter than I am told me that even if I had no sense of its use at …

Poll: What is your primary desktop OS?

I'm moving away from Windows and torn between OS X and Linux. I've been using Linux for quite a few years but for the last 3 years had to use Windows …

We aren't born anything. • -…

The worst part of it is when we start to identify with our position in life, and instead of merely resigning ourselves to our place, we begin to …

Mind

Information Theory in Three Minutes

Claude Shannon, the father of information theory, used to play an interesting game at cocktail parties. He'd grab a book, open it to a random page, …

Leadership lessons from the dancing guy

This is possibly the best three-minute demonstration of anything I’ve ever seen. Derek Sivers takes a shaky video of a lone dancing guy at a music …

Kurt Vonnegut

Stories That Matter, Actions That Count

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One-Shot vs. Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma

This post by Aleatha Parker-Wood is very applicable to the things I wrote in <i>Liars & Outliers</i>:<p>A lot of fundamental social problems can be modeled as a …

You are your data: The scary future of the quantified self movement

Few if any consumers who fell behind on their credit card payments in the early 2000s thought that half a decade later employers would use their …

Privacy

What Is Autism?

The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum<p>by Temple Grandin and Richard Panek<p>Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 240 pp., $28.00<p>I never learned to type. …

Teens aren’t abandoning “social.” They’re just using the word correctly.

Advertisers are perplexed and a little angst-y.<p>I know this, because I work in advertising. Wait. Don’t stop reading because I admitted that. This …

Short Words to Explain Relativity

Izzy once said, Look here: say you have a disk that can spin, and so you put a pail of milk on it and you make it spin. You will see the milk go up …

Moot

The Most Innovative Google Employees Aren't Stanford/MIT grads

Google has long had a reputation for being a place that’s near impossible to get a job if you aren’t a Stanford or MIT grad. They not only asked you …

Employee Engagement