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Get great ideas by giving the good ones away

We think we know how world-changing ideas are created.<p>Gutenberg invents the printing press, and the world suddenly has access to information that was available only to elites. A technology company pours money into designing a graphical user interface, and a new age of personal computing begins. …

Innovation

CitySceneKC

LATEST ARTICLES<p>Kevin - July 6, 2018<p>By Kevin Collison Less than a week after the Genessee Royale Bistro closed in the West Bottoms, The Campground is …

Salt Lake City

Designing Against Misinformation

<i>By</i> <i>Jeff Smith</i><i>, Product Designer,</i> <i>Grace Jackson</i><i>, User Experience Researcher, and</i> <i>Seetha Raj</i><i>, Content Strategist</i><p>Scrolling through News Feed, it can be …

Journalism

Is Trust Possible in a Polarized Age? – Trust Issues – Medium

What is trust? Political scientists and economists have been thinking about this question for decades, and the literature they have created is …

Political Science

Why We Have Bad News: The Disintermediation of the Media

Multiple times a day, the President of the United States types a thought into his phone, my pocket buzzes, and I read his message. I don’t watch the …

Journalism

Study: Charts change hearts and minds better than words do

People believe the craziest things.<p>A poll taken after the 2016 presidential election found, for instance, that more than half of people who voted for Donald Trump incorrectly believed that President Barack Obama was born in Kenya. Ten years earlier, a Scripps Howard/Ohio University survey found …

How Trump Voters Decide Who to Trust – Trust Issues – Medium

In a post-truth era, how do you know what to trust? As a way to combat a political climate devoid of expert opinions and facts, many have championed …

Fake Obama warning about 'deep fakes' goes viral

A realistic-looking video now viewed by millions appears to show former US President Barack Obama -- but it turns out the clip was fabricated using …

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

Trump’s election and political ads shortened 2016 Thanksgiving dinners, researchers say

Research published Thursday affirms what many Americans know from experience: The tumultuous 2016 election made Thanksgiving dinner awkward or even excruciating for people in politically divided families.<p>The new study isn't based on surveys, social media comments or personal anecdotes about …

Forty-five percent of teens are online ‘almost constantly’ — and they don’t know if it’s good for them

Forty-five percent of teenagers say they are online “almost constantly,” according to a new Pew Research Center study on teens and social media use. That percentage has nearly doubled in just a few years: In a 2014-2015 Pew survey, 24 percent of teens said the same.<p>Pew’s survey, released Thursday, …

Why I Don’t Acknowledge My Relationships on Social Media

Photo: J.V. Aranda Welcome to It’s Complicated, stories on the sometimes frustrating, sometimes confusing, always engrossing subject of modern …

BuzzFeed

<b>BuzzFeed is on Facebook.</b> To connect with BuzzFeed, log into Facebook.<p>or<p>You Won't Believe What Obama Says In This Video 😉<p>April 17 at 3:00pm · Public

Why fact-checking can’t stop Trump’s lies

Our brains and journalistic conventions make it hard to debunk misinformation.<p>President Donald Trump made roughly 500 false statements in the first 200 days of his presidency, according to the Toronto Star’s Daniel Dale. That’s an impressive amount of misinformation, and it’s turned news networks …

How to Deal With Negative People Who Just Aren't Going Away

Negative people love bringing others down. It can sometimes seem like that’s the only thing they enjoy doing. So what should you do when faced with a …

Nation Shocked to Learn of Possible Bias at Fox News

NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—Millions of Americans were stunned and incredulous on Monday after learning of a possible incident of bias at Fox News …

How to spot a fake Instagram influencer

by Caitlin Hughes — in Contributors You've heard it works, you want in. But how do you spot the red herrings? By those, I mean the fake Instagram …

The monkey selfie lawsuit lives

A self-portrait of Naruto(?), public domain (maybe?) Just when you thought you wouldn’t hear about the monkey selfie ever again, the legal saga lives …

I Gave Up Google Apps and Services for 5 Months. Here's What I Learnt

Like it or not, Google is omnipresent today. But about five months ago, I wanted to find out if I could cut Google out of my life. The experiment has …

Why you’re bad at fact-checking those April Fools’ Day pranks

Here is a quick quiz for you:<p>In the biblical story, what was Jonah swallowed by?<br>• How many animals of each kind did Moses take on the Ark?<p>Did you answer “whale” to the first question and “two” to the second? Most people do … even though they are well aware it was Noah, not Moses who built the ark in …

Psychology

A brief history of how Parkland survivor David Hogg keeps schooling lawmakers on social media

In under 280 characters, David Hogg has mastered the art of the clapback. The Parkland survivor rose to the spotlight after demanding that lawmakers …

Training Needs Analysis: When is E-Learning The Solution?

Imagine this common scenario: a manager at your organization senses there’s a performance problem, so she asks you, the training designer, to create …

eLearning

How To Change Your Facebook Settings To Opt Out of Platform API Sharing

You shouldn't have to do this. You shouldn't have to wade through complicated privacy settings in order to ensure that the companies with which …

Privacy

How busy hands can alter our brain chemistry

"Admiring your own handiwork" is a familiar expression containing an important truth about the mind. We handed this particular story to our Tony …

What You Need To Know About Deleting Your Facebook Account

Breaking up with Facebook is hard to do. The ubiquitous social media giant apparently doesn’t take user rejection lightly, and despite its string of …

The future of the open internet — and our way of life — is in your hands

The future of the open internet — and our way of life — is in your hands<p>There are a lot of scary things happening these days, but here’s what keeps …

Evidence-Based Training Methods and Spaced Learning (An Interview with Dr. Will Thalheimer)

Spaced Learning - An interview with Dr. Will Thalheimer on the evidence for spaced learning in job training & how to use it to support learner …

False news stories travel faster and farther on Twitter than the truth

A recent study shows why Twitter’s fake news problem will be so hard to solve.<p>After tragedies like the Parkland school shooting or the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, we’ve seen false news stories and rumors spread on social media at a frightening speed — often outpacing the truth.<p>In 2013, people …

Social Media

Image Manipulation Hack Fools Humans and Machines, Makes Me Think Nothing is Real Anymore

The new algorithm at work, turning a cat into something an AI—and humans—will perceive as a dog. Computer scientists at Google Brain have devised a …