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A psychotherapist shares 6 ways to stop overthinking everything

Chronic over-thinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine disastrous outcomes all day every day.<p>Thinking too much about something often involves more than words — over-thinkers conjure up disastrous images too. Their minds resemble a movie …

52 Research Terms you need to know as a UX Designer

“Pay attention to what users do, not what they say.”<p>Jakob Nielsen<p>This is the theory that users will leave a website if they can’t get to the page …

Discussing the limits of artificial intelligence

It’s hard to visit a tech site these days without seeing a headline about deep learning for X, and that AI is on the verge of solving all our problems. Gary Marcus remains skeptical.<p>Marcus, a best-selling author, entrepreneur and professor of psychology at NYU, has spent decades studying how …

The Alternative to Roadmaps | Silicon Valley Product Group

I have always loved the General George Patton quote: “Don’t tell people what to do; tell them what you need accomplished, and you’ll be amazed at the …

These AI bots created their own language to talk to each other

A next step in the development of artificial intelligence.<p>It is now table stakes for artificial intelligence algorithms to “learn” about the world around them. The next level: For AI bots to learn how to talk to each other — and develop their own shared language.<p>New research released last week by …

How Chatbots Will Transform Customer Experience: An Infographic

Life is not what it once was. It’s normal for most of us to interact with technology in our daily lives. Companies lean on technologies to engage with customers, to help them with customer service, or enhance their customer experience through technology. Sometimes we call this “digital …

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Interaction design starts on paper – Beaker & Flint – Medium

This is a resource guide to complement the ‘Intro to UX Design’ course run by IF Academy. Visit their website for upcoming course dates.<p>This week …

Google's AI Has Learned to Become "Highly Aggressive" in Stressful Situations

Well, that's just great.<p>We've all seen the <i>Terminator</i> movies, and the apocalyptic nightmare that the self-aware AI system, Skynet, wrought upon …

Google is bringing AI to your Raspberry Pi

Face-recognition, speech-to-text translation, and sentiment analysis are among tools that could be coming to the Pi.<p>Google is planning to bring …

Animals are much smarter than people realize, scientist says

Frans de Waal, a primatologist at Emory University, has a new book out called "Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?" and in it he gives hundreds of examples of surprising intelligence from non-human species, including many instances where other animals appear to be smarter than we are.<p>…

Is Your Emotional Intelligence High or Low? Here Are 10 Ways to Find Out

Hint: Emotionally intelligent people are not afraid of expressing their feelings clearly and directly.<p>One of my favorite topics to write about is emotional intelligence in leaders. I say this because a culture of high leadership EQ will produce dramatic results.<p>On the flip side, low leadership EQ …

Why Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google all desperately need you to know that the robots are coming

Instead, the biggest companies in tech, especially Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon, spent their 2016 hyping up something a little more abstract: their ongoing quests to build a so-called "general artificial intelligence," and all the extra smarts they're adding to the product while they're …

10 Misconceptions about Buddhism

In the series <i>10 Misconceptions about Buddhism</i>, scholars Robert E. Buswell Jr. and Donald S. Lopez Jr. expand and debunk these popular …

Technology Stack (Basic) — A Guide for Non-Tech Co-founders

I am tired of seeing non-technology entrepreneurs being taken for ride by programmers, specially by outsourcing companies. It’s difficult to learn …

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‘Failure and innovation are inseparable twins’: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos offers 7 leadership principles

You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you. Be stubborn on your vision, but flexible on details. Failure is necessary for invention. …

8 Ways To Get People To Take You More Seriously

Do you ever feel like nobody takes you seriously at work? If so, you're not alone. More than 50% of people don't feel respected at work, according to a global survey of more than 20,000 employees by the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>.<p>Maybe colleagues ignore your input in meetings. Perhaps they interrupt …

8 Toxic Habits That Make Star Employees Quit

Avoid these habits (or these bosses) at all costs if you want to thrive.<p>Sometimes top talent will leave a company for a different position or greater incentives. However, if your business has a high employee turnover rate, maybe the issue isn't just competing firms. Unfortunately, many bosses have …

The Order of Three

Estimating the effort needed to complete a task is taken for granted in most industries and professions. Why is software so different?<p>Not only are …

How to tell if you’re a workaholic

There’s a difference between pulling long hours and having an out-of-control urge to work. But where’s the line?<p>Everyone loves a hard worker.<p>In fact, pulling long hours on the job and earning big is considered by many to be the modern mark of success. Being labelled a workaholic is, as often as …

The Wonderful Life and Teachings of Shirdi Sai Baba

“What is new in the world? Nothing. What is old in the world? Nothing. Everything has always been and will always be.” – Shirdi Sai BabaSai Baba of …

The 12 Agile Manifesto Principles | Ethics of Agile Software Development

Struggling with Agile Project management? When you’re in the thick of an agile project, it’s easy to get swept up in the fast-paced, ever-changing …

Azure is becoming the first AI supercomputer, says Microsoft

Microsoft's CEO on how its cloud computing service is evolving.<p>You may have thought it was just a cloud computing service, but Microsoft's Azure …

7 Toxic Thoughts That Are Sabotaging Your Success

All actions result from thought, so it's the thoughts that really matter.<p>Your thoughts are powerful. It may sound farfetched to say that what you believe will come true and what you think about will come to you.<p>But it's not really such a stretch. Your thoughts are directly connected to your actions …

Want to Raise the Next Mark Zuckerberg or Jeff Bezos? Make Sure Your Kids Learn This

Teens should have the chance to learn how to start a business. Who knows, maybe they'll build the next Facebook or Amazon.<p><i>This article first appeared on LinkedIn.</i><p>Last week I participated in a new venture competition at my son's high school. Several teams of students were competing for venture …

A psychologist says a small tweak to the questions you ask your boss can make them think better of you

Maybe you'll stay at the office all night so you can submit a project early tomorrow, or maybe you'll bone up on the history of their favorite sports team so you have something to casually chat about.<p>Alternatively, you could stay sane and change a single word in your interactions with them. <b>Instead</b> …

Google's AI sounds more human than you, even when it's speaking nonsense

Google's AI can dream up its own surreal images and beat a human champion at the ancient game of Go. Now it can realistically mimic human speech, including the nonspeech sounds the mouth and respiratory system make when a human talks. The system is called WaveNet, a neural network that generates …

How Could 5,000 Employees Cheat? The Science Behind the Wells Fargo Scandal

Deception. Fraud. Over 5,000 fired. What went wrong? Science gives us some clues.<p>As you've no doubt heard by now, Wells Fargo recently received a $100 million penalty from the Consumer Financial Bureau, in response to illegal banking practices of its employees. This brought the bank's total bill …

Are These The 7 Real Reasons Why Tech Projects Fail?

According to reports, 25 percent of technology projects fail outright; 20 to 25 percent don’t show any return on investment; and as much as 50 percent need massive reworking by the time they’re finished.<p>But the question is why: Why do so many technology projects fail — and fail so miserably? From …