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Alan Greenspan just explained how 'productivity' caused Brexit and Trump, in 10 elegant sentences

Before we deliver Greenspan's quote, some background:<p>"Productivity" is one of the least-sexy areas of macroeconomics, even though right now it is one of the biggest issues bedevilling it.<p>Here's a chart from the Resolution Foundation showing the phenomena:<p>The "productivity puzzle" is this: The …

Economics

Researchers uncover algorithm which may solve human intelligence

If we have the algorithm, we also have the key to true artificial intelligence.<p>The key element which separates today's artificial intelligence (AI) …

Do You Need to Develop Emotional Intelligence? Here's the One Question You Need to Answer

Instead of a test that invites you to compare your EQ with others, I encourage asking a single question.<p>Although it's gained popularity in recent years, the topic of emotional intelligence (also known as EI or EQ) is still new to many. Since emotions play such a large role in our ability to make …

The Stroop test: how colourful is your language?

In the first in Mind Games, our new series on classic psychology experiments, we show you how to conduct the Stroop test, which looks at how language is processed<p>Welcome to the first in a new series where we highlight some of the mesmerising and classic experiments in psychology that you can try …

7 faults in your personality that are secretly your tickets to success

You’re one of those who ate their lunch with the janitor in the classroom, while the entire class was out playing truth or dare. The humans/creatures …

Entrepreneurship

16 Surprising Reasons You're Stressed at Work

Your boss isn't the only culprit.<p>There's not a human on the planet who's immune to stress. It's a natural reaction designed to help you face dangerous, threatening situations by stepping up to the plate — or running like hell.<p>In the short term, this is highly effective: Your body releases a bunch …

Why Is Time Passing So Quickly These Days?

I’m 47 years old and just now feel ready to be 24. In fact I’ve always felt ready to be about half my age. My self-image does not update nearly as …

Biotechnology

A dream researcher explains where nightmares come from

Dr. Fireman, a nightmare researcher and Chair of Suffolk University's Department of Psychology, has devoted his life to understanding the complex emotional world of dreams. Well, not just dreams — Fireman specifically focuses on nightmares, which he believes are a result of the brain struggling to …

Consciousness

This FDA Test Could Devastate Monsanto Inc.

The FDA will begin testing our food supply for traces of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide. Image source: Horia Varlan.<p>Uh-oh. This can't be good for <b>Monsanto</b> . As if the chemicals giant didn't have enough on its plate already trying to deal with unfavorable currency …

Another mortgage crisis might be just around the corner

Bove pointed out that the U.S. government now insures one-fourth of all new residential mortgage loans and purchases one-sixth of all residential mortgage loans issued. Further, government-sponsored enterprises Fannie May, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae own or ensure three-fifths of all current …

Real Estate

Teen Asks: Am I an Introvert?

<i>Welcome to a new feature of The Introvert’s Corner, which right now I’m calling I’ll Tell You What. (I reserve the right to change that when I think</i> …

Middle School

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Trailers

Ultrasound can replace your smartphone's proximity sensor

Elliptic Labs attracted a lot of attention at CES a couple of years ago when it demonstrated some pretty cool 3D gestural interactions based on ultrasonic wave technology. It allowed users to navigate through apps, control music playback, and answer calls all with the wave of their hand. The …

$15 screen protector adds an invisible back button to your iPhone

This is one you have to see to believe.<p>How many times have you wished that there was a physical back button on the bottom of your iPhone? Instead of …

Microsoft is bringing one of the world's fastest keyboards to the iPhone

The keyboard, which is called Word Flow, won a Guinness World Record in 2014 for being the fastest software keyboard to type on in the world, breaking the record for writing a text message by half a second, with a time of 18.43 seconds. (The record was then broken by Fleksy.)<p>Microsoft was one of …

LG will show off its paper-thin, rollable OLED panel at CES

In 2014, LG announced that it built an 18-inch OLED panel that rolls up just like a newspaper. Now, it's ready to show off its ultra-thin beauty to the public CES. It's just one of many concepts that LG hopes will show off what it can do with OLED these days. Back when it was first announced, LG …

News Industry

LG bets $8.7 billion you'll want a TV with rich OLED colors

LG Electronics is going all-in on OLED, the next-generation TV screen technology, announcing on Friday that it's investing $8.71 billion in a plant that will build the ultra-clear panels.<p>At the plant, the South Korean company mainly will make big panels for televisions but also will build flexible …

The best desktop replacement laptops available right now

Are you looking for a workstation computer, but with added mobility? These modern laptops are powerful enough to handle the most demanding workloads …

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A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.<p>I was in San Francisco's Inner Richmond neighborhood a few days ago, and stopped by one of my favorite shops: Park Life, a cool...<p>San Francisco is a hotbed for design, …

San Francisco

Typhoon ActionCam

The Typhoon ActionCam shoots 4K video. It's fairly likely your smartphone does too — but it's not attached to a gimbal. Thanks to the aforementioned …

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Banking Analysis: Better Service Doesn't Increase Costs

Providing better customer service in call centers does not mandate higher costs and longer call times.

More U.S. companies moving away from traditional performance reviews

By Lillian Cunningham<p>, Reporter<p>Jena McGregor<p>, Reporter<p>Lately a small but growing number of major U.S. companies, including Accenture, Adobe and Gap, have been saying goodbye to an annual rite of corporate life that employees and managers both love to hate: the traditional performance review.<p>Now …

What Happens To A Workplace When All The Salaries Are Public?

At a company like Buffer, this is the kind of information everybody has access to. The social media startup has a transparency policy that includes …

The Workplace

How To: Squeeze More From Your MacBook’s Battery

- Jul 31, 2015<p>No matter how much battery life you get from your MacBook, it never seems to be quite enough for the task at hand. This quick “how to” …

New Apple TV 'to be launched alongside iPhone 6s'

The next Apple TV will be launched alongside the next generation of iPhones in the autumn, paving the way for a digital TV subscription service in the near future, according to reports<p>Apple is planning to launch a revamped Apple TV alongside the next iPhones in the autumn, according to …

Windows 10: Microsoft under attack over privacy

From personalised ads in Solitaire to an address book-reading personal assistant, some users are unhappy with Windows 10’s approach to privacy<p>Windows 10 is under attack over default settings which users say compromise their privacy, just days after the operating system’s successful launch saw more …

Windows 10

Gold Slump Invokes Predictions of Doom

Gold has often shone brightest for investors as a store of value that provides stability in the worst of times, but its slump to a five-year low last week has emboldened forecasters of doom for the yellow metal.

Stock Markets

Grave of first male slave freed by Lincoln rediscovered, experts believe

Researchers believe they have found the grave of a man who could be considered the first black male slave freed by Abraham Lincoln, after tracking his final resting place to the cemetery of a former Minnesota psychiatric hospital.<p>William Henry Costley was just 10 months old in 1841 when Lincoln, …