Jurjan Mol

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There's a term for people born in the early 80's who don't feel like a millennial or Gen Xer

I was born in 1980.<p>Some say that means I belong to the Generation X. Others believe this makes me a millennial and thus a member of Generation Y — a frustrating state of affairs if you are like me and prefer things to be all neat and tidy.<p>Anyone born between 1977 and 1985 will know this problem. …

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How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood

To understand how people look for movies, the video service created 76,897 micro-genres. We took the genre descriptions, broke them down to their key words, … and built our own new-genre generator.<p>If you use Netflix, you've probably wondered about the specific genres that it suggests to you. Some …

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Waarom de hele wereld erop vooruitgaat als jij decennia eerder met pensioen gaat

Omdat ik net als Loesje aan het eind van mijn geld altijd een stuk maand overhoud, besloot ik me te verdiepen in de zelfhulpwereld van de <i>personal</i> …

4 lessons from the longest-running study on happiness

<i>Stocksy</i><p>Essential, data-derived advice for leading a happy, healthy life, shared by researcher and psychiatrist Robert Waldinger.<p>Have you ever wished …

The danger of a single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic …

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

5 Common Myths about Disciplemaking

And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, …

To deal with climate change we need a new financial system

Abolishing debt-based currency isn’t a new idea, but it could hold the secret to ending our economies’ environmentally damaging addiction to growth<p>When it comes to global warming, we know that the real problem is not just fossil fuels – it is the logic of endless growth that is built into our …

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"In a Rut" is tomorrow's Coffee with Jesus: https://t.co/2EZtcCrJuy

Power Map for Excel Now Generally Available, Automatically Updated for Office 365

Today, with Office Service Pack 1, we’re announcing that moving forward Power Map will now be native to Excel. No longer a preview add-in, Power Map …

Making Microfinance More Effective

For the 2.5 billion people who live on less than $2 per day, shocks such as illness, crop failures, livestock deaths, farming-equipment breakdowns and even wedding or funeral expenses can be enough to tip them, their families, or even an entire community below the poverty line. A major challenge …

The beauty of data visualization

David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that …

Nog een paar dagen om datadelen WhatsApp uit te zetten

- Facebook Messenger: wordt ook veel gebruikt, end-to-end-encryptie (waardoor ook het bedrijf zelf niet meer kan meekijken) is niet standaard …

We’re Working Harder Than Ever, So Why Is Productivity Plummeting?

Most of us feel more productive than ever. ­Between wi-fi and mobile data, smartphones and apps that let us do every­thing from hail a ride to order …

The "Losers" of Globalization Didn't Lose from Globalization

The enrichment of world's poor did not come at the expense of the middle class.<p>A recent <i>Washington Post</i> analysis has argued that political events as …

How to Tell Stories that Influence People and Inspire Action

<i>Steal these tips from seasoned IDEO storytellers</i><p>Imagine this scene. You’re an aspiring leader at your company and have a big, game-changing idea. You …

Facebook Eats Insurance

<i>In this series, professionals at CB Insight's Future of FinTech Conference discuss the most pressing issues facing financial services today. Write</i> …

Financial Services

How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes | Adam Leipzig | TEDxMalibu

17 statistics for World Statistics Day (and why we need to invest in them)

Today’s celebration of World Statistics Day comes right after Sunday’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, last month’s UN General …

The end of the economic world has begun

A few weeks ago, it looked as though the end of the world had begun.<p>We are talking, of course, about the world in which credit, stocks, and central-bank reputations only go up.<p>But after a big fright in August, investors recovered their relaxed madness. They concluded that there was nothing to worry …

Interest Rates

What 8 Words and Symbols on a Bag of Coffee Mean

Buying coffee can be tricky, especially if you buy your beans from a “Third Wave” roaster, the artisanal makers who are coffee’s answer to craft …

UN's 70th general assembly: the greatest political show on earth

United Nations,Vladimir Putin,Barack Obama,Hassan Rouhani,Xi Jinping,François Hollande,US news,World news,Syria,Russia,Bashar al-Assad,Europe,Middle East and North Africa<p>Eyes are on Vladimir Putin as Russian president attends event for the first time in more than a decade, joining more than 150 …

5 Ways to Align Data and Storytelling for Business Growth

Data is the most valuable tool in your business. Based on a Gartner survey, 73% of organizations have invested or plan to invest in big data within …

Marketing

Say Hello to the Coffee-Brewing Alarm Clock

It'll boil the water, pour it over the grinds, and keep your cream or milk cool.<p>Waking up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee is one of life's singular pleasures. Too bad someone has to get out of bed to brew it. Enter the most amazing thing to happen to non-morning people worldwide—the alarm …

'Geld moet weer in balans komen met de waarde van onze planeet'

De Amerikaan Charles Eisenstein heeft een nieuwe economische visie voor de wereld. Een wereld waarin geld en ecologie meer met elkaar in balans komen …

The end of capitalism has begun

Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian<p>The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during …

20th Century

Scrum Alliance - Member Articles

Member Articles<p>Enjoy our extensive collection of member-contributed articles to learn how other Scrum practitioners use Scrum in the workplace.<p>Read …

Gartner's Look at Advanced Analytics Vendors: Are You Using a Winner?

Hats off to Gartner for resisting the temptation to call Advanced Analytics “Analytics 3.0” because no one knows what that means. Some say that 3.0 …

Can Big Data Save the World?

It's no secret that big data is a critical driver of success in business today. But what exactly is big data? According to Wikipedia, it is "a broad term for data sets so large or complex that they are difficult to process using traditional data processing applications. Challenges include, capture, …