Ruben Dario Diaz

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Unlearning - what the latest research actually says | The Oxford Review

There is a lot of theory, opinion and speculation about the concept of unlearning. In particular one often sees a process like learning and …

Oxford

4 Skills Great Innovators Share by Greg Satell

<i>If creativity is about having unique ideas and new ways to do things, innovation is all about making those ideas happen.</i>In that sense, the bridge …

Can Integrated Information Theory Explain Consciousness?

Understanding the biology behind consciousness (or self-awareness) is considered by some to be the final frontier of science. And over the last …

If Bitcoin and Ether are classed as securities under the law it could trigger more volatility in the crypto markets

This hot-button question keeps coming at me on social media and from clients in the Email so I'd like to present my opinion here in this open forum.<p>There are a few concurrent stories right now that hinge on this. There is a rising speculation that the SEC could start calling some cryptos securities …

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

Books

The crypto alternative

Suppose, just for a moment, just for argument’s sake, that (some) cryptocurrencies are <i>not</i> a giant scam, and what’s more, they’re not just another kind of financial asset. Come on. Don’t look at me like that. Work with me here. Imagine, just for a moment, that there exist plausible futures in which …

Blockchain

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Critical Thinking

Being forgetful is actually a sign you are unusually intelligent, according to scientific research

Did you also envy the child in class who could memorize everything, for whom any test or exam was a piece of cake due to a good memory? Did you also …

These “Humble” Behaviors Are Hurting Your Credibility

Being too self-critical can hinder your credibility. Here are some behaviors to watch out for.<p><i>Stop being so hard on yourself.</i><p>Sigh. That’s a sentiment that’s echoed around in my brain for as long as I can remember.<p>From when I thought I totally blew my audition to play Mother Goose in my fifth-grade …

How to Become a Game-Changing Leader

In recent years, we have come to believe that it is increasingly important for business leaders to learn how to build companies that are …

If You Cut Employees Some Slack, Will They Innovate?

The idea of using slack resources — in the form of time, technology, and support — to bolster employee innovation falls in and out of favor. The …

Digital Patient Engagement

The pharmaceutical industry is being reshaped by a set of economic, behavioral,<br>and technological megatrends. Digital technologies are a major …

11 Surprising Signs That You May Be Way Smarter Than Most People

For one thing, if you're a musician, you're already ahead of the game.<p>If you've been called smart or intelligent your whole life, it may be for any of the reasons listed below. That's according to science, of course.<p>And if the verdict is still out on whether you're truly smart or not, this may just …

Siblings

Charlie Munger compares cryptocurrencies to “turds” and “dementia”

Omaha, Nebraska<p>Warren Buffett does not like cryptocurrencies, a position he reiterated today at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. His grievances against bitcoin and its ilk are many. It’s a nonproductive asset. It has no intrinsic value. It’s a breeding ground for “charlatans” who take …

Charlie Munger

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Digital nomads: The new elite with no fixed abode

<b>Why work in an office when you can sit by the beach? Armed with a laptop and an internet connection, a new generation of 'digital nomads' is taking their work on their travels around the world. But they are not always welcome.</b><p>Jemma Porter and her boyfriend James Cave's journey began like many …

The Importance of Payment Anonymity: A Case of Self-Deception

The foremost reason that cashlessness hasn’t captured America’s interest as a goal is that it involves giving up cash’s anonymity and privacy. It …

Australia Embraces Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

The rise of bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies is creating a revolution in financial markets all across the globe. It has turned investors into …

Blockchain Will Be Theirs, Russian Spy Boasted at Conference

SAN FRANCISCO — Last year, representatives of 25 countries met in Tokyo to work on setting international standards for the blockchain, the technology that was introduced by the virtual currency Bitcoin and has ignited intense interest in corporate and government circles.<p>Some of the technologists at …

Blockchain

Why Do So Many Managers Forget They’re Human Beings?

In our assessments, surveys, and interviews of over a thousand leaders, many comments stood out, but one in particular was especially powerful and thought-provoking. “Leadership today,” Javier Pladevall, CEO of Volkswagen Audi Retail in Spain, told us, “is about unlearning management and relearning …

Leadership

SoFi Founder Starts New Blockchain Loan Startup

SoFi Founder and former CEO Mike Cagney is getting ready to launch a startup offering home equity loans.According to Bloomberg, Cagney has raised $50 …

Blockchain is a 'pixie dust' fad, and its benefits in finance are 'little to nothing'

LONDON — The director of a leading management think tank has dismissed blockchain technology as a distracting fad without much to offer financial services.<p>Martin Walker, a director of the Center for Evidence-Based Management, a nonprofit that aims to improve the quality of executives' …

Gobernación de Antioquia en Colombia ofrecerá un evento sobre blockchain para microempresarios

La Gobernación de Antioquia, en Colombia, organizó el evento “Ventajas Competitivas de la Plataforma Blockchain para Procesos Empresariales, …

The Future of Well-Being in a Tech-Saturated World

(Towfiqu Photography)When the Pew Research Center asks American internet users for their bottom-line judgment about the role of digital technology in …

Econ Grapples With What Causes Recessions

The financial crisis made it clear the field had a huge blind spot.<p>Most of economics is pretty healthy as a discipline. But one branch has really been thrown for a loop — business cycle theory. The financial crisis of 2008 and Great Recession taught macroeconomists that they didn’t really …

Economics

Blockchain Is About to Revolutionize the Shipping Industry

Globalization has brought the most advanced trading networks the world has seen, with the biggest, fastest vessels, robot-operated ports and vast …

Globalization

Conozca qué es Teletrabajo en la Ciudad de la Eterna primavera - Teletrabajo

Gracias a la gran acogida que ha tenido el Teletrabajo en Medellín, siendo la segunda ciudad con mayor número de teletrabajadores en Colombia, con 25 …

The Smart Contract Revolution Is Coming

It may appear that the cryptocurrency revolution has already taken place, but there is another aspect to the use of blockchain-based technology which …

The Future of Work and Talent: Culture, Diversity, Technology

Discussion Topics:<p>AI as a job motivator: how to tell this story and make it real across your organization<br>• Digital dexterity and workplace strategies …

Do you need ambidextrous employees to have an ambidextrous organisation? | The Oxford Review

<b>A lot of research has gone into the explorative and exploitative states of an organisation at an organisational level. A new research study from the</b> …

Innovation