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Plato’s reading suggestions, episode 139

Home <b>›</b> Plato's Suggestions <b>›</b> <b>Plato’s reading suggestions, episode 139</b><p><i>on</i> July 13, 2018 • ( 0 )<p>Here it is, our regular Friday diet of suggested readings …

plato's

Philosophise this – psychology research by philosophers is robust and replicates better than other areas of psychology

Experimental philosophy or X-Phi takes the tools of contemporary psychology and applies them to unravelling how people think about major topics from …

Psychology

Integrating 4 Critical Tactics for Digital Marketing Success

Digital marketing success is more than just choosing a few digital tactics, it requires integrating those tactics into a cohesive strategy. Then, …

Marketing

Ketogenic diet could give new cancer-fighting drugs a big boost

New cancer-fighting drugs come along pretty regularly, and some show more promise than others, but a new class of treatments is getting a boost in …

Diabetes

Global Human Capital Report 2017 - Reports - World Economic Forum

The Global Human Capital Index featured in this <i>Report</i> aims to provide a holistic assessment of a country’s human capital—both current and …

World Economic Forum

Design Thinking in HR – What are the Leaders Saying?

Empathize: understand people by observing, engaging, watching and listening.<p>Define: craft a meaningful and actionable problem statement.<p>Ideate: …

Design

Weekly News for Designers № 442 - New & Old CSS Units, Animation in UX, Free Material Bootstrap Admin Template

Never Overlook Animation in UX – Animation can be more than just an aesthetic element.<p>Easier scrollytelling with position sticky – Using the “sticky” …

Web Design

How Vineyard Vines Uses Analytics to Win Over Customers

When brothers Shep and Ian Murray cut their ties with Corporate America to start a little company on Martha’s Vineyard in 1998, their motivation was clear: “We’re making neck ties so we don’t have to wear them.”<p>Little did they know that the business they founded, Vineyard Vines, would become a …

Marketing

Moving Animals to Safe Havens Can Unexpectedly Doom Them

Endangered creatures that are relocated to islands for protection can quickly lose their fear of predators.<p>Despite everything that had been done to save them, the quolls were still dying. And this time, it wasn’t for the expected reason.<p>Quolls are small Australian mammals that superficially …

Onboarding Your First Digital (As In Nonhuman) Employee

Taking advantage of powerful capabilities made possible by artificial intelligence is more like adding staff than buying a tool.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By now, you are well-acquainted with the four main processes that come with having employees in your …

4 Top Small Business Dashboards That Will Help You Succeed

As an SME, you need all the help you can get. The resources available to you are never enough, and time is limited, so you need to be able to make …

There are three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

The true secret of happiness? Accepting that there isn’t one

Hello.<p>Are you happy?<p>I am. Sort of. While most of the UK will be distracted by local elections or frenzied analysis of what the colour of the seat covers in the upcoming Royal Wedding reveals about the Queen’s position on Brexit, today my second book The Happy Brain hits the shelves.<p>As well as …

Happiness

How to use Excel's Data Model to turn related data into meaningful information

Excel's Data Model feature allows you to build relationships between data sets for easier reporting. Here's how to use it to make data analysis …

A Pocket Knife that Works like Panther-claws

The way Caswell’s Morphing Karambit knife opens and closes is a thing of sheer beauty. It uses a parallel motion linkage, as opposed to a …

11 Important Things To Remember When Creating Your Employee Development Program

The most important asset any company has is its people. Like any other business resource, you must invest the proper time and money into developing your employees and helping them grow. Otherwise, they will stagnate and stop producing quality work — and eventually, they’ll leave your organization …

Human Resources

Here's What You Should Eat With Antibiotics

Being on medication is never a picnic, and being on antibiotics is certainly not. Antibiotics are known to help fight bacterial infections in the …

Wellness

LSD blurs line between ourselves and others, study finds

Apart from the wide-eyed bike ride home from the lab, his neighbour turning into a witch, the threatening behaviour of his furniture and the futile battle to save his ego from collapse, Dr Albert Hofmann appeared to enjoy his first trip on LSD.<p>Now, 75 years after the Swiss chemist witnessed the …

Consciousness

Japanimation: 20 Best Anime Movies

For a very long time, animated features were looked at as entertainment exclusively meant for children – with Disney likely largely responsible for …

Anime

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

Emotional Intelligence

Pinterest Beginner’s Guide – How to Set Up Pinterest

We covered the basics of what Pinterest is, so now we’re taking a closer look at how to setup your Pinterest account and some best practices to …

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

Data analytics is the key to unlocking success

Remarkable though it may sound, there are still many questions organisations ought to have the answers to, but simply do not. Most financial …

1000+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Getting Started in February: Enroll Today

A quick fyi: 1,000+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) will be getting underway this month, giving you the chance to take free courses from top …

Weird: Naked mole rats don't die of old age

Just when it seemed the naked mole rat couldn't get any weirder, it turns out the buck-toothed, bare-skinned rodents don't even age.<p>Unlike literally every other mammal, naked mole rats don't become more likely to die as they get up there in years. In humans, for example, with all else being equal …

Best Online Classes for Job Skills - MIT Technology Review

In 2017, people flocked to online classes about artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, and data analytics. In 2018, expect more of the same, say …

Artificial Intelligence

This Princeton Professor's CV of Failures Is Something We Should All Learn From

No one's perfect.<p>Searching for a job requires the perfect résumé or CV, and there are countless online guides dedicated to CV-crafting that promise …

The Rise of People Analytics and the HR Role

In God we trust. All others must bring data<p>~W. Edwards Deming~<p>The above quote from W. Edwards Deming, widely considered as the father of quality …

Why you’re never really happy with the things you buy anymore

Constant bargain hunting makes us value all the wrong things about shopping.<p>I wasn’t supposed to be looking at leather jackets in Macy’s. Had I gone in the entrance closest to the online order pick-up desk, I wouldn’t have found myself stroking the smooth lambskin sleeves of a black moto jacket …

Shopping

8 Yale University Courses You Can Take Right Now, for Free

"The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think," Albert Einstein said. So go back to …