Yannis Dimitroulas

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Theresa May struggles to answer when confronted live on TV about nurses going to foodbanks

Theresa May has said there are "many complex reasons" why nurses are using food banks.<p>Pressed by the BBC’s <i>Andrew Marr</i>, in highly awkward exchanges, …

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How To Raise Your Data-Viz Game Without A Design Degree

Good Charts may look like “Edward Tufte for Dummies,” but it might also be the design manual of the year.<p>The best design books, like the best designers, value pragmatism over purity. My Edward Tufte books look great on the coffee table, but <i>Good Charts</i> will be joining <i>Design Is a Job</i> on the bookshelf …

Instagram produces first results for brand performance on its platform

en_GB<p>article<p>Instagram has released results on the performance of John Lewis, Channel 4 and Cadbury on its platform, which it claims can produce a …

Marketing

How to Be Someone People Love to Talk To

When do we really learn good conversation skills? Well, we don’t. We’re just kind of expected to pick them up…<p>And we wonder why people aren’t better …

Mondelez to continue cost-cutting strategy in an effort to turn around profit

en_GB<p>article<p>Mondelez has vowed to continue pushing more money into what it sees as more cost-efficient channels, such as digital, in order to improve …

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163 Ways To Win At Life In Your 20s, According To A 30-Year-Old Who Sold A Startup For Lots Of Cash

As Brennan described it to Business Insider in an email, "It's enough to take some time off to recharge and give back to the startup/int'l development communities, but you wont see me in a private jet anytime soon."<p>Brennan learned a lot about business and life during his 20s and wanted to help …

Why I Taught A Legendary 'Street Fighter' Moment To My College Writing Class

Despite spending evenings masquerading as an online warrior named "GentlemanTryken" in Ultra Street Fighter 4, most people throughout my day refer to me as Professor Tullis. I teach English, reiterating to a diverse student population how to format essays, argue logically, and interpret literature. …

9 fantastic gifts that aren't just clutter

By your 10th pair of socks or day planner No. 4, you may realize what the holidays are actually about: clutter.<p>This year, practice the art of …

The Science of Laughing Through the Tears

A new study shows that illogical reactions may help people regulate their emotions.<p>Oriana Aragón was watching Conan O’Brien’s late night show on TBS when she noticed something strange: The fashion model and actress Leslie Bibb—O’Brien’s guest for the evening—began describing “a thing where if …

Meaning of content marketing has become ‘murky’, says CMA chairman

en_GB<p>article<p>The Content Marketing Association (CMA) says not all content falls under content marketing and that the definition has become “murky” …

This Revolutionary New Reactor Could Change Civilization As We Know It

<b>The news:</b> For years, nuclear fusion has been the holy grail of alternative energy: Unlike fission, which splits atoms to create energy, fusion is the …

You've Been Folding Your T-Shirt Wrong Your Entire Life

Three Powerful Ways to Stop Wasting Time

Since the whole point of this article is to help you make the most of your time and career, I won’t waste words here. All three of these techniques work well, but you should pick the one that best fits your personality and personal situation:<p><b>1. The Repeat Test</b><p>Take a piece of paper or a spreadsheet, …

What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Between wrangling children, walking dogs, and checking email, your early hours might be more crazed than calm. Carve out some a.m. tranquility (and productivity) with these steps.<p>Mornings are a great time for getting things done. You’re less likely to be interrupted than you are later in the day. …

Why Tim Cook Doesn't Care About 'The Bloody ROI'

Steve Jobs was once asked at an Apple [AAPL] shareholder meeting by a shareholder who wanted get some insights into his deepest thinking: “What keeps you awake at night?” Mr. Jobs replied, “Shareholder meetings.”<p>The wisdom of this insight was borne out last week when Mr. Jobs’s successor at Apple, …

How Can We All Listen Better?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Extrasensory.<p><b>About Julian Treasure's TEDTalk</b><p>Sound expert Julian Treasure says we are losing our listening in a louder world. He shares ways to re-tune our ears for conscious listening — to other people and the world around us.<p><b>About Julian Treasure</b><p>Julian Treasure …

Nintendo Is Beating Microsoft In Video Game Hardware Sales

Nintendo has been in the news a lot lately, largely thanks to the lackluster sales of the company’s Wii U console.<p>Many have urged Nintendo to either abandon their hardware business outright and make their IP cross-platform, or to get into mobile gaming as soon as possible. Mario on mobile would be …