Self-awareness

NASA Engineers Incorrectly Assumed That Female Astronauts Would Need Makeup Kits for Space

"Weightlessness is a great equalizer," once said Sally Ride, a physicist who became the first American woman to travel to space in 1983. That said, gravity—or lack thereof— couldn't prevent NASA from certain flubs of the <i>men are from Mars, women are from Venus</i> persuasion. But at least it's …

Women's News

Awareness

When we think of leadership qualities, we generally think of the ability to rally the troops, a clarity of vision, and the willingness to coax the …

Consciousness

14 Things To Start Doing For Yourself Right Now That Will Make You Unstoppable

Life is short. And it is up to you to make the best of this little thing called life.<p>You are the most important person in the story of your life. And …

Happiness

Is Donald Trump self-aware?

One of the most undersold aspects of President Trump's “shithole countries” comment is the setting in which he said it — specifically, in a meeting with a bunch of senators, including Democratic ones. Did Trump really not expect that such a comment would leak out of a room in which his political …

Donald Trump

The 4 questions to ask yourself to become an all-star leader

Have you heard a lot more people talking about “self-awareness” lately? If so, there’s a scientific reason why: When it comes to leadership, studies …

Lifestyle

Highly Successful Startup Founders' Secrets Revealed (INFOGRAPHIC)

Successful startups will look different from one company to the next, but some habits of the owners are similar and help push the startups to …

Startups

The 3 Most Important Hours of the Day

If you were to take a typical day, you have about 16 hours of which you are awake. OK, let’s face it, most of us probably aren’t getting 8 hours of …

Productivity

How AI and copyright would work

Self-aware robots, androids or call-them-what-you-will have been part of science fiction almost from its beginnings. Recently in science reality, there’s been early, speculative discussion about “creative” works generated by these types of machines, and how copyright would apply.<p>It’s easy — and …

Copyright

How to understand and cultivate real self-awareness

Posted at 07:24h in Uncategorized by Dr Happy<p>To be happy, one needs to know oneself – the good and the bad.<p>Happiness, therefore, requires knowledge …

Emotional Intelligence

Don’t Let a Lack of Self-Awareness Hold You Back

<i>Welcome to the Smarter Living newsletter. The editor, Tim Herrera, emails readers with tips and advice for living a better, more fulfilling life. Sign up here to get it in your inbox.</i><p>A close friend and I have this agreement: If one of us ever recognizes the other person’s “thing,” we’re bound to …

Self-improvement

11 Ways Emotionally Intelligent People Overcome Uncertainty

<i>Originally published by Dr. Travis Bradberry on</i> <i>Talentsmart.com</i><p>Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true …

Self-improvement

Watch Kanye West recite a poem that would become one of his breakout hits

The rapper performed ‘Self Conscious’ at Def Poetry Jam in 2003 before it became ‘All Falls Down’ the world over in 2004<p>“This morning I spent a lot of, um, time, like, trying to, like, pick out my outfit, ‘cause I’m, like, really into clothes. I’ma be the best-dressed rapper out in the game – …

Kanye West

Where Have All The Values Gone?

Everyone’s talking about them. VALUES!<p>It seems that the world is just waking up to the fact that when something is going wrong, there is a lack of …

Idealism

Consciousness and self-awareness

As explained in the page on the problem of consciousness, consciousness can be defined as the state of having experiences. Conscious states, or …

Consciousness

Capricorns, This Year Is a Whole New Opportunity & You Need to Let Go of Your Old Fears ASAP

Capricorn women are dependable, steadfast, and loyal. They may not always be emotionally available but they make an effort to help out and solve …

Loneliness

Research on how self-control works could help you stick with New Year’s resolutions

Let your self-control gain momentum like a snowball rolling downhill<p>Many of us have already decided that things will be different in 2018. We’ll eat better, get more exercise, save more money or finally get around to decluttering those closets.<p>But by the time February rolls around, most of us — …

Self Control

Saturday assorted links

1. Turntable digitizes your records as they play.2. Why don’t trees touch each other more?3. A thread on mentoring across the genders.4. Mike Konczal …

Economics

What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It)

Self-awareness seems to have become the latest management buzzword — and for good reason. Research suggests that when we see ourselves clearly, we are more confident and more creative. We make sounder decisions, build stronger relationships, and communicate more effectively. We’re less likely to …

Consciousness

The Unbearable Conundrum of AI Consciousness

1. Galeon, Dom., Reedy, Christianna. “A Google Exec Just Claimed The Singularity Will Happen by 2029.” Futurism. 16 Mar 2017.<p>2. Ibid.<p>3. Brownell, …

Singularity

These Were the Most Popular Smart Home Gadgets of 2017 According to eBay

Turns out a lot more people were saying “Ok Google” last year<p>For years, “smart” home gadgets were largely hypothetical to many consumers. But by 2017, everything from ‘Internet of Things’ thermostats to AI-powered assistants and robotic vacuums have become ubiquitous elements in the home. Now, new …

Automation

A ‘Humanely’ Killed Animal Is Still Killed—And That’s Wrong

Western conventional wisdom about animal ethics is that killing an animal is not the problem; the problem is making the animal suffer. <br>Read More

British Philosophy

Will AI Become Self-Aware? 'Black Mirror' Season 4 Premiere "USS Callister" Explores the Human Ego

One of the reasons <i>Black Mirror</i> is so thrilling—and terrifying—is that every episode of Netflix’s tech-focused riff on <i>The Twilight Zone</i> is built on a …

Artificial Intelligence

What Is Emotional Intelligence?

Human resource leaders at Amadori decided in 2008 that the large Italian-food company needed to add emotional intelligence to its leadership culture. …

Psychology

'Black Mirror' Callister Spinoff Sounds Like 'Ready Player One' Meets 'Tron'

By<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>The moody Star Trek-inspired <i>Black Mirror</i> season 4 episode “USS Callister” …

Star Trek

Olivia Hsu Decodes Sutra 2.12: Learn How the Kleshas Can Boost Self-Awareness

Once you begin to identify your obstacles through mindful yoga practice, you will be able to set better intentions and reset your karmic …

Yoga

Research on how self-control works could help you stick with New Year's resolutions

Many of us have already decided that things will be different in 2018. We’ll eat better, get more exercise, save more money or finally get around to …

Self Control

5 Top Leadership Posts of 2017 from The Experts Blog - Briefly - WSJ

1 How to Tell if a Potential Hire Has Emotional Intelligence Share on Twitter<p>People with emotional intelligence (EQ) have many characteristics that make them great employees. They have the ability to work with different personalities. They’re empathetic. They’re diffusers and have the patience to …

Emotions

The 1 Masterful Trait of People With High Emotional Intelligence

Out of all the components of emotional intelligence, this one crucial trait rises to the top.<p>Emotional intelligence has been hotly debated as a predictor of success for decades.Yet in leadership practice, there's no question: You need EQ to lead people successfully.<p>While there are various tenets of …

Psychology

Year One: Even Worse Than Predicted

When Donald Trump was elected president (God, it hurts to even write that), it was almost unthinkable to me. I predicted a parade of horrible things …

Donald Trump

A Self-Aware Drone Somehow Doesn't Spark an Instant Robot Apocalypse in This Scifi Short

Watching Mackenzie Sheppard’s short <i>Donny the Drone</i>, you might assume that the title character (voiced by Guy Pearce) would become a killing machine …

Geek