Brought to you by the minds at Xerox, Business of Your Brain® is a desktop app that analyzes your cerebral cortex (well, actually your Microsoft Outlook) to provide a snapshot of the things standing between you and your mind's ability to focus on real business. Examining your email, contacts, calendar of events and even the vocabulary you use, Business of Your Brain® highlights potential distractions including: Total time spent in meetings "Urgent" matters (that probably aren't) Long-winded emails and the people who send them Any and all mention of "Fantasy Football" Business of Your Brain® is for Microsoft Windows only (at least for now). And because your brain has enough to worry about, please rest assured that the app is strictly confidential and will not share any of your private data.
Whether your goal is to earn a promotion, graduate at the top of your class, or just accelerate your life.
The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first CenturyThomas L. FriedmanNew York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005 Although the message can be boiled down into fewer pages, a future President should understand that technology has created the opportunity for anyone in the world to perform tasks that used to be limited by geography. It sounds good for the world; is it good for the U.S.? We are the leader in offshoring.
There are a number of companies providing audio and video lectures (TTC, TLC, some others). These are far from free. However, your local public library probably has some you can take out, and there are loads more available through the magic of inter-library loans. I've been listening to college lectures when I drive for years and years now. History, archaeology, literature, music and languages all work fine in a situation where you are eyes-busy/hands-busy and have the spatial-relationships part of your brain in use. Math / physics not so much.
Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel Unless you’re enrolled at one of the best online colleges or are an elite member of the science and engineering inner circle, you’re probably left out of most of the exciting research explored by the world’s greatest scientists.
About @Google Talks The @Google Talks program brings authors, musicians, innovators, and speakers of all stripes to Google for talks centering on their recently published books and capturing the popular and intellectual zeitgeist of the day. DISCLAIMER: The views or opinions expressed by the guest speakers are solely their own and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Google, Inc. The comments on this channel belong only to the person who posted them.
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Below is a list of memorable lectures on teaching, organized according to topic, by teaching-award-winning Stanford faculty. Click on the links immediately below to jump to the topic or talk that interests you. Topics: Case Method Teaching:
Humans This list is a follow up to Top 10 Common Faults in Human Thought. Thanks for everyone’s comments and feedback; you have inspired this second list! It is amazing that with all these biases, people are able to actually have a rational thought every now and then. There is no end to the mistakes we make when we process information, so here are 10 more common errors to be aware of.
If you ask a college student about productivity, he won't have much to say. And you really can't blame him. He leads a dynamic life where academics and fun go hand in hand, with the latter becoming a more important activity most of the times.