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Illiteracy of Choice causes the premature and public death of too many leaders ! Sugata Mitra's new experiments in self-teaching. 600 panneaux publicitaires détournés à Paris pour dénoncer l'hypocrisie de la COP21. L'idée Basé au Royaume-Uni, Brandalism est un collectif d'artistes résolument engagés contre la publicité.

600 panneaux publicitaires détournés à Paris pour dénoncer l'hypocrisie de la COP21

Leur objectif : s'emparer des panneaux publicitaires et les détourner pour faire passer des messages humains et sociaux. À Paris, à l'occasion du lancement de la COP21, la tant attendue conférence internationale sur le climat, les street artistes de Brandalism ont frappé fort. Ces derniers ont détourné pas moins de 600 panneaux publicitaires, localisés à Paris et au Bourget, avec l'aide de citoyens engagés. Au total, ce sont 82 artistes venus de 19 pays différents qui ont réalisé ces affiches qui ont pour but de choquer et sensibiliser sur le climat.

En politique comme dans les entreprises, “les médiocres ont pris le pouvoir30 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Die. {Via studioflowerpower on etsy} “Rather than money, than fame, than love…give me truth.” ~ Thoreau I woke up this morning and my life clock marked 30.

My first sleep-deprived idea was to pack a small suitcase, get on the first train, move to another country, change my name, change my hair color (or get plastic surgery if needed), and start from scratch. Do You Love Paradoxes? Embrace Happiness Paradoxes. I’ve always loved paradoxes and koans, and was very struck by an observation by physicist Niels Bohr: “There are trivial truths and great truths.

Do You Love Paradoxes? Embrace Happiness Paradoxes.

The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true.” This is very true in the area of happiness, and in particular, I’ve noticed it with my resolutions. In many cases, my most important resolutions come paired with the opposite resolutions, and yet both are important to my happiness. Fast Company. Le mythe de la « sharing economy  ! On n’a jamais tant entendu parler de l’économie du partage : The sharing economy pour les aglo-saxons et le flux de billets ou de sujets ne montre pas le moindre signe de tarissement !

Le mythe de la « sharing economy  !

En fait de partage, il n’y en a quasiment pas tandis que les opérateurs de ces services ne représentent en fait que la nième génération d’entrepreneurs soucieux UNIQUEMENT de performance économique. L’économie de partage est morte et nous en sommes les principaux responsables écrit Sarah Kessler dans un billet intitulé FIVE YEARS AGO, EVERYBODY WAS EXCITED ABOUT THE IDEA OF USING TECH TO BORROW THINGS LIKE POWER DRILLS. IN PRACTICE, THOUGH, NOT SO MUCH. Google should be very scared of what Amazon built, according to investor Bill Gurley. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is silhouetted during a presentation of his company's new Fire smartphone at a news conference in Seattle, Washington June 18, 2014.

Google should be very scared of what Amazon built, according to investor Bill Gurley

Bill Gurley, one of the smartest thinkers in the technology industry, did a big interview at the Sailthru e-commerce conference. During the interview, he said he saw shades of 1999 in some companies getting millions of dollars in venture funding. Machines take place of migrants as berry harvest booms. DEBLOIS, Maine (AP) — Mary Marshall grew up living the life of a migrant farmer, spending hours under the hot summer sun picking wild blueberries with her parents and eight siblings, then ending the day bathing in a lake.

Machines take place of migrants as berry harvest booms

It was grueling work that she looks back on fondly — a way of life that brought people of different cultures to the camps in Maine's vast blueberry barrens. And she laments the way it is disappearing. "Machines are taking over. Even just going down to the camps, I see a lot of machinery. Murder, Reinvention, and Someone is Watching You Right Now.

Matthieu Ricard : «Que l’on arrête de nous tanner en disant que les gens sont naturellement méfiants !» Rencontrer le moine boudhiste Matthieu Ricard, c’est se faire servir un excellent thé, agrémenté d’un optimisme presque béat.

Matthieu Ricard : «Que l’on arrête de nous tanner en disant que les gens sont naturellement méfiants !»

Il dit qu’on le prendra pour un «imbécile», on ajoutera «heureux» ! L’ancien chercheur en biologie moléculaire a publié Vers une société altruiste, aux éditions Allary, avec la collaboration de Tania Singer, chercheuse en neurosciences. En Finlande, travailler pourrait devenir un choix. Dans sa déclaration de politique générale, le premier ministre finlandais a expliqué vouloir expérimenter un revenu universel.

En Finlande, travailler pourrait devenir un choix

Une allocation de base versée à tous les citoyens qui devrait atteindre 1000 euros. Les robots savent aussi faire des hamburgers. 'One of the largest human experiments in history' was conducted on unsuspecting residents of San Francisco. The north tower of the Golden Gate Bridge is seen surrounded by fog on September 8, 2013, in San Francisco.

'One of the largest human experiments in history' was conducted on unsuspecting residents of San Francisco

San Francisco's fog is famous, especially in the summer, when weather conditions combine to create the characteristic cooling blanket that sits over the Bay Area. But one fact many may not know about San Francisco's fog is that in 1950, the US military conducted a test to see whether it could be used to help spread a biological weapon in a "simulated germ-warfare attack. " This was just the start of many such tests around the country that would go on in secret for years. Old Friends, True Friends, and Friendship Divorce. What do you do when you realize that although you may have years of history, and found real value in each other in times past, that you kind of don’t like a friend anymore?

Old Friends, True Friends, and Friendship Divorce

That, after time spent with this person, you feel drained, empty, belittled or insulted. Un hologramme d'handicapé fait culpabiliser les automobilistes malveillants. L'idée.

Un hologramme d'handicapé fait culpabiliser les automobilistes malveillants

Chai Jing's review: Under the Dome – Investigating China’s Haze 柴静雾霾调查:穹顶之下. Agriculteur, accro à son iPhone et aux réseaux sociaux, dans l'attente du "robot de traite Apple" Perchés sur leur tracteur, de nombreux agriculteurs postent via leur smartphone des messages sur les réseaux sociaux.

Avengers Assemble! - 3 Takeaways from Davos. John Lanchester reviews ‘The Second Machine Age’ by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee and ‘Average Is Over’ by Tyler Cowen · LRB 5 March 2015. In 1996, in response to the 1992 Russo-American moratorium on nuclear testing, the US government started a programme called the Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative. If Patients Only Knew How Often Treatments Could Harm Them. Photo If we knew more, would we opt for different kinds and amounts of health care? Despite the existence of metrics to help patients appreciate benefits and harms, a new systematic review suggests that our expectations are not consistent with the facts. Most patients overestimate the benefits of medical treatments, and underestimate the harms; because of that, they use more care. A Desirable-Future Haiku — The Message. Recently I sent a twitter request out into the wider internets.

I got 23 responses, which I am running (with permission) below. I’ll tell you who I selected as the winner in a moment, but first I’d like to tell you what I learned. It’s a hard assignment. Compressing anything as messy as the future into 100 words is a near-impossible challenge. Almost like writing poetry. 38 maps that explain the global economy.

Snipping Tool Alternatives and Similar Software. 3 Types of Invisible Things You Do To Hinder Your Performance. AUTHORED by Flip Flippen | Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 IN THIS VIDEO:00:02 An Unforgettable Outing With My Boys 01:08 One Balloon That Simply Can’t Get Off The Ground 01:53 I Know What It’s Like To Be That Balloon 02:46 Why You And I Can Feel Tied Down 03:39 The One Question You Need to Answer 04:14 How Talented And Capable People Are Short-Circuiting Their Success 05:38 Having Constraints Is Part Of Being Human, But You Don’t Have To Stay That Way 09:01 What Are Your Critically Impacting Personal Constraints 09:35 You Have More In You, So I’m Making A Personal Investment in You A few years ago I took two of my boys, Matthew and Micah, on our annual guys’ outing: a grueling, six-day, backpacking trip in the mountains of Colorado.

The morning after we arrived in Beaver Creek, we went to the ski area where we would begin our hike. We put on our packs and began to head toward the lift that would take us up to our starting point. 11 Pictures That Compare Life Today With How It Used To Be. Une nouvelle façon de vivre et une nouvelle vitalité. Pour résumer simplement l´épisode 1, disons que la société a changé. RSA Spotlight: Eric Schlosser on Command and Control. Serres : "Ce n'est pas une crise, c'est un changement de monde". Michel Serres est une vigie plantée en haut du mât de notre époque. Du haut de son gréement, de ses 82 ans, de sa culture encyclopédique, de son temps partagé entre les cultures française et américaine qu'il enseigne, ce philosophe académicien nous décrit les changements qu'il observe sur l'équipage humanité que nous sommes.

En curieux de tout qu'il est, il guette avec impatience et gourmandise les évolutions qui nous arrivent, comme un des matelots de Colomb aurait scruté l'horizon dans l'espoir de nouvelles terres. Serres : "Ce n'est pas une crise, c'est un changement de monde" Science fiction: How not to build a future society. Science fiction films have many warnings for us – not least, how the road to a perfect future society is fraught with peril. Quentin Cooper loads up the DVD player to see what lessons we can learn. Science-fiction films sometimes offer us a future so bright we’ve got to wear shades. Change the question, change the world: Dr. Norman Fraser at TEDxWhitehorse. AbNormal: the science of being different. Seven Signs You're Too Smart For Your Job. The Internet With A Human Face - Beyond Tellerrand 2014 Conference Talk. Anyone who works with computers learns to fear their capacity to forget.

Like so many things with computers, memory is strictly binary. There is either perfect recall or total oblivion, with nothing in between. It doesn't matter how important or trivial the information is. The computer can forget anything in an instant. Japanese villages share their secrets for living longer - Protection now - AXA - BBC. Good genes, diet and universal healthcare keep Japan at top of longevity tables. Japanese are renowned for their longevity, with the country regularly topping life expectancy tables. Now, the two villages where people live longer than anywhere else have met to exchange notes on how to live even longer. Representatives from the village of Matsukawa in Nagano have visited their counterparts in Kitanakagusukuon the island of Okinawa. According to the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Matsukawa has the country's longest average life expectancy for men at 82.2 years, while women in Kitanakagusuku live an average 89 years. 10 Years of Silence: How Long It Took Mozart, Picasso and Kobe Bryant to Be Successful.

3.1K Flares 3.1K Flares × How long does it take to become elite at your craft? And what do the people who master their goals do differently than the rest of us? That’s what John Hayes, a cognitive psychology professor at Carnegie Mellon University, wanted to know. For decades, Hayes has been investigating the role of effort, practice, and knowledge in top performers. How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the “Seinfeld Strategy” Jerry Seinfeld is one of the most successful comedians of all‐time. He is regarded as one of the “Top 100 Comedians of All–Time” by Comedy Central. He was also the co–creator and co–writer of Seinfeld, the long–running sitcom which has received numerous awards and was claimed to have the “Top TV Episode of All–Time” as rated by TV Guide. Defective by Design.

The secrets of the world's happiest cities. Two bodyguards trotted behind Enrique Peñalosa, their pistols jostling in holsters. There was nothing remarkable about that, given his profession – and his locale. Peñalosa was a politician on yet another campaign, and this was Bogotá, a city with a reputation for kidnapping and assassination. The Decline of Owned and the Rise of Earned. WhatsApp: Facebook's Weapon for Taking on the Telcos. Infographics Must Die. Internet History: Video of 1981 TV report shows birth of Internet News. Anna Wallner & Kristina Matisic: Official Website. Paroles d’Hommes. The Minimalists. Small Business Ideas and Resources for Entrepreneurs. Mind Map dans le systeme educatif finlandais.

Go West - Pet Shop Boys - World´s Armys. The Humanoid Robot "NEXTAGE" realizing a flexible assembly line received the "Special Award for Next Generation Industry" at the 5th Robot Award Contest in Japan. The Office Wall Makes a Comeback. Can we design organizations for beauty? Delphine Tomaselli - Esther. RSA Animate - Re-Imagining Work. The Office Blend. Infographics & Data Visualization. Mining Mummy. TED talks. Amanda Palmer: The art of asking. Amy Tan: Where does creativity hide? The RSA.

RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us. Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity? How to Change Education - Ken Robinson. RSA Replay - The Power of Vulnerability.