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La fabrique des imposteurs et la toute puissance du pervers narcissique. 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. L'avis de Creapills Une idée surprenante en matière de logistique : réaliser 600 affiches différentes, et détourner tout autant de panneaux en plein Paris, ça demande forcément une organisation implacable.

En politique comme dans les entreprises, “les médiocres ont pris le pouvoir” Sous le règne de la médiocratie, la moyenne devient une norme, le compromis domine : idées et hommes deviennent interchangeables.

En politique comme dans les entreprises, “les médiocres ont pris le pouvoir”

Il faut résister à la révolution anesthésiante, alerte le philosophe Alain Deneault. C'est d'une « révolution anesthésiante » qu'il s'agit. Celle qui nous invite à nous situer toujours au centre, à penser mou, à mettre nos convictions dans notre poche de manière à devenir des êtres interchangeables, faciles à ranger dans des cases. Surtout ne rien déranger, surtout ne rien inventer qui pourrait remettre en cause l'ordre économique et social. « Il n'y a eu aucune prise de la Bastille, rien de comparable à l'incendie du Reichstag, et l'Aurore n'a encore tiré aucun coup de feu, écrit le philosophe Alain Deneault qui enseigne la pensée critique en science politique à l'Université de Montréal. Qu'entendez-vous par « médiocratie » ?

La médiocratie désigne ainsi un régime où la moyenne devient une norme impérieuse qu'il s'agit d'incarner. 30 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. This tension was beautifully illustrated in a novel I love, Vikram Chandra’s mesmerizing Sacred Games . Fast Company. Le mythe de la « sharing economy  ! 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. Those comments, naturally, garnered a lot attention. However, he had equally startling comments about Amazon and Google. After listening to Gurley, it's hard not to be impressed by Amazon. 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. That's pretty sad," said Marshall, who harvested berries 40 years ago. 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 !» 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. Jusqu'ici, l'idée ressemblait surtout à une lubie utopiste réservée aux stricts milieux intellectuels. Si l'on ne connaît pas encore les détails exacts du projet de loi présenté par le premier ministre finlandais, Juha Spilä, on en connaît les contours. Le gouvernement de centre droit entend tester dans les prochains mois l'idée d'une allocation de base pour tous les citoyens du pays, sans distinction d'âge, de situation sociale ou de santé.

L'expérimentation devrait être réalisée dans un premier temps dans une région du pays fortement impactée par le chômage servant de laboratoire. Le projet énoncé est soutenu majoritairement en Finlande où selon les premiers sondages, 79% de la population approuve cette idée alors que la réforme est également bien reçue par 69% des députés. Les robots savent aussi faire des hamburgers. 'One of the largest human experiments in history' was conducted on unsuspecting residents of San Francisco. 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. My father always used to tell me that, “you can’t make new old friends.” How do you distinguish if someone in your life makes you change for the better or if you are better off without them? 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" 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.

John Lanchester reviews ‘The Second Machine Age’ by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee and ‘Average Is Over’ by Tyler Cowen · LRB 5 March 2015

The suspension of testing had created a need to be able to run complex computer simulations of how old weapons were ageing, for safety reasons, and also – it’s a dangerous world out there! – to design new weapons without breaching the terms of the moratorium. 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?

If Patients Only Knew How Often Treatments Could Harm Them

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. A Desirable-Future Haiku — The Message. Recently I sent a twitter request out into the wider internets.

A Desirable-Future Haiku — The Message

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. 11 Pictures That Compare Life Today With How It Used To Be. Une nouvelle façon de vivre et une nouvelle vitalité. RSA Spotlight: Eric Schlosser on Command and Control. Serres : "Ce n'est pas une crise, c'est un changement de monde". 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. But mostly we’re deluged with visions of tomorrows far bleaker than today, from wildly unlikely “what if?” Disaster scenarios through to entirely plausible but still scary extrapolations of the present.

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. If it remembers, it remembers for keeps. This doesn't map well onto human experience of memory, which is fuzzy. Every programmer has firsthand experience of accidentally deleting something important. And because we live in a time when storage grows ever cheaper, we learn to save everything, log everything, and keep it forever. 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. 10 Years of Silence: How Long It Took Mozart, Picasso and Kobe Bryant to Be Successful. 3.1K Flares Filament.io 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.

According to Forbes magazine, Seinfeld reached his peak in earnings when he made $267 million dollars in 1998. Defective by Design. The secrets of the world's happiest cities. 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.