Jedi Mind Tricks: 17 Lesser Known Ways to Persuade People Want to know how to persuade people online and get what you want? The power of influence is usually all that separates the successful from everyone else. These are some tactics, discovered through psychological research, that you have probably not yet heard about, but have the potential to increase your persuasive abilities. I’m not going to cover reciprocity, scarcity or social proof and all those widely known persuasion principles. How Rupert Murdoch Is Influencing Australia’s Bushfire Debate michael barbaro From The New York Times, I’m Michael Barbaro. This is “The Daily.”
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Nuclear Fusion: 'This is the Adventure Part of Venture Capital' While eating lunch at a recent energy conference with the usual random selection of delegates and speakers, I asked the co-founder of a leading energy venture capital firm what technology he finds most exciting right now. Without hesitation, he began telling me about his company’s ambitious, longer-term bet on a small nuclear fusion company. He then put me in contact with his partner and co-founder, who helped fill in the details for this story. Like so many developments in the energy sector today, a combination of technology and innovative thinking is driving a push toward affordable, clean and reliable energy in the form of nuclear fusion. “Everybody has a right to be skeptical because nuclear fusion is hard, but this has a chance of working,” Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital’s co-founder and CEO, Mike Brown, recently told Breaking Energy in comments about suburban Vancouver based General Fusion.
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Interview with Raffi Krikorian on Twitter's Infrastructure Raffi Krikorian, Vice President of Platform Engineering at Twitter, gives an insight on how Twitter prepares for unexpected traffic peaks and how system architecture is designed to support failure. InfoQ: Hi, Raffi. Would you please introduce yourself to the audience and the readers of InfoQ? Raffi: Sure. Barack Obama citizenship conspiracy theories Conspiracy theories falsely asserting that Barack Obama is not a natural-born citizen of the US In response to the conspiracy theories, the White House released copies of the President's long-form birth certificate on April 27, 2011, and posted an image of it to the White House website, reaffirming that he was born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii. During Barack Obama's campaign for president in 2008, throughout his presidency, and afterwards, a number of conspiracy theories falsely asserted Obama was ineligible to be President of the United States because he was not a natural-born citizen of the U.S. as required by Article Two of the Constitution.
Lockheed Martin's new fusion reactor can change humanity forever this is outstanding!! From the military's point of view, you'd be able to run a carrier, or hell, any ship with this and dramatically reduce your fuel costs. If it's the size of a jet engine, they can put it on pretty much anything in the navy's fleet, or on a drone with unlimited flight time? Why People Believe Weird Things and 8 Ways to Change Their Minds Some people believe all kinds of weird stuff including… …no, actually, for a very good psychological reason I’m not going to repeat any of it here. Let’s just say that some people believe weird stuff and leave it at that. It turns out that just one of the fascinating reasons that people accept odd ideas is that they keep getting repeated, even if only to debunk them.