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Vivre 1 an sans internet

Vivre 1 an sans internet
I was wrong. One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was "corrupting my soul." It's a been a year now since I "surfed the web" or "checked my email" or "liked" anything with a figurative rather than literal thumbs up. And now I'm supposed to tell you how it solved all my problems. But instead it's 8PM and I just woke up. I didn't want to meet this Paul at the tail end of my yearlong journey. In early 2012 I was 26 years old and burnt out. I thought the internet might be an unnatural state for us humans, or at least for me. My plan was to quit my job, move home with my parents, read books, write books, and wallow in my spare time. My goal would be to discover what the internet had done to me over the years But for some reason, The Verge wanted to pay me to leave the internet. My goal, as a technology writer, would be to discover what the internet had done to me over the years. This was going to be amazing. Read next

Si vous vous sentez suicidaire, lisez-ceci Si vous vous sentez suicidaire, arrêtez-vous pour lire ce qui suit. Cela ne vous prendra que cinq minutes. Je ne veux pas vous dissuader de la réalité de votre souffrance. Je ne vous parlerai ici que comme quelqu'un qui sait ce que souffrir veut dire. Je ne sais pas qui vous êtes, ni pourquoi vous lisez cette page. Je sais seulement qu'en ce moment, vous la lisez, et c'est déjà une bonne chose. J'ai connu un certain nombre de personnes qui voulaient se tuer. Bien, vous lisez encore ce texte, et c'est très bon. Commencez par penser à cette phrase : "Le suicide n'est pas un choix, on y est conduit quand la douleur dépasse les ressources qui permettent d'y faire face." Dans le suicide, il ne s'agit que de cela. N'acceptez pas que quelqu'un vous dise, "il n'y a pas de quoi être suicidaire pour cela." Quand la douleur dépasse les ressources qui permettent d'y faire face, le résultat, ce sont des pensées suicidaires, des "idées noires". Puisque vous avez été jusqu'ici, vous méritez un cadeau.

National Youth Rights Association » Young and Oppressed While most common oppressions, such as sexism, racism, classism, heterosexism, even speciesism, have been identified, widely acknowledged, thoroughly discussed and deeply analyzed, one oppression remains largely untouched. This fact is astonishing given that the group oppressed by this ignored injustice is one to which every adult human has once belonged. It is the one oppression with which all humans can identify, having suffered from it directly. The oppressed group is that of young people — all young people. As we will further demonstrate, adults and adult institutions in our society regularly commit acts of abuse, coercion, deprivation, indoctrination and invalidation against young people. As an oppression in need of acknowledgment and understanding, ageism is vital to oppression theory. Let’s face it: when adults look at oppression theory, they do so from a “grown up” perspective — one which sees right over the heads of even their own children. That is significant. Political Ageism

Andy Betts: Death of a Digital Salesman -- Technology, Change and the Hybrid Marketer "The jungle is dark but full of diamonds, Willy." - Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman For those familiar with Arthur Miller's classic Death of a Salesman, the above statement is an apt way of describing the depth of the technology and digital landscape as we see it today and the role of the traditional digital salesman compared to the rise of the hybrid marketer -- confusion yet opportunity. Death of a Salesman is not so much a story about the life of a traveling salesman as it is a story of the changing social and economic pressures on the nuclear family. The play's protagonist, Willy Loman, is a symbol of the past, and like the traditional media salesman, is at risk of becoming obsolete. The rapid growth of search, online video, social media, content marketing and demand generation have driven the convergence of audiences across all online channels such that the relationship between buyers and sellers has become significantly more complex and, in many cases, automated. 1.

Apprendre à apprendre L'essentiel à savoir pour réussir sans travailler plus mais mieux. "notre chance d’avenir repose sur ce qui fait notre risque présent : le retard de notre esprit par rapport à ses possibilités" Edgar Morin, dans La méthode, tome 3 : La connaissance de la connaissance Si la capacité à apprendre est innée, car dans la nature du cerveau, le "savoir apprendre", qui favorise la réussite et mène à une véritable autonomie, est une compétence complexe qui nécessite d'acquérir une méthodologie d'apprentissage, et d'accepter de modifier ses représentations sur l'apprentissage, et parfois même ses représentations de soi. Tout apprentissage est une transformation profonde, il faut changer pour apprendre et on change en apprenant. Insolite à l'université ? Non, si constatant l'importance de l'échec scolaire, et reconnaissant les limites de l'enseignement traditionnel de type transmissif, le système éducatif repense les notions d'enseignement-apprentissage pour offrir les meilleures chances à chacun.

The Most Oppressed Group in the World - Carolyn Gage Kinda like they still won... It's too late for a women's party. That was the great dream of some of our Suffrage foremothers-- that after women got the vote we would organize ourselves into a separate political party that would seriously rearrange the business-as-usual agenda. Opponents of Suffrage, for all the rhetoric about "a woman's place" and protecting our pure minds from the dirty work of politics, were terrified that this would be the outcome. And it's too late for that women's party now. Children are the most globally disenfranchised, helpless, dependent, and historically victimized population on the planet. Children, as an exploited and colonized population are in a unique situation. Children can't even organize a protest. And, of course, this immediately calls to mind the absolutely abysmal historical record o f adults attempting to protect children via legislation and agencies. Because it would be visionary. And what are those needs? The right to their bodily integrity.

Crap: the single biggest threat to B2B content marketing All the surveys show the same trend: 90% of marketers plan to spend a lot more on content this year than they did last year. (God knows what the other 10% are planning). It doesn’t take America’s Next Top Model to tell you that this adds up to a big boatload of content coming our way. As consumers and buyers, we’ll all be targeted by a tidal wave of eBooks, blog posts and infographics. And as marketers, we’ll all be competing against a Mississippi of meaningful material. This new Slideshare rant is all about this problem — and the only solution to it. As always, your comments are not just welcome, they’re eagerly awaited and received with a level of gratitude bordering on the unseemly. Crap. There’s a guest post on Hubspot called The Content Marketing Deluge that expands on this piece and addresses the question: aren’t we already in the midst of the Deluge? And one on Marketing Profs that goes a bit deeper into the Six Principles of Great Content Brands.

Les 4 piliers de l'apprentissage d'après les neurosciences D’après Stanislas Dehaene, psychologue cognitif, neuroscientifique et professeur au Collège de France, les neurosciences cognitives ont identifié au moins quatre facteurs qui déterminent la vitesse et la facilité d’apprentissage. 1. L’attention L’attention est la capacité que nous avons à nous ouvrir à la réalité : l’attention ouvre notre esprit. Audrey Akoun et Isabelle Pailleau, auteurs de La pédagogie positive, la définissent comme Le mouvement cérébral qui va nous permettre d’orienter notre action en fonction d’un objectif, d’un centre d’intérêt… Grâce à elle, nous captons, par nos cinq sens, les différentes informations en provenance soit de notre environnement, soit de notre ressenti émotionnel ou psychologique. Stanislas Dehaene ajoute que l’attention sert à sélectionner les informations, module massivement l’activité cérébrale et facilite l’apprentissage. Mais l’attention peut être sélective. Quelles conséquences pour l’enseignement ? 2. Stanislas Dehaene écrit : 3. 4.

Are Children an Oppressed Class? Children of Laos by Taylor Miles I can take no credit for asking this question or raising this issue. Many people I respect have written about this subject before. Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to find most of these posts through Google, though I remember that one appeared here . You see, when I first started seeing these posts, my response was anger. But enough people I respect had commented on the subject that I sat on my rage and thought about it for a while. Demobilize child soldiers in the Central African Republic by hdptcar When Nestle encourages women to use formula even though they cannot afford enough to feed their children adequately and have to water it down too much , it is the children who are being oppressed. None of this changes the fact that it is wrong to treat a woman, disabled or otherwise, as a child. ETA: In comments below, Katherine suggested two resources: the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the campaign to get the US to sign it .

Let Me Wave my Magical Content Wand It usually starts something like this: Hey! Everyone I know is on Instagram! We should start an Instagram for the company! The suggestion in itself isn’t wrong per se, it’s just not made with much of an understanding of how these social platforms work. It takes less than 5 minutes to set up an Instagram account (if you have an iPhone or an Android). People who rarely use social networks love platforms…even when they, themselves, admit to not having enough time to use them. But what people who don’t use social networks much fail to understand is that picking a platform means that you need to create ongoing content for that platform. Creating content for a brand (company, organization or individual) is like running a news room…but even more complicated because it needs to be interactive. In addition to this, you need to achieve your own goals through the content. All of this is to say: content doesn’t just appear magically out of thin air with a wave of a magic social fairy wand. /rant

Conseils pour prendre des notes Cette fiche méthodologique proposée par Sciences Po et OpenClassrooms vous aide à prendre des notes, qui vous permettent de comprendre le cours en vous le réappropriant. Cette fiche méthodologique est proposée par Sciences Po, associé à OpenClassrooms, pour accompagner les lycéens vers le bac et les études supérieures. Nous publions progressivement neuf fiches e-methodo conçues par des enseignants de lycée et de Sciences Po : rédiger une dissertation, un commentaire de texte, lire une carte, faire une recherche sur Internet, organiser son temps durant un examen ou un concours… Introduction Vous l’avez compris, prendre des notes est un réflexe indispensable qui va vous permettre de mieux comprendre le cours en vous le réappropriant, de gagner du temps et de vous préparer efficacement aux évaluations. Pour acquérir ce réflexe, il faut être capable de faire plusieurs choses en même temps : Mais comment faire tout cela à la fois ? C’est ce que nous allons découvrir maintenant ! Le plan Exemples :

Dispelling the myth that youth equals crime | Society It's 18 months since the launch of a tough, high-profile local police operation tagged Excalibur. But a tenants' representative in Higher Openshaw, east Manchester, concedes: "It's the youth club as much as Excalibur that's reduced crime round here." She had previously been one of the strongest advocates of the police offensive in an atmosphere where talk of youth clubs would have been seen as rewarding "the scum". This particular scum are the Sandywell lads, whose joyriding made life hell for local residents, young and old. The youth club is Higher Openshaw Youth, set up by parents frustrated by public meetings where they never got an answer to questions about youth provision. With the help of a voluntary sector organiser, and the headmaster of Higher Openshaw community school, the parents turned a large classroom into a club, with PlayStations, computers, a tuck bar and use of the football pitch. As elsewhere, anxieties over crime have prompted a sharp response. David Brindle

Blogging for your business is worth it even if you get no traffic I used to blog out of guilt. Every now and then, my investors would sternly suggest I blog more. I’d grumpily obey and then point to the flat traffic graph as clear evidence of blogging’s fruitlessness. It was a self-fulfilling prophecy of fail. I’ve written previously about my first month of serious blogging in terms of performance & initial thoughts. My process Posting used to take me 4 hours. Capture every ideaDon’t wait for good ideas – shipping regularly creates qualityDon’t obsess — publish posts on the 2nd draftWatch realtime analytics and heavily polish only the posts which start to take off Blogging makes money, sort of, eventually The advertising value of blogging is essentially nil. If you have a product, blogging is an awesome source of leads — but that depends on traffic. Leads are going to be the winner in terms of financial ROI eventually, but it can take so long to get to a reasonable quantity that it’s easy to get discouraged. Blogging makes you better at your job