Humanity and nature become one in these beautiful... →
The next time you’re feeling isolated from nature, let these breathtaking illustrations, which seamlessly weave the bodies of humans with those of plants and other animals, serve as a compelling reminder that even when humanity and nature seem separated from one another, the two are, in fact, inextricably linked.
An innovation that is disruptive allows a whole new population of consumers...
Why I’m a listener: Amgen CEO Kevin Sharer →
Listening can be learned, but to change your behavior on any important dimension you’ve got to have deep self-awareness. You have to change, and you have to want to change—and you can’t fake it.
Discovery of information is a form of intellectual labour” - Maria Popova
Habits: How They Form And How To Break Them →
Parallel parking, gambling, exercising, brushing your teeth and every other habit-forming activity all follow the same behavioral and neurological patterns, says New York Timesbusiness writer Charles Duhigg. His new book The Power of Habit explores the science behind why we do what we do — and how companies are now working to use our habit formations to sell and market products to us.
Microsoft’s future Kinect 2 device will reportedly... →
Recently Microsoft launched its Avatar Kinect technology which allows the sensor to track mouth and eyebrow movements.
Your (Virtual) Future Self Wants You To Save Up →
Now, new research has found a way around that barrier: providing a virtual glimpse into the future that could help motivate young people to save more for retirement.
Face recognition could catch bad avatars →
The team also investigated matching a human face to an avatar generated from that face - previous studies show that avatars often resemble their owners
Music is Magic →
Old Man is reawakened by hearing music from his era