This Is How To “Work Smarter Not Harder”: 3 Secrets From Research – Barking Up The Wrong Tree

This Is How To “Work Smarter Not Harder”: 3 Secrets From Research – Barking Up The Wrong Tree

Everyone says “work smarter not harder” but nobody explains how to do it. A new research study of over 5000 people finally gives us the answers we need.

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?

*crickets*

Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a clear answer…

UC Berkeley professor Morten Hansen looked at 200 academic papers, interviewed 120 experts, ran a pilot study on 300 subjects, and built a framework which he then tested on 5000 participants from various industries and backgrounds.

He found 7 behaviors that made up 66% of the difference in how people performed. (By comparison, standard metrics like education, age, and hours worked were only responsible for 10% combined.)

His new book is Great at Work: How Top Performers Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve More.

We’re gonna look at 3 of his findings so that we can get better work done in less time — and even achieve that mythical “work-life balance” unicorn everyone is always talking about.

Let’s start with the single most effective strategy he uncovered…

Source: www.bakadesuyo.com/2018/02/work-smarter-not-harder-2/

Create your own environment

Recently, I’ve been thinking of ways to allow users to create their own features and environments. A way to let anyone seamlessly and efficiently program what they need. Maybe it’s a feature on top of an existing app. Maybe it’s an entirely new program. In any case, whatever the user might need, let’s remove the overhead involved in creating new features and programs. Programming is hard. Does it have to be? Let’s make what we can fun and easy for people to create the functions they want.

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Scientists Transmit Thoughts from one Brain to Another

Scientists Transmit Thoughts from one Brain to Another

An international team of scientists has succeeded in transmitting the thoughts of one individual into the brain of a second person, located thousands of miles away, combining some of the latest technological marvels with the long arm of the Internet. This is thought to be the first time that two…

Source: abcnews.go.com/Technology/scientists-transmit-thoughts-brain/story?id=25319813

History of Communication from Cave Drawings to the Web

History of Communication from Cave Drawings to the Web – Creative Displays Now

 All animal species have perfected a system of communication, but humans are the only species capable of spoken language. Effective communication is essential for a variety of reasons. It serves to inform, motivate, establish authority and control, and allows for emotive expression. For humans in particular, communication is also vital for creating a sense of social cohesion. Just …

Source: www.creativedisplaysnow.com/articles/history-of-communication-from-cave-drawings-to-the-web/

Amazon opens .Bot up to more bots

.bot domain registration ends 30 Mar 2018

I have found that they are about $75 to register.

Amazon opens .Bot up to more bots – Domain Name Wire | Domain Name News & Website Stuff

Company adds three eligible bot platforms for .bot domain names. Amazon.com has added several bots to its approved list of chatbots for .bot domain name registrants. Now, people who have published bots based on Howdy’s Botkit Studio, Gupshup and Pandorabots can register a domain name ending in .bot. This is in addition to Amazon Lex, …

Source: domainnamewire.com/2018/02/07/amazon-opens-bot-bots/