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Monthly Archives: November 2010

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An Interview With WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange - Andy Greenberg - The Firewall - Forbes
(tags: wikileaks interview government politics privacy usa business finance)

Poking, Tagging and Now Landing an M.B.A. - NYTimes.com
The London School of Business and Finance Global M.B.A. bills itself as “the world’s first internationally recognized M.B.A. to be delivered through a Facebook application.”
(tags: education [...]

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Experiments in Field Philosophy - NYTimes.com
Philosophers, he argued, have spent enough time cogitating in their armchairs. Knobe described how he and a group of like-minded colleagues in the discipline have undertaken a more engaged approach, working with cognitive scientists and designing experiments that will “test” people’s intuitions about traditional philosophic puzzlers such as the existence [...]

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Interesting, albeit a bit slow and rehash, presentation about today's youth from BOX1824, a brazilian research firm
(tags: video culture inspiration research youth social internet consumer postmodernism cct)

Public Bikes opens a pop up shop in Gap's flagship in SF
(tags: popup shop interesting collaboration marketing thesis bike)

Flash Mobs with an Heart: non-for-profit group starts the Big Help [...]

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Pop-Up Cafes: The DOT's Solution to Parking Spot Surplus! - Gothamist
After deeming the first pop-up cafe in Lower Manhattan a success, the DOT is "seeking applications from restaurants for its Pop-up Café Program. Pop-up Cafés provide outdoor public seating in the curb lane during the warm months and promote local businesses. Such cafés are popular [...]

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A great article from NYT on how we mixed up the literal and the metaphorical and the consequences on our behaviors
A brilliant study by Bargh and colleagues concerned haptic sensations (I had to look the word up — haptic: related to the sense of touch). Volunteers were asked to evaluate the resumes of supposed job [...]

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New iPhone-based method leads this Harvard Psy study to declare that the more your mind wander, the less happy you are
That last question proved to be the key to the study, which concluded that a main cause of people’s unhappiness is how frequently their minds wander. According to the app, 46.9 percent of people’s time [...]

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Reddit’s Astonishing Altruism: A Look at the Kind Heart of One of the Most Influential Communities on the Internet
25 of the most incredible examples of that unique brand of Reddit altruism.
(tags: reddit social internet cool community culture inspiration web interesting research ideas subculture)

Banksy hits/tags 10 Downing Street. Not, you did not misread.
(tags: banksy art awesome [...]

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It's Willy Wonka for adults: Hgh Hefner offers ten "Golden Ticket" for a "Midsummer Night's Dream Party" in PB Mag
(tags: interesting marketing promotion playboy humor movie)

The Economics of Seinfeld
The Economics of Seinfield let us search videoclips to teach/show economics concpt (like moral hazard or incentives)
(tags: interesting education video humor)

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YouTube - A LIFE ON FACEBOOK.
(tags: facebook youtube video interesting life presentation socialmedia creative)

Daryl Bem, reknowned researcher in fringe psychology, provides first scientific evidences of premonition thoughts
(tags: psychology future interesting alternative academic research)

From (surprsingly) Japan, Hatsune Miku (Crypton Future Media) is a real life Simone (the movie): a 3D avatar on tour
(tags: art japan video [...]