Source: Humans Sleep More Efficiently Compared To Other Primates | Anthropology.net
Category: Digital Transformation
Plume Labs uses air quality big data and open government to save lives
It would be harder to find buzzier buzzwords these days than “Big Data” and “Smart Cities” and “Open Government.”
Source: With air pollution app, Plume Labs wants to prove that big data and open government can save lives | VentureBeat | Big Data | by Chris O’Brien
The Internet is creating overconfidence but can also correct it
The internet is an engine for turning us all into bores, says Tom Stafford.
Source: BBC – Future – The web has deluded you, and don’t pretend it hasn’t
Peak booze: the cultural anthropology of drinking in the UK
From bar furniture to noise levels, modern pubs push consumption to the max – and these design and marketing tricks have affected one generation more than most.
Work From Anywhere: Nomadlist
As digital workers freelance from around the world, startups are popping up to offer them housing, advice, and a place to log on.
Source: Work From Anywhere But Home: Startups Emerge To Turn You Into A Globetrotting Digital Nomad
Meet the ‘digital nomads’
For these ‘citizens of the world’, the office can be anything from a beach hut in Brisbane to a Starbucks in Seattle, thanks to the growing prevalence of remote-based work. But roaming the globe from cafe to cafe is not without its challenges
Source: Meet the ‘digital nomads’ who travel the world in search of fast Wi-Fi | Cities | The Guardian
Matcha latte, chia smoothie, and other energy boosting coffee alternatives
You may love the energy kick from coffee, but too much can be a bad thing. Try some of these greener, cleaner-burning ‘fuels’ that will wake you up, nourish your body, and keep you going longer.
Stats About Happy People – Happify Daily
What do the happiest people have in common? They have a handle on at least of few of these eight instant happiness boosters, some of which may already be elevating your mood.
Source: Stats About Happy People – Happy People Stats – Happify Daily
How Far Will People Push Tesla’s Million-Mile Warranty?
How Far Will People Push Tesla’s Million-Mile Warranty? – Now that Tesla has uncapped the limit for its 8-year Model S powertrain warranty to “infinite” miles, how far might some Model S drivers actually be able t[…]
Source: How Far Will People Push Tesla’s Million-Mile Warranty?
How to use winter greens in pesto
Embrace the onslaught of kale and other winter greens by giving them a summer spin.
Anthropology of wearables: who uses them?
The Public Health Institute’s Iana Simeonov is highlighted in this Forbes article on the use of wearable devices to monitor health data, arguing that while the market for wearables has expanded dramatically in recent years, the populations suffering from chronic health issues who could most benefit from these devices are not being reached with the technology.
Source: Why Healthcare Wearables Are Out Of Reach For People Who Need Them Most – Public Health Institute
Empathy, collaboration replace assertiveness for leaders of the future
In the past, we could dominate by accumulating resources and driving efficiency, but now it is agility and interoperability that rule the day.
Source: Why The Ability To Collaborate Is The New Competitive Advantage – Forbes
You must be logged in to post a comment.