The Watson User Modeling service uses linguistic analytics to extract a spectrum of cognitive and social characteristics from the text data that a person generates through text messages, tweets, posts, and more.
What I've learned over the course of time is that it is a waste of time trying to help someone on the internet or change the world or whatever. You can only give people the tools, but you cannot force them to use those either.
5:20 - Why Snapchat works (attention)
12:47 - Premission marketing (ala Godin)
23:40 - Would people pay for WhatsApp? (the water bottle and the art of storytelling)
27:00 - Are you an entreprenuer?
36:00 - Privacy (why you should watch less porn and be a better person)
41:00 - Social networks...
Evolutionary theory, which has a story for everything, has a story to illustrate how the human species might benefit from wide variations in temperament. A group that included different personality types...
Does anyone else think that we are deducting ideas from the MBTI system to prove how we are better than others? It seems like a lot of NT forums equate personality with skill and I think it is fairly annoying when people dont even bother to read up on MBTI, before coming up with these prejudiced...
So a friend of mine told me (He got this idea from Henrik Fexeus´ book about increasing your memorizing skills... or something like that) that Edison used to hold a metal ball in his hand, before he went to sleep, so that when the ball hit the floor he would wake up. The idea is that you come up...
When Matthew Penbross woke on a morning in August 2007—a day in which he’d be competing in motocross races near Port Macquarie, Australia—he wanted to be prepared. To improve his reaction speed on the start line, the 28-year-old began...
I have already advertised this, but I dont think it got the attention it deserved.
This one I found really interesting:
I use the lightbulb to mark the would be "ideas" subforum threads.
Foundation with (!)Kevin Rose
Ricky Gervais podcasts/show/Ricky...
A quick reference:
The original post was made by Northern Bushape on the org. He originally got the list from http://www.don-lindsay-archive.org/skeptic/arguments.html
Ad Hominem (Argument To The Man):
attacking the person instead of attacking his...
Wouldnt it be nice if this place had a subforum, where you could discuss ideas that would not have to be limited to a specific area of interest (like the psychology subforum)? Ideas how to improve something (inventions), ideas that help you improve your lifestyle (16 habits...), ideas on how to...
There are many interpretations to this movie. Or movies in general. And I am not usually interested in trying to extrapolate what it all means, but you make some interesting points. Still, you are not the good guy if you start fucking up other people´s lives.
You are also right about the fact...
For a long time now I have been ruthlessly attacking the question of what it is I do with my days. I began a project where I tracked my daily endeavors to see what I was doing with my time (see part IV). I have been...
This a thread created, in case we get banned from PERC and for those who havent been banned from PERC...