The wisdom of crowds postulates that on the long term group decisions are better than those made by the smartest single member of the group. In general the more diverse the opinions and the more independent the members of the group are the better the decision will be. This applies to all areas of life except for one: creativity. Commitees almost never come up with good creative solutions.
If you didn't already know about the power of habits, this post will be one of the most important articles you will ever read in your entire life. I know it sounds like an overpromise, but it's really true and I can say that without being boastful because it's not my idea, I'm just retelling a concept in a nutshell that many smart people already said in great detail.
Many of us want to change ourselves to be better both privately and professionally. We also want to live better and provide a better life for our loved ones.
Bitcoin is a currency like no other. In short it's digital money that solves many of the problems our current currencies suffer from and introduces many other uncertainties we never had to deal with before.
As a follow up to the blog post I wrote about the Ford Figo campaign fallout an indian newspaper Live Mint and The Wall Street Journalinterviewed me.
Here is a giant collection of free mostly classic eBooks that are worth reading. You can put most of these books easily on your iPhone/iPad, Android or Kindle device.
On iOS you should simply download the book for free to your iBook app. Alternatively for .mobi apps you can also use the free Kindle app. Open iTunes and under the Apps tab find the File sharing section. Select Kindle and drop the book into the Kindle Documents window. Sync.
There is nothing more Canadian than maple syrup. And hockey. And poutin. And... My point is the plant that is featured on the Canadian flag not only creates a spectacular scenery in the fall, it also provides with a nutrient rich sweet crop that is harwested early in the spring time.
The comparison and analysis of these products is of course premature since neither Google Glass nor Apple's smart watch (iWatch) hit the shelves yet. While we have seen what Google Glass looks like, the iWatch is not even an announced product by Apple. This whole blog post is based on my best guesses and a general idea on the category of wearable computing.
Science ocassionally can produce some amazing and humbling images of our universe. Probably the most famous image was The Blue Marble taken by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft, at a distance of about 45,000 kilometres. It transformed how we view our Earth showing it as a unique and fragile planet in the middle of hostile space. Many consider this image to be one of the stimuly that started the eco movement in the 70's. Since then we have seen many amazing visualizations.
Paul Erdős (26 March 1913 – 20 September 1996) was a Hungarian mathematician. Erdős published more papers than any other mathematician in history, working with hundreds of collaborators. He worked on problems in combinatorics, graph theory, number theory, classical analysis, approximation theory, set theory, and probability theory. He is also known for his "legendarily eccentric" personality. Via Wikipedia.