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    1. 7 Interview Questions For Measuring Emotional Intelligence

      7 Interview Questions For Measuring Emotional Intelligence

      Emotional intelligence involves self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. In other words, it's a complicated amalgam that hiring managers have a hard time testing for. As a result, many fall back on gut instincts and subjective impressions. It isn't always a smart move to leave something so important to such faulty measures.

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    2. This Startup Is Using Games To Measure Creativity--And Teach Us How To Unlock It

      This Startup Is Using Games To Measure Creativity--And Teach Us How To Unlock It

      Angad Singh thinks there’s a good chance that within 20 years, your job will no longer exist. And if it does, a bot will do it. "It seems obvious," he says. "The nature of work will be completely different." By different, he means that anyone currently doing "non-creative" work will be made redundant in favor of software or robots. So long, assembly line workers. Good luck, white-collar paper pushers. Anything that can be automated will be.

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      Mentions: IBM Adobe Yahoo
    3. How to Advance In Your Career Without Becoming A Workaholic

      How to Advance In Your Career Without Becoming A Workaholic

      Advancing in your career means putting in more hours, taking on more assignments, and becoming "married to your job," right? No, say career coaches. Overachievers who live at the office tend to burn out fast and often neglect doing the very things they need to do in order to advance. In doing too much, they do too little. Being 100% committed to your work doesn’t guarantee you a promotion. So how can you get ahead without making work your life?

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      Mentions: New York
    4. Are We Finally Ready To Annotate The Entire Internet?

      Are We Finally Ready To Annotate The Entire Internet?

      Larry Hanley, an English professor at San Francisco State University, is the kind of man who aggressively annotates his books. He believes a particularly beautiful verse of poetry deserves to be underlined; a thought-provoking line of prose requires an equally intelligent comment scribbled next to it. In his classroom, he gently nudges his students to engage with books by writing notes in the margins. "Annotation makes the reading process visible," Hanley says.

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    5. 7 Interview Questions For Measuring Emotional Intelligence

      7 Interview Questions For Measuring Emotional Intelligence

      Emotional intelligence involves self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. In other words, it's a complicated amalgam that hiring managers have a hard time testing for. As a result, many fall back on gut instincts and subjective impressions. It isn't always a smart move to leave something so important to such faulty measures.

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    6. With Walabot, Your Phone Can "See" Through Walls And Pan For Gold

      With Walabot, Your Phone Can "See" Through Walls And Pan For Gold

      In the first demo, Raviv Melamed, CEO and cofounder of Vayyar and Walabot, uses the camera on his phone to see through our conference room table and detect the number of fingers he's holding up beneath the surface. Next, there's a video of a person walking down a hall and moving behind a barrier; the technology senses the human form even though it's no longer visible to our eyes.

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      Mentions: Intel
    7. 3 Changes To Your Physical Environment That Can Make You More Productive | Fast Company

      3 Changes To Your Physical Environment That Can Make You More Productive | Fast Company

      He also never read the newspaper, talked on the phone, or opened his mail at his desk. He wrote at his desk. That’s all. Mason Currey gives us a peek inside Hemingway's writing process in Daily Rituals: How Artists Work: Hemingway created his own unique environment. When it was time to write, he stood in the same place and used the same tools the exact same way, every single day. Today, in a world of work that’s mostly digital, we hardly notice our physical environments. But this is a mistake.

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      Mentions: Pandora
    8. With Walabot, Your Phone Can "See" Through Walls And Pan For Gold

      With Walabot, Your Phone Can "See" Through Walls And Pan For Gold

      In the first demo, Raviv Melamed, CEO and cofounder of Walabot, uses the camera on his phone to see through our conference room table and detect the number of fingers he's holding up beneath the surface. Next, there's a video of a person walking down a hall and moving behind a barrier; the technology senses the human form even though it's no longer visible to our eyes. Then comes a clip of vodka being poured past a couple of sensors to determine the purity of the alcohol on a microscopic level.

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      Mentions: Intel
    9. The Battle For Control Of Your TV Has Only Just Begun | Fast Company

      The Battle For Control Of Your TV Has Only Just Begun | Fast Company

      It just sits there next to your television, dusty and neglected, taunting you. But you’re almost powerless to get rid of it. It’s that ugly black set-top box. And even now, in the era of the connected home and smart devices, this relic of the 1990s stubbornly holds on. While increasing numbers of people have cut the cord and stream content via Chromecast or Roku, tens of millions of people continue to pay that annoying monthly fee to rent their set-top boxes.

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    10. The Surprising, One-Size-Fits-All Solution To The Gender-Leadership Gap | Fast Company

      The Surprising, One-Size-Fits-All Solution To The Gender-Leadership Gap | Fast Company

      Technology's impact on business is nothing if not a mixed blessing. At the same time that it leads to innovation, it threatens employees' health and satisfaction in the workplace. We already know how relentless connectivity can be counterproductive, but it appears to take a disproportionate toll on women. If that's the case, though, then so is the opposite: Restoring work-life balance for everyone may mean retaining more female talent in particular.

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    11. 5 Words And Phrases That Can Transform Your Work Life | Fast Company

      5 Words And Phrases That Can Transform Your Work Life | Fast Company

      Reporting for this story took a different turn from the beginning. Usually when I reach out to experts I get enthusiastic replies. But that was not the case when I emailed Professor Bernard Roth, academic director and cofounder of Stanford University's d.school. He said he would "not help" me on a story I wanted to write about some excellent achievement habits he has refined and taught for several decades, which he’s recently collected in a book called The Achievement Habit.

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    12. An Incredibly Dorky Look At Each Presidential Candidate’s Technology Stack

      An Incredibly Dorky Look At Each Presidential Candidate’s Technology Stack

      The prevailing media narrative for the last two U.S. presidential elections confirms what our high school math teachers always told us: It pays to be nice to nerds. Technology, from social media to "big data," has become the new key to campaign success.

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    13. Behind Bars, Prisoners Are Taking Classes Via Android Tablets

      Behind Bars, Prisoners Are Taking Classes Via Android Tablets

      Jails and prisons are often slow to introduce new technology but thousands of inmates in state institutions across the country are now taking courses on specialized tablets designed for use behind bars, through a unique arrangement with prison tech company JPay. "We have inmates who are currently earning college credits for the first time ever," says JPay founder and CEO Ryan Shapiro.

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    14. Behind Bars, Prisoners Are Taking Classes Via Android Tablets

      Behind Bars, Prisoners Are Taking Classes Via Android Tablets

      Jails and prisons are often slow to introduce new technology but thousands of inmates in state institutions across the country are now taking courses on specialized tablets designed for use behind bars, through a unique arrangement with prison tech company JPay. "We have inmates who are currently earning college credits for the first time ever," says JPay founder and CEO Ryan Shapiro.

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    15. Reinventing The Tech Accelerator | Fast Company

      Reinventing The Tech Accelerator | Fast Company

      In late 2009, when Gabriella Draney-Zielke started Dallas-based startup accelerator Tech Wildcatters, the accelerator was still a relatively new idea; there were only a handful at that time; by now, there are hundreds. Soon enough, Draney-Zielke began to realize what all accelerator founders inevitably realize: Some startups admitted to the program were better than others.

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    16. Reinventing The Tech Accelerator

      Reinventing The Tech Accelerator

      In late 2009, when Gabriella Draney-Zielke started Dallas-based startup accelerator Tech Wildcatters, the accelerator was still a relatively new idea; there were only a handful at that time; by now, there are hundreds. Soon enough, Draney-Zielke began to realize what all accelerator founders inevitably realize: Some startups admitted to the program were better than others.

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    17. How Leaders At Google, BuzzFeed, And More Make Decisions | Fast Company

      How Leaders At Google, BuzzFeed, And More Make Decisions | Fast Company

      Good decision making is a critical skill at any stage of a career. But it’s not easy to master. Studies have shown that it’s a complex process that involves evaluating both cognitive and emotional responses to figure out the right way to go. Experts believe the best decision making happens somewhere between research and careful thought and trust in the gut.

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      Mentions: Google Xerox Nike
    18. The Three Secret Elements Of Staying Motivated At Work Every Day

      The Three Secret Elements Of Staying Motivated At Work Every Day

      Staying motivated day after day on the job can be tough, even with the kind of work that challenges and pushes us. Striking just the right balance in your workday that keeps you both focused and motivated means understanding what drives our sense of motivation in the first place.

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    19. The Three Secret Elements Of Staying Motivated At Work Every Day | Fast Company

      The Three Secret Elements Of Staying Motivated At Work Every Day | Fast Company

      Staying motivated day after day on the job can be tough, even with the kind of work that challenges and pushes us. Striking just the right balance in your workday that keeps you both focused and motivated means understanding what drives our sense of motivation in the first place.

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    20. Which Is Better: Exercising Before Or After Work? | Fast Company

      Which Is Better: Exercising Before Or After Work? | Fast Company

      In an ideal world, I would exercise first thing in the morning. I’d also be well rested, someone else would be available to watch my children, and the weather would be warm enough that I could run through my neighborhood without slipping on ice. But the stars rarely align for all this to happen. That’s why lately I’ve been hitting the treadmill at night after my youngest child goes to bed.

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