Why Do We Have Positively Enhanced Self-views?

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From a Scientific American Article Most people believe that they are above average, a statistical impossibility. The above average effects, as they are called, are common. For example, 93 percent of drivers rate themselves as better than the median driver. Of college professors, 94 percent say that they do above-average work. People are unrealistically optimistic […]

TiEcon 2013

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I am quoting from the email received. Pretty impressive stats. Excited to be part of it all.  Highlights of TiEcon 2013 Over 3,000 registered attendees from over 30 countries are expected to attend the event. The conference features over 220 speakers that include renowned CEOs, Entrepreneurs, VCs, and other CXOs of leading companies. Expo Hall: The TiEcon Expo […]

Progressive Profiling

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From Hubspot’s  How to Use Your customer Data to Recharge Your Marketing: The best way to collect the right information is to use progressive profiling. Progressive profiling allows you to control which questions appear on a form based on what you already know about a lead. That way, each time a lead fills out a […]

LinkLog: Those Who Teach

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From Those Who Teach Teach. Setup a lunch and learn. Try to answer questions you hear people have on places like Stack Exchange. Start a blog! Share open examples of something you’ve learned: code, spreadsheets, emails, anything. It might take awhile to build an audience, but you’ll quickly reap rewards from the clarity teaching brings […]

Quote: Specialization

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An amazing piece. A fragment that certainly makes you think. Specialization is undeniably a powerful social and economic force. And yet it is also debilitating. It breeds helplessness, dependence, and ignorance and, eventually, it undermines any sense of responsibility. Our society assigns us a tiny number of roles: We’re producers of one thing at work, […]

OpenKit, Intelligent Home Screen for Android, App Discovery Engine

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Mobile Gaming Backend OpenKit Now Available To All DevelopersOpenKit, an open-source social platform for mobile games, is now open to all developers, according to co-founder Peter Relan. The service, first announced in December, has been in private beta since earlier this year. There are apparently 1,500 developers already testing the service. Relan previously told me […]