The Internet With A Human Face – Beyond Tellerrand 2014 Conference Talk

What I am reading: This is the text version of a talk I gave on May 20, 2014, at Beyond Tellerrand in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Marc [Thiele] emailed me a few weeks ago to ask if I…, The Internet With A Human Face – Beyond Tellerrand 2014 Conference Talk, http://idlewords.com/bt14.htm, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Fiscal blackmail

What I am reading: The Economist: If you want people to pay their taxes, emotional blackmail works quite well, a study has found http://t.co/sI8MuqIzbc http://t.co/oaYoSQINdA, Fiscal blackmail, http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21602705-lessons-behavioural-economics-can-boost-tax-compliance-fiscal-blackmail, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

8 things the world’s most successful people all have in common

What I am reading: I’ve posted a lot about the strategies of very successful people: artists, scientists, business leaders…
Looking back, what patterns do we see?
Busy, busy
Daily…, 8 things the world’s most successful people all have in common, http://theweek.com/article/index/260730/8-things-the-worlds-most-successful-people-all-have-in-common, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Create Bookmarklets – The Right Way – Tuts+ Code Tutorial

What I am reading: Bookmarkets can be defined as mini applications masquerading as tiny snippets of JavaScript awesomeness that reside in your browser and provide additional…, Create Bookmarklets – The Right Way – Tuts+ Code Tutorial, http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/create-bookmarklets-the-right-way–net-18154, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

What I am reading: Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images
The new captain jumped from the deck, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on…, Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning, http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/family/2013/06/rescuing_drowning_children_how_to_know_when_someone_is_in_trouble_in_the.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Web scraping – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

What I am reading: (web harvesting or web data extraction) is a computer software technique of extracting information from websites. Usually, such software programs simulate human…, Web scraping – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_scraping, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

(5) Self-Improvement: How can I accelerate my personal growth? – Quora

What I am reading: I would like to advance in my career quickly. I want to accomplish many things, learn much, and develop many skills. How do I do this most efficiently?, (5) Self-Improvement: How can I accelerate my personal growth? – Quora, http://www.quora.com/Self-Improvement/How-can-I-accelerate-my-personal-growth, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,