Dr. Melissa Davis joins Ethan on the podcast for a practical discussion on understanding your habits
Jason Scott is a man on a mission — save all the things.
But what does “save” mean in the modern world, in the waterfall of personal and private data, and where do we even begin? Turning on the history-o-matic, Jason provides a backdrop to our attempts to “save”, what has been done, and what we can do. The talk will be fast-paced and loud, like a hard drive at the end of its life.
Jason Scott is a force of nature, tirelessly dedicated to preserving our digital history, from old-school game manuals to the latest social networking sites hell-bent on sucking our collective culture into “the cloud.”
He is also a documentary film maker. He made BBS: The Documentary and Get Lamp, all about text adventure games.
In the run-up to the destruction of Geocities, Jason set up Archive Team, a collective of volunteers who back up first and ask questions later. He now works for the Internet Archive, though he is at pains to point out that he does not speak for them.
And yet, despite all his achievements, Jason will probably never be as well-known as his cat Sockington, who has over a million followers on Twitter.
Are you carrying Pandora’s box in your pocket or purse? Do you feel the constant pull toward your mobile device? You’re not alone. In a world of overwhelm and distraction, productivity expert Mike Williams shares how your brain is being tricked by design and a very simple remedy for creating a micro oasis so you can increase your experience of calm, inspiration and presence.
Mike is the founding partner and Purpose Agent at enPractice®. An organization that works with highly talented individuals, teams and organizations to create products and services that increase mindfulness, presence, situational readiness, and responsiveness. From 2011 to 2016, Mike served as President and CEO of the David Allen Company. His appreciation of Getting Things Done® (GTD®) methodology as a means for sustainable change for individuals and organizations drew him from General Electric to his role as President and CEO of the David Allen Company. He is also a board member of the Association of Talent Development (td.org). Mike enjoys engaging directly with clients in his role as advisor, practice designer, speaker and executive coach. He is a productivity industry expert that has been cited in magazines such as Fast Company and Inc.
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Twenty-five years after the web began, we finally have a real toolkit for creating layouts. Combining CSS Grid, Flexbox, Multicolumn, Flow layout and Writing Modes gives us the technical ability to build layouts today without the horrible hacks and compromises of the past. But what does this mean for our design medium? How might we better leverage the art of graphic design? How will we create something practical, usable, and realistically doable? In this hour-long talk captured live at An Event Apart DC 2019 (aneventapart.com/event/washington-dc-2019), Jen Simmons (aneventapart.com/speakers/jen-simmons) walks you through the thinking process of creating accessible & reusable page and component layouts. Enjoy all the presentations in An Event Apart’s video library (aneventapart.com/news/videos)! There are over 60 hours of great talks for you to enjoy and learn from—all absolutely free! For more insightful presentations by the industry’s best and brightest, come to An Event Apart (aneventapart.com/)—three days of design, code, and content for web and product designers. And for free regular updates on all things web, design, and developer-y, subscribe to our mailing list (aneventapart.com/subscribe).
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Philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates offers insights into the COVID-19 pandemic, discussing why testing and self-isolation are essential, which medical advancements show promise and what it will take for the world to endure this crisis. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers.)
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After breaking ground in government as the creative director for the Obama White House, Ashleigh Axios is now working to democratize publishing at Automattic, the parent company of Wordpress. In this passionate talk on the role of design in social change, Axios asks creatives to embrace the good feeling that comes from helping others, even if chasing that feeling can seem self-centered. Her primer to doing good with a creative skillset includes: Why the problems that keep you up at night are your best motivators How to scale your vision for a better world And how the Obama White House empowered social change with impactful design
Professor Nassim Nicholas Taleb, New York Darwin College,Darwin College Lectures,Darwin College lecture series,Extremes,Extreme weather,climate science,British Antarctic survey,Emily Shuckburgh,University of Cambridge, Distributions that are dominated by extremes and tail events require a completely different way of thinking. We provide a classification and show where conventional statistical tools fail, such as the conventional law of large numbers. We show how robust statistics is not robust at all; how frequency-based forecasting fails and how past averages misrepresent future ones. We show implications for decision-making in the real world and what modifications are required. Ironically they are often easier to work with. See http://www.fooledbyrandomness.com/FatTails.html for more details and papers.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb spent 21 years as a risk taker before becoming a researcher in philosophical, mathematical and (mostly) practical problems with probability. Taleb is the author of a multivolume essay, the Incerto (The Black Swan, Fooled by Randomness, and Antifragile) covering broad facets of uncertainty. It has been translated into 36 languages. In addition to his trader life, Taleb has also published, as a backup of the Incerto, more than 45 scholarly papers in statistical physi…
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Damn, it’s time for you to learn the most important skill of your life.
About these Fireside Chats With so many of us stuck at home for the forseeable future, I wanted to help. The best way I know how is to teach. I know money, business, careers, and psychology, so tonight – and every night until this is over – I'll be sharing what I know and answering your questions. Please join me every night and send me your questions via email or IG (@ramit). New topics tonight, and every night. 8:30pm Eastern on my Instagram account, then posted here afterwards. To learn more about working from home, creating a flexible schedule, and earning more, sign up here: https://iwt.com/earn
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We live in the midst of great change - whether social dislocations or the aging of our bodies - which confront our egos with fear. How we work with our awareness in the face of that fear determines whether we can bring healing to the situations we encounter. (San Rafael, CA - 1994) Please click the following link for additional teachings on Fear:
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