The Biggest Tech Industry Buzzwords, Defined for Normal People

The tech industry loves catchy phrases, but the truth is that most of them either don’t mean anything or they’re just complicated ways to phrase simple ideas. With that in mind, let’s dig into what sayings like “the internet of things” or “disruption” means to us normal people. via Pocket
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Future of work: Internet-connected overalls

SAN FRANCISCO — A man dressed like a utility worker approaches an electrical panel. As he moves to touch the metal box a light blinks. Sensors sewn into his overalls have cut the flow of electricity to the box. He can now work without the risk of electrocution. via Pocket
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7 Books That Will Train Your Brain to Overachieve | Inc.com

The human brain is the most powerful tool you can possibly possess. Are you training and using your brain to its full potential? These seven books will help you achieve the peak performance you’ll need to compete, today and in the future. Best quote: “Curious learners go deep, and they go wide. via Pocket
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Smart people need more time alone, according to this study | indy100

There’s no fighting it – humans are innately social creatures. But while it’s widely accepted that socialising makes us happier, this might not be strictly true if you’re highly intelligent. via Pocket
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Optimist Or Pessimist? How Your Attitude Affects Your Love Life

Welcome to the age of endless options and unlimited swipes. We are all well aware that our generation’s way of dating is unique. via Pocket
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In defense of pessimism – BrettTerpstra.com

Pardon me while I wax philosophical for a moment. There are a lot of catchy clichés describing how optimism is the light of the world, and how pessimism is evil creeping into your thinking. Seeing a glass as half empty, though, is not a negative outlook. via Pocket
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In praise of pessimism

The last time I remember going out with my mother it was to Hampstead Heath. We drove there in my car, then walked arm in arm along the terrace in front of Kenwood House. via Pocket
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