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Every successful CEO was really good at kindergarten


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You’re likely familiar with the book ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN.

Sure, it’s a funny title and has almost become a cliche – but there really is a lot of truth to the topic, perhaps some item that you hadn’t taken the time to thing about recently.

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

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The 50 Most Looked-Up Words on the New York Times Website


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New York Times Crossword Puzzle
The New York Times Crossword Puzzle

New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz must be having a field day with this one.

The NYTimes has a feature on their website where a visitor can double-click any word in any article and be presented with the definition of what that word means.

And, just like everything on the Internet, such usage is tracked.  And if it’s tracked, then it’s something that can be reported.

Here are the 50 MOST LOOKED UP WORDS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES WEBSITE, by you – their readers. Continue reading THE 50 MOST LOOKED-UP WORDS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES WEBSITE

“Hooked on Gadgets, and Paying a Mental Price” from NYTimes is #oldnews


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Time Magazine: Wired Kids
Time Magazine: Wired Kids

This week, the NEW YORK TIMES finally wrote an article about a study that WEB WATCH wrote about in a September 2009 piece entitled “MULTITASKING SUCKS”.  Glad to see that the NY Times is on top of today’s news…

In the NYTimes article called “Your Brain on Computers – Attached to Technology and Paying a Price” (or, depending on which version you’re reading, also titled as “Your Brain on Computers – Hooked on Gadgets, and Paying a Mental Price”, take your pick), the NYTimes examines the impact that computers and portable gadgets have on people today, and whether being so surrounded by information and multitasking our way through the Internet marsh is worth it. Continue reading “HOOKED ON GADGETS, AND PAYING A MENTAL PRICE” FROM NYTIMES IS #OLDNEWS