There are two modes of thinking: focus and diffuse. To be creative, the brain needs to be in a relaxed state, i.e., to be able to form new pathways to new ideas. There are methods to induce diffuse thinking. One of them, as the article suggests, is to do mundane chores, such as clearing out old files.
In the Coursera course, Learning How to Learn by Barbara Oakley, there are anecdotes of how famous people (Thomas Edison, Salvador Dali) trigger their subconscious minds to do their biddings.
Let me get this straight.
The stock price of a company is reflected in its market cap.
The company has assets (AliBaba and Yahoo Japan) that exceeds its market cap
Shouldn't the proper conclusion drawn be that the company is undervalued, and its stock price is cheap? To label its core holding as worthless is just not helpful.
It could still bomb.
As I understand it, Colbert will have to don on a new persona for the Late Show gig.
Yes but what does common sense say?
Maybe those experts Apple hired were not to oversee the development of iWatch but to diagnose a mass disorder that had hit its employees hard.
Hey, think differently, after all.
I noticed that all the top posts highlight the issue of price versus performance.
Wouldn't a fairer comparison include the form factor of the computer as well? It is arguably possible to build a better computer than the next person, with extra ports, compute power, etc. when size is no limitation.
I watched this on CBC. Dr. Peter Lin made two good points:
(1) The study was carried out on healthy subjects. Thus the impact is minimal.
(2) Vegetarians, pregnant moms and people who are selective in their diets (college students) can benefit from supplements.
I could not find the transcript but the video is available here: http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Health/ID/2424891913/
ps: just fast-forward to 2:03
Your summaries are way better than Coles Notes.
I am going to ace my Literature exam tomorrow.
1970s: "Would you like smoking or non-smoking?"
2010s: "Would you like quiet or non-quiet?"
2090s:"Would you like stasis or non-stasis?"