Știrile lunii septembrie 2020

Mai jos, resursele cele mai importante, pentru mine, din luna septembrie 2020. Pot fi suprapuneri de la o secțiune la alta.

Cuprins:

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A. Generale

Common MythConceptions — Information is Beautiful https://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/common-mythconceptions/

Contagious falsehoods.

YC’s Essential Startup Advice: Becoming a Founder, Early Stage, Talking to Users | Y Combinator https://www.ycombinator.com/library/4D-yc-s-essential-startup-advice

Whether common sense or counter-intuitive, the guidance below will help most startups find their path to success.

The DO Lectures – Make Time To Do Your Best Work. https://thedolectures.com/blogs/blog/make-time-to-do-your-best-work

Love is Rare.

Most people don’t love what they do. Most people have a deferred life plan that will allow them to one day do the thing that matters most to them. Most people don’t look forward to Monday morning.

Drowning in plastic https://graphics.reuters.com/ENVIRONMENT-PLASTIC/0100B275155/index.html

Visualising the world’s addiction to plastic bottles

Nick deWilde on Twitter: “⚙️ A quick primer on using friction as a relationship management technique. If your role involves responding to lots of requests from others, this is a tool you’ll want in your belt. Screenshot Essay #5: https://t.co/KtaJnKosD4” / Twitter https://twitter.com/nick_dewilde/status/1300441933651693568

Discipline Is What Leads to Success https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/321379

Disciplined entrepreneurs have the resourcefulness to solve their problem in one way or another.

How Money Became the Measure of Everything https://getpocket.com/explore/item/how-money-became-the-measure-of-everything

Two centuries ago, America pioneered a way of thinking that puts human well-being in economic terms.

Home Studio Setup Costs Compared – 1980s And Now | Production Expert https://www.pro-tools-expert.com/production-expert-1/2020/9/8/home-studio-recording-costs-compared-1980s-and-now

We are going to choose some of the most cost effective favourites from the period and then equivalent products today, much of the hardware used then has subsequently been replaced by software.

Prima piaţă agroalimentară cu produse exclusiv româneşti certificate s-a deschis în Capitală | adevarul.ro https://adevarul.ro/news/bucuresti/prima-piata-agroalimentara-produse-exclusiv-romanesti-certificate-s-a-deschis-capitala-1_5f6712fe5163ec427126d096/index.html

Bucureştenii pot cumpăra, începând de sâmbătă, alimente bio şi produse tradiţionale din Piaţa Românilor, fosta piaţă Colentina, fiind unicul loc unde se vor putea găsi cele mai multe alimente bio româneşti certificate, alături de produse tradiţionale şi naturale româneşti atestate.

Profesoara care-i ajută să viseze pe elevii din satele sărace https://recorder.ro/profesoara-care-i-ajuta-pe-elevii-saraci-sa-viseze/

Daniela Cristea organizează în timpul ei liber ateliere de dezvoltare personală cu elevii din Valea Mare, pe care îi sprijină să-și aleagă un drum în viață.

Oameni de milioane: Dr. Horațiu Vultur, pediatrul care-și folosește câștigurile ca să facă bine | VIDEO : Europa FM https://www.europafm.ro/oameni-de-milioane-dr-horatiu-vultur-pediatrul-care-si-foloseste-castigurile-ca-sa-faca-bine/

Un medic pediatru, care formează și generațiile viitoare în calitate de asistent universitar, își dedică resursele și câștigurile sale pentru a aduce îmbunătățiri în locurile unde lucrează, clinicile mai mici din periferii sau orașe spre care nu se îndreaptă prea adesea campaniile de strângere de fonduri.

Rabla Pentru Electrocasnice 2020. Voucher De 400 De Lei Pentru Un Frigider Vechi și De 300 Pentru Mașina De Spălat | Ştiri, Știri România | Libertatea | Libertatea https://www.libertatea.ro/stiri/rabla-pentru-electrocasnice-40-de-milioane-de-lei-pentru-100-000-de-romani-3131926

100.000 de români vor putea beneficia de vouchere cu o valoare totală de 40 de milioane de lei, în cadrul programului “Rabla pentru electrocasnice 2020”, lansat în dezbatere publică luni, relatează Agerpres.

Majorarea pensiilor cu 40%: cum să pui pistolul la tâmpla României și să tragi https://pressone.ro/majorarea-pensiilor-cu-40-cum-sa-pui-pistolul-la-tampla-romaniei-si-sa-tragi

PSD, PRO România, UDMR și ALDE tocmai s-au unit și au votat cea mai aberantă măsură economică din ultimii 30 de ani: mărirea pensiilor cu 40%.

Se caută 2.400 de oameni de bine care să-și dăruiască ziua și împreună să schimbe răul în bine – Ziarul Metropolis | Ziarul Metropolis https://www.ziarulmetropolis.ro/se-cauta-2400-de-oameni-de-bine-care-sa-si-daruiasca-ziua-si-impreuna-sa-schimbe-raul-in-bine/

Provocarea? Să #rescriepovestea și să înlocuiască știrile negative cu cele pozitive, dăruindu-și ziua.

Aproape 40% din totalul cuvintelor din vocabularul limbii române provin din franceză și italiană, dar în schimb avem 3 cuvinte care ne reprezintă tradițiile în patrimoniul cultural UNESCO: „dor”, „doină”, „colind”; Cuvintele „dor” și „doină” nu pot fi traduse cu exactitate în altă limbă.

https://basilica.ro/ziua-europeana-a-limbilor-14-curiozitati-lingvistice/

Știai că există consultanți pe energie plătiți exclusiv pe bază de succes și in baza rezultatelor? – Cristian China-Birta https://cristianchinabirta.ro/2020/09/28/stiai-ca-exista-consultanti-pe-energie-platiti-exclusiv-pe-baza-de-succes-si-in-baza-rezultatelor/

Consultanță pe energie plătită doar dacă îți aduce rezultate. Adică economii. Și încă alte beneficii, despre care afli mai jos. Asta face Remus. Prin intermediul unei metode validate și răs-validate dincolo.

Scrisori pentru Mos Craciun https://scrisoripentrumoscraciun.ro/

Să te bucuri în dimineața de Crăciun de cadoul pe care l-ai așteptat tot anul ar trebui să fie un drept garantat prin lege. Sau, cel puțin, probabil că așa ar răspunde orice copil pe care l-am întreba. Din păcate însă, în cazul multor copii din medii defavorizate, Crăciunul nu este cu nimic special față de oricare altă zi din an. Ei nu-și doresc jucării foarte scumpe sau cele mai noi gadgeturi. Ar fi fericiți chiar și cu o păpușă, câteva fructe sau o ciocolată.

Lottery thinking | Seth’s Blog https://seths.blog/2020/09/lotteries-and-raffles/

The problem with lottery thinking is that it takes us away from thinking about the chronic stuff instead. The pervasive, consistent challenge that will respond to committed effort.

Racordarea la gaze va fi gratuită pentru toate persoanele fizice, indiferent unde e locul de consum, și se face în cel mult 90 de zile. Lege nouă | Economica.net https://www.economica.net/racordare-gaze-gratis-termen-90-zile-lege-racord-gaze-populatie-regulament-consumatori-casnici_190375.html

Autoritatea de Reglementare a elaborat un nou regulament de racordare la rețeaua de distribuție a gazelor naturale, de care este nevoie ca urmare a ultimelor modificări ale legii energiei. Toți consumatorii casnici vor fi racordați gratuit, după ce regulamentul va intra în vigoare.

„Protestează împotriva guvernului” sau „Protestează la adresa guvernului”? Cum e corect? – Ziarul Metropolis | Ziarul Metropolis https://www.ziarulmetropolis.ro/protesteaza-impotriva-guvernului-sau-protesteaza-la-adresa-guvernului-cum-e-corect/

Nici că au existat vremuri mai prielnice protestelor. Motive de protestat are toată lumea. Timpul şi-a ieşit din matcă, vorba Marelui Will, iar oamenii îşi ies din pepeni din ce în ce mai des.

Cum m-a salvat arheologia – Dilema veche https://dilemaveche.ro/sectiune/pe-ce-lume-traim/articol/cum-m-a-salvat-arheologia

Seara, ajuns înapoi în camera mea de cămin din Münster, am făcut verificările necesare și într-adevăr diametrul monedei de 5 mărci era absolut identic cu cel al monedei românești de 100 de lei.

“The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.”

C.G. Jung

https://www.swiss-miss.com/2020/10/accept-oneself.html

O jucărie șmecheră: Mario Kart Live Home Circuit – nwradu blog https://www.nwradu.ro/2020/10/jucarie-smechera-mario-kart-live-home-circuit/

De remarcat noul joc Nintendo Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, care îmbină mașini radioghidate cu realitatea augmentată. Practic face traseul de curse în camera ta, pe sub mobilă, printre oameni și alte obiecte.

What does it mean to be smart? | Seth’s Blog https://seths.blog/2020/10/what-does-it-mean-to-be-smart/

Termites and squirrels are successful. They’ve persisted through millennia, and they do things to survive that we could never figure out. They have good instincts. But they’re not smart, not smart in the sense that we hope a leader or a colleague will be.

What We’ve Learned from 200 Millionaire Interviews – ESI Money https://esimoney.com/what-weve-learned-from-200-millionaire-interviews/

These millionaires take significant time and effort to share their stories with us and for that I thank them.

A letter to my future kids https://vasilishynkarenka.com/a-letter-to-my-future-kids/

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today because today is the first day of the rest of our life.

Handling Life Transitions: Q&A with Bruce Feiler – Nir and Far https://www.nirandfar.com/life-transitions-bruce-feiler/

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down for a Q&A with Bruce Feiler, a Ted Talk veteran and seven-time bestselling author, who most recently wrote Life is in the Transitions, a guidebook for navigating the times when our lives pivot dramatically. You can find out more about Bruce from his website, brucefeiler.com.

Common Causes of Very Bad Decisions · Collaborative Fund https://www.collaborativefund.com/blog/bad-decisions/

Italian psychologist Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini was once asked why people keep making the same mistakes.

O mie de sărutări… – WebCultura https://webcultura.ro/o-mie-de-sarutari/

You came to me this morning and you handled me like meat

You’d have to be a man to know how good that feels, how sweet

Copying is how we learn – Austin Kleon https://austinkleon.com/2018/02/08/copying-is-how-we-learn/

All artists begin by copying. (I wrote a book about it.) But what’s instructive about hanging out with kids all day is understanding on a day-to-day kid’s eye level just how natural copying comes to us.

The Healthiest Human Diet, According to Science | Elemental https://elemental.medium.com/science-might-have-identified-the-optimal-human-diet-ec618b2fb8f2

Based on the best nutrition research to date, he says that a diet loaded with plant-based foods, fish, and extra-virgin olive oil — coupled with time-restricted eating — seems like the plan with the most upside.

39 Websites That Can Make You Unbelievably Smarter Just in 10 Minutes a Day | by Thomas Oppong | Kaizen Habits | Sep, 2020 | Medium https://medium.com/kaizen-habits/39-websites-that-can-make-you-unbelievably-smarter-just-in-10-minutes-a-day-f6e727764519

The best places on the web that can help you expand your mind

Tell Me What You Did Today, And I’ll Tell You Where You’ll Be In 10 Years | by Thought Catalog | Age of Awareness | Medium https://medium.com/age-of-awareness/tell-me-what-you-did-today-and-ill-tell-you-where-you-ll-be-in-10-years-8921face679d

The second deepest human fear is the unknown. The first is unknown suffering, or being in ongoing pain without understanding why.

How To Make Enough Money to Retire in the Next 5 Years | by Tim Denning | The Ascent | Sep, 2020 | Medium https://medium.com/the-ascent/how-to-make-enough-money-to-retire-in-the-next-5-years-6a7683ce5a16

It isn’t obvious, despite the hype.

The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time – Rolling Stone https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/best-albums-of-all-time-1062063/richard-and-linda-thompson-i-want-to-see-the-bright-lights-tonight-2-1062748/

To do so, we received and tabulated Top 50 Albums lists from more than 300 artists, producers, critics, and music-industry figures (from radio programmers to label heads, like Atlantic Records CEO Craig Kallman).

digital artist murat yıldırım gives famous artworks a furry makeover https://www.designboom.com/art/murat-yildirim-furry-artworks-09-19-2020/?mc_cid=8effd9a273&mc_eid=f735f4ff10

some of the world’s most famous artworks have gotten a new furry look thanks to turkish artist murat yıldırım. from da vinci’s monalisa to the scream by edvard munch, the hairy abstractions render the pieces with a new furry style, giving them a novel air without taking their essence and allowing viewers to recognize the paintings.

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mom friend™ on Twitter: “This thread is evidence of the way TikTok’s duet feature can result in the most hilarious and creative collaborations. Pretty much a guy wrote a musical number about a grocery store and everyone is adding onto it and I am deceased. Part 1 https://t.co/4z5Mqbscgp” / Twitter https://twitter.com/emmaspacelynn/status/1312952644193996800

Chart: The Relationship Between Money and Happiness https://www.visualcapitalist.com/relationship-money-happiness/

This is how AI could feed the world’s hungry while sustaining the planet | World Economic Forum https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/09/this-is-how-ai-could-feed-the-world-s-hungry-while-sustaining-the-planet/

While the risks posed by AI dominate the headlines, behind the scenes there is a quiet revolution underway as AI systems are used to tackle the greatest challenges facing humanity, from climate change and COVID-19, to world hunger.

Build Personal Moats – Erik Torenberg’s Thoughts https://eriktorenberg.substack.com/p/build-personal-moats

My favorite career advice is to develop a “personal moat.”

Votul este despre bani! | Contributors https://www.contributors.ro/votul-este-despre-bani/

Discuția a început de acum câțiva ani când mătușa mea din Ardeal se plângea că nu are cu cine să-i lucreze grădina deoarece oamenii din localitatea în care locuiește nu vor să muncească cu toate că “oferta” era destul de îmbietoare: 100 de lei, mic dejun, masă de prânz cu o bere și un pachet de țigări. Deci mulți bani!

Un nou documentar despre Ludwig von Mises https://mises.ro/1309/un-nou-documentar-despre-ludwig-von-mises

O excelentă cale de familiarizare cu marele gânditor, evocat de alți gânditori și urmași remarcabili.

Are we living at the ‘hinge of history’? – BBC Future https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200923-the-hinge-of-history-long-termism-and-existential-risk

Could right now be the most influential time ever? Richard Fisher looks at the case for and against – and why it matters.

No New Categories | Greg Kogan https://www.gkogan.co/blog/category-creation/

In college, I took a self-defense class, taught by Sensei Flagg. The next semester, I took a kickboxing class, taught by Sensei Flagg. The next and final semester, I took an Isshin-Ryū Karate class, taught by Sensei Flagg.

Simple Systems Have Less Downtime | Greg Kogan https://www.gkogan.co/blog/simple-systems/

The Maersk Triple-E Class container ship is 1,300 feet long, carries over 18,000 containers across 11,000 miles between Europe and Asia, and… Its entire crew can fit inside a passenger van.

June 2012 – Quote Investigator https://quoteinvestigator.com/2012/06/

A Boston firm recently offered several prizes for the best essay on the subject. “What Constitutes Success?”

Solar’s Future is Insanely Cheap (2020) – Ramez Naam https://rameznaam.com/2020/05/14/solars-future-is-insanely-cheap-2020/

This is part 1 of a series where I’ll look at the future costs of clean energy and mobility technologies. This is a refresh of and expansion of my 2015 series on the future of solar, wind, batteries, and electric vehicles. Tune back in for more.

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B. Lumea SEO PPC

Upswing caută Head of Marketing Operations – Upswing Seo Agency https://upswing.ro/upswing-cauta-head-of-marketing-operations/

În ultimii 5 ani, am neglijat să facem marketing pentru noi. Cu N mare!

Singurul nostru obiectiv a fost să livrăm cel mai bine pentru clienții noștri.

 

Zelist Blog: Au început înscrierile la Romanian PR Award 2020 https://www.zelist.ro/blog/au-inceput-inscrierile-la-romanian-pr-award-2020/

Înscrierile la cea de-a 18-a ediție a competiției Romanian PR Award încep astăzi și se vor încheia pe 2 octombrie 2020. Pentru prima oară în istoria competiției, Gala de premiere va avea loc în format virtual, la finalul lunii noiembrie.

Techsylvania 2020: liderii mondiali din IT vin anul acesta chiar la tine acasă https://pressone.ro/techsylvania-2020-liderii-mondiali-din-it-vin-anul-acesta-chiar-la-tine-acasa

Sectorul IT își revine mai rapid din criză decât celelalte segmente ale industriei, iar analiștii se așteaptă ca, pe plan global, acest sector să recupereze toate pierderile și să înceapă să crească din nou începând din martie 2021.

Crawl and Indexation Summit from brightonSEO & OnCrawl by Rough Agenda https://crawlandindexation.heysummit.com/

How search engines crawl and index your site is one of the biggest parts of search engine optimisation. It’s one of the biggest opportunities but also one of the biggest risks.

What Are LSI Keywords? (And Why They Don’t Matter For SEO)

https://mangools.com/blog/lsi-keywords/

The term LSI keywords is used to describe phrases that are semantically related to the main keyword or topic.

Big changes are coming to GTmetrix: Lighthouse, new test locations, new PRO plans, etc. | GTmetrix https://gtmetrix.com/blog/big-changes-are-coming-to-gtmetrix-lighthouse-new-test-locations-new-pro-plans-etc/

We’re excited to give you a sneak preview of the major GTmetrix update coming soon!

2020 Winners | European Search Awards http://europeansearchawards.com/2020-winners/

The 2020 winners were announced via live stream on Thursday, September 3.

Mavericks si ECOMpedia, parteneriat pentru educarea pietei e-commerce din Romania – ECOMpedia https://ecompedia.ro/mavericks-si-ecompedia-parteneriat-pentru-educarea-pietei-e-commerce-din-romania/

De asemenea, pentru a veni in intampinarea nevoilor pietei e-commerce si pentru a pregati campaniile cele mai importante din ultimul trimestru din 2020 (Black Friday, Craciun), ECOMpedia.ro si specialistii din echipa Mavericks.ro (Dragos Smeu si Andra Negru) urmeaza sa aiba un webinar de 3 ore despre pregatirea campaniilor de promovare pentru cea mai importanta perioada a anului.

How to pick more beautiful colors for your data visualizations | Chartable https://blog.datawrapper.de/beautifulcolors/

Common color mistakes and how to avoid them

Facebook lansează o rețea socială pentru studenți | PROFIT.ro https://www.profit.ro/povesti-cu-profit/it-c/facebook-lanseaza-o-retea-sociala-pentru-studenti-19477371

Compania care a început ca o rețea socială pentru facultăți, lansează Facebook Campus, care este chiar o rețea socială pentru studenții aceleiași facultăți.

Emojis in Email Subject Lines: Do They Affect Open Rates? [DATA] https://www.searchenginejournal.com/emojis-in-subject-lines/378280/

We tested 3.9 million emails with emojis and non-emoji subject lines and found 2 surprising things about open rates, click-through rates, and unsubscribes.

EMAG lansează eMAG Ads: cum funcționează https://www.wall-street.ro/articol/Finante-Banci/260726/emag-lanseaza-emag-ads-dupa-o-investitie-de-peste-un-milion-de-lei-cum-functioneaza.html

eMAG lansează prima aplicație de promovare a produselor pe site dedicată partenerilor săi, eMAG Ads, prin care aceștia își pot crea propriile campanii de promovare.

Keyword stuffing is back!

These students figured out their tests were graded by AI — and the easy way to cheat – The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/2/21419012/edgenuity-online-class-ai-grading-keyword-mashing-students-school-cheating-algorithm-glitch

Local SEO Audit Checklist by Nick Pierno – tl;dr Marketing https://tldrmarketing.com/seo/local-seo-audit-checklist-by-nick-pierno/

Here is a Local SEO Audit Checklist that you can use to get a local SEO audit underway. Make a copy of it

Curs Brand Management | Cursuri marketing | Institutul de Marketing https://institutuldemarketing.ro/curs-brand-management-masterclass/

Învață să construiești branduri puternice înțelegând și aplicând modurile de construcție ale unor mărci “best in class”.

UNIVERSUM, împreună cu OMV Petrom, lansează Digital Olympians, primul campionat digital dedicat mediului corporate https://www.iqads.ro/articol/51999/universum-impreuna-cu-omv-petrom-lanseaza-digital-olympians-primul-campionat

În luna septembrie, UNIVERSUM organizează, în parteneriat cu OMV Petrom, cel mai antrenant campionat digital adresat mediului corporate, în care vor fi implicate companii din România, iar începând din 2021, conceptul se extinde și la nivel internațional.

How to master the art of inhouse SEO https://www.kevin-indig.com/how-to-master-the-art-of-inhouse-seo/

Over my 10 year career, I was lucky to observe the skills and strategies that distinguish successful inhouse SEOs from the unsuccessful ones. You read that right: inhouse SEO is a skill.

SEJ eSummit 2021 | Hopin https://hopin.to/events/sej-esummit-2021

(ora România) Jan 12, 5:00PM → Jan 13, 11:00PM (+02:00)

Search Engine Journal’s eSummit is an advanced virtual conference for SEO and digital marketing professionals. You’ll get actionable tips, insights, and inspiration from 30+ awesome speakers, and learn the latest and greatest trends, topics, tactics, and strategies in SEO, PPC, social media, and content marketing.

Google prelungește cu 6 luni accesul la apeluri nelimitate pentru… | PROFIT.ro https://www.profit.ro/povesti-cu-profit/it-c/google-prelungeste-cu-6-luni-accesul-la-apeluri-nelimitate-pentru-conturile-gratuite-de-meet-19497379

Chiar în ziua în care trebuia să intre în vigoare limitare la 60 de minute apelurilor făcute de cei care nu plătesc pentru serviciul de comunicare video Meet, Google anunță încă 6 luni de grație.

H&M va închide sute de magazine în urma succesului vânzărilor online | Economica.net https://www.economica.net/h-m-va-inchide-sute-de-magazine-in-urma-succesului-vanzarilor-online_190611.html

Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M), al doilea retailer de îmbrăcăminte la nivel mondial, intenţionează să închidă anul viitor sute de magazine, după ce criza provocată de pandemia de coronavirus (Covid-19) a dus la creşterea achiziţiilor online, transmit DPA şi Reuters citate de Agerpres.

Google Shopping now free globally https://searchengineland.com/google-shopping-now-free-globally-341348

Initially launched in the U.S. in April, now available worldwide in mid-October.

Search Ads: structura si setarea campaniilor – ECOMpedia https://ecompedia.ro/search-ads-structura-si-setarea-campaniilor/

Prima campanie pe care o abordam in aceasta serie este campania de Search Ads. Din punctul meu de vedere, campaniile de Search sunt cele mai complexe tipuri de campanii, atat din perspectiva research-ului, cat si a competitiei si a optimizarii.

MTH Digital lansează un program intensiv de internship pentru a forma specialiști în e-commerce marketing – MTH Digital Academy – MTH.Digital https://www.mth.digital/ro/mth-digital-lanseaza-un-program-intensiv-de-internship-pentru-a-forma-specialisti-in-e-commerce-marketing-mth-digital-academy/

MTH Digital lansează la începutul lunii octombrie un program intensiv gratuit de cursuri de digital marketing pentru cei pasionați de marketing și e-commerce care se va desfășura pe durata a 2 săptămâni.

E-commerce cu Valentin Radu – NakedPR https://nakedpr.ro/e-commerce-cu-valentin-radu/

Cursul incepe pe 26 octombrie si are loc online pe platforma ZOOM timp de sapte saptamani, in fiecare luni, in intervalul 19.00 – 21.00. Costul cursului este de 1200 ron, achitabil integral sau în 2 rate. Pentru plata integrala beneficiati de un discount de 10%.

Upswing, 4 premii la marile competitii din industrie https://upswing.ro/echipa-upswing-4-premii-si-7-nominalizari-la-global-agency-awards-global-search-awards-si-european-search-awards/

Am fost incluși pe lista scurtă a celor mai bune agenții de SEO ale anului, la Global Agency Awards, și am câștigat premiul pentru cea mai bună campanie SEO, la nivel global, cu Upswing & Mega Image – When Content Drives ROI.

Pinterest https://pinterestcreatorsfestival.com/

Every month, over 400M people come to Pinterest for ideas and inspiration. That’s where creators like you come in. The content you share gets saved, tried and remixed by people searching for it. That’s the magic of Pinterest.

Ecommerce SEO Report (UK) 2020 | Re:signal https://resignal.com/ecommerce-seo-report/

This interactive table and chart displays the data for 250 different brand domains in the Ecommerce sector.

Google’s new logos are bad | TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2020/10/06/googles-new-logos-are-bad/

Google really whiffed with the new logos for its “reimagination” of G Suite as Google Workspace, replacing icons that are familiar, recognizable, and in Gmail’s case iconic if you will, with little rainbow blobs that everyone will now struggle to tell apart in their tabs.

State of Pagination in eCommerce: Case Study & Analysis of the Top 150 UK Fashion Retailers – DeepCrawl https://www.deepcrawl.com/blog/best-practice/state-of-pagination-in-ecommerce/

Since the official announcement of rel=next/previous deprecation on March 21, 2019 (despite reportedly not having used it for a while before that) SEOs have been waiting for some type of best practice guide on search engine friendly pagination coming from Google themselves.

Influencer Marketing – IAB Romania https://iab-romania.ro/influencer-marketing/

Codul de bune practici in Influencer Marketing este un document de referinta pentru marketeri, planneri, brand manageri si alti specialisti implicati in derularea campaniilor online prin intermediul Influencerilor.

WP Bakery WordPress Vulnerability Affects Millions of Sites https://www.searchenginejournal.com/wp-bakery-wordpress-vulnerability/383383/

WP Bakery Page Builder WordPress plugin vulnerability affects over 4 million sites.

INACO lansează a treia ediție a Ghidului Meseriilor Viitorului – INACO https://inaco.ro/inaco-lanseaza-a-treia-editie-a-ghidului-meseriilor-viitorului/

A treia ediție a Ghidului Meseriilor Viitorului, lansată azi de INACO – Inițiativa pentru Competitivitate, prezintă cele mai căutate profesii ale viitorului până în 2050: dezvoltatori de software și aplicații IT, directori de vânzări și analiști de marketing și profesioniști în domeniul medical, precum și specialiști în robotică și inteligență artificială.

Cât timp au petrecut românii pe rețelele de socializare în pandemie https://www.revistabiz.ro/cat-timp-au-petrecut-romanii-pe-retelele-de-socializare-in-pandemie/

Peste 80% dintre utilizatorii români de internet au folosit mai des social media în timpul pandemiei, 30% dintre aceștia folosind social media până la 10 ore pe săptămână, potrivit rezultatelor unui studiu realizat de agenția de digital marketing pentru e-commerce MTH Digital.

Speakers – We Love SEO 2020 https://weloveseo.fr/en/virtualsummit/speakers/

Agenda – We Love SEO 2020 https://weloveseo.fr/en/virtualsummit/agenda/

https://weloveseo.fr/en/virtualsummit/speakers/

barbu.jpg (imagine JPEG, 846 × 1000 pixeli) – Scalată (86%) https://img.dilemaveche.ro/6hiL2NgiF2lehipOcJGm0j-oUF8=/0x1000/smart/http://assets.dilemaveche.ro/2020/10/06/barbu.jpg

via:

Dilema veche https://dilemaveche.ro/galerie/barburisme

#ecommerce #benchmark #conversionrate- Ce rată ce conversie aveți? #sondaj – ECOMpedia https://ecompedia.ro/ecommerce-benchmark-conversionrate-ce-rata-ce-conversie-aveti-sondaj/

Măsura în care aceste date reflectă realitatea e dată de voi, cei care veți completa acest sondaj.

Study: Comparing the data from 8 SEO tools https://searchengineland.com/study-comparing-the-data-from-8-seo-tools-341236

Spoiler: The numbers you’ll find don’t match up. SEO metric tools are for general trend analysis and competitor benchmarking, not on specific numbers.

45 Cold Email Subject Lines With Proven Open Rates – Siege Media https://www.siegemedia.com/marketing/cold-email-subject-lines

Don’t scare off potential prospects with boring email subject lines.

evenimentul profesioniștilor din marketing – Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RevistaBiz/videos/369342054247919

Au fost LIVE :

🎙 Anamaria Băjan, Caroli Foods Group

🎙 Raluca Radu, Answear.com / Owner MTH

🎙 Bogdan Silaghi, Banca Transilvania

🎙 Roxana Baias, Consumer Segment

🎙 Valeriu Galani, Spark Foundry

🎙 Laurențiu Ion, PepsiCo România

🎙 Robert Katai, Bannersnack

🎙 Călin Biriș, Loopaa Marcom

 

ImageReady – JPEG XL – Google Slides https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Q7ZgFC5ZPLWOo8PcQV1jfTfstMsOeisTlJvWcdUULEw/edit#slide=id.g8a04a98194_0_5

The next-generation “Alien Technology from the Future”

Using the HTML width & height attributes to improve web page loading – Speaker Deck https://speakerdeck.com/jensimmons/using-the-html-width-and-height-attributes-to-improve-web-page-loading

Foarte tare!

Blacklight – The Markup https://themarkup.org/blacklight/

I Scanned the Websites I Visit with Blacklight, and It’s Horrifying. Now What? – The Markup https://themarkup.org/ask-the-markup/2020/09/22/i-scanned-the-websites-i-visit-with-blacklight-and-its-horrifying-now-what

A Real-Time Website Privacy Inspector

The High Privacy Cost of a ‘Free’ Website | by The Markup | Sep, 2020 | OneZero https://onezero.medium.com/the-high-privacy-cost-of-a-free-website-9e2dd46dca5e

Trackers piggybacking on website tools leave some site operators in the dark about who is watching or what marketers do with the data

Google Is Using Machine Learning Techniques To Better Recognize Breaking News, And Its AI Systems Now Take Minutes To Detect Breaking News / Digital Information World https://www.digitalinformationworld.com/2020/09/google-is-using-ai-systems-to-detect-breaking-news.html

According to Google’s VP of search Pandu Nayak, the AI systems of Google now take minutes to recognize breaking stories. In comparison, the detection time of its systems was up to 40 minutes only a few years ago.

7 Psychological Principles for Better UX | LiveSession Blog https://livesession.io/blog/7-psychological-principles-for-better-ux/

UX and psychology go hand in hand.

The BBC is releasing over 16,000 sound effects for free download https://happymag.tv/bbc-sound-effects-archive/

The BBC have opened up their insane archive of over 16,000 sound effects, which you can now download in WAV format free of charge.

Social Cooling – Big Data’s unintended side effect https://www.socialcooling.com/

LIKE OIL LEADS TO GLOBAL WARMING…

DATA LEADS TO SOCIAL COOLING

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C. IT

zach lieberman on Twitter: “More blob touch tests #openFrameworks https://t.co/xZxds2nlfs” / Twitter https://twitter.com/zachlieberman/status/1301570433779720195

How to pick more beautiful colors for your data visualizations | Chartable https://blog.datawrapper.de/beautifulcolors/

Common color mistakes and how to avoid them

Change Your Life as a Programmer With the 80/20 Rule | by Nuha Khaled | Better Programming | Sep, 2020 | Medium https://medium.com/better-programming/change-your-life-as-a-programmer-with-the-80-20-rule-17c325609343

The principle that will change how you make decisions

I’m a Developer. I Won’t Teach My Kids to Code, and Neither Should You. https://getpocket.com/explore/item/i-m-a-developer-i-won-t-teach-my-kids-to-code-and-neither-should-you

Programming requires much more than the cut and dry language taught in children’s books.

explainshell.com – match command-line arguments to their help text https://explainshell.com/

I’m harvesting credit card numbers and passwords from your site. Here’s how. | by David Gilbertson | HackerNoon.com | Medium https://medium.com/hackernoon/im-harvesting-credit-card-numbers-and-passwords-from-your-site-here-s-how-9a8cb347c5b5

The following is a true story. Or maybe it’s just based on a true story. Perhaps it’s not true at all.

AVIF has landed – JakeArchibald.com https://jakearchibald.com/2020/avif-has-landed/

AVIF is a new image format derived from the keyframes of AV1 video. It’s a royalty-free format, and it’s already supported in Chrome 85 on desktop.

DevCon Live https://www.dev-con.ro/

Inspired by DevTalks Reimagined, the first and largest tech expo-conference in Romania that we organized this June, DevCon Live is a technology hub activated during November with 4 weeks full of content on Java, Cybersecurity, JavaScript, Web & Mobile.

8 Industries Being Disrupted By Elon Musk And His Companies | CB Insights Research https://www.cbinsights.com/research/report/elon-musk-companies-disruption/

Elon Musk is CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has plans to colonize Mars, and thinks AI may turn humans into its pets. But beyond the hype, his enormous net worth, and Twitter presence, here’s how Musk’s companies are actually taking on 8 industries.

Big Data Week va avea loc online între 6 și 8 octombrie https://www.manafu.ro/2020/10/big-data-week-va-avea-loc-online-intre-6-si-8-octombrie/

Evenimentul este organizat pentru a doua oară la București, eSolutions și Bigstep aducându-și, din nou, contribuția la oferirea accesului la ultimele tendințe din domeniu.

To My Programmer Self 20 Years Ago: Do These 4 Things More | by Alvin Lee | Level Up Coding https://levelup.gitconnected.com/to-my-programmer-self-20-years-ago-do-these-4-things-more-fb562cf7d309

Twenty years ago, I landed my first gig as a freelance web developer. Twenty years later, I’m still doing it. In hindsight, I see 4 habits that I wish I had developed in myself earlier rather than later.

Nvidia says its AI can fix some of the biggest problems in video calls – The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/5/21502003/nvidia-ai-videoconferencing-maxine-platform-face-gaze-alignment-gans-compression-resolution

Face alignment, noise reduction, and AI-powered superresolution

Web Summit: Europe’s largest tech event forced online by the pandemic – CNN https://edition.cnn.com/2020/10/08/tech/web-summit-online-coronavirus/index.html

Europe’s largest technology conference will be held entirely online this year, as the coronavirus pandemic forces scores of major events to go digital.

https://websummit.com/

Design Podcasts to Learn UX on the Go | Interaction Design Foundation https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/design-podcasts-to-learn-ux-on-the-go

Whether you are new to user experience (UX) design and want to become a product designer, or a professional on the lookout for inspiration, there’s a podcast for everyone.

Introduction – 10,000 Year Clock – The Long Now https://longnow.org/clock/

The full scale 10,000 Year Clock is now under construction. While there is no completion date scheduled, we do plan to open it to the public once it is ready.

State of AI Report 2020 https://www.stateof.ai/

The State of AI Report analyses the most interesting developments in AI. We aim to trigger an informed conversation about the state of AI and its implication for the future. The Report is produced by AI investors Nathan Benaich and Ian Hogarth.

The Forgotten Pixel Art Masterpieces of the PlayStation 1 Era | by Richmond Lee | OneZero https://onezero.medium.com/the-forgotten-pixel-art-masterpieces-of-the-playstation-1-era-8b453dfe00bf

Video games simply aren’t made like this anymore

Linearly Scale font-size with CSS clamp() Based on the Viewport | CSS-Tricks https://css-tricks.com/linearly-scale-font-size-with-css-clamp-based-on-the-viewport/

Responsive typography has been tried in the past with a slew of methods such as media queries and CSS calc().

Git Branch Cheatsheet https://elijahmanor.com/blog/git-branch

Working on the command line with git can be a bit overwhelming, so I’m starting a series of git cheatsheet posts for various areas. This post focuses on git branch.

USB-C Was Supposed to Simplify Our Lives. Instead, It’s a Total Mess. | by Owen Williams | Sep, 2020 | Debugger https://debugger.medium.com/usb-c-was-supposed-to-simplify-our-lives-instead-its-a-total-mess-626bb2ea3688

A mix of hidden standards make the ubiquitous cable a pain to deal with

Panic – Nova https://nova.app/

It all starts with our first-class text-editor.

Learn fundamentals of UI design through cinema🎥 | by Shreyas Srivastava | Oct, 2020 | Muzli – Design Inspiration https://medium.muz.li/learn-fundamentals-of-ui-design-through-cinema-4afe1b071a6a

Movies have been prevalent in our society as a form of art long before people started studying visual design or just design as a discipline.

3 Books to Improve Your Coding Skills | by Dmytro Khmelenko | Better Programming | Oct, 2020 | Medium https://medium.com/better-programming/3-books-to-improve-your-coding-skills-afa67621192

There are many good books about software engineering. Indeed, my suggested books can have alternatives. But if you read the ones mentioned above, you will be able to deliver readable and scalable code.

How to Make Your iPhone Black and White (And Why You Should) | by Megan Holstein | Better Humans | Medium https://medium.com/better-humans/how-to-make-your-iphone-black-and-white-and-why-you-should-42e70deb92c7

The candy-colored interface on your phone triggers your brain into using it more. Use grayscale mode to make the junk less appealing

GPT-3 Is an Amazing Research Tool. But OpenAI Isn’t Sharing the Code. | by Dave Gershgorn | Aug, 2020 | OneZero https://onezero.medium.com/gpt-3-is-an-amazing-research-tool-openai-isnt-sharing-the-code-d048ba39bbfd

Some A.I. experts warn against a lack of transparency in the buzzy new program

Notes to Myself on Software Engineering | by François Chollet | Medium https://medium.com/s/story/notes-to-myself-on-software-engineering-c890f16f4e4d

A laundry list of personal reminders

Machines and AI Are Taking Over Jobs Lost to Coronavirus | Time https://time.com/5876604/machines-jobs-coronavirus/

For 23 years, Larry Collins worked in a booth on the Carquinez Bridge in the San Francisco Bay Area, collecting tolls.

Art of debugging with Chrome DevTools | by Prashant Palikhe | Frontmen | Medium https://medium.com/frontmen/art-of-debugging-with-chrome-devtools-ab7b5fd8e0b4

Through this medium, I want to share some of the tips and tricks that I use in devtools for efficient debugging and shed light on some of these little-known power tools in Chrome devtools.

OpenAI is giving Microsoft exclusive access to its GPT-3 language model | MIT Technology Review https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/09/23/1008729/openai-is-giving-microsoft-exclusive-access-to-its-gpt-3-language-model/

The lab was supposed to benefit humanity. Now it’s simply benefiting one of the richest companies in the world.

Mono Icons https://icons.mono.company/

A simple, consistent open-source icon set designed to be used in a wide variety of digital products.

A beginner’s guide to AI: Separating the hype from the reality https://thenextweb.com/neural/2020/09/10/a-beginners-guide-to-ai-separating-the-hype-from-the-reality/

An advanced artificial intelligence created by OpenAI, a company founded by genius billionaire Elon Musk, recently penned an op-ed for The Guardian that was so convincingly human many readers were astounded and frightened. And, ew. Just writing that sentence made me feel like a terrible journalist.

BecomingHumanCheatSheets.pdf

https://www.dropbox.com/s/wmdguw5dfoaasuc/BecomingHumanCheatSheets.pdf?dl=0

We need young programmers; we need old programmers https://blog.ploeh.dk/2020/09/14/we-need-young-programmers-we-need-old-programmers/

The software industry loves young people, but old-timers serve an important purpose, too.

GitHub – charliesome/doslinux: Run Linux programs on DOS https://github.com/charliesome/doslinux

A WSL alternative for users who prefer an MS-DOS environment. DOS Subsystem for Linux integrates a real Linux environment into MS-DOS systems, allowing users to make use of both DOS and Linux applications from the DOS command prompt.

beyondloom.com/crab http://beyondloom.com/crab/

To a crab in sand, the world is sand.

The Power and Paradox of Bad Software | WIRED

https://www.wired.com/story/power-paradox-bad-software/

 

The software industry makes amazing tools for itself, while doctors and scientists are stuck with old code. Tech needs to quit hacking and start listening.

Why neural networks struggle with the Game of Life – TechTalks https://bdtechtalks.com/2020/09/16/deep-learning-game-of-life/

The Game of Life is a grid-based automaton that is very popular in discussions about science, computation, and artificial intelligence. It is an interesting idea that shows how very simple rules can yield very complicated results.

22 YouTube Channels To Level Up Your Programming Skills | by Team Codegiant | Sep, 2020 | Codegiant https://blog.codegiant.io/programming-skills-d77d4abdf255

In this article, I’ve listed 22 of the best YouTube channels for improving your programming skills. Some are geared towards beginners while others focus on advanced topics.

The BBC is releasing over 16,000 sound effects for free download https://happymag.tv/bbc-sound-effects-archive/

The BBC have opened up their insane archive of over 16,000 sound effects, which you can now download in WAV format free of charge.

Bringing the Mona Lisa Effect to Life with TensorFlow.js — The TensorFlow Blog https://blog.tensorflow.org/2020/09/bringing-mona-lisa-effect-to-life-tensorflow-js.html

Urban legend says that Mona Lisa’s eyes will follow you as you move around the room. This is known as the “Mona Lisa effect.” For fun, I recently programmed an interactive digital portrait that brings this phenomenon to life through your browser and webcam.

People expect technology to suck because it actually sucks @ tonsky.me https://tonsky.me/blog/tech-sucks/

The stream of minor annoyances is so large people just got tired of dealing with it! And no, there’re no better alternatives.

Why You Should Be Very Skeptical of Ring’s Indoor Security Drone – IEEE Spectrum https://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/drones/ring-indoor-security-drone

A security drone for your home may seem like a cool idea but do the benefits outweigh the risks?

deepnight.net | LEd – 2D map editor https://deepnight.net/tools/led-2d-level-editor/

LEd is an open-source 2D map editor, with a strong focus on user-friendliness.

Simple Systems Have Less Downtime | Greg Kogan https://www.gkogan.co/blog/simple-systems/

The Maersk Triple-E Class container ship is 1,300 feet long, carries over 18,000 containers across 11,000 miles between Europe and Asia, and… Its entire crew can fit inside a passenger van.

Ramblings from Jessie: The Art of Automation https://blog.jessfraz.com/post/the-art-of-automation/

Like a lot of programmers, I often ask myself “can this be scripted” when I find myself doing a manual task.

Netflix CEO Explains Why He Pays Technologists Huge Salaries https://insights.dice.com/2020/09/28/netflix-ceo-explains-why-he-pays-technologists-huge-salaries/

For years, Netflix has maintained a reputation as a company that pays its technologists huge salaries.

Type Systems Explained With Examples https://thevaluable.dev/type-system-explained/

“My language is better because it has a strong type system!” screams Dave, your colleague developer, trying to push the programming language Cobol for the next micro-service of your company.

Summary of all the MIT Introduction to Algorithms lectures https://catonmat.net/summary-of-mit-introduction-to-algorithms

In this post I want to summarize all the topics that were covered in the lectures and point out some of the most interesting things in them.

When fonts fall https://www.figma.com/blog/when-fonts-fall/

One of the typographical questions we get often is, “How does font fallback work exactly?” It’s not even that Figma does something unique here (although we have our own specific take), but font fallback is just complex, filled with quirks and unexpected side effects.

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D. Psihologie

Delusions take root in minds searching to explain difficult experiences | Aeon Essays https://aeon.co/essays/delusions-take-root-in-minds-searching-to-explain-difficult-experiences

Extraordinary beliefs don’t arise in a vacuum. They take root in minds confronted by unusual and traumatic experiences

To be creative, Chinese philosophy teaches us to abandon ‘originality’ | Psyche Ideas https://psyche.co/ideas/to-be-creative-chinese-philosophy-teaches-us-to-abandon-originality

But raw experience alone isn’t enough: what matters more is whether we learn from experience. And learning from experience, especially an experience as difficult as the death of a loved one, can involve quite a lot. Among other things, it can involve creativity.

Neuroscience Says Doing This 1 Thing Makes You Just as Happy as Eating 2,000 Chocolate Bars https://getpocket.com/explore/item/neuroscience-says-doing-this-1-thing-makes-you-just-as-happy-as-eating-2-000-chocolate-bars

It also gives you the same neurological boost as receiving $25,000.

How self-control can actually unleash your dark side – BBC Worklife https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20200827-how-self-control-can-actually-unleash-your-dark-side

People with great willpower are often lauded over their peers with less self-control. But having strong character may not always be a good thing.

swissmiss | Two Types of Creativity https://www.swiss-miss.com/2020/09/two-types-of-creativity.html

Vorbesc. Ca să nu știu doar eu. – DoR https://www.dor.ro/vorbesc-ca-sa-nu-stiu-doar-eu/

Dacă nici măcar în familia ta nu poți să ai încredere să te crească în siguranță, atunci în ce să mai crezi și cum să îți trăiești viața?

The benefits of note-taking by hand – BBC Worklife https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20200910-the-benefits-of-note-taking-by-hand

Computers and phones have become the go-to note-taking method for many. But your brain benefits from an old-fashioned pen and paper.

Elon Musk’s 2 Rules For Learning Anything Faster | by Jake Daghe | Sep, 2020 | Entrepreneur’s Handbook https://entrepreneurshandbook.co/elon-musks-2-rules-for-learning-anything-faster-cf9a79fba35

A structure to help you take over entire industries

To be creative, Chinese philosophy teaches us to abandon ‘originality’ | Psyche Ideas https://psyche.co/ideas/to-be-creative-chinese-philosophy-teaches-us-to-abandon-originality

To be creative, Chinese philosophy teaches us to abandon ‘originality’ | Psyche Ideas https://psyche.co/ideas/to-be-creative-chinese-philosophy-teaches-us-to-abandon-originality

How self-control can actually unleash your dark side – BBC Worklife https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20200827-how-self-control-can-actually-unleash-your-dark-side

People with great willpower are often lauded over their peers with less self-control. But having strong character may not always be a good thing.

Intelligent Minds Like Tim Cook and Jeff Bezos Embrace the Rule of Awkward Silence | Inc.com https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/intelligent-minds-like-tim-cook-jeff-bezos-embrace-rule-of-awkward-silence-you-should-too.html

The rule of awkward silence has always been valuable. But in a world of instant gratification, it’s more useful than ever.

Dreading a dark winter lockdown? Think like a Norwegian | Science | The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/sep/26/dreading-a-dark-winter-lockdown-think-like-a-norwegian

Studies show people living in the Arctic Circle are armed with a mindset that helps combat the long ‘polar night’. It might come in handy for us all…

‘My dentist saved my tooth, but wiped my memory’ – BBC Future https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20150630-my-dentist-saved-my-tooth-but-stole-my-memory

After simple dental surgery, William lost his ability to form new memories. What happened? This real-life medical mystery should change the way we think about the brain, says David Robson.

Why you have a voice inside your head – BBC Future https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200929-what-your-thoughts-sound-like

When we think about words, we can almost hear them inside our heads – now new research is revealing why.

Foundations of Positive Psychology | Coursera https://www.coursera.org/specializations/positivepsychology

Positive Psychology: Well-being for life. Master strategies and tools that enable individuals and organizations to thrive

Steve Jobs’s Definition of “Smart” Will Reprogram Your Idea of Intelligence | by Alan Trapulionis | Sep, 2020 | Entrepreneur’s Handbook https://entrepreneurshandbook.co/steve-jobss-definition-of-smart-will-make-you-rethink-your-actions-6b1d7873fd46

Why people with high IQs often stagnate in their careers

Weight-Loss Tips: Why We Self-Sabotage (and How to Stop) https://greatist.com/live/weight-loss-tips-how-not-to-self-sabotage#1

I exercised this morning, so I’ve earned this pizza.” “I’m stressed out after a rough day, and chocolate helps me relax.” “I can treat myself. It’s the weekend, and I ate healthy all week.”

Sound familiar?

Crows possess higher intelligence long thought primarily human – STAT https://www.statnews.com/2020/09/24/crows-possess-higher-intelligence-long-thought-primarily-human/

Whether crows, ravens, and other “corvids” are making multipart tools like hooked sticks to reach grubs, solving geometry puzzles made famous by Aesop, or nudging a clueless hedgehog across a highway before it becomes roadkill, they have long impressed scientists with their intelligence and creativity.

Screen Time and Kids: Give Them What They Need | Nir & Far https://www.nirandfar.com/screen-time-for-kids/

Society’s fear of technology destroying our children’s future has reached a fever pitch and many parents have resorted to extreme measures.

The Lifespan of a Lie. The most famous psychology study of all… | by Ben Blum | GEN https://gen.medium.com/the-lifespan-of-a-lie-d869212b1f62

“Anybody who is a clinician would know that I was faking,” he told me last summer, in the first extensive interview he has granted in years. “If you listen to the tape, it’s not subtle. I’m not that good at acting. I mean, I think I do a fairly good job, but I’m more hysterical than psychotic.”

Negativity bias: how negative experiences cloud our judgement https://nesslabs.com/negativity-bias

Have you ever found yourself ruminating over a mistake you made a while ago?

Think Retirement Is Smooth Sailing? A Look at Its Potential Effects on the Brain https://getpocket.com/explore/item/think-retirement-is-smooth-sailing-a-look-at-its-potential-effects-on-the-brain

Emerging research suggests that retirement could lead to a decline in your cognitive function, says gerontologist Ross Andel. Anyone who’s retired or thinking about retirement should read this to learn more.

Selfish And Combative People Don’t Actually Get Ahead At Work – Research Digest https://digest.bps.org.uk/2020/09/28/selfish-and-combative-people-dont-actually-get-ahead-at-work/

They found that selfish, combative, and manipulative people have no real advantage at work — not because there are no benefits to such behaviour, but because its positive and negative impacts cancel each other out.

How to break bad habits in 3 steps, according to science https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/the-truth-about-making-breaking-habits

Wendy Wood is a social psychologist at the University of Southern California who has studied human behavior, habits, and decision-making for more than 30 years.

Why Music is Helpful for Concentration https://tinnire.app/blog/why-music-is-helpful-for-concentration/

There are several meanings of the word concentration. If we talk about focusing attention, then this is keeping the interest on one aspect while ignoring other things.

We Learn Faster When We Aren’t Told What Choices to Make – Scientific American https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/we-learn-faster-when-we-arent-told-what-choices-to-make/

The way we decide may even give insight into delusional thinking

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E. Medicină (notă – nu am pregătire în domeniu; sunt știri care mi s-au părut interesante, atât!)

Covid experts: there is another way – UnHerd https://unherd.com/2020/10/covid-experts-there-is-another-way/

Three eminent epidemiologists met in Massachusetts to plan a better response to the pandemic.

O infirmieră din Arad a donat de patru ori plasmă pentru tratarea pacienților cu COVID-19 – Coronavirus – HotNews.ro https://www.hotnews.ro/stiri-coronavirus-24262540-infirmiera-din-arad-donat-patru-ori-plasma-pentru-tratarea-pacientilor-covid-19.htm

O infirmieră de la secția ATI a Spitalului Clinic Județean de Urgență din Arad a donat de patru ori plasmă pentru tratarea pacienților cu COVID-19, iar săptămâna viitoare este programată la Centrul de Transfuzie Sanguină pentru a cincea recoltare.

Wear Your Mask and Stop Talking – The Atlantic https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/08/wear-your-mask-and-stop-talking/615796/

COVID-19 researchers have rightly extolled the virtues of masks, hailed the necessity of ventilation, and praised the salutary nature of outdoor activities. But another behavioral tactic hasn’t received enough attention, in part because it makes itself known by its absence. That tactic is silence.

A Supercomputer’s Covid-19 Analysis Yields a New Way to Understand the Virus | Elemental https://elemental.medium.com/a-supercomputer-analyzed-covid-19-and-an-interesting-new-theory-has-emerged-31cb8eba9d63

Mai avem nevoie de Raed Arafat? – DoR https://www.dor.ro/urgenta-raed-arafat-lider-pandemie/

Raed Arafat a construit de la zero sistemul public de medicină de urgență. Apoi a devenit șeful unei structuri de stat care a supraviețuit tuturor schimbărilor politice. Are o încredere fantastică din partea populației, dar și critici pertinenți. Ne poate ghida și printr-o criză pe termen nelimitat?

Dragoste de fiica: O fetita de 12 ani din Oradea, infectata cu Covid,… https://www.ebihoreanul.ro/stiri/dragoste-de-fiica-o-fetita-de-12-ani-din-oradea-infectata-cu-covid-s-a-internat-in-spital-pentru-a-si-proteja-mama-bolnava-157881.html

O fetiţă de 12 ani, elevă la o şcoală din centrul Oradiei, se dovedeşte mai precaută şi mai cu minte decât mulţimile de adulţi care sfidează gravitatea pandemiei.

A Dentist Sees More Cracked Teeth. What’s Going On? – The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/08/well/live/dentists-tooth-teeth-cracks-fractures-coronavirus-stress-grinding.html

“I’ve seen more tooth fractures in the last six weeks than in the previous six years,” I explained.

Unfortunately, that’s no exaggeration.

We Actively Avoid Information That Can Help Us https://hbr.org/2020/09/we-actively-avoid-information-that-can-help-us

Emily Ho of Northwestern University and two coresearchers asked more than 2,300 survey participants whether they would like to get various kinds of information that could be useful to them, including how their retirement accounts stacked up against their peers’, what listeners thought of a speech they’d recently given, and how coworkers rated their strengths and weaknesses.

Jucătorii CFR Cluj au mers la Spitaulul de Boli Infecţioase pentru a mulţumi personalului medical; Dan Petrescu: Vă mulţumim şi sper să nu mai avem nevoie să venim pe aici | News.ro https://www.news.ro/sport/jucatorii-cfr-cluj-au-mers-la-spitaulul-de-boli-infectioase-pentru-a-multumi-personalului-medical-dan-petrescu-va-multumim-si-sper-sa-nu-mai-avem-nevoie-sa-venim-pe-aici-1922402815002020091819481801

Jucătorii CFR Cluj au mers, marţi, la Spitalul Clinic de Boli Infecţioase pentru a mulţumi personalului medical, care a tratat mai mulţi fotbalişti şi membrii ai staff-ului bolnavi de Covid-19.

Famous Speeches: A List of the Greatest Speeches of All-Time https://jamesclear.com/great-speeches

As far as I know this is the only place where you can read transcripts of these speeches in one place.

The deadly viruses that vanished without trace – BBC Future https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200918-why-some-deadly-viruses-vanish-and-go-extinct

Scientists are only just starting to unravel why some viruses disappear, while others can linger and cause disease for centuries.

Cum ajungi să mori în România dintr-o întrerupere de sarcină pe bani puțini https://pressone.ro/cum-ajungi-sa-mori-in-romania-dintr-o-intrerupere-de-sarcina-pe-bani-putini

O femeie din Băicoi, în vârstă de 45 de ani, însărcinată în 12 săptămâni, a murit la începutul săptămânii, în urma unui chiuretaj efectuat într-un cabinet medical particular din Ploiești.

Pets Helped People Cope During Pandemic: Study https://pets.webmd.com/news/20200930/pets-helped-people-cope-during-pandemic-lockdown-study

Pets helped many people cope with the mental stress of being locked down during the coronavirus pandemic, a new study finds.

This is what happens to your body over months in isolation – CNN https://edition.cnn.com/2020/09/26/health/what-isolation-does-to-body-wellness-trnd/index.html

(CNN)Since the pandemic officially began in March, we’ve been told staying home is the best way to avoid catching Covid-19. And it is. But life in confinement can cause physical ailments on its own.

How To Be A Better Public Speaker Tips From Toastmasters World Champion https://www.forbes.com/sites/henrydevries/2020/10/01/how-to-be-a-better-public-speaker-tips-from-toastmasters-world-champion/

Mike Carr, who bested 30,000 participants to win the world’s largest speech contest, has advice on how anyone can improve as a public speaker.

The Double Life of Productivity’s Most Famous Doctor – Superorganizers https://superorganizers.substack.com/p/the-double-life-of-productivitys

YouTuber Ali Abdaal shares how he makes the productivity videos that have netted him 1M subscribers

Winter will make the pandemic worse. Here’s what you need to know. | MIT Technology Review https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/10/08/1009650/winter-will-make-the-pandemic-worse/

As the weather gets colder and people spend more time inside, improving air circulation and filters in buildings will be key to controlling covid-19.

This Algorithm Doesn’t Replace Doctors—It Makes Them Better | WIRED https://www.wired.com/story/algorithm-doesnt-replace-doctors-makes-them-better/

An artificial intelligence system has outperformed physicians when detecting skin lesions. The results are changing how one school trains dermatologists.

How to avoid the virus as the world reopens | Free to read | Financial Times https://www.ft.com/content/2418ff87-1d41-41b5-b638-38f5164a2e94

A guide to where the biggest risks lie as lockdowns ease

The One Sentence That Will Make You a More Effective Speaker https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-1-sentence-that-will-make-you-a-more-effective-speaker-every-time

This one simple trick will make all your speeches clear, concise, and compelling.

Writing a book: is it worth it? — Martin Kleppmann’s blog https://martin.kleppmann.com/2020/09/29/is-book-writing-worth-it.html

I don’t want to make this post too self-congratulatory, but rather I will try to share some insights into the business of book-writing.

Covid virus ‘survives for 28 days’ in lab conditions – BBC News https://www.bbc.com/news/health-54500673

The virus responsible for Covid-19 can remain infectious on surfaces such as banknotes, phone screens and stainless steel for 28 days, researchers say.

Coronavirusul ”poate rezista pe telefoane și bancnote 28 de zile”, arată un nou studiu – Coronavirus – HotNews.ro https://www.hotnews.ro/stiri-coronavirus-24345022-coronavirusul-poate-rezista-telefoane-banconte-28-zile-arata-nou-studiu.htm

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