Earth twin discovered 22 light-years away. Avid post-apocalyptic community planners have their sights on GJ 667Cc, the latest candidate for ‘another earth.’ Discovered by the Kepler mission, this property features a regular 28 day orbit, a significantly larger back yard than Earth’s, and a temperature suitable to maintain liquid water. Added bonus: Neighborhood houses two or three additional planet candidates.
Documentary on Gene Sharp’s philosophies and their role in informing revolutions and uprisings through Eastern Europe, Asia the Middle East, the Arab Spring and across the pond to influence the thinking behind OWS.
Psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist describes the real differences between the left and right halves of the human brain. It’s not simply “emotion on the right, reason on the left,” but something far more complex and interesting. A Best of the Web talk from RSA Animate.
BE Empowered – BE Powerful – Keep Your Eye on Your B-All! Chi-To-Be Participate in the Embrace Your Power teleclass on Thursday, November 3, 2011 (5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Pacific, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Eastern) hosted by Globally Trusted Authorities and Authors Denise Michaels and Stacey Hall. Phone Number: (724) 444-7444 /Call ID: 111764
All Twitter reports 91% of potential employers screen job candidates using Twittter, Facebook and Linked In.
Social media monitoring service Reppler conducted a study with Lab42 using a random sample of 300 individuals involved in the hiring process of a company, and the results are fascinating. A massive 91% of the employers polled use social networking sites to screen prospective employees. More worryingly for applicants, 69% say they have rejected a candidate because of something they saw on one of these social platforms.
The Nest will pay for itself in a year or two and save 30% off your energy bill… Wired reports on Tony Fadell’s sexy new gadget:
A simple loop of brushed stainless steel encases a chassis of reflective polymer, which encircles a crisp color digital display. Artificial intelligence figures out when to turn down the heat and when to jack up the air conditioning, so that you don’t waste money and perturb the ozone when no one is home, or when you’re asleep upstairs. You can communicate with the Nest from your smartphone, tablet or web browser.