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Predictably More Irrational?

I just read a post in Dan Ariely’s blog about the new expanded version of Predictably Irrational.

Ariely writes:

 

Predictably Irrational was first published in February 2008, and given the relative ease of modifying books these days, I decided to add some of my reflections on the stock market crisis — and create an expanded edition of Predictably . . . → Read More: Predictably More Irrational?

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Telecommuting, Telepresence And Swine Flu

I read some interesting discussions on Twitter that companies should encourage employees to telecommute (work from home) when they have flu like symptoms if they cannot afford to take the day off due to economic constraints. Cutting down business travel using technologies such as telepresence when possible would . . . → Read More: Telecommuting, Telepresence And Swine Flu

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Neighborhood Crime Watch On Twitter

When I wrote these articles on how one could use portals like Yahoo Groups to set up a crime watch site for people in a  neighborhood to share, there was no Twitter.  But I have seen several crime watch tweets. I am wondering if it makes any sense to use Twitter for this pupose. Being able . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Crime Watch On Twitter

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Cached Pages Should Make Pages Load Faster

I have installed and configured the WP-Cache2 plug-in. This should make the pages in this site much faster on an average. The one downside is that the random header image also gets cached with every page, and so will change only when that page . . . → Read More: Cached Pages Should Make Pages Load Faster

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Have You Been Nudged Today?

As I am listening to the audio version of the book “Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness” by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein, I am beginning to notice the numerous daily “nudges” we experience, and have become accustomed to.

I drive to work and turn my car’s ignition off, and I . . . → Read More: Have You Been Nudged Today?

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Now Available In 42 Languages!

The Translator plug-in just installed supports auto-translation to 42 languages and is currently configured to use Google translator. While the pages don’t get translated perfectly, most content should be readable in . . . → Read More: Now Available In 42 Languages!

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WordPress: Using Twitter-tools with Sideposts

I was looking for a way to create a Tweet whenever I post in my blog, and also to get record of my Tweets on my blog. But I didn’t want the Tweets to appear in the main blog.

The combination of the Twitter Tools plug-in and the Sideposts plug-in did just that. With Sideposts, I can . . . → Read More: WordPress: Using Twitter-tools with Sideposts

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WordPress Twitter-Tools plugin…

WordPress Twitter-Tools plugin can collect tweets into a . . . → Read More: WordPress Twitter-Tools plugin…

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Categories In The Header Menu

The new layout has a categories-menu at the bottom of the header to make it easy for vistors to explore . . . → Read More: Categories In The Header Menu

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Added: Related posts plug-in

When reading a post by itself (not in the main page), a list of related posts are show at the end of the post. These lead the reader to more posts that may be . . . → Read More: Added: Related posts plug-in

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