The following is an excerpt from 8 Reasons To Start Meditating at The Daily Zen. #6) Brain power: Not only have studies revealed meditation’s benefits on focus; brain power might improve, too. People who meditate frequently tend to have a thicker cortex in certain parts of their brain. #7) Creativity: The most interesting example here that I’m aware of […]
The folks at Codeacademy have developed a completely free online academy where you learn programming in baby steps. Each week a new interactive programming lesson is sent via email. You can sign up here. *The first programming email goes out Monday, January 9.
Tackle 2012 with positivity. And some advice from Men’s Health: 30 WAYS TO GIVE YOUR APPEARANCE A BOOST An Australian study found that people who ate a diet high in protein and lower in carbs had twice the decrease in pimples. “Antioxidants are also great for the skin because they combat free radical damage,” Gohara […]
MediaShift has a good article covering J-school trends from 2011: “5. The Rise of the Journo-Programmer. An ambitious hybrid of journalist and computer scientist is what some have in mind as part of the future of journalism. As Columbia was launching its dual-degree masters in journalism and computer science (more), Northwestern last winter announced a $4.2 million Knight News Innovation Lab run by […]
#4. Twitter will want to watch TV with you Out of all those players grappling for the second screen, Twitter has one of the best chances to scale. It already dominates the real-time conversation around TV, and it’s bending over backwards to get its tweets on TV — and it’s working. At the same time, Twitter […]
Drone Journalism: Links, thoughts and research into using drones, UAVs or remotely piloted vehicles for journalism at the Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications.
This is my favorite time of year — when journalists focus on the new year’s predictions in tech. No stranger to this trend is social media news giant, Mashable, who predicts a rise in ‘ultrabooks’ (think MacBook Air), ‘social media exhaustion’ (think less Facebook) and ‘mobile chip wars’ — a nebulous concept that’s never fully […]