Happiness Articles

Has Modern Technology caused the End of Reflection? (via NY Times)

“The end of reflection”  author of the article on The New York Times, Teddy Wayne, heads his post, published on June 11, 2016. A noteworthy quote: “’Finding moments to engage in contemplative thinking has always been a challenge, since we’re distractible,’ said Nicholas Carr, author

How to stop the money monoculture by Kickstarter CEO and cofounder Yancey Strickler

Technology has been disrupting many business sectors over the last years (think of Music, Telecom, Publishing) and will keep disrupting many other area’s (Energy, Transport, Health, Education, …). Technology and the Internet have made information more transparent with more information available than ever before, for people

Artificial Emotional Intelligence

In November, WIRED UK publishes its fourth annual trends report, a standalone magazine in which the magazine’s network of expert writers and influencers predicts what’s coming next. No surprise to us, Artificial Intelligence is mentioned as one of the biggest trends for the coming year. WIRED published a preview

We are data: the future of machine intelligence

“To be (data) or not to be (data)”, that’s the question we all ponder about facing an increasingly faster and data intense future. ‘The internet is going to do to us whatever it is going to do — and it’s far too late to stop it’

Can You Run A City Based On Happiness?

Here’s an interesting article on how a city can learn more about its citizens by using data analytics. The results are always surprising! Santa Monica’s Wellbeing Project is the result of two years of work and a $1 million grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies. The goal was