Amy Webb was having a lot of difficulty in finding her soul mate. So, as a fan of data: she started making a spreadsheet. Hear the story of how she went on to hack her online dating life — with funny, frustrating and life-changing results. Amy Webb: How I hacked online dating. You are commenting using your WordPress.
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First impressions are full of promise — and anxiety. First up, NYU associate professor Adam Alter showed how exploiting a simple human trait could actually make us more generous. Last night, four authors stepped onto an Edison-bulb-lit stage in our New York office to share the bold ideas at the center of their books. From a new vision for healthcare, to a [ … ]. Beliefs run deep, influencing not just whether we follow a religion but also the choices we make about every aspect of our lives. Belief is something we at TED think a lot about, and last night we held a session in our office dedicated to exploring what we believe and why we believe it. And yet, that devastation is exactly why it is so important to have conversations about the worst of human experiences.
The Big Idea: What your casual online behavior reveals to hackers (and what to do about it)
With so much of our most sensitive information stored on servers in some remote part of the world, it seems concerningly easy for malicious hackers to worm their way past secure firewalls and into bank accounts, credit card databases, corporate emails and even hospital systems. A basic but surprisingly telling way to learn about the more undisclosed aspects of your life is through the wireless networks that we connect to daily. Get ready to shift your cell phone to airplane mode …. For hackers, this list is relatively easy to access and exploit.