Dan Ariely uses classic visual illusions and his research findings to show how we're not as rational as we think when we make decisions. Source: Ted : Dan Ariely asks, Are we in control of our own decisions?
Update. I would like to congratulate Sir Brad Neuberg for the quality of the following HTML5 presentation. Due to the number of concepts presented in this video, I spent an hour gathering further details about these subjects. Please find here below, the links and summary, to plunge into the next dimension of the Internet content. Video timeline: - Technical History: 0 - Vector graphics: 6 -- SVG: 7:15 -- Canvas API: 10:15 - When Canvas or SVG : 17 - Video: 20:50 - Geolocation:27:25 - Application cache & database: 30:10 - Web Workers: 35:50 Update: Brad's slides are availabe here (PDF) . If you want to test the demos, help yourself. Humm, first of all, make sure you have a modern browser (e.g Firefox 3.5) : Vector graphic - 1st person gifter : walk in the game using your keyboard arrow keys, - SVG Web Toolkit : Animated Population Pyramid, - Bespin : web code editor. For further explanation watch the mozilla team at Qcon London 2009, uell : Ger
For the last 20 years, many industries have been trying to apply Toyota's concepts to their fields of activity. Based on Scott Killen agile's antecedents and a few other readings, I would like to built a sort of timeline up to the after agile/lean movement. Please add comments and recommencations. From the beginning. Anything from the ancient world? 1785 , Honoré Blanc , Mass production is beleived to be Eli Whitney's invention, but in fact he borrowed the concept from a gunsmith named Honoré Blanc. See, The investor's guide to nanotechnology & micromachines and Implementing Lean Software Development. 1866 , Samuel Smiles : Self Help with Illustrations of Character, Conduct and Perseverance. First edition 1859 (see wikipedia) . Why ? In The Toyota way (Jeffrey K. Liker) : Sakishi toyoda was significantly influenced by his reading of a book first published in England in 1859 by Samuel Smiles. 1911, Frederick Winslow Taylor : The Principles of Sc