Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Google is Changing Our Memory

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We were taught in school how to retain information and expand our memories so important details are available to us by recall. Well, with the advent of new technologies and the constant availability of the Internet, this is changing – we no longer need to remember all the details.

The primary resource for this off-brain storage is Google. We now know how to quickly find a fact, detail, phone number or location without needing to remember it in our brains. The question is, what will be the long term impact of this new form of memory management?

To give you some idea of how this change is occurring, Onlinecolleges.net created this infographic.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Turning Knowledge into Practical Magic

Could you use a little more magic in your life?  Could your partner?  Could your job?

As adults we generally accept that magic is an illusion, in which we haven’t yet been able to connect effect with cause.  We know of course that there must be that connection – yet paradoxically, as an audience, we still get that boost of excitement, that emotional rise, when the rabbit comes out of the hat.  Although for the magician the surprise is probably not so great!

So where does that boost, that emotional rise, come from and how can we get more of it?

Read the full article by Robert Prinable on the VitallyMe blog.

A User Manual for Your Own Personality

Would you like to gain a deeper insight into your personality?

Vitally Me is a special website setup to help you find important information about You!

By taking a series of multiple choice questions, Vitally Me will analyse your personality in Relationships, Actions and Thinking to help you better understand how you operate. The report that is produced will help you improve your relationships at home and work, show you how to be more successful in undertaking any activity and guide you to be a better, more insightful thinker.

The 10 minute online self-assessment creates a highly personalised report and costs only A$39.95.

Visit the Vitally Me website for more details.