Another week passed and another Knowmail mashup is available. As always, great things are shared and this time around it is strictly AI related, including deep learning for Basketball trajectories, the US military and AI, data science quickie, the color of artificial intelligence and more.
Eran AbramsonWeekly snapshot from Knowmail September 19-25, 2016
Great recommendations in the AI and productivity arena coming this week, including the hype of AI, how to combat email distractions, the real difference between workflows and bots, finding your sweet spot between productivity, information overload and stress, the end of free will and more.
Eran AbramsonWeekly snapshot from Knowmail September 12-18, 2016
Two aspects of the modern workplace are information overload and stress. These two rose precipitously from the mid-nineties to the mess we are so used to today; which raises the question: is there a connection?
Nathan ZeldesProductivity, Information Overload & Stress: is there a Sweet Spot
Take a moment to consider everything you know about being productive. Perhaps you think about methodologies and concepts; Getting Things Done, Inbox Zero, The Pomodoro Technique. Your thoughts go to the tools you use, like Evernote, OmniFocus, or Knowmail. And all kinds of productivity tips and advice can come to mind: “don’t multitask,” “eat the frog,” “no screen time after 9 pm.”
Tim MetzThe Importance of Being Productive; It’s Your Choice
So what do we have in store for you this week? You guessed it, more great AI and productivity related news that any fan should check out for theoretical info as well as actual hacks to implement in your daily process.
Eran AbramsonWeekly snapshot from Knowmail August 29 to September 4, 2016
Many people have a “love-hate” relationship with their mindfull inbox. There are times when the sight of yet another notification of yet another email, fills us with dread. In spite of the breathtaking increases to our overall productivity, the email overload that comes with constant connectivity at work has been shown repeatedly in laboratory settings that the influx of email into our working lives increases stress, decreases productivity and makes us unhappy.
It’s hot out there, and it’s hot in here…with the great AI and productivity related content Knowmail has come across. Such good stuff, we’re continually sharing it with the community on Twiter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Follow us in your favorite platform (or all), and keep checking the weekly mashups for the weekly summary.
Eran AbramsonWeekly snapshot from Knowmail August 22-28, 2016
In 2012, Obama wasn’t the only person who won in the presidential race. The other person was Nate Silver. His models had correctly predicted the voting outcomes in every state plus the District of Columbia, achieving the godlike 51/51 score. In the 2008 elections, he scored 50/51. The Internet went wild. They offered him the reverence that had previously been reserved for Chuck Norris. Gawker called him “America’s Chief Wizard.” Gizmodo published 25 Nate Silver facts, one of them being “Nate Silver’s computer has no backspace button; Nate silver doesn’t make mistakes.” Is that the hint to an AI powered democracy?