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RSA Shorts – The Power of Empathy

What is empathy?
“Empathy fuels connections, and sympathy drives disconnections.”

Four qualities of empathy:

  • Perspective taking – the ability of taking another person’s perspective
  • Staying out of judgment
  • Recognizing emotions in other people
  • Communicating that

The problem was that we tried to make something better, which is probably one of my biggest problems in any conversation.
She concluded that rarely can our response make something better, but what makes something better is the connection. That is very true indeed.

Changes to computer thinking – Stephen Fry explains cloud computing

The chemistry of cookies – Stephanie Warren

Mental Floss – 24 Unintended Scientific Discoveries

inFORM – Interacting With a Dynamic Shape Display

How the Government Tracks You: NSA Surveillance

Ricky Gervais Tells A Story About How He Learned To Write

It is the oldest advice to any writer actually, but then he adds, “trying to make the thing ordinary into extraordinary” so that people can connect.

How To Be Creative | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

How Does A Gas Nozzle Know When To Shut Off?

The video should be called the science behind a gas nozzle.
As a commenter points out, the word, gas, here means gasoline or petrol. Nevertheless, it is interesting to know the mechanism and how it works behind a simple gas nozzle. :)

How to Properly Season and Care for Cast Iron Cookware

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