If you’re happy and you know it … let the government know

By Sebastien Gendry Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a panel of experts in psychology and economics, including Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman, began convening in December to try to define reliable measures of “subjective well-being.” If successful, these could become…

If you’re happy and you know it … let the government know

By Sebastien Gendry Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a panel of experts in psychology and economics, including Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman, began convening in December to try to define reliable measures of “subjective well-being.” If successful, these could become…

If you’re happy and you know it … let the government know

By Sebastien Gendry Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a panel of experts in psychology and economics, including Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman, began convening in December to try to define reliable measures of “subjective well-being.” If successful, these could become…

If you’re happy and you know it … let the government know

By Sebastien Gendry Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a panel of experts in psychology and economics, including Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman, began convening in December to try to define reliable measures of “subjective well-being.” If successful, these could become…

Can a computer be taught to be funny? (not yet)

By Sebastien Gendry The weekend of March 8, at the American Crossword Puzzle Competition in Brooklyn, a computer program known as Dr. Fill matched wits with the nation’s top crossword solvers and was humbled. Dr. Fill’s score was good enough to finish 141st out…

Can a computer be taught to be funny? (not yet)

By Sebastien Gendry The weekend of March 8, at the American Crossword Puzzle Competition in Brooklyn, a computer program known as Dr. Fill matched wits with the nation’s top crossword solvers and was humbled. Dr. Fill’s score was good enough to finish 141st out…

Can a computer be taught to be funny? (not yet)

By Sebastien Gendry The weekend of March 8, at the American Crossword Puzzle Competition in Brooklyn, a computer program known as Dr. Fill matched wits with the nation’s top crossword solvers and was humbled. Dr. Fill’s score was good enough to finish 141st out…

Can a computer be taught to be funny? (not yet)

By Sebastien Gendry The weekend of March 8, at the American Crossword Puzzle Competition in Brooklyn, a computer program known as Dr. Fill matched wits with the nation’s top crossword solvers and was humbled. Dr. Fill’s score was good enough to finish 141st out…

Academics really not happy about having to be happy at work

By Sebastien Gendry Here is a rather-unexpected-but-not-really-surprising news from Australia: RMIT University staff will fight against a new behavioral code that demands they promote positivity and show passion at work. Why? …Ms Gale said the code threatened the ability of academic and professional staff…

Academics really not happy about having to be happy at work

By Sebastien Gendry Here is a rather-unexpected-but-not-really-surprising news from Australia: RMIT University staff will fight against a new behavioral code that demands they promote positivity and show passion at work. Why? …Ms Gale said the code threatened the ability of academic and professional staff…