Archive for the ‘Lateral Thinking’ Category

Predicting the Euro 2016 Final using Markov Chains

Within the next 24 hours, the soccer world will be heads over heels for the upcoming final game of this season’s championship of UEFA Euro 2016 in France. Like usual for such big events, I am curious to know the team’s performances over all. So compare two teams that never played against each other. Additionally, […]

Lateral Ad in Zen Design

Here’s an ad from Germany. It is from an eco movement party. On this you can read in youth slang: “Your mother.” This is an allusion to the “Your mother is …” jokes. [1] http://gruene-rlp.de/wahl-2011

What are FedEx days?

I gonna explain what FedEx days are: at your job you get day to day new stuff to do. Everytime quiet similar things. Now you want to be motivated again. So some companies are doing one different day each year. This shall be the highlight regarding work time. Everybody is looking forward to this. Because […]

App Store: Opera not until you’re 17

Opera is one of the top five used browsers in the world. Many people love it and use it. Now Opera is available in the Mac App Store – but only if you’re at least 17 years old. The editors from Apple rated the App to be not free to the youth. The reason is […]

Pac-man chart

Beware your data & machines

Something about security, a thief and the Internet… very funny, very worth watching.

Cheating using software faults

A man got over 1.4 Million US-Dollars in Casinos. Andre N. was arrested by FBI agents at cheating on the machines another time. [1] Over 14 month he ot the double jackpot by mis-using a software’s fault. [2] Andre N. is free on a bail of 100,000 US-$. He used a fault of software that […]

An unbelievable accident

This night in San Pedro, a district of Los Angeles, California, a probably drunken driven has caused an unbelievable accident. After ignoring a traffic signal the car spin out of control and hit a kerb. Caused by that the car flipped in the air, crashed a fence and ended up squeezed between two houses walls […]

What success depends on

What’s one of the most admirable things people can imagine is success itself. Whether in career, personal life, at hobbies or in scientific fields: people want to be successful. I gonna show you one of the most impacting factors: gestures.

Expatrias to be more creative

A new study processed by Harvard Business Manager (HBM) shows that people who studied or worked in a foreign country are in general more innovative. These people are better in Lateral Thinking and see things a more practical way. [1] Interesting about another study: what distinguishes us from the primates is that primates use utilities […]