intelligence

Want to Get Ahead at Work? Be a Mindreader

Reading the notes on your boss' desk can clue you in to your company's next big project. But is it ethical? Hank Coleman talks about intelligence gathering in the workplace.

Google Is Making Us Forgetful, But Does It Matter?

Research studies by Betsy Sparrow of Columbia University "support a growing belief that people are using the Internet as a personal memory bank: the so-called Google effect." Yes, the awareness that we can look things up easily later makes our memories worse. But when it comes to retrieving that online data, she notes, "We're remarkably efficient."

Daily Blogwatch: What Happens After Seven Up Days?

Some of the best reads for investors from around the Web, including the financial legacy of Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, Apple's stunningly rapid dominance of the cellphone business, and an answer to the age-old question: Which came first, the chicken or the egg?