Why are manhole covers round?

Some time ago I mentioned interview questions used by Thomas Edison. It is quite safe to say that Edison company back then was what Google is now. So what does Google ask (or used to ask) their candidates in the job interview? Well, it actually seems to be well in line with Edison’s tradition. Questions like “Why are manhole covers […]

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Long silence broken

Actually it was not silent at all. In fact it was so packed with events, meetings and plain old work that updating the blog kept being pushed out to a better day… So, this is a better day, and here are the main news: We would like to welcome on board Dr. Greg Willard. Greg has extensive experience in Cognitive and Neuropsychological Research […]

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On-line resume: give it a character!

The idea of on-line resume is almost as old as the Web itself. After all what can be more logical than to let the World know who you are and what you can do (professionally speaking). As some of you might recall the use of this was somewhat limited to academics and geeks (which are not necessarily two distinct groups). Now skip 10 years […]

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What is the lightest wood?

Nothing new under the sun. It turns out that psychometric tests has been used for candidate evaluation for almost a century. Here is a very interesting example of a Test that was used by Thomas Edison to evaluate his candidates. So, “What is the lightest wood?” – no wonder Einstein failed the test… – I’m sure we will do a little better than […]

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