If you’re having trouble making use of your time, then perhaps the 1/9/90 time perspective principle can help you. According to the principle, we should spend 1% of our day dwelling on the past, 9% planning for the future, and 90% living in the present. But why spend only 9% of your time on the future? Supposedly because plans don’t always go according to plan, so we’ll only be stressing ourselves out unnecessarily.
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An artificial intelligence model built by Ishanu Chattopadhyay and his colleagues analysed crime data in Chicago from 2014 to 2016 and managed to predict future levels of crime down to the nearest 300 metres, a week before they actually happened. While extremely useful, this artificial intelligence has been shown to expose racial prejudice in law enforcement. Hopefully, as the study’s data and methodology have been made available for others to evaluate, these prejudices can be avoided in the next iteration. Read full article here