Conversational Intelligence

Conversational Intelligence Author Judith E. Glaser
ISBN-10 9781351862073
Release 2016-10-14
Pages 264
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The key to success in life and business is to become a master at Conversational Intelligence. It's not about how smart you are, but how open you are to learn new and effective powerful conversational rituals that prime the brain for trust, partnership, and mutual success. Conversational Intelligence translates the wealth of new insights coming out of neuroscience from across the globe, and brings the science down to earth so people can understand and apply it in their everyday lives. Author Judith Glaser presents a framework for knowing what kind of conversations trigger the lower, more primitive brain; and what activates higher-level intelligences such as trust, integrity, empathy, and good judgment. Conversational Intelligence makes complex scientific material simple to understand and apply through a wealth of easy to use tools, examples, conversational rituals, and practices for all levels of an organization.



Heikle Gespr che

Heikle Gespr  che Author
ISBN-10 9783709303801
Release 2012-03-26
Pages 240
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Ob am Arbeitsplatz, in der Partnerschaft, der Familie oder im Freundeskreis, wir alle kommen hin und wieder in die Lage, heikle Dinge offen ansprechen zu müssen. Aber wer führt schon gern Gespräche, bei denen Meinungsverschiedenheiten, Einwände und Ärger vorprogrammiert sind? Viele Menschen schrecken davor zurück, weil sie nicht wissen, wie sie sich in solchen Situationen richtig verhalten sollen. Genau dabei hilft dieses Buch. Der Bestseller liefert praktische Tipps und Techniken und zeigt nun bereits in der zweiten, überarbeiteten Auflage, wie man schwierige Gespräche konstruktiv meistert und auch über unangenehme Themen gelassen diskutiert.



Conversational Informatics

Conversational Informatics Author Toyoaki Nishida
ISBN-10 9784431550402
Release 2014-07-08
Pages 344
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This book covers an approach to conversational informatics which encompasses science and technology for understanding and augmenting conversation in the network age. A major challenge in engineering is to develop a technology for conveying not just messages but also underlying wisdom. Relevant theories and practices in cognitive linguistics and communication science, as well as techniques developed in computational linguistics and artificial intelligence, are discussed.



Emotionale F hrung

Emotionale F  hrung Author Daniel Goleman
ISBN-10 3548364667
Release 2003
Pages 359
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Emotionale F hrung has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Emotionale F hrung also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Emotionale F hrung book for free.



The Digital Mind

The Digital Mind Author Michael Ryan
ISBN-10 9781499645255
Release 2014-06-17
Pages 194
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This book is an exploration of new age computer technology and Artificial Intelligence as well as the future of computer design which will bring A.I. into reality. This is an in depth look at the future of this technology, where it's going and what it will mean for mankind.



Wie man das Eis bricht

Wie man das Eis bricht Author Leil Lowndes
ISBN-10 9783864155062
Release 2014-01-22
Pages 336
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Hat nicht jeder von uns schon einmal jene Menschen bewundert, denen scheinbar alles zufliegt? Sie kommen auf Partys mit jedem mühelos ins Gespräch und schwingen aus dem Stand druckreife Reden in großer Runde. Sie haben die besten Jobs, die interessantesten Freunde und feiern die tollsten Partys. Dabei sind sie bestimmt nicht klüger oder sehen besser aus als wir. Nein! Es ist ihre besondere Art, mit anderen ins Gespräch zu kommen und auf sie zu- und einzugehen und das kann jeder lernen. Leil Lowndes einfache und wirkungsvolle Tricks öffnen die Tür zum Erfolg in allen Lebensbereichen in Liebe, Leben und Beruf. Witzig und intelligent vereint dieses Buch spannende Beobachtungen menschlicher Schwächen mit unschlagbaren Kommunikationsstrategien. 92 einfache Wege zum Erfolg in jeder Lebenslage.



Cognitive Science

Cognitive Science Author Jay Friedenberg
ISBN-10 1412925681
Release 2006
Pages 531
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Throughout history, different fields of inquiry have attempted to understand the great mystery of mind and answer questions like: What is mind? How does it operate? What is consciousness? Only recently have these efforts in traditional and cutting edge disciplines become more united in their focus. Cognitive Science is the comprehensive result of the authors' drawing together of this work. Key features: -Includes numerous ancillaries to promote the book's effective use, a companion student website at www.sagepub.com/CSstudy featuring online student-friendly exercises, E-flash cards, and interactive quizzes; and an Instructors CD-ROM with a test bank, chapter outlines, PowerPoint slides, a sample syllabus, and ideas for student projects - After introducing a major perspective, an `Evaluating' section discusses the strengths and weaknesses of that perspective `Thought Balloons' in margins further encourage students to think critically about key concepts; - `In-Depth' boxes elaborate on specific models, illustrating them in concrete terms, and `Minds On' exercises help students to familiarize themselves with key concepts in a hands-on fashion; - Student study is assisted via key terms (which are boldfaced and defined in context when first introduced), suggestions for further reading, and end-of-chapter `Food for Thought' discussion questions; - Covers all the traditional concerns of cognitive science together with analysis of newer areas such as robotics and the evolutionary approach. Cognitive Science is the perfect introductory textbook for cross-disciplinary courses on the mind in psychology, linguistics, philosophy, and computer science.



Special Purpose Embodied Conversational Intelligence with Environmental Sensors SPECIES Agents Implemented in an Automated Interviewing Kiosk

Special Purpose  Embodied Conversational Intelligence with Environmental Sensors  SPECIES  Agents  Implemented in an Automated Interviewing Kiosk Author Douglas C. Derrick
ISBN-10 OCLC:752261375
Release 2011
Pages 564
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I utilized a design science approach to create an automated kiosk that uses embodied intelligent agents to interview individuals and detect changes in arousal, behavior, and cognitive effort by using psychophysiological information systems. This dissertation achieves three primary purposes. First, I describe the creation of this new Information Technology artifact, discuss design choices, and show the completed prototype. Second, related to this new system, I propose a unique class of intelligent agents, which are described as Special Purpose Embodied Conversational Intelligence with Environmental Sensors (SPECIES). I outline a system model that frames the conceptual components of SPECIES agents, provide design principles for developing SPECIES agents, and discuss some of the research implications of the various components in the model. Third, based on the SPECIES paradigm, I present five studies that evaluate different parts of the model. These studies form the foundational research for the development of the automated kiosk. In the first study, participants interacted with an automated interviewing agent via a chat-based modality (108 participants). The study clearly demonstrates the strong, positive correlation of both response time and the number of times a message is edited to deceitful responses. The software developed became the heart of the kiosk. The second study evaluated changing human decision-making by including influence tactics in decision aids (41 participants). This paper-based decision experiment showed that framing decision aids as appeals to individuals' values possibly change individuals' decisions and was the basis for study 4. The third study examined human-computer interaction and how SPECIES agents can change perceptions of information systems by varying appearance and demeanor (88 participants). Instantiations that had the agents embodied as males were perceived as more powerful, while female embodied agents were perceived as more likeable. Similarly, smiling agents were perceived as more likable than neutral demeanor agents. The fourth study assessed how incorporating impression management techniques into embodied conversational agents can influence human perceptions of the system (88 participants). The impression management techniques proved to be very successful in changing user perceptions. Specifically, agents that performed self-promotion were perceived as more powerful, trustworthy and expert. Agents that performed ingratiation were perceived as more attractive. In the fifth study, I used an embodied agent to interview people who had either constructed a fake bomb and packed it into a bag or had only packed clothes into a bag (60 participants). The agent used eye-tracking technology to capture pupil dilation and gaze behavior. When combined with vocal measurements, the kiosk technology was able to achieve over 93% accuracy in one trial.



Das Cluetrain Manifest

Das Cluetrain Manifest Author
ISBN-10 3430159679
Release 2000
Pages 287
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Das Cluetrain Manifest has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Das Cluetrain Manifest also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Das Cluetrain Manifest book for free.



Die 5 Dysfunktionen eines Teams

Die 5 Dysfunktionen eines Teams Author Patrick M. Lencioni
ISBN-10 9783527690350
Release 2014-10-16
Pages 186
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Nach ihren ersten zwei Wochen als neuer CEO von DecisionTech fragte sich Kathryn Petersen angesichts der dortigen Probleme, ob es wirklich richtig gewesen war, den Job anzunehmen. Sie war eigentlich froh ?ber die neue Aufgabe gewesen. Doch hatte sie nicht ahnen k?nnen, dass ihr Team so f?rchterlich dysfunktional war und die Teammitglieder sie vor eine Herausforderung stellen w?rden, die sie niemals zuvor so erlebt hatte ... In "Die 5 Dyfunktionen eines Teams" begibt sich Patrick Lencioni in die faszinierende und komplexe Welt von Teams. In seiner Leadership-Fabel folgt der Leser der Geschichte von Kathryn Petersen, die sich mit der ultimativen F?hrungskrise konfrontiert sieht: die Einigung eines Teams, das sich in einer solchen Unordnung befindet, dass es den Erfolg und das ?berleben des gesamten Unternehmens gef?hrdet. Im Verlauf der Geschichte enth?llt Lencioni die f?nf entscheidenden Dysfunktionen, die oft dazu f?hren, dass Teams scheitern. Er stellt ein Modell und umsetzbare Schritte vor, die zu einem effektiven Team f?hren und die f?nf Dysfunktionen beheben. Diese Dysfunktionen sind: - Fehlendes Vertrauen, - Scheu vor Konflikten, - Fehlendes Engagement, - Scheu vor Verantwortung, - Fehlende Ergebnis-Orientierung. Wie in seinen anderen B?chern hat Patrick Lencioni eine fesselnde Fabel geschrieben, die eine wichtige Botschaft f?r alle enth?lt, die danach streben, au?ergew?hnliche Teamleiter und F?hrungskr?fte zu werden.



Devices of the Soul Hardcover

Devices of the Soul  Hardcover Author Steve Talbott
ISBN-10 0596553889
Release 2007-04-27
Pages 287
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"Self-forgetfulness is the reigning temptation of the technological era. This is why we so readily give our assent to the absurd proposition that a computer can add two plus two, despite the obvious fact that it can do nothing of the sort--not if we have in mind anything remotely resembling what we do when we add numbers. In the computer's case, the mechanics of addition involve no motivation, no consciousness of the task, no mobilization of the will, no metabolic activity, no imagination. And its performance brings neither the satisfaction of accomplishment nor the strengthening of practical skills and cognitive capacities." In this insightful book, author Steve Talbott, software programmer and technical writer turned researcher and editor for The Nature Institute, challenges us to step back and take an objective look at the technology driving our lives. At a time when 65 percent of American consumers spend more time with their PCs than they do with their significant others, according to a recent study, Talbott illustrates that we're forgetting one important thing--our Selves, the human spirit from which technology stems. Whether we're surrendering intimate details to yet another database, eschewing our physical communities for online social networks, or calculating our net worth, we freely give our power over to technology until, he says, "we arrive at a computer's-eye view of the entire world of industry, commerce, and society at large...an ever more closely woven web of programmed logic." Digital technology certainly makes us more efficient. But when efficiency is the only goal, we have no way to know whether we're going in the right or wrong direction. Businesses replace guiding vision with a spreadsheet's bottom line. Schoolteachers are replaced by the computer's dataflow. Indigenous peoples give up traditional skills for the dazzle and ease of new gadgets. Even the Pentagon's zeal to replace "boots on the ground" with technology has led to the mess in Iraq. And on it goes. The ultimate danger is that, in our willingness to adapt ourselves to technology, "we will descend to the level of the computational devices we have engineered--not merely imagining ever new and more sophisticated automatons, but reducing ourselves to automatons." To transform our situation, we need to see it in a new and unaccustomed light, and that's what Talbott provides by examining the deceiving virtues of technology--how we're killing education, socializing our machines, and mechanizing our society.Once you take this eye-opening journey, you will think more clearly about how you consume technology and how you allow it to consume you. "Nothing is as rare or sorely needed in our tech-enchanted culture right now as intelligent criticism of technology, and Steve Talbott is exactly the critic we've been waiting for: trenchant, sophisticated, and completely original. Devices of the Soul is an urgent and important book." --Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals and The Botany of Desire: A Plant's Eye View of the World "Steve Talbott is a rare voice of clarity, humanity, and passion in a world enthralled by machines and calculation. His new book, Devices of the Soul, lays out a frightening and at the same time inspiring analysis of what computers and computer-like thinking are doing to us, our children, and the future of our planet. Talbott is no Luddite. He fully understands and appreciates the stunning power of technology for both good and evil. His cool and precise skewering of the fuzzy thinking and mindless enthusiasm of the technology true believers is tempered by his modesty, the elegance of his writing, and his abiding love for the world of nature and our capacity for communion with it. " --Edward Miller, Former editor, Harvard Education Letter "Those who care about the healthy and wholesome lives of children can gain much from Steve Talbott's wisdom. He examines the need to help children spend more time touching nature and real life and less touching keyboards. He eloquently questions the assumption that speeding up learning is a good thing. Is, after all, a sped-up life a well-lived life? Most importantly, he reminds all of us that technology is just one part of life and ought not to overshadow the life of self and soul." --Joan Almon, Coordinator, Alliance for Childhood "One of the most original and provocative writers of our time, Steve Talbott offers a rich assortment of insightful reflections on the nature of our humanity, challenging our own thinking and conventional wisdom about advances in technology." --Dorothy E. Denning, Department of Defense Analysis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA "Are you experiencing growing unease as computational metaphors have seized our discourse? Steve Talbott offers immediate relief. You are not losing your mind! Chapter after chapter, he shows how to draw on the powers of technology without losing your soul or breaking your heart." --Peter Denning, Past President of ACM, Monterey, California "Steve Talbott is a rare writer whose words can alter one's entire perception of the world. He is our most original and perceptive defender of the wholeness of life against the onslaught of mechanism. Devices of the Soul is written with Talbott's typical grace and clarity. It displays a quality hardly found anymore in our high tech culture--wisdom. " --Lowell Monke, Associate Professor of Education, Wittenberg University



Proceedings

Proceedings Author American Association for Artificial Intelligence
ISBN-10 0262511835
Release 2004
Pages 1051
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The National Conference on Artificial Intelligence remains the bellwether for research in artificial intelligence. Leading AI researchers and practitioners as well as scientists and engineers in related fields present theoretical, experimental, and empirical results, covering a broad range of topics that include principles of cognition, perception, and action; the design, application, and evaluation of AI algorithms and systems; architectures and frameworks for classes of AI systems; and analyses of tasks and domains in which intelligent systems perform. The Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence conference highlights successful applications of AI technology; explores issues, methods, and lessons learned in the development and deployment of AI applications; and promotes an interchange of ideas between basic and applied AI. This volume presents the proceedings of the latest conferences, held in July, 2004.



Die Maschine steht still

Die Maschine steht still Author E. M. Forster
ISBN-10 9783455814040
Release 2016-10-14
Pages 96
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In E. M. Forsters Dystopie leben die Menschen in einer unterirdischen, abgekapselten Welt mit allem Komfort: Das ganze Leben ist durch die Dienstleistungen der »Maschine« perfekt geregelt. Die Menschen haben kein Bedürfnis mehr nach persönlichen Begegnungen, man kommuniziert nur über die Maschine, die über allem wacht. Ihr Handbuch ist zu einer Art Bibel geworden, die Menschen sind gefangen in ihrer absoluten Abhängigkeit von der Technik, die sie nicht mehr kontrollieren können. Doch nach und nach geht das Wissen, das hinter der Maschine steckt, verloren und das System wird anfällig für Pannen ... E. M. Forsters visionäres Werk wirft Fragen auf, die von großer Aktualität sind: Wie kann der Mensch seine Selbstbestimmung wahren gegenüber Maschinen, die immer stärker unser Leben bestimmen?



What if Was w re wenn

What if  Was w  re wenn Author Randall Munroe
ISBN-10 9783641143114
Release 2014-09-08
Pages 368
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Endlich erfindet wieder jemand das Pop-Science-Erklärbuch neu! Wenn xkcd.com einen neuen Science Cartoon postet, vibriert das Internet. Sein Blog What if, auf dem der Physiker Randall Munroe jede Woche scheinbar unsinnige Fragen mit exakter Wissenschaft und genialen Strichmännchen beantwortet, ist Kult. Wie lange würde es dauern, bis wir merken würden, dass sich der Erdumfang verändert? Was wäre, wenn der gesamte Niederschlag in einem – quasi omnidirektionalen - Überschall-Regentropfen fiele? Endlich auch als Buch und endlich auf Deutsch!



Wie kleine Kinder schlau werden

Wie kleine Kinder schlau werden Author John Caldwell Holt
ISBN-10 3407228554
Release 2003
Pages 232
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Ausgehend von der Beobachtung des kindlichen Spielens erläutert der Autor, wie Kinder denken und lernen.



Manuscrito

Manuscrito Author
ISBN-10 UTEXAS:059172131435078
Release 1992
Pages
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Manuscrito has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Manuscrito also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Manuscrito book for free.



Overcoming Fake Talk How to Hold REAL Conversations that Create Respect Build Relationships and Get Results

Overcoming Fake Talk  How to Hold REAL Conversations that Create Respect  Build Relationships  and Get Results Author John Stoker
ISBN-10 9780071815796
Release 2013-05-14
Pages 304
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MAKE EVERY CONVERSATION A REAL CONVERSATION THAT GETS RESULTS In Overcoming Fake Talk, business communication guru John R. Stoker offers proven advice for turning challenging confrontations into rewarding exchanges that foster collaboration, improve performance, and achieve results. "Overcoming Fake Talk is a thorough compendium of ideas, frameworks, examples, and actions to improve conversations. Stoker's four 'REAL' conversation skills and eight principles give the novice and master insights and guidelines for improving conversation." -- Dave Ulrich, Professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; Partner, The RBL Group; and author of The Why of Work "Great questions, great suggestions. . . . Bravo! I will put Stoker's ideas to use in my own practice." -- Beverly Kaye, founder and co-CEO, Career Systems International, and coauthor of Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go "Adhering to and implementing these principles will dramatically increase your ability to communicate and improve your relationships in your professional and personal life." -- Hyrum W. Smith, cofounder, FranklinCovey "An insightful blend of rock-solid theory accompanied by compelling examples of the huge distinction between real and fake communication." -- John H. Zenger, CEO, Zenger Folkman, and coauthor of How to Be Exceptional "Stoker teaches true principles for getting Results, Respect, and great Relationships using REAL conversation." -- Brent D. Peterson, PhD, coauthor of Fake Work