80% of people can't stand the lack of response to a text message or instant messenger according to studies. How is it that so many of us can't stand those moments of waiting? Author and speaker Malene Rydahl looked into this and realized in her investigative work that the reasons are never the ones envisioned.
Because here's the problem, especially in a technological world that allows us to know when a message has been read by the other person. Most people get frustrated or imagine that the person contacted has no interest in them.
Or, mostly, the motivations for this lack of response are based on mental load (not having time), not knowing what to say back, embarrassment of saying no or the emotional state of the individual who is not in the best of dispositions. Indeed, sometimes innocuous messages can elicit stronger emotional responses from a person who wants to take the time to respond well, especially when the question requires more than an affirmative or negative answer.
Video games designed for people with disabilities are already a rare resource. An experience that allows multiple players is even rarer. Yet this latest creation from "Ludociels for All" challenges players to light up an entire maze by walking balls of light.
In all the media specialized for female audiences, the question of well-being is everywhere. The modern woman must feel good in her body, her head, her heart, etc. Injunctions that serve well a plethora of industries ready to sell different solutions to women. What if true happiness was to get rid of the obsession surrounding it?
The exciting thing about language is that it allows us to play with it à l'infinite. It is multiple, complex, rich and invariably a source of enrichment and exploration. In a series of creative vignettes, TED Ed explores language from every angle and invites us to play with it and make it our own.
While some countries do not have a special status for working students, this is not the case in Belgium. However, the legislative framework is still not well known by young Belgians. A podcast summarizes the main points related to the legal aspect of student employment.