Serendeputy - your personal news assistant.

Welcome to Serendeputy!

Serendeputy is your personal news assistant.

Your deputy:
- learns what you like and don't like,
- lovingly compiles a list of news and blogs for you.

You can help your deputy learn by searching, clicking links and pressing the little smiley faces.
How it works.

What to do:
  1. Click links to teach your deputy
  2. Click smileys and frownies
  3. Find favorite topics and sources
  4. See how much better your deputy is getting at finding you good stuff.
  5. Sign in for free to save your profile, or please tell me why you won't.
Many folks try to fix a dwindling credit score by signing up for a credit card in order to demonstrate financial responsibility. If you want to avoid the risks associated with plastic, there's always the alternatives.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Friday, November 21, 2014
smile
frown
It turns out that creativity resides within your brain's left hemisphere as well. This was among the findings of a new study determining that creative impulses require activity throughout the entire brain.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Saturday, November 22, 2014
smile
frown
A new Spanish law encouraging foreign investment allows entrepreneurs to obtain an extended-stay visa.Read More
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Saturday, November 22, 2014
smile
frown
Half of the world's population could soon reside in concentrated metropolises of 10 million or more people. Some expect there to be up to forty of these megacities by 2025.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Saturday, November 22, 2014
smile
frown
A recent study found that supplementing x-rays, MRI, and ultrasounds with a 3D-printed model of a patient's heart helped surgeons perform delicate procedures to repair severe abnormalities.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Saturday, November 22, 2014
smile
frown
The United States and Myanmar are tied for first overall, with the USA being the only nation to score in the top 10 for all metrics: giving, volunteering, and helping strangers.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Saturday, November 22, 2014
smile
frown
A person is, in large part, the sum of their habits. We go through an evolutionary process each day, in which certain behaviors in our repertoire are selected for and certain behaviors in our repertoire are selected against. Over time, our minds are...
From: Big Think | By: Jason Hreha | Saturday, November 22, 2014
smile
frown
With 2015 right around the corner, we may actually see hoverboards and self-lacing shoes on the market before longRead More
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Friday, November 21, 2014
smile
frown
"Be patient with the belligerence of the simple-minded. It is not easy to understand that one doesn’t understand." -Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, 19th century Austrian novelistRead More...
From: Big Think | By: Big Think Editors | Friday, November 21, 2014
smile
frown
Companies fear, and GMO opponents hope, that labels on food will scare consumers away. But more and more research indicates that isn't what happens.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: David Ropeik | Friday, November 21, 2014
smile
frown
An addictive product should at least provide value to the consumer and improve their lives. E-mail is a good example. Candy Crush -- not so much.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Friday, November 21, 2014
smile
frown
Seasonal affective disorder (or, fittingly enough, SAD) is caused by the body's reaction to the changing times of sunrise and sunset. It's why some people get depressed in the winter. Luckily, treating it isn't hard.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Friday, November 21, 2014
smile
frown
The four major American sports leagues like to boast that women make up about 40-45% of their fanbases. Yet when it comes to participating in sports conversation on Twitter, women form a minuscule percentage of followers.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Friday, November 21, 2014
smile
frown
Two years from now, Americans will be two months away from inaugurating a new president. Who will it be? A bunch of Republican and Democratic names (no, Hillary’s isn’t the only one) are being bandied about as potential candidates. But the identity...
From: Big Think | By: Steven Mazie | Friday, November 21, 2014
smile
frown
The wage gap between women has reduced in Britain, but Minister Nicky Morgan wants to see more changes. She may very well see change coming with the minds of the next generation.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Thursday, November 20, 2014
smile
frown
"Research can be undertaken in any kind of environment, as long as you have the interest. I believe that true education means fostering the ability to be interested in something."Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Big Think Editors | Thursday, November 20, 2014
smile
frown
Coffee and chocolate are at risk because of the climate shift. By as early as 2050, you may look back on Starbuck's coffee prices and think they were a deal.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Thursday, November 20, 2014
smile
frown
The next step in Comcast's uphill battle toward regaining customer trust is to make visits from technicians a less stressful experience.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Thursday, November 20, 2014
smile
frown
We should know that we can't know it all. Yet the results of using the opposite idea, of "unbounded rationality,” are widely influential (usually farcically mixed with asymmetrical use of “unintended consequences” thinking).  Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Jag Bhalla | Thursday, November 20, 2014
smile
frown
Life-altering decisions aren't just for people about to hit 40, according to a recent study people approaching 30 tend to make some big changes as well. What brings on this intense swing in character? Realizing your own mortality.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Thursday, November 20, 2014
smile
frown
Swiss researchers conducted an experiment gauging how bankers fared against other professions in a test in which cheating was easy and incentivized. Unsurprisingly, bankers -- particularly those who had just prior been asked questions related to banking...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Thursday, November 20, 2014
smile
frown
Scientists have yet to determine exactly how emotions happen, let alone how we differentiate between our experiences of them.  University of Connecticut professor Ross Buck, expert in emotion and nonverbal communication, explains that at the biological...
From: Big Think | By: Kathleen Kelley Reardon | Thursday, November 20, 2014
smile
frown
The Great Lakes region is the United States' snowiest non-mountainous region. The reason for freak snowstorms like the one currently setting records in Buffalo, New York is a weather phenomenon called lake-effect snow.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Thursday, November 20, 2014
smile
frown
You may find that the word "organic" is a broad term (for those of you who know what it means). So why do people buy "organic"? Marketers think it's all about idealism.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Thursday, November 20, 2014
smile
frown
The way we understand the world is mediated by our five senses: touch, taste, sound, smell, and sight. Right? Well it turns out that humans have more than fives senses.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Thursday, November 20, 2014
smile
frown