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.
Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) v Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, a case involving a Muslim woman whose headscarf, or hijab, disqualified her for a job selling children’s clothes in...
From: Big Think | By: Steven Mazie | Monday, March 2, 2015
smile
frown
The technology draws on the concepts established by theatre companies like Punchdrunk that create an immersive world for an audience to explore while the narrative unfolds around them.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
smile
frown
Researchers confirm the best location to hunker down during a zombie outbreak: go where people aren't.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
smile
frown
Designers of the new federal system for sending emergency alerts to our cell phones devoted at lot attention to setting up the technical aspects, but not enough to figuring out what the messages should say. Research suggests those messages don't say...
From: Big Think | By: David Ropeik | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
smile
frown
Health apps aren't regulated by the medical industry and there's little in the way of standardization, making them unreliable and a risky investments for some consumers.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
smile
frown
Your handshake communicates subtle social information about who you are, but it has nothing to do with whether your grip is firm or limp, say researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Sciencein Israel.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
smile
frown
The selfie has become part of our culture of sharing. But should some things, like the ballot, remain private?Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
smile
frown
Psychologists who were becoming bored with the internet by the late '90s only had to wait a few more years before the ultimate petri dish of human thought and behavior emerged. Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Monday, March 2, 2015
smile
frown
"To be an artist is a blessing and a privilege. Artists must never betray their true hearts. Artists must look beneath the surface and show that there is more to this world than what meets the eye."Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Big Think Editors | Monday, March 2, 2015
smile
frown
The author of a new book on straightening out bad personal habits recently offered a basic glimpse into her anti-sabotage playbook.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Monday, March 2, 2015
smile
frown
A specific gene present in human stem cells appears to be responsible for the evolutionary increase in human brain size.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Monday, March 2, 2015
smile
frown
Google wants to stop the spread of misinformation by changing the way it ranks pages--concentrating more on facts rather than links.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Monday, March 2, 2015
smile
frown
Leading a team of experts to reach creative heights may be the mark of today's genius.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Monday, March 2, 2015
smile
frown
PwC's global talent manager recently visited Big Think to discuss his company's Aspire to Lead initiative as well as to encourage men to pledge their support for gender equality.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Big Think Editors | Monday, March 2, 2015
smile
frown
When people are reminded of God, they are more ready to engage in risky behavior, but not morally wrongful behavior.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Monday, March 2, 2015
smile
frown
Over the past 11 years as a hotel concierge, Indira Pun has committed thousands of names to memory. Her trick? She exercises this part of her brain like a muscle.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Monday, March 2, 2015
smile
frown
In a 1977 interview with Glenn O’Brien for the marijuana lifestyle magazine High Times, O’Brien asked Andy Warhol if his teachers recognized his early “natural talent.” “Something like that,” Warhol responded with his characteristic unconventionality,...
From: Big Think | By: Bob Duggan | Monday, March 2, 2015
smile
frown
Japanese owners of the Aibo brand of robot dogs revere their electric pets so much they hold funerals for them when they break down.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Monday, March 2, 2015
smile
frown
Plenty of careers previously thought to be untouchable by automation have already experienced robotic disruption.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Robert Montenegro | Sunday, March 1, 2015
smile
frown
Co-living spaces offer a cheap, all-in-one package: a place where freelancers can live and work with other self-employed individuals. But is this system crossing the boundaries of work and life?Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Sunday, March 1, 2015
smile
frown
A medication commonly referred to as female Viagra, because it works to stimulate female sexual desire, is once again before the Food and Drug Administration for approval.Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Sunday, March 1, 2015
smile
frown
Crying, like blushing, is an uncontrollable emotional response. So, how can we keep from shedding tears during inconvenient times? A little physical pain. Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Natalie Shoemaker | Sunday, March 1, 2015
smile
frown
In a long-term study of nearly 10,000 individuals, a team of scientists at Cambridge University found that sleeping more than eight hours per night correlates with a higher risk of stroke. Read More...
From: Big Think | By: Orion Jones | Sunday, March 1, 2015
smile
frown