The Legatum Prosperity Index is the worlds only global assessment of wealth and wellbeing; unlike other studies that rank countries by actual levels of wealth, life satisfaction or development, the Prosperity Index produces rankings based upon the very foundations of prosperity those factors that help drive economic growth and produce happy citizens over the long term.
Google has quietly been launching a social network right under our own chins. No, its not about Google extending Orkut, a social networking platform they developed a few years ago, or growing Google groups, or even launching their own version of a Twitter. Instead theyve been releasing small bits of social networking features, little by little.
Knowing what is driving the user experience is key to the success of an application. Subtle changes in the interface can cause dramatic shifts in user behavior. Here, A/B tests display two (or more) language choices or color choices to a user (any HTML). Metrics are measured in two ways – 1) did the user click on the button at all and 2) how long did it take them to find it from the moment the page has started loading?