performance

A 5-post collection


The title raises a first question: Can we call an athlete to someone who plays video games? The answer is yes! For one, both e-gamers and professional athletes dedicate many hours practicing their sport either in personal skills or team performance with their teammates devoting every waking moment to making themselves better at their prospective aspirations. A very important note, they make a living out of video games going from just over $115k to more than $506k for the top player, with the average being $218k. If we look at how many young people dream of playing video games for...

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Usually, you think of capital and P&L as the most valuable asset in your company and most often the only part your Board and Investors look at. In today’s economy that interest rates are at an incredible low, close to inflation,” According to Bain’s Macro Trends Group, the global supply of capital stands at nearly ten times global GDP. As a result of capital superabundance, global quantitative easing and relatively low demand for investments in R&D and capital projects, the after-tax cost of borrowing for many companies is at or near inflation, making the...

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In each of our days, we all experience those more positive moments, in which we feel productive, positive, active. These “highs” do, however, have their opposite moments. These “lows” can often be attributed to mental fatigue, which in turn leads to a reduction in cognitive performance. It is common knowledge that a tired individual will not perform as efficiently or as effectively. In these scenarios, errors can occur. Each day, our body experiences two different rhythms: circadian and zeitgeber. While the first controls our natural body clock, the second regulates body temperature, mental performance and sleep. When one experiences jet...

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We just released the beta version of our WebApp for our individual users analyze their mental fatigue records and obtain some statistics. For those who want to improve their performance and avoid getting tired so often, you can subscribe to Performetric here....

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Until recently, the majority of job offers consisted, essentially, in physical activities. However, this paradigm has changed and, in a few decades, a significant part of this offer became mostly mental and cognitive. With this shift in the paradigm, mental fatigue became one of the most concerning health issues currently affecting society. This is aggravated by the growing competition and precariousness in the workplace, the overload of information as well as the general increase of the pressure felt by employees. These factors inspired and motivated the development of the Performetric project. This project builds on the fact that computers are...

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