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End of Busy: A Deliberate Life vs. Reactive Life, with Jonathan Fields

Every day, we get caught up in busyness — reacting to what comes at us, lost in the thousands of tasks and emails we have to deal with, and we are so busy dealing with all of it that we get stuck on autopilot. What if we could get out of that trap, and live a more deliberate life?

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Mark Zuckerberg on Peter Thiel and Donald Trump: ‘We care deeply about diversity’

In an internal memo recently distributed to Facebook employees, Zuckerberg answered “questions and concerns” about Thiel’s involvement in politics.

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Which super hero is the best project manager?

Here’s a way to have fun with your team and lighten the mood at your next meeting. Would the Hulk’s heavy-handed pressure tactics be too much for employee morale or would Captain America run too tight a ship?

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The Social Value of Manners

In primitive societies religion, morals, law, customs, manners exist as an undifferentiated whole. We cannot say with confidence which came first. They came together.

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Co-opt vs. Disrupt? | Truth Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain S1:E6



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各就各位勁越位 承擔叛逆怎施為

一、 說來有點不可思議,準確「預測」昨午立法會候任議員宣誓就職「盛況」的,不是本地主流媒體,而是一本以報道評述「嘆世界」的月刊《獨眼觀世》的同名網站(Monocle.

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What we are reading: 百歲人生:長壽時代的生活與工作

「這雙眼睛曾親見皇帝。」在《明室》開卷首頁,拿破崙幼弟的照片讓羅蘭巴特得到頓悟,從此攝影世界不再一樣。優秀的作品往往出其不意地改變讀者的視野。當兩位作者在《The100-Year Life:Living and working in an age of longevity》

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How About A City Instead Of A Wall? – AVC

Sometimes the best answer to a challenging issue is the exact opposite of what the conventional wisdom is. We just spent a week in Mexico City and, as I always do when we travel to Mexico, I came away impressed with the character and work ethic of the Mexican people.

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We Need to Save the Internet from the Internet of Things

Brian Krebs is a popular reporter on the cybersecurity beat. He regularly exposes cybercriminals and their tactics, and consequently is regularly a target of their ire. Last month, he wrote about an online attack-for-hire service that resulted in the arrest of the two proprietors.

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Why Big Data Won’t Improve Business Strategy

Over the years, I’ve heard a lot of people talk about algorithmic business and how big data will improve business strategy. For most, I strongly suspect it won’t. To explain why, I’m going to have say certain things that many will find uncomfortable.

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Line’s CTO shares her secret to running a great engineering team

Line made its debut this year with a market valuation of nearly US$10 billion, solidifying its place as a leading technology company.

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Elon Musk elaborates on his A.I. concerns (2016.9.15)

Younger adults prefer to get their news in text, not video, according to new data from Pew Research

Digital publishers may be pouring time and energy into cranking up their video operations, but for a lot of their potential viewers, text is still the way to go. New data from Pew Research finds that, when it comes to the news, younger adults still prefer words over moving images.

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The New York Times’ Dean Baquet on calling out lies, embracing video, and building a more digital newsroom

How long is two years in editor years? Leading any daily newspaper in this age is challenging, but leading The New York Times is an exercise unto itself.

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Beyond Siri: The World Premiere of Viv with Dag Kittlaus

Siri co-founder Dag Kittlaus unvleils Viv, a new artificial intelligence personable assistant platform that enables developers to distribute their products through an intelligent, conversational interface.

Startups Bet on Workplace Use of VR

Automattic, which makes WordPress, expects virtual reality to be a big part of its business in the years to come. If bloggers want to publish stories, videos or pictures in virtual reality, Automattic wants to help people produce and distribute them on WordPress.

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Financial Times unveils next generation website

Today the Financial Times launches the new version of its website, transformed to meet the needs of the next generation of readers. FT.

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Hooks: An Intro on How to Manufacture Desire

Type the name of almost any successful consumer web company into your search bar and add the word “addict” after it. Go ahead, I’ll wait.

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Google’s Hardware Thrusts: A Timeline

The Pixels are the first phones carrying only the Google brand, as opposed to Nexus phones that were co-branded with Google and a manufacturing partner like Huawei. But the new phones—the first to be designed solely by Google—follow numerous other unsuccessful stabs at phones going back to 2010.

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How to Write Every Day

I write every single day. I do it for a living, of course, but I think writing daily has allowed me to do it for a living. I journal, I write blog posts, courses for my Sea Change program, books and ebooks.

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Is the Novel Dead? Part Two

In this special edition of the show, two writers joined me to opine the death of one of the most influential forms in the history of the written word. I posed the question that many great writers have pondered stretching across the last two centuries …

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