~ Story of Silent Cold River
Chants of “Run, Joe, run” as Biden marches in Labor Day parade LATimes
Prodigal daughters and sons - the father gives life to his sons, and the sons cannot return the gift of life
The Center for the Future of Libraries. The trends are developed around libraries but are nicely generic and really apply to service oriented organisations. Trends
AB+F, 5 Aug 2015. Ten years ago iPads and iPhones were still a year or two away from launch and Facebook was restricted to Ivy League students while markets were in an economic boom that was ultimately on borrowed time. What will come next for the industry? BNP Paribas put this question to leaders of Australia's banks and corporations and recorded what they see as the key longer-term issues in its study 2025: The Future of Wholesale Banking – And What It Means for Australia
|How Klassik is PB at Ho-well March 2015|
From dancing robots to smart vending machines.
“It is part of the socialization process in any human culture to teach our young to obey,” writes Chaleff. But he goes on to argue that teaching employees to disobey orders is an essential organizational safeguard — that nurses are protecting patients and their employers by questioning doctors’ orders that fly in the face of their training, and that accountants can prevent massive frauds by refusing to execute orders that violate their professional standards Just Say No
‘Hashtag activism’ is a growing trend, with words and movements gaining power and traction with the help of the hashtag. They enable people to unify around a common goal and to promote awareness of an issue. A fundraising campaign for the #IceBucketChallenge became a viral sensation, not to mention the $15.6 million raised for the ALS Association #MEdiaDragon
Hichem Naar reviews Berit Brogaard’s On Romantic Love: Simple Truths about a Complex Emotion.
Ayelet Banai reviews Carol C. Gould’s Interactive Democracy: The Social Roots of Global Justice.
Speakers include: Arne Kristian Aas, Erich Kirchler, Rohan Grove, John Panzer, Michael Hallsworth
Imagine doing your dream job at the age of 91 - that's what Barbara Knickerbocker-Beskind, a designer in Silicon Valley, is doing. She talks about her life long passion for inventing. Silicon Valley's 91-year-old designer
A collection of snackable facts and snackable statistics about the world we live in…