Politics in Rocksia Pub with civilised Greeks George and Vicki inc
When will Malcolm Turnbull call the election?
Tim Ferriss, Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World
Book Review: 'Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice From the Best in the world ...
At estonian world Edith Soosaar has a Q & A with Rein Raud, How can Estonian writers reach the English-speaking market ?
Among his responses:
Is it plausible to make your living as a full time author ?
Architecture is a very dangerous job. If a writer makes a bad book, eh, people don't read it. But if you make bad architecture, you impose ugliness on a place for a hundred years.
Mr Renzo Piano in Sydney cafe ...
Bad bureaucrats are being recycled, warns corruption body
Public servants with a dodgy past are being 'recycled' between departments thanks to inadequate recruitment checks, warns IBAC.
How established bureaucracies can make new ministers feel in charge
SOUTH AUSTRALIA: Transition from opposition to government can be hard on ministers who aren’t used to seeing the public service as on their side. Now they need those agencies if they want to stay a minister.
Why did Descartes, a social climber, leave Paris, a city he loved? His life was in danger. Or so says a new biography... Descarte
How the writer and literary social figure known—among other pseudonyms—as Anna March grifted literary communities.↩︎ Los Angeles Time
“ADL H.E.A.T. Map is the first-of-its-kind interactive and customizable map detailing extremist and anti-Semitic incidents around the nation. ADL experts in its Center on Extremism developed this unique visualization with data points extracted from information sources including news and media reports, government documents (including police reports), victim reports, extremist-related sources, Center on Extremism investigations and more. Filter data sets and learn more about hate, extremism, anti-Semitism and terrorism in your area and around the country…”
The August issue of Words without Borders is now up, with a focus on the: 'Crucible of Languages and Cultures: Writing from Macau', plus some: 'Short Stories from Panama'.
What your boss could learn by reading the whole company’s emails
"Employee emails contain valuable insights into company morale and might even serve as an early-warning system for uncovering malfeasance." (The Atlantic)
The often overlooked cost benefits of flexible employment
"In order to mainstream flexible careers, we need companies to see the real and clear cost benefits on everything, beyond just women’s participation." (SmartCompany)