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  • cbrmagazine: Without more investment, Morgan Stanley Economist Helen Qiao argues that China cannot solve its most pressing problems, including pollution, traffic congestion, food security, and the quality of medical and educational services.(Photo by Axel Drainville via Flickr)

     
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  • amexopenforum: 12 Productivity Tips from Incredibly Busy People by OPEN Forum 1. Have a single purpose focus2. Ruthlessly block out distractions3. Set a strict time limit on meetings4. Set up productivity rituals5. Get up earlier6. Group your interruptions7. Outsource personal chores8. Set up email rules to maintain sanity9. Capture all creative ideas10. Increase your effectiveness through technology11. Don’t lost it: Read it later12. Learn from others (via 12 Productivity Tips From Incredibly Busy People – OPEN Forum :: American Express OPEN Forum)

     
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  • usnews: How the housing recovery is juicing job numbers

     
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  • prostheticknowledge: Underground Bicycle Parking Systems in Japan Danny Choo demonstrates Japanese robotic underground parking systems for bikes – video embedded below: Too many bicycles and not enough space in Japan – so what do they do?They dig wells in the ground and build robotic systems to store your two wheelers underground – safe from harsh weather and naughty thieves. http://culturejapan.tv

     
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  • Andrew McAfee: What will future jobs look like?

    Andrew McAfee: What will future jobs look like? Economist Andrew McAfee suggests that, yes, probably, droids will take our jobs — or at least the kinds of jobs we know now. In this far-seeing talk, he thinks through what future jobs might look like, and how to educate coming generations to hold them. Andrew McAfee studies how information technology affects businesses and society. WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN TO HIM? Andrew McAfee studies the ways that information technology (IT) affects businesses, business as a whole, and the larger society. His research investigates how IT changes the way companies perform, organize themselves and compete. At a higher level, his work also investigates how computerization affects competition, society, the economy and the workforce. He’s a principal research scientist at the Center for Digital Business at the MIT Sloan School of Management. His books include Enterprise 2.0 and Race Against the Machine (with Erik Brynjolfsson).

     
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  • Own It!: Ryan Costella

    Own It!: Ryan Costella In a world where finger pointing, anger, and hero worshiping have become dominant staples of our culture, Ryan Costella is here to explain that our best days as a people and a nation can be ahead of us; that is, if we make the choice to look in the mirror and “own it!” in our daily lives.  

     
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