Monday, Dec 25 2017 11:15 AM
| Business, Computers, Sociology
The surprising thing Google learned about its employees — and what it means for today’s students - The Washington Post
The seven top characteristics of success at Google are all soft skills: being a good coach; communicating and listening well; possessing insights into others (including others different values and points of view); having empathy toward and being supportive of one’s colleagues; being a good critical thinker and problem solver; and being able to make connections across complex ideas.
Excellent article from Nilay Patel at The Verge outlines the current state of internet access and explains why the Trump appointed new heads of the FCC wish to do away with net neutrality rules.Source:
It’s time to save the internet — againDescription:
Why does this keep happening?
Steve Ballmer, former CEO of Microsoft today unveiled a database and a website that he and a small army of economists, professors and other professionals have been assembling as part of a stealth start-up over the last three years called USAFacts. The database is perhaps the first nonpartisan effort to create a fully integrated look at revenue and spending across federal, state and local governments.
Want to know how many police officers are employed in various parts of the country and compare that against crime rates? Want to know how much revenue is brought in from parking tickets and the cost to collect? Want to know what percentage of Americans suffer from diagnosed depression and how much the government spends on it? That’s in there. You can slice the numbers in all sorts of ways.Source:USAFactsDescription:
We are currently building a first-of-its-kind platform to help interested citizens learn the facts about government in a comprehensive, nonpartisan way.
Wednesday, Mar 30 2016 02:38 PM
| Business, Culture, Fashion, Via Social Media
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Saturday, May 30 2015 06:07 AM
| Business, Via Social Media
Budgeting is key to attaining any financial goal, period.Source:10 bad habits that will keep you from getting richDescription:
Successful, wealthy people do not just suddenly become rich and successful.
Tuesday, Aug 19 2014 04:47 PM
| Business, Technology, Via Social Media
Definitely a monopolySource:The worst company in America?Description:
Can anyone stop Comcast? Comcast’s corporate headquarters, Comcast Center, is the tallest building in Philadelphia. It’s covered in mirrors, which makes it the perfect metaphor for the company, one former employee says; no...