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Harvard, a Media Company

The Generalist: “Harvard, a Media Company. Harvard Business Review is a surreptitious media giant. Actionable insights –  If you only have a couple minutes to spare, here’s what investors, operators, and founders can learn from Harvard, as a media company. There are different paths to success. The Harvard Business Review (HBR) was founded in 1922… Continue Reading

Declaration of Enchantment

chalquist.com: “When the powers of imagination come under attack by mass commodification, by religious fundamentalism, by intellectual mechanization, by political opportunism, by fiscal greed, by cynical disparagement, or by any other ideological enemy of what should be respected as a primary source of personal and collective liberty, it is incumbent upon us to defend these… Continue Reading

What Makes Work Meaningful and Why Economists Should Care about It

IZA – Institute of Labor Economics DISCUSSION PAPER SERIES ISSN: 2365-9793IZA DP No. 13112 What Makes Work Meaningful and Why Economists Should Care about It. APRIL 2020. Milena Nikolova University of Groningen, Brookings and IZA, Femke Cnossen, University of Groningen: “We demonstrate why meaningful work, i.e. job-related activities that individuals view as purposeful and worthwhile, matters… Continue Reading

‘The fact-checking process can help you sleep better at night’

Poynter – Tips from PolitiFact on bulletproofing your stories. Make sure you have a checklist for each story, even at a basic level: “Corrections hurt, and most professional journalists can probably name at least one they’ve had to make — sometimes a tiny detail in a large, time-intensive story. Luckily, there are editing and fact-checking… Continue Reading

This Zoom alternative makes video calls more informal—and maybe even wacky

Fast Company: “Mmhmm, a startup that launched during the coronavirus pandemic to make presenting in Zoom and other videoconferencing services less boring, is now launching its own platform for video discussions. Called OOO—pronounced like “ooh!” but also a reference to being out of the office—the new tool accessible in a web browser and on mobile… Continue Reading

Clinical Legal Education during a Global Pandemic – Suggestions from the Trenches: The Perspective of the Nelson Mandela University

Welgemoed, Marc, Clinical Legal Education during a Global Pandemic – Suggestions from the Trenches: The Perspective of the Nelson Mandela University (December 15, 2020). How to cite this article Welgemoed M “Clinical Legal Education during a Global Pandemic – Suggestions from the Trenches: The Perspective of the Nelson Mandela University” PER / PELJ 2020(23) –… Continue Reading

Your home for nature restoration

“Restor is a science-based open data platform to support and connect the global restoration movement. 74,400 sites and counting. Restor is accelerating the global restoration movement by connecting everyone, everywhere to local restoration. Restor connects people to scientific data, supply chains, funding, and each other to increase the impact, scale, and sustainability of restoration efforts.… Continue Reading

Exponential, book review: Technology acceleration and its impact on society

ZDNet: “An “exponential gap” is opening up between our understanding of our world, which updates slowly, and new technologies, which change faster than we can cope with, argues Azeem Azhar… The exponential growth of computer power led the inventor Ray Kurzweil to propose the Law of Accelerating Returns and predict that by 2045 machine intelligence will pass that of… Continue Reading

6 Tips to Help You Start the Best Virtual Book Club

MakeUseOf: “If you want to gather like-minded folk together to discuss books virtually, here’s how to get started with creating an excellent virtual book club…Book clubs have been around for a long time, creating meaningful opportunities for bibliophiles to come together to exchange insights and make lasting connections. However, it’s not always convenient to travel… Continue Reading