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Nauris Grass
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“Amazon is where overachievers go to feel bad about themselves.”

Article on working at Amazon. It seems dreadfull and inspiring at the same time.
The company is conducting an experiment in how far it can push white-collar workers to get them to achieve its ever-expanding ambitions.
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I love when article designs really complement stories. They make a nice difference in how you process the article.
A Chinese entrepreneur who took just just 19 days to build a 57-storey tower says he has triggered a construction revolution. And his dreams soar far, far higher.
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"There are no hacks—no loopholes to escape the conflict in which government and technology inventors are bound.

...the true innovators will build bridges."
Silicon Valley once dreamed of self-made micronations where entrepreneurs could flourish. But building a government, it turns out, isn't as easy as starting a company.
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Colin Strong: "The problem with a centralized ‘IT-style’ approach is that it ignores the human side of the process of considering how people create and use information"

My thoughts exactly.
ifindkarma/Flickr There have been murmurings that we are now in the “trough of disillusionment” of big data, the hype around it having surpassed the reality of what it can deliver.  Gartner suggested that the “gravitational pull of big data is now so strong that even people who haven’t a clue as to what it’s all…
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"Californian Ideology".

I remain very optimistic about the future. 
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"Go ahead, be sarcastic" 
Despite sarcasm’s nasty reputation, new research finds that it can boost creativity and problem-solving in the workplace.
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"Saying yes to everything all the time will turn you into a very happy flake who never accomplishes much.

Saying no to everything but your work will make you a miserable, lonely expert."
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If we were brainwashed in our sleep not to be racist - whould thad be a good thing?
Sleep-based deprogramming is more than an Orwellian-style fantasy.
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So much truth in this comedy.
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The machine performs like the human would - it writes, thinks, creates. And we have not even reached AI revolution.
With software creating ever more of what we read, the idea that language is what makes us human is obsolete.
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All of this reads like every other day when living in border country of Russia.
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    Analītiķis, 2012 - present
  • Latvijas Universitātes Sociālo zinātņu fakultātes Sociālo un politisko pētījumu institūts
    Zinātniskais asistents, 2009 - 2009
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    Zinātniskais asistents, 2008 - 2008
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    Maģistra grāds socioloģijā, Sociālās zinātnes, 2009 - 2011
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    Bakalaura grāds socioloģijā, Sociālās zinātnes, 2006 - 2009
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    Vidējā vispārējā izglītība, 1998 - 2006
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