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Steve Faktor
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Author of Econovation | Founder of ideafaktory | Ex-head of American Express Chairman's Innovation Fund
Author of Econovation | Founder of ideafaktory | Ex-head of American Express Chairman's Innovation Fund

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How to Make The UN Great Again
"If there’s anything I’ve learned from leading & advising large organizations, it’s that the whole can never be great, if the parts are rotten. A great League of Nations demands just one ingredient: better f*ng nations."

"The UN has slipped into dangerous self-parody while we Netflixed. Only one thing can save it: Amazon Prime. I'll explain..."

WARNING: Rated R (language); minors must be accompanied by parent or Serbian

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So much cash raised, too few places to invest. So VCs might have to become hedge or PE funds to deploy their $s.

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Forbidden Knowledge: Sam Harris

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Brilliant post. Even if the analysis completely wrong, such a great idea to psychoanalyze her Instagram account.

"She’s living inside a dark fairytale &...women trapped in towers never save anyone but themselves."

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All 4 are absolutely true. Very few 'Day One' companies exist.
Jeff Bezos' Secret to Amazon's Success & Yours

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This is going to be incredible. Comprehensive, unbiased government #data in the era of #fakenews. This will lead to great things. Hopefully, transparency, better policy and accountability.
Steve Ballmer Serves Up a Fascinating Data Trove - The New York Times

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Taxpayers being fleeced by crony politicians gifting obscene fees to hacks that regularly underperform index funds.

http://buff.ly/2pEGnin
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Can seaweed-based water pouch replace plastic bottles? Same idea as vitamin capsules that dissolve. No word on cost.

Biggest problem remains undressed: the energy wasted packaging & shipping water around the Earth. Instead of using filters or having abundant adequate public facilities. Of course, not what water privatizers like Nestle want...

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Not convinced lab-grown meat will be a "movement" beyond a tiny minority. The masses want tastier+cheaper+healthier. http://buff.ly/2pc5sBN
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Not convinced lab-grown meat will be a "movement" beyond a tiny minority. The masses want tastier+cheaper+healthier.
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