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Eric Henry
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FT chart of the day: The new leaders of economic growth
http://on.ft.com/14vm2tw

The shift in the global economy has been clear for some time, but this year is the pivot point. In 2013, for the first time since the industrialisation of the 19th century, emerging economies such as China and India will produce the majority of the world's goods and services.
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Not a short read, but well worth it.
 
"I’d reached rock bottom. I was burned out. Fried. Done. Toast. I was aware that my daily routine and lifestyle were unsustainable. 

I considered fleeing to a remote island for a few weeks, but I realized I wasn’t craving physical escape. I didn’t actually want to be alone. I just wanted to be mentally free of obligations, most of which asserted themselves in some digital fashion. I decided that my digital detox would start at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2012, and last through Monday, January 7, 2013. Twenty-five days seemed appropriate for the depth of cleansing I desired."

Baratunde Thurston, once the world's most connected man, went offline for 25 days. Here's what he learned: http://trib.al/RWCAe68 

#unplug   #digital   #detox   #technology   #celebs   #internet  #social media #email   #computer  
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Good article although I have a hard time seeing Larry Page as a 21st century analog of Thomas Edison.
 
Is Google today's General Electric? http://on.ft.com/15JXK2b

Our chief business commentator, John Gapper, argues: "Google seems to me not Microsoft in the 1980s but General Electric in the late 19th century – the age of electrification. Like GE, Google is a multifaceted industrial enterprise riding a wave of technology with an uncanny ability not only to invent far-reaching products but also to produce them commercially."

Do you agree? 

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Just read this quote from Shakespeare that describes some of the conversations I've been having at work perfectly:

“Marry, sir, they have committed false report;
moreover, they have spoken untruths; secondarily,
they are slanders; sixth and lastly, they have
belied a lady; thirdly, they have verified unjust
things; and, to conclude, they are lying knaves.”

“Much Ado About Nothing,” Act V, Scene 1
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Pewaukee, WI - Bedford, MA - Bear, DE - Hagerstown, MD - Mt Airy, MD - Laurel, MD - Wilkesboro, NC - Tuscaloosa, AL - San Marcos, TX - Oklahoma City, OK - Waxahachie, TX - College Station, TX - Big Spring, TX - College Park, MD - Wheeler, TX -
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  • Medtronic
    Director, Software Quality, 2012 - present
  • GE Healthcare
    Global Software Design Controls Manager, 2010 - 2012
  • Boston Scientific
    Sr. Manager, Enterprise & Clinical Systems, 2007 - 2010
  • Hologic
    Manager, Design Assurance, 2002 - 2007
  • Spherion
    Director, Software Quality Manager, 2000 - 2002
  • Ultraprise
    Director, Development Services, 1999 - 2000
  • NASD/Nasdaq
    Director, Test Management, 1997 - 1999
  • Amisys
    Sr. Test Analyst, 1996 - 1997
  • Hechinger
    Business Analyst, 1995 - 1996
  • Lowe's
    Various, 1986 - 1995
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Throwing the book at 'Thieves of Book Row'
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The Curse of Reading and Forgetting
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If we are cursed to forget much of what we read, there are still charms in the moments of reading a particular book…

Vicissitude
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Defenestration
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Thanks to my coworker A, I learned a new word today: de·fen·es·tra·tion [dee-fen-uh-strey-shuh-n] noun the act of throwing a thing or especi

The Eldredge Knot
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Class of 2013: The Power of the Pause
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Manvotional: The Majesty of Calmness
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“The Majesty of Calmness” From Self Control, Its Kingship and Majesty, 1905 By William George Jordan Calmness is the rarest quality in human

An eye-opening map of which countries execute the most prisoners
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China, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the U.S. still execute the most people, according to a new Amnesty International report

A Wal-Mart for Libya?
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Not long ago, most American companies were urged by the U.S. government to avoid doing business with Libya. It was a pariah state, a sponsor

Alan Kay rips into Apple - Apple 2.0 -Fortune Tech
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Reflections at age 72 from the man who gave Apple the graphical user interface Kay. Photo: Wikipedia FORTUNE -- That Apple (AAPL) owes a lot

The Top 10 Smartest Cities In North America
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Some cities are adding high-tech infrastructure. Some are implementing revolutionary sustainability plans. Others are fostering innovative b

Geithner Was ‘Bailouter’ in Chief During Crisis: Bair
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A fundamental clash of philosophies ran throughout the response to the financial crisis, Sheila Bair, former head of the Federal Deposit Ins

Best Companies to Work For 2013 - Fortune
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Best Companies to Work For 2013 - Fortune

Being a Gentleman at the Office: The Dos and Don’ts of Business Etiquette
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The rules of business etiquette are very similar to the rules of social etiquette. But there is a difference between the two sets of manners

Leadership Lessons from Dwight D. Eisenhower #4: Always Ready
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Supreme Allied Commander. Head of the American Occupation Zone in Germany. Chief of Staff. President of Columbia University. Supreme Command

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The Official Dilbert Website featuring Scott Adams Dilbert strips, animation, mashups and more starring Dilbert, Dogbert, Wally, The Pointy

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Poor quality food, and the sauce makes everything almost feel / taste greasy. Not going back.
Food: Poor to fairDecor: GoodService: Good
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