The wheel was constructed in just 24 hours by Robb Godshaw, currently artist-in-residence at Autodesk’s Pier 9 facility in San Francisco, and software engineer Will Doenlen.
There’s a simple way to get more done:
You match your most important tasks to your most productive time.
For many of us, mornings are it.
Hong Kong’s per capita GDP (PPP) is now about the same as the US.
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Housing is one of the three pillars of the Australian economy, along with financial institutions and natural resources.
Politicians and investors alike don’t get “how deeply intertwined and connected” these sectors are and “how they can easily take each other down in a domino effect.”
Are people less willing to trust people of a different race or party affiliation?
The researchers found that race didn’t matter — but party did.
People are significantly more trusting of others who share their party affiliation.
“If you participate in that enthusiasm then you’ll also participate in the correction.”
“As the environment becomes more enthusiastic we have to become more cautionary and try to clip the top of that cycle rather than participate in it.”
“The clock is running fast towards planetary meltdown.”
The specific issue at the heart of the protests is what’s perceived as backtracking on a promise by Chinese authorities to allow semi-autonomous Hong Kong to choose its leaders in open elections.
The cost of software development has never gone down, and there is no indication that it ever will.
It’s a human intensive task that requires mental expenditure that is growing more complex every day.
It values Yahoo’s business at zero, and values the $8 billion Yahoo Japan stake at zero, and still comes up with a price of almost $42 a share for Yahoo, based only on a commitment to tax ingenuity.
Yahoo is currently trading below $40 a share.
What does that tell you?
This system isn’t working.
Not wishing to make enemies, the OFR (Office of Financial Research) has hesitated to use its subpoena power.
And the FSOC (Financial Stability Oversight Council) lacks an effective way to impose its will.
The case pits more than 20,000 former Nortel employees in Canada against bondholders in the U.S. who may collect all of their principal plus $1 billion in interest.
Pensioners of Nortel’s U.K. unit are also seeking part of the cash.
Building collaboration requires strong leadership, and depends on trust, communication, and a shared vision and purpose.
Collaboration is not a vague aspiration but a measurable value that can be developed through training, not only leaders and and high-potential employees, but every employee across the organization.
Nokia’s biggest failure was an unwillingness to embrace drastic change.
Based on the Siemens S200, the LRVs for the San Francisco Muni network will feature ‘a lightweight drive system that recuperates braking energy’. LED interior lighting will consumes up to 40% less current than standard neon.
“Corporate treasuries are legally prohibited from making political contributions, and PACs (political action committees) are the vehicle that they use.”
“Technically speaking, these PACs represent voluntary gifts from a company’s employees. In practice, they are the political arm of a corporation.”
Food banks are enormous enterprises, serving as the linchpin for hunger relief efforts across the United States.
But they are as complex as the nation’s food system itself, collecting food from sources ranging from local farmers to charitable donations and distributing it to myriad agencies that then share it with people in need.
Their goal is to do this as fairly and efficiently as possible. But, like many complicated systems, this is easier said than done. That’s where engineering comes in.
Despite three saber-rattling speeches by Justice Department leaders, however, prosecutors looking to file charges against executives for wrongdoing will face significant hurdles.
Not the least is the basic requirement in the criminal law to prove a defendant’s culpable intent, which is no easy task when executives are far removed from daily operations.
The human race would peak in the year 3000 – before a decline due to dependence on technology.
Ever since the President went on prime-time television to announce his new strategy to “degrade and destroy” ISIS, he and his team have slipped on one banana peel after another.