Interesting :: :: The Cohesion Crisis – Paul Krugman Blog – NYTimes.com

Funny Sentence. Enough with the PIIGS, a totally unhelpful acronym. What we’re really seeing now is a crisis of the “cohesion countries” — the countries that entered the EU relatively poor, and for a time received substantial aid in the form of “cohesion funds”. In Eurospeak, it’s important to know the difference between cohesion and […]

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rePost :: The secret to great work is great play :: Presentation Zen:

read the whole thing and watch the linked videos. or you could do  what I do. Listen while coding. Play keeps us in the moment A spirit of play engages us and brings us into the content and into the moment. Children remind us that we need more play in the classroom, in the lecture […]

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Best Read Today :: “a child would not hesitate to pack up a sleeping bag and sleep on a pier under the stars with you” | gapingvoid

Read the whole thing. A child would not hesitate to pack up a sleeping bag and sleep on a pier under the stars with you. Since that flight, whenever people asked me what I wanted to do with my life, I replied, “I want to be a child.” So if you ever wonder why I […]

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Best Read Sentence :: The .Plan: A Quasi-Blog: The hard part of managing

You can develop an absolutely incorrect perception of yourself as a great manager when, in fact, you haven’t implemented anything. You haven’t fired anybody. You haven’t introduced a product. You haven’t supported a customer. All you’ve done is make spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations. You can also throw venture capital into this pile. Going into venture […]

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Quote:: Does Travel Make You Smarter?

So let’s not pretend that travel is always fun, or that we endure the jet lag for pleasure. We don’t spend ten hours lost in the Louvre because we like it, and the view from the top of Machu Picchu probably doesn’t make up for the hassle of lost luggage. (More often than not, I […]

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