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John Hagel: Rethinking Race Against the Machines

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John Hagel says we have designed jobs in the U.S. that tend to be "tightly scripted," "highly standardized," that leave no room for "individual initiative or creativity." In short, these are the types of jobs that mac...

Why Study Economics, History, and Computer Science – Bijoy Goswami

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In Chapter 6 of 15, leadership philosopher and bootstrap business expert Bijoy Goswami blends three majors - computer science, history, and economics, to shape his thinking. Collectively, the three perspectives allow ...

Justin O’Brien: Future of Financial Regulation

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As the fallout of the financial crisis continues to devastate the real economy, the design of effective and flexible regulatory and corporate governance rules, principles and norms has become a global policy imperativ...

James Ives on ‘Ocean Energy in Ireland: Challenges and Opportunities’

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Ocean energy contained in the world's waves and marine tidal currents provides an untapped source of renewable energy. In Ireland both wave and tidal will have a role to play in meeting longer term targets for electri...

The Future of Offshore Wind: Alla Weinstein

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In recent years there have been two significant trends in the wind industry: developers seeking higher quality wind resources and the development of larger turbines. Floating wind turbines is a significant innovation ...

Love, Belief, and Neurobiology of Attachment

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In this Loma Linda video, Paul J. Zak, founding director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies at Claremont Graduate University, gives a scientific twist on the topics of attachment and trust. By looking into the g...

Rob Reid: The $8 billion iPod

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Comic author Rob Reid unveils Copyright Math (TM), a remarkable new field of study based on actual numbers from entertainment industry lawyers and lobbyists.

Steven Levitt: The freakonomics of McDonalds vs. drugs

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Freakonomics author Steven Levitt presents new data on the finances of drug dealing. Contrary to popular myth, he says, being a street-corner crack dealer isnt lucrative: It pays below minimum wage. And your boss can ...

Daniel Isenberg on The Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Strategy as Economic Policy

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Professor Isenberg will specify practical principles and methods for public and private leaders and policy makers to create sufficient quantities of entrepreneurship to contribute to sustainable economic growth in the...

David O’Sullivan on The EU and the International Trade Agenda 2009-2014

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With G8 leaders pledging to conclude the Doha Round of trade talks in the World Trade Organisation, and President Obama stressing the need to integrate the poorest nations into the global economy during his visit to G...

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