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Two Modes of Effective Work

According to The Origins of Herman Miller’s Modes of Work there's two classes of work available to us. I believe these still apply even as most of us work in distributed teams these days. …
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March 15, 2021
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McDonald’s Minimal Global Packaging Redesign Explained

Brands tend to reduce their footprint and minimize messaging after substantial growth. That's not a maxim, or anything. Just an observation. Google, AirBnb, Slack and IBM — are a few that come to mind. …
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February 22, 2021

13 Months, 28 days

Calendars and time-keeping, is what makes or breaks civilizations. It's no mistake that the Julian and Gregorian calendar varieties carry their Caesarian namespace. Managing how we catalog time is a pretty political, financially-motivated and …
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February 14, 2021
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ByteDance in talks to sell TikTok to Microsoft

But, the mating ritual is on hold until there's word from The White House.
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August 1, 2020
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Will Netflix survive the streaming wars?

As Disney+, Peacock and others continue to suck up all the SVOD oxygen, will the prodigal son, Netflix survive?
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February 17, 2020
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Tesla raises $2B in secondary offering at $767 a share

Tesla will sell over 2M million shares at that price — a 4.6% discount on last weeks closing price.
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February 14, 2020
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Foxconn’s production continues to be recalled as Coronavirus takes hold

Foxconn and the rest of Shenzhen is in serious trouble.
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February 13, 2020
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BlackRock will divest from fossil fuel industries — CEO letter to investors states ‘climate risk is investment risk’

Larry Fink's annual letter to investors, he recommends divesting from fossil fuel producing industries and confronting climate change.
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January 19, 2020
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Drought-stricken Queensland struggles as a Chinese company moves in to bottle its water

Marc Bain writes at Quartz: Drought has been a chronic issue in southeastern Australia for years. In regions such as southern Queensland, months can pass without rain. Local communities have to ration water or risk running out.Yet a …
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December 29, 2019
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Travis Kalanick Sells Remaining Uber Shares, Leaving Board

After selling more than $2B of his shares, Travis Kalanick has severed his final ties to Uber. The New York Times reports: Travis Kalanick, the founder and former chief executive of Uber, has stepped …
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December 24, 2019