Universal Basic Income and the Question No One Asks
Posted at 8:00h, 19 Sep 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Why do the wealthy and elite support seemingly radical social programs?,” The Guardian asks. “Have they grown enlightened and concerned with the plight of everyone else? Or is it a stealthy way for them to backdoor their own politics and values, while also protecting their positions in society?”
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The Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader Edition
Posted at 8:00h, 12 Sep 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
It’s September, summer vacations are over, school is back in session. It’s the month that traditionally marks ‘back to the grind’ time. The New York Times had an interesting opinion piece by Dan Lyons, entitled In Silicon Valley, Working 9 to 5 Is for Losers. To refresh your memories, Lyons, formerly of Hubspot, authored Disrupted: […]
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The Life Hack Edition
Posted at 8:00h, 29 Aug 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
According to Life Hacks, most of the problems in your life are due to two things: you either act without thinking, or you think without acting. If you're reaching for the stars, it might help if, once in a while, you just stop and look up at the skies.
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How to Kill Competition: The Tech Uberlord Handbook
Posted at 8:00h, 22 Aug 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
With the tech oligarchs shutting down conversations with which they don't approve, it's easier than you think. And may be later than you know.
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The Things We Think and Do Not Say: James Damore and that Jerry Maguire Moment
Posted at 8:00h, 15 Aug 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Erstwhile Google employee James Damore’s memo struck a chord in both camps involved in the current culture war. The real problem that the tech oligarchs and their media mouthpieces are having: it shines a light on the Silicon Valley echo chamber, much the same way that the recent New York Times article (Women in Tech Speak Frankly on Culture of Harassment) did the sexual harassment/misconduct that is so rampant in that same tech oasis by the bay.
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