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The Office Time Machine

You can get lost for hours in here: The Office Time Machine

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A Statistical Analysis of the Work of Bob Ross | FiveThirtyEight
        
        A Statistical Analysis of the Work of Bob Ross, w/ extra thanks to @atotalmonet for sharing


    
        (via A Statistical Analysis of the Work of Bob Ross | FiveThirtyEight)
A Statistical Analysis of the Work of Bob Ross | FiveThirtyEight

A Statistical Analysis of the Work of Bob Ross, w/ extra thanks to @atotalmonet for sharing

(via A Statistical Analysis of the Work of Bob Ross | FiveThirtyEight)

Ivebeenreadinglately: The first emoticon?

Ye olde first emoticon, from 1648: 

The Future of Work: Where the Global Brain Meets the Brilliant Factory - GE ReportsThe Future of Work: Where the Global Brain Meets the Brilliant Factory
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The Future of Work: Where the Global Brain Meets the Brilliant Factory - GE Reports

The Future of Work: Where the Global Brain Meets the Brilliant Factory

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Uberification of the US Service Economy - Schlaf’s Notes
        
        “On demand mobile services” (or how our service economy is trying to become Uber)


    
        (via Uberification of the US Service Economy - Schlaf’s Notes)
Uberification of the US Service Economy - Schlaf’s Notes

“On demand mobile services” (or how our service economy is trying to become Uber)

(via Uberification of the US Service Economy - Schlaf’s Notes)

In Bjørndalen, Norway, a Small Cabin Enjoys Some of the World’s Fastest Internet - WSJ.com
        
        Some of the fastest internet is in Svalbard, Norway, a stone’s throw from the North Pole


    
        (via In Bjørndalen, Norway, a Small Cabin Enjoys Some of the World’s Fastest Internet - WSJ.com)
In Bjørndalen, Norway, a Small Cabin Enjoys Some of the World’s Fastest Internet - WSJ.com

Some of the fastest internet is in Svalbard, Norway, a stone’s throw from the North Pole

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For the love of it: notes on the decline of Entertainment Weekly, the firing of Owen Gleiberman, and the ongoing end of an era | MZS | Roger Ebert
        
        A fun, though somewhat expected, diatribe on the unfortunate decline of Entertainment Weekly


    
        (via For the love of it: notes on the decline of Entertainment Weekly, the firing of Owen Gleiberman, and the ongoing end of an era | MZS | Roger Ebert)
Ways to Say ‘No’ More Effectively - WSJ.com
        
        More and better ways to say no. 


    
        (via Ways to Say ‘No’ More Effectively - WSJ.com)
Video of a Man Walking Backwards through Tokyo Played in Reverse | Colossal
        
        Straight up crazy: Video of a Man Walking Backwards through Tokyo Played in Reverse. Also worth a ponder, from the article: “According to the BBC, similar video projects aired in Norway include a 6-day video of a ferry journey through the fjords which attracted viewership of more than half the country. Is straight reality, in real-time, the new reality TV?” 


    
        (via Video of a Man Walking Backwards through Tokyo Played in Reverse | Colossal)
Why UPS Trucks Don’t Turn Left
        
        Computer says… no left turns. Why UPS trucks don’t turn right, via @LordPlumpton:


    
        (via Why UPS Trucks Don’t Turn Left)

Google Night Walk

Night Walk in Marseille. Immersive storytelling at its finest. Imagine doing this through a pair of VR goggles? 

Mega-Donors Are Now More Important Than Most Politicians - Atlantic Mobile
        
        Who’s more important for the media to cover? Elected pols or the 0.1% who fund them?


    
        (via Mega-Donors Are Now More Important Than Most Politicians - Atlantic Mobile)
How Kimberly-Clark is trying to sharpen its ‘digital IQ’ | Digiday
        
        “Budget at the idea level” & other great advice from Clive Sirkin at KC on integrated mktg


    
        (via How Kimberly-Clark is trying to sharpen its ‘digital IQ’ | Digiday)
How Kimberly-Clark is trying to sharpen its ‘digital IQ’ | Digiday

“Budget at the idea level” & other great advice from Clive Sirkin at KC on integrated mktg

(via How Kimberly-Clark is trying to sharpen its ‘digital IQ’ | Digiday)

Honey Maid’s Wholesome Families and the Business of Love : The New Yorker
        
        The business of prejudice has given way to the business of love. Congrats to @ddroga and his team for a really well-done bit of work for Honey Maid. 


    
        (via Honey Maid’s Wholesome Families and the Business of Love : The New Yorker)