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The 1 Book That Most Impacted Malcolm Gladwell's Worldview | Inc.com

Every once in a while, you come across one of those books. You know the one: It challenges you; it delights you; it has you consider something vital in a deeper way. You find yourself recommending it to people, gifting it to people, telling strangers on the subway about it.<p>For Malcolm Gladwell, …

Self-improvement

The 15 best business books to read this summer

The best kind of summer reading is a book that's both informative and entertaining — a book that makes you feel smarter without boring you to tears.<p>They're not always easy to find, but lucky you — we've found 15 of them. Below, you'll see some of our favorite business books from this year and …

Penguin Random House

Why It’s Nearly Impossible for Prisoners to Sue Prisons

On June 21, 2007, two guards at a jail in Baltimore assaulted an inmate named Shaidon Blake, a gang leader who had been convicted of second-degree murder, earlier that year. The guards, James Madigan and Michael Ross, had been ordered to move Blake to solitary after a supervising officer complained …

Why Jon Snow Needs to Stay Dead

Jon Snow

A new approach to do-it-yourself retirement planning

With the decline of traditional pensions, many older workers and retirees face a "do it yourself" retirement: You're on your own to figure out how to …

Retirement

The Modern Software Factory

Digital Transformation

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Google Cloud SQL Hits General Availability

Google today announced the general availability of Cloud SQL, which, as its name implies, is a MySQL database that lives in Google’s cloud. Among the new features is the encryption of customer data, a 99.95 percent uptime Service Level Agreement (SLA), and support for databases up to 500GB in …

Google Developers

Six Ways Congress May Reform NSA Snooping — ProPublica

Although the House defeated a measure that would have defunded the bulk phone metadata collection program, the narrow 205-217 vote showed that there …

Amnesty's Shilling for US Wars

For decades, Amnesty International has been a respected name in the cause of human rights, but its recent hiring of Suzanne Nossel, a longtime U.S. …