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8 Indisputable Reasons Why We Don't Need Offices

Looking back a decade or so ago it was absolutely essential to have an office, or more likely, a cubicle. That’s where we had meetings, saw our coworkers, and just got work done. But today do we really need corporate offices? New technologies allow us to “connect to work,” meaning that all we need …

Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn syrup in soft drinks a decade ago.<p>Barry Popkin and George Bray pointed the finger at high fructose corn syrup in …

This Isn’t Capitalism — It’s Growthism, and It’s Bad for Us

You know the alien cults that announce to their followers that next year, on October 28th, at precisely 4:05 pm, the master race will arrive, and save humanity? Of course, the aliens never arrive. But that doesn’t stop the cult from believing. It only strengthens their belief.<p>If, as I’d bet you do, …

Four ways that 'smart' councils are using technology to regenerate areas

Ambitious councils in the UK are taking the lead on what is known as "smart" innovation. This is when authorities use new technologies to regenerate local areas and grow their economies. From digital incubators to energy self-sufficiency, I want to share with you some of the most interesting …

8 Benefits of Big Data for State and Local Governments

What potential does Big Data hold for governments? By tackling their Big Data challenges and using analytics to unlock key information, agencies can …

Yahoo Says That Killing Working From Home Is Turning Out Perfectly

After receiving tons of heat for taking away workers’ remote privileges, Yahoo now says that things are working just as planned: engagement and productivity are up.<p>When Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer banned her 12,000 employees from working from home in February, her all-hands-on-deck ultimatum ignited a …