Sasha Goodall

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Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

The Future

Google's Plan To Save The Web

And keep itself relevant in the process!<p>Google wants you to know that it <i>loves</i> the web. And this morning, at a fancy New York City smoked fish and bagel joint, the search giant held a press event to show off its attempt to retool the bloated, stagnating, and creaky-slow link ecosystem that’s …

Indebted emerging world about to count cost of Fed rate rise

LONDON (Reuters) - Sometime this year, possibly even this week, the U.S. Federal Reserve will add billions of dollars to the annual cost of borrowing. Many firms, especially in emerging markets, seem ill-prepared for the inevitable.<p>A detail from the front of the United States Federal Reserve Board …

Economics

Are Bosses Necessary?

A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization.<p>Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently the world’s happiest shoe store. This spring, by order of the CEO, Tony Hsieh, the company …

App Store

Female Sexual Desire: An Evolutionary Biology Perspective

“Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we love.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche<p>In recent weeks there has been a flurry of interest surrounding …

Princeton University

How To Win An Argument Every Time

<i>This article was cowritten by Joseph Grenny, the</i> New York Times <i>bestselling author of</i> Crucial Conversations <i>and the cofounder of VitalSmarts.</i><p>Between the two of us, we’ve spent 50 years studying what makes people successful at work. A persistent finding in both of our research is that your ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

John Boehner To Hold Tax Repeal Vote To Increase Welfare For the Rich

Despite the ever-widening income gap in America with the poor and middle class losing wealth to the richest Americans in the top one percent of …

Three Scenarios For The Future Of Work

Recently PwC released a 30 page report called “The Future of Work – A Journey to 2022” which is actually quite fascinating. In fact, I did a podcast with Toni Cusumano who actually helped create the report. While the whole thing is worth a read I think the most interesting and important aspect of …

The Workplace

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

Why Starbucks Pays Its Baristas With Stock: A Beginners' Guide To Company Stock

Kaycee Kiesz was 18 in September 1992 when she started work as a Starbucks barista. She took the part time gig to help cover costs while pursuing an accounting degree at Highline Community College, located about 20 miles south of Seattle. The coffee company had gone public that summer.<p>A year before …

Income Tax