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The case for a deliberate data strategy in today’s attention-deficit economy

Anoop Dawar shares principles successful companies are using to inspire an insight-driven ethos and build data-competent organizations. Continue reading The case for a deliberate data strategy in today’s attention-deficit economy.

Trends in the Global Sharing Economy

Popularized by recent ride- and accommodation-sharing platforms, the sharing economy has experienced significant growth and demonstrated its potential for international scalability. The implications of this new economy are predicted to disrupt a variety of business models and industries, ultimately challenging the way we define consumption. Show More Summary

The Wealthy Black, Influential Political Operatives Are Used To DISARM The "American Containerized Negro" -DO YOU THINK THAT CARRIE CHAMPION DRIVES UBER IN ORDER TO MAKE HER ECONOMIC ENDS MEET?


Ecological success of community-based wildlife conservation in Tanzania

Good news about the environment is rare these days, but in Tanzania there are signs that local wildlife conservation efforts can effectively protect the natural resources that provide the lion's share of revenue for the economy. Eco-tourism...Show More Summary

Companies Use Tax Cut Savings to Buy Their Own Shares

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The maneuver is good for companies’ stock prices, but it may not help the overall economy — undercutting a central goal of the tax cuts.

Double New Energy And EU Economy Can Boom

EU Doubling Renewables by 2030 Positive for Economy, Key to Emission Reductions; New IRENA report outlines how increasing share of renewables to 34% can boost economy, and help meet emission reductions goals 20 February 2018 (International...Show More Summary

Kansas City’s struggle with the sharing economy is holding the tech community back

Banning or heavily regulating short-term rentals in Kansas City could deter tech companies from building in the metro, tech council members say. It’s more than just the perception that Kansas City is not tech-friendly, said Chris Brown, attorney and founder of Venture Legal who advocates for friendlier laws for the sharing economy. It’s going to hurt […]

Everyone Creates: New Empirical Data Shows Just How Much The Internet Has Enabled A New Creative Economy

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Visit to read stories of creation empowered by the internet, and share your own! » Just last week we announced our new site, in which we showcase stories of people who rely on the open internet...Show More Summary

Villanova Hosts Colloquium Today On Tax And The Sharing Economy

Villanova hosts a colloquium today on Tax and the Sharing Economy: As described by the World Economic Forum, a “sharing economy” focuses on the sharing of underutilized assets, monetized or not, in ways that improve efficiency, sustainability and community. Well-known examples include Airbnb, Uber and Lyft. The gathering of renowned...

You’re Doing What With Those Tax Cuts?

Readers of this blog know that I consider the December 2017 tax legislation to be unwise, misdirected, and harmful to the economy. I have shared some of my thoughts in Those Tax-Cut Inspired Bonus Payments? Just Another Ruse, That Bonus...Show More Summary

GrubHub drivers are independent contractors — not employees — under California law, judge rules

In a significant court decision on the status of “gig economy” workers, a federal judge ruled drivers for GrubHub Inc. are independent contractors and not employees. The ruling may have far-reaching implications for other sharing economy companies, including Uber Technologies Inc., whose business...

When it comes to genes, lichens embrace sharing economy

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have discovered the first known molecular evidence of obligate symbiosis in lichens, a distinctive co-evolutionary relationship that could shed new light on how and why some multicellular organisms consolidate their genomes in order to co-exist.

PSA: You Cannot Use AA Gift Certificates for American Airlines Basic Economy Tickets

Good morning everyone, I just received a Facebook message from my friend, Brant, that I wanted to share with everyone (he said it would be helpful for others to know).  Here is what Brant said: So, I just got off the phone with American...Show More Summary

Japanese Latest Privacy Framework Shares Key Characteristics with EU’s Upcoming Data Protection Law

As technology advances, it is more and more obvious that information networks, communication, and the economy are becoming increasingly interconnected and globalized, spreading across several countries. This means an increase in theShow More Summary

A Guide to Learning How to Program in Your Spare Time – for Free!

In this modern information-based economy, where most workers use some type of computer or communication device as a major part of their job and so much of the economy is based on using and sharing information, there’s no doubt that knowing how to write computer programs is an incredibly valuable skill. Show More Summary

Population Ageing and the Macroeconomy

Noëmie Lisack, Rana Sajedi and Gregory Thwaites at Bank Underground: Population ageing and the macroeconomy: An unprecedented ageing process is unfolding in industrialised economies. The share of the population over 65 has gone from 8% in 1950 to almost 20%...

Uber is jumping on the bike-sharing bandwagon

Uber is getting in on the latest sharing economy trend: bike sharing. The company is teaming up with Jump, an electric bike-sharing startup based out of New York. Together, the two are running a pilot in San Francisco that ostensibly tests the desire for this product. Show More Summary

Bitcoin Is Just the Latest in the Trend Toward Decentralization (INFOGRAPHIC)

It’s been called a number of things: The sharing economy, or “shareconomy.” Peer-to-peer economy. Collaborative consumption. What all of these terms have in common is the idea of decentralization.

Startup hub reflects Macron's changing French economy

PARIS (AP) — For a glimpse at President Emmanuel Macron's vision for the new French economy, look no farther than Station F. Entrepreneurs don virtual reality goggles and share ideas with business angels in this old Paris train station-turned-startup...Show More Summary

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