Google values and invests in its employees. It provides resources like free meals and in-house dry cleaning to save their time and improve their health and productivity. It "defaults to open," to prove it trusts employees, and encourages them to work on projects they feel passionate about. Show More Summary
Per the Washington Post: Buried in a massive Pew study on the public’s feelings about data and open government is this amazing nugget: Just 23 percent trust the federal government to do the right thing “at least most of the time.” Twenty three percent! That’s unpopularity-of-Congress territory. Show More Summary
A new report from Pew Research Center shows that a majority of Americans don’t trust the government, but plenty use its open data -- often without knowing they’re doing so. Continue reading ? The post Many Americans don’t know they use government data, Pew report says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
In an extensive interview with The Guardian over the weekend, Jon Stewart elaborated on why he’s leaving the show that made him the most trusted fake newsman in America. “It’s not like I thought the show wasn’t working any more, or that I didn’t know how to do it,” explained Stewart. Show More Summary
How Russian trusts allow Russian oligarchs to beat Putin.
While our first instinct may be “no,” negativity shuts down collaboration and innovation. “Yes,” on the other hand, opens up trust and creativity.
The six Democrats running for two open seats on the Arlington County Board seemed a little nervous Wednesday night at their first debate. One forgot to introduce himself. He and another candidate stayed seated at the dais during opening remarks, insteaded of standing up, leaving themselves invisible to much of the crowd. Show More Summary
There’s nothing quite like the open, trusting faith of a child. The post Five Children, Their Families and Their Faith appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Sun 19 Apr Australia's oldest lighthouse opens its doors to the public on a guided tour run by the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust. Discover its fascinating history,...
For those of you who don't live for getting greasy every weekend, you probably take your car to a trusted mechanic, but sometimes the person taking care of your pride and joy is barely qualified to open a jar of peanut butter, much less turn a wrench on an expensive vehicle. What are your worst experiences with a mechanic? Read more...
There’s nothing quite like the open, trusting faith of a child. In the short film “Five,” director Katina Mercadante follows five 5-year-olds as they get ready, leave home and attend prayer services. Viewers see the children, who live...Show More Summary
For its controversial film that defines al Qaeda's motivations, the newly opened National September 11 Memorial Museum chose a narrator they believed would offer trust and authority: NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams. After Williams'...Show More Summary
I'm always on the lookout for useful websites for comparing the states. Here's a fun visualization tool from the Pew Charitable Trusts. Sample of what you can produce with this website: Speaking of tools, here's a lousy tool:...
It has been a difficult several weeks, and the tone around here has become decidedly pessimistic. I'm no Pollyanna, but many of those who preceded us felt the same way, but had the trust and faith in the American people...
An open source version of Windows is “definitely possible,” Microsoft technical fellow Mark Russinovich said during a panel at Chef, a development conference. That said, as Wired notes in its report on Russinovich’s remarks, this hypothetical...Show More Summary
According to the American Psychological Association’s Work and Well-Being Survey, nearly one in four employees don’t trust their employer and only half of workers believe their employer is “open and upfront” with them. Those are staggering numbers and they need to change if companies want engaged and productive team members. [...]
The online censorship and strange, if fleeting, mea culpa open a window into the Chinese media’s spotty record on transparency and trust, especially where it applies to the Uighur minority.
In order to make their case for SB2222, which would end anonymous requests for open records by lawmakers, the North Dakota University System has taken to leaking information about some really, really large requests of that variety. The idea is to paint the requests as unreasonable, and the lawmakers as vindictive. The university system pulled this stunt...
Trust is a thing that’s hard to earn yet easy to break. It’s fragile. It’s a leap of faith. It’s a terrifying thing to allow yourself to be vulnerable and open up to someone else.
This week, BBC News is hiring a news writer, while Sunshine Sachs needs an account executive. RTTV is seeking a broadcast engineer, and The Pew Charitable Trusts is on the hunt for a senior officer. Get the scoop on these openings below,...Show More Summary