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  • PSYCHOLOGY, Decision-making, SOCIETY, Education

    Ephrat Livni, "How to read less news but be more informed, according to a futurist"

    Quartz - 6 Mar 2018

    In our age of information overload, how to create a smart information filter - “a net that captures what’s happening and what really matters without making you a slave to information of fleeting importance”? (1) Practice selective ignorance; (2) Burst the bubble; (3) Find the “tall poppies”; (4) Hit the road; (5) Find sources you trust; (6) Chill out; (7) Carve out designated reading time; (8) Embrace silence; (9) Get-off social media; (10) Go dark (reads in 4-6 min).

    Published in Weekly selection 9 March 2018

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  • SOCIETY, Education, ECONOMICS, Employment/unemployment

    Bryan Lufkin, "How the youngest generation is redefining work"

    BBC Bright Sparks - 28 Feb 2018

    The post-millennial workforce (Gen Z or or “iGen”: practical and entrenched in social media) will redefine the nature of work. This will be the first generation that embraces the micro-entrepreneurial jobs as a primary way of earning a living, rather than stable, full-time employment. They’ll be rather risk-averse, but adaptable to changes in technology and the way people work, seeing administrative control, temporal, and physical boundaries that have defined work in the past century as less relevant (reads in 6-8 min).

    Published in Weekly selection 2 March 2018

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  • SOCIETY, Education, ECONOMICS, Employment/unemployment

    Stephane Kasriel, "4 predictions for the future of work"

    World Economic Forum - 5 Dec 2017

    Upwork’s CEO, who also co-chairs the WEF Council on the Future of Work, gives us food for thought with four predictions about the future of work: (1) AI and robotics will create more jobs, not mass unemployment - as long as we responsibly guide innovation; (2) Cities will compete against other cities in the war for top talent; (3) The majority of the US workforce will freelance by 2027; (4) Education breaks out of the silo (reads in 4-5 min).

    Published in Weekly selection 8 December 2017

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