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TransferWise Chairman: Distributed Ledger Technology Is Very Hard To Use – Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel

Blockchain technology, which undergirds bitcoin and other digital assets is slowly but steadily making its way into mainstream finance, but some financial institutions remain unconvinced about its potentials. TransferWise, a London-based payments platform has stated it is yet to see anything good in the nascent technology, reported  Fortune on November 19, 2018. TransferWise,  an Estonian developed … Continue reading TransferWise Chairman: Distributed Ledger Technology Is Very Hard To Use – Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel

How A Mysterious Tech Billionaire Created Two Fortunes & a Global Software Sweatshop – Nathan Vardi

From an office suite on the 26th floor of the iconic Frost Bank Tower in Austin, Texas, a little-known recruiting firm called Crossover is searching the globe for software engineers. Crossover is looking for anyone who can commit to a 40- or 50-hour workweek, but it has no interest in full-time employees. It wants contract … Continue reading How A Mysterious Tech Billionaire Created Two Fortunes & a Global Software Sweatshop – Nathan Vardi

The Best Way to Fill Your Kindle, iPad, or Tablet Without Overspending – Rick Ardman

You’re the proud new owner of a tablet or ereader! You’ve probably already made your reading list for the new year, and now your task is to download new ebooks to your device. Before you pay full-price for those books, you should know about the new site that savvy readers are practically obsessed with: BookBub. … Continue reading The Best Way to Fill Your Kindle, iPad, or Tablet Without Overspending – Rick Ardman

How Kara Swisher Is Holding Tech Titans Accountable – Moira Forbes

“You don’t get a medal for not doing a good job,” says Recode’s executive editor, Kara Swisher. Known as much for her brutal honesty as she is for breaking big news, Swisher is outspoken in her ongoing scrutiny of Silicon Valley, adamant that leaders there could and should be doing better when it comes to … Continue reading How Kara Swisher Is Holding Tech Titans Accountable – Moira Forbes

Why Doctors Hate Their Computers – Atul Gawande

On a sunny afternoon in May, 2015, I joined a dozen other surgeons at a downtown Boston office building to begin sixteen hours of mandatory computer training. We sat in three rows, each of us parked behind a desktop computer. In one month, our daily routines would come to depend upon mastery of Epic, the … Continue reading Why Doctors Hate Their Computers – Atul Gawande

Want Digital Transformation? Encourage Continuous Learning For All Employees – Daniel Newman

Recently, we’ve seen upskilling and retraining programs emerge in workforces across the globe. Companies are taking the time to help their employees learn new skills for new positions as new technology emerges. This is great, don’t get me wrong, but I think we need to focus more on continuous learning for all employees. This definitely … Continue reading Want Digital Transformation? Encourage Continuous Learning For All Employees – Daniel Newman

3 Things IBM Sees In Red Hat That Others Missed – Panos Mourdoukoutas

Red Hat was up for sale for quite some time, according to some sources. Several potential buyers passed on the opportunity, including Google. But not IBM. IBM paid big bucks for the open source software solutions company. At a price tag of $33 Billion. That makes Red Hat valued at one-third of IBM’s current market … Continue reading 3 Things IBM Sees In Red Hat That Others Missed – Panos Mourdoukoutas

Transforming Students Into Entrepreneurs – Courtyard Hotels

Real World Scholars is a nonprofit organization that supports entrepreneurial learning in classrooms all over the country. Co-founder Elyse Burden has turned her passion for children into a thriving business giving kids job training in the classroom. At Courtyard, everything we’ve done for the past 35 years – every decision, every detail – has been … Continue reading Transforming Students Into Entrepreneurs – Courtyard Hotels

How a Working-Class Couple Amassed a Priceless Art Collection – Mag

Herb Vogel never earned more than $23,000 a year. Born and raised in Harlem, Vogel worked for the post office in Manhattan. He spent nearly 50 years living in a 450-square-foot one-bedroom apartment with his wife, Dorothy, a reference librarian at the Brooklyn Public Library. They lived frugally. They didn’t travel. They ate TV dinners. … Continue reading How a Working-Class Couple Amassed a Priceless Art Collection – Mag

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