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New Rules

New Rules | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
The plan to “work hard and play by the rules” to get ahead in life is now outdated. It takes much more than that.
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Work harder on yourself than you do on your startup

Work harder on yourself than you do on your startup | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it

When you’re doing a startup, it’s hard to separate life and work. Therefore, why not work away on yourself just like you do on your startup? Plan the necessary disengagement from the startup just as carefully as you’d plan the time you work on it. If you can systematically improve and expand your skills, then whether this one works out or not, you’ll always be in an increasingly better position as the weeks and months pass.

 

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Peter Thiel's CS183: Startup - Class 1 Notes Essay

Here is an essay version of my class notes from Class 1 of CS183: Startup. Errors and omissions are my own. Credit for good stuff is Peter’s entirely.
CS183: Startup—Notes Essay—The Challenge of the...
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19 year-old entrepreneur takes aim at gaming with second startup

19 year-old entrepreneur takes aim at gaming with second startup | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Can you be a serial entrepreneur at age 19? Connor Zwick moves on to his second startup with Coco, launching Monday to turn your iPhone into a complex but inexpensive gaming controller.
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United Kingdom: Monster Employment Index shows online recruitment flatlining · Global Career Link

United Kingdom: Monster Employment Index shows online recruitment flatlining · Global Career Link | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
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A Better Way to Ask for Career Advice

A Better Way to Ask for Career Advice | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
By now you're smart enough to follow the lead of people who are ahead of you in their career. Watching these people and figuring out how to mimic their success is one of the most effective ways to reach your goals.
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Is Peter Thiel Misguiding Young Entrepreneurs?

Is Peter Thiel Misguiding Young Entrepreneurs? | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
The venture capitalist wants kids to skip college and companies to stop listing degrees as a job requirement. But will it work?
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Secret Location Combines Gaming, Interactivity, and Telephony With Mysterious Film “The Sevens”

Secret Location Combines Gaming, Interactivity, and Telephony With Mysterious Film “The Sevens” | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it

Rae Ann Fera: "Toronto-based interactive agency uses a multi-layered narrative experience to test the limits of where technology meets story" ...


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Cindy Tam's comment, June 10, 2012 9:01 PM
Ever play 11th hour or Myst? This reminds me of that.. interesting to see it catching on outside of a PC. Is this sort of technological story-telling something invented or is it remembering things forgotten?
Julio Vizcarra's curator insight, August 18, 2013 8:14 PM

Transmedia en acción

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: TED-Ed Turns Videos Into Interactive Lessons

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: TED-Ed Turns Videos Into Interactive Lessons | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: TED-Ed Turns Videos Into Interactive Lessons.


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People Want Jobs That Make A Difference, Even If It Means A Pay Cut

People Want Jobs That Make A Difference, Even If It Means A Pay Cut | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
The job market may be bleak, but college graduates of all ages still have high hopes that they will eventually land "impact jobs" that make a difference socially or environmentally.
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Harvard Business School For The Facebook Age

Harvard Business School For The Facebook Age | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Innovation and real startup companies are front and center at the newly re-engineered HBS. The venerable institution hopes to prepare budding entrepreneurs--with inspiration from the one that got away.
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The Coming Meltdown in College Education & Why The Economy Won’t Get Better Any Time Soon

The Coming Meltdown in College Education & Why The Economy Won’t Get Better Any Time Soon | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
This is what I see when i think about higher education in this country today: Remember the housing meltdown ? Tough to forget isn’t it. The formula for the housing boom and bust was simple. A...
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After Gen X, Millennials, what should next generation be?

After Gen X, Millennials, what should next generation be? | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
A frantic race to name the next generation of consumers is near the finish. The winner could get fame, fortune — and bragging rights.
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Need Start-up Help? Try L.A.

Need Start-up Help? Try L.A. | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Silicon Beach is home to increasingly more incubators and accelerators. Here are three cool programs to consider.
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A Startup Offers Freelancers Tips On Not Getting Screwed Over

A Startup Offers Freelancers Tips On Not Getting Screwed Over | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
In the food chain of the workplace, freelancers rank just above unpaid interns, in terms of exploitation.
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Cleavage, tattoos, bare legs: Beachy looks invade the workplace

Cleavage, tattoos, bare legs: Beachy looks invade the workplace | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Is an office worker really “white collar” if starched shirts are nowhere to be found?
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Is the USA moving toward a 'happiness index'?

Is the USA moving toward a 'happiness index'? | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Global movement embraces new ways of measuring prosperity where economic growth isn't everything.
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Confessions of a Social Media Girl: Is Image Everything on Social Networks? | Social Media Today

Confessions of a Social Media Girl: Is Image Everything on Social Networks? | Social Media Today | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
I was 17 and slightly naive when I walked into my first day of college classes. (@SocialMedia2day: Confessions of a Social Media Girl: Is Image Everything on Social Networks?
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Think About It...

Think About It... | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
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How Rafat Ali Found a Job (Part 1)

How Rafat Ali Found a Job (Part 1) | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Rafat Ali is a journalist, pioneering blogger, and entrepreneur.
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It Takes a Village to Raise an Entrepreneur

It Takes a Village to Raise an Entrepreneur | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Social entrepreneurship has evolved a great deal since the late 1980s, when pioneers like City Year's Alan Khazei and Teach for America's Wendy Kopp took great risks to prove that innovative organizations could produce transformative social change.
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Rethinking How We Teach The 'Net Generation'

According to writer and digital revolution expert Don Tapscott, the classic university lecture model is an outdated way of teaching a generation that has grown up making, changing and learning from digital communities.

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Why Start-up Culture Is Bad for Creativity

Why Start-up Culture Is Bad for Creativity | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it

Interesting point of view...

Founders are expected to perform under pressure, iterate on the fly, and fail fast. But is that ethos doing more harm than good?
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David Kelley: How to build your creative confidence | Video on TED.com

There is a lot of killing of creativity in traditional schools, a challenge is how to embrace it because students need to learn how to take risks to advance their careers in the 21st Century...

TED Talks Is your school or workplace divided into "creatives" versus practical people? Yet surely, David Kelley suggests, creativity is not the domain of only a chosen few.
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Eight Reasons Startup Incubators Are Better Than Business School - Forbes

Eight Reasons Startup Incubators Are Better Than Business School - Forbes | Evolution of Work & Education | Scoop.it
Blow $140,000 on a fancy degree or start building a company? Hmm.
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