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Inside the Secret World of the Data Crunchers Who Helped Obama Win | TIME.com

Inside the Secret World of the Data Crunchers Who Helped Obama Win | TIME.com | Nice to know | Scoop.it
In late spring, the backroom number crunchers who powered Barack Obama’s campaign to victory noticed that George Clooney had an almost gravitational tug on West Coast females ages 40 to 49.

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How Minimalism Is Changing Entrepreneurship

How Minimalism Is Changing Entrepreneurship | Nice to know | Scoop.it
On a white-skyed day in March, the two of us teamed up with our friends Joshua Becker and Courtney Carver to discuss minimalism in front of a crowd of 200 folks at SXSW 2013...
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It's Time for Truth on Social Media

It's Time for Truth on Social Media | Nice to know | Scoop.it
It’s no longer just journalists delivering information. With social media, the power of information-sharing now rests in the hands of everyday people.
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How to Set Up Your Own Private Cloud Storage Service in Five Minutes with OwnCloud

How to Set Up Your Own Private Cloud Storage Service in Five Minutes with OwnCloud | Nice to know | Scoop.it
With so many services like iCloud and Dropbox getting hacked these days, it's no surprise that more people want to pull their data off the cloud.
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Book Review: Nuclear Weapons in the Information Age

Book Review: Nuclear Weapons in the Information Age | Nice to know | Scoop.it
Far from being obsolete in today's information age, nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction have not only survived, but have become weapons for states that face security threats, including pe...
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How to Build Your Own Syncing RSS Reader with Tiny Tiny RSS and Kick Google Reader to the Curb

How to Build Your Own Syncing RSS Reader with Tiny Tiny RSS and Kick Google Reader to the Curb | Nice to know | Scoop.it
Yes, Google Reader is going away, and yes, there are great alternatives. However, if you're tired of web services shutting down on you, why not take matters into your own hands?
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6 portable chargers for the mobile professional | ZDNet

6 portable chargers for the mobile professional | ZDNet | Nice to know | Scoop.it
Business travelers can find it difficult to have their phone or tablet get through a busy day on the road without running the battery dry. These portable chargers solve that problem.
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Cyprus, It's Not About The Numbers | Zero Hedge

Cyprus, It's Not About The Numbers | Zero Hedge | Nice to know | Scoop.it
The Eurogroup agreed on Monday night to allow Cyprus to change the make up of its controversial deposit tax and President Nicos Anastasiades is now proposing that bank customers with deposits under 20,000 euros should not be taxed at all, while...
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Why I Stopped Pirating and Started Paying for Media

Why I Stopped Pirating and Started Paying for Media | Nice to know | Scoop.it
Let's be honest for second: most of us have illegally downloaded something in our lives. Maybe it was a song, some software, a game, or a movie. For a period I pirated everything I could.
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Seth's Blog: In search of resilience

Seth's Blog: In search of resilience | Nice to know | Scoop.it
Most of the time, we build our jobs and our organizations and our lives around today, assuming that tomorrow will be a lot like now. Resilience, the ability to shift and respond to change, comes way down the list of...
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A Driver's Guide to Mastering Public Transit

A Driver's Guide to Mastering Public Transit | Nice to know | Scoop.it
If you're used to driving everywhere, taking the subway or the bus might seem overwhelming.
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The Best Streaming Music Services You Aren't Using (But Should)

The Best Streaming Music Services You Aren't Using (But Should) | Nice to know | Scoop.it
Streaming music apps and discovery services are a dime a dozen, but even the best ones have a hard time competing with the names everyone already knows.
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Hiring Wisdom: Top 10 Ways to Guarantee Your Best People Will Quit

Hiring Wisdom: Top 10 Ways to Guarantee Your Best People Will Quit | Nice to know | Scoop.it
Here are 10 ways to guarantee that your best people will quit: 10. Treat everyone equally. This may sound good, but your employees are not equal. Some are worth more because they produce …
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Seth's Blog: Neophilia as a form of hiding

Seth's Blog: Neophilia as a form of hiding | Nice to know | Scoop.it
Every once in a while someone will say to me, "yeah, sure, I've heard that before... what do you have that's new?" In contemporary art or movies, it makes perfect sense to be focused on the bleeding edge, on the...
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Awareness Test

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Test your own awareness - a really surprising and funny short video from youtube
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Seth's Blog: Toward zero unemployment

Seth's Blog: Toward zero unemployment | Nice to know | Scoop.it
A dozen generations ago, there was no unemployment, largely because there were no real jobs to speak of. Before the industrial revolution, the thought that you’d leave your home and go to an office or a factory was, of course,...
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What Happens in an Internet Minute?

What Happens in an Internet Minute? | Nice to know | Scoop.it
Do you know what happens in one minute on the Internet? In just one minute, more than 204 million emails are sent. Amazon rings up about $83,000 in sales. Around 20 million photos are viewed and 3,000 ...
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Minute Hacks: Two Things You Never Knew Your Smartphone Could Do | HackCollege

Minute Hacks: Two Things You Never Knew Your Smartphone Could Do | HackCollege | Nice to know | Scoop.it
There are times when we receive our phone bill and wonder if we’re really optimizing our usage to the best of our ability. Whether you use your phone for business or fun, here are some tips that will have you covered.
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The Ten Commandments of Eurozone Membership (for small states)

The Ten Commandments of Eurozone Membership (for small states) | Nice to know | Scoop.it
The quite wonderful Gavin Kostick of Fishamble Theatre has a comment on Irish Economy which is too good to linger there... It's super.   And Draghi came down from the mountain with two ta...
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Richard Branson Says That Marissa Mayer Got It Wrong About Remote Employees

Richard Branson Says That Marissa Mayer Got It Wrong About Remote Employees | Nice to know | Scoop.it
"Working life isn't 9-5 anymore."
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