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Albert Camus on Happiness, Unhappiness, and Our Self-Imposed Prisons

Albert Camus on Happiness, Unhappiness, and Our Self-Imposed Prisons | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
"Those who prefer their principles over their happiness, they refuse to be happy outside the conditions they seem to have attached to their
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Links that I want to share and remember because they made me think more deeply on a topic. Warning: I do engage in some 'linkdumping' here. This is not a true curation page.
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An Eye on New Media

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Welcome to 'Ken's Odds and Ends'. Click this link to go to my 'real' site.

Let me be the first to tell you that this "Odd's and Ends' site is not a polished Scoop.it Page. It is the 'waiting room' or 'overflow room' for my primary Scoop.it page which you can find here:
http://www.scoop.it/t/new-media-technology

The focus of that site is New Media in Society, Business & Classrooms

This site reflects those interests as well as some other scoops that don't fit directly into nice little boxes under the 'new media' umbrella.

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I am trying to streamline my primary site.  Oddz and Endz is kind of an overflow of this original site but will have content that doesn't fit into nice little  boxes under the 'New Media' flag

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The Fine Brothers thought they had found the future of YouTube. They were wrong.

The Fine Brothers thought they had found the future of YouTube. They were wrong. | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
One week and an onslaught of outrage later, two popular YouTubers have done a complete about-face on a new licencing program
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Introverts: 5 skills you already have that can make you a great...

Introverts: 5 skills you already have that can make you a great... | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
You already have skills introverts can use to succeed. "Work alone. You’re going to be able to design revolutionary products and features.” - Steve Wozniak
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The one thing you should do before leaving work that will help you relax at home

The one thing you should do before leaving work that will help you relax at home | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
If you struggle to leave work behind, this one simple tool may help.
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The day a Japanese high schooler struck out Ruth, Gehrig and Foxx in succession

The day a Japanese high schooler struck out Ruth, Gehrig and Foxx in succession | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
The Official Site of Major League Baseball
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Quiet Leaders— 5 Tips for Success

Quiet Leaders— 5 Tips for Success | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Many people don’t associate introversion with leadership, but quiet leadership is not an oxymoron. In research for my book, “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking,” I found many examples of powerful quiet leaders—from Rosa Parks to Steve Wozniak, Bill Gates to Mahatma Gandhi and Eleanor Roosevelt—who all succeeded as leaders because of their quiet temperament, not in spite of it.
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’68 Presidential Campaign News – KSTP Radio Aircheck (3/21/1968) – ‘60s Commercials, Music & More

This KSTP-AM (Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN) radio aircheck from the Don DuChene program on March 21, 1968 is loaded with Presidential campaign news (Johnson, Ken...


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Why a German billionaire says that pledges like Mark Zuckerberg’s are really bad

Why a German billionaire says that pledges like Mark Zuckerberg’s are really bad | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
The question is whether billionaires should have so much power in deciding how to serve the public.
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Kitchen Game Changer

http://www.boerner.de - Change your live
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I don't spend much time in the kitchen. This tool is designed to save time in the kitchen. Ironically, It makes me want to spend more time. Great tool!!!

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Kids have three times too much homework, study finds - CNN.com

Kids have three times too much homework, study finds - CNN.com | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Students in the early elementary school years are getting significantly more homework than is recommended by education leaders, according to a new study.
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A short comic gives the simplest, most perfect explanation of privilege I've ever seen.

A short comic gives the simplest, most perfect explanation of privilege I've ever seen. | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
100% on point.
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some of these seem quite trite. I still feel they are important.

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11 apps 'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss uses every day

11 apps 'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss uses every day | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Ferriss has made a career finding ways to maximize productivity and efficiency, so these are safe bets.
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34 Not Especially Random Acts Of Kindness To Try Out Today

34 Not Especially Random Acts Of Kindness To Try Out Today | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Put a little love in your heart...
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Most are good. I don't like the one about digging up old photos to tag friends, but I did like some of the new ones that I had never heard or witnessed before.

 

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The forgotten way African Americans stayed safe in a racist America

The forgotten way African Americans stayed safe in a racist America | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
When racist towns used to lynch people, these guides helped keep black travelers safe
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If your life feels grey, this Bukowski poem read by Tom Waits will breathe life back into you

If your life feels grey, this Bukowski poem read by Tom Waits will breathe life back into you | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
The combination of Bukowski's words driven by the emotion and emphasis of Waits’ unmistakable voice churns out one of the most moving poetry readings of all time.
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25 Great Things I Learned from Podcast Guests in 2015 | The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss

25 Great Things I Learned from Podcast Guests in 2015 | The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
The Tim Ferriss Show has been selected as one of iTunes' "Best of 2015." Thanks for all the incredible feedback this year! It's what makes the show fun for me.
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I can't think of a good reason to not follow Tim Ferriss. Here is the best of his 2015 Podcasts:

http://fourhourworkweek.com/2015/12/19/25-great-things-i-learned-from-podcast-guests-in-2015/

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vintage everyday: The Statue of Liberty Arrived in New York Harbor 130 Years Ago Today

vintage everyday: The Statue of Liberty Arrived in New York Harbor 130 Years Ago Today | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
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Twenty famous logos color swapped with their competitors

Twenty famous logos color swapped with their competitors | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

"Brazilian graphic designer Paula Rúpolo was commissioned to create a unique brand identity for a new coffee-based soft drink from scratch. As a part of her ..."


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Toastmasters public-speaking champion Mohammed Qahtani - Business Insider

Toastmasters public-speaking champion Mohammed Qahtani - Business Insider | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Mohammed Qahtani survived a six-month competition of 33,000 Toastmasters presenters to take home top honors.
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Daum Kakao's 'Radical' Hire of Korea’s Youngest CEO - Branding in Asia Magazine

Daum Kakao's 'Radical' Hire of Korea’s Youngest CEO - Branding in Asia Magazine | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
South Korea's Daum Kakao company has hired the youngest CEO in the country in what some are calling a 'radical' move for a Korean top 500 firm.
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He is the youngest of the 500 biggest Korean firms.  Dam Kakao also suggests that employees use English names as a way to shift away from some aspects of strict hierarchy in Korean business culture.

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Quality assurance designing quality online course - UBC Wiki

Quality assurance designing quality online course - UBC Wiki | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

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