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17 марта, 13:16

Как руководить молодым поколением сотрудников — ключевые главы из книги «Не всем достанется приз. Как управлять поколением Y»

В издательстве «Манн, Иванов и Фербер» вышла книга «Не всем достанется приз. Как управлять поколением Y». Автор книги бизнес-консультант и основатель компании RainmakerThinking Брюс Тулган пишет о том, как менеджерам и руководителям компаний адаптировать методы управления под новое поколение сотрудников, которых писатель считает «самыми прихотливыми работниками в мировой истории». Редакция vc.ru публикует две главы из книги, где речь идёт об этапах обучения и способах удержания сотрудников поколения Y.

15 марта, 22:18

Get Real About Paid Sick Days

Have you seen the contest floating around Facebook called “Sick Just Got Real”? You’re supposed to send in a selfie or YouTube video answering a question such as this: “What’s your first thought when you hear the kids cough?” Those who enter become eligible for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card. The sponsor isn’t one of the Family Values @ Work coalitions fighting for – and winning – paid sick days. Instead, it’s Pfizer Corporation. In case you’re not familiar, they describe themselves as “one of the premier biopharmaceutical companies” in the U.S. Turns out “Sick Just Got Real” is a marketing device to promote the company’s cold and flu meds. For 40 million Americans, sick “gets real” all the time – only the problem is much worse than a ruined party or no time to meditate, as described in the videos I watched. Kids don’t just chug cough syrup and bounce back. They need rest, they need not to spread germs, and they need TLC. Yet staying home to provide that care for a child or for yourself can mean the loss of pay and even the loss of a job. Ask Jibril Wallace, who’s been working at the same Safeway in Washington, DC for 28 years, since she was a teenager helping her mother pay the bills. Now her income helps support her two kids, ages 18 and 8. For much of that time, as someone who works less than 40 hours, she had no paid sick days. “When you were sick, you went to work,” Jibril said. “[Y]ou’d just medicate yourself, go in and pray you’ll feel better. I had to support myself.” Jibril described the reckoning she’d go through, imagining the loss of a day’s pay. Because their hours fluctuate so much, many employees have to arrange before- and after-school care. Losing just eight hours’ pay represents the weekly payment for that care. But since DC’s paid sick days law was expanded to include part-time workers, Jibril has a new peace of mind. “It’s awesome to know you have that cushion,” Jibril said, “especially when you’re part time. Everybody gets sick, or has a parent or kid who’s sick. This really helps out.” Our movement has now won paid sick days in 40 locations, and more wins are on the horizon. A definitive body of evidence proves the benefits to workers, families, businesses and public health. But in many cities and states, people see conservative legislators stand in the way of any such change. That’s why we need a national bill. On March 15, Rep. Rosa DeLauro and Sen. Patty Murray reintroduced the Healthy Families Act with greater support than ever before. This bill would establish a nationwide standard of up to seven paid sick and safe days. In addition to guaranteeing paid sick time to those who have none, it would ensure that people can use that time to care for a sick family member or to deal with the aftermath of domestic or sexual violence. The bill recognizes families of every shape and size so that all workers are able to care for their loved ones. Paid sick days can also be used for preventive care, for annual physicals, and health screenings. Researchers found that workers with no paid sick days were 40 percent less likely to have had a cholesterol check that can prevent a heart attack, 30 percent less likely to have had a blood pressure check, and 61 percent less likely to have had a flu shot – even if they had a condition like cardiovascular disease that puts them at higher risk for illness. Getting real means getting involved. Contact your Senators and Congressional representatives to share your story of what happens when the kids start coughing, or dad needs help getting to the doctor, or you can’t pick your head up from the pillow. Tell your elected officials to show their support of working families by signing on to the Healthy Families Act. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

15 марта, 22:18

Get Real About Paid Sick Days

Have you seen the contest floating around Facebook called “Sick Just Got Real”? You’re supposed to send in a selfie or YouTube video answering a question such as this: “What’s your first thought when you hear the kids cough?” Those who enter become eligible for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card. The sponsor isn’t one of the Family Values @ Work coalitions fighting for – and winning – paid sick days. Instead, it’s Pfizer Corporation. In case you’re not familiar, they describe themselves as “one of the premier biopharmaceutical companies” in the U.S. Turns out “Sick Just Got Real” is a marketing device to promote the company’s cold and flu meds. For 40 million Americans, sick “gets real” all the time – only the problem is much worse than a ruined party or no time to meditate, as described in the videos I watched. Kids don’t just chug cough syrup and bounce back. They need rest, they need not to spread germs, and they need TLC. Yet staying home to provide that care for a child or for yourself can mean the loss of pay and even the loss of a job. Ask Jibril Wallace, who’s been working at the same Safeway in Washington, DC for 28 years, since she was a teenager helping her mother pay the bills. Now her income helps support her two kids, ages 18 and 8. For much of that time, as someone who works less than 40 hours, she had no paid sick days. “When you were sick, you went to work,” Jibril said. “[Y]ou’d just medicate yourself, go in and pray you’ll feel better. I had to support myself.” Jibril described the reckoning she’d go through, imagining the loss of a day’s pay. Because their hours fluctuate so much, many employees have to arrange before- and after-school care. Losing just eight hours’ pay represents the weekly payment for that care. But since DC’s paid sick days law was expanded to include part-time workers, Jibril has a new peace of mind. “It’s awesome to know you have that cushion,” Jibril said, “especially when you’re part time. Everybody gets sick, or has a parent or kid who’s sick. This really helps out.” Our movement has now won paid sick days in 40 locations, and more wins are on the horizon. A definitive body of evidence proves the benefits to workers, families, businesses and public health. But in many cities and states, people see conservative legislators stand in the way of any such change. That’s why we need a national bill. On March 15, Rep. Rosa DeLauro and Sen. Patty Murray reintroduced the Healthy Families Act with greater support than ever before. This bill would establish a nationwide standard of up to seven paid sick and safe days. In addition to guaranteeing paid sick time to those who have none, it would ensure that people can use that time to care for a sick family member or to deal with the aftermath of domestic or sexual violence. The bill recognizes families of every shape and size so that all workers are able to care for their loved ones. Paid sick days can also be used for preventive care, for annual physicals, and health screenings. Researchers found that workers with no paid sick days were 40 percent less likely to have had a cholesterol check that can prevent a heart attack, 30 percent less likely to have had a blood pressure check, and 61 percent less likely to have had a flu shot – even if they had a condition like cardiovascular disease that puts them at higher risk for illness. Getting real means getting involved. Contact your Senators and Congressional representatives to share your story of what happens when the kids start coughing, or dad needs help getting to the doctor, or you can’t pick your head up from the pillow. Tell your elected officials to show their support of working families by signing on to the Healthy Families Act. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

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13 марта, 08:33

Links for 03-13-17

International GDP per capita comparisons - mainly macro Fed tightening but no revival of the ‘Greenspan conundrum’ - Gavyn Davies Monetary policy credibility and exchange rate pass-through - VoxEU 20th century tools cannot address 21st century inequality - Branko Milanovic...

10 марта, 08:07

Best Buy and 15 Other Stores People Love to Hate

Shoppers love Trader Joe's and Amazon but are disappointed with their experiences at other stores, such as Walmart, one of the most hated stores in the U.S.

18 февраля, 22:34

He made a match that changed history

Journalist Charles Bartlett, who died Friday, introduced JFK to Jackie in 1951.

08 февраля, 18:18

Quotient Technology (QUOT) Q4 Earnings: What's in Store?

Quotient Technology Inc. (QUOT) is set to report fourth-quarter 2016 results on Feb 9.

25 января, 02:28

HUFFPOST HILL - Senator Katie McGinty So Grateful For Those Illegal Votes

Like what you read below? Sign up for HUFFPOST HILL and get a cheeky dose of political news every evening! Sean Spicer called on a reporter from fake news outlet LifeZette, which until today we assumed was some kind of Safeway insert that falls out of your Sunday paper; but no, it isn’t ― it isn’t at all. Donald Trump said he would announce a Supreme Court nominee next week, while, we assume, Merrick Garland sat on a park bench, limply tossing chunks of bread at nearby pigeons. And the Trump administration continues to hinder federal employees in their attempts to release important information to the public, recalling Smokey the Bear’s heart-wrenching, “Loose Lips Sink Ships” campaign. This is HUFFPOST HILL for Tuesday, January 24th, 2017: @hillhulse: On SCOTUS, Sen McConnell hopes “our Democratic friends treat Trump’s nominees same way we treated Clinton and Obama.”  Hmmmm WHITE HOUSE STANDS BY MONSTROUSLY FALSE VOTER FRAUD CLAIMS - Sam Stein and Michael Calderone: “White House press secretary Sean Spicer confirmed on Tuesday that his boss, the president of the United States, is a committed conspiracy theorist. There is no other way to interpret what transpired at Spicer’s daily briefing. On repeated occasions, reporters asked him why Donald Trump continues to argue that 3 to 5 million undocumented immigrants voted illegally in the 2016 election. And on each occasion, Spicer responded that Trump says it because he believes it to be true. ‘The president does believe that,’ Spicer told one reporter. It’s a ‘longstanding belief,’ he told another. ‘He’s believed this for a long time,’ he said to a third. There is no evidence that millions of votes were cast illegally. In fact, multiple outlets and fact checkers have called such allegations bunk…repeatedly.” [HuffPost] Oh: “Spicer eschewed the tradition of calling upon a famous mainstream organization of some sort — either The Associated Press or a major TV network or newspaper — and instead beckoned Jim Stinson, who is covering the White House for LifeZette, a conservative cultural and political site started in 2015 by Laura Ingraham, the radio talk host and Fox News analyst.” [Poynter] GOP LAWMAKERS DUCK VOTER FRAUD CLAIMS - Laura Barron-Lopez: “Asked point-blank if Trump’s claim was true, McConnell refused to say. ‘I can just tell you that on the whole issue of election fraud, which our Democratic colleagues always argue is just fiction: There are people literally in jail in Kentucky for this kind of activity,’ McConnell told reporters on Tuesday…. South Dakota Sen. John Thune, third-ranking Republican in the upper chamber, also wouldn’t call Trump’s statement a lie. ‘I don’t know the answer to that,’ he said when asked if he agreed that as much at 5 million voted illegally. ‘I don’t know what that number is, and I guess you’ll have to get that info from [Trump].’ … House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told reporters he’s ‘seen no evidence to that effect’ when asked about Trump’s comments. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) gave the only real denunciation of Trump’s voter fraud claims out of his Republican colleagues on Tuesday. ‘I would urge the president to knock this off; this is the greatest democracy on earth, we’re the leader of the free world, and people are going to start doubting you as a person if you keep making accusations against our electoral system without justification,’ Graham told CNN in an interview.” [HuffPost] Steve King, God bless ya’, lad: “In an interview with MSNBC’s Hallie Jackson on Tuesday, King responded to President Donald Trump’s evidence-free claim that there were between 3 and 5 million illegal voters in the election ― an assertion that puzzled even some of Trump’s supporters. Citing ‘sample data from certain counties,’ King told Jackson he had done his own calculations and determined it was ‘plausible’ that 2.4 million people could have voted illegally. ‘I...did an extrapolation calculation on how many illegals could have or could be voting in the United States,’ King said, using an offensive term for undocumented immigrants.” [HuffPost] Are you in the mood to watch Kellyanne Conway try stand-up comedy? No? Well, in case you change your mind, watch this video from 1998. Like HuffPost Hill? Then order Eliot’s new book, The Beltway Bible: A Totally Serious A-Z Guide To Our No-Good, Corrupt, Incompetent, Terrible, Depressing, and Sometimes Hilarious Governmen Does somebody keep forwarding you this newsletter? Get your own copy. It’s free! Sign up here. Send tips/stories/photos/events/fundraisers/job movement/juicy miscellanea to [email protected] Follow us on Twitter - @HuffPostHill POLITICALLY-MOTIVATED GAG ORDERS, GET YER POLITICALLY MOTIVATED GAG ORDERS HERE - Since we’re reverting to the 2000s ethos of persecuting climate scientists, can we at least come up with cool, Newspeak names for anti-environmental bills like W’s Clean Skies Act? Kate Sheppard: “The Environmental Protection Agency has frozen its grant programs, according to sources there. EPA staff has been instructed to freeze all its grants ― an extensive program that includes funding for research, redevelopment of former industrial sites, air quality monitoring and education, among other things ― and told not to discuss this order with anyone outside the agency, according to a Hill source with knowledge of the situation. An EPA staffer provided the information to the congressional office anonymously, fearing retaliation…. The Huffington Post also received a message that was reportedly sent to staff Monday that seems to cover the current agency guidance on talking to the press in general, not just about the directive on grants. The memo states that the agency is imposing tight controls on external communication, including press releases, blog posts, social media and content on the agency website.” [HuffPost] CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GREEN PARTY ON A BANNER YEAR -  Alexander Kaufman: “President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Tuesday to push forward the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, opening new fronts in his looming war with environmentalists. Keystone was rejected in 2015 by former President Barack Obama after a seven-year review. Trump’s orders clear the way to continue building Energy Transfer Partners’ 1,172-mile Dakota Access project, which has been stalled since the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers halted construction in December amid massive protests led by the Standing Rock Sioux…. Another action signed Tuesday calls for U.S. steel to be used if the pipelines are built, though that may mean little in the case of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which is nearly complete. One more order aims to overhaul what Trump called the ‘horrible permitting process’ by slashing environmental regulations.” [HuffPost] CONSERVATIVE COLORADO JUDGE POSSIBLE SCOTUS NOMINEE - David Savage: “Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, a highly regarded conservative jurist best known for upholding religious liberty rights in the legal battles over Obamacare, has emerged as a leading contender for President Trump’s first Supreme Court nomination. Gorsuch, 49, was among 21 potential high court candidates circulated by Trump’s team during the campaign, but his stock has been rising lately as several admirers and supporters have been named to positions in the Trump administration. He currently serves on the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver…. In Gorsuch, supporters see a jurist who has strong academic credentials, a gift for clear writing and a devotion to deciding cases based on the original meaning of the Constitution and the text of statutes, as did the late Justice Antonin Scalia.” [LA Times] Why: “The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee has unanimously approved President Donald Trump’s nominee for housing secretary, Ben Carson. The former Republican presidential candidate and celebrated neurosurgeon would lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, a sprawling agency with 8,300 employees and a budget of about $47 billion. His nomination now heads to the full Senate.” [AP] TOM PRICE TAKES THE FIFTH, BASICALLY - The HHS nominee went to great lengths to pretend he knows nothing about anything at his confirmation hearing. Jeffrey Young: “’I’ve had conversations with the president about health care, yes.’ That line ― delivered by Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), President Donald Trump’s nominee to be secretary of Health and Human Services ― was about as close to a revelation as anything that transpired during a Senate Finance Committee hearing Tuesday considering his nomination. After six terms in the House where he specialized in health policy, years in the Georgia state legislature and a long career as a physician, one of Price’s chief qualifications for the top health care position in the federal government is his knowledge and experience. Price opted to keep most of that knowledge and experience to himself at his confirmation hearing.” [HuffPost] At least Tom Price didn’t reveal himself to be an anti-vaxxer. And Tom Price’s investments in health care companies remain a problem. CHRIS SMITH IS VERY CONCERNED ABOUT HOW YOU USE YOUR UTERUS - Laura Bassett: “The first bill the House of Representatives passed under President Donald Trump is a sweeping anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure more expensive for women. The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act would make permanent the Hyde Amendment, which denies abortion coverage in health insurance plans for women on Medicaid, military servicewomen, federal employees, residents of the District of Columbia, women in federal prisons, and women covered by the Indian Health Service. The bill also provides incentives for private health insurers to drop abortion coverage, bans abortion coverage in multi-state health insurance plans except in cases of rape, incest, or life endangerment, and denies women and small businesses tax credits if they choose health plans that cover abortion.” [HuffPost] Watch your backs, LGBTQ people. The White House hasn’t decided whether to let federal contractors resume discriminating against you. [HuffPost’s JamesMichael Nichols] TRUMP CARRIES CRUCIAL, ‘RICH SCIENTOLOGIST’ VOTE - We’re surprised the president hasn’t signed onto a religion centered around the interstellar flight of a bunch of jets. Jon Schleuss, Arlene Tchekmedyian and Kim Christensen: “[W]hile nearly all of the surrounding region voted for the Democratic former secretary of state, one little chunk of Hollywood best known for the Church of Scientology’s ‘Big Blue’ complex went red, picking the Republican billionaire instead…. Of the roughly 1,100 voters registered in the precinct, about half list addresses of Scientology properties. More than 250 voters listed addresses on L. Ron Hubbard Way, named for the science fiction writer who founded the church in 1954 and parlayed his self-help system, Dianetics, into a worldwide religion without a deity…. Among those who did proffer a theory for publication was James Kronwall, a registered Republican who lives on L. Ron Hubbard Way, and said he knew why the precinct went for Trump. ‘Scientology is the No. 1 foe of psychiatry,’ he said, adding that he and others in the church perceive Clinton to be an advocate for psychiatric programs.” [LA Times] DEFICIT GROWING JUST IN TIME FOR MASSIVE TAX CUTS - Alan Rappeport: “After seven years of fitful declines, the federal budget deficit is projected to begin swelling again, adding nearly $10 trillion to the federal debt over the next 10 years, according to projections from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office that reveal the strain that government debt will have on the economy as President Trump embarks on plans to slash taxes and ramp up spending…. Now, congressional leaders will have to choose between their fealty to the cause of fiscal prudence and the demands of the new president, who wants $1 trillion in infrastructure work over 10 years, a surge in military spending and large tax cuts for individuals and corporations.” [NYT] MINNESOTA GOVERNOR HAS CANCER - Ricardo Lopez: “Gov. Mark Dayton unexpectedly revealed on Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Dayton revealed his diagnosis at a news conference the morning after he collapsed Monday night during his State of the State speech, which cut it short. He told reporters that his outlook is good and that he expects to learn more after a follow-up consultation at Mayo Clinic next week to discuss his treatment options. The DFL governor, who turns 70 on Thursday, said he learned he had prostate cancer during his annual physical examination. A biopsy conducted last Wednesday confirmed the diagnosis.” [Star Tribune] BECAUSE YOU’VE READ THIS FAR - Here’s the White House given the “Office” treatment. TRULY WE’VE COME A LONG WAY AS A COUNTRY - It’s nice when oppressed people can start excluding people. That right there is the American Dream. Mark Landler: “For weeks, the members of an exclusive, mostly Jewish country club in the Maryland suburbs of Washington have been entangled in a bitter dispute over whether to exclude former President Barack Obama, who has played golf there, because of Mr. Obama’s policies toward Israel. On Monday, the management of the club, Woodmont Country Club, sought to put an end to the rancor, sending a letter to members notifying them that it had invited Mr. Obama and his wife, Michelle, to join as ‘special members.’ Under those terms, the former first couple would pay dues and other fees but would be spared the $80,000 initiation fee. ‘In the current deeply polarized political environment,’ the club’s president, Barry Forman, wrote, ‘it is all the more important that Woodmont be a place where people of varying views and beliefs can’” [NYT] COMFORT FOOD - Michael Jackson grunts make action scenes so much more intense. - Why can’t all Amazon Alexas be Big Mouth Billy Basses? - The Netherlands makes a play to be Donald Trump’s friend. TWITTERAMA @goldengateblond: ILLEGAL VOTERS: We’re ready! Which swing state needs us? DEMOCRATS: Just run up the vote in California, we’re after a moral victory here. @ClareMalone: Really appreciate the specificity of reader letters telling me to take my head out of “sphincter” rather than ass. Anatomically correct! @Phil_Lewis_: Ben Carson has been confirmed as Housing Secretary. Qualifications? He lives in a house. Got something to add? Send tips/quotes/stories/photos/events/fundraisers/job movement/juicy miscellanea to Eliot Nelson ([email protected]) -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

15 января, 15:00

Americans Can Soon Buy Groceries Online With Food Stamps

A new program will allow low-income families to purchase goods that they might not have access to locally. But is it a miracle or a mirage?

13 января, 00:09

J.M. Smucker (SJM) Increases Packaged Coffee Prices by 6%

The J. M. Smucker Co. (SJM) recently raised the prices of the majority of its packaged coffee products sold in the U.S. The products primarily consist of items under the Folgers, Dunkin' Donuts and Cafe Bustelo brands.

11 января, 13:35

Will grandma want a robot seal?

A look at the new tech ideas that could help ease the pain of aging—if we’re willing to live with the tradeoffs.

28 декабря 2016, 16:11

Quest Diagnostics: Strong Q3, Strategic Initiatives Add Value

On Dec 27, 2016, we issued an updated research report on Quest Diagnostics, Inc. (DGX).

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10 декабря 2016, 04:04

5 Things You Should Never Buy at Whole Foods

Whole Foods offers wholesome, organic foods, but feel-good grocery shopping isn’t cheap. These five products aren’t worth it if you’re on a budget.

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28 ноября 2016, 14:24

Tiger Woods says ‘I’m not dead, I’m ready to go’ before Bahamas comeback

• Woods makes return having pulled out of PGA tournament in October• The 40-year-old absent since August 2015 after two back operationsNever before has the imminent appearance of the world’s 898th-ranked golfer caused such a stir. Finally, after a series of false starts and more than 460 days, Tiger Woods will return to competitive action at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Thursday.The ranking – Woods is behind such unknowns as Max Rottluff, Brad Shilton and Curtis Thompson – provides one element of context. The other was once visible to the naked eye as Woods battled severe woes of fitness and form when last involved in tournament play. His absence led onlookers to wonder whether the 14-time major champion would ever be seen again in a competitive environment. Barring something late and completely unforeseen, Woods will indeed take his place in the 18-man field for the event which also raises money for his charity foundation. Continue reading...

24 ноября 2016, 15:30

6 законов будущего, которые изменят нашу жизнь

С развитием технологий меняются не только условия нашей жизни. Многие прежние представления оказываются неприменимыми. VentureBeat составил список из шести новых правил, которые изменят жизнь людей.Все, что может быть оцифровано — будет!Преобразование в цифровую форму началось со слов и чисел и, через игры и видео, добралось до бизнес-функций, медицинских инструментов, промышленных процессов и транспортных систем. Недорогое секвенирование ДНК и машинное обучение ведут к раскрытию тайн жизни. Дешевые вездесущие сенсоры документируют все, что мы делаем.Скорее всего, ты останешься без работыВ каждой сфере машины и роботы начинают выполнять работу за людей. Подобное происходило во время промышленной революции, когда фабрики оставили миллионы людей без средств к существованию.Уже сейчас сетевые универмаги вроде Safeway и Home Depot быстро увеличивают число касс самообслуживания. Скоро беспилотные автомобили оставят без работы множество водителей. Автоматическая диагностика заменит врачей некоторых специальностей. В безопасности будут только творческие профессии.Жизнь станет такой дешевой, что работать не придетсяТелефонные переговоры дешевеют, а компьютеры становятся более мощными, чем 10 лет назад. Технологии совместного потребления приводят к тому, что целое поколение отказывается от владения автомобилями. Здравоохранение, пища, телекоммуникации, электричество и вычислительная техника быстро падают в цене, поскольку технологии трансформируют традиционную промышленность.Твоя судьба окажется в твоих руках, как никогда ранееИнформация, которая раньше была труднодоступной или дорогой, теперь распространяется легко и бесплатно. С помощью смартфона и приложений можно диагностировать и вылечить значительный процент заболеваний.Онлайн-обучение практически всему, чему угодно, уже бесплатное. SDK и программы открытого доступа позволяют создавать собственных дронов, а 3D-принтеры — печатать что угодно, включая электронику.Изобилие станет большей проблемой, чем нищетаВ развитых странах это уже так — изобилие вызывает проблемы со здоровьем. Ожирение, диабет, остановка сердца — главные убийцы на Западе. И они быстро распространяются в развивающихся странах, поскольку человеческие гены оказываются не готовы к условиям изобилия калорий. В избытке также оказываются интернет, масс-медиа и социальные сети. Увеличивается объем и скорость поступления информации, растет дефицит внимания. Даже имея необходимые инструменты, нам все сложнее заставить свой мозг довести дело до конца.Отличие человека от машины становится все незаметнейУмные очки и контактные линзы, протезы, которыми управляют компьютерные программы, экзоскелеты для военных или пожилых, сенсоры-татуировки, собирающие данные о самочувствии — в результате всего этого сама идея человека меняется. Становится крайне сложно провести черту между человеком и машиной.hightech

23 ноября 2016, 16:11

Quest Diagnostics' QuestDirect Now in Colorado & Missouri

Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX) recently announced the launch of QuestDirect, a new Patient-Initiated Testing service in Colorado and Missouri.

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22 ноября 2016, 16:44

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand name

Supermarket chain Morrisons is to revive the Safeway name for some of the food it makes for other retailers.

22 ноября 2016, 15:53

Quest Diagnostics at 52-Week High on Solid Q3 & Prospects

Share price of Quest Diagnostics, Inc. (DGX) reached a new 52-week high of $87.48 on Nov 21, finally closing a bit lower at $87.29.

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22 ноября 2016, 15:51

Morrisons to revive 'much-liked' Safeway food and grocery brand

Former supermarket brand, which ended in November 2005, will front a range of hundreds of food and grocery productsMorrisons is reviving the Safeway brand after 11 years as part of its attempt to move back into the fast-growing convenience market.The former supermarket brand, which disappeared in November 2005 after being bought by Morrisons, will front a range of hundreds of food and grocery products, many of which will be produced within the Bradford-based company’s own factories. Continue reading...

14 ноября 2016, 14:18

The end of the bargain? And should we worry?

In the run-up to an OECD Competition Committee roundtable discussion on 30 November 2016, Chris Pike of the OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs looks at the concerns and the opportunities created by the increased scope for personalised pricing in the digital economy. We’ve all felt it – the rush you get when you […]