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How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Competition
Artwork: Chris Labrooy, Braun, Toaster Find our monthlong series of articles on the internet of things at hbr.org/insights/iot. For a full discussion of competitive strategy, see Michael…
Source: hbr.org
Published: Nov. 15, 2014
Length: 2 minutes (633 words)
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@alzati_phd 13 hours, 47 minutes ago
90 SAVEs
The truth about evil | John Gray
When Barack Obama vows to destroy Isis’s “brand of evil” and David Cameron declares that Isis is an “evil organisation” that must be obliterated, they are echoing…
Author: John Gray
Published: Oct. 21, 2014
Length: 18 minutes (4638 words)
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@thomashiskia 1 day, 12 hours ago
60 SAVEs
Benjamin C. Bradlee: 1921-2014
Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who led the newspaper for 26 years and oversaw coverage of the Watergate scandal that led to the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, died today at…
Author: Longreads
Published: Oct. 22, 2014
Length: 2 minutes (562 words)
Submitted by:
@Davide 14 hours, 52 minutes ago
51 SAVEs
The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s
In the 1970s, idealistic young activists created a wave of experimental schools - no compulsory lessons, no timetables, no rules. So what happened to the kids who attended these free-for-alls? You…
Source: www.bbc.com
Published: Oct. 20, 2014
Length: 17 minutes (4393 words)
Submitted by:
@longreads 16 hours, 12 minutes ago
23 SAVEs
Helping victims of family violence reduces community violence. Why aren't programs that do so better funded?
Veronica Coney and her four children were walking toward the front door of their home in Chicago Lawn when they heard the gunfire. It was a May evening in 2010, and the family was returning from…
Author: Steve Bogira
Length: 20 minutes (5231 words)
Submitted by:
@Chicago_Reader 9 hours, 51 minutes ago
11 SAVEs
‘Spanglish Is Not Random’
— Sarah Menkedick, in The Oxford American, in an essay about the origins and use of Spanglish among “middle-class and second-generation Latinos; artists, scholars, and writers; educated…
Author: Mike Dang
Published: Oct. 22, 2014
Submitted by:
@longreads 5 hours, 43 minutes ago
11 SAVEs
Longreads' Best of WordPress, Vol. 7
Here it is! A new collection of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress. As always, you can find our past collections here. You can follow Longreads on WordPress.com for more daily reading…
Published: Oct. 22, 2014
Length: 2 minutes (616 words)
Submitted by:
@Sammy_CMDKIT 11 hours, 55 minutes ago
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Longreads' Best of WordPress, Vol. 7
Here it is! A new collection of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress. As always, you can find our past collections here. You can follow Longreads on WordPress.com for more daily reading…
Published: Oct. 22, 2014
Length: 2 minutes (616 words)
Submitted by:
@longreads 11 hours, 58 minutes ago
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Longreads' Best of WordPress, Vol. 7
Here it is! A new collection of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress. As always, you can find our past collections here. You can follow Longreads on WordPress.com for more daily reading…
Published: Oct. 22, 2014
Length: 2 minutes (616 words)
Submitted by:
@derian_mamoto 12 hours, 2 minutes ago
9 SAVEs
Coming Oct. 29, NYC: A Night of Storytelling with This Land Press
Longreads & WordPress.com A special night of storytelling with This Land Featuring: Mark Singer (The New Yorker) Rilla Askew (author, “Fire in Beulah”) Ginger Strand (author,…
Author: Longreads
Published: Oct. 9, 2014
Length: 1 minutes (259 words)
Submitted by:
@bobbywrites 7 hours, 36 minutes ago
9 SAVEs
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