News and Opinion
Just try finding a parking spot in a busy city. Max Marty’s Volo app wants to solve the problem.
Women prefer male bosses even more than men do. Venessa Wong and Natalie Kitroeff at Bloomberg Businessweek.
Related: A study concludes that companies with higher levels of representation by women in leadership “attain better financial results, on average, than other companies.” Catalyst.
Conservatives Against Free-Market Capitalism. Stephen Hicks at The Good Life.
Lock companies move to replace keys with your smartphone. “Smart locks can be safer than traditional ones because keys can’t be lost, shared or copied, and there’s a record of the comings and goings of keyholders. The biggest threat is old-fashioned lock-picking.” The Wall Street Journal.
Oliver Emberton’s amusing How to debug your brain and get stuff done. “Our brains are the most bug ridden pieces of junk since Internet Explorer.”
The Index on Censorship announces that nominations are open for its 2015 Freedom of Expression awards.
Global Entrepreneurship Week USA’s line-up of activities for November 2014. Three major themes are National Entrepreneurs’ Day, Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, and Global Business Angels Day.
Idea: “We should not be ashamed to acknowledge truth from whatever source it comes to us, even if it is brought by former generations and foreign peoples. For him who seeks the truth there is nothing of higher value than the truth itself.” Al-Kindi, Islamic philosopher (d. 866).
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