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Commuting Hurts Productivity and Your Best Talent Suffers Most

Companies that prize innovation should keep employees out of soul-crushing transit, even after the COVID-19 pandemic, suggests new research by Andy Wu. [Author: by Lane Lambert]
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Kidney Exchange: An Operations Perspective

Kidney exchange has become a standard form of transplantation in the United States and a few other countries in part because of exchange process improvements. However, much more needs to be done: There are still many more patients in need of transplants than can be saved. [Author: by Itai Ashlagi and Alvin E. Roth]
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Whose Job Is It Anyway? Co-Ethnic Hiring in New US Ventures

The impact of immigration has been particularly sharp in entrepreneurship, yet there is remarkably little evidence about how immigration in the workplace connects to the creation and scaling of new firms. The economic consequences of greater workplace and entrepreneurial diversity deserve closer attention. [Author: by Sari Pekkala Kerr and William R. Kerr]
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I signed up for a free trial of One Day University to stream lectures from Yale and Columbia professors - here's why it's replacing Netflix reruns for me right now

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. One Day University; Alyssa Powell/Insider One Day University lets you live-stream short online lectures by world-renowned professors. Topics range from history and science to art. We suggest starting with The Science of Happiness. You can sign up for a free two-week trial here. After that, it's $9 per month. Table of Contents: Static What it is: Live and pre-recorded lectures from top universities ...
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Biden's DOE expands pause on student-debt collection to 1.14 million borrowers with private loans

Barry Winiker/Getty Images The DOE is pausing collections on student loans for all borrowers under the Federal Family Education Loan Program. Biden had extended the pause on federal student loan payments through September, but that didn't apply to privately held loans. This will apply to 1.14 million borrowers who have defaulted on privately held FFEL loans. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Education secretary for the Biden administration, Miguel Cardona, has take...
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Udacity's online Nanodegrees are currently 60% off - here's why they can be a great option if you're pursuing tech careers like data science or programming

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Udacity; Alyssa Powell/Insider Udacity offers free online courses and Nanodegrees to build in-demand, technology-based skills.Courses are available in subjects like AI, programming, cybersecurity, data science, and business.Below, find answers to FAQ and information on the top 10 most popular Udacity Nanodegrees. Table of Contents: Static What is Udacity? Udacity is an online learning platform that tr...
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LA County poised for move to Orange coronavirus tier; would open bars, widen business capacities

According to state officials, Los Angles County coronavirus case rates had fallen enough on Tuesday, March 30, to qualify for the next stage of reopening — the so-called Orange tier California’s reopening blueprint. State officials said the shift could come as soon as Wednesday, but it was unclear at mid-day Tuesday how quickly county officials would make the move. Word could come as soon as this afternoon. The latest statistical declines have provided encouraging news for the county’s residents...
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An ode to econ: the best major for a would-be MD

As an economics major entering med school, I was intimidated by a sea of classmates who had a deeper understanding of s-enantiomers than me. Once I hunkered down through first-semester biochemistry, the practical tools developed in an economics program have brought dividends throughout the rest of my career. Since it’s about time for another crop […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Watch the Classic Silent Film The Ten Commandments (1923) with a New Score by Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), Steven Drozd (Flaming Lips) & Scott Amendola

For Passover 2021, the culture nonprofit Reboot has released “a modern day score to Cecil B. Demille’s 1923 classic silent film The Ten Commandments with Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), Steven Drozd (Flaming Lips) and Scott Amendola.” Reboot writes: “Berlin, Drozd and Amendola created a momentous new score for the Exodus tale, musically following Moses out of Egypt and into the Dessert where he receives the Ten Commandments. Cecil B. DeMille’s first attempt at telling the Ten Commandments stor...
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The History of Tattoos Gets Beautifully Documented in a New Book by Legendary Tattoo Artist Henk Schiffmacher (1730-1970)

I always think tattoos should communicate. If you see tattoos that don’t communicate, they’re worthless. —Henk Schiffmacher, tattoo artist Tattooing is an ancient art whose grip on the American mainstream, and that of other Western cultures, is a comparatively recent development. Long before he took up—or went under—a tattoo needle, legendary tattoo artist and self-described “very odd duck type of guy,” Henk Schiffmacher was a fledgling photographer and accidental collector of tattoo lore. ...
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6 Perfect Outfit Ideas for Your Next Date Night

Look stunning for your next date night with these outfit ideas.
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Non-profit organisations are critical to redressing structural causes of poverty

But thousands of their success stories remain undocumented, their value unmeasured The post Non-profit organisations are critical to redressing structural causes of poverty appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Universities should transform their methodology

By using a more transformative approach, research in communities can contribute to socioeconomic upliftment The post Universities should transform their methodology appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Hear J.S. Bach’s Music Performed on the Lautenwerck, Bach’s Favorite Lost Baroque Instrument

If you want to hear the music of Johann Sebastian Bach played on the instruments that actually existed during the stretch of the 17th and 18th centuries in which he lived, there are ensembles specializing in just that. But a full musical revival isn’t quite as simple as that: while there are baroque cellos, oboes, and violas around, not every instrument that Bach knew, played, and composed for has survived. Take the lautenwerck, a category of “gut-stringed instruments that resemble the h...
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Byju’s in talks to acquire US-based reading platform Epic

Byju’s is eying acquisition of a startup that could help the biggest e-learning Indian firm deepen its footprint in the U.S. The Indian startup is in talks to acquire online reading platform Epic, a startup that offers unlimited access to over 40,000 books, videos, and quizzes from more than 250 publishers to kids aged 12 or younger, two people familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The deal values Epic at “significantly” over $300 million dollars, according to one person, who like the other ...
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How Bob Marley Came to Make Exodus, His Transcendent Album, After Surviving an Assassination Attempt in 1976

“The people who are trying to make this world worse aren’t taking a day off. How can I?,” said Bob Marley after a 1976 assassination attempt at his home in Jamaica in which Marley, his wife Rita, manager Don Taylor, and employee Louis Griffiths were all shot and, incredibly, all survived. Which people, exactly, did he mean? Was it Edward Seaga’s Jamaican Labour Party, whose hired gunmen supposedly carried out the attack? Was it, as some even conspiratorially alleged, Michael Manley’s Peo...
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Ministers dropped the ball on sexual violence in schools, says Labour

Jess Phillips says government has not taken issue seriously, five years after committee’s reportSexual violence is endemic in schools and the government must launch an inquiry to establish how widespread it is, the shadow minister for domestic violence has said.Jess Phillips said the issue had been pointed out to the government five years ago, it had been a “problem for a very long time” and ministers had “dropped the ball”. Continue reading...
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