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Whispers from Within: Day 8

Good morning!

Inside myself, the ’tone’ of my own enquiry has shifted. As I move from what I know or have known, to what I know I don’t know, there is a sense of being set adrift in a weightless environment. 1,138 more words

Accelerated Evolution

New Australian homes shrinking in size

Not too long ago, new Australian homes rivaled those of the United States. Times have changed:

The country’s homes — some of the biggest in the world — reached peak size in 2009 at an ­average of 222sq m for newly built houses and apartments combined, according to research under­taken exclusively for The Weekend ­Australian.

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The "click" culture

With the digital commerce taking over our lives, we have truly entered the “click” culture. Four years ago, when I came back to India, I was positively surprised that I could order everything via phone, even groceries. 376 more words


Hands on : the iphone 7 feels a little different and a lot the same.

Posted by Salomé Ferraris

This article is about the iphone 7’s keynote. During this keynote, apple has presented its new iphone 7. This article lists the new features of this iphone (new color, water resistance) but the journalist doesn’t want us to buy this iphone.  25 more words


Strengthening capacity for economic growth in developing countries

The growth of an economy is usually caused and sustained by three basic variable factors, which may broadly be identified as technological progress, capital accumulation, and growth in labor force. 462 more words


Our Goal: Produce Instead of Consume

Are you disgusted by videos of people trampling each other as doors open at 4am on Black Friday?  Or shocked at how many hours the average American sits in front of a TV watching episode after episode?   1,437 more words

Positive Energy

Thoughtless spending

Cash isn’t going away, but it will become digital

For more than 3,000 years, cash has played a critical role in the way our society functions — due as much to its fiscal value as its emotional and cultural connotations. 64 more words

Behavioral Economics