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Another super-slick global financial analysis firm has just tallied how much net worth is sloshing around in the pockets of the world’s most spectacularly wealthy. The Global Super-Rich Stash: Now $25 Trillion
Posted by Ethan on Oct 12th, 2011 in Africa | 1 comment It’s sponsor week at the Media Lab, the semi-annual “open house” where Media Lab students and researchers share their work with the foundation and corporate folks who pay for it. It’s Joi Ito’s first sponsor week as director of the lab, and there’s an emphasis on making this week more open and visible to the outside world. César Hidalgo on personbytes and knowledge networks
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