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Posted: Updated: It's amazing what a rigged game of Monopoly can reveal. Psychologist Paul Piff shares research showing that people who feel wealthy tend to behave badly. Why is that? And what does it mean for America? Ideas are not set in stone. WATCH: Does Money Make You Mean? | TEDTalks
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Really like this comic (GREAT illustrations!) for the overall message of not wasting your life.
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Virtual Worlds - Kitely is a Keen Replacement For Second Life | GeekMom Virtual Worlds – I love them. Ever since I read Snow Crash in 1992 I was obsessed. When Second Life came around I signed right up. For a while I was a content creator in world, building, texturing, scripting, sculpting and more. I made real money from my work in Second Life and I found the work I did there enhanced my skills overall as an artist.
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Mugabe blasts Mandela Johannesburg - Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has blasted former president Nelson Mandela 's reconciliation policies, and has labelled him "too much of a saint" in a television interview, The Sunday Independent reported. "Mandela has gone a bit too far in doing good to the non-black communities, really in some cases at the expense of [blacks]...," Mugabe reportedly told talk show host Dali Tambo in an interview.
The Cc-Hub, in Lagos, is a hotbed of successful innovation. But innovation isn't always the answer, says Michelle Atagana. African entrepreneurs place too much importance on innovation, says Michelle AtaganaStartups are forgoing solid business models in favor of trendy concepts, she saysTech wizards should first tackle the problem of service delivery Editor's note: Michelle Atagana is the managing editor of memeburn.com, a social media and technology news site. She has a Masters Degree in New Media and Journalism, her thesis focuses on social media technologies in the South African journalistic space with some focus on the public sphere. (CNN) -- In today's world of catchy buzzwords, a current favorite is "Africa is rising." Africa's sexy tech: Death by innovation?
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by Jeri Eckhart Queenan | 12:00 PM April 23, 2013 Benchmark data isn’t sexy stuff, but occasionally the numbers reveal surprising findings. Who, for instance, would have guessed that global NGOs spend nearly 80% more to track their finances and employ nearly twice as many finance staff as comparable for-profit multinationals? This hardly seems right given that multinationals are thought to be awash in money and NGOs have the image of cash-strapped, waste averse organizations — which they are. But the data, gathered in our new study “Stop Starving Scale” and compared against benchmarks from APQC (American Productivity & Quality Center), hint at a little-known story: most global NGOs today struggle to master the complexities of managing efficient, integrated operations in large part due to restrictions placed on them by funders. Global NGOs Spend More on Accounting Than Multinationals - Jeri Eckhart Queenan
Solar-powered mobile health centre rolls into Cape Town
Often has the question been asked: Who does technology serve? Earlier this year, as a member of the judging panel for the first African Open Data Bootcamp in Kenya, I came across a "Sanitation in Schools" app. It was developed after data indicated a worrying dropout trend across Kenya's counties. Africa: How Mobile Media Is Transforming Africa for Good (Page 1 of 2)
This sounds like a great advancement because inventory is proving somewhat of a problem on OSgrid which is probably down to the huge storage requirement given they have the most registered avatars and regions. Clearly, Kitely are meeting this problem early on in their development and that is a big plus for using their service. Kitely Roll Out New Opensim Asset System
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Beloved Lindens Oskar and Yoz Let Go From Linden Lab The popular Linden Lab staffer known as Oskar Linden recently confirmed on the Second Life Universe forum widespread SL community rumors that he was fired from the company, for "quite vague" reasons, he says.
Kenya’s mobile telephones: Vital for the poor AFRICA’S “mobile decade”, when telephones at last reached most corners of the continent, has meant a huge improvement in the lives of the poor. But quantifying it is hard. How useful can a mobile phone be to someone living on less than $2.50 a day, the World Bank’s standard benchmark of poverty?
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You know, I don't pay much heed to dire NYC hurricane warnings because they come a lot but mostly miss. Manhattan Is Flooding and Sandy Hasn't Even Hit Yet
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