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Improbabilità – 25 strange objects by Giuseppe Colarusso Improbabilità – 25 strange objects by Giuseppe Colarusso The series of strange and surreal objects, entitled “Improbabilità“, by the Italian artist Giuseppe Colarusso who hijacks everyday objects to make them deliciously unusable. Some improbable, but not impossible creations, exposed very simply as still lifes, which divert the functional codes of objects that surround us… Images © Giuseppe Colarusso The Shingo Model - Shingo Institute - Leading a New Era of Enterprise Excellence Respect must become something that is deeply felt for and by every person in an organization. Respect for every individual naturally includes respect for customers, suppliers, the community and society in general. Individuals are energized when this type of respect is demonstrated.

Consumer Electronics - LittleUpStarts : LittleUpStarts Consumer Electronics At Little UpStarts we love new technology and the opportunity we get to work with designers & pioneers who have a deep passion for technology, what they do and the amazing ability to turn great ideas into innovative product, improving our everyday lives…. The US market has a strong and deep-rooted reputation for investing in the design and development of new technology and continually striving to bring high tech products to consumers around the world providing solutions for our everyday needs.

The secrets of the world's happiest cities Two bodyguards trotted behind Enrique Peñalosa, their pistols jostling in holsters. There was nothing remarkable about that, given his profession – and his locale. Peñalosa was a politician on yet another campaign, and this was Bogotá, a city with a reputation for kidnapping and assassination. What was unusual was this: Peñalosa didn't climb into the armoured SUV. Instead, he hopped on a mountain bike. His bodyguards and I pedalled madly behind, like a throng of teenagers in the wake of a rock star.

Why Austerity Is 'A Nonsense': Mark Blyth The term "austerity" has become a popular and concise way of describing the various methods of economic belt-tightening being employed throughout Europe and much of the United States. But austerity has also been used to justify sweeping cuts in crucial social services that unduly burden lower-income earners, according to international political economist Mark Blyth, who appears in a new video produced by Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies. Explaining the world as a series "balance sheets," Blyth details the debt-fueled boom that effected both corporations and consumers. The rescue of "too big too fail" institutions put huge burdens national economies, Blyth says, which has lead to a virtually simultaneous series of tough political choices for world leaders. "Governments have to increase taxes (difficult) or cut services (easier)," Blyth notes.

Sony Nextep Computer Concept for 2020 by Hiromi Kiriki In 2020 We Can Wear Sony Computers On Our Wrist Our present need for internet connectivity is so profound that secondary devices like the Nextep Computer are bound to happen. Developed to be worn as a bracelet, this computer concept is constructed out of a flexible OLED touchscreen. Earmarked for the year 2020, features like a holographic projector (for screen), pull-out extra keyboard panels and social networking compatibility, make the concept plausible. Leadership Develops When You Escape Your Comfort Zone Successful leaders know that they must get out of their comfort zone to succeed. Great leaders from history are those who have spent a large amount of their time outside their comfort zone. Leaders who take risks and step into their learning zone are those that succeed. It’s only when you can give up what’s safe and familiar that you create opportunities and develop new capabilities. As you do, you expand your influence and gain the skills required to take on bigger and bigger challenges.

What Works in Silicon Valley Doesn’t Work Everywhere – And What You Can Do About It The Lean Startup Conference hosted an amazing webinar today called Beyond Silicon Valley: Applying Lean Startup Around the Globe. Justin Wilcox, Takashi Tsutsumi (aka “The Steve Blank of Japan”), and I shared our experiences helping entrepreneurs worldwide apply Lean Startup principles. Video streaming by Ustream I’d like to share with you the key points I took from the discussion. My International Experience How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the “Seinfeld Strategy” Jerry Seinfeld is one of the most successful comedians of all‐time. He is regarded as one of the “Top 100 Comedians of All–Time” by Comedy Central. He was also the co–creator and co–writer of Seinfeld, the long–running sitcom which has received numerous awards and was claimed to have the “Top TV Episode of All–Time” as rated by TV Guide. According to Forbes magazine, Seinfeld reached his peak in earnings when he made $267 million dollars in 1998. (Yes, that was in one year. No, that's not a typo.)

Mozilla - Files in your Mozilla profile directory In your Mozilla profile directory are a lot of files. Most of them have really confusing filenames. Here's a list of the files you properly find in your profile directory and what they do and are good for. If you need help in finding the path of your Mozilla profile please refer to this page. 15 Mindblowingly Awesome Chemistry GIFs You don’t need to watch Breaking Bad to know that chemistry is pretty awesome. Below, we explore our favorite 15 chemistry GIFs and the science behind them (when we could figure it out): Melting Metal With Magnets The Science: The copper wire has a significant amount of AC electricity running through it, causing it to act like a really strong electromagnet. In the metal slug, eddy currents form due to the magnetic field the copper wire is causing while the copper wire has high frequency AC flowing through it.

ARMS Reliability Apollo RCA Practical Tips: Preparing to Lead an RCA Investigation A facilitator plays a crucial role in conducting an investigation. Use these practical tips to make sure that you are set up for success when following the Apollo Root Cause Analysis methodology. Read Blog Post Figuring out early stage startups In my first company, I tried to act extroverted, because I thought that’s what good leaders did. It was exhausting and counter-productive. I’ve found a more comfortable way of working and wanted to share a few thoughts and resources that have been helpful to me.

10 Years of Silence: How Long It Took Mozart, Picasso and Kobe Bryant to Be Successful 3.1K Flares Filament.io 3.1K Flares × How long does it take to become elite at your craft? And what do the people who master their goals do differently than the rest of us?

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