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Marcin Jakubowski: Open-sourced blueprints for civilization

Marcin Jakubowski: Open-sourced blueprints for civilization

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First, Let's Fire All the Managers Management is the least efficient activity in your organization. Think of the countless hours that team leaders, department heads, and vice presidents devote to supervising the work of others. Most managers are hardworking; the problem doesn’t lie with them. The inefficiency stems from a top-heavy management model that is both cumbersome and costly. Hyperloop: High-Speed Travel the Open Source Way High-speed rail systems like France’s TGV and Japan’s “bullet trains” are symbols of national pride and the envy of many countries including the US. Every few years the topic resurfaces but then fizzles out. The last time was in 2009 when the Obama administration called for a collaboration of government and private industry to transform the transportation industry. Collaboration may have been the right approach, but how about an open source style of collaboration?

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Digital badges could help measure 21st-century skills Government, industry launch nationwide call to innovators to create ‘digital badges’ that can verify digital skills By Meris Stansbury, Online Editor Read more by Meris Stansbury TopCoder, an adviser for the MacArthur Foundation’s competition, currently has a badge system for its community members that validates skills and competencies. Stop Competing to Be the Best - Joan Magretta by Joan Magretta | 12:09 PM November 30, 2011 With Cyber Monday, the tablet wars kicked into full swing. Which one is the best?

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