East Meets West: An Infographic Portrait by Maria Popova German punctuality, Western ego and how to stand in line like a Chinese. What’s not to love about minimalist infographics — such an elegant way to depict complex concepts with brilliant simplicity. Born in China but living in Germany since she was 14, Liu has a unique grip of this cultural duality — and she channels it with great wit and eloquent minimalism in graphics that say so much by showing so little. Lifestyle: Independent vs. dependent Attitude towards punctuality Problem-solving approach Size of the individual's ego Perception: How Germans and the Chinese see one another How to stand in line Complexity of self-expression The evolution of transportation over the last three decades The volume of sound in a restaurant Catch an interview with Liu about the project over at the always-excellent NOTCOT. Donating = Loving Bringing you (ad-free) Brain Pickings takes hundreds of hours each month. You can also become a one-time patron with a single donation in any amount:
Make sure your nanny won't land you in jail | Money | The O Parents who pay their nannies cash in hand could be jailed for up to seven years and fined up to£5,000 following a change in in the law. No one knows quite how many nannies there are in the UK, because so many are paid in this way. Most nannies negotiate their salaries in net terms, preferring to leave the payment of any tax and National Insurance to their employers, the parents - and they have often failed to pay some or all of the income tax due to the Inland Revenue. But from 1 January, paying an employee cash without handing over the proper tax to the Inland Revenue became a criminal offence. The most common way to pay tax on behalf of a nanny has been through Pay As You Earn (PAYE). Now, however, there is an alternative and legal way of making the payment - and saving money. This may be the time to set your nanny up in her own private limited company. So how does it work? They can then take responsibility for the administration. You will need some help with this.
Albert-László Barabási Albert-László Barabási (born March 30, 1967) is a Hungarian-American physicist born in Transylvania, Romania, best known for his work in the research of network theory. He is the former Emil T. Hofmann professor at the University of Notre Dame and current Distinguished Professor and Director of Northeastern University's Center for Complex Network Research (CCNR) and an associate member of the Center of Cancer Systems Biology (CCSB) at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard University. He introduced in 1999 the concept of scale-free networks and proposed the Barabási–Albert model to explain their widespread emergence in natural, technological and social systems, from the cellular telephone to the World Wide Web or online communities. Birth and education Barabási was born to an ethnic Hungarian family of the Székely community in Cârţa, Harghita County, Romania. In 1989, Barabási emigrated to Hungary, together with his father. Academic career Research and achievements
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