The Transformation of Our Economy: Part 1 of 2: From Manufacturing to Service/Knowledge Industries

The Transformation of Our Economy: Part 1 of 2: From Manufacturing to Service/Knowledge Industries

Nitin Deckha: Today I’m going to talk about the transformation from a manufacturing economy to one that is focused on knowledge and service industries, and we’re going to also tie it into this notion called the polarization of job opportunities…

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK BY TIM FERRISS – ANIMATED BOOK SUMMARY

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK BY TIM FERRISS – ANIMATED BOOK SUMMARY

The subtitle of the book is, “Escape 9-5, live anywhere, and join the new rich.” Uh, a little, perhaps, too good to be true, a little scamy, but is this possible? Absolutely. How do I know this? Because I have…

Educating for the 21st Century

Educating for the 21st Century

There is a rapid rise in the demand for new skills. In fact, we see that at the individual levels and we see this at aggregate levels. There’s a growing gap between employment and labor market prospects of people who…

Meet the Renegades: Michael Hudson

Meet the Renegades: Michael Hudson

I’m Michael Hudson. I’m a professor of economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and Peking University. My focus is on the distinction between the financial economy and the real economy at large. I treat the financial sector and…

MIT Tech Day 2003 (pt.2) Fast Times at MIT: What’s New What’s Next? – Richard Locke, Edwin L. Thomas

MIT Tech Day 2003 (pt.2) Fast Times at MIT: What’s New What’s Next? – Richard Locke, Edwin L. Thomas

[MUSIC PLAYING] LASH: I don’t know about you, but after the dessert tray, I find myself on a kind of a sugar, chocolate, caffeine high which will probably make you rowdy and unmanageable. But that’s the speaker’s problem, not my…

Looking Ahead 2 –  Hyperspecialization and the talent mismatch

Looking Ahead 2 – Hyperspecialization and the talent mismatch

LOOKING AHEAD A look ahead at hyperspecialization and the talent mismatch We are living in a transition from old to new. If we look at the example of Europe, the baby boomers are now retiring, and the new generation should…

The Five Freedoms of Aviation

The Five Freedoms of Aviation

Behind any commercial flight is more than a century of political negotiation and accords that dictate who, how, and where airlines can fly. Aviation is one of the most unifying industries worldwide because it is what brings the world together.…

Webinar-The Third Wave of Nonprofit Technology: Technology for Social Change-2017-07-21

Webinar-The Third Wave of Nonprofit Technology: Technology for Social Change-2017-07-21

Susan: Welcome everyone, welcome to our webinar, The Third Wave of Nonprofit Technology: Technology for Social Change. We are thrilled that you are here with us today. We have an awesome presenter Sam Chenkin from Tech Impact. And I am…