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More than 80% of Americans think the U.S. would be better governed by people with business experience or women, according to results from a Gallup Poll published Monday.
Entrepreneurs are the true heroes in a free-enterprise economy, driving progress in business, society and the world. They solve problems by creatively envisioning different ways the world could and should be.
John Mackey
Inequality, caused increasingly by technological innovation, will have a growing impact and fears on the ability to innovate, if innovation within countries or regions is not recognized as a real wealth creator or destroyer and its enablers are not effectively put into place and leveraged. The ability to resolve this or not, will have significant impacts on the lives and country positions within the global race for innovating competitiveness.
Many aspects of our online world would be unrecognisable to someone who was transplanted here from any point in the 20th century. But the infighting and gridlock in Washington would be all too familiar.
The Good Country Index measures how much each of 125 countries contributes to the planet. Announced at the TEDSalon in Berlin, the Index features some unexpected winners — and even more surprising losers. (Sorry, USA.)

The Good Country Index measures how much each of 125 countries contributes to the planet. Announced at the TEDSalon in Berlin, the Index features some unexpected winners — and even more surprising losers. (Sorry, USA.)

The Internet is not racist, or misogynistic, or homophobic, or violent, or super disgusting, or mean-spirited, or scary, or infatuated with gruesome skateboarding accidents and junk-punch videos. Real, living people are. And that realization may just be too much for The Internet to handle right now.
At present people and nature are in service to the economy, which itself serves the desires of the financial sector. The economy we need would demote finance to its proper role as a tool, and ensure the creation of an economy in service to well-being.

Solar FREAKIN’ Roadways! (by Scott Brusaw)

It’s the roadway of the future! Feel inspired? Help us bring this project to the next step:

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/so…

‘Can we talk?’ will have new meaning. Finally, the refrigerator will talk to my smartphone to tell it I need to order milk before I am out. Finally, my toothbrush will tell my dentist if it detects something that needs fixing. There will be ‘blinking’ instead of ‘clicking,’ of course. But what will not change is focused attention on the people that you love. I personally unplug one day a week with my family for what we call our ‘technology Shabbats.’ These will become much more essential as there are less boundaries for when people are ‘on.’

DLD NYC 14 - Winners/Losers in a Digital Age (Scott Galloway) (by DLDconference)
In the digital economy new business models, platforms and brands rise over night while seemingly big industry names can suddenly be forgotten or evolve into something new. Scott Galloway of digital innovation think tank L2 calls it a winner-take-all ecosystem.

In a data driven overview of Scott will give us his predictions on who’s racing ahead and who might be left behind in this digital derby in the fields of social networking platforms, retail, brands and societal trends.

VERY GOOD TALK!