Monthly Archives: March 2016

Highways gutted American cities. So why did they build them?

A story of highway engineers, institutional racism, and the auto industry. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.vox.com Really interesting the way this story describes the birth of freeways and highways with involvement of GM, AAA and others, but apparently excluding urban … Continue reading

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10 ways to have a better conversation

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don’t converse very well. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.ted.com Most people know this already, … Continue reading

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Convoy Sees Itself as the Uber of Local Trucking

Convoy gives local truckers — who specialize in jobs that could be completed in a day — a more efficient way to connect with clients who need goods shipped. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.nytimes.com Many years ago I was selling … Continue reading

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Commuters’ tales: No room to sit – even in the toilet – BBC News

Bhasker Solanki photographed commuters on an early morning train from Surat to Mumbai. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.bbc.co.uk When I first started catching the Northern Express Bus from the Auckland’s CBD to the North Shore around the evening peak, there … Continue reading

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How hotels can personalize the customer experience to compete with Airbnb

My aim with these articles is to cover some of the most important needs in hospitality and explore how brands can use digital touch points to deliver. Sourced through Scoop.it from: econsultancy.com This is good advice and can apply to … Continue reading

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Domino’s pizza delivery robot is coming to your door

Domino’s Australia showed off a self-driving robot that can deliver pizzas. It’s just a prototype for now. Sourced through Scoop.it from: money.cnn.com Domino is innovating all over the world. They are also connected to trials with driverless cars. It appears … Continue reading

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‘True shocker’: Spike in global temperatures stuns scientists as warming goes into overdrive

Global temperatures leapt in February, lifting warming from pre-industrial levels to beyond 1.5 degrees, and stoking concerns about a “climat Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theage.com.au Is it a shocker or just a continuation of what has been predicted for many … Continue reading

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