Category Archives: People

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 from: Most people know this already, … Continue reading

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Urban sprawl is threatening Sydney’s foodbowl

Farms on Sydney’s fringes supply 20% of the city’s food. That could drop by more than half if urban sprawl isn’t kept in check. Sourced through from: Something we can all learn from here. I think of Auckland … Continue reading

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This map shows how Americans in each state would spend $1 million

What most Americans would do if $1 million magically appeared for them to spend — but the usual suspects (house, car, and debt) weren’t options. Sourced through from: This doesn’t bring so many surprises. Those in low socioeconomic … Continue reading

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Countries as Named in Their Own Languages

A map of the world’s endonyms. Sourced through from: It’s interesting to see these maps for a number of reasons. First, names are important. I have had so many people mispronounce my name, sometimes daily, including when I … Continue reading

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Facebook Is Making a Map of Everyone in the World

And they’re using a brand new A.I. technique and a whole lot of computing power to do it. Sourced through from: Just have a think about what you posted on your Facebook account since you first started. Now … Continue reading

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Revealed, the death maps of Europe

Pensioners in northern Spain, north eastern Italy, and in southern and western France survived up to age 94 thanks mainly to their Mediterranean diet, a study by the University of Porto found. Sourced through from: As I head … Continue reading

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This Map Shows How Large Europe’s Refugee Crisis Really Is

Data visualization company Lucify used U.N. statistics to show the recent mass movement of people to the continent. Sourced through from: I was looking for a map that illustrates what is happening in Europe in relation to the … Continue reading

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