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Monday, February 27, 2017

Anti Wage-Slavery Pro-Freedom Quotations Of The Week 1579-1581

...8 out of 10 people who work in law saying they find their job boring.
Not far behind, careers in project management and support are also among those ranked the most dreary followed by accounting, banking, engineering and sales.

1. Legal jobs (81%)

2. Project management (78%)

3. Support functions (71%)

4. Finance control (68%)

5. Consulting and accounting (67%)

6. Financial services and banking (67%)

7. Engineering (64%)

8. Sales (61%)

9. Marketing and communications (60%)

10. IT (56%)
World’s ‘most boring jobs’ revealed: From lawyers to accountants
Sarah Young
Thursday 23 February 2017

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In early 2016 Oxfam reported that just 62 individuals had the same wealth as the bottom half of humanity. About a year later Oxfam reported that just 8 men had the same wealth as the world's bottom half. Based on the same methodology and data sources used by Oxfam, that number is now down to 6.
Morbid Inequality: Now Just SIX Men Have as Much Wealth as Half the World's Population
By Paul Buchheit / AlterNet
February 20, 2017

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Exponential technologies are revolutionizing the future of infrastructure and disrupting the construction industry in the process. Dubai recently announced the opening of the first ever 3D printed office, and Amsterdam may soon be home to the first ever 3D printed bridge. With greater convenience, innovative design capabilities and reduced waste, 3D printing may dramatically bring down the cost of quality infrastructure. Given that funding has been a major bottleneck for enabling better infrastructure in many countries, including the US, this could be a liberating tool.
The Cities of the Future Are Smart, Green, Connected Innovation Hubs
Raya Bidshahri -
Feb 20, 2017
Singularity Hub

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