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Some believe “money” has been one of the most important abstractions that human beings have devised. But the digital economy and adoption of electronic and mobile commerce have been waning the role of cash.  I just saw IEEE ‘s special issue on the future money which I thought you might find it interesting and informative.  You can access it by clicking here.  Enjoy it!

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May 30th, 2012
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See this article:  http://news.yahoo.com/fungi-clean-superfund-170120567.html

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A global movement to transform engineering education has launched this week.  Called The Big Beacon, the movement is based on 5 pillars: trust, joy, courage, openness, and connection.  Read the Big Beacon Manifesto on slideshare or download your own copy and share it with your friends at www.bigbeacon.org.  Follow the movement on twitter at www.twitter.com/bigbeacon or like it or friend it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bigbeacon.

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May 24th, 2012
9:46
 

Formerly the woo-woo in meditation mindfulness is being accepted as a way to improve performance.  Google has a class for managers and engineers to be more mindful at work; refer to these books: Chade-Meng Tan’s book Search Inside Yourself  and Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan’s (D) just completed A Mindful Nation.

 

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Doodle away: Sunni Brown talks about the effectiveness of doodling at TED 2011

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