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Mathieu Plourde

Technology and jobs: Coming to an office near you - 0 views

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    "The definition of "a state education" may also change. Far more money should be spent on pre-schooling, since the cognitive abilities and social skills that children learn in their first few years define much of their future potential. And adults will need continuous education. State education may well involve a year of study to be taken later in life, perhaps in stages."
Mathieu Plourde

Viral Video Shows the Extent of U.S. Wealth Inequality - 0 views

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    The issue of wealth inequality across the United States is well known, but this video shows you the extent of that imbalance in dramatic and graphic fashion.
Mathieu Plourde

Free! Why $0.00 Is the Future of Business - 0 views

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    "The rise of "freeconomics" is being driven by the underlying technologies that power the Web. Just as Moore's law dictates that a unit of processing power halves in price every 18 months, the price of bandwidth and storage is dropping even faster. Which is to say, the trend lines that determine the cost of doing business online all point the same way: to zero."
Mathieu Plourde

60 Second Economics Lessons - 0 views

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    60 Second Adventures in Economics is clearly not a replacement for actual lessons in economics, but they could be good introductions or reviews of a lesson.
Mathieu Plourde

Wired 12.10: The Long Tail - 1 views

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    "Forget squeezing millions from a few megahits at the top of the charts. The future of entertainment is in the millions of niche markets at the shallow end of the bitstream."
Mathieu Plourde

Charging for knowledge is antiquated - 0 views

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    "In the last six months the economic model of a scarcity of teaching resources justifying a rationing of education has been changed to a free commodity model of unlimited availability and world-class quality education. This changes everything."
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