What Was an Office?
“When you need to have a meeting, have a meeting...The rest of the time, do the work wherever you like.” Seth Godin lists the reasons that the office is (nearly) dead.
"When you need to have a meeting, have a meeting. When you need to collaborate, collaborate. The rest of the time, do the work wherever you like. The gain in speed, productivity and happiness is massive. What's missing is ... someplace to go. Once someone figures that part out, the office is dead," blogs Seth Godin. "If we were starting this whole office thing today, it's inconceivable we'd pay the rent/time/commuting cost to get what we get. I think in ten years the TV show 'the Office' will be seen as a quaint antique."
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A completely unexpected discovery beneath the ice.
- Scientists find remains of a tardigrade and crustaceans in a deep, frozen Antarctic lake.
- The creatures' origin is unknown, and further study is ongoing.
- Biology speaks up about Antarctica's history.
Bushier eyebrows are associated with higher levels of narcissism, according to new research.
- Science has provided an excellent clue for identifying the narcissists among us.
- Eyebrows are crucial to recognizing identities.
- The study provides insight into how we process faces and our latent ability to detect toxic people.
It's one factor that can help explain the religiosity gap.
- Sociologists have long observed a gap between the religiosity of men and women.
- A recent study used data from several national surveys to compare religiosity, risk-taking preferences and demographic information among more than 20,000 American adolescents.
- The results suggest that risk-taking preferences might partly explain the gender differences in religiosity.
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