Figure 1 Is The Instagram For Doctors – [businessinsider.com] | Things I grab, motley collection
Dr. Josh Landy noticed a trend among doctors. They seemed to be texting each other photos in order to communicate quickly.
It could be sending a photo to a doctor who isnt in the hospital at the moment or to a physicians assistant to give them ba…
More Than 50 Million People Are Displaced, the Highest Number Ever Recorded | Things I grab, motley collection
Originally posted on TIME:
The global population of people who were forced to flee their homes has exceeded 50 million, according to the United Nations — levels not seen since comprehensive record-keeping began in 1989.
The United Nations High…
Does Culture Matter for Economic Growth? | Things I grab, motley collection
Originally posted on The Growth Economics Blog:
There’s been an increasing number of papers concerned with culture and its relationship to economic growth. I happened to just see this working paper by Di Tella and MacCulloch (2014), but the idea …
Where over half of the world’s exports are going in one elegant chart | Things I grab, motley collection
Originally posted on Quartz:
Lines on the edge of the circle (directly underneath the country’s name) indicates total imports and exports for that country (in US$ billion) in 2013. The graphic represents 60% of total global exports.
Quartz has a…
La science face au défi de la transparence [lesechos.fr] | Things I grab, motley collection
En mars, des astrophysiciens de Harvard annonçaient avoir détecté des traces dondes gravitationnelles formées immédiatement après le big bang. La mise en ligne des résultats et de lensemble des données permit à des dizaines déquipes à travers le m…
Starbucks to Provide Free College Education to Thousands of Workers – [NYTimes.com] | Things I grab, motley collection
Starbucks will provide a free online college education to thousands of its workers, without requiring that they remain with the company, through an unusual arrangement with Arizona State University, the company and the university will announce on …
40 Years On, Woodward And Bernstein Recall Reporting On Watergate [npr.org] | Things I grab, motley collection
Many people know All the Presidents Men as a film: a hit movie about the two young reporters who cracked the Watergate conspiracy. Its the only blockbuster that centers on two guys making phone calls, organizing paper notes and meeting a source ca…