2 out of 3 CIOs belive there’s a talent crisis

How CIOs Conquer the Talent Crisis
CIOs cite talent as the top barrier to success. Learn creative ways to build a talent platform to solve the problem.
January 18, 2016
Contributor: Jo Bennett
http://www.gartner.com/smarterwithgartner/howciosconquertalentgap

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Economics, But Not as You Know It

Economics, But Not as You Know It
Dr Ha-Joon Chang
1 May 2014
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK08_B5SZwoEUk2hDPMOijQ

Thomas Piketty
http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2014/05/economist-explains

Elysium
https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2013/08/10/elysium

1:02:45 Economy predictions exist to make astrology respectable.
Yes, you can predict certain things, but that requires quite restrictive assumptions in very fixed situations.

Economy can never be a science, because:
a. All of its categories are political, and
b. Unlike objects studied by natural science, human have free-will.

Entrepreneurs–by definition–behave in an irrational way.

Education as a force of convergence

Education as a force of convergence
https://www.khanacademy.org/economics-finance-domain/macroeconomics/gdp-topic/piketty-capital/v/education-equality

1:19 if you have dissemination of knowledge, and if knowledge work becomes more and more and more valuable … then maybe labor has more leverage here.

4:58 it seems that we are in an age where labor is going to become more and more valuable. But not just commodity labor but hightly, highly, highly skilled labor.

10:10 Most people, if we can get education to be good enough, can now participate in these really high value jobs, where labor has a lot more leverage, where the returns to labor are larger than the returns to capital.

11:06 Star Trek reality