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stoweboyd:

from OECD Economic Surveys: United States 2014

Americans work longer hours than other developed countries (1790 hours annually), like Denmark, which has the highest happiness in the world (1546 hours annually). And 45% of men and 20% of women work more than 40 hours per week, which in many case is uncompensated.

(via emergentfutures)

thatseanguyblogs:

jedavu:

Table Topography: Wood Furniture Embedded with Glass Rivers and Lakes by Greg Klassen

Am I the only person who see this and goes, “OMG WARHAMMER!”???

…cause I do.

(via astrodidact)

emergentfutures:

The coming 50 years of economic problems, in 3 charts


Everyone knows there’s plenty of economic inequality worldwide. But it’s about to get even worse, for decades on end, along with economic growth. There are a few reasons to feel pessimistic about the coming 50 years unless some serious policy changes are made, according to a report released Wednesday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.


Full Story: Vox

emergentfutures:

The coming 50 years of economic problems, in 3 charts

Everyone knows there’s plenty of economic inequality worldwide. But it’s about to get even worse, for decades on end, along with economic growth. There are a few reasons to feel pessimistic about the coming 50 years unless some serious policy changes are made, according to a report released Wednesday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Full Story: Vox

emergentfutures:

Uber And Friends: Old Math Of The New Economy

Paul Higgins: Interesting Analysis:
"the most important shared trait is that they exploit what economists call the web’s externalities, also called Metcalfe’s Law, which link the returns and utility of a service to its number of users.
The more people use Windows for example, the more software is developed for it, which will lead to even more people using it.
Google constantly improves its search algorithms to locate information every time it is used by millions of viewers, which attracts more users who are all “working” to improve Google’s worth (latest figure, $375 billion).
The problem is that Metcalfe’s Law often leads to de facto monopolies……”

Full Story: WorldCrunch

emergentfutures:

Uber And Friends: Old Math Of The New Economy

Paul Higgins: Interesting Analysis:

"the most important shared trait is that they exploit what economists call the web’s externalities, also called Metcalfe’s Law, which link the returns and utility of a service to its number of users.

The more people use Windows for example, the more software is developed for it, which will lead to even more people using it.

Google constantly improves its search algorithms to locate information every time it is used by millions of viewers, which attracts more users who are all “working” to improve Google’s worth (latest figure, $375 billion).

The problem is that Metcalfe’s Law often leads to de facto monopolies……”






Full Story: WorldCrunch