28 June 2020

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

If you enjoyed Catherine Tate in the video posted with David Tennant a few weeks ago

Why good people manage badly
Executives will almost always prefer to spend tens of millions on new IT systems (that rarely improve company performance) rather than spend 15 minutes a month speaking to front-line employees directly.

Why the Anthropocene began with European colonisation, mass slavery and the ‘great dying’ of the 16th century
An opinion piece from Mark Maslin, Professor of Earth System Science, University College London and Simon Lewis, Professor of Global Change Science at the University of Leeds and, UCL.

Free Scottish Indexes Conference - 11 July 2020 
The first few presentations at this online event are announced. Donations accepted to cover costs.

Thanks to this week's contributors: Anonymous,  BT, Btyclk, Dorothy Kew, E Gail Benjafield, Jon, Lisa Tremblay-Goodyer, Norm Prince, Paul Milner, Stephanie Stone, Unknown

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