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How to read less news but be more informed, according to a futurist

On QZ.com Ephrat Livni writes about Richard Watson

Instead of focusing on what everyone is already talking about, Watson hunts down unusual knowledge. He shared with Quartz his approach to creating a smart information filter—a net that captures what’s happening and what really matters without making you a slave to information of fleeting importance.

Some excellent tips to avoid being overwhelmed but all the news but in particularly news that you can’t do a thing about.  It’s something I’m going to try practicing more in future.

Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs

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No matter what anyone tells you, we’re not ready for the massive societal upheavals on the way.

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Excellent long read on his opinion on the future of work including basic income.

The London Bubble

Talking with some people at the CBC London studios for their first day on the air last week the topic of how outsiders view London as opposed to people that have lived here for quite a while came up.

There was a mix of people in the group. One person who has been here about 6 years can’t get over how much Londoners beat up their own town. He has found many amazing things that London has going for it.

Is this a case of the grass is always greener on the other side? Several of the staff at CBC London are new to the city and it will be interesting to see what their views are at various times over the next year as they discover what the city has to offer.

London has its challenges but we also have a lot going for it. We need to break out of the bubbles we seem to get ourselves into. We have to open our minds to ideas from all sides. Take the time to listen to them.

 

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