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George Dearing

George Dearing

Dearing Group LLC. - I share tidbits on media, technology, marketing & sustainability [http://georgedearing.com]
RT @lydiadepillis Peter Capelli lays it out: Why the "skills gap" explanation for unemployment is largely BS. http://www.nber.org/papers...
RT @BloombergNews: CHART OF THE DAY: Hyperinflation in U.S. higher education: http://www.bloomberg.com/news... https://twitter.com/Bloombe...
RT @DevinMcCutchen: This 1985 @sfchronicle gentrification quiz tells you if "your neighborhood [has] become 'upscale" https://twitter.com/DevinMc...
RT @evolvingcities: Beijing subway offers passengers tickets in exchange for plastic bottles (via @sustainia) https://twitter.com/Sustain...
RT @SportSourceA Complete list of FBS Teams and the number of Preseason AP-Ranked Teams they play against. https://twitter.com/SportSo...
RT @TheTweetOfGod: Celebrity dumping an ice bucket on himself to raise money? Cute. Humanity dumping an ice cap on itself to raise sea levels? HILARIOUS.
Deloitte findings: "growing concern among developers around the world about the financial health of the app economy" http://www.ft.com/cms...
More pushback on labor issues / "In the sharing economy, a rift over worker classification" http://www.bostonglobe.com/busines...
"The process of teaching and learning is an intimate act that neither computers nor markets can hope to replicate." http://www.nytimes.com/2014...
"Piecemeal labor is hardly a new phenomenon. But..expedited by technology & packaged as apps, it has shinier veneer" http://www.nytimes.com/2014...
RT @ssstrom: Wall St. profits from strained infrastructure and deregulation gone awry, while public pays more for electricity. http://www.nytimes.com/2014...
So much for limiting special interest groups > "White House loosens restrictions on lobbyists" | http://www.reuters.com/article...
Shit journalism RT @UpshotNYT: Celebrities die in threes, right? http://www.nytimes.com/2014... https://twitter.com/UpshotN...
The distributed generation effect: Big utilities are buying consumer-facing solar startups. | http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014...
Good piece @ Der Spiegel |"Brave New Recycling Economy: Movement Turns Trash to Treasure" http://www.spiegel.de/interna... #C2C https://twitter.com/GeorgeD...
"Scheduling is now a powerful tool to bolster profits, allowing businesses to cut labor costs with a few keystrokes." http://www.nytimes.com/interac...
RT @hiltzikm: Latest Obamacare freakout: enrollment "plummeting" (Spoiler: not so) http://www.latimes.com/busines...
“The obesity epidemic is becoming a national crisis, but almost nobody connects that with neighborhood design.” http://www.theatlantic.com/health...
“Neighbourhoods that saw houses being sold for $210,000 four yrs ago are now marking up properties to $700,000” http://www.ft.com/cms... #ATX
Who needs a soda tax..just show people the pyramid of sugar cubes they're about to drink. http://www.psmag.com/navigat...
RT @alisaamiller: "Cause you're only given a little spark of madness, and if you lose that, you're nothing." Robin Williams, 1951-2014 http://t.co/IqMseIULcZ”
Handy map shows which drought-stricken area your bottled water comes from. https://twitter.com/GeorgeD...
"Rules prevent solar panels in many states with abundant sunlight" [latimes] http://www.latimes.com/nation...
MT @pewresearch: Since '04, # of reporters dropped 17%. Jobs in PR increased by 22% http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-ta... https://twitter.com/pewrese...
"Free markets can’t solve all our problems. Just ask Toledo." | http://www.nytimes.com/2014... |
"dirty secret of the food movement is that the much-celebrated small-scale farmer isn’t making a living" http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014...
RT @FERNnews: More than 90% of corn, canola, soybean + sugar beet crops are #GMO http://online.wsj.com/article... https://twitter.com/WSJGrap... via @WSJ
Good piece from Dennis Dodd on the O'Bannon decision.."end of the collegiate model" http://www.cbssports.com/college...
"nobody has really looked at the environmental impacts of offshore fracking, and we find that incredibly concerning” http://www.bloomberg.com/news...
“This..calls into question the notion that disruptive technologies necessarily result in the demise of incumbents” http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article...
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