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After years of wasting time in meetings, 3 former Googlers decided to do things differently at their new startup

2019 Dec 27

A pointless, never-ending meeting is a great way to kill productivity in the workplace.

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Is Huawei Really More Dangerous than Facebook?

2019 Dec 27

US President Donald Trumps campaign against leading Chinese technology companies is driven by legitimate concerns.

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One mans 10-year experiment to record every moment

2019 Dec 11

A Spanish scientist records all his activities so he can learn how to live more effectively. But what do you gain from forensically tracking every part of your day?

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In deprived areas, depression hits men harder

2019 Dec 01

One study suggests in low income areas, males have poorer mental health than women.

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The bias that can cause catastrophe

2019 Nov 28

The outcome bias erodes your sense of risk and makes you blind to error, explaining everything from fatal plane crashes to the Columbia crash and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Polling Insights on Iraq’s Shia Revolt

2019 Nov 24

Iraqi Shia have lost faith in their government because it has failed to meet their basic needs in any of these three categories. After the fall of Saddam Hussein and the rise of new governance models

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How Deep Is Anti-Iranian Sentiment in Iraq?

2019 Nov 24

A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.

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Is This the Arab Spring 2.0?

2019 Nov 09

Nearly a decade after the Arab Spring fizzled, a new wave of protest has swept over the Middle East and North Africa. What is different this time, and will the protesters get what they want?

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Looking at the Last American Elections until 2020

2019 Nov 09

This week several states held off year elections. And, though it is easy to try to extrapolate these results into a national trend

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Toward a Red Sea forum: The Gulf, the Horn of Africa, and architecture for a new regional order

2019 Nov 07

The Red Sea has fast become the subject of new geopolitical intrigue, as unprecedented engagement between Gulf states and the Horn of Africa reframes politics, economics, and security astride one of the world’s most heavily trafficked waterways

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The humble three-wheeled tuk-tuk has become the symbol of Iraq’s uprising

2019 Nov 03

It is tuk-tuk vs. Land Cruiser at the heart of Iraqs uprising — and the scrappy tuk-tuk, for now, is winning.

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