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    How millions of Indians on the internet can fix everything from the dirty Ganga to India Inc. [qz.com] What is crowdsourcing and why does it matter to India? Simply put, crowdsourcing is the practice of tapping into the minds, resources or finances of many, connec…
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      Message from a young Singaporean: This weekend we mourn, then we pick up the fight [qz.com] This year I will be 31—the same age as Singapore’s first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew when he started the People’s Action Party in 1954. But can we love Singapore as fiercel…
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        An open letter to “60 Minutes” criticizes America’s most-watched news show over its Africa coverage [qz.com] In the United States, television news doesn’t get much more prestigious than 60 Minutes. But […]
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          Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—The intentional Germanwings crash, Brazil’s economic sorrows, Iran’s nuclear progress, self-deluded managers [qz.com] What to watch for today NASA gives two astronauts a long to-do list. It will be the first year-long sojourn into s…
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            All the conflicting things Lufthansa’s CEO needs to communicate in a crisis [qz.com] There is a lot of advice out there for executives thrust into the spotlight during the immediate aftermath of a tragedy. No matter how little information you […]
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              Kraft-Heinz would gather an enormous pile of junk foods that few want to eat anymore [qz.com] The proposed merger between Kraft and Heinz engineered by Warren Buffet and the Brazillian private equity behemoth 3G would bring storied brands including Velveeta, Oscar…
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                Why authorities were so quick to dismiss terrorism as the cause of the Germanwings crash [qz.com] Amidst uncertainty that the crash of the Germanwings flight on Mar. Stating this was the German minister of interior, who found “no indications of any kind of terrori…
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                  Airlines are rushing to adopt new cockpit security rules after the Germanwings crash [qz.com] The Germanwings flight 9525 that officials say was likely intentionally crashed by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz when the other pilot went to the toilet, was following current …
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                    The Germanwings tragedy proves we can no longer ignore pilot mental health [qz.com] Pilots are people. They may be romanticized and lionized in pop culture and Hollywood, but ultimately, flying a plane is the same as doing any other kind of job—except when it’s no…
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                      Afghanistan’s fantastic plan for economic success leaves the US on the outside [qz.com] Ashraf Ghani, the president of Afghanistan, plans to remake his war-torn country’s economy by relying on its traditional geographic advantage as the crossroads of Europe, the M…
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                        The Germanwings crash wasn’t just suicide, it was mass murder [qz.com] Reports from multiple sources now claim that Andreas Lubitz, a 28-year-old German co-pilot, deliberately crashed Germanwings flight 9525 in the French Alps on Mar. After Lubitz reportedly locke…
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                          We’re closer than ever to an Ebola vaccine [qz.com] The ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa, which has killed over 10,000 and is still ongoing—79 new cases were reported this week. In particular the development of a vaccine […]
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                            This Facebook page for Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz is apparently genuine, and now a memorial [qz.com] The Facebook page of Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of Germanwings flight 9525 who French prosecutors say “deliberately” crashed the aircraft, is back onlin…
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                              Apple’s new music mastermind has been named: Trent Reznor [qz.com] Apple’s much-anticipated overhaul of its music strategy amid the decline of digital track downloads is gathering pace. This […]
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                                A brief history of pilots deliberately crashing planes [qz.com] The Germanwings flight that crashed on March 24 in the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, was deliberately brought down by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, French prosecutors said today. According…
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                                  Internal Memo: Zappos is offering severance to employees who aren’t all in with Holacracy [qz.com] On March 24, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shared with employees a companywide memo stating that it would more aggressively pursue self-organization and is offering employee…
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                                    Dropping out of Harvard Business School may have been the best decision of this woman’s life [qz.com] Alexa von Tobel, who dropped out of Harvard Business School six years ago to launch an online financial planning startup LearnVest, just sold it to Northwestern M…
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                                      Computers can now get you to buy more stuff by tapping into your emotions [qz.com] Robots are starting to take our jobs on the factory floor, around the home, and even in the newsroom. One company, Persado, has its sights set on advertising agencies.
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                                        The Chinese New Year jinxed Calvin Klein’s 2014 earnings [qz.com] The numbers: Weak. PVH, the parent company of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, posted revenue growth of just 0.7% to $8.24 billion for fiscal 2014.
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                                          What we know so far about Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who ‘deliberately’ crashed the Germanwings plane [qz.com] Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who officials say deliberately crashed a Germanwings flight 9525 in the French alps, killing 150 people, came from Montaba…