My colleague and good friend Christopher Mims is one of the most efficient freelance journalists I know. In his first year officially freelancing he was writing for multiple publications and made a satisfactory annual salary. Amazing.
Last weekend at the PopTech conference in gorgeous Camden, ME I caught up with Liz Dunn, the University of British Columbia researcher who studies links between money and happiness. Here is a bit from her recent research: Listen to the audio podcast here.
After the success of last year’s brain-computer interface talk I decided to follow up again this year with another crazy-forward-looking scan of the digital landscape.
Yesterday a friend sent me a link to the L.A. Times article re: the amazingly good health of Canada’s economy: Canada’s economy can teach the U.S. a thing or two.
An excerpt from the piece:
“We did a lot of things right going into the financial crisis,” said Glen Hodgson, senior vice president at the Conference Board of Canada, a business-membership and research group in Ottawa.