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Tagged with “npr” (9)

  1. Simply Happy : TED Radio Hour : NPR

    • Is there a secret to happiness?
    • Are we happier when we stay in the moment?
    • What happens when we slow down?
    • Does less stuff mean more happiness?
    • How does misfortune affect long-term happiness?
    • What does it take to be grateful?

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  2. Episode 509: Will A Computer Decide Whether You Get Your Next Job? : Planet Money : NPR

    To hire new employees, some companies are paying less attention to resumes and more attention to data — and the data are leading to some surprising findings.

    On today's show, we take a weird hiring test for a call-center job. And we hear what does (and doesn't) predict success for everyone from call-center workers to software developers.

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  3. Interview: Jerry Brotton, Author Of ‘A History of the World in Twelve Maps’ | Mapping Our World View : NPR

    In A History of the World in Twelve Maps, Jerry Brotton examines the construction of a dozen world maps throughout history, and argues that world maps are no more objective today than they were thousands of years ago.

    http://www.npr.org/2012/11/22/165727166/the-motive-of-the-mapmaker

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