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Countries adding the most billionaires | SmartPlanet

Link: Countries adding the most billionaires | SmartPlanet Today, the bottom half of the global population owns less than 1 percent of total wealth. The richest 10 percent holds 86 percent of the world’s wealth. The top 1 percent—meaning those ultra-high-net-worth individuals with fortunes in

How Reading Makes Us More Human – The Atlantic

Link: How Reading Makes Us More Human – The Atlantic It’s the kind of thing writer Joyce Carol Oates is talking about when she says, “Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul.” Gerd

Mapping the Future with Big Data | WFS

Link: Mapping the Future with Big Data | WFS It is, in many ways, a snapshot of the way that statistical data from databases, user data from multiple participants, and social network data from the public will change the nature of rapid decision making in