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🎓 State of Work: Green Buildings, Unsolved AI Problems & Data Resources


Robin Papa: State of Work

February 9 · Issue #8 · View online

This weekly newsletter presents you with articles on the modern mix of business and technology.

Hi! Another week, another State of Work! 
In this issue: Green Buildings, Unsolved AI Problems & Data Resources

📖 Learn the key concepts of functional programming in this Medium series by Charles Scalfani.
📵 How does your phone influence you psychologically? Read this great article on how our brains get hijacked by technology.
🤓 A GitHub collection of Deep Learning papers.
📕 Lots of reading resources for early business hires. Applies also to anyone working in a small company with more than one responsibility.
📈 Stanford research shows that technological disruption is good for the economy: “a significant jump in overall innovative output correlated to an increase in annual economic output of between 0.6 and 6.5 percentage points”. 
👷 Could programming be the next blue-collar job?
🇺🇸 The U.S. government, specifically the Department of Homeland Security, contemplates demanding social media passwords from visitors from seven high-risk countries, such as Iran and Iraq, to see what they say and do. 
🇨🇳 China will build green buildings to combat smog. They are practically giant air filters.
🎓 “Histography is an interactive timeline that spans across 14 billion years of history, from the Big Bang to 2015.” It self-updates daily.  
End Note
I’ve been doing this for eight weeks now and I really want to thank you for taking the effort of reading this newsletter every week! See you next time!
PS: if you want to help build this newsletter, let me know! Maybe we can build a community around the future state of work.
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