Sharing is Caring
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Sharing is Caring


I thoroughly enjoyed listening to the multiple dimensions of a sharing economy that the speakers in the KCRW podcast discuss. However, I think we have been participating in a sharing economy for a long time now. Even when I was little my parents always told me to share my toys with my siblings and classmates … Continue reading

Be Nice
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Be Nice


I read the blog post titled “The hidden costs of letting workers act like jerks,” which discussed civility in a work place. This post mentions studies performed by researchers Christine Porath and Amir Erez on how uncivil behavior can affect the creativity and performance of individuals. They discovered that people who experience rudeness do not … Continue reading

Lying Mike Dasiey
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Lying Mike Dasiey


Looking back to last week when I listened to Mike Daisey’s monologue I feel very foolish now for even believing him. Although he was very convincing, he deceived his audience by failing to disclose the fact that his story was not entirely true. Many of his facts were exaggerated and some things did not even … Continue reading

Mike Daisey and Apple
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Mike Daisey and Apple


I found myself shaking my head in disgust while listening to certain parts of this podcast. Mike Daisey makes very good points throughout his monologue that I found to be eye opening in a way. I had heard of Foxconn and the terrible conditions of factories overseas, but nothing with such details and from someone … Continue reading