Right now, remote working is growing as the high cost of living in places such as the Bay Area drives workers away. Climate change will only add to this pressure. “You’re going to see that potentially the perceived and the real value of real estate along the coast become very volatile, and in some areas sort of collapse, and then people moving,” says Hendricks. “More and more mass migration is something that’s been predicted by [various] models. So then you will see, I think, a lot more people picking up these early telecommuting trends and then applying them to this new context.” Tech to enable remote work will continue to improve, such as videoconferencing apps that are actually pleasant to use. … [Read more...] about We’re on track to hit 1.5°C of warming in 2040. Here’s how it will change our work lives
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JM Financial on January 23 reported a 14.6 per cent rise in its net income to Rs 157.5 crore for the December 2019 quarter, despite a muted growth in total income as its disbursals shrunk during the period. The net income during the December 2018 quarter was Rs 137.46 crore. … [Read more...] about JM Financial net income jumps 14.6% in December quarter
For all of Mint’s failure to evolve and improve, its core functionality—putting your accounts in one free and easily scanned dashboard—continues to be fundamentally useful. That was the ability that led Fast Company to call it “the Axe Bodyspray of personal finance–cool, fresh, and even sexy.” Any competitor will need to provide the same quick answers to “how much did I make?” and “where did I spend it?” before scaring Intuit out of its apathy. … [Read more...] about What the hell happened to Mint?
We have more than 20 categories this year, including five new categories in impact investing, corporate social responsibility, politics and policy, art and design, and entertainment and media. We’re also adding some new regional categories so we can decide on the best entries different parts of the world have to offer. … [Read more...] about Enter Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards: Deadline extended to December 20
In addition to the infrastructure challenges, there are several psychological barriers that communities may or may not overcome. For one, helicopters scare people. Just one accident can set the industry back years or decades. After the fatal crash by a confused, solo-flying pilot in Manhattan in June, politicians called for a complete shutdown of the civilian helicopter business (although there’s no sign of that coming to pass). And no matter how good its noise-killing technology may be, Skyryse will have a lot of work to convince residents that its copters won’t ruin the neighborhood. … [Read more...] about This startup wants to make urban flying as accessible as riding the bus