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A comeback for incandescent light bulbs as MIT makes them more efficient than LEDs

Researchers at MIT have demonstrated a new kind of incandescent light bulb which uses nanocrystal structures surrounding the filament to bounce heat back and re-emit the energy as light.  The new technology would allow incandescent light bulbs to be more efficient … Continue reading

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Rigid stack ranking of employee performance and pharmaceutical research is a bad combination

Microsoft’s recent decision to abandon employee stack ranking is just the latest example of the growing skepticism around stack ranking performance management schemes, especially ones that force bottom 5-10% distributions.  Sadly, some pharmaceutical firms still use the method. The major arguments against stack … Continue reading

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After two years working on my MBA, what’s three more hours in the steady rain?  They say it’s good luck when it rains on the day of a wedding — so perhaps it was an auspicious end to the tenure … Continue reading

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