"the typical worker (in the US) now stays at a job six months longer than the average worker did a decade ago. Taking an even longer-term view, the typical worker has stayed at the same job for more than four and a half years, versus just three and a half years in 1983."
See more spectacular photos of this timely event here.
The One (exagerated) Death.
eBooks didn't kill the paper book. (And since we are at it, digital music didn't kill vinyl either.)
The annual report from the U.S. Publishing industry shows that "eBook unit sales also declined by 9.7%, with eBooks now making up 17.3% of the trade book market."
And guess what? Adult books (as in coloring books) sold more books than any other category!
The One Dream come true.
What was first a crazy idea, turned into a dream, which became a reality this July 4th: The Learning Gypsies, (Hazel, Julia -Hazel's mom- Alani, Amaia, Iker and myself) left NYC and started our 1 year long trip around the world visiting schools, interviewing educators, parents, kids and psychologists, in search of the ideal learning system where kids can discover and cultivate their talents to lead a life with purpose.
We started in Lima, Peru, and it's been an eye opening experience to understand the reality and the many challenges facing Education in this country.
This book tells the story of Adam Braun, the founder of Pencils of Promise, who managed to put in motion a wave of change across communities in developing countries with a small but powerful thought: A single pencil in a child's hand i the first step toward unlocking the promise of self empowerment and a higher quality of life.
A fascinating and inspiring book, that I think you'll enjoy.
If you appreciate design and insights about the creation of one of the biggest entertainment blockbusters of all time, you'll love this post about every detail you'd ever wanted to know about Uncharted 4.
PS: For nerds who are not afraid to admit it, this other post about the Blade Runner typeset is beyond awesome.
The One Color that defines you.
The One Flag to raise.
What happens when you deconstruct the design of every country's flag? Flag Stories!
The One Chart to see.
Jason Fried (Founder & CEO at Basecamp) calls it "the best visual description of a company I've ever seen"
It sounds like a simple fact, but its actually a reflection on the changing dynamics of the US society: More women in the workforce, more processed foods, and more calories consumed means trouble for american's health.
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