The excellent Karen Blakeman of RBA Information Services has written a telling piece on her blog with the example of this newspaper article. From Karen: How to write totally misleading headlines for social media : Or how to seriously annoy intelligent people by telling deliberate lies.And more on a similar theme from the Guardian Bursting the Facebook bubble: we asked voters on the left and right to swap feeds
Oxford University is launching its first online 'Mooc' course starting in February 2017 and is opening enrolment for the free course called "From Poverty to Prosperity: Understanding Economic Development". https://www.edx.org/course/poverty-prosperity-understanding-oxfordx-oxbsg01x
Financial Times and McKinsey announce shortlist for 2016 Business Book of the Year Award : 7 September 2016 The distinguished judges have chosen the six most influential business books of 2016 as:What Works: Gender Equality by Design by Iris Bohnet Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built by Duncan Clark Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business by Rana Foroohar The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the
Did you know that your Auckland public libraries card now gives you access to Lynda.com training to enable you to learn a new skill online in your own time. Lynda.com is a great training resources with over 4000 courses in Business, Technology and Creative Skills. New courses are added to the database each month.
Wayback Machine Is a free site that allows you to see archived versions of old websites. Content on a website from way back might be useful and used to try to track down an old web document . Enter the URL of the website or document and you should then see a calendar of the snapshots from the archive . Choose a date from the calendar to view the page. The archive does not have everything but it is worth a try http://www.archive.org/