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Get together, Get efficient

get efficient

Context

Residential areas called suburbs are built around cities’ borders. Likewise, industrial areas and offices where pushed even farther and are usually built in the middle of nowhere, since those lands are cheaper. The average family’s quality of life improved substantially (not much in these last years) and each family now owns a house and at least one car.

Problem

Everyone lives away from work and everyday there’s an exodus of people from home to work and back again. The total costs of commuting are huge and diverse (e.g. time, energy, quality of life, productivity, sustainability).

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Portugal na vanguarda da democracia do século XXI

Foto tirada na estação de Alcântara, vale a pena ir ver.
]1 Foto tirada na estação de Alcântara, vale a pena ir ver.

É sobre colocar a tecnologia ao serviço das pessoas, dos portugueses, da democracia que vos venho falar hoje. Antes de mais há 40 anos deram-nos a democracia e a liberdade. Podemos estar descontentes com o rumo que a democracia tomou, mas todos devemos estar eternamente gratos a quem lutou e morreu para que hoje tivéssemos essa liberdade. Muito obrigado. Ofereceram-nos uma ferramenta – a democracia – mas não nos disseram como usá-la. Não é perfeita, há maneiras de a aperfeiçoar.

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Love seeks a complement not an opposite

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]1 photo: goo.gl/MjwZaL

Turns out people aren’t like magnets; they’re more like puzzle pieces of the same color.

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(Too) Nice guys finish last

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Can a person be too nice? Yes, and you should stop being that person… unless you want to be a saint, but in that case you can’t have a girl. Problem solved.

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Finishing school as a means to an end

photo: liese-lotta.deviantart.com
photo: liese-lotta.deviantart.com

Finishing school isn’t a big deal. What you learn, what you accomplish, and who you meet during school, that’s what will set students apart on a job interview.