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All the largest environmental risks facing the world’s biggest cities, and more.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Assorted Links Monday
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All the largest environmental risks facing the world’s biggest cities:


U.S. economy slows sharply during omicron wave: Record spread of new coronavirus strain exacerbates labor and supply shortages.


You can rent a robot worker for cheaper than paying a human:

The economics of automating warehouse operations are becoming increasingly plain – in the US, the minimum wage for a worker is $15 an hour, while leasing a robot (as opposed to purchasing one for around $100,000) comes in at around $8 an hour.

Branding's latest obsession is collaboration: Brand partnerships used to be sparing, targeted — special, even. But as subcultures flourish, no new collaboration is too zany.


We're now tracking 35 more job sites for econ dev jobs.

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Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. By day: Director of Economic Development for Galveston County, Texas.