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Paul Brescia

Pinterest’s poison, killing ideas, and one scientist’s dogged determination

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Paul Brescia
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Every week, SmartCompany Plus brings you The Best of Everything, From Everywhere. This week, the pieces our team found the most interesting covered a reply-all email storm that brought strangers together, a perfect case study in why you need to actively manage bias in your workplace, and a Nobel-prize winning economist who explains why you need to kill your bad ideas.

Want to know how one scientist’s four decades of single-minded dedication led to a new vaccine technology gamechanger? Make sure to check the last link.


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