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A world without work : technology, automation, and how we should respond / Susskind, Daniel

Automation -- Social aspects
Computers and civilization
Computers -- Social aspects
Internet -- Social aspects
Professions
Social change
Technology -- Social aspects

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Bezonomics : how Amazon is changing our lives, and what the world's best companies are learning from it / Dumaine, Brian.

Jeff Bezos, the richest man on the planet, has built one of the most efficient wealth-creation machines in history with two percent of US household income being spent on nearly 500 million products shipped from warehouses in seventeen countries. Based on behind-the-scenes reporting from 150 sources inside and outside of Amazon, this book examines the underlying principles Bezos uses to achieve his dominance and shows how these are being borrowed and replicated by companies across the United States, in China, and elsewhere.

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Billion dollar brand club : how Dollar Shave Club, Warby Park, and other rebel startups are remaking what we buy / Ingrassia, Lawrence.

New business enterprises -- United States.
Branding (Marketing) -- United States.
Disruptive technologies -- United States.

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Bisbee '17 / Greene, Robert
Bisbee 1917
"An old mining town on the Arizona-Mexico border finally reckons with its darkest day: the deportation of 1200 immigrant miners exactly 100 years ago. Locals collaborate to stage recreations of their controversial past"--from www.imdb.com.

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Blowing my way to the top / Atkin, Jen.

"From celebrity hairstylist, social media influencer, and entrepreneur Jen Atkin comes a book not just about hair and fame, but how to forge your own path and succeed in business and in life"--Provided by publisher.

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Capital in the twenty-first century / Piketty, Thomas

An eye-opening journey through wealth and power, a film that breaks the popular assumption that the accumulation of capital runs hand in hand with social progress, and shines a new light on today's growing inequalities. Traveling through time, the film assembles accessible pop-culture references coupled with interviews of some of the world's most influential experts delivering an insightful and empowering journey through the past and into the future.


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Fight or submit : standing tall in two worlds / Derrickson, Ronald M.

A memoir of Indigeneous entrpreneur Ronald M. Derrickson who lives in Westbank First Nation, British Columbia.


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Good company / Blank, Arthur (Arthur M.)

Autobiographies
Blank, Arthur (Arthur M.)
Businessmen -- United States -- Biography
Entrepreneurship
Executives -- United States -- Biography
Football team owners -- United States -- Biography.
Home Depot (Firm) -- History.
Success in business

Find accurate phone-verified information on every company in Canada in this database of 1.9 million businesses. Additionally their files are processed monthly against the National Change of Address Program.

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Research 11 million Canadian households with the largest database available. Records are 100% publicly sourced to comply with Canadian privacy laws.

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Provides access to specialized reference sources that used to be only available in library. eBooks available in this collection are: Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer; Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders; Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine; Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health; Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans, 22nd ed.; and Nonfiction Literature Classics for Students.

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LinkedIn Learning (previously called Lynda.com) gives users free access to thousands of video tutorial courses with a focus on such areas as technology, software development, business skills, project management as well as creative skills like animation and video editing. The courses are taught by recognized industry experts who will guide you along in learning the skills you need for your personal and professional development. Currently the LinkedIn Learning mobile app is not available to libraries. We are anticipating it to be ready in summer 2021. How to use LinkedIn Learning



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Scott’s Canadian Business Directory lists Canadian manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, sales agents and business services providers. This information is updated annually.

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Self-serve standard products available on the Statistics Canada website ― including CANSIM and census data products ― are now free of charge. This is an open resource for everyone and not VPL-subscribed.

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