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Charts of the week: Donuts

Because June 7 is “National Donut Day,” here are some charts from Brookings research that remind us of the tasty fried dough treat. Enjoy!
CRULLER: DIGITAL KNOWLEDGE AN INCREASING REQUIREMENT FOR US JOBS
In their analysis of digitalization in the American workforce, a team from the Metropolitan Policy Program detailed the digital content of hundreds of occupations in the U.S. “Workers of every stripe,” they observed, “from corporate finance officers to sales people to utility workers and nurses—are now spending sizable portions of their workdays using tools that require digital skills.”

The Shirk Report – Volume 502
Friday November 30, 2018

  Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Facebook, Twitter, and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send …

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MINI-DONUTS: MILLENNIALS DELAY HOMEOWNERSHIP
While across the country homeownership rates have not shown long-term declines, William Frey noted that the housing bust of the Great Recession occurred just as members of the millennial generation were entering the housing market. “This tamped down their homeownership rate compared with young adults at earlier ages,” he said, adding that “this delay in homeownership may be robbing millennials of a head start toward a traditional means of wealth accumulation.”

Scientists Have Connected The Brains of 3 People, Enabling Them to Share Thoughts
Sunday December 02, 2018

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Neuroscientists have successfully hooked up a three-way brain connection to allow three people share their thoughts – and in this case, play a Tetris-style game. The team thinks this wild experiment could be scaled up to connect whole networks of …

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HOLES: BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS LAGGING IN RURAL AREAS
Experts documented the deployment of broadband internet services by metropolitan area. “Broadband, especially wireline broadband in American homes,” they wrote, “is the essential infrastructure for unlocking the internet’s economic benefits.” They noted that the largest gap at 25 Mbps speed is in rural areas.

Runner Creates Awesome “Artwork” With His Feet And Running App
Tuesday July 30, 2019

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It’s a bit of an art to find the perfect route when running. There are so many factors like scenery, terrain and of course, safety as a priority with as little traffic which could affect your flow. A runner in …

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Thanks to the social media team in the Brookings Office of Communications for inspiring this edition of Charts of the Week with this Twitter thread.
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