President Yoweri Museveni took a call on the side of the road, and Ugandans thought it was hilarious — Quartz

Who was president Yoweri Museveni talking to? Why did he pull over on the side of a rural road to take a call? And why did he have to be stationary to talk on a mobile phone? These were just some of the questions trending in Uganda on Tuesday (July 12) when the country’s leader…

via President Yoweri Museveni took a call on the side of the road, and Ugandans thought it was hilarious — Quartz

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India’s biggest fund manager watches soap and detergent sales, not GDP, while investing — Quartz

A country’s GDP growth is a key indicator of the state of its economy, but India’s biggest fund manager has no time for it. For, S Naren, executive director and chief investment officer at ICICI Prudential Asset Management, has other things on mind. “I’m not an economist, so I don’t understand the GDP numbers,” Naren,…

via India’s biggest fund manager watches soap and detergent sales, not GDP, while investing — Quartz

WILDsound Performer: BRETT KELLY — WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

Originally posted on WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review: See the 100s of actors who performed at the Writing Festival in 2015: http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/wildsound_performers.html BRETT KELLY: http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/brett_kelly.html Height: 6’0 Hair: Brown Eyes: Green A true young talent, Brett Kelly appeared at the July and November 2015 Writing Festival readings. Watch Brett perform in the selected screenplays: Feature…

via WILDsound Performer: BRETT KELLY — WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

English is and will be the lingua franca of Europe in spite of Brexit — Quartz

After Brexit, there are various things that some in the EU hope to see and hear less in the future. One is Nigel Farage. Another is the English language. In the early hours of June 24, as the referendum outcome was becoming clear, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, left-wing MEP and French presidential candidate, tweeted that “English cannot…

via English is and will be the lingua franca of Europe in spite of Brexit — Quartz

Serena Williams, queen of the court, wins her 22nd Grand Slam — Quartz

Serena Williams, the world number one, has won Wimbledon—again. She has now claimed the title seven times, with the most recent win meaning she holds the joint record for 22 Grand Slams. Williams lost just one set throughout the tournament, beating German Angelique Kerber 7-5 6-3 in the final. Her success comes after a year…

via Serena Williams, queen of the court, wins her 22nd Grand Slam — Quartz

Tech workers think Silicon Valley and startups are losing their luster — Quartz

The job site Indeed.com found Silicon Valley’s hold on tech workers is slipping as opportunities, and the cost of living, changes the equation for living and working in one of the priciest places in the country. “There is more opportunity for tech professionals in more places than ever before,” wrote Terence Chiu, vice president of…

via Tech workers think Silicon Valley and startups are losing their luster — Quartz