Planet Money 704: Open Office

In this episode of NPR’s Planet Money podcast, the topic is the rise of open plan office spaces.

Sometimes I just dream of having a door, with wall that go all the way around me.

I’ve only every worked in open plan offices and they can definitly be challenging, depending on the people you share the space with. Intersting episode, give it a listen.

 

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Rise at 11? China’s Single Time Zone Means Keeping Odd Hours

Some days, the sun doesn’t come up until 10 a.m. in Urumqi, where clocks are set to Beijing time despite being 2,000 miles to the west.

Source: Rise at 11? China’s Single Time Zone Means Keeping Odd Hours – The New York Times

Did not know this. Strange how a country as huge as China ignores, to this day, time zones.