Spark | Jun 23, 2013 | 53:59

Work-life Balance, Hutterite and Amish Tech Lessons, and Conflict Minerals in Tech Devices

(Spark 222): Kenny Wollmann and Kevin Kelly on tech lessons from Hutterites and the Amish. Paul Dewar and Tessa Wernink on conflict minerals in our tech devices. Linda Duxbury on achieving work-life balance on vacation.

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