Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Video: A Better Kind of Selfie Stick: "Friend"


Looking for a better kind of Selfie Stick, try a "Friend."

Father's prayer for their children

This is my prayer for my child: "be strong, live well, grow old well, and then die long after I'm died, and if possible die with a smile on your face."

Monday, February 16, 2015

Audio: Global Business: Shake Up Your Company (from: 12 Feb 2015)

I have to admit I was really impressed what Gary Hamil said in the following audio interview.  Here is an excerpt from the site, "Shake Up Your Company: That's the message from one of the USA's (and the world's) best known management gurus, Gary Hamel. It's not a message aimed just at the bosses, but at the workers too. Every few years Global Business drops in on Professor Hamel to sample the sort of tutorial he gives his clients and business school students and this week Peter Day presents the latest of these encounters."

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Video: Richard St. John: Success is a continuous journey

The secret to be continually successful at anything is to not lose focus on how you got where you are in the first place.  Everyone's 'success formula' is different, but the biggest mistake that can be made is to proverbially 'rest on your laurels' and expect the rewards to continue.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Secrets to Happiness

Secrets to happiness:
  • Slow down, don't rush.
  • Avoid mind wandering.
  • Live as simply as you can
    • Learn the joys of less stuff
  • Help others
  • Get more sleep
Mostly from: Ted Radio Hour (on 8/19/14)

Friday, August 15, 2014

Video: Humans Need Not Apply

A mini-documentary about the wide-ranging repercussions of automation on the labor market going forward.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Video: Hidden Mathmatics in Futurama

Video Description: "Author Simon Singh discusses mathematics in the TV show Futurama - specifically taxicab numbers and the great Ramanujan.

This video features 1729 and 87539319 among its stars."

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Arthur Benjamin: The magic of Fibonacci numbers

Video Description: "Math is logical, functional and just ... awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series. (And reminds you that mathematics can be inspiring, too!)"

Video: Dambisa Moyo: Is China the new idol for emerging economies?

Video Description: "The developed world holds up the ideals of capitalism, democracy and political rights for all. Those in emerging markets often don't have that luxury. In this powerful talk, economist Dambisa Moyo makes the case that the west can't afford to rest on its laurels and imagine others will blindly follow. Instead, a different model, embodied by China, is increasingly appealing. A call for open-minded political and economic cooperation in the name of transforming the world. "

Video: 24 Unintended Scientific Discoveries