Even an empire can crumble and fall. the rise and fall of DEC ? DEC (" ") was a major American company in the computer industry and a leading vendor of computer systems, software and peripherals from the 1960s to the 1990s. The empires of and DEC are gone. IBM is only a shadow of its former self, and DEC has vanished with …vanished. The British is gone. It can occur for tech empires as well: does any remember
…Wikipedia )opportunities to serve in team leadership roles. In 2006, the percentage of African American coaches was 22%, up from 6% prior to the Rooney Rule. (via
In 2010, there were 913,100 software developers. If 20% are women, that means there are over 180,000 women in the country who might fill your next position. Ok, maybe you are in a niche market, but there are thousands or tens of thousands of qualified candidates who happen to be women. Find one of …
White is the nerve center of the Situation Room when they're doing something that is breaking real time related generally to national security. That's where and the team were when they caught Osama Bin Laden. It's where they command disaster relief efforts and what not, so it is a big deal.: Yeah. For folks who are not the American audience, the
Matt : Yeah, and the amazing part, Patrick, was that they left …
…Susan Faludi's Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women were often-discussed topics on my university's campus. All this, along with my own sense of social justice, is likely why of all the interesting ideas that put into Snow Crash , the one that stands out most for me was how men in tech viewed women in tech.
…definitely left at his sketch comedy peak, and the show was briefly weaker for it. But right on his heels came the Fey/Poehler/Rudolph powerhouse. There's an ebb and flow as casts come together, hammer out a few good seasons, and then move on to other stages.
That's how I understand SNL. Perhaps I'm seeing cognitive biases towards the show through my own cognitive biases. I think it's still a relevant benchmark of American pop culture.
…invested in it, and you can imagine them feeling like, "What if we end up just being another bland American coffee purveyor and we miss a chance?"
DH: That story is a perfect example of what mars our decision-making so often. You've got a bunch of smart, passionate people sitting in a conference room staging all these arguments in their head. But what entrepreneurs have to realize is that the answers are in the world, not in our heads. There are no points for predicting right …
…conforming to strict dietary rules which make your blood sugar remarkably more stable than the average American's," but that's kind of wordy. I've always felt that five words is the optimum length for a blog post title, and I don't mind passing along the implicit assumption that all people, everywhere, should use research, logic, and self-discipline by default, because I can mostly agree with that assumption in principle, and I can absolutely agree with it in the context …
I always thought that inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work.
—Chuck Close, an American painter and photographer who achieved fame as a photorealist, through his massive-scale portraits. In 1988, he was severely paralyzed by a catastrophic spinal artery collapse. He had to learn to paint all over again, and continued to paint and produce work that's sought after by museums and collectors.
Let's make toast the American way! I'll burn it, you scrape it.
What an incredibly wasteful way to make things: Have one team cobble it together, have another team find all the mistakes, then send all the mistakes back to the first team to be fixed. Still, as long as we're tracking it all with story points on our burn-down chart, and talking about it in our stand-up meetings, we must be Agile, right?
Wrong. A really Agile team would learn how to prevent those mistakes from happening …
…to put together a dynamic, diverse, innovative class that will produce tremendous results for the American people.
WhiteHouse.gov/InnovationFellows has information about the program, past PIFs, and will serve as the gateway through which to apply (just click on the "Apply Here" button starting February 5 th )
Those interested can follow @ WhiteHouseOSTP on and can discuss the program on social media using: # InnovateGov
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