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Five technology quotes that have impressed me

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People say that a picture is worth a thousand words. A single picture can say more about the world than an entire article. This has been the mantra for years of photojournalists who used...
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Rogue genome editing twists DNA ethics

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Genome editing is on the cutting edge of science. It’s also morally questionable and possibly illegal in many jurisdictions. Despite that, a Chinese scientist announced that he edited the genomes of two human embryos to...
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The Poison Killing Your Company Could Save it

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Is pessimism killing your company’s work ethic? You should be able to answer this question pretty quickly. If the following phrases are abundant in your workspace, it’s likely that your leadership doesn’t know how to properly...
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A Business Moves On Its Stomach: How to Make Allowances for Gut Feelings

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Gut feelings, as it turns out, are more than a feeling. The science is quite clear on it: Your gut knows more than you might realize, and the majority of the time will lead...
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Networking: Who Buys if Everyone Sells?

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Networking in the Digital Age is alive and well. While Björn Luciano Salsone makes a living as a digital leader, he is a fierce proponent of face-to-face interaction and its benefits. Salsone is an entrepreneur...
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Is This The Real Life?

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“Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?” once sang Freddie Mercury, now we say; “Alexa play Bohemian Rhapsody.” “Prior to the age of electricity, only real experience was possible. However, during the...
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Gift of life confronts social taboos

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It’s an implanted fact: According to the American Transplant Foundation, 20 patients in the United States die every day due to lack of available organs for transplant. Up to eight lives can be saved...
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What would it take for a robot to lie when asked by a human?

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Big lies, little lies and lies of omission play an essential role in society. Without occasionally concealing our true opinions about people around us, we could never be able to create lasting social bonds....
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A Team Should Build the Most Impactful Parts of Its Software

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Publicly available solutions are ubiquitous. These products can fill a team’s need so well that it is tempted to build its software from a mélange of packages sown together.  A mishmash of libraries is...
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A Roadmap to Simplicity

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I used to travel a lot on business trips and see this sign in Copenhagen Airport saying: “Problems can be complicated, solutions cannot.” I thought it was wise. It managed in one small sentence...
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The Human Condition: Through Pain and Suffering comes Progress.

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…It just happens to be uncomfortable. The human body, needs pain and stress to grow — it’s a natural factor. Think of the time spent in a gym, it’s painful, stressful, but the muscles need that...
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Social Aspects of a Plague (Corona Virus)

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When we speak about the virus plague, we usually focus on the practical points of: how to stop it, how to protect yourself from it, etc. I would like to add another aspect to...
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Why I didn’t attend my graduation.

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…I kinda sorta fell asleep, and here’s why “Degrees” are bullshit. Alright, who’s next — alright Nabeel Tahir, may you please approach the stage. “He’s not here.” “Where is he?” “He’s asleep, I think.” “He’s not here for his...
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Organizational Change Begins with Me

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They teach us that a significant role in the transformation of an organization is played by clearly defined business goals, the relationship of a leader with people and well-chosen communication tools. And although I...
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Should we be worried about our past?

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On leaving behind digital breadcrumbs. In his revealing and subliminal book on Business Strategy, Only the Paranoid Survive, Intel’s C.E.O Andrew S. Grove (God rest his soul) wrote one of the most eerie sentence; “In technology,...
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Influence: How Things Get Done

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“The extreme sophistication of modern technology -- wonderful though its benefits are -- is ironically an impediment to engaging young people with basics: with learning how things work.” – Lord Martin Rees, British cosmologist,...
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Admit when you’re wrong.

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Great leadership requires a solid foundation of self-esteem. It’s not the ones that are always wrong that we need to be worried about, it’s the ones that believe they never can be. Believing what you say,...
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Semantic shift

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Societal engineering and the centuries-old neglected modern autocracy Everything we see, do, or feel has a meaning. Linguistically we need specific information or beliefs intended to carry out in every communication we carve with others....
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Collective Consciousness- An Innate Retort

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Every individual is born with a particular realm of consciousness and beliefs. Even though within a given society, we may all share the everyday collection of shared beliefs, thoughts, and moral attitudes which operate...
Working from Home

How Working From Home Increased My Productivity

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Stories of success, anguish and the internal state of affairs from a “self-proclaimed” productive human Working from home really brought out the best in me, it made me more productive. Because working from home gave...