Posts Tagged ‘Google’

The Innovator’s Hypothesis: A book review by Bob Morris

Innovator's HypothesisThe Innovator’s Hypothesis: How Cheap Experiments Are Worth More than Good Ideas
Michael Schrage
The MIT Press (2014)

How and why “simple, fast, cheap, smart, lean, and important experiments can supercharge any serious innovation process”

As I began to read Michael Schrage’s … READ MORE

Watch Your Career Soar with 7 Advanced Presentation Tips

GalloHere is an excerpt from an article by Carmine Gallo for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete interview and check out others, please click here.

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The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech


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Jean Jennings (left) and Frances Bilas set up the ENIAC in 1946. Bilas is arranging the program settings on the Master Programmer, photo courtesy of University of Pennsylvania.

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Philosopher kings: Why and how business leaders would benefit from studying great writers

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article from The Economist in which the benefits of inward-bound learning are examined. For more than 20 years, I have been retained by corporate clients to conduct what I characterize as “brown … READ MORE

Data Science for Business: A book review by Bob Morris

Data ScienceData Science for Business: What you need to know about data mining and data-analytic thinking
Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett
O’Reilly Media, Inc. (2013)

“Torture the data enough and it will confess to anything.” Ronald Coase, Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics

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Dataclysm: A book review by Bob Morris

DataclysmDataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking)
Christian Rudder
Crown (2014)

Noah had his flood and it ended. Now we have ours and it will never end.

To what does the title of this book refer? According to Christian … READ MORE

The Organized Mind: A book review by Bob Morris

Organized MindThe Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
Daniel J. Levitin
Dutton/The Penguin Group (2014)

How to “recapture a sense of order and thereby regain the hours of time wasted by a disorganized mind”

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Amazon’s Q&A with Christian Rudder

ScudderI have just read and will soon review Christian Scudder’s Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking), published by Crown (September 2014). Meanwhile, I thought you would be interested in sharing his thoughts about intriguing subjects such as … READ MORE

What Stays in Vegas: A book review by Bob Morris

What Stays in VegasWhat Stays in Vegas: The World of Personal Data — Lifeblood of Big Business — and the End of Privacy as We Know It
Adam Tanner
PublicAffairs (2014)

What stays in Las Vegas? An abundance of personal data … READ MORE

The Emotional Boundaries You Need at Work

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Greg McKeown for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email … READ MORE

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