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An Education By Any Other Name…

One of the things I’ve been a big fan of and something which gets very little press is the iUniversity  or iU programs on iTunes which puts college course material out in the iTunes store for free download as hey … Continue reading

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Ten Thousand Hours and Counting…

Sitting in an MIT training course discussing changing one’s leadership style, the conversation turned to that of Malcolm Gladwell’s concept of 10,000 hours which struck me as interesting enough.  As here we are sitting in one of the preeminent educational … Continue reading

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So Are You Smarter Than A Rat…

Guess the first thing we need to do is understand what “smart” is before we can answer the question as I’m sure we’ve all watched a segment or two of Jeff Foxworthy’s game show “So You Think Your Smarter Than … Continue reading

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So Who Needs a Jumbotron…

A recent article out of the MIT Media Lab caught my attention as it was for a “Junkyard Jumbotron”, what is a “Jumbotron” you ask?  Do you remember seeing where in the old days before projectors and big screen TV’s … Continue reading

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The Price of Cars are Going Up, What The…

Watching the evening news today the top story was a major Detroit auto manufacture had announced it was raising the price of its cars which got me to thinking as hey I just purchased a new iPad for the same … Continue reading

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Complexity is the Work of the Devil…

How many times growing up have you heard that the “Devil is in the detail”, while for me a “big picture” person it was quite a bit and in fact have a lot of respect for those folks like the … Continue reading

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Can You Say Water…

Deb Roys 3d Social Map Well Deb Roys son does and you could say it all started with just a gaga and no “lady” is involved, well maybe not totally true as there was his mother, nanny, grandmother but you … Continue reading

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Uncertainty…

Are you sure about that?  Well MIT Professors Lo and Mueller seem to be any way as they have expanded upon the work of Frank Knight (Ph.D Chicago University 1921) who was the first to define or maybe better put … Continue reading

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