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April Fool’s Day Quotation

“It’s easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.”

Mark Twain

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Invaluable advice for job-hunting college seniors

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by David l. Pierce for the Wall Street Journal. You may have a college senior in your family or know one or more elsewhere. 300 more words

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How to read faster and retain more of what you read

How to increase reading speed?

I do not refer to speed reading.

Recent research in optics and neuroscience reveals that most people can at least double and perhaps even triple their reading speed if (a) they appreciate the fact that eyes are muscles and (b) eyes can be strengthened with practice exercises. 83 more words

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The Second Machine Age: A book review by Bob Morris

The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee
W.W. Norton & Company (2014) 593 more words

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Carmine Gallo on why Steve Jobs's presentations were "insanely great"

In The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience (McGraw-Hill, 2009), Carmine Gallo cites a few tips early in his narrative. 335 more words

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Richard S. Tedlow: An interview by Bob Morris

Richard Tedlow is the Class of 1949 Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, where he is a specialist in the history of business. 1,360 more words

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“Moore’s Law” and the Second Machine Age

In The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee explain that their book “is about the second machine age unfolding right now — an inflection point in the history of our economies and societies because of digitization. 334 more words

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