Herbert A.Simon (1916 – 2001), won many awards in his career including the 1978 Nobel Prize in Economic Science, the A.M. Turing award and the National Medal of Science. 653 more words
“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill.
Before any of you start frothing at the mouth about how cynicism and negativity is the absence of positive thought (or so you, erroneously, may think), consider the meaning of my words here.742 more words
First of all, I don’t want to teach rationality, because I’m an emotion-hating guy with a number-fetish.
No, one of the main reasons (among many other altruistic motivations) is that I wish people would understand me and what I am living for. 509 more words
These sketches from Mehmet Gozetlik on the power of iconic brands remind us how the Internet killed old supermarket myths
It’s funny how the work of graphic designer Mehmet Gozetlik demonstrates the power of brand properties through these examples of “iconicization” of brands.
The less decorum, the more powerful brands are. 199 more words
Human beings are self-interested. While this may not always be the case, we certainly have our moments. If you ask, say, your co-workers to lend you a thousand dollars, you’d expect them to ask in turn, “What’s in it for us?” I’m not saying there’s anything wrong with making decisions that put your concerns over those of others, just that self-interest may clash with concepts like rationality, morality, and virtue. 879 more words