Silicon Valley has always been obsessed with efficiency. But lately, it is also obsessed with beauty. In a place where engineers have reigned supreme, the new tech talent war is for designers. | Source: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com --
beauty and ease of use
efficiency and function
As I've written before, all smart cities are on the journey towards being smarter, but none of them have arrived. This statement could not be more true when discussing smart cities in Latin America. I must admit I have a soft spot for the region. | See the ranking on the link:...
Not at all
When arguably two of the best fighters in the world meet, there is cause for attention and fanfare. When one of the fighters' names is Floyd "Money" Mayweather (44-0, 26 KO), the hype is amplified. Mayweather is boxing's version of legendary stock brokerage firm, E.F. Hutton. | Source:...
DRIVING THROUGH SILICON VALLEY on freeway 101 in busy Friday lunchtime traffic, Google's Chris Urmson flicks a switch on the steering wheel. A green light comes on to tell him and your correspondent in the passenger seat that the Lexus SUV is now driving itself. | Source: http://www.economist.com --
Business school isn't cheap. Students at established MBA programs are forking over upwards of $200,000 for two year programs, including room, board and books. And because many students leave solid jobs to get a business degree, the opportunity cost of interrupting a fledgling career -- and missing...
Don't get an MBA
Get an MBA
In a new anti-fracking music video released Monday, Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono and many of their celebrity friends put pressure on Governor Andrew Cuomo to ban hydraulic fracturing in New York. | Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com --
I don't care
For more than two years, Florida Atlantic University has been searching for the name of a corporate sponsor to adorn its new 30,000-seat, palm-ringed football stadium. The public university on Tuesday announced an unconventional partner: the nation's second-largest operator of for-profit prisons, th...
Asia has some of the most impressive and lively cities in the world. Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai offer some of the world's most beautiful skylines, Beijing brings us back in time and Bangkok offers the perfect combination for business and leasure.
China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, is held biannually in Guangzhou every spring and autumn, with a history of 55 years since 1957. The Fair is a comprehensive one with the longest history, the highest level, the largest scale, the most complete exhibit variety, the...
Not this year
Imagine going through your whole life with the official name of "Girl." Well, that's been the reality for a 15-year-old in Iceland, who is now suing the country's government for the right to legally use the name that was given to her by her mother. The girl’s mother did not realize that the name...
Yes, it's good to protect children from silly names
Parents should have the right to name their children however they please
I've always said that Florida is the center of weirdness in the universe, so it came as no surprise to me that the recent story about a voyeur who installed a spy camera in the ladies' room at work, allegedly to make sure his co-workers were doing their jobs, happened in West Palm Beach. | Source:...
Piers Morgan and Bill Nye attempt to double team and undermine Climate Depot's Marc Morano without much success.
Yes, he won the debate
No, he didn't
One fine body…