“At the heart of every major application is big data.” - Tim O’Reilly
Pivot and agility are most important. Robustness in the internet is about how agile you are. You pull information as you need it.
Joe Ito, head of MIT Media Lab
Information, if it reaches you at the right time, can save lives and empower you.
It sounds harsh, but it’s empowering— this idea that hard work can fix just about anything.
Leaders get paid to make unpopular decisions, and whether it’s popular doesn’t drive me, what drives is whether it’s the right thing to do.
Make sure to tune into Facebook live with Jonah Lehrer and Michele Norris at 11:00 AM MT: http://ow.ly/bXBgY%3C
The Uncertain Return: How Is the 21st Century Veteran Doing?
Not even one percent of the US population has served in the military, but the return of veterans from war has a ripple effect far greater than that one percent. This panel will examine how veterans survive and deal with wounds— physical, emotional, psychological—once they’re home. What is the impact on families? What support structures exist and are they helping vets find employment, health care, etc.? What is the tangible—and intangible—effect of multiple tours? Dawn Halfaker
How exciting is it to sit at your desk and do a calculation that goes beyond everything that’s transitory and reveals truths about not just what goes here on earth, but in the entire universe?
“I see lots and lots of women who have plenty of ambition. What they don’t have is accommodation.” - Anne-Marrie Slaughter to Katie Couric
I think we’ve reached the point where the extreme level of inequality we have is not in the interest of our country, and not in the interest of the people even at the top of the income scales.