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Art of War Animated Book Summary

Sun Tzu wrote the classic The Art of War more than 2,000 years ago in China. It is the first known study of the planning and conduct of military operations.  Open your mind and realize that his insights have applications in more than just warfare.

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In 2000 Sergey Brin Made This Prediction

Speaking at Wireless World 2000 in New York, Sergey Brin predicted the smart phone revolution. To our 2017 sensibilities, the technologies he demonstrates looks quaint, even primitive. Keep that in mind when you watch him speak about AI at the 2017 Davos World Economic Forum. Best quote: “It’s going to...

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The Storytelling Animal

Here’s an interesting talk by Jonathan Gottschall about the new movement to bridge the divide between the cultures of the sciences and the humanities. His most recent work, “The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human,” draws on the latest research in neuroscience, psychology and biology to explain storytelling’s evolution...

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Artificial Intelligence Panel at Davos 2017

Fresh from the Davos 2017 World Economic Forum, here are some of the technology industry’s biggest leaders talking about the economic and social impact of AI and its “creative destruction.” It’s an interesting video to watch to get another perspective on AI and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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What Can the Venetian Empire Teach Us About Innovation

Aside from being the inspiration of a hotel and casino in Las Vegas, the Venetian Empire controlled a great deal of world trade and lead the Western World in technological innovation.  It was, if you will, the Silicon Valley of its day. The Harvard Business Review has an insightful article...