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Mark Zuckerburg – In His Own Words at Harvard Class of ’17

To-day Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a commencement address to the 2017 class Harvard University from where he was dropped out from about 10 years before. His address was very personal as well as inspirational with a message to the Millennial generation “to keep our society moving forward, we have a generational challenge — to not only create new jobs, but create a renewed sense of purpose.

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How to Build Resilient Kids By Sheryl Sandberg

After reading How to Build Resilient Kids, Even After a Loss by Sharyl Sandberg in to-day’s The New York Times OP-ED I was reminded of her 2016 Berkley’s Convocation speech.  To-day’s OP-ED was adopted from her new book Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant. She has been very admiring personality by opening up her personal life & educating other from her own experience. Very powerfully brave civic duty!

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Why We Believe Untruthful Information

In this our current environment of untruthful or “fake” news & information spreading around in print, television or mobile devices, Philip Fernbach and Steven Sloman explain in this Why We Believe Obvious Untruths how our brain processes obvious untruthful information. Very interesting article to understand why & how we believe obvious “fake” information!

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Robots are Not Killing American Dreams

The New York Times editorial board has a opinion piece to-day titled No, Robots Aren’t Killing the American Dream in response to Claire Cain Miller’s The Long-Term Jobs Killer Is Not China. It’s Automation. published in December 20016. The editorial argues with job statistics that the decline of American Dream is caused primarily by due to our lawmakers decisions not due to technological automation. Continue reading

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