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.”
This week is amazon.com‘s 20th anniversary. Andrew Ross Sarkin’s has an interesting post 20 Years On, Amazon and Jeff Bezos Prove Naysayers Wrong. ∞
This Use It Or Lose It: The Science Behind Self-Confidence article in Forbes is interesting. It explains why some us take less risks and have less self-confidence?. Author Margie Warrell suggests some strategies to improve our self-confidence.
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!
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!
There is very interesting article The Job Interview Will Soon Be Dead. Here’s What the Top Companies Are Replacing It With on Inc about future role of job interviews and will be replaced by Job Auditions. Some large tech companies like Automattic have replaced interview with auditions already. Very interesting!
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
Washington post has a very interesting article The career pivot is the ultimate test of self-reinvention by Susan Svrluga, higher education reporter about starting a new career at an older age. She has documented stories of few successful professional starting over a new career at older to reinvent a new career & passion at older age. This is very fitting article to my own case as well.
A good reminder by Connie Guglielmo that 10 years ago today: Remembering Steve Jobs make iPhone history.In another article Andrew Cunningham Revisits every single one of Apple’s iPhones in a trip down memory lane in arsTechnica. Indeed iPhone has made history and we can’t live without it to-day (after only 10-years)! ∞