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The Emperor of All Maladies
– Siddhartha Mukherjee

“History repeats, but science reverberates.”  The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence. Physician, researcher, and award-winning science writer, Siddhartha Mukherjee examines […]

Dance vs. powerpoint, a modest proposal – John Bohannon + Black Label Movement”

From TED.com Use dancers instead of powerpoint. That’s science writer John Bohannon’s “modest proposal.” In this spellbinding choreographed talk he makes his case by example, aided by dancers from Black Label Movement. (Filmed at TEDxBrussels.) John Bohannon is a scientist and writer who runs the annual Dance Your Ph.D. contest. Black Label Movement is an explosively […]

Bill Gates

[ PROFILES – ICONS ] an ongoing series on inspiring leaders “I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft.”  Bill Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution. William Henry “Bill” Gates III (born […]

Health care should be a team sport
– Eric Dishman

From TED.com When Eric Dishman was in college, doctors told him he had 2 to 3 years to live. That was a long time ago. Now, Dishman puts his experience and his expertise as a medical tech specialist together to suggest a bold idea for reinventing health care — by putting the patient at the center […]

How to build your creative confidence
– David Kelley

From TED.com Is your school or workplace divided into “creatives” versus practical people? Yet surely, David Kelley suggests, creativity is not the domain of only a chosen few. Telling stories from his legendary design career and his own life, he offers ways to build the confidence to create… (From The Design Studio session at TED2012, guest-curated […]

Only the Paranoid Survive
– Andrew S. Grove

Only The Paranoid Survive: How To Exploit The Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company And Career New Edition is an excellent book by Andrew S. Grove that aims to motivate every manager to expect the unexpected in his business after applying the techniques and principles he has stated. [From: Flipkart.com] “The Lesson is, we all need […]

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