Category Archives: DeepThoughts

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek’s TEDx talk on “How great leaders inspire action” “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.”

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AI vs. AI. – Two chatbots talking to each other

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A Short List of Bad Events that Occurred in April

“April is the cruellest month“. April 4, 1968 – assassination of MLK April 14, 1914 – sinking of Titanic April 15, 1865 – assassination of Abraham Lincoln April 15, 2013 – Boston Marathon bombings April 16, 2007 – Virginia Tech massacre … Continue reading

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Science Saved My Soul

via Science Saved My Soul. – YouTube.

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How Microsoft Lost Its Mojo: Steve Ballmer and Corporate America’s Most Spectacular Decline

Great article on how Microsoft’s corporate culture under CEO Steve Ballmer has led to its decline: At the center of the cultural problems was a management system called “stack ranking.” Every current and former Microsoft employee I interviewed—every one—cited stack … Continue reading

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Hate-driven Development

Quote of the day, c/o Jamie Zawinski: “These days, almost all of my software is written out of anger. I used to program for fun, and then for convenience. Now, it’s motivated almost exclusively by rage.” via Hatefuck hacking | … Continue reading

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A loophole has been discovered

Cyanide & Happiness @ Explosm.net

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Ignorance

“Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.’” — Isaac Asimov

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Inventions

Anything invented before your fifteenth birthday is the order of nature. That’s how it should be. Anything invented between your 15th and 35th birthday is new and exciting, and you might get a career there. Anything invented after that day, … Continue reading

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Peter Schiff Called It

Peter Schiff, president of Euro Pacific Capital Inc., was right on the money when he predicted the current economic problems back in 2006. Too bad the bozos on Fox News did nothing but laugh and make fun of him. Also … Continue reading

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