Monday, August 31, 2015

Google's new CEO

Larry Page, co-founder (with Sergey Brin), steps down up as CEO of google:
"Sundar has been saying the things I would have said (and sometimes better!) for quite some time now, and I've been tremendously enjoying our work together. He has really stepped up since October of last year, when he took on product and engineering responsibility for our Internet businesses. Sergey and I have been super excited about his progress and dedication to the company. And it is clear to us and our board that it is time for Sundar to be CEO of Google."

Sergey and Larry become President and CEO respectively of a new super-company Alphabet ( that includes G for Google.
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Everybody's talking about Sundar Pichai, the young nerd from Tamil Nadu.  

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Soft skills are just as important

and that is why I urge you to get fabulous.
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Sunday, August 09, 2015

Josh is a Nigerian film too

When filmmaker Iram Parveen Bilal speaks,
savour the experience,
take notes,
 and share.

I hope more people get to see this visual feast of a movie.

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Wednesday, August 05, 2015

The 10 Richest People of all time

According to Time, and after factoring in the time value of money, Microsoft's Bill Gates barely makes the list. 
We have Augustus Caesar and Genghis Khan, Indian and Chinese emperors, Carnegie and Rockefeller, and sitting at the top is an African king named Mansa Musa.  No girls.  See for yourself.
Mansa Musa I of Mali

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