Blaise Pascal

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Name: Blaise Pascal
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Staring At the Void

He’s very smart, my childhood best friend, and very faithful in his atheism. When he was 6 he was clever as clever, but now he’s past 60 and knows he will not live for ever and ever. Yet now, as in years past, even the most modest mention of God brings ... [Published Town Hall - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

What Is Computer Engineering?

By Jim Lucas, Live Science Contributor   |   October 17, 2014 03:16am ET Computer engineering is the branch of engineering that integrates electronic engineering with computer sciences. Computer engineers design and develop computer systems and other ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Learn to Meditate

The French mathematician Blaise Pascal wrote, “All man’s miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone.” We have become experts at filling our lives with noise and activities. We wake up to the sound of the radio blaring and dress ... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

11 Tips To Tighten Your Writing

Whether the quote above is attributed to Blaise Pascal or Mark Twain depends on who you ask. I always thought the quote was Twain until I sat down to write this post and discovered that it’s one of a handful of quotes most frequently misattributed to ... [Published Business 2 Community - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Trying to keep it brief

Brian Totzke, Life of Brian:As a regular reader of Brian Bourke, I was already a fan but my admiration has grown these past three weeks.In other words, my appreciation has appreciated.Oops, sorry — am I being repetitive? Redundant? Just plain wordy?I ... [Published Waterloo Chronicle - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Don't spoil the smartwatch: A better direction for our most personal device

(Image: Apple)The watch my husband’s grandmother gave him has a blue face, a silver metal band, and very little time left.There’s a good chance, some people think, that Apple’s new “smartwatch” will help end the 500-year reign of the mechanical timepiece ... [Published Seattle Times - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

A Manifesto for Building Relationships in the Digital Era

Not too long ago, my dear friend Hugh MacLeod ( @gapingvoid ) and I set out to explore a new world of visual communication that combined an intentional form of written storytelling illustrated through clever yet pithy cartoons. That work was originally ... [Published CIPR - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Filling The Voidistan

Norman BallRINF Alternative News“This craving…[Man] tries in vain to fill with everything around him, seekingin things that are not there the help he cannot find in those that are…”– Blaise Pascal, Pensées VII (425)“What people do not get is the divide ... [Published RINF.com - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

A Good Read

Joe Barks, Editor, jbarks@clubandresortbusiness.comIt appears that some club staffers are still struggling with the basic principles of how to prepare an effective communications piece for a mass audience.Man, and woman, have been expressing frustration ... [Published Club & Resort Business - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Applying for a new job? Avoid these bloopers on your resume

Senior VP of People Operations at Google, Laszlo Bock, has reviewed over 20,000 resumes in his career. From typos to bad formatting and lies, he lists some of the common blunders he spots. Typos This one seems obvious, but it happens again and again. ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

The wager of your life

You’ve bet your life, and right now you are playing out your hand. In fact, with every day that passes you “up the ante,” having invested another 24 hours in your wager. The problem is that the bet is for your spiritual and eternal life.Let me explai ... [Published Effingham Herald - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

But what if they were to die?

Fear of the unknown often leads to unnecessary medical care.| credits: The New York Times ServiceA pretty young woman was sitting in the examining room with her right forefinger stretched out on the table for inspection. I had never seen her before, but ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Sep 22 2014]

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Staring At the Void [Published Town Hall - Oct 19 2014]
What Is Computer Engineering? [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 17 2014]
What Is Computer Engineering? [Published LiveScience.com - Oct 17 2014]
Mathematics : The creator of MOM [Published Kashmir Times - Oct 17 2014]
OWS Releases Joint Statement on Biodegradabilit... [Published Special Chem 4 Polymers - Oct 14 2014]
Learn to Meditate [Published New Indian Express - Oct 11 2014]
Top Google Recruiter Reveals The Biggest Mistak... [Published Business Insider - Oct 09 2014]
11 Tips To Tighten Your Writing [Published Business 2 Community - Oct 09 2014]
This 29-Year-Old Woman Has Chosen to Die. Why T... [Published Heritage Foundation - Oct 08 2014]
Trying to keep it brief [Published Waterloo Chronicle - Oct 08 2014]
Don't spoil the smartwatch: A better direction ... [Published Seattle Times - Oct 05 2014]
Atheists’ actions mirror those of their religio... [Published Williston Herald - Oct 04 2014]
A Manifesto for Building Relationships in the D... [Published CIPR - Oct 03 2014]
CareerTOOLBOX #39: 8 Business Lessons ‘Boardwal... [Published Cool Cleveland - Oct 03 2014]
Democratized Holiness: What Yom Kippur Teaches ... [Published ABC Online - Oct 02 2014]
Filling The Voidistan [Published RINF.com - Oct 02 2014]
Catalyzing Action At The September 2014 UN Clim... [Published Clean Technica - Sep 29 2014]
GIA’s Rough Diamond Evaluation Course in Côte d... [Published Rapaport News - Sep 28 2014]
101 Love Quotes We'll Never Get Sick Of [Published StyleCaster - Sep 26 2014]
Character-building: Steps to take [Published Examiner.com - Sep 26 2014]
A Good Read [Published Club & Resort Business - Sep 24 2014]
Applying for a new job? Avoid these bloopers on... [Published Economic Times - Sep 24 2014]
The wager of your life [Published Effingham Herald - Sep 24 2014]
But what if they were to die? [Published Nigeria Punch - Sep 22 2014]
Born in the Wrong Century? [Published Beliefnet - Sep 20 2014]
5 biggest mistakes on remumes and how to correc... [Published Caclubindia - Sep 19 2014]
The Biggest Resume Mistakes, According to Googl... [Published Lifehacker - Sep 18 2014]
Werner Herzog in Conversation [Published LinkMachineGo - Sep 14 2014]
The Maths Behind the Simpsons' Women [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 13 2014]
Pastor Talk: Something small can have a great e... [Published Oroville Mercury-Register - Sep 13 2014]
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Werner Herzog in Conversation [Published LinkMachineGo - Sep 14 2014]
[peop] In conversation with Werner Herzog: ‘Facts do not constitute truth’ … highlights from an evening with the eccentric movie director in Brooklyn … Holdengräber reminded him of the dictum, attributed to Blaise Pascal, that opens Lessons of Darkness, ...
5 Tips for Off-the-Cuff Speaking [Published HBR Blog Network - Aug 29 2014]
If it’s true that many people fear public speaking more than death , it’s equally true that businesspeople are condemned to a thousand small deaths in client pitches, in boardrooms, and on stage. And that death can turn slow and torturous when you are ...
Messier Monday: The Most Perfect Elliptical, M8... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 22 2014]
“We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end.” -Blaise Pascal By now, you’ve probably learned that Messier objects — and galaxies in particular — come in a huge, rich variety of types, structures and compositions. ...
The Shocking Truth, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 08 2014]
Recent research into solitary thinking found that a significant percentage of subjects preferred to suffer an electric shock rather than be alone with their thoughts. In a follow-up, Tom Jacobs notes that men were disproportionately likely to give ...
God’s Elephant. [Published London Irvine Report - Jul 08 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 888  -05 LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Edmund Burke. Attributed. Since ...
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