Blaise Pascal

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Name: Blaise Pascal
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Biggest Resume Mistakes, According to Google's Head of HR

Senior VP of People Operations at Google, Laszlo Bock, has reviewed over 20,000 resumes in his career. These are the mistakes he sees over and over.The five mistakes he lists are mostly obvious, from typos to bad formatting and lies. Two tips, however, ... [Published Lifehacker - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Werner Herzog in Conversation

[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, ... [Published LinkMachineGo - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Pastor Talk: Something small can have a great effect given time

Have you ever heard of the Butterfly Effect? I looked it up. In Chaos Theory (don't ask me to explain what that is) it says a small change at one place in a deterministic nonlinear system can result in large differences to a later state. The person who ... [Published Oroville Mercury-Register - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Why Being Idle Can Lead To Better Thinking

Studies show that people would rather do something — anything — than be alone with their thoughts. The idea that doing something trumps doing nothing is no new phenomenon. But it’s through reflection, daydreaming, and introspection that we make sense ... [Published Lifehacker Australia - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

It's all a question of perspective

The word ‘vista’ means view. How we view things affects our perception of the world in which we live. This perspective also helps to shape our understanding of reality itself.Someone who has spent his entire life in a remote jungle environment surrounded ... [Published News24 - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Money or happiness?

I know a rich man who buys properties. He decorates them, fills them with consumer goods and then leaves them unattended for most of the year. On a rare visit, he surveys the house from the outside, circling it with hands clasped behind his back. But ... [Published TheBull.com.au - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

5 Tips for Off-the-Cuff Speaking

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 ... [Published Harvard Business Review - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Evil finds a new face

Another extremist group has surfaced from the cauldron of the Middle East, a ruthless locust horde that leaves death and destruction in its wake.If Americans and other Westerners find the militants under the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq to be the latest ... [Published Recorder.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Baton Rouge Business Report: Making a billion-dollar wager

The Baton Rouge Business Report:There is an argument in philosophy known as Pascal’s Wager. In essence, the argument is that if you find yourself forced to make a choice between two opposite and unknowable propositions, choose the one with the most upside ... [Published Louisiana Oil and Gas Association - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Paris Museum Highlights History & Beauty of Technology

PARIS — If you’ve enjoyed the experience of tracing 50 years of the Silicon Valley tech revolution at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., the Musée des Arts et Métiers in Paris -- which showcases mankind’s last 500 years of technology ... [Published EE Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Why Being Idle Can Lead to Better Thinking

Studies show that people would rather do something—anything—than be alone with their thoughts. The idea that doing something trumps doing nothing is no new phenomenon. But it's through reflection, daydreaming, and introspection that we make sense of ... [Published Lifehacker - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Why not bet on God?

What do you have to lose?Blaise Pascal lived in the 17th century and was considered a boy genius. He is mostly known for his unfinished writing that was going to be called Defense of the Christian Religion. It is now known as Pensées, which means “thoughts” ... [Published Williston Herald - Aug 22 2014]

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5 biggest mistakes on remumes and how to correc... [Published Caclubindia - 11 hours ago]
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]
The Iraq War Wasn't a Disaster -- It Was Necessary [Published RushLimbaugh.com - Sep 12 2014]
Rejoinder: Are There Scientists In Ghana? 1 Phi... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 08 2014]
What is the Real Secret to Making Money from Yo... [Published Business 2 Community - Sep 07 2014]
Mr Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS,... [Published UNAIDS - Sep 06 2014]
Recent Advances in Thermo-chemical Conversion o... [Published Research and Markets - Sep 03 2014]
Why Idleness Paves the Way for Your Success (Ye... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 02 2014]
Why Being Idle Can Lead To Better Thinking [Published Lifehacker Australia - Sep 01 2014]
It's all a question of perspective [Published News24 - Sep 01 2014]
Money or happiness? [Published TheBull.com.au - Sep 01 2014]
Man as Pure Search [Published Catholic Education Resource Center - Aug 30 2014]
Bumper sticker theology [Published Associated Baptist Press - Aug 29 2014]
5 Tips for Off-the-Cuff Speaking [Published Harvard Business Review - Aug 29 2014]
5 Tips for Off-the-Cuff Speaking [Published HBR Blog Network - Aug 29 2014]
The future started yesterday and we are already... [Published Citifmonline - Aug 29 2014]
So much for tolerance and compassion in reply t... [Published Peninsula News - Aug 27 2014]
Editorial: Evil finds a new face [Published Recorder.com - Aug 26 2014]
The Last of the Unjust [Published Noodls - Aug 26 2014]
Baton Rouge Business Report: Making a billion-d... [Published Louisiana Oil and Gas Association - Aug 25 2014]
Paris Museum Highlights History & Beauty of Tec... [Published EE Times - Aug 25 2014]
Why Being Idle Can Lead to Better Thinking [Published Lifehacker - Aug 22 2014]
Why not bet on God? [Published Williston Herald - Aug 22 2014]
MICROSOFT : Patent Issued for Vectorization of ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
Head of Bastiat Ghana hails YES initiative [Published Ghana News Agency - Aug 19 2014]
The Most Important Investing Chart You Have To See [Published Motley Fool - Aug 19 2014]
This Day in History (Chronology 28-5-1393) [Published IRIB World Service - Aug 19 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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