Category Leadership

How to be Resilient

Eric Barker wrote a good article about resilience, very needed at this difficult for all time. The summary from the article: This is how to be resilient: Positive self-talk: When you talk to you make sure you are nice to you. Physical fitness: Stress your body a little bit every day and it will handle […]

Kelly Johnson and Lockheed Story

Inspirational documentary about Kelly Johnson. Remarkably, it ends with a music by Russian composer Tchaikovsky commemorating the victory of Russian people over French aggression against Russia in 1812. I say remarkably because technologies created by Johnson were first of all against Russia. Several quotes from the film: Johnson was willing to accept mistakes as long […]

Career Advice

Control Engineering magazine just published a survey where respondents offered career advice. I extracted some that I thought was the most valuable. You can read entire report in the magazine. I love this quote: Set goals, work to accomplish goals, and don’t worry about anything. Here’s my advice: Dare mighty things! Refuse to do work […]

What the Moon has taught us

If something works, it’s obsolete ‒ 2010: Space Odyssey, Arthur C. Clarke The reason for the huge successful NASA perhaps to this day is Jim Webb. He was at NASA only for six or seven years and he shaped it. When he became the first NASA administrator, James Webb collected all NASA managers and said: […]

5 H’s of Leadership

Watch Past International President Mohammed Murad from his 2018 Annual Convention session where he poses the question, is leadership for me? Find out how to answer this as he takes you through his 5 H’s of leadership: Head, Heart, Health, Humility and Happiness.   I have something which is called five H’s of leadership. The […]

Designing the future

There’s so much wisdom in this short interview with Bill Buxton! Extracted key quotes below. Technology is not good, it’s not bad, but nor is it neutral. ‒ Melvin Kranzberg The real voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. ‒ Marcel Proust Where is the life we’ve lost […]

Cognitive Era: AI (Accessible Intelligence) Comes of Age

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Cognitive Era: AI (Accessible Intelligence) Comes of Age Electric propulsion: the future by Airbus and Siemens Automatic Motorist (1911) Faraday and Electromagnetism Cognitive Era: AI (Accessible Intelligence) Comes of Age ECE Distinguished Lectureby Bernard S. MeyersonConversation with Dr. Bernard Meyerson, Chief Innovation Officer at […]

Why is life the way it is?

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Why is life the way it is? Is Epigenetics Inherited? The Elegant Simplicity of the Electric Universe Beyond: Our Future in Space Mistrust of Science Why is life the way it is? Dr Nick Lane ‒ The Royal Society Life is the harnessing of […]

Teaching machines to see

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Teaching machines to see Controlling Flight Maneuvers in Flies Semiconductors for an Energy Efficient Future Ask Absurd Questions and Stop Fetishizing Failure How to Play Like a Polar Bears! Teaching machines to see Cambridge UniversityTraining Driverless Cars to “See” Two technologies which use deep […]

How I find and why I share information

The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant. ‒ Maximilien Robespierre Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. ‒ Samuel Johnson I have been asked by many to share the secret of […]