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Elon Musk has reportedly used a brutal tactic to keep from wasting time in meetings

But Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, has a strategy to keep things moving, a former SpaceX employee posted on Quora.<p>The former employee relayed a story where Musk once called out an employee in a meeting. He wrote:<p>"One of my close friends started there a couple years before me. He worked …

Tesla

The world today looks ominously like it did before World War I

A backlash to globalization appears to be gaining strength around the world. U.S. politicians on both the right and left have called for curbing free trade deals they say benefit foreigners or the global elite. President-elect Donald Trump has championed tariffs on imports and limits on …

Globalization

Why Obama — and every president since Carter — failed to transform the Middle East

“We are not a people to whom and nation to which limits don’t apply.” —Andrew Bacevich<p>What are America’s strategic objectives in the Middle East? How consistently have they been defined and pursued over the past three decades? What are the metrics of success? Are we better off today than we were 15 …

Geopolitics

Secret CIA Report: It’s ‘Quite Clear’ That Russia Did Things To Try To Help Get Trump Elected

Earlier today President Obama ordered the U.S. intelligence community to conduct a full investigation of allegations that the Russians may have hacked voting machines in an effort to help Donald Trump win the 2016 election. Now we may know at least part of the reason why.<p>Tonight the <i>Washington Post</i> …

Donald Trump
Ethical Hacking

Why won’t the world tackle the refugee crisis?

Two summits this week will try to address the 65 million displaced and 20 million in danger. But they are under fire before talks have even begun<p>It is now the greatest movement of the uprooted that the world has ever known. Some 65 million people have been displaced from their homes, 21.3 million …

Human Rights

Where have all the big international relations theories gone?

In many ways, the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia was really just a warm-up act for the main event — the American Political Science Association (APSA) annual meeting earlier this month. No, not really, but that was a fun sentence to write.<p>Noted neoconservative and former political …

Democratic National Convention

Stop Selling, Start Evangelizing

“Sales is getting lost in the conversation,” Tiffani Bova, Salesforce’s Global, Customer Growth, Sales and Innovation Evangelist, observed to me the other day. She was expressing concern over how marketers seem to be minimizing the role and importance of sales. Marketing may indeed be expanding its …

Customer Experience

10 Super Low-Cost Business Ideas You Can Start Within a Week

Business Ideas<p>I know, you have heard many stories of successful entrepreneurs and just set up your mind to jump into the entrepreneurship ocean to …

Chess: Six-year-old Suhaani Lohia becomes Mumbai's first Woman Candidate Master

Six-year-old Mumbai girl Suhaani Lohia has charted a new path by becoming the first Woman Candidate Master (WCM) from the metropolis.<p>The student of …

One entrepreneur says being very boring can make you very rich

Television is a very glamorous industry. So is media. And retail. Also entertainment. And throw in fashion.<p>Being employed in a fantastically sexy industry is going to give you — possibly — a fabulous life. What it isn't going to do — at least for the majority of people — is make you rich.<p>That's the …

Entrepreneurship

A guide to millennial marketing

Marketing can be a difficult occupation—and marketing to the millennial generation can be even tougher.<p>First and foremost, the younger demographic …

Marketing

EU watchdog backs 'passport' for U.S. hedge funds in Europe | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds from the United States, Singapore and Hong Kong should be allowed to market themselves in the European Union, the bloc’s financial watchdog said on Tuesday.<p>The long-delayed recommendation from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to the EU’s executive …

Hedge Funds
IT

DARPA to stage an AI hacking tournament at DEF CON/Black Hat

No offense, human cybersecurity workers, but you are TOO SLOW!<p>DARPA says that in the time it takes to identify new flaws and threats and patch them …

Google expands mobile search results for travel and retail sites

Google is expanding its mobile search formats to include flight price tracking and discovery ads, according to Luxury Daily.<p>The new features, which will be added over the coming weeks, will help consumers with travel searches made on the mobile web. Users will be able to see a broader variety of …

SEO

Here Are the 25 Coolest Women Executives in Silicon Valley | Inc.com

The tech industry has a reputation for being male-dominated, but women are carving out a growing and increasingly important presence. Our recently released edition of the Silicon Valley 100,our annual list of the people who matter most and define what it means to be in Silicon Valley, is still …

Silicon Valley

International Law Isn't Quite Law, But It's No Joke

A verdict against China may have been laughed off, but it conveyed an important message.<p>An international court rules that China broke the law by building islands in the South China Sea. China doesn’t care.<p>Does that make international law a joke? The answer is yes and no.<p>International law isn’t the …

China

Complete List of BANKS Owned or Controlled by the Rothschild Family

“Give me control over a nations currency, and I care not who makes its laws” – Baron M.A. Rothschild Before proceeding, I suggest you r...<p>Control, …

Death of Islamic State's Shishani may damage foreign recruitment | Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The death of Islamic State’s “minister of war” may disrupt its operations, a senior U.S. military officer said on Thursday, and an Iraqi security expert said it could damage the group’s important recruitment efforts in ex-Soviet republics.<p>A still image taken on July 14, 2016 …

Islam

Here's How Iranian Airlines Are Violating Sanctions

Nearly two hundred flights have taken off from airfields in the Islamic Republic of Iran to land in Syria since the Iran nuclear deal was announced …

South Asia

Truck slams into revelers in Nice, at least 80 dead

NICE, France (AP) — A truck loaded with weapons and hand grenades drove onto a sidewalk for more than a mile, plowing through Bastille Day revelers who'd gathered to watch fireworks in the French resort city of Nice late Thursday. At least 80 people were killed before police killed the driver, …

Donald Tusk

Known for jokes and insults, Boris Johnson takes helm of British diplomacy | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Boris Johnson, Britain’s most colourful politician with a long record of gaffes and scandals, was appointed as foreign secretary on Wednesday in a surprise move by new Prime Minister Theresa May that could shake up world diplomacy.<p>The former London mayor, who has never previously …

Boris Johnson

Russia's Regional Master Plan Stretches from Turkey to Indonesia

The political earthquake of the Brexit referendum has already changed international relations in many ways. While the majority of experts in the …

Geopolitics

Here's what we know about the truck attack in Nice

A large truck plowed through a crowd of people celebrating Bastille Day in the French city of Nice, killing at least 84 people, according to French authorities, who are investigating the incident as a terrorist attack.<p>What happened?<p>Reports started to emerge around 10:30 p.m. that a truck had …

Putting the industry back into departmental business

The British trade ministry’s latest incarnation seems like a message to the manufacturing base that this government might give it a thought<p>When Nicholas Ridley turned up as secretary of state at the Department for Trade and Industry in 1989 he famously asked: “What is the DTI for? I’ve got bugger …

U.S. Dept. of Education

Africa is moving toward a massive and important free trade agreement

African heads of state and government officials are meeting this week in Kigali, Rwanda, for the 27th African Union Summit. On their agenda will be taking the next steps to establish a free-trade area that would include all 54 African countries — which could be up and running by the end of …

Globalization

Chinese businessman jailed for almost four years for hacking US military contractors

A Chinese national has been sentenced to three years and 10 months in prison for hacking American defense contractors to steal trade secrets. Beijing …

National Security