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Psychiatrist Bandy Lee: “We have an obligation to speak about Donald Trump’s mental health issues. . . . Our survival as a species may be at stake”

<b>Bandy Lee; Donald Trump (Yale/Getty/Mark Wilson)</b><p>“Malignant reality is taking hold” in American politics, says shrink who held conference on Trump’s mental health<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>May 25, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>President Donald Trump is a clear and present danger to the United States and the world.<p>He has …

Mental Health

Want to Be a Great CEO? Be a Great Product Manager First | Inc.com

There are many paths to becoming a CEO, some more beneficial than others. After all, getting there is important, but once you are in charge, <i>what</i> you do -- and <i>how</i> you do it -- is what matters the most.<p>One guy who knows is Gregg Johnson, the CEO of Invoca, the call intelligence company (they capture …

Product Management

Emerging LinkedIn Profile Trends to Maximize Your Success in 2017 | Inc.com

There were 45 billion page views from LinkedIn members during Q1 alone in 2016.<p>Two new members join LinkedIn every second.<p>Each month, 106 million unique users visit LinkedIn.<p>41% of millionaires use LinkedIn.<p>These stats, reported by LinkedIn's social media manager, Katy Elle Blake, provide ample …

Trends

How I Finally Got A Good Job -- By Breaking The Rules

Dear Liz,<p>I have been following your methodology closely. I just completed a job search that was harder than any other job search I’ve experienced.<p>I was fortunate enough to be asked to teach in a software development program in Italy for three months in 2015. I jumped at the opportunity.<p>I had been …

Employment

Fake news, a fake president and a fake country: Welcome to America, land of no context

<b>(Reuters/Lucas Jackson/Salon)</b><p>Donald Trump’s supporters have locked themselves in a “Matrix”-style simulated America — but they’re not alone<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>December 3, 2016 5:00pm (UTC)<p>How much of the “news” is fake? How much of reality is “real”? After an election cycle driven by lies, delusions and …

Political Science

11 science fiction adventures to escape into this Thanksgiving holiday

Here’s the scene: your family is coming in from all parts of the country for the big day. It’s great to see everyone, but you honestly would rather deal with them through Facebook this year. You need a quick and easy way to escape the crowd, so you power up your e-reader and jump into a new …

Science Fiction

Experts weigh in on how 5G could change the world

The promise of 5G includes faster internet, greater mobile connectivity for businesses, and the ability to take futuristic digital experiences like VR and AR mainstream. With such limitless potential, the question becomes just how 5G will change the way people use their devices.<p>To find out what’s …

Why Teams Fail: The C-Word

Silicon Valley is bubbling these days. Uber recently raised $3.5B (that’s right, that’s B for Billions). Almost 60% of San Francisco’s houses are now valued above $1M (fewer than 20% were just a few years ago). And the US National Basketball (featuring major Golden State Warriors players) just came …

Silicon Valley

7 Essential Moon Landing Stories From the TIME Archives

<i>In the more than four decades since a human first walked on the moon on July 20, 1969, hundreds of stories have been written about the lead up to the</i> …

Storm chaser's time-lapse tornado video is as gorgeous as it is terrifying

Storms chasers are a special breed of people. Upon a storm warning the natural reaction for most of us might be, "ACK, take cover." Not for storms …

These Excellent Animations Show Exactly How Turbochargers and Superchargers Work

Even if you're an engineer, you'll appreciate these visual explainers.<p>With forced induction quickly becoming the norm on today's cars, it's important to understand how it all works. Turbo- and superchargers are fairly simple devices in principle, but a good visual is sometimes the best way to show …

The Management Thinker We Should Never Have Forgotten

Gothenberg, Sweden, is a long way to travel from Boston for a breakthrough idea in management — especially one that is more than 40 years old. I made the journey to attend a health care confab where Don Berwick, the former head of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, based in Cambridge, …

The 18 Best Rick and Carl Memes

For the past five and a half years, AMC’s <i>The Walking Dead</i> has given us countless highs and lows, but none quite so high as the "Rick and Carl" meme. …

The Walking Dead