Jerome Shafir

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a brand-new company coming out of the HP separation. Here’s what it does, and why it matters. - Vox Creative

Hewlett-Packard came to symbolize Silicon Valley, even before the phrase existed. The company was founded by Stanford graduates in a Palo Alto garage, establishing an informal culture that was built for innovation. For more than 75 years, Hewlett-Packard helped define the technology of the times, …

Despite subscriber additions, carriers face growth questions

BusinessWire<p>As this site discussed earlier today, T-Mobile is expected to continue their reign as the “fastest-growing” carrier once Q2 results are released later this month.<p>Now, the Wall Street Journal notes that although analysts expect all major carriers (except Sprint) to continue overall net …

On the Red Couch with Author and Physician Deepak Chopra

Inside Flipboard / December 5, 2013<p>It’s not every day that red couch interviewees respond to our questions with quotes like, “Healing is the return …

How Important Is A Bee?

This is an alarming story, not because it ends badly. It's alarming because it ends well. It shouldn't have, but it did, and biologists (and especially conservationists) now have a puzzle to ponder.<p>The story begins in central China, in an apple-growing region called Maoxian County, near the city of …

George Clooney Through the Ages

Because this man did not just appear on this earth with silver hair and celebrity. As he told us in our new profile, he "came from somewhere."<p><b>As ubiquitous and universally beloved</b> as his face is now, it's easy to forget sometimes that Clooney's actually gone through plenty of different faces, in …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Right-wing garbage debunked: No, regulation doesn’t kill jobs

The right loves to warn that regulations will harm “job creators.” A new report explains why that’s nonsense<p>It's one of the oldest right-wing claims: "Excessive" regulation will harm job creators and kill the economy. But is it based on sound economics?<p>One new study, which examines this particular …

11 Super Herbs and Spices for Your Health

There’s a reason explorers traveled thousands of miles and crossed oceans for herbs and spices. Besides making cuisine more delectable, they’ve been long used to promote health and cure disease.<p>We’ve already covered the super foods you should consider, so this time we’ll take a look at the herbs …

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The threat from a modern global epidemic is real - especially in a connected world<p>Walk past the endless rows of vegetables, past the dozens of stalls selling every possible part of a pig and, at the centre of Cao Lanh city's market, a woman is doing a brisk trade in selling rats for food. Two cages …

How to Safeguard Liberty Through Discourse

What I told a group of college libertarians<p>Over the weekend, I spoke for about 40 minutes to a room of college students affiliated with the group Students for Liberty. The audience had me pegged as an independent who is friendly to spreading liberty but not an orthodox libertarian. So I appreciated …