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México: líder de investigación científica en América Latina para 2018

México tiene el proyecto de retomar el camino para convertirse en referente internacional en materia de tecnología e innovación, hace unos días el …

Sebastian Thrun sobre el futuro de la enseñanza

<b>Foto:</b> <i>Sebastian Thrun, cofundador y director ejecutivo de la start-up de enseñanza en línea Udacity.</i><p>Sebastian Thrun ha ejercido numerosos oficios en …

Un neurocientífico descubre que es un psicópata en potencia

Es la historia del cazador cazado. O del científico que lleva a cabo tantas investigaciones que al final acaba convirtiéndose en su objeto de …

El truco del brazo peludo para distraer a clientes pesados

Si trabajas en algo relacionado con las industrias creativas, probablemente habrás vivido la siguiente situación más de una vez. Clientes que tienen …

Katie Couric: What I've Learned

Network news anchor, New York<p><i>Originally published in the January 2007 issue</i><p><b>It's a little harder than I thought it would be.</b><p>I felt a lot of pressure on Election Night. Some people out there are rooting for me to fail. But going in, I thought, I can do this, and when I finished, I thought, You know, …

Vultures

Francis Ford Coppola: What I've Learned

The 70-year-old director on meeting Gotti, wanting Scorsese to helm Godfather II, ignoring The Sopranos, and more (wine with Bill Cosby, anyone?)<p><b>When I was sixteen or seventeen,</b> I wanted to be a writer. I wanted to be a playwright. But everything I wrote, I thought, was weak. And I can remember …

Bill Cosby

What I've Learned: Leon Panetta

Secretary of Defense, 74, Arlington, Virginia<p><i>Published in the January 2013 issue</i><p><i>Panetta served eight terms in Congress and later became President Clinton's chief of staff. He was director of the CIA from 2009 through 2011, a period that included the killing of Osama bin Laden.</i><p><i>Interviewed November</i> …

Time I

John McCain: What I've Learned

Senator, 63, Washington, DC<p><b>Politics is an extremely rough game.</b><p><b>In prison,</b> my own vulnerabilities were made clear to me. My strengths as well as my weaknesses were made clear to me.<p><b>Seize the moment and be happy.</b><p><b>I have to choose my issues and priorities very carefully.</b> Because even though I now have …

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Clint Eastwood: What I've Learned

Actor, 78<p><i>Born in San Francisco and raised throughout northern California, Eastwood attended Los Angeles City College under the G. I. Bill and served as mayor of Carmel, California from 1986 to 1988.</i><p><b>In the first place,</b> I was taller than most kids in my classes. In the second, we were always moving. …

Clint Eastwood

What I've Learned: Albert Einstein

<b>Smoke like a chimney, work like a horse,</b> eat without thinking, go for a walk only in really pleasant company.<p>Certain people find everything boring.<p><b>I discovered that nature was constructed in a wonderful way,</b> and our task is to find out the mathematical structure of the nature itself. It is a kind …

Albert Einstein

George H.W. Bush*: What I've Learned

*and Barbara BushThe former president and his first lady on parachute jumping into your nineties, what's to like about Taylor Swift, and why they still won't forgive Jimmy Carter<p><i>Published in the January 2011 "Meaning of Life" issue</i><p><i>CLICK FOR MORE IN THE NEW WHAT I'VE LEARNED ARCHIVE >></i><p><b>GEORGE H.W.</b> …

George W. Bush

Robert De Niro: What I've Learned

As he approaches his seventies, the icon reflects on his Godfather days, his relationship to Marlon Brando, and why he'll never really retire<p><i>Published in the January 2011 "Meaning of Life" issue. Click here for more.</i><p><b>Those who say</b> don't know. Those who know don't say. That holds up over time.<p><b>So …

Jodie Foster

Apple fined $670k by Taiwan Fair Trade Commission over iPhone plan pricing

The Wall Street Journal reports that Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has fined Apple approximately US$670,000 for its attempts to influence phone pricing set by distributors and service providers in the region. According to a statement from the commission, Apple was forcing at least three carriers …

Apple awarded stocking full of patents, including heart monitor

US Patent and Trademark Office grants Apple 23 patents on Christmas Eve, perhaps most interestingly one for an embedded heart-rate monitor. That's for you, iWatch watchers.<p>The US Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple 23 patents, including one for an embedded heart-rate monitor that …

Christmas Eve

¿Por qué Obama no puede tener un iPhone?

<b>El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, confesó ayer públicamente que no puede permitirse usar un iPhone</b>. Y no por su precio, evidentemente, …

14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

38 ways to truly feel thankful this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favourite American holiday, because in its essence it’s an officially recognized celebration of that great universal truth: It’s …

Dance Hall

Crane's eye view of Shanghai - in pictures

A crane worker on the construction site of the Shanghai Tower, one of the highest spots in the city, is a prize winner in the Shanghai City Photography Competition. Wei Gensheng's views over Shanghai have become increasingly impressive as the building has continued to climb

Monument Valley