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Why Some People Are Great at School, But Only So-So at Life

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Originally posted on also.roybahat.com

Years ago, I had the experience of meeting Donald Trump. I worked in city government in New York and he wanted to buy a building from the city. (He pitched poorly, and totally misread his civic nerd audience, telling us over and over how Britney Spears had a whole floor of rooms at his hotel….)

He did say one thing that’s stuck in my mind ever since:

Museum of Science: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

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Originally posted on Youtube.

Mike Bloomberg gives a gift to the Museum of Science, Boston to create the William and Charlotte Bloomberg Science Education Center in honor of his parents.

 

Without more Women in Technology, the Year 2050 Could be our Most Backward in a Century

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Originally posted on the Telegraph

By BECKY PLUMMER
SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER AT BLOOMBERG

From pacemakers to personal computers and the internet, there is no doubt that there has been more technological advancement in the last century than ever before in history.

Yet many of us struggle to think of an innovation pioneered by a woman.

What if There Were More Women in Tech?

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Originally posted on BBC.com

Becky Plummer, senior software engineer, Bloomberg

"The reality is that there is no shortage of innovations pioneered by women - not least the handheld syringe (Letitia Geer), gas central heating (Alice Parker), residential solar heating (Dr Maria Telkes), Kevlar (Stephanie Kwolek), and even the foundations for wi-fi (Hedy Lamarr).

Bloomberg Philanthropies: INDIA SMART CITIES MISSION

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.org

Urbanization in India is occurring at a breakneck pace. Its cities are expected to grow from 340 million people in 2008 to 590 million by 2030. The speed of growth in cities poses huge challenges, but also offers big opportunities.

Bloomberg's Rebecca Reeves featured at Grounds for Sculpture Education Gallery Exhibition: Members' Musings 2016

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Originally posted on Grounds for Sculpture

Bloomberg Global Data's Rebecca Reeves, whose art is featured in a Grounds for Sculpture exhibition. Her art is called "Gathering," and the work is made of a mini crystal chandelier, china, thread, industrial felt, and an antique frame.

Bloomberg D4GX 2016 Keynotes: How Big Data Can Be a Tool for Good (Or Evil)

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

Can city governments use data analytics to help improve the lives of citizens? That was the question presented to attendees at Bloomberg’s annual Data for Good Exchange conference on Sunday, September 25, 2016, and the answers weren’t always easy to hear.

CBRE: “We Empower People to Grow”

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At CBRE, we’ve been developing a truly global learning and development platform – a direct reflection of the company’s culture of inclusion and the role CBRE plays as a leader in the business community.

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