Monthly Archives: January 2014

The World is Getting Better

“By almost any measure, the world is better than it has ever been. People are living longer, healthier lives. Many nations that were aid recipients are now self-sufficient. You might think that such striking progress would be widely celebrated, but in fact, Melinda and I are struck by how many people think the world is… Read More »

Ray Kurzweil of Google Predicts the Next 25 Years

Link to the source  Ray Kurzweil of Google Predicts the Next 25 Years: 2017: Self-driving cars “Google self-driving cars have gone half a million miles without human drivers on highways and city streets, with no incidents. Within ten years they will be ubiquitous. Humans have a fairly narrow field of view, these cars have sensors,… Read More »

Clean Your Mind

There’s an infinite number of things you can focus on. It’s important to keep a “clean mind” where everything is ignored except for your most important tasks. This means you need to say “No” often. The following are things that might be helpful to avoid: People who distract you Making long term obligations when unnecessary… Read More »