"The Business of Innovation" TV special
I've been glued to CNBC for the past two nights, trying to make sense of that unexplained global sell-off in the world equity markets that started in China and ended with a 416-point plunge in the Dow. Anyway, while watching Jim Cramer on "Mad Money" and the traders on "Fast Money," an advertisement from CNBC about a new series on business innovation caught my eye. Apparently, Maria Bartiromo is hosting a five-part series called The Business of Innovation starting on March 4:
The Business of innovation is a series of 5 one-hour programmes
produced by CNBC, the worldwide leader in business news, which explores
in-depth the most important topic in the business world today -
Innovation. Each program will explore a different aspect of Innovation
using CNBC's global newsgathering capabilities, well-known current and
former CEO's and innovation experts to dissect the topic and provide
guidenace for viewers seeking to innovate in their own organizations. The series is hosted by award-winning journalist Maria Bartiromo, who calls the programmes "...ground breaking in scope".
The series on business innovation sponsored by IBM looks promising. After kicking off with "Innovators and Iconoclasts," the series continues with "Revolution & Evolution," "New Tricks and Old Dogs," "People and Technology," and "Loners and Teammates."
[image: Maria Bartiromo on CNBC]
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In his final years, Martin Luther King, Jr. become increasingly focused on the problem of poverty in America.
- Despite being widely known for his leadership role in the American civil rights movement, Martin Luther King, Jr. also played a central role in organizing the Poor People's Campaign of 1968.
- The campaign was one of the first to demand a guaranteed income for all poor families in America.
- Today, the idea of a universal basic income is increasingly popular, and King's arguments in support of the policy still make a good case some 50 years later.
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- Many an otherwise-worthwhile argument has been derailed by logical fallacies.
- Sometimes these fallacies are deliberate tricks, and sometimes just bad reasoning.
- Avoiding these traps makes disgreeing so much better.
For Damien Echols, tattoos are part of his existential armor.
- In prison Damien Echols was known by his number SK931, not his name, and had his hair sheared off. Stripped of his identity, the only thing he had left was his skin.
- This is why he began tattooing things that are meaningful to him — to carry a "suit of armor" made up the images of the people and objects that have significance to him, from his friends to talismans.
- Echols believes that all places are imbued with divinity: "If you interact with New York City as if there's an intelligence behind... then it will behave towards you the same way."
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