MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — LAST June, in an interview with Adam Bryant of The Times, Laszlo Bock, the senior vice president of people operations for Google — i.e., the guy in charge of hiring for one of the world’s most successful companies — noted that Google had determined that “G.P.A.
Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he formed Virgin Atlantic airline and the 1990s saw the arrival of Virgin Mobile and Virgin Trains.
Most people go though life not really getting any smarter. Why? They simply won’t do the work required. It’s easy to come home, sit on the couch, watch TV and zone out until bed time rolls around. But that’s not really going to help you get smarter.
Think JPM’s zero trading day losses in 2013 was impressive? Prepare to have your mind blown. The chart below shows the chart of daily net trading income by High Frequency Trading titan Virtu, taken from its just filed IPO prospectus.
There are plenty of monitoring tools on Linux or Unix-like systems that can provide information about your server: CPU load OS Name/Kernel version System load Disk and Network I/O Process Memory usage Mount point and much more.
Most startups fail. No entrepreneur wants to think that it’s his or her startup that’s going to fail. But the reality is, as Chris Dixon of Andreessen Horowitz wrote in his essay, “the default state of startup is failure.”
IBM just unveiled its annual 5 in 5 — five predictions about technology innovations that IBM expects will change the way we work, live and play within the next five years.
IBM has traded widely on the prowess of its cadre of supercomputers.
If you run a small or medium-size business, chances are you haven’t felt a need to invest in extensive customer data, relying instead on your well-honed intuition to help you hold your own against data-rich, bigger competitors.
It’s been some time, but i’ll give blogging in 2014 another try. We will see how it works out.