Collective Evolution
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3. The Gambler Gamble your time and money away. Take lots of risks without a strategy, and end up with nothing to show for it. 4. The Controller Over-achieve. Get addicted to taking on more than you can chew just so you can conquer the challenge, and find that you're essentially alone in your accomplishments. 5. The Sloth Get bogged down in minutia. Stay at the ground level, thinking small without a solid plan for long-term growth. 6. The Copy Cat Skim the surface. Focus on creating at the surface level so you keep creating the same stuff over and over. 7. The Passivist Try to please everyone. Get pulled in a million directions by the people around you, and lose yourself in the process. 8. The Theorist Live in your head. Create lots of theories, and never find a way to translate what's in your head into something of real-life value. 9. The Glutton Over-consume life.
Politico
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Autocar
15 days
For now we’ll focus on the minutia of the cooking options, available in the now timeworn S, SE, SE Technology, SE L and Laurent & Klement trim levels, and starting at £17,055.The good news for bargain hunters is the standard-to-all-models adoption of the latest generation of infotainment system, the upgrade bringing with it not only a better class of touchscreen, but also a SmartLink software upgrade that makes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available at entry-level.Most UK buyers will leapfrog that prospect though and plump for either the SE or SE Technology. The latter gets the desirable navigation system and wi-fi hotspot capacity that marks it out as our range pick – although the range-topping Laurent & Klement is still distinguished by an uprated 9.2in display and Canton sound system.
The Huffington Post
17 days
We'll skip the minutia and leave it at high, high-level concepts for now: Harassment can include physical behavior (inappropriate touching, hitting, etc.), verbal behavior (teasing, lewd comments, etc.) and direct actions (work assignments, dismissals or threats of termination, etc.) Got it? 1,000 foot level. Let's descend a bit to talk about verbal harassment. Some things would be considered harassment regardless of the gender, ethnicity, religion or orientation of the target. If I make a point of loudly addressing one of my staff as "Dumb F***" and pile onto that with abusive language every time I give them instructions both in private or publicly, that's not okay. (All right, I'm wandering into hostile work environment land a little bit, but hang with me, we're not going to get sucked into that level of minutia here.) If that member of my staff quits and files for unemployment, I promise you, I'm going to have a hard time explaining my behavior to a judge on that.
Sky News
24 days
.. secretary, I should say, and has got reprieve for the United Kingdom. But I think to myself, the British bomber that went over there, you can see the anomalies. It is just a mess. I wish he had a bit of Theresa May about him, taking time, thinking things through, looking at the minutia I before enacting the policy.
Antiwar.com News
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Every once in awhile, the CIA gets its hands on a hard drive just full of data on American citizens, including millions of pages of text, videos and large amounts of photographs. So irrespective of long-standing prohibitions on the CIA spying on American citizens (apart from some very limited exceptions) they obviously are going to go through those documents. Today, the CIA released a declassified version of the procedures for handling the private data of American citizens. Unsurprisingly, this leaves open a lot of questions, with a lot of the rules detailing the minutia of the manner in which they search bulk data. The main talking point, which the CIA presented as a significant step , is that it defines actually which CIA employees are allowed to conduct searches of the bulk data they have, and that they actually need a reason to justify carrying out such a search.
Ars Technica
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Ars Technica
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TIME - Top Stories
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Ruptly TV
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US President-elect Donald Trump announced that he will be handing over control of his business empire to his two sons, Donald Jr and Eric, at a press conference in New York on Wednesday. Trump announced that lawyer Sheri Dillon and a team the firm Morgan Lewis are currently working on a framework to ensure that there are no conflicts of interest. "I understand they don't want presidents getting tangled up in minutia; they want a president to run the country", Trump said, but added that he could run continue to run his business if he wanted to. Video ID: 20170111 032 Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: cd@ruptly.tv Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly
The Huffington Post
a month
Therefore, our minds, so to speak, often have minds of their own. There is research pointing to the extent to which the viewing public is hijacked, unawares, into to the deluded thinking that comes with celebrity dynamics. From hours of viewing our favorite TV shows, listening to our favorite podcast, or following our favorite social media star, we have made decisions and taken for fact many un-factual things. After repeatedly tuning into the reality TV show of the time: from Survivor, to Lost, to the Biggest Loser, to the coast-to-coast Housewives shows, to the new Celebrity Apprentice, our brains are bathed in this unreal "reality look-alike" genre. Water cooler fare is now consumed with the minutia of the unreality, from Kim & Kanye to our favorite "housewife" to [fill in the latest bachelor & bachelorette here]. In the context of worshiping celebrities in ways that find us blind-sighted, there is actual research on the topic.
The Huffington Post
2 months
I don't know if society will ever glorify the "smart kids" as much as the athletes (not that they are mutually exclusive). As a result, I try to focus my efforts on showing students that programming is an incredible opportunity. My career day speeches do not focus on the minutia of being a scientist, but rather all of the opportunities that a career in science provides: good pay, flexible work schedule, etc. Combine that with the fact that you can be doing rewarding work that allows you to solve challenging problems and it becomes a very attractive option. I also highlight the need for people in CS who also have an interest in story-telling, art, games, nature, and/or biology (among others). As a final note, I have decided to share with you all that I am nervous about writingabout this topic. I wish it wasn't the case, but I am. And the reason is because people can get angry that there are special programs to encourage women and minorities to go into CS.
Politico
2 months
LeMay called the settlement “the greatest defeat in our history” and told JFK that only a successful overthrow of Castro’s regime could salvage the setback. A lesser president might have heeded his generalsadvice. But Kennedy—who was “absolutely shocked” by the joint chiefssuggestion, according to a friend—had evolved. *** Historians differ widely in their appraisal of John F. Kennedy, but most would concur that he was “like, a smart person.” During his brief time in office, he showed a capacity for intellectual and moral growth. But, as the Bay of Pigs example shows, even smart presidents need to be informed and engaged, and concern themselves with the minutia of foreign policy. Kennedy’s successful leadership during the Cuban Missile Crisis demonstrates that it wasnt a case of disregarding “the experts” who failed him the year before. Rather, he matched their expertise—and that of the authorities from State, Treasury, Justice and Defense—and in so doing was able to engage them as an informed equal.
The Huffington Post
3 months
Think about the lyrics to Gotye's catchy pop ballad: "Now and then I think of when we were together...Now you're just somebody that I used to know." 3. Focus on yourself When you're married, you're naturally interested in absolutely everything about your spouse, from dinner-time discussions of "how was your day?" to his/her latest accomplishments at the gym. Now, after spending so many years as part of a "we," concentrate on defining your "me." Stop worrying about the minutia of your spouse's life and shift that concern to your new, unmarried existence. Think about ways you can improve your career, your fitness level, your social life, your relationship with your kids, etc. Make plans and use your network to help you achieve your new goals. If you're a Baby Boomer, your children are probably busy creating their own lives. While it's fine to help them out when you can, makes sure to carve out ample time for your own personal development.
The Huffington Post
3 months
Involving the new leaders early and often will decrease the chances that the company's overall worth would be negatively impacted by the departure of key personnel such as the business owner. Integrate Depending on the size of the business, the policies and procedures that have been implemented for years should be integrated across the board from department to department, and business to business. While elementary in principal, such a small step can ensure that with the exiting owner's departure, the next generation can focus on the growth of the business and not the minutia. Any transition is going to have its bumps in the road, but bulletproofing the simple matters by way of integration, will clearly aid in minimizing the unknown for all parties. Invest Over the years, in order to grow a successful business, business owners such as Mr. Trump have not only been the recipient of good fortune but have also invested time, energy, and finances into their business.
Politico
3 months
And I think he’d be happy to do that. It’s less work for him. He says he’s a hard worker, but he really prefers to watch a lot of TV and eat hamburgers. And I dont think this is going to be an energetic presidency where he’s getting his fingers deep into the minutia of policy details. So I think he’d happily defer to the Congress. Blair: He will be looking at—let’s see, what is it—435 people who have not small egos because they wouldnt have run for election if they did, not modest types, who might have their own idea about things. And he’s not used to working with 435 egos that are pretty darn strong, so it could be interesting. Kruse: Let me just ask you this to end. When you were working on your books, was there any part of you that thought he could take it to this point? O’Brien: Absolutely not in my case, no. Barrett: I thought it was more likely that they would lock him up.
BoingBoing
4 months
In 2009, illustrator Florent Chavouet decided to shrug off city life and get lost somewhere off the beaten path. Way off the beaten path. Stating, “The country [Japan] claims more than four thousand islands. But I only know two," as reason enough and taking pencils in hand, Chavouet traveled to the smallest, most isolated island he could find: the small fishing island of Manabeshima. A good travel diary is built on unfamiliar, sometimes incomprehensible scenes brought to life by the ability of its author to paint pictures in the readers' minds. He or she must make both the physical and cultural descriptions of a place and its people understandable, and relatable. In lovely, delicate colors, Chavouet does exactly that. Whether it is by detailing the furnishings and artifacts layered in a photographer’s home or in the odd and surprising detritus cluttering up the local post office, the author shows us all the minutia of daily life on this tiny island.
TIME - Top Stories
4 months
So too the film caliber employed by directors and cinematographers, the parameters of the theaters we view films in, or the formats in which they're eventually brought into our homes. Even bookmakers obsess over the seemingly mundane but subtly impactful minutia of font types, or the tactile feel of different paper stocks. It's also possible to overreach, to see older games harmed by ratcheting up the screen pixel count. Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim Special Edition , a PS4 Pro enhanced game that five years ago boggled the mind with its lofty peaks and steaming rafts of clouds, has an uncanny valley problem at 4K. Geometric primitives and repetitive distant textures obscured by lower resolutions on older systems now can't be ignored, lifting a veil that shouldn't have been. Skyrim , even in its newly remastered form, feels more mysterious and otherworldly as something running at 720 or 1080p and 30 frames per second.
The Sun Daily - Food
4 months
Despite the fact serious roasters turn their noses up at Starbucks, Japan has come a long way since the smoke-filled dives of the 1980s bubble era, which served coffee with antiquated percolators – though many still survive. Coffee sales have long outstripped those of green tea and hip new hangouts with latte artists sprouting up in Tokyo and across Japan could easily be mistaken for New York or London. "Definitely there is an intense interest in the minutia of coffee-making in Japan," said American Scott Conary, one of the judges at the Japan Barista Championship. "You're seeing more cafés with better skills and better coffee." While Japan's highly ritualised tea ceremony is increasingly seen as a remnant of a bygone age, Ishitani doesn't take his art too seriously. "I don't think it's necessary to drink coffee as reverently as we do tea," he said. "Just knock it back – it's really something that's there to help the conversation flow." — AFP
Den of Geek
4 months
Mistakes and Minutia: You dont see her face, but that shadowy Romulan commander is Sela, aka Denise Crosby’s third bite of the cherry. Although here she’s got Crosby’s voice, but is actually played by Debra Dilley, a Denise Crosby lookalike with her face obscured by darkness (which seems like overkill. With her face that obscured she could’ve been a Jonathan Frakes double in a wig and no-one would’ve noticed.) Time Until Meeting: No meetings in this one. No wonder it feels off. Captain's Log: I enjoyed this one, even though it wasnt especially Trek -like. Like okay, even further than that, it’s the Manchurian Candidate with bumpy foreheads. But that gave the episode such a weird tone that it was hard not to be gripped by it - having a couple of guest stars and leaving heavily on Chief O’Brien meant that any one of the characters could’ve died so I never felt like it was inevitable that Geordi would get stopped before the end.
The Huffington Post
4 months
Your dream should do the same for you. Your big audacious dream should attract a tribe of supporters and believers who will spread the word, shout your praises - and let you know when you're a little off track. Your vision should also help reset your priorities when you're feeling overwhelmed or lost in a sea of minutia. When you're ready to move beyond the daily grind in your business, start with a big, bold vision of where you want to be and where you want your company to be. Once you get that picture clear - in lush and vibrant detail - use that vision to set your quarterly or monthly goals. Then, whenever things get tough, step back and refresh yourself by focusing on your dream and deciding on one step you can take today to get closer to that future. Looking for more help on connecting your vision and dreams to growth strategy? Download a Growth Strategy ToolKit from CFO on Speed Dial .
Sky News
5 months
Hard to save precisely what grounds he would have had as often as the case but the nature of these kinds of exposés. Secret filming has been involved in the nature of editing and the like is never entirely clear. Mr job less time than Sam Allardyce, take a step back and take a technicality, minutia, and detailed, it's just did not stack up.
Den of Geek
5 months
No, no, it’s okay, we’ll boldly go somewhere next week. Mistakes and Minutia: Crusher and Troi were denied the chance to use swords in this episode because they were women and it was important to be historically accurate in this spaceship time-travel fantasy show. Ironically they were the only cast members who already had sword training. Who’s That Face?: Clive Revill plays (Sir Guy of Gisbourne) but he’s also the original voice of Emperor Palpatine in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back . Dont check your DVDs, though – he’s since been redubbed by Ian McDiarmid. Still, he’s one of a few people with credits in both Star Trek and Star Wars . Time Until Meeting: There’s no meeting per se, but let me remind you this whole episode is framed by a symposium, which is just a fancy word for meeting. Captain's Log: I mean there are crazy episodes, there are CRAZY episodes, and then there’s whatever this is, which is the kind of episode that you imagine mostly exists so that the actors dont go stir crazy and can maybe pad out their resume in case the bottom falls out of the Star Trek industry.
Mashable
5 months
Three seasons, 79 episodes and a world of Trekian minutia. That's what the Star Trek The Original Series (TOS) generated from 1966 until its untimely cancellation in 1969. Of course, Star Trek never really left us or the screen. Over the last five decades, it's appeared in cartoon, numerous films, spin-off series, print games and more. Now, the show's fiftieth anniversary (the official date is September 8) is being celebrated in stamps , books , live experiences , restorations , a new series and even a moving documentary dedicated to one of the series most illustrious creations: Mr. Spock. While the documentary film, For the Love of Spock, which was written and directed by Nimoy's son, Adam, is primarily a look back at the life and career of the late Leonard Nimoy , it's a Trek film at its core and features interviews with numerous Star Trek stars and devotees, including Seinfeld actor Jason Alexander. Read more... More about Leonard Nimoy , Star Trek , Jason Alexander , Entertainment , and Tv