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'Outlier' Writer Gladwell Dismisses Jobs
2012-06-11 09:59:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Famous and prolific writer Malcolm Gladwell (Blink, Outliers, The Tipping Point) took some time late last month to sit down at the Toronto Public Library Appel Salon for a bit of a public appearance. While there, he decided to express his opinions about the late Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs. Perhaps Gladwell knew what he was doing when he said Bill Gates – often seen as Jobs´ bitter rival – would be remembered in 50 years whereas...

2011-03-16 00:00:29

Bridging the Gaps with the New Metrics of Relative Influence and Sentiment Analysis, Soovox Puts Together a Jigsaw Puzzle for the Evolving Influence Measurement Industry San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 15, 2011 Soovox announced that it has launched a fresh Influence measuring site, http://SocialIQ.co/, a spin-off application from soovox.com to measure users' online social influence drawing on the key concepts of Malcolm Gladwell's Tipping Point, which describes how traditional off-line...

2010-09-10 11:49:14

What if there were a way to predict when a species was about to become extinct"”in time to do something about it? Findings from a study by John M. Drake, associate professor in the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology, and Blaine D. Griffen, assistant professor at the University of South Carolina, may eventually lead to such an outcome"”and that is only the start. Their study also has implications for understanding drastic, even catastrophic, changes in many other kinds of...

2010-06-25 09:04:00

CHICAGO, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Prosthodontists is pleased to announce The New York Times bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell as the Keynote Speaker at the 40th Annual Session of the American College of Prosthodontists on Nov. 3-6 in Orlando, Fla. As the College celebrates its 40th Anniversary, plan to attend the prosthodontic meeting of the year where Gladwell will share his insights during Thursday's Scientific Session keynote address, sponsored by...

2009-06-28 20:21:00

WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted author and journalist Malcolm Gladwell delivered the opening keynote address to kick off the 30th annual National Educational Computing Conference (NECC). He spoke to a capacity crowd of thousands of educators at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. His presentation focused on creating meaningful learning environments and included examples from diverse disciplines such as economics, sports, and literature as well as teaching. "When it comes to...