Domingo, 1 de Junho, 2014


Jon Favreau (2014), Chef

… e um tipo já nem dá por isso.

MegaJump-40-Million

Dizem-me que isto era coisa para dar dinheiro com publicidade, mas… não quero viver acima das minhas possibilidades.

Business School, Disrupted

If any institution is equipped to handle questions of strategy, it is Harvard Business School, whose professors have coined so much of the strategic lexicon used in classrooms and boardrooms that it’s hard to discuss the topic without recourse to their concepts: Competitive advantage. Disruptive innovation. The value chain.

But when its dean, Nitin Nohria, faced the school’s biggest strategic decision since 1924 — the year it planned its campus and adopted the case-study method as its pedagogical cornerstone — he ran into an issue. Those professors, and those concepts, disagreed.

The question: Should Harvard Business School enter the business of online education, and, if so, how?

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N.S.A. Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images

The National Security Agency is harvesting huge numbers of images of people from communications that it intercepts through its global surveillance operations for use in sophisticated facial recognition programs, according to top-secret documents.

The spy agency’s reliance on facial recognition technology has grown significantly over the last four years as the agency has turned to new software to exploit the flood of images included in emails, text messages, social media, videoconferences and other communications, the N.S.A. documents reveal. Agency officials believe that technological advances could revolutionize the way that the N.S.A. finds intelligence targets around the world, the documents show. The agency’s ambitions for this highly sensitive ability and the scale of its effort have not previously been disclosed.

… do PSD durante a sucessão de líderes de Barroso a Passos Coelho, passando por Santana, Mendes, Menezes e Ferreira Leite, que fez as delícias e ajudou enormemente ao sucesso do engenheiro?

Tanto gel e tanta laca deram-lhe cabo do neurónio menmónico?

Esqueceu-se do seu próprio papel, que em certa medida se pode considerar à altura de Tyrion Lannister?

O porta-voz do PSD, Marco António Costa, acusou hoje o PS de ser um “foco de instabilidade” na política nacional, considerando que se assiste no maior partido da oposição à versão portuguesa da “Guerra dos Tronos”.

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(c) Francisco Goulão

Portas antevê consequências «sérias» e prepara «opinião definitiva»

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