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In Case You Missed: T-Pain and the Know Nothing Know-It-Alls

I get lulz imagining Sean Hannity back at FOX studios showing Bill O’reilly and Glenn Beck how he tricked T-Pain. I got even greater lulz at the 14 second mark.

Two observations: 1. To avoid an argument, you can just say someone’s “oblivious”  instead of calling them “stupid” .

2. Jay smooth has a magic beard.   

via Illdoctrine


Micheal Jordan Gets Inducted in Hall of Fame

There’s no i in team, but there’s an i in win.

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

-Micheal Jordan

The paradox of Choice

This is so friggin true. I can relate to this alot; sometime if there are too many options after I choose, I think about the option I could’ve picked instead. Do we have too many options?

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Hans Rosling: New insights on poverty and life around the world

This video is a bit old, but its content is still cutting edge. I’m one of those people who just found out about TED a few weeks ago. Shame on me.

Red Bull Music Academy – Video Archive – Just Blaze

In depth (and long) Just Blaze interview, he discusses a lot of aspects of the music industry and how he separated himself from the crowd.

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Randy Pausch Lecture: Time Management

Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch gave a lecture on Time Management at the University of Virginia in November 2007. Randy has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and Doctors have given him a limited time to live. VERY GOOD LECTURE.

Here’s an example of the Steven Covey quadrant he was talking about:

Dying Professor’s Last Lecture

Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch, who is dying from pancreatic cancer, gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium. In his moving talk, “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams,” Pausch talked about his lessons learned and gave advice to students on how to achieve their own career and personal goals. For more, visit http://www.cmu.edu/randyslecture.

“Journeys” are special University Lectures in which Carnegie Mellon faculty members share their reflections on their journeys — the everyday actions, decisions, challenges and joys that make a life.