A True Role Model: Lessons Of Success From Richard Sherman

A True Role Model photo by sashimomura

Joseph Milord takes us through some of Richard Sherman’s impressive off-the-field accomplishments.

Women Have Nothing on Men When it Comes to the Flu

man flu

Seems like you get sicker than your wife? Maybe you’re just extra manly.

Our Shrinking Prison Population

jail

New prison admissions in the US are at a 20 year low.

Help, You Need Someone: The Real Secret to Networking

help2

As Ken Goldstein points out, “networking is so bizarrely misunderstood, it boggles my mind.” He explains how to make it work for the long-term. (Hint: if you have to use the words “Hope you are well” in an email, you are already behind.)

Blind Indian Teen Takes on a Discriminatory Education System and Makes it to Stanford

kartik sawhney

Kartik Sawhney said, “The journey was discouraging at times. But it’s satisfying to have gotten into Stanford, which has a support system for visually-challenged students.”

Education: Free College Classes From Princeton, Stanford & More Online At @Coursera

Not every college course from prestigious schools has to clear out bank accounts. We show you how.

News: In Case You Missed It … (our November 6th webcast)

A summary of news items from our webcast It’s Komplicated on the Geekweek Network.

Could the Next Warren Buffett Be an Online Gamer?

Gamer

Want to become a successful businessman? Save the planet? Forget the MBA and download World of Warcraft instead.

The 10 at 10

Stanford

Stanford is your kid’s dream school, all the jobs are in Kentucky, and how to right wrongs.

Man of the Day: Dana Leong

photo by Mat Szwajkos courtesy Dana Leong

Leong has become one of the youngest faculty members of the Stanford music department (he was 16) and produced his distinctive jazz hip-hop fusion to widespread accolades.

The Death of the Liberal-Arts Education

Stressed student

No one majors in English or classics any more. It’s just not practical when you’re facing a pile of debt alongside your diploma.