Before we start to talk about the plans, goals and resolutions for the new year. It is important to take stock and review the outgoing year. This includes looking at the wins, the challenges, the mistakes, the areas for improvement and just appreciate how are you feeling at this time of the year.
I hope this finds you well rested. It's been a wild ride in 2015 and I know you must be exhausted.
The warmest year on record is drawing to a close with a flurry of good intentions and bad actions.
The world is becoming more and more globalized with multiple cultures crossing paths like never before. That trend is not going anywhere, it is on the rise. How we relate with each other and how we raise each other in this globalized world is the question
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Images can accomplish in a glance what we try to persuade others of every day. We, who fight to end global poverty and promote human dignity, can quickly get into the minutia of microfinancing in Iraq or improving food security in Togo - and that is important.
I'm not the type to make New Year's resolutions. Instead, I make resolutions year round, on a need-to basis. It feels arbitrary and artificial to me to do it just because it's a certain day of the year.
This was the year that someone finally found a way to use social media effectively by encouraging people to sacrifice a touch of dignity along with a bit of cash by dumping a bucket of ice cold water over their heads.
If you feel the desire to reflect on the year that was, here is a simple 10-minute way of celebrating and releasing 2014. Three simple questions for y...
There's a weird phenomenon that exists, and I think this year was the first time I've begun to recognize it: The more you learn, the more you realize that the number of things you know divided by the number of things you don't know is an infinitesimally small figure.
Like holiday gifts, year-end "Best of" lists present us with subjectively curated highlights constrained by the artificial receptacle of a calendar year and embellished by dazzling superlatives, parceling the events of the past twelve months into neat little packages around which we may easily wrap our minds.
Luckily, things like "Gangnam Style" and Miley Cyrus's tongue were overshadowed by some of the remarkable and bizarre things that swept in and made 2014 the year that it turned out to be.
Kudos to a valley in central Texas, settled about 15,000 years ago. This valley was an outstanding site for hunter-gatherers, the evolution of high school football and the discovery of child beauty pageants.
WHIAAPI is honored to share with you a number of memorable moments in 2014. Please check out some of our photo and video highlights from the year and tweet your favorites using the hashtag #WHIAAPI.
A few years ago, I joined a group of engineers at a hack-fest and afterwards, they invited me to join them for a three day start-up accelerator course...
When I look back on 2014, it will be hard not to view it as a year of loss. But my family found some positive things, too.