Chaos theory is a field of study in applied mathematics, with applications in several
disciplines including physics, economics, biology, and philosophy. Chaos theory studies
the behavior of dynamical systems that are highly sensitive to initi
Quotes on Randomness
Page 21: "I was devastated when the deal collapsed at the eleventh hour in the summer of 1996.
But the rejection proved to be a blessing. Because I had not been able to convince the doubters, I
decided to reposition the brand's image
Three-quarters of all adults say they would prefer watching movies at home rather than in a
theater, according to a Pew Research Center survey, up from 67% in 1994.
The survey finds that more than seven-in-ten adults (71%) watch at leas
Marketing in an Unpredictable World
In entertainment marketing, a sizable portion of revenue is typically generated by a small
number of blockbuster movies, best-selling books, and hit songs. But even talented experienced
executives acknowledge that predi
What do you get when you combine Lady Gaga and Goldman Sachs?
When I turn on the radio I hear the music symbolic of my generation. Supposed artists and role
models alike advocating quick pleasure, batches of promiscuous mates, and more than anything,
Implications of Watson
In effect, the game [Jeopardy] simply pulled back the curtain to reveal a glimpse into a
world of new potential.
The idea is that in the new world of Watson you shouldn't be asking, "What is our hardest
problem?" You should be askin
The morning after I arrived [in Milan], I decided to walk to the trade show, which was
only fifteen minutes from my hotel. I love to walk, and Milan is a perfect place for
walking. Just as I started off, I noticed a little espresso bar
Erno Rubik and his Moment of Inspiration
Studied architecture at the University of Budapest (technical) and when he finished he
started to teach at once. There was a special course at which he was lecturing which was
called Form Studies to create differen
Diane Von Furstenberg
Thought she was unattractive at an early age
o Was very insecure about her curly hair. Wears it curly now.
o Wanted to be a model after coming to America
o Went into fashion with the networking assistance of her husband and key figur
Wrestled in high school only starting sophomore year and won Texas State
Attended college then dropped out because he did not feel he was getting a real-world
After dropping out, he travelled the country
Convinced by fr