New study – baldness is a business advantage, men perceived as taller and stronger

From The Wall Street Journal: Men with shaved heads are perceived to be more masculine, dominant and, in some cases, to have greater leadership potential than those with longer locks or with thinning hair, according to a recent study out of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. …Men with shorn heads were even perceived as …

Learn more about the Affordable Care Act – summary of Medicare reforms

A summary from the White House:   *Note: Medicare is for the elderly and Medicaid is for the poor. Most of the controversy and supreme court discussion is around Medicaid, not the below Medicare.   Strengthening Medicare Nearly 50 million older Americans and Americans with disabilities rely on Medicare each year, and the┬ánew health care …

Twitter's edge is Big Data

Today Twitter announced that it purchased Backtype, a tiny company doing Big Data. The website says the company does “social media analytics” which is pretty much saying “Oprah sits on a couch.” It’s the buzzy-est of buzz words, but if you dig into this you find that the company doing things that everybody wants. Like …

Twitter’s edge is Big Data

Today Twitter announced that it purchased Backtype, a tiny company doing Big Data. The website says the company does “social media analytics” which is pretty much saying “Oprah sits on a couch.” It’s the buzzy-est of buzz words, but if you dig into this you find that the company doing things that everybody wants. Like …