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Inventor, author Kurzweil to speak at Penn State
Centre Daily Times - Inventor and best-selling author Ray Kurzweil will speak at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Penn State’s Schwab Auditorium as part of the 2010-11 Student Programming Association Distinguished Speakers Series.

Kurzweil is the author of four national best-sellers including “The Age of Spiritual Machines” and “The Singularity is Near.” He is ranked No. 8 on Forbes Inc. magazine’s entrepreneurs and was named one of “16 Revolutionaries Who Made America” by PBS.

Among Kurzweil’s accomplishments is being the principal developer of the first CCD flat-bed scanner, omni-font optical character recognition system and print-to-speech reading machine for the blind.
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Posted 10/22/2010 12:10:05 PM | Permalink
NS Mayport Hosts Best-Selling Author
MayportMirror - Best-selling author and child-abuse survivor Dave Pelzer will speak during a special event on April 6 at NS Mayport Ocean Breeze Conference Center. Fleet and Family Support Center is sponsoring the event as part of its month-long recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Pelzer is the author of "A Child Called 'It'," his autobiography detailing his life as an abused child.

He nearly died several times by the hands of his mentally disturbed alcoholic mother. Pelzer's case was identified as one of the most gruesome and extreme cases of child abuse in California's then history. At age 12 Dave
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Posted 4/1/2010 12:04:37 AM | Permalink
Wolfgang Puck to Open Ritz-Carlton Restaurant
by Richard Guzmán, City Editor,LA Downtown News Online - DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck will add to his L.A. Live presence with a new restaurant set to open inside the Ritz-Carlton, the hotel announced today.

The chef, who also runs the Wolfgang Puck Bar and Grill at the $2.5 billion L.A. Live in South Park, will open WP24 by Wolfgang Puck on the 24th floor of the hotel. The restaurant will feature Asian fare, a wine cave and two private dining rooms.

“Given my longstanding relationship with the city of Los Angeles, it is an honor to continue my involvement with the renaissance of Downtown, especially L.A. Live,”
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Posted 3/2/2010 12:03:33 AM | Permalink
Motivational Speaker John Hersey To Unlock Leadership Secrets in Interview with International Best-Selling Author, John Assaraf (press release) -
Motivational speaker will sit down with The Secret's best-selling author and business coach, John Assaraf, to find out the real secrets behind his business coaching success.

Fountain Hills, AZ -- John Hersey, world-renowned motivational and leadership speaker, will delve into the secrets behind  John Assaraf's success in an exclusive, upcoming one-on-interview. An international best-selling author, speaker and entrepreneur, Assaraf's popularity as a motivational business coach landed him a cameo appearance in the highly-acclaimed book and movie, The Secret.

Assaraf is also the founder of OneCoach, a company committed to helping entrepreneurs and professionals grow their small business revenues so they can achieve
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Posted 12/29/2009 12:12:56 AM | Permalink
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T. Boone Pickens is calling it quits
T. Boone Pickens, the iconic oil and natural gas investor, is getting out of the business he helped shape since the 1950s. Pickens, 89, chairman of BP Capital Fund Advisors, announced in a letter that he is shutting the commodity and energy stock hedge ...

Texas tycoon T. Boone Pickens closing energy-focused hedge fund
The Seattle Times
The 89-year-old Pickens founded BP Capital in 1996 after building one of the country's biggest independent oil companies, Mesa Petroleum. Share story. By. EMILY SCHMALL. The Associated Press. FORT WORTH, Texas — Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens, who is ...

Austin American-Statesman

T. Boone Pickens selling unbelievable Panhandle ranch for $250 million
Austin American-Statesman
T. Boone Pickens liked quail hunting. So in 1971, he bought a few thousand acres in Roberts County in the Texas Panhandle, between Pampa and Perryton and a far piece from anywhere else. He stayed warm in small livestock feed house while he was hunting ...

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Texas tycoon T. Boone Pickens shutters energy hedge fund
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens, who is recovering from a series of strokes and a fall last year, said Friday that he is closing his Dallas energy-focused hedge fund after what he described as "one hell of a roller coaster ride." "It's no secret the past ...

T. Boone Pickens' $250 million Texas ranch ranks as one of the world's most expensive homes for sale
T. Boone Pickens' $250 million Texas ranch ranks as one of the world's most expensive homes for sale. By Fernando Alfonso III. Published 7:46 am, Monday, January 8, 2018. 5. T. Boone Pickens' $250 million dollar ranch says a lot about how the legendary ...

Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Dream Getaways: Dallas tycoon T. Boone Pickens puts iconic Texas ranch on market for $250M (slideshow)
Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
Editor's note: This is the latest installment of Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's new winter-only weekly feature — Dream Getaways — highlighting some of the most extravagant and expensive homes in warm-weather areas where Minnesotans migrate ...

Raider-turned-wildcatter T. Boone Pickens shuts hedge fund
Midland Reporter-Telegram
Legendary oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens is closing his hedge fund, saying oil trading has lost its luster. Instead, the onetime Texas oil wildcatter wrote Friday in a LinkedIn post that he wants to invest in "personal passions like promoting unbridled ...

Income Investors

This Stock Pays Billionaire T. Boone Pickens a 9.6% Yield
Income Investors
In the 1960s, he struck it rich searching for oil. In more recent decades, Pickens has found as much success inside the boardroom, both as a corporate raider and now as a hedge fund manager. Needless to say, the man swings a big stick in the industry ...

News Highlights: Top Energy News of the Day
Fox Business
The Trump administration pledged to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord without substantial changes, setting the clock ticking on tough talks with Washington's European allies. T. Boone Pickens Calls It Quits on Energy Trading. The Oklahoma oilman and ...

Police standoff ends, suspect found dead
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens, who is recovering from a series of strokes and a fall last year, said Friday that he is closing his Dallas energy-focused hedge fund after what he described as "one hell of a roller coaster ride ...
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