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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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Bitcoin, Bluffs and T. Boone Pickens
(Institutional Investor); Lone Star rising: A historic oil boom in the Permian basin is pushing U.S. production to record levels (Fortune); The 300 secrets* to high stock returns (Chicago Booth Review); T. Boone Pickens on selling the ranch (Texas ...

Texas Monthly

T. Boone Pickens on Selling the Ranch
Texas Monthly
“This couldn't be any more T. Boone Pickens,” says Chrysta Castañeda, who joins us on the tour. She's an attorney who represented Pickens in a 2016 breach of contract lawsuit in which a jury awarded him $145.3 million. “It's everything you love, in 110 ...

The anti-Reagan of US diplomacy
Las Vegas Sun
That's been true whether it's the Plaza Hotel, Stormy Daniels and now the “ultimate deal” with Pyongyang. Oilman T. Boone Pickens had the smartest line on this Monday when he tweeted: “Negotiating advice 101. When you want to make a deal real bad you ...

Dallas News (blog)

See T. Boone Pickens' 90th birthday party, and well wishes by Garth, Staubach, Switzer and Strait
Dallas News (blog)
The color of the day wasn't purple but Oklahoma State University bright -- not to be mistaken for UT's burnt -- orange as nearly 500 partygoers toasted the 90th birthday of legendary oilman T. Boone Pickens. They transformed the swank Dallas Country ...

An Oil ETF to Invest Like T. Boone Pickens
The ETF is named after legendary oil investor T. Boone Pickens. Toby explained how the ETF reflects Boone's investment philosophy for profiting from the US energy revolution. Unlike most energy ETFs, BOON assumes a more comprehensive view of energy ...

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

T. Boone Pickens celebrates 90th birthday in Dallas
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
DALLAS >> Before December 2016, when he was staggered by the first of what would be multiple strokes, T. Boone Pickens was among the busier and more vibrant 88-year-olds on the planet. The Tulsa World reports five days a week, there were 6:30 a.m. ...

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

T. Boone Pickens Celebrates 90th Birthday in Style in Dallas
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Before December 2016, when he was staggered by the first of what would be multiple strokes, T. Boone Pickens was among the busier and more vibrant 88-year-olds on the planet. The Tulsa World reports five days a week, there were 6:30 a.m. ...


The Great T. Boone Pickens Turns 90
It's not every day that someone turns 90 years old, but the great T. Boone Pickens can add his name to that list. Even though his party was this past Saturday, Boone turned 90 years old today and it never looked better. For the past few days, Twitter ...
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