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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
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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
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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
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Motivational Speaker John Hersey To Unlock Leadership Secrets in Interview with International Best-Selling Author, John Assaraf
NewsReleaseWire.com (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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The Top 5 Buys of T. Boone Pickens' BP Capital
GuruFocus.com
BP Capital Fund Advisors, the hedge fund of legendary oil tycoon T Boone Pickens (Trades, Portfolio), released its second-quarter portfolio this week, listing 10 new positions. Citing poor health and deteriorating returns, Pickens announced in a letter ...

Texas Monthly

A Texan's Guide to the Best of Los Angeles
Texas Monthly
Even though Joyce Downing Pickens —one of T. Boone Pickens's 12 grandchildren—is an up-and-coming interior designer in L.A., the University of Texas grad still finds ways to feel close to her home state, even on the West Coast, where she has lived ...

Forbes

Natural Gas Price Spike May Be Looming
Forbes
T. Boone Pickens and a number of high-profile energy insiders concurred. ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil made large acquisitions of natural gas companies, betting on a future with much higher natural gas prices. Liquefied natural gas (LNG) import ...

Are Natural Gas Prices About To Break Out?
OilPrice.com
T. Boone Pickens and a number of high-profile energy insiders concurred. ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil made large acquisitions of natural gas companies, betting on a future with much higher natural gas prices. Liquefied natural gas (LNG) import ...

Forbes

Ninety Years Of Lessons Learned: T. Boone Pickens' Letter To The Class Of 2018
Forbes
I'm often asked for my advice and insights on leadership. And I give it in many forms – in speeches, on social media, and here on Forbes. And every May, I am especially keen to impart my near-90 years of experience to the next generation of aggressive ...

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 ...

New York Times

T. Boone Pickens, a Texas-Size Businessman, Calls It Quits
New York Times
Late last year, T. Boone Pickens was back at it, drilling for oil. On his 65,000-acre ranch in the Texas Panhandle, an expanse full of wildflowers and rolling hills, Mr. Pickens, 89, had erected a $6 million rig and started pumping fracking fluid into ...

CNBC

For sale: Boone Pickens' $250 million ranch. Take a look inside.
CNBC
Source: T. Boone Pickens Family Office. Boone's right-hand man, Jay Rosser, gave a tour of the ranch to CNBC's "Secret Lives of the Super Rich." Boone built the ranch from a 3,000-acre parcel of land he first acquired in the 1970s. It expanded over ...
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