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Bill Geist to Receive Marist College Lowell Thomas Award
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - Bill Geist, known for his humorous commentary and chronicling of America and Americans in his role as a correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, is the recipient of the 2007 Marist College Lowell Thomas Award. Geist will be honored at a luncheon at the University Club in Manhattan on September 27.

"Lowell Thomas knew how to tell a story, whether it was about his travels with Allenby in Palestine, his visit with the then-14 year-old-Dalai Lama, or average Americans across our nation," said Marist College President Dennis J. Murray. "Today, no one in broadcast journalism is a better story teller than
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Hidden Figures, Unsung: One Woman's Fight To Be An IBM Programmer In The 1970s
To give that context, the number of women at Facebook grew 4% from 2014 to 2017 while their employee base grew 43% [CNBC] Thomas Watson Jr./b>., CEO of IBM, personally committed to inviting and recruiting African-Americans to “white-collar” jobs in the ...

Investor's Business Daily

Thomas Watson Jr./b>. Powered IBM To The Top Of The Tech World
Investor's Business Daily
By the time Thomas Watson Jr./b>. stepped down in 1971, IBM's annual revenue was $7.5 billion (equivalent to $43 billion now). “He's a good example of how someone can be entrepreneurial inside an already existing company, a corporate entrepreneur,” Mike ...

The Providence Journal

Gallery: Celebrities at Rhode Island graduations
The Providence Journal
Graduation season is upon us. Here are some pictures Providence Journal photographers have caught of celebrities at graduations. [1/34]. Providence May 29th, 2011 - Actor Jack Nicholson receives an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts at the Two Hundred and ...


IBM Is Making Its Design Thinking Available to Clients, Says Its Design Chief
IBM has been an industry leader in pursuing great design for decades: the company's trailblazing CEO Thomas Watson Jr./b>., famously declared that “good design is good business,” and today, IBM employees some 1600 designers in 20 countries around the ...

Motley Fool

Here's IBM's Blueprint for Winning the AI Race
Motley Fool
Thomas Watson, Jr. was CEO of IBM from 1956 to 1971, during the period when the company bet on computers. One of his quotes sums up IBM's view of AI: "Our machines should be nothing more than tools for extending the powers of the human beings who ...

How UX startup Redd makes biz impact by making functionality, not aesthetics, its focus
Bengaluru-based digital design studio Redd is helping early-stage startups as well as large enterprises acquire, convert and retain their customers better. 'Good design is good business.' - Thomas Watson Jr./b>. For a long time in history, design was ...


Thomas J Watson Jr and the IBM 360 Fifty Years On
The first IBM System 360 was launched on 7th April 1964 and with it a new era of computing started - modular, upgradable and eventually a commodity item. The 360 architecture influences everything including software. Banner. It is difficult to ...

Greenwich Time

A home with a history
Greenwich Time
A Greenwich property now on the market gives potential buyers the opportunity to call home the former residence of the man Fortune magazine called "the greatest capitalist who ever lived." The 1938 brick Georgian at 11 Meadowcroft Lane, once owned by ...
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