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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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Fast Company wants to change kids' lives through tech
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Parkland school shooting survivors join St. Sabina peace march
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Tech entrepreneur and creative innovator was in Amsterdam tonight to help select and crown the winner of the Chivas Venture 2018 - Chivas Regal's global competition that gives away $1 million in no-strings funding every year to the world's ...

Time Out

Gun violence victims, celebrities join march and rally at St. Sabina Parish
National Catholic Reporter
Some came to see musicians Chance the Rapper, Jennifer Hudson and, or the student activists who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, or former congresswoman and gun violence survivor Gabby ...
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