Many of you have heard the tragic news of Marina Keegan, the 22 year old who died in a car accident, shortly after her graduation from Yale University. If you haven’t already read her final column for the Yale Daily News, I suggest you do. She writes about life, and what Yale meant to her.
The military is focusing on robotic skeletons to help paralyzed soldiers walk again. The exoskeleton is a wearable robot that allows a wheelchair user to stand up and walk. It could be a game-changer for anyone who is a paraplegic. There has been a lot of focus on artificial and robotic hands and legs that move
As I have gone through life, I have come appreciate the “ripple effect” and how interconnected the world is. Every action or choice impacts many other people around you and around them. Most of us know the analogy of throwing a rock in a placid lake, where even a small pebble will make ripples. These
We lost one of the great business leaders and innovators of our lifetime. His sister’s eulogy captures his private life as a father, a husband and a brother. For me, Steve Jobs’ passing was the loss of a personal inspiration and an intense competitor (explained below). Everyone talks about Jobs’ amazing impact on various industries. And it’s true,
I love a story about overcoming challenges. They put life and the “possible” in perspective for all of us. One of my favorites involves a young football player whose story is still evolving today. The best overall college linebacker I have personally watched is Mark Herzlich. How good was he? Dominant. In 2008, his junior year, he
This weekend is the 10 year anniversary of the most tragic day in my lifetime: September 11, 2001. Like most, I will never forget where I was when it happened. I will never forget the chaos and the rumors that spread beyond the attacks on the Pentagon and Twin Towers. I remember the numb and
I recently spent time with a bunch of young nieces and nephews. I noticed how jealous they become of one another if one of the other kids receives a gift or more attention. They vie for attention to take it from the other kid. The oldest may try to take the toy away from the younger one; the