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NOAA: US droughts are shrinking thanks to crazy weather
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released its newest State of the Climate report, and in it we see weather that was all over the place in January 2016, at some points being drastically different on one side of the country versus the other. Several anomalies were observed, but there’s good news among it all: this crazy weather, … Continue reading
The USAF wants to use the F-35 as a stealth scout plane
The F-35 Lightning II is the most advanced multirole fighter America's ever built. Problem is, that to maintain its stealth capabilities, it has to store all of its munitions within its body. This significantly limits the amount of damage it can deal...
Google will apparently release its own VR headset later this year
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How disagreeing with Steve Jobs landed one Apple manager a promotion
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BusinessInsider points us to an interesting and little-known story involving Steve Jobs and Donna Dubinsky. Though Dubinsky may not have the same level of name recognition as Jobs, she played an instrumental role at Apple back in the '80s and later helped spearhead the PDA revolution as both the CEO of Palm and one of the co-founders of Handspring.

In an interesting anecdote from the recently released book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the WorldAdam Grant relays how Dubinsky back in the mid-'80s put her job on the line when she went head to head with Jobs over Apple's plans to completely revamp its distribution strategy. While one might reflexively assume that disagreeing with Jobs was a surefire way to get belittled, the truth is that Jobs welcomed disagreement and original thought. In fact, many people close to Jobs have said that Jobs would often disagree with people in an underhanded effort to get them to convince him of an idea.

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