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The Long Bright Path to the Nobel Prize for LED Lighting

Researchers Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for “the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes, which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources.

Original Article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/07/the-long-bright-path-to-the-nobel-prize-for-led-lighting/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_php=true&_php=true&_type=blogs&_type=blogs&_r=0#prclt-OaBXi2MD

GE HR Exec: We need to think about the ‘stay interview,’ not the ‘exit interview’

At Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit in Laguna Niguel, California, top HR executives from General Electric and Facebook talked about key workplace trends with Time Inc. editors.

Original Article: http://fortune.com/2014/10/08/ge-hr-exec-we-need-to-think-about-the-stay-interview-not-the-exit-interview/#prclt-DSs9a1KI

Create a “fail fast” culture of innovation

While some might take issue with failure, a high tolerance for risk is one of the defining characteristics of many digital disruptors.

Original Article: http://blog.centurylinktechnology.com/2014/10/create-a-fail-fast-culture-of.html#prclt-k5kle2tQ

Technology Titans Lead Ranking of Most Valuable Brands

The “tech-ing” of Madison Avenue continues apace, according to the results of a closely followed annual report about how much brands are worth, as the brands of leading technology companies crowd the top ranks and increase substantially in value.

Original Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/09/business/media/tech-companies-lead-ranking-of-most-valuable-brands-.html?_r=0#prclt-scCZE19R

‘Lean In’ Isn’t Enough: Women’s Progress In Leadership Has Stalled

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book “Lean In” helped push female executives into the spotlight, but the numbers aren’t getting much better.

Original article: http://www.businessinsider.com/why-women-arent-getting-more-c-suite-jobs-2014-9#ixzz3GzvDhHvG