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Très profonde « Lettre ouverte au monde musulman » du philosophe musulman Abdennour Bidar. Abdennour Bidar est normalien, philosophe et musulman.

Très profonde « Lettre ouverte au monde musulman » du philosophe musulman Abdennour Bidar

Il a produit et présenté tout au long de l’été sur France Inter une émission intitulée « France-Islam questions croisées ». Il est l’auteur de 5 livres de philosophie de la religion et de nombreux articles. Cette lettre ouverte au monde musulman fait suite aux événements des jours passés, notamment l’assassinat de Hervé Gourdel. De nombreux musulmans ont manifesté leur indignation nécessaire et salutaire (en France et dans le monde, avec le mouvement #NotInMyName – « pas en mon nom »). Le retour du boomerang. Au-delà de la polémique électoralement intéressée, et assez indigne, sur les mesures de sécurité prises, ou mal prises, par le gouvernement, la classe politique, les médias, l’opinion elle-même devraient s’interroger sur leurs responsabilités de longue durée dans le désastre que nous vivons.

Le retour du boomerang

Celui-ci est le fruit vénéneux d’un enchaînement d’erreurs que nous avons commises depuis au moins les années 1970, et que nous avons démocratiquement validées dans les urnes à intervalles réguliers. Why Self-Actualization Is the Next Big Market  Imagine if in our drive to understand where markets are going we stopped looking at data and instead focused in on ourselves, our needs and our aspirations.

Why Self-Actualization Is the Next Big Market 

What kind of future would we see? In 1943, a psychologist named Abraham Maslow published a model of human needs which established a three-part hierarchy represented with a pyramid: a set of "basic needs" at the bottom, "social needs" in the middle, and "self-actualization" needs at the top. The pyramid begins with "basic needs". Taken literally, that means things like food, water, shelter and everything required for immediate survival. A broader but more useful interpretation for the modern world would include things like access to education, transportation, communication and information. Thatsinteresting_1971. Michel Bauwens : « Uber et Airbnb n’ont rien à voir avec l’économie de partage » Life advice upon turning age 30, from the president of Y Combinator.

With the unveiling last week of all 6,000 pages of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), fans of abstruse trade law can spend some time digging into the meaty goodness of tariff schedules and regulatory harmonization designed to boost trade.

Life advice upon turning age 30, from the president of Y Combinator

But there is one chapter health-care advocates are focused on—and they say it will likely make vital medicine more expensive in the poorer countries involved in the pact. The TPP was agreed to earlier this year by 12 nations including the US, Mexico, Canada, Japan, Vietnam, Peru, and Chile, and now awaits ratification; South Korea and Indonesia are expected to join in the coming years. Though the US in the end relented on some of its demands to protect its drug makers from competition—to the point where some US trade boosters threatened to pull their backing for the deal—the TPP still obliges signatory countries to accept many of the patent rules that help drug firms keep prices high in the US.

US drugs already have strong patent protections. How to Seize on the Single Greatest Global Shift in 5,000 Years. Big change takes us by surprise because it doesn't fit the pattern of the past.

How to Seize on the Single Greatest Global Shift in 5,000 Years

Yet, like the images hidden in an Escher print, once we see the pattern we never look at the world in the same way. What amazes me most when I talk to audiences and clients about the nature and the speed of change is that we are constantly blind-sided by the really big changes. Sam DeBrule. Don't waste a year at a company that you don't believe in.

Sam DeBrule

Before you join a startup, put yourself in the mindset of a Venture Capitalist. You want to make sure that your investment (time), has the chance of delivering massive returns. For you, this can take a few forms: learning valuable skills, building a strong network, fast-tracking career advancement, or making tons of money through stock options. Those outcomes are more likely to happen if you join a small company that grows to be a massive one. Into the Age of Context. Into the Age of Context I spent most of my early career proclaiming that “This!”

Into the Age of Context

Was the “year of mobile”. The year of mobile was actually 2007 when the iPhone launched and accelerated a revolution around mobile computing. As The Economist recently put it “Just eight years later Apple’s iPhone exemplifies the early 21st century’s defining technology.” Some Career Advice for Aspiring Tech CEOs. A shortened, better edited and with nicer pictures version of this post first appeared on TechCrunch.

Some Career Advice for Aspiring Tech CEOs

Il y aura d’autres Charlie tant que. Dear VCs: Should Startup Founders Blog? Does blogging kill unicorns?

Dear VCs: Should Startup Founders Blog?

Keith Rabois seems to think so. At first glance, his theory makes sense. 26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence. L'austérité, une politique inefficace et discréditée - Les Echos. Want to start the next billion dollar company? Look on Craigslist, says investor Jeremy Levine.

As massively disruptive as Craigslist has been -- particularly to the newspaper industry which has lost an estimated $5 billion in revenue to the online classified site -- it doesn't exactly impress in terms of design, software, or user experience.

Want to start the next billion dollar company? Look on Craigslist, says investor Jeremy Levine

Sure, its simplicity has always been part of its charm, and what it lacks in grace it makes up for in breadth of potential use cases. You Only Live Once, So Do It Warren Buffett's Way  "You'd get very rich if you thought of yourself as having a card with only twenty punches in a lifetime, and every financial decision used up one punch. You'd resist the temptation to dabble. 10 mistakes I’ve made so you won’t have to.

Here are 10 mistakes that I’ve made over the past 15 years that I thought I’d share. It’s in no particular order, though as I reflect on it there definitely seems to be a reverse timeline sort of thing happening, where the first part of the list refers more to the last five years and the rest of the list pokes at my mistakes earlier in my career. Numérique 1 – Emploi zéro ! Don’t Waste Your 20s at Google or McKinsey. Les 18 règles de vie du Dalai-Lama à méditer. For a Booming Economy, Bet on High Growth Firms, Not Small Businesses - Daniel Isenberg , and Ross Brown. By Daniel Isenberg and Ross Brown | 8:00 AM February 3, 2014 “Small business is the backbone of our economy.” President Barack Obama, August 17, 2010 “New businesses are the lifeblood of a healthy… economy.”

Stephen Hawking: 'Transcendence looks at the implications of artificial intelligence - but are we taking AI seriously enough?' - Science - News. Artificial-intelligence (AI) research is now progressing rapidly. 15 Things Highly Confident People Don't Do. Highly confident people believe in their ability to achieve. Notre civilisation est condamnée, selon une étude de la Nasa. Comme les Romains ou les Mayas avant nous, notre civilisation moderne et industrielle pourrait bien être condamnée à disparaître. C’est ce qu’assure une étude du Centre de vols spatiaux Goddard de la Nasa, rapportée par The Guardian. Ce n’est pas la première fois que l’on prédit la fin du monde. Mais cette fois-ci, ce sont des scientifiques qui avancent l’effondrement de la «civilisation industrialisée».

Mort de Gerard Mortier, directeur d'opéra, iconoclaste et visionnaire. Le Monde.fr | • Mis à jour le | Par Marie-Aude Roux. 37 Things You’ll Regret When You’re Old. Nietzsche : l'homme, l'oeuvre et les idées. Nietzsche revient à la mode. Il faut se méfier des modes : elles dénaturent tout.