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Blog posts June 2013

Technology provides direction and meaning to our lives (really?)

Last week, I attended a meeting of small business owners where the topic was business leadership. The presenter introduced herself as somebody with decades of experience in that topic. Before the presentation, the speaker said it was her first time in that particular area of Denver, in spite of th…

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¿Hasta dónde llegará la confianza en la tecnología?

Francisco Miraval

La semana pasada asistí a una reunión de dueños de pequeños negocios para escuchar una charla sobre liderazgo empresarial. La presentadora, alguien con impecables credenciales y décadas de experiencia, confesó antes de comenzar su clase que esa era la primera vez que llegaba a l…

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Nothing plus a quarter gives me reason enough to celebrate

Francisco Miraval

According to a well-known tango, a period of 20 years is nothing. I agree with that point of view, but I must add that “nothing plus a quarter,” that is, 25 years, represents such an important segment in our lives that, for that reason, is something to celebrate. That is what I …

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Nada y un cuarto resulta algo digno de celebrar

Francisco Miraval

Según un conocido tango, veinte años no son nada. Estoy de acuerdo con esa apreciación, pero me apuro a añadir que nada y un cuarto (25 años) representan un segmento importante de la vida y, por lo tanto, digno de celebrar. Por lo menos, eso es lo que siento al celebrar esta sem…

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“The only constant is change”

Francisco Miraval

I recently visited one of those “locally owned and operated” shops, far removed from any franchise or national chain, where you can but both a coffee and a used book. Next to the register, glued to a jar, there was a small sign: “The only constant is change.”

That idea…

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“Lo único constante es el cambio”

Francisco Miraval

Recientemente entré a uno de esos pintorescos lugares, separados de cualquier franquicia o empresa nacional, en los que se puede tomar un café y comprar libros usados. Junto a la caja de ese negocio, pegado sobre una jarra, había un cartelito que decía “Lo único constante es el …

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Predicting the future is still a difficult task, even for experts

Francisco Miraval

I frequently speak with students and with community leaders about the possibility that around 2050 we humans will become trans-humans, that is, entities with holographic bodies and digital brains. Every time I mention that possibility, I receive the same answer: for different re…

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Predecir el futuro sigue siendo una tarea muy difícil

Francisco Miraval

Frecuentemente hablo con jóvenes y adultos sobre la posibilidad de que antes de mediados del presente siglo los seres humanos se transformen en trans-humanos, es decir, seres con cuerpos holográficos y cerebros digitales. Con la misma frecuencia, mis interlocutores me responden …

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