Bisa Butler: Portraits – Temporary Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago

Bisa Butler is an American fiber artist born in 1973 that is known for her vibrant, quilted portraits celebrating Black life – from everyday people to notable historical figures. Her quilts present an expansive view of history through their engagement with themes such as family, community, migration, the promise of youth, and artistic and intellectual … Continue reading Bisa Butler: Portraits – Temporary Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago

Book Review: Hyper-Learning – How to Adapt to the Speed of Change

The book is written by Edward D. Hess, who is a professor of business administration and Batten Faculty Fellow at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. His professional experience includes twenty years as a business executive and eighteen years in academia. As stated by the author, the Digital Age will raise the question … Continue reading Book Review: Hyper-Learning – How to Adapt to the Speed of Change

‘Monet in Chicago’ – Temporary Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago

Claude Monet (1840-1926) led a group of artists that used to left the studio to work outdoors and capture scenes from modern life. Together, these artists became known as the Impressionists, and their work seemed shockingly crude to many contemporary viewers back in those years, even though its ‘impressionistic’ effect was the result of careful … Continue reading ‘Monet in Chicago’ – Temporary Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago

Book Review: Analytics Stories – Using Data to Make Good Things Happen

The book is written by Wayne L. Winston, Professor Emeritus of Decision Sciences at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Professor Winston also wrote the book Operations Research – Applications and Algorithms, which is one of the most important books within the Operations Research field. He currently teaches Sports Analytics at Indiana University, … Continue reading Book Review: Analytics Stories – Using Data to Make Good Things Happen

Book Review: Data Driven – An Introduction to Management Consulting in the 21st Century

The book is written by Jeremy David Curuksu, who is a data scientist, management consultant, and researcher. He worked at the strategy firm Innosight, at the Chief Analytics Office of IBM, and at Amazon Web Services. He holds a PhD in bioinformatics and was a research scientist for 6 years in applied mathematics at the … Continue reading Book Review: Data Driven – An Introduction to Management Consulting in the 21st Century

Book Review: Learning to Unlearn – Transforming Higher Education

The book is written by Pablo Rivas, who is the founder and CEO of Global Alumni – the first Spanish-American ed-tech company specializing in supporting the world’s best universities. Through this book, Pablo aims to show the reader how the digital revolution is tearing down the traditional education system and transforming the economy and building … Continue reading Book Review: Learning to Unlearn – Transforming Higher Education

Book Review: Life is in the Transitions – Mastering Change at any Age

The book, written by New York Times’ Bestselling author Bruce Feiler, is based on 225 life stories that the author gathered including different ages, backgrounds, and walks of life. Feiler asked this people to “tell the story of their lives in fifteen minutes“, and specifies that all answers took more than an hour. He also … Continue reading Book Review: Life is in the Transitions – Mastering Change at any Age

Book Review: The 100 Year Life – Living and Working in an Age of Longevity

The book was written by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott, and presents a ‘wake-up call’ that describes what to expect and consider the choices and options that we would face under a 100-year life expectancy. The book also presents a call to action for individuals, politicians, firms, and governments under this vision, and aims to … Continue reading Book Review: The 100 Year Life – Living and Working in an Age of Longevity

Book Review: The 60-Year Curriculum – New Models for Lifelong Learning in the Digital Economy

Overall, this book discusses the roles that higher education can play in the organizational and societal mechanisms by which people can up-skill later in their lives when they do not have the time or resources for a full-time academic experience that results in a degree or certificate. Creating this transformational evolution of higher education requires … Continue reading Book Review: The 60-Year Curriculum – New Models for Lifelong Learning in the Digital Economy

Book Review: La Pregunta de sus Ojos

La pregunta de sus ojos es una novela escrita en 2005 por el autor argentino Eduardo Sacheri. La película del año 2009, que lleva el mismo nombre, se basó en esta obra. Las veintiún citas que llamaron mi atención dentro de esta obra son las siguientes: Debería haber aprendido eso. No lo de estar jubilado, sino … Continue reading Book Review: La Pregunta de sus Ojos