Successful Entrepreneurs Describe Breakthrough Moments (Inc.)

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Long hours with gloomy prospects for success, the life of an entrepreneur is often far from the glamorized version portrayed in the media. New York magazine recently asked several successful entrepreneurs to describe their breakthrough moment.

While the responses varied, for most respondents, the breakthrough “didn’t occur when they banked their first million or prestigious award…it was the moment that they realized that they were meant to be in their chosen career field,” writes Anna Hensel for Inc. Read the article here.

Bowdoin’s Irfan Shares Insight on Historic Internet Security Summit

Mohammad Irfan

Mohammad Irfan

Computer science professor Mohammad Irfan calls it an historic summit. Earlier this month U.S. government officials, including Attorney General Loretta Lynch and FBI Director James Comey, met with top tech company executives, among them Apple chief executive Tim Cook.

The meeting, which took place in California’s Silicon Valley, was called to address ways of combating the growing threat from terror groups like Islamic State, also known as ISIS, who are making effective use of the Internet and social media to spread their message and attract new recruits. Read more.

Brian Powers ’10 on Forbes ’30 Under 30′ Healthcare List

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Brian Powers ’10

Brian Powers ’10, an MD-MBA candidate at Harvard’s medical and business schools, is among Forbes‘ 2016 list of “30 Under 30″ in the field of healthcare. View the list.

‘Making a Murderer': Netflix’s ‘Most Significant Show Ever’ (Forbes)

Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings '83 has another huge hit on his hands with the documentary series Making a Murderer.

Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings ’83 has another huge hit on his hands with the documentary series Making a Murderer.

If you haven’t seen Netflix’s juggernaut hit Making a Murderer, which is inconceivable, you have no doubt at least heard some of the buzz about it. The twists and turns. The injustice of it all. And the petitions? Wow.

Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings ’83 has had some hits on his hands with House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, but as Forbes reports, “Making a Murderer is different.