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Business: LinkedIn’s founder explains how Mark Zuckerberg transformed from an awkward kid to one of tech’s best CEOs

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LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman was an early
investor in Facebook, and has seen founder Mark Zuckerberg grow from a
kid looking for an investment and to a powerful peer in Silicon Valley.
Hoffman joined Business Insider’s podcast, “Success! How I Did It,” and
shared how Zuckerberg has evolved.

Reid Hoffman: One of the great delights in working
with Mark through kind of the early days to now is that Mark has
demonstrated literally the most spectacular learning and adaptation
curve that I’ve ever seen in a young entrepreneur to now, an experienced
and highly capable CEO. I am learning from a bunch of things that he
does. And it started with being kind of quiet, because I think he was
trying to figure things out, not particularly graceful in a meeting, to
being a very smart executive who understands principles of management,
and then continues to make bold bets that initially other people think
are kind of crazy, like buying WhatsApp, or Oculus. Oculus, we’ll see
we’re it plays out, but WhatsApp is clearly a massive bet that turns out
to be super smart. A number of people – myself included – thought that
the purchase of Instagram was sharp. But again, it was like “what, you
spent a billion dollars for a company that has 13 people in it and no
revenue?” That kind of thing is simply amazing. And I think the truth of
the matter is, a combination of Zuckerberg has an amazing learning
curve, and also has a true north, where he’s trying to say “how do I
make the world more connected, in a way that enables people to
understand each other better, to communicate better, to share
experiences better?” Because if we do that, overall the world will be a
better place.

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Ike Ani is a Freelance writer whose quest constantly is to relate happenings around the world to human daily living. He's also a song writer and singer, Acoustic Guitarist, and Teacher.

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L. A Prisoners Infect Themselves With Coronavirus To Get Early Release (VIDEO)

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A group of silly L.A area prison inmates were very eager to contract the dreaded coronavirus .

They attempted this because they believed that would trigger their ticket out of prison.

According to the L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva who made the startling revelation Monday, said about twenty-four (24) inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic attempted (and somewhat succeeded, apparently) to infect themselves way back in mid-April 2020.

The Sheriff revealed that their department saw an increase in spike in confirmed cases out of nowhere.

He said that when they investigated, they found a high number of inmates living in one block of the prison appeared to be deliberately trying to infect each other with COVID-19 any way they could from behind bars.

When Alex Villanueva played the surveillance footages he and his team combed through carefully , and it showed several inmates hanging out in a common area and passing around what Alex described as a hot cup of water, as well as one face mask they’d each put on all in hopes of getting sympathy from a judge to spring them from the facility and let them go home.

But it turns out, their little ploy worked but, only halfway.

Villanueva reported that 21 of the inmates (out of 50 in the block) caught the ‘Coronavirus.

“What they won’t catch is a break” said the Sheriff.

Watch the Video HERE

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: 12 Year Old Albino Girl Suffers Eye Problems After Hawking Veggies In Abuja (PHOTOS)

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A very sad Facebook post greeted Nigerians from Abuja showing a 12 year old Albino Girl Grace, who started developing sight problems after Hawking Veggies under the scorching sun in Abuja.

The Facebook post stated that the little girl was asked to hawk the veggies by her aunt whom she lives with.

Below are the Screenshots of the Facebook post:

This sad news has sparked an outrage by well meaning individuals who spoke against such cruelty and insensitivity of the said girl’s aunt.

what do you think of this? Drop your comments below.

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“Buhari is Made In London” – Reno Omokri Blasts Presidency On Nigerian Made Products

The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced.

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The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced. Many Nigerians have tagged it a harsh move that is insensitive and inhumane but moreso, Reno Omokri has singled out signals of hypocrisy in the President of Nigeria by outlining certain traits of family moves of the President that shows that he(Buhari) as the No.1 citizen has no regards for anything made in Nigeria but yet wants other Nigerians to embrace Nigerian made goods.

Reno Omokri ‘s tweet reads:

His kids schooled in England. His wife just returned from a 3 month UK stay. His daughter gave birth to his grandchild in Spain (made in Spain), yet
@MBuhari
, who is London, wants us to patronise made in Nigeria!

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