Perspectives

Transitioning to Retirement Pays Off, and Not Just for the Retiree

One day a week and one week a month, Nancy Knuckles gets to play the role of retiree. She has been working on her golf game, experimenting with the game of pickle ball, and she’s also been busy planning her two daughters’ weddings. “I wasn’t sure if I was ready to retire, and it didn’t […]

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Q&A: Accessibility Researcher, Peter Fay, On Leveraging Cognitive

Peter Fay is an Accessibility Researcher at IBM and is working on a number of cognitive projects, including one dedicated to helping people “age in place.” The IBM THINK Blog caught up with Peter recently to get his views on accessibility research, innovation and the next generation of researchers. The following is an excerpt and is […]

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Class Act: The Move from Boardroom to Classroom

You simply cannot ignore the passion in Robert Hazlehurst’s voice when he talks about his job: engineering teacher at Castle View High School in Castle Rock, Colorado. “I love teaching!” he beams. “Seeing the way their (students’) minds work, influencing their direction, and watching them thrive. To be a part of that is just…great.” For […]

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Q&A: IBM Fellow, Dillenberger, on Life, Work, and Innovation

The THINK Blog today kicks off a new series of weekly posts called, Perspectives, that feature stories by and about IBMers who take the “long view” – whether it’s discovering the next breakthrough, starting the next chapter in their career, or examining skills that drive the next wave of innovation. We begin the series with […]

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