16 11, 2012

The Need for More Women Leaders

By |2012-11-16T08:01:38-06:00November 16, 2012|FTTCF, PLUS Foundation|0 Comments

For this week's Fall Through the Cracks Friday we're taking a bit of a different approach. Instead of highlighting something funny, off beat or simply strange we instead decided to share a video from Ted.com (one of our favorite and regular FTTCF sources) featuring Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg addressing the issue of women in leadership roles in industry. If you're a member of the PLUS Foundation Women's Leadership Network group on LinkedIn you may have already seen this, but it is worth sharing again. Enjoy the video, and have a great holiday week!

2 11, 2012

Amazingly Fast Numbers Game from Japan

By |2012-11-02T08:36:34-05:00November 2, 2012|FTTCF|0 Comments

Today on our weekly Fall Through the Cracks Friday feature we bring you the Japanese numbers game Flash Anzan. In this game, participants add up a series of numbers they see only briefly on an imaginary abacus. What makes this game amazing is the speed at which this happens. In Flash Anzan, 15 numbers are flashed consecutively on a giant screen. Each number is between 100 and 999. The challenge is to add them up. Simple, right? Except the numbers are flashed so fast you can barely read them. I was at this year's championship to see Takeo Sasano, a [...]

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