Vala Afshar

Vala Afshar


Chief Digital Evangelist @Salesforce | Columnist: @ZDNet @HuffPost | Show: @DisrupTVShow | Book: https://t.co/oSpLljigAi

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Almost 50 years ago, Muhammad Ali talked about the importance of standing tall and speaking the truth.

17 equations that changed the world

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The @UN  believes 14 of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals can be solved or advanced through virtual work. Living and working in a sustainable way is more than just good business. It can impact everything from socioeconomics to diversity to climate issues

One of the biggest challenges facing us in the future is mental health

Humans destroyed an ecosystem the size of Mexico in just 13 years

Being an introvert is a gift and real strength

COVID-19 can affect the lungs, respiratory system, the mind, immune system, and other parts of the body

Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. —John F. Kennedy #Debates2020 

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I will be speaking at the #RAISE2020  AI GLOBAL SUMMIT on October 9th about the autonomous enterprise and impact of ethical use of AI on future of business. In a post digital economy and the next normal, AI is more than business electricity, access to AI is a human right.

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Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa broke the world record for the highest wave ever surfed (82 feet), during a session in Nazare, Portugal.

The beauty of physics as shown by drawing natural pendulum motion

This is how octopuses use camouflage in the wild

The world’s most simple ‘sorting by size’ system

This is precision tile setting at scale

In Spain, a taxi driver was known for taking patients to the hospital, free of charge. One day, he got a call to pickup a patient from the hospital. When he arrived, doctors and nurses surprised him with a standing ovation, plus an envelope of money. ES 🚕

You did not choose your: 1 birthplace 2 skin color 3 birth parents, family 4 birth gender 5 birth language 6 birth name 7 ethnicity 8 born abilities You can choose to be: 1 kind 2 generous 3 honest 4 grateful 5 respectful 6 optimistic 7 humble 8 teachable 9 faithful 10 happy

The best demonstration of grit, persistence and self-confidence in less than one minute

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