Monthly Archives: June 2018

Rare Charles Darwin manuscript could fetch £ 100,000

Charles Darwin’s daughter Henrietta Litchfield with her grandnephew, Richard Keynes, in the early 1920s Charles Darwin’s manuscript sheet on the origin of species Charles Darwin was born at The Mount, Shrewsbury on February 12, 1809. The Charles Darwin statue outside Shrewsbury Library What makes the fragment of Darwin’s hand so …

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Working Geek: How Chris Capossela went from Bill Gates’ speechwriter to Microsoft’s marketing manager

Chris Capossela, Microsoft Marketing Director. (Microsoft photo) About six years after starting his career at Microsoft, one of Chris Capossela’s colleagues suggested he apply for a very unusual position: speechwriter for then-CEO Bill Gates. His friend thought it would provide him with great stories. “It sounded like crazy, exciting and …

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Michelle Obama’s speechwriter shares her advice

As wedding season approaches, many bridesmaids and groomsmen find themselves polishing their speeches – and who better than a former White House speechwriter to tell them how to pronounce an address flawless ? Sarah Hurwitz, 40, worked in the White House from 2009 to 2017, first as a speechwriter for …

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