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Germany, Anti-Islam, and Vladimir Putin

On Monday, December 15, as reported by the German news service Deutsche Welle (DW), some 15,000 people massed in Dresden, Germany, under the banner of a new and seemingly informal movement calling itself Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West -- PEGIDA by its German-language …

How Microsoft's Machine Learning Is Breaking The Global Language Barrier

Building a universal translator<p>Earlier this week, roughly 50,000 Skype users woke up to a new way of communicating over the Web-based phone- and video-calling platform, a feature that could’ve been pulled straight out of Star Trek. The new function, called Skype Translator, translates voice calls …

Enhance Your Critical Thinking Skills with These Socratic Questions

Critical thinking is crucial for making better decisions and effective communication. You can consistently think more critically about a topic or …

You Need an Algorithm, Not a Data Scientist

Mark Twain once said: “The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.” Although future events have unique circumstances, they typically follow familiar past patterns. Today, data scientists can predict everything from disease outbreaks to mortality to riots.<p>It’s no surprise, then, that companies …

The Future Of Social Enterprise In 2015

Three simple things conscious capitalism must do to grow in the New Year.<p>The social enterprise space has definitely come of age in recent years, growing by leaps and bounds and gaining momentum even as you read this. But there’s no denying that it gets harder from here.<p>The year ahead is filled with …