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More Mexican immigrants leaving U.S. than entering: Pew | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - More Mexicans are leaving the United States than entering it according to a report released on Thursday, at a time when some Republicans, including presidential candidate Donald Trump, have taken a hard line on illegal immigration.<p>People hoping to reach the U.S. ride atop the …

If You're a Surfer, the Ultratide Smart Watch Will be Your New Best Friend

Of the many examples of digital technology made for the wrist, most, with their nagging directives to raise heart rates or monitor email, seem …

World’s first Braille smartwatch gives blind people a lifeline to information

In countries where smartphones are popular, it’s common to see folks walking down the street, tiny screen in hand, as they navigate to a new cafe, …

Wearable Tech

Bionic hand uses smart wires to mimic muscle fibers | Reuters

Engineers in Germany have built a biologically inspired artificial hand with muscles made from bundles of ‘smart’ wires. An electric charge is all that’s needed to make these wires tense or relax, meaning the hand can operate without the bulky and cumbersome electronics that often make artificial …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Keys To Leadership Success? Candor And Trust

Right now I am reading one of the most amazing business books I have ever read and it isn’t even a book about business. The book is called …

Five Steps To Business Creativity

Just about everybody agrees that in the modern competitive world of business creativity is essential to success. Yet so many leaders of organizations hinder original thinking by not giving their teams the room they need to be truly creative. Indeed, a new book from management consultancy the Boston …

Steve Jobs Taught This Man How To Win Arguments With Really Stubborn People

He spent 26 years working with the notoriously stubborn Steve Jobs, one of Pixar's other cofounders. Jobs once told him that his method of working things out when people disagreed with him was to "just explain it to them until they understand."<p>So Catmull discovered a way to work with that without …

Pixar’s formula for creativity

Deep within Pixar’s headquarters in Emery­ville, a short drive from San Francisco, two animators are working in what looks like the wreckage of a …

3 Ways Micromanagers Can Destroy A Company

As a result, they get involved in too many of the details of the business. This hurts the business in the long run, if not the short run, too. It is nearly impossible to do the jobs of subordinates properly in addition to your own.<p>Why? Managers don't have the time to do multiple jobs. More …