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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Has Much To Say About Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft wants the world to know it’s not falling behind in the race for artificial intelligence.<p>The technology giant—like Google (goog), Facebook …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Industries That Will Be Transformed By AI, Machine Learning And Big Data In The Next Decade

Historically, when new technologies become easier to use, they transform industries.<p>That’s what’s happening with artificial intelligence and big data; as the barriers to implementation disappear (cost, computing power, etc.), more and more industries will put the technologies into use, and more and …

Artificial Intelligence

Britain will regain sovereignty without delay: Brexit minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will leave the European Union and restore its sovereignty, the minister responsible for negotiating Britain’s exit from the European Union said on Monday, vowing there would be no delay and no second referendum.<p>“As the prime minister has made clear, there will be no …

European Union

Why learning how to code is not enough

As a former electrical engineer and coding bootcamp student, here’s my piece of advice: <b>Learning how to code is not enough.</b><p>By that I mean, if your …

Tech Industry

Prime Minister Theresa May wants to end the ban on new grammar schools

Theresa May is planning to end the ban on new grammar schools in the latest mark of her rein as Prime Minister.<p>The Conservative leader is looking at …

United Kingdom

Why Abraham Lincoln Refused to Respect Jefferson Davis

Why Abraham Lincoln Refused to Respect Jefferson Davis<p>Updated on December 9, 2017<p>History records that Jefferson Davis was the first president of the …

Abraham Lincoln

The Future of Education: We Should Help Children to Become Personable, Collaborative and Creative

In the world we are living in today, and moving into, I feel the most important skills are to do with whether you are a personable human being who …

Orlando Bloom

Satya Nadella on a Middle-Aged Microsoft

Satya Nadella Talks Microsoft at Middle Age<p>The chief says he wants to turn a PC-centric company into one focused on the promise of cloud …

Profit

Q&A: Meet the Political Peacemaker Who Could Be Taking Hong Kong's Top Job

The British returned Hong Kong to China in 1997 under a “one country, two systems” formula, designed to retain the city’s freedoms and way of life …

Hong Kong

IBM’s Almaden Lab: A glimpse into the future

To step inside IBM Research-Almaden is to get a peek into how the latest advances in technology are being applied to a crazy quilt of important …

Technology could be the key to restoring the world's trust in democracy

The travails of the Arab Spring, the rise of the Islamic State, and the upsurge of right-wing populism throughout the countries of West all demonstrate a rising frustration with the liberal democratic order in the years since the 2008 financial crisis.<p>There is a growing intellectual consensus that …

Bernie Sanders

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I was a working-class grammar school pupil – our success is built off those left behind

You have to respect the gall of Theresa May for seeking to entrench inequality while pretending to help the poor<p>And so it begins. Theresa May is, we learn, ready to scrap the near 20-year ban on grammar schools, launching a “new generation” of selective education. Creating more grammars will aid …

Grammar

Univision’s new prep tool for the US citizenship exam tests your civics skills

In the midst of fierce public debate over US immigration policy, Spanish-language news network Univision has put together a list of practice questions to help immigrants test their knowledge of American civics and prepare for their US citizenship exam.<p>The free Citizenship Exam Tool—which can be …

Education

Baidu launches DuSee augmented reality platform, integrates into mobile search app

Baidu today is announcing the launch of DuSee, an augmented reality (AR) platform geared toward mobile devices. It’s being integrated into Baidu’s mobile apps, including the company’s core search app for iOS and Android.<p>In contrast to some companies — like Microsoft with its HoloLens — Baidu is …

Moving From Lecture to Learning

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Teaching

Virgin Galactic makes one small step toward commercial spaceflight

Space flight company Virgin Galactic has moved a step closer to taking paying customers out of this world after getting official approval for its spaceplane.<p>America’s Federal Aviation Authority has granted the company an operators licence for the SpaceShipTwo spaceplane, which Virgin says will …

Income inequality: Why so many households are not advancing

Incomes from wages and capital were flat or fell for two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies between 2005 and 2014—an explosive increase …

We are living in the future: Alphabet & GSK in $715M deal to develop ‘bioelectronic medicine’

It doesn’t seem that long ago when putting tiny machines into people’s bodies to cure or manage diseases was the stuff of science-fiction, but bioelectronics is a real – if very new – field of medicine. Alphabet’s Verily Life Sciences (formerly Google Life Sciences) and pharma company GSK are …

Research Says Your Employees Don't Innovate. Here's How Your Company Can Change That

Company culture has a powerful influence on people's willingness to share their ideas.<p>Innovation is one of the most important factors for sustainable growth. Innovative or die. Businesses know that, but it's not that simple to turn the wheel of innovation in any established business.<p>Business …

Innovation

Here’s how Google makes its giant, internet-beaming balloons

Google X, the secretive moonshot lab run under Google's parent company Alphabet, wants to make the internet accessible for everyone.<p>That's why Google has been refining its giant, internet-beaming balloons since 2013 as part of its Project Loon. But to make that vision a reality, Google has gotten …

Project Loon

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

New Adventures: all the best science fiction and fantasy books coming out in August

Space pirates, horror conventions, and epic fantasies<p>It’s a new month, which means that it’s a good time to look forward to the coming onslaught of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels coming out in the next couple of weeks. Get ready, because there are some amazing books coming to a …

Science Fiction

Guangxi's education sector an irresistible pull for thousands of Vietnamese now - Business

Hanoi - "I am planning to send my son to study overseas and China is certainly topping the list of choices," said Duong Xuan Hang from Vietnam's …

A conversation with novelist Jonathan Franzen.

“Manhattan is just all bank branches,” said Jonathan Franzen as he walked through the living room of his home in Santa Cruz, California. When he …

Santa Cruz

THE BEADY EYE LOOKS AT THE FUTURE OF AI.

AI is not just an important topic, but by far THE most important topic for our future.<p>We’d teach computers to be computer scientists so they could …

How augmented reality enhances the classroom — even without technology

Several years ago, I made one of those foolish Dad choices. Despite my wife’s better judgment, I let my six- and seven-year-old sons watch <i>Men in …

Full speed on the New Silk Road

Features<p>Running a sustainable business is no longer just a nice to have or simply the right thing to do. To do business in China, it’s a …

Gap between old and new civil rights activists is widening: 'Some unlovable little brats out there'

As waves of protesters gathered in Atlanta night after night to condemn the fatal police shootings of African American men, civil rights veteran Andrew Young stepped in to provide some encouragement – not to activists, but to police officers.<p>"Those are some unlovable little brats out there," the …

In Order To Achieve Lasting Success: 10 Tips To Become An Attractive Person

Fifty percent of this year is gone. Question, have you reached 50 percent or half of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful in any area …