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Mort d’Aretha Franklin : sept morceaux de légende de la « Lady Soul »

En images<p>La chanteuse américaine Aretha Franklin est morte le jeudi 16 août, à l’âge de 76 ans. Elle a vendu 75 millions de disques et demeure …

La France de retour en tête du classement FIFA

Pour la première fois depuis 2001, la France retrouve la tête du classement FIFA, après sa victoire au Mondial.<p>Grâce à la victoire des Bleus au …

Macron interrogé par Delahousse: Jean-Jacques Bourdin étrille une "interview complaisante"

Très critiquée par les journalistes, la prestation du présentateur de France2 a été épinglée par le matinalier-star de BFMTV et RMC.<p>POLITIQUE - Dès …

Michel Drucker

40 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Greater Determination and Perseverance

Looking for a burst of motivation when the going gets tough? These inspirational quotes will help you keep pursuing your dreams.<p>Without a doubt, a key quality every successful person has is perseverance: the grit and drive and will to keep pushing forward in spite of challenges and …

IBM's Rometty Sees AI Changing, Not Eliminating, Future Jobs

In IBM Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty’s vision of the near future, all businesses will need artificial intelligence to succeed, but software …

How technology is changing the job of the CEO

More than 75 chief executives and board chairs recently gathered to share concerns and offer one another advice.<p><b>Earlier this year,</b> the Bower Forum, a …

Vintage : la série de photos de Marilyn Monroe en 1950 que « Life » avait refusé de publier | Vanity Fair

En 1950, Marilyn Monroe n'est pas encore le sex-symbol qui fera tourner la tête du monde entier. Même le prestigieux magazine « Life » refusera …

Everybody lies: how Google search reveals our darkest secrets

What can we learn about ourselves from the things we ask online? US data scientist Seth Stephens‑Davidowitz analysed anonymous Google search results, uncovering disturbing truths about our desires, beliefs and prejudices<p>Everybody lies. People lie about how many drinks they had on the way home. They …

Google Search

Here Are (Approximately) 3000 Free Data Sources You Can Use Right Now

If you need data about government activity, the welfare of Mother Earth and her children, finance, economies, industry, weather and climate, or any of a myriad of social and scientific concerns, you can get it right now, free of charge.<p>Thousands of municipal, state, and national governments now …

European Union

Boston Schools First to Stop Using a Totally Wrong World Map

Boston nixed the map from 1569.<p>Visualize the world map. You’re probably imagining the Mercator projection, the standard used across American schools. …

'What is happening???' Times photographer explains how he captured that viral Oscars moment

Veteran Los Angeles Times photographer Al Seib was perched stage right at the Oscars on Sunday night when "Moonlight" was revealed as the winner for best picture, not the previously announced "La La Land."<p>As jaws dropped, Seib shot and captured the photo that instantly became a viral hit.<p>Seib's …

La La Land

Quand les objets auront du (bon ou mauvais) "génie"

Demain, votre voiture s’orientera vers la station-service la plus proche, "parlera" à la pompe à essence, lui "demandera" le plein et "paiera" toute …

"L’accord Sykes-Picot est l’une des causes majeures du chaos actuel au Moyen-Orient"

<b>Le livre est tout</b> simplement passionnant: «Une Ligne dans le sable», de James Barr, professeur d’histoire moderne à Oxford, est une analyse …

Bowie, Cohen, Prince, Delpech, Michael... Les astres éteints de 2016

VIDÉOS. De David Bowie à Pierre Boulez, de Prince à Leonard Cohen, les plus grands ont tiré leur révérence cette année. Retour en images.

IBM Wants To Build AI That Isn’t Socially Awkward

Big Blue says its latest Watson tech enables chatbots, robots, and even smart cars and houses that can understand and relate to humans.<p>Though artificial intelligence experts may cringe at the portrayals of humanlike AI in science fiction, some researchers are nudging us closer to those visions. “I …

Une "Google tax" à la française votée à l'Assemblée

L'Assemblée nationale a voté jeudi une version remaniée de la "Google tax" à la française proposée par le socialiste Yann Galut et soutenue par des …

Natacha Polony : «L'élection qui tape là où ça fait mal»

CHRONIQUE - Les déclassés utilisent le vote pour hurler qu'ils existent, et pour devenir une seconde le sujet des préoccupations du monde d'en …

Donald Trump

10 Reasons to Buy IBM Stock and Never Sell

Image source: IBM.<p>Shares of <b>International Business Machines</b> (NYSE: IBM) haven't fared well over the past few years. Revenue and earnings have been in …

Forget burkinis - now some of the French want to ban fat men in Speedos

After the controversial burkini ban that has been introduced in some parts of France, people are now calling for another beach-related moratorium.<p>Many social media users have suggested the French government would do well to forget burkinis entirely, and focus on something far more offensive: fat …

Kodak’s Downfall Wasn’t About Technology

A generation ago, a “Kodak moment” meant something that was worth saving and savoring. Today, the term increasingly serves as a corporate bogeyman that warns executives of the need to stand up and respond when disruptive developments encroach on their market. Unfortunately, as time marches on the …

IBM survey says ads are the biggest reason people consider canceling their streaming video services

IBM’s Cloud Video division is releasing the results of a new survey looking at the behavior of subscribers to video-on-demand services like Netflix and Hulu.<p>Perhaps the most interesting answers were about how many people canceled their subscriptions and why. According to IBM, 31 percent of …

Women fall in love more easily with men who are good storytellers

Everyone loves a good story, but can a good story lead to love?<p>Storytelling is a fundamental form of communication, and research has demonstrated the power of narratives to change minds and influence behavior.<p>For example, personal narratives are often used in advertising and health campaigns, and …

Google and Levi’s team up on a “connected” jacket that lets you answer calls, use maps and more

At Google’s I/O conference today, Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) research unit offered an update on its interactive textiles project unveiled last year, Project Jacquard. ATAP’s Ivan Poupyrev announced that the company was collaborating with iconic clothing company, Levi’s, to …

En 1482, Leonard de Vinci rédigeait sa lettre de motivation, et c'est un modèle du genre

<b>Leonard de Vinci était un génie dans de nombreux domaines, même les moins soupçonnés. Ainsi, en 1482, il a été l’un des premiers demandeurs d’emploi</b> …

This is the best photo editing app for your phone or tablet

My favorite until now, Photoshop Express, offers users powerful tools to filter and tone their images, bringing some of the rudimentary, core features of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to mobile devices.<p>Other apps, like Snapseed, VSCO, and even Instagram's built-in editing tools now offer similar …

Photo Editing

These Millennials Have Become The Top Decision Makers At IBM

A look at how IBM’s 5,000-strong “Millennial Corps” is helping the company stay relevant.<p>Supermodel Karolina Kurkova made an appearance at this year’s Met Gala in an intricately designed couture gown. The dress had two designers–one man, one machine. Fashion designer Marchesa worked alongside IBM’s …

IBM's New Quantum Computing Move Marks A New Era For Cloud Computing

Two years ago, I called the cloud the most disruptive technology ever, because it made the world’s most advanced technologies available to just about anyone with an internet connection. Previously, only large enterprises that could afford to maintain expensive IT staffs had access to cutting edge …

Quantum Computing

IBM's iPhone app will help 20 million Americans keep their sight

The impact of mobile on healthcare is among the most acceptable elements of the digital transformation of everything that is taking place right …

International Office Etiquette

When it comes to working in another country, one of the trickiest parts can be knowing exactly how to interact with your colleagues, business …

Etiquette

Comment la France a gagné la bataille navale en Australie

PARIS (Reuters) - Tout a commencé par le centenaire de l’engagement australien dans la Première Guerre mondiale, fin 2014, et tout s’est débouclé lundi, le jour du souvenir des combattants australiens, lorsque le pays a décidé de présélectionner la France pour un contrat géant de 12 sous-marins.<p>Le …