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9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

AWS Fargate: The Beginning of the End for Infrastructure Management

We’ve heard the promises for years — reduce your costs, improve your scalability, and remove the burden of managing infrastructure by moving to the …

Cloud Computing

Who Killed the GE Model?

Who killed GE?<p>Of course, GE is not dead, and it may well revive and flourish as a company. After all, IBM came back from the dead in the 1990s. But the <i>GE model</i> is dead — and there’s a long list of possible suspects.<p>The GE conglomerate combined a wide range of industrial businesses under one roof. …

Business School

Short Trips from Paris

Day or overnight trips from Paris<p>If you're staying some time in Paris, then consider a day trip outside the capital. There are plenty of places to …

How a Pioneer of Machine Learning Became One of Its Sharpest Critics

Judea Pearl helped artificial intelligence gain a strong grasp on probability, but laments that it still can't compute cause and effect.<p>Artificial intelligence owes a lot of its smarts to Judea Pearl. In the 1980s he led efforts that allowed machines to reason probabilistically. Now he’s one of the …

You’ll never read Facebook’s new data policy, so we did it for you

<i>(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cybersecurity.</i><p>With privacy-centric European Union legislation set to …

7 Best Foodie Spots for Your Next Europe Trip

Food travel is fun, exotic, and delicious. However, trying to plan a food travel experience can be daunting and confusing. From deciding which dishes …

20 great lake and mountain holidays in Europe

<b>Trail running,</b> <b>Dolomites, Italy</b><p><b>Stay</b> Mountain huts<b><br>Suits</b> Hardened runners<br>It sounds easy: “Cruising over rocky passes and through lush meadows.” But runners on this holiday in the Dolomites will have to concentrate hard on their footwork: the scenery of this limestone wonderland is so beautiful it …

European Travel

A Beginner’s Guide to Zero-Waste Living: 10 Tips from Lauren Singer

Lauren Singer is an advocate for the zero-waste movement who leads by example—and by very engaging videos (“DIY deodorant,” “What do you do about …

Best 10 Luxury Galapagos Cruises

There surely can be nowhere better in the world for wildlife-viewing than the stunning Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean – and of course Charles …

Galapagos

10 of the most historic cities to visit in the UK

And must-see hotspots...<p><b>The UK is full of historic tales told through the architecture, geography and iconic locations of some of our cities. Here are 10 of the best cities to visit in the UK if history is your hobby...</b>

Archaeology

MIT’s new headset reads the ‘words in your head’

There’s always been a glaring issue with voice computing: Talking to a voice assistant with other people around makes you feel like a bit of a weirdo. It’s a big part of the reason we’ve been seeing the technology start to take off in the home, where people feel a little less self-conscious talking …

Self-awareness

Stephen Hawking had pinned his hopes on ‘M-theory’ to fully explain the universe – here’s what it is

During the second string revolution, in 1995, physicists proposed that the five consistent string theories are actually only different faces of a …

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

Deep Learning

Top 5 Courses to Learn Python in 2018

If you are a programmer and thinking about learning Python in 2018, then you have come to the right place. In this article, I am going to share some …

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first Stephen Hawking<p>There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark Stephen Hawking<p>My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why …

Stephen Hawking

At IBM, I Got A Glimpse Of What Our Quantum Future Will Look Like

Those that win in this new age will not be the ones who can do old things faster, but those who can imagine new possibilities<p>Quantum computing is the hot new thing. With Moore's Law ending, there is a mad rush to find a new avenue for advancement. To optimists, quantum computing will fit the bill …

Quantum Computing

The Outbound Journal

10 Cheap, Under The Radar Travel Ideas You Can Actually Afford

We've all been shamed by statistics for not taking advantage of our vacation days. What do numbers know about living expenses anyways? Saving money …

Travel

Why most people won’t ever achieve greatness

Anyone can achieve greatness. Anyone.<p>Greatness is relative, yes. The results might look different; for some, simply quitting an addiction means …

Motivation

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

How Blockchain And Batteries Flipped A Power-Line Developer To Microgrids

Ed Krapels is a curious sort of electrical-transmission developer who thinks we don’t need to develop more transmission.<p>“We need less transmission in the future, but we need better-located and better-sited transmission,” the founder and CEO of Boston-based Anbaric Development Partners told me last …

Microtransactions

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

European Travel

Gianluca Longo's Week In St Moritz

At 1800 metres above sea level, St Moritz sits beautifully in the middle of the Engadine, one of the most enchanting valleys of the Swiss Alps. I …

The Psychology of Expectations

Perhaps you have heard the saying: "Expectations are premeditated resentments." I believe this slogan, which apparently originated in 12-step …

This simple technique can help you to take in more of what you read

Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates's favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily simple way to commit more content to memory:<p>Just …

Only 2% of people can solve this Einstein riddle — see if you can figure it out

There's nothing like a good riddle to stimulate your mind and give you an excuse to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes. Sure, the thrill of solving puzzles may not give you the adrenaline rush of a skydive, but regularly doing logic and crossword puzzles can keep your brain young as you age. And …

Morocco’s serenity-inspiring aqua-hued city will cure your winter blues

Your favorite color is one of those seemingly benign preferences (like where you sit on airplanes) that might say more about you than you think. And …

Jeff Bezos Just Shared His 3-Step Formula for Success--and It's Absolutely Brilliant

Bezos is at it again, this time announcing his intention to shake up the American health care industry. His strategy for doing so teaches some valuable lessons.<p>Shockwaves were sent through the health care industry yesterday when three corporate powerhouses--Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan …

Jeff Bezos

8 Questions to Ask Someone Other Than “What Do You Do?”

We’ve all been in the awkward situation of meeting someone new and having to build rapport quickly — at networking events, industry conferences, charity events, dinner parties, and other social-professional situations. If you’re like many people — especially most Americans — you break the awkward …

Networking