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How Often Should You Check Your Work Email? Etiquette Experts Weigh In

When consultant and career coach Judith Kallos has a first meeting with a new client, she quickly manages communication expectations: “You can email me any time of the day, but I’m busy and have to get work done, so don’t always expect an immediate answer,” she explains. “And texting, while it can …

Time Management

Walmart’s Black Friday 2017 deals include Google Home discounts, 4K TVs, and console sales

Google Home Mini for as little as $4<p>Walmart just announced its first round of Black Friday deals, with more offers to come as we get closer to Thanksgiving. This year, top deals include 4K smart TVs and a discounted Destiny 2 on PS4.<p>The Google Home and Google Home Mini deals are particularly …

Google Home

Walter Becker, Steely Dan Co-Founder, Dead at 67

Walter Becker, guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band Steely Dan, died Sunday at the age of 67.<p>Becker’s …

Music

One of Europe's most influential investors gave a brutal example of how AI could wipe out white-collar jobs

Fred Destin, former general partner at Accel and currently raising his own seed fund, predicted that automation will wipe out up to 70% of white-collar roles, pointing to legal and insurance firms in particular.<p>"The next wave will destroy white-collar jobs at speed and at scale," he said, speaking …

Robot uses machine-learning to grab objects on the first try

Training robots how to grasp various objects without dropping them usually requires a lot of practice. But a new robot, designed by researchers at UC Berkeley and Siemens and described in an upcoming paper, can learn how to grip new objects just by studying a database of 3D shapes.<p>The robot is …

Machine Learning

Review Of Bill Frisell Transcriptions By Jan Jakut - GMI - Guitar & Music Institute Online Guitar Lessons

Bill Frisell Solo Guitar Arrangements For Jazzers<p>Bill Frisell – The Marmite Guitarist?<p>Bill Frisell is one of those guitarists that you either love or …

How To Develop An Interactive Command Line Application Using Node.js

Over the last five years, Node.js has helped to bring uniformity to software development. You can do anything in Node.js, whether it be front-end …

Soundcloud co-founder: Streaming is set to explode

Eric Wahlforss, co-founder and chief product officer at SoundCloud, on why staffing the company with musicians and music-lovers makes good business sense.<p>What makes SoundCloud different?<p>While other services offer a retail-like experience, SoundCloud is more about a connected community of creators, …

China sets up $14.6 billion internet investment fund: Xinhua | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has set up a 100 billion yuan ($14.55 billion) fund to support investment in the internet sector, said official news agency Xinhua on Sunday.<p>FILE PHOTO - Customers use computers at an internet cafe in Hefei, Anhui province March 16, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer<p>The fund, backed …

China

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

[Update: Android app too] Google Maps' speed limits start showing up while driving... on Android Auto

There are some missing features in Android and some of Google's apps that are simply incomprehensible. Speed limits are one of them. In countries …

Parrot’s fixed wing Disco drone takes flight next month for $1,300

Half a year after debuting a prototype at CES, Parrot’s finally ready to show off the final version of its next radical entry in the rapidly expanding drone space. The Disco marks a noted departure from both the French company’s earlier effort sand the consumer drone space in general, trading in …

NASA Just Released 1000 Otherworldly Images of Mars That Have to Be Seen to Be Believed

Ever since NASA launched the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) back in 2005, the spacecraft has been photographing the red planet and sending …

Elliot Tiber, helped enable staging of Woodstock, dead at 81

NEW YORK (AP) — Elliot Tiber, an artist, screenplay writer and designer best known as the businessman who helped enable the staging of the landmark …

10 Carbs You Don't Have to Cut During Your Quest for a Six Pack

Turns out, there are some you're going to want to keep around.<p>For <i>years</i> we've been hearing that cutting carbs should be a cornerstone of most diets when you're trying to lose weight—but not so fast.

Naim Mu-so Qb Offers Square Deal To Audiophiles Looking For The Best Wireless Speaker Money Can Buy

Last year Naim, one of the grand old names of British audio, launched its Mu-so wireless speaker, a positive behemoth that pumps out so much power and controlled sound that it soon became the must-have streaming product for many hi-fi enthusiasts. You can read a bit more about the background of …

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