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Jeff Bezos admits Amazon has 'the weirdest meeting culture you will ever encounter'

If you go to work as an executive at Amazon, no matter what your expertise, you will be required to become a good writer, and a good reader, in order to lead the meetings necessary to do your job.<p>And Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos fully admits that this will likely be 'weird,' he explained during an …

Jeff Bezos

Educational Websites for Kids That Are Free and Fun

Your children can learn something new today in a safe online environment. These 20 free educational websites for kids are fun while offering online …

Kids

Cambridge Analytica used powerful algorithms to trawl through Facebook user data, here’s how they worked

Facebook is under fire after admitting a political data firm improperly received access to profile data from tens of millions of users – and used it to try to sway voting habits. That firm, Cambridge Analytica, allegedly creates psychological profiles of voters and uses them to deliver highly …

Cambridge Analytica

8 Insights on Leadership from GM CEO Mary Barra and the Wharton People Analytics Conference - The Wharton School

EMBA student Robert Chen, WG’19, an executive coach at Exec|Comm in New York City, highlights takeaways about leadership from Mary Barra, CEO of …

Leadership

Bitcoin Has Now Forked Almost 70 Times

<b>Forking bitcoin used to be a rarity. Then it became the norm. And then it became a meme, with anyone and everyone forking bitcoin on a weekly basis.</b> …

Cryptocurrency

5 Things Die-Hard Bullet Journalers Want to Teach You

I hate to invoke the "two types of people" trope, but I think it rings especially true here. There are two types of people in the world: Bullet …

Productivity

Ethereum’s Mining Ecosystem Continues to Note Weekly Growth

<b>One particular aspect of cryptocurrency which people love to talk about is mining. The process of validating transactions and minting new coins has</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Our mindless future

In greeting the fourth industrial revolution – characterized by the combination of the power of data, information processors and algorithms – most …

Artificial Intelligence

Crypto-phobia risks tarnishing blockchain with the bitcoin brush

Bitcoin, the most well-known cryptocurrency, has been associated with dark and unsavoury topics such as human trafficking, money laundering, and most …

Blockchain

OTC Bitcoin Trading Surges in Canada, Same May Happen in India

The Bitcoin price has gone through the wringer in Q1 of 2018. After reaching astronomical heights in 2017, the value plunged in the following three …

Cryptocurrency

Soros family firm plots move into cryptocurrencies

George Soros called cryptocurrencies a bubble in January. Now his $26bn (€21bn) family office is planning to trade digital assets.<p>Adam Fisher, who …

Cryptocurrency

Goodbye Anthropocene hello Alexacene. The future of humankind and the planet.

You heard about the Anthropocene, a new geological era when what happens to the planet is determined by the activities of the human species. The …

Artificial Intelligence

'This is the fourth industrial revolution – we need a new curriculum for tomorrow's world'

In my last Tes blog, I argued that we need to engage in a serious, fundamental debate about the education system.<p>I wrote that if we are to prepare …

Education

The next 5 years could be very bleak according to a new report on malicious AI

While a number of analysts have gone to great lengths to <b>highlight</b> that artificial intelligence (AI) will ultimately benefit humanity, a new <b>report</b> has …

AI-Generated 'Revenge Porn' Is Our New, Unfortunate Reality

AI-generated pornography – known as “deepfakes” – is becoming more convincing, seamless and real. People with rudimentary computing knowledge can now …

Artificial Intelligence

How CIOs Can Prepare for the Future of Work

The world of work is in flux. Across the globe, debate rages on the future of work and whether there will be enough jobs to gainfully employ everyone …

Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk slammed a Harvard professor for dismissing the threat of Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk took to Twitter this week to bemoan comments, made by Harvard professor Steven Pinker, that were dismissive of Musk's many warnings about the dangers of artificial intelligence.<p>Musk's smackdown came in response to statements Pinker made on a Wired podcast released a few days prior. At one …

Artificial Intelligence

'Dehumanising, impenetrable, frustrating': the grim reality of job hunting in the age of AI

The automation revolution has hit recruitment, with everything from facial expressions to vocal tone now analysed by algorithms and artificial intelligence. But what’s the cost to workforce diversity – and workers themselves?<p>According to Nathan Mondragon, finding the right employee is all about …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft’s Brad Smith On The Rise Of Artificial Intelligence

On March 2, 2018, President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft, Brad Smith, spoke at Princeton University. Smith discussed the rise of artificial …

Is China Destined to Dominate Tech?

Data isn't destiny, and humans still matter.<p>The digital world relies on data, and no one produces more of it than China's 1.4 billion internet users. The vast wealth of information these users emit has helped Chinese tech companies become some of the world's best, and led to speculation that China …

Communist Party

Google Launches a Free Course on Artificial Intelligence: Sign Up for Its New “Machine Learning Crash Course”

As part of an effort to make Artificial Intelligence more comprehensible to the broader public, Google has created an educational website Learn with …

Artificial Intelligence: Why is it Potentially Exciting for Investors and Technologists in 2018 and Beyond?

With entrepreneurial spirit running high, startups even in the pre-Series A funding stage are managing to attract the attention of VC biggies<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>At …

Here's Why Data Is Not The New Oil

It’s a claim you’ve probably heard multiple times – “Data is the new oil!”<p>Now it’s true, that in some ways, the analogy fits – it’s easy to draw parallels due to the way information (data) is used to power much of the transformative technology we see today – artificial intelligence, automation and …

Artificial Intelligence

AI will be the art movement of the 21st century

Most agree that AI will be the defining technology of our time, but our predictions tend to differ wildly. Either AI will become the perfect servant, ushering in a new era of productivity and leisure one weather report at a time (Hi, Alexa), or it’ll master us, consigning humanity to the ash heap …

The Revolution Which is Going to Sweep the Education Industry

New technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Deep Learning and Internet of Things (IoT) will add new dimensions to the learning experience, providing new opportunities to entrepreneurs<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, …

Machine Learning

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Learning

The Differences Between Busy vs. Productive People

Are You a Busy Donkey or a Productive Unicorn?<p>The quest to being more effective at work has hatched misconceptions about what having a productive workday really means. It has also led most people into thinking that being busy is tantamount to being productive.<p>Here are some valuable insights into …

Time Management

10 Lessons You Need to Learn If You Want a Truly Successful Career

Work on things that matter.<p><i>What are the biggest lessons you have learned in the corporate world? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Chris Cocks, President at Wizards of the Coast, on</b> …

Dungeons and Dragons

AI experts list the real dangers of artificial intelligence

A 100-page report written by artificial intelligence experts from industry and academia has a clear message: Every AI advance by the good guys is an advance for the bad guys, too.<p>The paper, titled “The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence: Forecasting, Prevention, and Mitigation,” calls this …

'The best way to start closing the attainment gap between poor kids and their peers? Reading, reading, reading'

This a question endlessly asked: vast amounts of effort goes into analysing the problem and just as much rhetoric is wasted on why it isn’t happening.<p>…