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Google wants to teach more people AI and machine learning with a free online course

A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources<p>Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to make those fields more accessible to more people with its new Learn with Google AI website.<p>Google …

Why These 3 Resume Mistakes Make You Look Out-of-Date in 2018

Some resume formats make you look 'old school' and can get you knocked out of the running.<p>Studies show employers are literally getting thousands of online applications for their open positions today. Thanks to technology, it's never been easier to apply to a job. Unfortunately, that creates a …

Want Potential Customers to Remember You? Try One of These 6 Unusual Sales Tactics

These six approaches to sales conversations can refresh your selling style and improve your customer relationships.<p>One of my favorite things about sales is that you don't need to go to school to learn how to stand out from your competitors. Don't get me wrong--business school has lots of uses and …

How everyday carry gadgets can improve your day

Everyday carry gadgets are becoming increasingly popular. From compact tools to durable wallets, here’s a look at how a few key items can transform …

When an Email Exchange Turns Ugly

It was Monday morning, and Lee opened his inbox to find an email from his manager: “Lee, I’ve decided to have Carlos present to the governing board, instead of you. I’m sure you’re good with this.”<p>Lee had spent the entire weekend preparing for the presentation. Not only did he know the numbers …

Want to Start a Side Hustle? 9 Great Podcasts to Help You Launch Your Own Business

Over 40 million Americans have a side hustle. Shouldn't you?<p>Looking for podcasts to help you finally start a business? Looking for a podcast that will help you finally start your own side hustle?<p>Look no farther.<p>The following list comes from Preston Lee, the founder of Millo.co, a resource hub …

Want to Dramatically Improve Your Work Life? Start Having Radically Candid Conversations

Better communication starts with being more candid.<p>We were in a trendy restaurant in east London. The conversation and drinks were flowing. At the end of the meal, my friend muttered, "This is going to be an awkward conversation." When the restaurant manager was in range, my buddy signaled him …

These five Echo Dot add-ons take your Alexa experience to the next level

One of the hottest gifts during Black Friday week was Amazon’s own Echo Dot, which has been marked down to <b>$30</b> for the holiday season. This makes the popular Alexa-enabled device a no-brainer gift at a very affordable price. After being on the market for a few years now, we’re starting to see a …

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Evidence mounts that laptops are terrible for students at lectures

Time to reconsider the notebook and pen<p>Do you use a laptop or tablet to take notes during school lectures or meetings? If so, you might want to reconsider pen and paper; there’s increasing evidence that using laptops during lectures decreases learning, which can result in lower grades, reports <i>The</i> …

All The Black Friday Tech Sales You Need To Know About

Laptops, speakers, and high-quality headphones don't fall on the low end of the cost spectrum, which is why Black Friday is <i>especially</i> important. It's …

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Best Tech Gifts Under $100

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and with that comes finding the perfect gifts (at the right price). These gifts are all under $100 and are sure …

The World Dog Surfing Championships were a doggone good time

The waves were looking "ruff" at the second annual World Dog Surfing Championships, held on Saturday at Linda Mar Beach in Pacifica, California.<p>Wait, what? Yes, this is a thing. The website describes the event as "the premier dog surfing event in Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area, …

10 Inventions That Shaped The Workplace

From cubicles to comfy chairs, these innovations had a lasting impact on office life.<p>1. Otis Elevator, 1857<p>The Otis Elevator Company installed the first public version of its newfangled invention inside New York department store E.V. Haughwout, which helped convince people it was safe to use.<p><b>The</b> …

TV’s Most Memorable Couches

From the big orange one on Nickelodeon to the big orange one on Friends to the big orange one on The Simpsons.

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Aquariums, golf courses, IMAX theaters: Visit these airports for a layover like no other

By Kate Silver<p>Airports can sometimes feel like a necessary evil, what with the serpentine security lines, hours-long flight delays and mediocre pretzels. But there are quite a few airports out there that you wouldn’t curse in the event of a delay. Some, in fact, that you may want to book a trip …

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Ikea offers hilarious instructions for assembling GoT cloaks

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I think about "Game of Thrones" the way I think about Ikea.<p>My initial reaction is: "Do I have to?"<p>I know, though, that many people take it seriously.<p>Some of those people were surely taken aback to learn the …

Is the Meatball Ikea's Secret Weapon? (And Other Surprising Facts)

The cultural phenomenon that is Ikea can hardly be thought of as just another furniture store. In fact, furniture is just one part of the equation …

Best Breweries In New York City

<i>By Carly Petrone</i><p>Beer drinkers unite! Whether you’re spending the day in Brooklyn or the Bronx, here are five breweries worth checking out.<p><b>Sixpoint</b> …

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New York Today: Dealing With Noisy Neighbors

Updated, 9:12 a.m.<p><i>Good morning on this spectacular Thursday.</i><p>New York is the city that never shuts up.<p>Roughly 420,000 noise complaints were reported to the city’s 311 hotline last year, the majority involving human interaction. But let’s be honest: Contacting 311 is not always the fastest or most …

NYC Weekend Trip: 11 Must Visit Spots on Block Island, Rhode Island

There aren’t many places left that still feel like the old fishing villages of the old settlers, but Block Island, located off the coast of Rhode …

Oysters: A Love Story

I met a man from Long Island — at a bar, by chance, a year after I moved to New York — and right away I liked him. We walked from the bar to a 24-hour diner in the East Village and got grilled cheese sandwiches and French fries and drank bad room-temperature coffee and talked for hours, until a …

The 3 Designers Making the Most Wanted Streetwear in America

If you don’t know the names Amiri, Fear of God, and Heron Preston, you’re missing out on a whole new definition of luxury—one that includes dope sneakers, graphic hoodies, and painstakingly mutilated jeans.<p>Heron Preston<p>Heron Preston has the best résumé in streetwear: He started out designing $50 …

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Zuckerberg vows to remove hate speech on Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday weighed in on the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend.<p>The Facebook CEO promised the social network will take down any post that "promotes or celebrates hate crimes or acts of terrorism." He also condemned neo-Nazis and white …

New complaint alleges police coverup in Dafonte Miller case

The father of the Toronto police officer charged with severely beating a teenager in Whitby, Ont., last year repeatedly contacted Durham Regional …

Toronto couple with service dog barred from Prince Edward County B&B

A Toronto couple were shocked when they were forced to leave a Prince Edward County bed and breakfast that wouldn't accept their service dog.<p>David …

House Democrats push to censure Trump over 'both sides' comments on Charlottesville

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three House Democrats drafted a resolution to formally censure President Donald Trump for saying Tuesday that "both sides" shared responsibility for the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that resulted in the death of Heather Heyer, a young woman protesting …

Michael Moore calls out Trump backers: 'If you still support the racist, you are the racist'

Michael Moore has not been shy about expressing his opposition to Donald Trump, including taking part in a Tuesday protest outside Trump Tower. Now …

Trump’s Overt Racism Has Put Corporate America in a Bind

Virtually no one in the United States believes that corporations deserve a tax break. Despite the fact that one of the nation’s major parties spends …

Neighbors throw rocks at Confederate flag in East Village window

The South is rising — in the East Village.<p>Residents are seeing red over a pair of Confederate flags hanging in the window of an East 8th Street …

A Fox News Host Attacks Trump, and Some Viewers Bristle

Fox News, television’s equivalent of a presidential safe space, kept up its steadfast defense of President Trump even as he faced an uproar this week over his response to the violence at a white supremacist rally in Virginia last Saturday. Anchors like Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson praised the …