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Salesforce Einstein AI can generate models automatically

When Salesforce announced its spring release this week, it revealed that its artificial intelligence platform, dubbed Einstein, can build data models automatically, even when customers have customized their products to meet the company’s unique requirements.<p>They called this “using artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

NASA's MAVEN Discovers How Mars Lost Its Atmosphere

In many ways, Mars is the most Earth-like planet we’ve ever examined up close, besides our own. With a history of a watery past, copious amounts of erosion, revealed sedimentary rock, volcanoes, clouds, icecaps, sand dunes and features like dried-up riverbeds, there’s an entire geological history …

Magnetism

Always Feel That You Don't Have Enough Time? You Need To Understand Yourself First

en_US<p>article<p>Time management can be challenging. These two techniques can dramatically improve your …

Time Management

Darling '50s trailer home in Palm Springs can be yours for $55K

Mint-green, midcentury, and (once) mobile? Yes, please!<p>This is everything we love combined into one adorable parcel: a converted 1950s vintage trailer “tiny” home—in <i>Palm Springs</i>. But that’s not all. Its main mint-green frame sticks out from a slightly larger concrete body and breaks out into a …

Cities embrace ‘transit hubs’ to boost business, jobs

Transportation centers are trendy now<p>Are transit hubs the new malls? Several major nerve centers of U.S. transportation—like Union Station in Washington, D.C., and Penn Station in New York City—are planning major overhauls that would transform them from pass-through structures into glittering …

This Prefab Cabin Was Built in 10 Days for Only $80,000

The cabin is in Russia, but the builder is now accepting pre-orders in the U.S.<p>Nestled in the woods of Kazan, a city in southwest Russia, sits a 1,184-square-foot DublDom, one of several DublDom modular prefab homes designed by the Moscow-based architect firm, Bio Architects.<p>What makes the DublDom …

Scandinavian work culture is better than yours — here's why

Leading up to last year’s presidential election, Bernie Sanders frequently spoke about how the United States were lagging behind in many fields, compared to the socialist’s wet dream Scandinavia. Sanders was especially fond of Denmark, and pointed out that the small Scandinavian country …

Bernie Sanders

'Forest cities': the radical plan to save China from air pollution

Stefano Boeri, the architect famous for his plant-covered skyscrapers, has designs to create entire new green settlements in a nation plagued by dirty air<p>When Stefano Boeri imagines the future of urban China he sees green, and lots of it. Office blocks, homes and hotels decked from top to toe in a …

Urban Agriculture

How to create and maintain a strategic approach to design thinking

Design has evolved beyond making objects – organizations now want to learn how to think like designers, and apply design principles to the workplace itself.<p>One company at the forefront of this methodology is Philips.<p>Few globally reaching product companies have a 126-year history, and even fewer …

Unbuilt Los Angeles: the city that might have been – in pictures

From the offshore Santa Monica freeway to a mini Las Vegas with pyramids and the Parthenon, Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell look at the LA that never happened<p>Never Built Los Angeles is published by Metropolis Books

Santa Monica

W.E.B. Du Bois Was A Master Of The Hand-Drawn Infographic

The activist, historian, and prolific author was also a skilled designer of infographics depicting black life post-Civil War.<p>The prominent civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois was also a historian and sociologist—a background that led him to a firm belief in the revolutionary power of empirical …

How to be the designer every agency wants to hire

Creativity is an obvious quality to showcase in your portfolio, resume and applications and interviews for dream jobs; the cornerstone of every good …

Employment

Major global warming study again questioned, again defended

WASHINGTON (AP) — Another round of bickering is boiling over about temperature readings used in a 2015 study to show how the planet is warming.The …

Climate Change

Are We Simulated Beings Living in a Simulated Universe?

Is the universe real? Or are all the stars and planets (including Earth and everything and everyone on it) just simulations in some colossal video game? What sounds like a silly question is actually one that some scientists have begun to take seriously.<p>It’s hard to come up with a way to tell for …

Universe

Reading Harry Potter Makes You a Better Person, and Science Proves It

Reading the Harry Potter books can lead to many things, including random cravings for Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans, an undying longing for a Nimbus 2000, and that glimmer of hope for finally receiving an acceptance letter to Hogwarts via owl mail. But beyond that, getting lost in the …

69 Videos Every Designer Should Watch

Design has a history; design shapes culture; design is creative; design is a process; design is helpful; and design is human. Whether you’ve two …

How to Politely Disagree, According to Science

After an election that was glaringly short on tolerance and compassion, it’s clear we need a new kind of public conversation, where we learn to reach …

Forget Your Product: Start Selling 'Solutions' Instead

It's time to shift from pushing products to creating genuine connections with people -- using these four steps.<p>Transforming your team’s approach to sales requires a shift from just pushing products to creating genuine connections with people. And those genuine connections don't include fraud and …

90 Days to Truth for Your First Executive Hire | Inc.com

You launched a few years ago. You have grown your users or customers to a very respectable level. You bartered, low-paid (equity more than cash), and basically cobbled together a product that meets the minimum needs of your audience. And you just raised a decent funding round to ramp up growth.<p>But, …

Employment

Science shows missing sleep can ruin your career

White collar, blue collar, clergy collar, shirt-optional: If you're part of the workforce, then you probably work in an industry infected by burnout, because the occupational stress disorder is a full-on epidemic, according to behavior science. Burnout might be most prevalent in healthcare — …