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Manufacturing

Jeff Bezos just perfectly summed up what you need to know about artificial intelligence

It's hard to put into words what AI is — many of the terms people use are very technical — but Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just summed up everything most people need to know about artificial intelligence in his latest shareholder letter.<p>Bezos wrote:<p>"Over the past decades computers have broadly automated …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's AutoDraw AI tool can turn your clumsy doodles into stunning pieces of art

Cut AutoDraw some slack if it turns your fish into a boomerang. It's still learning!<p>Do you draw like a 5 year old child? Well, it's nothing to be …

3 ways AI will change project management for the better

If you’ve read any tech media recently, then you’re probably hearing a lot about artificial intelligence (AI). Some people herald it as the promise of the future, while others are skeptical — even fearful — of its impacts on society, culture, and our workplaces.<p>As it turns out, the buzz around AI …

Project Management

Meet the millennials making big money riding China's bitcoin wave

The cryptocurrency may have no physical form but the returns from trading it can be very real – and for some they’re worth giving up your job for<p>On a sunny afternoon in west Beijing, on the auspicious eighth floor of a nondescript concrete high-rise, Huai Yang sits with the curtains drawn in his …

When And How You Should Ask For A Raise: The Dos And Don'ts

It can be the most daunting of all discussions, even if you have a great relationship with your boss. For some reason, you don’t have a problem standing your ground when it comes to your opinions about a project. You don’t have a problem setting boundaries. But, when it comes to asking for a raise, …

Employment

Eyes of the highways: Raising a 'trucker army' for trafficking fight

<b>(CNN) —</b> There was a time when truck driver Kevin Kimmel knew little about the scourge of human trafficking. That all changed when he pulled into a gas station in New Kent County, Virginia, on the morning of January 6, 2015.<p>Kimmel recalls a quiet scene with few other people around. Yet a "kind of …

CNN

Amazon is taking on Google and Facebook for ad tech dominance

Take it from Martin Sorrell: He knows a threat when he sees it. The WPP chief famously coined the term “frenemy” for Google nearly a decade ago, …

FDA Opens Genetic Floodgates with 23andMe Decision - MIT Technology Review

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration told gene-testing company 23andMe that it will be allowed to directly tell consumers whether their DNA …

Detroit is kicking Silicon Valley’s ass in the race to build self-driving cars

Turns out the companies that actually build cars have the upper hand<p>Earlier today, <i>Recode</i> and several other outlets reported that Tesla is now worth more than Ford after delivering a record number of cars for the quarter. This news will no doubt lead to some celebration in Silicon Valley, which has …

The discovery of a giant neuron could help explain how the brain creates consciousness

Nobody yet understands how a collection of mushy cells in the brain gives rise to the brilliance of consciousness seen in higher-order animals, including humans. But two discoveries give scientists vital clues to how human consciousness works.<p>In 2014, a 54-year-old woman went to George Washington …

The Brain
World Economic Forum