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Elon Musk reportedly tells Tesla employees that they should just leave meetings or hang up the phone if it's not productive

Jalopnik got its hands on a letter from Elon Musk to his employees at Tesla Motors, in which he lays out a plan to get production of its Model 3 electric car back on track by embracing a 24/7 shift schedule, while also urging workers to keep pushing towards greater productivity.<p>To that end, Musk …

Tesla

Human Mini-Brains Implanted Into Mice Didn't Just Survive, They Integrated

But the mice didn't seem any smarter than usual.<p>The future of personalized medicine will very likely involve human “spare parts” to replace …

Bioengineering

East Bay fault is 'tectonic time bomb,' more dangerous than San Andreas, new study finds

The San Andreas long has been the fault many Californians feared most, having unleashed the great 1906 earthquake that led to San Francisco’s destruction 112 years ago Wednesday.<p>But new research shows that a much less well-known fault, running under the heart of the East Bay, poses a greater danger.<p>…

San Francisco

A 2-Year Stanford Study Shows the Astonishing Productivity Boost of Working From Home

The jury was out on the productivity effect of working from home. It has returned with a surprising verdict.<p>There has been much debate about working from home and whether or not it's a productivity boost or major productivity drain. Paranoid managers envision employees lying on their couches at …

The Workplace

This US-bound migrant caravan sparked a Trump tweetstorm

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's part activist march, part humanitarian mission.<p>The images are striking: throngs of Central American migrants crossing Mexico during Holy Week as they make their way north to the US border.<p>It's become an annual tradition, and getting publicity has always been a goal for this and other …

Immigration

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Self-improvement

With 5 Quick Clicks You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

Social Media

50 Personal Finance Habits Everyone Should Follow

Start by spending less than you earn every month.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that</i> …

Personal Finance

Exclusive: ‘I’ve never seen anything like it.’ Video of mating deep-sea anglerfish stuns biologists

Anglerfish, with their menacing gape and dangling lure, are among the most curious inhabitants of the deep ocean. Scientists have hardly ever seen …

Zoology

7 Old-School Marketing Tools that Cut Through the Clutter Today

For all the bells and whistles digital marketing ideas afford, old-school marketing ideas can be just as, if not, more effective. Here are seven analog ideas that you can put into practice today.<p>Digital marketing may be fast, easy and cheap, but it is the most effective way to market your business? …

Marketing

This Silicon Valley sleeper hit app just got $52 million to do for spreadsheets what Microsoft did for computers

Airtable, a spreadsheet app that has become one of Silicon Valley's sleeper hits, has raised $52 million in new funding in a round led by Caffeinated Capital and CRV to bring its total to $62.6 million.<p>When it was founded in 2012, Airtable was a small, business-focused spreadsheet program. It has …

Startups

How much tax to withhold? New calculator to help figure it

WASHINGTON — Millions of Americans are now getting bigger paychecks as a result of the new tax law. So the government is issuing an online calculator for figuring whether enough money is being set aside.<p>The calculator unveiled Wednesday by the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service …

Retirement

Google is offering a free Machine Learning and AI course from 1 March onwards- Technology News, Firstpost

Google on 1 March introduced "<b>Learn with Google AI</b>" — a set of educational resources developed by Machine Learning (ML) experts at the company, for …

Machine Learning

Microsoft’s quantum computing language is now available for MacOS

Quantum computing, which uses the nature of quantum mechanics and the odd behavior of particles to promise incredibly powerful computers, is like …

Quantum Computing

Bitcoin: The Bottom Appears To Be In, Why Higher Prices Are Likely To Follow

Bitcoin has been on a wild ride since 2017, first a 2,500% gain, then a 70% decline, but Bitcoin still stands tall, higher by 700% over the past year …

The 50 Best Life-Improving Things for Less Than $10 on Amazon Prime

A perfect list for if you have anywhere between $9.99 and $500 handy.<p>Solutions abound on Amazon. Sure, there are obvious solutions like getting a …

Shopping

What streets look like in 30 cities around the world

1/<p>Marrakech, Morocco<p>Ekaterina Pokrovsky/Shutterstock<p>Marrakech is a vibrant city awash in color. Take a stroll through the Medina, a walled medieval …

3 Must-Have Apps For Black-And-White Photography

Black-and-white photography shouldn't be used only for aesthetic reasons, but for utilitarian purposes. By keeping ourselves from the distractions …

What someone drives, wears, or earns won't tell you anything about their wealth — and most people don't ask the question that will

Have you ever asked yourself the question, "Am I wealthy?"<p>If you're living paycheck to paycheck and have tens of thousands of dollars in debt, then the answer is pretty simple. No, you're not wealthy.<p>But, if you've been reading this blog for a few years, have gotten yourself out of debt, and …

Personal Finance

The Basics Of Trading A Stock

With the growing importance of digital technology and the internet, many investors are opting to buy and sell stocks for themselves rather than pay …

Trading

I'm 29 and Manage $100 Million — Here Are the 7 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You About Investing

No. 6: Do not fall in love with your investments.<p>At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I’m on the young side to be managing …

Investing

Apache Hadoop reaches 3.0

The Apache Software Foundation has announced version three of the open source software framework for distributed computing. Apache Hadoop 3.0 is the …

Ubiquitous Computing

A Startup Uses Quantum Computing to Boost Machine Learning - MIT Technology Review

A company in California just proved that an exotic and potentially game-changing kind of computer can be used to perform a common form of machine …

Machine Learning

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Anime

How to get out of the overspending trap

<i>What is the best way to control spending? No matter what I do to control spending and pay down my credit card, I always feel like I come back to the same place where I had started with the balance. Having an authorized user is one problem but most of the expenses are just food, gas and other</i> …

Personal Finance

Haven't Learned To Code Yet? This Digital Nomad Wants To Help

Traveling in Southeast Asia after a stint working for a Silicon Valley startup, Cory Althoff, 29, wanted to shake things up in his life.<p>“I wanted to try creating my own product, do something on my own, instead of working for a company,” recalls Althoff, who earned his B.A. in political science at …

Computer Science

5 Winning Examples of Sales Emails Done Right | Inc.com

According to Tellwise, the average consumer gets over 100 emails per day, but opens just 23% and clicks on only 2%. When you're sending a sales email, you need to be part of that 2%.<p>But how do you get someone to not only read your email but take action from it? The key is to write a killer sales …

Marketing
Basketball

Investors scoop up billions in bonds, most since July: ICI

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors throttled up their bond exposure in the latest week, adding the most cash to U.S.-based debt funds since July as momentum for U.S. stock funds stalled, Investment Company Institute (ICI) data showed on Wednesday.<p>More than $11 billion rolled into U.S.-based bond mutual …

Investing

3 steps to figure out how much mortgage you can afford

Generally, the amount a lender will allow you to borrow for a mortgage is the amount at which the monthly loan payments (including principal, interest, property taxes, and homeowners insurance) equal no more than 28% of your gross monthly income.<p>If you have excellent credit, some lenders may allow …

Personal Finance