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Thank God someone is now teaching robots to disobey human orders

When you think about teaching robots to say "no" to human commands, your immediate reaction might be, "that seems like a truly horrible idea." It is, after all, the bread and butter of science fiction nightmares; the first step to robots taking over the world.<p>But Gordon Briggs and Matthias Scheutz, …

Robotics

I spent a month trying to learn French in my sleep — here's what happened

For the past month, attempting to learn French has been a part of my nighttime routine.<p>After I turn on this 5-hour video, I dim my iPhone screen and doze off, the French man on the screen whispering <i>avoir</i> and <i>être</i> into my ears.<p>There are loads of sleep-learning playlists available, all with a …

Research

Couples who have sex just once a week are happiest

For decades self-help books and therapists have advised couples that the key to a successful relationship is sex…and plenty of it.<p>But a new study suggests that behind closed doors, the happiest partners are actually making love just once a week.<p>According to the University of Toronto-Mississauga …

Mysterious Chunk of Space Trash is on a Collision Course With Earth

A rogue chunk of debris that orbited Earth far beyond the Moon is making a homecoming on November 13th, astronomers have concluded. WT1190F is one to …

Your smartphone can detect bipolar disorder

Sensors in any smartphone can monitor mood changes and diagnose mental health issues like bipolar disorder<p>Italian researchers have found that smartphones can be used to diagnose and manage mental health illnesses such as bipolar disorder, just by using their inbuilt sensors as a proxy for sudden …

Mental Health

23 Amazing Ways to Melt Fat with Tea

What if we told you we’d discovered the most effective weight-loss tool in the world—a weapon that works for everyone, costs just pennies a day, is …

Microsoft Dialer for Android said to replace your phone app, coming later this year

Microsoft has been learning to play well with others under Satya Nadella’s leadership. Though the tech giant sees Google as one of its main competitors, they haven’t hesitated to get their software in the hands of as many Android users as possible. They recently released apps Send, Translator and …

Tesla just remotely added autopilot mode to thousands of its Model S cars

Self-driving capabilities -- previously limited to cars tested by technology titans such as Google -- hit the streets "overnight" with the latest Tesla Version 7.0 software.<p>"We're being especially cautious at this early stage so we are advising drivers to keep their hands on the wheel just in …

Tesla

How a Millennial Paid Off His Entire Student Loan Debt in 10 Months

The average American college student owes $35,000 at graduation. This guy said to heck with that.<p>It's a crisis that hit Generation X hard, and is now hitting Millennials even harder.<p>We're the only country in the world where students routinely graduate from college with massive amounts of …

VW customers demand answers and compensation over emissions scandal

Carmaker facing hefty bill as Which? finds owners are worried about environmental impact of their vehicles and expect cash payouts<p>Nine out of 10 Volkswagen drivers in Britain affected by the diesel emissions scandal believe they should receive compensation, increasing the pressure on the carmaker …

The Best Strategy for Developing Leaders Is No Strategy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What is your leadership development strategy?<p>It’s a question I’ve been asked scores of times. It often happens when someone gets close enough to the places where I’ve been privileged to lead, and they see many high-capacity leaders being …

Leadership

7 common traits of successful entrepreneurs

Were Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Richard Branson born with entrepreneurial DNA? No, they cultivated traits that led them to …

Entrepreneurship

13 tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and other famous executives have used to run effective meetings

We know that meetings tend to fall apart thanks to sloppy agendas and unclear ground rules, but what makes them successful?<p>We researched how some of the most effective executives in history — from the late Apple founder Steve Jobs to Amazon chief Jeff Bezos and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg — run …

Jeff Bezos

In Leadership, Is It Better To Be Feared Or Loved? New Book Supports Team Love

In 20+ years of working on career issues, I estimate that I have encountered more leaders who lead by fear (sticks, command and control style), rather than by love (carrots, collaboration style). So I was heartened to read <i>The Free-Free Organization: Vital Insights From Neuroscience to Transform …

Tesla is caught in the middle of a huge debate about the future of driving

On one side is Morgan Stanley's lead auto analyst, Adam Jonas, who recently revisited his futuristic theory that individual ownership of cars is going away and that the "potential end of human driving" could be coming.<p>On the other side is an unlikely team of insurance analysts at Citi led by Todd …

Carsharing

Samsung’s Latest Smartphone Doesn’t Run Android

Samsung released its new Samsung Z3 smartphone in India on Wednesday—the second phone to run on the company’s Tizen operating system, <i>The Wall Street</i> …

Mobile

Drone pilots could get jail time, fine for violating new L.A. ordinance

Flying a drone too high, too close to people or at an airport in Los Angeles could soon land you six months in jail and a hefty fine.<p>In a unanimous vote Wednesday, the L.A. City Council approved an ordinance that mirrors the Federal Aviation Administration's civilian drone regulations and makes it …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

What To Wear Today<p>What to wear today and every day this month, whether you're headed to the office or a beach wedding.<p>31 Photos1 day agoView …

Google's 'business founder' is going to try to save Twitter

Kordestani was Google's chief business officer who recently stepped down to become an adviser at Alphabet and Google. Now, Kordestani "is no longer affiliated with Google," according to CNBC.<p>He was also one of Google's earliest employees, joining the company in 1999 as its "business founder" just …

Social Media

Lord Sugar tells his Apprentice to invest in property if he wants to be wealthy in business

Mark Wright, winner of last year's Apprentice, says Alan Sugar advises entrepreneurs to put their money in property<p>Lord Sugar may be looking for a new business partner in the next series of The Apprentice, but the self-made entrepreneur apparently believes that property development is still where …

Why Danny Meyer is eliminating tipping at 13 restaurants

Danny Meyer, chief founder of the Union Square Hospitality Group and Shake Shack (SHAK), has decided to eliminate tipping and raise wages at 13 of …

Here’s how to tell if you could make a boatload of money as a programmer

It's a great time to be a programmer. The average base salary of a software engineer in the US is close to $100,000, with those in San Francisco making over $140,000 on average.<p>But that doesn't mean coding is for everyone. How would you know if computer science is the right field for you?<p>Code …

Computer Science

5 Credit Cards For the Super Rich | Investopedia

For people of average wealth, credit cards are ways to get by when money is tight, make additional purchases or to earn generic rewards. Credit cards …

Concerns Volkswagen's latest cars have extra suspect software

Scandal over Volkswagen emissions grows with car maker admitting 2016 cars have software which could help them improve pollution emissions<p>Volkswagen has admitted that its 2016 vehicles contain more software which could help them beat emission controls tests.<p>The German auto giant has confirmed that …

Rand Paul slams Obama’s tax plan for the middle class in rebuttal

Not to be left out, Senator Rand Paul, the Kentucky Republican, added his own unofficial response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.<p>Taped in advance and distributed on YouTube, Sen. Paul stuck to his tax-cutting, smaller-government themes although, unlike last year, he lacked …

The one tip to get ahead in your company no one talks about

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …