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Health care groups to use blockchain to improve provider data

Blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin, is creeping into the health care space.<p>A growing number of researchers and companies are finding that blockchain -- a permanent, openly accessible record of transactions -- can make sharing and accessing data more efficient. On Monday, five health care …

Here's which generation you're part of based on your birth year — and why those distinctions exist

• <b>Pew Research Foundation recently established its definition of millennials as people born between 1981 and 1996.</b>• <b><br>Defining generations helps researchers see how coming of age during certain historical events and technological changes influence the way people see the world.</b>• <b><br>Pew thinks it's still too</b> …

Pew Research Center

Defining generations: Where Millennials end and post-Millennials begin

Pew Research Center will use 1996 as the last birth year for Millennials for our future work. President Michael Dimock explains why.

Pew Research Center

Why Workers Are Losing to Capitalists

Back in April, I wrote about one of the most troubling mysteries in economics, the falling labor share. Less of the income the economy produces is …

Amazon to Hire 100,000 Without Asking for Salary History. Women Still Hit Hardest.

This is not bad for women. It's good for women and men. You know, humans.<p>Like Google, Facebook, and Cisco, Amazon has announced that they will throw out the "tell us your salary history" question in the hopes of eliminating the effects of past discrimination. Several states and cities have adopted …

8 Reasons Why Millennials Are More Productive Than Any Other Generation

A survey by Microsoft found that 92 percent of Millennials keep a to-do list.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Millennials (a.k.a. Gen Y) are stereotyped as lazy and entitled. It’s hard to forget all the stories about participation trophies that each youngster received just for signing up and …

The Workplace

‘Transgender’ sex robots are coming to a bedroom near you

“Transgender” sex robots could be a new and exotic way to spice things up in your bedroom.<p>The Sun has learned that the Californian startup …

Robots May Steal As Many As 800 Million Jobs in the Next 13 Years

A new study by the McKinsey Global Institute estimates that between 400 million and 800 million of today’s jobs will be automated by 2030.<p>The …

There will be plenty of jobs in the future: You just won’t be able to do them

In the not-so-distant future, millions of workers will have different jobs than they have today. What those jobs will be exactly, is still very much …

Plotting our revenge: 3 ways humans might outwit AI and the robots

It's downright dispiriting. Every time a new public debate takes place about automation and the future of work, the robotics-and-software crowd can …

Automation, Education, and the Future of Work: A Reading List

Most conversations about the “future of work” focus on how new technologies and ways of working — such as artificial intelligence and the gig economy …

A Manager’s Guide to Augmented Reality

There is a fundamental disconnect between the wealth of digital data available to us and the physical world in which we apply it. While reality is three-dimensional, the rich data we now have to inform our decisions and actions remains trapped on two-dimensional pages and screens. This gulf between …

swatches

By Saijel Kishan, Hugh SonHugh Son and Mira RojanasakulMira Rojanasakul<p>Traders, prepare to adapt.<p>Wall Street is entering a new era. The fraternity of …

Why Are Millennials Wary of Freedom?

Young Americans seem to be losing faith in freedom. Why?<p>According to the World Values Survey, only about 30 percent of Americans born after 1980 believe it is absolutely essential to live in a democratic country, compared with 72 percent of Americans born before World War II. In 1995, 16 percent of …

AI or IA? Intelligence Augmentation for Recruiting

IBM’s Watson is synonymous with AI. Perhaps IBM should have named it Sherlock. Anyone familiar with the Sherlock Holmes stories knows that Watson …

The digital transformation of learning: Social, informal, self-service, and enjoyable

Technology has long been used to improve how we learn, but today's digital advances, particularly with social media, have taken learning in powerful …

Mobile Devices

Recruiting Chatbots Won’t Take Your Job, But They Will Make It Easier | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Imagine you had a robot butler or maid to do all your dirty, repetitive chores, freeing you up to do more of what you love. That’s exactly what …

Chatbots

The Ultimate Guide to Drip Marketing Campaigns for Recruiters

Recruitment drip marketing isn’t just the latest buzz term, but a lot of savvy sourcers and recruiters have woken up to its potential. They’re taking …

Investors bet big on AI for health diagnostics

We’re seeing a new wave of venture investments in healthtech companies — especially those with strong artifical intelligence and machine learning components. Led by some of the world’s largest biopharma companies and tech-focused venture capitalists, these investments are backing efforts to speed …

6 Hot AI Automation Technologies Destroying And Creating Jobs

Nothing gets the Silicon Valley-obsessed media more excited than watching the online mud-wrestling of two tech titans, especially when the fight is over the hottest topic of the day: Will AI destroy our jobs or will it be a force for good?<p>It all started with Elon Musk declaring that “robots will be …

Artificial Intelligence

Robots have been taking our jobs for 50 years, so why are we worried?

Robots have been taking our jobs since the 1960s. So why are politicians and business leaders only now becoming so worried about robots causing mass …

How Small Businesses Can Leverage Artificial Intelligence to Stay Ahead of the Competition

In the past couple of years, artificial intelligence has become the darling of large corporations looking to leverage their vast customer bases and …

The Jobs That Artificial Intelligence Will Create

The threat that automation will eliminate a broad swath of jobs across the world economy is now well established. As artificial intelligence (AI) …

Artificial Intelligence Is Changing SEO: Get Ahead Or Fall Behind

The AI revolution is upon us, with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. It seemed like yesterday when things like automated social media posts, blog content, and chatbots were something laughable, not fully able to compete with human intelligence. However, these algorithms have accelerated almost …

Can Gamifying The Hiring Process Make It More Effective?

The next time you apply for a job, you may have to play a game on your phone. Gamifying the hiring process is a relatively new trend in the way …

Robots could wipe out another 6 million retail jobs

Robots have already cost millions of factory jobs across the nation. Next up could be jobs at your local stores. Between 6 million to 7.5 million …

The 3 Big Labor Market Trends For Job Hunters

I just attended the annual Indeed.com conference in Austin, Texas — <i>The Human Side of Hiring</i> — to learn the latest labor market data and trends from the world’s leading job-search engine. My key takeaway for job hunters? It’s a prime time to be looking for work, and the electronic tools to find jobs …

Smart Job Seekers Break These Ten Resume-Writing Rules

Everything around us changes so fast we can keep hardly keep up with the day’s news — but the traditional resume format lives on!<p>We can acknowledge the truth. The traditional, stilted, corporate-speak resume format has had its moment.<p>It is hopelessly anachronistic now. If your resume looks and …

Employment

Google will let you search LinkedIn, Monster, Facebook, and more job sites all at once (GOOG, GOOGL, FB, MSFT)

Google CEO Sundar Pichai just introduced Google for Jobs — a forthcoming initiative from Google that will let you search for jobs in your area, with …