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4 Questions You Should Always Ask That Will Tell You Who Your Best Employees Are

Top performers usually check off all these boxes.<p><i>As a CEO, how do you know that your employee is an A, B, or C player? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Greg Skloot, founder of</b> …

Here Are 8 Stubborn Facts on Gun Violence in America

In the wake of the tragic murder of 17 innocent students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students, …

Guns

Big Data And AI: 30 Amazing (And Free) Public Data Sources For 2018

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchains, predictive analytics – all amazing technologies which have promised to revolutionize business and society.<p>They are useless, however, without data. Fortunately for businesses and organizations which don’t have the resources to methodically …

Machine Learning

Read The Gospels To Discover The Jesus Nobody Likes To Talk About

Christians around the world began one of the most important seasons in the liturgical calendar this week: Advent. From the Latin word “coming,” …

10 Favorite Reads of 2017

Books are companions during specific seasons of life. As I look back over the past decade of top 10 “favorite reads,” I can see myself in particular …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

AI researchers make $1 million challenge to anyone who can solve chess puzzle

Have a good mind for computational problem-solving? Fancy netting a cool $1 million for your efforts? Then the University of St. Andrews and the Clay …

Mathematics

Chick-fil-A VP: The advice I give my own children -- How to start a career

My three sons began receiving career advice from me before they even started high school. It was both the curse and the blessing of having a Mother who spent time as the Vice President of Talent and the Vice President of Human Resources at Chick-fil-A. As they matured, I tried to impress upon them …

I went from sedentary academic to 100-mile marathon runner—thanks to the science of self-control

Most people have days they’ll never forget. For me, that day is April 26, 2011.<p>It was my first time appearing on National Public Radio. As part of the program <i>All Things Considered</i>, host Michele Norris interviewed me about my research that suggested increasing narcissism in pop music lyrics. Michele …

Microsoft launches the Fluent Design System, its take on Google’s Material Design

At its Build developer conference in Seattle, Microsoft today announced Fluent Design, its design system for building user interfaces across devices. In many ways, the ideas behind Fluent resemble those of Google’s Material Design language. The main purpose here is to give developers access to a …

Cease Squirming and Know That I Am God: Why Don't We Share the Gospel?

We share the gospel because men and women need to know they are loved by God. I’ve seen people squirm and fidget whenever the topic of evangelism is …

What's the most convincing argument against porn? Science.

San Francisco, Calif., Nov 12, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In 2013, Beyonce Knowles topped GQ’s list of “The 100 Hottest Women of the 21st …

How C. S. Lewis Put the Ontological Argument for God in Narnia

One of my favorite passages in all of literature is Puddleglum’s response to the Lady of the Green Kirtle in <i>The Silver Chair</i>. The Lady (an evil …

Jesus Did Not Die for ‘Comfortable’

<i>The Christian life is all about convenience.</i><p>The world and the ruler of this world want you to believe this lie. Convenience — the worldly pursuit of …

Theology

Evangelicals need to stop being wimps

In July 2012 I was speaking at a youth retreat in the mountains of Tennessee when I received a call from CNN. It seemed that Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy had publicly commented on the issue of same-sex marriage and now the gay mafia were out to destroy him and his restaurant chain. Would I, asked CNN, …

Christ Called Me Off the Minaret

Through investigations, dreams, and visions, Jesus asked me to forsake my Muslim family. "<i>Allahu Akbar</i>. I bear witness that there is no god but …

Why big data and algorithms won’t improve business strategy

… for most companies.<p>Over the years, I’ve heard a lot of people talk about algorithmic business and how big data will improve business strategy. For …

Charlie Munger: How to Guarantee a Life of Misery

In 1986, Charlie Munger stepped onto stage at Harvard University.<p>Even 30 years ago, Munger was already famous as the partner of another investing …

Across the USA by Train for Just $186

Turns out, you don’t need a car to see America.<p>By popular demand, I’ve started a travel planning service to help you book a similar train trip. I'll …

Justin Taylor Endorses Clarifying The Bible

<i>This sponsored post was prepared by Clarifying the Bible.</i>“Biblical literacy may be higher in some places, but here in the U.S. it’s certainly lower …

Try “The Yearly Examen”: A spiritual exercise for a better 2017

It is only in looking back that one can move forward<p>As the New Year approaches many of us will look forward with hope, convincing ourselves that …

A History of Philosophy in 81 Video Lectures: From Ancient Greece to Modern Times

Above, you can watch 81 video lectures tracing the history of philosophy, moving from Ancient Greece to modern times. Arthur Holmes presented this …

Introduction to Ancient Greek History: A Free Online Course from Yale

Taught by Yale professor Donald Kagan, this introductory course in Greek history traces "the development of Greek civilization as manifested in …

Why conservative churches grow and liberal churches shrink

Those who don't attend church regularly but are scouting for Christmas services this year might be surprised to find fewer mainline Protestant …

The rise and rise of tabletop gaming

It’s a bright Thursday morning in Oxford, and the Thirsty Meeples cafe on Gloucester Green market is thrumming with activity. As we sit at a sun-warmed window table, the maitre d’, Gareth, introduces himself and presents a list of recommendations.<p>First, he suggests Forbidden Desert. It is not a …

Board Games

7 Useful Prototyping Tools for Websites and Mobile Apps

Let’s start by clearing up some common misconceptions. Some designers, and even their clients, have a tendency to use wireframe, mockup, and …

The Message of Islam vs. The Gospel of Jesus

<b>Editor’s note</b>: Click here to learn how you can partner with TGC to provide gospel resources to the Middle East and North Africa. All donations toward …

Apologists, Catechists, Theologians: Wake Up!

After perusing the latest Pew Study on why young people are leaving the active practice of Christianity, I confess that I just sighed in …

Mike Rowe Delivers Some ‘Undeniable Reality’ About Celebrities Who Urge ‘the Masses’ to Get Out and Vote

After Mike Rowe received a letter asking him to encourage his “huge following” to get out and vote in the presidential election, the wise host of “Somebody’s Gotta Do It” replied with quite the eye-opening civics lesson.<p>Rowe noted that voting is “an important right that we all share, and one that …