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3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable | Inc.com

There is a common theme that many leaders struggle with: they don't know how to hold their people accountable. Even if they are great at hiring A players, many leaders still are left with that feeling that their people could be doing more or better work.<p>Rather than first finding fault with the …

Employment

Move Over, Coders—Physicists Will Soon Rule Silicon Valley

It's a bad time to be a physicist.<p>At least, that’s what Oscar Boykin says. He majored in physics at the Georgia Institute of Technology and in 2002 …

Big data knows if you're pregnant

Age + number of kids + prescription records + search history = pregnant!<p>Employers concerned with rising costs of health care are turning to wellness firms like Castlight Health or Welltok to use big data to predict employee health needs, reported <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. Health data firms typically …

Health Care

Palau vs. the Poachers

Late on a January 2015 evening in Shepherdstown, W.Va., a data analyst named Bjorn Bergman, surrounded by whiteboards scribbled with computer code, was orchestrating a high-stakes marine police chase halfway around the world. Staring at his laptop in a cramped ground-floor office, he drank from his …

Conservation

Google and Red Hat Found a Dangerous, Widespread Bug

Engineers at Google and Red Hat independently found an egregious bug in very widely-distributed computer code library known as “glibc”.<p>The bug, which …

Information Security

Google making it easier to manage read/write access to shared Drive folders

Google Drive is a really easy way to allow colleagues, family or friends to share access to a set of files, but keeping track of who has what access – and changing permissions – can be a fiddly business. The company has announced in a blog post that it’ll be making life much easier in future.<p>In the …

Break up The Banks, Says The Fed's New Guy

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s newest policymaker and a former point man for the government’s bailout of the financial industry on Tuesday called on …

Interest Rates

David Bowie's son did NOT seem to like Lady Gaga's Grammys performance

LONDON — Lady Gaga's tribute to David Bowie at the Grammys was everything it was destined to be: Loved by some, hated by others, overlooked by …

Pope Francis set for historic Orthodox Patriarch meeting

<b>Pope Francis will hold a historic first meeting with Patriarch Kirill, the head of Russian Orthodox Church, in Cuba next week.</b><p>The Russian Orthodox Church said the "persecution of Christians" would be the central theme of the meeting.<p>Pope Francis will stop over in Cuba on his way to Mexico.<p>It is the …

Pope Francis

CustomInk Acquires Represent, A Custom Merchandise Marketplace for Influencers

CustomInk, a leading player in the online custom apparel space, has announced it is acquiring Represent, a Los Angeles-based social commerce startup.<p>Sources close to the acquisition tell us the price tag was approaching $100 million, with it being a cash and stock deal.<p>Founded in 2014 by Bryan …

Startups

Marriott Executives Explain the Brand's Internal Strategy Shift at MIT

Two of Marriott’s key executives responsible for driving the hotel group’s corporate culture turnaround spoke at the MIT Design Driven Innovation …

Hospitality

Pussy Riot CHAIKA music video draws attention to crime in Russia

Pussy Riot debuted its new music video for “CHAIKA” on Wednesday. Produced by TV on the Radio’s David Sitek, the track follows the story of Russian …

Ohlala, An Uber For Escorts, Launches Its ‘Paid Dating’ Service In NYC

New Yorkers sick of the uncertainties of the urban dating scene can now turn to a new app designed to reduce the complexities of dating to dollars and cents.<p>Ohlala, a controversial<p>on-demand escort dating app popular in Germany, is launching its services today in its first American market, New York …

Cities

David Cameron found out the hard way that Muslim women are not #TraditionallySubmissive

David Cameron, you’ve been told.<p>After media reported that the British prime minister had spoken in private conversations about the “traditional …

Muslim Women

#FlatEarth continues: Neil deGrasse Tyson's nephew responds to B.o.B with his own diss track

You know those days when it feels like the Flat Earth is out to get you? Today is one of those days. If you're not up-to-snuff on the recent #FlatEarth debate, welcome to the internet. Here's the backstory. It involves a rapper named B.o.B and several conspiracy theories and a diss track leveled …

Flat Earth

Hip-Hop

How One Line Derailed Ludacris' Rap Career<p>Aaron Williams 03.23.18 21 hours ago 8 Comments<p>Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 2 days ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 4 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Marvin Minsky, the Man Who Built the First Artificial Brain, Dead at 88

Minsky, an MIT professor, was the inventor of the first neural network, the first graphical headset, one of the first programmable robots, and so much more.<p>Isaac Asimov, a scientist turned hard sci-fi writer, once remarked that the only people he ever felt overshadowed him in intelligence were Carl …

Antiabortion activists who videotaped Planned Parenthood allegedly used fake licenses

Evidence emerged Tuesday explaining why Houston grand jurors charged with investigating misconduct by<p>Planned Parenthoodinstead charged two antiabortion activists who had covertly filmed officials discussing the procurement of fetal tissue.<p>David Daleiden, 27, director of the Irvine-based nonprofit …

Woman Who Held Decades-Long Protest Outside of White House Dies

A woman who maintained a decades-long peace protest outside the White House died on Monday.<p>Concepcion Picciotto was a well-known figure in the Washington, D.C., area who devoted her life to advocating for peace and against nuclear proliferation.<p>Her death was announced on Tuesday in a statement by …

The White House

Bammies: the Business Pajamas You Can Wear From Your Home Office to the Board Room

Helping you worry less about what you wear, and more about where you're going.<p>No one likes taking off their pajamas in the morning. Swapping out your delicious cotton basics for a rigid wool skirt and stuffy blouse? It's a tough obstacle to conquer during the first 45 minutes of your day. If only …

Clothing

10 Upgrades Under $1,000 That Increase Home Values

A few strategic fixes can add big value to your home.<p>A clean, well-maintained home in tiptop condition will yield maximum profit when it comes time …

Home Improvement

11 things you can’t help getting addicted to in Mexico

1.<br>The convenience of not having to feed your body between breakfast and dinner, because you started the day nurturing yourself with a <i>concha</i>, a liter …

Mexico

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Citrix Is The Latest Enterprise Tech Firm Under Pressure From Activist Investors

Technology companies, particularly those with an enterprise bent, appear to be coming under increasing pressure from activist investors who want to squeeze out profits at the cost of products and jobs. Last year EMC pressed by an activist investor eventually sold the company to Dell for $67 …

Investing

How to: Access 76,000 Secret Netflix Movie Categories

So you know how Netflix has some bizarrely specific movie categories like <b>Gritty Tearjerkers</b> or Mind-Bending Biographical Dramas (currently empty …

John F. Nash

Martha Stewart Offers Two Acceptable Reactions To Her Fake Tattoos

Today, Martha Stewart asked the world a very important question, one the world perhaps never thought to wonder, and yet is far better off now knowing the answer to. It is this: What would life be like if Martha Stewart were covered in tattoos?<p>In an Instagram earlier this afternoon, Stewart posted …

Martha Stewart

If you believe Seven Dreamers, 'Laundroid' could completely automate laundry

Walking by the Seven Dreamers booth at CES was a bit of serendipity for me. I was on my way to another appointment, but how could I not stop and marvel at a machine that handles one of my least favorite things: folding laundry?<p>‘Laundroid’ works using advanced image analysis and a suite of robotic …

Amazon Is Building a Sequel to One of Its Most Popular Products

David Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Andrew Yates—AFP/Getty Images<p>David Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>David Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty …

Shopping

5 Kitchen Gadgets You Should Toss Immediately

It's time to say goodbye to the apple corer. Here's everything you should be tossing from your kitchen in the name of sanity and space-saving.<p><i>In addition to eating healthier, the start of a new year is a great excuse for decluttering, spiffing up, and organizing your workspace. All week long, we'll</i> …