Hira Shahid

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The non-western books that every student should read

Leading authors pick international classics that should be on student’s bookshelves, but are often neglected by universities<p>The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon<p>I teach it to my first years and return to the book through their degree. It is the perfect introduction to complex ideas: oppressive …

Books

Achieving a perfect credit score is a lot easier than you may realize

Americans would probably be lost without their credit cards. According to ValuePenguin, the average balance-carrying household had more than $16,000 in debt as of May 2016, with total outstanding consumer debt hitting $3.4 trillion, including $929 billion in revolving debt. Considering that roughly …

Personal Finance

The science fiction podcasts every nerd should listen to

To help you ignore your dystopian reality.<p><i>This post has been updated, and will probably be updated again, because that's how best-of lists should work.</i><p>I love podcasts, you love podcasts, your grandma probably loves podcasts. Looking for some science fiction you can enjoy while your eyeballs do …

Science Fiction

The advice former Wall Street executive Sallie Krawcheck would give her younger self about money

In other words, she'd tell her to get her financial house in order.<p>"She's already gotten her credit card paid off, but if she hadn't, I'd zoom back in time and and grab her by the shoulders and say, 'What in the hell are you doing?!'" Krawcheck told Business Insider. "You need to pay off your …

Personal Finance

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

Wall Street

What Neural Networks, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning Actually Do

When an app claims to be powered by “artificial intelligence” it feels like you’re in the future. What does that really mean, though? We’re taking a …

Machine Learning

10 drones to look out for this holiday season

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Love them or think they’re the sign of a coming dystopia, commercial drones aren’t going away anytime soon.<p>The good news is that …

Drones

Four Ways to Handle Interview Questions You Don't Know How to Answer

Preparing for interviews is serious business. But even if you practice, and practice, and practice, you could still get a question you just don’t …

Employment
Employment

23 Quotes on Overcoming Mediocrity--Because No One Wants to Be Just Good Enough | Inc.com

What does success mean to you? When I ask new clients to talk to me about their definition of success, most are acutely aware that some measure of internal change is necessary to get them there. While they may not know the specifics of those shifts yet, they understand that, to be remarkable, …

Motivation

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise

Answers to some key questions about the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence in enterprises.<p><b>Predictive analytics / machine learning /</b> …

Big Data

Tech giants rush to invest in Montreal artificial intelligence research lab

Artificial intelligence, once relegated to the realm of science fiction, is now found in everything from translation services to virtual assistants to video games.<p>And as companies race to develop self-driving cars and offer increasingly personalized online experiences, they're building on research …

Artificial Intelligence

Degrowth - is it time for a new kind of economics?

With the planet reaching its biophysical limits on what it can provide us, a growing number of economists and environmentalists say we need to switch …

Sustainability

How to take a $16,000 luxury flight for less than $500

Singapore Airlines is ranked as the best in the world, so it makes sense that their first-class services are enveloped in the sleek veneer of absolute luxury—and an accordingly eye-watering price.<p>But frequent flier and travel blogger Sam Huang of TopMiles managed to snag a $16,000 round-the-world …

Light-based neural network could lead to super-fast AI

It's one thing to create computers that behave like brains, but it's something else to make them perform as well as brains. Conventional circuitry can only operate so quickly as part of a neural network, even if it's sometimes much more powerful than standard computers. However, Princeton …

Here’s what the best salespeople do to close more deals and make tons of money

Sales is a tough job.<p>But when it's done right, it can make you rich.<p>We took a look at Salesforce's latest annual State of Sales report and a separate survey of 280 salespeople from Quotable to find out what the best performing salespeople and teams do in common to sell more and make tons of …

Salesforce

13 Very Honest Men Reveal The ONE Thing That Makes Them Marry You

It's no surprise that men and women are wired differently when it comes to relationships and marriage, but it's not as different as we think. It's not that men do NOT want to get married, it's that they don't want to marry someone just because they are a certain age, nor are worried what others …

Relationships

Four Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

Learning is no longer something we just do in schools.<p>The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning new things.<p>Learning is no longer something we just do in schools. We can't rely on just the …

Learning

30 Motivational Quotes From Women Entrepreneurs That Will Inspire You to Succeed

In honor of the annual Women's Entrepreneurship Day, celebrated globally.<p>Tomorrow, November 19th, is the annual Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED). This is a day on which the work of women entrepreneurs worldwide is observed, discussed, and celebrated.<p>If you're new to WED, allow me to establish …

Entrepreneurship

Whoa, Google's AI Is Really Good at Pictionary

For Google, it's not enough that its products rely on machine learning and artificial intelligence. The company also wants you, its customer, to …

Tesla shareholders approve $2.6bn SolarCity takeover

<b>Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk has won shareholder approval for a $2.6bn (£2.1bn) deal to buy solar panel company SolarCity, in which he is the largest shareholder.</b><p>The takeover will expand the electric car maker's clean energy business.<p>Some investors had opposed the move, citing a conflict …

Tesla

20+ DIY Christmas Decorations That Look So Elegant

"Oh, this old scalloped tree skirt? It's vintage."<p>Elevate your home this holiday season with plenty of cash leftover for presents under the tree. These fancy DIY Christmas decor projects will gift you your most festive display yet.

6 Trends We’re Into Right Now

Fall always gets us really excited about fashion. It’s the season for layering pretty things and soft fabrics — like velvet! Here are six trends …

Clothing

101 reasons why white women might have voted for Donald Trump

Since we learned on Nov. 8 that 53% of white women voted for Donald Trump, I've seen a lot of people expressing shock and disbelief at that number. …

Affordable Care Act

The Non-Technical Guide to Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

I have a challenge for you.<p>In a few seconds, I want you to <b>stop reading this article, and follow the instructions below.</b><p>Here you go:<p>I hope my point is …

Black Swan's algorithms 'predict the future' – and they even know when you'll take sick days

Black Swan is a data-mining startup which uses artificial intelligence to predict when Brits are planning to have a BBQ (regardless of weather), or …

5 signs you're CEO material

Likening critical CEO capabilities, such as giving difficult feedback, to learning the unnatural motion of lifting your back foot first in boxing, he claims "it generally takes years for a founder to develop the CEO skill set." In short, Horowitz insists CEOs are made, not born.<p>But just because …

Leadership

FICO CEO Explains How to Improve Your Credit Score

By<p>Updated July 10, 2017 4:14 p.m. ET<p>Your credit score determines whether you can get a credit card or a mortgage, and how much you’ll pay in …

Personal Finance