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Could creativity drive the next industrial revolution?

Growth in the first industrial revolution was driven by engineering, the second through electricity and production lines, and the third by technology …

Why Your Employees Are Losing Motivation

by David Sirota, Louis A. Mischkind, and Michael Irwin Meltzer<p>Most companies have it all wrong. They don't have to motivate their employees. They …

Employee Engagement

Protect Your Project From Escalating Doubts

Your project began with a bang. The launch created positive buzz, and you have a solid plan to deliver on the initiative’s value proposition. …

Management

Ideo: The 7 Most Important Hires For Creating A Culture Of Innovation

Sure, founders set a tone. But they aren’t the only ones who shape workplace culture, writes Ideo’s Mollie West.<p>We all fear the job that looks great on paper and is a nightmare in practice. What makes some companies great to work for and others a disaster? The answer: good workplace culture. It’s …

A Complete Beginner's Guide To Blockchain

You may have heard the term ‘blockchain’ and dismissed it as a fad, a buzzword, or even technical jargon. But I believe blockchain is a technological advance that will have wide-reaching implications that will not just transform the financial services but many other businesses and industries.<p>A …

Blockchain

CS224n: Natural Language Processing with Deep Learning

Event<p>Date<p>Description<p>Course Materials<p>Lecture<p>Jan 9<p>Introduction to NLP and Deep Learning<br>[slides]<p>Suggested Readings:<p>[Linear Algebra Review]<br>• [Probability …

Natural Language Processing

When Employees Don’t ‘Like’ Their Employers on Social Media

More than 2 billion people worldwide are users of social media, making it a logical platform for companies seeking to attract potential employees and …

Public Relations

Cognitive bias cheat sheet

Information overload, lack of meaning, the need to act fast, and how to know what needs to be remembered for later.<p>Great, how am I supposed to …

Critical Thinking

The Most Innovative UX Of The Year, In 18 Projects

User experience is the most intangible part of designing a killer product. Here are 18 designs that nail it.<p>What’s the recipe for a great product? That’s the billion dollar question that designers may spend their whole lives chasing. And the most nebulous ingredient, user experience, is also the …

Leeds hospitals surgery postponed after IT problem

<b>Some hospital appointments and surgery at Leeds hospitals have had to be postponed because of "significant" problems with an IT system.</b><p>It is not known how many patients are affected by the issues with a system that informs doctors of test results.<p>Leeds Teaching Hospitals trust said it had been …

'Traffic Jam' in Brain Linked to Common Cognitive Disorder

<i>Summary: According to researchers, a simple MRI brain scan could help diagnose people with a common cognitive disorder.</i><p>Source: RSNA.<p><b>Brain MRI could</b> …

The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films

The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.<p>“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”<p>How often have we all heard that resigned expression? How often have we said it ourselves? ‘The death of cinema’ is debated in university film studies …

Terrence Malick

Mini-IVF: The next breakthrough in fertility treatments?

For three years, Saralda Ortiz-Howard and her husband tried to get pregnant until they decided to turn to fertility treatments. They spent more than $30,000 on multiple cycles of both intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) but neither was successful, not to mention that …

Pregnancy

Opening Ceremony at the Rio Olympics: Pictures

Jamaica

Automate Google Sheets: An Introduction to Google Apps Script - The Ultimate Guide to Google Sheets

Google has built some of the most effective productivity tools on the planet. With Gmail, Hangouts, Chrome, Docs, Sheets, and more, odds are you use …

Simulating complex systems using programming

One of the more fascinating new sciences that came up in recent decades (yes, science takes decades) is complexity science. Complexity science is the …

Top 5 arXiv Deep Learning Papers, Explained

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>arXiv, maintained by Cornell University, is a popular open access academic paper preprint repository. It is an outlet for …

Machine Learning

Up close with Fujifilm’s new X-T2 mirrorless camera

If you’re going to show off the follow-up to your well-loved mirrorless camera two years after release, you might as well do it in style — classic cars, rail-thin models, terrible music, the whole nine yards.<p>Fujifilm’s X-T2 interchangeable lens camera made its flashy Manhattan debut at the …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for innovation inspired us to promote Futsal League in India - Balasubramanian

Balasubramanian cites Narendra Modi's call for innovation as a prime reason to bring the Futsal league to India, believes league will evolve rapidly....<p>Entrepreneurship has never been an easy cake to cut, let alone bake. Enterpreneurs' tryst with their companies and ideas often lead to as many …

All you need to know about blockchain, explained simply

Many people know it as the technology behind Bitcoin, but blockchain’s potential uses extend far beyond digital currencies.<p>Its admirers include Bill …

Blockchain

116 Sources for Free and Public Domain Photos | Crucial Creative - Half Moon Bay, CA

<b>Lensicle</b> - Were it not for their rather small selection of images (about 500 at the time we visited), Lensicle would certainly be among our …

Client Experience Design

Let’s be honest: We designers can be difficult to work with. We might come from a controversial company culture, work an unconventional schedule or …

Web Design

Why the Global 1% and the Asian Middle Class Have Gained the Most from Globalization

It is by now well-known that the period from the mid-1980s to today has been the period of the greatest reshuffle of personal incomes since the Industrial Revolution. It’s also the first time that global inequality has declined in the past two hundred years. The “winners” were the middle and upper …

Health Chronicle – An Attempt

Your own personal cloud of sound

"If you work in a crowded office, you're probably considerate enough to wear a pair of headphones so you don't disturb your co-workers with your …

3 Reasons Why Creativity is Necessary for Emergency Response

How wild ideas, empathy and storytelling can power innovation in a time of crisis.<p><b>By Jason Rissman</b><p>About 18 months ago on a Friday evening, my cell …

Blockchain applications for healthcare

The exponential growth of blockchain applications can benefit population health, medical records, and patient-generated data.<p>The first industry to …

Blockchain

Blockchain – Underlying Technology Primer

All articles about the blockchain industry emphasize the cryptographic protection of underlying data records as the main trait of that technology, …

Blockchain

Developing apps for block chains

Oops. I said I wasn’t going to blog about Bitcoin for a while, but Coinbase recently took an official position stating that Ethereum is now at the …

Healthcare Interoperability: New Tactics and Technology

Interoperability is perhaps the highest-trending topic in healthcare IT today. But when you hear the term, what does it bring to mind? Perhaps a …

Big Data