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A Doctor Unlocks Mysteries Of The Brain By Talking And Watching

The heavyset man with a bandage on his throat is having trouble repeating a phrase. "No ifs ..." he says to the medical students and doctors around his bed at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.<p>"Can I hear you say no ifs, ands or buts?" says Dr. Allan Ropper, the Harvard neurologist in charge. …

Belief, bias and Bayes | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

Evidence can modify our beliefs, but the impact it has depends upon those beliefs. An 18th century priest has something to say about that, in what could be seen as a mathematical formulation of the scientific method<p>In my last post I dipped my toe into some statistics, to try to explain why the …

Adidas fights to draw top talent to HQ in sleepy Bavarian town | Reuters

HERZOGENAURACH Germany (Reuters) - Adidas (ADSGn.DE) needs world-class designers, brand experts and technical whizzkids to improve its image against U.S. rival Nike (NKE.N), but persuading them to move to its headquarters in rural Germany is difficult.<p>The logo of Adidas, the world's second largest …

How I Made It: Pardee Properties owner Tami Pardee

<b>The gig:</b> Tamra "Tami" Pardee, 43, is the owner and principal broker of Pardee Properties in Venice. Her company employs 38 agents who specialize in Westside residential properties in Venice, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Marina del Rey, Mar Vista and nearby areas.<p><b>By the numbers:</b> Pardee soldmore …

How To Network Your Way Into Your Next Startup Job

Landing a job isn’t easy. With unemployment stubbornly high and constant competition from overqualified candidates, overseas labor and overzealous robots, getting hired is getting harder.<p>I recently watched several friends go through the job hunt, and one thing became clear: The traditional method …