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Stop Worrying About Your Job, And Focus On Your Career

For years and years we’ve been telling entrepreneurs, “Make sure to spend time planning your business, not just filling orders and sending out invoices.” The mantra for entrepreneurs has always been “Spend as much time working <b>on</b> your business as working <b>in</b> it.”<p>For an entrepreneur, that means carving …

A Google Glass App That Detects People's Emotions

Human is happy<p>Sometimes people are hard to read. Why not leave all that work to a computer? Perhaps you could use this experimental app that works in Google Glass. Aim Glass's camera at a person's face and the app reads the human's facial expression and tells you to what extent the person is …

Brain-to-brain verbal communication in humans achieved for the first time

Humans just got a step closer to being able to think a message into someone else's brain on the other side of the world: in a first-of-its-kind study, an international team of researchers has successfully achieved brain-to-brain transmission of information between humans.<p>The team, comprising …

Strategy Isn’t What You Say, It’s What You Do

You sometimes hear managers complain that their organization has no strategy. This isn’t true. Every organization has a strategy: its strategy is what it does. Think about it. Every organization competes in a particular place, in a particular way, and with a set of capabilities and management …

Solar Panels Could Replace Roads

Back when the concept of global warming was still nascent—only eight years ago, mind you—Scott and Julie Brusaw of Sagle, Idaho, began heavily contemplating an idea that Scott, an electrical engineer, had toyed with as a child: solar panel roads.<p>After years of figuring out many ways <i>not</i> to make a …

A New Robotic System Turns Regular Navy Helicopters Into Unmanned Drones

The Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System, or AACUS for short, is a set of sensors and software developed by Near Earth Autonomy for remotely piloting military helicopters.<p>The system essentially turns a pre-existing conventional helicopter into an unmanned drone capable of being piloted and …

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The Week In Numbers: Powdered Booze, New Rules For E-Cigs, And More

<b>151</b>: minimum recommended rum proof for powdering<p><b>32 square meters</b>: the surface area of the average human gut<p><b>84 years</b>: the time it takes for 9 drops of pitch to fall<p><b>215 calls to poison centers per month</b>: involve e-cigarette liquids, one of the reasons the FDA has put new restrictions on vaping<p><b>35</b> …

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When Inequality Isn't

“An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.”<p>–Plutarch, Greek historian, first century AD<p>“In the economic sphere an act, a habit, an institution, a law produces not only one effect, but a series of effects. Of these effects, the first alone is …

Smartphone Use At Night Hurts Sleep And Workplace Productivity: Study

Sure, we know that screen time right before bed is bad for sleep. And turns out, using your smartphone late at night also makes you feel depleted in the morning, thereby making you less focused and engaged at work, according to a small new study.<p>The study, published in the journal Organizational …

Snowden accuses U.S. of industrial espionage

The U.S. uses its digital surveillance capabilities to commit industrial espionage, Edward Snowden has claimed in an interview with German network …