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Cryptocurrencies explained, in plain English

Everything you need to know about what cryptocurrencies are, how they work, and how they're valued.<p>Sean Williams | The Motley Fool<p>What is Bitcoin?<p>A motion graphic explains what Bitcoin is and how Bitcoin works.<p>Keith Carter and Ashley M. Williams, USA TODAY Network<p>By now you've probably heard about …

Blockchain

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Self-help

10 Traits of Managers Whose Teams Are Happy to Come to Work

Work isn't recess but it shouldn't be detention, either.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The last thing any manager wants their team members to do is dread coming to work each day. Because people spend the majority of their time at work, it is important managers do all …

Life advice from the world’s most accomplished people

With speeches from the likes of Will Ferrell and Oprah Winfrey, these college graduates are being sent off in the best way possible.<p><b>Will Ferrell</b> …

Your Resume Is a Waste of Time: 8 Better Ways to Get Hired for the Job You Want | Inc.com

A friend of mine can't find a job. "I've worked hard on my resume," he says. "I've written a killer cover letter. I've applied for dozens of jobs and I haven't even gotten an interview, so clearly no one must be hiring."<p>Maybe you've done the same. Maybe you've submitted plenty of resumes. Maybe …

Employment

People are scared of artificial intelligence for all the wrong reasons

People in Britain are more scared of the artificial intelligence embedded in household devices and self-driving cars than in systems used for predictive policing or diagnosing diseases. That’s according to a survey commissioned by the Royal Society, which is billed as the first in-depth look at how …

Machine Learning

Free College Will Increase Inequality; Here's A Better Alternative

I watched in curious awe as Democratic leaders, including Hillary Clinton, spent this month celebrating New York’s law for free college tuition. Most of the evidence I’ve seen suggests that when governments attempt to force-feed the economy more academic degrees, <b>inequality increases</b>, as graduates …

College & University

3 Tips To Lead Your Team Through Any Transition | Inc.com

Some people are born to lead.<p>You know them, you've met them. They're the reluctant, unsuspecting heroes in every "sky is falling / we're all gonna die unless we can find a natural-born-leader" movie that you've ever seen.<p>Luckily, for those of us not starring in the next Michael Bay explosion-fest, …

Leadership

How to vote tactically if you’re a remainer? Any candidate against Brexit

If this election is fought on the usual party lines it will be irrelevant – the only way to change the government’s course is to vote ‘remain’<p>This general election is unusual. In form it is like other elections, with all serious candidates identifying themselves with a party. But in reality it is …

United Kingdom

How This Hidden Bias Could Be Sabotaging Your Success

In 1947, the magazine Reader’s Digest published this stand-alone quote attributed to American industrialist Henry Ford:<p>“Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.”<p>No one knows for sure whether Ford uttered those exact words, but one thing’s certain: this son of a Michigan farmer …

Critical Thinking

3 ways AI will change project management for the better

If you’ve read any tech media recently, then you’re probably hearing a lot about artificial intelligence (AI). Some people herald it as the promise of the future, while others are skeptical — even fearful — of its impacts on society, culture, and our workplaces.<p>As it turns out, the buzz around AI …

Project Management

One of Trump’s central problems? He doesn’t get policy.

The president’s lack of policy knowledge is hampering his administration in several different ways.<p>The Trump White House is flailing for many reasons. One problem is general incompetence and bad management. Another is the lack of unity in the Republican Party. Another is Trump’s own tendency to …

Brexit begins: UK triggers Article 50 to begin EU divorce

<b>London (CNN) —</b> The UK government has formally served divorce papers on the European Union, signaling the beginning of the end of a relationship that has endured for 44 years.<p>Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, confirmed that the UK had triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, beginning a …

United Kingdom

Why Yale and Columbia are accepting students from a university that holds classes in a basement in Tehran

Marjan Davoudi was 19 years old when she was told that she was not human.<p>Davoudi, now 56, had been studying math at the National University in Tehran when the Islamic revolution began in 1979. All the universities in Iran were closed for about a year while the revolutionaries overhauled the …

Education

The most useful language for English speakers to learn, according to an economist

<b>Dear Emily,</b><p><b>I’m gearing up for my freshman year of college, and I’m trying to decide which language to study. I’d like to pick the language that will be most useful and practical in the years ahead. If you had to pick just one, which would you recommend?</b><p><b>-Freshman</b><p>Dear Freshman,<p>As someone who took six …

Language Learning

Teaching-only roles could mark the end of your academic career

Teaching academic (TA) roles in Australian universities have risen three fold over the past decade, making up around 5% of the academic workforce – …

No EU trade deal is better than a bad deal? Don’t bet on it, Theresa May

It’s not the beginning of the end (of Brexit) – but it’s definitely the end of the beginning. Despite the fixation in the UK on the precise date and legal niceties of the article 50 process, the most important event of the weeks to come will not be the notification itself but the EU response to it, …

United Kingdom

An MBA recruiter says paying less for business school could come down to your attitude

While you can offset the cost of tuition with scholarships awarded for stellar GMAT scores, a high GPA, or impressive work experience, there's a chance you'll still come up short.<p>The next best strategy? Negotiate.<p>"Other than the GMAT, scholarship negotiations may be applicants' most dreaded part of …

Singapore firms must put stronger focus on reskilling amid rise of AI

Artificial intelligence will replace some, but not all, jobs and businesses can gain more value from employees reskilled to plug talent shortfall.<p>At …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

True confidence -- as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities -- has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly confident people always have the upper hand over the doubtful and the skittish because they inspire others and they make things happen.<p><i>"Whether you</i> …

Looking after leaping

Economic Survey’s hesitations are both refreshing and disturbing<p>Written by |<p>For those who read every line, the latest Economic Survey is alarming. …

India

The merging of humans and machines is happening now

<b>The merging of machine capability and human consciousness is already happening. Writing exclusively for WIRED, DARPA director Arati Prabhkar outlines</b> …

Singularity

Iraq is worried that Donald Trump says he may re-invade to take their oil

The intelligence and foreign policy communities are worried about the implications and legality of Trump’s idea<p>When President Donald Trump gave a speech before the CIA Memorial Wall in Langley, Virginia, the American intelligence community was not the only group listening. Trump's off-the-cuff …

Britain's Brexit plans unlikely to be slowed by Article 50 defeat | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans to start the process of Britain leaving the European Union by the end of March are unlikely to be hindered or slowed by Tuesday’s Supreme Court ruling the government must seek parliamentary approval.<p>A man waves a European Union flag outside the …

European Union

How Thatcher and May’s EU speeches measure up – in data

In April 1988 Margaret Thatcher gave a speech announcing the UK’s entry into the single market. This week Theresa May gave one confirming its departure. The two speeches, which define each prime minister’s relationship with the EU, were very different.<p>May used the terms “Britain”, “British”, …

United Kingdom

Switzerland rejects post-Brexit alliance with UK against EU

Switzerland may be outside the European Union, but the country is not looking for an “anti-EU alliance” with the UK, its foreign minister has …

Brexit: Only a fifth of people think Theresa May will get the deal she wants

Just one fifth of people think Theresa May is actually going to get the Brexit deal she set out in a major speech this week, a new poll shows.<p>The …

Brexit outline gives pound something to cling to - for now | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - After months of Brexit uncertainty, the first faint outlines of a plan from Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday have given investors in Britain’s pound something to work with at last - although substantial risks remain of the currency falling again.<p>A pedestrian shelters under …

Philip Hammond

Trump's Rejection of the EU Could Make It Stronger

As the U.S. and Britain pull away, few European nations are big enough to face an increasingly dangerous world on their own.<p>Donald Trump is not one to mince words: He says he doesn't care if the European Union breaks up, since it is "basically a vehicle for Germany" and calls the North Atlantic …

Europe