Sandeep Chatterjee

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The Entrepreneur with the $100 Million Plan to Link Brains to Computers - MIT Technology Review

Entrepreneur Bryan Johnson says he wanted to become very rich in order to do something great for humankind.<p>Last year Johnson, founder of the online …

Singularity

Can you solve the chess problem which holds key to human consciousness?

It might look like a simple chess problem, but this puzzle could finally help scientists uncover what makes the human mind so unique, and why it may never be matched by a computer.<p>75 years after Bletchley Park sought codebreakers in the Second World War by placing a crossword in The Telegraph, …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists rewrote the DNA of an entire species

Biologists designed a new type of yeast from scratch. Now, they want to bring it to life.<p>In just a few years, scientists will unveil a creature whose every letter of DNA was written by a human being. It will be a yeast cell with a fully designer genome, and biological capabilities seen nowhere else …

Viewpoint: Caught in the Middle

Sharon is an HR generalist for a 100-employee public relations firm, and she reports to Laura, a CEO who prides herself on her leadership, …

Leadership

To Change Your Company Culture, Change Your Conversations

It's not about the perks, people.<p>This story appears in the March 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p><i>For the second year, Entrepreneur partnered with CultureIQ to find the best office cultures in America. For more tips and profiles, check out the rest of 2017's Top Company Cultures package.</i><p>After …

Subculture

Want To Know What Your Brain Does When It Hears A Question?

Questions hijack the brain. The moment you hear one, you literally can’t think of anything else. And that can be a powerful tool.<p>What color is your house?<p>After reading that question, what were you thinking about? The obvious answer is the color of your house. Though this exercise may seem ordinary, …

What 20 Years as a Remote Organization Has Taught Us About Managing Remote Teams

In his 1974 interview with ABC News, science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke painted a picture of how computers would change our way of life by the year 2001. One of his many extraordinarily accurate predictions: “Any businessman, any executive, could live almost anywhere on Earth and still do his …

Algorithm predicts autism diagnosis in young children with 81 percent accuracy

A team of researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a deep learning algorithm that can accurately predict whether …

Vanadium Dioxide Defies Our Understanding Of Physics In Very Useful Ways

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Scientists Are About to Switch on a Telescope That Could Photograph a Black Hole's Event Horizon

We're about to peer into the abyss.<p>Black holes are among the most fascinating objects in the known Universe. But despite the fact that they're …

Leading In A Digital World

The digital revolution has launched a new era of human empowerment and engagement across business, society and in every aspect of our lives. Never before has there been a more powerful influence on human behavior, irrespective of country or culture, than the combined effect of digital technologies. …

ISRO creates history as PSLV launches 104 satellites in one go

Indian Space Research Organisation's workhorse rocket PSLV created a record today by launching 104 satellites in a single mission from the space …

Creating Career Advice For The About-To-Be-Automated Worker

The article doesn’t discuss the implications for FedEx’s 300,000-strong workforce. But we can be fairly sure that driverless vehicles and …

Is Poor Employee Engagement Management's Fault?

Polls say disengaged employees outnumber engaged employees by nearly 2:1. What's going on?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A recent Gallup study found that a high percentage of managers around the globe are not meeting the need of their employees; actively disengaged …

Employee Engagement

Elon Musk’s Advice to Survive the Robot Takeover

To avoid becoming obsolete, human workers will have to become something more.<p><b>Elon Musk</b> has some concerns about robots. The C.E.O. of Tesla and SpaceX has predicted that artificial intelligence could turn deadly in the next decade and has suggested that we may be living inside a computer simulation. …

This Startup Has Developed A New Artificial Intelligence That Can (Sometimes) Beat Google

The entire tech industry has fallen hard for a branch of artificial intelligence called deep learning. Also known as deep neural networks, the AI involves throwing massive amounts of data at a neural network to train the system to understand things like speech and images. If you want to train the …

Artificial Intelligence

Most Reorgs Aren’t Ambitious Enough

For many executives, the concept of organization design is an oxymoron. They are so consumed by working <i>in</i> the organization that they lack the patience to work <i>on</i> the organization. They don’t do the intricate, complex work of configuring their organization to execute strategy. Instead, they shift …

Ford is investing $1 billion in an AI startup founded by former Google and Uber engineers

The automaker will take a majority stake in Argo AI, founded by two top engineers from Google and Uber.<p>Ford has made Detroit’s biggest investment yet in self-driving technology, acquiring a majority stake in artificial intelligence startup Argo AI for $1 billion, the company announced on …

How Aligned Is Your Organization?

Most executives today know their enterprises should be aligned. They know their strategies, organizational capabilities, resources, and management systems should all be arranged to support the enterprise’s purpose. The challenge is that executives tend to focus on one of these areas to the …

How One Company Uses Transparency To Attract And Engage Millennials

For centuries, men have been asking What Women Want—usually without asking anybody of the female gender. And now companies are asking themselves What Millennials Want in much the same way. Management teams and Millennial employees seem locked in a pointless contest of don’t ask, don’t tell.<p>That’s …

Physicists 'See' Location of 23,000 Single Atoms for First Time

For the first time, scientists have seen the exact locations of more than 23,000 atoms in a particle that's small enough to fit inside the wall of a …

Forget What You Learned in High School - This New Carbon Molecule Has 6 Bonds

Wha??<p>It’s the stuff of Chemistry 101: carbon can only form four bonds because it only has four shareable electrons.<p>But this rule no longer applies, …

How drones will reshape the enterprise

Alexander Niehenke Contributor<p>Alexander Niehenke is a principal at Scale Venture Partners.<p>Most people associate drones with troops and mad scientists tinkering around in their backyards.<p>Thanks to technological breakthroughs — including longer and safer flights — and new federal guidelines enacted …

MIT Ranks the World's 13 Smartest Artificial Intelligence Companies

From chatbots to robots, these global leaders combine brains with business sense.<p>Editors at the <i>MIT Technology Review</i> recently weighed in with their annual review of the world's 50 Smartest Companies. This list celebrates the most effective pairing of innovation and business across the globe. For …

Google's 'DeepMind' AI platform can now learn without human input

DeepMind is now capable of teaching itself based on information it already possesses.<p>In a significant step forward for artificial intelligence, Alphabet’s hybrid system — called a Differential Neural Computer (DNC) — uses the existing data storage capacity of conventional computers while pairing it …

These ‘soft robots’ demonstrate how lifelike robotic movement will become

Researchers are creating wearable devices that mimic human muscles.<p>Swiss roboticists are working on a new type of robotic exoskeleton. But it’s not the kind of hulking metal with heavy joinery that may initially come to mind.<p>Researchers at the Reconfigurable Robotics Lab at the Ecole Polytechnique …

Robotics

Is Your Employee Ready to Be a Manager?

You have an ambitious team member who’s asking to be promoted to manager. He’s great at his job, but is he really ready to lead? How do you judge his skills and experience? What’s the best way to measure his potential?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>As a manager, you’re always on the lookout for the next …

Here's How Artificial Intelligence Is Going to Replace Middle Class Jobs

While transportation, hospitality, and financial services are all industries being disrupted by technology, the next big area poised for massive, …

Long-Lasting Quantum Coherence Observed: New Discovery Could Help Overcome Key Obstacle In Creation Of Quantum Computers

The world of subatomic particles, governed by the laws of quantum mechanics, is one that would appear extremely weird to us denizens of a macroscopic …

Should You Buy Stock in the Biotech Discovery of the Century?

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Much progress has been made in the last 100 years, but that didn't stop <i>MIT Technology Review</i> from calling a new gene-editing technology "The Biggest Biotech Discovery of the Century." While that's a mighty big claim, it may not be hyperbole. Researchers have big hopes …