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IBM Just Committed Cultural and Creative Suicide | Inc.com

For years, IBM has touted its "work from home" policy as a reason for its continued success.<p>And rightly so. IBM's financial performance has shown steady improvement ever since the mid-'90s, when the internet made "work from home" practical, using tools that IBM pioneered, like email, groupware, and …

Digital Marketing

The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked

• This article is the subject of legal complaints on behalf of Cambridge Analytica LLC and SCL Elections Limited.<p><i>“The connectivity that is the heart of globalisation can be exploited by states with hostile intent to further their aims.[…] The risks at stake are profound and represent a fundamental</i> …

Cambridge Analytica

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Take back the House by supporting your local Swing District

2018<p>The 2018 midterm elections are the next best chance for progressives to regain power in our government—by taking back the House of …

Women’s marches: More than one million protesters vow to resist President Trump

The protest is expected to be the largest of the organized gatherings against the new president.<p>The protest march, a rejoinder to the inauguration of President Trump, was the largest D.C. rally in years.<p>More than 1 million people gathered in Washington and in cities around the country and the world …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump Disrupts World

Donald Trump knows how to rattle the world. Since Friday, the President-elect has given two interviews that jolted governments from Brussels to Beijing. Many of his ideas disparage the principles, institutions, and alliances central to U.S. foreign policy. Some date back to the Republic’s founding, …

The media we need in 2017

On December 20, in a piece both depressingly necessary and emblematic of the year, Britain's Channel 4 news released a fact-check. It assessed claims by a writer for the Russian state media channel Russia Today.<p>As terrible reports of injured and dead civilians, many of them children, poured out of …

Journalism

BBC 100 Women 2016: Who is on the list?

<b>The BBC has chosen its list of inspirational and influential women for 2016. They will bring you groundbreaking moments of defiance, new takes on fairy tales, stories of octogenarian cheerleading, and take you inside the world of e-gaming.</b><p>Others will be exploring black feminism or taking part in …

The 15 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Do you want to make your commute or lunch hour more productive? Then you should give these podcasts a listen.<p>Podcasts have become a very useful tool for the busy entrepreneur. They're easy to create, are quick to digest (especially for those with longer commute times or who use public transport), …

7 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Must Use

Being an entrepreneur isn’t all about sitting on a secluded beach somewhere in paradise. If you think that entrepreneurship is about working 2-3 …

Do These 3 Abs Exercises For A Stronger Core

Abs-olutely a great way to get fitter in less than a half hour a day.<p>The important thing, Matheny says, is to complete each day's reps with proper form and control. You're not trying to blow through them as quickly as possible; you're trying to maintain stability and form with every single rep. …

Workouts

13 online courses that could help you get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people appreciate the power of learning long after college or any formal education is over.<p>Today, it's easier than ever to continue your education with the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>We've picked out some of the best …

Success

Monica Lewinsky: ‘The shame sticks to you like tar’

One night in London in 2005, a woman said a surprisingly eerie thing to Monica Lewinsky. Lewinsky had moved from New York a few days earlier to take a master’s in social psychology at the London School of Economics. On her first weekend, she went drinking with a woman she thought might become a …

Feminism

Victims of Offshore

The Panama Papers is a global investigation into the sprawling, secretive industry of offshore that the world’s rich and powerful use to hide assets …

Corruption

How Mossack Fonseca helped hide millions from Britain’s biggest gold bullion robbery

Laundered cash from Britain’s largest gold bullion robbery was hidden with the help of an audacious plan hatched with advice from Mossack Fonseca’s co-founder.<p>More than 30 years after the infamous raid on the Brink’s-Mat depot near Heathrow, new information shows how the robbers’ main money …

Corruption

The tech industry wants to use women’s voices – they just won't listen to them

By now you’ve probably heard the story of Tay, Microsoft’s social AI experiment that went from “friendly millennial girl” to genocidal misogynist in less than a day. While Tay promised to learn from her interactions with people online, Microsoft apparently hasn’t learned anything from the countless …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook’s censorship of Aboriginal bodies raises troubling ideas of ‘decency’

Social technology, in the words of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, would “make the world more open and connected”, and unite the international community. It promises a new, global platform for cultural storytelling – a significant opportunity to know one another better than ever before.<p>But major …

Feminism

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

Why Are So Many Managers Afraid Of Talking To Their Employees?

Having a staff doesn’t automatically make you a great communicator. Here are the reasons why people sweat giving feedback.<p>Giving feedback–positive or negative–ranks high on managers’ lists of challenging responsibilities. Who wouldn’t sweat in anticipation of giving an employee a performance review …

Stars speak out about sexism in Hollywood but nothing seems to change

In the list of things-everybody-talks-about-but-nothing-ever-changes, sexism in Hollywood ranks right up there. But now boldfaced frustration with the status quo has reached a boiling point.<p>The #Oscarssowhite controversy ignited Hollywood this year after the dearth of minority faces in the major …

Box Office

Startups: Never Start With More Than a Minimum Viable Product

<i>It's almost always a bad idea to try and launch with more than you need.</i><p>When you come up with an idea for a business--and I'm talking moment of conception here--it's usually very simple. You see X need and develop Y solution for it. Then, you go nuts thinking about all the improvements, expansions, …

The 1 Question You Must Constantly Ask (if You Want to Be Successful)

Asking yourself this one critical question on a regular basis can keep you efficient, streamlined, productive, and profitable.<p>Have you ever found yourself immersed in a project and suddenly realized that is was essentially worthless to you? Or maybe it wasn't worthless, but it wasn't supporting …

Time Management

This Startup Is Making It Incredibly Easy to Start a Business

Silicon Valley payments upstart Stripe said Wednesday it is debuting a new program, called Atlas, to help more entrepreneurs be able to set up U.S. …

VC Firms To Obama: We Will Fund More Startups Led By Women And Minorities

The most prominent venture capital firms in the tech industry have committed to promoting diversity in the VC space and funding more startups led by women and minorities. President Obama will make the news public during the inaugural White House Demo Day on Tuesday.<p>The National Venture Capital …

This Is Your "New Economy": These 10 Startups Are Valued At $156 Billion On $4 Billion In Revenue

If one had to summarize the "new economy", which supposedly <i>this time is different</i> than the last time the US had a "new economy", in just one chart, …

#1 Positive Thinking & Self Help Community

HEALTH AND WELLNESS – POWER OF POSITIVITY More HEALTH AND WELLNESS – POWER OF POSITIVITY<p>Health<p>Read More<p>10 Best Foods for Weight LossHave you heard …

Happiness

There's one major reason startups are switching their workers from contractors to employees, and it's not lawsuits

However, many of the on-demand companies who have recently re-classified their independent contractors as employees — or who began doing business by only hiring so-called W2 employees — say blaming legal reasons is just a sideshow.<p>The real reason companies are switching is that it just makes a …

Light Raises $25 Million To Put A DSLR-Quality Camera In Your Next Smartphone

Our phones have turned everyone into a photographer and laid waste to a huge portion of the camera market. But even though we use our phones these days to take all of our pictures, the cameras in our phones still can’t compare to something like a $2,000 DSLR camera.<p>A Palo Alto-based startup called …

Mobile