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Robots will not lead to fewer jobs – but the hollowing out of the middle class

Weak wage growth could already be a sign of automation creating an economy in which small number of very rich employ armies of poor<p>Throughout modern history there has been a recurrent fear that jobs will be destroyed by technology. Everybody knows the story of the Luddites, bands of workers who …

Equality

I was worried about artificial intelligence—until it saved my life

Earlier this month, tech moguls Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg debated the pros and cons of artificial intelligence from different corners of the internet. While SpaceX’s CEO is more of an alarmist, insisting that we should approach AI with caution and that it poses a “fundamental existential risk,” …

Artificial Intelligence
Climate

10 Things Highly Productive People Do on the Weekend

How to use your weekend to create a better week ahead.<p>Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends …

Resistance to Organizational Change: Causes, Attitudes and Mitigations

Greek Philosopher Heraclitus once said, “The only thing that is constant is change.” Although this statement was made in the mid B.C. years it still …

The pseudoscience that prepared America for Steve Bannon’s apocalyptic message

Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s White House strategist, has been getting a lot of credit in Washington for the apocalyptic ideology dominating the new administration.<p>The former alt-right media impresario, hobbyist film financier, and Goldman Sachs banker isn’t shy about sharing his ideas. And, because …

Millennials

Tableau Makes Data Visualization Smarter -- Humans Still Winning, Just

Data on its own can be bewildering, apparently meaningless and even nonsensical in all its raw forms. This in part is why we have seen the rise of the data visualization company and the ‘business dashboard’ tool. Usually found within the so-called world of Business Intelligence (BI), we can now …

Business Intelligence

Top Six Sigma Consultant Saves Billions for Clients. Then Explains Why Most Process Improvements Fail Utterly.

Subir Chowdhury has saved Fortune 100 companies billions of dollars. Here are his 4 simple principles to create a great culture with a caring mindset.<p>The New York Times has referred to Subir Chowdhury as a "leading Quality Expert". Recently, Chowdhury and his team helped save one of his Fortune 100 …

Leadership

Four Bitter Facts You Should Understand About Your Reputation

Henry Thoreau once argued that “what a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.” In reality, however, our self-views are relatively inconsequential, particularly compared to what <i>other</i> people think of us. Indeed, although conceptions of talent have changed …

Leadership

Dozens of countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack

The Difference Between Business Intelligence and Business Analytics

For your business to thrive, you need to know what’s working, what’s not, and how to improve. That much is obvious. But figuring out how to go about …

Business Intelligence

AI will rob companies of the best training tool they have: grunt work

Deloitte has what it calls an “apprenticeship model.” The international auditing and professional services firm hires thousands of entry level employees with the expectation that most of them will work hard, then leave after they’ve learned marketable skills. The organization—like many …

Intelligence

Will Microsoft Acquire Tableau In 2017?

To continue to combat competition, Tableau will find it even more difficult to reach profitability.<p>The rising competition coupled with distant …

Business Intelligence

Simple math is why Elon Musk’s companies keep doing what others don’t even consider possible

Physicist Richard Feynman returned over and over to an idea that drove his groundbreaking discoveries. His approach was documentedby his Caltech colleague David Goodstein in the book <i>Feynman’s Lost Lecture</i> about physics classes Feynman taught in the 1960s:<p>Once, I said to him, “Dick, explain to me, …

Elon Musk

The company behind the SAT finally admits what everyone knew: You can game the test

A score on the US college entrance exam known as the SAT is meant to be an indicator of a student’s overall academic prowess—but in reality, as many counselors and teachers already know, it’s more a reflection of how hard they studied for the SAT.<p>After decades of denying that the scandal-ridden, …

Education

How to download and install Microsoft Power BI Desktop

Sometimes you can't get to the internet and must work offline. Power BI Desktop gives you access your data visualization tools without requiring …

Detecting Trustworthy Domains

High quality, truthful, diverse and informative content is Flipboard’s #1 priority. Hand-picking trusted sources guarantees quality, but is very time consuming, and can potentially miss out on the multitude of excellent but smaller publishers. To address this problem, we’ve developed a machine …

Data Science

C-suite Reveals Surprising Insights Into Thought Leadership They Find Most Useful: Forbes Insights/Deloitte Study

<b>LONDON (May 9, 2017) —</b> In an age where ideas are increasingly conveyed through infographics, snackable soundbites and limited characters, Forbes Insights and Deloitte have produced a report that stands counter to the general perception that brevity and digital content are most effective in the …

Leadership

3 Reasons Why Analytics Isn’t Working

Now that many organizations have jumped on the analytics band wagon, the ability to assess the effectiveness of analytics in relation to business …

Five Keys to Leading in the Age of Analytics

Data and analytics have redefined the way we compete. Data is a critical corporate asset that organizations are starting to monetize in new ways to …

Big Data

Tableau Architecture - Tableau Tutorial

Tableau has a highly scalable, n-tier client-server architecture that serves mobile clients, web clients and desktop-installed software. Tableau …