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New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

A Post-Obama Democratic Party in Search of Itself

On Nov. 9, 2016, about 12 hours after Hillary Clinton conceded defeat to Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi, the House minority leader, convened a conference call with her fellow House Democrats. Most of them were still back home in their respective districts and still in shock. Not only would Trump be …

This may become your new favorite way to cook portobello mushrooms

I love a chef who takes as much care with vegetables as with meat and seafood. And I don’t mean he or she can make a mean salad or stir-fry — dishes …

A Theory of Reality as More Than the Sum of Its Parts

New math shows how, contrary to conventional scientific wisdom, conscious beings and other macroscopic entities might have greater influence over the …

Consciousness

How your mind edits consciousness

DEAN BUONOMANO: So consciousness is one of the deepest mysteries that we have ever attempted to resolve. And part of the problem with studying …

Consciousness

Bill Gates Reviews Homo Deus By Yuval Noah Harari

What gives our lives meaning? And what if one day, whatever gives us meaning went away—what would we do then?<p>I’m still thinking about those weighty …

Bill Gates

How I’m learning “Machine Learning”

In the past year, I’ve become convinced that machine learning is not hype. Strong AI/AGI is no longer a requirement for complex tasks. It doesn’t …

Machine Learning

Google partners with H&M Group’s digital fashion house Ivyrevel on a ‘Coded Couture’ project [Video]

New York Fashion Week starts this Thursday and to celebrate, Google has partnered with the digital fashion house, Ivyrevel, on a new project. “Coded Couture” uses Google’s Awareness API — which launched last summer — to monitor a user’s daily habits and activities. The Coded Couture application …

Unspeakable things

Life's most meaningful experiences can leave us tongue-tied. What can be said, let alone understood, about the unsayable?<i>By Silvia Jonas</i>Read at Aeon

The Case Against Reality

A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses. As we go about our daily lives, we …

Google Artificial Intelligence Whiz Describes Our Sci-Fi Future

The next time you enter a query into Google’s search engine or consult the company's map service for directions to a movie theater, remember that a …

What Every Layperson Should Know About String Theory

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

The Cognitive Bias That Destroys Your Ability to Correctly Predict the Future

The future may look familiar, but that's probably an illusion.<p>One of the perverse quirks of cognition is that we overestimate how similar the future will be to the present. When we imagine things twenty or thirty years from now, we think of a world with flying or driverless cars. We don't imagine a …

Psychology

Learning and Memory in the Brain: How Science Cracked Your Mind's Code

<b>Eric Kandel:</b> What reductionism allows you to do is to take a complex problem and focus on one component of it and try to understand it in some …

The Most Innovative Country Is Probably Not the One You Think

Innovation is about attitude, preparation, and hard work, not size and money.<p>Innovation is one of the most powerful tools an entrepreneur or company can have. Without it, even giant companies can fall behind. With it, a company can harvest success from what seems like failure.<p>You might think the …

Innovation

Why Boston Is The Next Hub For Innovation

Boston is booming.<p>That was the message delivered by local business leaders on Tuesday at FORBES’ Under 30 Summit in the city’s downtown. On a panel moderated by Paul Noglows, head of ForbesLive!, the group made a compelling case for entrepreneurs to launch new startups in Beantown as opposed to …

This massive farm grows 15% of Australia's tomatoes without soil, fresh water or fossil fuels

Did you know there is a way to grow tons of fresh fruits and vegetables with saltwater and solar energy? The good people at SunDrop Farms are doing …

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Why Leadership Development Isn’t Developing Leaders

Too many business leaders today are out of touch with the employees they lead. Edelman estimates that one in three employees doesn’t trust their employer — despite the fact that billions are spent every year on leadership development. Part of the problem: Our primary method of developing leaders is …

A startup founder’s playbook for transforming big industry

Agile development, rapid learning, granular instrumentation, a large-scale compute and data infrastructure, cutting-edge machine learning — these are the ingredients that give innovative companies their edge.<p>But to date, this mindset and approach have been largely confined to the world of software …

How Do You Create A Strategy In The Age Of Disruption?

<b>Published Date:</b> 2016-10-07 15:56:12 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Chief Innovation Officer, Innovation, Innovation Culture, Product Innovation, Strategy <b><br>Title:</b> How Do You …

Australian businesses facing innovation shortfalls, failures in leadership development, study reveals

Australia's largest ever leadership survey has revealed drastic shortfalls in innovation and business performance, and outright failures in …

Innovation