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13 signs you are highly emotionally intelligent

In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea — that an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success — quickly took off, and it went on to …

Google Bets Big On Artificial Intelligence

Technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning can make huge difference to everyday life and Google is investing in bringing these to …

The Employee Experience Is The Future Of Work: 10 HR Trends For 2017

In 2016, I wrote about the transformation happening in human resources and I called it the “Consumerization of HR,” referring to how companies create a social, mobile, and consumer-style experience for employees. Now, as we enter 2017, the next journey for HR leaders will be to apply a consumer and …

Human Resources

Amazon Alexa now lives inside a dancing robot

"Inhale. Stretch right leg back as far as possible." Lynx, a small white humanoid, gave yoga instructions as it slid its chunky leg back for the pose. A bright blue light flashed across the side of its round head to indicate activity. After a few more leg movements, it came back into standing …

32 Easy Exercises to Boost Your Creativity Everyday

You don't need to be a talented artist to pick up a creative habit.<p>For a lot of people, creativity is a talent that few people have.<p>For me, creativity is a skill we all have and can improve with regular exercise.<p>"Creativity is not just for artists. It's for businesspeople looking for a new way to …

Creativity

14 Most Popular Mobile App Analytics Tools Every Business Should Know

Smartphone usage is increasing by leaps and bounds every day. It is playing a major role in digitizing the human life. Today, people used to …

Japanese company replaces office workers with artificial intelligence

Insurance firm Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance is making 34 employees redundant and replacing them with IBM’s Watson Explorer AI<p>A future in which human workers are replaced by machines is about to become a reality at an insurance firm in Japan, where more than 30 employees are being laid off and …

Artificial Intelligence

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2017

Things to skip: Times New Roman, an "objective" blurb, and a Hotmail address.<p><i>For MONEY’s 2018 version of what your resume should look like, click</i> …

Employment

CES 2017: This Robot Egg Could Be Your New Best Friend

One day this robot egg could be your new best friend... or at least a good friend.<p>Panasonic showed off a robot egg at CES 2017 that could serve as a …

Robotics

The Future of Music Creation & DJ Performance with 'TheWave'

One of the most immersive and memorable experiences that I tried at the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Conference yesterday was <i>TheWave</i>. Just as</i> …

Virtual Reality

Siemens is building a swarm of robot spiders to 3D-print objects together

3D printing is still in its infancy, but it’s starting to show signs that it might revolutionize the way we manufacture products. That said, current technology won’t allow us to make anything larger than the printing machines themselves. Some smart people have suggested that we should look to …

3D Printing

How to Start a Business On (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the idea of …

Six Lessons in Critical Thinking from a Professional Critical Thinker

We sat down with Risa Mish, Professor of Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Leadership at Cornell University, for <i>Spartan Up! The Podcast</i> to find out how to maximize our own critical thinking. Through her research, Mish found that analytical thinking, developing interpersonal relationships, and …

Does your boss inspire greatness?

Do you have a mentor? You know, someone who you can ask for advice on occasion, someone that might be able to help you navigate the political puzzles of corporate life? Today, more than ever before, companies are appointing mentors for junior staff and who’s to say that’s a bad idea?<p>Except for one …

These 5 cover letter lines make you sound like a robot. Go with this instead.

Cover letters are challenging, to say the least. How do you use them to your best advantage? How business-like or personality-filled should they be? …

One stat shows how artificial intelligence is exploding into the world

Google made headlines with it huge victory in the ancient game of Go a few weeks ago. And AI is entering into the marketplace at a historic rate, changing industries as complex as Wall Street in the process.<p>If you get the feeling that we're at the start of a tidal wave, you might be right — take it …

Should Toyota Buy Robot Company Boston Dynamics From Google?

News reports abound that Google is putting robot developer Boston Dynamics up for sale, with Toyota reportedly being a likely buyer.<br>The story of the possible sale was broken by Bloomberg Business. It reports that top brass at Alphabet, the new Google parent company, have put Boston Dynamics up for …

Shy Entrepreneurs Can Use the Power of Silence and More to Master Negotiating

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an introvert, you may feel like you have some disadvantages that your extroverted counterparts don’t have to deal with. However, this isn’t exactly true. In reality, you merely operate best under a different set of …

Self-help

Secret #1: They focus on minutes, not hours.

Average performers default to hours and half-hour blocks on their calendar. Highly successful people know there are 1,440 minutes in every day and there is nothing more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent can never be reclaimed. As legendary Olympic gymnast Shannon …

4 Reasons Why You Need a Personal Mission Statement

They force you to think deeply about your life, clarify its purpose, and identify what is truly important to you.<p>Personal mission statements are an important component of leadership and personal development. They force you to think deeply about your life, clarify its purpose, and identify what is …

Self-improvement

IBM's Watson will tell you when to sleep, exercise, and eat

And I'm not sure if it's creepy or amazing<p>Under Armour announced a whole bunch of products earlier this week at CES, from its first pair of connected sneakers to a standard wrist-based activity tracker, but the most interesting announcement had to do with everyone's favorite supercomputer.<p>IBM and …

Wearable Tech

5 Robot Trends to Watch for in 2016 - MIT Technology Review

Will this year mark the first drone delivery, or the first time you encounter a robot at work or in your home? We saw significant advancements in …

These giant robots will mine the ocean floor for gold, silver, and copper

The robots are being built by Soil Machine Dynamics, a manufacturer of subsea robotic vehicles, for Toronto-based company Nautilus Minerals, IEEE Spectrum first reported. The robots are being tested in 2016 and, if all goes according to plan, they will depart in 2018 for 30 months.<p>The massive, …

Nasdaq makes first share trade using blockchain technology

Market operator has spent millions experimenting with the technology behind Bitcoin<p>The Nasdaq stock exchange has used blockchain to transfer shares for the first time in what the US firm said was “a seminal moment” in the nascent technology.<p>Nasdaq said its Linq blockchain ledger had issued …

Blockchain

Sexbots, laundroids and killer drones: The robot revolution got real in 2015

Evidence of humans fearing technology dates back to the Industrial Revolution, when what came to be known as "technophobia" was first …

Robotics

What Robots and AI Learned in 2015 - MIT Technology Review

The robots didn’t really take over in 2015, but at times it felt as if that might be where we’re headed.<p>There were signs that machines will soon take …