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Complex Intelligence

A friend who works with Artificial Intelligence told me: “It is possible that there are highly context dependent and complex things about humans, but …

When Oil-Rich Countries Need More Cash

The long slide in oil prices, which reached a 13-year low this week of less than $30 a barrel, means that oil-rich nations are not so rich anymore. And that is potentially a big problem for investors and policy makers in the United States and abroad.<p>Falling oil revenues will increase the need for …

Oil

20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions

And you might think you approach all those decisions rationally.<p>Yet research suggests there are a huge number of cognitive stumbling blocks that can affect our behavior, preventing us from acting in our own best interests.<p>Here, we've rounded up some of the most commonly cited biases that screw up …

Critical Thinking

The NFL Draft Integrates More With Data Analytics

As the three-day 2015 NFL Draft kicks off in Chicago, many teams are combining data analytics with traditional scouting as they evaluate and choose …

Big Data

The best free courses on the web for becoming a data science master

If you’re just getting into data science, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Did you waste all that time in college for nothing? Are you going to be far …

TapClicks | Marketing Reporting Dashboard and Operations Platform

"TapClicks saves my team and myself countless hours a month in vendor reporting, vendor management and estimating accruals. Their consolidated vendor …

The economy doesn’t matter

AMERICA’S labour-force participation rate—the proportion of the population available to work—has been falling for years. The figure is now just …

Economics
Baseball
NFL

How Vladimir Putin tries to stay strong

A RELATIVE hiatus in the fighting in eastern Ukraine (at least until this week) and a relative stabilisation in the Russian economy are prompting two …

Russia

Why Palestine Has No Chance at the International Criminal Court

American and Israeli leaders expressed consternation at Palestine’s membership in the International Criminal Court. Some believe Palestine will try …

Boulder house on sale for $ 4.2 million

There's a home in there somewhere.Estately<p>A unique home in the affluent community of Scottsdale, Arizona, is up for sale.<p>Sixty percent of the structure is made from huge boulders. The walls, floors, and ceilings alternate between stucco and rock, creating an extremely earthy feel as well as an …

Boulder

EU reportedly to file formal antitrust charges against Google

The search giant could face fines of more than $6 billion but would have 10 weeks to respond to the claims.<p>Europe's competition regulator is moving ahead with formal antitrust charges against Google, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>The charges relate to a five-year investigation in which the …

Antitrust Laws

The bubble question

CHINESE stocks and economic growth have long had little to do with each other. Between 2010 and early 2014, when China boasted the world’s …

Stock Markets
College Sports

Army West Point's sharp, minimalist rebrand with new name and logo

The newly-named Army West Point Black Knights showed off a new name, new logo and new uniforms during a Monday announcement.<p>The "Black Knights" are …

Don't call them Army! It's 'Army West Point' now

No more separating Army and West Point.<p>After a rebranding process with Nike that took 18 months, the athletic teams of the United States Military Academy will be called Army West Point and don new logos, uniforms and colors, the school announced late Monday.<p>Academy officials said the decision to …

Military

A twist in the pipeline

IT IS remarkable how much bluster counts for in business negotiations, as Alexei Miller, the head of Russian gas giant Gazprom, clearly knows. At an …

Europe
Stock Markets