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Germany launches world's first hydrogen-powered train

Germany has rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology.<p>Two bright blue Coradia iLint trains, built by French TGV-maker Alstom, on Monday began running a 62 mile …

Environment

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International Virtual Assistant Company Exicon Assistant is Open for Business

LONDON and GLASGOW, Scotland, August 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --<p>Exicon Assistant plans to deliver an extensive range of remote professional services<p>Exicon Group, a 360° marketing, brand communications, and event management solutions provider, announced the opening of its direct-to-consumer operations …

Small Business

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

How environmentally friendly are electric cars?

We teamed up with the folks behind BBC World Service’s <i>CrowdScience</i> to answer your questions on one topic. You can tune in to <i>CrowdScience</i> every Friday …

Citizen Science

Most of AI’s Business Uses Will Be in Two Areas

While overall adoption of artificial intelligence remains low among businesses (about 20% upon our last study), senior executives know that AI isn’t just hype. Organizations across sectors are looking closely at the technology to see what it can do for their business. As they should—we estimate …

How To Propel Employee Engagement To Sky-Rocketing Levels

Often leaders are focusing so intensely on growth that we miss that our team’s emotional experience is suffering.<p>And when they’re suffering, they’re in their Critter State versus their Smart State. Why? Most likely because safety, belonging or mattering are missing. But how do you know who needs …

Employee Engagement

The first 3D printed houses will be built in the Netherlands this year

What do you do when there are too few skilled bricklayers to meet national housing demands? Figure out a workaround—like 3D-printed houses.<p>That’s the solution the Dutch construction company Van Wijnen and researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands came up with. The city …

How Can You Really Tell Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Ask This 1 Simple Question

The answer is an eye-opener.<p>Have you ever thought about the essence of true leadership? How exactly do you define it?<p>Better yet, how do you simply become a good leader in your office or business -- enough so that your employees, peers, and customers will respect you?<p>The answer comes down to a …

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Intersectionality: look at the individual, not the minority group | Financial Times

During the wave of racial violence in the US in the summer of 2016, Ellyn Shook had a conversation with a black colleague she was mentoring that made …

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Artificial Intelligence Will Relieve Skills Shortages, If We Could Find Enough People To Build It

It seems the growing interest in artificial intelligence as a way to expand digital business potential — often hampered by hard-to-find-skills — is creating a skill shortage of its own.<p>A recent poll of 122 business leaders, released by EY, finds relative optimism about AI and its potential to …

Artificial Intelligence

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Carnegie Mellon offers undergrad degree in artificial intelligence

The university says it's to address the increasing need for specialists in the field.<p>Carnegie Mellon has announced one of the first* AI-focused undergraduate degrees in the US to address the increasing demand for specialists in the field. Tech giants like Google have been ramping up their …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's how to turn a volcano into a power station

Ethiopia tends to conjure images of sprawling dusty deserts, bustling streets in Addis Ababa or the precipitous cliffs of the Simien Mountains – …

Champions League goals flow freely as art of defending is lost across Europe

After a Champions League goalfest earlier in the week, there was something peculiarly refreshing about Thursday night's exhibition of Atletico Madrid …

California expected to mandate solar panels for new homes

California is expected next week to mandate that most newly constructed homes include solar panels starting in 2020.<p>The California Energy Commission will vote on the new solar energy standard Wednesday, Southern California News Group reported.<p>“California is about to take a quantum leap in energy …

Solar Power

11 Surprising Signs That You May Be Way Smarter Than Most People

For one thing, if you're a musician, you're already ahead of the game.<p>If you've been called smart or intelligent your whole life, it may be for any of the reasons listed below. That's according to science, of course.<p>And if the verdict is still out on whether you're truly smart or not, this may just …

Why Gender Diversity In Tech Matters

The unconscious bias that thwarts women seeking tech careers is unjust to individuals and a disaster for an industry limited only by the shortage of talent.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Looking down the pipeline for the next generation of women in tech, the picture …

How electric vehicles are the start of a global shift in our attitudes

After years of being derided as a joke by car manufacturers and the public, interest in electric vehicles has increased sharply as governments around …

8 HR Tech Companies Using AI to Enable the Future of Work

As the makers of an </span><a href="https://www.ascendify.com/intelligent-people-management/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">AI-powered talent …

Becoming Simply Irresistible Part 2: Supportive Management

As our Simply Irresistible model shows below, there are five essential elements of employee success: meaningful work, supportive management, a humane …

Elon Musk Urges People to Watch Chris Paine's A.I. Movie While It's Free

"Do You Trust This Computer?" is now available to stream.<p>Elon Musk is concerned about the future of humanity. The tech entrepreneur shared a link …

New Google Glass smartglasses: Everything we know

Once just an element of science fiction, wearable tech is growing in strength with the release of smartwatches, smart patches, and other weird and …

Google Glass

Isle of Dogs review – a canine tale of strange beauty

With none of the archness of his Fantastic Mr Fox, Wes Anderson’s gorgeous new stop-motion tale is a funny, touching, doggy delight<p>Having been underwhelmed by Wes Anderson’s previous animated feature, <i>Fantastic Mr Fox</i> (in which the universality of Roald Dahl’s source succumbed to a whiff of arch …

Isle of Dogs

"The only disability in life is a bad attitude." We've been down to @MU_Foundation to check out this brilliant initiative that allows non-disabled and disabled youngsters to play football together. 🙌 https://t.co/Z5fAq358pA

Secret Netflix movie codes and other hacks and tips that will change your life

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>And every month, the popular …

Sponsored: The Future of Retail is Happening Right Now in China

If you need evidence of the US retail sector’s precarious condition, consider that more than 9,000 stores closed last year, and another 12,000 are on the chopping block this year, according to commercial property firm Cushman & Wakefield.<p>Despite a 4.2% rise in 2017 over the previous year, US retail …

Statoil rebrands as Equinor in green-energy shift

Norway's state-backed oil company Statoil ASA is changing its name to Equinor, a move intended to show it is serious about a strategic shift to …