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Why electric vehicles are the first stage in a global paradigm shift

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

Electric Vehicles

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 …

Artificial Intelligence

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 …

Employee Engagement

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 …

Tesla

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 …

Wearable Tech

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 …

Televisions

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 …

eCommerce

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 …

Renewable Energy

My 17-hour Qantas odyssey in kangaroo pyjamas

The airline has made history with its first non-stop flight from Australia to the UK. Here’s what it was like to be on board<p>This is the story of a flight. But it starts with a few caveats. Firstly, it is not a normal flight – the passengers are not your average travellers as they include ministers, …

Blade Runner

RSA Events by RSA on Apple Podcasts

There will be four times as many electric cars than you probably think

by Phil O'Neil<p>When Apple introduced the first iPhone in 2007, nobody asked whether it was a good or a bad thing. It was clearly set to revolutionise …

We need to change the way we talk about women in tech

It's important that we talk about women in tech, and women in the workplace generally.<p>2017 (and 2018 so far) has seen an explosion of women opening …

New York's $6 billion plan for offshore wind shows that oil drilling really is on the way out

New York is getting serious about offshore wind.<p>Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a plan earlier this month to develop $6 billion of offshore wind projects off the southern coast of Long Island by 2028 and predicted that the industry would bring 5,000 jobs to the state. The plan calls for developing …

Renewable Energy

Benefits of Walking Meditation - 6 Easy Outdoor Meditative Practices to Try

<b>When Winfields Outdoors told me about their new “Walk & Talk” campaign that aims to spread awareness of the mental health benefits of spending time</b> …

The Truth: Work-Life Balance Is a Lie | Inc.com

A shocking 97 percent of entrepreneurs surveyed reported working weekends and another 40 percent said they're "always working", according to a survey by <i>The Alternative Board.</i> But everyone has a personal life and letting your work life overwhelm all other areas is a great recipe for burn-out and …

Work-life Balance

4 Ways To Inspire Employees To Care About Their Work And The Company

It’s a more common problem than we’d all like to believe. It happens in every industry and workplace. It happens in every corner of the globe. This problem affects all of us. It’s our problem. It’s your problem. It’s everyone’s.<p>“I’ve read all the studies about low engagement,” said Bryce, a …

Employee Engagement

Electric Cars Could Destroy the Electric Grid—or Fix It Forever

Electric vehicles are a fixture of many a transportation utopia, and for good reasons. In a world still reliant on private transportation, they …

Smart glasses are coming this year, and I'm not ready

Roughly five years after the unveiling of Google Glass, it looks like hardware brands are getting close to bringing a consumer-friendly pair of smart glasses with an augmented reality display to the market.<p>Rochester, New York-based Vuzix unveiled its Blade glasses at this year’s CES, and hopes to …

5 Things Every Millennial Needs to Know About Becoming a Leader | Inc.com

You probably know Simon Sinek as a best-selling author and accomplished speaker. But what you probably don't know is that he struggled early on in his career to develop the confidence he's so known for today. Like many of us, Simon struggled early in his career with confidence and was deeply …

Leadership

Podcast: Regulation for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

<i>This is episode 5 in a 10-part podcast series that will introduce listeners to the thinkers, entrepreneurs, and innovators who are already spotting</i> …

Robots make coffee at new cafe in Japan's capital

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a robot cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista.<p>The robot barista Sawyer debuted this week at Henna Cafe in Tokyo's downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya.<p>The single-armed robot scans a ticket purchased from a vending machine and …

Coffee

Airbus’ autonomous ‘air taxi’ Vahana completes its first test flight

Fifty-three seconds of glory<p>Airbus conducted the first successful test flight of its Vahana electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft on January 31st, the aerospace giant announced. At 8:52AM, the full-scale vehicle reached a modest height of five meters (16 feet) before descending …

Aviation

One injection could kill cancer

Scientists experimenting with an innovative treatment for cancer have now devised a targeted injection that has already successfully eliminated …

If You’re So Successful, Why Are You Still Working 70 Hours a Week?

“I really became a robot,” a manager at an accounting firm explained. She and her colleagues worked extraordinarily long hours, but, she said, “I thought it was normal. It’s like brainwashing. You are in a kind of mental system where you are under increasing demands, and you say to yourself that it …

Leadership

A new type of solar cell is coming to market

SOMETIMES it takes a while for the importance of a scientific discovery to become clear. When the first perovskite, a compound of calcium, titanium …

Personal helicopters could be the flying cars of the future

If you've ever fantasized about soaring above the city in a personal helicopter, CES 2018 showed that the dream is getting closer to taking off.<p>It's a Jetsons-style dream that has been promised to urbanites for decades: Skip the congested streets by flying above them in a personal helicopter for a …

Aviation

The iOS Economy, Updated

In its latest update on the App Store Apple reported that iOS developers earned $26.5 billion in 2017. A year ago the figure was $20 billion. The …

Apps