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If you’re a frequent Venmo user, you might want to double-check your settings because the company just changed up their fee structure for instant transfers and it may result in more of your balance slipping
A keen-eyed cryptocurrency enthusiast has just discovered a neat ‘easter egg’ buried deep inside Bitcoin’s code, dating back to the birth of the blockchain. We all know Satoshi Nakamoto referenced the
If you want to change your life, you have to first change the way you think about your life — not the opposite way around. It’s not that “magical thinking” will be responsible for your personal revolution.
This Rarely-Seen Leadership Practice Is Now Linked to Happier Workplaces and Motivated Employees, Says Research |
In an effort to increase leadership thinking and awareness about the new measures of success, this one may be hard to swallow for some of my readers, but here it goes. Research on positive organizational
Over the last several years, competing notions of “diversity” have emerged. In many corners, the traditional definition, focused on demographic diversity, has been eclipsed by a new concept centered on
If you keep hearing about artificial intelligence but aren’t quite sure what it means or how it works, you’re not alone. There’s been much confusion among the general public about the term, not helped
Artificial intelligence—wow! The techniques that empower computers to make autonomous decisions have become vogue for modern tech companies in the last six years. Now cars are starting to drive themselves
Less than a year after announcing that it would launch the first commercial 5G network in the United States, Verizon today officially turned on 5G services in four U.S. cities: Houston, Indianapolis, Angeles,
The cryptocurrency market has been in decline since January, but it appears blockchain startups are still profiting big. Indeed, new data suggests Ethereum-based initial coin offerings (ICOs) are sitting
A hardware hacker from Brazil has developed an automated vending machine that delivers Coca-Cola in exchange for Bitcoin. But don’t get your hopes up, it’ll probably be a while before we see these in wild.
It turns out that people want fast internet access on the street. New York City's high-speed WiFi kiosks have been around for a while, but just how many people are using them? Quite a few, in fact. The
A staggering 87% of employees worldwide are not engaged. Employee engagement is sometimes referred to as the holy grail for today’s business leader, and for good reason. According to Gallup, a highly workforce
In the book 365 Ways to Live Happy, I was intrigued by the author's resourcefulness in finding as many ways as possible to infuse more happiness, positivity, and balance into our daily lives. As I read
If you are in the Information Technology space, you are likely knowledgeable on what artificial intelligence holds. In fact, considering AI, the future of Information Technology appears bleak to some but
By now, most of us have a general idea of what a neural network is, at least insomuch as its role in enabling the “machine learning” part of what’s considered AI today. Also known as deep learning, neural
This isn’t the first time Michael Atiyah has claimed to crack a big math problem and never followed up the claims with publication, however. A renowned mathematician has claimed to have developed a proof
“Every day at Amazon is Day 1,” according to its CEO Jeff Bezos. He has reminded employees of this for decades — Amazon will never stop being a startup. He even went so far as to name a building on Amazon’s
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos recently sat down with the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., for a very interesting interview. In just over 45 minutes, Bezos discussed much of his business philosophy, including
In the Oscar winning 2014 film The Imitation Game Keira Knightley’s character demonstrated her aptitude for code breaking by completing a fiendishly difficult crosswords puzzle. Today’s equivalent of Bletchley
The biggest actual threat faced by humans, when it comes to AI, has nothing to do with robots. It’s biased algorithms. And, like almost everything bad, it disproportionately affects the poor and marginalized.