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One Brilliant Hack That Ends The Generational Divide | Inc.com

In the late 1990's GE's iconic CEO, Jack Welch, did something unheard of. Welch was concerned that his older execs were losing touch with newer technologies on the horizon, such as the Internet and the World Wide Web, as well as the new behaviors of Gen X and the rising tide of what were then …

Leadership

Schools don’t prepare children for life. Here’s the education they really need

It’s only after you have left school and, in adulthood, gained a bit of distance, that you can be fully aware of the gaps in your education. History is a prime example. A group of British people together around a pub table and can probably weave together some kind of cohesive narrative across the …

Education

What Blockchain Means for the Sharing Economy

Look at the modus operandi of today’s internet giants — such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, or Airbnb — and you’ll notice they have one thing in common: They rely on the contributions of users as a means to generate value within their own platforms. Over the past 20 years the economy has …

Why the Millions We Spend on Employee Engagement Buy Us So Little

Organizations are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on employee engagement programs, yet their scores on engagement surveys remain abysmally low. How is that possible? Because most initiatives amount to an adrenaline shot. A perk is introduced to boost scores, but over time the effect wears …

Why our brains may be 100 times more powerful than believed

A new study out of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has found that one part of the neurons in our brains is more active than …

Feeling AI Anxiety? 41% of Americans Fear Getting Replaced by Tech

<i>"The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the</i> …

How ADHD Gave This Tech Founder a Creative Advantage

"Imagine a world where everything moves at super-fast speed. Where answers come in seconds, rather than in minutes, where solving several problems at …

Marketing

Are fidget toys legitimately good for your brain, or pseudoscientific snake oil?

“Fidget” isn’t exactly a word with the most positive of connotations. For many of us, it recalls veiled childhood threats of “stop fidgeting or,” and …

The future of AI is neuromorphic. Meet the scientists building digital 'brains' for your phone

AI services like Apple’s Siri and others operate by sending your queries to faraway data centers, which send back responses. The reason they rely on …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Cloud's Li Sees Transformative Time for Enterprise

Fei-Fei Li, Google Cloud chief scientist, discusses the transformation to machine learning in cloud technology and the diversity challenges in …

The Architecture of Artificial Intelligence

“Let us consider an augmented architect at work. He sits at a working station that has a visual display screen some three feet on a side, this is his …

Artificial Intelligence

How worried should we be about artificial intelligence? I asked 17 experts.

“We should take seriously the possibility that things could go radically wrong.”<p>Imagine that, in 20 or 30 years, a company creates the first artificially intelligent humanoid robot. Let’s call her “Ava.” She looks like a person, talks like a person, interacts like a person. If you were to meet Ava, …

Jack Ma Takes on Murky Chinese Charities in Blockchain Foray

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma wants to pry the lid off China’s opaque charities. Ant Financial, the affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. he …

China

Harnessing the power of blockchain technology for public services

Socitm – the professional network for digital leaders in local public services – is at one with those that think there is great potential in …

Blockchain

Ethereum Tests "Light Speed" As More Banks Go Blockchain

Big week in blockchain tech. Simultaneous to our coverage that Swiss-based banking giant UBS appears to be building a smart bonds platform using …

Is Blockchain the Future Front Lines of Cyber Security for the IoT Future?

<b>Why do experts believe the IOT needs Blockchain?</b><p>Blockchain is essentially a continuously growing record or ledger of digital events that is shared …

Blockchain Builder Chain Partners with Initiative for Cryptocurrency and Contracts (IC3)

ADVERTISEMENTS<p>Share with:<p>Chain, Inc., an enterprise software company that works with financial firms to design and build Blockchain networks, today …

Alex Tapscott: "Blockchain Revolution" | Talks at Google

Rakuten Blockchain Lab to open in Belfast

Former Bitnet engineers Stephen McNamara and Fergal Downey will run the lab.<p>Rakuten, the Japanese digital platform giant, is to open the Rakuten …

U.S. Department of Homeland Security funds four blockchain companies developing new cyber security technology

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, recently unveiled a list of 13 small businesses working towards “the …

Blockchain

Man Who Introduced Millions to Bitcoin Says Blockchain Is a Bust

Stefan Thomas, who introduced millions of people to bitcoin, has had a change of heart.<p>Blockchain, the ledger software that makes the digital …

Gartner: Blockchain Tech Hits Hype Cycle Peak

Blockchain has hit the peak of its hype cycle according to Gartner.<p>That's the key finding from a new report, issued this week, that asserts the …

Blockchain revolution: dawning of a new era online

Sorry Blockchain, Any Joe Schmoe Shouldn't Be Able to Start a Bank

#sorrynotsorry<p>For years, tech startups sprung up on a daily basis, "revolutionizing" messaging, photo sharing, taxis, damn near everything. Dominant …

Verizon is making a foray into the 'game changer' technology Wall Street is pumped about

REUTERS/Steve Marcus<p>Verizon Communications, the largest telecommunications company in the US, is experimenting with blockchain technology.<p>Blockchain …

Blockchain

Financial market infrastructures piling into blockchain - WFE

25 August 2016 | 7225 views | 0<p>More than 84% of trading venues and clearing counterparties surveyed by the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) are …

How Blockchain Could Make Robot Swarms Smarter

The robots are coming, and they're getting smaller, smarter and cheaper.<p>While today, businesses may own just a single drone, one day, large parts of …

Blockchain Technology could alter Real Estate Industry deals

The emerging technology that runs on a distributed ledger has become increasingly associated with transparency, accountability and open governance …

Blockchain

Is Blockchain the Answer to Preventing Cybercrime?

Advertisement<p><b>Director of Edgar, Dunn & Company, the management consultants, asks the question, can blockchain or distributed ledger technologies</b> …

Blockchain