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How Will Big Data Change The Way We Live?

<i>Part 1 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Big Data Revolution<p><b>About Kenneth Cukier's TED Talk</b><p>What's the future of technology and design that's driven by Big Data? Kenneth Cukier of the Economist looks at what's next for machine learning and human knowledge.<p><b>About Kenneth Cukier</b><p>Kenneth Cukier is the Data …

Big Data

Spoken And Unspoken : TED Radio Hour : NPR

We communicate with each other in all sorts of ways. In this hour, TED speakers reflect on how words and methods of communication affect us, more than you might expect.

PON - Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School

The Program on Negotiation (PON) is a consortium program of Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Tufts University and …

An A-Z of Business Beasts

Explore our bestiary of business terms - from sharks and bear markets to narwhals and yak shaving<p>By Dhruti Shah and Dominic Bailey<p>A is for Alligator Spread<p>B is for Bear Market<p><b>Bear Market:</b> A bear market occurs when a stock market enters a long-term decline (so more than two months). If you have a …

The Story of Stuff Project

You may want to think twice before choosing “free 2-day shipping."

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What Elvish, Klingon, and Dothraki Reveal about Real Language & the Essence of Human Communication

Language, Darwin believed, was not a conscious invention but a phenomenon <i>“slowly and unconsciously developed by many steps.”</i> But what makes a language a language? In this short animation from TED Ed, linguist <b>John McWhorter</b>, author of the indispensable <b>The Power of Babel: A Natural History of …

The Secret Language of Lawyers

Now, for the first time ever. Lawyer words thrown out with strategic intent.

Harvard Is Offering Its Entire Collection Of U.S. Case Law To The Internet

In partnership with a legal research startup, Harvard University is digitizing 200 years' worth of U.S. court decisions and putting them in a searchable database.<p>If you aren’t a lawyer, you may be surprised to learn that much of the country’s legal rulings aren’t freely accessible to the public, …

The aim of all great legal writing should be to eliminate irrelevant information and make your language as efficient and clear as possible. Why do so …

What's the difference between "null" and "void" in legal language?

In the legal term "null and void," what is the difference between <i>null</i> and <i>void</i>? Why not just use one of the two terms? And can either term be used …

Copyright & Fair Use for Educators

Some basics on copyright, fair use, and creative commons as understood by an educator.<p>Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer. If you have questions or concerns about copyright involving you or your students, consult your supervisor or a lawyer (in writing).

Legalese - Everything you Need to Know

Shares 117<p>If you’re going to be a lawyer then at some point you’re going to have to come to grips with legalese.<p>Hopefully that’s not because you …

Law

We have been working with the legal profession on our Public Legal Education (PLE) programmes since 1980.<p>We facilitate professionals from the legal …

Promoting Competition – What are the different ways to promote competition in a utility sector and what can be the regulator’s role in doing so?

[Response by Sophie Trémolet and Diane Binder, October 2009]<p>Facilitating competition is one instrument for overcoming market power and asymmetries in …

Sample Goodbye Emails to Colleagues

Since the last post on Saying Goodbye to coworkers, there have been quite a few requests on providing some sample goodbye letters to co-workers and …

The Best Way to Say Goodbye When You're Leaving Your Job

You have found a new job, and you're ready to give two weeks notice to your current employer. Or, you've lost your job. What's the best way to say …

Employment

Farewell Messages for Colleagues: Goodbye Quotes for Co-Workers

Farewell Messages for Colleagues: Colleagues, team members and bosses who are more friends rather than mere co-workers deserve a special send off. A …

Why You Should Follow Up the Job Interview with an Influence Letter

Email Influence Letter Example<p>Updated January 10, 2018<p>Instead of writing a thank-you note after an interview, consider sending a letter that will …

The Ultimate Agile Dictionary

Agile Terminology for Project Managers<p>Agile Software Management<p><b>Definition</b>: Agile Software Development refers to the project management approach of …

The energy market explained | Energy UK

Supplying energy to homes across the UK involves three key elements: making electricity through generation transporting gas and electricity and …

Introduction to JIRA & Agile Project Management

Agile Development

What is Agile?

Documenting the Fossil Fuel Industry’s Climate Deception

When internal documents revealed earlier this year that ExxonMobil and other fossil fuel interests were secretly funding the scientific work of the …

Coding Isn’t Part of Our Core Curriculum. But Thanks To Code.org, It May Soon Be.

A series of major milestones has Hadi Partovi’s Code.org on the brink of fulfilling its core mission<p>Hadi Partovi and his family fled revolution in …

Computer Science

Specialist Energy Sector Lawyers - Allen & Overy

The need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, growing global demand, security of supply and ageing energy assets mean that governments and energy …

The City

3D-printed structures change shape when heated

Three dimensional printed versions of Tensegrity structures, which can expand and change shape when heated, have been developed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.<p>The technology could be used in space exploration, emergency shelters, and if miniaturised, heart stent …

Just the job? When interviews go wrong

<b>Ever had a job interview that seemed to have nothing to do with your ability to do the job? It appears that plenty of people can answer "yes" to that question.</b><p>Katherine Irvine was 37 when she went for a job as a recruitment consultant in Cornwall. She was shocked to find her interviewer was …

How Facebook's tentacles reach further than you think

<b>Facebook's collection of data makes it one of the most influential organisations in the world. Share Lab wanted to look "under the bonnet" at the tech giant's algorithms and connections to better understand the social structure and power relations within the company.</b><p>A couple of years ago, Vladan …