Luis Guanlao

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6 hardcore training sessions to take your cycling to the next level

Former pro cyclist Greg LeMond summed up cycling progress succinctly: "It never gets easier, you just go faster." What he meant was that all the hard …

Marathons

A candid take on the future of AI and job automation

As automation and AI continue to transform businesses across the globe, the tech industry is in the process of building a world that will look very different from the one we know today. This implies profound changes in how business leaders will structure their companies and suggests a shift in the …

How to Return to Running

Coming back after a layoff? Science shows it’s easier than you may think to start again.<p>Many runners have been there—lacing up for the first time after an exercise hiatus, praying to the gods of running that there is such a thing as muscle memory.<p>For example, Jeff Alexander, a 48-year-old public …

How to cook pork shoulder

Recipes

Artificial intelligence will create new kinds of work

WHEN the first printed books with illustrations started to appear in the 1470s in the German city of Augsburg, wood engravers rose up in protest. …

Why the “AI is destroying jobs” argument is a bit overblown

This is something you read a lot about these days: Robots are coming for your job; AI is driving human employment into extinction; the X jobs AI will take first. The articles are often accompanied with feature images of penniless humans and rich robots, robots enslaving humans, and worse.<p>To be …

Why We Lose Motivation Once in a While and How to Fix It Forever

How often do you get started on a project, full of enthusiasm, then slowly feel yourself losing motivation?<p>The work that you used to look forward to …

How to Be Successful Easier: Stop Focusing on Improving Your Faults

Watch enough nature documentaries, and you're bound to witness an apex predator singling out the sickest and the weakest prey. People seem to have a …

How to Stay Productive And Do What You Don't Want to Do

Learn about how to take care of things you don't want to do but have to do anyway, and stay productive no matter what.

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …

How to Get What You Want at Work By Strategic Negotiation

There are things at work that employees want to get and things that employees want to achieve at work, but they keep thinking that it is hard. …

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Enterprise Software In 2017

• 81% of IT leaders are currently investing in or planning to invest in Artificial Intelligence (AI).<br>• Cowen predicts AI will drive user productivity to materially higher levels, with Microsoft at the forefront.<br>• Digital Marketing/Marketing Automation, Salesforce Automation (CRM) and Data Analytics are …

Artificial Intelligence

A Negotiation Is Like a Game, You Can't Get the Best Deal Without a Strategy

Have you ever been in a position where you had to negotiate something?Perhaps you tried to get a better deal on something, perhaps tried to make two …

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(<b>2014 Update:</b> A lot has happened since I originally wrote this blog post! I intended this as a fun project for college students to work on during …

Top 10 Hot Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies

The market for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is flourishing. Beyond the hype and the heightened media attention, the numerous startups and the internet giants racing to acquire them, there is a significant increase in investment and adoption by enterprises. A Narrative Science survey …

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The Trade-Off Every AI Company Will Face

It doesn’t take a tremendous amount of training to begin a job as a cashier at McDonald’s. Even on their first day, most new cashiers are good enough. And they improve as they serve more customers. Although a new cashier may be slower and make more mistakes than their experienced peers, society …

How to Win with Automation (Hint: It’s Not Chasing Efficiency)

In 1900, 30 million people in the United States were farmers. By 1990 that number had fallen to under 3 million even as the population more than tripled. So, in a matter of speaking, 90% of American agriculture workers lost their jobs, mostly due to automation. Yet somehow, the 20th century was …

How To Negotiate Salary Skilfully Without Being Pushy

Chris Cheung<p>Editorial Intern, Lifehack Read full profile<p><b>Warning: If you think you’re average, don’t read this.</b><p>This article is specially written for …

Employment

Learn This Simple Technique And You Will Do A Lot More In Less Time

Procrastination, overworking, and burnout seem like constant fixtures in the modern work world. As a result, you lose motivation for activities you …

Want To Nail The Toughest Interview Like A Pro? You Need To Master This STAR Approach

When interviewing candidates for work, modern-day employers tend to favor competency-based questions that encourage individuals to draw on their …

Artificial Intelligence-Driven Robots: More Brains Than Brawn

Automation and robots for manufacturing have come a long way since Unimate was introduced in the 1960’s. The machines that manufacturers are using today are smaller, safer and able to perform more than a single task without expensive programming. While these innovations have significantly increased …

Artificial Intelligence

How to be heard as an introvert (whilst being yourself)

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

Time Management

Your New Habits Will Stick With These 5 Killer Strategies

Information overload is a creature that has been growing on the Internet’s back since its beginnings. The bigger the Internet gets, the more …

Productivity

Small Things You Do Can Make You Way More Productive, Here's How

<i>Blink.</i><p>It’s 9:50 AM. Work starts in 10 minutes; I am punctual, awake, and ready for the day. <i>Awesome</i>.<p><i>Blink.</i><p>1:00 PM.<p>Wait, what?!<p>I shut my eyes tightly …

How Artificial Intelligence Will Redefine Management

Many alarms have sounded on the potential for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to upend the workforce, especially for easy-to-automate jobs. But managers at all levels will have to adapt to the world of smart machines. The fact is, artificial intelligence will soon be able to do the …

Artificial Intelligence

How AI can bring on a second Industrial Revolution | Kevin Kelly

How Far Away Are We from Inventing True A.I.?

The famous inventor and computer scientist Ray Kurzweil has made some very bold predictions about the pace at which human technology is advancing …

Motovational Tips For Procrastinators

Seems like most people put things off. Life get complicated when you become a habitual procrastinator. Here's some tips to help, manage and overcome.

Google Is Making AI That Can Make More AI

There's no way this could go wrong.<p>Designing a good artificial intelligence is hard. For a company like Google, which relies heavily on AI, designing the best possible AI software is crucial. And who better to design an AI than another AI?<p>If you said "literally anyone else" you might be right, but …

Artificial Intelligence