Rebecca Jones

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Mary Meeker’s 2018 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis

Here’s a first look at the most highly anticipated slide deck in Silicon Valley.<p>It’s that time of year again, when Mary Meeker unloads her highly anticipated internet trends report for the <b>Code Conference</b> crowd in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. This year, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner …

Mary Meeker

Digital Outcasts

The book <b>Digital Outcasts: Moving Technology Forward without Leaving People Behind</b>, written by Kel Smith and released in April 2013, addresses key …

The Unexpected Quality Every Successful Leader Needs - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

It’s never hard to find a discussion—in this blog and lots of other places, online and off—of the skills that are required for good leadership. Among …

Leadership

The five trademarks of agile organizations

Agile organizations—of any size and across industries—have five key elements in common.<p><i>This article was written collaboratively by the McKinsey Agile</i> …

4 Elements to Effective Adult Learning

eLearning professionals, pay attention! These are the four key elements that are essential for effective adult learning.

eLearning

An AI just beat top lawyers at their own game

The nation's top lawyers recently battled artificial intelligence in a competition to interpret contracts — and they lost.<p>A new study, conducted by …

Automated Robot Finds Job as Librarian

Many of us might assume that with the arrival of the digital age, the function of libraries will naturally cease to exist. Although this is partly …

Robot librarian tidies up after humans by finding books we put back in the wrong place

Libraries could be facing a more orderly future thanks to the unveiling of AuRoSS - the robot librarian.<p>Where the time consuming keeping of inventory …

The Art of Strategy Is About Knowing When to Say No

When HubSpot was in its earliest stages, I used to say yes to almost anything: new features, new initiatives, new ideas. It empowered my team to move fast and get things done. I prided myself on being a “yes” man. We were working hard on getting product-market fit right, so anything we could do to …

Five lessons from history on AI, automation, and employment

History tells us that in the long run, technology is a net creator of jobs. Is this time different?<p><b>Technology adoption can,</b> and often does, cause …

Jobs lost, jobs gained: What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages

In an era marked by rapid advances in automation and artificial intelligence, new research assesses the jobs lost and jobs gained under different …

Employment

How to Create Executive Team Norms — and Make Them Stick

Have you ever been on an executive team where things just clicked? You had a common goal, communication flowed easily, and everyone was willing to put in the long hours for a final push. Looking back, you wish you could replicate and carry forward that same secret sauce on every team, especially …

Appreciative Inquiry : a positive revolution approach in change

What Companies Are Winning The Race For Artificial Intelligence?

<i>Who is leading in AI research among big players like IBM, Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Eric Jang, Research Engineer at Google Brain, on</b> …

10 most extraordinary mobile libraries

by Piotr Kowalczyk Updated on March 18, 2018 1,326<p><b>From donkey-drawn trolleys to huge ships, you’ll see here outstanding vehicles that are designed to</b> …

Libraries

Library of the future: 7 technologies we would love to see

<b>Libraries lead the way to digital citizenship. They should be the first places where most advanced technologies are implemented.</b>Today, libraries are …