Lindsey D.

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How Robots Are Changing the Way You See a Doctor

<i>The following feature is excerpted from</i> TIME Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Humankind, <i>available at retailers and at the Time Shop and …

Machine Learning

Five ways AI will make your job easier

Rather than fret about AI stealing our jobs, here are some ways artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives might improve your job.<p>We’re in the middle of a sea change in the workplace.<p>Companies are currently spending big on artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives to …

Artificial Intelligence

Electronic skin lets amputees feel pain through their prosthetics

by Kristin Houser June 21, 2018 Enhanced Humans 2846<p>Up until the 20th century, wearing a prosthetic limb wasn’t all that great. They were often …

Prosthetics

Bank of America readies its employees to be replaced by AI - MarketWatch

Bank of America BAC-1.02% doesn’t want employees to worry that its new virtual assistant, Erica, will change or eliminate their jobs. It wants them …

Bank of America

These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college.<p>Chances are your job description has changed over the past five years. Or maybe your role didn’t even exist a short time ago. The workplace of today and the future looks quite different …

Indiana University

The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

Leadership

SNHU Receives 1 Million Google Grant to Design a Soft Skills Assessment for Opportunity Youth

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) has been awarded a $1 million grant from Google.org to explore soft skills assessments for opportunity …

This diving system lets you stay submerged for 2 hours, no tank needed

Do you want a diving system that bridges the gap between scuba diving and snorkeling, minus the limitations of both? If so, a new Kickstarter …

Scuba Diving

How To Negotiate Your Salary

One of the best ways to increase your income is through salary negotiations, either when you're first offered the job or during a performance review. …

Career Development

The next great workplace challenge: 100-year careers

Scientists expect people to live routinely to 100 in the coming decades, and as long as 150. Which also suggests a much longer working life lasting …

Education

Exclusive: 40% in U.S. can't afford middle-class basics

At a time of rock-bottom joblessness, high corporate profits and a booming stock market, more than 40% of U.S. households cannot pay the basics of a …

Income Inequality

The coming jobs apocalypse

Congress and the Trump administration have yet to create a coherent policy response to a widely forecast social and economic tsunami resulting from …

Trump Administration

McKinsey: automation may wipe out 1/3 of America’s workforce by 2030

In a new study that is optimistic about automation yet stark in its appraisal of the challenge ahead, McKinsey says massive government intervention …

Economics

A long disruption is ahead, with low-paying jobs

The last few months have seen a rash of studies on a coming automation apocalypse, and analysts are moving to a few targeted worries about the jobs …

The Future

Automation reshapes national political debate

Even before the technologies of the future come to fruition, they're igniting ethical, economic and political debates at the Capitol and around the …

Universal Basic Income

Special report: How the robot revolution is changing our lives

We're entering a new, robot-fueled tech boom that is already disrupting the world's balance of power, and is changing how we fight wars, stay alive, …

Carnegie Mellon University

Las Vegas casino workers prep for strike over automation: 'Robots can't beat us'

We know technology is coming, but we want to have a say in how it is implemented Bethany Khan, Culinary Union<p>At the Tipsy Robot in Las Vegas, a mechanical arm mixes cocktails that patrons order on tablet computers. “Galactic ambassadors” – human waitresses in shiny silver skirts – are sometimes …

Sexual Harassment

An SEO expert reveals 3 ways to make your online resume stand out to recruiters

Recruiters are always on the hunt for new talent. This means you could secure your dream job without even applying.<p>But in order to attract …

Employment

You've Taken a Career Quiz; Now What? 3 Tips to Achieving Your Dream Job.

The hard part isn't necessarily figuring out what you want to do, but how you're going to make money doing it.<p>8 min read<p>Do you know what you want to do when you grow up? If so, you’re ahead of the curve -- and if not, don’t be discouraged. A Teens & Careers poll found that 15 percent of teen …

Entrepreneurship

Fiction Archetypes that Sell Like Wildfire

Contrary to common belief, authors don’t have the loneliest job. In fact, we continue to walk on the paths previously paved for us. In fiction …

How to Make a Job Sound Super Impressive on Your Resume

Tips for Jazzing Up Your Resume Job Descriptions<p>Updated April 25, 2018<p>When it comes to applying for jobs, looking good on paper is important. After …

An aging workforce and automation might be creating an economic storm

We've just wrapped the Strategic Investment Conference, which in many ways is the best week of my year. Seeing so many old friends, making new ones, and having countless fascinating conversations is my idea of heaven.<p>On the other hand, this particular heaven is also exhausting. I've been running at …

The Future of the American Dream is Latino

Maria Rios is the queen of trash. That’s not an insult— Rios is proud to be the first Latina business owner in the male-dominated waste management …

The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone

Students don't seem to be getting much out of higher education.<p>I have been in school for more than 40 years. First preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, junior high, and high school. Then a bachelor’s degree at UC Berkeley, followed by a doctoral program at Princeton. The next step was what …

Education

The Danger of Telling Poor Kids That College Is the Key to Social Mobility

Higher education should be promoted to all students as an opportunity to experience an intellectual awakening, not just increase their earning power.<p>A 12th-grader wrote a college admissions essay about wanting to pursue a career in oceanography. Let’s call her Isabella. A few months ago, we edited …

A huge new Stanford and Harvard study proves that US inequality isn’t just about class

For decades, an increasingly loud chorus has claimed that economic inequality is primarily driven by class, with other possible reasons for disparities, such as race, playing a lesser role. They say that it is counterproductive to focus on inequality between races—instead, it is better to consider …

Demographics

What’s Next for Humanity: Automation, New Morality and a ‘Global Useless Class’

LONDON — What will our future look like — not in a century but in a mere two decades?<p>Terrifying, if you’re to believe Yuval Noah Harari, the Israeli historian and author of “Sapiens” and “Homo Deus,” a pair of audacious books that offer a sweeping history of humankind and a forecast of what lies …

Artificial Intelligence

25 Unique Writing Prompts To Keep Your Pen Moving Over Spring Break

For me, spring break vacation has always been a double-edged sword. True, I finally have time to write. But, I don't have school to force me to …

Creative Writing

This House Can Be 3D-Printed For $4,000

New Story, a company that builds housing in the developing world, has a new invention: a massive 3D printer that will soon be able to extrude an entire four-room house in less than a day.<p>In rural El Salvador, a family living on $1.90 a day might live in a makeshift house with dirt floors, thin …

Why Many Millennials Are Turning To The Internet For Education

For many millennials, the traditional four year university is no longer appealing. Yes, that is the route that many will take. For some, this is for no reason other than necessity. They simply don’t see another choice to pursue their career choice.<p>However, that doesn’t mean that millennials rely …