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10 Must Listen Podcasts on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)

Share28<p>Tweet<p>Share311<p>+1<p>Shares 339<p>Artificial Intelligence and machine learning is progressing rapidly, with key advancements ranging from virtual …

Artificial Intelligence

GM and Girls Who Code partner for after-school STEM program

As technology jobs continue to rise in importance, a troubling statistic shows that the number of women in the computing workforce dropped from 37 percent in 1995 to only 24 percent today. That's a staggering drop, and one that the education program Girls Who Code is hoping to reverse. Today …

The Trouble with Quantum Mechanics

The development of quantum mechanics in the first decades of the twentieth century came as a shock to many physicists. Today, despite the great …

New chipped cards can help stem fraud, but they don't completely stop it, and that's important for travelers to know

By now you probably have received a small gift from your bank or credit-card company or both: a card with a visible little chip embedded in the plastic. This is the year we've welcomed them into our financial lives, but have they solved every problem? Not quite, and not for travelers.<p>Previously, we …

These Startups Will Pay You For Your DNA

Patients usually don’t earn any money when they contribute to scientific discoveries and therapies. Some genetics startups want to change that.<p>There’s no shortage of companies that you can pay to test your DNA. But now there’s a twist — some companies will pay you for your DNA.<p>Genos, which …

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3D 'unwrapping' tools let scientists read an ancient Hebrew scroll

New software tools have enabled scientists to read an ancient, damaged Hebrew scroll without ever unfurling the fragile, disintegrating parchment.<p>The …

How to Get Started with Email Automation

Email automation: everybody’s doing it.<p>Ninety-one percent of marketers say automation is critical to their success. Companies using automation see 53 …

Marketing

Theodore Roosevelt used this productivity trick to get more done in a couple hours than most people do in a day

Theodore Roosevelt, widely regarded by political scholars as one of the greatest American presidents, was also one of the most prolific.<p>Before becoming the country's youngest president at age 42 following President William McKinley's assassination in 1901, Roosevelt had already served as police …

Time Management

7 Things You Must Do To Maximize The Value Of Your LinkedIn Profile

You’ve done all the hard work to create a stellar LinkedIn profile. You have a professional headshot, a compelling headline and a complete, authentic summary (if you are still working on this, read this post for guidance). When LinkedIn says your profile is “all-star,” it’s time to turn your hard …

Infographics

Ambitious sci-fi game Star Citizen hits $100 million in crowdfunding

Now it just needs a release date<p>Crowdfunding has its $100 million game. <i>Star Citizen</i>, the ambitious space game from <i>Wing Commander</i> creator Chris Roberts, hit the goal late last night. The news comes just a few days after developer Cloud Imperium Games released the 2.0 version of the <i>Star Citizen</i> …

Mark Hamill

3 Awesome TED Talks That Will Get You Super Motivated | Inc.com

With business getting busier and faster than ever, it's all too easy to lose motivation when doing our day-to-day activities. Regardless of just how motivated each of us may be, it can be easier to give in to procrastination and laziness. Read on for some great, inspirational TED talks to get your …

Motivation

Don't beat yourselves up about how much TV your kids watch

Every year the same meme circulates in my newsfeed and every time I see it I shake my head: Kids Don’t Remember Their Best Day of Television. The picture is of two small children standing at the foot of a lake, the water sparkling before them, the seats of their pants just dirty enough to imply a …

Kids

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

Entrepreneurship

6 Tips for Talking to Strangers When You're an Introvert

<i>Co-authored by Mickey Gast, language coach and staff writer at Avelist</i><p>I've always been a closeted introvert. I see networking events as the "necessary evil" part of the freelance lifestyle. Walking around and having casual conversation with complete strangers sends chills down my spine. So when I …

Self-help

Hey Christians! You're Doing It Wrong

I would love to start out this post with a laundry list of theological credentials to back up that title but I don't have them. To be completely honest, I haven't had a church home in ages and with a very few exceptions, I haven't even heard a sermon since I was a teenager.<p>But I tell you what I did …

Faith

This is why the gun nuts win: An Oregon sheriff’s nutty conspiracy theories explains the GOP’s impotence

The fantasy lives of gun lovers, such as Oregon sheriff John Hanlin, are why we can’t address gun violence.<p>Mass shootings and gun-crazed conspiracy theorists: Our country is swimming in an abundance of both, so it was just a matter of time before the two collided, not on the shooter side of the …

Guns